Gay Paris is a hotbed of LGBT bars and gay cafés. The gay scene and gay nightlife center around Le Marais and Les Halles districts, rue des Lombards, rue du Temple and rue des Archives. This is where you’ll find several of the best gay clubs Paris boasts for barhopping on the weekend, as well as gay cafés that are perfect for a mid-week coffee break (and gossip).
With a comfortable curb seating area and delectable meals, Open Café in Le Marais is the place to be on a Tuesday afternoon. Happy hour lasts until 23:00pm, and you’re sure to fit right in with the rest of the crowd.
Gay bars in Le Marais
Le Marais has long been known as Paris’ gay district, so it’s no surprise that the area offers up many gay and lesbian nightspots, including some of Paris oldest gay bars. Raidd Bar is full of men every weekend, and although their go-go dancer “shower show” is surely part of Raidd’s popularity, the excellent music at this and other gay bars Paris has will have you dancing the night away.
Other popular Parisian gay bars include Freedj, Duplex and La Champmesle, an iconic lesbian bar.
Paris smoking hot gay club scene
You don’t have to look far for gay clubs Paris is proud of. The popular Gibus is packed at weekends and hosts occasional queer dance parties such as house and disco session Menergy. The clientele is mostly men, but there are also venues offering up something for the ladies. The European Beardrop is France’s chance to show off their appreciation for their bears on the dance floor, and the event doesn’t disappoint. Fantastic music and aerial performers make this a party you won’t want to miss. Last but not least, you can enjoy the end of a very busy weekend with a Sunday night chillout at La Dimanche.