Barcelona Gay Bars

Barcelona’s vibrant gay bar scene has something for everyone, from stylish cocktail bars, bear bars to hugely popular music bars, many of which stay open to 3am at weekends.

Barcelona bars and clubs
Most gay bars do not get busy until 11pm or midnight.

Gaixample

Most of Barcelona’s gay bar & clubs are within the “Gaixample” neighborhood. This is a three block area north of Gran Via Del Les Corts Catalanes between Urgil and Universitat metro stations.

Carrer del Consell de Cent 233, Barcelona | map | distance

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+34 934 52 46 36 |

weekday: Wed,Thu 19:00 - 01:30

weekend: 19:00 - 03:00 / 01:30

Plata Bar

audience rating: 4.2 stars from 6 votes - click to vote

Fun, lively funky styled gay cocktail bar in Barcelona. Plata Bar is renowned for its fabulous sun terrace – a perfect spot to sit, sip cocktails and gaze at the hot selection of men.

Open from 7pm, except Mondays and Tuesdays (closed).

features: bar, music, dancing, cafe, restaurant, sun terrace | Updated: 15-06-2017

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ATAME

Carrer del Consell de Cent 257, Barcelona | map | distance

| facebook | +34 934 21 41 33 |

weekday: Tue-Thu 20:30 - 02:30

weekend: 20:30 - 03:00; Sun 20:00 - 02:30

audience rating: 3.3 stars from 10 votes - click to vote

Not the most stylish bar in Eixample, but ATAME (“tie me up”) has a fun atmosphere, attracting the young gay & lesbian crowd.

Regular drag shows deliver colourful lip-synced performances of pop Spanish and international songs. Closed on Mondays. Metro: Plaza de Universitat

features: bar, music, cabaret show | Updated: 11-06-2017

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Carrer de la Diputació 161, Barcelona | map | distance

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+34 935 03 17 01 |

weekday: 18:00 - 02:30

weekend: 18:00 - 03:00

Nightbarcelona

audience rating: 3.2 stars from 31 votes - click to vote

Audience
Awards
  2015
4 Star Winner
  2016
3 Star Winner

Popular cruise bar with video screens showing movies to get you in the mood to use the dark room and private cabins at the rear. Nightbarcelona attracts men of all ages and features good looking shirtless bar staff.

Regular special events and cheap drink doubles on Thursdays. Free condoms are provided. Best time to go is after midnight, but does get busier earlier at weekends. Metro: Urgell, Universitat

features: bar, music, relaxing cabins, dark room, free wi-fi, cruise / fetish | Updated: 11-06-2017

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Carrer de la Diputació, 174, Barcelona | map | distance

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+34 651 68 06 43 |

weekday: Tue-Fri 21:00 - 03:00

weekend: Sat 21:00 - 03:00

BoysBar BCN

audience rating: 3.7 stars from 11 votes - click to vote

Relatively small but modern gay bar in Eixample gay village. BoysBar has good-looking go-go dancers, great cocktails, music and shows. Metro: Urgell

features: bar, music, dancing, gogo show | Updated: 29-05-2017

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Carrer de Muntaner 63, Barcelona | map | distance

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+34 934 87 83 42 |

weekday: 18:00 - 02:30

weekend: 18:00 - 02:30

PUNTO BCN Barcelona Gay Bar Crowds

Punto BCN

audience rating: 3.7 stars from 12 votes - click to vote

One of the city’s largest and most established gay café bars, run by the management of Arena clubs. Punto has a large modern bar area and a mezzanine with tables, chairs a pool table.

Popular with a younger crowd. This place gets busier earlier than many other bars. Metro 1: Universitat

features: bar, music | Updated: 09-06-2017

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Blunit Gay Bar Barcelona Bar Area

Carrer de Muntaner 24, Barcelona | map | distance

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+34 934 51 42 13 |

weekday: 22:00 - 03:00

weekend: Sat 22:00 - 03:00

Blunit

audience rating: 4.0 stars from 1 votes - click to vote

Cosy gay bar with terrace, reasonably priced drinks, good music and attentive staff. Blunit offers free tickets and discounts to popular gay clubs in the area, such as Arena, Metro Disco, etc.

The venue is closed on Sundays. Located near to Plaza de Catalunya. Metro: Universitat

features: bar, music | Updated: 13-06-2017

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Carrer de Casanova 64, Barcelona | map | distance

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+34 934 51 00 00 |

weekday: Mon-Thu 18:00 - 02:30; Fri 18:00 - 03:00

weekend: Sat 18:00 - 03:00; Sun 18:00 - 02:30

Bacon Bear Bar

audience rating: 2.8 stars from 10 votes - click to vote

The name says it all. This is one of Barcelona’s most popular hangout for bears, chubs and their friends. Bacon Bear Bar offers reasonably priced drinks and a friendly, no-attitude atmosphere.

