Ditch your usual date night and head to The Biscuit Factory where Angostura is taking over during Fringe. From live improv and DJs on the decks to classic rum concoctions and pink gin cocktails, this is the ultimate date night this August.
Things To Do For Couples In Edinburgh
Find inspiration for romantic date ideas in Edinburgh for your loved one; whether you're looking for a dinner date to impress, or just a change of scenery. There are so many great things for couples to do in Edinburgh, so check out our recommendations that will have you securing major brownie points with your other half. From swanky cocktail bars, to laid-back comedy nights and boozy cooking classes, the city has it all.
Do something a little different and take your partner to catch a film under the stars. With the choice of A Star Is Born or Sunshine On Leith, you can either catch a hit new flick or re-live a classic, with the comfort of a cosy blanket in romantic setting of Edinburgh's Botanical Gardens.
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 romantic date in Edinburgh. 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.
Head out on a quirky date while picking up a new skill at these fun sushi-making classes with Yo! Sushi. For just £50 between the two of you, you'll learn how to whip up maki, nigiri and yasai rolls like it's nothing, so you can impress all you mates next time they come over for dinner.
If you're looking for fun things for couples to do in Edinburgh, this easy-going Thai restaurant makes for an intimate dining experience. Expect authentic East-Asian street food in a quirky setting, with exposed brick walls and canteen-style furniture.
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.
Tucked away in the historic Old Town, this whisky bar boasts over 300 bottles from around the world. If you're looking for things to do for couples in Edinburgh, 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.
If you're searching for romantic activities for couples to impress, then date night at Panda & Sons is up there. Cocktail lovers will feel right at home, as the impressive menu features a whole host of boozy concoctions.
If fine dining is your thing, then a sophisticated evening at the swanky Number One inside The Balmoral hotel is the ultimate date night. There are plenty of things for couples to do in Edinburgh, but indulging in a chef's tasting menu at the only restaurant in Edinburgh to hold a Michelin star for the 13th consecutive year is sure to be top of the list for romance.
Rub shoulders with A-listers and soak up the buzzing atmosphere at this New Town hotspot. Choose a table in the elegant restaurant or one of two beautifully decorated bars and be sure to try a tipple from the contemporary cocktail list. As one of the most romantic places in Edinburgh, Tigerlily is sure to have you both swooning.