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.
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.
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.
This trendy cocktail bar is located behind the 'Spirits and Remedies' sign, so just give the bell a ring and before you know it you'll be sipping on expertly blended concoctions from a team of knowledgeable mixologists while dancing in your seat to the achingly cool playlist.
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.
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.
One of the most unique cocktail bars in Cardiff and a stunning plot for some of the finest mixology in the business, Dead Canary is as eclectic as they come. Not only boasting brooding and vintage interiors, the cocktails are a roaring mix of classics and creative concoctions from truly skilled hands.
This Sri Lankan inspired bar is known for its unique cocktails and warm hospitality. Their drinks menu includes all the favourites as well as twelve handcrafted original 'cocotails', including the Sri-presso Martini - an Asian twist on the brew-based classic, garnished with cardamom-infused sugar and coffee-infused Arrack.
A discerning space and one of the best cocktail bars in Cardiff, Lab 22 simply can't help itself when it comes to mixing and muddling some of the finest in the city. From private parties to birthday events, head on down for a roster of unique infusions and drinks that tease with creativity and style no matter the weather outside.
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Latin life, colour and culture come alive at this stunning cocktail bar. A name that harks of salsa nights and South American bites, not only do Revolucion De Cuba come up trumps on the alternative, their cocktail menu will dazzle with recognisable names, punchy flavours and reasonable prices.
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.