Impress your sweetheart with thoughtful Valentine's Day ideas, a memorable dinner at a romantic restaurant or an adrenaline-fuelled adventure with this guide to the ultimate dates in London. Follow the coronavirus guidance for London. COVID information. Plan the ultimate date night in London with these fun and romantic ideas. Fun date ideas London's bowling alleys have an old-fashioned charm that makes for a fun and alternative date night. Spice up your date with some competition at Swingers : a crazy golf hub boasting nine-hole courses, cocktail bars and street food vendors.
Show off with a game of ultraviolet table tennis at Bounceenjoy a slice of pizza between matches and dance the night away to live DJs. Take an exhilarating speedboat ride down the Thames. Go horse riding together through Hyde Park. Take your date to see a ballet or a classic romantic opera at the magnificent Royal Opera House.
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Stay a stone's throw from London's magical landmarks at these romantic hotels. Date night restaurants Dine at The Gallery at Sketchone of the most extravagant restaurants in town or splash out at three-Michelin-star Lecture Room and Library in the same building.
Feast on oysters at Wright Brothersor go celeb-hunting at J Sheekey oyster bar. Soak up breathtaking views from Sushisamba as you taste refined dishes combining the flavours of Japan, Peru and Brazil.
At Bob Bob Ricardyou can order bubbles without losing eye contact with your date, by pressing a champagne button. Dine in a greenhouse, surrounded by luxuriant plants and flowers at Petersham Nurseries.
Browse stunning flower displays hand-in-hand at Columbia Road Flower Market. Catch some Shakespeare at The Globe.
Sip a flat white as you spend some quality time together at one of the capital's independent coffee shops. Go on a lunch date at Borough Market and sample small bites from different vendors.
Glide above the Thames and enjoy amazing views from the Emirates Air Line cable car. Cool places for a first date in London Take a journey back to the Prohibition era at speakeasy cocktail bar Nightjarand enjoy live swing and jazz music performances.
Hear some live jazz at the legendary Ronnie Scott's in Soho. Stargaze, touch a 4.
Show off your sensitive side as you coo over the cute animals at a city farm. Image courtesy of Stripe Communications.
Link arms and stroll through fields of flowers at Mayfield Lavender Farm. Gaze into far away galaxies between gazing into each other's eyes at Peter Harrison Planetarium. No need for love potions. Go indoor skiing at Chel-ski.
Discover creativity flourishing in Shoreditch on a street art tour. For an adrenaline-fuelled date, climb up the famous entertainment centre and enjoy amazing views with Up at The O2. Climb the steps up to the top of the Monument and take in spectacular views of London. Take your partner to a swing dance class.