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 July 2018




8 events @ 3 venues with 8 upcoming dates from 27 Jul 2018 until 08 Sep 2018

As if watching movies under the stars wasn't romantic enough, Nomad Cinema is doing it in some of the city's most stunning locations. Catch classics in a cemetery or new Oscar-winners in Hyde Park Lido for an unforgettable cinema experience.

1 events @ Alfred Le Roy with 33 upcoming dates from 14 Jul 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.

1 events @ Brunel Museum Rooftop Garden with 24 upcoming dates from 13 Jul 2018 until 29 Sep 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...

2 events @ 2 venues with 40 upcoming dates from 13 Jul 2018 until 22 Aug 2018

Can you think of anything more romantic in summer than sailing through the Hackney Wick canals? Hop aboard this boat, where you'll start at Number 90 and set sail to Granary Square, all while enjoying Wood's cocktails.

4 events @ 2 venues with 4 upcoming dates from 23 Jul 2018 until 27 Aug 2018

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.

2 events @ St Martin-in-the-Fields with 2 upcoming dates starting on 27 Jul 2018

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.

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.

3 events @ Neverland London with 73 upcoming dates from 13 Jul 2018 until 26 Aug 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.

11 events @ 3 venues with 11 upcoming dates from 14 Jul 2018 until 25 Aug 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.

2 events @ Ham Yard Hotel with 15 upcoming dates from 28 Jul 2018 until 18 Aug 2018

One of New York's best bars is popping up on the roof terrace of the swanky Ham Yard Hotel and you're invited to get a taste of their undisputed creations.

3 events @ Tobacco Dock with 130 upcoming dates from 13 Jul 2018 until 12 Oct 2018

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.

@ The Icon Bar & Terrace on Various dates

Enjoy the sunshine in style on this central London rooftop. Icon Bar and Lounge are putting on a special deal on their outside terrace, with an introduction to Laurent-Perrier Champagne which includes three glasses of the good stuff.