The Golden Cat as seen from street level.
"The Golden Cat ... A bathhouse for aristocrats. Little better than a cursed brothel." ―Teague Martin The Golden Cat is a pleasure establishment in Dunwall, part brothel, part steam-house, and part burlesque parlor. It is the primary location of the mission, House of Pleasure.
Many of the richer denizens of the city, including
Thaddeus Campbell and the Pendleton twins, make regular visits to the pleasure house. It is managed by Madame Prudence, and staffed by courtesans.
While the Golden Cat was temporarily closed due to a
plague infestation and the building has yet to be fully cleaned, it reopens by the time  Corvo escapes imprisonment in Coldridge. He later travels to the brothel to assassinate the Pendleton brothers and retrieve  Emily Kaldwin, who is being held there in secret by Hiram Burrows and his associates.
A steam-room can be found on the underground level, adjacent to a
fish pond. The courtesans perform their duties on the upper floors of the establishment, in the private suites. Smaller, less opulent rooms in a different wing of the building serve as the courtesans' dormitory.
Red lamps next to the doors of the private suites indicate if a room is currently occupied.
Concept art of the Golden Cat's parlor.
The roof of The Golden Cat.
The dome of the Golden Cat, seen from the Dunwall Whiskey Distillery.
The dome of the Golden Cat, as seen from the distillery, close-up.
A billboard near the Golden Cat.
A staircase adorned with pictures of past employees.
Door to the Gold Room, with the lights on.
Door to the Smoking Room.
A fish pond on the building's underground level.
A steam room in the Golden Cat.
One of the courtesans' bedrooms in the attic.
The courtesans' bedroom on the fourth floor.
Emily's room at the Golden Cat.
The makeup station in the courtesans' bathroom at the Golden Cat.
The Golden Cat's courtyard, as seen from an upper story of the building.
View from the roof of an adjacent building.
City Watch at the Golden Cat.
Outside view of the Golden Cat from Samuel's boat.
Four people share a private suite at the Golden Cat.
One of the Pendleton twins has a private audience with a courtesan.
A client visits the Golden Cat.
A City Watch guard and courtesan.
Courtesans lounging around on the underground level.
A sign near the entrance of the Golden Cat.
A sign at the Golden Cat.
A cat's head statue on the second floor.
A Golden Cat sign on the back stairs.
A statue of a wolfhound, found in the Golden Cat.
The entrance from the Distillery District.
An advertisement for the Golden Cat near the Hound Pits Pub.
A poster advertising the Golden Cat.
Emily's Golden Cat drawing.
An outdoor map of the Golden Cat and the surrounding area.