Amsterdam Gay Bars & Clubs
For decades Amsterdam is known as the world’s ‘Gay Capital’ with the most gay-friendly attractions, bars and clubs per square meter. Most of the Amsterdam gay bars & Clubs are located at the ‘Reguliersdwarsstraat’, close to Rembrandtplein. Check out our listing for Amsterdam’s most popular gay and lesbian bars and enjoy the nightlife scene.
Club Church is a gay cruise club near Leidseplein and has two floors of dance & play areas, with changing theme parties and DJ’s.
Kerkstraat 52 | Tue-Thu 8pm-0am, Fri & Sat 8pm-4am, Sun 4pm-1am
This vibrant gay bar is one of the largest bars at the Reguliersdwarsstraat. The interior of Café-Pub Soho has the style of an English pub with book shelves and leather seating.
Reguliersdwarsstraat 36 | Mon-Wed 6pm-1am, Thu 6pm-3am, Fri & Sat 4pm-4am, Sun 4pm-1am
Taboo bar is located at the main gay street (Reguliersdwarsstraat) and is a favorite spot for an after work- or pre-clubbing drink. This modern Amsterdam Gay Bar attracts a mixed crowd of people and has two Happy Hours daily.
Reguliersdwarsstraat 45 | Sun-Thu 5pm-3am, Fri & Sat 4pm-4am
This new multi-minded Gay Club (former Club Exit) welcomes everybody, whether gay or straight, male or female. Club NYX features three floors, each floor offering a different style of music and spectacular performances.
Reguliersdwarsstraat 42 | Thu 11pm-4am, Fri & Sat 11pm-5am
Exit Après Chique
The Exit Après Chique Café is part of Club NYX. The café is crowded most of the time, because this is the only gay bar in the main gay street which is open till late. It is an après-ski style gay bar but the music they are playing is mostly House and international pop music.
Reguliersdwarsstraat 42 | Mon-Thu 11pm-4am, Fri & Sat 11pm-5am, Sun 8pm-4am
Café Vivelavie is situated next to the Rembrandtplein and is well known as a lesbian café, but open and welcoming to everyone. This is a friendly place for more than 30 years.
Amstelstraat 7 | Sun-Thu 4pm-3am, Fri & Sat 4pm-4am
Café Le Montmartre
This is a popular gay bar just around the corner of the Rembrandtplein. Café Le Montmartre serves a Happy Hour from 6pm-8pm daily.
Halvemaansteeg 17 | Sun-Thu 5pm-1am, Fri & Sat 5pm-4am
Queen’s Head is a famous gay bar on the Zeedijk (near Central Station) with a mixed crowd. The café features performances, cabaret shows, special DJ’s and on every Tuesday the hysterical bingo night.
Zeedijk 20 | Sun-Thu 4pm-1am, Fri & Sat 4pm-3am
Map Amsterdam Gay Bars & Clubs