The best gay bars in Cambridge

Cambridge has a vibrant and diverse community with an abundance of LGBTQ+ organisations that offer support available for people living in and around Cambridge City. As a Cambridge student who is part of the LGBTQ+ Community looking for the best gay bars in Cambridge, don’t fret as we’ve got some recommendations for you.

The Dot Cotton Club at Q Club

On the first Saturday of every month, you can get to the Dot Cotton Club at Q Club, on Station Road. They host some fun themed club nights, and fancy dress is always encouraged. This has been an ongoing club night for over 25 years and is a firm favourite in the hearts of all the LGBTQ+ community.

Glitterbomb at Kuda

Every Tuesday night, you can head down to Kuda on Sidney Street for Glitterbomb. It is as fabulous as it sounds, and whether it’s a lip sync battle or an adult-sized ball pit, this club does it all. Gays, drag queens and fancy dress are all welcome.

Revolution Cambridge 

One of Cambridge’s best-loved cocktail bars with a rooftop and resident DJs. Revolution Cambridge was were the first-ever Cambridge Pride – Official After Party was hosted.

The Boat House

Although not explicitly a gay bar, this place is accepting of everyone – no matter your sexuality or gender. Located on Chesterton Road, you can find the Cambridge Diamonds – a transgender support group – here every Wednesday for their weekly meeting. This bar also provides a private function room, offering a safe place for those who feel vulnerable.

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