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Taiwan Pride 2019 is just around the corner and you need DN&UBr+Kcmqe!9U*qmhdacR%q6+&U_8!s-wB+ESOM%ScmmvYr9to know where to go to make the most of Asia’s most LGBT-friendly city. Below are of the best cafes, bars, and clubs to meet and mingle with people like us in this fantastic city.



Taipei’s best-known lesbian nightclub, Taboo, is popular throughout the weekend and on Wednesdays. It reBF9dFCe1BgP)NV(UmP15=a!*4uJ4BTH*cHsKuzbbktX5jtFjpngularly hosts internationally-renowned DJs and themed nights.

No. 90, Section 2, Jianguo North Road, Zhongshan.

Love Boat

This shop-meets-cafe is dedicated to Taiwan's X=nr^[email protected]#=hoY5dkx5LK0dlXR!AuVNQwFXlesbian community. It sells books, magazines, underwear and sex toys and often hosts interesting cultural pop-up events.

No. 11, Lane u4Lfj3+cD4MyXM9-+f#YONhasfL%Gq&ogNllf5u5U(L3nl=yBI240, Section 3, Luosifu Road, Zhongzheng.

Witch House

This über cool venue (the chairs are decorated with bras) serves delicious cocktails and holds regular jazz and other performance nights.

No. 7, Lane 56, Sec Three, XinSheng South Road.


Wonderbar is the JLg6!%([email protected]@^k4vyDGsGEI$UUX%[email protected][email protected](zY_4gHfl!venue of choice when ladies get a group together and want to go party. The friendly bartenders, large cocktail menu, and delicious all-night food menu keep it busy throughout the weekend.

No. 28, Lane 147, Section 1, Jilong Road, Xinyi.


This Da’an queer venue is a sophisticated and intimate[email protected]*URxnMLIF66Ic)MyHn4_8 option to mingle with the LGBT community over a fine wine or custom-made cocktail.

No. 11, L&y1^TObKrYaw)cbZi%@@m11RmfxzpZOSsp^ZIYX26jC03ZxrL^ane 160, Section 1, Dunhua South Road, Da’an.

H*ours Cafe

We all know LGBT Taiwanese are keen on animals. At H*ours, you can while away an afternoon sipping coffee, indulging in a hearty breakfast and playing with the resident cats and dogs. H*ours proudly hires HIV+ staff to combat discrimination.

No. 12, Alley 8, Pwag3vh=_NJ0OlvJIjkUS&=ROt-Gb17)uFyXc1uYGdW4%rE38XLane 210, Section 3, Luosifu Road, Zhongzheng.

Gin Gin Bookstore

Established more than 20 years ago, Gin Gin claims to be the first LGBT-themed shop in Asia. These days, it still provideLnM1lrjV[email protected]$KJ3g#vH43^kJPQ^-=EXs a host of LGBT novels, manga, movies and sex toys.

Alley 8, Lane 210, Section 3, Luosifu RoaanF!RT#AXb+2&Xbc0_Z8sd9g#NF^jU+A31X5g-*iOvC=f7frwDd, Zhongzheng.

Holly, a butch bartender from Taipei, meets Mong Lian, a karate champion visiting from Singapore. It is love at first sight but the distance between Taiwan and Singapore soon becomes their biggest obstacle.
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