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Night life

How would you rate your university towns night life?
Night life
8.2 / 10
 

(based on ratings in 2016)

2016

"You can enjoy a lot of bars, pubs and clubs. Moreover there's musical theatre, theatre, movies, bowling, laser quest, Doctor Who experience and parks to walk."
"There are many great clubs and restaurants in town with great deals for students. There is also a cheap cinema experience on offer for students. There are amazing shopping facilities for those who love to shop and museums and a castle for those more interested in historic aspects of the city."
"There's a variety of bars and nightclubs which lend themselves to all tastes and musical preferences. The entry fees are reasonable and the nightlife in Cardiff is made vibrant by good promotions and high attendance by students reflective of the vibrant social scene of the city."
"Club, free museum, cheap cinemas (three quid for students), big parks, football fields, cocktail bars, Cardiff bay is great to visit, trampolining places, laser shooting, bowling, golf."
"It is fantastic for shopping. There are lots of nice coffee shops, pubs, cocktail bars, and restaurants around, which are reasonably priced. There are cinemas, bowling alleys, laser quest and crazy golf to name a few activities and most of them have student deals. As well as this there are activities in Cardiff bay, including water sports and boat rides. There are also theatres which offer student tickets too. And there are enough bars and nightclubs to suit any music taste, with lots of them doing special events."
"Everything, whatever your preferences regarding shopping, cafes, bars, clubs, visits (museum, castle, stadium, parks, arcades), there is everything. All close together and very accessible."
"Lots of bars, nightclubs and pubs, which accommodate students. Multiple concert venues/open mic nights etc. Mini golf, bowling, cinemas."
"Lots of cultural things such as the castle. Many hiking opportunities."
"Lots! Clubbing, unique events like bowling, paintballing, and karaoke. Lots of dining options and arts and cultural activities like theatre."
"Wide variety of clubs and bars, cinemas, bowling, mini golf, huge malls with lots of different shops and restaurants, visit Cardiff Castle, watch rugby matches at Millennium Stadium, concerts at Motorpoint Arena."


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