Outdoor Date Ideas In London

Where better to get to know someone than in the great outdoors? Whether you're keen to soak up some rays in a bustling beer garden, put your sporting skills to the test with a game of mini golf or cosy up by a fire pit with a cocktail in hand, there's no shortage of fun outdoor date ideas in London. So, what are you waiting for? Strap on your shoes, don your weather-appropriate attire and get ready to swoon, alfresco-style. 

Last updated on 7th April 2021

Thames Rockets

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Looking to kick things up a notch for your next outdoor date night in London? Thames Rockets will be zooming you and your sweetheart past London's most iconic monuments, with hilarious commentary and refreshment breaks along the way. 

The Crooked Well

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Located in the heart of Camberwell, this sleek gastropub is the stuff of date night dreams. Grab one of the much-sought-after alfresco table to spend your night chowing down gourmet cuisine in a beautiful outdoor setting. 

Fulham Beach

323 user reviews 4

Looking for cute outdoor date ideas in London? This incredible summer pop-up is back in Fulham this year and it's bringing you everything you could ever need for the perfect couples night out - think beach vibes, cocktails and bookable beach huts.

Wrap up warm, grab yourself a bag of popcorn and settle in for a night of outdoor entertainment. These pop-up cinemas are letting you enjoy old school classics and the latest blockbusters underneath the stars.

The King of Prussia

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For an outdoor date in North London? The King of Prussia is one of our top picks. The friendly Finchley boozer has a huge terrace, which is heated and covered; ideal for when the British weather refuses to cooperate. 

Whyte & Brown

109 user reviews 4

Get back to the bustle of Carnaby Street and stop off for some of London's best chicken along the way. Kingly Court's Whyte & Brown are opening back up for outdoor dining this spring and summer, perfect for a quick pit stop.

The ultimate venue for an outdoor date in London, Skylight is the creme de la creme of things to do sky high in the city. From igloos in the winter through to croquet in the summer, enjoy a dose of vitamin D and cocktails alike.

If you're not ready to commit to bubbling up with your sweetheart just yet then outdoor dinner dates are the way forward. Luckily, that doesn't mean having to shiver your way through the night, as we've created a guide to all the gorgeous venues that come complete with toasty outdoor heaters. 

Midnight Apothecary

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For a truly stunning date night in London, Midnight Apothecary is the place to head. The gorgeous rooftop garden is home to a wide array of bottancial cocktails and local brews, along with toasty fire pits for when the cold sets in.

London Craft Beer Cruise

109 user reviews 5

The perfect way to spend a day in the sunshine, the London Craft Beer Cruise Company are hosting four-hour trips down the River Thames, giving you the chance to sample some of the UK's finest craft beers, with connoisseurs offering guidance along the way.

Offering quirky miniature golf courses all over the capital, from London Fields to The Horniman Museum and Gardens, the gang at Plonk know a thing or two about alfresco date ideas. Putt your way through 11 colourful holes, with tickets starting at just £6.