August Bank Holiday 2017 in Glasgow

Bless the person who invented Bank Holidays! Cross your fingers, toes, arms and legs for a sunny August Bank Holiday in Glasgow. But whether it's al fresco cocktails and a barbecue in a bar, or late night drinks and dancing 'til dawn, Glasgow's got the goods to celebrate the last long weekend of the summer in style. Here are our top picks for the August Bank Holiday weekend in Glasgow. 

Last updated on 25th July 2017

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Horn Please

1 user reviews
Horn Please
20% off a la carte menu and 1 other offer available.

With bright and breezy interiors and a delicious gin and tonic menu, Horn Please is answering all our bank holiday prayers. The restaurant will also keep hunger at bay with their delicious sharing plates of modern and tasty Indian dishes, perfect for a group meal out.

Happily Affordable
Glasgow City Centre

Buck's Bar

1 user reviews

With their hearty American plates and rotating selection of decent craft beer, Buck's Bar is a great place to while away a bank holiday in Glasgow. Keep an eye out on their live music listings for a lively night of great local bands.

Happily Affordable
Sauchiehall Street Area

Brel

3 user reviews

Make the most of the sun (if it decides to show its face) and head to Brel for a casual brunch in their beer garden. The perfect place to be lazy day surrounded by great food and good friends this August bank holiday in Glasgow. 

Happily Affordable ££
West End

Optimo is one of Glasgow's biggest club nights and it's turning 20. To celebrate, they're throwing a massive party at SWG3 complete with some absolutely massive names in dance music.

Clubbing, Daytime, Festival, Fun Time Partying
Dubstep
West End

Chinaskis

3 user reviews

One of Glasgow's best hidden gems, Chinaski's, is a great place to spend your bank holiday weekend in Glasgow. Head to the popular beer garden which is sure to be full of in-the-know patrons enjoying a quiet afternoon. If the sun doesn't come out, no need to worry, as there are plenty of nooks inside to settle into in this cool Glasgow bar.

Happily Affordable ££
Sauchiehall Street Area

Hummingbird

5 user reviews

Lovelin Launch Party lands at Hummingbird, this August Bank Holiday Weekend in Glasgow. Entry is free, and there will be a whole host of boozy treats lined up for your party pleasure: expect multiple beverages, raffles, giveaways, art exhibitions, DJs late into the night and more.

Happily Affordable ££
Sauchiehall Street Area

On the House has been bringing us our favourite tunes at Broadcast for six years now and as such they're hosting a massive party. Join in with the fun this bank holiday for some proper bangers.

Clubbing, Fun Time Partying
80's Music
Sauchiehall Street Area

Sugar Cube

7 user reviews

Glasgow's most glamorous club, Sugar Cube, love to throw some balmy summertime blowouts so expect their August Bank Holiday party to be a raucous affair. As one of the city's premier celeb hangouts, you never know who might rock up to the VIP room to celebrate the Glasgow long weekend in style. 

Happily Affordable ££
Merchant City

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