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Casa de la Amistad

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La Vieja Escuela

La Vieja Escuela is the soul and flavor of Casa de la Amistad in Vedado, Cuba. Every Sunday evening... read more

Reviewed July 5, 2018
Puerto de la Cruz, Spain
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Laidback and exciting

This venue has a wide variety of Music bands; rock, salsa, reggae,,, It is in the garden of an old... read more

Reviewed February 18, 2017
Thomas J
Stockholm, Sweden
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  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
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5 Jul 2018
“La Vieja Escuela”
18 Feb 2017
“Laidback and exciting”
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Paseo Ave, No. 406, Entre 17 y 19, Vedado, La Habana | Cerca de la Plaza de la Revolución, Havana, Cuba
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Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

La Vieja Escuela is the soul and flavor of Casa de la Amistad in Vedado, Cuba. Every Sunday evening the best rock and roll of the island encounters a space to free itself and becomes a wonderful ajiaco of diverse cultural origins in which dancers,...More

1  Thank ariel820430
Reviewed February 18, 2017

This venue has a wide variety of Music bands; rock, salsa, reggae,,, It is in the garden of an old stately mansion. Inexpensive.

1  Thank Thomas J
Reviewed February 9, 2017

Nice to hear real Rock n Roll in Havana from an excellent cover band! Stones, Queen, Santane, Led Zeppelin!

Thank Anne Cathrine P
Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

Amazing cover and olayed nirvana, Led Zeppelin and played them well! For a 2 cup cover you really can't beat it.

Thank larosamaria0
Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

Every sunday afternoon you can find one or two bands playing in the patio. One of the bands is Vieja Escuela the cubans says this is one of the best bands in Havana. I agree. The food was ok and cheep and the beer was...More

3  Thank Ovebrun
Reviewed July 8, 2015

I popped into this lovely pink mansion for lunch during my first week in Havana and the waiter recommended coming to the Saturday night party they have every week...so I brought a friend along and for only 3CUC each (including a welcome cocktail), we were...More

4  Thank Beaumont_14
Reviewed November 12, 2012

The Casa de la Amistad is a beautiful place to visit if you are in the neighborhood. The cigar store is no longer there.

Thank RobinThom
Reviewed May 7, 2012

In February we visited this building as I had read in Lonely Planet has music concerts but there was nothing on when we were there. It was the HQ of a friendship society between Cuba and the USSR in the past and there are offices...More

3  Thank gillAndora
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