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Ole Ole Tapas Bar & Restaurant

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42 Meeting House Lane | The Lanes, Brighton BN1 1HB, England
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Stokenchurch, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely evening spent here. Food was good, service was great and some proper Flamenco dancing / entertainment to enjoy.

Thank Jules F
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were four people, ordering some Tapas and a seafood Paella. We waited 11/2 hour for the food, a few very small dishes of some Tapas and then the Paella, which must have been cooked the day before and reheated, the rice was stuck to the Paella pan and completely stodgy and what bits of fish were old and hard... More 

Thank birdsong2
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our visit was early on a Sunday evening and we were the only diners, so the atmosphere was a bit dull. But the staff were friendly and the Chicken Paella was nice - could have benefited from some Chorizo to give it a bit more flavour, but I guess that's personal taste. Nice enough restaurant - would like to return... More 

Thank SarahR2b
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am so so sad to have to leave this review, but I had a disappointing experience here. I expected a fun, exciting meal but I didn't even get a goodbye as I left! We weren't made to feel valued, it felt a bit like a one in one out job, and I was just left feeling a bit... Flat.... More 

Thank Sophia L
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic Spanish dancers, enthusiastic and friendly staff too! I feel that there should be more meat options on the tapas menu - however, we made use of what was on offer! :) We had a large booking but found that food was being rejected by one end of the table and then thrown away/ taken back to the kitchen. Please... More 

Thank Emily-Jayne T
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had our first visit here on Thursday evening. Great tapas and mains. My only criticism would be plates and dishes that foods delivered on are cold,not heated hence food cools too quickly.

Thank Sheelagh B
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Ole Ole after trying some samples outside the restaurant and what a good decision. This place has a proper Spanish feel. We had a paella and lots of tapas and it was great the service was really good and friendly. But it was the entertainment that made the night it was superb a guitarist a drummer and a... More 

Thank paulhobbs
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great tapas and real paella.... Lovely sangria, Spanish dancing and true Spanish authenticity, highly recommend but do book!,

Thank Lisa F
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing to complain about, was a good bit of tapas. Meatballs where my favoutite all was really nice tho. Let us have the dog outside. Sangria by the jug. Loverly. Churros were fresh and gorgeous. Would come back.

Thank Lewis H
Hailsham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

Friendly welcome, fitting us in without a reservation. Food was best Tapas I have ever eaten - my wife agrees - and at reasonable prices. A 'must visit' restaurant.

Thank Helen L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$16 - $57
Mediterranean, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 Meeting House Lane | The Lanes, Brighton BN1 1HB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: 441273739939
Ole Ole Tapas Bar & Restaurant is a lively spot complete with Flamenco dancers, live bands and delicious Spanish cuisine.Relish in the finest Sangria, tapas and true Spanish ambiance, featuring an authentic floor show of Flamenco music and dance. Travel to Spain with Ole Ole and join us for an "Evening in Andalusia". Ole Ole is all about honest food of the earth, natural and real.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?