G A Y Bar


An offshoot of the famous G-A-Y club night at Heaven, G-A-Y Bar is the perfect place to start your evening. There are three floors (with a lesbian bar on the lower floor), plus a video jukebox and screens displaying customers' text messages. For late-night drinking, head to nearby G-A-Y Late.

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G A Y Bar

Old Compton Street
+44 20 7494 2756
Yelp Reviews

3.5 out of 5 based on 75 reviews

Top 5 reviews of G A Y Bar

3.0 out of 5 17 April 2016
by Louisa F.

G-A-Y is an alright place. My friend and I had wanted to check it out for a while but we were disappointed.

First of all, entrance is cheap (£2) and drinks are of reasonable price, which made up for it, we did have a good enough time there, don't get me wrong. But if I'm being honest, I would not come back.

The place is rather small, which could be ok if it were the bar it's supposed to...more

5.0 out of 5 17 February 2016
by Thomas B.

This is a great place to unwind. I had a great time. I liked the music. I will be back soon.more

1.0 out of 5 19 December 2015
by josh w.

If you like bitchy twink queens who don't brush their teeth then come here. Was very disappointed. The door staff were rude, ditto the bar staff. Prices were pathetic, even for London standards. There are so many good gay bars in London. This is not one of them, Stay away.more

4.0 out of 5 28 June 2015
by Victoria C.

I came here on a Thursday night with a friend, and we headed straight to the bar on the first floor. Queues were packed at 10PM, but £1.70 for a selection of 7 drinks (beers, ciders, basic mixed selection, jaegers)? Yes!!! Because the wait can be annoying, I wouldd suggest buying drinks in bulk - I saw one guy carrying 8 shots away from the bar, haha.

The second floor also has a bar, a...more

5.0 out of 5 13 May 2015
by Matt D.

If you want an unpretentious, dance happy gay bar that leans on the young side of the demographic scale, then G-A-Y is perfection. We found the drinks to be relatively cheap by London standards, the bartenders were very friendly, and the crowd was loose and fun.

I agree with those that state the music can be bi-polar. It's all over the place...from current top 40 to obscure brit-pop....more

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