Date Night in London

If romance is on the cards then the capital is absolutely the place to be. Blessed with beautiful parks and gardens, breath-taking views and amazing nightlife entertainment, there’s no shortage of great places to take a date in London. We’ve narrowed our favourites down to the following recommended date-night bars, packed with interesting choices offering something for everybody when looking for fun date ideas in London. 

Last updated on 19th January 2018

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Head to May Fair Bar for a swanky experience which combines tasting, testing and learning. The swanky bar will be teaching you how to mix three cocktails, as well as a selection of canapes and the option of dinner.

16:30 - 18:00
Classes, Food & Drink, Daytime
Background Music
Mayfair
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Atlantic Soul Orchestra are taking over Jazz Cafe in Camden for a serious of Sunday night concerts. With delicious cocktails, hearty Southern American dishes and a buzzing atmosphere, this is the perfect place to spend a Sunday.

17:00 - 21:00
Food & Drink, Live Music, Fun Time Partying
Funk & Soul
Camden
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GOAT

158 user reviews
GOAT
Dry Martini January-2 4 1 martinis on your first round of drinks

Surreptitiously tap in a secret code to gain entry to The Chelsea Prayer Room, then lead your wide-eyed date up to this most exclusive Chelsea cocktail bars. With George Moorland inspired mural fades on the walls and leather Chesterfield sofas beckoning you inside, who couldn't be impressed? Book via DMN for entry to this normally members-only haunt.

Happily Affordable ££
Chelsea

Give your next date night in London a little lick of luxury. This stunning evening at the Morton's Club features a four-course meal and live Jazz music.

19:00 - 23:00
Date Night, Food & Drink, Live Music, Something A Little Different
Jazz
Mayfair
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Basement Sate

167 user reviews

Whoever thought of pairing the world's two most loved indulgences is an absolute hero. Leading the craze of dessert bars in London, Basement Sate plates up Parisian chic interiors to a backdrop of patisserie desserts that are quite literally melt-in-the-mouth moments. Get your fix of exquisitely crafted cocktails and divine desserts for your London date night. 

Happily Affordable ££
Soho

Hoxley and Porter

33 user reviews

Somewhere in amongst the hustle and bustle of Islington’s Upper Street lies Hoxley and Porter; a dream of a date night destination promising an experience completely different to the norm. Escape to this lair of intoxicating liquors and discover the fineries of a venue styled as an opulent first-class train carriage from a bygone era.

Happily Affordable ££
Angel

Aquavit

0 user reviews

Aquavit brings a classic slice of New York cool to London as it opens in St James. The uber cool restaurant is sure to blow any date away with Michelin-starred Nordic cuisine, extensive wine lists and swish interiors.

Splash the Cash £££
Central London

Clerkenwell & Social

107 user reviews

This fancy joint is the perfect spot to get cosy with your sweetheart. With elegance and style, this joint will welcome those intimate conversations, those intertwined legs under the table and the candle lit hand holding of a romantic evening.

Happily Affordable ££
Farringdon

BYOC Camden

63 user reviews

Your first task on the next London date night is finding this luscious drinking spot; once you descend downstairs be embraced by BYOC lavish venue complete with black jack tables, vintage roulette and the expert bartenders.

Happily Affordable ££
Camden

Scout

2 user reviews

Tiny, cute and very intimate, Scout in East London is perfect for a date night. The bar serves an ever-changing mix of cocktails that use seasonal British produce, while downstairs there's a laboratory where you can see how the magic happens.

Happily Affordable ££
Shoreditch
15 events @ 2 venues with 73 upcoming dates starting on 25 Jan 2018

Looking for a date night in London that won't be forgotten anytime soon? Take that special someone to the Lautrec Jazz Club in South London and soak up all the fun-loving vibes on offer. Showcasing the best jazz and funk & soul performers that the capital has to offer, the bar and kitchen staff work as a team, pairing traditional French dishes with fine European wines. 

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10 events @ One Aldwych with 24 upcoming dates from 26 Jan 2018 until 26 Mar 2018

For a fabulous festive date night in London book yourself in to one of Curzon's Film and Fizz evenings. Enjoy a three course meal at Indigo, then snuggle up in front of your favourite Christmas film and sip on a glass of chilled champagne.

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The Four Sisters Townhouse

24 user reviews

With one successful Islington bar already under their belts, Simon Bastable and Andrew Green have taken their Four Sisters name to the St Paul's area. The wood panelled floors, beautiful wall hangings and quaint antiques provide the new city-based venue with the small amount of edge that it needs to succeed. However, it's the cocktail list that really steals the limelight. Really making their drinks stand out, the team of bartenders make use of a range of homemade bitters and syrups. 

