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 15th November 2022




Backyard Comedy Club

88 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 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 Big Bakes

1759 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. 

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 Candlelight Club

500 user reviews 4

@ The Candlelight Club on Friday 9th December 2022 and 2 other dates

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.

  Silent Sounds Boat Party

286 user reviews 5

@ The Silent Disco Boat on Saturday 21st January 2023 and 11 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.

  Paranormal Activity Tour

2 user reviews 3

@ Infront of Newspaper Stand Outside Farringdon Station on Friday 27th January 2023 and 22 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

836 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.

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

5 user reviews 5

@ Tooting Tram and Social on Wednesday 21st December 2022 and 5 other dates

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.

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. 

Pasta Remoli

27 user reviews 5

Make date night a little more interactive with Pasta Remoli's events. They are hosting a pasta-making course, featuring Simon Remoli as he teaches you how to create tagliatelle and penne. Plus, there will be a fun lunch and wine with your sweetie afterward.

The Boat Show Comedy Club

480 user reviews 5

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.

Toulouse Lautrec Jazz Club

1210 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

4707 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.

Sky Garden

2270 user reviews 4

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.

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.

House Of Burlesque

672 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.

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.

Barrio Bars

279 user reviews 4

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.

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?

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.

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.

@ Pedley Street Station on Various dates from Sunday 4th December 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 Gibson

797 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. 

THE DOUBLE R CLUB

70 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.

Paint a Pic London

40 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.

The Exhibit

262 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

860 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.

Ricco Lounge Events

74 user reviews 5

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.

Plant Based Events Co

29 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 Lust Supper

17 user reviews 5

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.

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.

YO!

150 user reviews 5

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.

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?

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.