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Solera Tapas Spanish Restaurant

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Enjoy our great selection of authentic Spanish tapas with an Andalusian touch. Choose from classic tapas such as tortilla española or patatas bravas to lesser known dishes such as homemade iberian ham croquettes or braised iberian pork cheeks timbale. We also have a carefully selected Spanish wine list. Many of our wines are imported directly from the producers making them unique in the UK – the prices are very reasonable too. We also offer a wide selection of Spanish-style coffees and thick hot chocolates. You can enjoy your food and drink in our informal restaurant or, if the weather permits, our bustling street terrace or quiet patio. We also import many Spanish products that you can buy
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Mediterranean, Spanish
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to Solera on a Friday night. Friendly and attentive service, and good attention to allergy needs. Tasty tapas, and very reasonable bill.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Sam G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had a good time with my friend. I made a reservation for two a few days ago. Food was tasty, atmosphere was nice and staff were very kind. However, I was a bit disappointed when after ordering the basic meal for 2 people that...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank silviag279
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have previously left a glowing review of this restaurant in the past, however, I now feel it necessary to leave a bad review. We called the restaurant on Friday to make a booking for the following evening at 8p for two people. The lady...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Amichoo
Reviewed 7 January 2019 via mobile

One of the Romanian guys at work arranged our Christmas meal here, the weekend before Christmas. The exterior is not overly inviting but hides an authentic Spanish style interior. Found the small wooden stools a little uncomfortable at first but they were quite novel. As...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Kentwoolgar
Reviewed 21 December 2018

My sister and I had a lovely meal at Solera this week - I'd been recommended the place as a brilliant spot for authentic Spanish food, and the meal, the wine and the service did *not* disappoint. HOWEVER, we were disappointed to learn that the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Catherineelizabeth2
Reviewed 11 December 2018

We had a lovely team Xmas lunch here today. We had the place to ourselves and had LOTS of tapas. The waitress was lovely, the food delicious- melt in the mouth chorizo, manchego with honey nuts and quince I could go on and on...

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank gorachey
Cala A, General Manager at Solera Tapas Spanish Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2018

Thanks so much for choosing Solera for your Xmas lunch! It was a pleasure to have you all and are happy that you enjoyed yourselves! We hope to see you soon...Un saludo, Luis

Reviewed 7 December 2018 via mobile

Having eaten at this little gem of a restaurant a number of times, I was extremely disappointed when I took a friend for lunch there this week. There were only 4 customers in the restaurant so there was no excuse. Service was fine, no problem...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Margaret D
Cala A, Manager at Solera Tapas Spanish Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2018

Dear Margaret D, I am so sorry that you had such a bad experience in our restaurant. Thank you very much for taking the time to let us know and give us the opportunity to improve. We will review our kitchen procedures to make sure...More

Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

We have been to this restaurant previously and wished to return because we have found their food to be excellent. We have made a reservation, yet when we got to the restaurant they were closed. They took our number at the time of booking, yet...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Wonderblue3
Cala A, Manager at Solera Tapas Spanish Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2018

Dear Wonderblue3: this is Není and I´m the manager of Solera. First of all we want to apologize for what have happened to you and also thank you for letting us know about your feelings and this issue. We were forced to close the restaurant...More

Reviewed 23 October 2018

I love my tapas and have experienced nearly every tapas in Brighton (and around the world for that matter!). I have to say, this is ranking the best one in Brighton.... so far. If anyone can tell me otherwise, please do so and I will...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Amichoo
Cala A, Owner at Solera Tapas Spanish Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2018

Muchas gracias!! Reviews like yours motivate us to continue to give our very best every day..Our staff is 100% Spanish and we hope we can make you feel like in Spain for a while and enjoy freshly prepared Spanish tapas.... Many thanks and hope to...More

Reviewed 21 October 2018

Solera is a gem find nestling in the North Laines, offering a varied selection of delicious and gene rouse sized portions of Tapas. You do not have to wade through a huge menu all the favourite ones are ther plus a few specials The Cheese...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Cala A, Manager at Solera Tapas Spanish Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2018

Dear David, thanks so much for your kind words. We are delighted to hear you enjoy our freshly prepared tapas. Muchas gracias y hasta pronto!!

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