Six great bars in Swansea, Wales

Drink up.
Drink up. | Credit: Cocktailmarler
Poppy Jacob

From karaoke, rum and cocktails to great music, here are some must-visit gems.

1. Bambu Beach Bar

Bar, British, Cocktails, Wine, Beer

Not in fact near the beach, this bar is nonetheless a cornerstone of Swansea night life. A great selection of cocktails and karaoke booths make it a guaranteed good night out. Go here for your hen do or a lively time with a group of friends.

2. Copper

Bar, British, Cocktails, Wine, Beer

This joint has a cosmopolitan air where you can choose from a good selection of craft beer and cold drinks. In the day, enjoy coffee, food and cakes. In the night, the place transforms to a buzzing bar. There’s an outside seating area, games including Ping-Pong downstairs and wooden pallets for tables.

3. The Perch

Cocktail Bar, British, Cocktails, Wine, Beer

A large bar offering cocktails, tapas, craft beer and live music. The decor involves exposed brick, fairy lights and graffiti.

4. Li'l London

Cocktail Bar, Fast Food, Cocktails, Wine, Beer

A London-themed — more specifically Shoreditch — bar in Swansea serving an extensive range of cocktails from their double-decker bus bar. There’s also the gourmet hot dogs not to miss.

5. That Place

Bar, Fast Food

A colourful, rustic bar which offers live music and serves cocktails and high-end spirits. Play a bit of table tennis or order a bite to eat, such as their calzone pizza or nachos.

6. The Terrace at Whitez

Nightclub, Cocktail Bar, Cocktails, Wine, Beer

This venue is split into 3: Downstairs is for events (such as live music and comedy gigs), the first floor is a pool hall and the top floor is The Terrace, the bar where you can order a cocktail or beer.

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