LGBTQ+ Nightlife in Bristol

Bristol boasts a lively and welcoming LGBTQ+ scene with numerous clubs, pubs and bars. 

You’ll find Bristol’s nightlife scene inclusive wherever you decide to go, but if you’re looking for some gay clubs in Bristol and queer venues and club nights, we’ve got some top suggestions for you below.

Where to go

Frogmore Street, just off Park Street, is buzzing with activity most nights of the week. Lively bars and nightclubs attract a mixed crowd looking for a great night out. Head to award-winning nightclub QueenShilling - Bristol's longest established LGBTQ+ venue, or to OMG for pop-fuelled nights out. OMG Bar is the sister venue to OMG just a few doors away and has a great cocktail menu as well as a light up dance floor!

There's a strong LGBTQ+ community in Old Market, with popular pubs including The Old Castle Green and Bristol Bear Bar.

The Old Market Assembly hosts regular LGBTQ+ club nights and theatre shows, and nearby The Phoenix hosts monthly LGBTQ+ friends night Don’t Tell Your Mother (DTYM). Just a short walk from Old Market, you'll find more club nights at Lost Horizon and The Jam Jar.

Over in the Old City, you'll find Irish pub and cabaret bar Seamus O'Donnells hosting a variety of drag shows, karaoke and show tune nights throughout the month. You can also find LGBTQ+ club and cabaret nights at Dareshack and Strange Brew

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