Gay Bars in London

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Gay Clubs & Bars in London

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  • Stephen B
    Nagasaki, Japan28 contributions
    I met my husband here in the toilets, we shared a romantic moment in the left hand cubicle. The hand soap had an amazing fragrance, the uninals had them lovely lemon cubes and the bar staff were very friendly.
    Written 3 June 2022
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • Gary S
    United Kingdom291 contributions
    This little theatre and bar in the arches are a must to visit,. you will enjoy the performances there. Great to meet friends for a drink in the bar area as well
    Written 15 December 2021
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • Dustin
    Irving, TX15 contributions
    Came in for a few drinks for a night out. Great staff. Jay was a great bar tender. Highly recommend a stop by. Will be stopping by when I have other friends join in on the trip.
    Written 13 May 2022
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • Chris K
    London, UK10 contributions
    Amazing Thursday night out , Tamas officially from my favorite bartenders , well done guys amazing job 👍🏼
    Written 12 May 2022
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  • StephenCross
    Dublin, Ireland17,120 contributions
    Rupert Street has a real vibe and is generally buzzing. Loads of bars and restaurants throughout and some great places to eat.
    Written 9 May 2022
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  • itsme1891
    Birmingham, UK14 contributions
    Excellent afternoon and night for the jubilee … the acts were all amazing and a fabulous compère! … music and partying after! Loved it
    Written 3 June 2022
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  • Rowan J
    1 contribution
    Fantastic night out at this hidden gem near King’s Cross. Incredible drag night with lovely, friendly staff. Amazing cocktails - we recommend the Baby Jane, the Bramble and the lemon sherbet one (though we struggled to remember the name of it by that point!). Love the cave.
    Written 14 August 2021
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • 10V3W1N5
    London, UK41 contributions
    Nothing saddens me like regression. Here is Theo happy as can be with me enjoying cabaret at Halfway To Heaven

    Fast forward a few months and suddenly he is not welcome.

    He is 💯 happier with me than he would be at home alone.

    Very frustrating when venues project reason like “it’s too loud for dogs” - this is subjective and down to the owner to decide.

    I love Halfway, always have - it’s a fantastic cabaret venue - but ludicrous policy changes like this aren’t the way forward.
    Written 1 May 2022
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • daveyh87
    Horwich, UK692 contributions
    We came here for an after work drink for a leaving do, we had a great evening and mainly down to the staff. The owner introduced himself and was very welcoming and had a great deal on drinks. The music was good, drinks good, great space and a brilliant dance floor. Highly recommend it if you work in the Holborn area.
    Written 26 September 2017
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  • knackeredMum
    Droitwich, UK98 contributions
    Post theatre and Just made it in time for the end of happy hour one Sunday evening (so obvs had to double up)!
    Lush cocktails and bar tenders ...... mmmm mmmm
    Very happy evening had. Met a couple of Ru Pauls stars which made our day. What a lovely crowd.
    Laid back vibe (well that’s a Sunday for you!)
    Hopefully back soon
    Written 7 November 2021
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  • Iudita v
    London, UK2 contributions
    We firs have been to the Exilio in last summer where we had best Latino party ever, the music was just excellent, service and staff absolutely friendly. That’s why decided that we will become regulars when we like to have Latino dance. We really recommend. Even if is a LGBT 🏳️‍🌈 club everyone is welcome here who like to dance 💃 and have fun. Really good atmosphere.
    Written 11 February 2019
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • TheFussyTeenager
    Manchester, UK455 contributions
    A beguiling, alternative London gay bar. We didn’t feel cool enough but had a good time watching Drag-A-Long’s Wicked. The cocktail I ordered was mind-blowingly strong, haha.
    Written 16 January 2022
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  • Rafael
    London, UK14 contributions
    It’s not a fancy place so I don’t understand why the drinks are rather expensive.
    The staff are friendly.
    Not worth the price I’m afraid.
    Written 16 August 2020
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • LauraCork-2006
    London, UK17 contributions
    Sound is right in the heart of Leicester Square. Queues are always inevitable but there are ways of skipping, hehe. Staff are friendly, maybe a little too friendly!! There are 3 floors for us commoners. First floor which is located on floor 3 is mostly a mix of dance, chart, pop, hip-hop and cheese. Second floor which is on the 4th floor is a balcony floor overlooking the first floor. Finally on the 5th floor is an RnB, hip hop room overlooking the london eye. To use the bathroom you have to walk to the fifth floor (ridiculous). Drinks are pricey 2 vodka + 1 red bull £12.10, bottles are less than £4. Sound opens early and is usually open till 3-ish. If you're looking to go clubbing on a Sunday night try Sound as a lot of places aren't even open on a Sunday night. Mixed crowd in here, black, white, asian, mostly early 20's. We fly to London once a month and always go to Sound, its our "local". Trying to get out is a bit of a nightmare as everyone has to exit via the same stairs. Its quite dangerous as the queue barely moves because the cloakroom is at the end of this stairs. Usually there is a cloakroom on the third floor so its better to go there and skip the queue at the end of the night
    Written 3 January 2007
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • RicLondon89
    London, UK23 contributions
    This bar/club was one of the sleaziest and fun places to go in central London when trading under the name of 79CXR. It closed down for a few years and then re-opened under the name of ManBar. In my opinion, ManBar ceased to trade after a dispute with a stupid neighbour and Westmister's plans to "sanitise" the west end and get rid of gay bars. So sad!
    Written 13 September 2015
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
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