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 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 2nd November 2020




Backyard Comedy Club

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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.

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 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. And for when you've got through that? You can head to the espresso martini lounge for some well-deserved drinks.

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 - come winter, try out the ice rink.

  The Big London Bake

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@ The Castle Tooting on Various dates from Wednesday 25th November 2020

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. 

GIN-HOUSE BURLESQUE

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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. 

@ Brunel Museum on Various dates from Friday 27th November 2020

When it comes to romantic bars in London, this rooftop spot is one of our favourites. The pop-up bar is bringing autumnal drinks, created using locally sourced alcohol, and campfires to Brunel Museum. What's more, they'll also be offering tours of the underground Grand Entrance Hall for those of you that fancy some culture with your cocktail.

@ Jimmy's Lodge on Various dates from Wednesday 25th November 2020

Get in the festive spirit with your other half with a trip to Jimmy's Winter Lodge Restaurant. Located along Southbank, the wooden alpine cabin serves up incredible views across the Thames along with hearty dishes including a French mountain onion soup, sizzling stones and an indulgent fondue.

  Paranormal Activity Tour

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@ Infront of Newspaper Stand Outside Farringdon Station on Friday 27th November 2020 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.

AIM Escape

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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?

Thames Rockets

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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. 

Pop Up Screens

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Fancy a movie night with your boo? Head to Peckham where Pop Up Screens will be showing a series of iconic scary films throughout October within an immersive cinema. Expect spooky lighting, graveyard-inspired interiors and a wicked evening.

@ The Mind Palace on Various dates from Friday 27th November 2020

If your idea of a fun couples night out in London includes immersive performances and cocktails galore, then you've come to the right place. Head west where The Mind Palace is shaking things up with this Sherlock-inspired event.

The Brixton Courtyard is an all-new socially distant outdoor experience, where couples of London can book private booths and dance the night away in a Covid-safe setting. Revel in an event programme packed with world class DJs, craft beverages, cocktails and street food.

Keen to raunch up your next date night? Look no further than Proud Embankment - London's glitziest cabaret club. Their showcases feature the world's most talented acrobats, dancers, musicians and fire-breathers and few famous faces to boot.

The Magic Hour

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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.

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. Check out A Night Of for old school hits and classic tunes.

Toulouse Lautrec Jazz Club

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Some bars are just made for date night and 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.

Sky Garden

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Take your partner to Sky Garden and you're certain to experience a date night with an extra injection of glamour. Offering stunning views of the city, pretty foliage throughout the venue and top-tier food and drink options, it's the ultimate romantic affair for couples in London.

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 Soho or Shoreditch for the ultimate play date.