5 places for a night out in Havana


Havana is undoubtedly the Cuban par excellence city to spend the night in full swing, dance and fun. A variety of proposals ranging from imposing cultural presentations of the island or the best decorations of the premises which provide the perfect environment for not wanting to end the night, are represented in major Havana nightclubs. How to choose where to go? You can start by reviewing the five proposals that we make, ranging from the most visited by intellectuals and Cuban artists and foreigners, even the most irresistible dance floor.

Gato Tuerto

Gato-tuertoThis flagship center was inaugurated on 31 August 1960, and since that time has been the site of meetings of important personalities of Cuban culture and international levels. Among the most distinguished visitors of Gato Tuerto are Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Cheo Feliciano, Miguel Barnet, Pablo Armando Fernandez, Virgilio Pinera and Wilfredo Lam. Hence, the cocktails and cuisine of this site are closely linked to Cuban arts and culture, from the letters of the restaurant designed by major Cuban artists, such as the originality of their cocktails. It is a place perfectly distributed that includes a restaurant upstairs and bar downstairs concert, which you can visit the restaurant first and then dawn enjoying our traditional live music, with different bolero, son musicians and singers. The club is not very big and creates dark, mirrored walls, a bar and an intimate setting and small. The shot of the house is known internationally as “The Cat orgasm” made with whiskey, cream and cocoa.

Jazz Cafe

jazz-cafeIf you prefer jazz, please be reached at theJazz Cafe, this is a fantastic club with ocean views, located on the third floor of the mall Galerias Paseo. It also works as a restaurant from 12:00 and a bar from 9:00 pm until 2:00 am. Here you can listen to the best of jazz music performed by internationally renowned Cuban artists, including Lazaro Valdes with his group Son Jazz every Monday night from 11:00 pm, the guitarist Emilio Morales on Tuesday, Oscar Valdes and his group Diákara each Wednesday and Thursday, while Friday and Saturday you can listen to Cesar Lopez and Habana Ensemble, on Sunday night, a special, Roberto Fonseca and his group Temperament. The Jazz Cafe is without a doubt, the space for lovers of jazz, with performances by the best jazz groups in a simple, intimate and exquisite taste.

Havana Cafe

Considered one of the best nightclubs in Cuba, Havana Cafe, located in the basement of the hotel Melia Cohiba, shows us Cuba in the 40 and 50 through its decoration. Photos, cars, a Harley-Davidson, an actual airplane hanging from the roof of the cabaret, all these attractions you receive upon entering the premises. A unique scenery, but also a show first, with the actions of the Havana Jazz Band Orchestra, soloists, vocal quintet and the Company “Latin Dance Ballet” that is included in the regular show, but it is also common to find the most recognized Cuban musical orchestras and most famous circus art in the island. havana-cafeThe menu includes fried pork masses, pizzas, burgers and fries, and you can find all kinds of drinks and liquors. It is the ideal place to spend a fun evening with an excellent entertainment group that interacts with customers in the place, taking all the end of the night to the dance floor.


Copa Room Cabaret

The Copa Room Cabaret is located in the lobby of the hotel Habana Riviera. The Copa, as it is known, has a decorative style of the 50’s, curtains and the combination of lights create the perfect atmosphere to assist with your partner or finding one on site.Copa Room It has a capacity of 250 people who were present varied musical and dance performances in the first moment of the night. Some of these shows are “In Cuba I bring, salsa rumba,” “On the Riviera,” or “Besame Mucho” in each case show our most genuine cultural values of Cuban getting an overflow in the performances. Other suggestions come from Cuban music’s finest orchestras, which are also presented for the first time, dragging the dance floor (one of the most modern in Havana regarding technical conditions), to all lovers of salsa and cha cha cha. After midnight, begin the different options of recorded music from different genres and for all tastes. Open Thursday through Sunday from 8:30 pm to 3:00 am, is the perfect place to enjoy the delivery of our Cuban rhythms, from the seats or on the dance floor itself.

Casa de la Musica in Havana

MusicCasa de la Musica in Havana, is the favorite place for many to release the body and dance salsa with the best artistic proposals of the country. This is an area that has solved Egrem become a music store and records of our Cuban music. Here are important groups of salsa, rap and reggueton with excellent sound in an atmosphere of entertainment and recreation. It has a spectacular living room with three bars on the ground floor and first, a smaller one with a bar. The public attending the place is dancing since arrives, because it is a dance place. For those looking for the best musical offerings, and the best dance halls, here is our suggestion. Always remember that these places are waiting with the most exclusive exponents of Cuban music, in an attempt to show our music and dance, recognized worldwide for its color, warmth, joy and rhythm.


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