Gay bars, clubs, saunas and events in Paris

Gay bars in Le Marais

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). The Raidd bar is very popular with tourists because of the shower ... every hour or so a hot stripper takes a shower shower!

logo Banana CafeBanana Cafe
13-15 Rue de la Ferronnerie, 75001, Les Halles Map
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 15:00–07:00
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Bear's Den
6 Rue des Lombards, 75004, Le Marais Map
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-thu 16:00–02:00, fri-sat 16:00–04:00, sun 16:00–02:00
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Cox Bar
15 Rue des Archives, 75004, Le Marais Map
Bar for real guys...The crew cuts and dress code of most of the visitors is in line. [...]
mon-sun 17:00–02:00
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35, Rue Ste-Croix de la Bretonnerie, Le Marais Map
Trendy and slightly arty bar in Le Marais on 2 floors with a young crowd, smooth drinks and live DJ's. [...]
mon-sun 17:00–04:00
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20 rue du platre Map
Bar in marais quarter. Happy-hours from 18h to 22h
tue-sun 17:00–02:00
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Le Velvet Bar
43 Rue St Honoré , Le Marais Map
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
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10 Rue de la Verrerie, 75004, Le Marais Map
Especially popular during weekends and with the after-work crowd. Crowd ranges from young fashion queens to older muscle mary's. [...]
mon-sun 17:00–02:00
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Gay Dance Clubs

Paris is blessed with quite a lot of gay clubs and parties. 

La Boîte à Frissons
13 Rue au Maire Map
The Gay and Lesbian Dance on Friday and Saturday eveningThe idea of this dance is to organize a merry mixing of genders: so gays, lesbians, non-homophobic heterosexuals, of any age, mix together and dance on any kind of music, from accordion music to Dance Music, visiting all musics of the world, pop or disco (in fact, any music, except Techno Music).
fri-sat 22:00–05:00, sun 18:00–23:00
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logo Le CUDLe CUD - Le Cud
12 Rue des Haudriettes, 3e, 75003 Map
A gay dance night club with three bars and two floors, a resident DJ Wednesday through Sunday nights. [...]
mon-thu 23:00–06:00, fri-sat 23:00–07:00, sun 23:30–06:00
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logo BunkerBunker - Le Bunker
150 Rue Saint-Maur, 11e, 75011 Map
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 16:00–23:00
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Cafe Moustache
138 Rue du Fg St-Martin, 75004 Map
Gay bar for real guys, with or without......Bit older public runs up and down the small darkroom.
mon-sun 16:00–02:00
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E2O Sex Club - Entre Deux Eaux
45 Rue de la Folie-Mericourt, 750111, Republique Map
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 17:00–00:00, fri-sat 17:00–04:00, sun 16:00–23:00
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logo Full MetalFull Metal
40 Rue des Blancs-Manteaux, 75004, Le Marais Map
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
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logo KrashKrash
12 Rue Simon le Franc, 75004, Le Marais Map
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 14:00–05:00
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logo L'ImpactL'Impact
18 Rue Greneta, 75002 Map
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 20:00–03:00, fri-sat 22:00–06:00, sun 15:00–03:00
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Le Dépôt
23, Rue aux Ours, 75003 Map
Small gay cruising club next to Centre Pompidou. This place used to be much bigger.
mon-sun 14:00–08:00
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One Way
28 Rue Charlot, 75003 Map
Bear's bar with video room and sling in the cellar.
mon-sun 17:00–02:00
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49 rue des Blancs-Manteaux, Le Marais Map
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
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Gay sauna

