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The Cuban

41-43 High Street, Canterbury CT1 2RY, England
01227 464464
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Ranked #155 of 283 restaurants in Canterbury
Price range: $4 - $20
Cuisines: Cuban, Latin
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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.
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52% Recommend
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English first
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Recently attended the Cuban for a hen do which started in one of their bars partaking in a cocktail making workshop which was made even better by the extremely good looking and humorous bar men (Michael buble lookalike we mean you!!) who patiently put up with 15 hens who were in high spirits. This part was incredible value for money... More

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

There are much better places to go. The Cubans food has always been dreadful but it was fun. Now its gotten lazy.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

The restaurant on a whole is good, the atmosphere is nice, the food isn't too bad but, like many places in the city, the drinks are very expensive and you can only really afford one or two at a time when you're eating on a budget.

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Navasota, Texas
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20 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

The menu in the window looked intriguing so in we went! We were impressed with the service, the decor and the variety of items on the menu. I chose the Avocado & Warm Picante Chorizo, which was delicious, and a variety of excellent rum-based cocktails (2 for 1!!), and finished the mean with a shared Caramelised Banana Mango, and Caribbean... More

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Dover, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Often pop in here lunch times when shopping in Canterbury ,we always find the staff friendly and the food is good value. We particularly enjoy the Paella and at the moment they have a special deal of Paella and drink for £7 at lunch times ! :) On lovely summer days there is a garden at the back to sit... More

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Broadstairs, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

I booked this restaurant for my wedding anniversary after a couple of recommendations and I was extremely impressed! The staff are extremely helpful and polite. The food is just amazing and the cocktails are great!! We turned up not realising it was 2 for 1 on tapas and cocktails on that night so it was very resonable (even at full... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We visited on 17 May and started with an amazing cocktail making session where we got to make and drink our own cocktails. We had really good fun. Then we had the most wonderful meal - everything was exactly as requested (even my daughter's very restrictive diet was catered for). The team looked after us so well and really made... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

I had a lovely lunch with my girlfriends at the Cuban last Saturday. The food was magnificent and the staff attentive and always smiling. Cocktails a bit pricey, but they tasted excellent so it's worth it to pay a bit more for guaranteed quality. I definitely would recommend this place for food and a night out if you're in Kent!!!

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

We popped in fairly early in the afternoon. We ordered a tapas dish and two mains one dessert. The food was plentiful and delcious. The cocktail list extensive. Overall the cost was very good value for money and I will be going again.

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Sittingbourne, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014 via mobile

We had the best night ever. Dinner was delicious,cocktails were amazing And theService was fantastic :-) there was fantastic communication between the cuban and myself in arranging the night. Can't wait to go back :-)

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