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 10th August 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.

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...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.