Best Things To Do For Couples In Edinburgh

Already one of the most romantic cities out there, the capital is doing the Lord's work when it comes to sorting out excellent activities for you and the other half. From the thriving cocktail scene and decadent restaurants to quirky goings-on and casual date night spots, we've rounded up the very best things to do in Edinburgh for couples.

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Last updated on 6th February 2024


Looking for date night activities on Princes Street? One of the city's favourite Japanese restaurants YO! is offering you the chance to learn how to master the art of sushi. Head along with your beau in tow and rustles up bites such as nigiri, maki and garden rolls.

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Bellfield Brewery & Taproom

If you're looking to get involved with an activity together as opposed to a sit-down dinner with fancy wine, then you'll love Bellfield Brewery & Taproom's beer tasting and tour, taking place on Fridays or the weekend. This cosy haunt boasts an inside decked out with fairy lights, a spacious garden equipped with heated booths and 15 fonts in the taproom, some of which you'll get to know over the space of your hour time slot should you opt to be guided around the brewery. 

Escape Hunt Edinburgh

Put your relationship to the ultimate test with Escape Hunt, one of the best couples' experiences in Edinburgh. Take on samurai fighters, swashbuckling pirates and invading Vikings by cracking codes and solving clues. But make sure to be quick, as you only have 60 minutes to beat the challenge.

The Devil’s Advocate Bar & Kitchen

Tucked away in the historic Old Town, this former Victorian pump house is an intimate venue that possesses cosy nooks for snuggling up in with your sweetheart. Plus, The Devil's Advocate boasts over 300 bottles of whisky from around the world, a selection that's sure to impress any date. And if you get peckish? There's a mouthwatering menu of Scottish fare, like slow-cooked pork belly with a white bean and sweet potato cassoulet.

Ballie Ballerson Edinburgh

Fancy something a little different come your next date night in Edinburgh? Book a slot in Ballie Ballerson's ball pit to unleash your inner diva, before heading to the bar for affordable cocktails and the chance to dance to the live DJs beats.

Fayre Play - Edinburgh

Fayre Play has brought an adults-only fairground to Edinburgh, promising all kinds of nostalgic games for you to enjoy alongside your partner. Think winning giant plushie duck, tucking into burgers or hotdogs, and slurping funfair-themed cocktails too.