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Nightlife: Gay & gay friendly bars and clubs in Cape Town
Being one of the gay capitals in the world, Cape Town boasts many gay and gay friendly clubs and bars. Cape Town Magazine.com gives you an overview
Being one of the gay capitals in the world, Cape Town boasts many gay and gay friendly clubs and bars. CapeTownMagazine.com gives you an overview.
The Bronx Action Bar (reopened)
The oldest and most popular Gay bar in Cape Town, adorned with Hunky wannabe sailor barmen. Here the music pumps all night long. Unpretentious party atmosphere. Karaoke on Mondays. *Napier, Cape Town*
This down to earth joint is one of the favourite hangouts amongst gay locals, while Manhattan is definitely not a Gay Only Venue. Keywords: Down to earth, relaxed and friendly. Part of Cape Quarter. Ladies night on the last Thursday of each month. *74 Waterkant Street,Cape Town (+ 27 21 421 6666)*
Cape Town's one and only gay men's leather, rubber, uniform and Jean cruise bar. Upstairs maze darkrooms, slings, videos and outdoor deck. Strict dress code. * 16 Hudson St, De Waterkant, Cape Town (+27 21 421 530)*
No 89 Woodstock
A laid back retro style straight friendly and women friendly bar where interesting people socialize. Sexy attitudes and vibe is soaked with trippy acid Jazz and mellow Indy music among 50's retro kitsch. * No 89 Woodstock 89 Roodebloem Rd, Woodstock Cape Town (+ 27 21 447 0982).
One of the few gay events / venues in Cape Town for women. A once a month held lesbian party. * Theo Marais Park, Koeberg Rd, Cape Town (+ 27 83 250 1195).
Cafe Erte Greenpoint
A true institution on Cape Towns Gay Scene. This late night bar, open for over 18 years, is the place to be for good vegetarian food and great trance music. Take your laptop with as they have Internet access or sip cocktails till the sun comes up. * 265 Main Rd, Sea Point (+27 21 434 66240)*
One of the most stylish cocktail lounges, situated in the heart of Cape Town's city centre, has become more and more popular amongst Gay locals and visitors. Crowd is trendy, sophisticated, well-dressed and well-groomed. * 38 Long Street, Cape Town (+27 21 424 72 47)*
Loft Lounge Cape Town
Newly opened relaxed place for all week through. Loft Lounge opens for Gay Cape Town .
Sliver Cape Town (closed)
Consists of Sliver Groove Club (Funky House) and Sliver Upstairs (Thumping Trance). Relax in the courtyard, dance the night away on crystal-clear tunes on the orange and red lit up dance floor. * 27 Somerset Road, Cape Town (+27 82 893 270)
Sliver Upstairs / Lush (closed)
Once every second Saturday Sliver Upstairs organizes Lush parties, one of the few gay dance nights in Cape Town for women. Here the fairer sex rules, from patrons to staff to DJ's. The party vibe is fun, funky and bubbly and most of all stylish. *Corner Napier & Somerset Road, Cape Town (+ 27 82 5656 174)
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