Cheap Drinks in Cardiff
Partying, socialising, having FUN - it's an expensive business. Luckily we've scoured the Welsh capital to find the cheapest drinks out there to ensure you never have to miss out on a Friday night just because it's a week before pay day. From bargain beers to wonderfully cheap wine, check out our list of where to find cheap drinks in Cardiff.
Last updated on 16th August 2016
The Holy Grail of cheap drinking; a place revered by bargain booze hunters the land over, it is of course Wetherspoon's. The Gatekeeper is close to the city centre, near the Principality Stadium and has loads of drinks at affordable prices, as well as a huge selection of beers and ales.
Any pub that bills itself as 'Cardiff's first why pay more pub' is in the serious business of cheap drinks in the city centre. Head there before seven when drinks are even cheaper; we're talking £2-a-pint cheap!
For cheap drinks with a dash of sophistication and dinner in Cardiff, why not try 10 Feet Tall, a French-style bistro which turns into a nightclub as the night goes on. Get there before 9pm every night to grab two cocktails for a very reasonable £10.
Specialising in all things beer, this central Cardiff brewery is a great spot for affordable drinks and to start your night. As well as their huge of selection own-brewed beers, there's wine from £4.10 for a large glass and a great burger menu.
For live music and cheap drinks head down to Porter's where a bottle of beer starts at £3.30. Alongside the low prices, the little bar hosts great live events such as open mic night on a Tuesday and a Sunday quiz night.
Weren't the 90s great? Will Smith was king of the airwaves and you could actually afford alcohol. Retro is bringing back the 90s vibe in a big way. This affordable Cardiff bar and nightclub has a huge selection of cocktails starting at £4.50, and bottles of wine from £12.95.
You want a drink and you want something strong? As far as cheap drinks go, The Full Moon certainly have the strongest selection. With a long list of rums, vodkas and gins starting from £2.40 head to this affordable bar for a night of debauchery.
Y Mochyn Du is an affordable Cardiff watering hole, perfect for a chilled night or a Sunday lunch. Paying homage to cricket greats on the walls, the pub's wine list is more than reasonable with a large glass of wine starting at £3.95 - how's that?!
Drinks deals in Cardiff don't get much better than at WOW Bar in the city centre. Their five-hour Cheeky Hour is enough to please any penny pincher with drinks starting from as low as £2, and to keep you entertained, there's karaoke.
As well as a city-centre outside beer garden and a great selection of live events, Pen & Wig also has a very reasonable drinks menu. Bottles of wine start from £11.25 and there's frequent deals on cocktails.