Cosy Bar

Indre By

The perfect spot for a little late-night or early-morning cruising, Cosy Bar is always a hot mess, but it's definitely a good time. The small dance floor starts...

  • LGBTQ
  • Bar
  • 3

Duck and Cover

Vesterbro

Duck and Cover is a bar for the mature drinker; there aren't any drunken shenanigans here, just calm, savvy bartenders whipping up impeccable cocktails for a...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Lounge

Never Mind Bar

Indre By

Currently one of the most popular gay bars in Copenhagen, Never Mind has a relaxed attitude towards fun, though the gold bar, cherub statues, and twinkling disco...

  • LGBTQ
  • Nightclub

Bar7

København K

Bar7 is a classy but laid back bar, laid out like someone's really nice apartment, with different sitting areas and a 23-foot reflective black wood bar. On the drink...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Bar

KB18

København V

KB18 hosts live underground music ranging from rock to electro, garage, psyche, punk and hip hop in a run-down setting done up with graffiti and a bar that sells

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Nightclub

Oscar Bar Cafe

Indre By

Oscar Bar's urbane cafe setting has proven very popular with the gay men of Copenhagen, who can be found here throughout the day, sipping a coffee or a cocktail, and...

  • For Men
  • Bar

Vela

Vesterbro

Vela is the only all-girls bar in Copenhagen, owned and operated by Mama Vela, who runs the place as both hangout and dance club. The decor is nothing to write home...

  • For Women
  • Bar

K Bar

Indre By

K-Bar, named after owner and main bartender Kirsten Holm, was a pioneer of the Copenhagen cocktail scene. It's not quite the hotspot that it once was, but they still...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Bar

Madam Chu's

Indre By

Behind a black curtain on a street near the Gammel Strand is Madam Chu's, brought to Copenhagen by the team behind Union and The Office. Decorated to resemble the...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Bar

1105

Indre By

A dark, refined little lounge with a top-shelf cocktail menu, 1105 is the favored haunt of trendy locals, who pack onto its low-slung couches in droves. The bar area...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Bar

1656

Vesterbro

Named after its Vesterbro neighborhood postcode, 1656 used to be a down-at-heel pub with a questionable clientele. These days it's popular with yuppie bohemians, and...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Bar

Amigo Sauna

Indre By

The infamous Amigo is the only gay sauna in Copenhagen, and also one of the largest, with 800 square meters spread out over three floors. There's quite a lot to do...

  • For Men
  • Sauna

Balthazar Copenhagen

Indre By

A champagne lounge to the rear of swanky Hotel D'Angleterre, Balthazar Copenhagen has an enormous selection of bubbly on offer, as well as a small menu of suitable...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Lounge

Bar Rouge

Indre By

The Bar Rouge at Hotel Skt Petri is undoubtedly something of a scene - a favorite spot for celebrity after-parties and model agency events - but the service and...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Bar

Cafe Intime

Frederiksberg

Cafe Intime has been in Copenhagen for years - since 1912, to be exact - and is one of the only gay bars in its neighborhood. A sweet, slightly kitschy little place...

  • LGBTQ
  • Café

Centralhjørnet

Indre By

Centralhjornet is Copenhagen's oldest LGBT bar, and it shows - both the clientele and the decor have seen better days - but it's also one of the warmest, most...

  • LGBTQ
  • Bar

Eiffel Bar

Christianshavn

Eiffel Bar is what's known in Copenhagen as a bodega: a mix between an American dive bar and an English pub, bodegas are popular with neighborhood graybeards, groups...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Other

G*A*Y Copenhagen

Indre By

An unassuming cafe by day, at night G*A*Y Copenhagen transforms into a raucous, heavy-drinking gay club. Happy hour lasts until midnight, after which the DJ pumps up...

  • LGBTQ
  • Nightclub

Holmens Kanal Cocktailbar

Indre By

Located close to the Royal Theater, and perfect for pre- and post-show drinking, Holmens Kanal Cocktailbar has a cosy, Prohibition-inspired decor, with deep leather...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Lounge

Ideal Bar

Vesterbro

Ideal Bar is a sister-establishment to popular nightclub Vega, and shares some of the same characteristics, namely a chilled-out vibe and great taste in music. They...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Bar

Jailhouse CPH

Indre By

A prison-themed bar in the center of the city's gay district - complete with bar staff in police uniforms - Jailhouse CPH serves cheap drinks with a side of...

  • LGBTQ
  • Bar

Jazzhouse

Indre By

The Jazzhouse is Copenhagen's premier jazz venue, and the fact that it's subsidized by the government allows the management to book big names and keep ticket prices...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Music Venue

Jernbanecafeen

Vesterbro

Just next door to Copenhagen's Central Station, the Jernbanecafeen railway pub is full of character and very gay-friendly. There are several quirky details worth...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Bar

Jolene

Kødbyen

Jolene Bar in the trendy meatpacking district has a reputation as something of a meat market, and while this is true, it's also a really fun place to cut loose and...

  • LGBTQ
  • Bar

Kiss Kiss

Indre By

Kiss Kiss has only been open since 2014 and the service can be a little uneven, but it stays open until 7 am on the weekends, so at least you'll always have a place...

  • LGBTQ
  • Nightclub

Lidkoeb

Vesterbro

Spread out over all three floors of an 18th-century former apothecary, Lidkoeb received a lot of buzz when it opened a few year ago, especially with design...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Bar

Masken Bar

Indre By

Two-story Masken bar - home to a giant mural of Scarlett O'Hara and Rhett Butler - plays host to a diverse crowd of LGBT patrons, along with the university students...

  • LGBTQ
  • Bar

Men's Bar

Indre By

Living up to its name, Men's Bar is a cruisy men-only spot that manages to also be a decent place to enjoy a cheap beer. Leather, chaps, and denim are the preferred...

  • For Men
  • Bar

Mikkeller & Friends

Nørrebro

Just around the corner from Jaegersborrgade , Mikkeller & Friends is a micro-brewery and bar with serious street cred. The brain child of two students and their...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Bar

Oak Room

Nørrebro

True to its name, the Oak Room is a one-room, wood-accented cocktail bar around the corner from trendy Sankt Hans Torv in Norrebro. The bar itself dominates the...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Lounge