Got a first date coming up or want to treat your current partner? This guide will help you pick an exciting date that is sure to impress and guarantee yourself a second date or wow your current partner.
Restaurants and bars might sound like a predictable choice, but there really is no other way to turn up the romance than sitting across from someone at a candlelight table or supporting each other in a fun activity. We have some hidden gems that will be perfect for you.
The Milk Float
Get on board the Milk Float for a memorable day or night with your date. This venue uses our food and drink ordering solution and we absolutely love it! Built in 2014, the boat is now a fabulous bar and cafe. There is so much on offer, from ice cream, cakes, spirits, beers and amazing cocktails to street food and smashing latin inspired Bandito Burgers. If you’re not too full from all the eating and drinking, they also offer canoe and paddle board hire. They say activities are great for bonding so book one to really wow your date.
The vibrant Victorian Mansion is renowned for its world-class cocktails and diverse flavoured Asian tacos - or as they call them, Ta-Kos. Your taste buds will explode from the bold flavours leaving you well and truly amazed. Head Chef Tim Yates brings you amazing Asian street food style cuisine and a relaxed dining experience with a great atmosphere, so it’s perfect for a chilled yet romantic evening. They also have a groovy 70s inspired underground parlour that is ready to serve you exceptional and unique cocktails. Channel your inner Austin Powers and grab your date for a hustle dance. Yeah, baby!
Bourne & Hollingsworth
This amazing venue has so much to offer for an unforgettable romantic date night. The Building takes inspiration from the faded grandeur of a stately home. They combine lots of textures, rich fabrics and modern shades with brilliant green plants to provide you with a beautiful place to relax and indulge. There's a whole host of things on offer at Bourne & Hollingsworth; they have a restaurant, greenhouse, cocktail bar, late-night underground bar, dance floor and a cookery school. So, whatever your date night desires, you’re sure to find something that works for the both of you.
The cabaret group Proud invites you to their largest venue to date. Proud consists of two storeys of glamour and excitement. The dark and extravagant interior is perfect for a romantic date night. Proud offers a spectacular evening of fabulous food, drinks and show-stopping entertainment. But if that’s not enough for you and your date, after the curtain falls and the last act of the night is over, Proud Embankment turns into an explosive nightclub until 5am. Perfect for party animals.
The Waterfront London
We are very proud to be partnered with this stunning venue. Sit inside the beautifully furnished restaurant and lounge or sit outside and enjoy the tranquil waterside view. This incredible waterfront venue offers a scrumptious menu of steaks, seafood, sushi, burgers, salads and desserts. Whether you want a boozy night or a sober celebration, they have an extensive list of beers, wines, champagnes, spirits, cocktails, mocktails and soft drinks to satisfy your date night tipple. If you weren’t already tempted to book a table, they also have a shisha lounge. The shisha is extremely high quality and famed as one of the top in the Vauxhall area.
We know you must be tempted by these venues so why not book a table right now? We promise your date will love it and you have five incredible venues to choose from. If your first choice goes well, why not pick a second? These hidden gems are sure to wow.