Babylon The Joburg Bar
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Babylon The Joburg Bar

198 Oxford Rd, Illovo, Sandton, South Africa, 2196  map 

Babylon The Joburg Bar is a lively gay bar on Oxford Road, Johannesburg in the Sandton suburb. Here you’ll find sexy, scantily clad barmen. As the night progresses it can get quite raucous, with shirtless guys grinding on the bar.

It’s located in a shopping mall – slightly off location but there you have it.

This is a great place to party and hook up with hotties.


bar, music, dancing.

Updated: 08-Jan-2020
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weekday: Friday 20:00 - 04:00
weekend: Saturday 20:00 - 04:00

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  1. j joseproenca
    Elegant yet casual

    “Loved it. Discreet gay hangout. Met my life partner here!“

  2. K Kieran
    Gay Bar? Sorry… No… Maybe Gay-Friendly

    “It’s probably about the only upmarket bars in Joburg and they know it… and therefore, milk it for everything it’s worth. Entrance and drink prices verge on exploitative. The place is basically 80% straight on a good night, so don’t be fooled by the rainbows and “iconic drag” performers (iconic for what?). It’s just to lure you in and basically bankrupt you.

    The bartenders are adorable and friendly… HOWEVER, another example of how they have kind of dropped their “gay bar” status can be seen in the change from muscle bound hunky bartenders to pretty blonde bar ladies (don’t take my word for it, pics attached from their Facebook)… Oh and it’s basically at 300% capacity on a Friday or Saturday (COVID who?). It’s so sad and I’m super sorry for anyone wanting a GAY night on the town in Joburg.“

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