Girls' night out at London's oldest lesbian bar
Female bartenders and DJs rule the roost at the city's top lesbian venue, established in 1996. Features upstairs pool-playing, basement dancing and the occasional pole dancer. Located near Soho Square and around the corner from girl-friendly casual bar The Star at Night. Stop Press: The growing Ku Bar empire [see entry] took over Candy Bar in January 2011. Tue nights (Candy Boys) are men-only (with women allowed as their guests) while Ku Bar's Lisle St location becomes women-only (with men as guests). Candy Bar co-founders Kim and Eliza left in 2008. Closed 2014, replaced in a way by She Bar [see entry].