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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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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“paella” (112 reviews)
“tapas” (245 reviews)
“croquetas” (14 reviews)
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12:00 - 22:00All hours
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 736 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited here one Thursday early evening and although empty on arrival we were soon joined with other diners, including some Spanish so it felt as though we were actually on holiday! The restaurant itself is typically Spanish in its decor and we liked the...More

Thank Princess90
Reviewed 1 week ago

A group of us who really enjoy tapas booked here because the other tapas restaurants were booked. What a mistake! Upon arrival we were met by the smell of sewage. The restaurant was empty but we were seated next to a table where two people...More

Thank Nicole H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for dinner and the food was fabulous but it was very quiet. Would go again but probably on a night where there was the flamenco dancer.

Thank Hayley O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived to a restaurant that was empty and smelled like it had a plumbing issue. Thinking it may have just been my oversensitive nose, we sat down and the restaurant started to fill up, which we took as a good sign. However, it continued...More

1  Thank Rebbyface
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Croquettes were frozen and when replaced there was barely any apology. Padron peppers were ordered but red peppers with cheese arrived which we didn't order, and servers were difficult about it when we sent them back. These were not removed from the bill. It took...More

Thank BethGranter
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Three of us prebooked a table for Sunday, need not have bothered as the place was nearly empty.Ordered starters and mixed paella also jug of water and wine.The jug of water never turned up and the first starter arrived with an extra hair.This was quickly...More

Thank Talia V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was delicious. Recommend the asparagus a la plancha and seafood paella. Only disappointing thing was the missing items on the menu... Manchego, Padron peppers and croquetas jamon. Hopefully they won't be out of them when we're back!

Thank Samfw1989
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant wasn't busy if anything it was very quiet with only two covers. The waiter was very inviting and welcomed us into the restaurant but this is where the customer service finished. Out drinks order came out wrong and the second time it wasn't...More

Thank hattie k
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Finally , found a real Spanish tapas bar , food was more than amazing , staff was really polite and kind , live music and dance , couldn't stop clapping my hands , every body finished dancing !! Ole ole and ole!!!! Thanks for a...More

1  Thank irenesflu
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was overall good, paella was not the best, but there was plenty of tasty tapas on our fixed group menu. Reasonably nice in side. Staff are friendly and courteous. Went on a Thursday when Flamenco was on. Venue was very loud, but didn't...More

Thank Chris M
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Chloe R
6 July 2017|
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Response from Alison M | Reviewed this property |
We were there at 7pm and it started already
Rhiannon True-b... D
15 May 2016|
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Response from johnupstone | Reviewed this property |
Thursday,Friday and Saturday evenings need to book
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 16 - US$ 57
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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