Happily Affordable ££
St Pauls

The Bloomsbury Club Bar

224 user reviews

The Bloomsbury Hotel harbours secrets behind hotel rooms galore, but their bar also harbours a treat too. Twinkled in lights, propped up by comfortable seating and washed down with some of the finest cocktails in the business, this romantic date night in London will be hard to beat. 

Happily Affordable ££
Soho

Do Burns Night for your next date night with this great value menu from the Fox & Anchor. Enjoy a three course supper and whisky of your choice for just £40 at this fun London Burns Night event. 

12:00 - 22:00
Date Night, Food & Drink, Supper Clubs
City of London
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Circus

4 user reviews

Whether you're after classy cocktails or a full-blown meal, Circus will put the dazzle back into date night. Head to Covent Garden as they stylish venue serves up sharing Pan-Asian dishes, all while an amazing roster of entertainment shines on with acrobats, burlesque and fire-eaters the least you can expect.

Splash the Cash £££
Covent Garden

Give your date a magical makeover at this amazing show; Sonic the magician is bringing the golden age of magic back to life with a dazzling show in Mayfair.

20:00 - 21:45
Something A Little Different, Theatre/Arts, Themed Nights
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Rumpus Room

3 user reviews

Inspired by the lavish lifestyle and illicit activities of the age of the Bright Young Things, this is one stunner of a spot for cocktails with a view in London. Make your way to the 12th floor of Mondrian where you’ll uncover a rooftop bar with bags of style, promising masterful drinks and a playlist that fuses jazz age favourites with a sweeping vantage point of the skyline.

South London

Want to have a special date you know you won't forget? Then Cellar Door's High Tea & Tease night is for you. On every Saturday night, it's a racy affair that's full of surprises and thoroughly entertaining. Amaze your date with a truly unique night that includes live performances, gambling, cakes, tea and of course, an abundance of alcohol!

14:00 - 17:00
Cabaret/Burlesque, Something A Little Different, Daytime
Burlesque/Piano
West End
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The Icon Bar & Terrace

1 user reviews

Date nights are made for overlooking the most iconic spots in London from a the sanctuary of a stylish French inspired bar. The Icon Bar & Terrace is such a place with crimson clad sofas, vintage mirrors and fine mixology that will serve you up killer cocktails, classic and new. This is definitely one if you're trying to get an edge to impress... 

Happily Affordable ££
Leicester Square

McQueen

19 user reviews

Head over to Shoreditch venue McQueen as they host nights of impressive live music. With professional musicians, the events will include tribute bands to some of your favourite artists.

Happily Affordable ££
Shoreditch

Blues Kitchen Camden

14 user reviews
Blues Kitchen Camden
Double Down Wednesday and 1 other offer available.

Date night in London needn't be a cutesy affair. For a livelier option, check out the synonymous Blues Kitchen Camden for authentic Texan BBQ eats, a bolshie list of bespoke cocktails and a heady roster of live music, all throughout the week. 

Happily Affordable ££
Camden

Perfect for a date night, this fun and sophisticated Australia Day event will take you on a guided tasting tour of the Adelaide Hills. With a delicious array of snacks on offer as well, it's a great option for a couple's night out.

18:00 - 19:30
Food & Drink, Drinks Tasting, Activity, Date Night
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Head over to Peckham for this supper club that pays homage to Sri Lankan dining; hosted by The Couscous Cousins and Mollie Tearne, the night will consist of three delicious courses.

19:00 - 22:30
Supper Clubs, Food & Drink, Pop-Up
Background Music
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Kitty Hawk

484 user reviews

Kitty Hawk fuses New York style with the coolness of London set over two floors. With wooden furnishings setting a homely tone juxtaposed against industrial flourishes creates one of the coolest places to drink in the city. Their wine list is extensive and even features selections from the Rothschild Estate, and there’s a wonderful list of craft beers and cocktails as well.  

Happily Affordable ££
Liverpool Street

A charming space designed around the theme of 'Gangster Tequila Paradise', this one serves up spectacular cocktails in a sweet, urban setting. Plus, with the launch of their Flat Pack Cocktails offering, you can craft delicious cocktails at your table, Ikea style! Alternatively, book in at one of their cocktail masterclasses, and you two lovebirds can learn from the very best!

Happily Affordable ££
Soho

Ben's Canteen Clapham

128 user reviews
Ben's Canteen Clapham
3 for £18 and 9 other offers available.

