Edinburgh Gay Bars

Edinburgh Gay Bars

Whilst not on the same scale as London or Manchester, Edinburgh does have a vibrant and colourful gay scene.

Edinburgh's most popular gay bars are located near the city centre at the north end of Leith Street and Broughton Street, in an area known locally as the "Pink Triangle".

Edinburgh Gay Bars

The Street
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2 Picardy Place, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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3.8
Audience Rating

Based on 23 votes

The Street is a well-known restaurant & bar for gay locals and visitors looking to take in the sights and sounds of Scotland's buzzing Gay Village. Expect a crowded, casual, laid-back atmosphere.

Serves a good selection and has an outdoor terrace for good weather days. The popular Street NightClub (in the basement) is open on Friday and Saturday nights.
Features:
Bar
Dancing
Free Wi-Fi
Music
Restaurant

Weekday: 12:00 - 01:00

Weekend: 12:00 - 03:00 / 01:00

Last updated on: 8-Aug-2023

CC Blooms
Today: Cabaret and Cocktails - Every Sunday
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23-24 Greenside Place, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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3
Audience Rating

Based on 44 votes

The oldest and most popular gay venue in Edinburgh. CC Blooms is a stylish bar & restaurant by day and a classy nightclub by night.

CC serves excellent cocktails and modern cuisine, and offers a full wine and champagne list. The dance floor at the back of the venue is one of the gay hotspots in Edinburgh.
Features:
Bar
Dancing
Music
Restaurant

Weekday: 11:00 - 03:00

Weekend: 11:00 - 03:00

Last updated on: 4-Feb-2024

Planet Bar
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6 Baxter’s Place, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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3.3
Audience Rating

Based on 23 votes

Small gay bar in the Pink Triangle, with good atmosphere, reasonably priced drinks, a snooker table, arcade game and DJ's.

Planet Bar attracts a younger, mixed/gay crowd. Daily drink promotions.
Features:
Bar
Music

Weekday: 13:00 - 01:00

Weekend: 13:00 - 01:00

Last updated on: 7-Nov-2023

Paradise Palms
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41 Lothian Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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4
Audience Rating

Based on 4 votes

Not a gay venue, but definitely worth a visit. Paradise Palms is known for its cutting-edge cabaret and live music.

This quirky (mismatched furniture and palm trees) bar + café + alternative arts venue serves amazing vegetarian food and all kinds of drinks.
Features:
Bar
Cafe
Dancing
Music

Weekday: 12:00 - 01:00

Weekend: 12:00 - 01:00

Last updated on: 8-Aug-2023

Planet Bar
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6 Baxter’s Place, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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3.3
Audience Rating

Based on 23 votes

Small gay bar in the Pink Triangle, with good atmosphere, reasonably priced drinks, a snooker table, arcade game and DJ's.

Planet Bar attracts a younger, mixed/gay crowd. Daily drink promotions.
Features:
Bar
Music

Weekday: 13:00 - 01:00

Weekend: 13:00 - 01:00

Last updated on: 7-Nov-2023

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