London Gay Saunas

London Gay Saunas

London is home to some of Europe's largest and most popular gay saunas. There is a consistent level of quality across the capital and the number of venues means there is huge diversity in the facilities and experiences on offer. Take a look at our gay sauna listing to find your perfect fit.

Visiting a London gay sauna is likely to be a highlight of any trip to the city.

Gay saunas in London generally offer a good range of well-maintained facilities. Many open late and nonstop at the weekend. Membership is not required. Minimum age is 18. If you look young, bring an ID.

Due to a number of drug-related incidents, expect to be searched on arrival in London’s gay saunas. Bringing your own drinks, including bottled water, is not permitted at most venues.

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Today:  Hard Up Thursdays - 25s and under free entry

Sweatbox is an award-winning gay sauna in Soho, the heart of London’s West End. Surrounded by 21 gay bars (all within a 9-minute walk or less), it’s no wonder Sweatbox is rated as London’s busiest gay sauna.

The sprawling venue includes a fully equipped gym, 20+ capacity jacuzzi, corridors of private cabins (no extra charge), 3 furnished cabins to hire, infra-red sauna and host to London’s only gay steam maze and foam parties. Their weekly events (included in the entry fee) include the naked workouts, mid-week foam parties, in addition to their long-running Hard Up Monday & Thursday (where under 25s get in for free – must be over 18 for entry).

Sweatbox prides itself as the only gay-owned establishment (listed on a platform) to support the wellbeing of our heroes on the frontline. It was the first gay sauna to close in London to protect its customers and staff before the pandemic erupted. And, it was the last sauna in London to open following government guidelines. Sweatbox finally re-opened when it was entirely safe to do so.

With a well-thought layout designed to enforce a zero-tolerance to drugs to their environmentally friendly and antibacterial towels, the venue is 24/7. It welcomes all those who identify as he/him and they/them.

nearest station : Oxford Circus


cafe, internet access, steam room, massage, sauna, maze, jacuzzi / hot pool, relaxing cabins, dark room, gym

Updated: 30-Jun-2022

Ramillies House, 1-2 Ramillies St, London

Weekday: 24 hours
Weekend: 24 hours

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This clean, modern and comfortable sauna is one of the more ‘hardcore’ venues in London for those who like to play a bit rougher. Operating in the heart of Kennington and fresh from a comprehensive refit, the Locker Room is one of London’s best-kept secrets. With room for well over 20 guys, there is plenty of space to lie back and enjoy the heat in the steam rooms and saunas!

“Venture into our dark labyrinth of pulsing playrooms, private relaxation cabins and shower areas for you to use alone or with your partner. There are ample cruising spaces for uncomplicated fun—or if there’s too much happening, join us for a coffee in the chill-out lounge. Whatever you’re looking for, you’ll find it at the Locker Room. We hope this intrigues and excites you to explore the place.” Recently refurbished.

nearest station : Kennington or Vauxhall


free lockers and luxury towels, free tea, coffee and filtered water, 20 man sauna, 16 man steam room, 3 x play rooms, 3 power showers, 12 private relaxation cabins

Updated: 01-Jul-2022

6-8 Cleaver Street, London

Weekday: Monday – Sunday: 11:00am – 12 Midnight

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Today:  Latino Day

Popular East End sauna featuring a large steam room, sauna, open-plan showers, TV lounge, a 20-man jacuzzi and two floors of relaxation rooms. The rooftop terrace is now open.

Open overnight at the weekends – can be busy after the next door White Swan pub closes. Located close to Limehouse DLR station.


cafe, internet access, steam room, sauna, relaxing cabins

Updated: 01-Jul-2022

574 Commercial Road, London

Weekday: 11:00 - 23:00
Weekend: 11:00 - 08:00

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E15 Club is located in Stratford, close to the Olympic Stadium and easily accessible via the Central or Jubilee underground lines or DLR.

Ground floor facilities include a huge jacuzzi, steam room, dry sauna and café. The 2nd floor is reserved for private restrooms, and the basement is a dark room and video lounge.

Regular themed nights include ‘Bears Night’ on the first Thursday of every month. Free WiFi available.

It’s about a 20-minute walk from Stratford station but just a few minutes from Maryland station.

nearest station : Stratford


cafe, sauna, jacuzzi / hot pool, relaxing cabins, free wi-fi

Updated: 24-May-2022

6 Leytonstone Rd, Stratford, London

Weekday: 09:00 - 22:00
Weekend: 09:00 - 22:00

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Internationally renowned, gay-owned Pleasuredrome has been in business for more than 23 years, attracting all types and ages, from London and across the world.

Behind its discreet entrance, you’ll find de-luxe pods and rooms to rent, spa pool, two steam rooms, two saunas, lounging and social areas, cinema, darkroom and upright sunbed. It also has a 24-hour bar!

There is free WiFi and mobile phone charging lockers. Located just a 1-minute walk from Waterloo, walk down either Alaska Street or Sandell Street. Find the railway arch that connects these two streets at the end, and the entrance is in the arch.

Take a look at their website for more information including FAQs.


cafe, steam room, massage, sauna, maze, jacuzzi / hot pool, relaxing cabins, dark room, free wi-fi

Updated: 25-Jul-2022

Arch 124, Cornwall Rd (corner of Alaska St), London

Weekday: 24 hours
Weekend: 24 hours

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Covent Garden Health Spa is premier London male-only sauna for gay & bi men. Features include a steam room, sauna, open-plan showers, large jacuzzi, video room and private cabins.

There is a lounge bar, and massage service is available. Discounts for guys under 25 (valid ID required) – check the website for current offers.

Entry: £19
Under-25s: £10 (with physical ID), free on Wednesdays
Entry before 14:00: £16
Two-day pass: £30

nearest station : Covent Garden


bar, cafe, steam room, massage, sauna, jacuzzi, hot pool, relaxing cabins, free wi-fi

Updated: 27-Jul-2022

Saunabar is a small gay sauna offering discrete services.  A range of massage options are available, including back & Shoulder, Indian Head, Reflexology, Sports & Swedish massage. Head to the steam room for some action.


sauna, massage

Updated: 24-May-2022

2 Portsea Pl, St George's Fields, London

This dual-role sauna & TV club venue (gay & bi sauna 7 days a week – excluding Thursday and Saturday nights when it becomes ‘Legs 800’ TV and admirers club).

Facilities include a sauna, steam room, bar & coffee area, lounge, dark rooms, video lounge, private restrooms. There’s no sign on the building, but the number 800 is easy to spot, as is the blacked-out shopfront windows.


bar, sauna, relaxing cabins, dark room

Updated: 22-Jul-2022

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