I spent almost two weeks exploring Tel Aviv in Israel. I absolutely fell in love with the city, mostly because it’s so LGBTQ- and vegan-friendly. Now I’m going to tell you where to find the best lesbian bars and parties in Tel Aviv!
You can find information about upcoming lesbian events and parties here.
Also, check out this Facebook page: Be Proud
BE PROUD is a huge collaboration of four women’s party lines from Tel-Aviv: All Stars, Seven Eleven, Les is More, Chart Party. With an amazing location and best music by the leading D.J’s.
There’s also a lesbian dating app called Atraf, which is supposed to be Tel Aviv’s biggest lesbian app. I didn’t try it because I was already too busy with my Tinder. Would like to hear some experiences if someone has used the app while traveling in Israel!
Lesbian Bars and Parties
Seven Eleven: Otto (54 Ahad Ha’Am St)
Every Monday there’s a lesbian party in Otto bar. If you checked out the link I shared, the name of the bar is written Auto, and also the address is Echad Ha’Am St. Maybe that’s how they pronounce it Hebrew, I don’t know. But if you want to find this place on Google Maps, use the name and address I provided. The entrance is on Sderot Rothschild Street, and it’s a bit hidden. Have a look at the picture below. The entrance is behind that yellow and blue structure.
The party was fun, and the bar was full of lesbians! I was so surprised that on Monday evening you can get so many lesbians in one place. The bar was fully packed! The music was a good selection of latest hits and other songs, and there were a lot of people dancing. The drinks were pretty expensive, but that’s the case everywhere in Israel. Overall, I would say this party is a must if you are a lesbian traveling in Tel Aviv! Check out their Facebook page for more information here.
Shapagat (43 Nakhalat Binyamin)
This is a nice, relaxed gay bar. I went there a couple of times just to have a drink. They have an outdoor and indoor seating, and there’s also a cool theater style seating inside. Overall, an awesome bar: great vibe, beautiful decoration, and a central location!
Mini Club Zoti (43 Nakhalat Binyamin)
This bar is located just next to Shpagat, and there’s an entrance fee of 10 shekels. Check out this place if you want a club where you can dance until you drop! They are open on Wednesdays from 10:30 pm to 4 am. Check out their Facebook page here.
All Stars (different locations)
I didn’t personally have a chance to try this party but I’ve heard good things about it. These parties take place at different clubs so check out their Facebook page for more information.
Where to Stay in Tel Aviv
To be within walking distance of all the best bars, I would recommend staying in the city center. Here are some accommodation recommendations.
Photo from Little Tel-Aviv Hostel.
Photo from Hostelworld.
Photo from Hotel 75.
Photo from Booking.com
Photo from Booking.com
This hotel advertises themselves as a gay-friendly hotel, so of course, I have to mention this. Central location and Shpagat is just around the corner. Rates starting at $220. Check photos and latest availability on HotelsCombined or Booking.com.
Photo from Carlton Tel Aviv Hotel.
Another gay-friendly hotel. Hotel Carlton features a rooftop terrace with pool and views of the sea.
Rates starting at US$260. Check more photos and latest availability on Hotelscombined or Booking.com.
Also, a nice hipster neighborhood called Florentin has a very strong LGBT presence. This is the best area to find affordable and stylish Airbnb apartments. If you are not already using Airbnb, sign up using my link, and you can get $43 towards your first trip. So that means you can get one or even two free nights!
There are also some nice hostels in Florentin:
Photo from Florentine Backpackers.
Photo from Florentin House.