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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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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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“paella” (116 reviews)
“tapas” (284 reviews)
“croquettes” (25 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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1 - 10 of 775 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I ate here for her birthday as we wanted to go somewhere that combines great food with a fantastic atomosphere. Ole Ole did not disappoint. We have been here before many years ago as students, however the place seems to have just...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Ben C
Reviewed 14 October 2018

yet again totally fantastic. Food great, entertainment great and staff fantastic. Always a pleasure to go there.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Steve A
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

We visited here on a last minute booking, myself husband and two children. Food and drink amazing and the entertainment made the evening. Nice friendly cosy atmosphere and of course loud when the entertainment but was brilliant and my children really enjoyed the night. Thank...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank BiancaAndMax
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Good situation and food, but they only had one person dealing with the whole place, so took ages to get anything

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 184sara
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

I booked a table for my husband’s birthday ( 6 people). I was asked to opt for one of the two sittings and I chose the second one at 9pm. When we got there the tables were still dirty from the previous sitting and they...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Mvp140176
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

We arrived and they hadnt got our reservation and we were not the only ones,the staff seemed all over the place at one point we could see the kitchen staff argueing, They managed to seat us after we protested ,but in a small corner table,,they...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank goddard62
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

If you go I definitely advise to book in advance as it is always jam-packed, especially for flamenco nights! Despite booking there was a mixup and the restaurant did not have our table. However when they realised this, they made sure to sit us at...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 778halleb
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

We have visited a number of the other tapas restaurants in Brighton and were yet to try Ole Ole. Sadly it was terrible. From the minute we arrived we could smell sewage, we were told it was from a drain that they have problems with....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank JBramble100
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

We had lunch here and loved the location sitting outside watching the world go by. However when my meal came it had the main ingredient missing and apart the rocket the other ingredients were sparse and when questioned the waitress showed me a photo of...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Barbara R
Reviewed 22 August 2018

I spent a good 5 minutes speaking with our waiter about the vegan tapas options on the menu to then be brought green olives filled with anchovies. I've never eaten fish before so was unaware of the flavour and a friend told me after I...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank luisachristie
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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.
6 July 2017|
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Response from alison_in_w0nderland | 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
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
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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