Date Night In Birmingham

Let's face it - whether it's a cheeky candlelit wine and dine or a cuddle at the cinema with a cocktail in hand, we all love a little bit of romance in our lives. Fortunately for you, the city has a whole host of beautiful restaurants and intimate bars to make any occasion - from first dates to anniversaries and engagement dinners. Check out our recommendations for the best date night ideas in Birmingham.

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Last updated on 7th May 2024

The Big Birmingham Bake

@ The Big Birmingham Bake on Various dates from Sunday 19th May 2024

One of the most fun things to do in Birmingham for adults, The Big Bake is the perfect recipe for a successful date. Ideal for those with a competitive streak, you'll be given 90 minutes to mix your way to victory. Plus, for those of you looking for something alfresco, they've also got a garden bar offering cakes and drinks.

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Birmingham Cocktail Weekend 2024

Explore the city's best drinks at a discounted price with this boozy festival; Birmingham Cocktail Weekend is taking place in July and October, and will be showcasing over 40 of Birmingham's top bars. With just one £10 wristband, you'll get access to exclusive sips, prices and events across various big-name venues for four whole days.  

Fiesta's at Perios

Shake things up this date night with a margarita masterclass at Perio's. Tickets start from £35 each and you'll be guided by an expert mixologist on how to make three variations of the much-loved tequila-based drink. Get your head around a classic, perfect Tommy's and try your hand at the venue's signature black version, alongside delicious nibbles to fuel your skills. 

Vagabond Cheese + Wine

For date ideas in Birmingham city centre, Vagabond is a great shout, especially when the vino joint is offering up food and wine masterclasses. You'll get to enjoy five of each while finding the perfect pairing, all guided by experts.

Mooncat Beats & Bites

This one-of-a-kind entertainment venue combines a galactic theme and Japanese street food with epic live music performances, from dedicated Queen nights to weekend piano battles and throwback Fridays. Stay full with everything from sushi to katsu curries and bao buns as you wash it all down with quirky space age cocktails. 

The Actress And Bishop

Looking for a memorable and musical date night in Birmingham? Let The Actress And Bishop on Ludgate Hill serenade you with the sweet sounds of live music in an enchanting atmosphere. From Fleetwood Mac tributes to performances by The Heels and Masters of Sabbath, you and your boo will be swept away by the ambience of this charming period boozer decked out with slick beams, neon downlighting, and awe-inspiring feature windows.


If you're searching for fun things to do for couples in Birmingham, then this date night activity will more than suffice. Enjoy munching on salmon nigris, crunchy Cali rolls and avocado makis. The best part? You get to create them yourself, alongside a guided lesson and some accompanied snacks to nibble on.