MAN on Campus Student City Guide: Cardiff
Welcome to Cardiff, Wales capital city and a real crowd pleaser. Cardiff is known for it’s romantic historic landmarks, and it’s music scene which envies many larger cities. There is more green space per head in Cardiff then any another UK city, so you really do get the best of both worlds!
The Dough Thrower is the place to go for authentic, wood fired pizza in Cardiff! All dough is handmade and left to ferment for 96 hours before it’s ready to be shaped into your pizza of choice. With gluten free, veggie AND vegan options it’s the place to cater for all your flat mates. Our favourite is the iberico, make sure to try it!
Time and Beef is the place to go for the freshest, best tasting burger you’ll ever have. The best part of eating at Time and Beef is that the menu is completely curated by you, as you build your own burger right from the bun to the sides. There’s over 100, 000 different combinations you can have so you’re in charge of your own meal deal here in Cardiff!
The Dead Canary is hidden away in a corner of Cardiff’s city centre, rumoured to be behind a fire door labelled “Keep Clear.” If you’re lucky enough to find The Dead Canary, you’ll be spoilt for choice by the extensive menu inspired by Welsh heroes, from Goldie Lookin’ Chain to Christian Bale.
With 18 draught taps and a range of bottled and canned craft beers from around the world, and pork pies to match each beer The Cambrian Tap is the place to go to. Along with beers and pork pies, there’s also a pie and mash menu!
The Millenium Stadium
If you’re going to be calling Cardiff your second home, then you need to make sure you support the local team! Embrace the Cardiff student life and head to the Millenium Stadium to watch the rugby, and be blown away by the atmosphere.
The green heart of the city, Bute Park is an extensive area (equivalent to the size of 75 football pitches!) of parkland full of award winning horticulture and wild life. It’s just a short walk away from the city centre, so you have no excuse to not visit. Bute Park will give you a welcomed break away from the city life!
PRYZM is the go to place for a student night in Cardiff, with different nights each day of the week there’s always something going on. Make sure you check on Quids In on a Monday where entry is £1 and drinks also start from £1!
Looking to head somewhere familiar when going out in Cardiff? Every Wednesday and Saturday Cardiff University student union hosts the biggest student nights in Cardiff. Make sure you head down and check them out.
If you’re looking for a student gym in Cardiff, then the university is the place to go to. Cardiff University offers 12 month cheap gym memberships, and with it being so close to campus there’s no excuse to not go!
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