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Ole Ole Tapas Bar & Restaurant

42 Meeting House Lane | The Lanes, Brighton BN1 1HB, England
+44 1273 739939
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“paella” (108 reviews)
“tapas” (238 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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42 Meeting House Lane | The Lanes, Brighton BN1 1HB, England
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1 - 10 of 715 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Looking for somewhere to eat in the Laines we smelt this restaurant and decided to try it. Hardly anyone in and took a while to be served, ordered 6 tapas which arrived in dribs and drabs the last some 15 minutes after ordering, staff were...More

Thank LuisaAndy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited here with family on a Friday night, as we knew there was a live band with flamenco dancing also! They were due to start at 8:30pm, but were not on until 9pm. This was fine as we were able to chat over food....More

Thank GeorgiaH1995
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food lackluster, luke warm, nothing imaginative. Service appalling. Staff were not on the ball and miserable as a wet weekend. We waited for everything from taking our order, the drinks arriving, delay in the food and the desserts were all staggered. Really unprofessional and...More

Thank Gayle W
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went with a friend on a Thursday night and the place was packed, food to be totally honest is not as good as casa Don Carlos but the atmosphere is fun, the house white very drinkable and the music lively. I am going again...More

Thank BrightonRock3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After googled 'the best paella in Brighton' we decided to try this experience on Saturday late afternoon. We were the only one in the restaurant. Beverage arrived good 15min after, mushrooms croquettes 30min and finally paella after good 55min! While eating the paella we decided...More

Thank Francesca P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing atmosphere, fun staff and wonderful tapas. We went for a birthday party and had an amazing time. The live music and flamenco dancing made it a lively night and the food and wine was delicious too. Would definitely recommend. Make sure you book if...More

Thank Flowerbright
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for tapas early evening (around 6) on a Friday night and wondered why there was not a soul in the place... until the food arrived, that is. Stale French bread with a pot of thick gloopy alioli that had been sat around for so...More

1  Thank Elspeth88
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a little bit of a hard time finding it, but it was well worth it. The food was excellent and our waitress couldn't have been nicer. One of our picks didn't come out and when we mentioned it, they brought it out and...More

Thank W9487TMangela
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We lunched here on the squid and prawn tapas, a jug of sangria and the seafood paella, all of which were good. The paella was well filled with seafood but my wife would have liked mussels and more prawns on top! Possibly a little too...More

Thank frogseyeview
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

This was my second visit to Ole Ole. 3 of us went there for dinner last night. We were at the 9pm sitting. We didn't want a big meal, so just ordered some tapas. Chorizo, prawns, squid, meatballs etc - all utterly delicious - along...More

Thank Anna C
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Rhiannon True-b... D
Which dates are the Flamenco shows please?
15 May 2016|
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Response from johnupstone | Reviewed this property |
Thursday,Friday and Saturday evenings need to book
Linda R
I tried to keep my room on ,on the departure day but was unable to do this with the travel agent . I have three young children travelling with me on a evening flight home , does anybody know if this is a possibility in this hotel thanks Linda
5 October 2015|
Response from Melon1 | Reviewed this property |
This is a restaurant not a hotel
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 16 - US$ 57
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
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: +44 1273 739939
  • E-mail
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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