Although the Delirio Dance Club is oriented to men, it attracts the entire LGBTQ community with electro house music, live music and shows. Open every day of the year
Opened in 2004 by the Franco sisters, this nightlife destination has been transformed from a small lesbian bar to a recognized brand beyond the LGBTQ community. It's...
Start the evening at Club 33 (formerly known as Medea), the oldest lesbian club in Madrid - a good spot for a drink, meeting people and dancing until the sun comes...
Dance 'til dawn on an open floor under a disco ball at Boîte, which plays pop and dance and has live acts. It attracts mostly guys of all kinds from mid-20s to...
This unique space with an Asian-influenced, lounge vibe offers different chillout zones for drinking tea, trying one of over 80 cocktails and smoking a hookah....
The hipster Cazador or Hunter Bar attracts an artsy crowd by mixing contemporary with hunting-memorabilia kitsch. It's known for its Sunday brunch and good...
Popular after work, Pinkoco is a chic and cozy bar in a fashionista neighborhood of art galleries and local and international boutiques. Happy hour is 5 pm to 7 pm
Bearbie Madrid opened in 2013 as the city's first and only disco for bears and and their admirers. It has two levels with top DJs playing pop to house, videos on
Just off Plaza Chueca, Escape is traditionally a nightclub for women but attracts a diverse clientele, particularly beautiful partygoers that like to dance until 6...
Of the founders of the popular disco Fulanita de Tal, Fulanita VIP Club is open on weekends with a variety of the best DJ music as well as live vocal, violin, visual
Popular with women looking to meet up early in the evening, Truco also attracts gay men and straights with its lively environment and varied music, from dance...
A good place to start off the evening in Chueca, this bar attracts LGBTQ and friends with its DJs and live music that includes indie rock, alternative, 80s electro
Although the nightclub on Montserrat closed, Odarko continues as a popular gay fetish club night for masculine men that takes place once a month in different venues
La Riviera is a popular disco and concert space that's been around since 1964. In addition to showcasing celebrities like Adele and and Billy Idol, it hosts dance...
Plaza de Espana
Club Diamante is a huge Saturday-night-only dance club where you'll find the gay crowd congregating on the bottom level. Getting on the guest list by texting ahead
An eclectic furniture gallery by day, Kikikeller turns into a late-night secret bar on weekends with the specialty being gin and tonic.
Celebrating the retro classics of the 80s, La 80 disco has a LGBTQ ambiance and is particularly lesbian-friendly.
A Quien le Importa is a stylish gay bar that pays tribute to the 1980s with a vintage decor that includes a painting of Freddie Mercury and a pink glow.
A classic on the Madrid nightlife scene, Berlin Cabaret has a weekly calendar of burlesque, drag and tango shows. But mostly this is a nightclub with 80s and 90s...
This nightclub is well known for its drag queen and stripper shows, with the best of international and national performers. It is open every day of the week
Just off Plaza de Chueca, the heart of Madrid's gay district, the small coffeeshop/bar Café Acuarela is a long time favorite that's good for quiet conversations. You
The ContraClub Madrid - there's also a ContraClub in Salamanca - opened in 2003 for lovers of Indie, pop and rock & roll and offers quality music of various...
Located downtown, this nightclub is reminiscent of a 1970s disco, with two levels and three different rooms with electronic and house music. Friday is Stardust night
Lavapies & Embajadores
El Rincón Guay is a neighborhood cafe/bar with a small terrace by the San Fernando Market. It attracts a mixed crowd during the day but mostly gay guys and lesbians...
Humanes de Madrid
In a former airplane hangar that can hold up to 10,000, Fabrik is a mega club and event space on the outskirts southwest of town where noise is no object. Sometimes...
Puerta del Sol
In a 19th century theater, Joy Esclava is a legendary club and event space that boasts of having something going on every night since 1981. It attracts locals and...
La Venencia is an atmospheric sherry bar that hasn't changed much since the Spanish Civil War when Republican soldiers and Ernest Hemingway (of course) drank there....
La Vida Tiene Sentidos with its multi-spaces defies definition, It is part deli, part bodega, part classroom and part event space with wine, beer and cheese...
Lakama is a friendly gay cocktail bar with loud music and good looking bartenders, a good spot to meet before heading out to the clubs.
Liquid draws a fun, trendy, international crowd (from twinks to bears), with cheap drinks and top 40 American videos playing on screens around the bar where you'll