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Asia de Cuba - London
Asia de Cuba - London

Asia de Cuba - London Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.stmartinslane.com
  • Phone: 0207 300 5588
  • Hours of Operation: Breakfast: Monday - Sunday 7:00AM - 11:30PM


    Lunch: Monday - Sunday 12:00PM - 2:30PM


    Afternoon Tea: Monday - Sunday 12:30PM - 4.30PM


    Dinner: Monday - Thursday 5:00PM - 12:00AM,
    Friday - Saturday 5:00PM - 12:30AM,
    Sunday 5:00PM - 10:30PM

  • Payment Options: AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Latin American, Cuban
  • Executive Chef: Damien Chorley
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, High Tea, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Smoking Area, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Suitable for almost any event, the Back Room is a stunning white marble room and floor to ceiling windows along the external wall, leading to a private patio. Comfortably accommodating up to 48 for a private dinner or up to 70 for a cocktail reception

    The Studios are state of the art event spaces.They have floor to ceiling windows along one wall, leading to a private patio, which is perfect for drinks al fresco style! Comfortably accommodating up to 96 for a private dinner or 180 for a cocktail reception, the Studios are perfect for events of all occasions!
  • Private Party Facilities: The Back Room, available for private functions, is a beautifully tranquil space lined in seamless white. Also available for special functions are our beautiful Studios
  • Private Party Contact: Helen Moore 0207 300 5574
  • Entertainment: Live DJ at Light Bar on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays!

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Long Acre
  • Public Transit: Leicester Square, Charing Cross, Covent garden, Picadilly Circus
  • Parking: Public Car Park
  • Parking Details: NCP car park located underneath the hotel
A word from Asia de Cuba - London
Asia de Cuba combines elements of Asian and Cuban cuisine served sharing-style in a high energy, sophisticated, yet relaxed environment. Located on St. Martins Lane, Asia de Cuba is a one-of-a-kind space centered around a series of majestic "art columns", each displaying a different and stunning composition. The Asia de Cuba concept also includes the famous Rum Bar; it has the largest selection of "sipping" rums available in London, as well as unusual and intriguing selection of specialty cocktails, many of which are Asia de Cuba signatures.

