residents Brian Dempster and Alan Joy. Blast Club Mercado. 36—39 Market Street. 226 4224. llpm—3am. £10 (£8). Sat 29 Jun. Fortnightly. Gay friendly night with residents Huggy and Markell serving up uplifting vocal house and dirty funky grooves.

Edinburgh Sundays


Kissing Jessica Stein From Fri 21 Jun. See Thu.

The Lawless Heart Fri 28 Jun—Thu 11 Jul. See Fri.


Taste The Liquid Room. 9c Victoria Street. 225 2564. llpm—3am. £8 (£6). Weekly. Tasty brew of house and garage with DJs Fisher & Price and guests. On Sun 30 Jun the Taste crew celebrate the club's eighth birthday with guests the Sharp Boys. Mark Moore (S-Express) and Carl Dupreé (US).

Edinburgh Mondays


Kissing Jessica Stein From Fri 21 Jun. See Thu.

The Lawless Heart Fri 28 Jun—Thu ll Jul. See Fri.

Clubs Trendy Wendy Planet ()ut. Greenside


Place. 5240061. 10.30pm—3am (bar from

6pm). Free. Fortnightly. DJs every week with Trendy Wendy every fortnight (Mon 24 Jun).

Tackno Club Mercado. 36—39 Market Street. 226 4224. 10.30pm—3am. £3—£6. Sun 30 Jun. Monthly. Trendy Wendy mixes it at her most celebrated showcase. Tackno.

Edinburgh Tuesdays :


Kissing Jessica Stein From Fri 21 Jun. See Thu.

The Lawless Heart Fri 28 Jun—Thu 11 Jul. See Fri.


Vibe Ego. Picardy Place. 478 7434. l [pm—3am. £2. Weekly. New glitter fuelled charty party night featuring dancers. singers. a miming nun and James Longworth on the decks.

Edinburgh Wednesdays


Kissing Jessica Stein From Fri 21 Jun. See Thu.

The Lawless Heart Fri 28 Jun—Thu 11 Jul. See Fri.


Bennet’s 90 Glassford Street. 552 5761. l [pm—3.30am. £3—£6 (£2—£5). Open five nights a week with excellent dance action Wed to Sun and a student night on Thu.

Cube 34 Queen Street. 226 8990.

l 1.30pm—3am. £3 (£2 with flyer). Gay nights on Mon (Passionality) and Tue (FUN) both playing cheesy chart. Polo Lounge 84 Wilson Street. 553 1221. 10pm—3am. £5. Downstairs in the Polo is the place to be for dancing with club nights Fresh. Lush and Carry on Polo. Fri to Sun.


Candle Bar 20 Candleriggs. 564 1285. 9pm. Free. Lively bar with a disco flavour on Wed. Fri and Sat. with an intriguing mix of gossip. trivia and karaoke with AngieO on Sun.

Court Bar 69 Hutcheson Street. 552 2463. 6.30—10pm. Free. Popular traditional bar where you can chill all week and join in the karaoke on Sun. Delmonlca’s ()8 Virginia Street. 552 4803. 9pm. Free. DJs on Fri. Sat. Mon

and Tue. a quiz on Thu. karaoke on Sun and a games night on Wed.

LGBT Centre I 1 Dixon Street. 22] 7203. l lam—l2am. Free. The LGBT cafe/bar is not only perfect for coffees. food and drink but also has karaoke from Fri to Sun.

Polo Lounge 84 Wilson Street. 553 I221. l0pm—lam. Free. Entertainment from Mon to Thu with laid back sounds and live music from Tom and Marj at the beginning of the week and funk. disco and requests nearer the weekend. Revolver 6a John Street. 553 2456. 8.30pm. Free. Weekly. Popular bar which hosts arcade game and quiz nights on Sat afternoons and also has a free jukebox crammed with over 5000 top tunes.

Sadie Frosts 8— 10 West George Street. 332 8005. Noon-midnight. Free. DJs (Fri. Sat and Mon). karaoke (Thu and Sun) and quizzes (Tue and Wed). Tue combines the lot and comes up with quizoke. while Sun is women only in the Blue Room.

Waterloo Waterloo Street. 229 589]. Noon—midnight. Well known gay bar.


Clone Zone LGBT Centre. Dixon Street. 221 7203. Mon—Sat l lam—9pm; Sun noon—9pm. Wide range of videos. magazines and toys.


CC Blooms 23—24 Greenside Place. 556 933 l. [0.30pm—3am (bar from 6pm). Free. A bar and club with a playlist of high camp and disco classics.


Blue Moon Cafe 1 Barony Street. 557 09] l. Mon—Fri l lam—l 1.30pm. Sat & Sun 9pm—l2.30am. Free. Edinburgh‘s longest running gay cafe.

Nexus 60 Broughton Street. 478 7069. l lam—l lpm. Free.

The LGB Centre's cafe.

CC Blooms 23—24 Greenside Place. 556 9331. 10.30pm—3am (bar from 6pm). Free. A bar and club with a playlist of high camp and disco classics.

Habana Greenside Place. 558 I270. Noon—lam. Free. Popular drinking and mingling spot.

Flashback 9 Hope Street. 226 (1901. 4pm—lam. 70s and 80s feel with cheesy disco and pop Mon to Sun.

Frenchies Rose Street. 225 7651. lpin—lam. Free. Popular chill‘n‘chat spot with a trivia quiz Sun and karaoke with Titty Galore Wed.

The Gilded Saloon 233 Cowgate. 226 6550. 9pm—lam. Free. Every Sun the Saloon holds the pre-club session for Taste at the Liquid Room.

The Laughing Duck 24 Howe Street. 220 2376. Mon—Thu l lam—l lpm. Fri & Sat llam—lam. Sun

I l.30am-l lpm. Stylish. comfy bar. conducive to chatting and merrymaking. while downstairs has open mic. goth and rock sessions.

New Town Bar Dublin Street. 538 7775. Mon—Thu noon—lam. Fri & Sat noon—2am. Sun 12.30pm—lam. Gay cruise bar attracting a slightly older crowd. Sexy underground club at weekends.

Planet Out Greenside Place. 524 ()061. Mon—Fri 4pm--lam. Sat & Sun 2pm—lam. Free. Fine bar with DJs every Mon night. a quiz on Tue. Trendy Wendy (Tackno) doing her stuff every second Mon and DJs Craig and Dale (Lush) every Sat.


Out of the Blue Barony Street. 478 7048. Mon—Fri I lam—7pm. Sat

l lam—6pm. Sun noon—6pm. Books. mags. toys and videos.

Bobble’s Bookshop 220 Morrison Street. 538 7069. Mon—Sat l0am—5.30pm. Stocks a wide selection of gay magazines from the UK and abroad.


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