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The Cuban

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Latin, Cuban
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41-43 High Street, Canterbury CT1 2RY, England
01227 464464
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11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 6:00 pm
Mon 11:30 am - 2:30 am
Tue 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wed 11:30 am - 2:30 am
Thu - Sat 11:30 am - 3:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: The Cuban Culture is Simple...Great food, fabulous cocktails and of course...
The Cuban Culture is Simple...Great food, fabulous cocktails and of course good company.Our highly skilled mixologists create extraordinary cocktails using the finest premium spirits and the freshest ingredients, all finished with that extra touch of flair. Specialising in Mojito's & Daquiri's, we offer a tantalising taste of Cuba on your doorstep.The Cuban Restaurant is a bustling restaurant with a large selection of Tapas, Cuban style sandwiches and grilled meat dishes. Vegetarian, Nut & Gluten free dishes are also available through our experienced kitchen team. The Cuban Bar specialises in exciting cocktails and we hold an exquisite selection of rums from The Caribbean & Latin America, fine champagnes, premium spirits and Cuban cigars. We offer private tables with bottle serve options after dark.The Cuban also has private functions areas and rooms if you want to celebrate or hold a special event.Overflowing with atmosphere and latin spirit, The Cuban hosts regular Salsa dancing, live Latin Bands and resident DJ's providing the ultimate setting for any event.
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  • 24
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 14
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Lovely food and nice quantities!

I went there with some friends last Saturday night and the food was quite nice, with lovely flavours and enough quantity. I thought the pork belly was quite fatty but I guess it's the type of meat which is like that. A bit expensive but it's Canterbury after all!

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
didine3221
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Rochester, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Bar scene
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78 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Rochester, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
112 reviews 112 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

I went there with some friends last Saturday night and the food was quite nice, with lovely flavours and enough quantity. I thought the pork belly was quite fatty but I guess it's the type of meat which is like that. A bit expensive but it's Canterbury after all!

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Half-price food and cocktails on Wednesdays! A very good, large hamburger and generous portion of chips for less than a fiver! Charming waitresses but they do not sell ales to accompany the meal, only lagers. I have now eaten there four times and will continue as long as there offer lasts.

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TheCubanManagement, General Manager at The Cuban, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review...sorry about Ales not being available to accompany you food. More 

Altrincham, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

a colleague and I passed by this restaurant on the Monday evening on our "hunt for food" and noticed the special Wednesday deal of half price drinks and food! So this was duly logged in the memory bank 😃 Along came a busy Wednesday, the four of us ordered different drinks and meals. Could have done with a helping hand... More 

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London
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Great cocktails and very good food. The dancing is great to watch if you are not up to taking part! Very loud music and great live band. Don't go if you want a quiet meal for two!

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Faversham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Went here for works Christmas do. Reasonable Food, reasonable service, reasonable music.0 Not much else I can say about it.

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Daughters hen do. Once we were seated it took a long time to get a member of staff to take the drinks order and meal order. There were 17 of us and behind us was another long table for around the same amount of people, which did not leave much of a gap for other parties and staff to get... More 

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TheCubanManagement, General Manager at The Cuban, responded to this review

Unfortunately your records of events is not accurate at all, you party is well remembered. Hen nights have a great time in here as Canterbury's No 1 party venue. More 

Canterbury, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

While visiting this restaurant i was greatly disappointed about the service my husband, children and i received. The staff were rude and did not know what they were meant to be doing half the time. Whilst servicing us one kept checking his phone. Once already disappointed with the service i visited the toilets which were in a horrendous condition. To... More 

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TheCubanManagement, General Manager at The Cuban, responded to this review

Strange review, our staff are not rude in any way, and are fully knowledgable about the business, and there is always a manager on hand. Our toilets are continuously maintained and are not in an horrendous condition. We certainly do not insult large customers. Again, strange review... More 

Canterbury, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Awful service, the food was undercooked and staff was very rude. Will not be coming here again due to the bad atmosphere presented as soon as you arrive, and I do not recommend it.

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TheCubanManagement, General Manager at The Cuban, responded to this review

Strange review, hatrick of bad issues on one review, bad service, bad atmosphere and bad food, dont think so. Probablt left by a drunken customer being removed or refused entry. More 

Canterbury, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Has an outdoor area. Becomes a club at night. Fairly pricey, but nice snacks and pleasant quick drink. Get the chips and chilli mayo.

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

I had never eaten at the Cuban before. I tend to forget it is a restaurant as well as a club. I think this must be the case for a lot of people as we went on a Friday at around 7.30 and the place was nearly empty, which was lovely. The choice of food was really exceptional, I actually... More 

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TheCubanManagement, Public Relations Manager at The Cuban, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind review, we really do appreciate it when people leave reviews for the restaurant. We do work hard at the restaurant side, we do try to put a real focus on it, The Cuban is not just about the late night bar. Our tasty tapas and grill menu is their for everyone to sample. Just wanted to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 41-43 High Street, Canterbury CT1 2RY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury
  • Phone Number: 01227 464464

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 4 - 20
  • Cuisine: Latin, Cuban

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene

Description

The Cuban Culture is Simple...Great food, fabulous cocktails and of course good company.Our highly skilled mixologists create extraordinary cocktails using the finest premium spirits and the freshest ingredients, all finished with that extra touch of flair. Specialising in Mojito's & Daquiri's, we offer a tantalising taste of Cuba on your doorstep.The Cuban Restaurant is a bustling restaurant with a large selection of Tapas, Cuban style sandwiches and grilled meat dishes. Vegetarian, Nut & Gluten free dishes are also available through our experienced kitchen team. The Cuban Bar specialises in exciting cocktails and we hold an exquisite selection of rums from The Caribbean & Latin America, fine champagnes, premium spirits and Cuban cigars. We offer private tables with bottle serve options after dark.The Cuban also has private functions areas and rooms if you want to celebrate or hold a special event.Overflowing with atmosphere and latin spirit, The Cuban hosts regular Salsa dancing, live Latin Bands and resident DJ's providing the ultimate setting for any event.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 2:30 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 3:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 3:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 3:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?