Paris Gay Bars

The main gay bars in Paris are located in Le Marais gay district, although gay and gay-popular venues are found everywhere in this big city.

Most bars have a regular ‘happy hour’, but this may be for beer only.

Le Marais

Le Marais is one of Paris’ most historic areas, filled with restaurants, boutiques and art galleries. It is also the hub of the city’s gay nightlife, with many gay venues near Sainte-Croix de la Bretonnerie and Rue des Archives.

23 rue du Temple, Paris | map | distance

| website | facebook
+33 1 42 77 04 88 |

weekday 18:00 - 04:00

weekend 18:00 - 05:00

RAIDD Bar

audience rating 3.8 stars from 11 votes - click to vote

TODAY Que Calor - the party made in Brazil

TOMORROW The Ultimate Shower Show - 4 exclusive performers all night

Ever-popular music bar, famous for its go-go dancer shower shows. RAIDD has a huge aquarium-like tank embedded in a wall, within which some pretty hot go-go dancers get wet and wild.

And if that’s not enough eye candy, then feast your eyes on the gorgeous hunky bar staff! Needless to say, RAIDD is one of the most popular gay bars in Paris.

Drinks are affordable, with the main bar complimented by a cosy lounge area in the basement. Metro: Hôtel de Ville

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Cox gay bar in Paris
Cox gay bar in Paris
Cox gay bar in Paris
COX gay bar in Paris

COX

15 rue des Archives, Paris | map | distance

| website | facebook | +33 1 42 72 08 00 |

weekday 17:30 - 02:00

weekend 17:30 - 02:00

audience rating 4.8 stars from 6 votes - click to vote

One of the most famous and centrally located gay bars with a big crowd spilling on to the sidewalk. COX tends to attract the butch-type crowd wearing jeans, T-shirt and short haircut.

Resident DJ’s offer fresh house sets every day, and the bar’s décor is updated every three months. Happy hour daily from 6pm-9pm. Metro: Hôtel de Ville

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17 rue des Archives, Paris | map | distance

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weekday Mon-Thu 11:00 - 02:00

weekend 11:00 - 03:00; Sun 11:00 - 02:00

Open Café

audience rating 4.7 stars from 11 votes - click to vote

Audience
Awards
  2016
5 Star Winner

One of the most popular gay venues in Paris, located next to COX bar. This café bar & restaurant has become the meeting epicentre of the Paris gay scene. Simple, but delicious café-style food is served from noon until 5pm.

Open Café is great for brunch at the weekends. Funky vibe, attractive crowd and friendly service. Daily happy hours 6pm-10pm. Metro: Hôtel de Ville

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Le Who's gay restaurant in Paris
Le Who's gay restaurant in Paris
Le Who's gay restaurant in Paris
Le Who's gay bar in Paris

Le Who’s

14 rue Saint-Merri, Paris | map | distance

| website | facebook | +33 1 42 72 75 97 |

weekday 08:00 - 06:00

weekend 11:00 - 06:00

audience rating 4.8 stars from 5 votes - click to vote

Classy, upmarket gay-popular restaurant and late-night bar. Le Who’s offers an excellent brunch menu on Sundays, served from 11am-4pm.

Happy hour from 5pm-9pm. Metro: Hôtel de Ville, Rambuteau

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Quetzal

10 rue de la Verrerie, Paris | map | distance

| facebook | +33 1 48 87 99 07 |

weekday 17:00 - 04:00

weekend 17:00 - 04:00

audience rating 4.0 stars from 5 votes - click to vote

Large gay bar in Le Marais that gets packed and cruisy on the weekend. Quetzal has friendly staff and great atmosphere.

Open daily until 4am. Metro: Hôtel de Ville

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Freedj gay bar in Paris
Freedj gay bar in Paris
Freedj gay bar in Paris

freedj

35 rue Sainte-Croix de la Bretonnerie, Paris | map | distance

| website | facebook | +33 1 48 04 95 14 |

weekday 18:00 - 03:00

weekend Fri,Sat 18:00 - 05:00; Sun 18:00 - 04:00

audience rating 4.4 stars from 5 votes - click to vote

Gay bar with with a popular but small basement dance floor. Freedj gets very crowded on the weekends, with the crowd spilling out onto the street.

