8 Super Fun Gay Bars In Barcelona

Your guide to Barcelona’s one-of-a-kind LGBTQIA+ nightlife scene.

Nearly all of the iconic gay bars in Barcelona are located in L’Antiga Esquerra de l’Eixample neighborhood. Mostly known as a residential area for university students, l’Eixample’s 19th-century architecture adds to the charm of each bar on this list. Here are eight of the most lively, fun gay bars in Barcelona that’ll guarantee a fabulous time!


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Candy Darling Bar

Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 586, L'Eixample, 08011 Barcelona, Spain

Candy Darling Bar is a safe haven for LGBTQIA+ visitors. The interior is decorated with queer art and offers plenty of cozy sofas to enjoy its frequent drag shows, burlesque performances, and other unforgettable events. Don’t miss the Bikini Darling – a ham and cheese sandwich shaped like a bikini – along with other similar tapas.

Candy Darling Bar
Photo by Candy Darling Bar Facebook

Boys Bar BCN

C/ de la Diputació, 174, L'Eixample, 08011 Barcelona, Spain

Boys Bar BCN is situated in the heart of Barcelona’s most popular queer neighborhood. The inviting and lively atmosphere attracts travelers from all over the world. Open from Tuesday to Saturday night, visitors can dance until sunrise to house music with fine looking crowds or admire dancers perform mesmerizing shows.

Boys Bar BCN
Photo by Boys Bar BCN Facebook

Night Barcelona

C/ de la Diputació, 161, L'Eixample, 08015 Barcelona, Spain

Night Barcelona is famous for being a hook-up gay bar offering dark rooms, cabins, and cruising areas. Visitors can take advantage of the free condoms available along with a cloakroom service. Here, the strippers take your night out to the next level with their eye-catching dancing acts.

Night Barcelona
Photo by Night Barcelona Facebook

Punto Barcelona

carr. de Muntaner, 65, L'Eixample, 08007 Barcelona, Spain

Punto Barcelona is one of the city’s most reputable gay bars, offering enchanting drag performances. Flora and fauna fill up the modern space, which has several tables lined against the wall and is illuminated by colorful neon lights. Partygoers can expect diverse music genres, drawing in locals and travelers alike.

Punto BCN
Photo by Punto Barcelona Facebook

Bacon Bear Bar (BBB)

Carrer de Casanova, 64, Eixample, 08011 Barcelona, Spain

Bacon Bear Bar (BBB) is an ideal spot to find cute singles, make new friends, and drink delectable cocktails while dancing to house music. Every Thursday, guests can take advantage of its Happy Hour from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., and beer lovers can enjoy a second free beer on Fridays and Saturdays.

Photo by Bacon Bear Bar (BBB) Facebook

La Sastrería Café

C/ del Consell de Cent, 245 bis, L'Eixample, 08011 Barcelona, Spain

La Sastrería Café is most known for its interactive and captivating drag events, which frequently grab guests from the audience to join their performances. Make sure to try one of its signature cocktails before dancing the night away on the neon-lit dance floor. Here, DJs spin various music genres to offer something for everyone.

La Sastreria
Photo by La Sastrería Café Facebook

Moeem Barcelona

carr. de Muntaner, 11, L'Eixample, 08011 Barcelona, Spain

Moeem Barcelona is perfect to have a drink with friends, meet new singles, or simply dance the night away to pop, reggaeton, and contemporary R&B music. For over 10 years, this location has become one of the most recognizable gay bars in Barcelona. Visitors can converse at tables, on plush sofas, or at the long vibrant bar.

Moeem Barcelona
Photo by Moeem Barcelona Facebook

Priscilla Cafè

C/ del Consell de Cent, 273, L'Eixample, 08011 Barcelona, Spain

Priscilla Cafè is located in the heart of L’Antiga Esquerra de l’Eixample neighborhood. This bar is filled with unique, colorful decorations and frequently hosts drag shows, cabaret performances, and other eclectic events. Here, guests can rent out the space for birthdays, bachelor parties, and much more.

Priscilla Cafe
Photo by Priscilla Cafè Facebook
Natalia Guerra

Contributing Editor

Natalia Guerra was born in Miami and comes from a Cuban background. Aside from her passion for travel writing and culinary arts, she also loves to step out of her comfort zone to live life to the fullest. Her lifestyle is being a digital nomad, working remotely as she travels the world one city at a time. Her favorite country has been Spain for its beautiful architecture and food, which reminds her of her Cuban culture.

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