Gay bars, clubs, saunas and events in Antwerp

Gay bars and cafes

Café Twilight

Café Twilight is a gay bar  with a large terrace.

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Café Twilight
Nieuwstad 4
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wed - thu14:00 - 00:00fri14:00 - 02:00sat10:00 - 02:00sun10:00 - 00:00
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Corps Diplomatique

Corps Diplomatique is a nice cosy bar

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Corps Diplomatique
Van Schoonbekeplein 3
Antwerp
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montue - fri11:00 - 22:00sat - sun12:00 - 22:00
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DeLux

Cosy and gay minded bar for drinks

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DeLux
Melkmarkt 18
Antwerp
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mon - thu11:00 - 02:00fri - sat11:00 - 03:00sun11:00 - 02:00
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Hessenhuis Cafe

Bar / Restaurant in authentic 16th century building. Nice terrace.

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Hessenhuis Cafe
Falconrui 53
Antwerp
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tue - fri16:00 - 01:30sat20:00 - 05:00
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Que Pasa

Spanish flavoured gay bar.

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Que Pasa
Lange Koepoortstraat 1
Antwerp
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tue - sat20:00 - 05:00sun20:00 - 00:00
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Santos Cafe

Whether you would like to enjoy a fresh pint of beer, enjoy an aperitif in good company or warm up with a freshly made coffee, Santos Café gladly welcomes you. Swing by and experience the authentic and unique atmosphere of Santos Café yourself

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Santos Cafe
Van Schoonbekeplein 19
Antwerp
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mon - fri12:00 - 00:00sat - sun14:00 - 00:00
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Strange

The first and thus oldest gay cafe in Antwerp.

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Strange
Dambruggestraat 161
Antwerp
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tue - sat19:00 - 02:00sun19:00 - 00:00
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Dance

Cargo Club - Red & Blue

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Cargo is the former famous Red & Blue club in Antwerp. Now it's an event venue, with still regular gay parties going on. 

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Red & Blue
Lange Schipperskapelstraat 11-13
Antwerp
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sat23:00 - 07:00
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Gay sauna

't Herenhuis

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't Herenhuis is an Antwerp Gay sauna featuring jacuzzi (15 pers.), swimming pool, dry and steam sauna. Including video room and relax spaces.

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't Herenhuis
De Lescluzestraat 63, Berchem
Antwerp
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mon - thu12:00 - 00:00fri - sat12:00 - 02:00sun12:00 - 00:00
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Kouros Sauna

Gaysauna 15km out of Antwerp! Especially on Sunday afternoon full of guys. Nice summer days popular for their outside garden.

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Kouros Sauna
Botermelkbaan 50, Schoten
Antwerp
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mon - sun12:00 - 00:00
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Cruise bars and clubs

Random Club

Random Club is a gay cruise club.

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Random Club
Geulincxstraat 28
Antwerp
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mon - wedthu22:00 - 04:00fri23:00 - 06:00sat23:00 - latesun23:00 - 04:00
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The Boots

The Boots has a slogan "where your fantasies become reality". It is one of the very few places in Europe where people can live out their wildest dreams.


All 'fetish' clothing is acceptable. From now on that includes sneakers and sportswear.


New Sunday Afternoon: S.O.B. party's (Sundays of a Bitch), or 3 times a month. S.O.B. Party's are strict sm party's from 15hr until 20hr

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The Boots
Van Aerdtstraat 22
Antwerp
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fri22:30 - 04:00sat20:00 - 05:00sun17:00 - 22:00
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Dance parties

H.I.M - IKON Antwerp

H.I.M is a Belgium gay dance party. Home is Antwerp where parties take place at several locations.

The party brand H.I.M hosts parties all over the world, and invites other party brands back home to Belgium.

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IKON Antwerp
Straatsburgdok noordkaai 3
Antwerp
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  • Sat 30 May 2020link icon 6 YRS HIM Anniversary Celebration23:00
  • Sat 8 August 2020link icon H.I.M Antwerp Pride Edition23:00 - 10:00
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Gay events

Antwerp Pride

After several successful editions of the International Gay Event Navigaytion, and after hosting the Eurogames 2007, Antwerp now takes its place in the list of international gay cities with its own Antwerp Pride Weekend.

Supported by the city council of the old Flemish port city all parts of the LGBT community came together and worked out a programme that offers something to everybody.

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  • 5 - 9  Auglink icon
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Darklands gay fetish festival

Darklands is one of the largest leather and fetish festivals in Europe. 

Darklands is a multi-day indoor fetish and leather festival. The main event location is at the old Antwerp docks, Waagnatie.  Up to 5000 gay guys will dance and cruise all night in fetish wear at the main parties at night.

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