Excellent nightlife, brilliant cultural diversity, notoriously friendly locals… just a few reasons one might choose to spend their summer in Glasgow.
And in celebration of their vibrant, hand crafted Premier Cru Murcian lemon gin, Bombay Sapphire has rounded up some of the best cultural events and activities in Glasgow’s August calendar to help you treat yourself to the very best of summer in the city. Including a couple of top spots to enjoy a Bombay Sapphire Premier Cru cocktail and some delicious food while you’re out and about!
Bask in the beauty of nature at Glasgow Botanical Gardens
Just a stone’s throw away from Glasgow Central, this lush green oasis is the perfect place to soak up the rays and find a moment of zen. Take a stroll through the blooming wildlife and stop by Pollok House. Here you can admire one of the finest collections of Spanish paintings in Britain! Find out more here.
Dine on a mouth watering meal at Kelvingrove Café
What better way to spend time with family and friends than over a delicious morsel in a cosy brasserie? Visit Kelvingrove Café for the ultimate brunch, served daily until 4pm, or enjoy an eclectic range of sharing plates for dinner. Pair your meal with a Bombay Sapphire Premier Cru Bramble cocktail for the delightful tartness of Murcian lemons and a sweet hit of black raspberry. Browse the full menu here.
Grab the popcorn and head to the open-air cinema
Don’t let the good weather stop you from getting your cinema fix. Until August 29, Glasgow’s Queen’s Park Arena is hosting an Open Air Cinema, and entry is free! Enjoy every last moment of the summer sun whilst watching your favourite Cults & Classics. And remember to bring your popcorn!
Reserve your seats here.
Treat your tastebuds to some tapas at The Spanish Butcher
Got a taste for the delicious flavours of España? The Spanish Butcher is the perfect place to satisfy that craving. This effortlessly elegant restaurant is ideal for sharing a small plate or two with friends, or getting friends and family together for a celebratory feast. Tuck into seared scallops, sumptuous croquetas and the finest grades of Galician beef, sourced directly from Northern Spain. Browse the full menu here.
Discover your fave new artist at Endless Summer Festival
Summer is all about celebrating, and there is nothing that keeps people’s spirits flying high than a little live music. Providing you with a wealth of fantastic new artists to discover, Endless Summer Festival will be taking over The Hug and Pint until August 31. Browse the full programme and buy your tickets here.
Get glamorous with an evening cocktail at KONG
Round off your evening of magnificent live music with an extra special cocktail. Housed in a beautiful 19th century building, KONG is one of Glasgow’s newest haunts. A bar this chic needs the cocktail to match, and a Bombay Sapphire Premier Cru Negroni is just the thing. Raise your glasses to summer and enjoy dazzling views of Royal Exchange Square. Now that’s a real sense of occasion. Browse the full menu here.