Cardiff Pubs | Best Rated Pubs in Cardiff!

There’s nothing better than grabbing a cold one with the lads! Confused about picking the place? Here’s our guide to the best Cardiff Pubs!

We will mention:

  • Pubs in Cardiff City Centre
  • Pubs in Cardiff Bay
  • Best Pubs in Cardiff for Food
  • Pubs in Thornhill Cardiff
  • Dog Friendly Pubs in Cardiff and more!
Best Pubs in Cardiff

Pubs in Cardiff City Centre

1. The Rummer Tavern

This is a long, slim traditional pub with great character. Large oak beams, extensive wood paneling, and brickwork give a rich atmosphere. Read our The Rummer Tavern review and get the directions and opening times!

The Rummer Tavern Pub in Cardiff
The Rummer Tavern

2. The City Arms

This traditional pub a stone’s throw from the Millennium Stadium is blessed with very friendly bar staff, attracting a lot of regulars, including office workers. It is very much a locals pub in the town center. Click here to read our full review of The Rummer Tavern and get the directions and opening times! Read our The City Arms review and get the directions and opening times!

The City Arms Pub in Cardiff
The City Arms

Dog Friendly Pubs in Cardiff

3. The Albany

The Albany attracts a true mix of customers, from locals, passing trade, students and musicians/singers. Click here to read our full review of The Rummer Tavern and get the directions and opening times! Read our The Albany review and get the directions and opening times!

The Albany Pub in Cardiff
The Albany Pub

Best Pubs in Cardiff for Food

4. The Goat Major

This famous traditional pub is fitted all around with rich dark paneling, with black leather sofas and seats. The floor has been re-tiled in keeping with the pub age. Read our The Goat Major pub review and get the directions and opening times!

The Goat Major Pub in Cardiff
The Goat Major

Pubs in Thornhill Cardiff

5. The Claude Hotel

This is a big pub, and very worthy of a visit. The bar staff and Management are friendly, and the atmosphere inviting. Read our The Claude Hotel review and get the directions and opening times!

The Claude Hotel Pub in Cardiff
The Claude Hotel

Pubs in Cardiff Bay

6. The Queens Vaults, J W Bassett Pub

This is a very busy and popular pub, attracting huge numbers for rugby matches. Offering a warm welcome with great food & drinks. Read our The Queens Vaults, J W Bassett Pub review and get the directions and opening times!

The Queens Vaults, J W Bassett Pub in Cardiff
The Queens Vaults, J W Bassett Pub

Pubs in Whitchurch Cardiff

7. The Crwys

This is a very busy and popular pub, attracting huge numbers for rugby matches. Offering a warm welcome with great food & drinks. Read our The Crwys Pub review and get the directions and opening times!

The Crwys Pub in Cardiff
The Crwys