Fun 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 31st May 2023

Backyard Comedy Club

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.

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The Murdér Express Part Deux -Jewel Of The Empire: Award Winning Immersive Theatrical Dining Experience

@ Pedley Street Station on Various dates from Sunday 4th June 2023

Save 10% on ticket Sunday Matinee Early 2.30pm with discount code BIRTHDAY5

Spruce up that borin ol' date night with The Murdér Express Part Deux -Jewel Of The Empire. This awesome event will involve top-notch entertainment, a missing jewel, and a fabulous four-course menu from Masterchef The Professionals' finalist Louisa Ellis.

The Big Bakes

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. 


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.


If you're looking for something a little different to do with your partner, The Double R Club has just the thing up its sleeve. Shimmy on down to the Bethnal Green Working Men's Club for everything from live jazz to brilliant burlesque.

Paint a Pic London

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.

House Of Burlesque

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.

Barrio Bars

Searching for fun events in London? Treat your other half to plenty of going-ons at Barrio, complete with tropical drinks and scrumptious grub. You can choose from musical bingo, bottomless brunches and plenty more at this always buzzing watering hole.

Experiences by Ibérica

Treat your other half to an exciting experience over at Iberica's restaurants across the capital. There are so many fun activities to try out, including ham-carving, wine and cheese pairing, gin tasting and a sherry discovery class.


Proud was simply made for date nights, with both locations in Embankment and the City hosting a bunch of fun and unique events. Whether you fancy a multi-course dinner and a show, an intimate burlesque performance or the like, this should be your go-to.

Ricco Lounge Events

Your date night plans just got upgraded, courtesy of Ricco Lounge. Nestled in Kensington, this slinky spot is adorned with velvet furnishings and low lighting - make your way over to enjoy cracking cabaret, burlesque beauties and live jazz, all with cocktails and sharing platters to hand.

Rouges 70's & 80's Disco and Funk

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.

The London Cabaret Club

The London Cabaret Club is a fab shout if you're after something a little different with your sweetheart. Enjoy an amazing dining experience, complete with a killer cabaret show. Expect fun themes such as British heritage and Copacabana.

The Five Points Brewing Co

Treat your beau to some fabulous events with The Five Points Brewing Co. This Hackney hotspot is home to a cool range of things to do, including top-notch beer tastings, comedy nights, and even an art fair. Need we say more?

AIM Escape

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?

Greenwich Pantry

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.

Vagabond Cheese + Wine

If you're a pair who love nothing more than munching through fromage while sipping vino, then these cheese and wine masterclasses at Vagabond are sure to fit the bill for your next date night. You'll get to try five of each while oggling your other half across the table.

Midnight Apothecary

Atop Brunel Museum, Midnight Apothecary is a great place for creative drinks and toasty firepits. Head to an underground tour and relax in its gorgeous garden afterward for s'mores with your sweetie and a couple of summer cocktails.

Pasta Remoli

If you're after a fun couple's activity in London, head to Bakehouse at Signorelli for Pasta Remoli. During this foodie masterclass, you'll be taught how to make traditional Roman sauces, penne or tagliatelle with the guidance of experts, before enjoying a mouthwatering lunch.

The Magic Hour

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.

Sky Garden

It doesn't get more romantic than Sky Garden, a rooftop wonder over in Central London. Plus, it's put together a fantastic selection of events that are perfect for cute dates: Gin-tasting? Check. Live music sessions? You bet. Sunrise breakfasts? Absolutely.

The Rosemary Branch Theatre

Let's be honest, Rosemary Branch is a bit of an all-rounder. Not only is it a fantastic pub with delicious food and an excellent selection of libations, but it also hosts all kinds of performances. Whether you're on the hunt for theatre or comedy (or even a bit of puppetry), they've got you covered.

Firmdale Hotels

Firmdale Hotels is a brilliant shout if you're after fun screenings with your sweetheart. Cuddle up and watch films such as The Fabelmans, Puss In Boots, and Creed III while sipping on a complimentary drink. In addition, you can upgrade to a three-course meal and glass of bubbly for a romantic dinner.

in good company

For the perfect summer date night idea, check out "in good company", a series of supper clubs from Company of Cooks. They're hosting a bucketload of food-focussed goings-on in pretty gardens, complete with special guest chefs, seasonal tasting menus and entertainment.

The Lust Supper

If you're in need of something fun to do with your beau in the city, then check out The Lust Supper at a secret location. This multi-sensory experience will have you delving into a 3-course dinner while sipping on free-flowing booze, followed by an evening of couples massages and workshops.

Steam Dreams

Searching for fun dinners in London? For a fabulous train experience, check out Steam Dreams. The events feature everything from vintage plush interiors to Pullman style dining and gorgeous views of areas such as Kent or Surrey Hills.

The Milestone Hotel and Residences

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.

Hackney Funhouse

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 Cult of... Tram

@ Tooting Tram and Social on Saturday 1st July 2023 and 5 other Saturdays

Fun things to do for couples in London don't get much better than a trip to The Cult Of..., a dark circus cabaret where jazz, blues, aerial displays and other acts collide. Better yet, this sultry experience is inspired by 1930s Germany and encourages you to dress up, before dancing 'til late after the show.

Best Comedy Nights in London

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.

The Boat Show Comedy Club

Taking place in London, The Boat Show Comedy Club has a fantastic lineup of comedians and events. Expect the likes of Brennnan Reece, Andrew Maxwell and many more all while cruising down the Thames and sipping on a drink.

Ballie Ballerson 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 Shoreditch for the ultimate play date.

Toulouse Lautrec Jazz Club

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

@ Outside Farringdon Station (Infront of Timpson) on Friday 16th June 2023 and 14 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 Exhibit

Looking for fun events with your other half? The Exhibit in Balham is quite the quirky place to be. Enjoy life drawing classes with your sweetie or cuddle up during one of their horror movie screenings for a more chilled date night.


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. 


What better way to spend time with your half than learning a new skill? Over at YO!'s Sushi School, you'll get to enjoy a unique cooking class where you'll learn how to prepare some of your favourite dishes. Think maki, Cali rolls, sashimi and more, with plenty of snacks and drinks to keep you fuelled up throughout.

Brixton Jamm

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.

The Luna Cinema

If you're looking for summer date night ideas in London, make sure to check out The Luna Cinema's goings-on. They're showcasing the latest blockbusters and feel-good hits, from Clueless to Avatar, in parks across the capital, with on-site bars and vendors too.

Rooftop Film Club

Rooftop Film Club is jazzing up your date nights by hosting movie screenings at a sky-high spot in Stratford. Not only will you catch an awesome classic or recently released flick, but there will also be tasty food, drinks and pretty views.

Marylebone Food Festival

If you're looking for cool things to do with bae, we recommend checking out the Marylebone Food Festival. Taking place during the last week of April, you can enjoy everything from a Persian cooking masterclass to an olive oil tasting and much more. 

QT Presents

Date night in London is sure to be kicked up a notch thanks to QT, which is home to a mecca of live music and cocktails. Here, you can watch the likes of West End stars and famous instrumentalists accompanied by singers, all while sipping your way through its drinks list.