Best Gay Bars in Seoul

Homo Hill Seoul | Gay Party District in Itaewon

Homo Hill Itaewon-dong Gay Street Bars Seoul Korea

Seoul’s gay scene is divided into two main areas, Jongro-3 and the most popular gay scene Homo Hill in Itaewon. The most gay visitors become familiar with Homo Hill for the best gay bars with drag shows and gay saunas such as Hyundae Sauna and Equus Sauna in convenient location. Homo Hill is easy to find as it’s well known for the city’s red light district neighborhood where to enjoy your gay scene in Seoul.

Hit these gay bars in Homo Hill are Queen which is being popular for young attractive crowd and gay scene weekend madness and Soho for the most popular bar on the street. Other must visit gay bars in Homo Hill are Club Qubic and Why Not Bar. Not on Homo Hill but near by fun gay bars in Itaewon are Club PulseGRAY Club and Le Queen.

Best For Soeul's best gay street
Location Itaewon
Open Hours 9 pm – 6 am, only weekend
Review Updated 3 Jan. 2017
Homo Hill Seoul | Gay Party District in Itaewon
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Homo Hill Gay Street

Music: The street of gay scene in Homo Hill has a great collection of international DJ, current international pops (Top 40) and last but not least is K pop. 

Crowd: Night out in this street is popular with both locals and international visitors from every country all over the world wandering and cruising around.

Dress: The heart of gay town in Itaewon is very casual. Tank-top and shot are totally great to go for Seoul gay scene in Homo Hill.

Homo Hill Gay Street

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Taxi: Ask for Homo Hill in Itaewon-dong, the street is located in the city centre and well know for cafe’, restaurants and gay bars.

Subway: Itaewon underground station (Line 6), take exit 3 and about 5 mins walk to the venue from station.

Itaewon,
12 Usadan-ro 12-gil,
Yongsan-gu,
Seoul, South Korea

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SOHO Seoul | Korean’s Most Popular Gay Bar

Soho Gay Bar Homo Hill Itaewon-dong Seoul Korea

SOHO gay bar is one of the main dance club with great brand name, located in the middle of the main gay street, Homo Hill. It’s one of the most popular LGBT night spots for young locals & international visitors in Korea. The bar open on Thursday to Sunday from 8 pm until 6 am with drag shows, stage & stripper poles. The venue is conveniently location for bar hopping and normally gets busy around 2 am.

Best For Most popular on the hill
Location Itaewon, Homo Hill
Open Hours Thu. – Sun. 9 pm – 6 am
Review Updated 3 Jan. 2017
SOHO Seoul | Korean’s Most Popular Gay Bar
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SOHO Gay Bar

Music: The bar plays the latest mainstream international dance hits/remixes with video showing on numerous monitors around the club.

Crowd: Night out in Soho is popular for locals and international visitors. The name is pretty well known and that gains young people from every country all over the world.

Dress: The heart of gay town in Homo Hill, Itaewon is very casual. Tank-top and shot are totally great to go for Seoul gay scene.

SOHO Gay Bar

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Taxi: Ask for Homo Hill in Itaewon, the street is located in the city centre and well know for cafe’, restaurants and gay bars.

Subway: From Itaewon underground station Exit 3, walk straight ahead one block and make a right, then take the 2nd left. You’ll see a sign for Soho on the right side of this uphill lane about half a block up.

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Club Pulse Gay Bar | Korean’s Dance Club & K-Pop

Club Pulse Gay Bar Seoul Korea

Club Pulse is an underground late-night gay club in Itaewon. It’s located across the street from GRAY Club, open on the weekend only with performances on stage, dance floor with great lighting. Club Pulse normally gets busy after 2 am and the night will carry on until 7 am in the morning. There is a marathon of k-pop music where club-goers will break into choreographed moves for each song.

 

Best For Performances & sexy go go dancers
Location Itaewon (near Exit 3)
Open Hours Thu. & Weekends Sat. at 11 pm – 7 am
Review Updated 3 Jan. 2017
Club Pulse Gay Bar | Korean’s Dance Club & K-Pop
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Club Pulse Gay Bar

Definitely worth a visit for a taste of gay K pop. Local boys are pretty, well dressed. Very much part of Korean gay life worth experiencing until 7 am in the morning at Club Pulse.

