Melbourne Gay Bars

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

149 Gipps Street, Abbotsford, Melbourne | map | distance

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+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

Australia’s longest-running exclusively gay bar/hotel. The Laird is widely known 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 to a wide range of men but is particularly popular with the leather, bear and alternative crowd. 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: 29-06-2017

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164 Church Street, Richmond, Melbourne | map | distance

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+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

DT’s Pub

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: 29-06-2017

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185 Smith Steet, Fitzroy, Melbourne | map | distance

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+61 3 9077 4360 |

weekday Tue,Thu 17:00 - 23:00

weekend Fri,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: 28-08-2017

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113 Wellington St, Collingwood, Melbourne | map | distance

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+61 3 9419 4762 |

weekday Thu 23:00 - 05:00

weekend Fri,Sat 23:00 - 07:00

The PEEL

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: 29-06-2017

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29 Fitzroy St, St Kilda, Melbourne | map | distance

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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: 01-07-2017

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29 Chapel Street, Prahran, Melbourne | map | distance

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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: 29-05-2017

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