Things To Do For Couples In Edinburgh

Already one of the most romantic cities in the UK, Edinburgh is doing the Lord's work when it comes to sorting some excellent nights and days out for you and the other half. From the city's thriving cocktail scene and decadent restaurants, to fun supper clubs and causal date spots, we've rounded up the best things for couples to do in Edinburgh.

Last updated on 17th October 2019




Whether you're in the mood for a banging breakfast, or plush dinner, you can be sure that The Refinery will bring a touch of glamour to your date. Seats are covered in lavish faux-fur and comfy blankets, as windows go from floor-to-ceiling, for a glitzy touch. Dine al fresco or head upstairs for the show-stopping spiral staircase, which will definitely impress.

The Devil's Advocate

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Tucked away in the historic Old Town, this whisky bar boasts over 300 bottles from around the world. If you're looking for a more chilled out couples activity, relax at The Devil's Advocate, whisky in hand. For a proper Scottish experience, pair a Ploughman's with a cocktail from the ever-changing menu.

With views across the city, The Lookout is fast becoming the date night spot. Sat atop Calton Hill it's beautiful from top-to-toe, with sleek interiors, stylish dishes and sights that will take your breath away. Head down for an affordable set lunch of seasonal fare, or go all out with one of their deluxe tasting menus, that also come in the vegan variety. 

Bourbon Bar and Club

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Following a £1million pound refurbishment, this late night hangout is a go-to for cocktails, street food and dancing 'til the wee hours. Cocktails are created using artisan bitters and bespoke syrups, while authentic Asian street food takes centre stage. If that wasn't enough, DJ's spin into the morning for a fun date idea in Edinburgh.