Quirky Date Ideas in Edinburgh
Edinburgh is such a cool and quirky city, we all know it. Why not make full use of all the fantastic things going, and show off your local knowledge to that special someone? This guide will run you through all the weird and wonderful bars, restaurants and events you, and your date, can enjoy. From activity bars packed with boozy entertainment, to unique watering holes where the drinks do the talking, check out our quirky date ideas in Edinburgh for a little inspiration.
Whether it's the interactive cocktail masterclass, diverse Pan-Asian menu or drinks list filled with classic cocktails that you're after, Bar Soba always delivers. Make your way to Hanover Street for a date night with a difference.
Flex your culinary muscles and get hands-on with this interactive and fun sushi making class. Learn how to make amazing avocado maki, yummy yasai rolls, sumptuous saolmon nigiri and many more mouthwatering treats.
Take your date for a spot of live music, this suave venue oozes a cool chill vibe and has a really intimate feel with its dim lighting. The eclectic line-up of bands will act as the perfect soundtrack for you to enjoy a tipple or two.
Bring out each others competitive side at this unique experience, Rock n Roll ping pong celebrates music and mayhem, and you two can be right in the heart of it. The best part, it's £1 entry and the winner takes it all. Challenge accepted.
These guys actually make their own gin which is distilled on-site, so you can sip on cocktails and share some seasonal small plates as the magic happens. If you fancy getting a bit more hands-on, they run regular masterclasses, which gives you the perfect opportunity to brush up your gin facts.
Treat that special someone to a new kind of cocktail as The Alchemist brings some of the most innovative sips in the city to your date night agenda. Think drama and style, fizz, pops and bangs at this Leith Street spot that even serves up sharing plates and some serious interior eye candy.
Enjoy an afternoon of learning and drinking at the same time. You'll get to taste your way through four delicious malt whiskies alongside a selection of cheeses from local producers. It's sure to make for a fun afternoon with your significant other.
Put a spin on he classic movie date and head to Edinburgh's oldest, most loved cinema for Discover Tuesdays. You never really know what you're going to find, whether it's a cult classic, art-house gem, or fascinating documentary, so grab the popcorn and settle in for some riveting entertainment.
This multi-faceted bar, restaurant and venue is renowned for its varied nights, making it a really dynamic spot for any date. In addition to this, the interiors really are quite something, with beautiful high ceilings, plush booths, large windows and gold accents, it's really quite breathtaking.
This cool and quirky comedy show will have the both of you laughing your socks off. Each show promises some of the best comedians from around the country in an intimate interactive setting, it's a great opportunity for you to understand each others sense of humour.