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The Cuban

41-43 High Street, Canterbury CT1 2RY, England
01227 464464
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Ranked #147 of 287 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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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Had my daughters Hen weekend last weekend and on the Saturday night we went to Cuban for Cocktail Making and a meal then on to party the night away. When booking this, all the arrangements were made with Andi, who was so helpful. The cocktail making was really good fun with Harry our bar man. It was not only entertaining... More

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Hitchin, United Kingdom
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11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

With so many eating places to choose from we decided on The Cuban for the Tapas. It was fantastic loads of choice and the Nachos were the best we have ever had anywhere.The service was excellent. It is quite a big place inside not obvious from the outside and they have entertainment and theme nights. Would highly recommend, great for... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

Food was worse than a wetherspoons, bouncers are rude so are staff made me feel unwelcome and you have to be a millionaire to buy anything

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Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The tapas here is amazing, I want to go back asap to try more of the menu! My favourite dish was the halloumi and chorizo skewers. The drinks are quite expensive but the quality of food makes up for it and there is a lovely seating area outside to sit out in the sun. I've also had a salad here... More

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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We usually drop in on a Saturday mid-shop and we are never disappointed - we have some of the tapas and the portion sizes are just right for a light bite - good choice of tapas and the burgers are tasty too - cocktails are excellent : )

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Based on the reviews I was expecting a lot more. Service and cocktails was good, food was mediocre but over priced for what it is. Won't be back.

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7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

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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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

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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7 restaurant reviews
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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
12 helpful votes 12 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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