One of Cardiff's top cocktail bars, Dirty Martini certainly needs no introduction. Boasting stylish interiors and a team of in-house expert mixologists who are constantly experimenting with new flavours and seasonal specials, this place is a guaranteed good night out. Best of all, the venue's happy hour is in operation each day from 4pm-10pm and includes half-price martinis amongst other great deals.
Happy Hour in Cardiff
Picture the scene. It's been a long hot day of toiling away in the office and all you want is a few flavoursome tipples, but payday is still an agonising couple of weeks away. Fear not, like every bustling metropolitan city, there are loads of affordable drinks deals just waiting for you to exploit. With discounted spirits, two for one cocktails and pints for less than £3, you'll be able to drink and dance the night away without breaking the bank. Here's our recommended list of the best happy hours in Cardiff.
Last updated on 26th July 2023
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With a long line-up of amazing concoctions to choose from, Be At One boasts an amazing 2-4-1 deal in operation every weekday between 4:30-8pm and on Saturdays between 2-7pm. To really draw in the crowds, their Sunday happy hour lasts a dizzying all day and night.
Did somebody say happy hour? Peppermint Cardiff just did. Situated on Saint Mary Street, this gorgeous venue is home to a crackin' terrace and indoor space, both perfect for sipping on 2 for 1 concoctions, from a bramble to a best-loved cosmopolitan.
Always there for you in your time of happy hour need, Revolution run epic drinks offers every single day until 9pm. Go 2-for-1 on their favourite cocktails, from a Haig Club-laced Old Fashioned to the ready and raring Poppin' Espresso Martini, and don't be surprised if the DJs turn up before you're done.
Located a stone's throw away from Principality Stadium, Zerodegrees is the perfect spot for a pre-match pint. Thursday's are when this place really comes alive though, their weekly happy hour kicks off at 8pm and includes two for one cocktails, bottles of prosecco for less than £15, and pints starting at only £2.95.
If you're after a happy hour 7 days a week, then The Live Lounge is the venue for you. Step inside this entertainment venue in the heart of the city centre, where you'll be able to nab some boozy deals, including pints from £2.90 or £1.50 glasses of wine. Sign us up.
Looking for an after-work tipple? Tonight Josephine in Cardiff's city centre is the snazzy bar that's offering happy hours. So, if you're looking to scrimp on the pennies, make your way over to this sassy haunt for a bargain bev while enjoying fun party tunes and an Insta-worthy backdrop.
Feed your wanderlust and experience a slice of Cuban life right in the centre of Cardiff. Save on the air miles and the cash, and take advantage of Revolucion De Cuba's generous drink deals that take place between 5pm and 9pm Sunday to Friday, or 5pm to 7pm on a Saturday, or if all the revelry has got you feeling peckish, opt for a main and a cocktail for only £12 every Thursday.
Known for its kitsch interiors and vintage charm, Cosy Club is located at Mermaid Quay complete with a gorgeous waterside terrace. Head to this spot on a summer's day and enjoy two of their classic cocktails for just £9.95 between 4pm and 8pm Sunday to Thursday. With offerings including the Butter Toffee Old Fashioned and a vodka-based drinkable Eton Mess, you'll be double parking before you know it.