Where to celebrate the Fourth of July in London

Yes we know that this year's Fourth of July clashes with the election, but if you fancy going on during the evening before you go home to binge watch the results into the small hours of the morning, here's where to go.

crawfish boil fourth of july londonSustainable and delicious - Crayfish Bob's crawfish boils

Crayfish Bob - held every Thursday down at Gosnells Bar in Bermondsey, the Independence Day Louisiana crawfish boil by Crayfish Bob is an almost all-you-can-eat fest of crayfish. Tickets are £54 and include a glass of Gosnells mead.

Smith & Wollensky - you can always bank on this American steakhouse putting on a bash for the Fourth of July. This year's party features Rabbit Hole Bourbon cocktails, canapés and bowl food, featuring the finest U.S. beef and pork and classic American music to get the party going. Tickets are £50.

Passyunk Avenue - All three of Passyunk Avenue's restaurants in Waterloo, Battersea and Fitzrovia are going to be holding Independence Day celebrations with a range of food specials, live entertainment and live sports on the TV too.


plaquemine fourth of july londonEnjoy creole food and live music at Plaquemine Lock

Plaquemine Lock - this Islington pub is serving up live music from Double Bass Dan as part of their Louisiana carnival. They're also promising great creole food and offers on bourbon cocktails.

Porte Noire - Idris Elba's King's Cross bar is putting on a Fourth of July dinner with dishes that include Philly cheesesteak egg roll, Henny glazed shrimp with deviled eggs and fried okra with gumbo mayo and Old Bay. It's £58 for three courses including a cocktail on arrival.

Darby's - In a perfect position beside the US Embassy, Darby's are making a weekend of it, celebrating on 6 July with WhistlePig bourbon, a big BBQ, crab sliders, picklebacks and music with a New Orleans-style brass band.


oblix fourth of july londonThe American inspired afternoon tea at Oblix West

Oblix West - to celebrate America's independence from the UK with stellar views over London head to Oblix where for a week (1-7 July) they're serving an American take on afternoon tea. The menu will include freshly baked cranberry scones, apple, pecan and maple tart and red velvet cake with chocolate sauce.

Bodeans - For a special BBQ offering on Independence Day Bodeans have a deal consisting of a plate of one chicken thigh, baby back ribs, pulled pork, and half a smoked sausage served fries and slaw or cornbread and slaw, and a pint of house lager for £17.76 (we see what they did there).


Subscribe to hear the latest from Hot Dinners

By signing up you agree to our privacy policy.