Sick of the old dinner and drinks routine, when going on a date? Check out these date ideas in London, some on the romantic side, all on the quirky side. You just might end up having the best date of your life.
In a city as big as Londonthe opportunities for fun dates are pretty much endless. The Greenway route from Victoria Park to Beckton in East London is a traffic-free path and cycleway that runs along a raised embankment, with amazing views across the city, while the 10mi 16km ride along the Thames from Battersea Park to Greenwich is straightforward and safe.
London is a great city for dating. What next? Love shopping? If you both adore food, you could book onto a cooking class for the day and learn some new recipes from a pro. Well there are plenty of London date night ideas that will get your adrenaline pumping. My all-time favourite London date night idea would involve a few rounds of crazy golfaccompanied by delicious cocktails and some snacks.
The best place to tee off?
London date ideas: 12 quirky options to impress your date
There are two prime London locations to choose from — one right by Oxford Circus and another in the City close to Liverpool Street. Both venues have two really fun courses to play, with features including illuminated lighthouses, big wheels and a really funky helter-skelter! For an extra bit of romance, you can toast your golfing prowess with a few celebratory cocktails at one of the cocktail bars.
If you need to refuel during your evening of pitching and putting you and your date can share some tasty street food including tacos, burgers, pizzas and gelato.
How perfect does that sound? Foodie couples listen up!
One of my favourite things about the food scene in London is how international it is. You really can try delicacies from all around the world. Feast on fresh Italian pasta which tastes like an Italian nonna made it.
5 fun london date night ideas
All of this and more awaits on a self-guided street food date in London! While there are plenty of awesome street food markets open during the day, not many trade after dark, making the a street food themed date night a little trickier. Based in south London? Looking for foodie gems in east London?
Try Street Feast or Dinerama in Shoreditch. Or, if you fancy eating your way around west London, you could check out one of the Insta-worthy Pergola venues. This is a seriously romantic date idea.
This kayak date on the Thames ends in Greenwich. What could be more romantic than staring up at the stars with the love of your life?
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It might be surprising to hear you could have a proper stargazing session in London, considering how much light pollution there is in the city. You might have tried life drawing in the past, but have you ever tried glow in the dark life drawing?! The Neon Naked classes are legendary in London. Across between a rave, an art lesson and a full moon party, they are seriously good fun.
The models are vibrantly decorated with neon paint, and usually pose holding a few glowing flamboyant accessories! Which of these London date night ideas are you keen to try first? Will you be finding love on the crazy golf course or smooching your way down the River Thames? Looking for fun London date night ideas?
Which of these fun London night ideas will you choose? Ready for a street food tour as a London date night idea?