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Welcoming 2024: Where to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Cardiff

It’s that time again, to raise a glass to the year we’ve just had and to welcome in the year ahead. So, if you’re coming to Cardiff for New Year’s Eve and looking for the best places to party in the new year then look no further, as we’ve picked out some top tier venues to start things off in style.


For restaurants – be sure to book your table in advance!

With a dress code that’s that of magpie’s fantasies, Tonight Josephine encourage you to blind them with your bling and be granted entry to the wildest New Year’s Eve party in town. Revel in a night of roguery at the hands of the dazzling DJ and cabaret drag host, serving up lip-sync battles, group karaoke and a load of sassiness.

Rally the babes, bolt-on a drink’s package and raise a glittering glass as the clock strikes midnight. Say ‘boy, bye’ to 2023 and see out the year in feral girl style! Taking place from 7pm this New Year’s Eve, party ’til the AM.

 46 Caroline St, CF10 1FF

The Ivy Cardiff

Join The Ivy for an unforgettable celebration this New Year’s Eve. Round out 2023 with a touch of The Ivy Royale as you enjoy a complimentary glass of Champagne, a bespoke set menu and spectacular entertainment.

Whether you’re rolling the dice or trying your luck at our themed games, this restaurant invites you to welcome the grandeur of 2024 with a show-stopping celebration.

69/70 St David’s, St Davids Centre, CF10 1GA


Cardiff's Winter Wonderland 2021

Winter Wonderland remains open until 00:30 on New Year’s Eve, giving you the opportunity to skate into 2024 with a stunning backdrop of Cardiff Castle. Grab a bite to eat at the festive food stands serving up the likes of Yorkshire pudding wraps wraps to toasted marshmallows, there will be plenty of options available within the Castle walls.

Castle Street, CF10 3RB

Get ready to bid farewell to 2023 with iconic band Ocean Colour Scene playing a full band live set on New Year’s Eve at Tramshed in Cardiff. This promises to be an epic night of music and celebration as Ocean Colour Scene takes centre stage.

And that’s not all! Ocean Colour Scene’s very own guitarist, Steve Cradock, will also be DJing playing a mix of northern soul and indie along with DJs from the renowned indie club night, Propaganda keeping the party going until 2am. Ensure you’re first into the venue with an exclusive VIP ticket, giving you access to the venue an hour early, welcome drink and a special VIP bar all night!

Clare Road, CF11 6QP

Follow Jac, and climb a beanstalk of gigantic proportions to cloudland in the spectacular family pantomime Jac and the Beanstalk. Lesley Joseph will lead the cast in this year’s GIANT family pantomime as The Spirit of the Beans. Alongside Lesley will be panto Dame extraordinaire Mike Doyle as Dame Trot, leading comedian and impressionist Aaron James as Silly Simon, sensational vocalist Denquar Chupak as the Princess, the ultimate panto villain Steve Arnott as Fleshcreep and musical theatre star Adam Bailey as Jac.
Doomed to sell his trusty cow, join Jac and his family as they fight to outwit the evil giant, win riches beyond his wildest dreams and the hand of the girl he loves. Expect laughs, music, special effects, magic beans and bundles of audience participation in this giant of a pantomime!

Park Place, CF10 3LN 

Join the Ultimate New Year’s Eve Party with Proud Mary! Dress to Impress and make your way to the most glamorous event of the year. An unforgettable night of live music, dancing, and unlimited fun.

Tickets are just £5 if purchased in advance. For those who prefer spontaneity, tickets will also be available at the door. Enter before 8pm and get a free glass of Prosecco! Table bookings are also available with purchase of one of Proud Mary’s NYE Drinks Packages. Get your groove on, revel in fantastic tunes, and join the countdown to the new year with a bang!

42-43 St Mary Street, CF10 1AD 

Calling all Barbies and Kens! It’s only right we celebrate the year of pink in style. Boom Battle Bar are going BIG. Boom Battle Bar Cardiff is transforming into a PINK UTOPIA!

They’re talking an all pink menu, unlocked gaming in your ticket price, banging vibes and our favourite live DJ and entertainers. Partying from 6:30pm until 5am – you love to see it.

Brewery Quarter, CF10 1FG

Escape to a whole new world for the New Year’s Eve matinee performance and experience this extraordinary theatrical event already seen by over 14 million people worldwide.

Featuring the iconic music by Alan Menken, Howard Ashman, and Tim Rice – this exuberant production is filled with unforgettable magic, comedy and breath-taking spectacle!

Bute Place, CF10 5AL

Warm up for an unforgettable New Year’s Eve with Prosecco, bottomless pizza and a Social Darts sampler! With three incredible sessions to get involved in and DJs playing the best tunes, Flight Club’s New Year’s Eve Brunch Social won’t be one to miss.

You’ll spend an hour in the oche perfecting your Social Darts skills and another hour at a table around our beautiful bar toasting your champions and the year ahead – all the while tucking into delicious pizzas!

3-4 St Mary Street, CF10 1AT


Head to Tir a Môr at voco St David’s Cardiff where they’ll be hosting a feast to see out 2023. After dinner, the lights dim, and they will have live entertainment to help you party into 2024.

Why not rest your head? Stay overnight from £199 per room with a Welsh breakfast the following morning. Based on two people sharing, subject to availability.

Havannah Street, CF10 5SD

Celebrate the arrival of the new year with an unforgettable Sunday roast at the on-site Culley’s Kitchen & Bar. Enjoy a sumptuous feast that will tantalize your taste buds and set the tone for a fantastic year ahead.

Indulge in a delightful culinary journey as we bid farewell to the old year and welcome the new with style and flavour. The talented chefs have crafted a special menu that combines classic favourites with innovative creations, ensuring a dining experience like no other.

Coal Exchange Hotel, CF10 5FQ

Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Cardiff. Let your hair down and celebrate the arrival of 2024 at Future Inn Cardiff. On Sunday 31 December 2023, you can join our family-friendly NYE party.

Start the night with a hot fork buffet with options for the children too. Our resident DJ will get the New Year’s Eve party started. See in 2024 with a glass of bubbles at midnight.

Hemingway Rd, Cardiff CF10 4AU


There’s too much on offer for just one day in Cardiff this Christmas, so why not make a night of it and enjoy an overnight stay in one the capital’s hotels? Whether you choose a modern, stylish stay in the bustling city centre, the relaxed luxury of a spa hotel, or a night in the historic Cardiff Bay, you’re sure to wake up ready for more festive fun!

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