Metro 1: Universitat, Urgell

features: bar, music | Updated: 29-05-2017

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La Chapelle

Carrer de Muntaner 67, Barcelona | map | distance

| facebook | +34 934 53 30 76 |

weekday: Mon-Fri 16:00 - 02:30

weekend: Sat-Sun 16:00 - 02:30

audience rating: 4.0 stars from 1 votes - click to vote

This cosy gay bar with terrace, located next to Punto BCN. is great for those who want to relax with a drink and watch the local ‘wildlife’ walk buy.

Sip on one of their speciality cocktails as you watch the gay crowds head for the big bars and clubs. Inside, the bar is decorated with old religious objects – quirky.

features: bar, music, dancing, sun terrace | Updated: 29-05-2017

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Carrer de Muntaner 64, Barcelona | map | distance

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+34 934 51 51 04 |

weekday: Mon-Thu 18:00 - 02:30; Fri 18:00 - 03:00

weekend: Sat 18:00 - 03:00; Sun 18:00 - 02:30

Botanic Bar Cafe Gay Bar Barcelona Garden

Botànic Bar Cafe

audience rating: 3.3 stars from 4 votes - click to vote

This relatively new gay bar in the Eixample district features traditional Spanish decor inside and a garden terrace in the back.

Botanic serves delicious homemade food in the evenings and stays open late as a bar. Metro: Universitat

features: bar, music, cafe, sun terrace | Updated: 29-05-2017

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Casanova 75, Barcelona | map | distance

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+34 695 48 70 58 |

weekday: Mon, Thu-Fri 18:30 - 03:00; Wed 20:00 - 03:00

weekend: Sat 18:30 - 21:30; 23:00 - 03:00; Sun 18:30 - 03:00

The Club Mykonos BCN Gay Bar Barcelona Bar Area

The Club Mykonos

audience rating: 3.7 stars from 3 votes - click to vote

TODAY Happy Hour, 6.30pm-10pm

Long-running music bar in Barcelona city centre, and one more spacious venues in Eixamaple. Club Mykonos has a large, stylish bar area towards the front and dance floor at the rear.

Mykonos attracts a friendly crowd of all ages and can get busier earlier than other nearby bars. Cheap drink deals every night and a happy hour every Thursday. Closed on Tuesdays.

features: bar, music, dancing | Updated: 16-06-2017

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People Lounge

Carrer de Villaroel 71, Barcelona | map | distance

| website | +34 935 32 77 43 | Free WiFi

weekday: 19:00 - 02:30

weekend: 19:00 - 03:30

audience rating: 4.0 stars from 8 votes - click to vote

Stylish, relaxed gay “pub” that serves some pretty good cocktails and music that ranges from jazz/blues to all-time favourites from the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s – nothing too loud to stop a conversion.

Whilst People Lounge attracts guys of all ages, those 40+ will feel particularly at home. Free WiFi available. Metro 1: Urgell

features: bar, music, free wi-fi | Updated: 12-06-2017

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Passatge Valeri Serra 3, Barcelona | map | distance

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+34 934 54 61 72 |

weekday: Tue-Fri 19:00 – 02:30

weekend: 19:00 - 03:00 / 02:30

Versailles

audience rating: 3.5 stars from 2 votes - click to vote

Gay lounge bar & cafeteria with elaborate modern décor, influenced by the renowned French Palace. Closed on Mondays.

Metro: Universitat

features: bar, music | Updated: 13-06-2017

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Carrer de Muntaner 7, Barcelona | map | distance

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+34 932 69 26 87 |

weekday: Tue-Wed 18:00 - 03:00

weekend: 18:00 - 03:30

Culture Club

audience rating: 4.0 stars from 1 votes - click to vote

New bar & nightclub in central Barcelona, that attracts a large gay crowd. Culture Club has two floors, serves food and hosts private events and parties.

Metro: Universitat

features: bar, music, restaurant | Updated: 13-06-2017

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Calle diputación 225, Barcelona | map | distance

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+34 934 53 46 42 |

weekday: 07:30 - 00:30 / 02:00

weekend: 10:00 - 03:30 / 02:00

Osbar Gay Bar Barcelona Tables and Plants

Osbar

audience rating: 4.0 stars from 2 votes - click to vote

Pink interiors galore will make it hard to miss this bar, and a delicious menu of food and cocktails will make it hard to keep away.

We love the staff at Osbar – very friendly. Great bar to stop off to on the way to a busier nightclub. Open for breakfast on weekdays.

features: bar, music, dancing, cafe, restaurant | Updated: 12-06-2017

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Carrer d'Aribau 33, Barcelona | map | distance

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+34 933 23 93 93 |

Sky Bar @ Axel Hotel

audience rating: 5.0 stars from 4 votes - click to vote

This chic rooftop terrace bar, perched on the top of Axel Hotel is the place to see and be seen. Sky Bar is open from June onwards through the summer.

There’s no better place to chill out with an excellent (if somewhat expensive) cocktail, great company, lounge music and nice city views. Call for table reservations.

