Things To Do For Couples in London

The capital may be built for meeting people and socialising, but she's secretly a city of fun lovin' too. We've lined up our favourite events and places that promise something fun for your date night. Discover immersive games, social sports and Ceilidh dancing right here in our guide to things to do for couples in London. 

Last updated on 15th December 2021

Backyard Comedy Club

48 user reviews 5

One of the best comedy nights for couples in London, this East London offering brings together some of the freshest new stand-ups in the biz every Thursday, Friday and Saturday to give you more than a few giggles.

The ultimate date night destination, Chelsea Funhouse is a triple threat. Spread over three floors, this West London spot boasts a funky around-the-world themed restaurant (complete with four-course tasting menus), as well as an immersive cocktail experience with 1940s wartime code-cracking. As for brunch, think Persian fried eggs, crêpes from Bretagne and unicorn prosecco.

Push the boat out for your next date night with a lavish Champagne tasting at 1 Lombard Street. Over the event, you and your boo will either sample six different bubbly delights from Pointillart Leroy or one glass with a carefully paired meal.

The Big Bakes

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The Big London Bake is a food event in London that takes inspiration from one of Britain's most iconic tv shows. Expect to take part in a number of testing challenges in order to find out who London's true star bakers are. Slice passed your competition and prove all the nay-sayers wrong. 

Crack out the flares and pop on your platforms for one of Rivoli Ballroom's Rouges disco and funk events. The party pros will be spinning non-stop anthems from the 70s and 80s for you and your partner in crime to dance to throughout the night.

AIM Escape

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Put your relationship to the ultimate test with this new premium escape room experience. AIM Escape combines cutting edge technology with unique storylines and stunning spaces to test your logic to the max. Will it be #relationshipgoals, or will you find yourself trapped forever?

Get immersed in the world of illicit cocktails and pizza making as this quirky masterclass takes you inside the iconic ABQ motorhome for a night of molecular mixology and hazmat-suited chaos. Expect plenty of enticing food and drink in a Breaking Bad-esque setting. 

In a city known for its diverse stand-up scene, we're helping you round up the very best. From quirky immersive nights packed with laughs to the coolest places to catch some rising talent, these are our top picks for comedy nights in London.

Toulouse Lautrec Jazz Club

909 user reviews 5

Get ready to ramp up those date night delights as this Elephant and Castle music venue offers some of the best things for couples to do in London. Head over to the Toulouse Lautrec Jazz Club for live bands, stunning soloists and quirky art classes throughout the year.

Thames Rockets

40 user reviews 5

Looking for a truly memorable date experience? How about a guided speedboat tour down the Thames? This unique adventure will see you zipping down the river while blasting music and taking in some stunning sights. To finish, you'll be greeted with a cocktail as you return to land. 

Looking for a little crazy golf action this season? plonk is the day-glo putting experience you won't want to miss. Grab the gang and head over to your nearest course for holes, hilarity and even a few bevs along the way.

Fancy sampling delicious vinos in a gorgeous setting with your boo? Then bag a ticket to one of Wine Online London's exciting events, where you'll get to sample a tasty range of Portuguese delights over at 1 Lombard Street near Bank.

  Paranormal Activity Tour

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Couples that get scared together stay together, and there's nothing scarier than the terrifying paranormal underbelly of London. Using the latest in paranormal detection equipment, you'll be looking for ghosts and poltergeists in places of murder, plague pits and abandoned prison cells.

Deck the Halls is one of this season's best places for couples in London. Popping up at Pergola Paddington, this festive experience will have you swooning over steaming hot fondue and winter cocktails served in your own private chalet or in one of the photogenic dining rooms. 

Paint a Pic

8 user reviews 5

Paint a Pic are providing you and your beau with a fun and creative hands-on afternoon. A great activity for couples in London, this session will have you both letting your creativity run wild and enjoying a few tipples from the bar.

