Durban may not offer many gay bars in the city, but the ones who do offer top class entertainment and bar facilities. Picture: Supplied.

Gay and LGBT travellers to Durban have a range of bars and lounges that offer top class entertainment and bar facilities.

We chose the top 2 to check out in the city:


Club Altitude

Where:  25 Silver Ave, Greyville, Berea

Contact: 064 476 9533

Altitude is Durban’s most popular gay bar. It offers everything from karaoke and pool nights on Wednesday to Old School, Club Anthem nights on Friday to Saturday themed nights, Altitude offers an array of entertainment. There is even an adult pantomime from November 13, 2018, to January 12, 2019.

Urban Lounge

Where: 101 Monty Naicker Rd, Durban Central, Durban, 4001

Contact:: 031 368 4084

Urban Lounge is a gay-friendly bar in the Durban CBD. They host many events for the LGBTQ community, including the annual Durban Pride celebrations. Opened seven days a week, Urban Lounge offers an array of entertainment for all types of travellers. Entrance is free. However, costs may apply when there are events at the lounge.