Patroc Madrid Gay Guide 2019

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Accommodation Tips

Hostel Room007 Chueca
Hostel. From 15 €
Modern, well decorated and clean hostel right in the gay area of Madrid. Excellently run by a professional, friendly staff. With dormitory rooms and double rooms, a bar, kitchen area and small rooftop terrace.
@ C. Hortaleza 74
Madrid 28004
Metro: Chueca
Hostal La Zona
Hostal, gay-friendly. 65-100 €
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 120 €
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 100 €
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 09:00 – 02:00; Friday 09:30 – 02:30; Saturday 10:00 – 02:30; Sunday 13:00 – 02:00
Modern café and cocktail lounge bar. Mixed clientele.
Monday–Saturday breakfast till 13:00.
@ C. Gravina 5
Madrid 28004
Metro: Chueca

El Rincon Guay
Daily 09:00 – 01:00/02:00
Gay-friendly neighbourhood cafe-bar in the Lavapiés quarter. .
@ C. de Embajadores 62
Madrid 28012
Metro: Lavapiés, Embajadores

LaKama Cafe
Daily 08:00 – 02:00/02:30
Cafe and cocktail bar in Chueca.
Cakes, fruit salads, smoothies, sandwiches and bocadillos.
@ C. Augusto Figueroa 17
Madrid 28004
Metro: Chueca

Mama Ines
Daily 09:00 – 01:30/02:30
Cosy cafe in Chueca. Various breakfast menus.
@ C. de Hortaleza 22
Madrid 28004
Metro: Chueca, Gran Vía

Restaurants

Ristorante Finocchio
Daily 13:00 – 17:00 and 20:00 – 24:00
Gay-friendly restaurant in the Lavapiés quarter.
Italian cuisine.
@ C. de Embajadores 64
Madrid 28012
Metro: Lavapiés, Embajadores

Bars & Pubs

Barbanarama
Wednesday, Thursday 22:00 – 02:30; Friday, Saturday 22:00 – 03:30
Very Spanish, very loud, very popular.
Mixed clientele.
@ C. San Bartolomé 8
Madrid 28004
Metro: Chueca

Bears Bar
Daily 19:00/20:00 – 02:00; Friday, Saturday till 03:30
Small gay bar in Chueca for bears and mature guys.
@ C. de Pelayo 4
Madrid 28004
Metro: Chueca

Black & White
Daily 24:00 – 05:30/06:00
Drag shows and gogos. Mixed clientele.
@ C. de la Libertad 34
Madrid 28004
Metro: Chueca

D'Mystic
Monday-Thursday 09:00 – 02:00; Friday 09:30 – 02:30; Saturday 10:00 – 02:30; Sunday 13:00 – 02:00
Modern café and cocktail lounge bar. Mixed clientele.
Monday–Saturday breakfast till 13:00.
@ C. Gravina 5
Madrid 28004
Metro: Chueca

El 12
Daily 20:00 – 03:00; Friday, Saturday till 03:30
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 21:00 – 03:00/03:30
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 – 03:00/03:30
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 13:00 – 03:00/03:30
Very popular with bears, chubbies and mature men.
Some cruising in the basement.
@ C. de las Infantas 9
Madrid 28004
Metro: Gran Vía, Chueca

Kavu Bar
Cocktail bar in Chueca.
@ C. de Pelayo 4
Madrid 28004
Metro: Chueca

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

laKama
Daily approx. 21:00 – 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
Daily approx. 18:00/20:00 – 03:00
Cocktail lounge bar. Mixed, rather young clientele.
@ C. Pelayo 31
Madrid 28004
Metro: Chueca

LaKama Cafe
Daily 08:00 – 02:00/02:30
Cafe and cocktail bar in Chueca.
Cakes, fruit salads, smoothies, sandwiches and bocadillos.
@ C. Augusto Figueroa 17
Madrid 28004
Metro: Chueca

LL Bar
Daily 20:00/20:30 – 03:00; Friday, Saturday till 03:30
Quite busy at night during the drag shows shows (from approx. 23:30).
Minimum consumption: 1 drink
@ C. de Pelayo 11
Madrid 28004
Metro: Chueca

Rick's
Tuesday-Thursday 24:00 – 05:30; Friday, Saturday 23:00 – 06:00
Quite popular on weekends. Mixed clientele and mixed ages.
Music: Pop & Charts.
@ C. del Clavel 8
Madrid 28004
Metro: Gran Vía, Chueca, Sevilla

Sixta
Thursday 22:30 – 02:00; Friday, Saturday 22:30 – 02:30; Sunday 17:00 – 01:30
Gay and lesbian bar in the La Latina neighbourhood. Quiet on weekdays, but packed on Sunday afternoon and evening with a friendly, no-attitude, diverse crowd.
@ C. Calatrava 15
Madrid 28005
Metro: Puerta de Toledo, La Latina

