Best Clubs In Cardiff

Quirky venues, pocket-friendly partying and roaring bass beats - whatever you fancy, the Welsh capital has got it all. So that you can have a wicked night on the tiles, we've rounded up the top places to shake your tailfeather. From cheap student pads and heaving dancefloors to DJ-led cocktail bars and live music hotspots, here are the very best clubs in Cardiff.

Last updated on 5th July 2022




Walkabout Cardiff

142 user reviews 4

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

PRYZM Cardiff

10 user reviews 4

A classic nightclub in Cardiff city centre, PRYZM pulls in a varied crowd and manages to hit the mark for all. With an array of themed nights raising the roof every day of the week, partiers are treated to an excellent lineup of DJ talent, cool decor and great drinks deals.

Retro

3 user reviews 4

Retro is living it large with feel-good, cheesy tunes and throwback bangers. If that sounds like a bit of you, then warm up your windpipes, as you'll no doubt be screaming along to all of your favourite hits here. Even better? Fancy dress is highly encouraged.

@ The Philharmonic on Various dates from Friday 7th October 2022

Philharmonic Cardiff is without a doubt the best place for a night out in the capital. Toting tickets from as low as £3, evenings at this St Mary Street haunt will see you sipping on happy hour drinks and chilling on a stylish rooftop terrace, before dancing 'til the early hours across three floors.

The university's primary party hub, Y Plas is a multi-purpose venue at the heart of the 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, you can always find something going on here.

Metros

1 user review 5

One of the best places in Cardiff for a night out, this quirky club brings out the alt crowd in force thanks to its eclectic mix of nights for all tastes. From ska and indie to metal and electronica, Metros' tunes thump until 4am. As for the drinks, you can expect bargain bevs aplenty.

The best club in Cardiff for live gigs, Clwb Ifor Bach is the place to swoon in front of your music heroes. As there are three storeys to explore, you can get your pop hits downstairs, soul and RnB on the ground floor or climb the staircase for some classic indie bangers.