Get yourself down to Ben’s Canteen for date night if you love delicious food in a relaxed environment. Their burgers are paired with the wines, and they are known across London for their seriously indulgent brunch and free-flowing Bloody Marys. Also check out their Earlsfield location

Happily Affordable ££
Clapham
13 events @ Jazz Cafe with 15 upcoming dates from 27 Jan 2018 until 04 May 2018

Head over to Camden for an impressive array of musicians as The Jazz Cafe consistently hosts the hottest talent around, from award-winning DJs to famous artists.

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7 events @ 2 venues with 7 upcoming dates from 26 Jan 2018 until 10 Mar 2018

Enjoy a fabulous three-course meal inside the Basement Galley's trademark tube carriage dining room. This perfect London date night idea is a great way to branch out from your usual restaurant spots.

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Old Tom's Bar

20 user reviews

Wanting somewhere snug in the heart of the city for an after-work date night? Meet Old Tom’s; an elusive gem in Leadenhall Market with 19th century wall tiles and bundles of charm. Find yourself a cosy corner and settle in for an evening of cheese, meat and wine, or just prop up the bar where the first-rate choice of craft beer needs checking out.

City of London

Standing out in the crowd thanks to its iconic black exterior and with a reputation for serving some of London's most refreshing cocktails, the Bourne and Hollingsworth Buildings is a quirky bar based just a short stroll from Angel station. With a sleek bar serving all the signature cocktails that have made the B&H name famous over the years, the venue's idyllic greenhouse and airy cafe offer prime spots to unwind in with mates. Soak up all the vintage and carefree vibes at this quirky bar in London. 

Happily Affordable ££
Islington

Purple Bar Sanderson Hotel

10 user reviews
Purple Bar Sanderson Hotel
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Draped in purple velvet curtains and filled with atmospheric tea lights and Venetian mirrors, Purple Bar is well known for being one of London's hottest and most intimate meeting points. Hidden just off the main reception in the Sanderson Hotel and with room for only 20 seats, the bar is self consciously intimate making it the ideal date destination.

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West End

Shaker&Company

50 user reviews
Shaker&Company
Happy Hour and 5 other offers available.

For a more relaxed date night in London, Shake and Company invites you in for a great array of craft cocktails and delicious dirty burgers. And if you want to level up your night, head to their basement bar Nineteen Eighty Something for 80s tunes, cocktails and video games.

Happily Affordable ££
Fitzrovia
4 events @ 2 venues with 56 upcoming dates from 23 Jan 2018 until 28 Apr 2018

Bored of the usual dinner-date night? Fancy pushing the boat out a little? The Boat Show Comedy Club is made for you! Climb abroad two of London's most prestigious vessels - the Tattershall Castle or the Hispaniola boats - and watch as Britain's brightest comedy stars show off their many talented on stage.

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12 events @ Rivoli Ballroom with 12 upcoming dates from 14 Feb 2018 until 20 Sep 2018

For a cute and quirky South London date night, catch one of your favourite movies at the Rivoli Ballroom. Snuggle down with some popcorn and a bottle of wine and enjoy any number of iconic films, such as Pretty Woman, Pulp Fiction and Clueless.

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The Gibson

119 user reviews

Try something new for date night in London as The Gibson bar is a venue dedicated to the creation of the Edwardian cocktail. Expert mixologists have been experimenting with the recipe to create a list perfect for the dark, intimate and extravagant East London bar.   

Happily Affordable ££
Shoreditch

Want to impress your date with one of London's best restaurants? This steakhouse and bar by Marco Pierre White is located within the sophisticated DoubleTree by Hilton Islington hotel, and promises a mouth-watering menu of delicious cuisine, plus a massive range of wines, cocktails and spirits. 

Happily Affordable ££
Angel

Tequila Mockingbird Clapham

40 user reviews

This cute and quirky cocktail bar in Clapham makes for a lovely date night location. Whether you're stopping in for a couple of beers, or going all out with one of their cocktail masterclasses, it's a great place to spend some time with someone special.

Happily Affordable ££
Battersea

Found

2 user reviews

Nothing beats date night in London like a secret drinking hideaway unbeknown to the general population. If you're looking to impress, Found is the key to your success (no rhyme intended). Once you've discovered this coveted cocktail club in Shoreditch, you'll return for a piece of the top mixology over and over again. 

Happily Affordable ££
Shoreditch

Go together to this supper club and make new friends on the communal tables at this underground venue, before feasting on four courses of Mexican-inspired treats that promises to be both challenging and intriguing.

