Just a couple of blocks east of Godfrey's, the cheerful gay lounge and restaurant Barcode 6 E. The West End neighborhood of Carytownsometimes dubbed the "Mile of Style" along its main drag, West Cary Street, is home to some cool hangouts with mostly mixed followings. Cary St. Sign up for exclusive destination guides from the trendjetter bi-weekly digital magazine. As you continue east, through The Fan and Downtown, you'll find some of the city's top gay clubs. The crowd is a catch-all of the gay community, very mixed racially and welcoming toward men and women of all ages.
It tends to be more of an "early in the evening" hangout than Godfrey's.
Godfrey's puts on a fun, dishy drag brunch on at 11 on Sundays and also hosts several noted weekly parties Freaky Fridays, College Hump Nights, drag dinner shows, and so on. In their home theater in Richmond painted with a rainbow of triangles outsidethey regularly put on performances highlighting LGBT themes. Richmond is the capital of the Commonwealth of Virginia, with roughly years of history.
The queens take turns coming out from either the street through the main door, or some side entrance in the back of the restaurant.