Cheap Nights Out for Couples in London

Love, it sure don't come cheap, at least not in London that is; so what to do when you're all googly-eyed over your guy or gal, but you've not got the biggest of bucks to spend on a couples night out in London? Let cheap cupid be your guide! You don't have to pay through the nose for stunning London meals and top city events, so why not check out our recommendations for the best cheap things for couples to do in London and love big, on a budget.

Last updated on 29th October 2019

Inject some big kid fun into your next date night out with Ballie Ballerson; London's iconic ball pit. With sites in both Shoreditch and Soho, the bars bring everything from UV balls through to retro sweet cocktails - what's not to love?

@ Toulouse Lautrec Jazz Club on Monday 13th January 2020 and 4 other dates

Sexy jazz club Toulouse Lautrec is playing host to this even sexier night once a month; Dr Sketchy is a perfect anecdote to stale dates with a life drawing class that involves sketching burlesque and cabaret stars as they do their thing.

@ The Tattershall Castle on Friday 10th January 2020 and 28 other Fridays

Comedy, on a boat, on the Thames; talk about romantic. Set aboard the vintage Tattershall Castle, join some of the finest comedians in the business as this stand up will set you back less than ten whole bucks; making for a top, and cheap night out for couples in London. 

Vintage Arts Asylum

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For something a little different on your next date night, Tiger Rag in Dalston has got you covered with an affordable evening of jazz, dance lessons and welcoming vibes. If you're free on a Wednesday, head along to The Cake Walk Cafe for an evening of jazz.

Candlelight Concerts

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Looking for something a little cultured on your next date night in London. This series of candlelit concerts at St Martin-in-the-Fields should do the trick, with John Landor conducting and London Musical Arts Orchestra bringing beautiful classical music pieces to life.

Old Street Records

501 user reviews 4

Cheap Date - 2 Pizzas and 2 Drinks for £19 and 1 other offer

With a night named 'cheap date', you can bet Old Street Records is doing romantic London nights for less. The Shoreditch venue is serving two pizzas and two drinks for a grand total of £19, and choose your nights right, and there will be a brilliant live band.

Rivoli Pop up Cinema

77 user reviews 4

Screening old classics in a stunning location, Rivoli Ballroom is all sorts of date-perfect. The historic location has seen life as a ballroom and old cinema, and now provides a cute selection of movies at affordable prices.

The Exhibit B

60 user reviews 4

From cheap as chips life drawing through to your favourite movies, Exhibit B in Streatham is full of quirky and unusual events. Grab your partner and mosey on down for an affordable date activity, and if you stick around, the food menu is also very reasonable.


44 user reviews 4

Your favourite music is brought to life by a 16-piece orchestral band at XOYO. Expect beautiful string sounds and swinging sax taking on everything from Drake through to Missy Elliott.

Be At One Clapham

113 user reviews 4

2-4-1 and 2 other offers

Couples, they can always be found in Clapham; do you know where they can also be found? Lapping up some of the AMAZING drinks deals at Be At One. Host to some of the most notorious happy hours in the city, they sure know a thing or two about keeping date night on the cheap.