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The Cuban

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21B The Promenade, Ocean Village, Gibraltar GX1 1AA
35020050092
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West Midlands, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good place to go for cocktails, it's a bit more of a lively place with music playing. Staff are friendly. Cocktails are 2 4 1 at certain hours in the day. They do serve food but we didn't try this.

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Thank Sophie L
Solihull, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely, relaxed and fantastic cocktails.Music that you just want to get up and dance too! My little girl loved it. Bar staff lovely and welcoming.

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Thank CGozra
Banbury, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Popped in for some cocktails. By-one-get-one-free, which always helps. The Strawberry Daiquiri's are huge and impressive. Lovely setting in the sun in Ocean Village, certainly worth a visit during happy hour!

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Thank James C
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Staff friendly and happy to serve you we were treated to some dancing whilst in this bar we usually come in every time we visit Gibraltar Always a pleasure to stop here thank you

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Thank anne M
La Linea de la Concepcion, Spain
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69 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Cuban is well known to people who work and live in Gibraltar because of their happy hour, especially Friday evenings when it's teeming with people. Proper place to have a nice drink after work, chat up colleagues and enjoy yourself. Can't speak about the food as I've never ordered any but didn't hear anything bad about it either.

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Thank Stefan T
Colchester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

We went late afternoon and we were able to experience the early bird cocktails that were very nice. We also had a starter as a snack and it was a really good size and very well priced. The service was great and you got great views over the marina. Would definitely go back!

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Thank sam l
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48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Our 1st visit to this restaurant and were impressed. Food and service were both excellent. Location is right on the waterfront. Only downside is each bar tries to compete with their music, so they had Latin American playing and the Irish bar opposite had theirs playing and the steakhouse had something else playing...overall a noisy environment and not really conducive... More 

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Thank JuTooth
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Went here on my last night in Gib with my family. Unfortunately it was let down by the waitress whos communication skills were poor to say the least. My son and I ordered 2 burgers and asked for them without pickles and tomato and the waitress could not grasp this concept. She insisted on us saying exactly what 5 items... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Visited this place while in Gibraltar with wife and daughter. By far the worst restaurant of our 2 week trip. Food and service was way below any standard. The two girls working there seemed to have just been randomly grabbed from the street to replace the regular staff as they didn't know anything about the food in the restaurant. My... More 

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1 Thank elconsejero
The_Cuban_Gibraltar, Manager at The Cuban, responded to this review

Thank you for your valuable feedback regarding your recent unfortunate experience in The Cuban. Firstly I would like to apologise for the both the standard of food and service you experienced - we have started training for the staff this week. We have also just launched an exciting new menu which will focus on home made food, particularly burgers, tapas... More 

Swindon, United Kingdom
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118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

Quick service, good food, and plenty of cocktails on offer. Shared a starter, had mains, and a cocktail each - total cost came to around £35. Did order a 2nd round of cocktails, but after waiting 20 minutes, they didnt arrive, so we asked for the bill and left.

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1 Thank socialPolly
The_Cuban_Gibraltar, Manager at The Cuban, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we value all feedback we receive. I'm pleased the initial service was quick, you enjoyed the food and the selection of cocktails we offered. However, I'm sorry you didn't receive the second round of cocktails you ordered. We are undergoing some changes at the Cuban, which includes some extra training for the staff, to improve... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$35
Cuisine
South American, Bar, International, Cuban, Pub
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic, View, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21B The Promenade, Ocean Village, Gibraltar GX1 1AA
  • Location: Europe  >  Gibraltar
  • Phone Number: 35020050092
Description
Join us at Ocean Village Marina for an authentic Cuban experience! Try our famous cocktails and delicious sharing platters!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?