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SENSE is a newly opened modern and stylish gay bar located in the heart of the Doyama district’s vibrant gay scene in Osaka.
The bar opens in the evenings and provides music, free wifi and is non-smoking. Please contact the venue on their website for more details.
nearest station : JR Osaka/Tenma, Nakazakicho Tanimachi Line, Umeda Midosuji
8.7 Excellent, based on 6642 Agoda reviews. Includes breakfast. Was $68 USD. Now $64 USD | click here
9 Exceptional, based on 746 Agoda reviews. Includes breakfast. Was $78 USD. Now $68 USD | click here
8.7 Excellent, based on 2088 Agoda reviews. Includes breakfast. Now $51 USD | click here
8.3 Excellent, based on 4802 Agoda reviews. Includes breakfast. Now $46 USD | click here
7.8 Very Good, based on 2231 Agoda reviews. Includes breakfast. Now $115 USD | click here
8.7 Excellent, based on 2797 Agoda reviews. Includes breakfast. Now $44 USD | click here
Foreigner-friendly gay bar that hosts regular dance parties and events. Grand Slam is now in its 7th year. Located in the heart of Doyama gay scene.
Open 7 nights a week.
2F Dai-Ni Shoei Bldg, 6-14 Doyama, Kita, Osaka
weekday 20:00 - late weekend 20:00 - late
Stylish and friendly bar in the same building as Grand Slam. Popular with 20’s-40’s crowd. The staff speak Japanese only, but welcome foreigners.
Pump Up hosts regular events – check Pump Up’s website for details. Admission ¥1500 includes one drink.
2F East Street Bldg, 10-3 Doyama, Kita, Osaka
weekday 19:00 - 05:00 weekend 20:00 - 05:00
Gay bar & entertainment venue in the heart of gay Osaka. Village has been in business for 18 years, featuring karaoke, drag shows, cabaret and various live performances on the stage.
Located in the heart of gay Osaka. Open every night of the week until 5am.
B1F Pearl Leisure Bldg, 16-4 Doyama, Kita, Osaka
weekday from 19:00 weekend from 19:00
Well-established gay bar that has been in business for 17 years. Formerly “Cafe de Jumpin’ Jumpin”, J’s Osaka has a welcoming atmosphere, good-looking staff and hosts regular special events.
Drinks start from ¥800, and there is no cover charge. Open every night from 7pm.
Gay bar with several tables, lounge area, mood lighting a small stage. KING serves affordable drinks – each costs ¥500. There is no cover charge.
Busiest on the weekend when special events take place, with sexy go-go dancers showing off their talents on the stage. Located just short walk from Umeda. Closed on Mondays.
1F Sanyo Bldg, 8-23 Doyama, Kita, Osaka
weekday 19:00 - 02:00 weekend 19:00 - 02:00
International gay bar with a lively, casual atmosphere. Formerly “Physique Pride”, G attracts a younger crowd. No admission fee.
Located in the same the building as EXPLOSION club. G Physique is a supporter of Human Rights and HIV awareness in cooperation with Osaka City and the local LGBT community.
B1F Daikichi Bldg, 12-12 Doyama, Kita, Osaka
Stylish bar & nightclub in Osaka that serves a selection of beer, cocktails, whisky and soft drinks. Popular with the young LGBT crowd.
Open Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
1F Kansai Chuo, 101 15-2 Doyama, Kita, Osaka
weekday from 21:00 (closed Wed) weekend from 21:00
Owned by a lesbian couple, LuPu bar welcomes everyone with friendly staff, reasonably priced drinks and snacks. A popular place for pre-clubbing and karaoke.
LuPu also organises birthday parties and special events. Closed on Wednesdays.
5F Nakadori Bldg, 16-12 Doyama, Kita, Osaka
weekday 20:00 - 04:00 weekend 20:00 - 05:00
Gay bar with DJ and karaoke in the Doyama gay district. K’s Hills has friendly Japanese and Taiwanese staff with homelike atmosphere.
Non-smoking. 20’s-40’s crowd.
6F Kuei Dai-Ni Leisure Bldg, 16-10 Doyama, Kita, Osaka
weekday 20:00 - 05:00 weekend 20:00 - 05:00
Late-night gay bar in Doyama gay district that attracts mostly local guys in their 20’s and 30’s. Open every night from 8pm.
OK Bldg, 16-6 Doyama, Kita, Osaka | map
weekday 19:00 - 02:00, weekend Sat 19:00 - 02:00
The oldest gay bar in Osaka. Kuro is a traditional Japanese-style bar that attracts mostly mature Japanese men, although foreigners are welcome.
Located off the main street near the entrance of Doyama gay district, on the inner righthand side of a small hallway – a bit difficult to find as the blue sign is written in Japanese.
2-18-18 Nishi-Shinsaibashi, Osaka
weekday Wed-Fri 19:00 - 01:00 weekend Sat,Sun 19:00 - 01:00
Osaka’s most exciting and exclusive lounge & bar – Winner of Kansai Scene’s 2016 Readers Choice Award for Best ‘Night Out’ in Osaka.
This New York City-styled bar & lounge is inspired by the timeless story “The Great Gatsby” and the glitz & glamour of old school New York City Suites Hotel, invoking elegant ambiance and the decadence of the 1920’s during the American Art Deco era.
Sophisticated yet comfortable, The Suite is a welcome change on the Osaka scene. Clientele are mostly straight; however, The Suite is gay-friendly. Expect incredible specialty cocktails and live music every Friday, Saturday and Sunday night.
Laid-back, intimate gay bar in Namba. Garcon Cercle can accommodate just 6-7 people which makes it easy to make a conversation with other customers or the cute bar staff.
There is a cover charge of 1,800 yen which includes your choice of drink and some snacks. Additional drinks start at 800. Closed on Mondays.
Located on the 3rd floor of GT Town building.
2F, GT Town Bldg, 4-3-16 Namba, Osaka | map
weekday Tue-Fri 19:00 - 00:00, weekend Sat 19:00 - 00:00
Cosy gay bar with karaoke, located in the same building Garcon Cercle in Namba. Ken’s Club serves a selection of drinks as well as some home-styled food. Customers are in their 30’s-40’s. Set charge ¥1,800.
Located in the GT Town building in Namba. There is no sign, just take the elevator to the 2nd floor. Closed on Sundays and Mondays.
nearest station : Namba
Kyodo Leisure Bldg 503, 5−6−1 Higashinodamachi, Miyakojima, Osaka
weekday 21:00 - 05:00 weekend 21:00 - 05:00
Relatively new gay bar in Osaka, near Kyobashi Station. HybriD has a cosy, modern setting and welcomes everyone – gay, bi, straight, women, etc.
Cover charge ¥2000 for two hours, and ¥500 yen per hour afterwards). Additional 10% service charge applies. Open 7 days a week from 9pm. You can book a table in advance.
nearest station : Kyobashi
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