19:00 - 22:00
Food & Drink, Pop-Up, Date Night, Hen Party
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IceBar London

20 user reviews

London’s famous Ice Bar is simply something you’ve got to experience. It’s the UK’s only permanently frozen cocktail bar, where everything in sight is carved from the purest of ice sourced from the Torne River in Northern Sweden. Wrap up warm and enjoy something unique next time out, there’s ice-cool cocktails followed by dinner and drinks to enjoy in the downstairs restaurant.  

Happily Affordable ££
West End
2 events @ 2 venues with 27 upcoming dates from 01 Feb 2018 until 03 Mar 2018

Do something a little different for your next date night in London and check out this quirky winter pop up. Offering everything from cocktails to curling, there's something for every couple at Winterland.

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8 events @ Reverend JW Simpson with 8 upcoming dates from 30 Jan 2018 until 08 May 2018

On your next date night, try learning a new skill, or just a new cocktail, at this great Central London cocktail class. Sample a new twist on your favourite spirit then mix one up yourselves. 

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The Light Lounge

135 user reviews

One of Soho's more secret spots, The Light Lounge is a contemporary-cool cocktail treasure den featuring that members only bar feel for utmost exclusivity. Chuck together a few chums and shoot down to this glam go-to and peruse through the fruity, fun cocktail mix as you revel on the d-floor to the upbeat assortment of disco-funk tunes.

Happily Affordable ££
Leicester Square

Oriole

837 user reviews

Brought to London by the team behind the multi-award winning Nightjar, this is a sumptuous bar of global influence. Designed to tease all of the senses and take you on a journey of discovery, settle in at the Oriole and enjoy cocktails mixed with the finest exotic ingredients going. There’s similarly delightful grazing plates, and live entertainment comes in the form of live jazz, swing and blues music throughout the week.

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East London

Victorian Bath House

73 user reviews

Experience the exclusive setting of the Victorian Bath House for a date night in London with a difference. Visits are made by appointment only so book your place and discover this decadent restaurant bar of Victorian excess and rich interiors inspired by period glamour. This one will be sure to turn heads if you're looking to make an impression. 

Happily Affordable ££
Liverpool Street

View 94

13 user reviews

Treat that special someone to a special night at View 94 – head up to their restaurant to a fine dining, candlelit venue and a menu packed with tasty European treats or head downstairs for more relaxed drinks, all while enjoying their panoramic views of the Thames.

Happily Affordable ££
Putney

The perfect Valentine's Day date night in London, speakeasy-inspired bar Oriole will be laying down a gorgeous Valentine's spread and live jazz to make your evening perfect.

19:00 - 02:00
Dating, Drinks Tasting, Food & Drink
Jazz
East London
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Boasting a visionary design and an exceptional menu, the Restaurant at Sanderson is a true show-stopper for date night. A great choice if you’re toasting an anniversary or birthday, come by this swish pad inside this glamorous hotel for dinner and drinks featuring top-of-the-range seasonal fare and artisanal cocktails.

Splash the Cash £££
Central London

The Den

2 user reviews
The Den
January Sale: Afternoon Tea £25

Leather sofas, warm lighting, interesting artworks lining the walls; The Den certainly ticks a lot of boxes when it comes to creating a romantic ambience. Bring your loved one to this hidden hotel bar and take in the relaxed yet sophisticated vibe; they serve up a divine Afternoon Tea experience or there’s a bespoke G&T menu to sample if you’re just coming for drinks.

Happily Affordable ££
Central London

Perfect for a romantic date this Valentine's Day in London, this stunning evening at Nightjar brings you Chambord cocktails and music from the wonderful Sugar Kings.

18:00 - 02:00
Food & Drink, Date Night
Jazz
Shoreditch
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Charlotte's Place

0 user reviews
Charlotte's Place
Early Dinner Offer - 3 Courses & Aperitif £32.50 and 1 other offer available.

The charming Ealing eatery is one of the ultimate date night restaurants in London. Cosy and intimate, the interiors are almost as gorgeous as the food.

Happily Affordable ££
Ealing

Balans Soho Society Soho

19 user reviews

Balans is the perfect date restaurant thanks to its moody candlelight and tasty menu of European dishes – and if you get carried away, you can stay until the early hours of the morning too.

Happily Affordable ££
West End

Coin Laundry

68 user reviews

When it comes to a date night dinner in London, it's important to find somewhere cool, somewhere charming and somewhere downright delicious, and that's where Coin Laundry come in. Join them for Shoreditch-esque interiors, international plates, classic 70s inspired chicken kievs and plenty more. 

