Best Cocktail Bars In Cardiff
Let's be honest, the humble pint and glass of wine have got nothin' on a good old cocktail. And from secret haunts that shake up the quirkiest of concoctions to trendy bars slinging out affordable mixes, our city boasts some of the most delicious drinks around. Whether yours is an ice-cold pina colada, a classic old fashioned or an end-of-the-night espresso martini, check out our recommendations for the very best cocktail bars in Cardiff.
A taste of Cuba in the heart of Cardiff, Old Havana is serving up Central American-inspired tapas dishes and punchy mixes. This place is known for its huge rum selection, so opt for an el Castro to enjoy a generous measure of the sugarcane spirit mixed with red vermouth and orange bitters.
No cocktail round-up would be complete without the addition of quirky chain The Alchemist. Located in the heart of Castle Quater, this sultry venue is offering experimental takes on your favourite sips. Don your lab coat and goggles as you enjoy smoking gin-flavoured bubble baths and more.
This Sri Lankan-style bar is known for its quirky drinks and warm hospitality. Its menu includes all the usual suspects, as well as 15 signature 'cocotails', which showcases a famous cardamom-infused twist on an espresso martini.
The UK's sassiest cocktail bar has landed in Cardiff; that's right, Tonight Josephine is amping up the party vibes with its eye-catching interiors, cracking cocktails and top tunes. Head on over with the whole gang for a seriously banging night out dancing 'til the AM.
Located in the heart of Mermaid Quay, this gorgeous watering hole is buzzing from dawn 'til dusk. Offering delicious sweet treats, healthy plates and tipsy tipples aplenty, Gin and Bake is the perfect place for a girls' night out in Cardiff.
If you're searching for the most dreamy drinks around, then The Cocktail Club Cardiff is just the place. Replicating their famous London venues, this party spot is serving up masterclasses, bottomless brunch and more to get the party started.
When it comes to affordable cocktails in Cardiff, there's a name that'll never let you down. Be At One is not only one of the best late-night bars in the city with its lively DJ-led atmosphere, but its mixologists also shake together a delicious array of classic and creative concoctions.
Boasting swanky interiors that'll make you want to get dressed to the nines, plus some of the most unique libations in the city, Dirty Martini is a fantastic find for a night out on the town. Head on over to this Cardiff city centre cocktail bar for deliciously stylish sipping.
Latin life, colour and culture come alive at this stunning cocktail bar in Cardiff's city centre. With a name that harks of salsa nights and South American bites, Revolucion De Cuba's drinks list will dazzle you with punchy flavours and reasonable prices.
This independent bar in Cardiff amps up the carnival vibes on the weekend when local revellers arrive en masse to fiesta the night away. Inspired by the cuisine of South America, Vivo Latino's menu is a fusion of flavourful dishes, all to be washed down with signature pisco sours and caipirinhas.