Quirky Date Night Ideas in Cardiff

Whether you've secured a first date, or are simply old timers looking for something new to do, this list of unusual date night ideas is sure to keep you guys chatting through the night. From quiz nights and secret bars to unusual restaurants and late night adventures, check out our recommendations for a unique date night in Cardiff and go a little off piste. 

Last updated on 30th July 2020

The Dead Canary

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It's one of the best secret bars in the city, and primed for any and all unique date nights in Cardiff. Not only will you impress your date with insider knowledge of one of the coolest spots in the city, the cocktails here are kind of out of this world. 


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Look for the shining "Spirits and Remedies" sign in the window, ring the bell and enter. Soundtracked with achingly cool hip hop, low lighting and flickering candlelight, the impressively curated bardominates…

Another one of Cardiff's infamous date night spots, Lab 22 are not only harking back to the days of the prohibition with vintage inspired cocktails, join them on select nights as you and your date night could be treated to the smooth sounds of jazz. 

DEPOT is turning its ample outdoor area into a socially distant street food market. You may be more accustomed to seeing DEPOT packed-out with bingo-lovers and half-cut rugby fans, but this summer the…

Is it steak? Is it art? While we definitely know it isn't a plane, we do know that Steak Of The Art is another one of the best restaurants in Cardiff, and perfect for something a little different. From their art splashed walls down to their hunking plates, this place will have you talking. 

This will be one of the best date nights in Cardiff, that we promise, you actually just have to find it first. One of the best hidden bars in the city, get your date in on the hard work finding it, then enjoy the vintage trinkets and quirky cocktails once you arrive. 

You may think a pub isn't the most unusual idea for a date night in Cardiff, but The Cambrian Tap isn't any old pub. Join them not only for industrial fittings and unique interiors, you'll be chuffing back some of the best craft beer in the business.