Music: Club Pulse offers a good mix of music, ranging from English pop, techno, house and K pop by great name of international DJ.

Crowd: The venue welcome to all visitors. However, the crowd consists mainly locals and very much for Korean guys who like other Korean guys. Be there early as it gets really busy around 1 am.

Dress: Stick with casual style for your night out in Itaewon. Although, the crowd here are pretty well dressed.

Club Pulse

Facebook | Google Map | +82 2-790-0000

Taxi: Ask for Itaewon, the venue is near by a famous restaurant in the neighborhood, Smokey Saloon.

Subway: Itaewon Station (Line 6), walk straight from exit 3 and less than 1 min walk to subway air vent, Club Pulse is right in front of it.

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Le Queen Bar | Wild Weekend Gay Dance

Le Queen Gay Seoul South Korea

Permanently Closed in December 2016

Le Queen Bar (different to Queen in Homo Hill) is a dance club that well known among gay Seoul as an after club. Located in  Itaewon gay town, very close to Homo Hill the main gay street & bars. The venue offers 2 drag shows per night at 1 am and another at 3 am. Le Queen dance club normally gets busy during the weekend with young, trendy local crowds and expats for lively Korean pop dance. 1 complimentary comes with entrance fee to experience Korean gay scene inside until the morning comes.

Best For Wild weekend & drag shows
Location Itaewon
Open Hours Fri. & Sat. 10 pm – 6 am (Closed Mon. & Sun.)
Review Updated 3 Jan. 2017
Le Queen Bar | Wild Weekend Gay Dance
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Le Queen Bar

Music: The venue has a great name of international DJ and remix Korean Pop is a big deal here.

Crowd: Le Queen is popular with both young locals and international visitors. The crowd turns wild and topless dancing after the last show of the night until late.

Dress: Stick with casual style for your night out in Itaewon. Although, the crowd here are pretty well dressed.

Le Queen

Facebook | Google Map | +82 2-794-8377

Taxi: Ask for Itaewon, the venue is near by a famous street for food, cafe and bars and it’s located at the beginning of the street, opposite of CU convenient store).

Train: Itaewon Station (Line 6), exit 2 and about 3 mins walk to the venue from station.

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GRAY Club | Seoul’s Late Night Madness

GRAY Club Gay Bar Seoul Korea 2

GRAY Club is an underground gay nightclub with big name go go boys in Itaewon, main gay town in Seoul. The venue offers reasonably-priced drinks, stage and hosts regular events. There is drag show bar at Le queen, located at the back alley from GRAY Club where it got crowded earlier. Keep in mind, the place won’t get crowded until quite late (around 2 am.) with cute hunks and gorgeous party-goers. Cover charge is only 10,000 won (8 USD).

Best For Late night dance & go go boys
Location Itaewon
Open Hours Weekends, midnight – 07 am
Review Updated 3 Jan. 2017
GRAY Club | Seoul’s Late Night Madness
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GRAY Club Gay Bar
Music: The venue has a great name of international DJ with mix of techno, house and pop is a big hit for gay scene in Seoul.

Crowd: GRAY Club is popular for late night party-goers. Both cute hunks and gorgeous locals and international visitors. The crowd turns wild and topless dancing after the last show of the night until late.

Dress: Stick with casual style for your night out in Itaewon. Although, the crowd here are pretty well dressed.

GRAY Club Gay Bar

Facebook | Google Map | +82 70 8600 1035

GRAY Club is located about 2 mins walk from Itaewon station (Line 6), on the main street (same side as Hamilton Hotel).

Taxi: Ask for Itaewon, the venue is near by a famous street for food, cafe and bars and it’s located at the beginning of the street, opposite of CU convenient store).

Subway: Itaewon Station (Line 6), exit 2 and about 3 mins walk to the venue from station.

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Why Not Bar | Homo Hill Chat & Chill

Why Not Gay Bar Homo Hill Itaewon-Dong Seoul Korea Travel Guide

Why Not Bar is located on Homo Hill, Itaewon and it’s right next to Soho, another trendy and must visit bar on the street. The venue is well design and the best place to be for fun crowd and wacky renditions of k-pop choreographies, which makes Why Not no questions, is one of your stops during a tour of the hill.  The bar entry fee is 10,000 Won (8 USD) + 1 free drink.

