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Address: Hanover Street, Cork, Ireland
Phone Number:
+353 21 465 8100
23:00 - 02:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 23:00 - 02:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

Havana Browns is Cork's longest running nightclub. Constantly at the...

Havana Browns is Cork's longest running nightclub. Constantly at the forefront of music and nightlife, Havana Browns has established itself as a leader in Cork nightlife and entertainment since 1998. With a strong regular customer base, a welcoming atmosphere with a personal touch, eye catching decor and the latest in sound and lighting technology, Havana Browns is truly CORK'S MOST EXCLUSIVE AND GLAMOUROUS NIGHTCLUB. The state of the art LED wall on the dance floor is a central feature of the newly renovated venue and is indicative of the contemporary atmosphere the nightclub has to offer. No matter the occasion or celebration, Havana Browns will seduce, intrigue and entice the senses and bring life to your night.

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Panos and his girls

Without any reservation we ended at the second floor of Cork's most popular club. It was my first time there and i was expected something better. Long queue first to go inside and... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 June 2016
Panayiotis N
Delft, The Netherlands
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Cork, Ireland
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20 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

This is a terrible spot! Over crowded always! Too small! Expensive to hell! 10€ to get in! Bouncers are complete clowns and are power trippers! Not a clue how to deal with people.if yu like people bumping off ya yu will love this place.

Thank saoirse1984
Delft, The Netherlands
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61 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Without any reservation we ended at the second floor of Cork's most popular club. It was my first time there and i was expected something better. Long queue first to go inside and then the place was packed. Nice atmospere overall. I hope next time to see the other floors as well.

Thank Panayiotis N
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35 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2015

Went here on a hen night on a Saturday night. We had a private area in the Hidden Attic section. Contrary to other reviews on here, the bouncers and staff were brilliant, very friendly and accommodating. The decor here is brilliantly quirky, and they made a real effort for us. The music was varied, quite a lot of R&B/hip hop... More 

Thank mossiebanks
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2015

I oulyoulwiuyy set foot in it and bejaysus d playce was more toey than a romain sandel. NICKI MINj. Got the shift. Gr9999 playce. The DJ was dead-liii but wudndtt play Yelawolf. Tart. ONe da mothz nokd ova a taybell. Staff wur sow niyce in helpinnn her up off her bottom. Even copped a feel, only made her liyyfe. Saw... More 

Thank Julie Q
Cork, Ireland
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2015

I booked an area for my sisters Hen Party. We got an area reserved upstairs which was there all night, we got our jackets taken on arrival and brought back again when we were leaving. We had table service at the beginning as it got busy towards during the night. Overall very positive experience, very nice staff. We had a... More 

Thank HollyMcGill
Guangzhou, China
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156 reviews
61 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2014

Probably Cork's most popular nightclub but you rarely come away from the place saying "Havanas was rocking last night". Its more of a meeting place for the 20-26 age group of GAA playing folk of Cork than anything else. Friday and Saturday nights are particularly poor considering the price you pay to get in, generally €10 plus. Much better places... More 

3 Thank Michael O
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2014

I was going with my boyfriend to have a bit of fun in Havanas on Saturday night, but one really rude and ignorant bouncer who feels like God himself left us outside with the words "you're drunk".. Even we had just one drink.. I felt so discriminated and upset.. Never would go there again ..and wouldn't recommend anybody to go..... More 

5 Thank Suzanna33
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2014

I love Havanas, its probably the best club in Cork second only to The Voodoo Rooms. Its a nice decent, respectable crowd, and its always busy. Also open 7 nights unlike most places in Cork! Its only negative point would be (imo) that the bouncers aren't very nice. I sometimes joke that its easier to get through USA emigration than... More 

1 Thank sophie k
Cork, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2013 via mobile

I'm a regular at Havanas and I absolutely love that place! It's a fab venue as you have loads to choose from, whether you want to have a pint downstairs in reardens, have a dance in the club itself or go upstairs and chill in the secret garden. Fridays are my favourites. €10 entry and two free drink chips that... More 

1 Thank Ruthy91
Ballincollig, Cork, Ireland
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134 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2013

Venue is good but the bouncers ruin the experience. They are extremely ignorant and they reject people who are even sober. It is easier to get in on Student Nights as they seem to be leaving more people in those nights, but on weekends they are very strict and as I mentioned earlier ignorant.

2 Thank Cillian I

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