Gay Bars in South Korea you Need to Know About

Gay Bars in South Korea you Need to Know About

GAY BARS IN KOREA

Speaking of the Pride Month which is currently celebrated each year in the month of June, and for supporting LGBTQ voices, celebration of LGBTQ culture and the support of LGBTQ rights, we invite you to check the following list of the best bars in South Korea that we have rounded up if you think about celebrating Pride!

Most of the recommendations will be around Itaewon as it is well-known as the party’s hub in Seoul, and the gay bars can be found there in “Homo Hill” district. 

Bottoms Up

(Image: Credits to the rightful owner)

Bottoms up is a gay bar that can be found in the bar and has a panoramic window that provides a great view of ‘Homo Hill’, the bar is open Tuesday through Saturday.

(Image: Credits to the rightful owner)

Address: 37, 04406, Usadan-ro, Yongsan-gu, Seoul (Nearest Station: Itaewon (Line 6))

Why Not

(Image: Credits to the rightful owner)

Why Not is one of the oldest bars in this area which is called the "Homo Hill" known for its friendly staff, nice ambience, and fun K-pop on the weekend. Also, one drink is included in the charge.

(Image: Credits to the rightful owner)

Address: 137-4 Itaewon-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul

Let's celebrate together, colorful and delicious Korean snacks are waiting for you here: Seoulbox!

Trance

(Image: Credits to the rightful owner)

Trance is an old club at Itaewon which is very well known to both foreigners and locals. It is a basement nightclub that organizes a popular lip sync performance by transgendered big sisters on Saturday and Sunday nights and operates as a regular bar on weeknights. The prices are reasonable for a one free drink and lots of fun!

(Image: Credits to the rightful owner)

Address: B1, 7 Usadan-ro 12-gil, Itaewon 1(il)-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul (Nearest Station: Itaewon Station (Line 6), exit 3)

Queen

(Image: Credits to the rightful owner)

Queen is a hotspot for first-class drag shows, and accordingly it’s always crowded but the place has a terrace with large glass windows showcasing dancing and plays an amazing mixture of both American and K-pop songs

(Image: Credits to the rightful owner)

Also its programs change every month with two shows per evening, one show is at 1AM, then at 3AM respectively. Le Queen is a popular after-hour location due to its late-night shows and long opening hours.

Address: 7 Usadan-ro 12-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul (Nearest Station: Itaewon Station (Line 6), exit 3)

Happy Pride Month!

Author: Menna

Back to blog