Best For Chill & people watching
Location Itaewon, Homo Hill
Open Hours 9 pm – 6 am
Review Updated 3 Jan. 2017
Why Not Bar | Homo Hill Chat & Chill
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Why Not Bar

Music: The bar has plenty of music ranges from house, techno and latest mainstream international dance and diva hit on chart. Last and not least, the beat of k-pop remix.

Crowd: Night out in Why Not attracts international crowd & trendy locals between age of 30-40. Sometimes the local crowd puts on their on show as k-pop dance which very much entertaining.

Dress: The heart of gay town in Homo Hill, Itaewon is very casual. Tank-top and shot are totally great to go for Seoul gay scene. However, the crowd here are well dressed.

Why Not Bar

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Taxi: Ask for Homo Hill in Itaewon, the street is located in the city centre and well know for cafe’, restaurants, nightlife and gay bars

Subway: From Itaewon underground station Exit 3, walk straight ahead one block and make a right, then take the 2nd left to Homo Hill. The bar is on the right side of the hill next to Soho.

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Club Qubic | Homo Hill Gay Dance Club

Club Qubic Gay Bar Dance Club Seoul Korea Gay Travel Guide

Club Qubic is one of a gay bar in the neighborhoods which most visitors are familiar with Homo Hill (a small block in the streets of Itaewon). The bar offers happy hour from 11:30 pm – 1 am and free admission every Friday night. Weekend party theme with international DJ and drag shows on stage. Convenient location for bar hopping as it is right in the gay centre of Seoul and it’s near by other well known gay bars in Homo Hill and gay saunas.

Best For Wild weekend & drag shows
Location Itaewon, Homo Hill
Open Hours Only Fri. & Sat. 12 am – 6 am
Open Hours Extra The day before Public Holiday
Review Updated 3 Jan. 2017
Club Qubic | Homo Hill Gay Dance Club
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Club Qubic Gay Bar

The club open after mid-night until people get completely burn out. Friday is free entry and Saturday night is 10,000 Won (8 USD) with 5000 Won (4 USD) value of a drink coupon.

Music: Club Qubic has a great name of international DJ and remix Korean Pop is a big deal here.

Crowd: The venue is popular with both locals and international visitors from every country on the planet wandering around. Expecting the crowd turns wild as it gets later and later.

Dress: The heart of gay town in Itaewon is very casual. Tank-top and shot are totally great for Seoul gay scene in Homo Hill.

Club Qubic Gay Bar

Facebook | Google Map | +82 70-4116-0000

Club Qubic is located the on top of Homo Hill, which is closed to fire department.

Taxi: Ask for Itaewon, the venue is near by a famous restaurant in the neighborhood, Smokey Saloon.

Subway: Itaewon Station (Line 6), exit 3 and about 5 mins walk to the venue from station.

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Queen | Seoul’s Popular Dance Club

Queen Gay Bar Homo Hill Seoul Korea Gay Travel Guide

Queen Bar is a small gay club with drag shows (same owner as Eat Me) located right opposite Soho, another busy venue. Although the club can get uncomfortably crowded especially after midnight over the weekend but the bar is well known and popular by cute young guys, hunky Korean types and international visitors. Great location for bar hopping as it’s right in the middle of Homo Hill street. Queen open on Thursday to Sunday from 8 pm to 5 am.

Best For Best dance hub & crowd
Location Itaewon, Homo Hill
Open Hours Weekends Fri. – Sun. 8 pm – 5 am
Review Updated 3 Jan. 2017
Queen | Seoul’s Popular Dance Club
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Queen Gay Bar

Music: The bar plays the latest mainstream international pops, dance hits and Korean pop remix. 

Crowd: Most of guys here are good looking, polite and great dancers. Which makes the club really busy for boys watchers and crowded.

Dress: The heart of gay town in Homo Hill, Itaewon is very casual. Tank-top and shot are totally great to go for Seoul gay scene, as long as it keep you warm.

