Favorit-Bar

Altstadt

On a less traveled street in the Altstadt is Favorit, a bar that is hip among the trend-setting twenty-somethings, queer and straight alike. No cocktails, only beer,...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Bar

She-La

Hauptbahnhof

This lesbian and friends party is held in 8below on the first Saturday of every month. With entry comes a welcome drink, a rad selection of DJs, live acts and the...

  • For Women
  • Party

Prosecco

Isarvorstadt

An over-the-top Schlager bar for gays and lesbians. Owner and DJ Dasa keeps the oompapa blaring all night long, and the clientele is a healthy mix of the old and the

  • LGBTQ
  • Bar

Candy Club

Altstadt

A real queer, real alternative bimonthly dance night. The slogan is "sweets and beats for queers and friends." Here the crowd is young, hipster and relaxed and

  • LGBTQ
  • Party

Jennifer Parks

Isarvorstadt

This queer establishment is a small and intimate space with low-key, hip vibes offering everything from trivia nights to full-on dance parties. It's also a great

  • LGBTQ
  • Bar

8below

Isarvorstadt

A sure bet for younger partiers, 8below throws dance nights ranging from decades-themed to lesbian-centric. Also a venue for live bands. It is known for the

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Nightclub

Rendezvous

Glockenbachviertel

This hip bar serves a mainly younger clientele and offers a great opportunity for immersion in the vibrant Müllerstraße scene. It is an unassuming sidewalk bar with...

  • LGBTQ
  • Bar

Strom

Ludwigsvorstadt

Strom is a sceney, alternative club that showcases DJs and live bands - usually indie, underground and brit-rock.  The club has been a mainstay of the scene...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Nightclub

Alexander's

Glockenbachviertel

A pick-up bar whose clientele is not beneath a little bit of hustling here and there, Alexander's is the typical old-men-with-young-looking-on situation. But because...

  • For Men
  • Bar

Alter Ofen

Maxvorstadt

In business for decades, Alter Often (Old Oven) is one of the most dependable stand-bys in the area for low-frills, warmly-lit coziness and old-style gemütlichkeit....

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Bar

Bau

Isarvorstadt

Two stories and in the heart of the homoquarter, there is no denying Bau's stature on the scene. Gays, young and old of all inclinations, gather underneath the...

  • LGBTQ
  • Bar

Bei Otto

Maxvorstadt

For those who really want to dip down into the dives, Bei Otto is the perfect specimen. The small, narrow pub with four tables and tacky nautical decor offers a...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Bar

Café Kosmos

Bahnhofsviertel

Extremely popular among students and scenesters, this unbelievably cheap, narrow bar is a great place to begin or draw out an evening, and a perfect opportunity to...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Bar

Café Nil

Isarvorstadt

One of the first gay bars in Munich, Café Nil underwent and Egyptian-themed redesign in 2010 with hieroglyphs ringing the bar and warm, sandstone hues. It's a fun...

  • LGBTQ
  • Bar

CAMP

Glockenbachviertel

No, it's not the camp Susan Sontag wrote notes on, rather an acroynm: Cruising And Men Play. And inside the scene couldn't be better set for burly fantasies of...

  • For Men
  • Cruising

Couch Club

Isarvorstadt

Another gin emporium in Munich, this one is full of comfy couches and plush chairs good for a relaxed tasting of as many as 130 gins on the menu. But there's also...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Bar

das cocktailhouse

Schwabing

A romantic, popular meeting place in the Schwabing district, das cocktailhouse is a Viennese-style café from yesteryear with candle-topped tables, coathangers on the

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Bar

Edelheiss

Glockenbachviertel

A tiny, well-loved bar for bears and their devotees. The ambience is rustic with disco flair, thanks to the mirrored ball hanging from the ceiling. On Thursdays from

  • For Men
  • Bar

Forschungsbrauerei

Perlach

It may not be on Munich's must-see list like the Augustinerkeller or Hofbräuhaus, but this small micro (the name translates to "research brewery")  in the...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Pub

Freebird

Maxvorstadt

Though named after the Lynyrd Skynyrd song, the clientele doesn't have to worry about a solely classic-rock soundtrack, but rather, whether they would like their gin...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Bar

Glockenbachwerkstatt

Glockenbachviertel

It might masquerade as a community center during the day, but by night transforms into one of the hippest venues in the city, showcasing everything from electronica...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Music Venue

Goldene Bar

Goldene offers a historical ambience, serving up homemade cakes, daily specials and coffee from the local roaster Johannes Bayer. Try a cocktail creation with a dash...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Bar

Harry Klein Club

Altstadt

Since 2010, Harry Klein has proven to be an institution for techno and house fans on the Sonnenstraße, with well-known DJs, impressive visuals and an interesting

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Nightclub

Hey Luigi

Isarvorstadt

With a gin-selection as high-brow as Zephyr around the corner, yet much more low key and chilled vibe, Hey Luigi also has an excellent kitchen making it a good

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Other

Menehune Bar

Altstadt

Located inside Bayerischer Hof's restaurant, this bar is Polynesian-themed and popular among locals. South Pacific cocktails like mai tais and tiki puka pukas are...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Bar

Milch Bar

Altstadt

Despite changing locations, this milkshake-bar turned nightclub has long been a fixture of the Munich nightlife scene. Now on Sonnenstraße, the hip and young...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Nightclub

Niederlassung

Isarvorstadt

The sister bar to Couch Club, this equally cozy locale with book-lined walls has long been a go-to among both gin-enthusiasts (over 78 sorts) and more eclectic night...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Bar

NY Club

Altstadt

NY Club hosts many of Munich's more popular queer parties, such as LuxusPop, drawing an often more rambunctious clientele than other clubs, and there's a small dark

  • LGBTQ
  • Nightclub

Ochsengarten

Glockenbachviertel

Hailing from the 60s, this is Munich's original leather and fetish bar. Despite being opened first by a woman, today it is a meeting place only for men, whose...

  • For Men
  • Bar

Padres

Altstadt

A very narriow Cuban-American-style sportsbar for wistful expats and German USAphiles, Padres offers a huge menu of reasonably priced cocktails, large sports...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Bar