First Date in Cardiff

You've done it. The hardest bit is over: they've decided you're actually a piece of all right and have now agreed to go on a date. To make life just a little bit easier for you, we've taken the worrying out of finding a perfect space to go with this nifty guide. So, buy some decent aftershave or perfume, confirm your outfit with your Whatsapp group and get ready to have some banter as you go explore the best places for a first date in Cardiff.  

Last updated on 27th September 2022

The Dead Canary

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The Dead Canary oozes romance, making it one of the best places to take a first date. The bar is all moody lighting, creating the ideal ambiance with a crack team of master mixologists that are sure to whip up some stunning creations while you get to know each other. 

Make sure your date goes to plan by choosing the right venue, which in this case? Is Conspiracy Lounge. A cool haunt found in Cathays, this place boasts intimate vibes, thanks to its warm lighting, quirky artwork and great tunes. Head on over to get to know each other over tasty refreshments.

Da Iawn Steakhouse

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Make a lasting impression on your first date by treating them to a delish dinner at Da Iawn Steakhouse. Found in Cathays, this excellent restaurant slings out all manner of bites, from steaks just how you like them to sea bass fillets served with crab bom-boms.

Pulling out all the stops? Head on over to The Classroom where you'll be greeted with panoramic view of the city, mouthwatering fresh eats and chefs with experience in Michelin-starred kitchen, all making for an incredible first impression.