Metro, Bus: Plaza de Universitat

features: bar, music, swimming pool, sun terrace | Updated: 29-05-2017

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Nou de la Rambla 123, Barcelona | map | distance

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+34 931 80 68 28 |

weekday: Tue-Thu 19:00 - 02:00

weekend: Sat 19:00 - 03:00 / Sun 23:00

Bar Rufián

audience rating: 4.0 stars from 1 votes - click to vote

LGBT-popular café bar, located in the Poble-sec neighbourhood. Bar Rufian’s unique space with rugged interiors and high ceiling attracts a good mix of fun, artsy crowd.

Metro: Paral·lel

features: bar, music, dancing | Updated: 13-06-2017

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El Perla Gay Bar Madrid

Calle Calatrava 14, Madrid | map | distance

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+34 913 64 02 59 |

weekday: Wed 21:00 - 02:00; Thu 13:00 - 16:00, 21:00 - 02:00; Fri 13:00 - 16:00, 21:00 - 02:30

weekend: Sat 13:00 - 02:30; Sun 13:00 - 01:00

El Perla Gay Bar Madrid Outside

El Perla

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A quirky venue in the up and coming gay district La Latina. El Perla is the perfect spot to explore the other gay bars on Calle Calatrava. The bar is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays. M: La Latina.

features: bar, music, dancing | Updated: 21-06-2017

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Carrer de Villarroel 86, Barcelona | map | distance

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+34 933 01 29 78 |

weekday: Thu-Fri 23:00 - 03:00

weekend: Sat 23:00 - 03:00

El Cangrejo

audience rating: 3.0 stars from 5 votes - click to vote

Fun, very glittery & lively dance bar, open Thursdays to Saturdays. El Cangrejo has bar area and dance floor and plays a mixture of 70’s, 80’s and Spanish hits.

Popular with locals, although the place doesn’t get busty until after midnight. Great place for cocktails. Metro: Urgell

features: bar, music, dancing | Updated: 12-06-2017

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Ambarito Gay Bar Barcelona

Ambarito

Carrer Del Consell De Cent 193, Barcelona | map | distance

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weekday: 21:00 - 03:00

weekend: 21:00 - 03:00

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A friendly little dive bar in Eixample, Barcelona’s gay neighbourhood. Ambarito is a great spot to start your night before moving on to nearby clubs.

Ambarito is open until 3am every night. The bar has free wi-fi.  M: Urgell.

features: bar, music | Updated: 19-06-2017

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outside “Gaixample”

Carrer de Muntaner 11, Barcelona | map | distance

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+34 931 27 53 99 |

weekday: 18:00 - 02:30

weekend: 18:00 - 03:00

Moeem Barcelona

audience rating: 3.5 stars from 4 votes - click to vote

TODAY Show Bingo, half past midnight - 2.30pm

Located just outside the “Gaixample” area, this friendly bar for gays, lesbians and friends serves inexpensive drinks and is popular with the young crowd and university students.

Metro: Plaça Universitat (L1,L2)

features: bar, music, dancing | Updated: 12-06-2017

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Museum Bar

Carrer Sepúlveda 178, Barcelona | map | distance

| +34 933 25 18 31 |

weekend: Fri,Sat 23:00 - 03:30

audience rating: 3.3 stars from 7 votes - click to vote

Video/music bar with a unique museum theme that attracts a friendly gay crowd. A great place for a drink before heading out to a club – Metro Disco is just across the street.

Museum gets very busy after midnight. Metro: Universitat, Urgell

features: bar | Updated: 12-06-2017

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Carrer del Carme 116, Barcelona | map | distance

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+34 931 25 01 35 |

weekday: 11:00 - 01:00

weekend: 10:00 - 03:00

Zelig

audience rating: 3.0 stars from 1 votes - click to vote

Gay/mixed café bar, located in the heart of Raval district. Zelig serves coffee, cocktails, pastas and tasty homemade food. Metro: San Antoni

features: bar, music, cafe, restaurant | Updated: 12-06-2017

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Madame George

Carrer Pujades 179, Barcelona | map | distance

| website | facebook | +34 935 00 51 51 |

weekday: 18:00 - 02:00

weekend: 18:00 - 03:00

audience rating: 4.5 stars from 11 votes - click to vote

Stylish cocktail lounge bar in an elegant atmosphere, attracting a mixed crowd. Madame George’s friendly, vibrant atmosphere is great for making friends.

The cosy lounge area and bright sun terrace are great places to relax and unwind in, too.

features: bar, music | Updated: 12-06-2017

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Carrer de Salvà 3, Barcelona | map | distance

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+34 936 00 59 01 |

weekday: Tue-Thu 19:00 - 02:00; Fri 19:00 - 03:00

weekend: Sat 19:00 - 03:00

La Federica

audience rating: 4.0 stars from 1 votes - click to vote

Cosy and friendly bar La Federica by Albert’s serves a selection of cocktails, wine, tapas and hosts regular exhibitions and special events. Large gay crowd.

The bar is closed on Sundays and Mondays. Located in the Poble-sec neighbourhood. Metro: Paral·lel

features: bar, music | Updated: 12-06-2017

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