Best Places to Take Your Girlfriend in London

'The old ball and chain', 'the other half' or just 'the woman'; Girlfriends get the best of nicknames, so we thought it's about time you showed them some real love and started taking advantage of one of the greatest cities in the world. Beat them to the punch for date night activities and get ahead of the game with our top places to take your girlfriend in London that'll get you that all important gold star. Come on guys, we'll show you how it's done.

Last edited by Kiera Chapman

Last updated on 29th April 2024

Ballie Ballerson London

If you really want to treat her, Ballie Ballerson is a must. Ditching the boring old dinner and drinks, themed cocktails, a giant ball pit and all the adult fun awaits at this Shoreditch favourite. So get down to this dreamy spot ASAP.

Avora: A New-World Cocktail Experience

@ Roscorp Laboratories on Various dates from Wednesday 22nd May 2024

Based in Hoxton, Avora is a mystical immersive experience from the creators of popular activity bars Alcotraz and Moonshine Saloon. You'll be guided by interactive actors as you complete laboratory missions, all while exploring the magical bioluminescent woodlands of a whole new planet. Don Insta-worthy jumpsuits and head off on your journey, during which you'll also get to enjoy three bespoke colour-changing cocktails. And if you want to feel good about yourself, they even plant a tree for every ticket sold.


Your girlfriend is something of a gem and you're treating her to a night out in London? Too right. Coming up trumps in the speakeasy department, Found is the perfect date night alternative thanks to romantic corners and high-end mixology.

Sky Garden

Fancy an evening at Sky Garden? Impress your other half with a visit to the tourist attraction and check out their music-themed nights. You'll get to listen to tunes from resident DJs while sipping on a complimentary cocktail or Champagne.

The Four Thieves

The Kids Table

Trying to think of somewhere to take your girlfriend that's got a load of activities and spicy margaritas? Look no further than The Four Thieves in Clapham; this game bar has it all, including retro classics like Point Blank and House Of The Dead IV to get stuck into. What's more, upstairs in the Victorian-style music hall you'll find the Moonshine Raceway where you can strap in and drive cars around a neon-lit track. And if you're hungry? There are some juicy burgers to get your chops around too.

German Kraft

In need of a new date spot? Ditch the standard dinner and a movie, and bring your girlfriend to Kraft Dalston's brewery tours and tastings for an excellent evening with expert guide, Helen. She'll give you 3 half pints to try, along with a detail explanation of how it's made.

The Luggage Room

Looking for something to knock her socks off for a change? A dabble at The Luggage Room will get you some serious respect from your girl as you take her to one of London's best hidden gems and an ultimately exclusive place to drink. Knock on the black door, wait to be let in and discover the 1920s elegance of the intimate and oh-so atmospheric Luggage Room. Your drinks are waiting, sir. 

The Candlelight Club

Redefining dinner by candlelight to extravagant and Golden Age inspired heights, The Candlelight Club are a capsule of 1920s charm and flapper style taking their events to brooding, secret locations across London. If you're partial to a bit of Gatsby pizazz, this is the ultimate night out for you and your girlfriend in London to experience the Jazz Age in all its beaded, sequinned and tilted trilby glory. 

Sherlock: The Official Live Game

Take your girlfriend to experience Sherlock: The Official Live Game for a date night to remember. Whether you're racing around the set following instructions from Benedict Cumberbatch or trying your hand at the Mind Palace's immersive cocktails events, it's not to be missed. 

The Big Bakes

The Big London Bake is a food event in London that will challenge the city's amateur bakers in new and exciting ways. You'll take part in a number of testing challenges... do you have what it takes to choux away the competition and rise to the top?

Megaro Bar

Beautifully decorated and offering a stellar cocktail menu, Megaro is a basement bar in Kings Cross full of charm and character. The venue's expert mixologists have really pulled out all the stops, curating a menu of signature creations and spirit infusions. Treat that someone special to a Borsh Mary, made using the venue's homemade hot sauce, or perhaps a sweet tea and tequila infused Lost Steps cocktail.