Barcelona is not only the second largest city in Spain, but also the most gay-friendly city in the country.

That is why if you live there or are visiting and want to meet new friends or perhaps the love of your life, or maybe just enjoy a drink and some great atmosphere, you’re in a good place. Here’s our list for the best bars or clubs for LGBTQ+ bars in Barcelona so you can see what the Catalan capital has to offer.


El Cangrejo

El Cangrejo is a name that has its own meaning and cannot be missing in any list that talks about the best LGBTQ+ bars. Located in the Raval, this space is a milestone in the gay world of Barcelona. On Friday and Saturday nights, well-known drag queens from the Barcelona scene perform here and, afterwards, the best music plays so you can dance and have a great time.

El Cangrejo is a fun party room where you can dance to the best hits of the moment and old classics that will make you have a fun night with friends. A place that is open to everyone who wants to have a good time.

Carrer de Montserrat, 9



Hotel Axel

Hotel Axel is a hotel chain aimed at the LGTBQ+ public. But above all, it is a free space where diversity and any person, regardless of their sexual orientation, is well received, valued and respected. So don’t worry if you’re straight, you’ll be welcomed too!

This wonderful hotel has a sophisticated bar on the 7th floor called Sky Bar. Visit the new Barcelona nightlife venue and dare to take photos with its characteristic feather fans, which represent diversity. The space has a large terrace and a colorful and stylish bar.

Carrer d’Aribau, 33, 08011.



Plata Cocktail Bar Barcelona

Another of the gay bars in Barcelona that is very well known is Plata Bar, an atmospheric place located in the Eixample of Barcelona where you will find a perfect place both to have some tapas and to enjoy some drinks or cocktails at night.

It is one of the most popular establishments in the gay world for its luxurious decoration and its open and relaxed atmosphere. It is designed with large stained glass windows that provide great luminosity to the interior of the premises. A perfect place for you and your friends to enjoy a fun evening in an exquisite setting.

Carrer del Consell de Cent, 233, 08011.



Moeem Barcelona

Moeem Barcelona is a cocktail bar where you can enjoy pop, dance and R&B music. It is a gay-friendly place where everyone is welcome, regardless of their sexual orientation. The decoration of this bar is very original and striking as it has lilac and pink walls to create a vivid atmosphere.

Located in Eixample, this pub is ideal for having a few drinks in a very pleasant and close atmosphere. They organize parties and events of all kinds so you can spend a different night in your city. They also have comfortable sofas in case you feel like enjoying a quieter evening with your friends.

Carrer de Muntaner, 11



Bacon Bear Bar

Another of the most interesting gay bars in Barcelona on the scene is Bacon Bear Bar, located in the Gayxample, that is, the Eixample area of Barcelona that is known as the “gay neighborhood” of the city. It is a cocktail bar perfect for the “bear” atmosphere.

Here you can enjoy good music and refreshing drinks in an establishment designed so that you can meet new people and expand your friendships. Not only that, on Thursdays they organize a special night designed so that you can make new friends from your environment.

Carrer de Casanova, 64, 08011



Night Barcelona

Night Barcelona is a Gayxample venue where you can enjoy afternoons and evenings of drinks and maximum fun. It is a meeting point in the gay environment since, laughing, it is very easy for you to flirt and find your better half.

Here you will find a large bar perfect for chatting and drinking quietly, as well as a dance floor and other darker spots to party in. At Night Barcelona they exhibit photographs of local artists who want to show-off their work to the public. Good music, open atmosphere and desire to meet new people, that’s what awaits you at Night Barcelona.

Carrer de la Diputació, 161



Boys Bar BCN

This is a location with an ideal atmosphere to have a good time and meet new people. Boys Bar BCN, a space open from Tuesday to Sunday and which is perfect both for having a few beers in the afternoon and listening to good music at night.

At Boys Bar BCN they also offer shows every weekend that will help you have a great time. Furthermore, the music you will hear here is the best house of the moment to which you will not be able to stop dancing.

Carrer de la Diputació, 174, 08011.



Discover the gay scene in Barcelona! At these venues and bars that are perfect for a gay-friendly and respectful public. Spaces where good vibes, laughter and tolerance are the main protagonists. Enjoy a night out after our Barcelona Segway Tour during your visit.