Date Night in Cardiff

Whether it's a nervy first date or an anniversary celebration, we know that the best date nights in Cardiff are the ones where you've put a bit of thought and planning into them. From quirky cocktails bars to fine-dining restaurants that make you feel like royalty, the city is full of romantic bars and restaurants that are perfect for a date night. To help take some of the pressure away and really plant a huge smile on your partners face, here's a list of the best date spots in Cardiff.




Dirty Martini Cardiff

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As part of the well known Dirty Martini bar group, this romantic bar in Cardiff is the group's first venture outside of London. Sleek, elegant and serving a variety of carefully crafted cocktails, the welcoming atmosphere and easy-going vibes of the bar make it the perfect place to chill out and get to know each other. 

Be At One Cardiff

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Be At One needs no introduction. A legend in some of the country's biggest nightlife circles, the venue is the perfect place for a date in the city, thanks to its endless cocktail menu and carefree vibe. Whether your dates loves whisky or would rather something infused with gin, the venue's cocktail list is arguably the most diverse in the entire city. 

The Dead Canary

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Laughing in the face of all things mundane, the Dead Canary is a cocktail bar like no other. The team behind the venue pride themselves on always looking to push boundaries and have created a reputation for incorporating some of the most intriguing ingredients into their stunning cocktails. 

Looking for a cocktail bar in Mermaid Quay? Gin and Bake is the place for you. A gorgeous spot, adorned with twinkling lights and low-hanging plants, the menu here includes plenty of mouthwatering libations, along with sweet afternoon teas and delicious gourmet cuisine.

Considered to be one of the city's best Indian Restaurants, Mint & Mustard if the perfect location for an intimate date. While the bar staff keep the mood light with their selection of beers, wines and spirits, the chef serve up a variety of Keralan-inspired dishes, such as Paneer Butter Masala and Kanthari Tawa fish. 

Specialising in contemporary Indian dishes, The Purple Poppadom is a romantic restaurant in Cardiff's that's become something of a favourite among the many young couples in the city. Experimenting with old recipes and infusing dishes with new ingredients, the venue promises to leave you well-fed and with a being smile on your face.