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Cubana

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48 Lower Marsh, London SE1 7RG, England
+44 20 7928 8778
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12:00 - 01:00
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Hours:
Sun 14:00 - 23:00
Mon - Tue 12:00 - 00:00
Wed - Thu 12:00 - 01:00
Fri 12:00 - 03:00
Sat 13:00 - 03:00
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London
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219 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is very funky. Located close to Waterloo station with a decent sized outside area too. The cocktails were on happy hour offers every day of the week. The menu was quite limited and all Cuban in theme but our meals were really good. Service a bit slow but friendly. The place i very popular so book my was... More 

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Thank Holzfrog
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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182 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived for a mid week solo dinner mid business trip. No table for 30 minutes. Actually there were plenty empty and the one I was shown to 20m later was empty when i arrived and so where tables around me from arrival to departure. Had beer at the bar while I waited. Bottled Cuban. Its themed restaurant so you should,... More 

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Thank Simon H
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great little place near waterloo for lunch and cocktails. Pulled pork was nice and quick service. Well worth a visit.

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Thank Richard M
istanbul
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited the Cuban a week ago. We had pre-theatre menu, which includes a starter and main dish for 11 pounds. Also happy hour was very good- we had Pina Colada and Sangria. I would recommend Cuban for drinks and snacks rather than food.Although my overall experience was good, I found the bar staff hostile and a bit rude. If... More 

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Thank simgeerd
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56 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The happy hour from 4- 7 is excellent great deals, tried the food here as a result and it was a bit bland/sweet for a main for my liking. Plantain was good though. Service was a bit slow

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Thank haha6754
Newquay, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If the greatness this Restaurant wishes to achieve is *Average, they succeeded ..The staff were very friendly but. .there was this feeling that youre being rushed because the bill is presented to your table far to early. The food and drink are over priced and nothing special, we ordered a meal described as Chicken breast ,when delivered to our table... More 

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Thank icarus777
Mafalda C, Public Relations Manager at Cubana, responded to this review

We're sorry that your experience was not as good as you expected, though we are very glad that you took time to rate us. I understand that you were in on a busy night and we normally ask customers for a 90 minute table time. We are not a huge venue, so we have to use the space as best... More 

London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cringe worthy office party atmosphere with hostile and condescending bar staff. We ordered a round of beers and were ushered out of the door twelve minutes later by someone banging a gong. Why even serve us or let us in? Are they that hard up for £20?

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Thank rachewill2016
Mafalda C, Public Relations Manager at Cubana, responded to this review

First, we are sorry you felt that our service fell short of what we would normally expect. We would love to see you again at Cubana and by way of an apology, we would give you and some friends two complimentary jugs of Mojito - if you would like to take this up, please let us know More 

Neerpelt, Belgium
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123 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A very busy place! And that's not without a reason. The food is good, the cocktails are great and the staff is friendly. I've been there a couple of times without a reservation, but that doesn't work. With a reservation, no problem! Due to the lot of customers it's a very noise restaurant, but if you can handle that, just... More 

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Thank Loek t
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Having passed this place several times before we decided on this occasion to give it a go. We arrived at 4.30pm and the place was already busy with lots of people in the bar and others sitting in the restaurant which by comparison was as good as empty with only 4 others who were just leaving. We asked for a... More 

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Thank linneatormajer
Mafalda C, Public Relations Manager at Cubana, responded to this review

We're sorry that your experience was not as good as you expected, though we are very glad that you enjoyed the food. You arrived as a walk-in on a very busy night when we were fully booked - the only available table was a small one close to the toilet and you were told this was the case. We are... More 

hemel
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1,032 reviews
707 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 259 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Vibrant busy buzzing unique bar Loving it here Its happy hour so its mojito time Food looks good too Happy days

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$48
Cuisine
Latin, Cuban, South American, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
14:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 01:00
Thursday
12:00 - 01:00
Friday
12:00 - 03:00
Saturday
13:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 Lower Marsh, London SE1 7RG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7928 8778
Description
London's freshest, juiciest bar-restaurant with fantastically reasonably priced fresh tropical cocktails - including the best Mojitos in London - and freshly-prepared, healthy Latin and Cuban food. Open very late with live Latin music and DJs + great low cost lunches

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?