In 1991 David Cooley invested in a small, discreet space in West Hollywood he renovated into a coffee shop called The Abbey. Now, The Abbey is a well known gay bar that regularly gives back to the LGBTQ+ community by raising money, hosting events, and banning anti-gay state legislators from the business. The mouthwatering drinks and delicious Abbey foodie bites make any night a celebration. There’s no better place to hang out with old friends, make new ones, enjoy a 10 ounce martini, and eat a delicious meal.
Bonus: The Abbey is a common spot for many LGBTQ+ celebrities to stop by.