Cubana Smithfield

59-61 Charterhouse Street, London, United Kingdom, EC1M 6HA
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Opening Information

Opening Times might vary
Open weekday lunch for Street Food from 12.00-2.30pm and Coffee Shop from 8.00am to 3.00pm - no need to book

Christmas Holiday: closed from the 23rd of December until the 1st of January.
Monday 08:00-17:00
Tuesday 08:00-17:00
Wednesday 08:00-17:00
Thursday 08:00-17:00
Friday 08:00- 17:00 (until further notice)
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

We are always available for large tables and parties - please call us on 07474 968275 or email [email protected]

Detailed opening times available on our website.

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Families and Children Welcome
  • Free WiFi
  • Children's Menu available
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About Cubana Smithfield

Cubana at Smithfield is the sister restaurant of the famous Cubana at Waterloo - the place which introduced Mojitos to the UK way back in the '90s! Cubana is much loved for real, slow-cooked Cuban food - prepared with fresh, sustainable, free-range produce - as well as fresh tropical cocktails plus smoothies and live Salsa music.

Cubana at Smithfield also roasts its own Cuban coffee - available in 100% plastics-free, recyclable take-away cups! There is an in-house bakery specialising in artisan sourdough breads and yummy pastries and donuts.

With an eat-in or take-out café and lunch time Street Food as well as a full bar and restaurant, Cubana at Smithfield is open from early to late with live Salsa music - check the website for seasonal opening times (Cubana at Waterloo is open seven days a week throughout the year with late night Salsa music).

Cubana at Smithfield is great for parties, children-friendly, with good disabled access and plenty of veggie and vegan dishes.

Cuisine: Cuban
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Thursday, 05 March 2020

The service was very slow, waited a while for the food to arrive then it seemed that the server forgot about us. We had to get up to get someones attention to ask for this bill. The food was okay but not worth it for that level of service.

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Visited On Friday, 28 February 2020

Service was excellent and the food was great

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Visited On Friday, 21 February 2020

The live music was great!!!

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Visited On Thursday, 16 January 2020

I enjoyed the machine gun and the Madonna.

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Visited On Thursday, 09 January 2020

What a lovely place for lunch. Certainly not your everyday around Farringdon. Very authentic feel. Like you're in someone's house in Havana. Food delicious. Came for lunch so didn't try any of the cocktails but will definitely come back for those. The sangria was top notch! Highly recommend it.

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Visited On Friday, 13 December 2019

I've been here a few times with work and the food and drink is always great, and interesting compared to what's local. My only issue is that while the staff are all lovely and super-helpful, service can be a bit slow when trying to get this squeezed into a 'reasonable' lunch. These problems even seem to exist when pre-booked unfortunately.

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Visited On Thursday, 14 November 2019

This was a late booking as our previous restaurant lost our reservation however this was far better. The food and service was great although it was a little quiet for a Thursday evening, but we will be back Great value for money

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Visited On Thursday, 31 October 2019

First visit to Cubana & would definitely return. Very friendly service, great recommendations on food, every dish was packed with flavour. Great place with authenticity

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Visited On Thursday, 03 October 2019

Such a friendly staff, and a very lovely place. Affordable, good food and drinks, and we had a lovely team celebration at Cubana. Thanks very much- especially to the fantastic waitress that even helped us with some fun decorations!

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Visited On Friday, 27 September 2019

If your looking for a good Friday night with, some genuine latin vibes, this is the place for you. With a wonderful live band, you get to enjoy the melodies of great latin music while you eat your meal. The food is incredibly delicious, with a range of healthy meals with generous servings. All in all, a great night out, and good value for money.

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Visited On Friday, 30 August 2019

We had a brilliant time at Cubana celebrating my wife’s birthday. Drinks were priced well and the atmosphere was relaxed but fun. The food was fabulous, really nice street food vibe. Would definitely return!

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Visited On Friday, 16 August 2019

We ordered a few different dishes and everything was AMAZING!

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Visited On Thursday, 15 August 2019

Fantastic food, good to have live music too

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Visited On Thursday, 01 August 2019

Great place for groups, friendly service and great cocktails.

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Visited On Friday, 14 June 2019

A lovely meal as ever at Cubana with live music and they even gave us lovely hot citrusy cookies for free. 2 for 1 cocktails during happy hour are a real bargain.

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Visited On Friday, 14 June 2019

Love the place!

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Visited On Thursday, 06 June 2019

Good food, friendly service and a fantastic set lunch menu. What's not to love!

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Visited On Thursday, 30 May 2019

Wonderful food and great, welcoming staff. I would highly recommend!

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Visited On Friday, 31 May 2019

Excellent cocktails, friendly staff, nice deco.

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Visited On Thursday, 25 April 2019

Our second trip on a Thursday night to listen to the excellent live music. Even better than the first time. We look forward to our next visit.

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Visited On Tuesday, 30 April 2019

Thank you for the great evening, great food and service. We will be back!

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Visited On Thursday, 18 April 2019

Recently booked a meal for a group of 28 people, was very pleased with the quality of food and service. Also a favourite of mine for takeout lunch. Will miss this place as I am moving to a new job in a different area.

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Visited On Thursday, 18 April 2019

I was celebrating my birthday with friends. Everyone enjoyed the evening and I must make a special mention to the staff who were lovely. We’ll be back!

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Visited On Thursday, 14 March 2019

Great food and service. Will visit again!

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Visited On Friday, 15 March 2019

Amazing atmosphere with live Cuban music. Food was delicious (specially the pulled pork and plantain) and the 2x1 cocktails are a great deal. Definitively we'll come back to Cubana.

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