Summer Date Night in London

The sun is shining, the weather is sweet and you're on for a date night with that special someone; the only question is where are the best places for a London date in summer? Luckily we've rounded up the cutest rooftops, the cosiest cocktail cruises and the prettiest bars that guarantee a winner for a summer date-night in London.

Last updated on 13th September 2018

Near & Far

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Properly taking in Peckham Levels' creative theme, Near & Far is a great place for a summer date night, with delicious cocktails and bar snacks to indulge in while sat in their unique retro kitsch interior, or gazing out the window at their panoramic views of the city.

7 events @ 2 venues with 155 upcoming dates from 16 Sep 2018 until 27 Jan 2019

Does anything shout London date-night in summer like a rooftop bar? Skylight in East London is one of the cooler spots to hang out; challenge your date to a game of petanque or croquet, with the London skyline as your backdrop.

4 events @ Century with 4 upcoming dates from 29 Sep 2018 until 17 Nov 2018

Perfect for a summer date night in London, head to the Malmaison hotel for some great films and very fancy snacking as the Gourmet Cinema Club kicks of for a season of great viewing and even better munching.

3 events @ 3 venues with 6 upcoming dates from 28 Sep 2018 until 17 Nov 2018

Head underground this summer for a unique supper club, where you will make your way through the quirky vault venue before sitting at communal tables and feast on a Mexican four course meal designed to challenge and intrigue your palette.

2 events @ Brunel Museum Rooftop Garden with 14 upcoming dates from 21 Sep 2018 until 14 Dec 2018

Set on Brunel Museum's rooftop, Midnight Apothecary is doling out summer romantic vibes in spades. Sit among the greenery, toast marshmallows over the fire, slurp cocktails made from foraged ingredients, watch the sunset over the Thames; the list is endless...

6 events @ 3 venues with 6 upcoming dates from 24 Sep 2018 until 12 Jan 2019

If you're looking for the ultimate summer date night, there's no better place to start than one of these stunning live music nights. Paying tribute to everything from Neo Soul to Whitney Houston, it's perfect for any musos looking for inspiration.

6 events @ St Martin-in-the-Fields with 6 upcoming dates from 22 Sep 2018 until 16 Mar 2019

Set in the completely stunning St Martins-in-the-Fields, this series of candlelit concerts are a perfect introduction to classical music. A renowned conductor is leading things while London Musical Arts Orchestra brings the music of Vivaldi and others to life.

1 events @ Alfred Le Roy with 14 upcoming dates from 16 Sep 2018 until 03 Nov 2018

Setting off from cooler than cool Crate in Hackney Wick, Alfred Le Roy is bringing the big guns when it comes to dating in the summer. The bright blue canal barge pootles along the waterways of East London, all while serving up fresh cocktails, sharing boards and chilled vibes.

10 events @ 6 venues with 21 upcoming dates from 01 Sep 2018 until 18 May 2019

Get out of the hit and down into the cool cellars of Bedales Wines. Offering a host of great activities throughout the summer, shake up that date night with a cheese-pairing workshop or have a crack at their nefarious pub quiz for wine buffs.

4 events @ Neverland London with 19 upcoming dates from 16 Sep 2018 until 30 Sep 2018

With seaside themes and West London style, Fulham Beach Club is back for a second year. The summer pop-up has got loads on this year, from bottomless brunches to cuddling up in cute beach huts.