El Templete

CA4
Style of place: Traditional bar
Ambience
Popularity
Entertainment
Service
Best for: Great service and excellent wine selection. A place to bar perch with a fine cigar and a cognac.
Worst for: The bar is small and tends to be quiet.
Avenida del Puerto No. 12 esquina a Narciso López, Old Havana
(+53)7866 - 8807
noon-midnight
  • El Templete Bar & Restaurant derives its name from its proximity (less than 50 meters) to a monument, which, erected in 1828, evokes the founding of the city of Havana in 1519. The bar is a pleasant place for a drink without any hassle–no mojito or Cuba libre here but instead a range of good scotches and quality wines available by the glass. The service here is probably the best in the city: quick, efficient, young, positive. It is so good; it presents a problem only for the lack of options to complain!

    
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