Outdoor Dining In Cardiff

Wondering where to eat outside in Cardiff? Well, we're honestly a bit spoilt for choice. Whether you fancy an alfresco lunch with pals, a day of tapas and cocktails in the sunshine, or a decadent open-air dinner in stunning surrounds, this city's got your back. To help you out, we've rounded up all the best the Welsh capital has to offer in the department of beer gardens, beaut terraces and street-side tables.

Last updated on 30th December 2021

Gassy's, Cardiff

14 user reviews 3

One of the best pubs with outdoor seating in Cardiff, Gassy's is a great place to head for alfresco dining. With a terrace out front, it's the perfect spot to get in a round, enjoy a bit of fresh air and catch the footie, all at prices that won't break that bank too.

Slug and Lettuce Cardiff

318 user reviews 4

If you're looking for somewhere to enjoy an outdoor brunch, then Slug and Lettuce should be on your radar. The city centre spot fronts street-side seating, as well as a scrumptious menu of mid-morning classics, 2-4-1 drinks and colourful cocktail trees.

The Cardiff Stable

322 user reviews 4

The Stable is a popular city centre spot year-round thanks to its excellent outdoor terrace. Enjoy delicious sourdough pizzas, plenty of pints (including 80 different types of cider) and a buzzing atmosphere from the streetside dining tables.

Old Havana Cardiff

193 user reviews 4

A fun and friendly bar on the High Street, Old Havana is making the most of its outdoor seating in Cardiff's city centre. Get stuck into its moreish selection of quality Cuban delicacies, washed down with cocktails or fresh pints.

The Old Arcade

1 user review 5

Already one of the best places to watch the rugby, The Old Arcade is also coming up trumps when it comes to places to eat outside in Cardiff. Make your way over to the Church Street pub to feast on classic British plates, washed down with freshly poured pints.

Hub Box

1 user review 5

For outdoor dining in Mermaid Quay, Hub Box is a great option. The burger and beer spot is decked out with beach shack-style interiors, with quirky neon lights and rattan furnishings. Make your way out to the festoon-lit front terrace to enjoy a triple-stacked bun in the sunshine.