Last updated on October 1st, 2020
Hey there, if you want to learn more about the best gay and lesbian bars or clubs in Copenhagen we have you fully covered. This LGBT nightlife guide will also be getting into topics like mixed clubs, trans bars, drag shows, the main queer area of town and more!
Your best options for LGBT online dating in Denmark will be covered, mostly we will focus on some sites for fast hook ups. Plus we will mention all of the best LGBT pride events and meet ups we know about in this city and around Denmark.
Not everybody likes to go out to a lesbian or gay bar or nightclub to try and meet people so we plan to cover it all and let you choose your own adventure. You might be interested in more of our posts on other European cities.
Best LGBT Bars & Clubs In Copenhagen
Let’s start this off with a list of the best mixed LGBT bars and nightclubs in Copenhagen:
- Ruby at Nybrogade 10
- Amigo Bar at Schønbergsgade 4
- Masken Bar at Studiestræde 33
- Jailhouse CPH at Studiestræde 12
- Centralhjørnet at Kattesundet 18
- Oscar Bar at Regnbuepladsen 9
- Cafe Intime at Allegade 25
- Kiss Kiss at Studiestræde 41
- TrykBar at Møntergade 24
- Men’s Bar at Teglgardsstraede 3
- Gay Bar at Vester Voldgade 10
- Cosy Bar at Studiestræde 24
- Never Mind at Nørre Voldgade 2
- Vela at Viktoriagade 2-4
Best Gay Bars & Clubs
We know that lots of you reading this are here to find out about gay bars in Copenhagen for men to meet men. In our lifetimes we have done a great job of making the world a far more inclusive place. These days most gay bars in Denmark are mostly mixed, and gay hook ups should be possible at just about all of the above spots.
Best Lesbian Bars & Clubs in Copenhagen
You should be able to find women looking to meet women at many of the above spots, but since you need to start your night somewhere you might as well begin at Vela.
Drag Shows & Trans Bars
We aren’t really to the point of having full on trans bars in Copenhagen but you can find drag shows that may help you locate ts near you at:
- Drag Show at Centralhjørnet on Thursday Nights
- Drag Shows at Drag House
- Masken Bar
- Oscar Bar
We know the LGBT scene in Denmark pretty well, but not as well as the local experts who go out every weekend. Our goal is to keep our lists as up to date as possible but we need your help to do so.
If anything on here is old news or if we left some place off that is a can’t miss please use the comments to let us know. Also, if you think any venues should be listed as solely places for men to meet men or women to meet women fill us in.
Many of these gay or lesbian bars and clubs can be found in the LGBT nightlife area of Strædet and Rainbow Square. Go do your partying in that gayborhood and you will find just about everything you need nearby.
If you like to travel check out our other posts on:
- Stockholm Gay Bars & Nightclubs
- Oslo Gay Bars & Nightclubs
- Helsinki Gay Bars & Nightclubs
- Reykjavik Gay Bars & Nightclubs
Weekly, Monthly, & Pride Events
Here are some of the best LGBT events that occur on a regular basis:
- Intime’s Tasteful Audience at Cafe Intime on Mondays
- Hylle Bear at Oscar on Saturdays
And these are the best pride or other LGBT events throughout the year:
- Copenhagen Pride
- Danish Rainbow Awards – AXGIL
- Mix Copenhagen LGBTQ Film Festival
- Gay House (Bøssehuset)
Best LGBT Dating Sites
Let’s face it, going out to an LGBT bar or club isn’t for everyone. There will probably be some people around you might be able to hook up with, but you have to deal with being around a bunch of drunk strangers which can easily go bad at any time.
Plus not everyone is fully ‘out’ yet and may not enjoy being in that type of setting just yet. Adult Friend Finder is the best site to find fast hook ups on the planet and has been for damn near twenty years. Their top site for finding gay men near you to hook up with is Men Nation and you might be surprised at how many users it has in major cities like this one.
It merges all the users on all their sites which are not only straight and LGBT but also include swingers and numerous types of kinks and fetishes. So if you want m4m hook ups in Denmark use Men Nation, and for f4f hook ups use Lesbian Personals.
MyTransgenderDate is the world’s top transgender dating site and it can also work great. Trans dating in Copenhagen is more popular than ever before and will only continue to grow as more Denmark ts feel confident enough to be the person they really want to be.
Now you have read about the Copenhagen LGBT nightlife in full. You know all about the best mixed, gay, or lesbian bars and clubs plus drag shows to party with trans and all sorts of LGBT dating sites in Denmark. Now choose the best option for you and enjoy yourself.