101 Gay Bars & Clubs in Paris

Paris is a hotbed of gay bars and cafes. The gay nightlife scene centers around the le Marais and les Halles districts, where you’ll find several of the best gay clubs Paris boasts for barhopping on the weekend as well as gay cafes that are perfect for a mid-week coffee break.

Cozy Up to Paris’ gay Cafes

With a comfortable curb seating area and delectable meals that are sure to satisfy your appetite, Open Café in le Marais is the place to be on a Tuesday afternoon. Happy hour lasts until 11 p.m., and you’re sure to fit right in with the rest of the crowd. In les Halles, the Tropic Café functions both as a restaurant and as one of the favorite gay bars Paris offers with a significant part of the gay and lesbian community making it their go-to spot for weekend drinks and fun.

Famous Bars in Paris’ Gay District

Le Marais has long been known as Paris’ gay district, so it’s no surprise that the area offers up many gay and lesbian nightspots. Raidd Bar is full of men every weekend, and although their go-go dancer “shower show” is surely part of Raidd’s popularity, the friendly atmosphere and excellent music at this and other gay bars Paris has will have you dancing the night away. Other popular gay bars Paris features include Spice, Freedj and la Champmesle, a lesbian bar that is the first of its kind.

The City's Smoking Hot Gay Club Scene

You don’t have to look far for gay clubs Paris is proud of. Scream Paris is for hardcore clubbers that enjoy dancing to a live DJ and moving with the crowd until the break of dawn. The clientele is mostly men at Scream, but there’s plenty of gay clubs Paris boasts that offer up something for the ladies, like Chez Moune, which is popular with 20-something hipsters.

Parties That You’ll Never Forget

Don’t just stick with gay club Paris offers; check out the parties that this eclectic city has to offer. The European Beardrop is France’s chance to show off their appreciation for their bears, and the event don’t disappoint. Fantastic music and aerial performers make this a party you won’t want to miss.

Le Gibus

16 reviews

18 rue du Faubourg du Temple, 75011, Paris, France

Located next to Paris gay neighborhood, le Marais, on the Place de la République, the Gibus Club is an iconic Parisian gay club...

La Boîte à Frissons (ex-Tango)

13 reviews

13 rue au Maire, 75003, Paris, France

La Boîte à Frissons (The Thrill Box) organizes gay dancing nights on Fridays and Saturdays, in a dance hall called Le Tango sin...

Le Lézard Café

9 reviews

32 rue Etienne Marcel, 75002, Paris, France

Charming restaurant in the Montorgueil neighborhood, in the center of Paris. Ideal for a drink or a break after a long shopping...

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