Things To Do For Couples in London

The capital may be built for meeting people and socialising, but she's secretly a city of fun lovin' too. We've lined up our favourite events and places that promise something fun for your date night. Discover immersive games, social sports and Ceilidh dancing right here in our guide to things to do for couples in London. 

Last updated on 14th October 2021

Backyard Comedy Club

36 user reviews 4

One of the best comedy nights for couples in London, this East London offering brings together some of the freshest new stand-ups in the biz every Thursday, Friday and Saturday to give you more than a few giggles.

The ultimate date night destination, Chelsea Funhouse is a triple threat. Spread over three floors, this West London spot boasts a funky around-the-world themed restaurant (complete with four-course tasting menus), as well as an immersive cocktail experience with 1940s wartime code-cracking. As for brunch, think Persian fried eggs, crêpes from Bretagne and unicorn prosecco.

Ever wanted to feel like James Bond for a night? Over in Kensington, The Milestone Hotel and Residences are hosting a variety of events, including a Casino Royale-themed dining experience. Not only will you get a five-course banquet, you'll also get to play games, drink Champers and more.

  The Big London Bake

934 user reviews 5

@ The Castle Tooting on Various dates from Saturday 16th October 2021

The Big London Bake is a food event in London that takes inspiration from one of Britain's most iconic tv shows. Expect to take part in a number of testing challenges in order to find out who London's true star bakers are. Slice passed your competition and prove all the nay-sayers wrong. 

@ St Anne's Church on Fri, 22nd Oct 2021 @ 19:00 - 22:00

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If you've got a date night coming up and fancy doing something cute, we know just the thing. St Anne's Church in East London is holding a unique movie night, where you'll get to watch short adventure flicks, curl up around a campfire and toast marshmallows.

  The Cheese Crawl

19 user reviews 5

@ Statue of Goddess Diana on Every Saturday

The ultimate day out for the dairy-loving duo, The Cheese Crawl is introducing you to some of the coolest artisan makers in the capital. On top of tasters across the tour, you'll also be quizzed on your learning with some fun trivia challenges.

  The Candlelight Club

355 user reviews 4

@ The Candlelight Club on Various dates from Friday 29th October 2021

This ain't any od date night spot... Don your flapper dresses, top hats and feather boas for a supper club that's whisking you away to a twenties-themed haven of boozy libations, live music and impressive cabaret. What's more, The Candlelight Club is keeping its location secret until just a few days before, keeping the mystery alive.


108 user reviews 4

Make date night a little different as Gin House Burlesque take over the The King's Head for a night of seductive and sexy burlesque. The showgirls and boys perform in amongst the crowd, with everything from crowd diving to a Josephine Baker tribute act. Stay late for even more shenanigans. 

Midnight Apothecary

785 user reviews 4

Midnight Apothecary has got you covered for summer date night ideas in London. Located on the top of Brunel Museum, the candlelit oasis is serving up botanical cocktails and individual firepits for the two of you to snuggle up around and toast marshmallows.

The Magic Hour

792 user reviews 5

Want to really knock your date's socks off? Treat them to an evening of astonishment at one of The Magic Hour's epic live shows. Taking place in a luxury London venue, this intimate performance will see you come closer to the tricks than ever before, with an element of mind reading too.

Push the boat out for your next date night with a lavish Champagne tasting at 1 Lombard Street. Over the event, you and your boo will either sample six different bubbly delights from Pointillart Leroy or one glass with a carefully paired meal.

Thames Rockets

40 user reviews 5

Looking for a truly memorable date experience? How about a guided speedboat tour down the Thames? This unique adventure will see you zipping down the river while blasting music and taking in some stunning sights. To finish, you'll be greeted with a cocktail as you return to land. 

AIM Escape

6 user reviews 5

Put your relationship to the ultimate test with this new premium escape room experience. AIM Escape combines cutting edge technology with unique storylines and stunning spaces to test your logic to the max. Will it be #relationshipgoals, or will you find yourself trapped forever?

Crack out the flares and pop on your platforms for one of Rivoli Ballroom's Rouges disco and funk events. The party pros will be spinning non-stop anthems from the 70s and 80s for you and your partner in crime to dance to throughout the night.

