Bars in Cardiff Bay

Discover the best Cardiff Bay bars and restaurants with this hand-picked guide! If you’re looking to escape the main bustle of the city centre, you can’t go wrong with a night out in Cardiff Bay. Home to the vibrant hub that is Mermaid Quay and lots of exciting places to eat and drink, the waterfront is where Cardiff comes to kick back and recharge its batteries. Read on for our full guide to things to do in Cardiff Bay.

Last updated on 8th September 2016

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Found right on the edge of the water is The Dock, a place where you can get specialist cocktails and an exciting range of food alongside your stunning waterside views. A venue characterised by its urban interiors and snug booth seating, head here after a day spent on the waterfront and soak in the casual yet vibrant atmosphere of one of the best bars in Cardiff Bay.

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Looking for a bar in Cardiff Bay with some wow-factor? The VIP Lounge is your perfect suitor; beckoning guests inside to a world of velvet-draped luxury. A champagne bar and piano lounge where a VIP experience is assured, highlights here include stunning 7-foot chandeliers, a 28-foot long ice bar and a grand piano to offer a live music soundtrack to your night. Perfectly suited to a special occasion, this opulent lounge features an extensive wine list, cocktails and champagnes ranging from happily affordable to around £800 per bottle...

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The perfect way to kick-start a night out in the Cardiff Bay, Glee Club is an atmospheric comedy club that welcomes a blend of nationally-renowned comics and emerging stand-up talents each week. The 450-capacity auditorium is one of the best places for live comedy in Cardiff and shows at the weekend promise a line-up of four hilarious performers, food and drinks before you can head on to check out what the Bay's bars and restaurants have to offer.

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