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Cubana

48 Lower Marsh, London SE1 7RG, England
+44 7474 968275
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible11%
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“cubano” (157 reviews)
“criollo” (15 reviews)
“shredded beef” (14 reviews)
Open Now
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Latin, Cuban, South American, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
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LOCATION
48 Lower Marsh, London SE1 7RG, England
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Cubana
1. The Home of Mojitos!
"this place never disappoints"
Paul S
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2. Great Food, Reasonable Prices!
"The food was home cooked, fresh and absolutely delicious"
HSed22
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3. Friendly and Fun!
"It was a fantastic place to celebrate my birthday ❤️!"
Adays
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1 - 10 of 686 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I were visiting the theatre and wanted a quick meal. I booked online but because of public transport we were 15 minutes late. We were still seated very quickly and when the food arrived it was delicious. The theatre menu was very...More

Thank trudidane
phillipo796, Owner at Cubana, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks very much for taking the time to do the review and we appreciate your comments - come again soon!

Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

As a Cuban I was really impressed by the food. I will totally recommend this lovely space in London which made me feel back home. The food is great. Decoration is a pro with lots of Cuban distinctive posters from earlier 60's ( I don't...More

Thank Adays
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to Cubana recently for happy hour and dinner. It took a long time to get a drink given that the bar was very busy and only two bar staff were making drinks. Drinks were good though when we finally got served. The food was...More

Thank Andrew050665
Bea C, General Manager at Cubana, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I am sorry to hear this Andrew Our food portions are generous, especially the main courses. Tapas always tend to be smaller as it is just nibbles. Also, we have at least 4 bartenders on the weekends and they do need to take breaks which...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

we booked here initially due to its proximity to our hotel, but what a fabulous place great atmosphere wonderful food absolutely loved the place

Thank John M
Bea C, General Manager at Cubana, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Really appreciate your comments! Looking forward to seeing you soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice Cuban food with an excellent service. The cocktails are fresh and good value for money too!

Thank dane s
Bea C, General Manager at Cubana, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Dane! We really appreciate your comments.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Really good food and atmosphere. The service was quite slow however can understand due to it being very busy.

Thank Laura C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've not posted a review for a long time but following my experience at Cubano, felt compelled to write. Plus point was there seemed to be a good vibe. The bar was very busy - and there were two staff serving where customers were four...More

Thank dr001
Bea C, General Manager at Cubana, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi dr001, Apologies your experience at Cubana wasn't pleasant. We do constant check throughout the day to replenish toilet paper and make sure is cleaned. Please note we are extremely busy on weekends, however, we do our best to maintain the hygiene. Also, we have...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love dining at Cubana. The food is always great and the atmosphere is always buzzy. Would recommmend.

Thank scottobrien8b
phillipo796, Owner at Cubana, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks - we really appreciate that - come again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very rude staff. They let too many people in, it made the bar so hot - everybody was sweating. Asked the door man to open the door (a very clear NO). Waited at least 30 mins in the bar to be served. 3 bartenders on...More

Thank Mathias J
phillipo796, Owner at Cubana, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi - first, apologies that you feel we did not meet the standards you expect. After 10.00pm, we are required by licensing rules to keep our doors closed to avoid disturbance to residents - this should have been made clear to you. We do leave...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Sangria is life! Would recommend heading for the happy hour as the cocktail deals for jugs are great. Very reasonably priced!

Thank jacksonb485
phillipo796, Owner at Cubana, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks very much - our bartenders work very hard on our cocktails so your review is appreciated!

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Julz19
20 April 2015|
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Response from Kyle C | Property representative |
Hi Happy Hour is every night 4-7pm on cocktails and jugs, and we have live music Tues - Sunday - please see out website for times etc. We are busy most evenings in the summer.
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Julz19
20 April 2015|
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Response from Kyle C | Property representative |
Hi - we have live music from Tues through to Sunday and are busy on those evenings but we are busy every evening in the summer.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$40
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Friday
12:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Saturday
1:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 Lower Marsh, London SE1 7RG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 7474 968275
  • E-mail
Description
London's freshest, juiciest bar-restaurant - and the place which introduced Mojitos to the UK in the 1990s. Known as a fun venue, Cubana's fresh tropical cocktails are legendary - and reasonably priced. Also famous for slow-cooked Cuban and Latin-American dishes and tapas, freshly- made in-house with sustainable and free-range produce. Open late every night, seven days a week including holidays, with live Salsa music. Cubana is child-friendly, great for parties, has a good selection of veggie and vegan foods and is disabled-accessible. There is a weekday lunchtime Street-food stand using plastics-free, recyclable disposable cups, food boxes and cutlery - and great, reasonably priced lunchtime and pre-theatre menus. Cubana's sister restaurant at Smithfield also roasts Cuban coffee and has an artisan bakery
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