Things To Do For Couples in London

In the words of Riri, you found love in a hopeless place. Well done you. Now then, don't let those single Londoners hate on you in all your couple glory. The capital may be a city built for meeting people and socialising, but she's secretly a city of fun lovin' too. In true London form we've lined up a top list of our favourite events and places to go that promise something fun, cool and different for your date night in London. Discover immersive games, social sports and Ceilidh dancing right here for some things to do for couples in London. 

Last updated on 15th June 2018




  SEA LIFE London LATES with Prosecco

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@ SEA LIFE London Aquarium on Various dates

Staying awake beyond its usual bedtime, the London Aquarium is opening up its doors inviting Londoner to explore their two-floor aquarium with a glass of prosecco in their hand. Perfect for anyone looking for an unforgettable date night in London, there are few better ways to see sharks, sea turtles and Cuban crocodiles in London.

  RE:IMAGINE

11 events @ XOYO with 11 upcoming dates from 21 Jun 2018 until 02 Aug 2018

Listen to some of music's most defining moments lovingly recreated by a live orchestra at XOYO – think Dr Dre, Destiny's Child, and Notorious BIG played with a plethora of instruments.

  Candlelight Concerts

3 events @ St Martin-in-the-Fields with 3 upcoming dates starting on 29 Jun 2018

Enjoy a night of wonderful classical music as the works of Vivaldi and Handel are brought to life by the London Musical Arts Ensemble and director John Landor at the spectacular St Martin-in-the-Fields.

Proud Cabaret City

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Proud Cabaret City offers the perfect night out for you and your partner. Offering up a sophisticated dining experience of superbly executed British classics, in a quality 1920s speakeasy setting, the charm alone should be enough to sell you on date night. But the spectacular shows seal the deal, where you can enjoy cabaret, jazz and burlesque all in one place.

  The Big London Bake

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@ The Castle Tooting on Various dates

The Big London Bake is a food event in London that will challenge the city's amateur bakers in new and exciting ways. 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. Slice passed your competition and prove all the nay-sayers wrong. 

  Nomad Cinema

8 events @ 3 venues with 8 upcoming dates from 27 Jul 2018 until 08 Sep 2018

For one of the most magical movie watching experiences in London, you will be hard pressed to be Nomad Cinema. The travelling film show takes over quirky locations such as cemeteries and lidos, to show unforgettable films.

Cafe de Paris

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If you're looking to liven up your couples night out in London, then Cafe de Paris have a whirlwind weekend of bespoke and glittering events for you to give a go. Over 85 years old and still going strong, the glamorous French ballroom of Cafe de Paris is host to many a titillating cabaret show and burlesque bae. Drink, dine and be dazzled by the performances that go down here. 

  Neverland London Presents Fulham Beach Club

3 events @ Neverland London with 111 upcoming dates from 17 Jun 2018 until 26 Aug 2018

Make a day of it this summer and head down to the Fulham Beach Club. With all manner of activities to get involved with, from prosecco pong to mini golf, it's one of the best things for couples to do in London this summer.

  Skylight

3 events @ Tobacco Dock with 150 upcoming dates from 17 Jun 2018 until 09 Sep 2018

This gorgeous rooftop bar in Wapping offers a great opportunity for some chill out time, or to get involved in some summery lawn sports. Grab a drink and enjoy the view, or indulge in a spot of croquet at this fun summer pop up at Tobacco Dock.

  BOISDALE OF BELGRAVIA - RESTAURANT, BARS & TERRACE

8 events @ Boisdale of Belgravia with 12 upcoming dates from 18 Jun 2018 until 30 Jun 2018

For a dreamy little date night, this jazz bar in Belgravia offers everything you'd want - delicious dining, refreshing drinks and a magnificent line up of live jazz, blues and soul. 

The London Cabaret Club

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Take your sweetheart out for dinner and a show by heading to The London Cabaret Club in Holborn. By combining a quintessentially British fine-dining experience with an awesomely innovative live show, this venue  offers one of the most sophisticated 'alternative nights out in London'. Each dish on the menu is delicately prepared, and similarly, the show has been choreographed meticulously. The result? An unforgettable night. 

  Kansas Smitty's

26 events @ Kansas Smitty's with 26 upcoming dates from 17 Jun 2018 until 18 Sep 2018

Purveyors of the finest live music and the punchiest cocktails, Kansas Smitty's is a top choice for a night out in Hackney. The spot keeps it cool with live swing and blues bands, as well as touring singers, perfectly accompanied by one of their infamous juleps.

