With a bustling population of nearly nine million, London stands as Europe's most populous city and ranks among the largest cities worldwide. As such a colossal city, visitors won't find any shortage of places to explore, but picking the perfect spot for a date can be daunting. You want your date to be exceptional, after all! So, let AV Stays guide you through our selection of top-notch date venues and ideas in London. Get ready to dazzle that special someone!
Grooving to the Rhythm - Natural History Museum
Cromwell Rd, South Kensington, London, SW7 5BD
The Natural History Museum is not just a realm of ancient relics. On the last Friday of every month, as the clock strikes 10 pm, the museum transforms into a glamorous party hall for a silent disco. As you don your wireless headset and grab a drink, you can boogie beneath the blue whale skeleton in the Hintze Hall, with three DJs vying for your attention with their eclectic music mix. Not just any event, it's a memorable dance date you won't want to miss.
Cost - £27 per person
For the Cinema-Loving Couples - Film Club at the Firmdale Hotel
4 Richmond Mews, London W1D 3DH
For those movie buffs visiting London, the Firmdale Hotel Film Club is a delightful venue to bond over your shared love for films. Enjoy the movie of the week in an exclusive, state-of-the-art screening room at three of their London hotels. Offering a blend of entertainment and dining, you can relish a three-course lunch, dinner, or Afternoon Tea, along with a movie on Sundays at Soho, or on selected days at Covent Garden and Charlotte Street Hotel.
Cost - £45 per person
Get Crafty at Token Studio
St Saviours Wharf, 23 Mill St, London SE1 2BE
Looking to showcase your creativity to your date? Token Studio is your ideal destination. This unique pottery studio lets you mould, paint, and take home your pottery masterpiece. Choose from a range of bowls, plates, mugs, and more to paint, or try your hands at the potter's wheel. Not into pottery? No worries, you can also create soap, lotions, or lipsticks.
Cost - £38 for 1 hour and 30 minutes of pottery making and painting
Commune with Nature at the Barbican Conservatory
Silk Street, London, EC2Y 8DS
Opened in 1984, the Barbican Conservatory offers an enchanting date experience, home to about 1,500 species of plants and trees, some rare and endangered, and exotic fish. Take a tour with the resident gardeners on selected Sundays, or simply spend quality time surrounded by nature. If the date is a hit, consider the Conservatory Terrace for a meal or the Conservatory for private events and weddings.
Cost – Free to explore the Conservatory
Challenge Each Other at Queens London
17 Queensway, London, W2 4QP
Looking for a lively date venue? Queens London has you covered. Start with a hearty meal at MEATliquor, offering meat and plant-based dishes, followed by a bowling game, a round of skating at London's only all-year-round ice rink, or some fun arcade games. Don't forget to capture the moment in their photo booth.
Cost - £11 for a game of bowling
Chill with Tunes at Percy’s
2A Kensington High St, Kensington, London W8 4PT
Open from 5 pm till late on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, Percy’s is an inviting bar and restaurant perfect for casual or intimate dates in London. With its unique blend of cosy lounge seating, colourful artwork adorning the exposed brick walls, and a hidden DJ area behind mirrored doors, Percy's has a vibe that's hard to resist.
The menu boasts an array of small and large Mediterranean plates, coupled with a selection of £5 cocktails available from 5 pm to 7 pm every night. What's more, each night at Percy’s carries a different theme: Thursdays offer a relaxed atmosphere for cocktails and small plates, Fridays feature resident DJ Alfie Howes spinning the finest house, disco and dance music, while Saturdays provide a house party feel with guest DJs.
Cost - Free entry, small plates average price.
Stay with AV Stays
After a fantastic date, why not make the evening even more special by retiring to one of our exquisite serviced apartments? With locations scattered throughout London, AV Stays offers stylish, comfortable, and conveniently located accommodations to suit your needs. Enjoy the luxury of a hotel with the comfort of home, complete with fully equipped kitchens, premium furnishings, high-speed Wi-Fi, and much more. Make your stay in London memorable with AV Stays.
Whether you're in London for business, leisure, or a romantic getaway, we're here to ensure you have the perfect base for your activities. Get in touch with our reservation team for specific dates or locations: call +44 (0) 2035 760893 or email [email protected].
Remember, a great date starts with the perfect venue – and ends with the perfect stay. Choose AV Stays – your home away from home.