Best Bars In Cardiff

The capital of Wales, and keen bean when it comes to all thing cavorting, it's no wonder that our city is such a buzz with great bars. Whether you're hankering for hand-made cocktails, looking to hunker down in a glamorous drinking den or hoping to be dazzled by by the sweet scent of champagne, we've compiled a list so that you don't have to. Check out our recommendations for the best bars in Cardiff, and discover the liquid lush of the UK's 10th largest city. 

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Last updated on 16th January 2024

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Alcotraz Cardiff: Cell Block Nine-One

@ Alcotraz Penitentiary: Cardiff on Various dates from Sunday 3rd March 2024

Who would've thought one of the best bars in Cardiff would be prison? In the heart of the city lies Alcotraz: Cell Block Nine-One, an immersive secret speakeasy dishing out orange jumpsuits and a life being bars. Smuggle liquor past the warden to the 'serving' inmates for a bespoke cocktail delivered to your cell.

NQ64 Cardiff

Add a little extra entertainment to your evening antics over at NQ64 Cardiff. Found in the city centre, this quirky spot boasts neon walls covered in graffiti, not to mention a fabulous range of retro arcade and console games. Topping it off? A menu of themed cocktails.

The Eli Jenkins

If you're on the hunt for fun-loving bars in Cardiff Bay, The El Jenkins has heard your call. With trendy interiors alongside a tropical plant-doused beer garden, it's ideal whatever the weather. Plus, it boasts HD sports screens, cracking drinks deals and killer scran.