Patroc Madrid Gay Guide 2022

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Accommodation Tips

Hostal La Zona
Hostal, gay-friendly. 35-100 €
Simple hostal with air-conditioned rooms, centrally located close to Gran Vía and Chueca.
@ C. Valverde 7
Madrid 28004
Metro: Gran Vía
Axel Hotel Madrid
Hotel, gay-friendly. ****, from 70 €
The Madrid branch of the Axel Hotels (Barcelona, Berlin and Gran Canaria).
Well located in the middle between the historical center of Madrid, the museum area and the gay bars and clubs in Chueca and Lavapiés.
@ C. de Atocha 49
Madrid 28012
Metro: Antón Martín
Room Mate Oscar
Hotel, gay-friendly. ***, from 70 €
Modern hotel of the ›Room Mate‹ chain in the middle of Chueca, only a few steps away from the gay bars. Breakfast until 12:00.
@ Plaza de Pedro Zerolo 12
Madrid 28004
Metro: Gran Vía, Chueca

Cafes

D'Mystic
Monday-Thursday 09:30 – 13:30 and 16:00 – 02:00, Friday 09:30 – 02:00, Saturday 13:00 – 02:30, Sunday 13:00 – 02:00
Modern café and cocktail lounge bar.
Mixed clientele.
@ C. Gravina 5
Madrid 28004
Metro: Chueca

El Rincon Guay
Gay-friendly neighbourhood cafe-bar in the Lavapiés quarter. .
@ C. de Embajadores 62
Madrid 28012
Metro: Lavapiés, Embajadores

LaKama Cafe
Daily 08:00 – 23:00
Cafe and cocktail bar in Chueca.
Cakes, fruit salads, smoothies, sandwiches and bocadillos.
@ C. de Augusto Figueroa 17
Madrid 28004
Metro: Chueca

Zafyro Café Club
Daily 10:00 – 02:00; Friday, Saturday till 02:30
New elegant café-bar in Chueca. By day café with breakfast, brunch, desserts and snacks; by night lounge bar with a cocktail menu inspired by Broadway musicals.
Gay-friendly, with mixed clientele.
@ C. de la Libertad 10
Madrid 28004

Bars & Pubs

Important note: Due to the COVID-19 epidemic, some places might be closed or opening hours may have changed. Please check the websites and Facebook pages of the respective venues for the latest information.

Barbanarama
Thursday 21:00 – 03:00; Friday 20:00 – 03:00; Saturday 19:00 – 03:00; Sunday 18:00 – 03:00
Very Spanish, very loud, very popular.
Mixed clientele.
@ C. San Bartolomé 8
Madrid 28004
Metro: Chueca

Bears Bar
Tuesday-Thursday 19:00 – 02:00; Friday, Saturday 19:00 – 03:00; Sunday 19:00 – 02:00
Small gay bar in Chueca for bears and mature guys.
@ C. de Pelayo 4
Madrid 28004
Metro: Chueca

Black & White
Daily 22:30 – 03:00
Drag shows and gogos. Mixed clientele.
@ C. de la Libertad 34
Madrid 28004
Metro: Chueca

D'Mystic
Monday-Thursday 09:30 – 13:30 and 16:00 – 02:00, Friday 09:30 – 02:00, Saturday 13:00 – 02:30, Sunday 13:00 – 02:00
Modern café and cocktail lounge bar.
Mixed clientele.
@ C. Gravina 5
Madrid 28004
Metro: Chueca

El 12
Monday-Friday 18:00 – 03:00; Saturday, Sunday 17:00 – 03:00
Popular gay music bar in Chueca, Friday and Saturday night with DJ.
@ C. de las Infantas 12
Madrid 28004
Metro: Gran Vía, Chueca

El Bulldog
Daily 17:00 – 01:00
Gay bar in the Chueca quarter.
@ C. San Bartolomé 16
Madrid 28004
Metro: Chueca

