Best Clubs in Cardiff

Quirky themed venues, pocket-friendly partying and roaring bass beats - these clubs have got it all. Whether you're looking for cheap student nights, heaving dancefloors or a soundtrack provided by some of the best DJs in the business, we're picking out some of the top spots for late-night antics. Check out our recommendations for the best clubs in Cardiff right here.

Last updated on 2nd July 2021

Popworld Cardiff

20 user reviews 3

When it comes to cheesy tunes, you can't do much better than Cardiff's Popworld. Open to all, from fresh-faced students to your wildest auntie, you'll find drinks deals, a fantastic playlist of dancefloor anthems and some of the city's most party-ready revellers.

Marys Cardiff

155 user reviews 5

One of the best gay clubs in Cardiff, Mary's is the bar and entertainment venue for those who like a little extra spice. Offering cabaret, cocktails and party-ready playlists, this city centre venue is always a great excuse to let your hair down. 

Walkabout Cardiff

56 user reviews 4

A classic spot if you're looking for a late-night bar in Cardiff, Walkabout promises affordable drinks and dancefloor fillers until 3am on weekends. The Mary Street hotspot is a hub for sports fans, so head down early for the game and see if you aren't still there when the lights come on.

Coyote Ugly Cardiff

315 user reviews 4

Relive scenes from your favourite movie at this fun club in Cardiff City centre. Head down early and get stuck into cocktails and BBQ bar bites, then wait for the action to really kick off as DJs ramp up the sound and the dancers take to the bar tops for some serious showmanship.

Cardiff University's primary party hub, Y Plas is a multi-purpose venue at the heart of the uni campus. From live music and student society mixers, to massive club nights where there's a 100% chance you're going to end up sprinkled with VK, there's always something going on at this Cardiff nightclub.


1 user review 3

If you're looking for a classic feel-good night out packed with cheesy tunes and throwback bangers, Retro should be you calling your name. Get ready to scream along to the hits at the Cardiff club where fancy dress is always encouraged.

One of the best places in Cardiff for cheap drinks, this quirky club brings the alt crowd out in force with its mix of nights for every music fan. From ska and indie to metal and electronica, Metros goes until 4am with big tunes and even better deals.

The best club in Cardiff for live gigs, this award winning event space is the place to swoon in front of your music heroes, or to strut yourself on the dancefloor. With three storeys to explore, you can get your pop hits downstairs, some jump-jive, soul, funky or RnB on the ground floor or climb the staircase for some classic indie bangers.