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 24th June 2022




Paint a Pic

22 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.

Backyard Comedy Club

69 user reviews 5

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.

The London Cabaret Club

315 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.

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 Big Bakes

1545 user reviews 5

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. 

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.

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.

London Craft Beer Cruise

185 user reviews 5

If you're a couple that's obsessed with the hoppy stuff, this is a dreamy date idea. Hop aboard London Craft Beer Cruise for a sail along the Thames, complete with a masterclass in craft brews, delicious bites to eat and amazing views of the city's landmarks. 

House Of Burlesque

587 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.

AIM Escape

7 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?

The Exhibit

240 user reviews 4

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.

Midnight Apothecary

820 user reviews 4

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.

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.

@ 56 Leadenhall Street on Various dates from Thursday 30th June 2022

If you're a pair of sci-fi lovers, then Jeff Wayne's The War of The Worlds: The Immersive Experience is bound to hit the spot come date night. Be transported right into the plot of the famous tale, thanks to live actors and 5D effects. Plus, there's even a steampunk bar for grabbing a drink.

Humble Grape

28 user reviews 5

Novices and experts alike will love what's in store at their local Humble Grape wine bar; from tastings of bottles made in underappreciated regions, to seasonal events. They're perfect for a fun, informative and indulgent date night.

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.

Hidden Jazz Club

166 user reviews 5

To enjoy live music as a couple, look no further than nabbing tickets to one of the Hidden Jazz Club's pop-up events. Whether you end up in a historic church or in a venue tucked away under railway arches, you're guaranteed to be grooving to these local musicians.

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?

Rooftop Film Club

24 user reviews 4

Rooftop Film Club's events are screaming date night vibes. Head up to sky-high spot Roof East and admire the beaut views of London from above before settling down in your deck chairs for a movie night under the stars, complete with fabulous drinks and top-notch grub.

The Lust Supper

12 user reviews 5

Looking to spice up your next date night? The Lust Supper is the sexy event that sees you feasting on an aphrodisiac three-course meal, knocking back tasty drinks and enjoying sensual soundscapes, projections and activities. Plus, there's an overnight stay included.

  The Candlelight Club

470 user reviews 4

@ The Candlelight Club on Various dates from Saturday 17th September 2022

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.

Plant Based Events Co

28 user reviews 4

From Brixton to Portobello Road, these vegan events and food pop-ups are bringing you the very best grub for a tasty date night. Imagine chowing down on pizza, roasts, burgers and more, all while you can get your hands on other cruelty-free wares or listen to live music.

The BBQ Club

443 user reviews 5

Upgrade boring ol' date night with The BBQ Club. Make your way to Southwark for a fabulous interactive dining experience. Think a mouthwatering six-course menu cooked with the help of top-notch chefs, such as Aaron Middleton, alongside views of the Thames.

GIN-HOUSE BURLESQUE

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. 

The Gibson

793 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. 

  Paranormal Activity Tour

2 user reviews 3

@ Infront of Newspaper Stand Outside Farringdon Station on Friday 8th July 2022 and 10 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 Magic Hour

822 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.

Pasta Remoli

24 user reviews 5

Over in Ealing Broadway, Pasta Remoli is holding a fantastic selection of classes where you can master the art of handmade pasta. Depending on which one you go for, you can create tagliatelle and penne or ravioli and tortellini, which you'll get to chow down on afterwards.

@ Pedley Street Station on Various dates from Tuesday 28th June 2022

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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 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.

Shakespeare in the Gardens? It's an absolute must for those who love a good play (and pub). While sipping vino or beer outside, enjoy Open Bar's versions of The Taming of the Shrew and The Comedy of Errors. You'll see some seriously hilarious performances.

THE DOUBLE R CLUB

64 user reviews 5

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.

The Luna Cinema - London

45 user reviews 4

In need of things to do for couples in London? Look no further than The Luna Cinema. Make the most of the warmer weather with its epic lineup of top-notch films, from Dirty Dancing to The Devil Wears Prada. To top it off? They'll be shown at some of the city's most gorgeous locations.

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.

  Silent Sounds Boat Party

256 user reviews 5

@ The Silent Disco Boat on Saturday 2nd July 2022 and 3 other Saturdays

If you fancy trying something a little different for your next date night in Central London, give Silent Sounds' boat party a go. This bad boy takes you along the River Thames, where you can soak up the stunning views, as well as enjoy banging party tunes and tasty tipples aplenty.

Toulouse Lautrec Jazz Club

1082 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.

Ballie Ballerson Shoreditch

4424 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.

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.

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.