Best Clubs in Cardiff
Spend your time in the Welsh capital at the best possible party venues around the epic city centre!
We’re here to help you save a lot of time and heartache, getting you straight into the best clubs in Cardiff no fuss necessary. Whether you’re visiting for a weekend or one night only, it seems only right to try the city’s top nightclubs right? Make your trip the best it can be with the below guide to Cardiff’s electric nightlife. From super clubs to low-key venues and everything in between, we have a nightclub to suit all situations and occasions.
Situated on the far end of the marina is the iconic Pangea Marbella. High above the town at the top of Peurto Banus Tower, this rooftop terrace club offers unmatched views of the luxury yachts and the sea. Hosting top international DJ sets throughout the week and staying open ‘til the early hours of the morning, this is an awesome place to party if you’re looking to celebrate in style!
Popworld nightclub in Cardiff needs no introduction! This cheesy, 90s-style venue has been a favourite for decades and it’s not hard to see why. This old but gold nightclub hosts a colourful dancefloor and iconic tunes from time past and hit musicals. Especially popular with hen parties, this is one of the best Cardiff clubs if you want to dance ‘til morning with your pals. Did we mention the awesome drinks deals they have on most days of the week too?
96 St Mary St | Website
If you want to try somewhere new that’s native to Cardiff, the popular Retro late bar is your best bet! Inside you’ll find a similar atmosphere to Popworld but with a friendly Welsh edge. The mega venue has 3 floors to choose from as well as an outdoor terrace when you want a break from dancing and singing along. If you’re heading to Cardiff for a special occasion there’s plenty of VIP booths that can fit all your friends and family for the fun. Before you head to a club make sure you've gone to a few of the best bars in Cardiff first.
7 Mill Ln | Website
4. Minskys Showbar
Get a true taste of Cardiff at Minskys Showbar, the oldest cabaret in the Welsh Capital! You’re in for a traditional night full of comedy, drag queens and entertainment here. Minskys has been going for the last 25 years providing evenings to remember with their famous performers. You can enjoy a full evening here as the entertainers go on until 1am on weekends. Always busy, we highly suggest you book a seat so you can enjoy the show from the front.
Cathedral Walk | Website
5. Clwb Ifor Bach
Late night clubbing and dancing until your feet hurt isn’t for everyone, so Clwb Ifor Bach might be more up your street. This live music venue has been a longstanding favourite in Cardiff and it’s not hard to see why. Walk through the doors to be greeted by a whole host of international and local artists. You can head bang to the likes of Biffy Clyro or enjoy a drink and listen to George Ezra. Better still, there’s a nightclub attached to the musical area for the best of both worlds.
11 Womanby St | Website
6. Ten Mill Lane
If you’ve already heard good things about Ten Mill Lane late night bar, you best get in the queue early! This hugely popular venue is a speakeasy with style. Ten Mill Lane stands out from the crowd because of it’s innovative, unusual and unique cocktail menu. There’s ample seating inside for you to enjoy a collection of concoctions, and the venue even has an outdoor area when the warmer months hit. If you’re looking for a more relaxed late bar that’s still open until late, check out Ten Mill Lane while you’re in Cardiff.
10 Mill Ln | Website
7. Mary’s Cardiff
Cardiff is known for it’s strong LGBTQ+ community and this fact shines through the city’s nightlife. Mary’s Cardiff is one of the most popular gay cabaret bar’s, faming itself for premium service and hilarious entertainment all year round. The friendly atmosphere inside is infectious and the tasty cocktails will make you want to stay all night. Catch world famous drag queens on stage and other events every night of the week to make your weekend in Cardiff a memorable one!
89 St Mary St | Website
You can find PRYZM nightclubs all over the UK, providing a place to party for thousands of people every year. This nightclub strips back to basics on a massive scale. You could spend all night exploring the whopping 7 rooms with 10 bars spread across the venue to keep you refreshed. Each room hosts a different music genre and vibe to suit everyone. Dance to music through state of the art speakers or have a giggle in their Jongleurs Comedy Club!
Greyfriars Rd | Website
Planning a group weekend in Cardiff? If so we have plenty of group activities that you will want to browse through and add into your plans.