Studio 54
Thursday-Saturday 23:30 – 03:30
Small narrow music and dance bar in Chueca.
Mixed clientele.
@ C. de Barbieri 7
Madrid 28004
Metro: Chueca, Gran Vía

The Paso
Daily 20:00 – 03:00/03:30
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
Wednesday-Saturday 22:00 – 03:00/03:30
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 24:00 – 05:30/06:00
Drag show at approx. 02:00/02:30.
Before rather quiet (but nevertheless with entry fee).
Mixed clientele.
Admission: 10 €
@ C. de Hortaleza 43
Madrid 28004
Metro: Chueca

You & Me
Daily 19:00 – 03:00; Friday, Saturday till 03:30
Modern music bar in Chueca.
Mixed clientele.
@ C. San Bartolomé 6
Madrid 28004
Metro: Chueca

Zarpa
Wednesday-Saturday 22:00 – 03:00/03:30
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.

Baila, Cariño! @ Cool
Saturday 24:00 – 05:30/06:00
One of the biggest gay clubs in Madrid, located in the very center of the city.
Pop and Commercial remixes.
Admission: ~15-18 €, incl. 1 drink
@ C. Isabel la Católica 6
Madrid 28013
Metro: Santo Domingo, Plaza de España, Callao

Be Yourself @ Republik Club
Thursday from 24:30
House and Pop party with resident DJ Juseph León.
Located in a small side-street between Chueca and the city center.
Admission: 10-20 €, incl. 1-2 drinks
@ C. Puebla 6
Madrid 28004
Metro: Gran Vía

Bearbie
Friday, Saturday 24:00 – 06:00
Bears-friendly Disco and Pop party in Chueca, with two dancefloors.
Best after 03:00.
Admission: 10-15 €, incl. 1-2 drinks
@ Plaza de Pedro Zerolo 2
Madrid 28004
Metro: Gran Vía, Chueca

Boite
Friday, Saturday 24:30 – 06:00
Gay club in the center of Madrid. Mixed and rather young clientele.
Friday night Pop party Ultrapop, Saturday night Sassy.
Admission: 12-15 €, incl. 1-2 drinks
@ C. Tetuán 27/Plaza del Carmen
Madrid 28013
Metro: Gran Vía, Sol, Callao

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

DLRO Live (delirio)
Daily 24:30 – 05:30; Friday, Saturday till 06:00
With shows and mixed, rather young clientele.
@ C. de Pelayo 59
Madrid 28004
Metro: Chueca

Kabaret 3.0 @ Republik Club
Sunday from 24:30
Weekly gay party with resident DJ Armand Code and guest DJs, gogo dancers and performances.
@ C. Puebla 6
Madrid 28004
Metro: Gran Vía

Kluster @ Chango
Saturday 24:30 – 06:00.
Next party: 14 September 2019
One of the biggest and most popular gay parties in Madrid, especially with guys in their 30s. Circuit-style, shirts-off-friendly.
Admission: ~18 €, incl. 1 drink
@ C. de Covarrubias 42
Madrid 28010
Metro: Alonso Martinez, Bilbao

Scandal @ Republik Club
Friday from 24:30.
Next party: 13 September 2019
Weekly gay party with local and international DJs, performances and gogos.
Located in a small side-street between Chueca and the city center.
Admission: 10-15 €, incl. 1-2 drinks
@ C. Puebla 6
Madrid 28004
Metro: Gran Vía

Cruising & Fetish

The Ring
Wednesday, Thursday 22:00 – 03:00; Friday, Saturday 23:00 – 06:00; Sunday 22:00 – 03:00
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: 10-20 €, incl. 1 drink
@ C. del Amparo 78
Madrid 28012
Metro: Lavapiés

Attack
Tuesday 22:00 – 02:00; Wednesday, Thursday 22:00 – 03:00; Friday, Saturday 22:00 – 05:00; Sunday 21:00 – 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.
Admission: Wednesday-Sunday 8-12 €, incl. 1 drink (2 drinks before 24:00)
@ 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
Wednesday, Thursday 20:00 – 03:00; Friday, Saturday 20:00 – 03:30; Sunday 16:00 – 24:00/03:00
Dresscode naked, underwear, fetish.
Some lockers available.
Admission: 8-15 €, incl. 1-2 drinks
@ C. de Caños Viejos 2
Madrid 28005

Leather Club & Playroom
Daily ~20:00 – 03:00
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 – 03:00; Friday, Saturday 18:00 – 03:30; Sunday 16:00 – 03:00
Small gay cruise bar, with small darkroom and sling.
Dresscode: naked, underwear or fetish gear.
Mainly middle-aged and mature men.
Admission: 12-15 €, incl. 2 drinks
@ C. Monteleón 5
Madrid 28004
Metro: San Bernardo, Bilbao, Tribunal

