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 by the gorgeous waterfront. Home to the vibrant hub that is Mermaid Quay and lots of exciting places to eat and drink, this is where residents comes to kick back and recharge batteries. Read on for our full guide of bars and restaurants in Cardiff Bay.

Last updated on 30th June 2021

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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 and soak in the cool atmosphere.

Bringing together dishes and ingredients from across Australia, Indonesia, Thailand, Japan, Sri Lanka and, of course, Wales, this chic restaurant in Cardiff Bay is a must-visit for Welsh foodies. Grab a table by the water on a warm evening and enjoy a delicious mix of grilled meats and zesty thai curries, washed down with some spectacular wines.

The perfect way to kick-start a night out, 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.