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US$3 - US$13
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Caribbean, Mediterranean, Pub, Cuban, South American, Central American
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
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Reviewed 22 May 2019

We normally go to Cubana during lunch time because we love their baskets, however during the evening its like a club. waiters is super busy as they have a few tables to serve. you cant even go to the bar to order when you have...a table. last week after we ate, we decided to give up our table and rather order at the bar as we thought it would be easier, that was ever worse. the barman decide who they want to help, regulars get assisted first even if you have been standing there before them. when they get the order wrong, they still want to charge you for their mistake. Cubana Stellenbosch is like a student hang out and not a lounge.More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed 25 February 2019 via mobile

I took my niece out for lunch this past Saturday and decided to go to Cubana as I've visited their Newlands and Green Point branches before. The venue, layout and ambiance was great, however the food was very disappointing. The drinks were good however the...fish batter was over crispy, oily and lacked flavors. The calamari was okay, but there were only 4 pieces. The prawns were over cooked so the meal was not worth the cost.More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Visited the venue on Tuesday night after a longtime. I should say i was impressed with the seating arrangement and the deco. Our Clifford was good and helpful thought we would look for him here and then, i guess he was busy, me not sure....Overall experience was good..we will surely return for more vibe..More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

The food was awesome, well worth a pop in, came for drinks stayed for food! Try the Calamari, the Rib Basket and the Buritos basket...

Date of visit: August 2017
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Reviewed 21 April 2017

Arrived here on a Monday night after a big rugby match at the University hearing that it stayed open late The large drinks menu needed a torch to be read and there was an issue over non availability of cocktails When the chosen one arrived...it was "interesting " and one could have been capable of driving having consumed many ! Got the bill and left #staff training requiredMore

Date of visit: April 2017
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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Friday evening went to the restaurant with a friend. I had a beanie on it didn't even cover ma whole head. And I was told at the door that I can't go inside with ma hat on. That took me by surprise, Ohk because I...wanted to actually have a meal there I decided u sit outside. With ma beanie on. We waited for waiter for 10 minutes then she finally got to us. We got menus and I asked to speak with the manager. We ordered a bottle of wine, I saw my waiter speaking with the "manager" he just looked at us then looked at away. We waited about 30 minutes, ma friend decided u go and asked as holding our waitress back . I don't know whether it's because we black, cz we were disrespected. I mean we went there to spend our money. It was my first time going to that place and believe me I will never set my foot there again.More

Date of visit: March 2017
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Reviewed 24 February 2017

The food was fine, the service was average and other diners were allowed to smoke indoors, both sheesha and cigarettes, which as a non-smoker was very annoying to me. I think it attracts a university crowd who may not mind these annoyances.

Date of visit: February 2017
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Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

We thought we would go to Cubana for a quick cocktail and snack. Our experience in other parts of the country had been better. We had to beg to get service. The drinks arrived and half the food. We tried to call for a waiter...but they where in a meeting. All the waiters sitting outside. Seems that there is serious attitude in this place. The manager / owner not sure which he is spent the whole hour on the phone when we where there. It seems they are not interested in the mid afternoon clientele. The best thing that we had in the restuarant was the bill. The waiter never seemed to care. It is an absolute shame.More

Date of visit: December 2016
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Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

My wife and I called in for a quick drink on the way home. It was about 530 pm and the place was empty. Upon arrival one of the gaggle of waitresses that hung around the entrance, greeted us and attempted to get us to...sit in a location that was not to our liking. Bearing in mind that the place was deserted, we rather felt that we had the right to sit at place of our preference. We have used the place regularly since it opened and we nearly always sit in the same place. Needless to say, we did not stay for our drink and chose instead to take our business elsewhere.More

Date of visit: December 2016
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Reviewed 21 September 2016

great way to end a day full of dinning and winning , we went to cubana favorite to locals and students and we were disappointed the vibe was perfect for a Friday , ventilation in smoking area indoors needs attention . PLEASE .

Date of visit: September 2016
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Cubaña Havana Lounge & Latino Caffé is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 3.5
  • Service: 3.5
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 3.5