Need a cheap place to take your Tinder date while maintaining that hipster vibe you've built up in the chat? Look no further than The £1 Cinema Club at The Grand, that plays a whole host of cult classic films, with themed cocktails and drinking games to boot.
Best Places for a Tinder Date in London
After swiping right and a few days of awkward conversation, you've finally worked up the courage to ask that amazing match of yours on a date. Congratulations for making it this far, but now you need a list of the best places for a Tinder date in London, and you need it fast. But don't worry, we've got you covered with all the bars, restaurants and events that are fancy, quirky and fun enough to cover any interest listed in the their Tinder bio. We'll worry about where to take your Tinder date, you worry about your aftershave.
Take your Tinder date to Burlock for a great atmosphere and even better drinks. They serve 200 types of rum, with authentic Cuban and Caribbean food if you're feeling peckish. Want to impress them? Try the grasshopper challenge: a grasshopper, a shot of rum and a Barbadian 10 saints beer.
Finding the nondescript green door of Opium before being lead up to the fresh, oriental interior will intrigue even the most skeptical date. With an amazing selection of Asian cocktails and food including dim sum, this is one of the best places for a Tinder date in London for an intimate, quality night.
If you're planning a dinner date in London, Arthur Hooper's is a gorgeous choice. Located on the edge of Borough Market, the contemporary Mediterranean restaurant boasts a carefully-curated wine list, cosy heated terrace area and menu of mouth-watering dishes.
You met through the wonders of technology, so why not bond over dinner about it at Inamo Soho. Through their table, you can order delicious food while also messing around by playing a game of Battleships with your date. Perfect place to take your Tinder date in London if you worry a normal dinner could get a bit awkward.
Casa Blue is a great spot for a Tinder date for a few reasons, it's close to Brick Lane so there's plenty to do in the area, the drinks are very reasonably priced (because you don't really know if you wanna break the bank on a first date) and it's got agreat playlist of funk n soul to soundtrack.
The stunning 'Victorian men's club' aesthetics of The Escapologist alone is enough to woo any date. Sitting beneath Covent Garden, the outrageous bar offers a delicious variety of cocktails to get stuck into served by friendly staff.
Circus-themed Aeronaut is definitely somewhere different to take your Tinder date in London. Outside is a wonderful beer garden filled with coconut shy, hook-a-duck and even strong man booths. Inside, the pub shows off its airborne cabaret and circus performers stage gymnastic feats that will keep you gasping in delight.
If the reason you swiped right was because they claimed to love 'beer and video games' then The Four Quarters is the date location made in heaven. With a wide selection of craft beers on offer and different themed nights at the weekend, it's really the retro arcade games that steal the show. There's nothing like a bit of competition to ease a date along and, if it all goes badly, then at least you've got the new high score on Ms Pacman.
When their bio says 'loves a laugh with friends,' you have to take them to Steamy Bingo Bottomless Brunch at the Candlemaker. The Clapham bar is offering a seemingly endless amount of booze and food while the hilarious Tina Turner Tea Lady eases you along with a game of bingo. Definitely a quirky place for a Tinder date.
First impressions are important on a date and the kitsch, quirky interior of crystal skulls and neon signs will certainly do that. But their wonderfully weird cocktails served in intriguing crockery will keep the conversation flowing and the five hour long happy hour will keep your wallet happy. If you're close to Euston, head to their Euston Square spot.
With its sleek interiors and cool basement setting, The Duchess of Dalston is one of our favourite places for a Tinder date in East London. Head here to enjoy a menu of cocktails that come perfectly paired with light bites of ceviche and taquitos which are perfect for sharing.
Salsa is one of those fun bars in London to take your date that offers affordable food and drink coupled with a real party attitude as the night progresses. The music is pure Latin American and gives you the perfect opportunity to put on those dancing shoes and throw some serious shapes. Or, for something more structured, they also offer fun cocktail masterclasses everday, if you need to guarentee that South American courage.
Looking to make a good first impression? Take your date to West London's The Phoenix where its gorgeous garden terrace, street food selection and mega drinks choices are sure to get you in the good books. Plus, there's also a range of regular events to keep you both entertained, from live music sets to quiz nights.