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09/23/2013 11:23 am ET Updated Feb 02, 2016

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Sydney: The Gay Bar

Since it was officially launched at the beginning of August in the heart of Sydney's Oxford Street drag, The Gay Bar has become one of the city's hottest queer nightspots, a three-floor high camp, high design wonderland, that includes a bar and restaurant by renowned chef Mark Proudfoot (formerly of Guillaume at Bennelong). The tricked out decor changes on each floor and ranges from Palace of Versailles to a cross between an '80s socialite loft pad and Dame Edna's lounge room. Entertainment-wise, The Gay Bar has every base covered with a tempting program of events ranging from Showtune Sundays to Tranny Bingo to super-hot weekend night dance parties, perfect after fueling up with a Drag Sunday Roast and a Shlong Island Ice Tea. Truth in naming: The Gay is here, it's queer, and cheekily camp. — Nicholas Forrest

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