Madrid Gay Bars

Madrid Gay Bars

Madrid boasts one of Europe's best gay districts, so it's no surprise that there's a wealth of fantastic gay bars.

Chueca, Madrid’s trendy gay district, has a queer population that other cities could only dream of. The very visible gay community here can be credited with the density of gay bars and clubs that litter the neighborhood’s charming streets. Many of Chueca’s venues are hybrid spaces, operating as cafes during the day before plugging in the speakers and ushering in a lively gay crowd. With bear bars, cocktail lounges, and pop palaces, there truly is something for any gay traveler in queer Chueca.

There’s a huge choice of bars, café bars (that serve food), bar-club hybrids (with a dance floor), and bars with dark rooms or cruising area in the back.

The nightlife here starts late, really late! Many people eat around 10pm then head to a bar well after midnight. Dance clubs get busy from 3am onwards.

For more than 15 years, DLRO Live has been the benchmark for gay nightlife in Madrid. Every day of the week is a party with the best atmosphere and the best live shows. You will enjoy the best drag artists and the best DJs, accompanied by a staff willing to make your visit an unforgettable experience.

An photographic exhibition, by Enrique Toribio, one of the most representative photographers of homoeroticism in Spain, capable of capturing male beauty with great mastery, and an impeccable technique is currently presenting “Naked Sports” at DLRO Live , his most recent work, presented at the Erotic Salon in Barcelona (2022) can be enjoyed for the first time in Madrid from Thursday 27 October- 29th December.

Features

drag artists, djs, great atmosphere

Updated: 31-Oct-2022

Pelayo, 59 (Metro Chueca/ Alonso Martinez) , Madrid

Weekday: 12am - 5am
Weekend: 12am - 6am

Chueca

Today:  Drink Deals - until midnight

Relatively new gay bar in the Chueca district. Barbanarama attracts a fun mix of people, with reasonable drinks and friendly staff.

Open Thursday to Saturday.

nearest station : Chueca

Features

bar, music

Updated: 18-Oct-2022

C. San Bartolomé 8, Madrid

Weekday: Mon 12pm - 3am, Thu 8pm - 3am
Weekend: Fri,Sat 8pm - 3am

3.8
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From 16 votes Vote

Gay bar for bears, cubs and friends in Chueca. Fun, friendly atmosphere.

nearest station : Gran Vía, Chueca, Sevilla

Features

bar, music

Updated: 18-Oct-2022

Calle de las Infantas 26, Madrid

Weekday: 9pm - 3am (Mon - Wed closed)
Weekend: 8pm - 3am

3.7
Audience Rating

From 15 votes Vote

Stylish gay bar & nightclub in the heart of Chueca village. A good place to hang out, socialise and dance to international pop music.

Studio 54 recaptures the glamour of the legendary New York club with a fabulous interior, designed by famous designer Tomas Alia.

nearest station : Chueca, Gran Vía

Features

bar, music, dancing

Updated: 22-Apr-2022

Calle de Barbieri 7, Madrid

Weekday: 10pm - 4am (Mon - Tue closed)
Weekend: 10pm - 4am

3.4
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From 29 votes Vote

Gay cocktail bar in Chueca gay district. Good music and good crowd. 2 for 1 drinks every day until midnight.

nearest station : Chueca

Features

bar, music

Updated: 22-Apr-2022

Calle de San Bartolomé 16, Madrid

Weekday: 9pm - 3am
Weekend: 8pm - 3.30am

3.4
Audience Rating

From 15 votes Vote

The name says it all. Bears Bar is a meeting place for bears, cubs, chubbies, mature men, their friends and admirers.

Located in Chueca gay district, the bar also organises meetings for MAD.BEAR. 2 for 1 drinks everyday until midnight.

nearest station : Chueca

Features

bar, music

Updated: 25-Apr-2022

Calle de Pelayo 4, Madrid

Weekday: 7pm - 2am (Mon closed)
Weekend: 7pm - 3.30am

2.7
Audience Rating

From 47 votes Vote

Popular pre-clubbing bar. Inspired by the film “Casablanca”, RICK’S has a Moroccan flair, with walls decorated with Humphrey Bogart’s paraphernalia.

There’s a pool table and foosball table. Attracts men of various ages. Drinks are on the pricey side. Best to go after 1am.

nearest station : Gran Vía, Chueca

Features

bar, music

Updated: 22-Apr-2022

Calle del Clavel 8, Madrid

Weekday: Thu 11pm - 5.30am, Fri 10pm - 6am (Mon - Wed closed)
Weekend: Sat 10pm - 6am, Sun 9pm - 5.30am

3.9
Audience Rating

From 8 votes Vote

New gay cafe & cocktail lounge bar in Chueca gay village.

nearest station : Chueca

Features

bar, music

Updated: 22-Apr-2022

Calle de Augusto Figueroa 17, Madrid

Weekday: 8am - 11pm
Weekend: 8am - 11pm

3.7
Audience Rating

From 6 votes Vote

Sister bar of LaKama and a popular venue in the gay neighbourhood, Chueca. Open everyday from 2pm.

nearest station : Chueca

Features

bar, music, dancing

Updated: 22-Apr-2022

Calle Pelayo 31, Madrid

Weekday: 5pm - 3am
Weekend: 4pm - 3am

3.9
Audience Rating

From 9 votes Vote

Fun, friendly gay bar, located below street level in a wood-panelled basement with red bar stools that take a bit of getting used to.

