Gay & LGBT Clubs in Edinburgh

Are you looking for the Gay & LGBT clubs in Edinburgh?

Well you’re in the right place!

So on this page, you’ll find the official shortlist of the Gay & LGBT clubs in Edinburgh. (More in-depth further below)

Check out our full list of nightclubs in Edinburgh.

The LGBT community is an integral part of Edinburgh which is why it is necessary that there are a number of venues in the city just for them. These are safe spaces where everyone is welcome and can enjoy themselves in a hate-free environment. These clubs play a variety of music from the old hits to the latest ones and they even take requests from the audience. Other than dancing there is lots more to do at these places. You can enjoy a cabaret show, cheer for the drag queens or even take part in a karaoke night.

We have considered all clubs in Edinburgh and have come up with this top 5 shortlist of places that are for gay & LGBT. So you don’t have to. Whichever club you want to go to, just click on the listing window to check our access options, whether you’d like discounted entry or a big bottle service night out, we have you covered. 

Without further ado:

1. The Street

The Street Edinburgh

The Street is an LGBT night club that is open to everyone except the haters. As it is advertised on their doors, the club has a zero tolerance policy for discrimination and is the ultimate safe space for the odd ones out. They host parties every week and their schedule is filled with entertaining events so whenever you go there you are sure to have a great time. 

2. Sneaky Pete’s

Sneaky Pete's Edinburgh

Sneaky Pete’s is a very popular club and is very busy almost every night of the week. The night club has a capacity of 100 and it is in Cowgate, Edinburgh. They host club nights which start after 11 pm complete with disco ball and strobe lighting. Not only does the club has its own DJ playing tracks every night but they also invite artists to perform. 

3. Planet Bar

Planet Bar Edinburgh

Planet Bar is one of the oldest gay bar and night club in Edinburgh. They have an in-house DJ playing tracks every day of the week. The club also serves cheap, yet premium drinks and their friendly staff is just one of the reasons everyone keeps going back there. 

4. The Hive

The Hive is the club that every man, woman, and child has heard of in the city of Edinburgh. It is open seven nights a week until 3 am each night. In addition, the nightclub is spread out across four different rooms and each room offers a completely different experience for its guests. Moreover, the club is also famous for offering affordable drinks along with the best drinking discounts.

5. La Belle Angele

La Belle Angele Edinburgh

La Belle Angèle was inaugurated in the early nineties and they have managed to retain that old school vibe even today. The club has been around for more than a decade but it remains one of th.e most popular joints in Edinburgh. They promote underground talent and are known in the clubbing culture as pioneers of music.

In Conclusion

The night clubs have drinks, entertainment, friendly service and a dance floor that never empties. If you are looking for a fun way to spend your night out, then look no further than this list. Make sure you check the schedules of the clubs so you know exactly what is in store for you.

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