Gay Bars In London
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There are hundreds of gay bars in London and the city is an incredibly tollerant and diverse place to go out and enjoy yourself. London's West End, in and around Soho is a hot spot for nightclubs, bars and pubs - this includes more than a hand full of gay bars. Here's a selection of some great gay venues in London.

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Insider Tip: There are hundreds of gay friendly pubs and bars in London. You'll find plenty of variety at Old Compton St, Soho - so if you're looking for a place to pub crawl, this is it!

Ku Bar

Ku Bar London
Ku Bar's reputation as a friendly bar with great service and reasonably priced drinks has grown and grown. In 2008 it was awarded the 'Best Gay Bar London and South East'.

Opening Hours:
Mon - Sat: 1:00pm - 11:00pm
Sun: 1:00pm - 10:30pm

Closest Tube: Leicester Square
Phone: +44 (0)207 437 4303
Address:30 Lisle St, Leicester Square, WC2H 7BA


Artisan and Vine
G-A-Y is one of London's, if not the biggest gay bar in the city. G-A-Y's reputation for putting on a great saturday night parties is the envy of many other venues in the area. Regular guests inlcude, Kylie Minogue, Westlife, Blue, Sophie Ellis-Bextor and Geri Halliwell.

Opening Hours:
Thu - Fri: 11:00pm - 04:00am Sat: 10:30 - 05:00am
Closest Tube: Charing Cross / Embankment
Address:Heaven, The Arches, Villiers St, London, WC2N 6NG

79 CXR

79cxr London
79 CXR is expeptionally good value and friendly - not always a common combination in London! There's open air seating for when the weather is fine and the kitchen serves great contemporary British food. As the night roles on a list of DJ's spin discs into the early hours of the morning.

Opening Hours:
Mon - Sat: 1:00pm - 03:00am
Sun: 1:00pm - 10:30pm

Closest Tube: Leicester Square
Phone: +44 (0)207 734 0769
Address:79 Charing Cross Rd, London, WC2H 0NE


The Edge
As far as gay friendly bars in London go, the Edge has something for everyone. Four floors each with a different atmosphere and style - choose your and make it your own! There's a cafe/ restuarant serving up good value pub/brasserie style food also.

Opening Hours:
Mon - Sat: 12:00pm - 1:00am
Sun: 12:00pm - 10:30pm

Closest Tube: Tottenham Court Road
Phone: +44 (0)20 7439 1313
Address:11 Soho Square, London W1D 3QE

Candy Bar

Candy Bar
Candy Bar opened in 1996 and has proved to be one of the best gay venues in London. Now the center point for a new reality tv show - Lesbians, Candy bar offers a safe feindly atmosphere for lesbians and their friends to party the night away to great entertainment all week.

Opening Hours:
Mon - Thu: 5:00pm - 11:30pm
Fri - Sat: 5:00pm - 2:00am
Sun: 5:00pm - 11:00pm

Closest Tube: Tottenham Crt Rd
Phone: +44 (0)20 7287 5041
Address:4 Carlise St, London W1D 3BJ


The Quebec is one of the oldest gay bars in London. For many, it would not appear obvious this establishment is a gay bar as it retains all the tradition and charm of an old English pub. There's Cabaret, Karaoke and Quiz nights through the week. Pop in for a pint or wine and enjoy the atmosphere!

Opening Hours:
Mon - Thu: 12:00pm - 02:00am
Fri - Sat: 12:00pm - 03:00am
Sun: 12:00pm - 01:00am

Closest Tube: Marble Arch
Phone: +44 (0)20 7629 6159

Address:12 Old Quebec St, London W1H 7AF

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