About Pulse

Pulse is a multi-award winning bar and nightclub.

The ground floor cafe bar operates daily serving a wide ranging food menu and reasonably priced drinks, twice winning the Pink Paper award for best restaurant/cafe bar in Wales.

By night, all three floors come alive with the venue's basement nightclub operating every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday night providing a variety of entertainment.

At Pulse we pride ourselves on our high profile events aiming to put Cardiff's gay scene on the map. We've has developed close working relationships with several of the UK's leading entertainment agencies. International stars such as The Wanted, Charlotte Church and Alexandra Burke are just some of the names to have appeared at Pulse events. In addition to this, the venue plays host to The X Factor finalists, who perform on stage in the club after leaving the top rating ITV show.

Cafe Bar Opening Times (Free entry at all times)

Monday 11am - 6pm
Tuesday 11am - 6pm
Wednesday 11am - 4am
Thursday 11am - 7pm
Friday 11am - 5am
Saturday 11am - 5am

Club Opening Times and Entry Fees

Wednesday 10pm - 4am £3, £2 NUS
Friday 10pm - 5am £4
Saturday 10pm - 5am £5 Standard (See specific events for definite price)

Lost Property

We ask that you do not leave any personal items unattended at any time, and can't guarantee their safety, but any items found at the end of the night will be kept as lost property. If you have lost an item, or forgotten to collect something from the cloakroom, the best action is to go to the venue and ask a member of staff to check our lost property. We only take lost property queries via our website. Click here to fill out our Contact Form.

Dress Code

There is no set dress code and trainers may be warn. Fancy dress is encouraged, especially on themed nights.

Drugs Policy

Pulse operates a zero tolerance drugs policy. Anyone found attempting to enter the club in possession of drugs will be refused entry, have their drugs confiscated, banned for life and the police notified.

Wheelchair Access

Our street level bar has full wheelchair access and facilities, but unfortunately there is no access to the basement club.