The most popular gay bars in Paris are located in the area called Le Marais. Most popular bars for Paris locals ánd tourists are the Open Cafe, Cafe Cox (with a butchy atmosphere) and Mixer bar (young guys). The Raidd bar is very popular with tourists because of the shower ... every hour or so a hot stripper takes a shower shower!

Gay bars, cafes and pubs

logo Banana Cafe Banana Cafe
13-15 Rue de la Ferronnerie, 75001, Les Halles
Small gay bar next to Les Halles. The tropical look and strippers on the bar make it a popular hang out for younger gays. [...]
mon-sun 15:00–06:00
Bear's Den
6 Rue des Lombards, 75004, Le Marais
It's all in the name..... Gay bear bar with terrace outside (smokey), cavernous darkroom and dance floor in the ancient 3-level cellars typical of the area a hundred years ago, and videos. [...]
mon-sun 16:00–02:00
Cox Bar
15 Rue des Archives, 75004, Le Marais
Bar for real guys...The crew cuts and dress code of most of the visitors is in line. [...]
mon-sun 17:00–02:00
Freedj
35, Rue Ste-Croix de la Bretonnerie, Le Marais
Trendy and slightly arty bar in Le Marais on 2 floors with a young crowd, smooth drinks and live DJ's. [...]
mon-sun 18:00–04:00
LA MINE
20 rue du platre
New bar in marais quarter. Happy-hours from 18h to 22h
mon-sun 17:00–02:00
Le Velvet Bar
43 Rue St Honoré , Le Marais
Le Velvet Bar is a new 2 floor gay bar at Le Marais, with different theme parties througout the week and a daily happy hour from 6 till 1. [...]
tue-thu 17:00–02:00, fri-sat 17:00–04:30
Open Cafe
17 Rue des Archives, 75004, Le Marais
Popular popular gay cafe and meeting place at one of the bussiest cross roads in Le Marais. [...]
mon-thu 11:00–02:00, fri-sat 11:00–03:00, sun 11:00–02:00
Quetzal
10 Rue de la Verrerie, 75004, Le Marais
Especially popular during weekends and with the after-work crowd. Crowd ranges from young fashion queens to older muscle mary's. [...]
mon-tue 17:00–00:00, wed-sat 17:00–02:00, sun 17:00–00:00
logo Raidd Bar Raidd Bar
23 Rue du Temple, 75004, Le Marais
Trendy gay DJ cafe in the very heart of Le Marais. Can be very busy with all kinds of men. [...]
mon-thu 17:30–04:00, fri-sat 18:00–05:00, sun 17:30–04:00
Tropic Cafe
66 rue des Lombards, 75001, Les Halles
Gay bar-restaurant in the Paris Les Halles area with terrace. the crowd is young and happy. [...]
mon-sun 12:00–02:00
Voulez Vous
18 Rue du Temple, 75004, Le Marais
Trendy bar-lounge-restaurant right in the middle of Marais. Small terrace outside. [...]
mon-thu 12:00–02:00, fri 12:00–03:00, sat 12:00–04:00, sun 12:00–02:00

Gay cruise bars

logo Bunker Bunker - Le Bunker
150 Rue Saint-Maur, 11e, 75011
Formerly known as Les Docks. Now more than ever focussed on hard gay cruising: showers, glory holes, slings, darkroom and cubicals. [...]
mon-sat 16:00–02:00, sun 16:00–00:00
Cafe Moustache
138 Rue du Fg St-Martin, 75004
Gay bar for real guys, with or without......Bit older public runs up and down the small darkroom.
mon-sun 17:00–02:00
E2O Sex Club - Entre Deux Eaux
45 Rue de la Folie-Mericourt, 750111, Republique
Used to be a bar to where you could bring your mother. However, their Naked Nights became so succesful, they turned the bar into a nude gay play and cruise club.
mon-thu 17:00–01:00, fri-sat 17:00–05:00, sun 17:00–01:00
logo Full Metal Full Metal
40 Rue des Blancs-Manteaux, 75004, Le Marais
Famous cruising and leather bar with two darkrooms. Can be very crowded in weekends. [...]
mon-thu 19:00–04:00, fri-sat 19:00–06:00, sun 17:00–04:00
logo Krash Krash
12 Rue Simon le Franc, 75004, Le Marais
Cruise bar with cubicles, glory holes, sling. Former QG bar
mon-thu 15:00–05:00, fri 15:00–07:00, sat 14:00–07:00, sun 14:00–00:00
logo L'Impact L'Impact
18 Rue Greneta, 75002
Naked cruising bar. You get in, throw your clothes and money in a bag you'll receive at the counter (don't forget to put your shoes back on. [...]
mon-thu 19:00–02:00, fri-sat 22:00–06:00, sun 15:00–02:00
Le Dépôt
23, Rue aux Ours, 75003
Small gay cruising club next to Centre Pompidou. This place used to be much bigger.
mon-sun 14:00–08:00
One Way
28 Rue Charlot, 75003
Bear's bar with video room and sling in the cellar.
mon-sun 17:00–02:00
Secteurx
49 rue des Blancs-Manteaux, Le Marais
Gay cruising bar at Le Marais, the gay area in Paris. Every night has a different theme, from SM, Jocks, Naked or Golden Shower.
mon-thu 15:00–04:00, fri-sat 15:00–06:00, sun 15:00–04:00

gay friendly bars, cafes and pubs

Cafe Beaubourg
43 Rue St Merri, Les Halles
Large terrace with mixed public in opposite of the Centre Pompidou. Just watch all the shopping French boys and tourists go by. [...]
mon-fri 08:00–00:00, sat-sun 09:00–00:00