Patroc Lisbon Gay Guide 2020

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Accommodation Tips

The Late Birds Lisbon
Gay Guesthouse. 160–240 €
Gay men's guesthouse in a 18th century building, completely restored in 2014. Modern climate-controlled rooms and suites and a garden with swimming pool.
Located in a small quiet side street next to the Bairro Alto.
Very friendly and helpful staff. Excellent guest reviews.
@ Travessa André Valente 21
Lisbon 1200-024
Flores Guest House
Guesthouse. 60-150 €
Air-conditioned rooms and apartments, very close to the gay bars and clubs in the Príncipe Real quarter. Friendly, helpful staff.
Excellent guest reviews.
@ Travessa Piedade 38 B (Praça das Flores)
Lisbon 1200-299

Bars & Pubs

Bar 106
Monday-Thursday 21:00 – 02:00; Friday-Sunday 21:00 – 03:00
Friendly gay music bar in the Príncipe Real quarter. At weekend with DJs.
Mixed ages.
Quite smokey.
@ Rua de São Marçal 106
Lisbon 1200-422

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 22:00 – 02:00; Friday, Saturday 22:00 – 03:00; Sunday 22:00 – 02:00
Bar for gays, lesbians and friends in the upper (and quieter) part of the Bairro Alto.
With small dancefloor, at the weekend with DJ.
@ Rua da Rosa 159
Lisbon 1200-383

Small stylish bar in the Príncipe Real quarter. Champagner, cocktails and wines.
Mixed clientele.
@ Calçada Eng. Miguel Pais 18
Lisbon 1200-257

Espaço 40 e 1
Monday 20:00 – 02:00; Tuesday-Thursday 18:00 – 02:00; Friday, Saturday 18:00 – 03:00; Sunday 20:00 – 02:00
One of the bars at the so-called esquina in the Bairro Alto.
Mixed clientele.
@ Rua da Barroca 41
Lisbon 1200-106

Daily 18:00 – 02:00; Friday, Saturday till 03:00
LGBT-friendly bar in the Bairro Alto.
Music, books, drinks and ... friends.
@ Travessa da Água da Flor 17
Lisbon 1200-339

Daily 22:00 – 02:00; Friday, Saturday till 03:00
LGBTQ-friendly music lounge bar in the Bairro Alto, with small dancefloor.
Smokey inside.
@ Rua das Salgadeiras 28
Lisbon 1200

Thursday-Saturday 18:00 – 02:00
LGBT-friendly bar in the Bairro Alto quarter.
@ Rua da Rosa 14 G
Lisbon 1200-387

Shelter Bar
Daily 18:00 – 02:00; Friday, Saturday till 03:00
Bears-friendly music lounge bar in the Príncipe Real quarter.
@ Rua da Palmeira 43 A
Lisbon 1200-312

Daily 19:00 – 02:00; Friday, Saturday till 03:00
Small gay cocktail bar at the so-called esquina (corner) in the Bairro Alto quarter, where at night the whole street is crowded with people, with its share of gay people especially on weekends between 24:00 and 02:00.
@ Rua da Barroca 33
Lisbon 1200-047

TR3S Lisboa
Daily 16:00 – 02:00; Friday, Saturday till 03:00
Big gay bar for bears, chubbies, mature guys and friends.
Usually very busy on Friday and Saturday night and well visited on most other days.
In good weather with popular street terrace.
@ Rua Ruben António Leitão 2A
Lisbon 1200-392

Woof X
Daily 22:00 – 04:00
Small bears-friendly bar with dark cruising area.
Busiest after 01:00.
Smoking bar.
@ Rua Manuel Bernardes 2B
Lisbon 1200

Clubs & Parties

See also our overview of upcoming Irregular Parties and Events in Lisbon.

House, Techno, Commercial remixes, Pop.

