Independence Day at London Bars
Immerse yourself in July 4th celebrations this year with our guide to where to enjoy Independence Day at London Bars. There are a number of venues throughout the capital who'll be hanging up star-spangled bunting, selling transatlantic cocktails and waving sparklers enthusiastically, all in commemoration of the day that Thomas Jefferson showed his cousins across the pond who's boss. Take your pick from our selection of where to experience Independence Day at London bars below.
Don't forget to check out our recommended list for Independence Day at London restaurants
111 Waterloo Road, Waterloo, London, SE1 8UL
(020) 7928 4918
Tonight Josephine is a cocktail bar in Waterloo with a fun, party atmosphere.
Brought to you by the brains behind the popular Adventure Bar group - Tonight Josephine was inspired by Josephine De Beauharnais, Napoleon's ex-wife and the former Empress of the French.
- Fun cocktail and party bar with daily happy hour deals
- Party packages and free venue hire available
- Conveniently situated opposite Waterloo Station
- Open until 2am on Fridays and Saturdays
- Join "Josephine's Gang" and receive a free cocktail!
More Independence Day at London Bars
Head down to the 1950's American styled bowling alley with diner, to celebrate Independence Day, also All Star Lanes have a special Chilli Cheese Dog on offer so you can fully embrace the American theme.
6 Porchester Gardens, Bayswater, London, W2 4DB
(020) 7313 8363
The American Bar is filled with artefacts, knick-knacks and signed celebrity photographs donated by patrons and guests over the years, and is renowned for serving exceptional Manhattans, Martinis and bar snacks that are perfect for celebrating the Fourth of July.
Stafford Hotel, 16-18 St James Place, St James, London, SW1A 1NJ
(020) 7493 0111
To celebrate the Blues Kitchen is putting on a party like no other... a hotdog eating competition. Take part or cheer from the sidelines while an all-American marching band sets the tone.
111 Camden High Street, Camden, London, NW1 7JN
(020) 7387 5277
Cahoots Celebrates Independence Day with creative cocktails inspired by the American celebrations. Made with classic Kentucky bourbon try the 'Seeing Stars & Stripes', 'Dreamboat Dolly' and 'Liberty Liquor'. Enjoy live performances from the Hotsie Totsies from 7pm.
13 Kingly Court, Soho, London, W1B 5PW
(020) 7352 6200
This Independence Day, enjoy creative cocktails at Dandelyan bar, which this year is collaborating with acclaimed Miami beach bar The Broken Shaker.
Mondrian London at Sea Containers, 20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London, SE1 9PD
Ryan Chetiyawardana and the team at Dandelyan will collaborate on an exclusive one-off menu with their American counterparts to produce their most innovative versions of a number of classics.
(020) 3747 1063
Full on stars and stripes next Tuesday at Hawksmoor Spitalfields Bar Independence Day party with one-off Heaven Hill whisky cocktails and crispy Buffalo Nuggets. Spitalfields' own take on the Big Mac, 'The Big Donald’ will also be available to order from the bar until the end of July.
157b Commercial Street, Spitalfields, London, E1 6BJ
(020) 7426 4856
Christopher's Martini Bar is joining the Independence Day celebrations with its very own hot dog menu and bourbon cocktail creations available all week.
Christopher's, 18 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 7DD
(020) 7240 4222
Guests at Old Bengal Bar can celebrate with the limited-edition Hundred Dollar Baby Cocktail. A twist on the classic Manhattan, the drink features Bacardi Oakheart instead of whiskey, Amer Picon bitters, Cynar, Maraschino cherry liqueur, green Tabasco sauce and cloves. Finished with a glacé cherry and a $100 note, the drink is available for £12.50 on 4th July and offers the perfect toast to Independence Day.
Old Bengal Warehouse, 16 New Street, The City, London, EC2M 4TR
(020) 3503 0780
Playboy Club London, 14 Old Park Lane, Mayfair, London, W1K 1ND
(020) 3553 7733
The Tale Bar is a cocktail bar within the Playboy Club that is inspired by the clubs history and features vintage imagery. There is an impressive range of drinks available at the Tale Bar that are served by the club's iconic Bunnies.
On Friday 7th July, to celebrate American Independence - Playboy Club London will have live music, American style food and our Bunnies in their American flag costumes.
14-16 Rupert Street, Soho, London, W1D 6DD
(020) 7287 0255
Celebrate American Independence Day at Waxy O'Connors, a lively Irish maze of bars that you can enter via stairs or long passages. With live music and giveaways, Waxy's are also offering a burger and a Budweiser for £10. Come and enjoy the craic!
An essential stop on the capital's beer trail for aficionados from the States, the White Horse is hosting a three-day American Beer Festival from 3rd till 6th July to mark the 4th July. With a huge selection from some of USA's best (and little) known breweries and a American Style BBQ, this is a great place to celebrate the occasion - whether you're a beer geek or not. Live music will also be on the Friday and Saturday. Entry is free.
1-3 Parsons Green, Fulham, London, SW6 4UL
(020) 7736 2115