Anyone looking for the gay district of London will immediately head for Soho, but there's plenty more gay friendly bars and pubs in London. It's impossible to tell if anyone is particularly fashionable at Kudos, as few seem to wear enough material to make a proper judgment. It's scantily clad young men and lady-boys all round, with scores of muscled Mediterranean types contributing to a carnival spirit.
And fear not, because when this door closes, another opens at G-A-Y Late. Located around the corner at 5 Goslett Yard, it offers a similar experience, but with a later licence and even louder pop songs. The downstairs alfresco area boasts sedate lighting, wooden banquettes and a fair bit of flora, giving things an almost bucolic feel.
With a small stage for drag shows and live DJs next to the dance floor, The Glory is a trendy pub for a cold pint or a cocktail. Located on Kingsland Road, the eclectic space is all about performances, with Saturdays being the favourite for both local and foreign adventurers. Prices are welcoming and many activities are free before midnight, with an entrance of five pounds for late-comers.
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London is truly one of the most exciting and diverse restaurant capitals in the world: with the city being such a melting pot for different populations, your options for food are huge. Naturally, Soho, the queerest enclave of all, boasts the most. Balans Soho Society is the most popular gay restaurant in London and has actually expanded into a chain with various branches across the capital.
Brighton holds the title of the unofficial gay capital of the UK, with LGBT history having been recorded in this city since the s. The biggest Pride event anywhere in the United Kingdom is held here every August, and it attracts overpeople annually. For those who prefer traditional clubbing, Club Revenge is as big and famous as it gets.
The nearest Soho has to a gay restaurant, busy throughout the week and open throughout the day and night. Traditional British dishes with Meditteranean and Asian flourishes. Gay-run, hugely-acclaimed, upmarket Italian restaurant, opened November and running Monday-Saturday.
Gay London is the mecca of the gay community in Europe. Gay friendly hotels. There are many gay friendly London hotels in the capital. Gay friendly restaurants.
Me and some friends are heading to London for the weekend and want to check out somewhere to eat before hitting the Candy Bar. I found "Steph's Restaurant" on the web and fancy that as it will be my friend Steph's birthday treat. Does anyone know anything about it?
And fear not, because when this door closes, another opens at G-A-Y Late. Located around the corner at 5 Goslett Yard, it offers a similar experience, but with a later licence and even louder pop songs. Although the short cocktail menu has been the same for ever, the staff always seem perplexed when you order one this is definitely part of the charm. The crowd here is gay in the broadest sense: anyone with a sense of fun will feel at home, whatever their gender and sexuality.