El Perla
Small gay-friendly bar in the La Latina quarter.
Tip: Sunday evening.
@ C. Calatrava 14
Madrid 28005
Metro: Puerta de Toledo, La Latina

Gris
Tuesday-Saturday 22:00 – 03:00
Straight-friendly music bar in Chueca.
Music: Independent, New Wave, Rock, Electropop etc.
Clientele: gays, lesbians and friends; off-mainstream, anti-fashion, students.
Quite busy on Friday and Saturday nights.
@ C. San Marcos 29
Madrid 28004
Metro: Chueca

Hot
Daily 16:00 – 03:00; Friday, Saturday till 03:30
Very popular with bears, chubbies and mature men.
Some cruising in the basement.
@ C. de las Infantas 9
Madrid 28004
Metro: Gran Vía, Chueca

La Bohemia
Small lounge bar, in good weather with tables at Plaza de Chueca.
@ Plaza de Chueca 10
Madrid 28004
Metro: Chueca

laKama
Wednesday-Sunday 17:00 – 03:00
Gay cocktail bar in Chueca, popular with a mainly young clientele.
At night occasionally with gogo dancer.
@ C. de Gravina 4
Madrid 28004
Metro: Chueca

laKama Baranoa
Monday-Wednesday 17:00 – 03:00; Thursday-Sunday 16:00 – 03:00
Cocktail lounge bar. Mixed, rather young clientele.
@ C. Pelayo 31
Madrid 28004
Metro: Chueca

LaKama Cafe
Daily 08:00 – 23:00
Cafe and cocktail bar in Chueca.
Cakes, fruit salads, smoothies, sandwiches and bocadillos.
@ C. de Augusto Figueroa 17
Madrid 28004
Metro: Chueca

LL Bar
Daily 22:00 – 03:00; Saturday till 03:30
One of the oldest gays bars in Madrid.
Quite busy at night during the drag shows (from 23:00/23:30).
Minimum consumption: 1 drink
@ C. de Pelayo 11
Madrid 28004
Metro: Chueca

Rick's
Thursday 22:00 – 05:00; Friday, Saturday 22:00 – 06:00; Sunday 21:00 – 04:00
Quite popular on weekends. Mixed clientele and mixed ages.
Music: Pop & Charts.
@ C. del Clavel 8
Madrid 28004
Metro: Gran Vía, Chueca, Sevilla

Studio 54
Small narrow music and dance bar in Chueca.
Mixed clientele.
@ C. de Barbieri 7
Madrid 28004
Metro: Chueca, Gran Vía

The Paso
Popular gay pub and music video bar in Chueca. Rustic ambience.
Mixed ages and mixed types of guys.
@ Costanilla de Capuchinos 1
Madrid 28004
Metro: Chueca, Gran Vía

Thick
Big gay bar in Chueca. Very popular, especially at weekend nights.
@ C. San Marcos 16
Madrid 28004
Metro: Chueca, Gran Vía

Truco
Lesbian and gay bar.
In good weather with tables at the Plaza de Chueca.
@ C. de Gravina 10 (Plaza Chueca)
Madrid 28004
Metro: Chueca

Vuélvete Loca
Daily 23:00 – 05:30; Friday, Saturday till 06:00
@ C. de Hortaleza 43
Madrid 28004
Metro: Chueca

You & Me
Daily 20:00 – 03:00
Modern music bar in Chueca.
Mixed clientele.
@ C. San Bartolomé 6
Madrid 28004
Metro: Chueca

Zarpa
Thursday, Friday 21:00 – 03:00; Saturday, Sunday 20:00 – 03:00
Gay music bar in Chueca. At the weekend popular pre-clubbing bar.
Mainly middle-aged clientele, incl. some muscle bears.
@ C. de las Infantas 26
Madrid 28004
Metro: Gran Vía, Chueca, Sevilla

Clubs & Parties

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

Important note: Due to the COVID-19 epidemic, some places might be closed or opening hours may have changed. Please check the websites and Facebook pages of the respective venues for the latest information.

