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Casa Don Carlos

5 Union Street, Brighton BN1 1HA, England
+44 1273 327177
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“tapas” (398 reviews)
“chorizo” (104 reviews)
“paella” (80 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5 Union Street, Brighton BN1 1HA, England
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421 - 430 of 1,247 reviews

Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

Every time we visit Brighton we say.....ok we must try somewhere new this time......but have to say 9 times out of 10 we end up back at Casa Don Carlos. We have been coming to this restaurant for years now and it never disappoints. Always...More

Thank Lynda A
Reviewed December 16, 2015 via mobile

Fantastic food in a really authentic feeling tapas restaurant, friendly staff and great value for money, everything was delicious nothing we didn't like. Would definitely recommend a visit.

Thank Graceal
Reviewed December 15, 2015

It must be almost 30 years since the mid late 80's when this restaurant was opened by Carlos and hasn't it stood the test of time. we enjoyed it then and we recently enjoyed lunch there, the food and service was as good as ever....More

Thank SOGofBrighton
Reviewed December 15, 2015

Amazing food, very reasonable. Would recommend the Lamb Ternacos and any of the seafood. Very good red wine. Very good service.

Thank dts1985
Reviewed December 4, 2015

Loved this place. Very friendly and efficient service and the tapas was fresh and delicious with very generous portions. The atmosphere was lively and it was a happy place to be. On the downside, it was a little cramped and our party of eight was...More

Thank HClaire68
Reviewed December 2, 2015 via mobile

Standard Spanish restaurant, just a little bit too small but is nice place to spend a dinner night out.

Thank nicola l
Reviewed December 2, 2015

Lovely lunchtime tapas and wine, very good and good service, enjoyed by all. Chose 6 dishes all lovely presented and tasted very good.

Thank barrybrack
Reviewed December 2, 2015 via mobile

This my favourite place to eat in brighton. Never had a bad dish. The rabbit stew is spot on, squid...mmmm and the oxtail is cooked to perfection. Note a place to come if you like peace and quite but the food is excellent, the staff...More

Thank Barnettohove
Reviewed November 28, 2015 via mobile

From the moment you step in the door it's like Mr Ben stepping out of the changing room into a traditional Spanish restaurant. A top place to eat with the best tapas with a selection of about 50 dishes. The service Is outstanding and the...More

Thank Andy b
Reviewed November 28, 2015

I booked 6 of us to have a late lunch as a surprise 40th birthday present for my brother. We were waited on by the owner who could not do enough to ensure we all had a great time from the bubbly cava house wine...More

Thank Dawn G
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Questions & Answers
March 17, 2017|
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Response from Scott G | Reviewed this property |
Definitely :)
Anne H
February 11, 2017|
Response from Bridget D | Reviewed this property |
They open at Midday and do not close until 11pm. they are open 7 days a week
Anne H
February 11, 2017|
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Response from Ayla R | Reviewed this property |
I think they open at 12pm and then don't close until late evening
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$40 - $55
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions
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 1273 327177
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