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.

Last updated on 2nd February 2023

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Boasting a fantastic menu of delicious grub, all kinds of tasty drinks and a brilliant roster of quality events, The Three Sisters has your date night in Edinburgh's Old Town all wrapped up. Nab yourself a table to enjoy cabaret, musicals and stand-up comedy.

The Raging Bull

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One of the best bars for couples in Edinburgh, The Raging Bull offers style, substance and sensational sips. And if you fancy carrying on late into the night, shimmy on over to the elegant party room to dance your way into your beau's heart.


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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.

Boasting a mix of traditional and contemporary decor, Scotsman Hotel & Grand Cafe was made for date nights. Grab your partner and treat them to an evening of excellence, where the food and drink menus are rivalled only by live music nights, cinema experiences and afternoon teas.

Ballie Ballerson Edinburgh

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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 £5 cocktails and the chance to dance to the live DJs beats.

The Cocktail Mafia

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Looking for somewhere to treat bae to a good ol' drink? The Cocktail Mafia is the snazzy bar that's oozing with intimacy. Head over to the West End haunt for a night of sensational sips, as there are 37 different mixes on the menu.

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.

Panda & Sons

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An award-winning bar that just won't quit when it comes to cocktails, Panda & Sons offers the ultimate date night treat. Head over to the speakeasy-inspired haunt for a pre-dinner drink or hunker down and work your way through the six chapters of stunning sips.