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Sip coffee and cava in this transformed toilet Bloc

Sip coffee and cava in this transformed toilet Bloc There's a new kid on the Bloc and it just might be your new favourite coffee spot. Transforming the former Victorian toilet block overlooking the beautiful Victoria Park, this coffee shop hopes to bring a new lease of life to the community. Serving fresh coffee, cakes and cava, Bloc stems... Read more >

Cardiff Cocktail Week Is Here and Bringing A World-class Bar Takeover With It

Cardiff Cocktail Week Is Here and Bringing A World-class Bar Takeover With It Cardiff Cocktail Week is kicking off April 23rd as it celebrates the city's cocktail scene. Bartenders from The American Bar at the Savoy in London, voted the top pick of the best 50 bars in the world last year, are coming to Lab22 for a special one-night-only mixology event as part of Cardiff's... Read more >

Pop-Up Serving Only Avocado-based Dishes Comes To Cardiff for Four Weeks

Pop-Up Serving Only Avocado-based Dishes Comes To Cardiff for Four Weeks A pop-up is coming to Munchies Cardiff for a month and only serves food that has an avocado base. Coming to the cafe that went viral for serving a full English breakfast in a jar, Munchies is welcoming a Pop-up Avocado Café to take over its kitchen for a month. The pop-up serves breakfast,... Read more >

Dirty Martini - Cardiff Cocktail Bar Review

Dirty Martini - Cardiff Cocktail Bar Review Part of the esteemed Dirty Martini family, Dirty Martini Cardiff  joined the city’s already impressive offering of cocktail bars in October as the brand's first venture outside of London. With the likes of Dead Canary, Be At One and the various bars of Mill Lane being revered amongst the... Read more >

Burger Festival Cardiff is going ahead with a sheep rodeo and live music

Burger Festival Cardiff is going ahead with a sheep rodeo and live music Burgers, like pizza, exists in a holy world of always being the best thing ever. Meat fans everywhere wept last November after finding out the Burger Festival Cardiff was cancelled (okay, maybe a more reasonable ‘got mildly annoyed’), but it’s meaty smiles all round as the festival makes... Read more >

Nest 23 is a candlelit cocktail bar bringing spirit sharing boards and 'pimp-able' prosecco

Nest 23 is a candlelit cocktail bar bringing spirit sharing boards and 'pimp-able' prosecco Nestled away in the Castle Quarter sits Nest 23, Cardiff’s newest cocktail bar. Aesthetically, they’re going with the moody lighting-and-cosy interiors that the name implies, with exposed brickwork, candles everywhere (including invitingly at the front), and sexy blue lighting. Away from all... Read more >

Escape for the weekend with fine-dining in an abandoned chocolate factory

Escape for the weekend with fine-dining in an abandoned chocolate factory Tan a Mwg: Feast from the Flames is a fine-dining experience in an abandoned chocolate factory in Wales. With fine-dining, a sociable atmosphere and a gorgeous setting, this supper club in Carmarthenshire is the perfect excuse for a weekend break from Cardiff. Tan a Mwg: Feast from the Flames... Read more >

Local Brewery To Open High Street Pub

Local Brewery To Open High Street Pub Following on from the success of their Llandaff Road taproom, the team from the Crafty Devil Brewery are planning to open their first proper Cardiff bar venture. The ethos behind the new opening is to create a haven for those looking to socialise away from the slightly stiff environment of the... Read more >

Cardiff Gets Its First Ever Gin And Juice Bar

Cardiff Gets Its First Ever Gin And Juice Bar A new gin and juice bar has just opened in Castle Arcade. One of Cardiff's most renowned food and drink institutions, Barker, have just opened their latest venture, a new bar called Gin and Juice in the Castle Arcade. As the name suggests, it's a gin and juice bar serving up delicious gin... Read more >

New Restaurant With Strong Welsh Theme Opens In Cardiff

New Restaurant With Strong Welsh Theme Opens In Cardiff Based on Llanaff High Street, this latest opening in the area prides itself on its Welsh roots. Sourcing as much as possible of its produce locally, owner and head chef Gethin Rhys serves up modern takes on traditional Welsh fare, with a menu that includes grouse, a rarebit burger and conger... Read more >

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