Lisbon Gay Bars

Lisbon Gay Bars

Lisbon's fun, friendly gay bar scene is centered in Bairro Alto and Príncipe Real districts. Peak hours are from 11pm-2am, but many bars stay open later.

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Most of Lisbon’s gays are in agreement that TR3S is one of the most laid-back and welcoming bars in Principe Real district, the gay heart of the city.

This friendly bear bar serves a good selection of beer, cocktails and snacks, and has an outdoor terrace that is popular for after-work hangout.

Features

bar, music

Updated: 12-Nov-2019

Rua Ruben A. Leitão 2A, Lisbon

weekday: 16:00 - 02:00
weekend: 16:00 - 03:00

3.8
Audience Rating

From 62 votes Vote

Local bar in Bairro Alto quarter, close to other gay venues. Attracts a mixed/gay crowd with its cosy atmosphere.

Features

bar, music

Updated: 01-Jun-2020

Rua da Barroca 41, Lisbon

weekday: 20:00 / 18:00 - 02:00
weekend: 18:00 - 03:00; 20:00 - 02:00

4.0
Audience Rating

From 55 votes Vote

Gay bar & disco in the heart of the lively Bairro Alto district. Pride bar has regular drink promotions, happy hours and DJ on the weekend.

Try their Caipirinha, and “Pastel de Nata” shot. Closed on Sundays and Mondays.

Features

bar, music, dancing

Updated: 01-Jun-2020

Rua da Rosa 159, Lisbon

weekday: Tue-Fri 22:00 - 02:00
weekend: Sat 22:00 - 03:00

3.1
Audience Rating

From 65 votes Vote

Portas Largas means “Wide Doors” and whether it’s meant to carry some kind of connotation is unclear. Still, the doors are always open to a friendly crowd with a nice owner and helpful staff.

This gay-friendly bar was once a Portuguese tavern that still retains its classic charm.

Features

bar, music

Updated: 01-Jun-2020

Rua da Atalaia 105, Lisbon

weekday: 20:00 - 02:00
weekend: 20:00 - 03:00

2.9
Audience Rating

From 62 votes Vote

New gay bar with relaxed atmosphere. Bear-friendly, and everyone is welcome at Shelter Bar. Open every night from 6pm.

Features

bar, music

Updated: 12-Nov-2019

Rua da Palmeira 43A, Lisbon

weekday: 18:00 - 02:00
weekend: 18:00 - 03:00

1.1
Audience Rating

From 67 votes Vote

Small gay cocktail bar in the lively Bairro Alto district, near Clube da Esquina. Closed on Tuesdays.

Features

bar, music

Updated: 23-Dec-2019

Rua da Barroca 33, Lisbon

weekday: 19:00-00:00 (exc.Tuesdays)
weekend: 19:00-00:00

2.6
Audience Rating

From 59 votes Vote

Gay-owned, gay friendly bar, café & restaurant. Rendezvous More Than Wine serves an excellent choice of tapas and delicious traditional Portuguese food.

Features

bar, music, cafe, restaurant, free wi-fi

Updated: 23-Dec-2019

Rua de São Vicente 16C, Lisbon

weekday: 12:00 - 23:00
weekend: 12:00 - 00:00

1.1
Audience Rating

From 62 votes Vote

Tribo is a gay-owned restaurant in Lisbon, serving several tapas for different palates – including tapioca, a dish typical of Brazilian cuisine, along with very cold beer and the great cocktails.

Located in the centre of Lisbon. Closed on Sundays.

nearest station : Restauradores

Features

bar, cafe, restaurant, music, free wi-fi

Updated: 08-Aug-2019

Rua da Glória 65, Lisbon

weekday: 12:00 - 01:00
weekend: Fri,Sat 12:00 - 02:00

3.0
Audience Rating

From 57 votes Vote

LGBT-popular bar, located at the corner (Esquina), between Bairro Alto and Principe Real nightlife district.

Although Esquina is not a “gay” bar, it’s always crowded with a fair number of gay people. The crowds spill out onto the street on busy nights and don’t disperse until the sun comes up.