Happy Hour from 6pm-10pm. Metro: Hôtel de Ville, Rambuteau

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One Way

28 rue Charlot, Paris | map | distance

| website | +33 1 48 87 46 10 |

weekday 17:00 - 02:00

weekend 17:00 - 05:00

audience rating 3.9 stars from 9 votes - click to vote

Small gay bar to the north of Le Marais with rustic ambiance. One Way tends to attract the denim, leather and bear crowd. The underground level has a video room and dark corners!

One Way is open all year round. Happy hour 7pm-9pm. Metro: Saint-Sébastien, Froissart, Rambuteau

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MicMan Bar

24 rue Geoffroy Langevin, Paris | map | distance

| website | +33 1 42 74 39 80 |

weekday 12:00 - 02:00

weekend 12:00 - 02:00

audience rating 3.8 stars from 10 votes - click to vote

Friendly and cruisy bar with video and backroom with one cubicle in the basement. MicMan Bar is geared towards a more mature audience, macho and bear types.

Open daily until 2am. Daily happy hour. Metro: Rambuteau

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Les Souffleurs

7 rue de la Verrerie, Paris | map | distance

| website | facebook | +33 1 44 78 04 92 |

weekday 18:00 - 02:00

weekend 18:00 - 02:00

audience rating 3.3 stars from 3 votes - click to vote

Small gay bar in Le Marais gay district. Les Souffleurs features drag shows and themed parties. Great music and atmosphere. Open 6pm-2am.

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Banana Café

13 rue de la Ferronnerie, Paris | map | distance

| website | facebook | +33 1 42 33 35 31 |

weekday 15:00 - 06:00

weekend 15:00 - 06:00

audience rating 5.0 stars from 4 votes - click to vote

One of the longest-running gay bars in Paris. The newly renovated Banana Café hosts regular events – cabaret, disco, karaoke, go-go dancers, etc.

Located just outside of Le Marais but stil lwithin walking distance. Metro: Châtelet, Les Halles

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Ze Baar

41 rue des Blancs Manteaux, Paris | map | distance

| facebook | +33 1 42 71 75 08 |

weekday 17:00 - 02:00

weekend 17:00 - 02:00

audience rating 3.4 stars from 5 votes - click to vote

Cosy gay bar on two floors. Ze Baar belongs to the French restaurant Ze Restoo. The ground floor is open in good weather, while the upper level features with armchairs and lounge areas.

Reasonably priced drinks. Metro: Rambuteau, Hôtel de Ville

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Duplex

25 rue Michel Le Comte, Paris | map | distance

| facebook | +33 1 42 72 80 86 |

weekday 20:00 - 02:00

weekend 20:00 - 04:00

audience rating 3.9 stars from 7 votes - click to vote

One of the oldest gay bars in Paris, located to the north of Le Marais. Frequented by an artsy-intellectual crowd, Duplex features simple décor with jazz music and art gallery.

Duplex is one of the few bars in the area where it’s easy to have a conversation with the locals. Crowded at the weekends. Happy hour 8pm-10pm. Metro: Rambuteau

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El Hombre

rue de la Reynie 15, Paris | map | distance

| website | facebook | +33 177 17 66 87 |

weekday 17:00 - 02:00

weekend 17:00 - 02:00

audience rating 2.5 stars from 8 votes - click to vote

TOMORROW Embutidos - bear themed night

New gay bar for bears and friends in Paris, located close to the Le Marais. The music is loud, with lots of pop classics. Daily happy hour.

