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Cubana

#3,044 of 18,267 Restaurants in London
€€ - €€€Latin, Cuban, South American
48 Lower Marsh, London SE1 7RG, England
+44 7474 968275
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible12%
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CUISINES
Latin, Cuban, South American, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan 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 652 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Delicious food and very good happy hour! Will definitely be returning! The cocktail deals are such a bargain and the venue has great atmosphere!

Thank Jenenem2
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Really love this restaurant, always great food and service. The food has always been good quality and love the fact their meat is free range and they serve MSC certified fish. Great value for money and love the decor. It is a favourite of my...More

Thank Caz777_13
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came for an early valentines dinner trying a new cuisine. Lovely cuban dishes and cocktails. now enjoy plantain and black beans. lovely chicken and beef dishes. no cuban beer but lovely mexican one. limit of table time but worked for us. near waterloo station too....More

Thank Busker999
Reviewed 1 week ago

Popped in for a quick bite. Good atmosphere and nice cocktails. Inexpensive, but does feel a bit grimy.More

Thank JohnBovi
phillipo796, Guest Relations Manager at Cubana, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi - thanks for the postive comments - we are open early to late pretty much every day of the year, we do get pretty busy and while maintenance and cleaning is constant, i do accept we do sometimes fall short - we will take...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here with a friend who’s a salsa teacher. Though I used to live near here I’ve not been in before. We arrived after work and it was very popular due to happy hour and the half price cocktails. There is not a lot of...More

Thank Steve J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I regularly come to Cubana for their delicious cocktails, particularly the Sangria and the Mojitos. It can get very busy during Happy Hour but the prices are worth it! The staff do their best to get through everyone as quick as possible and they're always...More

Thank Amy C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food is great. Despite the bill including service charge, and being told to spit the bill, each paying £22, you charged us £26 each. Thanks for that.

Thank J_NKent
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying nearby and thought it would be nice to try this place for something a little different. It was awful, we walked in and the staff couldn’t even raise a smile. It was about 4pm when we arrived and once we got our...More

Thank Jayne M
phillipo796, Manager at Cubana, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi and sorry to hear about your experience which is not typical of the standards we try and achieve at Cubana - it sounds like you came at a very busy time and we certainly have many more than 12 places - our seating capacity...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived during happy hour so the bar was impossible to reach. Happy hour is a great deal and the cocktails are very good. Bookings were a bit shambolic but I was shown to my table and didn’t have to join the mob at the bar....More

Thank William N
phillipo796, Director of Sales at Cubana, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi - we do get very busy during Happy Hour as all of our cocktails are made with fresh tropical fruits and juices and we try to keep prices reasonable - we would always recommend pre-booking if you can, to guarantee a table and if...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love Cuba and when i found this place decided to give it a try with a mate. We had quite a few drinks and soaked up the atmosphere. Great find, close to Waterloo Station so very convenient. Staff were cool, the mojito's were delicious.

Thank Brotherbill99
Bea C, Manager at Cubana, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Brotherbill99, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for visiting us. We are very glad you enjoyed Cubana. Looking forward to seeing you again!

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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$42
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
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 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 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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