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copenhagen Gay Guide

In Copenhagen, almost all gay places

are situated in the inner city, within

walking distance from each other. At

the listings below, all places are in the

inner city, unless otherwise mentioned.

According to Danish law, smoking

in bars, cafés, clubs and restaurants is

only allowed in designated smoking

areas as well as in bars with a serving

area of less than 40 square metres.

On page 60 you can check out the

smoking policy at the gay places and

choose for yourself whether you prefer

to party with or without cigarettes.

bars and cafés

Amigo Bar is a mixed bar, with many

gay customers. It is located in Frederiksberg,

only a short taxi ride or a tenminute

walk from the other gay bars

in the city centre.

Bernina is a bar, café and restaurant,

all in the same place, and it has

a great selection of beers, wines,

champagnes and cocktails as well as

coffees, teas and delicious cakes.

Café Intime is located in Frederiksberg.

It has an atmosphere of forgotten

time with leaded windows, dark

red walls and brass candlesticks. The

place is mixed with many gay customers.

Can-Can is a gay bar with a long

tradition behind it. It is a small and

oblong bar, which is very popular

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amongst its many regular guests. The

service is good and most guests are

easy to get in touch with.

Centralhjørnet is the oldest gay

bar in Copenhagen. But old does not

mean dull and boring. It is one of the

liveliest pubs on Copenhagen’s gay

scene. Both young guys and mature

men are having fun here. Centralhjørnet

presents live entertainment every


Code is a lounge and cocktail bar

with shows and other kinds of entertainment

every Wednesday, Friday

and Saturday. On Thursdays, Code is

presenting music videos and there is

happy hour at the bar.

Cosy Bar is a sparkling place both

during the nights and the early morning

hours. Cosy Bar is well known

as a very good place to pick up guys,

either by the long bar or at the dance

floor. DJ’s every Friday and Saturday


Jailhouse has barred windows and

small cells where guests can sit and

enjoy a beer or a drink together with

their friends. Jailhouse is filled with

lots of customers and it often hosts

special events.

Masken Bar is famous for its mixture

of younger, more mature, and

lesbian customers. Masken has a very

easygoing atmosphere, meaning it is

very easy to get into contact with the

other customers.

Men’s Bar only admits entrance to

men. However, there is no strict dress

code so feel free to show up in the

clothes you prefer. A special attraction

is the free brunch every first Sunday

of the month.

Oscar is a bar and café with an outdoor

seating area. Oscar is a popular

choice and is normally busy during

the day as well as in the evening. It

has a DJ playing every Friday night.

Kafe Knud is a nice little café for

HIV positive men and women. Kafe

Knud is open on Tuesdays, Wednesdays,

and Thursdays.

Chaca is a lesbian bar but gay men

and straight guests are welcome.

Dunkel attracts a mix of queers

and straights from the alternative


Never Mind is open till late, with

Eurovision and other pop songs.

Vela is located on Vesterbro and

especially attracts lesbian customers.

Dance venues

Foxy Gay Club is located close to

the Central Station, and it is open on

Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights.

The music is mostly mainstream hits,

as known from the upper floor at the

well known, but now closed Pan gay


The Rocco parties, normally one

Saturday a month, attracts some of

Copenhagen’s hottest guys, some of

them dancing with their T-shirt off rather

than on. The music is house and

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