  The Magic Hour

2 events @ 2 venues with 25 upcoming dates from 21 Jun 2018 until 31 Aug 2018

After travelling the world and amazing crowds - including some of the most sinister critics - the Magic Hour now returns to London, turning its focus to the Grand Royal in Hyde Park. While the sleight of hand tricks will have you scratching your head, the death-defying stunts and unreal mind reading will leave the entire audience stunned into silence. This event is perfect for any couples in London looking to experience something new on their next date night.

  Launch Party: The Good Egg Presents Beer + Bagels

@ The Good Egg Soho on Monday 18 June 2018

Eat your way through the best bagels from restaurants and delis like The Good Egg and Russ & Daughters, all with specially paired beers by London's best craft brewers. This bagel festival is going all out, as specialists fly in from New York, there's paired beer from London brewers and there's also a live DJ set from the sensational DJ BBQ.

  Rivoli Pop up Cinema

12 events @ Rivoli Ballroom with 12 upcoming dates from 18 Jul 2018 until 14 Dec 2018

With screenings of fantastic movies, as well as hot dogs, popcorn, wine and comfy seats, this cool and quirky cinema pop up in South London is a great activity for couples in London.

  Guest Chef Night At Charlotte's W5

1 events @ Charlotte's W5 with 1 upcoming dates starting on 19 Jun 2018

One of the best activities for foodie London couples, Charlotte's W5 will be playing host to a number of guest chefs this spring and summer who will be bringing their expertise and eclectic dishes to this gorgeous restaurant space.

  Shrek’s Adventure! London LATES with Cocktail

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@ Shrek's Adventure! London on Friday 2 November 2018

Have you rescued your Fiona? Had true love's first kiss with Shrek? Well, it's time to make your way to Far Far Away together in this immersive Shrek experience. You'll arrive to a special DreamWorks concocted drink before Donkey takes you on a crazy, jaw-dropping 4D bus ride. If you make it through, you'll end up in the Poison Apple Pub to have a shot with the ugly step sister.

  Film And Fizz with Curzon

3 events @ One Aldwych with 4 upcoming dates from 17 Jun 2018 until 29 Jun 2018

If you're looking to push the boat out a bit for your next date night, this stunning series of cinema events in the luxury screening room of One Aldwych come complete with a three course dinner at Indigo and a chilled glass of fizz to enjoy through your viewing.

  Tiger Rag Fridays- weekly live jazz and swing dancing!

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@ The Arcola Theatre on Every Friday

Adding some electric swing to your already lively Friday nights, the team at the Arcola Theatre serve Londoners a truly stunning night out in town. With dance classes for both beginners and experienced dancers, and a wide choice of dances - from the lindy hop to the Charleston - things are nicely rounded off by a sparkling live Jazz show. Grab that special someone, pull on your best pair of dancing shoes and head to Dalston for a brilliantly nostalgic night out.

  Midnight Apothecary

1 events @ Brunel Museum Rooftop Garden with 30 upcoming dates from 22 Jun 2018 until 29 Sep 2018

One of the best things for couples to do in London, this stunning summer pop up on the roof of the Brunel Museum invites you to sample botanical cocktails, delicious street food and warm yourself in front of a crackling campfire.

Bounce, Old Street

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Nothing says couples bonding like Bounce Old Street does. London's unrivaled champions of ping pong and drinking in excess now boast venues in both Shoreditch and Holborn where people flock for a good time and great gaming. Challenge the Mrs or team up with your fella and give a game of ping pong a go for your fun couples night out in London. 

  The Jazz Cafe

1 events @ Jazz Cafe with 4 upcoming dates from 01 Jul 2018 until 07 Oct 2018

You can always count on The Jazz Cafe in Camden for a top night out; head to the live music venue for dinner and sets from amazing musicians and stellar DJs.

  Handmade Mysteries

5 events @ 5 venues with 124 upcoming dates from 17 Jun 2018 until 05 Aug 2018

Handmade Mysteries create twisted escape rooms for people looking for a pulse-racing, brain-teasing, immersive experience. Based in London's finest drinking establishments, your game host will introduce your team to a series of bizarre contraptions and mysterious misfits. Will you win and cry for joy? Or lose, and just cry? 

  Toulouse Lautrec Jazz Club

12 events @ 2 venues with 63 upcoming dates starting on 20 Jun 2018

Some bars are just made for date night. An intimate brasserie and wine bar tucked away in Kennington, Toulouse Lautrec summons the bohemian charm of a vintage Parisian jazz bar while an exciting array of talented bands take to the stage. Get an evening date locked in and pop along for food and drinks to the romantic sounds of live bands playing jazz, swing, funk and soul.

  Creative Workshops with Nicole Line

10 events @ 5 venues with 10 upcoming dates from 20 Jun 2018 until 04 Sep 2018

Learn a new skill together at Nicole Line's workshops, where you'll learn how to source materials, use equipment, and develop techniques in a variety of textile arts in mixed ability classes designed to get people to mix and swap ideas.

