London is by far one of the most enchanting and romantic cities in the world. In fact, the only problem you’re likely to experience is knowing where to start. Hence, it’s worth consulting with those who know the dating scene in London better than anyone else.
As West London escorts effectively go on dates for a living, who better to advise on the capital’s most charming and enjoyable date ideas?
So, whether you’re heading to London for the first time or you’ve lived there your whole life, here are 20 of the very best date ideas from those who know what memorable dates are all about.
TOP 20 London Date Ideas
1. Horse Riding in Hyde Park
Throughout the warmer months of the year, there’s no better way to check out one of the world’s most beautiful parks than a relaxing horse ride. Under professional supervision, of course!
2. Wine Tasting at Humble Grape
Contrary to popular belief, wine tasting is actually more enjoyable when you have no idea what you’re doing and wouldn’t recognise a cabernet from a Calvados!
3. Indulge at Choccywoccydoodah
Anyone with a sweet tooth will be in their element at this questionably-titled eatery in Covent Garden. Indulgence redefined, with a strong possibility of post-date nausea.
4. A Trip to an Art Gallery
For art lovers, why not head out to one of London’s world-famous galleries? Many of which are free to browse to your heart’s content, for the more frugal romantic types.
5. Go to Gordon’s Wine Bar
Gordon’s wine bar is not only one of the most romantic spots in London – it also serves up one of the capital’s most decadently delicious cheese boards.
6. Take A Boat Trip to Greenwich
A gentle cruise down the river to Greenwich is the perfect way to take in the sights of the capital from a unique vantage point.
7. Embrace Your Inner Geek at Four Quarters
Four Quarters is pure Nirvana for gamers and geeks, boasting one of the finest contingencies of modern and classic arcade games in the UK.
8. A Show at The Soho Theatre
Lap up the culture at an unforgettable show at the Soho Theatre. Wait until the last minute if looking to bag the cheapest possible tickets.
9. Go to Aqua Shard
It’s hardly the cheapest restaurant in London, but the views from the top of The Shard are no less than mesmerising. The stuff romantic dreams are made of.
10. A Picnic from Borough Market
If the weathers on your side, head over to Borough Market with the picnic basket and load up with London’s most outstanding local products.
11. Fake Christmas At Winterville
Throughout all four seasons, Winterville serves up all the fabulous festivities of Christmas…if that happens to be your thing.
12. Climb the O2 at Sunset
Climbing to the top of the O2 isn’t for the faint-hearted, but presents one of the most stunning vistas in the entire capital at sunset.
13. Drinks on A Rooftop Overlooking the City
Speaking of which, there are tons of hotels and bars across the city with rooftop gardens – many of which are heated and open throughout the year.
14. Dine in a Michelin Star Restaurant
If looking to splash the cash, why not treat your date to a luxurious meal at a Michelin Star restaurant? Petrus in Knightsbridge coming highly recommended.
15. Go Bowling at All Star Lanes
If bowling is your thing, there’s a handful of All Star Lanes venues scattered across Central London, which make the perfect setting for a casual and enjoyable first date.
16. Afternoon Tea for Two
Or for something a little more sophisticated and formal, afternoon tea for two at the Ritz takes some beating.
17. Eat at The Top of The Gherkin
There’s a brand-new restaurant at the top of the Gherkin, boasting extraordinary views across one of London’s most affluent districts.
18. Explore London’s Street Food Markets
You don’t have to venture far to find some of London’s very best street food markets – one of the most atmospheric of all being Camden Town’s.
19. The London Eye
Book a private ‘champagne’ flight on the London Eye and romance is all-but guaranteed. Albeit with the somewhat awkward presence of your own private waiter in the corner of the capsule!
20. Watch A Play Under the Stars at Shakespeare’s Globe
Last but not least, there’s really nothing more enchanting than taking in a play under the starry sky Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre. Even if Shakespeare isn’t usually your thing, it will be after this!