August Bank Holiday 2021 in Glasgow

Bless the person who invented long weekends and cross your fingers, toes, arms and legs for a sunny one. 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 3rd September 2020




If you're planning on going out this August bank holiday, make sure you're having a good time while you dine. Glasgow's fun restaurants really do have it all, with live music and entertainment, quirky cocktails and hearty plates by the bucket-load. 

If you're in the mood for a little alfresco drinking and dining this summer, explore our top picks of places to eat outside in the city. From boozy brunches on suntrap terrace spaces to sprawling gardens for craft beer and German delicacies, there are plenty to get stuck into.

Sit back and relax this August with Glasgow's wide array of sky-high sips. From gorgeous views of the harbour to slick city retreats, there's plenty of incredible rooftop bars to soak up the sun, have a few drinks and have a bite to eat this bank holiday weekend. 

Looking for a beautiful beer garden for your bank holiday drinking sessions? Check out our guide to the very best Glasgow has to offer, whether you're in the mood for a botanical nook serving a wide rang of G&Ts or something more laid-back to enjoy some freshly-poured pints.

An all-new beer garden has landed in Glasgow, just in time for summer. Cranside Kitchen comes from the team behind Halloumi and Bibimbap, so you're safe hands when it comes to satisfying hunger pangs, with plenty of social distancing measures in place to keep you safe while you scoff.

Taking over the space formerly occupied by A'Challtainn, The Calton Taproom is an exciting new venture that's well worth checking out this August. For proper bank holiday vibes? Head on over and soak up the craft brews, BBQ bites and chilled out beer garden vibes.