We are proud to announce the introduction of a brand new experiential afternoon tea which will send guests into the mystique and ambiance of a Cuban teahouse. The tea will be served in bespoke crockery inspired by Cuban culture and unconventional design.
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Diner Reviews
  • "Great food. Great drinks. Great service. Great experience."
    dined on 16/08/2014
  • "The most irritating thing is the lack of signage- ok if the building is so special you can't put up a sign post then for goodness sake include clear directions on how to locate.Its called customer care. That said the staff were charming, attentive and helpful. The food was good but not thrilling Calamari crisp and well cooked but I was not a fan of the banana garnish although I could see it was there for balance it was a tad overpowering Tuna main course good but ordinary"
    dined on 16/08/2014
  • "Great service - we had a wonderfully smiley and attentive waitress - and tasty food made this another lovely experience. Our one hour business lunch quickly became three hours. Would recommend."
    dined on 14/08/2014
  • "The food was beautifully presented but serving size was very small except for the desserts which were huge. Found this slightly bizarre. Restaurant not that easy to find as it is within a hotel which has no sign except for 2 trees outside the door."
    dined on 11/08/2014
  • "We went on Saturday 9th Aug 2014 for my wife's birthday. We were shown to our table, beside a massive wall where the majority of the restaurant was open plan. Waiter was inattentive and we could not understand him very well. We are from Kent and in London for the weekend. We ordered the taster menu and asked for the sommelier. Half way during the meal we had to ask the sommelier to come over again. When he did, we more or less choose the wine ourselves. Food was very quick (not a good sign) and delivered by waiters with broken English in a rush. It was ok but nothing to write home about and not worth the money. All in all we paid £220 for two people for a very average dining experience. The food itself was ok but"
    dined on 09/08/2014
  • "First visit and have been wanting to go for some time, was not disappointed! Th place itself is very nice, decor, lighting, atmosphere really nice and the good was outstanding. Mojito's were great but leathal :-). I would recommend this place over many other I have been to."
    dined on 09/08/2014
  • "I went here when It opened and have been over the years every couple of years, it's on the down hill slide. There's no waiting list on a sat nite anymore for a good reason, and the crowd has changed. The food which was hailed as the same menu inspired by sharing plates really has altered to more of a standard app and main type fare. It's not very good. The crab croquetta was over cooked and dark brown, the ceviche was pretty spineless in flavor although the octopus was okay, it wasn't special. The service was basically clumsy and the poor guy was overworked. As for the ambiance. It seriously looks tired. For a good reason. It was."
    dined on 09/08/2014
  • "We had the tating menu with champagne. After second of several courses and champagne were finished, ordered a bottle of wine. Waiter went missing for 45 minutes. With great effort flagged him down and dinenr resumed, but this really shouldn't happen...."
    dined on 08/08/2014
  • "Cool place. Tasty food but bit expensive for portions. Delicious wine at decent value. Good experience but wouldn't rush back."
    dined on 08/08/2014
  • "We had to pre-theatre menu. The only downside is the portion size and vegetarian options - unfortunately it did not fill my husband up and he was still hungry after the meal."
    dined on 08/08/2014
  • "Friendly staff, quick service for pre theatre dinner. We shared starters and mains which was just as well as one of the starters and one of the mains were small portioned. All the food tastes delicious though....particularly the calamari starter and the tuna carpaccio. Unusually for us we had dessert because we were understandably still hungry and they were also very fine. Would recommend and would go again. One criticism.....I find adding 15% service on the bill and then suggesting we might like to add another tip very annoying. I'm perfectly happy to give a tip.....and always do but would rather it went to the waiter and didn't make us look mean for not adding extra when we've already paid the 15%."
    dined on 08/08/2014
  • "Asia de Cuba is always a special dining experience - great atmosphere amazing location and wonderfully original cuisine. Waitress a lovely lady from Latvia was very helpful in explaining and recommending dishes. Can't wait to go back"
    dined on 07/08/2014
  • "We went last week for the pre theatre deal, service was amazing. For a starter we had the calamari salad which was quite disappointing. However the seared tuna for my main course was delicious. As I said friendly, speedy service. Probably I wouldn't go pre theatre again after the wine value wasn't that good and I know it was early but no atmosphere."
    dined on 07/08/2014
  • "Excellent. Just excellent. Perfect combination of beautiful food and atmosphere. I don't write reviews."
    dined on 06/08/2014
  • "Our waitress was called Nadia and she was a fantastic waitress. We were all very impressed with the service she provided and we would love to revisit."
    dined on 06/08/2014
  • "Food and service are excellent! Nice wine list too. Decor is miser and interesting. The challenge is that neither me or my date could find a sign for the place or a street number."
    dined on 06/08/2014
  • "Great pre-dinner menu. Service was great and waiter considerate to theatre start times. My partner and I shared starters and mains, enjoying every mouthful!"
    dined on 02/08/2014
  • "We had a fantastic meal at Asia de Cuba. Food was delicious and portion sizes were generous. Particulary recommend the Mexican doughnuts for dessert- yum!"
    dined on 01/08/2014
  • "We found Asia de Cuba by accident when going to the theatre and Googled places to eat nearby. At St Martins Lane we couldn't find it, walked up and down 3 times. The local newsagent said "It in the block". That block looked like an office but no names! Spoke to a six foot 3 "guard" in a black, "Certainly sir, and he open the door into this office block. It was the St Martins Hotel and Asia de Cuba was a restaurant on the ground floor left. Staggering, everything about it was a joy. Excellent food, very interesting choices, impeccable . Been back recently for lunch, just as wonderful. One of the its charms is it is "a best kept secret" and now I may have let the gourmet cat out of the bag. Thank you, all of you at Asia de Cuba"
    dined on 01/08/2014