Why Not serves good cocktails and plays international & Spanish songs. Cute staff, too. Usually crowded on weekends.

nearest station : Chueca

Features

bar, music

Updated: 22-Apr-2022

Calle de San Bartolomé 7, Madrid

Weekday: 10pm - 3am
Weekend: 10pm - 3am

2.5
Audience Rating

From 28 votes Vote

Modern lounge bar & café in the gay Chueca district. D’Mystic serves tasty cocktails and drink and draws a good mix of crowd.

nearest station : Chueca

Features

bar, music, cafe

Updated: 22-Apr-2022

Calle Gravina 5, Madrid

Weekday: 09:30 - 02:00
Weekend: 10:00 - 02:30 ; 13:00 - 02:00

4.1
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From 13 votes Vote

Cosy gay pub in Madrid. Attracts an older crowd. Themed parties take place occasionally.

Features

bar, music, dancing, karaoke, live music

Updated: 22-Apr-2022

Calle de San Bartolomé 2, Madrid


Weekend: Fri,Sat 23:00 - 03:30

3.0
Audience Rating

From 5 votes Vote

Fun, colourful 1980’s-styled gay bar with drag shows every night (usually starts around midnight). Helpfully, adult movies are shown on the TV screen at the rear of the bar.

Go down the stairs and you will find a second bar and quite extensive, very dark and very cruisy toilet complex!

nearest station : Chueca

Features

bar, music, dark room, gogo show, cabaret show

Updated: 22-Apr-2022

Calle de Pelayo 11, Madrid

Weekday: 20:00 - 03:00
Weekend: 20:00 - 03:30

3.8
Audience Rating

From 26 votes Vote

GRIS is a small music bar with DJ in Chueca gay village. Music styles range from indie rock, alternative, 80’s, electro and some pop.

Straight and hipster-friendly. Closed on Mondays.

nearest station : Chueca

Features

bar, music, dancing

Updated: 22-Apr-2022

Calle de San Marcos 29, Madrid

Weekday: Tue-Fri 8pm - 3am
Weekend: Sat 8pm - 3am

3.4
Audience Rating

From 9 votes Vote

Madrid · gay bars in other areas

The oldest lesbian bar in Madrid – the perfect spot for women to drink and dance in the Madrid heat. Gay men are welcome, too.

While Club 33 is just outside of the Chuecca district, Club 33 is still amongst many other gay bars and nightclubs in central Madrid.

From themed nights, cultural activities and speed dating, Club 33 hosts a diverse range of events. Free admission on Fridays and Saturdays until 2am.

Features

bar, music, dancing

Updated: 05-Jul-2022

Calle de la Cabeza, 33, 28012 Madrid, Spain, Madrid

Weekday: Thu-Fri 9pm - 6am
Weekend: Sat-Sun 9pm - 6am

2.0
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From 2 votes Vote

Located right in front of Plaza de Chueca, this very traditional Spanish bar draws all kinds of crowds. The front area overlooking the Plaza serves tapas, and there’s a separate bar in the back.

Angel Sierra gets very busy in the evening. Delicious tapas and some pretty good beer. A great place to enjoy the Chueca neighbourhood.

nearest station : Chueca

Features

bar, music, cafe

Updated: 22-Apr-2022

Calle de Gravina 11, Madrid

Weekday: 12pm - 2.30am
Weekend: 12pm - 2.30am

4.0
Audience Rating

From 7 votes Vote

Small neighbourhood gay café bar in the Lavapiés quarter. El Rincón Guay serves breakfast, lunch, dinner and drinks.

Tends to draw mixed clientele during day and gets ‘gayer’ in the evening. Free WiFi available.

nearest station : Lavapiés, Embajadores

Features

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

Updated: 22-Apr-2022

Calle de Embajadores 62, Madrid

Weekday: 9am - 11pm (Mon closed)
Weekend: 9am - 11pm

2.4
Audience Rating

From 10 votes Vote

A cosy gay bar that attracts an attitude-free, mixed crowd of gays & lesbians. Sixta gets busy on the weekends. Located in the La Latina neighbourhood.

nearest station : Puerta de Toledo, La Latina

Features

bar, music, dancing

Updated: 22-Apr-2022

Calle de Calatrava 15, Madrid

Weekday: Thu - Fri 8pm - 3am (Mon - Wed closed)
Weekend: 2pm / 4pm - 3am

2.8
Audience Rating

From 5 votes Vote

A quirky venue in the up and coming gay district La Latina. El Perla is the perfect spot to explore the other gay bars on Calle Calatrava.

Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.

nearest station : La Latina

Features

bar, music, dancing

Updated: 22-Apr-2022

Calle Calatrava 14, Madrid

Weekday: Wed - Fri 8pm - 11pm
Weekend: Sat 4pm - 11pm, Sun 1.30pm - 11pm

3.4
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From 2 votes Vote

Que Trabaje Rita is a Gay Bar/Restaurant in Madrid’s city center. Surrounded by colorful plazas, scenic museums, and Madrid’s iconic architecture. Que Trbaje Rita is the perfect location to sit down for food and drink. The venue itself has a great atmosphere, music, service, and a terrace.

Features

bar, restaurant, outdoor seating

Updated: 05-Jul-2022

C. del Almendro, 27, Madrid

Weekday: Closed (Monday) 12pm - 11pm (Tuesday - Friday)
Weekend: 12pm - 11pm (Saturday and Sunday)

Popular gay bar in Chueca gay district. Open Wednesday through Saturday.

Features

bar, music

Updated: 25-Apr-2022

Calle San Marcos 16, Madrid

Weekday: Wed,Thu 23:00 - 03:00
Weekend: Fri,Sat 23:00 - 03:30

3.0
Audience Rating

From 12 votes Vote

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