Being in Malta, the Mediterranean flavours are just out of this world!
Recently, Thomas and I have been eating out at this Maltese chain restaurant overlooking St Julian’s Bay, introducing “Cuba.“ the staff are ever so friendly and accommodating, and the food is fantastic!
A Taste of Cuba in the Heart of Malta: Café Cuba Review
Nestled in the vibrant streets of Malta, Café Cuba is a delightful haven that transports you to the flavours and rhythms of Cuba.
This charming restaurant captures the essence of Cuban culture with its delectable cuisine, lively ambience, and warm hospitality. From the moment you step through its doors, you’re greeted with a sense of adventure that takes your taste buds on a journey to the Caribbean.
Atmosphere and Ambiance
Café Cuba’s ambience is a perfect fusion of relaxation and excitement. The interior decor boasts vibrant colours, retro furnishings, and classic Cuban motifs that immediately set the stage for an immersive experience.
The rhythmic beats of Latin music playing softly in the background create an inviting atmosphere that beckons you to settle in and savour the moments.
The heart and soul of Café Cuba lie in its mouthwatering menu that presents an array of authentic Cuban dishes. From the first bite, you’re transported to the streets of Havana with each nuanced flavour.
The Ropa Vieja, a savoury, shredded beef stew, is a standout, perfectly tender and bursting with the warmth of Cuban spices. The Cuban Sandwich is a true delight, with layers of roasted pork, ham, cheese, pickles, and mustard pressed to perfection.
What’s a Cuban experience without their famed cocktails? Café Cuba does not disappoint in this regard. The Mojito is a refreshing concoction of muddled mint, lime, sugar, and rum, transporting you to the breezy shores of Varadero.
The Cuba Libre, a mix of cola, rum, and lime, is a classic that never goes out of style. These libations pair seamlessly with the cuisine, adding a touch of Caribbean flair to your dining experience.
Service and Hospitality
The staff at Café Cuba exude genuine warmth and hospitality, making you feel like an old friend from the moment you arrive.
Their knowledge of the menu and willingness to guide you through the offerings adds a personal touch to the dining experience. Whether you’re a seasoned traveller or a curious local, the staff’s enthusiasm for sharing Cuban culture and cuisine is evident in their interactions.
A Journey to Remember
Café Cuba offers more than just a meal; it provides a journey of the senses. The fusion of flavours, the vibrant ambience, and the attentive service create an experience that stays with you long after you’ve left the restaurant.
Whether you are seeking a lively night out with friends or a cosy dinner with a loved one, Café Cuba ensures that your dining experience is nothing short of memorable.
Also, with two other restaurants around the island being along Sliema’s fashionable Strand, in the heart of Malta’s top shopping area, Cuba is where to stop and chill.
With spacious seating inside or out, Cuba serves light snacks from 9:00 a.m. with a bistro menu – tasty salads, pasta and grills – kicking in from noon.
The wood-burning Neapolitan oven bakes delicious Pizza in the evenings. Besides brewing excellent coffee, Cuba offers a great selection of wines, beers and cocktails. Great food for great prices! Highly recommend.
Café Cuba captures the spirit of Cuba and brings it to life on the shores of Malta. From the moment you step in, you’re welcomed into a world of vibrant colours, savoury aromas, and the rhythm of Latin beats.
With its exceptional cuisine, inviting ambience, and friendly staff, Café Cuba offers an enchanting escape that allows you to savour the best Cuban culture without leaving the heart of Malta.