Features

bar, music

Updated: 08-Aug-2019

Rua da Barroca 30, Lisbon

weekday: 19:00 - 02:00
weekend: 19:00 - 03:00; Sun 21:00 - 02:00

3.0
Audience Rating

From 62 votes Vote

One of the few bars in Lisbon’s old red light district, Cais do Sodre, Viking is amidst a street of small clubs catering to a very mixed, raucous and international crowd.

What sets Viking apart is its weekend strip shows at 1am and 3am. Gay-friendly atmosphere.

Features

bar, music, dancing

Updated: 23-Dec-2019

Rua Nova do Carvalho 7, Lisbon

weekday: 23:00 - 06:00
weekend: 23:00 - 06:00

3.2
Audience Rating

From 57 votes Vote

As Primas is a stark space that is popular with lesbians. Tapas and light bites are available, and there is a foosball table for entertainment. Expect a fun crowd, jamming to the retro jukebox.

Features

lesbian popular bar, fun crowd, tapas available

Updated: 16-Aug-2019

R. Padre Américo 27B, Lisbon

weekday: 10pm - 2am
weekend: 10pm - 2am

3.0
Audience Rating

From 58 votes Vote

This trendy Lisbon bar is a lovely little gay hotspot. Enjoy drinks upstairs. Then later, head down to Corvo’s basement dance floor where the DJ will keep you moving until 2am on week nights, 3am on weekends.

Closed on Mondays.

Features

bar, music, restaurant, dancing

Updated: 23-Dec-2019

Calçada Eng. Miguel Pais 18, Lisbon

weekday: Tue-Thu 19:00-02:00
weekend: 20:00-03:00 ; 18:00-00:00

5.0
Audience Rating

From 52 votes Vote

Located on the Bairro Alto, Maria Lisboa Bar is a welcoming gay bar. With themed nights and drink discounts, the Maria Lisboa promises a cosy, fun night.

Features

themed nights, drink deals

Updated: 16-Aug-2019

3.0
Audience Rating

From 53 votes Vote

Straight-friendly steakhouse with a very gay name. Akin to a gay version of a Texas saloon, Gayola is a bizarre coming-together of worlds.

Enjoy this unique restaurant for dinner or a drink before you head out for the night.

Features

bar, restaurant

Updated: 23-Dec-2019

R. da Imprensa Nacional 116B, Lisbon

weekday: 19:00-02:00 (excl. Tuesday)
weekend: 19:00-03:00/02:00

3.0
Audience Rating

From 57 votes Vote

Navegadoors is a cocktail bar and restaurant that combines a variety of culinary options in a space for the arts. The trendy eatery is popular with gay tourists and locals alike.

Features

arts space, cocktail bar, portuguese cuisine

Updated: 21-Aug-2019

R. Augusta 205 207, Lisbon

weekday: Mon - Sat: 11:30am - 2am
weekend: Sun: 12am - 2am

3.0
Audience Rating

From 57 votes Vote

Chains is a well-known bar & nightclub for men to feel relaxed and comfortable with one another. It is the perfect start to the nocturnal side of Lisbon.

Features

chains, lounge area, kink and fetish

Updated: 23-Dec-2019

R. Fresca, Lisbon


3.0
Audience Rating

From 62 votes Vote

Purex Bar is a fun, avant-guarde pub in the heart of Lisbon. The enticing environment always draws a mixed crowd of gays and straights and is known for it’s trendy clientele.

The club schedules themed parties regularly, where DJs play dance and electronic music into the early hours.

Features

themed nights, djs, trendy

Updated: 21-Aug-2019

1200 241, R. das Salgadeiras 28, Lisbon

weekday: 10pm - 2am
weekend: 10pm - 3am

3.0
Audience Rating

From 59 votes Vote

Margem Sul is a 2-for-1 gay bar. In one room, a casual lounge is at your disposal for having drinks. In the other, a cabaret stage awaits for you to watch the finest Portuguese drag talent!

Features

lounge bar, cabaret, drag shows

Updated: 21-Aug-2019

Rua da Liberdade, 11 A, Almada


weekend: Fri - Sat: 10:30pm - 2am

3.0
Audience Rating

From 57 votes Vote

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