Buenos Aires is a creative, vibrant city with a thriving gay community. The Culture Trip picks the best gay bars in this free-spirited Argentinian
Bar, Argentina, Wine, Beer, Cocktails
Flux Bar is a bright spot in a very grey and monotone surroundings. The bar invites guests to leave their daily life behind and embrace a world of exciting colors, whether that be the delicious cocktails or the open-minded crowd. Every day brings another program of music and art exhibitions, exhibiting the talent of the local community through paintings, photographs, installations and sculptures. A top spot for a finding a friendly face.
Opening hours: Mon 7pm-3am, Tue-Wed 7pm-3am, Thu-Sat 7pm-3am, Sun 7pm-2am
Watch out for: Big offer of cocktails
Marcelo T. de Alvear 980, CABA, Argentina, +54 11 5252-0258
Pride Café is situated in the district San Telmo, in the south east of Buenos Aires. It’s a popular spot for watching Tango or partying, and, as the name suggests, is a welcoming bar for gay travelers. This café is a friendly place with dark wooden furniture and light white walls. It is focused on flavored coffees, homemade sweets, such as pies and tasty snacks, and is a great place for an interesting date.
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 9am-8pm, Sat-Sun 11am-8pm
Watch out for: Homemade pastries
Balcarce 869, Buenos Aires, Argentinien, +54 11 4300-6435
Peuteo, in Palermo, is a so called video bar, showcasing video art alongside its music and drinks. It lies in an environment full of restaurants, bars and shopping and is the perfect place after a dinner, before starting a night of dancing. It is relaxed atmosphere is ideal for travelers and the good music and eager dancers make everyone feel welcome.
Opening hours: Wed-Sun 7pm-3am
Watch out for: The carnation pink decor
Gurruchaga 1867 (y Costa Rica), Buenos Aires, Argentina, +54 11 2058-3943
Bar Jolie‘s aim is to shorten the week by making Wednesday the new party night. It is the perfect place for a mid-week pikc-me-up, starting with the happy hour then moving onto excellent live music from DJs and DJanes. There are two floors and three bars, meaning you never have to queue for too long. And when it starts to get a bit much, there’s a terrace with a garden, where different music, from indie, to pop and cumbia is played.
Opening hours: Wed 9pm-5am
Watch out for: Happy hour
Armenia 1744, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Brandon is a community of people, who organizes several cultural activities at their local, Casa Brandon. It is a place for coming together and enjoying art exhibitions, readings, concerts and more. This club also organizes the BRANDONgayday and hosts artistic activities in the nearby park. It is focused on the exchange of meanings, arts and broadening your own horizons.
Watch out for: Varied program
Opening hours: Wed-Sun 8pm-2am
Luis María Drago 236, Buenos Aires, Argentina, +54 11 4858-0610