Be Yourself
Thursday 24:00 – 05:30
House and Pop party with resident DJ Juseph León and guest DJs.
Located in a small side-street between Chueca and the city center.
Admission: 15-18 €, incl. 1-2 drinks
@ Republik Club C. Puebla 6
Madrid 28004
Metro: Gran Vía

Boite
Friday, Saturday 24:00 – 06:00
Gay club in the center of Madrid. Mixed and rather young clientele.
@ C. Tetuán 27/Plaza del Carmen
Madrid 28013
Metro: Gran Vía, Sol, Callao

Cuenca Club
Friday, Saturday 24:00 – 06:00
Pop, Charts, Commercial, Reggeaton.
Mixed clientele, mainly in their 20s and 30s.
Often with long (and slow) queues.
@ Pirandello C. Ventura Rodríguez/C. Martín de los Heros
Madrid 28008
Metro: Plaza de España

DLRO Live (delirio)
Daily 23:30 – 05:00; Friday, Saturday till 06:00
With shows and mixed, rather young clientele.
@ C. de Pelayo 59
Madrid 28004
Metro: Chueca

Kabaret 3.0
Sunday 24:00 – 05:30
Weekly gay party with resident DJ Daniel Karman and guest DJs, gogo dancers and performances.
Admission: 15-18 €, incl. 2 drinks
@ Republik Club C. Puebla 6
Madrid 28004
Metro: Gran Vía

Kluster
Saturday 24:00 – 06:00
One of the biggest and most popular gay parties in Madrid, especially with guys in their 30s. Circuit-style, shirts-off-friendly.
Admission: from 18 €, incl. 1 drink
@ Changó C. de Covarrubias 42
Madrid 28010
Metro: Alonso Martinez, Bilbao

Strong
Thursday-Sunday 23:00 – 06:00
Big gay club from the 1990s, modernized in 2021 and with a new concept and agenda. Music: Electro, Progressive House, Melodic House, Indie Dance.
Admission: 15-20 €, incl. 1-2 drinks
@ C. Trujillos 7
Madrid 28013
Metro: Callao, Santo Domingo, Opera, Sol

Yass!
Saturday 24:30 – 06:00
Weekly party for gays and friends in the center of Madrid.
Pop, Charts, Urban and House.
Admission: from 15 €, incl. 1 drink (before 01:30 2 drinks)
@ Cool C. Isabel la Católica 6
Madrid 28013
Metro: Santo Domingo, Plaza de España, Callao

Cruising & Fetish

Important note: Due to the COVID-19 epidemic, some places might be closed or opening hours may have changed. Please check the websites and Facebook pages of the respective venues for the latest information.

The Ring
Wednesday, Thursday 19:00 – 02:00; Friday, Saturday 21:00 – 05:30; Sunday 17:00 – 00:30
Nude cruise club. Bar and lockers on the groundfloor, large play area in the basement incl. booths, sling and a boxing ring (hence the name of the club).
Private club – membership required.
Admission: 10-15 €
@ C. del Amparo 78
Madrid 28012
Metro: Lavapiés

Attack
Tuesday, Wednesday 18:00 – 02:00; Thursday 18:00 – 03:00; Friday, Saturday 18:00 – 05:00; Sunday 17:00 – 03:00
Bar and small cruising areas on the ground floor and in the basement.
Mixed ages.
Check the current weekly program with (un)dresscodes on the Attack website.
@ C. Olivar 22
Madrid 28012
Metro: Tirso de Molina, Antón Martín, Lavapiés

Boyberry
Monday-Thursday 12:00 – 03:00; Friday 12:00 – 03:30; Saturday 15:00 – 03:30; Sunday 15:00 – 03:00
Bar and small cruising area with cabins on the ground floor, and at night another cruising area in the basement.
Mixed ages, incl. many young guys.
Admission: free. Minimum consumption: 1 drink
@ C. de Valverde 3/C. del Desengaño
Madrid 28004
Metro: Gran Vía