Happily Affordable ££
Farringdon

Set in what was a former public conveniences, The Bermondsey Arts Club is as stylish and suave as cocktail bars come. Designed with art deco gumption and a contemporary persuasion, you'll find a bespoke space of unique furniture pieces where you can experience their hand crafted liquid extravagances in the form of their cocktail list. 

Happily Affordable ££
Bermondsey

Aeroanut is putting on a spectacular show of burlesque, live music and circus acts, all bringing the films of Tarantino to life.

21:00 - 22:30
Cabaret/Burlesque, Fun Time Partying, Something A Little Different, Themed Nights
Live Music
Acton
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Based in Castle Tooting in South London, The Big London Bake is a fun summer event that's perfect for the city's many foodies. Taking inspiration from one of Britain's most iconic tv shows, the event will see guests take part in a number of testing challenges in order to find out who London's true star bakers are. Do you have what it takes to choux away the competition and rise to the top?

Multiple start times (see ticket info)
Something A Little Different, Hen Party, Date Night, Food & Drink
Tooting
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There's a lot more to Shoreditch than first meets the eye, you know. Found somewhere amongst the countless trendy hangouts and quirky pop-ups is the Whistling Shop - a seductive cocktail venue featuring vintage seating, table service and all of the charm of a Victorian gin palace.

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Shoreditch

Portobello Star

4 user reviews

If you want your London date night to be infused with some fabulous cocktails, head to the Portobello Star. This historic bar is oozing in atmosphere, as well as handmade liquors and in-house spirit infusions that create perfect mixed drinks.

Happily Affordable ££
Notting Hill

NOLA

75 user reviews

Hidden away above Bedroom Bar in amongst the bustle of Shoreditch, NOLA is a love note to the culture and history of New Orleans. Jazz and blues tunes fill the air as a divine list of cocktails are mixed with great skill and imagination, seek out NOLA for that intimate feel and keep your eyes peeled for the secret cigar terrace while you’re at it.

Happily Affordable ££
Shoreditch

Taking place in Southwark's Union Street Cafe, this evening is an incredible celebration of pizza. Two Italian chefs are putting a gourmet spin on the much loved dish, with six courses of doughy goodness and the choice to add paired beers and ciders.

19:00 - 22:30
Food & Drink, Something A Little Different, Pop-Up, Supper Clubs
South London
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Cigalon

2 user reviews

Head to Chancery Lane for a taste of authentic French cuisine and clean cut lines as Cigalon present the perfect date night in London for you. Inspired by the finest Provençal dishes, Cigalon has suppliers in the South of France to keep their food offering classic, seasonal and fresh.

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Central London

Hot Gin Roof is back for another year to put a stop to your inevitable London date night arguments. For steaming cocktails and hot gin and tonics, it's the only place to see out those cold weather blues. 

Multiple start times (see ticket info)
Date Night, Food & Drink, Pop-Up, Something A Little Different
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The Yacht is putting on a special meal this Valentine's Day; join them on their moored location on Southbank for a night of five courses and bubbly, all set to a backdrop of the skyline.

Multiple start times (see ticket info)
Date Night, Food & Drink, Something A Little Different, Dating
Embankment
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Ray's Bar

32 user reviews

They say going to dinner for a date is a bit cliché now, so why not treat that special someone to a three course liquid lunch. Hidden beneath Voodoo Ray’s is a secret hideaway made to look like a back-street Tokyo bar, and filled with delicious mixed drinks. They offer up three courses of cocktails – starters, mains and dessert – all made from handcrafted spirits, fresh fruits and bespoke bitters.

Happily Affordable ££
Dalston

Spend your Valentine’s Day date night in London feasting on a delicious three course meal at the Exhibit, before making your way into their intimate cinema for a screening of the 1996 Romeo and Juliet film starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes.

Multiple start times (see ticket info)
Date Night, Film Screenings, Food & Drink
Balham
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3 events @ 2 venues with 52 upcoming dates from 25 Jan 2018 until 18 May 2018

Perfect for a date night in London, Bar Rumba will be playing host to fantastic comedy acts every Thursday - Saturday night in Leicester Square.

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Opium

417 user reviews

Yep - that's a wall filled with ornamental teapots right there. Opium is one of London's true hidden gems, discretely tucked away behind an otherwise unassuming green door in the heart of bustling Chinatown. Come for seasonal Oriental themed cocktails and dim sum plates in a quirky speakeasy styled bar - it's basically got the ideal set-up if you're really looking to impress someone with your nightlife knowledge.