  GIN-HOUSE BURLESQUE

4 events @ The King's Head Member's Club with 4 upcoming dates from 29 Jun 2018 until 23 Nov 2018

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. 

  Drink Experiences at T.T Liquor!

4 events @ TT Liquor with 6 upcoming dates from 23 Jun 2018 until 28 Jul 2018

Work together to learn new skills at one of these great London classes at T.T Liquor. Whether it's rum, gin or whisky tastings, or a full blown session on molecular cocktail making, it's a great couples activity this winter. 

TT Liquor

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Does bae fancy themselves as a bit of a mixer? Head down to Shoreditch for T.T Liquor's cocktail-making class. Couple-up on your very own custom-built bar and get to mixing! Here, you'll master the basics of mixology before knuckling down on the more complex techniques. By the end of the class, if you want to officially settle on who the real mixing maestro is - have a crack at making 'the best cocktail of the day!'

  Little Nan's Bar

8 events @ 3 venues with 346 upcoming dates from 30 Dec 2017 until 12 Oct 2018

Offering cocktail teapots, fish finger sandwiches, boozy afternoon teas and bottomless brunches, Little Nan's always has something for couples to do in London. Head for the crazy decor and stay for the delicious cocktails at one of these cute and quirky South London bars.

  Gin Foundry

7 events @ Gin Foundry with 7 upcoming dates from 21 Jun 2018 until 30 Aug 2018

Ideal for a London couple's night out, the Gin Foundry hosts some of the best gin tastings in London, from traditional brands to the coolest new distillers in the game.

  The History of Gin According to Cocktails

7 events @ 7 venues with 7 upcoming dates from 20 Jun 2018 until 17 Jul 2018

For a great couples night out in London, this cool and quirky drinks tasting takes you on a gin journey from the early days of the gin punch through to the marvels of mixology. Held at some of the swishest cocktail joints in town, it's a great way to learn more about your favourite spirit.

  Comedy Carnival London

4 events @ 2 venues with 64 upcoming dates from 21 Jun 2018 until 27 Oct 2018

This fun series of comedy shows is a great thing for couples to do in London. With half price on all drinks and entry to the post-show club night, it's worth making a whole night of it.

  Brother Marcus

4 events @ Brother Marcus with 5 upcoming dates from 28 Jun 2018 until 18 Aug 2018

Perfect for foodie couples with adventurous taste, Balham's Brother Marcus is bringing a whole host of quirky supper clubs and cool dining experiences to London over the coming months.

  A night of

5 events @ 2 venues with 5 upcoming dates from 25 Jun 2018 until 27 Aug 2018

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.

  Paranormal Activity Tour

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@ Infront of Newspaper Stand Outside Farringdon Station on Various dates

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.

Oddbins Events

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If you're looking for something to do for a fun date in London with your other half, the Oddbins team have got the prefect tutored tasting package for you. Offering bespoke events for wine, beer or spirit tastings, these guys will make a cool evening for couples to enjoy offering to come to whatever venue you fancy, or hosting at one of theirs. 

  Pop-up Opera

3 events @ 3 venues with 4 upcoming dates from 22 Jun 2018 until 24 Jul 2018

From an old rectory through to a tunnel shaft, Pop-Up Opera takes place in beautiful places across London and presents opera in a whole new way. This summer, they are telling the story of the hugely popular Il Matrimonio Segreto, a tale about an Italian woman who is encouraged to marry a mad English gent.

  Jive Party @ The Rivoli Ballroom

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@ The Rivoli Ballroom on Various dates

You and the other half will be laughing all night at this cute London date idea, with three spectacular live bands across three nights, the coolest jive and swing music and inexpensive drinks – and there's even a dance lesson to boot.

  Ping Pong

2 events @ Ping Pong Covent Garden with 2 upcoming dates starting on 14 Jun 2018

With a great range of summertime activities on offer, Ping Pong offers some cool and quirky things to do for couples in London. From tea tastings to Dim Sum masterclasses, there's loads going on to check out.

  Reverend JW Simpson: Spirited Sermons Series

2 events @ Reverend JW Simpson with 2 upcoming dates starting on 19 Jun 2018

Perfect for couples looking to learn some new cocktail tricks, Reverend JW Simpson will be continuing their Spirited Sermons, a night of informative talks, tastings and cocktail-shakings all based around your favourite spirits.

  Dough It Yourself Pizza Party with Birra Moretti

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@ Pizza Pilgrims West India Quay on Various dates

Fancy yourselves a couple of great cooks? Put those skills to the test at this fun London pizza-making class. The experts at Pizza Pilgrims West India Quay will be teaching you the ins-and-outs of the perfect pizza, so get ready to through your dough like a pro.