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A very real experience even with the rain

We spent a lively evening here listening to a fusion band of musicians. The bar drinks menu is... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2018
Seasonedtraveller142
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London, United Kingdom
Graet live music venue

We were twice in this venue and both times the groups were great and the cocktails well made. Can... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2017
George H
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Monaco
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Cnr Echerri & Av Jesus Menendez, Trinidad 62600, Cuba
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Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

I’d strolled past the Palenque various times and had read about what a great music venue it is in various travel guides but with no performances on it is a stark, uninspiring room. However it comes alive in the evening and whilst it lacks the...More

Thank Tori A
Reviewed 21 March 2018

We spent a lively evening here listening to a fusion band of musicians. The bar drinks menu is eccentric to put it mildly but it didn't seem to matter especially given the low prices. The icing on the cake was us practising our Salsa moves...More

Thank Seasonedtraveller142
Reviewed 11 March 2018

I spent 3 evenings in the place, having drinks and listening to great bands playing until late at night. This is an exclusive place if you like music and live entertainment.

Thank Jean H
Reviewed 11 May 2017

We were twice in this venue and both times the groups were great and the cocktails well made. Can recommend this place as a live music venue.

Thank George H
Reviewed 1 May 2017

So it is my understanding that they recently re-opened and that could have impacted our experience compared to older reviews. Our guide told us they do NOT have Afro Cuban dance/music shows but it was in our itinerary and so he took us. When we...More

1  Thank Crystal248
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We were promised African drumming & dancing; what we got were four shirtless guys prancing around doing party tricks such as lifting a table with the mouth, juggling swords and ripping a coconut to shreds with his bare teeth, even (sigh) getting members of the...More

1  Thank SemperteFallant
Reviewed 31 March 2017

We have caught a show of Afro-Cuban dance. It has been a real delight, a boost of energy and passion coming from the dancers. Made my whole day in Trinidad.

Thank Ileana I
Reviewed 14 March 2017

At the moment the venue is shut but is now situated in the community centre down the hill from Casa de la musica. I had 4 great nights dancing Salsa and Son with tourists and locals. Free entry as well

Thank Richard D
Reviewed 29 December 2016

A demonstration & performance of afro-Cuban music & dance, this exhibition feels so authentic, rooted in tradition centuries old. The men & women dancers move to the beats of the conga drums. At the end our entire group was up on stage dancing with the...More

1  Thank Angela0607
Reviewed 9 July 2016

I really enjoyed the shows and the fact that it was less crowded was a bonus. Being Congolese, it was really nice experience to see the similarities in the dance moves and instrument being used while in Cuba.

3  Thank Lillonvoy
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