How to enjoy Cuban Rum in Havana

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How to enjoy Cuban Rum in Havana

You must try refreshing Cuban cocktails made with rum while you are in Havana.
You can have these cocktails in your country, but nothing better to have them at the most famous clubs and bars in Cuba just like Hemingway did.
Here are some tips to enjoy each delicious cocktail in Havana!

Cuban rum is one of the best.


Drink daiquiri at El Floridita

Daiquiri is made with rum, chopped ice, lemon juice and sugar.


El Floridita was one of the places Ernest Hemingway frequented to have drinks and famous for its Frozen Daiquiri.
Since he was very strong for alcohol, he ordered a strong daiquiri with double rum and no sugar. They still keep this daiquiri on their menu as “Papa Hemingway”.

Hemingway’s favorite place El Floridita


Have mojito at La Bodeguita del Medio

Mojito is made with rum, sparkling water, sugar, lemon juice, ice and mint.


La Bodeguita del Medio is a famous bar located on a classic Havana street and famous for Mojito.
Hemingway wrote on the wall of this bar “My mojito in La Bodeguita, My daiquiri in El Floridita.”

La Bodeguita del Medio is famous for Mojito.


Visit a hidden den of decadence, Dos Hermanos

Although this bar is not as famous as two of bars above, it is a must-visit bar known as a place visited by Hemingway and the Hollywood elite.
The bar is on the edge of the city by the waterfront, but once inside, you’re in hidden secret place with walls of rum.


Cuba Libre (Cubata) at the Churchill Bar

Cuba Libre is a cocktail made from a blend of rum and coke.

Cuba Libre

To enjoy this cocktail, go to the Churchill Bar inside the Hotel National, one of the best-known landmarks in Cuba.
This bar is very classic and colonial, and serve refreshing Cubatas using Mexican Coke, rum and lime.


Explore Cuba’s rum heritage at the Museum of Rum

This museum located in Old Havana, is operated by the country’s most famous producer, Havana Club.
You’ll learn about the history of rum and how it’s made, and finish off the tour with a small sample.

The Museum of Rum in Havana


Enjoy Cuban drinks!


La Floridita:

La Bodeguita del Medio:

Dos Hermanos: Address: Av. Del Puerto, La Habana, Cuba/ Phone: +53 7 8613514

Museum of Rum:

Bar Churchill:

2020-10-15T09:19:08-04:00 June 15th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Food, News|