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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%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“paella” (117 reviews)
“tapas” (279 reviews)
“croquettes” (24 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:00 Hours
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
42 Meeting House Lane | The Lanes, Brighton BN1 1HB, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This my second time visiting Ole Ole and I honestly can't recommend it enough!!Ole Ole has a wonderful, friendly atmosphere. I love authentic Spanish feel to the restuarant and all staff are friendly and helpful. Both times I have ordered lots of wonderful tapas dishes...More

Thank Sandy L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best spanish food in town. The people working there is very nice and the food was amazing. Its also close to the center and party areas. loved it

Thank Sevillano_2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came as a last minute meal out with friends on a Saturday night and so glad we did!! Staff couldn’t be more friendly and helpful and the tapas was absolutely delicious - fab sangria as-well! Very authentic and fantastic atmosphere. Icing on the cake was...More

Thank phoebesmi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely freshly cooked tapas dishes in a small and very friendly bar. Entertained by a guitarist and flamenco dancer. We ordered chorizo (melt in the mouth) manchego with quince jelly (tasty) garlic prawns (devine) meatballs (tangy and tasty) tortilla and croquettes all really tasty. Staff...More

Thank Nina L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We happened upon this little welcoming restaurant after touring around Brighton Beach. The tapas was wonderful and the service was very friendly! We were there for lunch but I believe they have dancing and music in the evening. We won't forget this little gem when...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

I really looked forward to this place due to the reviews but unfortunately was not impressed. We order paellas (for 6 people each) and it was so salty! Apart from salt it seemed quite under-seasoned and watery, more risotto like than paella. We had to...More

Thank Fanny W
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Came across this restaurant in The Lanes by chance, although full with the first sitting of the evening, the waitress said we could be squeezed in to the second. I’m so glad we had dinner here, food was authentic and each dish was delicious. Every...More

Thank caknights4086474
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Found this place last minute on a Saturday, they managed to squeeze us in for a table of 2 at 2115 with flamenco and live music starting at 2130!! Tapas was delicious, Sangria seemed never ending and for only £12 a jug with a mesmerising...More

Thank caspar f
Reviewed 23 April 2018

Saw this in the lanes and popped in for lunch. The lady who served us was really friendly and polite. When the Chorizo came out I admit I thought oh that looks underdone as I'm used to a slightly more charred version however don't be...More

1  Thank AHorsham
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

This was a return visit. The food, the staff and live music will remind you of your last trip to Spain. I really love it here.

1  Thank debbievick
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Marie C
25 November 2017|
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Response from G S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, although small, there is room for a large party but you need to book.
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
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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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
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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