Quirky Date Ideas In London

Whether it's a long-term thing or a 'just seeing how it goes' set-up, you never have an excuse for a boring date night in London. With a city that's crammed to the rafters with top-notch events such as bottomless brunches on canal boats through to adult ball pits, there's never a shortage of London quirky date ideas; we've done the wooing and swooning to bring you the best alternative date night ideas in London.

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Last updated on 30th July 2020




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Head to Kings Cross where the Rhythm and Booze boys are back with their latest gig-cum-whisky tasting that matches some stunning live music with an open whisky bar full of delicious drams.

What better way to woo someone or get that special someone weak at the knees than signing them a romantic ballad at Lucky Voice. You won't have to do it alone though, there's a dressing up box, lots of tasty cocktails and tonnes of songs for you to choose from.

A night of

93 user reviews 4

A perfect London date night for music fans, this series of live concerts pay tribute to some of history's most influential musicians, eras and genres at venues across the capital. From Amy Winehouse to Marvin Gaye, explore the varied programme and find your perfect show. 

Luscious Cabaret

26 user reviews 5

Luscious Cabaret are on-hand to add an extra touch of glamour to your Friday nights. Expect nothing other than the biggest and boldest cabaret from this bevvy of burlesque, drag and magical talent as they take over The Albany every week. 

Electric Shuffle

248 user reviews 5

Switch up your date night with a quirky activity in Canary Wharf. Launching this winter, Electric Shuffle comes from the minds behind Flight Club, and adds a unique technological spin on the great British pastime, with refreshing drinks and delicious food to amplify your experience. 

Comedy Carnival London

53 user reviews 4

With great acts and half price on drinks the Comedy Carnival is perfect for a fun and quirky date night. Just a stone's throw from Leicester Square there's plenty to entertain you before and after the show.

The world's first immersive Breaking Bad-inspired bar, this unique offering down Hackney way lets you live out all your mixology dreams with a masterclass on making some very impressive molecular cocktails.

Putt In The Park

28 user reviews 4

Show off your crazy golf skills over a light-hearted afternoon at Putt In The Park. Nestled within the beautiful Battersea Park, this 12-hole course will see you and your date dabbling in some friendly competition whilst soaking in the sunshine - just remember to book beforehand. 

@ The Harrison on Various dates from Friday 25th September 2020

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Move over Netflix and chill; it's time to get out and explore some of London's best quirky events. Head to The Harrison where The Rhythm and Booze Project are fusing live music with whisky, as they bring you a unique gig paired with an open whisky bar.

GIN-HOUSE BURLESQUE

99 user reviews 4

The King's Head is a little different from your average London date night venue with rooms filled with taxidermy and a sexy 1920s setting. Join them as they invite in the outrageous Gin House Burlesque for a raunchy and intimate show that includes all sorts of surprises.

With a locations all over the space, including in Shoreditch and Bloomsbury, Flight Club will add the fun and games to your date night. The quirky destination combines darts, an electronic scoring system, pizza and delicious cocktails for a fun date in across London.

DNA VR

4 user reviews 5

To truly get to know someone? You should try battling zombies with them, adventuring underwater or escaping a high-security prison. Luckily, DNA VR are letting you do just that, and more with their epic high-tech offering.