Romantic Bars In Cardiff

From first dates to fiftieth anniversaries, there's no end of need for sultry little cocktail spots and intimate drinking dens and luckily, Cardiff is full of them. Whether you're in the market for cool and quirky or sleek and chic, whatever the occasion, and whoever you're looking to impress, we've rounded up the most romantic bars in Cardiff for all your date night needs.

The Dead Canary

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One of Cardiff's worst kept secrets, this chic basement hideaway is the go-to if you're looking to impress a new love interest. Alongside offering a buzzing atmosphere, you'll find some serious talents over at the bar, as well as a fun series of live entertainment and events.


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Treat the object of your affection to cool sips and an intimate setting on a trip to this romantic Cardiff bar. Home to some of the city's most exciting drinks, Pennyroyal is a cool little cocktail den on the High Street that mixes low-lighting and a trendy soundtrack to create the ultimate date night mood. 

Cool, calm and casual, The Brass Beetle offers a friendly welcome and some delicious pizzas, perfect for a nice night with the other half. Tuck into some seriously good sourdough slices in their forest green bar, washed down with a few of their signature sips.

One of the best cocktail bars in Cardiff, Lab 22 is taking mixology to new levels, with a stunning array of cleverly crafted concoctions perfect for treating that special someone. But if you're really looking to ramp up the romance, take a trip to their rooftop terrace for some ace city views.


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Zesty tapas plates and excellent wines? It can only be Curado. Head over to this fun and friendly Spanish restaurant for the chance to get cosy amongst plates of cured meats and cheeses, and sink a few glasses of the good stuff.

A dedicated vermouth bar with style for days, this vibrant spot in Guildhall Place is the ultimate date night destination for the booze-curious. Fronting a mammoth selection of vermouth and sherry from around the globe, it's a great excuse to try something new together.