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Gay Manila’s scene has reduced in past years, and the city no longer has a gay village or center. The biggest gay bars in Manila are F Club and O Bar, and most of the bar and clubs are spread across the city. This makes bar hopping difficult, especially since Manila suffers from chronic traffic jams. Luckily, most of the bars are fun and lively, and are a great place to spend a night.
For a mega city, While the number of bars is small, the city packs a huge amount of character and spirit. If you can, check out Gay Manila during Pride weekend to see the city at its fullest and gayest.
Manila’s Most Popular Weekend Gay Dance Club
O Bar Manila is somewhat a veteran of the city’s gay scene, having been partying for over 10 years. Over the years O Bar has moved venues, changed suburbs, and reinvented itself. Today it’s one of Manila’s most popular gay bars/club. With live entertainment every night of the week and a large dance floor filled with guys, it’s not surprising that it’s so popular.
Hugely busy on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights, O Bar is one of gay Manila’s most happening venues. The surrounding neighborhood at Ortigas Home Depot is full of restaurants and bars but O Bar is the only gay bar in this area of Manila.
Shows usually start at 1:30 am. O Bar’s entrance fee of Php 500 ($10 USA) which comes with 3 drinks.
Manila’s gay-only nightclub, The One 690 Entertainment Bar & Restuarant offers sexy shows until 5 am, daily. The entrance fee is 500 PHP ($10 USD) includes 3 beers or 1 cocktail. The One 690 Entertainment Bar was one of the first gay bars in Quezon City to open with daily entertainment. The bar is located in front of Amoranto Sport Complex in Manila.
The bar opens daily from 9:30 pm to 5 am features production performances from male groups and go-go dancers. If you come alone, expected “friendly” staff to join your table to keep you accompany. The bar has an impressive lighting and sound system throughout their performances.
Jefz Cafe is a casual gay karaoke with live music and performances to get the crowd singing along. Friday Night is a gay night with their weekly ‘Sexy Male Body’ show. Overall, this small bar offers reasonably priced drinks and a fun atmosphere for your weekend night out in Manila. Jefz Cafe is a hotel bar located inside the New Solanie Hotel.
Music: This sing-along bar plays what the crowd is looking for on that night. Music varies greatly from international to local hits.
Crowd: Friday nights have the most gay-friendly crowd for their weekly ‘Sexy Male Body’ show.
Dress: The venue is very relaxed, keep it casual with jeans and shirts. Most bars prefer to wear proper shoes for safety reasons.