Ottawa Gay Bars

Ottawa Gay Bars

Check out our selection of the best gay bars in Ottawa. Here you'll find a good selection of lively and friendly places.

T’s Pub is the most recent addition to Ottawa’s gay village.

T’s has a serpentine bar, a lounge area and a lively front patio – good spot to meet some locals.

It offers regular DJs, some drag shows and pub food. You’ll sometimes find the locals watching a game on the big screen.

T’s is friendly and down to earth –  it’s not the kinda joint where half-naked bar staff pose and ignore you.


bar, music, dancing, karaoke

Updated: 15-Sep-2022

323 Somerset St W, Ottawa

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Located in Byward Market, this is a great gay bar to try after a hard days work or shopping. The balcony offers excellent views of Parliament Hill.

A range of excellent cocktails are on offer. There’s karaoke every Tuesday and Wednesday should you need to lighten the mid-week blues. At the weekend you’ll find regular drag shows.

Check their Facebook for one-off events – such as Lady Ga Ga parties and Rue Paul reruns.


bar, music, dancing,

Updated: 30-Mar-2022

41 York St, 2nd floor, Ottawa

Weekday: Mon: Closed Tues-Thurs: 4pm-2am
Weekend: Fri-Sat: 3pm-2am Sun: 3pm-12am

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Swizzles is a down to earth gay bar in Ottawa known for its karaoke nights, stand up events, game nights and inclusive vibe.

If you like your gay bars attitude-free then this is a good choice. The people here are very clubbable so it’s a great spot to meet some locals.

Situated in the heart of downtown Ottawa right by the gay village, it’s in an ideal location.


bar, music, dancing, karaoke

Updated: 30-Mar-2022

246 B, Queen St, ON K1P 5E4

Weekday: 15:00 - 02:00 (23:00 Mon and Tues)
Weekend: 15:00 - 02:00

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From 4 votes Vote

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