Created by the same masterminds behind the Michelin-starred Club Gascon, the team of expert mixologists and sommeliers will serve drinks that perfectly complement and balance out the flavours of the small plates. Tours last two hours and cost 15. It's like an oversize library in a grand old house, but thankfully easily gets busy enough to keep a buzz up. Opium is one of London's true hidden gems, discretely tucked away behind an otherwise unassuming green door in the heart of bustling Chinatown. After two 'fancy' locations you made want to head for one of the areas many solid boozers. Unusual dates A photo posted by Paper Latte paper.
Groups run in Lewisham, Newham and Camden. Just turn up, and let the good times roll! Really making their drinks stand out, the team of bartenders make use of a range of homemade bitters and syrups. Smitty's runs a short but decent cocktail list they've really upped their game on this front. It isn't always easy to tell the difference, especially in our chaotic dating age. Not all dates have to come at a price and often the simpler things in life are what pleasure us the most.
This is a cavernous cocktail bar promising a great atmosphere in Marylebone, with a unique happy hour offering deals from open until close and a Grasshopper Challenge donating £1 from each sale to human rights organisations. Everything is token-operated, which means it's pretty cheap, and all that activity will soon get thoseflowing, leaving you feeling! Watch Glassblowers at London Glassblowing Peter Layton'sstudio is the perfect place to watch in awe as craftsmen painstakingly melt glass and shape it into vases, paperweights and more - each item created is unique. Who said golf had a stiff upper lip? You come here to impress: the place is all art deco details, beautiful old books and live music throughout the week. A chance to see familiar favourite rooms and objects — and each other — in an entirely new light. Book early to avoid disappointment. Adventurous dating is about embracing your awkwardness and rekindling intimacy, and taking syncopated steps ticks both of those boxes.
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Foodie Fun at Borough Market is one of London's oldest and largest food markets and it's a real haven for foodies from across the city. A great first date especially by moonlight. Standing tickets cost just £5. You play in teams of three using a wooden mallet to score goals whilst. £13, 365-366 Warburton Street, E8. While it might not be a hotshot upstart like Zoosk, Match is far from an online dating dinosaur.
Or why not unwind with a hot stone massage at the Four Seasons hotel in Canary Wharf, which offers unbeatable views of the city. Tell your partner Te Amo to convince them. You won't be short of conversation starters and if you know a gin lover, they'll be heaven. First Tuesday of the month. Challenge your fixed conceptions of what you might enjoy, and even what you might be capable of. Learning how to beat a samba drum to a set rhythm and finding your groove is not quite as easy as it sounds, but the classes have a relaxed, casual vibe and cost £7 per person - you can attend one session or go back and improve your skills - many students take part in the annual parade.
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You can't go wrong with two tickets to one of the most respected comedy clubs in London, can you? Today the restored early 18 th Century home is furnished and decorated with items from that era and the 19 th century, and visitors who silently explore its 10 rooms are invited to imagine they have just stumbled into the home of the Jervis family, Huguenot silk weavers who remain just out of sight of their house guests. We promote London and attract businesses, events, congresses, students and visitors to the capital. But with a little insider knowledge you can make use of the world-class cultural options and the romance of the river without looking like you're a teenager on his first visit to London. Pottery and creative evenings Head to for their evening pottery classes. Chuck together a few chums and shoot down to this glam go-to and peruse through the fruity, fun cocktail mix as you revel on the d-floor to the upbeat assortment of disco-funk tunes. Though the wine list on the bar menu is short, ask for the sommelier, who's friendly, easy-going and knowledgeable: he'll make sure you drink well without imposing on the night. Buzzing with history, culture and sights to see, it's easy to find plenty of things to do during the day and as darkness falls in the city, but what about if you're looking for date ideas? Rule number one: be imaginative.
This crowded underground spot offers a night unlike pretty much anything else in London: when the completely excellent house band are sitting in, the place jumps and rattles and everyone has a good time. The recently refurbished cinema shows classics from the likes of Jean-Luc Godard and Francois Truffaut - the perfect romantic date. There's just so many variables. Designed to tease all of the senses and take you on a journey of discovery, settle in at the Oriole and enjoy cocktails mixed with the finest exotic ingredients going. After you learn about the meat, you share an informal but tasty meal around the butcher block with your classmates.