Kyoto Gay Bar & Club Guide 2018 - reviews, maps, information - Travel Gay Asia

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Whilst the main gay scene is located in Osaka, there are some gay-owned, LGBT-friendly bars, cafés and restaurants in Kyoto.


3F Kobayashi Bldg, Kiya-machi Street, Shimogyo, Kyoto | map

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+81 75 256 0258 |

weekday Tue-Fri 20:00 - 04:00 weekend 20:00 - 04:00

Men-only, foreigner-friendly gay bar in Kyoto. Apple serves wine, beer and a range of alcoholic drinks. There’s free karaoke for anyone who wants to sing.

Open from 8pm, closed on Mondays.

features bar, music, karaoke (酒吧, 音乐, 卡拉OK) | gay-owned | Updated: 13-07-2018

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3F Ito Bldg, 219-2 Nabeya-cho, Nakagyo, Kyoto | map

| website | +81 7 5212 3521 |

audience rating 3.1 stars from 9 votes - click to vote

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Long-running gay bar in Kyoto, located on Kiyamachi Street – the city’s main bar and nightlife area.

AZURE is a men-only bar. The owner and his staff speak limited English. There’s table charge, and light snacks are served.

Located on the 3rd floor of a building, so look out for the sign.

features bar, music (酒吧, 音乐) | Updated: 13-07-2018

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Jam Jar Lounge
Jam Jar Lounge

758-2 Higashi, imakoji-cho, Kyoto | map

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+81 75 204 8508 |

weekday Tue-Fri 10:00 - 18:00 weekend 10:00 - 18:00

Gay-owned cafe lounge bar, housed in a 110-year-old Kyoto townhouse in the traditional Nishijin district.

Jam Jar serves authentic espresso, freshly brewed coffee, imported wine and light meals. English-speaking staff. Open Tuesday through Sunday. There’s also room for rent.

features bar, cafe (酒吧, 咖啡馆) | lgbt-owned | Updated: 27-07-2018

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