Published: 9th March 2023
The Welsh capital is certainly known for its beauty and tranquility - perfect for those wanting a relaxing break from their everyday life. A great spot for history lovers, as a city with more castles than any other in the world. With so much to do and see we’ve worked with DesignMyNight to curate a list of the best spots for sightseeing to crazy cocktail bars. Get inspired below and book your trip today.
Calling all history buffs - ensure you check the Welsh wonder that is Cardiff Castle. Commissioned by William the Conqueror in the 11th century, this popular tourist landmark is rich in medieval history and boasts some gorgeous views. You can take the guided tour and have a stroll round the castle gardens - it’s the perfect family activity. Click the link above to find the best things to do nearby.
Sightsee around Cardiff by experiencing some of its most gorgeous walking routes - that lead to some equally fabulous eateries. Take some rocky hill walks, explore its coastal paths and trek along the bay. Stop by The Botanist and The Eli Jenkins on your travels, for some post-walk refreshments. Just click the link for the full list.
The first rule of Flight Club - don’t stop talking about Flight Club. This fabulous social darts hub is perfect for group get-togethers with friends and family - and it’s only £10 per person. It’s genuinely so much fun and it’s also a great place to have a few drinks over some pizza. If you win big - order one of their giant trophy cocktails.
If you’re looking for affordable (and delicious) activities in Cardiff, why not give YO! Sushi School a try. For just £19.95, you can create tasty salmon sashimi, cucumber maki and crunch cali rolls - which you can absolutely devour afterwards. You’ll also get a few lessons on the history of sushi.
Award-winning restaurant, Ciliegeno, is branded as one of the best Italian eateries in Cardiff. Their menu is packed with pizzas and pastas, with all the ingredients sourced from Italy - it doesn’t get more authentic than this. Needless to say, it’s one for your Cardiff bucket list.
If you’re planning a visit down Cardiff Bay, then ensure you pop by Culley’s Kitchen and Bar. This food is fab, plus children can dine here for half the price across half term (so no need to break the bank). You can even take advantage of their £30 weekday deal, that includes five nibble plates and two drinks - perfect for an afternoon lunch stop.
Tonight Josephine is wild, sassy and comes dressed head to toe in pink. Sold yet? Not only is it a fabulous drinking den, but it’s also the best place in the city for pretty pics. With neon signs, killer cocktails and boozy brunches, Tonight Josephine should be the first stop on your trip. Their happy hour allows you to indulge in two cocktails for £12 - you know you want to.
If you’re looking to try out Cardiff’s blossoming cocktail scene, be sure to stop off at The Dead Canary first. There’s always live jazz music, it’s got an incredible atmosphere and the master mixologists will always look after you. Plus, in true Welsh fashion, the cocktail list is entirely inspired by dragons.
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