Venue currently closed – guest parties at other venues (usually Saturday night).
@ Lisbon 1200-102

Daily 24:00 – 04:00/06:00
Popular gay bar with DJs and dancefloor. Since more than 40 years.
Drag shows at about 03:00/03:30 (in winter Sunday-Thursday at 02:30) when the small club is very busy and packed. Even if you are not into that kind of entertainment, seeing the Lisbon guys going nuts during the show is an experience!
Minimum consumption: 7 €
@ Rua da Palmeira 38
Lisbon 1200-313

Posh Lisbon
Friday, Saturday 24:00 – 06:00
Pop, R'n'B, Funk.
Mainly young and middle-aged clientele.
Gets busy at around 02:30.
Admission: ~ 10 €, incl. 1-2 drinks
@ Rua de São Bento 157
Lisbon 1200-817

Thursday 24:00 – 05:00; Friday, Saturday 24:00 – 06:00
Gay club with shows and a lot of Pop. (Friday and Saturday night from approx. 03:00 second dancefloor with House, Techno, Commercial remixes.)
Rather young clientele on Friday.
Friendly staff.
Admission: 10-12 €, incl. 1-2 drinks
@ Rua da Imprensa Nacional 104 B
Lisbon 1250-127

Cruising & Fetish

Bar Cru
Daily 17:00 – 02:00; Friday, Saturday till 03:00
Small gay cruise club in Príncipe Real. Dresscode usually naked, underwear or fetish (see their website for the weekly program).
Includes a small shop with toys and fetish stuff.
Admission: 5 €
@ Rua de São Marçal 170
Lisbon 1200-423

Monday-Thursday 20:00 – 02:00; Friday, Saturday 20:00 – 03:00; Sunday 16:00 – 02:00
Small simple gay cruise bar, with (un)dresscodes, lockers, two cabins and a sling.
A bit out of the way.
Admission: 7 €, incl. 1 drink (soft drink or beer)
@ Rua Nogueira e Sousa 11
Lisbon 1150-237
Metro: Avenida

Woof X
Daily 22:00 – 04:00
Small bears-friendly bar with dark cruising area.
Busiest after 01:00.
Smoking bar.
@ Rua Manuel Bernardes 2B
Lisbon 1200


Trombeta Bath
Monday-Thursday 12:00 – 06:00; Friday 12:00 – Monday 06:00 nonstop
Modern gay sauna in the Bairro Alto quarter.
Busiest on Sunday afternoon/evening, otherwise in the evening.
Mixed ages.
Admission: 12-16 €
@ Rua do Trombeta 1 C
Lisbon 1200-471

Olissipo Bath
Monday-Thursday 12:00 – 02:00; Friday 12:00 – Monday 02:00 nonstop
Gay sauna in the center of Lisbon, close to the Avenida da Liberdade.
Very small, with bar, massage room, sauna and a few cabins.
Mainly mature clientele.
Admission: 12-15 €
@ Rua Telhal 5
Lisbon 1150-345

SaunApolo 56
Daily 14:00 – 04:00
LGBT-friendly sauna club for a mixed, liberal clientele.
Admission: from 30 €
@ Rua Luciano Cordeiro 56 A
Lisbon 1150-216
Metro: Marquês de Pombal, Avenida, Anjos


UP! town Lisboa
Monday-Saturday 11:00 – 20:00; Sunday 15:00 – 19:30
Men's fashion: underwear, beachwear, shirts and more.
Friendly staff.
@ Rua da Misericórdia 68
Lisbon 1200


Centro LGBT
Wednesday-Saturday 19:00 – 23:00
Portugal's sociocultural centre for LGBTs and friends, right in the historic center of Lisbon.
Run by the organization ILGA Portugal.
@ Rua dos Fanqueiros 40
Lisbon 1100-321
Metro: Baixa-Chiado, Terreiro do Paço, Rossio

Monday-Friday 12:00 – 20:00
HIV prevention counselling, rapid tests and other sexual health related services.
@ Travessa Monte do Carmo 2
Lisbon 1200-277