Kyoto Gay Bars

Kyoto Gay Bars

Whilst the main gay scene is located in Osaka, there are some gay-owned, LGBT-friendly bars, cafés and restaurants in Kyoto.

Men-only, foreigner-friendly gay bar in Kyoto. Apple serves wine, beer and a range of alcoholic drinks. There’s free karaoke for anyone who wants to sing.

Open from 8pm, closed on Mondays.


bar, music, karaoke

Updated: 07-Sep-2022

3F Kobayashi Bldg, Kiya-machi Street, Shimogyo, Kyoto

Weekday: 8pm - 4am
Weekend: 8pm - 4am

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Gay-owned cafe lounge bar, housed in a 110-year-old Kyoto townhouse in the traditional Nishijin district.

Jam Jar serves authentic espresso, freshly brewed coffee, imported wine and light meals. English-speaking staff. Open Tuesday through Sunday. There’s also room for rent.


bar, cafe

Updated: 07-Sep-2022

758-2 Higashi, imakoji-cho, Kyoto

Weekday: 10am - 6pm
Weekend: 10am - 6pm

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