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Cubana Havana Lounge & Latino Caffe (Durban)

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Mediterranean, Cuban
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128 Florida Road, Durban 4001, South Africa
031-303-4383
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7:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Late Night
Description: Cubaña is South Africa’s only authentic franchised social caffé and eatery...
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 1am. 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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  • 23
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  • 20
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 0
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  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Not really Cuban food

We were looking for something different while touring Durban, so we thought we would try Cubana's because we had not had Cuban food in quite a while. We still have not had Cuban food. There was NOT a Cuban dish on the menu. The atmosphere is definitely aimed at the younger generation and the music... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 1, 2015
Margaret_Jim
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We were looking for something different while touring Durban, so we thought we would try Cubana's because we had not had Cuban food in quite a while. We still have not had Cuban food. There was NOT a Cuban dish on the menu. The atmosphere is definitely aimed at the younger generation and the music and décor is good. Their... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We only went for drinks and shisha but it was nice. The setting is well designed with a very cuban feel. The drinks were delicious, and very reasonably priced.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Seems to be a 'happening spot' - but didn't enjoy waiters bantering with one another on the pavement next to our table. Was ok for a drink, but wouldn't really go out of my way to visit.

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Vishakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

I was very impressed with the location and surroundings. Nice atmosphere over there. Had a great meal with friends. totally satisfied. I will recommend it for sure. U must get in here to enjoy the best ever. Thanks

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san diego,California
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78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 via mobile

Social butterflies hanging out in a open style suedo Cuban style cafe. Average food with above average prices. Dreary service and monotonous head banging music makes me want tone jump on the nearest raft to the real Cuba.

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Vanderbijlpark, Gauteng, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We enjoyed an evening in a surround that calls for relaxation and casual conversation. The food wasn't exceptionally outstanding but the service and very friendly waiter certainly made up for it

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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

great atmosphere, great set up, good food, cold drinks and ofcourse great LOCATION cant beat florida!

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Asker, Norway
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

As the title says - why ruin tender end perfectly cooked steaks with a ton of salt ?! Course 101 Cooking says that it is up to the customer to decide the amount of salt & pepper by adding these ingredients. AND, why did we not hear a word from the chef when we loudly complained about the salt ?!... More 

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14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

A very large restaurant in the casino complex, but excellent food of all sorts and a great buzz Would recommend any time

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Moshi
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

This very cute restaurant on Florida Avenue is hopping with friendly wait staff and people. Drinks delicious food from the grill super. And best of all quick service. We were delighted. We had different foods, but both had beef steak and it was yummy yummy. I could hardly eat everything I had, but it was wonderful. I highly recommend it,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 128 Florida Road, Durban 4001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Durban
  • Phone Number: 031-303-4383

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 4 - 18
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Cuban

Description

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 1am. 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.
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
7:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
7:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
7:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
7:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
7:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
7:00 am - 2:00 am

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