Best Pubs In Cardiff

A city that's proud of its boozers, it's no wonder that the Welsh capital is chock-full of 'em. It's a haven of craft brews, gastro gorging and beer garden galore, but if you don't know where to start? Just check out our list of pubs in Cardiff. So, whether you're looking for a cosy glass of vino by the roaring fire or piling on the pints alfresco-style, it's time to wet your whistle and then some.

Last updated on 24th October 2022




Renowned for rustling up some of the best pub food in Cardiff city centre, O'Neill's is the place to go for top-notch scran. But that's not all it's good for; just check out the fantastic menu of drinks, which ranges from pints to cocktails, as well as the lineup of live music and sports screenings.

The Cardiff Stable

322 user reviews 4

It's no secret that The Stable is one of Cardiff's best pubs. It sports an industrial-chic aesthetic, with light wooden benches and exposed piping, plus slings out perfectly prepared pizzas paired with craft beers. And if you fancy getting boozy, its bottomless brunches are quite the treat.

Gassy's, Cardiff

29 user reviews 4

Taking you from breakfast all the way through to late-night pints, Gassy's is always a popular plot for Cardiff's thirsty folk. The food menu is expansive, showcasing everything from international tapas dishes to classic burgers, while there's pool and sports to keep you entertained.

The Cambrian Tap

1 user review 5

This is one for those who like their craft pints. The Cambrian Tap has a selection of beers from local brewery Brains, alongside other high-quality choices from around the world. Its bar snacks game is also on point with top-notch pork pies and scotch eggs that go down all too well.

Porter's isn't your average drinking den. Not only can you catch a whole host of exciting live music, comedy and cabaret, but also play board games and test your knowledge at weekly quiz nights. Even better? There are all kinds of luscious liquid libations up for grabs.

The Vulcan Lounge

1 user review 5

A firm favourite of students and those boozing on a budget, The Vulcan Lounge is a seriously quirky pub over on Wyvern Road. Head in for hearty breakfasts and giant pizzas that won't break the bank, as well as regular live music nights that'll blow your socks off.