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Handsome Jacks

41 St. Mary Street | Basement, Cardiff CF10 1AD, Wales
+44 29 2037 2981
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This place is beyond expectations - the Mexican and Irish bar staff are second to none and really... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2018
ashph0t0
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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John

Worse place I’ve ever been in Cardiff, very threatening bouncers who hard fun. Drinks are expensive... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2018
John T
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Welcome to Handsome Jack's. A drinking den in the middle of Cardiff's city centre! Open Wednesday to Saturday, 4pm to 1am with a copious amount of cocktails, gins, craft beers, and wine! #KeepItHandsome
  • Excellent91%
  • Very good5%
  • Average0%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 16:00 - 01:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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41 St. Mary Street | Basement, Cardiff CF10 1AD, Wales
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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

This place is beyond expectations - the Mexican and Irish bar staff are second to none and really now how to make cocktails! - highly recommend

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Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

Worse place I’ve ever been in Cardiff, very threatening bouncers who hard fun. Drinks are expensive and not they great

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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Handsome Jacks was everything you expected a cool, Modern bar to be. Served by one of the most knowledgeable and funky bar tenders Tyler

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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

This cocktail bar is located in a cellar in the centre of Cardiff. It would be easy to miss the doorway which is next to the Meating Place restaurant. The atmosphere was relaxed and sophisticated there was music but we could still have a conversation....More

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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

My second visit to a quirky cocktail bar... those old enough will remember it as the wine press. This is a far cry from those days .. the cocktails are fabulous.. staff make the venue a delightfully chilled out little gem...its candlelight and cocktails all...More

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Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Had a private area here after the rugby. Bar staff were very attentive and even served us at our tables. Lovely atmosphere and quirky!! Highly recommended and we will be back.

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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

A welcome bolt hole, the old 'Wine Press' and 'Soda Bar'. You need to hunt carefully or you may miss the sign, next to The Meating Place. Lovely ambience with a dim and comforting atmosphere with plenty of small sitting areas or larger areas for...More

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Joel O, Public Relations Manager at Handsome Jacks, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Hi, Thank you for taking time to write such a lovely review! It's great to know we're doing something well! Is there anything we could have done better to get that ultimate 5 star? Kindest wishes, Joel

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Reviewed 4 August 2017

I've been to Handsome Jacks a few times now at the start of a night as they run offers on cocktails until 8pm. The cocktails are well made, not just sugary rubbish, and the bartenders always seem able to offer advice on what to try....More

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Joel O, Public Relations Manager at Handsome Jacks, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Thank you for such an amazing review! We love making funky cocktails in the best way possible! We can't way to see you again soon! #Keepithandsome

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Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Came here for a few cocktails during a weekend away with friends. Lovely ambience and tastes cocktails

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Joel O, Public Relations Manager at Handsome Jacks, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

Hi Donna, Great to hear you enjoyed! Let us know when you're back in the capital next and we'll sort your table out! Best wishes, Joel

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Reviewed 19 July 2017

Me and 4 other girls visited on a Saturday night. We weren't sure what to drink but staff were keen to recommend and the cocktails we selected were very tasty. I usually drink beer and the beer selection was also interesting so something for everyone....More

Thank Rae246
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Joel O, Public Relations Manager at Handsome Jacks, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

Hi Rae, Thank you for the lovely feedback and it's great to know that we could accommodate your tastes! We hope to see you all very soon, and if you do have a first date, let us know and we'll make sure it's extra special!...More

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