As the first Spanish colony in the Caribbean, Cuban food and culture is rich with Spanish influence. This influence combined with the countries own unique twists ensured that Cuba was often that place to be for the rich and famous.
The Cuban Oracle combines these fine traditional qualities to ensure the atmosphere as well as the food and drink on offer is second to none.
With experienced international chefs and a focused and cultured
Much of the original Cuban cuisine that we now know was strongly influenced by southern Spain and particularly Andalucía. However it also contained strong African influences from the plantations, a touch of the French from Haiti, a little Italian and even some Chinese traits.
This diverse mix of cultures resulted in vibrant flavours with distinctive seasoning and spice. Chicken, pork and fish combined with sugar-cane, rice, beans, pumkin, yucca and coconut just to name a few were all central ingredients that were enjoyed on a regular basis.
Cuban Beer and Rum is distinctively popular and known around the world. The quality of the beer and the unique flavour combinations within Rum cocktails and drinks has really helped put Cuba on the map.
The most well know Cuban brand is Havana Club, which is enjoyed all over the country. You will often see Cuban locals sitting out on the street, chatting, laughing and dancing with the famous Havana Club in hand.
In Cuba visitors are always offered a cup of Cuban coffee as it is so entrenched in their culture and is a vital part of the social atmosphere. At The Cuban we serve only the finest Cuban coffee beans – single origin, superbly smooth with a hint of nuttiness. We definitely recommend you try our café con leche – coffee, warm milk and homemade sugar syrup on the side….yummm!