Patroc Lisbon Gay Guide 2022

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Accommodation Tips

Monte Belvedere Hotel by Shiadu
Hotel, gay-friendly. ***, from 70 €
Stylish, air-conditioned rooms with a city or river view. Located next to the viewpoint terrace Miradouro de Santa Catarina.
@ Rua de Santa Catarina 17
Lisbon 1200-012
The Late Birds Lisbon
Gay Guesthouse. From 150 €
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

Bars & Pubs

Bar 106
Daily 19:30 – 02:00; Friday, Saturday till 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

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

Espaço 40 e 1
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

Maria Caxuxa
Thursday 22:00 – 02:00; Friday, Saturday 22:00 – 03:00
LGBT-friendly music bar in a former bakery in Bairro Alto.
@ Rua da Barroca 6-12
Lisbon 1200-862

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

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

Wednesday-Saturday from 18:00
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 18:00 – 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.

The bar owners also initiated and host the annual Lisbon Bear Pride.
@ Rua Ruben António Leitão 2A
Lisbon 1200-392

Woof X
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.

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: 12-15 €, incl. 1-2 drinks
@ Rua da Imprensa Nacional 104 B
Lisbon 1250-127

Popular gay bar with DJs and dancefloor. Since more than 45 years.
@ Rua da Palmeira 38
Lisbon 1200-313

Posh Club
Friday, Saturday 23:00 – 06:00
LGBT-friendly club with Pop, R'n'B and Funk.
Mainly young and middle-aged clientele.
Gets busy at around 02:30.
Admission: 10-15 €, incl. 1-2 drinks
@ Rua de São Bento 157
Lisbon 1200-817

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.
@ Rua de São Marçal 170
Lisbon 1200-423

Small simple gay cruise bar, with (un)dresscodes, lockers, two cabins and a sling.
A bit out of the way.
Admission: 10 €, incl. 1-2 drinks
@ Rua Nogueira e Sousa 11
Lisbon 1150-237
Metro: Avenida

Woof X
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, the other days in the evening.
Mixed ages.
Admission: 18 € (14 € up to 35 years)
@ Rua do Trombeta 1 C
Lisbon 1200-471

SaunApolo 56
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


Centro LGBTI
Thursday-Saturday 19:00 – 22:00
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 09:00 – 20:00; Saturday 13:00 – 19:00
Community-based centre offering HIV prevention counselling, rapid tests and other sexual health related services for men who have sex with men.
@ Travessa Monte do Carmo 2
Lisbon 1200-277