Cheap Date Ideas In London

Want to woo the object of your affection, but lacking the budget? Never fear, we're serving up romantic nights to suit every pocket. From intimate drinking spots to live music events, comedy shows and quirky experiences, we've rounded up the best cheap date ideas in London so you can enjoy the town together without breaking the bank.

Last updated on 2nd March 2023

The Last Talisman

EXTENDED Golden Hour when you book in advance - Golden Prices on House Drinks. Book in advance and enjoy special prices until 9pm

While Bermondsey's The Last Talisman has to be one of the most gorgeous cocktail lounges around, offering intimate lighting and sultry interiors, it's also pretty affordable. Head on over for a date night dinner and drinks without splashing on the cash.

Good Ship Comedy

One way to a person's heart? Laughter. And the best thing about that is it doesn't have to be expensive either. Over at The Colonel Fawcett, Good Ship Comedy brings in top names and up-and-coming talent for a cracking show, with tickets costing just £7 a pop.


Dates don't come better than dining at YO! And to top it off? This marvellous Japanese hotspot is home to its very own sushi school. So get ready to learn all the tricks in the book on how to whip up maki rolls and nigiri plates, before sharing your creations with some bubbly together.

Peckham Levels

For affordable jazz events, Peckham Levels are pulling out all the stops on the first Thursday every month. Trouble In The Night features bassist Tagara, drummer Jaega, producer and multi-instrumentalist Leif Maine and saxophonist Caspar Sutton Jones.