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 4th November 2019




@ 56 Leadenhall Street on Various dates from Tuesday 19th November 2019

If he loves tech, this thrilling re-telling of the classic War of the Worlds is sure to blow him away. Combining VR, immersive theatre and cutting-edge technology, the pop-up experience throws you head-first into the thrilling tale of alien invasion.

@ The Golden Hinde on Friday 6th December 2019

If your boyfriend is a whisky lover, this Rhythm and Booze Project is not to be missed. Combings blues, whisky, and mischief in marine-themed stetting, this evening at The Golden Hinde is topped off with nothing other than an open bar all night long. 

  Southwark Brewery Tours

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@ Southwark Brewery on Thursday 12th December 2019 and 4 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. 

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.

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Head over to Christopher Street where this unique bar is offering one of the city's most impressive whisky-drinking experiences. If your man's a serious drinker he'll love the fact that all the whiskies here are organised by flavour profile, and if he's a novice looking to improve then the friendly bar staff are more than happy to talk you through the collection.

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.

  Camden Town Brewery Tour

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@ Camden Town Brewery on Various dates from Tuesday 19th November 2019

Be immersed in one of London's most iconic breweries a you explore the home of Camden Hells. Camden Town Brewery are opening their doors to teach you all about the art of the perfect brew, as well as giving you the chance to sip away on a few samples straight from the tank.

The 99 Club

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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.

This one, we'd call it a shared excursion if anything. A dazzling adventure in all things tassles, your beloved beau will be bewildered by the stunning show, and just how smokin' hot you look under those speakeasy inspired lights. From cabaret cavorting and powerful performances to three course dining, his Dickie Bow will finally see the light, of the burlesque night. 

@ Crate Bar & Pizzeria on Various dates from Thursday 21st November 2019

If your boyfriend just so happens to be in the know when it comes to the London beer scene, there's another event that's sure to get him going in the city. Join Hackney's Crate as you head on round for a tour of the brewery alongside tastes, bites and fun aplenty. 

@ Meet at White Hart Brew Pub, 1 Mile End Rd, Bethnal Green, London E1 4TP on Saturday 23rd November 2019 and 15 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. 

People's Park Tavern

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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.

If you're looking for a buzzing haven of shareable plates and some of the best Mexican inspired street food in the city, Wahaca has to be your go to. Of all places to take your boyfriend in the city, we're pretty confident he'll love the casual dining vibes of this place where they stock tequila by the bar load and there's even swinging, hanging chairs to cotch in. 

  Fuller's Tasting Tour (Over 18)

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@ Fuller's Brewery on Various dates from Monday 18th November 2019

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! 

Core

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Beer Pong & a Two Pitcher's of Beer and 1 other offer

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. 

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

Save £10.00 on ticket 12PM SAT with discount code TENOFF

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.

@ The Leaf and Cane on Mon, 9th Dec 2019 @ 19:00 - 20:30

If your beau's a lover of the finer things in life, then treat him to a masterclass in cigars and rum at Latin American-themed secret bar, The Leaf and Cane. Learn about the history of tobacco plants and rum culture, as well as the art behind perfecting the cigar-smoking technique from a Davidoff Ambassador.

DNA VR

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If you're looking for somewhere a little different, take your other half to this immersive virtual reality experience. Transport to faraway places, conquer new challenges and explore other worlds.

Belushis Greenwich

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VIP Booth and 6 other offers

Along with sister sites in Hammersmith, Camden, and Shepherd's Bush, Belushis Greenwich is perfect for any sports nut. Catch pretty much any game going on their numerous screens, fill up on whopper burgers, and if you're a couple who like to party, have a bash at beer pong.

Absurd Bird Soho

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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.

Union Tavern

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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. 

@ 5-15 Sun Street, London, EC2M2PT on Various dates from Monday 18th November 2019

If your boyfriend happens to be a Martin Scorsese fan, this is the ultimate date night experience. Step inside the thrilling high-stakes tale of The Wolf of Wall Street and witness the shocking real-life tale of Jordan Belfort's big-business deception before your very eyes.

All Star Lanes Holborn

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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.

Blues Kitchen Shoreditch

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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.

Festive Drinks Packages- choose from various options including a Prosecco reception or serve your own beer via our Tritons and Mini Kegs!! and 2 other offers

Definitely somewhere that will get you brownie points with your chap, Brewhouse & Kitchen in Angel washes down an impressive collection of craft beers with a menu of hearty British classics and BBQ meats. You need look no further for somewhere to take your boyfriend in London: beer + pie = winning. 

  Brewery Tour and Tasting

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@ Fourpure Brewing Co on Various dates from Tuesday 19th November 2019

Head over to Bermondsey where the Fourpure brewhouse is open for business and bringing you the chance to see what happens behind the scenes. Learn about the brand's history and how they craft their 4,000-litre strong batches, then finish the session with a well-earned five-beer tasting flight.