Bastille Day Celebrations

Celebrate all things French this Bastille Day in these fantastique destinations handpicked just for U...

Little Social

Jason Atherton’s Little Social is offering an exclusive menu in celebration of Bastille Day. Executive Chef, Cary Docherty has created a special three-course menu showcasing traditional French-style bistro dishes with a luxury twist. The one-off menu, available for both lunch and dinner, features the likes of; smoked ham hock terrine, cornichons served with grilled toast; Normandy fish stew and freshly baked honey madeleines. 

Le Pont de la Tour

Champion France's national day this side of the channel at Le Pont de la Tour's Bastille Day party in collaboration with Moët & Chandon. Indulge in unlimited oysters, fruits de mer platters and a flowing Moët & Chandon pyramid whilst you celebrate all things Français. Dance to the Parisian band on the sunny terrace overlooking iconic views of Tower Bridge, or join in with the traditional Bastille Day dancers alongside the river Thames. Tickets are priced at £50 and include unlimited seafood, a celebratory glass and your own mini bottle of Moët & Chandon. Available from 12:00 until 17:00pm.

Bastille Day à Brasserie Zédel

From 5pm onwards, get in the spirit by wearing a stripy blue & white Breton top and a beret (moustache optional) to Brasserie Zédel and enjoy a complimentary three-course menu for your efforts!  An accordionist is joining from 7pm to entertain diners with a medley of French classics. The restaurant is now fully booked but walk-in tables will be available on the night, although there may be a short wait.

The Orrery

The restaurant is celebrating Bastille Day with a one-off dinner, drawing influences from across L’hexagone, in tribute to France’s national day. Arrive for a celebratory glass of Moët & Chandon at 6:30pm, before being seated on Orrery’s south-facing terrace for a four-course menu - with dishes including Salmon Ballotine with Citrus, Dill and Fromage Blanc and for the main event, a classic of French cuisine: Boeuf En Croûte and Pommes Purées, with a rich truffle and Madeira sauce. Matching wines from the vineyards of France and beyond accompany each course. Tickets are priced at £95 per person.

Comptoir Gascon

Celebrate La Fête Nationale in traditional style at Pascal Aussignac’s Comptoir Gascon at their bottomless Bastille Day bash. Sister restaurant to Michelin-starred Club Gascon, and a true French institution in London, Comptoir Gascon is the perfect place to indulge on the nation’s biggest holiday. The relaxed deli-bistro in Smithfield is hosting an evening of celebrations - enjoy (for £29) free-flowing Ricard Pastis followed by bottomless Cassoulet Toulousain, served sharing-style. Also try your hand at traditional boules-style game Pétanque. 

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