Learn about, and taste, the fantastic cider that comes from the West Country. It'll give you both a chance to do something a little bit more hands-on, and there's booze involved which is always a good way to break the ice.
Quirky Date Ideas in Bristol
Searching for somewhere a little different to take that special person? Well look no further, Bristol has no shortage of cool and interesting places to go out. These unique date ideas will keep you both entertained and give you the chance to get to know each other a little better. Whether it's a few drinks in a secret bar, watching the stars or flying in a hot air balloon, let this guide be your inspiration for your next date night. Check out our favourite quirky date ideas in Bristol.
If you're both fans of stand-up, this is a great idea for a quirky date. Here you'll see comedy shows from some of the best names on the scene in a unique setting. Seat yourselves at a table, split a pizza and laugh your butts off (at affordable prices).
Held in one of the city's quirkiest and most-loved theatres, Story Slam is a hugely popular storytelling event where you'll hear people's real life experiences based around a common theme. Choose to take part by dropping your name in the hat or snuggle up together and listen, afterwards head to Old Market Assembly for a delicious Sunday roast.
Take your date to one of Bristol's coolest secret bars. Inspired by pre-war Berlin, this hidden gem in Clifton is decorated with cozy vintage furniture, low lighting and a delicious cocktail list. It's a great little hideaway for any couple.
Test your art skills and express your creativity as you take part in the popular untutored, model-led life drawing session in a relaxed environment. This casual experience gives you two the chance to have a go at drawing, and taking part in a group activity together without the pressure to be Michelangelo.
I mean it's in the names, of course it would be on the list! The top-spot for many a first date, The Love Inn serves delicious cocktails with good music playing in the background. There's plenty of live music and DJ nights from cool underground artists to check out too.
Wow your significant other with your impressive bowling skills at Bristol's boutique bowling alley, bar and diner, The Lanes. With five bowling lanes, a karaoke room and pool tables on offer, you'll have plenty of fun activities to choose from.
If you're willing to splash the cash, this really is a unique date idea. Fly high above the surrounding counties and take in the stunning views of the city and countryside. If you're not able to spend all that money, there's always the option to sit on Brandon Hill and watch them all fly above you during Bristol's annual hot air balloon festival.
Every last Friday of the month, it's Jungle Rumble's date night. Use the password 'Love Birds' and get 2-4-1 entry, so grab some drinks and get a little healthy competition injected into your date as you take on 18 holes of crazy golf.