Are you looking for the best gay & lgbt clubs in Cannes?
Well you’re in the right place!
So on this page, you’ll find the official shortlist of the best gay & lgbt clubs in Cannes. (More in-depth further below)
Cannes‘ nightlife scene is very mixed, although some bars are more gay-popular than the others. It claims to be the most glamorous and luxurious city on the Cote d’Azur. The city is famous for its Film Festival, considered as the most prestigious in the world, but also one of the most LGBT friendly. The crowd can be very dense in summer, but the setting is lovely. Cannes is a wonderful gathering spot for those in the LGBT community. Catering to everyone, including the celebrities during the Cannes Film Festival and entertaining the crowds weekly with highly anticipated drag shows.
1. LE CHAT NOIR Cannes
Chat Noir is a private club located in 15 rue des Freres Pradignac, Cannes. This nightclub has very offbeat tropical chic decor, that welcomes you in a warm way to ensure great atmosphere and fun. Chat Noir refuses to follow the precise dictates of rhinestones and sequins cannois to retain the mystery, originality without forgetting the refinement and elegance of the Côte d’Azur. Nightclub has a very unique décor, it is dimly lit and it is home to various shapes and forms of led and neon lights that combined with great music from local and international DJs certainly spruce the atmosphere, and make it live. This venue is decently sized and it can host various events such as parties, theme nights.. etc. There is a wide dance floor at the center that gets crowded with party people very fast.
Zanzibar, a mythical bar that closed in 2010, was considered the oldest gay venue in Europe. As early as 1885, records show gay people frequented it. It was the core of gay life for more than a century, and Jean Cocteau, Andy Warhol or George Michael were regulars here. During the Festivals, Zanzibar was the meeting point for all LGBT people working in the Cinema and TV industry. Since the nineties Cannes remains very gay-friendly, and you will have a great time here.