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Cubana Waterloo

48 Lower Marsh, Waterloo, London, United Kingdom, SE1 7RG
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Opening Information

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
Sunday 13:00-23:00

New Year's Eve - open
Good Friday - open
From Christmas Eve to New Year's Eve - closed
New Year's Day - closed

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

Facilities
  • Easy Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Outside Seating Area
  • Children's Menu available
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About Cubana Waterloo

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.

Cuisine: Cuban
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Friday, 25 May 2018

I absolutely love this place! The music, food and overall vibe is awesome. Excellent service. Looking forward to going back.

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Visited On Wednesday, 16 May 2018

Terrible service, very disappointed. Was on a bit of a tight timeframe (which was why I picked it - in the past they have been able to turn around a meal nice and quickly) and by the time the order was taken (it took three attempts and another waitress) there wasn't time to cook what we wanted. Left hungry as we couldn't order a full meal before the theatre

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Visited On Friday, 18 May 2018

Great atmosphere and drinks and food good.

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Visited On Thursday, 17 May 2018

Great atmosphere. Great food. Good value for money. Will definitely come again

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Visited On Thursday, 17 May 2018

Food has improved. Bustling, bright atmosphere. Worth it for the passionfruit mojitos alone.. it’s got to be a jug! Quick bite before going to the Vaults. Check it out. Great sunny afternoon venue.

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Visited On Saturday, 12 May 2018

It was a wonderful time spent at Cubana, the staff was absolutely amazing and very helpful and food so delicious. I do love this place and definitely, I will visit yet.

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Visited On Friday, 11 May 2018

Table wasn't ready when we arrived but we were promptly kicked off when our time was up... Food very bland although the drinks selection was good, service alright - all in all, a bit average but in a great location. Also kept being moved out of particular areas and then back in, which was irritating. Wouldn't go back.

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Visited On Thursday, 10 May 2018

Cocktails are delicious and such a good price when it’s happy hour! Food was really good and came quickly. The atmosphere was very fun, I would definitely recommend!

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Visited On Friday, 04 May 2018

Radiators on, on a hot day. Quite busy/packed. Food portions are TINY, but delicious, therefore overpriced for the size.

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Visited On Sunday, 06 May 2018

Our first visit with friends who had been before and recommended as a great place to go. Did enjoy the atmosphere and food and drinks were very good. At first were told could only have our pre-booked table for 90 mins if the place got too busy (not expected that) but fortunately we were able to stay longer, we did buy copious amounts of mojito and sangria. Live music started up which was a bonus, all in all a great evening and would go back when back in London.

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Visited On Monday, 07 May 2018

Fab visit.... as always!! Great atmosphere, great service and truly great food! You’ll come back again and again ..... xx

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Visited On Friday, 04 May 2018

Great lively atmosphere. Only down side is it takes an age to get a drink at the bar. We waited 40mins to be served.

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Visited On Sunday, 06 May 2018

Great margaritas thanks!

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Visited On Thursday, 03 May 2018

Really great service and tasty food

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Visited On Saturday, 05 May 2018

Cubana is one of my favourite restaurants in London. Dining here feels like a truly Cuban experience. The food, service and drinks were exceptional, and I am planning my next trip.

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Visited On Thursday, 03 May 2018

Lovely staff and great atmosphere

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Visited On Thursday, 03 May 2018

quite difficult to get anyone to take our food order at the bar.

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Visited On Wednesday, 02 May 2018

Had an awful experience dining here. Food took over an hour to arrive, despite people arriving after who got their food before us. We were assured it was being cooked in the Kitchen, when it arrived it was luke warm and very bland. Asked for the bill and was given the wrong one which was more expensive. Asked to speak to the manger and complained. Got money off for the two mains, it was so bad we went elsewhere for dessert. Took forever to wait for someone to come and take the payment and in the end we went to the till to pay! I wouldn't go back, horrible food and far too long to wait. Very unorganised!

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Visited On Friday, 27 April 2018

Was a great evening with delicious food and great service. A little dismaying to hear that 50% of the automatically added service charge goes to the company. Whilst the experience itself was great, I refuse to frequent restaurants that implicitly steal from their employees. Service charge should go to those working in the restaurant and not to the company.

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Visited On Saturday, 28 April 2018

Our server was really nice and food is amazing! Choice of happy hour drinks are great.

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Visited On Saturday, 28 April 2018

Great food, friendly service, reasonable prices, easy online booking and conveniently located near Waterloo station. I will definitely be back!

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Visited On Friday, 27 April 2018

The food was ok with a lot of items unavailable & we were hastily ushered off the table after 2 hours when I had been warned when booking. Far from relaxing!

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Visited On Friday, 27 April 2018

Dreadful food, no atmosphere

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Visited On Wednesday, 25 April 2018

Wasn't impressed with the food and quite pricey for nothing. Area had a foul smell; and not nice when bar staff use bare hands to handle some of the cocktail ingredients - perhaps they should consider washing their hands, wearing gloves or using tongs when making cocktails. Will think twice before visiting again.

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Visited On Wednesday, 25 April 2018

Favourite restaurant in central London!

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