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Casa Don Carlos

5 Union Street, Brighton BN1 1HA, England
+44 (0)1273 327177
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Ranked #73 of 856 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
Restaurant details
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
Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 NEW

visited for my daughters birthday, I had been before she hadn't but she was very excited about going as she loves Tapas and had heard good reviews about the restaurant. We had booked about 3 weeks ago but when we arrived an abrupt man in a white t.shirt looked puzzled and quizzed us on whether we had in fact booked.... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW via mobile

After reading all the good reviews I was very much looking forward to going here today for my birthday lunch. However I wish I didn't. The server was rude from the moment we walked in. When we ordered our food we were told bluntly and rudely that we were not allowed what we had ordered as it was too much,... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
151 reviews 151 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

Visited herewith friends on a weekend away. This place puts the chains in the shade. Food as excellent and good value!

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014 via mobile

Walked past at 7.30pm an the place was almost empty but within 30 minutes every seat was taken until closing. Glad we decided to book! Excellent food and service and every member of staff spoke Spanish so we felt as if we were on holiday. Every tapas dish was as good as we have ever had in Spain. Particularly liked... More

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london
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014 via mobile

Have been twice , both times food has been fantastic I have just spent 3 weeks travelling in spain and I have to say this was better than most I ate there ! Larger portions than you are served in spain! We queried the portion size and was told because the English expect it ! Really inexpensive and rounded off... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We had a selection of tapas with 8 options! It tasted good but as a Spanish food lover it was not Spanish! Great service, everyone friendly but really disappointed wit all tapas that we selected! We had a flan for desserts and it was good! However, I am not coming back!

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Having been here before (some years ago) we know what to expect and we weren't disappointed. They welcome you as if you were a an old friend and the service is attentive and efficient. The surroundings very pleasant and comfortable. We enjoyed all the dishes we chose and could have easily spent all afternoon there (had we the time and... More

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Berkshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

My boyfriend and I came across this wonderful tapas restaurant- what a find! Delicious, large portions of tapas, friendly and helpful staff and good value for money. Wonderful atmosphere to. Would recommend

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Located this by chance in The Lanes during a busy Saturday lunchtime. Friendly fast service with very authentic food although served up at various times which wasn't ideal as there were 4 of us and with only one dish served up that was finished before anything else arrived. Is this the Spanish way ?? That said the quality was very... More

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We had not visited this restaurant for a long time and now have no intention of returning. Food was overcooked and bland, service was very abrupt but the sangria was good.

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Additional Information about Casa Don Carlos

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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