Diffusion Recommends….

To celebrate the launch of Diffusion, we have teamed up with some of Cardiff’s top social spots who will be ready to offer visitors a warm welcome:



Market Rd, Cardiff, CF5 1QE

Diffusion partner Chapter is one of Europe’s largest and most dynamic arts centres with cinemas, theatres, exhibition spaces, studios and also a vibrant café and bar open daily. Grab something tasty before a Diffusion event or just linger with friends over something to share.



Harlech Court, Bute Terrace, Cardiff CF10 2FE

A unique independent pub encouraging all forms of art and performance, with a stage in the main bar, a cinema room and an exhibition wall. Offering a great selection of world beers, draught, wines and spirits, Porter’s has also teamed up with Waterloo Tea to serve an artisan range of teas from across the globe.



10 Cathedral Road, Cardiff CF11 9LJ

Plush handmade furnishings, deep sofas and a homely log fire blend effortlessly with the bespoke Cwtch Mawr bar and restaurant for a truly unique atmosphere. Whether you fancy a refreshing glass of wine or a home cooked meal, Cwtch Mawr offers the perfect setting and a warm welcome for Diffusion visitors.


Diffusion Discounts…

In addition we are working with independent eateries and bars across Cardiff to offer Diffusion Festival visitors special discounts. Just flash your Diffusion Visitor Card, which can be picked up from exhibition venues.


Bangkok Café

207 Cowbridge Rd E, Cardiff CF11 9AJ

Bangkok Café offers authentic Thai cuisine in a contemporary vibrant setting. Each dish is created with several elements designed to give you a well-balanced, authentic eating experience.

15% off mid-week


Zero Degrees

27 Westgate St, Cardiff CF10 1DD

ZERODEGREES is a pioneering drinking and dining concept using only the freshest ingredients to create inspiring gourmet pizza, pasta and mussel dishes and exceptional beers brewed on-site in our working brewery.

10% off


Cameo Club

3 Pontcanna St, Cardiff CF11 9HQ

An exclusive members club comprising of bar, bistro and lounge all rolled into one. Recently refurbished to provide a welcoming, comfortable, sophisticated environment catering for professionals, couples and friends during the day, switching to a more vibrant mood at night.

Discounts on membership


Coffee Barker

1-5 Castle Arcade, High Street Cardiff CF10 1BU

Coffee Barker, located in the beautiful Victorian Castle Arcade, serves great coffee and wonderful freshly made food every day. Winner of Best Coffee Bar.

10% off