Pubs and Clubs in Aberystwyth

While the favourite student rumour of Aberystwyth having more pubs per person than any other town may not be true, there is a good selection of traditional and modern pubs and bars as well as a couple of nightclubs.

The Academy
52 Great Darkgate Street
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Huge open-plan pub with two levels, games room and food served during the daytime. 01970 636852
Angel Inn
57/59 Great Darkgate Street
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Large local pub with dance floor, late opening and occasional music events. 01970 617878
Bar 46
46 Bridge Street
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New, large bar open in the evenings and catering for a mainly studenty crowd with a mix of beers, cocktails, sport and music. On Facebook
Bottle and Barrel
14 Cambrian Place
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Brand new craft beer and bottle shop serving artisan beers, gin and wine including 10 beers on tap. On Facebook
01970 625888
Cambrian Hotel
Alexandra Road
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Typical modern bar. Popular for its large cocktail range, particularly with students. On Facebook
01970 612446
Castle Hotel
South Road
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Modernised neighbourhood bar between the harbour and town centre. 01970 612188
Coopers Arms
Northgate Street
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Folksy, traditional pub that's strong on Welsh culture and music events. On Facebook
01970 624050
Court Royale Hotel
21 Eastgate
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Big and busy open-plan pub also known as Harley's, popular with younger locals and pub crawlers. Website
01970 611722
Downies Vaults
33 Eastgate
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Attractive, ornate old pub that crams a large crowd into its small interior. On Facebook
01970 625446
Fountain Inn
Penparcau Road
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Small, locals' pub just over the bridge from town in Trefechan. 01970 612430
Glengower Hotel
3 Victoria Terrace
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Pleasant seafront bar with an extensive range including local Welsh ales, cask ciders, world wines and over 90 whiskies. Website
01970 626191
Harry's Bar
40-46 North Parade
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Busy, modern hotel bar with a mixed Irish and Welsh theme. Website
01970 612647
Hen Lew Du
16 Bridge Street
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Established local pub, particularly popular with Welsh-speakers and offering a good locally-sourced menu. 01970 615378
Yr Hen Orsaf
Alexandra Road
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Typical large Wetherspoon pub serving the normal range of good value food and drink. Website
01970 636080
Inn on the Pier
Marine Terrace
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Busy bar open till very late and offering a large menu of hot food from a servery at the rear. Website
01970 636101
Kane's Bar
16 Corporation Street
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Snug back street pub, especially popular with younger locals. On Facebook
01970 615662
The Libertine
54-56 Terrace Road
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Plush new cocktail bar. On Facebook
01970 611331
Lord Beechings
Alexandra Road
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Modern-style bar with the typical interior and bar food menu, popular with locals. Website
01970 625069
Mill Inn
17 Mill Street
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Compact side street pub, off the main circuit but with loyal regulars. 01970 612306
Pier Brasserie
Marine Terrace
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Brasserie and bar on the pier, also open as nightclub popular with a slightly older crowd. Website
01970 636123
Pier Hotel
Pier Street
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Cosy and fairly quiet little pub, geared towards locals.  
Pier Pavilion
Marine Terrace
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Snooker and pool hall, with lounge bar area and live sports television. Website
01970 636103
Pier Pressure
Marine Terrace
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The largest of the town's nightclubs, open from 10.30pm till late Website
01970 636104
Bridge Street
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Cosy, initimate pub with regular live music and beer garden nestling alongside Trefechan Bridge. 01970 625177
10 Queen's Road
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Large, modernised pub offering live music, cask ales, home-cooked food and quiz night. Website
01970 615241
Ship and Castle
1 High Street
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Long-established back street pub that has a good reputation with real ale fans.  
01970 612334
The Starling Cloud
Boulevard St Brieuc
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Marston's pub located just outside town, with rotisserie menu and children's area. Website
01970 623743
Weston Vaults
Thespian Street
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Typical local pub on the edge of the town centre.  
The White Horse
Upper Portland Street
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Lively student-centred bar by night; modern and airy food and drink venue during the day. Website
01970 615234
Why Not
Pier Street
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Compact but long-lived and popular nightclub. On Facebook
01970 623963
Y Bañera
Bath Street
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Wine and cocktail bar offering a variety of cocktails, wine and live music. Website
01970 624111