The Brixton Courtyard is an all-new socially distant outdoor experience, where couples of London can book private booths and dance the night away in a Covid-safe setting. Revel in an event programme packed with world class DJs, craft beverages, cocktails and street food.

London Craft Beer Cruise

157 user reviews 5

If you're a couple that's obsessed with the hoppy stuff, this is a dreamy date idea. Hop aboard London Craft Beer Cruise for a sail along the Thames, complete with a masterclass in craft brews, delicious bites to eat and amazing views of the city's landmarks. 


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Make date night a little different as Gin House Burlesque take over the The King's Head for a night of seductive and sexy burlesque. The showgirls and boys perform in amongst the crowd, with everything from crowd diving to a Josephine Baker tribute act. Stay late for even more shenanigans. 

A night of

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Taking place at venues across the city, this series of live musical tributes pay homage to some of history's most influential artists, eras and genres. Check out A Night Of for old school hits and classic tunes.

Treat that special someone to a unique day out in London. Greenwich Pantry have a series of unmissable cookery classes for couples to have a crack at, from baking your own bread to mastering the art of sushi rolling and whipping up perfect pastry.

The Magic Hour

801 user reviews 5

Want to really knock your date's socks off? Treat them to an evening of astonishment at one of The Magic Hour's epic live shows. Taking place in a luxury London venue, this intimate performance will see you come closer to the tricks than ever before, with an element of mind reading too.

Ever wanted to feel like James Bond for a night? Over in Kensington, The Milestone Hotel and Residences are hosting a variety of events, including a Casino Royale-themed dining experience. Not only will you get a five-course banquet, you'll also get to play games, drink Champers and more.

Plant Based Events Co

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From Brixton to Portobello Road, these vegan events and food pop-ups are bringing you the very best grub for a tasty date night. Imagine chowing down on pizza, roasts, burgers and more, all while you can get your hands on other cruelty-free wares or listen to live music.

Pasta Remoli

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Over in Ealing Broadway, Pasta Remoli is holding a fantastic selection of classes where you can master the art of handmade pasta. Depending on which one you go for, you can create tagliatelle and penne or ravioli and tortellini, which you'll get to chow down on afterwards.

  The Candlelight Club

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This ain't any od date night spot... Don your flapper dresses, top hats and feather boas for a supper club that's whisking you away to a twenties-themed haven of boozy libations, live music and impressive cabaret. What's more, The Candlelight Club is keeping its location secret until just a few days before, keeping the mystery alive.

  The Cheese Crawl

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The ultimate day out for the dairy-loving duo, The Cheese Crawl is introducing you to some of the coolest artisan makers in the capital. On top of tasters across the tour, you'll also be quizzed on your learning with some fun trivia challenges.

For the perfect couple's evening out, head to Marylebone for Winter Terrace at Holmes' cinema pop-up. You'll get to cosy up in their comfy seating with a glass of bubbles and endless popcorn, while enjoying Christmas movie classics.

Ballie Ballerson Shoreditch

3899 user reviews 4

One of the most sought after night out activities in London, Ballie Ballerson is all about good old fashioned fun, and a few fruity cocktails to boot. Throw yourselves into one of their huge ball pools in Shoreditch for the ultimate play date.

House Of Burlesque

523 user reviews 5

Looking for date ideas? Over in the West End at Madame Jojo's, House of Burlesque is hosting a brilliant roster of events called Speakeasy. You can pop along for a bit of pre-dinner cabaret or even stay for an evening of dancing.

The Gibson

740 user reviews 5

If you're a couple that loves their cocktails, look no further than this world-renowned Eat London bar. The Gibson is an essential date night destination no matter what the occasion may be, this place whips up innovative concoctions against a backdrop of swoon-worthy interiors. 

The London Cabaret Club

310 user reviews 4

Take your sweetheart for dinner and a show at The London Cabaret Club. By combining a quintessentially British fine-dining experience with an awesomely innovative live show, this quirky venue offers one of the most sophisticated alternative nights out in the city.