The George

South Inner City

The George calls itself the lynchpin that holds together Dublin's gay scene, and it certainly has been for over three decades. The front bar area, called Birdie's,...

  • LGBTQ
  • Nightclub
  • 4.7
  • 1

Garage and Workmans

Temple Bar

Garage, a punk-esque rock bar, and the adjoining Workmans, an indie music venue, aren't explicitly lesbian bars, but they definitely attract a queer female crowd....

  • For Women
  • Music Venue

Mother

Temple Bar

Dive back in time at Mother, a Saturday night gay club bumping with retro synth-pop, electro, indies and 80s music. DJs spin everything from Human League to Depeche...

  • For Women
  • Party

Pantibar

North Inner City

It's hard to miss Pantibar, a brightly colored gay bar that calls itself "Dublin's national F-ing Treasure!" and has a blinking neon sign. It has been likened to a...

  • For Men
  • Nightclub

The Living Room

Downtown

The Living Room has one of Dublin's biggest TV screens, but all of the pub's screens show live sports. There's also a heated beer garden, 3D TV, late bar with DJ,...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Pub

Alchemy Club

Temple Bar

This upscale club is situated in the center of Dublin, located near major tourist attractions such as the Dublin Spire, and offers a rare taste of luxury in the...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Nightclub

Anseo

Harcourt

Anseo is a popular but unpretentious alternative bar that promises laid-back fun and a cold pint of Guinness.  The name, pronounced An-suh, is Gaelic for"here,"...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Bar

Bison Bar

Temple Bar

The Wild, Wild West at Bison Bar is an old-style saloon copied straight out of a John Wayne film. A giant mounted bison head hangs above the door, locking eyes with...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Bar

Boilerhouse Gay Sauna

Temple Bar

Dublin's highest-rated five-floor gay sauna features a hot tub, a steam, a sauna and holistic full-body massages, in addition to a play area full of chains, whips,...

  • For Men
  • Sauna

Bowe's Pub

South Inner City

According to Irish restaurant critics at the Review, the Guinness at Bowe's is better than the Guinness at the official brewery. The bar also serves a hundred...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Pub

Club Nassau

South Inner City

It's always retro night at Club Nassau, where DJs spin nonstop 80s and 90s from 10 pm to last call. Guests dress to impress, accessorizing with high-tops, rock...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Nightclub

Hop House

Chinatown

Hop House, formerly the Shakespeare, could be mistaken for a traditional Irish pub except that it is connected to a Korean-Japanese restaurant. Located in on Parnell...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Pub

Lillie's Bordello

South Inner City

This prestigious cocktail club is decorated in a Victorian bordello style, accented by fringed lamp shades, plush seating, a collection of framed nudes and soft red...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Lounge

O'Donoghues

South Inner City

Opened in 1934, O'Donoghue's is a traditional Irish pub with live Irish fiddles, bodhrans, uilleann pipes and tin whistles every night. Irish folk band The Dubliners...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Pub

O'Reilly's

South Inner City

Built under three arches below the Tara Street tram station, O'Reilly's has been called one of Dublin's best kept secrets. Inside are iron chandeliers, church pews,...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Pub

Profile

Stoneybatter

Hosted by Drag queen goddess Mis FanTastique and her costumed dancers, Profile attracts DJs and music talent from across the Europe and the United States,...

  • LGBTQ
  • Nightclub

Sin Dublin

Temple Bar

Sin Dublin proudly claims to have the "critically acclaimed best poonanny in all the 7 kingdoms" and is a popular spot for fans of house music. Guest DJs spin EDM,...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Nightclub

Street 66

Temple Bar

Formerly home to The Front Lounge bar, the Street 66 relaunch is a lively music venue with a love of reggae, mismatched mid-century modern design and gin. Although...

  • LGBTQ
  • Bar

The Cobblestone

Smithfield

The Cobblestone, "a drinking pub with a music problem," was founded by the Mulligan family, whose members have been playing traditional Irish music for five...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Pub

The Norseman

Temple Bar

The Norseman is one of the oldest pubs in Temple Bar. First opened in the 1500s as the Wooden Man Tavern, named after the wooden Viking statue that guarded the...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Bar

Toner's Pub

South Inner City

Writer Y.B. Yeats never drank, but even he couldn't resist Toner's Pub, which is frequently voted Best Traditional Pub and Best Bar of the Year by Irish magazines....

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Pub

Wigwam

North Inner City

With over 50 craft beers, over 100 rums and a never-ending cocktail list, Wigwam makes sure that guests stay spirited all night long. Access to the bar and the roof...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Lounge