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La Imprenta

Calle Mercaderes No. 208, Havana, Cuba
864-9581
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Ranked #104 of 461 Restaurants in Havana
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: International
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Wokingham, Berkshire
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59 reviews 59 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Looked great from the outside so thought we would give it a go. Really wished we had just walked past. Wife ordered soup followed by chicken salad. Brought the salad first most of which she left as the chicken tasted bad! As some one who eats soup non stop even she said how can they mess up a vegetable soup... More

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We randomly nipped in here for a spot of quick lunch before our next transfer out of the city and found that we were pleasantly surprised. We had previously experienced mediocre food in the city and this place was a refreshing change. We had the lamb stew and the frutti di mare which we were both very pleased with as... More

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Oxford
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38 reviews 38 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Went into this restaurant as escape from heat of the city. Food was OK, but nothing special. I had shrimps, my husband had fish. No aircon, but pleasant shady courtyard.

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Sydney, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Housed in an old printing works, it makes for a good ambience. The food ranges from excellent to ordinary - depending on your choices. I had the lamb stew, which was nice, but the salad was awful. Worth a look.

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Herts
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80 reviews 80 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

This place was a mixed bag. The stewed lamb was very good and the kebabs were fine. The chicken curry was not anything I would recognise as curry. A pepper, serrano ham and blue cheese salad was pretty horrible, with hardly any serrano. The spaghetti frutti di mare was nice. The atmosphere of the place was good - it is... More

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Havana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Has nothing to do with similar places (restaurants). You should ask for Chateau Steak, it tastes like heaven.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

The food is nice here but the main reason we kept returning is the cocktails. OK, I know no self-respecting bartender is mean with the rum in Cuba but the guy behind the bar here pours from the elbow. 2 cocktails each before lunch and we were as silly as sheep and all for the price of one far inferior... More

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Sydney, Australia
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2,513 reviews 2,513 reviews
1,421 restaurant reviews
1,116 helpful votes 1,116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Rarely eat lobster but it almost seems a staple diet for visitors - mostly they were over-cooked but La Imprenta did it well - went back for lunch and enjoyed the shrimp. Lovely open setting in an old building - good service and they know how to make a mojito.

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Nottingham
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97 reviews 97 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This was our local bar whislt stopping at the Meson de Flota. We ate here one lunchtime and the food was tasty. Most of the staff were friendly and the drinks were reasonably priced. It was interesting to see some of the old printing equipment displayed in the bar.

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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74 reviews 74 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We went for dinner and ordered kebabs and drinks. Service was really slow and food took so long to arrive on table. Moreover, the meat wasn't tender or tasty. The setting though is very nice, as well as the atmosphere. It is usually full, so plan in advance.

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Additional Information about La Imprenta

Address: Calle Mercaderes No. 208, Havana, Cuba
Phone Number: 864-9581
Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Havana
Cuisine: International

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