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Lab 22

22 Caroline Street, Cardiff CF10 1FG, Wales
+44 29 2039 9997
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Visited with family who had previously raved about how fabulous and unique this bar was. On the... read more

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Teresa E
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Penzance, United Kingdom
Let’s Do Science!

Came here with friends on a Saturday night. As far as secret bars go, this one is not difficult to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
HappyTraveller4479
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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In the heart of the city centre, tucked away on Caroline street, come and find one of Cardiff's best cocktail scenes. Established in 2012, Lab 22 has been at the forefront of cocktail innovation and technology for over five years. Championing local culture and great drinks.
  • Excellent85%
  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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22 Caroline Street, Cardiff CF10 1FG, Wales
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Reviewed today

Visited with family who had previously raved about how fabulous and unique this bar was. On the second visit that was all about treating me to a unique experience and specialist service we were all gutted. The bar was a completley different environment stripped of...More

Thank Teresa E
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Came here with friends on a Saturday night. As far as secret bars go, this one is not difficult to find but once you’re up the stairs inside, the theme is great as is the music, the atmosphere and the cocktails. We booked a table...More

Thank HappyTraveller4479
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Having been let down by another venue in Cardiff for a friends birthday surprise, I turned to Lab 22 and with really short notice, they sorted out an incredible cocktail experience. Why I ever put my faith in another bar, I do not know but...More

Thank Oliver W
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

10 out of 10. Staff are the soundest people youll meet, in particular the lovely ben. Cocktails be banging, mood be chill. Place to be in Cardiff xo

Thank Megan R
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked Lab22 for a Cocktail masterclass for my sisters Hen Do. We wanted something a little different to the more mainstream cocktail classes that we have all done so many of. We were not disappointed! The bar itself is really unique with a lovely...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here on a Tuesday night and had the 5 course taster, what an experience!! Our host Ben was amazing and a wealth of knowledge, he Knew every little detail about all the courses and they were each as good as each other. After we...More

Thank Roberto M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to lab 22 last night with my partner and friends......what a fantastic night. We were unsure what cocktail to order as there was so much choice on the menu but the bar man asked us what sort of cocktails we liked and then made...More

Thank Rhys D
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to lab 22 for a friend’s 40th birthday can’t have gone to a better place. Array of cocktails with exciting mixers offered in a very soothing and calm space with relaxing music ....... chaps and chapettes at lab22 are indeed quite creative and offer...More

Thank Freudzfun S
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Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

Pre booked a table for four on a Friday evening. Excellent customer service and a superb variety on the menu. Toilets were not very clean but overall experience at the venue was great. Worth a visit.

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Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

Very cosy little bar, my go to anytime I want a drink, excellent selection of spirits on the back bar, Laura provided exceptional table and Bens cocktail recommendations were spot on, a must visit for anyone in Cardiff!

Thank Chaz181
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tainasorriso
April 12, 2018|
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Response from Steph B | Reviewed this property |
It’s mainly cocktails but if you ask the bartenders they will try to do anything that suits you best
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sl1nky1439
March 22, 2018|
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Response from Raphael R | Reviewed this property |
£7-8... but can go higher price depending on what you want.
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