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 1st September 2020

Near & Far Peckham

157 user reviews 5

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. 

The Luna Cinema - London

42 user reviews 4

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.  

A night of

93 user reviews 4

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.

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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.

The Prince

0 user reviews 5

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.

Midnight Apothecary

470 user reviews 4

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.


767 user reviews 4

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.