Party Earth Review Located at the epicenter of West Hollywood’s gay scene, The Abbey is a high-energy hangout that attracts fun-loving patrons whether they be gay, straight, male, female, young, or old. An expansive church-themed Spanish... ... read full review
692 North Robertson Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90069
West Hollywood, Los Angeles –
Located at the epicenter of West Hollywood’s gay scene, The Abbey is a high-energy hangout that attracts fun-loving patrons whether they be gay, straight, male, female, young, or old.
An expansive church-themed Spanish villa, the venue consists of three indoor areas, four bars, and a spacious patio where stylish partygoers flock around the bar to meet and greet, or kick back on banquettes to sip one of the many mojitos on offer.
A summery vibe prevails on Saturdays when the Mykonos beach party draws a festive crowd to lounge in white cabanas and watch the belly dancers.
Those who prefer to party indoors will find plenty of sofas and ottomans to sprawl on, as well as a cozy atmosphere enhanced by Venetian mirrors, iron and blown-glass chandeliers, stained glass windows, and walls of tea candles, all presided over by a signed painting of Elizabeth Taylor in her best goddess pose.
By day, a full menu and generous Happy Hour ensures a steady stream of power-lunchers, while night brings in straight guys and girls, cruising GQ poster boys, and Armani-clad businessmen discussing work affairs to a soundtrack of Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, and Madonna.
As the evening progresses, gay singles, sexy vixens, and shy boys-next-door take to the stage by the raised VIP area to strut their stuff to campy Donna Summer tunes, courtesy of the nightly DJs.
Voted Best Gay Bar in the World by MTV’s Lesbian and Gay Network, The Abbey is perfect for anyone looking for a trendy, unpretentious hotspot overflowing with an exuberant clientele and a welcoming, positive vibe.
Trendy, attractive, and sophisticated gay singles, straight groups, entrepreneurs, young professionals, and the occasional celebrity, 20s to 50s.
Top hits on the sound system during the day. Nightly DJs spin dance, house, 80s, and Top 40. Four flat-screen TVs. Special nights include Shirtless Wednesdays featuring professional aerialists, and the Mykonos Saturdays beach party.
Menu of modern American comfort food served for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Everything $5 Happy Hour M–F 4–7pm. Ten types of mojitos.
Bar snacks $9–$19, appetizers $8–$19, soups/salads $4–$14, entrées $9–$19. Beer $6, wine/champagne $8–$24, cocktails $12, shots $8, bottle service $200+.
Trendy, preppy, chic, metro, Euro. High-heeled women in elegant tops and designer jeans, fashionable men in tight designer shirts.
Shirtless Wednesdays for the bare-chested bartenders and aerialists, 4–9pm on Mykonos Saturdays for the belly dancing, and Sundays noon–8pm for a great crowd. Fridays are also crowded for the start of the weekend.
Check out Fat Fish Japanese Restaurant (616 North Robertson Boulevard) for great sushi and a fun bar scene.