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Sauna Casanova is by far the most popular sauna in Barcelona. Right in the centre of town, near all the other big gay venues, it's easy to get to and draws a good crowd.
What makes People Lounge different is that it is different. An original theme, modelled on a New York theatre bar. Unapologetically retro music. Great location. If you're 30+ this should be on your itinerary.
Arena Classic is a well-known and much-loved club venue in Barcelona. This should definitely be an option if you're going out on a Friday or Saturday!
Culture Club is a relatively new bar which has quickly earned a place in the gay scene of Barcelona. Friendly atmosphere plus a giant dance floor downstairs.
Botànic Bar Cafè
Botànic Bar Cafè is a great place for a quiet drink with mates (in the back garden) or a loud drink with strangers (inside). Central to all the action and does food too!
Arie is a great place for the ladies to dance the night away. The most consistently popular venue in the lesbian community.
Átame is a famous bar on the gay circuit in Barcelona. It has live drag shows and is perfectly situated in the heart of gay Barcelona.
Arena Madre is probably the most popular gay club in Barcelona. Even on a weeknight in mid-winter there will be plenty of guys here.
Safari Disco Club
Safari Disco Club is new to Barcelona. The dates and times here vary because they theme their nights. It's like a different club every time. It's original and it's quickly gaining popularity.
Arena VIP is one of the most popular venues on a Saturday night. Cool place, cool music, fun people (and lots of them!).
Museum Bar is one of the most famous pre-club venues in Barcelona. It's always busy. It's always fun.
Punto BCN is a great place to meet people. It's a big bar and popular. It's a famous location, right in the centre of the action.
La Sue BCN
La Sue BCN is well known amongst the lesbian community. Sue herself is famous! It's also in the heart of the LGBT area of Barcelona (Eixample).
El Berro is a great choice of restaurant. It's in the centre of the gay scene. It has great food, a fun atmosphere, it's reasonably priced and it has unusually fast service!
Night Barcelona is a great cruising bar located in the heart of the gay district of Barcelona (Eixample). Ticks every box!
Plata Bar is an upmarket cocktail bar without the huge expense. It's well located, right in the centre of Barcelona's gay district.
Moeem is a hugely popular cocktail bar. People come here 7 days a week. It has a good energy and it's a great place to meet, chat and dance.
La Chapelle is small but intimate and very social. It's a great place to meet people. Right in the centre of the gay district.
Bacon Bear Bar
Bacon Bear Bar is one of Barcelona's most famous bars for bears. The clue's in the name! Well located & very friendly.
Boyberry is the best-known cruising venue in Barcelona. It's central, popular and has all the facilities you need.
Metro Disco is one of the biggest gay club names in Barcelona. It's central and open every night of the week.
Open Mind is one of the best fetish clubs in Barcelona, accommodating lots of different fetishes. It's also easy to get to and near the main gay area of the city.
Sala Tango is a great Gay Nightclub. Fun all week and its transition into Arena VIP on Saturdays is legendary.