TNT at Walkabout
One of the main student nights out during the week. Always guaranteed to be a messy, hilarious night out when drinks are only £1.80. There’s a cloakroom, taxi rank just outside, and it’s the closest club to Cardiff Central. The music playing is a bit of everything and never fails to keep you dancing into the early hours.
Venue Name: TNT at Walkabout
Contact: 02920 727930
Address: 65-74 St Mary's Street, Cardiff CF10 1FA
Club night/live music/anything!
A long standing favourite, this is a night out that can be as massive or chilled as you want - live music, old school rock tunes and cheap drinks make Live Lounge a favourite among students and locals. A completely different vibe to other clubs and open until 4am, meaning that you may find yourself heading here if you aren’t ready to call it a night.
Venue Name: Live Lounge
Contact: 02921 328159
Address: 9 The Friary, Cardiff CF10 3FA
Tickets: Usually £4 and on the door
CYNT at Buffalo
If house and dance is your thing then you will want to check out CYNT - it’s the best in Cardiff. £1 tequila and £2.50 spirit and mixers will keep you bopping all night. There’s 2-4-1 on cocktails from 5pm right up until midnight too.
Venue Name: CYNT at Buffalo
Contact: 02920 310312
Address: 11 Windsor Pl, Cardiff CF10 3BY
Tickets: £4 and on the door.
Quids in at Gassy Jacks
Drinks are a quid and that speaks for itself. Gassy’s feels a bit more upmarket than your standard student pub so it’s a nice place to spend a Thursday for cheap pre-drinks and good vibes. If there’s sport on then there’s plenty of screens for you to get your fix. Hungry? They also serve up classic, delicious pub grub at a student friendly price.
Venue Name: Quids in at Gassy Jacks
Contact: 02920 232608
Address: 39-41 Salisbury Rd, Cardiff CF24 4AB
Open Mic Night
Free entry to this student favourite where you can go and listen to your fellow students belt out a tune whilst munching on delicious grub. Their pizzas are legendary, we may add. Make sure you follow them on social media to stay updated with their regular events throughout the week. See our links below.
Venue Name: Face 11
Contact: 02920 228221
Address: 105 Cathays Terrace, Cardiff CF24 4HU
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