Barcelona has a thriving LGBT community with bars, clubs and hotels dedicated to the growing population. This list gives information on the 5 top establishments in Barcelona for members and friends of the LGBT community to grab drinks, catch a show, and dance the night away. Plata Bar is a classy New York style bar with dim lighting and plasma screens playing music videos. Here they serve a long list of craft cocktails along with a few delicious tapas. This bar has a great location in the heart of Gaixample with large gallery windows so you can watch the world go by outside, you also may like to take a step out onto the amazing terrace to catch some fresh air. If you want to dance the night away this is the place for you. Metro Disco is the premiere gay dance club in Barcelona.
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Uncommon in Barcelona, they have a happy hour on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays from 7pm to 10pm, and a show at midnight every night. Casa de la Pradera is a friendly local gay bar with a varied clientele and an entertaning, relaxed environment. They serve good beer and a free tapa with every drink. This venue stands where the old Black Bull once was. What makes it different from other locales in the island that is the Eixample is its ample patio full of greenery. Breathe it in! The first time that might cross your mind when you see this gay bar is: Woody Allen's film.
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One of the pioneers of the gay scene in Barcelona, PuntoBCN is owned by the popular Arena group — famous for their fun nightclubs — and has been around for years. The crowd tends to be a little older than what you expect in the Arena clubs and the vibe is really friendly and relaxed. The prices are all very reasonable and the bar attracts a mostly local crowd and is popular with a number of regulars. This lively cocktail bar situated in the Eixample part of town has a mixed crowd and a hetero-friendly atmosphere. Formerly known as the Nightberry, Night Barcelona is one of the liveliest and most famous — or maybe infamous — gay clubs in the city.
The girly outpost of the Arena group is the city's largest lesbian club, and as such sees a decent variety of girls and their male friends, by invitation head down to shoot pool and dance to pop, house and '80s classics. On the first Sunday of the month, there's a women-only strip show. This lesbian music bar is in the heart of the Gaixample, making it a great spot to start or finish your night out or stay there all night.