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 11th August 2021

Entertaining and quirky: Teamsport is a brilliant go karting emporium. The indoor gaming spot will see you and your boo driving around the two-levelled, 500-metre track, before taking to the bar for a post-race drink. Loser buys... 

Garage Brunch

632 user reviews 4

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.

Players Lounge

45 user reviews 5

On the hunt for fun couples activities in Essex? Head over to Players Lounge where you'll be spoilt for choice. Touting two bras, a restaurant, award-winning golf simulators and live entertainment, this spot will have you coming back time and time again.

A failsafe for weekday happy hour cocktails and delicious nosh, Slug and Lettuce has also got your weekend antics sorted. Hit them up for a leisurely brunch of American-style pancakes, smashed avo on toast and eggs galore or take things up a notch and enjoy free-flowing drinks for two hours. 

Puttshack Lakeside

1716 user reviews 5

When it comes to things to do for couples in Essex, Puttshack is a fun option. Not only is it a great reason to flex your crazy golf skills but the venue itself is gorgeous, with neon lights and colourful signs. Plus, it has a tonne of tasty drinks and food for those of you in need of a mid-game refuel.


8 user reviews 5

This unique bar in Chelmsford is home to some of the best things to do as a couple in Essex. Head on over to Acanteen and you'll find a jam-packed schedule of quirky happenings, from tribute nights to comedy shows, bingo events and bottomless drag brunches. 

Spritz Social Chelmsford

53 user reviews 4

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. 

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.

The Greyhound

1 user review 5

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.