Things To Do For Couples In Essex

In need of some tips concerning matters of the heart? We happen to be rather well versed in the subject and are more than happy to play cupid to you lovebirds out there. Perhaps you're after a cute cocktail bar, a romantic restaurant or a quirky couples event. Whatever it is, we've got just the thing in our guide of things to do for couples in Essex.

Last updated on 24th May 2023


With a prime location on the waterfront of the River Crouch, this gorgeous pub spot is giving you everything you need for a nice couple's day out. Enjoy pretty views while checking out its menu filled with breakfast, brunch and Sunday roast options.

The Linden

Craving something different this weekend with your other half? The Linden is a lovely watering hole that offers delicious dining deals, including its 3-course lunch for £19. Pair your meals with fabulous cocktails or towering pints of beer.

Garage Brunch

What better way to start your weekend than with bottomless booze and tasty food? Garage Brunch is offering all that - and by that we mean an hour of free-flowing cocktails and two courses - along with a soundtrack of bangers.

Immersive Gamebox Lakeside

Electric Gamebox Lakeside offers you a fantastic selection of immersive experiences where you and your date will get thrown into all kinds of quirky adventures. Whether you fancy hopping in a spaceship to Mars or are keen to try and save the royals while on a quiz show, they've got you covered.

Après Bar Chelmsford

Looking for fun things to do as a couple in Essex? This new pop-up bar has all you need for a unique day out. Head to The Spritz Social in Chelmsford, where you'll find a colourful space for sipping cocktails, grazing on delicious dishes, playing quirky activities and snapping pictures for the 'gram. 


Whether it's an anniversary dinner or a regular date night, check out BCK YRD Golf in the heart of Chelmsford city centre with your other half. Not only does this party bar have two 10-hole courses to play together, but it also whips up delicious bevvies, such as cocktails and alcoholic slushies.

The Greyhound

Cooking up mouthwatering Sunday roasts, The Greyhound is a no-brainer when it comes to hearty food in a knockout location. Settle into one of the cosy nooks or head out to the beer garden and fill your boots with meaty and veggie-friendly chomps with all the trimmings.


Fancy a night out on the tiles with your number one? Chinnerys is a top choice for the music lovers amongst you. Not only does the venue play host to a number of talented bands and performers, but it's also an epic party spot for those of you looking to dance till the early hours.