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“best tapas for miles around” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Casa Don Carlos

Casa Don Carlos
Ranked #34 of 1,082 Restaurants in Brighton
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$ 40 - US$ 55
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Spanish
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Restaurant details
Good for: Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Hove, United Kingdom
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145 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
“best tapas for miles around”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2012

If you want to try this place out at the weekend, in the evening, then book ahead as it's extremely popular and rightly so.
Romantic meal, dining with friends or family? it has never let me down.
Huge portions of piping hot, delicious food is what they do best.
Stuck on what to order? The friendly waiting staff led by the unflappable Frank will point you in the right direction.
If Casa Don Carlos was at the bottom of my street you would find me in there every night of the week!!!

  • Visited April 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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  • Spanish first
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English first
Birmingham
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Excellent service and value!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2012

My husband and I were in Brighton Last week for my birthday and was recommended this restaurant by quite a few friends. We called the morning of my birthday (a Friday) and was very lucky and bagged one of the remaining bookings at our preferred time of 9pm.

Walked past the restaurant in the daytime and liked the look of the red and white clothed tables. When we arrived we waited to be seated where the waiter provided an extensive menu. Hubby and I chose 5 dishes and we were not disappointed! The dishes were beautifully cooked, fresh and flavoursome! The waiters were attentive and provided advice when required.

I would absolutely recommend this restaurant where drinks and food came in at just over £45. Just wish I had room for the crème Catalina, Oh well, next time....

  • Visited April 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Brighton, UK
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61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Great wee Tapas bar”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2012

This place is brilliant. But very small - so you will be lucky to get a table at the weekend.

Visited April 2012
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Brighton, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Best tapas in Brighton”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2012

Great food, always piping hot and delicious. Excellent service, good value. Also, a first for us....last time we visited the manager gave us £10 as we had overpaid the time before (we had no idea!) How honest is that????

  • Visited March 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Incredible food.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2012

Amazing food, especially the Patatas Bravas and the wine. A little on the pricey side, but totally worth it.

Visited November 2011
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