There's a wealth of choice for the gay and lesbian market for nights out in London. From Soho through to other areas of the City the number of venues is excellent. Why not take a quick look at the ones we recommend.
Looking for a great, gay night out in London? Whether you fancy a rave or some subtle jazz, there’s so much to choose from in the Capital. To make it a little easier, we’ve chosen our favourite ten for you to choose from.
In no specific order, check out our top 10 gay nights out in London below.
10. Cafe Boheme
The only restaurant to make the top ten list, Cafe Boheme is a French themed venue in Old Compton Street in the centre of Soho.
Visit on the weekend for live jazz acts to accompany your fantastic food and drink.
One for the younger party goers, Popstarz is a night at the Den and is held every Friday. It’s relaxed, informal dressed code means you’re sure to fit in the diverse crowd here.
You’ll find cheap drinks and three rooms playing RnB, Indie and Chart.
For a cheap, friendly, bar, visit 79cxr. It’s well known throughout London as being great value for money and attracts quite a young, cheery crowd. There are two floors, with bars on both and from Monday to Saturday 79cxr stays open until 3am.
7. The Den
A must for the underground ravers. Visit The Den any weekend of the year for techno, house, drum and bass and a good old dirty rave. Some of the world’s greatest DJs have played at the Den and you’ll find it just off New Oxford Street in centre of the city.
6. Soho Revue Bar
The Soho Revue Bar is certainly London’s number one gay venue for drag shows and quality entertainment. The fantastic costumes, fashion and performances will leave you begging for more!
5. KU Bar
Visit Ku Bar for London’s Best Gay Bar in 2008 and 2009 for a great selection of drinks. KU Bar regularly hosts live DJ sets and is located a few minutes from Leicester Square.
4. The Edge
With four floors, The Edge is as diverse as it is exciting. The atmosphere varies from floor to floor and there are regular drag shows and club nights.
3. Royal Vauxhall Tavern
A friendly, slightly old fashioned pub that offers a variety of gay entertainment including comedy nights and cabaret. There’s always something going on. The Royal Vauxhall is south London’s oldest gay night club.
London’s best known gay night club recently moved from the Astoria to below Charing Cross Station, where Heaven is located. G-A-Y regularly attracts over 6,000 people a week and is a must night out for any London clubber.
One for the clubbers out there. Fabric has three rooms, catering all tastes from electro to minimal to funky house. It’s advisable to buy tickets beforehand as Fabric frequently sells out its 1,800 capacity. You’ll find it on Charterhouse Street in North London.
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