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Royal Vauxhall Tavern

(214 Ratings)
Gay mecca in Vauxhall

Indestructible Victorian pub with a singular gay history — including drag performances since the middle of the last century — and a relentless party spirit, known to its own as the RVT and now registered with the local council (Lambeth) as an Asset of Community Value. Themed nights showcase comedy, drag, burlesque and alternative cabaret (though no longer home to Saturday-regular Duckie [now nearby at the Eagle]. From late Sunday afternoons expect stimulated shirtless men keeping Sat...

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Nominee for Best of GayCities '23

Hours
Mon to Thu 7pm—midnight
Fri 6pm—9pm, 10pm—4pm
Sat 10pm—4am
Sun 4pm—11pm


Featured in Best of GayCities '23
Nominated - Legendary Bar


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Reviews

AVVA
AVVA
4 months ago

Fun atmosphere.


yanir36
yanir36
4 months ago

You can't be in London without having a drink in the legendary Royal Vauxhall.


Rashidshabbir
Rashidshabbir
Over a year ago

I love it amazing please on earth nice gay bar


listerc
listerc
Over a year ago

Especially Duckie!


scim
scim
Over a year ago

Sunday nights with Charlie Hides are the best! Show starts at 5.30p (ish)


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