Top 10 Places To Take Your Boyfriend

You've coo'd and you've woo'd, but where next for you and your favourite boy shaped beau? If you're done scoffing chocs in front of Netflix, and he's already had an inappropriate rollick with your parents over a game of Scrabble, it's time for a new dating venture. From juice joints that will having him reeling over succulent ribs, to beloved city boozers and cracking events, here are the top 10 places to take your boyfriend in London.

Last updated on 18th December 2019




Win yourself some serious relationship points and take your other half on one of Ale Hunters' many tasting tours across London. You'll learn all about the world of both traditional and craft beers, visiting renowned pubs along the way and sampling some hoppy sips.

People's Park Tavern

254 user reviews 4

A haven for those bumping about East London, your home-spun hottie will love the sweet sounds of garden cavorting and Sunday roast plates brimming. The kind of place to bring that petite pooch that you both awkwardly invested in, People's Park Tavern host everything from cracking pub grub, brewery boozin' and babes. By babes, we mean you.

All Star Lanes Holborn

6 user reviews 3

You guys competitive? Good, you'll be right at home at All Star Lanes, the bowling alley with a cracking American restaurant and cocktail bar on the side. Naturally it makes sense to start with a couple of rounds of bowling, before heading on to enjoy some towering burger and fried chicken goods. There's an intimate bar serving up inventive cocktails, craft beers and hard shakes, too.

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Blues Kitchen Shoreditch

49 user reviews 4

Bottomless Brunch!

Let's be honest, yer main man is a carnivore, so how to bend to his needs while still knocking back cocktails like it's anyone's business? With their menu of meaty, mouthwatering treats in tow, Blues Kitchen Shoreditch is your siren call. From bayou inspired burgers and bubbling beef brisket, to risque spicy ribs alongside craft beer, he'll be more of a belly bulge than a boyfriend. But he'll be happy.

@ Meet inside the Marquis of Wellington Pub, 21 Druid St, Bermondsey, London SE1 2HH on Every Saturday

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A pit stop tour of Bermondsey's best microbreweries, this tasting tour stops at four of London's best brewers, promising tastings, Q&A sessions and showcases the brewery's most interesting equipment. Win some major brownie points with this top-notch destination to take your boyfriend in London.

Give your man a tasting and he'll drink for a day. Give him a whole blending workshop and he'll walk away with a bottle of bespoke whisky made by his own hand. Treat your boyfriend to the hands-on workshop at Black Rock where they'll learn how to craft their very own dram with help from some of the city's best whisky experts.

@ Meet at White Hart Brew Pub, 1 Mile End Rd, Bethnal Green, London E1 4TP on Saturday 8th February 2020 and 14 other Saturdays

This pit stop tour of East London's most popular microbreweries is sure to impress the main man in your life. Well, if he likes beer that is (if not, probably skip to the next item...). With stops at Five Points Brewing Co, The Cock Tavern, London Fields Brewery and Redchurch Brewery, you can expect expert commentary, take-home bottles and of course, plenty of tastings along the way. 

  Fuller's Tasting Tour (Over 18)

745 user reviews 5

@ Fuller's Brewery on Various dates from Tuesday 28th January 2020

Fact: Boys like beers; and because of the close connections that 'History' has with guns, war and all of that other super-masculine stuff (lads, lads, lads), most men have a bit of a soft spot for that too. Ergo, impress your man by combining the two - take bae on a tour of The Fuller's Griffin Brewery. Dating back all the way to 1828, this place is flooded with riveting stories to tell - discover them all. And while you're there, sample a few pints of London's pride in the place where it was born! 

@ 56 Leadenhall Street on Various dates from Tuesday 28th January 2020

Treat the other half to something more immersive with this unique take on War of The Worlds. Head over to Leadenhall Street where they'll be whisking you back to a futuristic Victorian England, brought to life through clever set design, augmented reality and even holograms.

Union Tavern

21 user reviews 4

So, your boy shaped beau laps up local ales like he's breathing in London's deliciously cultured air? Looks like he needs a slap up destination where he can woof those drinks away. With their stellar selection of ales and really rather lovely, riverside location, he'll be brimming with hops and heart shaped thoughts about you after a venture to The Union Tavern. 

  Southwark Brewery Tours

12 user reviews 5

@ Southwark Brewery on Thursday 13th February 2020 and 3 other Thursdays

A unique opportunity to explore the inner workings of one of London's most well-respected microbreweries, this tour and tasting session at Southwark Brewery is the perfect place to take your boyfriend in London if he likes knocking back a beer or two. Expect talks, tastings and the chance to have a few drinks in the brewery's bar post-tour. 

Core

142 user reviews 4

Extended Happy Hour

A change to the regular scene down in swanky Bank, Core is a bit of a haven for cool cocktails and chilled out vibes making for the perfect place to take your boyfriend in London. Their basement lair comes complete with neon lights, newspapered walls and furniture that gently nods to the 50s. The food and drink also come at affordable prices so he doesn't have to be a baller to buy all your drinks. 

London Craft Beer Cruise

59 user reviews 4

Treat ya fella to something out of the ordinary with this quirky craft beer cruise through the capital. Head out down the Thames with a bar stocked to bursting with excellent craft beers from some of London's best and most exciting breweries.

Learn how to mix like a molecular mixologist at this unique cocktail experience in Hackney. Head for ABQ motorhome where they'll be bringing you some stunning drinks within a totally immersive environment complete with bright yellow haz mats.

The 99 Club

53 user reviews 4

Enjoy date night with your boyfriend in London at the 99 Club for a whole host of comedians, some of whom have featured on shows like Have I Got News For You and Mock the Week – and there's club entry afterwards.

Absurd Bird Soho

901 user reviews 4

Happy Hour and 2 other offers

Absurd Bird has opened in Soho to feed Central London their brand of delicious Southern American food. From crispy chicken to jalapeno Mac'N'Cheese, the restaurant puts on a feast no boyfriend will be able to resist. Kick your evening off with some delicious cocktails created by Soulshakers in the secret basement bar before heading upstairs for a mouth-wateringly good dinner.