July 4th Independence Day in Glasgow

Scotland may be some 3000 miles away from America, but that doesn't mean we need another reason to party on July 4th in Glasgow. Independence Day in Glasgow will celebrate all things Stateside, from Manhattan-style cocktail bars, to Brooklyn-style dive bars, from east coast beers to deep south food, all with a backdrop of awesome, all-American music. If you're hoping for a great (Yankee-Doodle) day on July 4th, there are plenty of bars in Glasgow that will be putting on special menus, music or events, or you can simply pay ode to all things Uncle Sam with a burger and beer in your favourite neighbourhood bar. Plan to spend your 4th of July in style and check out our list of all things Independence Day in Glasgow. 

Last updated on 15th May 2016

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Ad Lib Hope Street

2 user reviews

With its Times Square decor, Soul Kitchen tunes, All-American menus, and all-you can eat competitions, Ad Lib on Hope Street will be a hotspot this July 4th in Glasgow. If you're looking for spend Independence Day in Glasgow in a friendly hangout with great music and fun vibes, along with cuisine that takes you from LA to Louisiana and back again, then Ad Lib will be the place to be. With the Hope Street bar and restaurant regularly bringing the party, and its Ad Lib Ingram Street sister following suit, if you're after some Yankee antics in a cracking Glasgow bar this Independence Day, be sure to check out Ad Lib for a 4th of July with real soul. 

Happily Affordable ££
Argyle Street Area

As a bar and restaurant that was conceived in, and inspired by, New York, The Butchershop Bar and Grill will be a choice venue to spend a sophisticated, but no-less fun, Independence Day in Glasgow. With some of the best steaks in Scotland, along with the serious cocktails a Manhattan mixologist would envy, and the sort of friendliness and hospitality you'd expect from an American eatery - only with some Scottish banter thrown in too, The Butchershop takes the best of NYC's dining and drinking scene and gives it a Glasgow twist. So if you want great food and sensational drinks this July 4th, but with a little refinement as well, The Butchershop is a select spot to spend your Independence Day in Glasgow. 

Splash the Cash £££
Sauchiehall Street Area

Take a road trip across America this July 4th in Glasgow as West End bar, Lansdowne, brings their Route 66 Dinner to the table. The bar will dish up a three-course Yankie-inspired meal, with wines to match. At 25pp, it's set to be something a little different for your Glasgow night out, and a fun foodie ode to America on Independence Day. 

Happily Affordable ££
West End

Campus

1 user reviews

Glasgow's very own frat house, Campus Bar on Sauchiehalle Street will be the place to be if you're looking for a truly raucous party this Independence Day in Glasgow. With a new summer menu that offers a BBQ menu and cheap cocktails, you can make like you're off to a 4th of July pool party without leaving Glasgow City Centre. With a reputation for throwing some epic nights out, Campus will be the hub of all-things America for a young party crowd in Glasgow on July 4th. 

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Sauchiehall Street Area

Bar Gumbo

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With its jazz club vibes, bayou decor and awesome Deep South food, Bar Gumbo will be an apt all-American hangout this Independence Day in Glasgow. Gorge yourself silly on soul food with mac n cheese, Cajun catfish and pulled pork and enjoy ice-cold and quirky American beers. With a regular roster of great bluegrass, jazz, and rock 'n' roll, you can expect a proper New Orleans' style, July 4th celebration. If you're looking for somewhere to party on July 4th in Glasgow, you can't go wrong with this West End bar with Southern soul. 

Happily Affordable ££
West End

Inn Deep

2 user reviews

Inn Deep will celebrate American craft beer throughout July, kicking off on Independence Day in Glasgow. With guest drafts from the likes of Sierra Bevada, The Brooklyn Brewery, Flying Dog and Ska Brewing, it's set to be a month of boozy Stateside celebrations from July 4th in the cool Glasgow craft beer bar.

Happily Affordable ££
West End

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