Starbien

CA5
Top Pick
Style of place: Contemporary Bar
Ambience
Popularity
Entertainment
Service
Best for: Eating some of Havana’s best food at present. Consistently good, excellent service
Worst for: Too many rooms give disjointed feet. The outdoor terrace is lovely but small.
Calle 29 # 205 entre B y C. Vedado. | La Habana, Cuba
(+53)7830 - 0711
  • Located in a sleepy residential neighbourhood of Vedado in a two storey colonial house, Starbien has an update and modern feel, which seems a little out of sync with the neighbourhood. Upstairs there is a cute bar and lovely small terrace, which is perfect for sunset cocktails. The service was excellent and the manager/owner are young, dynamic and enthusiastic. The place is cool, although I still don’t get whether it is an implant to the area or something organic.

    
  • Melia Habana Sports Bar

    Melia Habana Sports Bar  LH 4+

    Opened early in 2013 this represents a creative leap of thought by the management of the Melia Hotel. Out with the Brazilian outdoor restaurant and in with the uber modern sports bar with big screen T …

    Bohemio Bar

    Bohemio Bar  LH 5

    Bar Bohemio is more of a Bohemian style café than bar, owned and managed by ex-ballerinas from the National Ballet company. This is an extremely comfortable and warm place with great music, which make …

    Salón Rosado de la Tropical

    Salón Rosado de la Tropical  LH 5-

    This was once known as the legendary beer garden where Arsenio tore it up in the 40s. It is still a big part of the live music scene today for large concerts, parties and other special events, which b …

    El Floridita

    El Floridita  LH 5

    While the Floridita has its detractors, it is probably worth stopping in for a daiquiri just because it is there. It has certainly been around the block since it first opened its doors over 200 years …

    Casa de la Música de Miramar

    Casa de la Música de Miramar  LH 4

    The Miramar house of music has been a mainstay for the very best salsa bands for many years now. It is an absolute must if you have any interest in salsa. It is housed in a beautiful old Havana mansio …

    Il Divino

    Il Divino  LH 5

    Il Divino gets our vote as the absolutely best place to eat in Havana with the family at the weekend. 6 stars out of 5. Simply brilliant, superlatives trip off the tongue. The place is huge with plent …

    Espacios

    Espacios  LH 5

    Espacios opened towards the end of 2012 and has firmly established itself on the party circuit in Miramar for your funky young twenty-somethings (and older wannabees!) This place consists of an ample …

    Jazz Café

    Jazz Café  LH 4+

    Located on the top floor of a new shopping center opposite the Melia Cohiba hotel the Jazz Café. Mellow, sophisticated and freezing due to extreme air conditioning, the Jazz Café is not only an excell …

    Basílica Menor de San Francisco de Asís

    Basílica Menor de San Francisco de Asís  LH 4

    This imposing and beautiful basilica with fine acoustics hosts some of the most important classical music concerts in Havana. Set in the square of the same name, the church is the home of the Grammy-n …

    Don Cangrejo

    Don Cangrejo  LH 5

    Don Cangrejo has over the past couple of years become the Friday night party venue of choice/last resort. The Friday night party crowd originally was the beautiful young Cuban crowd who were always lo …

    « 2 of 8 pages »