Welcome to Rome Italy Nightlife Gay Scene

Coming Out

Bars & pubs

This unassuming but popular pub offers quick lunches, evening snacks, beers and cocktails to a predominantly youthful crowd of men and women. A useful address if you need a...

Via San Giovanni in Laterano 8

Europa Multiclub

Sport, health & fitness

Europa has 1,300 sq m (4,300 sq ft) of gym facilities and pools, complete with waterfalls. Leave your togs in multicoloured lockers and cruise down to the steam and sweat rooms...

Via Aureliana 40


Adult EntertainmentBars & pubs

American John Moss has been at the helm of Rome's oldest gay bar since it opened over two decades ago. Hangar maintains its friendly but sexy atmosphere whether half full...

Via in Selci 69A

La Foresteria Orsa Maggiore


The Orsa Maggiore (Great Bear) hostel provides out-of-towners with 13 bright, second-floor rooms, some with en-suite bathrooms. Prices range from €26 to €75 per person per night.

Via San Francesco di Sales 1A



The Alibi paved the way for Testaccio's boom as a nightlife quarter with an alternative feel, although its increasingly straight-friendly approach (with a special Friday...

Via di Monte Testaccio 40-44

Luna e L'altra

Restaurants & cafés

A restaurant within the walls of the historic Buon Pastore women's centre. Self-service lunch gives way to an à la carte evening service with an emphasis on imaginative...

Via San Francesco di Sales 1A

Max's Bar


Max's is a fairly relaxed, mainstream venue near Porta Maggiore. Its dancefloor (disco-commercial) and bars are popular with all ages and walks of life, which may explain its...

Via A Grandi 7A


Sport, health & fitness

Tasteful decor and an emphasis on hygiene set this sauna apart from its rivals. The steam room and jacuzzi provide repose prior to exertion in the 'relax rooms'. All body...

Via Villari 3



The Mario Mieli crew were trail-blazers of the gay one-nighter - and their Friday night fest at the Qube still packs them in. Three floors of pop and house create a great...

at Qube


Adult Entertainment

As the new kid on the Roman sauna block, Rio's is determined to make a mark with its extensive cabin and cruise area, plus bar and internet points. It attracts a heterogeneous...

Via dei Colli Albani 10
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Adult EntertainmentClubs

Skyline keeps getting better, even more so now that it has new, two-floor premises. The relaxed mixed crowd ensures there's constant movement between the bar areas, the video...

Via Petremoli 36

Venus Rising


While Muccassassina and attract their fair share of women, Venus Rising is the only women-only one-nighter in the capital.

Goa, Via Libetta 13

Zipper Travel


One of only a few travel agencies in Italy to offer customised travel for gay women.

Via Castelfidardo 18 (second floor)