Patroc Rome Gay Guide 2022

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Accommodation Tips

B&B Second Floor
Bed & Breakfast. From 90 €
Air-conditioned rooms with private baths and free Wi-Fi, mainly aimed at gay couples. Situated only a few steps away from the Colosseum, directly above Rome's renowned gay and lesbian cafe-bar Coming Out.
@ Via di San Giovanni in Laterano 10
Rome 00184
Metro: Colosseo
Hotel Colosseum
Hotel. ***, from 70 €
Rooftop terrace with stunning views over Rome and great for relaxing in the evening and even at night.
@ Via Sforza 10
Rome 00184
Metro, Bus: Cavour

Cafes

Coming Out
Daily 08:00 – 02:00
Gay bistro-cafe and cocktail lounge. Its street terrace – from which you can see a part of the nearby Colosseum – is very popular and busy in the late evenings, especially on Friday and Saturday. Rather young and middle-aged crowd.
During the day mixed clientele, mainly tourists.
Upmarket gay-friendly Bed & Breakfast on the second floor.
@ Via di San Giovanni in Laterano 8
Rome 00184
Metro: Colosseo

Restaurants

Bonario
LGBT-friendly restaurant and cafe-bar in the San Lorenzo quarter.
Mediterranean cuisine, vegan, vegetarian and fish dishes. Local produce.
@ Via dei Volsci 121
Rome 00185

Bars & Pubs

Coming Out
Daily 08:00 – 02:00
Gay bistro-cafe and cocktail lounge. Its street terrace – from which you can see a part of the nearby Colosseum – is very popular and busy in the late evenings, especially on Friday and Saturday. Rather young and middle-aged crowd.
During the day mixed clientele, mainly tourists.
Upmarket gay-friendly Bed & Breakfast on the second floor.
@ Via di San Giovanni in Laterano 8
Rome 00184
Metro: Colosseo

101 Club
Monday-Thursday 23:00 – 04:00; Friday, Saturday 23:00 – 05:00
New LGBTQ bar in the center of Rome (opened in July 2021).
Friendly, multi-lingual staff and international clientele.
ARCO/Anddos membership card required (can be acquired at the entrance).
@ Via Panisperna 101
Rome 00184
Metro: Cavour, Termini; Bus: Panisperna

Company Roma
Thursday 21:00 – 03:00; Friday, Saturday 21:00 – 05:00; Sunday 21:00 – 03:00
Rome's bear's den near the central station Termini.
With basement bar, music and smoking room.
ARCO/Anddos membership card required (can be acquired at the entrance).
@ Piazza Manfredo Fanti 40
Rome 00185
Metro, Bus, Tram: Termini, Vittorio Emanuele

My Bar
Next to the cafe-bar Coming Out near the Colosseum.
With popular street terrace.
Cafe and restaurant with mostly tourists during the day, bar with a rather gay clientele in the evening and at night.
@ Via di San Giovanni in Laterano 12
Rome 00184
Metro: Colosseo

Clubs & Parties

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

GIAM
Saturday 23:15/24:00 – 05:00 (October–May)
Big weekly gay and lesbian party on 3 dancefloors: Commercial, Remixes, R'n'B, House. (Plus one separate room for women only.)
Biggest regular gay Saturday night in Rome. Sometimes long queues to get in.
Admission: 18-20 €, incl. 1 drink
@ Planet Roma Via del Commercio 36/38
Rome 00154
Metro: Piramide

Muccassassina
Friday 23:30 – 05:00 (end of October – May)
Big dance palace, off the city center of Rome, with several dancefloors, bars and lounge nooks spread over 3 floors. Music mainly Pop, Commercial, remixes.
Muccassassina started as a gay party, but soon became very popular with both gay and straight young and trendy party people. Hence, often long queue at the entrance already from 23:00 (and later at the coat checks as well).
Admission: from 15 €
@ Qube Via di Portonaccio 212
Rome 00159

Frutta e Verdura
Saturday night from 23:30
After-hours club with resident DJ Nino Scarico.
With bar, dancefloor, cruising area and outdoor terrace.
Mixed gay, transsexual and straight crowd.
Far away from the city center and difficult to get there without a car or taxi.
Admission: from 15-20 €, incl. 1 drink (+ membership card E.N.T.E.S.)
@ Via di Santa Passera 27
Rome 00146

Cruising & Fetish

Censured
Monday-Thursday 22:00 – 03:00; Friday, Saturday 22:00 – 05:00; Sunday 17:00 – 03:00
Small gay cruise bar in the center of Rome.
Minimum consumption: 5 €
@ Via dei Quattro Cantoni 5
Rome 00184
Metro: Cavour

Il Diavolo Dentro
Monday-Thursday 21:00 – 04:00; Friday 22:00 – 07:00; Saturday 22:00 – 04:00; Sunday 21:00 – 03:00
Gay sex club in the east of Rome, with bar and play areas, cabins and slings.
Separate membership card.
Admission: 10 € (+ sep. membership card)
@ Largo Itri 23
Rome 00177
from Termini: Tram 5, 14, Night bus N12: Prenestina/Telese

K Men Club
Tuesday-Thursday 22:30 – 03:00; Friday, Saturday 22:30 – 04:00; Sunday 22:30 – 03:00
Gay cruise club with playrooms and cabins.
Clientele mainly in their thirties and forties.
Admission: from 7 €
@ Via Amato Amati 6-8
Rome 00176
Bus 105, Night bus N18: Casilina/Filarete

Skyline Club
Daily 22:30 – 02:00/03:00; Friday, Saturday till 04:00
Cruisy gay bar and labyrinth with cabins.
Mixed ages and mixed types of men.
On Monday naked/underwear party.
Minimum consumption: 1st drink ~ 7 €
@ Via Pontremoli 36
Rome 00182
Metro: San Giovanni

 Leather Club Roma
Gay leather club association, organizing or supporting various special events (check their website), for instance the annual leather and fetish event Fetish Pride Italy in December.
@ Rome

Saunas

Adam Sauna
Monday-Thursday 14:00 – 24:00; Friday 14:00 – 05:00; Saturday 14:00 – Sunday 24:00 nonstop
Gay sauna with cruising area, private cabins and pool.
Admission: 15-20 € (+ Entes membership card)
@ Via Pontremoli 28
Rome 00182
Metro: San Giovanni

Apollion Sauna
Daily 14:00 – 23:00
Gay sauna near the Colosseum.
With an adequately sized and arranged cruising area, while the wet area is very small and rather gloomy.
There is no bar for drinks and snacks, only a vending machine at the entrance.
Mixed ages.
@ Via Mecenate 59/A
Rome 00184