London Gay Clubs

London Gay Clubs

London has some of the best gay clubs and club nights in Europe. There really is something for everyone.

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Gay Dance Clubs in London UK

You can find a gay club open somewhere in London every night of the week. There are also a number of after-parties if you intend to make a night of it.

London · regular weekly clubs

One of London’s most iconic after-hours dance parties, attracting a muscle-packed crowd on Sunday morning. BEYOND is renowned for its brilliantly produced parties and exceptionally talented DJ’s including Steve Pitron and Alan K.

Best time to arrive is 6am-7am on Sunday morning (yes, morning). Advance tickets available at Prowler – essential if you are planning to go on a public Bank Holiday weekend. You can also buy tickets online.

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Updated: 23-Jan-2020

39 Parry St, South Lambeth Rd, London


weekend: Sun 04:00 - 13:00

3.6
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From 65 votes Vote

One of London’s best dance parties. For more than 15 years, this sensational Sunday-night party has been at the forefront of the European gay club scene, attracting the very best DJ’s.

Although it isn’t a gay club, Lightbox hosts some gay nights. It’s especially popular as an after-hours club. Check their Facebook for more info about upcoming events.

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Updated: 28-Oct-2019

6a South Lambeth Place, London


weekend: Sun 00:00 - Mon 07:00

3.5
Audience Rating

From 66 votes Vote

London’s most famous after-hours club. A:M continues to bash out beats for those who just don’t want Friday night to end and features some of the best DJ talents on the London scene. Terrific atmosphere.

A:M party starts from 3am on Saturday morning and continues until 10am. Discounted entry before 6am if you arrive with a flyer/sign up online for the guest list.

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Updated: 14-Feb-2020

6A South Lambeth Place (Lightbox entrance), London


weekend: Fri 23:00 - late

3.5
Audience Rating

From 64 votes Vote

One of London’s biggest, most popular dance parties for bears, blokes, hunks and their admirers. Relaunched in July 2017, BRÜT takes place about once a month at various venues in London.

Tickets are available online and sent to your mobile phone. The party venue has an efficient entry & coat check system. Details of upcoming parties can be found on BRÜT’s website or Facebook page.

Admission: £10-15. Photo ID required. Best to arrive before 1am. Last admission 4am.

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Updated: 14-Feb-2020

Saturday morning, after-hours underground tech house dance party, held at UNION Club on Vauxhall’s Albert Embankment.

The crowd is a mix of late-night clubbers from both the gay and straight scene. Discounted entry if you arrive with a flyer.

nearest station : Vauxhall

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Updated: 14-Feb-2020

66 Albert Embankment, London


3.7
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From 64 votes Vote

A queer indie, post punk and new wave disco for common people. Imagine Courtney Love and Jarvis Cocker on a boozy night out in 1997. Does that sound like a little bit of you?

Seductive Barry and Pencil Skirt DJ in the scuzzy back room of The Victoria in Dalston. Bring a bit of Razzmatazz for your nights on the town.

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Updated: 21-Feb-2020

451 Queensbridge Rd, London


4.5
Audience Rating

From 54 votes Vote

Coronavirus Update: Social distancing in force. Bookings in advance recommended - [email protected]

Reopened 4th July 2021. New gay nightclub in the heart of Central London. The 750-capacity venue occupies the Hungerford House building on the Albert Embankment.

Across the river from the London Eye, the club is close to Embankment station. Resident DJ’s include Adam Turner, James John, Sam Londt and Jonathan Bestley.

CIRCA is less than 10 minutes’ walk away from Heaven, one of London’s most popular dance clubs.

nearest station : Embankment

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Updated: 02-Jul-2020

Victoria Embankment, London

weekday: Tues-Fri 19:00-Late
weekend: Fri,Sat 19:00-Late

3.6
Audience Rating

From 67 votes Vote

Late-night naughty disco of East London, usually held on a Saturday from 10pm-5am. Check their Facebook page for details of the next party.

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Updated: 28-Oct-2019

Surrey Quays Rd, London


weekend: Sat 22:00 - 05:00

2.6
Audience Rating

From 62 votes Vote

London · monthly / occasional club nights

London’s leading gay urban music party, mixing the best R&B, hip-hop, Afro-beat and trap tunes with some good old disco mashups.

Held every last Saturday night of the month at Club Union in Vauxhall. Door open at 11pm.

Flyers are available in the bars & clubs around London. Students with ID get discounted entry all night – bring a photo ID. If your birthday is within 2 weeks of the party, email the organisers for free entry for you and discounts for your friends.