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Soho

Perfect for a date night in London, this stunning burlesque retelling of Persephone in the Underworld is a great way to get the blood pumping this winter.

21:30 - 23:00
Theatre/Arts, Something A Little Different, Festival, Pop-Up
Live Music
Waterloo
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The Cavalry Bar

9 user reviews

For a date night with a side of elegance, check out the luxe-as-you-like Calvary Bar, located a stone's throw from Buckingham Palace and set within the beautiful Rubens at the Palace hotel. Think bespoke cocktails, mood-setting champagne and some relatively refined interior design at this sure-to-impress hotel hangout.

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Westminster

This quirky and cool East London event is the ideal date night for those who like their love a little on the dark side. Temple Cinema will be bringing their latest season of chillers and thrillers to the Andaz for a series of tempestuous romances and tainted loves.

19:30 - 22:00
Film Screenings, Pop-Up, Themed Nights, Something A Little Different, Date Night
Background Music
Liverpool Street
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Le Bar

22 user reviews

Le Bar is the latest addition to Farringdon's diverse bar scene, pairing fresh cocktails and fine glasses of wine with seasonal small plates of French food. Created by the same masterminds behind the Michelin-starred Club Gascon, the team of expert mixologists and sommeliers will serve drinks that perfectly complement and balance out the flavours of the small plates.

 

Happily Affordable ££
Farringdon

SO.UK Clapham

17 user reviews

Let those smokey aromas waft you into a romantic bubble in this Arabic haven of cosy cushioned booth seats and ornate lanterns. With fine food to choose from and the best in classy cocktails, play footsie under the tables and lean over the table tops in sultry surrounds. 

Happily Affordable ££
Clapham
4 events @ Karma Sanctum Soho Hotel with 53 upcoming dates starting on 24 Jan 2018

For a quirky and intimate date night, this boutique hotel in London offers delicious dining and drinks options perfect for a couples night out in Central London. 

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Try something  a little different this date night with SEA Life After Dark, where you’ll be able to traverse the wonders of the London Aquarium after hours. Travel at your own pace, sip your complimentary prosecco and take in the wonderful conservation and all the nature it contains.     

Multiple start times (see ticket info)
Something A Little Different, Date Night, Activity, Walks & Tours
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Toast the haggis in true Scottish fashion with this event at The Coach and Horses in Kew. The night will include a delicious three-course meal, a dram of whisky and a poetry recital. 

19:00 - 22:00
Food & Drink
Kew
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For an exciting musical date night in London, catch Jake Long lead a stellar performance of Don Cherry’s iconic 1978 album Here And Now at the Jazz Cafe. It's one of the best jazz events in London this year.  

19:00 - 22:30
Live Music
Live Music
Camden
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Shake up your date night with this fun London cocktail class. Focusing on cocktails to inspire passion it's perfect for Valentine's Day or just a Thursday night out with that special someone.

19:00 - 22:00
Classes, Date Night, Drinks Tasting
Greenwich
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2 events @ One Aldwych with 2 upcoming dates starting on 28 Feb 2018

For a lovely London date night in winter, enjoy one of these great screenings at One Aldwych. With three course meal and a chilled glass of champagne in hand, settle down in front of The Nutcracker, The Winter's Tale or Swan Lake. 

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Little Bat

97 user reviews

Angel’s neighbourhood cocktail bar is a sure-fire way to impress on date night. To start with, it’s from the same guys as Callooh Callay, so you can expect a banging list of cocktails made with great skill and imagination. The place offers a super chilled out vibe with cosy seating and attentive staff, and with Alice in Wonderland themed quirks never too far away, this is a must-try for date night close to Islington’s buzzing Upper Street.

Happily Affordable ££
Angel

Yummy, sociable and fun, Chaiparty is back for 2018. Join the ladies at Brother Marcus for a night of delicious Indian dining, with this month's theme influenced by aphrodisiacs, along with a bubbly cocktail.

19:00 - 23:00
Supper Clubs
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This evening is bringing all sorts of gorgeousness to West London. Taking place at Paradise by Way of Kensal Green, the night will be a train journey of Chinese dining, with an immersive element to each course.

19:00 - 01:00
Food & Drink, Fun Time Partying, Something A Little Different, Supper Clubs
Queen's Park
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Proud Cabaret Camden

8 user reviews

Bringing a refreshing new twist to your standard speakeasy-style bar, Proud Cabaret is sure to be a date you won't forget. The 1920s-themed venue will provide an entertainment experience like no other - keeping you intrigued the entire time, you most definitely can expect the unexpected. Brilliant entertainment accompanied by exquisite food and drink, you're guaranteed to impress you date!

