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Lab 22

Address: 22 Caroline Street, Cardiff CF10 1FG, Wales
Phone Number: 02920 399 997
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Ranked #25 of 66 Nightlife in Cardiff
Type: Bar/ Clubs, Bars
Owner description: A creative cocktail lounge where guests can experience an array of liquid delights.
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Type: Bar/ Clubs, Bars
Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Owner description: A creative cocktail lounge where guests can experience an array of liquid delights.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Having been to this bar before with my friends and had a great experience, I thought it would be a good place to visit with my mum when she came to stay. The drinks were great, and the barmen definitely knew what they were talking about, but they weren't especially friendly and neither my mum or I felt very welcome.... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Overpriced, pretentious establishment. Rude staff. At £10 a cocktail,in a clostrafobic environment, it's definitely not worth the entrance fee. Bad location as it's right on chippy lane, not an up market location.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 via mobile

Recently celebrated my birthday at Lab 22 & I would like to say thank you to all the staff for an amazing evening. Everyone was very friendly & helpful & all my guests commented on how beautiful the place & the service was. Thank you

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 via mobile

Came with my girlfriend to treat her to some cocktails, stumbled across this secluded and interesting looking venue. Was shocked to be charged £10 entry simply because we weren't on the guest list but figured it meant the venue held some sort of status - although the this seems to be average for the area. The venue itself is extremely... More 

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Stephen C, Managing Partner at Lab 22, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback on your personal experience at Lab 22 on Saturday 18/10/2014. We appreciate all feedback and the time taken to relay your experience to us. Here at Lab 22 we have built a reputation our outstanding customer service and award winning cocktails. Obviously when a customers experience has not matched there expectations we take it very... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 via mobile

Location seemed good and tucked away from the mainstream clubs with excellent drinks. However entrance fee was rather steep, particularly when not being told that the seats we were sat in were due to be booked for a private function (as was the entire venue albeit the bar). The manager informed us that this was the case only after purchasing... More 

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Stephen C, Managing Partner at Lab 22, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback on your personal experience at Lab 22 on Saturday 18/10/2014. Your feedback is appreciated and I would like to take this opportunity to re-iterate to you as I have with the similar review posted regarding the same incident. Obviously when a customer’s experience has not matched their expectations we take it very seriously. We have... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

After searching high and low for a nice cocktail bar in Cardiff we stumbled across lab 22. What a find!! The service was fantastic and they will cater to your requirements. The prices of the drinks were high, but you have to expect this in a city centre and to be honest they were well worth it! I have never... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

I've never been to Lab 22 before and it was 4 of my friends birthday. Rang up a week before to boon a table, directly told them there was 15 of us and paid the £50 deposit whilst requesting to sit by another group that we knew was there that night. Rang on the day to ask if we could... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Less than average location on chippy lane, will double entry cost if your male regardless of if half the group are female. Small venue, average music, very pretentious and not worth it.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Not quite sure about the concept they are trying to portray here. Managed to get 4 of our group of 6 in (strict dress code and footwear requirements). Got in for free, eventually although bouncer seemed unsure whether we were able to head in or whether he was meant to charge us! Bit confusing. when we got in there there... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Thoroughly enjoyed my second visit to Lab22. We had the 7 course taster menu from a voucher site and were impressed with the quality of service, creativity and flavour of each unique cocktail. Would recommend this place for a casual drink or a business meeting. Staff are really friendly.

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