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Casa Don Carlos

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5 Union Street, Brighton BN1 1HA, England
+44 (0)1273 327177
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Burgess Hill, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We visited after being recommended by friends. The food was delicious and offered typical Spanish tapas with lots of specials. Extremely fast service, hosts were polite and friendly. The restaurant is very small but cosy. Would definitely return.

Thank Jonandandie
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Not ver y happy. Restaurant was half empty and we were out at the back in a dark corner by the manager / owner. We walked out.

Thank william b
Swindon, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Me and my friend were randomly walking around trying to find somewhere to eat and found this place! The food was amazing and good size portions. The staff were very friendly and attentive, will definitely be back.

Thank Gwynith T
Isle of Man
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A family of 10 with 3 children under 10, the restaurant was under pressure and a bit exasperated to seat us when we arrived (having booked). But the food was great and we had a lovely evening.

Thank GladysIOM
Hove, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you like Spanish tapas your love Casa don Carlos Only down side is its a very small restaurant, staff very helpful & friendly. Didn't book & just arrived at 6:15 for dinner Restaurant soon filled up.

Thank Shana C
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Really enjoyable visit to a firm favourite, always great food and service, house specials keep the return visits interesting. Always busy and highly recommended.

Thank slhslh
Brighton, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Always love coming here. Consistently good food. Love the oxtail and rabbit. Great for meals out with kids too.

Thank Stucumber
Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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166 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Came with family for my birthday, I have had some amazing birthday meals here over the years, we have been coming for nearly 20 years now and Francisco is so friendly even when the place is busy. there was 8 of us and we opted for 18 dishes it was just perfect with the out dishes being - Chorizo don... More 

Thank Markh1205
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25 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have walked past this place on our walk around the town when we've just arrived and we weren't hungry at that point, but couple of hours later we were, and a gut feeling dragged us back to Casa Don Carlos. Our guts weren't wrong at all. We sat outside and were welcomed by the friendliest staff, who brought us... More 

Thank Catherine S
Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great little find - need to book. The food was great and we ordered too much !! We set to have 2 dishes each & share then a member of the group suggested we order 3 each as the dishes would be quite small !!! Ummm no they weren't !! Lovely food & great staff. Recommend

Thank LoulouBella21

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$40 - $55
Mediterranean, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Union Street, Brighton BN1 1HA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 (0)1273 327177

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?