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Drinking and nightlife in Cardiff

Boasting three thriving universities and a handful of international venues, it’s not surprising that Cardiff has a huge range of pubs, bars and clubs which are ready and raring to keep everyone happy on a night out. With plush pubs, busy bars and some cracking clubs to choose from, Cardiff is the perfect place for you to party. From budget beers to fabulous cocktails, rock and indie to house and dance, check out our guide to going out in Europe’s newest capital city and work out where you’ll party your nights away during your visit. Want to be close to all the pub, bar and club action? You’ll find a Premier Inn nearby so you can start and end your night out in style.


With one on every corner of the city and being right at the heart of Welsh social life, where you’ll find plenty of pubs to choose from in Cardiff.



If you want to get the party started, there are lots of chic cocktail places and buzzing bars to try out in Cardiff city centre.



If you’re looking to find the hottest dancefloors in Cardiff, there are a lot to choose from. Here’s our top picks.


Looking for a hotel in Cardiff?

Located on the Welsh coast, Cardiff is a haven for rugby fans, Doctor Who devotees, adrenalin junkies and culture vultures looking for a weekend away. Expect great shopping, elegant quayside dining, art, history and sport while never being too far away from the breathtaking Welsh countryside. Our Premier Inn Cardiff hotels are perfectly placed to explore everything Cardiff has to offer.