Dating in London is a bloody nightmare. It’s basically impossible to meet anybody when you almost exclusively drink in the bar immediately next to your office, and when by some flash of luck it actually happens you’re suddenly faced with the stomach-churningly stressful decision of where to take them. But it doesn’t have to be that way! We are here to help, constantly feeding you the best London events and bottomless inspiration, and Lovestruck can help you find someone to go to them with. Here they’ve picked five secret London spots that make great date venues, which proves they must know what they’re doing.
Evans & Peel Detective Agency (pictured)
‘Attempt to find the secret entrance to this infamous date location off of Earl’s Court Road to experience a prohibition-style date like no other. Brown paper bag included.’
‘A classic cinema experience with a twist; in this case the front row is finally the place to be – six leather upholstered ‘beds’ line the front of each screen, complete with a bottle of red. Uh oh.’
The Mayor of Scaredy Cat Town
‘Located behind a Smeg fridge in the Breakfast Club, this Bishopsgate-based speakeasy is the ultimate date-friendly candlelit cocktail den. There’s also great food and snacks on offer, should you make it past the awkward introduction drink.’
Vista at The Trafalgar Hotel
‘The roof garden at The Trafalgar Hotel is a scenic rooftop bar overlooking Trafalgar Square. On a sunny day this garden is a gem hidden away in the centre of London – if you’re looking for a relaxing night out, Vista is the place to be.’
Four O Nine
‘The Four O Nine is a very understated restaurant on top of a Clapham North pub. The rich colours and intense lighting make this restaurant mysterious and intimate – a delicious venue with good food.’
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