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Cubana Havana Lounge & Latino Caffe

4 Plein Street | Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
+27 21 887 3229
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good44%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible17%
24 Feb 2017
“Average meal with poor service”
21 Sep 2016
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Bar, Mediterranean, Pub, Cuban, South American, Central American
$$ - $$$
4 Plein Street | Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 58 reviews

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...More

Thank Liketogetoutandabout
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...More

Thank masiviweqhawekazik
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.

Thank Sarah K
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...More

1  Thank Michael M
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Well... this place is like some bad seaside beach bar from the 80's with terrible welcome and service. Should have looked and realised tbh. Sticky tables and bar, way too many staff just stood around in groups chatting, dreadful cocktail all but poured direct from...More

1  Thank WorlddTravellerr
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...More

1  Thank Hilter
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 .

Thank LaurenceGandar
Reviewed 5 September 2016

I wanetd to review this place with one word: Cuba-no. I think that would summarise it. But Trip Advisor insists that I tell you why you shouldn't go here. Well,OK. I suppose that's fair. Cubana is noisy. The food isn't very good. It is expensive...More

1  Thank drjase2014
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

It is Cuba in South Africa! Che Guevara special photos and Cuban symbols, like theirs old fashioned cars and famous bars, in frames at the walls. Very exciting and dancing place.

Thank Cristiane M
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

I haven't been to Cubaña at night yet,but judging by the hubblys for hire it looks fun. I have had 5 breakfasts here in 7 days. Definitely the best value for money, filling, friendly served breakfast in the Western Cape! Traditional breakfast and coffee for...More

Thank frankduv
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$13
Caribbean, Bar, Mediterranean, Pub, Cuban, South American, Central American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Plein Street | Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Stellenbosch
  • Phone Number: +27 21 887 3229
Cubaña is South Africa’s only authentic franchised social caffé and eatery which offers intricately made & exquisite tasting cocktails (172 cocktails); a distinguished yet tantalising cuisine, breakfast serving from 7am to late night snacks until 11 pm.

We offer all kinds of cigars from aromatic flavoured cigars that suit main stream demands, to elite Cuban and Dominican Cigars for the connoisseur. We stock the widest range of hubbly flavours.
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