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.

Last updated on 14th May 2021




Lay the romance on thick with a trip to one of Vision Cinema's outdoor movie screenings. Pick between films such as Tenet and Wonder Woman 1984 and catch all the action while snuggled up on bean bag chairs and tucking into waffles and cocktails.

The Hackney Social

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If your idea of the perfect summer date night involves live music, pop-up film screenings and comedy nights, let The Hackney Social be your first port of call. Showcasing some of the best creative minds in London, this venue is a must-see for all quirky couples. 

Near & Far Peckham

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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. 

Bringing you a whole host of fun film nights, Pure Cinema is taking over Pitch Stratford a series dedicated to nostalgic flicks and cult classics. With popcorn and a drink included in your ticket, you'll be able to get cosy in front of some cracking movies.

Cocktails in the City 2021

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Looking for summer date night ideas? Cocktails in the City is back for 2021 and they're pulling out all the stops. Head over to Bedford Square throughout June, July and August and taste your way around some of the capital's best bars.

Midnight Apothecary

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For a truly gorgeous date night in London? Swing by Midnight Apothecary where tasty botanical sips and stunning views come as standard. Entry includes table service all night long, with the option to order food from the gastropub across the road.

Surprise your beau with an evening of beers and theatre at Fuller's Shakespeare in the Garden. Pick the pub and play of your choice and get ready to spend an evening snuggling under the stars as you watching actors performing right in front of your eyes.

A night of

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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.

London Craft Beer Cruise

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For the ultimate summer date night in London, take to the Thames, where the London Craft Beer Cruise Company will be hosting a four-hour trip, complete with drinks from the likes of Hackney Brewery, Signature Brew and The Five Points Brewing Company.

@ Secret London Location on Various dates from Wednesday 14th July 2021

An evening spent dancing and drinking cocktails at a retro holiday resort? Sounds like the perfect date night to us. Join Secret Cinema as they immerse you into the world of Dirty Dancing. Along with a fabulous setting and instructors teaching you how to cha cha, there'll also be a few hidden parties you may uncover...