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Cubana Fourways

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Cedar Square Centre | Cedar Road, Fourways, Johannesburg 2055, South Africa
+27 11 465 5790
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Everything was going fine until I swallowed a fly and found other 2 at the bottom of the glass. We had to deal with a few "duty managers" until we got to speak to a manager...he said he would take the drink off of the bill. When the bill came they got it wrong and instead of apologizing the gave... More 

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Thank Jarrod P
Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Cubana in Fourways is not a nice place. The story goes like this. Me and my cousin went to Cubana, the bouncer refused to allow us in because we were wearing shorts, but all of sudden he allowed 3 guys with shorts in, after confronting the bouncer, he apologised and said he is new and does not know the rules... More 

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Thank Dips S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

While visiting Cubana recently I was so appalled by the service and attitude of waiters ... We were there on a Friday night and maybe it wasn't the best day to go as it was really full and had a really clubby vibe I noted that waiters at this establishment pay close and attentiveness to clients who purchase expensive alcohol... More 

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3 Thank Hospitality23
Copenhagen, Denmark
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55 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Food: worst nachos I have EVER had - made even worse by their condiments (salsa? guacamole?? sour cream???). Service: the only table occupied in the restaurant, with over 10 staff (talking amongst themselves) - had to request drinks three times (um, water). Very slow food prep. Don't even think about taking a water bottle with you. Music: so loud I... More 

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1 Thank fishfan1234
Gauteng, South Africa
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

The vibe is fantastic, food fabulous and the service very good. Five stars to the manager who went the extra mile to arrange our table for 5 when our reservation, made a week in advance was lost. Being able to produce our email confirmation counted in our favour. Despite the little hiccup, we had a fab time. Tiquila shots👍

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Thank Sakiwi04
Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of the Congo
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53 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016

The 'new' Cubana has moved position to the upper floor, i.e. the entrance to Cedar Square from the main road. It looks more inviting here than in the previous location on the lower level where the supermarkets are. Also the decor seems to having been upgraded. Very nice. We went there twice for a quick lunch during the week. The... More 

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Thank Frankgeo
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Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

Had a quick bite to eat, but the chicken was rotting and the panini raw. The coffee was not fit for human consumption and the service was so bad I wanted to leave without paying. No manager in site and to top it all off, the place is so filthy it smarts of a rat nest! I am appalled that... More 

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2 Thank richardkV746TW
Johannesburg, South Africa
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121 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2016

Another vastly overrated restaurant/bar in Johannesburg. The seating is comfortable, and the food is good, but the pricing cannot be justified. Lots of cocktails, bouncers and pretentious patrons.

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Thank Alan S
Johannesburg, South Africa
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

Been to Cubana a week ago to have some drinks and a quick bite with my other half. Waiter was helpful explaining the house specials (cocktails and whiskeys), yet we opted for 2 pints of local beer. It took a while to decide what to eat as most options were typical pub food, or so we thought... We ordered three-cheese... More 

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Thank Laurentiu I
Taipei, Taiwan
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2015

Always nice Service and Bartender take care, good music and nice atmosphere. Cocktails looks good but never try :-)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$15
Cuisine
Caribbean, Mediterranean, Cuban
Meals
Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
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Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cedar Square Centre | Cedar Road, Fourways, Johannesburg 2055, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 465 5790
Description
Cubana is South Africa’s only authentic Latino franchised social caffe and eatery which offers intricately made & exquisite tasting cocktails (172 cocktails); distinguished yet tantalising cuisine, breakfast serving from 8am to late night snacks until 11pm.

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