Ruby Lounge Formerly: Chambers Bar

88% love it
One day you’re in, the next day you’re... back
Such is the popularity of Chambers since it became a full-time gay bar and club on August 1, 2009 that it has forced the closure of two other venues in the city. Chambers is packed from Tuesdays-Sundays, with Thursday officially being Lesbian Night (guys ARE welcome) and Friday being the only NON gay night (bouncers will let you know) as Chambers opens up to Cork's Salsa community. EUR5 cover Fri & Sat.
  • Washington St.
    Cork, Co. Cork
    Near: Between Lower Cross & South Main
  • City Centre
  • Daily: 10am—6:30pm, Tue—Sun Late Bar ~2:30am
  • +353 21 4222860
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      tabts Over a year ago
      Loves it

      Fun in Cork
      We had a lot of fun dancing here in this modern beautiful gay bar in Cork as the DJ played mostly pop tunes not those hard banging eletronic music. We danced and drank all night. Great friendly staff and some cute eye candy too. Highly recommend it! We'll be back for sure.

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      Raychel20 Over a year ago
      Loves it

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      cybernoelie Over a year ago
      Hates it

      Too loud plus hours are crap
      Despite the personal attacks by corkdude (who chooses to be anonymous): I like Chambers for the most part but the music gets way too loud - in fact it gets so loud the amps clip and the sound distorts! The hours have been greatly reduced and despite calling itself a gay bar it advertises to straights (student night, ladies night) who often overrun the place. I still visit around once a month to catch up with friends.

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      corkdude Over a year ago
      Loves it

      ignore cybernoelie
      I know people are entitled to their opinions but I dislike it when they make up stuff to discredit a place. Chambers is a full time gay bar, and does not advertise straight nights! Also the music is not that loud, you can always stay near the main door and sit on a comfortable chair to escape the music if you think it's too loud! Also chambers has regular half price drink nights, which is great value for the cork scene! Chambers rocks and is the place to be!

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      dpaulrich Over a year ago
      Hates it

      Stopped in on a friday night. There were a few locals, majority female, playing a video dog racing game. There was no cover to get in which was good. After about 20 minutes of sitting at an empty bar without music or dancing, i moved on.

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      gaycork Over a year ago
      Loves it

      Correct Review
      Gaycities review of Chambers is inaccurate because it did not "force the closure of two other venues in the city." One bar (Flux) had already closed well before they opened and the other (Instinct) was in liquidation for 3 months before Chambers opened! Chamber is gay all nights of the week now, and Thursdays is not elusively lesbian any more. Chambers is a comfortable, modern, and chic bar, where you can dance away at one end, whilst having a quiet drink at the other end.