YOLO (AKA “The Lash”) at Y Plas
The legendary night out in Cardiff SU. Renamed YOLO but will forever be The Lash. Wear your trainers, dance all night and get a drunken sugar rush off all the VKs.
Venue Name: YOLO (AKA “The Lash”) at Y Plas
Contact: 02920 781400
Address: Y Plas, Cardiff Uni Student Union, Park Place, Cardiff CF10 3QN
Tickets: £4 - if you aren’t a student at Cardiff Uni, you might struggle to find one.
There’s always something different going on here. If you’re up for a weird and, hopefully, hilarious surprise then check this place out. There’s a real warmth about Porters and it’s the perfect place to be cheered up after a soul destroying day in the library.
Venue Name: Porters
Contact: Via Facebook
Address: Harlech Court, Bute Terrace, Cardiff CF10 2FE
10 Feet Tall
Open Mic Night
Whether you want to sing, crack a joke, tell a story, or let others whilst you watch, this is a perfect midweek event. Serving delicious tapas style food and delicious cocktails, this makes for the perfect chilled night out, date night, or somewhere to go after an afternoon of shopping.
Venue Name: 10 Feet Tall
Contact: 02920 228883
Address: 11-12 Church St, Cardiff CF10 1BG
Three floors of different music to dance to plus cheap drinks make this is a favourite for Cardiff Met student’s Wednesday socials. Soda Bar also run a happy hour throughout the week which, on a Wednesday, gives you two cocktails for £10 until 10pm. So, if you don’t fancy a night out but fancy a drink with a mate or perk after work, this is a good ‘un.
Venue Name: Soda Bar
Contact: 02920 398380
Address: 4-5 Mill Lane, Cardiff CF10 1FL
Tickets: £4 online or on the door
A new and already mega popular venue, Wednesday is all about retro video games and board games, all for free! The Waiting Room, a cafe inside, also serves up a range of delicious grub for you to chomp on at the same time.
Venue Name: The Tramshed
Contact: 02920 235555
Address: Clare Road, Cardiff CF11 6QP
WTF at Retro
The name says it all - retro, cheesy tunes to throw some savage shapes to whilst sipping on 99p drinks. Just a stone’s throw from Cardiff Central and on Mill Lane, so near to plenty of other bars, you’ll be sure to find a diverse range of happy faces boogieing away to the songs of the 90s.
Venue Name: WTF at Retro
Contact: 02920 344688
Address: 7 Mill Lane, Cardiff CF10 1FL
Shotgun rules at Tiger Tiger
Expect a range of music, double vodka red bulls for £3.00 and pretty much a guaranteed good time. It’s normally a mix of students and some 18-30 locals, which is actually quite nice.
Venue Name: Shotgun rules at Tiger Tiger
Contact: 02920 391944
Address: Greyfriars Road, Cardiff CF10 3AE
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