Bastille Day in London!

Whereas the American were celebrating the Independence Day on the 4th of July, it’s the French’s turn to celebrate the “Bastille Day”. The festivities start this weekend, with a day dedicated to the french way of life in Borough Market on the Sunday 9th of July. Whether you prefer nightclubs, restaurants or enjoying the sun, you will surely find the best place to celebrate the 14th of July in one of the locations below.

Borough Market

This week-end, let’s go to Borough Market to celebrate Bastille Day! For the 10th year in a row, a free festival is organized by Better Bankside and Français du Monde.

The festivities will be held from 12PM to 6PM on the 9th of July. There, you will be able to taste some french delicacies such as macarons, crêpes or croissants. Two french themed free demonstrations kitchen with the chef Luke Robinson will occur  at 12:30PM and at 2:00PM. Waiter’s races, french music, and pétanque parties will be organized for all the french feeling home sick, and for you to discover the french culture!


Ministry of Sound

The group “Les français de Londres” organizes a BBQ Party on the terrace of the Ministry Sound Club, and the party will go on in the club, located in Elephant and Castle. So, let’s meet from 8PM on the 14th of July. The entrance is £10 and you can buy it here.


Bon Vivant London

The restaurant Bon Vivant plans a barbecue party in association with the magazine Ici Londres. Let’s head to Bloomsbury on Friday the 14th from 5PM to celebrate the french’s National Day. Find the menu here.

A glass of rosé will be offered to people dressed with Breton stripes.


Pop Brixton

Come and celebrate the Bastille Day at the Pop Brixton from 6PM on the 14th of July. The Pop Brixton is a temporary village planned to remain in place until Autumn 2018. Today, there are 55 independent businesses there that give a new breath to Brixton. It’s the perfect place to celebrate the 14th of July with friends.


French Tuesdays

For the 3rd year in a row, the network French Tuesdays organizes an event for the 14th of July in Mayfair. French Tuesdays is a worldwide social networking phenomenon and events are organized in 17 cities in the world so that people can meet and discuss. If you want to celebrate the Bastille Day in a chic an elegant atmosphere, it’s the place to be!


Zoo Bar – Leicester Square

If you want to have a taste of the South of France with its famous Ricard, let’s go to the Zoo Bar in Leicester Square. The party is organized by French London! A room will be booked for the occasion and be in the colour’s of France. Come and enjoy the best of french music from 7PM.


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