Queen Bar

Facebook Google Map | +82 10-2559-4401

Taxi: Ask for Homo Hill in Itaewon, the street is located in the city centre and well know for cafe’, restaurants and gay bars. Queen is located in the middle of Homo Hill.

Subway: From Itaewon underground (Line 6), exit 3, walk straight ahead one block and make a right, then take the 2nd left street. You’ll see a sign for Soho on the right side of this uphill lane and Queen is located right opposite.

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Jongno | Seoul’s Most Famous Local Gay Hub

Jongno 3-ga Gay Street Bars in Seoul South Korea Asia's Leading Gay Travel Guide

Jongno is one of the most famous area for gay travelers who’s seeking local gay scenes. Only 25 mins on the train to get to Homo Hill Itaewon, Korean’s main gay hub. Also street food and shopping. It’s the place that everyone sitting on the side of the street for dinner next to subway station of Jngno 3-ga, line 5. Afterward, all boys seems to head down into the narrow street for bar hopping. Over 25 bars, such as The Nine, Posh or even the most expensive karaoke on the street X-Large. Keep in mind that the street is located right in the middle of the community and that’s why there is no any dance club but over 40 bars to experience Korean’s gay scene if you come over the weekends.

Best For Local gay bars & street food
Location Jongno
Open Hours 6 pm – 2 am, Daily
Review Updated 3 Jan. 2017
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Jongno Street Bars, Seoul

Music: The area are full of trendy local but the music is pretty well mixed amount of top 40 pop from Youtube hits and Kpop.

Crowd: Local is the main crowd here for food, drink and chatting about. However, there are few mix of international visitors and expats who’re exploring gay scene in this little charming narrow street.

Drinks: You can’t really say no to So-Ju (Korean’s most popular alcohol drink). Either take it like a shot or mixing it up with local beer. Cost around 4,500 – 5,000 Won (4 USD).

Dress: There is no dress code on the gay street, just remember you’re in one of the most fashionable city. Casual but trendy with comfy and don’t let yourself down.

Jongno Street Bars Seoul

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Taxi: Ask the taxi drivers for Jongno 3-ga at exit 3.

Subway: Take the train line 1, 3 or 5 to get the Jongno 3-ga station and the street is right there as soon as you reached exit 3 on Purple Line train.

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Club Octagon | Not Gay But No. 1 Sensational Dance Club

Club Octagon Gay Friendly Dance Club Seoul Korea

Club Octagon is a gay friendly club in Gangnam district. It’s famous for international guest DJs from the UK and locals over the weekend. The venue is located underneath New Hilltop Hotel, offers VIP balcony and private rooms, mainly plays host to EDM, karaoke lounge bar, trendy music, cuisine and drinks. The door open at 10 pm to 7 am. entry fee is 30,000 Won (25 USD) including 1 free drink.

Best For Seoul No. 1 Djs & dance club
Location Gangnam
Open Hours 10 pm – 7 am, Daily
Review Updated 3 Jan. 2017
Club Octagon | Not Gay But No. 1 Sensational Dance Club
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Club Octagon Gay Friendly

The club open at 10 pm until 7 am in the morning. Entry fee is quite high, which is 30,000 Won (25 USD) with 1 free drink. Club Octagon has good reputation for dance music scene with surround sound system & sensational lighting, simply makes it the no.1 club in Seoul.

Music: Club Octagon has a great name of international DJs and awesome surrounding sound system & lighting. Which brings up the atmosphere of the night so well with mainstream top 40 remix (just right amount).  

Crowd: The venue has been gaining it’s own international reputation which makes Club Octagon well known for all dance & party goers, boys and girls in Seoul.

Dress: The club is all about music, sound system & lighting. However, the crowd are very trendy & well dressed here and you don’t want to miss the scene out.

Club Octagon

Facebook Google Map | +82 2 516 8847, +82 10 9031 0808

The venue is a gay friendly dance club. A must visit for all party goers while hopping though nightlife in Seoul with big international DJs and locals.

Taxi: Ask for New Hilltop Hotel in Gangnam district, the venue is located in the basement of the hotel.

Subway: Hakdong Station is a rapid transit station on Seoul Subway Line 7, take exit 4 and about 5 mins walk to the venue from station.

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