Happily Affordable ££
Camden

Nightjar

1000 user reviews

Sometimes, there’s so much hype surrounding a bar that the experience fails to match your expectations. With Nightjar that is absolutely not the case. Constantly celebrated as one of the best drinking dens in the world, it’s the irresistible set-up combining beautifully mixed drinks with soothing, serenading live music that makes this prized bar so good if you’re pulling out all the stops for date night.

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Shoreditch

Machiya

0 user reviews

Calm, serene and laid back, Machiya in Soho is a new restaurant-bar that's made waves with its authentic flavours. While the chefs serve traditional plates of tonkatsu, teriyaki and yaitori upstairs, the venue's bartenders fill each guests' head with Japanese whiskies, sakes and an intriguing range of cocktails in the bar downstairs. Treat that someone special to a romantic date night in London.

Happily Affordable ££
Soho

Venn St. Records

31 user reviews
Venn St. Records
Cheap Date - 2 Pizzas and 2 Drinks for £19 and 1 other offer available.

Based in the heart of Clapham, Venn St Records is a venue that takes its love of music to the next level. Covered in tour posters, old NME covers and with walls lined with vintage records, the bar staff keep the mood light by serving flavoursome cocktails all throughout the night. Perfect for anyone looking for a quirky date night spot, this bar never disappoints. 

Happily Affordable ££
Clapham

L'Etranger Piano Lounge

2 user reviews

If you're looking to impress a date then this luxurious cocktail bar is just the place to go. With unique cocktails and delicious pan Asian cuisine it has everything you need to enjoy a night of eating and drinking. The late night opening hours mean that you'll have no reason to leave before you're ready. With a sophisticated and fashionable clientele it is sure to impress anyone. Book your table online!

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West London

A great London date night activity for couples with international taste, this Japanese whisky cocktail class will provide a fun and informative introduction to the spirits. 

14:00 - 17:00
Classes, Daytime, Food & Drink, Hen Party
East London
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MyChocolate

0 user reviews

You know, they say chocolate is the most romantic food in the world. So next day night, why don’t you and the one you love get down to a MyChocolate event, where they combine creative, charm and great service to create a truly unforgettable night. Did we mention the event is all about chocolate?   

Happily Affordable ££
Shoreditch

Burlock

132 user reviews

As well as a collection of more than 200 types of rum, Burlock serves up a menu of authentic Cuban and Caribbean food to complement its cocktails. This is a cavernous cocktail bar promising a great atmosphere in Marylebone, with a unique happy hour offering deals from open until close and a Grasshopper Challenge donating £1 from each sale to human rights organisations.

Splash the Cash £££
Marylebone

Megaro Bar

31 user reviews
Megaro Bar
Monkey Shoulder High ball cocktail for £5 and 2 other offers available.

Megaro is a basement bar in Kings Cross that's created a reputation for itself thanks to its stunning cocktail menu and quirky decor. The venue's expert mixologists have really let their creative side shine, curating a menu of signature creations and spirit infusion. 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.

Happily Affordable ££
Kings Cross

If you’re really out to impress, The Punch Room is a charming reservations only bar tucked away in the London Edition Hotel. Handsomely adorned with oak panelling and with a playlist of vintage soul, ragtime, doo-wop and blues filling the air, cosy up with one of their signature punch bowls for two and embrace an atmosphere evocative of a nineteenth century private club.

Happily Affordable ££
Central London

Trailer Happiness

13 user reviews

Oozing intimacy and serving a first-class choice of tiki cocktails, Trailer Happiness is a winner for romance on Portobello Road. Head underground to uncover this exotic wonderland of delectable dim sum, flamboyant rum cocktails and a quirky, off-beat vibe.

Happily Affordable ££
Notting Hill

Cinnamon Kitchen

9 user reviews
Cinnamon Kitchen
One Dish Lunch Menu and 1 other offer available.

Fragrant cuisine and Indian delicacies define Cinnamon Kitchen. Plating up award-winning food, this Liverpool Street joint is a certified champion when it comes to innovative flavours, cooking and dining experience. If you're looking for somewhere to impress and engorge your taste buds then this is a home run in the dating field. 

Splash the Cash £££
Liverpool Street

The Basement Shoreditch

8 user reviews

Perfect for anyone that's bored of brushing elbows and awkwardly bumping into people at packed out bars, The Basement Shoreditch is a venue that combines expertly-made cocktails with attentive hosting and an unbeatable music playlist. Perfect for anyone looking for a date night in London's that's a bit different, this is one night your partner's not likely to forget in a hurry.

