As the capital of Greece, Athens offers the best and most various gay entertainment options ranging from small chic gay friendly cafe to after-midnight gay cruisings clubs. Most of the Gay bars and clubs of Athens are located in Gazi area.
The most popular gay hotspots in Athens are:
Sodade2 - The most popular gay bar in Athens that was recently renovated. It has been in the center of Athen's gay life for more than 12 years attracting a good range of gay audiences. The entrance fee is 7 euros and it gets pretty busy after 1-2am, especially on Saturday. The entrance fee includes a drink! (Google Coordinates)
Shamone - Here you will find the hottest and most classy gay men of Athens. Shamone is famed to be one of the chicest venues of Athens with a wide range of cocktails and spirits to enjoy surrounded by Greek hot guys. Also with an entrance fee of 7 euros including a drink, this bar organizes regularly some very nice gay performances. The age of its audience is between 25-40. (Google Coordinates)
Rooster - A gay cafe-bar in Agia Eirini Square in Monastiraki with a very friendly and chilling atmosphere where you can have a coffee or a beer and relax. It gets pretty busy mainly in the afternoon! (Google Coordinates)
Noiz - Also a very popular bar/club that attracts mainly lesbians and young gay people. It also has an entrance fee of 7 euros including a drink. The music playing is mainly house and other dance beats. (Google Coordinates)
The Apartment - It's a gay club with 2 rooms playing mainstream house and dancing music. It has an entrance fee of 10 euros including a drink and it attracts a wide range of ages. It also organizes many themed nights and amusing shows.
S-Cape - It's a gay club that attracts all types of crowds including transsexuals, lesbians, younger gay men and their older admirers. It's not known for its good quality audience but it has an entrance fee of 5 euros which includes a drink while the second drink is 2-3 euros. (Google Coordinates) Moe - It's a popular gay bar and nightclub for people who want to party until dawn. Occasionally, you will find themed gay parties and special offers on the cocktails. (Google Coordinates)
Big Bar - One of its kind, Big Bar is a gay venue for the bear types of the gay community featuring a very friendly atmosphere and quite cheap drinks. Many choose to drink a cocktail before they head out to the bigger gay venues like Sodade or Noiz. (Google Coordinates)
Koukles Club - A popular drag-cabaret bar featuring amazing nightly shows that will excite you. It's located near Eirini Square in Monastiraki and it's something unique that you should definitely see when in Athens! (Google Coordinates)
Photo Credits: Sodade2