All bars and restaurants stroll through Cardiff as open-air hospitality reopens
After a long wait, outdoor hospitality across Wales has finally reopened.
Bars and restaurants can now accommodate customers for food and drink, but now the problem is often not being able to reserve a table.
After many months of lockdown, demand to return to Cardiff is high, with many places fully booked for weeks in advance.
You can read all about the rules to follow when finding a spot here.
So, in case you haven’t had a chance to book a table, don’t worry, here are some of the best bars and restaurants in Cardiff that still do walk-in tours:
The Juno lounge
This Roath roof terrace is the perfect place to soak up that vitamin D supplement, and don’t forget to bring sunscreen.
This venue is only open to walk-in people, so there is no need to book in advance here.
Where is it? 14 Wellfield Road, CF24 3PB
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The Pitch Bar & Eatery
The Pitch Bar and Restaurant has an outdoor area overlooking bustling Mill Road, right in the city center, perfect for watching the world go by.
Fortunately, if you pass by, the place still keeps tables reserved for people without an appointment. But they won’t be available for long, so if you prefer to pre-book a table, you can. here .
Where is it? 3 Mill Lane, CF10 1FL
Located right in the heart of Cathays, this pub has a mural in its beer garden which sets the mood for a good night out.
Hours of operation are noon to midnight, but these may vary depending on weather conditions and number of visitors.
They still have a lot of places available for walk-ins during the week starting May 26. If you prefer to book in advance, you can visit their Facebook here (the website will be relaunched soon).
Where is it? 136 Cathays Terrace, CF24 4HY
If you are looking for a relaxed and nice shaded place to meet a group of friends for a cold beer, this might be the place to go.
The majority of the tables are for walk-ins, so there’s a good chance you can secure your spot here. Some tables are available for pre-booking But.
Where is it? 36 Cathedral Road, CF11 9LL
This traditional pub housed in a classic Victorian townhouse is not only award winning, but also has a quaint beer garden.
If you’re lucky, you might be able to grab a spot in his garden before this week, as seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Alternatively, you can also pre-book by get in touch with the place.
Where is it? 66 Cathedral Road, CF11 9LL
The premises’ chic rooftop terrace is in high demand according to Facebook, where a recent post garnered more than 5,000 likes.
While it may be difficult to find your place this week, there are still plenty of opportunities for you to have a cocktail here starting May 28, the venue will stop taking reservations for its terrace and will only accept walk-ins.
Where is it? Church Street, CF10 1BG
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