Suit and tie not your vibe? Keep things casual by heading to Das Kino - the Lace Market bar boasting edgy industrial-style interiors, neon lighting and full-sized ping pong tables, perfect for getting competitive with your other half.
Things To Do For Couples In Nottingham
You've swiped right, the chat has been great and it's finally time to take the plunge. But date night doesn't have to mean a couple of drinks down your local boozer. Upgrade your schmoozing game by booking a candlelit dinner, getting competitive in a ping pong match or trying something a little different with an all-singing, all-dancing immersive experience. Ready to knock their socks off? Check out our guide on the best things to do for couples in Nottingham here.
One of the city's coolest bars, The Hockley Arts Club is a well-trodden spot for fun date nights and alfresco drinks. Split over several floors, with various themed rooms, this quirky venue is the perfect backdrop for getting cosy with your sweetheart.
Looking to impress your other half with date night? One of the most fun things to do in Nottingham city centre, Gusto is a suitable spot as it fronts delicious Italian cuisine and four-course feasts at its chef's pizza table. Enjoy king prawn bucatini, linguine and classic steaks while tipping back a glass of wine.
Our top pick for a summertime date night? Brewhouse & Kitchen - the casual restaurant that boasts a sprawling terrace with views over the River Trent. A packed out spot when the sun decides to shine, you can expect a huge variety of beer, along with tasty cocktails and mouthwatering pub classics, from fish and chips to baby back ribs.
When it comes to bars for couples in Nottingham, there's nowhere quite like The Walrus - the underground spot that's decked out with red neon lights, comfy leather booths and group gaming areas. Shimmy on down for a night of cocktails, tasty scran and old-school fun with your date.
For more chilled date nights, The Blind Rabbit is a New York-inspired watering hole. Touting a menu of wings and loaded fries, it's the perfect boozer for settling in with your spouse for a few drinks and bar snacks aplenty.
What to do in Nottingham at night? The Alchemist never fails to disappoint. Keep things simple by booking a table at this King Street spot and spend you evening sipping on libations such as the She's Electric - a tasty tipple created from rum, mango and vanilla, finished with theatrical 'thunder foam'.
For fun things to do in Nottingham for adults, look no further than getting balls deep in GloryHoles. You can swing your shaft on 18 holes of adult-themed crazy golf. And for afters? The most scrumptious pizza and arcade games.
Situated in Lace Market, Penny Lane is fab when it comes to first date ideas in Nottingham. Boasting delicious drinks, scrumptious food and a slew of arcade games to have a crack at, the venue also has a vintage ice cream machine - so you can share a cone with your other half.
For a swanky fine dining experience that's sure to knock your sweetie's socks off, head to Marco Pierre White's Steakhouse Bar & Grill. Feast on tantalising cuts of prime meat, hearty roast dinners and decadent desserts in a swish setting, making for the best date night restaurant in Nottingham.
Pitcher & Piano can be found in a deconsecrated Unitarian church. Giving praise to all things drinking and dining, this magnificent space is the stuff of date night dreams. Whether you're popping in for a tasty lunch, or plan on spending the night getting better acquainted with the cocktail menu, the imposing architecture makes the place a special spot indeed.
A Vietnamese kitchen-cum-cocktail bar, Coco Tang is the perfect venue for a quirky date night in Nottingham. Step inside and find yourself transported to an exotic land, with indoor palm trees, an airy roof terrace and authentic tiles imported from Ho Chi Minh City.
Meet Space VR are really throwing the old 'dinner and a movie' date night out the window, swapping it for a thrilling evening of unprecedented virtual reality. Head over to be immersed in escape rooms, arcades and zero latency experiences.
This unique bar in Nottingham's city centre is a pretty plot for intimate dinners and casual drinks. Once a private members' club, Cosy Club fronts fun, quirky decor, as well as a scrumptious menu that showcases delights such as harissa lamb shoulder and seared seabass, plus there are plenty of cocktails and wines to pair.