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“Horrible and rude bouncers”
Review of Havana Browns

Havana Browns
Ranked #34 of 89 Nightlife in Cork
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Havana Browns is Cork's longest running nightclub. Constantly at the forefront of music and nightlife, Havana Browns has established itself as a leader in Cork nightlife and entertainment since 1998. With a strong regular customer base, a welcoming atmosphere with a personal touch, eye catching decor and the latest in sound and lighting technology, Havana Browns is truly CORK'S MOST EXCLUSIVE AND GLAMOUROUS NIGHTCLUB. The state of the art LED wall on the dance floor is a central feature of the newly renovated venue and is indicative of the contemporary atmosphere the nightclub has to offer. No matter the occasion or celebration, Havana Browns will seduce, intrigue and entice the senses and bring life to your night.
Reviewed February 15, 2014

I was going with my boyfriend to have a bit of fun in Havanas on Saturday night, but one really rude and ignorant bouncer who feels like God himself left us outside with the words "you're drunk".. Even we had just one drink.. I felt so discriminated and upset.. Never would go there again ..and wouldn't recommend anybody to go.. You never know if you won't be the next 'picked one'.

5  Thank Suzanna33
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Reviewed January 20, 2014

I love Havanas, its probably the best club in Cork second only to The Voodoo Rooms. Its a nice decent, respectable crowd, and its always busy. Also open 7 nights unlike most places in Cork! Its only negative point would be (imo) that the bouncers aren't very nice. I sometimes joke that its easier to get through USA emigration than it is to get into Havanas. Its not nice having to worry about how much you've drank in the pub before you go in, and having to make an effort to be on your best behaviour in the queue, because one minor move and you won't be allowed in.
The staff inside are lovely and well able to handle the busy crowds. I would give this place 5* only for the bouncers. This place has a reputation for having horrible bouncers, though.

1  Thank sophie k
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Reviewed September 25, 2013 via mobile

I'm a regular at Havanas and I absolutely love that place! It's a fab venue as you have loads to choose from, whether you want to have a pint downstairs in reardens, have a dance in the club itself or go upstairs and chill in the secret garden. Fridays are my favourites. €10 entry and two free drink chips that you can use in the casino in the club to gamble for more chips it's great fun! Always a nice crowd and friendly staff. I've heard of people having trouble with bouncers but luckily I've never had any issue with them. Definitely worth a visit if your looking for a good club :)

1  Thank Ruthy91
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Reviewed August 24, 2013

Venue is good but the bouncers ruin the experience. They are extremely ignorant and they reject people who are even sober. It is easier to get in on Student Nights as they seem to be leaving more people in those nights, but on weekends they are very strict and as I mentioned earlier ignorant.

2  Thank Cillian I
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Reviewed July 13, 2013 via mobile

Friday night 11.30pm the place was empty. Just go to riordans downstairs. The only reason havanas got any points was because it was €10 in with 2 free drinks. Apart from that its a waste of time!

1  Thank frodobaby
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