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Here's how a London club responded to fears of it being a 'gay bar'

“Gay food, gay loos…”

Source: Proud Cabaret

PROUD CABARET IS a dinner club in London that offers entertainment while you eat.

It offers “high end dining”, “beautiful girls in full burlesque welcoming guests upon arrival”, and a range of circus-style performances.

They also have office Christmas parties.

Yesterday, Proud Cabaret posted this image on Twitter – showing a reply to a staff party organiser worrying that they were a “Gay bar”.

Here’s what the email they received says:

Hi,I have tried ringing you on 0207 *** ***** but it doesn’t seem to be working.

We have our Christmas staff party booked for next Friday at Proud.

Some of outr staff have been told that proud is a Gay bar, Is that correct? We need to know as it’s against some people religion so we will need to make them aware.

Will we have our own seating area?

If you could get back to ASAP that would be great.

Thank You

Kindest regards,


And here’s Proud’s response:

Dear ********I think best we cancel your viit. We are pretty gay and a lot of gay stuff happens here.

Gay drinks, gay food, gay loos etc…

Sorry to disappoint

Booking cancelled



The venue tweeted the image with the caption “Homophobia is homophobia, we don’t care what religion you are.”

They later added on Facebook: “Some BIG companies (who will remain anonymous) tolerate homophobia. We do not. You should not.”

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