Toulouse Lautrec Jazz Club

782 user reviews 5

Get ready to ramp up those date night delights as this Elephant and Castle music venue offers some of the best things for couples to do in London. Head over to the Toulouse Lautrec Jazz Club for live bands, stunning soloists and quirky art classes throughout the year.

  Paranormal Activity Tour

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@ Infront of Newspaper Stand Outside Farringdon Station on Friday 22nd October 2021 and 26 other Fridays

Couples that get scared together stay together, and there's nothing scarier than the terrifying paranormal underbelly of London. Using the latest in paranormal detection equipment, you'll be looking for ghosts and poltergeists in places of murder, plague pits and abandoned prison cells.

Looking for a little crazy golf action this season? plonk is the day-glo putting experience you won't want to miss. Grab the gang and head over to your nearest course for holes, hilarity and even a few bevs along the way.

Treat that special someone to a unique day out in London. Greenwich Pantry have a series of unmissable cookery classes for couples to have a crack at, from baking your own bread to mastering the art of sushi rolling and whipping up perfect pastry.

The London Cabaret Club

290 user reviews 4

Take your sweetheart for dinner and a show at The London Cabaret Club. By combining a quintessentially British fine-dining experience with an awesomely innovative live show, this quirky venue offers one of the most sophisticated alternative nights out in the city.

Ballie Ballerson Shoreditch

3573 user reviews 4

One of the most sought after night out activities in London, Ballie Ballerson is all about good old fashioned fun, and a few fruity cocktails to boot. Throw yourselves into one of their huge ball pools in Shoreditch for the ultimate play date.

Get immersed in the world of illicit cocktails and pizza making as this quirky masterclass takes you inside the iconic ABQ motorhome for a night of molecular mixology and hazmat-suited chaos. Expect plenty of enticing food and drink in a Breaking Bad-esque setting. 

A night of

104 user reviews 4

Taking place at venues across the city, this series of live musical tributes pay homage to some of history's most influential artists, eras and genres. Check out A Night Of for old school hits and classic tunes.

The Gibson

696 user reviews 5

If you're a couple that loves their cocktails, look no further than this world-renowned Eat London bar. The Gibson is an essential date night destination no matter what the occasion may be, this place whips up innovative concoctions against a backdrop of swoon-worthy interiors. 

In a city known for its diverse stand-up scene, we're helping you round up the very best. From quirky immersive nights packed with laughs to the coolest places to catch some rising talent, these are our top picks for comedy nights in London.

Film And Fizz with Curzon

89 user reviews 5

Head over to Aldwych for an evening spent sipping on bubbles and watching movie classics in an intimate 30-seater cinema room. Curzon will also be serving up a delicious three-course meal beforehand to really push the boat out.

House Of Burlesque

480 user reviews 5

Looking for date ideas? Over in the West End at Madame Jojo's, House of Burlesque is hosting a brilliant roster of events called Speakeasy. You can pop along for a bit of pre-dinner cabaret or even stay for an evening of dancing.

Fancy sampling delicious vinos in a gorgeous setting with your boo? Then bag a ticket to one of Wine Online London's exciting events, where you'll get to sample a tasty range of Portuguese delights over at 1 Lombard Street near Bank.

The Tapas Room

8 user reviews 5

If you're a couple looking for fun things to do, head to South London where you'll find The Tapas Room. It's here you two will be swept off your feet with mouthwatering small plates and expertly curated bottles of wine, with a number of exciting tasting experiences for you to try.

Paint a Pic

4 user reviews 5

Paint a Pic are providing you and your beau with a fun and creative hands-on afternoon. A great activity for couples in London, this session will have you both letting your creativity run wild and enjoying a few tipples from the bar.

Couldn't sort that autumn minibreak in time? Treat yourselves to a a German-inspired away-day as Pergola Paddington transform their rooftop space into the ultimate Oktoberfest party. The venue will be playing host to all manner of cool events, from bottomless brunches to live Oompah bands.

Humble Grape

20 user reviews 4

Looking for date night inspo? Humble Grape is hosting an array of wine-centred events across London, from rosé masterclasses to Riesling tastings. Grab your beau and treat them to a couple of glass of their favourite vino.