Torremolinos has always been the destination par excellence for the LGTBI community in Malaga, but the capital is, little by little, increasing its offer of bars and clubs aimed especially at the gay community. This time I bring you the best gay bars in Malaga centro, although you will also find references to Torremolinos.
If what you are looking for is to have a drink in a quiet place, check out our Top 10 Rooftop bars in Malaga Center.
Gay bars in Malaga center.
The epicenter of the gay movement is in the area of Plaza de la Merced, in the heart of Málaga, and Calle San Juan de Letrán, although the reference in the city is “La Comedia”, located on Calle Comedias.
El Carmen Bar.
It is one of the references for the LGTBI community in Malaga. It is a cozy place, with a spacious interior and a large terrace with views of the Plaza de la Merced.
They define themselves as “a bar for everyone in the center of Malaga” and it could not be a better motto.
Their extensive hours allow you to have breakfast, lunch, dinner or just have a drink and they also have performances by drag queens every week.
- Address: Pl. de la Merced, 21, 29012 Málaga
- Hours: 9:00 – 2:00 am every day (Saturday and Sunday until 3)
- Web: https://elcarmenbar.com/
It is a new gay bar in Malaga, which has joined the LGTBI offer in the capital. It’s small, but it has two floors with tables and a charming outdoor terrace where you can have a drink.
- Address: C. San Juan de Letrán, 6, 29012 Málaga
- Hours: Wednesday – Sunday 18:00 – 2:00 am.
La calle de Bruselas.
Located in Plaza de la Merced, very close to those mentioned above, it is one of the most relevant bars for the LGTBI community in Malaga. Its interior decoration is colorful and, we would even say a little eclectic with numerous references to Europe, Andalusia or Malaga.
- Address: Pl. de la Merced, 16, 29012 Málaga
- Hours: 10:00 – 01:00.
Kipfer & Lover.
One of the first gay-friendly bars in the center of Malaga. Its owner, José Kipfer, is one of the best art collectors in the city, and has turned his bar-restaurant into a reference space between the LGTBI community and Malaga’s gay bars. It also has a broad commitment to the local culture, so you will always see a lot of atmosphere on its terrace and outdoors.
It’s not just a bar or restaurant, but there are many events held at Kipfer & Lover such as a book club, catwalk, exhibitions, etc.
- Address: C. San Juan de Letrán, 21, 29012 Málaga
- Hours: Tuesday – Saturday 19:00 – 02:00.
- Web: https://kipfer-lover.business.site/
And we finish the list with the reference club or disco in the gay movement in downtown Malaga.
Gay clubs in Malaga Center.
It is the only gay nightclub in downtown Malaga and therefore, perfect to combine with the previous ones, since its closing time is 7 am. However, the space is small, so don’t expect to find one of their big Torremolinos or Ibiza-style nightclubs.
The usual thing is to have to pay an entrance ticket (which includes a drink), but whose price varies, depending on demand and time, between €10 and €20.
- Address: C. Comedias, 15, 29008 Málaga
- Hours: Wednesday – Saturday 20:00 – 07:00.
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And if Malaga center is not enough, you can always take the Cercanias Malaga (train) and arrive in Torremolinos in 20 minutes to find another type of atmosphere inthe mecca of gay tourism in Malaga.
The reference to find the gay scene in Torremolinos is the Nogalera area.
Gay clubs in Torremolinos.
There are many gay clubs in Torremolinos, but here we highlight one for you to have a reference.
One of the great references among the LGTBI community in Malaga and Torremolinos. Its various rooms, with pop, techno or house music, will provide you with what you are looking for.
- Address: Urb, Calle Danza Invisible Urbanization La Nogalera 710, 29620 Torremolinos, Málaga
- Hours: Monday-Sunday 20:30 – 7:00.
- Web: https: //aquaclubtorremolinos.com/