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Cubana

48 Lower Marsh, London SE1 7RG, England
+44 7474 968275
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  • Average15%
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CUISINES
Latin, Cuban, South American, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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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 689 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Food & drinks were absolutely lovely. Great athmosphere too and easy to find. Would definitely go again!

Thank sandyeracleous
phillipo796, Owner at Cubana, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thanks very much - very kind of you!

Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 11 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 yesterday

Fantastic cocktails, authentic food and great service! An enjoyable night had for all 10 of us. Lively atmosphere and the frozen strawberry daiquiri cocktails are amazing - especially when it's happy hour!

Thank Rochelle R
Bea C, General Manager at Cubana, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you very much Rochelle for your feedback! Hopefully,​ we will see you soon!

Reviewed 3 days ago

I like Cubana, a lot. It has nice vibes, good cocktails, good food, and good staff. I have only been during off-beat times, mid-afternoon but I can say for sure that it is a good place to chill, sit back and indulge in a little...More

Thank Scicli
Bea C, General Manager at Cubana, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Scicli, thanks very much for taking the time to do the review, we appreciate your comments Please do not hesitate to contact one on reservations@cubana.co.uk to book with us. Come again soon!

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!

Reviewed 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 2 weeks 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 2 weeks ago

Thanks Dane! We really appreciate your comments.

Reviewed 2 weeks 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

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Julz19
21 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
21 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
USD 7 - USD 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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