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Oslo Gay Bars

Similar to Stockholm, as Oslo is such a gay-friendly place, many LGBTQ+ people hang out in the wide range of mixed bars in the city. That's not to say there aren't any gay bars and gay clubs, you'll find them conveniently located in the city centre.


Bob's Pub

Older Crowd

Bob's Pub is a traditional, local bar that welcomes gay customers and attracts an older crowd. They also serve food and has outdoor seating during the summer months.

Cesar Bar & Cafe

Food, Dancing

Cesar gay cafe bar is in the centre of Oslo, next to the Oslo Court House. Serving lunch and drinks, plus live DJs on weekend nights.

Elsker Club

Young Crowd

Elsker is a popular choice for a gay night out in Oslo, especialy with a younger crowd at the weekends. If you like pop and Eurovision tunes, then head to Elsker for a dance and some drinks. Also serves food.



FIRE Oslo is a popular gay dance party, atracting the younger crowd. Held at different venues around the city, featuring names DJ's playing disco, techno and house tunes. Not open every week, so please check the website before heading there!

London Pub

Pub Vibes, Dancing

London pub is the largest gay and lesbian Venue in Oslo that's been around for over 30 years. With a location in central Oslo, LondonPub offers DJ's, live acts, comedy shows and theme nights. Can get cruisy on weekend evenings.

Recommended gay friendly hotels in Oslo

As an LGBTQ+ traveller, it's important to stay somewhere welcoming, with great value and maybe near to gay venues. Treat yourself to a luxury hotel or stay budget and spend what you save on partying! Check out GayMapper recommendations for gay friendly hotel deals in Oslo. Please support GayMapper by checking out our hotel deals as this helps us to keep the site updated with all this useful information!

Tours & Experiences in Oslo

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