Happily Affordable ££
Shoreditch

Nothing quite says a date night in London like the theatre. Found at the heralded Shaftesbury Theatre, join Motown: The Musical for a stunning night of classics hits, romantic tunes, roaring production sets and some of the best acting in the business.

Theatre/Arts, Themed Nights, Date Night
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Swift

245 user reviews

The masterminds behind the successful Nightjar bar have now their attention towards Covent Garden, offering London's many young couples a great date night in the form of Swift bar. Using an arsenal of international spirits, fruits and spices, and promising a quick turn around for each drink, the expert team of mixologists serve both classic and inventive cocktails to its guests. 

Happily Affordable ££
Soho

Sky Lounge

11 user reviews

Located in Spitalfields, this sky bar is bringing views of London and a swanky penthouse atmosphere. See London from the sky, enjoy a glass of Champagne and woo a date with the intimate atmosphere.

Happily Affordable ££
Liverpool Street

Restaurant Ours

3 user reviews

Date night in London doesn’t get more romantic than Restaurant Ours. Channelling a relaxed yet modern chic approach to interiors, there’s exposed brickwork matched against greenery and simple wooden furnishings. Once you’re won over by the inside, prepare for your taste buds to be wooed by a wonderful list of delicious European food.

Splash the Cash £££
Kensington

68 and Boston

339 user reviews

A bit of a schmoozing playground where expert sommeliers are on hand serving fine bottles of wine and top rated mixologists blend top class cocktails behind the bar. 68 & Boston is the answer to all of your where to go for date night in London qualms. Check in for intimate drinks, a relaxing yet cosy atmosphere and bartending of every measure. 

Happily Affordable ££
Soho

Eve

57 user reviews

You’ll find a piece of Eden in Central London in the form of Eve, a place of temptation and indulgence. Their cocktails are theatrical and delicious, their surroundings are luxurious and the atmosphere is some of the best in the centre.

Splash the Cash £££
Covent Garden

The Arts Theatre Club

3 user reviews

The search for a solid date night in London can sometimes prove to be quite long and arduous. Put an end to the headache, and settle in for a drink or two with your beau at Soho's The Arts Theatre Club--a Prohibition-style speakeasy complete with dazzling vintage touches such as private tables and a constant flow of classic crooners coming from the DJ booth.

Happily Affordable ££
Soho

Rehab

24 user reviews

Based in Hackney, Rehab is a charming cafe and restaurant that's based in what was a dilapidated laundry shop. Serving a selection of cocktails, craft beers and vegan food, it offers a cosy spot for London's young couple to swoon and unwind in. 

Happily Affordable ££
Hackney

Craft London

6 user reviews

Treat your other half to a night out at Craft, where you can enjoy a delicious range of food in their restaurant ranging from grilled scallops to clay baked duck. The interiors are beautiful, but after your meal you should head upstairs to their bar, where you can enjoy cocktails and a beautiful 360-degree view of the Thames.

Happily Affordable ££
Greenwich

Take your cocktail night to new heights at this extra special event at One Marylebone. Featuring some of the finest mixers and shakers in the drinks business, this series of nights are perfect London date ideas. 

18:00 - 00:00
Food & Drink, Pop-Up, Something A Little Different, Festival
Background Music
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The Luggage Room

11 user reviews

Putting all other trap bars and hidden liquor parlours to shame comes The Luggage Room. Somewhere behind an inconspicuous black door, you approach, knock, confirm your booking with a voice on the other side and in you go... who doesn't love a bit of tense mystery as you take your date night in London into the unknown?

Splash the Cash £££
Mayfair
5 events @ Top Secret Comedy Club with 250 upcoming dates starting on 24 Jan 2018

For a long time, the Top Secret Comedy Club has steered clear of the radar. Delighting crowds in the know with their utterly hilarious - but very elusive - comedy nights, we felt it was time to bring this end of the week comedy extravaganza to the masses. Bring your date if they’ve got an awesome sense of humour, you’ll be laughing all night long and there’s wallet-friendly drinks flowing from the bar.

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Ruby's Bar and Lounge

11 user reviews

In a nutshell; Ruby’s is one of our favourite subterranean spots in the whole of London town. Offering something completely different in Dalston, this is a positively charming cocktail bar serving delightful drinks with table service in an atmosphere that just oozes with intimacy. A must-try if you’re looking for a cosy date night destination in east London.

Happily Affordable ££
Dalston

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