Sun City Sauna - Sun City
62, Boulevard de Sébastopol, 75003 Map
Very popular gay sauna by Le Depot, Paris famous cruising club. With 2000 sq meters currently the biggest in town. [...]
mon-thu 12:00–02:00, fri-sun 12:00–06:00
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logo Gym LouvreGym Louvre
7 Rue du Louvre, Les Halles Map
Gym Louvre offers 1400 sq meters of male fun. Half decent gym to pump up those muscles, other half is dedicated to another kind of pumping: large steam bath, dry sauna, cabins and a video room. [...]
mon-sat 09:00–01:00, sun 12:00–01:00
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IDM Sauna
4 Rue de Faubourg Montmartre, 75009, Paris Map
Big gay sauna (950 sq meters) over 4 floors. Downstairs you'll find a bar and gym, dry sauna, jacuzzi and a steam bath with 2 levels. [...]
mon-sun 12:00–01:00
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Key West Sauna Club
141 Rue La Fayette, 10e, 75010 Map
Big gay sauna near Gare du Nord. Three levels with dry sauna and a steam room. The jacuzzi is equiped with glory holes. [...]
mon-sun 12:00–01:00
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King Sauna
21 Rue Bridaine, 17e, 75017 Map
One of the few gay saunas in Paris which are open all night. Dry sauna and steam bath and cubicals.
mon-sun 13:00–06:00
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Le Riad
184 Rue des Pyrénées, 20e, 75020 Map
Oriental styled and themed sauna. With 2 room steam bath, warm fountain and swimming pool. [...]
mon-sun 12:00–00:00
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Sauna Mykonos
71 Rue des Martyrs Map
100% naked gay sauna, so towels to protect your itsybits are not allowed. There are a lot of people, not only old men. [...]
mon-sun 11:00–23:00
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Atlantide Sauna
13 Rue Parrot, 75012, 12th arrondissement of Paris Map
If you're up for something different, how about this? Atlantide is a sauna not only for gay guys but also open to women, bi-sexuals, straight guys, transsexuals and drags. [...]
mon-sun 12:00–22:00
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Bains d'Odessa
5 Rue d'Odessa, 14th Map
Once one of the oldest public bath houses in Paris, now a 4 floor gay sauna with wet zone downstairs and cubicles and darkroom upstairs.
mon-sun 12:00–22:00
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Euro Men's Club
10 Rue Saint-Marc (Bourse), 75002 Map
3 level gay sauna, mostly frequented by the more mature part of the gay target audience. [...]
mon-sun 11:30–20:00
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Dance parties

BBB - Black Blanc Beur - Gibus
18 Rue du Faubourg du Temple, 75011 Map
Weekly gay tea dance party with black, arabic and mixed happy urban crowd and mixed music styles. [...]
sun 23:00–06:00
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Beardrop - various locations
Relaxed party for gay bears 'n friends of Paris and abroad. Now in a new location, European Beardrop brings great music from all overEurope with international DJs with a before and after, so it's a weekend filling programme. [...]
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211 Avenue Jean Jaurès, 75019, Paris Map
The Gay Morning Club. After party for those who can make it (with or without...). [...]
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Le Gai Moulin
10 Rue Saint-Merri, Le Marais Map
Nice gay owned restaurant in the middle of Le Marais. Very popular!
mon-sun 12:00–00:00
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Open Cafe
17 Rue des Archives, 75004, Le Marais Map
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
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Voulez Vous
18 Rue du Temple, 75004, Le Marais Map
Trendy bar-lounge-restaurant right in the middle of Marais. Small terrace outside. [...]
mon 12:00–01:00, tue-thu 12:00–02:00, fri 12:00–03:00, sat 12:00–04:00, sun 12:00–01:00
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Gayfriendly places

Mix Club
24 Rue de l'Arrivée, 75015 Map
Mix is a gay friendly club.On Friday you have the latino party each friday, it's free for girl all night long with the " PASS" and it's 15€ for the boy. [...]
sat 00:00–06:00, sat 23:30–06:00
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Gay events

FierteOurs Bear Pride - various locations
International gay bear and their admirers festival. With the election of Mr. Bear. [...]
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logo Gay Pride ParisGay Pride Paris - Montparnasse - Bastille
More than 700.000 people will be in the streets of Paris to make this the biggest French Gay Pride Parade. [...]
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Paris tournament - Paris
The Paris Tournament is organised as the sporty highlight of the gay for gay Paris. [...]
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