The silver ring workshop looks super fun if you fancy a bit of metallic creativity (with cocktails), but they also offer up 3D drawing classes and balloon pit disco.
Tottenham Court Road (0.1 miles) What: Two Dates in One Why: The Bloomsbury Club Bar has date night written all over it.
has made you nostalgic for '80s persuits, why not take your date along to a roller disco for some retro roller fun? The secret speakeasy date Perfect for couples that are sick of the local boozer, and a pretty impressive first date idea (boom), a 'secret' London speakeasy bar will raise your dating game tenfold.
Roller disco pioneers BUMP will be bringing their mobile roller rink (complete with dazzling lights, wooden floor, pumping sound system and roller bar) back to London's Southbank Centre in early November, so be sure to keep checking their website for dates. If you want to go all out, then definitely don some '20s threads, order an Old Fashioned and rock the night prohabition-style.
With low lighting and snug booths, we say book a seat downstairs for an intimate date, or sit at the bar and watch them make the drinks.
The mixologists will put any nerves at ease and you’ll look in the know for taking your date to such a good bar in Soho.
The Ginger Pig's stores in Moxon Street and Askew Road offer three hours of meaty education which includes a butchery lesson, a two-course informal feast (with wine), plus you get to take home some of the fruits of your labour AKA sausages. So that means you can make all the rude jokes you want, right? The coffee date Londoners love their coffee, so if you are dating a like-minded caffeine fiend, why not make a date at a coffee brewing class?
Specialty coffee makers Vagabond offer a series of bespoke Coffee Workshops at TRADE UNION restaurant and bar in Wapping, teaching the art of brewing the perfect cup of Joe.
Plus, the buzzing world of Camden is right outside. The ghost bus date A great way to get out and explore the spookier side of London's history, the capital's Ghost Bus Tour is a both a theatrical sightseeing tour, and a riotous piece of comedy horror theatre - onboard a classic 1960s Routemaster bus.
Split into two areas, you can either sit inside or on the terrace.
Inside is ideal for a cold winter’s night when you just want to turn your back on miserable grey London; it has the feel of a library you might find in Cluedo merged with a gentleman’s club.
There are so many great date ideas to do in and around London that'll not only give you some serious props in the first date department (way to nail that first impression), but will also wow your long-term partner too.
Our round-up of London's very best romantic locations and events should get even the most cynical of boyyfriends in the 'date night' mood. The Shuffle date Shuffleboarding is the newest American phenomenon to hit the capital, and it's probably the most perfect London date idea ever. A cross between bowling and curling, the London Shuffle Club brings the sport to Shoreditch for a three-month run (opening October 13th), and we anticipate it'll fast become the newest hipster trend. The vintage cinema date Transform that tired and mundane movie date into something more memorable by visiting one of London's many vintage cinemas.
If you don’t fall in love with your date then we’ll guarantee you’ll fall in love with Swift.