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“Sounded and reviews were better than the experience”

Ole Ole Tapas Bar & Restaurant
Ranked #195 of 1,189 Restaurants in Brighton
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $16 - $57
Cuisines: Spanish
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Good for: Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
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.
Reviewed July 31, 2013

A group of 9 of us prebooked on a Saturday night. They offer set times and we had the 9pm booking as we didn't want to go and be kicked out if we had taken the 7pm booking.
As there were a number of us, we thought going for the set menu would be a good idea. Unfortunately not. Whilst we had 7 courses, there weren't any of any substance and we all left hungry. The food was tasty but just not enough. We paid £22 per head for the set menu. On other tables they ordered a mixture of foods/tapas and I think this would have been a better option.
The restaurant is small, busy, packed and noisy. It gets noiser as the music starts and people need to shout at each other to be heard!
Its a party place, where you go to warm up your party.
The staff were friendly

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Thank Laura G
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Reviewed July 29, 2013

We didn't actually visit this restaurant but had booked for a Thursday evening. Following our meal on Wednesday we asked the taxi to drop us at Ole Ole so that we knew where to go the following evening. On arrival we saw tables full of dirty plates and glasses and a waiter wiping his mouth on tea towel. We spoke to people leaving and they said that it was terrible - so we didn't go!

1  Thank TelfordHelen
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Reviewed July 25, 2013 via mobile

Easy, friendly, great food and a caring and happy manager/ owner. In fact both this place and the other Spanish in the Lanes are excellent. Really a great spot in both summer and winter.

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1  Thank CGI6301
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Reviewed July 22, 2013

Nice selection of tapas at very reasonable prices. All of our dishes were well cooked, staff were friendly and helpful and the Sangria was good too. What's not to like?! Saturday nights you are also treated to live Flamenco. A brilliant show with some great guitar - be warned though that it is loud and the restaurant is small so works well for a night with friends, not so much for romantic dining!

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Thank Claire K
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Reviewed July 22, 2013

we visited on a Saturday night and felt as if we were on holiday! The flamenco dancing was great, the tapas was delicious and the staff were lovely. We didn't have to wait or ask for anything.

We enjoyed the set menu and my only gripe would be the mixed paella was all chicken - I was looking forward to seafood.

Thank rebecca g
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