Online Date Ideas In The UK

Dating from a distance? In need of something a little different? Don't that spark to fizzle out. Whether you're trying to keep that flame burning or are entering into the unchartered territory of a Zoom first date, there's plenty of fun things to help you along the way. From virtual cocktail classes to cook-along workshops and lol-worthy live comedy shows, we've created a guide to the best online date ideas in the UK right now. See ya later Netflix and chill...

Last updated on 3rd May 2022




Whether you enjoy a show at home together or chat about it over Zoom, NextUp Comedy's live streams are great for online date nights. This service features all kinds of performances, including those from live clubs, festivals and stand-up specials.

Fancy a hassle-free dumpling feast at home? Ping Pong are coming up roses with their ready to steam dim sum deliveries around London. Offering a menu of vegetable buns, prawn and chive dumplings, duck spring rolls and more, the restaurant are date night must.

Jury Games

111 user reviews 5

Head to the home of immersive online experiences, Jury Games, as you seek to solve mysteries and crimes before the time runs out. Band together with your nearest and dearest to crack the case and turn amateur detective from the comfort of home.

Crack Comedy

167 user reviews 5

Looking for virtual first date ideas? Unprecedented times, these... Break the ice with an evening of laughs at Crack Comedy's online event. The humour kings will be showcasing talented newbies and well-known comedians at a fantastic price. 

Fancy doing something a little different on your next date night? Hunker down with the official Sherlock live game. Not only will you get to play detective and solve clues brought to you by the cast, but you can also get hands-on with a head-scratching cocktail making experience.

Map Maison

67 user reviews 4

The perfect virtual date for long distance couples, this online masterclass is inviting you to skip the bar and up your mixology skills from the comfort of your own home. Led by one of Map Maison's talented bartenders, the event will teach you how to shake up a series of sips, with tickets including a three-piece cocktail kit.

Want to push the boat out for your next date night? Your Fork is setting the bar high with its indulgent three and five-course offerings. Created by world-class chefs, the bundles will give you everything you need to create a meal that is bound to impress.

Lay down your Deliveroo app and instead get busy in the kitchen with one of these DIY meal kits. Perfect for couples in lockdown, the handy packages will allow you to flip patties, bake naans and stuff tacos, before lighting some candles and digging into a restaurant-standard feast.