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Plan Your Six Nations Day Out


It’s that time of year again where everybody in Wales goes rugby mad. So whether you have a ticket for the game, or you are going to watch it in a bustling city centre venue, here’s everything you need to know about the 2022 Guinness Six Nations in Cardiff.


When are the home games?

·         Wales V Scotland – Saturday 12 February KO 14:15

·         Wales V France – Friday 11 March KO 20:00

·         Wales V Italy – Saturday 19 March KO 14:15


What roads will be closed and what’s the best way to travel?

Cardiff is compact, which makes for a great atmosphere on rugby days when there are thousands of people in the city centre! However, because of this it’s also a good idea to plan how you are going to get in and out of the city during the busy periods. Keep up to date with our news page for more.


Where are the best places to eat and drink?

Whether you are looking for a quick snack to keep you fuelled for the day, or a restaurant to share an evening meal with friends we have it covered, head over to our eat and drink page for more information.

However, if you would like to embrace the home games, we have picked out some city centre favourites with a Six Nations theme…



Pitch Bar & Eatery

On the bustling Mill Lane, the café bar called Pitch Bar & Eatery are fiercely independent. They pride themselves on simple, honest, modern Welsh food. Open from breakfast ’till cocktails daily, they are a great venue to sit down at and relax with a drink or enjoy a bite to eat. 



Top 5 Pizza Places

Giovanni’s is an award winning Italian restaurant, with three great locations in Park Place, the Hayes, and Cardiff Bay – and it’s the longest running family Italian Restaurant in Wales! Do you know that you can also watch the rugby in the restaurant? For menus and to make a booking



Côte restaurant, located on Mill Lane and in Cardiff Bay, takes it’s inspiration from the brasseries and bistros of Paris. It boasts a relaxed all-day dining, great for pre or post-game celebrations, and serves authentic French classics made from great quality ingredients



The Scottish bar BrewDog is conveniently located near the Stadium on Westgate Street. It prides itself on craft beer, is on a mission to put the passion and artisan craftsmanship back into people’s glasses… alongside a great menu with a delicious selection of burgers, dogs and tots to suit all appetites.


Where can I buy a hat shaped like a daffodil?

It’s not a match day in Cardiff unless you see dragons, daffodils, sheep, flags and some silly hats. There are plenty of places in the city centre to purchase Welsh merchandise including the Gift Shop in Cardiff Castle, WRU Shop on Westgate St and Cardiff Market on High St.

Cardiff Castle

What else can I see and do in Cardiff? 

Looking for things to see and do in Cardiff? There are so many places to visit that you’ll be spoilt for choice! Choose from some amazing attractions and fun filled activities… like a tour or the lavish Cardiff Castle, or a spin around the rapids at Cardiff Intentional White Water. The only question is what should you do first? Check out the range of things to see and do in Cardiff

Please note that the Principality Stadium is closed the day before and the day of the event, so guided tours are not available. Also road closures will be in place in the centre approx. 3 hours before kick off. Check out our news page for more information about how to travel to the visitor attraction.


Keep in touch…

We love to see visitors enjoying Cardiff so don’t forget to share you stories and photographs with us by using the #VisitCardiff hashtag and tagging us in your posts @visitcardiff.

Principality Stadium Tours


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