Organic Men's Club
Temporarily closed
Gay bar in Chueca, usually quite busy, especially at weekend nights.
Upstairs with small cruising area.
Mainly middle-aged and mature guys.
Admission: 8-15 €, incl. 1-2 drinks
@ C. de Pelayo 30
Madrid 28004
Metro: Chueca

S & B (Shower & Bar)
Thursday-Saturday
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
Daily 23:00 – 06:00
Large gay bar with spacious back areas for cruising.
Most nights rather quiet.
Admission: 13-15 €, incl. 1-2 drinks
@ C. Trujillos 7
Madrid 28013
Metro: Callao, Santo Domingo, Opera, Sol

The Cage
Daily 17:00 – 01:00/03:00
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 22:00 – 04:00; Friday, Saturday 23:30 – 06:00; Sunday 22:00 – 04:00
Large 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

Sauna Lavapiés
Daily 24h
Friendly, clean sauna in the Lavapiés quarter.
Mixed ages.
Admission: 12-16 €
@ C. de Zurita 3
Madrid 28012
Metro: Antón Martín, Lavapiés

Sauna Beach
Friday 10:00 – Monday 24:00 nonstop
Incl. party zone and beach bar.
With DJs and performances.
Admission: 17 €
@ Plaza Mostenses 9
Madrid 28015
Metro: Plaza de España, Santo Domingo

Sauna Center
Daily 24h
Big old gay sauna in the center of Madrid. Mixed ages.
Busiest on Sunday morning when the guys come from the clubs and parties.
Admission: 14-16 €
@ Cuesta de Santo Domingo 1
Madrid 28013
Metro: Opera, Santo Domingo

Sauna Octopus
Monday-Thursday 10:00 – 24:00; Friday 10:00 – Sunday 24:00 nonstop
Gay sauna with beautiful pool. Bear-friendly and rather mature clientele and their admirers.
Admission: 16-17 €
@ C. de Churruca 10
Madrid 28004
Metro: Tribunal, Bilbao

Sauna Paraiso
Friday 10:00 – Monday 24:00 nonstop; Tuesday-Thursday 10:00 – 24:00
Popular gay sauna. Basement vault with cruising labyrinth and small pool.
Mixed ages.
Admission: 16-17 €
@ C. de Norte 15
Madrid 28013
Metro: Noviciado

Sauna Príncipe
Daily 10:00 – 22:00/24:00
The gay sauna in Madrid for mature men and friends.
Best before 18:00.
Admission: 14 €
@ Travesía de las Beatas 3
Madrid 28013
Metro: Plaza de España, 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

Sauna  Gran Via
Daily 14:00 – 24:00
Gay sauna in the center of Madrid.
Not busy, besides of some rent boys.
@ C. del Barco 6
Madrid 28004
Metro: Gran Vía, Callao

 Sauna Adan
Old, run-down and shabby. Visited only by rent boys and their clients.
Admission: approx. 15 €
@ C. de San Bernardo 38
Madrid 28013

Shops

a different life
Monday-Friday 10:30 – 21:30; Saturday 10:30 – 22:00; Sunday 12:00 – 21:00
Books, magazines, gifts.
@ C. Pelayo 30
Madrid 28004
Metro: Chueca

Berkana
Monday-Friday 10:30 – 21:00; Saturday 11:30 – 21:00; Sunday 12:00 – 14:00 and 17:00 – 21:00
Lesbian and gay bookstore: books, comics, magazines, photo books and films.
@ C. de Hortaleza 62
Madrid 28004
Metro: Chueca

Boxer
Monday-Saturday 12:00 – 21:00
Fetish clothing, accessories and toys.
@ C. Pelayo 3
Madrid 28004
Metro: Gran Vía

City Sex Store
Monday-Saturday 11:00 – 22:00; Sunday 12:00 – 21:00
Small mixed sex shop in Chueca.
@ C. de Hortaleza 30
Madrid 28004
Metro: Chueca, Gran Vía

ES Collection / Addicted
Underwear, sportswear, shirts and beachwear for men.
@ C. de Hortaleza 26
Madrid 28004
Metro: Chueca, Gran Vía

SR
Monday-Thursday 12:00 – 21:00; Friday, Saturday 12:00 – 21:30
Leather, rubber, toys and accessories.
@ C. de Pelayo 7
Madrid 28004
Metro: Chueca

Und3r
Monday-Thursday 11:00 – 21:00; Friday, Saturday 11:00 – 21:30; Sunday 12:00 – 21:00
Underwear, beachwear, sportswear and streetwear for men.
@ C. de Hortaleza 54
Madrid 28004
Metro: Chueca

XXX
Monday-Friday 11:00 – 14:00 and 16:00 – 21:00; Saturday 11:00 – 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.
@ 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.