Embracing Peckham Levels' creative theme, Near & Far is a gorgeous bar bringing you stylish interiors and potent cocktails. Grab a seat in the retro den and take in panoramic city views as you quaff on concoctions featuring locally-sourced ingredients. Find yourself there at the weekend? Raise a glass at their Mexican-inspired bottomless brunch.
Summer Date Night in London
The sun is shining, the weather is sweet and you're on for a special evening with your number one; the only question is where are you taking them? In a city filled with romantic rooftop restaurants, quirky events and intimate wine bars, there's almost too much choice. Luckily we've rounded up our favourite spots that are guaranteed to make for a memorable summer date night in London.
Spend a romantic evening onboard a charming Dutch boat, courtesy of Barge East. Fawn over the historic features whist the kitchen cooks up a selection of delicious fusion dishes such as Szechuan aubergine and 'nduja Scotch egg.
If you're looking for something fun to do with your partner this summer, you'll be pleased to know The Luna Cinema is back with cult classics, blockbusters and singalongs to enjoy under the stars. With a backdrop of some of the city's iconic landmarks, it's an amazing opportunity for quirky dates.
Open from Thursday to Sunday throughout summer, Skylight at Tobacco Dock is a sprawling roof terrace offering mega views, cosy private booths and quintessentially British lawn games - in other words, it's the date night destination of dreams.
Score a bullseye with your other half at this fairground-themed social darts den. Boasting lashings of old-school ornaments and mouthwatering pizza platters to keep you fuelled up all night long, Flight Club is putting a fun spin on the competitive game.
For the best sunset views in London? You've got to head upwards, and more specifically upwards to Pergola Olympia, the gorgeous rooftop bar in Kensington. Munch on tasty street food whilst sipping and cocktails and enjoying the mega vistas.
One of the City's best rooftop destinations, Jin Bo Law is a no brainer for a summer first date in London. Inside, the bar is sure to impress with snap-worthy Asian-inspired interiors, whilst the terrace features unbeatable views across the capital's skyline.
With refreshing cocktails and views over Wimbledon, 601 Queen's Road is - quite literally - a top spot for a romantic date. All you have to do is take your pick between a leisurely weekend brunch, midweek drink or dinner of sustainable nosh and let the all-day restaurant and bar do the rest.
If you're looking for the ultimate summer date night, there's no better place to start than one of A Night Of's incredible live music evenings. Paying tribute to everything from Neo Soul to Whitney Houston, it's perfect for any musos looking for inspiration.
Looking for fun date night ideas in London? PITCH Presents has got you covered with a bunch of weekend events throughout August and September that're sure to impress. Expect live DJ sets, fun old school games and tasty drinks at this gorgeous outdoor venue in Stratford.
Knock the socks off your date by taking them to Vauxhall Food & Beer Garden, the stunning outdoor drinking den that comes complete with street food, cocktails and live entertainment. And for when you're watching the pennies? There's a generous happy hour with 2 for £10 cocktails and discounted fizz.
Serve up the charm offensive with an evening at Vagabond. Tuck into a plethora of small plates and a fabulous collection of wine at this chic South London bar, oozing romantic vibes and intimate corners to boot.
Looking for a quirky summer date night idea in South London? The Prince is the place for you. With a stunning floral pergola hanging over you, you and your partner will get to lap up frozen cocktails and explore four stunning street food vendors if you get a little peckish.
For those looking to push the boat out, look no further than Aviary, a luxurious East London rooftop. Expect jaw-dropping views, botanical sips and a menu of swanky plates in the form of artichoke risotto and truffle arancini.
For those looking for something a little different, Swingers West End is a hole in one. Delivering the fun all year round, this seaside promenade-themed crazy golf shack is complete with 18 courses, two special bars and a wooden boardwalk serving all kinds of street food.
One of the best spots for a summer date night in London, Rotherhithe's Midnight Apothecary is back with more of their stunning cocktails and even more stunning surroundings. Treat the other half to magical night at this pretty rooftop, complete with gorgeous drinks and the opportunity to get your dinner delivered direct to the venue.
This West London gem is ideal for an afternoon of craft brews and sunbathing in their bold circus-themed beer garden. However, when the sun goes down the party continues as Aeronaut transforms into an impressive spectacle of cabaret and burlesque performances.