  • "Disappointing. Very expensive although servings were quite generous. Puddings not good and not interesting. Service - nothing special and we had to wait a while to have one course cleared away, and had to ask for it to be taken away (and the restaurant wasn't full). The bill included a 15% service charge and then we were asked to add a gratuity as well! Not sure I'd go back."
    dined on 30/07/2014
  • "Booked the pre-theatre menu for Wednesday and although it was very quiet when we arrived, the place did start to fill up as time went on. The staff were accommodating and friends, although at times difficult to catch their eye. The food was delicious and there was a good choice (usually set menus can be lacking in diversity), the portion sizes were a little meek especially for the cost but the food itself was delicious, well cooked and presented beautifully. Will definitely go again when there is a deal on."
    dined on 30/07/2014
  • "The portions over the years have been reduced. The prices are the same. Good variety in the menu. The Chicken and Gambas mains are very good. Wine list if also good. Lot of young smart people in the crowd. Very noisy and be prepared to shout to the people at your table to he heard. Quiets down a wee bit of post theatre. Good location. Excellent service."
    dined on 26/07/2014
  • "Good food, and a good ambeience, but a little on the expensive side"
    dined on 26/07/2014
  • "Love Asia to Cuba been many times great food & service will be back again"
    dined on 26/07/2014
  • "My husband and I came here for our 3 year wedding anniversary, we chose from the pre-theatre menu which had a small but varied selection. Food was really good, fresh ingredients and an unusual combination of flavours. We would definitely come here again. The Merlot was inexpensive and very good. The waitress was very attentive and even arranged a special dessert for our celebration"
    dined on 23/07/2014
  • "The food at Asia da Cuba makes a welcome change from the standard fare at other restaurants, and the service was excellent. It's pre-theatre menu is slightly more expensive than that of other restaurants in the same area."
    dined on 21/07/2014
  • "the waitress was too pushy in suggesting what to order"
    dined on 19/07/2014
  • "I'd heard alot of great things about this restaurant and it certainly didn't disappoint. Great culinary imagination and realised to near perfection."
    dined on 19/07/2014
  • "We went for the pre theatre dinner. Didn't feel rushed or quick. Service was excellent and took time to go through menu and wine list with us. Food was first class and beautifully presented."
    dined on 19/07/2014
  • "great food, great waitress, second time and just as good. Only small point is we were earlier than expected and rather than seat us recommended we go for a drink, then forgot to call us to our table. Luckily we didn't mind and the bar nextvdoor made sure we got a table in time, before service stopped."
    dined on 17/07/2014
  • "Booked this for my bday meal, on a hot night it was lovely and cool and the ambiance was calm and inviting although you are in a hotel restaurant so the clientele was mixed-families with young children, people on dates, bigger business groups. Service was good, very attentive. Cocktails were amazing, beautiful and worth the price. Starters were fantastic-we had two different kinds of ceviche and the squid which was so good we contemplated ordering a second portion. Unfortunately the mains were just so so (Cuban chicken and seared tuna) and at approx £20-£25 this was a disappointment. Coconut invasion was to die for but too much even for two big eaters to share! £150 for 2 of us with only 2 alcoholic drinks makes for an expensive night out."
    dined on 17/07/2014
  • "Good fast service. Some of the dishes are very small and therefore the set £22 menu for 2 courses is not very good value. However very convenient for pre theatre and nice atmosphere."
    dined on 17/07/2014
  • "Asia de Cuba is a really good restaurant with value for money, I've been here so many times and continue to come back. The service is impeccable. The food great, I'll recommend the Cuban chicken and the Sea Bass yum"
    dined on 16/07/2014
  • "Had the taster menu. Quality of the food was average, not nasty but certainly nothing special. the BBQ chicken was OK - but tbh wasn't much nicer than an M&S BBQ chicken. The crab croquettes tasted like fish cakes - again nothing special. The venue is nice, the service was great and the wine was good, but not for foodies I'm afraid."
    dined on 16/07/2014
  • "been here several times before, set meal is excellent value and great quality and was perfect venue for a first date. great selection of wines for all and several well priced. highly recommended. male toilets are a bit weird and disorientating inside but otherwise excellent service and venue."
    dined on 15/07/2014
  • "We went here for lunch, and only had a sandwich. But what a sandwich. My wife had the lobster, and I had the pulled pork, and both were delicious. I look forward to going back again for dinner. It was a bit tricky to find (look for the building with the yellow glass), but once we were in, the decor is amazing, and the ambience is really relaxed. Definitely worth a repeat visit."
    dined on 15/07/2014
  • "Took my partner here having read the positive reviews about this place. The decor is very contemporary, the ambient music played really sets the tone for a relaxed, enjoyable meal. The servers are very friendly and attentive. They gave good recommendations. The portion sizes were perfect and the food quality Is 5 star. I definitely will will Be returning"
    dined on 13/07/2014
  • "This is one of my favourite places. The bento box is outstanding value and the mexican donuts are still to die for. Food here can be a bit hit and miss so the bento box is a nice way to hedge my bets! The ambience is lovely and quirky which makes this place a bit special so it is lovely coming here for a treat or an occasion. Drinks are really overpriced but service was wonderful."
    dined on 13/07/2014
  • "Great food, lively, friendly service, food served appropriately quickly for a pre-theatre dinner. Top notch."
    dined on 12/07/2014
  • "Me and my partner went to Asia de Cuba for a pre theatre meal. We had the 2 course meal which was only £22 each. It was very good value but as expected as it was a la carte style, expect smaller portions. Even though the meals were smaller the food was delicious!! We shared the noodle box and calarmari for starters and then I had the cuban chicken (amazing) and my partner had the tuna (really tasty) for our mains. We also ordered a glass of champagne each (£14.50 per glass). Our waitress was called Laura and I have to say,I have never haf such fantastic service in a restaurant before. She was so friendly, caring and polite and had only been there a week. She even gave us a free sharing cocktail for our engagment that day. 100% recommended!"
    dined on 12/07/2014