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Ole Ole Tapas Bar & Restaurant

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42 Meeting House Lane | The Lanes, Brighton BN1 1HB, England
441273739939
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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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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Very disappointed. No heating- we all ate with our coats on. Food poor, particularly a steak that was inedible.

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Thank Genine R
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a huge booking for 32 people to have the tapas tasting menu and IT. WAS. AMAZING. Incredible value for money (£20/head, including sangria), every dish was fabulous, and there was actually farrrrr too much food. Don't be deceived by the first few plates, and don't fill up on bread - they just keep coming!! There was live music... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Found this gem of a place on a weekend away with my daughter. We started with the Cava Sangrias whilst we perused the menu.These were great so we had another. For the main we chose Seafood paella This was so worth the wait! Delicious and very fresh. We rounded up the meal with churros and chocolate sauce. A real treat.... More 

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice atmosphere, but not that great re the food. Tasted better tapas. The waiter was not so friendly, or the owner who seated us. Not a lot of choice, not a lot of vegetarian options either.

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Thank b h
Brighton, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful seafood paella, good house red wine, wonderful coffee, great milk fritters. But it was so cold I had to keep my coat on! Not the only one as the other table in the restaurant kept their coat on too!

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Thank BethGranter
Lancing, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for dinner last night, the food was lovely, the dancing and singing was amazing it added something different to a meal out. The atmosphere of the restaurant was brilliant and the staff were all very attentive and friendly. Will definitely be returning and recommending to family and friends. Well worth a visit.

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Thank Charlotte_Redfern
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My brother recommended this place last time we where in Brighton. Since then I have been every time I have visited and always tell others about this little gem! The tapas is lovely and the staff are welcoming, I hear the evening entertainment is great too

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Whoever said 'as Spanish as Andrew Sachs' is a legend. The food here is bad. However there WERE about 100 Spanish people in there hanging around the bar. So maybe it is Spanish. The padron peppers were like horrible brown mush that tasted of a wine cellar (a common theme in bad Tapas restaurants seemingly) When we sent them back,... More 

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1 Thank tina h
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have visited Ole Ole a few times over the years and it never disappoints. Great food, great service and an authentically Spanish atmosphere. We normally visit on nights when they have entertainment; you can't go wrong with live singing and flamenco! We'll be back again soon no doubt :)

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This trip was a work visit over 4 days , found this place tucked away in the lanes. Friendly service , had 4 Tapas and Spanish beer all good . The Tapas was freshly made and you can see into the kitchen . I enjoyed Spanish Omelette , Chorizo Sausage , Ham Croquettes and Prawn in Garlic , all great... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$16 - $57
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Romantic, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
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
Description
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?