With a stunning range of live music events, this Mayfair jazz bar and restaurant is a top spot for him-focused date nights any day of the week. Serving delicious food and cool cocktails alongside its fabulous musical acts, it's a hub for an keen jazz fans.
Top Places To Take Your Boyfriend
Maybe you're looking to mix up the date night game? Maybe you're looking for where to take your boyfriend for his birthday? Maybe you'd just like to do something other than drag him to places that you like? Either way, we've rounded up a whole host of excellent bars, experiences and activities to make your next couples time more about your man. From craft beer brewery tours, to immersive dining and actual go-karting, these are our pics for the top places to take your boyfriend in London.
Earn some major brownie points with your football-loving beau by taking him to one of these epic Euro 2020 screenings. Shown on giant HDTVS, there'll also be a panel of experts and a guest TV anchor host that'll be providing analysis pre, during and post-game, as well as fielding any questions you might have.
An immersive theatre night taking potshots at Bond, Live and Let Dine brings you a parody of the classic 007 story. Packed full of espionage, innuendos and a delicious dinner, it one of the best dining events in London, and you get to be a part of the action.
If the two of you like an excuse to get a little dolled up, Proud City's cabaret nights make a fun and mostly budget-friendly opportunity to do just that. Decked out like a decadent speakeasy you can grab dinner and a show every weekend, with talented performers across live jazz, burlesque and comedy.
Learn how to craft a cocktail like a molecular mixologist at this Breaking Bad-inspired experience in Hackney. Head for the ABQ motorhome where they'll be bringing you some stunning drinks within a totally immersive environment complete with bright yellow hazmat suits and great tunes.
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.
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 refuelling with towering burgers, fried chicken and hard shakes.
If you've got a guy who likes his sci-fi, this excellent cocktail experience near London Bridge is sure to pique his interest. Get stuck into the eerie world of Neosight Headquarters where you'll have to hunt down the ingredients for your drinks, and save humanity from some evil AI.
Explore the home of Camden Hells with this fun tour of Camden Town Brewery. The brand 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 perfect treat night for a foodie fella, these cool dining experiences at the Chelsea Funhouse lets you visit places across the globe through four course tasting menus. Offering both plant-based and meaty options, Journey is an experience suitable for every diet, and you can even get some perfectly paired cocktails with it.
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.
Treat him to a private cocktail experience with a private booking at this secret bar. Hidden within Merchant House, you'll have London's smallest bar all to yourself, with the addition of your own personal bartender on hand to whip up whatever his heart desires.
Taking it back to those cheesy first date days, Swingers is letting you battle it out across their 18 holes of their hilarious and actually quite hard crazy golf course. On top of all that very serious putting action, you'll be able to stuff you faces with delicious street food and reviving cocktails.
With its sustainable ethos and delicious beer, Long Arm Pub and Brewery is a great choice for a more casual night out to the pub. The venue brews all its own beer on site, with a range of six to choose from, and also offers juicy burgers and and live sports if that's his bag.
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.
An ex-servicemen's members club in the heart of Hackney, this unique bar and events space has always got something on for those who run with a creative crowd. From live podcast recordings and comedy, to niche club nights and live music from some of the alternative scene's biggest names.
Win bragging rights as you battle it out with the boy at London's ultimate karting experience. Taking place in Tower Bridge, Teamsport is 800 metres of adrenaline-fulled multi-level racing, where you'll take on the track to win a top spot on the podium.
For a night of genuinely silly, side-splitting comedy, this night of bizarre live movie remakes at Aces & Eights is putting the giggles in you as drunk comedians re-create some cinematic classics including Donnie Darko, Pulp Fiction and The Wicker Man.
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.
Home to live music and delicious BBQ plates, Blues Kitchen is always an excellent spot to treat the other half to something hearty. Head over to their Shoreditch venue for epic jazz and brass band nights, alongside some slick bourbon cocktails and even a hidden speakeasy.
A canalside spot he may not have sussed out yet, Notting Hill's Union Tavern offers a summertime buzz you won't find anywhere else in West London. Head down for a daytime excursion to sample some excellent local ales and stick around for a romantic dinner next to the water.
Taking place in the cosy settings of The Factory House, the Glenfarclas masterclass will give whisky lovers the chance to learn more about the craft of ageing barrels and sample three different varieties of the famed single malt spirit for themselves.
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 the boy because this place has got beer, burgers and roast dinners.
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.
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.
One for the beer nerds and the history boffs in your life, this insightful tour of Fuller's Griffin Brewery offers more than just the chance for a few tasters. You'll get to spend an afternoon going behind the scenes in the brewhouse, learning the background of the brews and how they come into being.
Mixing cocktail bar quality with pub cosiness, this Essex Road hideaway is the ultimate date night spot to take your boyfriend too. Fronting a huge selection of Irish whiskies, clever concoctions and, naturally, a very good Guinness pour, it's a cool spot to show him off.
Mixing clubbing and cosmology lectures, this late night party is taking over The Vaults for a fascinating evening full of scientists, big thinkers and a 17-piece jazz orchestra. A celebration of biology, atoms, the universe and our place within it, it's set to be one of the best things to see at Vault Festival this year.