Head over to Cathays to discover charming The Flora, a gastro pub and drinking spot that serves up some cracking cuisine. There's also a great selection of cocktails for very reasonable prices, or if IPA is your bag try the Barry Island.
Best Pubs in Cardiff
Proud of its pubs, it's no wonder that Cardiff is brimming with boozy champs. A cornucopia of craft beers, gastro gorging and beer garden bounding, they know a thing or two about doing the pubbing name right. Check out our recommendations for some of the best pubs in Cardiff, and make your way to some of the city's most hearty establishments, whether you're hunkering down by the fire, or piling on the pints.
Known for their beers, pies, ciders and pizzas, The Stable is a laid-back bar and pub in Cardiff. Using West Country and Welsh ingredients, the spot cooks up a delicious pizzas, that also have vegan and gluten-free alternatives.
A classic pub, Brewhouse & Kitchen Cardiff hosts sporting events, serves pints of your favourite beer, and is home to a charming garden. With framed photos and posters lining the walls along with its comfort food, you'll feel at home in this pub.
This quirky little place on Westgate Street combines cosy pub tavern with industrial warehouse. Find the best craft beers in this home away from home, soak up the sun in the outdoor seating area, or stay in for a spot of sport on the big screen.
Porter's is not just your average drinking den, so slosh your beers over board games, or rest your glass on a ping pong table as you thrash your friends. There's weekly comedy nights, gigs galore, film screenings, live sports and even a mini golf course outside for when you've exhausted all the indoor entertainment.
Lying in the heart of Cardiff, this traditional pub is a favourite summer drinks spot for its beer garden and escaping the rush of city life. With regular drinks deals and a large selection of beers and real ales, there is great value for money, making it perfect for after-work drinks or a hearty dinner.
A firm favourite of students and those boozing on a budget, The Vulcan Lounge is a happily affordable hangout on Wyvern Road. Head in for heqarty breakfasts, cheap eats and giant pizzas that don't break the bank. Drinks are similarly bargainous, and frequent live music.
This is one for those who like their craft brews, The Cambrian Tap has a selection of beers from local brewers Brains, alongside other high-quality choices from around the world. Their bar snacks game is on point with top-notch pork pies and scotch eggs that go down a treat.
While more of a restaurant than pub, there's still notes to The Meating Place that give it the air of charming boozer, from high-end seasonable plates and proud gastro inspired dining, to Celtic meats, cracking cider and rustic interiors.