Melbourne Gay Bars

Melbourne’s gay bar scene will not disappoint those looking for a fun night out.

149 Gipps Street, Abbotsford, Melbourne

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| website | facebook

|+61 3 9417 2832 |

weekday from 17:00

weekend Sat from 17:00; Sun from 16:00

The Laird

audience rating 5.0 stars from 4 votes - click to vote

2017-01-20 Mooning 2017 - hosted by Dean Arcuri - from 8pm-11:30pm

2017-02-11 Code Black - with DJ Jayson Leah, Mike Kelly; dress code - leather - from 9pm-5am

Australia’s longest-running exclusively gay bar/hotel. The Laird is widely recognised as a gay institution – to the extent that it has been granted permission by Victoria’s Anti-Discrimination Board to operate a men-only policy.

The Laird caters for a wide range of men but is particularly popular with the leather, bear and alternative crowd. There is a different theme each week, from a relaxed and informal pool competition to a hardcore event with dress code – check the website for agenda.

features bar, music, dancing, free wi-fi (酒吧, 舞蹈, 音乐, 免费无线上网) | updated: 12-12-2016

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GH Hotel gay bar in Melbourne
GH Hotel gay bar in Melbourne

GH Hotel

1 Brighton Road, St Kilda, Melbourne | map | distance

| website | facebook | +61 3 9534 4189 |

weekday 12:00 - 01:00

weekend 12:00 - 03:00

audience rating 5.0 stars from 4 votes - click to vote

Formerly known as the “Greyhound”, GH Hotel is Melbourne’s leading gay entertainment venue. You can eat, drink, dance and be entertained by great shows – including our favourite Boylseque on Fridays.

This multi-level venue has a state-of-the-art sound and lighting rig, a beer garden, VIP area, huge stage and the very pretty Blue & Black rooms. Arrive early and try the dinner menu, stay on to watch a show and then dance the night away!

features bar, music, dancing, live music, restaurant, go-go show, cabaret show (酒吧, 舞蹈, 音乐, 现场音乐, 餐厅, 性感秀, 歌舞表演) | updated: 12-12-2016

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DT’s Pub

164 Church Street, Richmond, Melbourne | map | distance

| facebook | +61 3 9428 5724 |

weekday Tue 18:00 - 00:00; Wed,Thu 16:00 - 01:00

weekend 16:00 - 01:00; Sun 14:00 - 22:00

audience rating 3.3 stars from 4 votes - click to vote

Looking for a more traditional bar, offering nothing more than a decent pint and a warm welcome? Then DT’s Pub could be for you.

In reality, DT’s does offer more than just drinks, with regular special events, from quiz nights to BBQ’s in the garden. Closed on Mondays.

features bar, music, karaoke, cabaret show (酒吧, 音乐, 卡拉OK, 歌舞表演) | updated: 11-09-2016

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185 Smith Steet, Fitzroy, Melbourne

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|+61 3 9077 4360 |

weekday Tue 17:00 - 23:00; Thu-Fri 17:00 - 03:00

weekend Sat 17:00 - 03:00; Sun 17:00 - 23:00

The 86

audience rating 5.0 stars from 2 votes - click to vote

A boutique cabaret bar on Smith Street in the heart of the Melbourne gay village. The bar hosts weekly drag queen shows, boylesque shows and burlesque nights.

The 86 serves a crowd-pleasing choice of 42 in-house cocktail, and there is a late night dance floor. Regular special deals on pizzas and beers. Closed Mondays and Wednesdays.

features bar, music, dancing, live music, cabaret show (酒吧, 舞蹈, 音乐, 现场音乐, 歌舞表演) | updated: 11-09-2016

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The PEEL

113 Wellington Street, Collingwood, Melbourne | map | distance

| website | facebook | +61 3 9419 4762 |

weekday Thu 23:00 - 05:00

weekend Fri,Sat 23:00 - 07:00

audience rating 4.0 stars from 4 votes - click to vote

Gayer than ever since the change in door policy. The PEEL, now exempt from the Anti-Discrimination Act, is a predominately gay male venue that has been around for over 25 years.

There are 3 bars, a dance floor and a courtyard. Open on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, with regular special events and drag acts. Age-check ID required (for travellers, this means your passport), and dress appropriately.

features bar, music, dancing (酒吧, 舞蹈, 音乐) | updated: 12-12-2016

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29 Fitzroy Street, St Kilda, Melbourne

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|+61 3 9536 1176 |

weekday 12:00 - 00:00

weekend 12:00 - 00:00

Prince Public Bar

audience rating 4.3 stars from 4 votes - click to vote

Prince Public Bar (P.P.B.) has been attracting gay customers since 1937. Indeed, some of the current customers have been regulars for the past 40 years.

Located in St Kilda area, the venue hosts regular live music and other performances – check their Facebook page for the latest updates.

features bar, music, live music (酒吧, 音乐, 现场音乐) | updated: 11-09-2016

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29 Chapel Street, Prahran, Melbourne

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|+61 3 9510 4050 |

The Railway Hotel

audience rating 3.3 stars from 3 votes - click to vote

This laid-back bar & restaurant at The Railway Hotel usually caters to a mixed crowd, but Sunday afternoons are popular with gay customers.

Located near the Windsor station, the hotel also has a 24-hour bottle shop.

features bar, music, restaurant, shop (酒吧, 音乐, 餐厅, 铺子) | updated: 11-09-2016

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