• Santo Ángel

    Santo Ángel  LH 4-

    In 1866, the house now occupied by this restaurant was owned by Susana Benítez de Parejo, who then decided to establish El Santo Ángel (The Holy Angel) college for poor children in this place, which s …

    Conde de Villanueva Hotel – Vuelta Abajo

    Conde de Villanueva Hotel – Vuelta Abajo  LH 3

    This building was once the house of Claudio Martínez de Pinillos, a 19th-century celebrity who played an important role in the Island’s economic, scientific and literary growth of the time, now home t …

    La Julia

    La Julia  LH 3

    La Julia is an old timer on the Old Havana paladar circuit. It’s been around long enough to be called an institution. This is an unfussy family-run paladar on O’Reilly Street that serves Cuban Creole …

    Al Medina

    Al Medina  LH 3

    Al Medina (The City) opened in 1983 as a Middle Eastern restaurant housed inside a lovely 17th-century building, which was formerly a boys’ school. The menu features a large collection of dishes, gril …

    Torre de Marfil

    Torre de Marfil  LH 3

    The house now occupied by the Torre de Marfil (Ivory Tower) restaurant dates from the 18th century and is situated on Mercaderes Street, a part of town that in the second half of the 19th century was …

    Mango Habana

    Mango Habana  LH 3

    Mango Habana is a small low-key restaurant located just behind the Capitolio near to Parque Central. For the style of mom and pop places this is pretty decent with clear transparent prices outside, a …

    La Dominica

    La Dominica  LH 3

    La Dominica enjoys a great setting opposite the restored Colegio Universitario de San Gerónimo and the Palacio de los Capitanes Generales. Patio tables are the order of the day outside of the heat of …

    La Casa de la Parra (Hanoi)

    La Casa de la Parra (Hanoi)  LH 3

    For anyone who has visited Vietnam and tasted even the street food in Saigon, the opportunity to go Vietnamese in Havana would be a treat to be savoured. Unfortunately, Hanoi Havana is just a name and …

    El Mercurio

    El Mercurio  LH 3

    Located on the ground floor of Lonja del Comercio, an old building that in 1996 was turned into the first modern office building in the Cuban capital, the Mercurio (Mercury) opened its doors on 27 Jan …

    Centro Asturiana Xana

    Centro Asturiana Xana  LH 4-

    The Sociedad Juventud Asturiana is a Spanish cultural society from the province of Asturias, which has a special legal status in Havana. Essentially, the society functions as a cooperative, which mean …

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