Firewood
Friday, Saturday 20:00 – 03:30; Sunday 16:00 – 24:00
Dresscode naked, underwear, fetish.
Some lockers available.
Admission: 10 €, incl. 1 drink
@ C. de Caños Viejos 2
Madrid 28005

Leather Club & Playroom
2 bars, connected with a cruising area in the basement.
Mainly mature and middle-aged clientele. (Most of them not in leather or other fetish, unlike what the name of the bar might suggest.)
Minimum consumption: 5 €
@ C. de Pelayo 42
Madrid 28004
Metro: Chueca

Naked Bar
Monday-Thursday 18:00 – 02:00; Friday, Saturday 18:00 – 03:30
Small gay cruise bar, with small darkroom and sling.
Dresscode: naked, underwear or fetish gear.
Mainly middle-aged and mature men.
Admission: 7-20 €, incl. 1-2 drinks
@ C. Monteleón 5
Madrid 28004
Metro: San Bernardo, Bilbao, Tribunal

Organic
Monday-Thursday 18:00 – 03:00; Friday-Sunday 18:00 – 03:30
Small cruising club in Chueca for open-minded people.
@ C. de Pelayo 30
Madrid 28004
Metro: Chueca

S & B (Shower & Bar)
Friday, Saturday 21:00 – 09:00; Sunday 20:00 – 03:00
Cruising club in the premises of the former ›Sauna Men‹.
Dresscode: naked (and underwear).
Admission: 5-10 €, incl. drink
@ C. de Pelayo 25
Madrid 28004
Metro: Chueca

Strong
Thursday-Sunday 23:00 – 06:00
Big gay club from the 1990s, modernized in 2021 and with a new concept and agenda. Music: Electro, Progressive House, Melodic House, Indie Dance.
Admission: 15-20 €, incl. 1-2 drinks
@ C. Trujillos 7
Madrid 28013
Metro: Callao, Santo Domingo, Opera, Sol

The Cage
Daily 15:00 – 24:00; Friday Saturday till 03:00
Gay cruise bar in Chueca for more sleazy and other special interests.
Admission: 7-15 €, incl. 1-2 drinks
@ C. San Bartolomé 4
Madrid 28004
Metro: Chueca, Gran Vía

The Meat Rack
Wednesday, Thursday 21:00 – 03:00; Friday, Saturday 21:00 – 06:00; Sunday 18:00 – 01:00
Big gay cruising club with various areas, about 2 km away from Chueca.
Members-only club – bring your ID.
Admission: 12-17 €
@ C. Montserrat 30
Madrid 28015
Metro: San Bernardo, Noviciado, Ventura Rodriguez

Saunas

Important note: Due to the COVID-19 epidemic, some places might be closed or opening hours may have changed. Please check the websites and Facebook pages of the respective venues for the latest information.

Sauna Lavapiés
Daily 14:00 – 23:30
Friendly, clean gay sauna in the Lavapiés quarter.
Mixed ages.
Admission: 12-16 €
@ C. de Zurita 3
Madrid 28012
Metro: Antón Martín, Lavapiés

Sauna CenterBeach
Tuesday, Wednesday 10:00 – 24:00; Thursday 10:00 – Monday 24:00 nonstop
Biggest gay sauna in Madrid. Located in the former ›Sauna Center‹ in the historic center of Madrid and now run by the same group that manages Sauna Paraiso and Sauna Octopus.

