Best Clubs in Cardiff

Late-night lounging, pocket friendly partying and roaring bass beats, these clubs are an amalgamation of them all. Whether you're looking for student nights out, heaving dance floors with a soundtrack provided by some of the best DJs in the business, or fancy dress inspired fun, our list is likely to boast just what you're after. Check out our recommendations for the best clubs in Cardiff, and have yourself a raucous romp in the city.

Last updated on 19th September 2019


113 user reviews 4

This eclectic club and bar promises all out debauchery, six nights a week. With a late opening time of 4am Fri-Sun, you can expect the city's best DJs, a non-pretentious crowd, and some seriously good tunes. This multi-faceted venue also fronts quiz nights, comedy, live music and more throughout the week too.

Coyote Ugly Cardiff

290 user reviews 4

Relive scenes from your favourite movie at this flamboyant club in Cardiff City centre. Head down early and get involved with their great cocktails and tasty 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.

Glam Nightclub

30 user reviews 2

Glam chucks statement light displays together with Funktion One sound quality for an impressive clubbing experience. Bust all sorts of shapes to a mixed bag of RnB, hip hop, house and electro or make your way up to the Lounge Area, which features ample VIP booth spaces ideal for marking a special occasion.


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Looking for somewhere ultimately feel good, ridiculous partying and certified retro? Then it's no wonder that Retro is the calling card for all Cardiff folk looking for night where throwback tunes reign supreme, The Fresh Prince's move come out in full force and fancy dress is the name of the game (should you fancy it).

The best club in Cardiff for live gigs, this award winning event space is the place to swoon in front of your all time favourtie rock'n'roll heroes, or to strut yourself on the dance floor. With three floors, get your pop hits downstairs, some jump-jive, soul, funky or RnB on the ground floor or climb the staircase for some classic indie rock'n'roll.

Cardiff University's primary party hub, Y Plas is a multi-purpose venue at the heart of the uni campus. Host to everything from live music and student society nights, 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. 

One of the best places in Cardiff for cheap drinks, this quirky club brings the rock 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 drinks deals.