1181

Davie Village

Known for its hot bartenders and waitstaff, 1181 serves a high-end cocktail menu in a relaxed lounge setting. The interior is long and narrow, with several seating...

  • For Men
  • Lounge

The Junction

Davie Village

The Junction is a gay club with Top 40 music, basic decor and a standard drink menu. Drag queen shows and a generally hopping dance floor will keep your blood...

  • For Men
  • Pub

Score on Davie

Davie Village

With a 90s soundtrack, tons of beer on tap and a cheeky unisex bathroom, Score on Davie is almost always a good time. The food menu has been a big hit with locals -...

  • LGBTQ
  • Bar

The Pumpjack Pub

Davie Village

The Pumpjack is large enough to fit a dance floor and several seating areas with plenty of room left over to breathe, and the drinks are cheap. Some nights will see

  • For Men
  • Pub

The Odyssey Bar & Nightclub

Downtown

The Odyssey - sometimes called "The O" - used to be one of the anchors of the gay nightclub scene. Though it has hit a few rough patches along the way and was closed...

  • For Men
  • Nightclub

Celebrities

Davie Village

Celebrities is one of the most popular watering holes in Davie Village. The calendar includes a number of live concerts, but if you just want to dance the night away...

  • LGBTQ
  • Nightclub

Granville Room

Downtown

Dark and sexy with a decibel level that allows for conversation, the Granville Room is a bar for grown ups with cocktails to match. Rather than the ubiquitous beer...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Bar

Joe's Cafe Bar

Commercial Drive

Though technically not a lesbian bar, Joe's Cafe is a popular hangout on the Commercial Drive queer scene. The pool tables are a big draw, as is the small menu of...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Bar

Salt Tasting Room

Gastown

One of the best wine bars in town, Salt Tasting Room does an excellent job pairing small plates, particularly a stellar cheese collection, with an award-winning wine

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Bar

Alibi Room

Gastown

The beautiful red brick heritage building along the rail yard is just part of the draw at Alibi Room, a modern tavern with an extensive craft beer selection and an...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Bar

Bar None

Yaletown

This is one of the only nightclubs in Yaletown with bottle service, so it can get a bit crowded and hectic on weekend nights, but the music selection - generally...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Nightclub

Commodore Ballroom

Downtown

With a long list of famous past performers the Commodore Ballroom is a fixture on the Vancouver music scene. The interior is large with multiple bars and dance...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Music Venue

Corduroy

Kitsilano

While the brunch service at Corduroy is pretty good, it really lights up at night, when the young and beautiful come out to play. The atmosphere has been described...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Lounge

Fivesixty

Downtown

A large downtown club with 28,000 square feet of space, Fivesixty has a top-of-the-line sound and light system including a series of wraparound video walls. There...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Nightclub

Fortune Sound Club

Chinatown

Fortune Sound Club serves as a dance club on Saturday nights and makes use of the top-of-the-line sound system to host live music during the week. The acts tend to...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Nightclub

Fox Cabaret

Mount Pleasant

The quirky kind of place you can only find in big cities, Fox Cabaret is housed in a former movie theater - famous for its porn shows - complete with a projection...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Music Venue

Gorg-O-Mish After Hours

Downtown

A staple of the club scene, Gorg-O-Mish After Hours offers a safe haven to party animals who aren't quite ready to call it quits. The music is loud, the Red Bull is...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Nightclub

Library Square Public House

Downtown

Located next to the main branch of the Vancouver public library, Library Square Public House is a welcoming neighborhood joint with a tasty bar menu and plenty of...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Pub

Numbers Cabaret

Davie Village

With several different areas including a karaoke setup, pool table, dance floor, basement lounge and bar, Numbers Cabaret covers a lot of bases. The crowd skews...

  • For Men
  • Nightclub

Pacific Cinematheque

Downtown

Known to film fans throughout Vancouver as one of the coolest places to catch a flick, The Cinematheque is an old-fashioned one-screen gem that actually serves real...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Cinema

Penthouse Nightclub

Downtown

The Penthouse may be a bit more seedy glamorous than during its heyday as a 1950s supper club, but it has maintained a following for bachelor and bachelorette

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Show

Pub 340

Downtown

With an unpretentious setting just this side of dive bar, Pub 340 keeps things cheap and cheerful with a basic bar menu and some of the lowest-priced pints in town....

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Pub

Sauna F212 Steam

Davie Village

F212 hits all the right notes for a gay sauna including hot tubs, a fully equipped gym, wet steam room, video and darkrooms, showers and a free coffee bar with...

  • For Men
  • Sauna

St. Augustine's

Commercial Drive

Named for the patron saint of beer, St. Augustine's is a bustling brewpub on Commercial Drive serving over 60 varieties of craft beer on tap and a small menu of...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Pub

The Cobalt Cabaret

Strathcona

An old-school bar and music venue on Main Street with a dive-bar-slash-punk-rock vibe, The Cobalt offers a little bit of everything from Monday Karaoke Night to Ice...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Bar

The Cultch

Grandview-Woodlands

A quirky event space and art gallery in the lesbian neighborhood of Commercial Drive, The Cultch has a firm following among the artsy set in Vancouver. The building...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Theater

The Fountainhead Pub

Davie Village

A casual pub atmosphere, busy pool table and friendly service are par for the course at The Fountainhead, which has also made the effort to be active in the local...

  • For Men
  • Pub

The Hindenburg

Gastown

The Hindenburg is a pub slash club with plenty to keep you occupied including pool tables and arcade games. The DJ plays electronic, punk and pop music to a mixed...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Pub

The Keefer Bar

Chinatown

Chinatown's Keefer Bar combines a chic candle-lit interior with an Asian-influenced cocktail menu and a patio out front. Check the website for occasional live music

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Bar

The Lamplighter

Gastown

With a wide selection of beers on tap and one of the best poutines in town, The Lamplighter is a nice place to spend a rainy Sunday afternoon with a few friends....

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Pub