Meat-free Mondays not your cup of tea? Switch them opt for a tasty replacement at Hendrick's. You and your partner will get to revel in a monthly club of rare and exotic carnivorous fare, from aardvark to zebra, with three sumptuous courses and optional drinks pairings.
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.
Situated in the heart of Lothian Road, Innis & Gunn offers one of the most extensive craft beer selections in the city, with 26 beers on tap. Head here for live music, contemporary interiors and a roster of quirky food and drink events.
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.
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.
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.
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.