Zurich Gay Bars

Zurich’s main gay scene is located in Old Town (District 1) and in Langstrasse quarter (District 4). Here’s a list of the best gay bars in town.

Metzgergasse 3, Zurich | map | distance

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+41 44 261 2772 |

weekday: 17:00 - 00:00

weekend: Sat 17:00 - 02:00; Sun 17:00 - 00:00

Cranberry

audience rating: 4.0 stars from 7 votes - click to vote

14-12-2017 Pink Cop Lotto - Charity event for Pink Cops

31-12-2017 New Year’s Eve - Celebrate the New Year with Cranberry.

12-01-2018 until 14-01-2018 Skiweekend - Famous “apres ski” party

27-01-2018 Hüttengaudi - Traditional alpine themed party.

04-02-2018 Sledging Day - Winter themed drag night.

Fun and ever-popular gay cocktail bar in Zurich’s central Old Town. Cranberry’s upstairs room is available for private parties.

Very busy at weekends. Tram: Rathaus

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

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Zähringerstrasse 11, Zurich | map | distance

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+41 43 244 88 90 |

weekday: Mon-Thu 17:00 – 02:00; Fri 17:00 - 04:00

weekend: Sat 17:00 - 04:00; Sun 17:00 - 02:00

New gay bar in Old Town Zurich (opened April 2017). Infinity Bar & Lounge offers contemporary sophistication and traditional Swiss hospitality. Tram: Rudolf-Brun-Brücke, Central

features: bar, music | Updated: 31-10-2017

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Spitalgasse 3, Zurich | map | distance

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+41 44 250 70 80 | Free WiFi

weekday: Mon-Thu 07:00 - 00:30; Fri 07:00 - 03:00

weekend: Sat 07:00 - 03:00; Sun 07:00 - 00:30

PlatZHirsch Bar

28-11-2017 Wine Tasting - Sample new wines with a local wine maker.

06-12-2017 Santa Claus Bash - Welcome in the festive period.

Stylish, gay-popular café bar that belongs to PlatZHirsch Hotel, offering both classic and modern cocktails and serving daily breakfast from 7am. Smokers lounge and free WiFi available.

PlatZHirsch also hosts private events. Great spot for casual, pre-clubbing meets and drinks. The weekend gay club Heaven is just next door. Tram: Rudolf-Brun-Brücke

features: bar, music, cafe, free wi-fi | Updated: 06-09-2017

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Mühlegasse 15, Zurich | map | distance

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+41 44 251 2985 | Free WiFi

weekday: Mon-Thu 14:00 - 02:00; Fri 14:00 - 04:00

weekend: Sat 14:00 - 04:00; Sun 14:00 - 02:00

Predigerhof makes for an ideal stopping off and meeting place in downtown Zurich. Open 7 days a week.

This friendly, laid-back gay café bar serves wine, beer, soft drinks and a selection of snack-type meals (sandwiches, cutlets and the likes). Tram: Rudolf-Brun-Brücke, Central

features: bar, music, cafe, free wi-fi | Updated: 06-09-2017

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Kernstrasse 60, Zurich | map | distance

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+41 44 577 6767 |

weekday: Mon-Tue 18:30 - 02:00; Wed-Fri 18:30 - 04:00

weekend: Sat 18:30 - 04:00; Sun 18:30 - 02:00

Large gay bar with live DJ on Friday and Saturday nights. 20-something crowd. Les Garçons is open 7 days a week, from 6.30pm.

Located in the lively Langstrasse area. Bus: Militär/Langstrasse; Tram: Helvetiaplatz

features: bar, music, dancing | Updated: 31-10-2017

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Seilergraben 13, Zurich | map | distance

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+41 44 251 7820 |

weekday: Tue-Thu 18:30 - 02:00; Fri 18:30 - 04:00

weekend: Sat 18:30 - 04:00

One of the few gay bars in Zurich that caters to the drag scene. Host(ess) Peter (Petra) entertains customers with Schlager music and his own, totally fabulous drag shows.

Closed on Sundays and Mondays. Tram,Bus: Neumarkt

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

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Müllerstrasse 51, Zurich | map | distance

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+41 44 241 4178 |

weekday: Tue-Thu 17:00 - 00:00; Fri 17:00 - 02:00

weekend: Sat 19:00 - 02:00

Friendly gay café bar & restaurant with a lovely, small courtyard. Daniel H attracts a mixed crowd with its trendy retro décor, tasty meals and snacks (their Italian sandwiches are recommended).

Closed on Sundays and Mondays.

features: bar, cafe, restaurant | Updated: 06-09-2017

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Badenerstrasse 138, Zurich | map | distance

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+41 44 241 11 18 |

weekday: 11:00 - 23:30

weekend: Sat10:00 - 23:30; Sun 10:00 - 17:00

Huusmaa

TODAY Breakfast Buffet, 10am - 3pm

Quaint and charming, the gay-owned restaurant & café Huusmaa is the perfect place to visit whilst in Zurich. Sample their tasty treats and delicious drinks.

features: bar, music, cafe, restaurant | Updated: 31-10-2017

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Limmatquai 2, Zurich | map | distance

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+41 44 251 1650 |

weekday: Mon-Thu 07:00 - 00:00; Fri 07:00 - 02:00

weekend: Sat 09:00 - 02:00; Sun 09:00 - 00:00

This gay-popular café bar & restaurant is worth a visit due to its legendary status as a Bohemian haunt and the birthplace of Dadaism. ODEON attracts famous intellectuals since it first opened in 1912.

Mainstream local and tourist crowd during the day, with more of a gay bar vibe of an evening. Tram: Bellevue

features: bar, cafe, restaurant | Updated: 31-10-2017

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