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5 Union Street, Brighton BN1 1HA, England
+44 (0)1273 327177
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Ranked #87 of 880 Restaurants in Brighton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $40 - $55
Cuisines: Spanish
Good for: Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Surrey U.K.
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

This is one of our favourite restaurants in Brighton and we often make an hour long journey just to go there for the evening. We find it hard to try other places to eat in Brighton but do occasionally but it's hard, this is still our favourite restaurant and no doubt will be for a long time - The best... More 

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brighton
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

i have been going to this restaurant for many years and felt that other people should know how lovely it it. a traditional spanish restaurant family run with red plastic tablecloths! the food is freshly cooked and they are tapas sizes but absolutely wonderful and tasty. Try the casa don carlos chorizo flambéed in brandy and the chick peas with... More 

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

This was my family and my third or fourth visit. We've always had a great experience here and each time we visit Brighton I consider trying somewhere new...however, when you receive great service, food and value like this, why bother?!!! Not only is the food great, but the staff are amazing! We were welcomed like regulars and our young kids... More 

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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

We paid our third visit here on a trip down to Brighton. Nice restaurant and staff. Delicious food. Can't wait to go again! Very busy so best to book, but they found us a table after a short wait.

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Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Excellent food and service. We booked in advance as a table for six. Staff friendly and really helpful. Plenty of choice and also a specials menu. We had fourteen different dishes all of which I enjoyed and in particular the oxtail and rabbit stew. We also managed to share six of the desserts! I would certainly recommend for both couples... More 

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

It was the first time I've been here despite living in Brighton all my life, and I was not disappointed. From the moment we got their the staff were lovely and friendly but without being on top of us. The tapas is to die for and there is a wonderful selection for both kids and adults. I can't recommend it... More 

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Henfield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

I had seen this restaurant over the years,but never actually tried it.Someone recommended it for lunch when l.was asking for suggestions.I went with a girlfriend who has lived in Madrid and Barcelona,so knows.how it should taste,l let her do the ordering so after nattering over a glass of Cava accompnied by olives and lovely fresh bread and an Alioli to... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Me and my friend visited this restaurant on a Saturday lunch, after trying many times to get a table in an evening and always being full we settled for going on a lunchtime, if you want to go here booking is advised in advance! We were running a little late and I called to let them know, this was no... More 

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brighton
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Took my uncle who is disabled and in a wheelchair here. The staff were absolutely fantastic, they could not be more obliging. The food was the best tapas we have ever eaten in England, tasty and huge portions. There were six of us and everyone was delighted with the whole experience, lovely caring staff and amazing service and food.

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We love this place ! ....so much We had our wedding reception meal there ! The food is fantastic and the atmosphere is second to none in brighton and we would recommend this place to anyone .

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Address: 5 Union Street, Brighton BN1 1HA, England
Phone Number: +44 (0)1273 327177
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
Average Prices: USD 40 - 55
Cuisine: Spanish

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