Last updated August 28th 2017
Welcome to the gay Mecca of the Middle East. Here’s a list of some of the best gay bars in Tel Aviv… plus some special gay lines… Enjoy! (Photo credits: Niv Glazman)
For ideas for Pride Week, check out our ‘Tel Aviv Pride Week 2016 Highlights’ Guide.
Bars, Clubs and Community Hangouts
Nahalat Binyamin 43
Super-chilled cafe during the day, lively gay bar at night! You won’t miss it from its trademark stepped floors!
Tel Aviv’s premier Lesbian bar, open Thursday nights and Friday daytimes.
Tchernikhovski St 22
Tel Aviv’s main LGBT Community Center, located in Gan Meir. The center houses a Cafe Landwer, and Tel Aviv’s world famous Pride Parade typically starts from the Center every year!
Next to the Hilton Beach
Tel Aviv’s gay community has made this a real hotspot. No matter what your sexual preference, you are sure to enjoy this lively place. It’s easy to find, just look out for the rainbow umbrellas!
VRS is a weekly night allowing you the freedom to explore the many sides of being, not fearing. Leave your masks at the door and succumb to the music by Tel Aviv’s finest Djs, playing a VRS variety of electro-pop-disco & house at the Garage-esque underground ‘Pasaz’.
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The Tinofet line (“Dirt” in Hebrew) is the hottest gay hip hop line in town. Every Saturday at 11pm at the Lima Lima club and once a month on Thursdays in an extended version. Loads of hip hop classics, pop hits, 90s hip hop and R&B. If you’relooking for a place to shake your booties to the best music with the best people you should definitely come to the Tinofet!
Tel-A-Beef is a male-only gay night life and life style group targeting bears, masculine kinky guys and all kind of fetish people. Established in 2009, the group powers a weekly cruising-dance-bar night (BEEFSTER), a monthly party (BEEFjerky) and a seasonal sexual kinky party (BEEF Xtreme).
FFF Shirazi (Men)
The Biggest Parties Productions in Israel! Held every two weeks, well designed theme parties, two dance floors, beautiful crowd, dancers & many surprises…
Papa Party (Men)
Founded by Eliad Cohen in 2010 during Tel Aviv Pride, PAPA PARTY has become one of the most well respected event and marketing brands in the world. World-class DJs, exceptional performances, surprises throughout the night & and an incredible energy have made PAPA famous globally.
Huge party line usually held monthly at Haoman 17 – with Middle Eastern ‘Mizrachi’ music to grind too!
PAG is a biweekly electronic party but will not fit the average club kids. Best way to describe us is nice jewish boys with a vengeance & glamour trash.
A deep house line every Wednesday at different locations.
Tel Aviv based creative duo, in charge of various culture and night life events such as: Lethal Lesbian – annual Israeli lesbian film festival; SHE.J – an event featuring and promoting women DJs since 2002; Sound Sister – women in music event, live shows on stage; Sex Manifesto – live shows for women by women. provocative feminine representation at it’s best; International co-productions: MOTHER festival, Miss Kittin and Peaches concerts in Israel; and a monthly quality electronic party line!
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