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Updated: 14-Feb-2020

66 Albert Embankment, London


weekend: from 23:00 (last Sat of the month)

3.1
Audience Rating

From 62 votes Vote

If “big” or “beefy” rings your bell, then check out BEEFMINCE at Vauxhall Tavern every 3rd Friday of the month.

Expect friendly men with beards, cubs, bears and chasers. Resident and international guest DJ’s deliver crowd-pleasing dance/vocal house sets and heavier tech/electro music later in the night.

Tickets are available online at the BEEFMINCE website.

nearest station : Vauxhall

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bar, music, dancing, go-go show, free wi-fi, adults only

Updated: 14-Feb-2020

372 Kennington Lane, London


4.7
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From 64 votes Vote

One of the biggest and best dance events in the UK. WE Party has established a reputation for exceptional music and production qualities.

Expect a world-class DJ lineup, stunning visuals and gorgeously hunky dancers who bring to life each party’s theme. WE parties are usually held on the first Saturday of each month.

Doors open at 11pm and the party in usually in full swing by 1am. From 6am onwards, those who have not yet had enough, head to BEYOND.

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Updated: 28-Oct-2019

4.2
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From 58 votes Vote

Large dance party on 4 floors for gays, lesbians and open-minded people, held every other month at The Scala.

DJ’s play a mix of world music, R&B, soulful house, Middle Eastern sounds, groovy tunes. Admission 10-17£

Their events are especially popular with London’s BAME LGBT+ community. Events like Too Black Too Queer are always worth checking out.

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Updated: 28-Oct-2019

275 Pentonville Road, London


4.0
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From 54 votes Vote

New bi-monthly euro-party in London, usually held on the last Saturday of the month – but always check their Facebook page for the latest event information.

Lady Olé, run by award-winning promoter Alejandro Asencio (Pelucas y Tacones), celebrates Spanish & British kitsch, dance, pop, and queer aesthetics with music and shows, with fun, attitude-free atmosphere. Mostly Spanish, Italian, British and French LGBTQ crowds.

The party welcomes everyone and is particularly popular with the Spanish gay community, as most followers have been attending the parties religiously since 2005.

nearest station : Archway Station

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Updated: 11-Sep-2019

1 Archway Road, London


2.8
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From 68 votes Vote

Irregular dance party for the queer East Enders. DJ spins alt-pop, synth, trash and other hot remixes.

Douchebag takes place at The Star of Bethnal Green and other random venues in London.

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Updated: 30-Aug-2019

359 Bethnal Green St, London


4.3
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From 53 votes Vote

Monthly LGBT/mixed party in London (bi-monthly in Berlin) dedicated to the queens of hip-hop & R&B.

R & She plays only female artists of urban music all night. A favourite party in London with a super-friendly crowd and excellent playlist by DJ’s QBoy, Neil Prince and David Oh.

The party takes place on the first Saturday of each month, 11pm-6am.

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Updated: 11-Sep-2019

217 City Road, London


4.3
Audience Rating

From 58 votes Vote

Reported CLOSED

Relatively small (250 capacity), unpretentious basement club with graffiti-covered walks, offering an alternative atmosphere to the mega-clubs in other parts of London.

East Bloc attracts a younger crowd. Music ranges from disco & funk to hard house. Cheap drinks with regular special offers.

nearest station : Old Street

Updated: 18-Oct-2019

217 City Road, London


3.4
Audience Rating

From 52 votes Vote

London · transgender clubs

London’s leading weekly party that celebrates the diversity of transsexual, cross-dressing and pure drag. Twenty years and still going strong.

Expect a packed house at The WayOut Club every Saturday night with up to 300 people of every race, culture, sexuality and gender. Regular live performances at 1am.

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bar, music, dancing

Updated: 04-Dec-2019

64-73 Minories, London


weekend: Sat 21:00 - 03:00

3.2
Audience Rating

From 81 votes Vote

As the name suggests, She.World is a club for transgender people and their admirers. The venue in Stratford is welcoming, discreet and intimate. Dress how you want to dress and dance like crazy all night.

You’ll meet like-minded people and live out your fantasies and desires in a safe environment. She is open every Saturday from 9pm until 1am

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Updated: 11-Sep-2019

6 Leytonstone Rd, Stratford City, London


weekend: Sat 21:00 - 02:00

4.2
Audience Rating

From 74 votes Vote

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