Admission: 10-18 €
@ Cuesta de Santo Domingo 1
Madrid 28013
Metro: Opera, Santo Domingo

Sauna Center
Daily 24h nonstop
New small gay sauna in the Malasaña quarter.
Admission: 8-14 €
@ C. de Valverde 32
Madrid 28004
Metro: Gran Vía, Tribunal

Sauna Octopus
Daily 10:00 – 24:00
Gay sauna with beautiful pool.
Bears-friendly and rather mature clientele and their admirers.
Admission: 15-16 €
@ C. de Churruca 10
Madrid 28004
Metro: Tribunal, Bilbao

Sauna Paraiso
Tuesday-Thursday 10:00 – 24:00; Friday 10:00 – Monday 24:00 nonstop
Popular gay sauna. Basement vault with cruising labyrinth and small pool.
Mixed ages.
Admission: 15-18 €
@ C. de Norte 15
Madrid 28013
Metro: Noviciado

Sauna Puerta de Toledo
Daily 14:00 – 23:00
Small, but clean gay sauna. Without bar (but with vending machine).
Clientele mainly 40+, up for some cruising after work.
Best before 19:00.
Admission: 12-13 €
@ Cuesta de las Descargas 6
Madrid 28005
Metro: Puerta de Toledo

Shops

a different life
Monday-Thursday 10:30 – 21:00; Friday, Saturday 10:30 – 21:30; Sunday 11:30 – 20:30
Books, magazines, gifts.
@ C. de Pelayo 30
Madrid 28004
Metro: Chueca

Be Lover
Monday-Saturday 11:00 – 21:00; Sunday 12:00 – 21:00
Small mixed erotic shop in Chueca.
@ C. de Hortaleza 30
Madrid 28004
Metro: Chueca, Gran Vía

Berkana
Monday-Friday 10:30 – 20:30, Saturday 11:30 – 20:30, Sunday 12:00 – 14:00 and 17:30 – 20:00
Lesbian and gay bookstore: books, comics, magazines, photo books and films.
@ C. de Hortaleza 62
Madrid 28004
Metro: Chueca

ES Collection / Addicted
Monday-Saturday from 12:00
Underwear, sportswear, T-shirts and beachwear for men.
@ C. de Hortaleza 26
Madrid 28004
Metro: Chueca, Gran Vía

Ruben Galarreta Flagship Store
Monday-Friday 10:30 – 15:00 and 17:00 – 21:00, Saturday 12:00 – 15:00 and 17:00 – 21:00
Spanish menswear brand with a wide selection of clothing and accessories.
Jackets, T-shirts, sweatshirts, underwear, beachwear, singlets, jumpsuits, leggings and more.
@ C. de San Marcos 8
Madrid 28004
Metro: Chueca

SR
Monday-Saturday 12:00 – 14:00 and 18:00 – 21:00
Leather, rubber, toys and accessories.
@ C. de Pelayo 7
Madrid 28004
Metro: Chueca

Und3r
Daily 11:00 – 14:00 and 16:30 – 21:00
Underwear, beachwear, sportswear and streetwear for men.
@ C. de Hortaleza 54
Madrid 28004
Metro: Chueca

XXX
Monday-Saturday 11:00 – 14:00 and 16:00 – 21:00
Small shop for underwear fashion.
@ C. de San Marcos 10
Madrid 28004
Metro: Chueca

XXX 2
Monday-Saturday 11:00 – 15:00 and 17:00 – 21:00
Underwear, beachwear, T-shirts and trousers for men.
@ C. de Pelayo 2
Madrid 28004
Metro: Chueca

Services

Madrid Gay Experiences
LGBTQ+ tourism agency offering exclusive experiences: Madrid's Queerstory, Prado and Reina Sofia museum through a queer lens, nature excursions or Sundays in the Rastro by day or La Latina by night.
Private tours, English and Spanish.
@ Madrid

Centro Sanitario Sandoval
Monday-Friday 08:45 – 12:00
Madrid's medical center for infectious diseases and STIs.
Laboratory tests for PrEP users (since 2020 free of charge with the Tarjeta Sanitaria, including medication).
@ C. de Sandoval 7
Madrid 28010