Top 20 Date Ideas In London
Forget Paris, London is the most romantic city in the world. From the natural beauty of the Thames, the opportunity to find a wonder on any street, to the sheer amount of activities to do, if you have someone you care about, the city has something for you. And with all the weirdos and cool people packed into our capital, it’s easy to see why we have everything from sophisticated rooftop restaurants to a ball pit with cocktails made of school sweets, making sure there's pretty much a date idea for everyone. So if you’re stuck, here's our list of top 20 date ideas in London.
The cinema is the quintessential date idea, so why not join a fantastic venue with classic films. The Grand plays some great throwbacks in their Victorian-era listed building and, after the flick, the venue hosts amazing DJs playing some great tunes, which makes it an ideal place to spend all night with your date.
On the hunt for date ideas? Look no further than Discover Rioja With Finca Manzanos at The Tapas Room in Peckham. Not only will you learn all about this best-loved tipple from export manager Rubén Quintana, but you'll also get to taste six sips, all while digging into nibbles.
Serving up 10s across the board for looks and libations, The Phoenix is a no-brainer for date nights in West London. Grab a table on the beautiful outdoor terrace and tuck into a range of street food, washed down with craft beers and passionfruit mezcalitas.
Spice up your dinner plans with dinner and drinks on this gorgeous boat. The historic barge has been transformed into the ultimate romantic drinking and dining destination with delicious dishes and dreamy views, made even better by its sunset across the river.
Spice up your London date ideas with a trip to The Dark Knight, a sultry cabaret and burlesque show. Not only has this event got sultry showgirls, but also everything from circus to drag, magic, fire acts and more.
Hidden away from the bustling streets of Chinatown, Opium is one of the best ways to impress your date by showing off a wonderful hidden bar that serves fantastic cocktails. The interior is oriental themed with a twist of the contemporary London feel and each cocktail is crafted with care from a variety of exciting ingredients.
Powering up in Canary Wharf this winter, Electric Shuffle is an all-new concept from the minds behind Flight Club. Add a dash of competition to your date as you take on the traditional game of shuffleboard with a unique technological spin, and plenty of food and drink along the way.
Wow your date with stunning views, gorgeous global food offerings and killer cocktails at rooftop bar Skylight Peckham. These boozy concoctions have been created by an award-winning mixologist, including their tasty signature tipple that's laced with local honey.
Even if you are the conversationalist of the year, sometimes you need a bit of assistance from a venue like Inamo Soho. The interactive ordering system is beamed onto the table, where you can choose your meal, see the chefs at work and even play battleships, which helps make it one of the best places to take your date in London whether it's your first date or your fiftieth.
Stuck on date night ideas? Well, we've got the thing for you, as The Murdér Express Part Deux -Jewel Of The Empire an immersive dining experience is being held at Pedley Street Station. Think murder, theft and a four-course feast.
The soundtrack is all electro, with the party arriving on Friday and Saturday. There's also the Confession Box downstairs, a speakeasy bar that serves a wide selection of cocktails, whiskies and beers for when you're done with the arcade games and ready for more adult conversation.
From the state-of-the-art technology to the delicious pizza, Flight Club has got what you need for a date with a difference. Check out their third venues across London for fairground themed interiors, slushy cocktails and a great vibe.
If you fancy a cool and quirky date with fun activities, this retro gaming haven could be the thing for you. Inject a little healthy competition into your night out, with delicious craft brews and classic cocktails, it's sure to snag you a second date.
Looking to treat the other half to something truly special? Head over to Mayfair where this gorgeous restaurant is promising dinner and cocktails with a view. Located on the 28th floor of the Hilton Park Lane, Galvin at Windows is the ultimate fancy date night destination.