Stockholm Gay Bars & Cafes

Stockholm Gay Bars & Cafes

Stockholm's main gay bars and LGBT-popular cafés are located in two areas: the trendy Södermalm district and Gamla Stan (Old Town).

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The oldest gay bar in Stockholm, complete with a small restaurant. Side Track has a laid-back atmosphere, friendly staff and a reasonably priced menu.

The kitchen is open until 11pm.

nearest station : Mariatorget


bar, music, cafe, restaurant

Updated: 06-Sep-2019

Wollmar Yxkullsgatan 7, Stockholm

weekday: Wed-Fri 18:00 - 01:00
weekend: Sat 18:00 - 01:00

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Gay-friendly bar, located to the West of the city centre, close to Hornstull metro stop.

Bitter Pills prides itself on providing great service which is matched by the excellent food and wine menu. Late closing on Fridays and Saturdays.


bar, music, dancing, cafe, restaurant

Updated: 06-Sep-2019

Verkstadsgatan 4, Stockholm

weekday: 17:00 - 23:00 / 00:00
weekend: 17:00 - 01:00 / 23:00

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This gorgeous open-air waterside bar & lounge, set in a pavilion with fantastic city views, is only open in the summer, so you can visit and enjoy an ice cold drink under the sun!

Mälarpaviljongen is proud supporter of the local gay community; a proud sponsor of a charity campaign called the “Rainbow Fund”. More details can be found on their website.

nearest station : Fridhemsplan, Rådhuset


bar, cafe, sun terrace

Updated: 06-Sep-2019

Norr Mälarstrand 64, Stockholm

weekday: 11:00 - 01:00 (April-September)
weekend: 11:00 - 01:00 (April-September)

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Cosy café bar in Stockholm, adored by the gay community for its friendly atmosphere, delicious snacks and drinks.

Chokladkoppen is also an information resource for LGBT tourists – you can grab a copy of QX gay magazine here. The staff are more than happy to help you with any holiday queries.

Its sister bar Cafe Kaffekoppen is next door. Business hours may vary in the winter.

nearest station : Fridhemsplan, Rådhuset


bar, cafe

Updated: 06-Sep-2019

Stortorget 18, Stockholm

weekday: 10:00 - 22:00 / 23:00
weekend: 09:00 - 23:00 / 22:00

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From 56 votes Vote

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