Cocktail Bars in Cardiff

The humble pint and the wholesome glass of wine; let's be honest, those guys have got nothin' on a cocktail. From mixology classes and the best speakeasy bars in Cardiff to hidden plots, and some of the most unique concoctions in the business. Whether yours is an ice-cold pina colada, a humble Old Fashioned or an end-of-the-night Espresso Martini, check out of recommendations for the very best cocktail bars in Cardiff. 

Last updated on 12th September 2019

Be At One Cardiff

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Summer Package: Mix & Match 4 Summer Cocktail for £20

When it comes to affordable cocktails in Cardiff, there's a name that's never set to let you down. Not only one of the best late-night bars in the city as they amp up the DJ-led atmosphere, Be At One is a fun hustle of classic cocktails mixed with everything from Oreos to ice cream.

Dirty Martini Cardiff

13 user reviews 3

Extended Happy Hour this January

They've had their fingers in many London pies, but now it's time for Dirty Martini to head west as their stunning Cardiff cocktail bar knocks it out of the park. From swanky interiors that'll make you want to get dressed up just right, to some of the most unique libations, it's sultry, it's cool and the capers continue well on into the night. 

Old Havana Cardiff

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A taste of Cuba in the heart of Cardiff, Old Havana is a cocktail bar and restaurant serving up Central American-inspired tapas dishes and punchy concoctions. Known for their huge rum selection, opt for an El Castro and enjoy a generous measure of Havanna Club mixed with red vermouth, orange bitters, and sugar syrup - not one for the faint-hearted. 

January Sale - 50% off total food bill

No cocktail round-up would be complete without the addition of the beloved quirky cocktail chain; The Alchemist. Located in the heart of Castle Quater, this low-lit venue is offering experimental takes on your favourite sips. Don your lab coat and goggles as you enjoy smoking gin-flavoured bubble baths and DIY colour changing conjury. 

This independent bar and eatery amps up the carnival vibes on the weekend when Cardiff locals and visitors alike arrive en mass to fiesta the night away. Inspired by the cusine of Latin America, Vivo Latino's menu is a fusion of Mexican, Brazillian, Cuban and Peruvian dishes, all to be washed down with a round of their signature pisco sours and caipirinhas.