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 23rd September 2020

The Piano Works West End

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Complimentary prosecco reception for birthday or pre wedding celebrations (Minimum group size 10) and 3 other offers

Whether you're here for their drinks deals, bottomless brunch or a late-night dance, one thing's for certain: The Piano Works will have you both smiling from ear to ear. Although, considering their resident band are on hand to play jazzy renditions requested by you, it's hard for them not to leave a lasting impression.


116 user reviews 4

With kitsch and cutesy interiors, boozy afternoon teas and epic happy hour deals, Simmons is a fabulous cocktail bar for cheap drinks in London. Take your pick between their various spots across the city and treat your other half to a wallet-friendly sip.

Laugh Train Home Events

257 user reviews 5

Boasting names both big and small, this comedy event is one of the best affordable date night ideas in London. Laugh Train Home hosts regular shows all over the capital, offering you the chance to catch some of the finest established and rising comics in the country for less than a tenner.

Add some luxury to your evening at home without spending a fortune, courtesy of PartyLab. The Italian-inspired kitchen is cooking up a host of takeaway sharing plates and individual dishes, such as grilled octopus, mackerel croquettes and arancini balls, along with tasty cocktails to add the final flourish.