• Factoria Plaza Vieja

    Factoria Plaza Vieja  LH 5-

    This is a great place to drink beer, which is lucky given that this Austrian joint venture microbrewery does not serve any other alcoholic drinks. It is located in the wonderfully renovated Plaza Viej …

    Saratoga Hotel bar

    Saratoga Hotel bar  LH 4-

    No expense was spared in building and furnishing the Saratoga and it shows in the downstairs bar and the first floor lounge. Both are exquisite in their attention to detail and offer the last word in …

    Hotel Santa Isabel (Palacio del Conde de Santovenia)

    Hotel Santa Isabel (Palacio del Conde de Santovenia)  LH 4-

    The grandiose palace overlooking the broad cobbled plazuela to the southeast side of Plaza de Armas is the deluxe Hotel Santa Isabel, with its entrance at the corner of Baratillo and Obispo. The hotel …

    Mesón de la Chorrera

    Mesón de la Chorrera  LH 3

    This bar is located in an old fortress at the mouth of the Río Almendares and offers some good views and nice atmosphere, weather permitting (when there is a stiff breeze, waves will crash over the pl …

    Hotel Raquel – Bar Lejaim

    Hotel Raquel – Bar Lejaim  LH 2+

    This is a pleasant downstairs bar located in a gorgeously renovated Old Havana boutique hotel whose roof will take your breath away. Every Wednesday evening there is an open bar.

    Telégrafo Hotel bar

    Telégrafo Hotel bar  LH 2+

    This contemporary ground floor bar would not look out of place in New York or LA. Well worth a pit stop although as with many of these types of bars in Cuba it never really manages to create a funky b …

    Ambos Mundos Hotel (Lobby Bar)

    Ambos Mundos Hotel (Lobby Bar)  LH 2+

    The elegant lobby bar of this hotel can have its ambience thrown somewhat out of sync by visiting tour groups on the Hemingway hunt. There is however often a great piano player downstairs and the roof …