Bali Joe

Jalan Camplung Tanduk Arcade 8, Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia | map | directions

audience rating: Bali Joe, 4.2 out of 5 based on 42 ratings click to vote:
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One of the most popular gay bars in Bali, located next door to Mixwell. Bali Joe features cute go-go dancers and very popular drag shows with plenty of audience participation singing along to gay anthems.

Throughout the night, there is a variety of stage and bar-top performances including some pretty hot go-go dancers and excellent lip-synced female impersonators.

We loved the Beyoncé impersonator but had no idea how her wig remained attached to her head during this high energy dance routine! Drink prices are not the cheapest, but good entertainment is never free.

weekday: 16:00 - 03:00

weekend: 16:00 - 03:00

venue: bar (酒吧) | features: bar, music, dancing (酒吧, 舞蹈, 音乐) | customers: gay | attracts: All types

corrections | last updated: 02-11-2017

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Value

3.2

Facilities

2.9

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4

Cleanliness

2.9
based on 9 reviews
  1. Maybe it was because it was a Wednesday night in October

    “The staff although very welcoming were pushing to sell drinks. The shows are nice. But stop trying to much. I like to be anonymous and just came in to get a drink with a friend. Would love it if we could come in order a drink at the bar ourselves and enjoy the ambiance. The other bars next to it were empty and had the same 'unique' selling point which was loud music, drag shows and spotters trying to get you inside. Will try again another night.“

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      on 18-10-2017 | Reply Problem with this review?

  2. loud, chaotic, cruisy.. alright!

    “This was my first stop when got to bali. It was good.. yes the money boys (MBs) are still there, maybe more these days but it is what it is..and there are genuine locals there who just wanna chill n have good fun..good music .. good shows.. ur clothes will smell like heaps of smoke after the night tho.. prepare for that“

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      on 10-08-2017 | Reply Problem with this review?

  3. Be careful

    “Guys be careful if you are westerner locals will hit crazy at you and some of them gets furious if you ignore them. Last night a guy was hitting on me and when refused ripped my t shirt ...I have called the police but bar was not giving much details of guy. They know him and have done this before with another foreigner as well.“

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      on 20-12-2016 | Reply Problem with this review?

  4. No pretensions, just fun

    “The staff are so friendly here. They made feel welcome and part of the crowd. Drag shows and go go boys are okay. But if you're looking for good music and awesome crowd, then this is the place.“

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      on 29-02-2016 | Reply Problem with this review?

  5. a great show . awsom staff

    “Went to Bali Joes for the first time in February 2015. Small venue with great shows, awesome male dancers and GREAT STAFF. The drinks are not overpriced for the shows that they put on. Will be back later this year.“

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      on 09-06-2015 | Reply Problem with this review?

  6. Nice place to be

    “It's been the first time for me to spend a holiday on Bali - and of course I went to BJ the very first day upon arrival. The staff is very welcoming and friendly, the place is. And let's be honest guys: the prices at BJ are quite modest comparing to what you pay in European gay bars. And all the fuzz about money boys: Aren't they the reason for many Europeans and Australians to get over to Asia??!!. I was lucky to find my man at BJ.“

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      on 13-05-2015 | Reply Problem with this review?

  7. The most popular gay bar in Seminyak

    “I have been many times to Bali Joe, first it was because I liked the atmosphere there, but as I have been there more times I think they take the easy wagon and present 'new' shows again and again... 'Miss Independent' 'Mr Teen Balijoe' etc. and with the same participants or even the staff. Fortunately I am not a drinker, and it is accepted that I only drink soft drinks or water, but for the locals it is extremely expensive. I think I will go there again but next time with ear plugs, the music is too loud, or I will just stand outside and talk to other people, as that is one of the pleasures of traveling. The showdancers are ok, they have also been there many years. If there was a real gay bar for men who like men, and not only Ladyboys as in all the Bali bars, there would be real competition. Just my opinion. The toilets are always dirty and with wet floors, and never enough towels.“

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      on 24-06-2014 | Reply Problem with this review?

  8. Great hang out

    “@roman : Totally disagree with you, I've been there always, never been to western world but I guess $3.5 for a beer and $7 for a cocktail is not a rip off at all. Please be sensible.“

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      on 15-06-2014 | Reply Problem with this review?

  9. This is Bali

    “As a regular visitor to Bali, and Bali Joe, I feel I should offer a different point of view from Roman. This is Bali. Virtually all bars, gay or straight charge over the odds. BJ's is never going to win any awards for style, but it is fun, loud and different. We recently stayed at the new W Resort, which was totally wonderful, but getting away from the stereotypical W environment for a few hours to enjoy chaotic experience at BJ's was a lot of fun.“

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      on 15-10-2013 | Reply Problem with this review?

  10. Smoky, small,,, over priced drinks.. very expensive place

    “This place is overrated. Very smoky, smelly, small place. The drinks are very expensive - more than what you pay in the Western world. A tourist rip off in relation to Bali's economy. Not a very good set up, very narrow and too many guys hassling you. Advice - drink a lot before you go. There is a Circle K a block away.“

      on 12-09-2013 | Reply Problem with this review?

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