Looking for ways to spend the 4th of July in the capital? Well look no further because we’ve scouted all the hottest American happenings in London
Words Paola Peralta
These 4th of July celebrations are bound to make anyone a patriot
ALL STAR LANES
Kick start your day with a star spangled breakfast. Boutique bowling alley, All Star Lanes are going full Americana and celebrating the 4th July with some sweet, sweet offerings. New on the menu will be some patriotic pancake options, appropriately coloured red, white and blue! Enjoy these fluffy fourth of July wonders on their own, or as part of All Star Lanes’ bottomless brunch package at any of the their five locations across London and Manchester.
Celebrate Independence Day from Covent Garden at the Roadhouse. Take the stage and belt out classic American hits alongside a live band surrounded by America-themed decorations. After you’ve worked up an appetite performing, enjoy mouthwatering menu options such as traditional U.S. style burgers and hotdogs. Happy hour is from 5:30 to 10pm, but the party won’t stop until 3am.
Break out all the red, white and blue in your closet and embrace the star spangled banner this 4th of July for delicious drink and food specials at Studio 88. Enjoy classic American staples such as hot dogs, curly fries, fried California rolls and a mouthwatering s’mores chocolate brownie while requesting your favorite American chart-toppers from the live band. Only an American Idiot would miss out on this monumental celebration.
This 4th of July the Balthazar Restaurant will be paying homage to its New York roots by transforming the iconic boulangerie into an authentic ‘American Pie shop’. Enjoy quintessential American dessert favourites such as Key Lime, Banoffee and of course New York Cheesecake. And if eating delicious pies isn’t enough, you can wear them too when playing Balthazar’s iconic Pie Face game.
Celebrate your 4th of July in style at this timeless American restaurant and bar in Covent Garden and enjoy their themed menu all week long. Choose from staple specials such as BBQ pulled pork, Surf ‘n’ Turf, Peanut Butter Blondie Brownies and their Four Hot Dog Special. Accompany your meal with one of their two signature drinks the Bourbon Revolution and the American Beauty.
Mondrian London is celebrating big this year with three of its restaurants offering American specials for a limited time only. The hotel’s main restaurant Sea Containers, will draw on its American legacy to create a special 4th July menu, comprising classic American dishes including, ‘Maryland Crab Cakes’, ‘All American Barbecue Ribs’ and for dessert, ‘Strawberries and Cream Donut’. The celebrations continue upstairs at Rumpus Room, the hotel’s rooftop bar where they will host an all-American party where a special American-themed food and drinks menu will be available throughout the evening.
Set to be their biggest 4th of July party yet, Maxwell’s has a true American feast lined up. All of their mouth-watering Daily Deals will be back – choose from unlimited sizzling and juicy fajitas, all-you-can-eat sticky Chicken Wings, the very mighty Rib Meat Revolution with a full stack of Baby Back Ribs and unlimited Pulled Pork. Every deal will come with a refreshing free beer or milkshake. Maxwell’s will also be decked out in the most patriotic U.S.A memorabilia with flags, bunting, balloons, a playlist featuring the best of American and Western music you won’t want to miss.