Looking to impress? A night at The Raging Bull is sure to do the job. Not only is it popular for its signature concoctions and wonderfully wacky interiors, but this city-centre bar's garnishes acclaim for its extensive selection of delicious espresso martinis. Spend the evening sipping on salted caramel, hazelnut and orange flavoured libations as you work your charm.
Date Night in Edinburgh
Though you might not think it, choosing the right place for a date night is often a make-or-break moment. Pick wisely and your relationship could take that next big step. But make the wrong decision and you could be back to square one, desperately swiping right and asking your mates to set you up with their mediocre-looking friend. Fear not, we're here to help. We've searched every corner of the city and have made a list of all the best date night spots in Edinburgh.
Add a touch of opulence to your dinner date with a trip to Gaucho. Providing only the finest cuts of Argentine steak and handpicked wines, it's a quintessentially luxurious spot for a romantic evening, complete with plush leather booths and marble-topped tables.
One of Edinburgh's most esteemed dining spots, The Lookout is a spot for that extra-special date night with its gorgeous interiors and stunning views across the city. Offering a stunning tasting menu of the freshest, most seasonal Scottish plates in the city, it's one for an anniversary, birthday or maybe even popping the question.
Hidden away in the winding alleyways of Old Town, The Devil's Advocate is stocked with every drink you could possibly want. From peaty single malts and ice-cold craft beer, to delicate cocktails and fine wines from across the globe, it's guaranteed to leave your partner with a smile.
Sitting just a stone's throw away from the iconic Grassmarket, Dragonfly is an easy-going cocktail bar that's perfect for a date night. Decorated with candlelit tables and a handful of quirky decorations, the bar steals the limelight here with its range of stunning hand-crafted cocktails.
Tigerlily needs little introduction, a favourite spot for celebrities and young lovers alike, the stunning food and inventive cocktails draws in crowds from across the city and has firmly established the venue as a firm favourite for elegant nights out and impressive date experiences.
Styled as a cosy living room, Under The Stairs has been catering for the city's young romantic crowds for years. Supported by the fresh menu of dishes, the bar is stocked with all your usual suspects - cold beer, fine wines and spirits - with the bartenders mixing a range of cocktails.
If you're looking to impress on a date night in Edinburgh, Panda and Sons is just the place for you. Styled as an old-fashioned barber shop, guests first have to charm their way passed the clipboard (just make an online booking) before being allowed inside the speakeasy cocktail bar.
A sleek little wine bar and cafe down in Stockbridge, Whiskers hosts one of the best bottle selections in the city. Perfect for sipping a few glasses come date night, their regularly changing collections are always small but perfectly formed, and designed to pair with their menu of moreish small plates.