Things To Do For Couples in London

In the words of Riri, you found love in a hopeless place. Well done you.

But 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. Discover immersive games, social sports and Ceilidh dancing right here in our guide to things to do for couples in London. 

Last updated on 9th October 2019

Candlelight Concerts

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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.

@ The Hidden Spirit Ship on Various dates from Thursday 17th October 2019

This new pirate-themed voyage from the minds behind Alcotraz will have you hook, line and sinker. Immerse yourselves in the ultimate date night by taking part in the unravelling tale of treasure and treachery at a drinking experience you'll never forget. 

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@ Hidden location in Hoxton on Thursday 17th October 2019 and 2 other dates

Switch up your date night with a multidimensional dining experience courtesy of Gingerline. You'll tackle tasks, navigate the chambers and encounter mischievous characters while feasting on five courses of sumptuous drinking and eating. 

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. 

@ The Bletchley on Various dates from Thursday 17th October 2019

Head to Chelsea where The Bletchley awaits. Crack codes and solve clues and you might find yourself rewarded with some personalised cocktails. But keep those recipes under wraps - there's a war on you know?

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.

One of the summer's most atmospheric pop ups, Skylight boasts a unique viewpoint to take in the full sights of the city. With croquet and petanque to keep you occupied, it's a perfect way to do a London date night.

  The Big London Bake

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@ The Castle Tooting on Various dates from Thursday 17th October 2019

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. 

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. 

@ Moonshine Saloon on Various dates from Thursday 17th October 2019

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There's a new sheriff in town and he's none to happy about all this boozing. Head over to West London for this immersive pop-up that will throw you into the mad, bad and dangerous world of the Wild West.

The Magic Hour

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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.

Switch up your date night this festive season with something that'll really make for lasting memories. Jimmy's winter lodge and igloos provide the perfect setting for a cute winter date night, whether you fancy sitting over a pot of fondue in the chalet-insured Refuge restaurant or overlooking the Thames from a private igloo.

  Journey To The Underworld

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@ Pedley Street Station on Various dates from Thursday 17th October 2019

Take your partner to one of London's most talked-about immersive dining experiences of the season. You'll step aboard The Murder Express and venture to hell and back, accompanied by a twisted take and decadent dining from MasterChef's Louisa Ellis. 

Film And Fizz with Curzon

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Perfect for a chilled date night with a touch of luxury, Film & Fizz returns to One Aldwych this autumn and winter for a season of great movies in their private screening room. With dinner or brunch included in your ticket, it's got the food, the film and the chilled Champagne all sorted for you.

  Paranormal Activity Tour

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@ Infront of Newspaper Stand Outside Farringdon Station on Friday 25th October 2019 and 28 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.

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. 

@ The Mind Palace on Various dates from Thursday 17th October 2019

Take your partner to a thrilling immersive cocktail experience with a Sherlock Holmes twist. You'll both be put to the test as you attempt to piece together clues, solve the mystery and drink your success. It's a date to die for.

Comedy Carnival London

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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.

  Thames Lates

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@ London Eye Millenium Pier on Various dates from Thursday 17th October 2019

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. 

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!'


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Escape the hustle and bustle of London life at this immersive Japanese dining experience. The perfect date night with a difference, guests will be treated to a delicious four-course feast before being taught about the ancient erotic art shunga. You will even get to give the calligraphy illustration technique a go and take home your creation as a unique gift. 

Bounce, Old Street

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Ping Pong and Packages and 2 other offers

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. 

@ Bread Street Kitchen on Various dates from Thursday 17th October 2019

Looking for the perfect date night destination? Head to this City restaurant where eye-catching interiors and top-notch service combine with an impressive menu featuring Grey Goose Royal cocktails, three delicious courses and more.

PAUL Bakery

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For something a little different, treat your other half to an artisan bread masterclass at PAUL. Pick between learning the basics and science behind bread making or, for more advanced bakers, a session where you'll learn about sourdough starter and bread shaping, before feasting on sharing platters and drinks.

Little Nan's

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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.

  Brewery Tour and Tasting

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@ Fourpure Brewing Co on Various dates from Thursday 17th October 2019

Head over to Bermondsey where the Fourpure brewhouse is open for business and letting you learn how their great beers come into being. From learning about the history of the stuff to a five-beer tasting flight all to yourself, it's one of the best brewery tours in London.

@ Radisson Blu Grafton Hotel on Various dates from Friday 18th October 2019

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If you're after a fun night out in London that brings something a little different to the table, head to Fitzrovia where this immersive dining show is taking over the Radisson Blu. You'll be greeted by Peckham's finest, with an evening of wheeler-dealers and lots of laughs.

House of Kittens

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House of Kittens return this October with another stunning series of nights designed to evoke your deepest desires. Head over to The Wellington where the Amatory Asylum Ball is bringing you an immersive evening of surreal and sensual performance and sexual liberation.

Toulouse Lautrec Jazz Club

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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.

Fans of the theatre? This show-stopping experience is the perfect date night for you. Pick from an array of award-winning productions and get the best seats in the house, as well as an exquisite dinner from one of London's top restaurants with welcome drinks. 

Get yourself underground and into Rande's supper club, where you can enjoy four delicious courses of Mexican food that will challenge and intrigue your palette, all taking place in the quirky setting of an East London vault.


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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. 

Rivoli Pop up Cinema

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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.

Whether you're celebrating a special occasion or simply shaking up your usual date night, this stunning central London restaurant should be on your radar. Expect gorgeous settings with an intimate garden hosting everything from wine masterclasses to live music and pasta-making workshops.

A night of

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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.