Date Night In Sydney

Stuck for date night inspiration? These spots are an essential visit, whether you're meeting your match for the first time or celebrating an anniversary. From rooftop bars in the CBD to beachside restaurants and fun-filled arcades, our city has something for any and every kind of outing. Wow that special someone with our guide to the best places for date nights in Sydney right here. 

Last edited by Scarlett Welch

Last updated on 5th February 2024

Rosehill Bowling Club

Make date night a fun one and take your beau to Rosehill Bowling Club. Choose between a range of pretty rinks and lanes to battle it out on, then treat yourselves to some food and drink afterwards. The dining area is bright and airy, and the menu consists of crowdpleasers like pizza with toppings like smoked BBQ chicken, plus steaks and burgers. 

The Redfern

With a pub-style dining area and 26 different beers on tap, The Redfern is perfect for laidback date nights, whether you're soaking up the sun in their outdoor area or relaxing inside among tiled walls, exposed woodwork and leather booths. Get stuck into indulgent pasta dishes, juicy burgers and European-inspired small plates like caramelised onion arancini or spicy prawn rolls at this welcoming spot.

Stand Up Championships - Every Wednesday 2024

@ Sydney Comedy School on Every Wednesday

Up for a little laughter with your other half? Then you're in luck, as the Stand Up Championships at Sydney Comedy School are happening every single Wednesday. Each performer will have a limited time to impress the audience, and you will get to decide who wins at the end of the evening. Tickets cost just $15, and promise a night of rib-tickling fun.

Saint Peter

Saint Peter is a swish seafood restaurant that places sustainability at the heart of its menu, with a top to tail approach to each of its dishes. The brainchild of Josh Niland, this Paddington gem features a large communal table and open kitchen, adding extra drama to your meal. 


Automata is found at the centre of Chippendale buzzing restaurants scene and is renowned for its exquisite weekly menus. Expect an upscale dining experience with the finest in Australian produce in a romantic setting - the stuff of Sydney date night restaurant dreams.

4 Pines Truck Bar

Stuck for romantic things to do in Sydney? 4 Pines Truck Bar is a fun bar and restaurant in the Northern Beaches. Pouring craft brews from its tapped vintage pickup truck, this place is famed for its huge beer tanks, tasty bites and eclectic roster of live events.

Holey Moley

Looking for fun date ideas in Sydney? Holey Moley is a crazy golf course offering a playground of themed areas for budding couples and long-term partners alike. Head here and you'll inject a little competition into your night out, with refreshing cocktails ready for afterwards. 

Zeta Bar

Zeta Bar is a rooftop retreat with an exclusive vibe that's simply made for date nights in Sydney. Only opening on Friday and Saturday nights, this swanky bar pairs its stunning sky-high location with luxury cocktails that use playful techniques and innovative ingredients.