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Feeling Bar

43 rue Sainte-Croix la Bretonnerie, Paris | map | distance

| facebook | +33 1 48 04 70 03 |

weekday 17:00 - 02:00

weekend 17:00 - 02:00

audience rating 3.4 stars from 5 votes - click to vote

Cosy, quaint Parisian bar in Le Marais. Feeling Bar is a gay-friendly hangout for both locals and tourists. Slightly more mature crowd. Metro: Hôtel de Ville

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other areas

Bears' Den gay bar in Paris
Bears' Den gay bar in Paris
Bears' Den gay bar in Paris

Bears’ Den

6 rue des Lombards, Paris | map | distance

| website | facebook | +33 1 42 71 08 20 |

weekday 16:00 - 02:00

weekend 16:00 - 05:00

audience rating 3.8 stars from 9 votes - click to vote

Located just outside of Le Marais, Bears’ Den is a popular hangout for bears, daddies, friends and fans. The bar has both a lounge floor and disco bar.

Details about upcoming events can be found on their website or Facebook page. Metro: Hôtel de Ville

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Sly Bar gay bar in Paris
Sly Bar gay bar in Paris
Sly Bar gay bar in Paris
Sly Bar gay bar in Paris

SLY Bar

22 rue des Lombards, Paris | map | distance

| +33 6 62 84 64 61 |

weekday 17:00 - 04:00

weekend 17:00 - 05:00

audience rating 4.0 stars from 5 votes - click to vote

Relatively new gay bar in the heart of Paris, down the street from Bears’ Den. SLY has a cool, trendy atmosphere with cosy seating.

Its small outdoor terrace is great for people-watching. Attentive service, with happy hours and special events. Metro: Châtelet, Hôtel de Ville

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The Labo gay bar in Paris
The Labo gay bar in Paris
The Labo gay bar in Paris

The LABO

37 rue des Lombards, Paris | map | distance

| website | facebook | +33 1 40 28 02 52 |

weekday Tue-Wed 15:00 - 03:00; Thu 15:00 - 04:00

weekend 15:00 - 06:00; Sun 15:00 - 03:00

audience rating 3.8 stars from 8 votes - click to vote

TOMORROW Karaoke Party - hosted by John and Filipé - free entry, 3pm - 4am

Friendly gay bar/club (formerly “The Eagle”) located in the heart of gay Paris. The LABO hosts special events and themed parties.

Happy hour from 5pm-11pm on beer and cocktail of the day. Located close to several restaurants and eateries; they have after-dinner drinks here.

Closed on Mondays. Metro: Châtelet

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Le Velvet gay bar in Paris
Le Velvet gay bar in Paris
Le Velvet gay bar in Paris
Le Velvet gay bar in Paris

Le Velvet

43 rue Saint-Honoré, Paris | map | distance

| website | facebook | +33 1 42 21 13 60 |

weekday Tue-Fri 17:00 - 02:00

weekend Sat 17:00 - 02:00

audience rating 4.0 stars from 5 votes - click to vote

TODAY Happy Hour, 6pm - 10pm

TOMORROW Happy Hour, 6pm - 10pm

Two-floor gay bar Le Velvet hosts different themed parties throughout the week and a daily happy hour.

Young crowd who come to enjoy the juicy cocktails. Closed on Sundays and Mondays. Metro: Châtelet, Les Halles

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Rosa Bonheur gay bar in Paris
Rosa Bonheur gay bar in Paris
Rosa Bonheur gay bar in Paris
Rosa Bonheur gay bar in Paris

Café Rosa Bonheur

Parc des Buttes Chaumont, 2 Allée de la Cascade, Paris | map | distance

| website | facebook | +33 1 42 00 00 45 |

weekday Wed-Fri 12:00 - 00:00

weekend 10:00 - 00:00

audience rating 3.0 stars from 7 votes - click to vote

A fabulous café bar, attracting a fun-loving and free-spirited crowd. Popular with gay customers on Sunday evenings.

Located in the middle of the beautiful Parc de Buttes Chaumont. Arrive early (around 6pm) if you want to get indoors. Metro: Botzaris

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