If you’re looking for a romantic way to spend an evening, London is full of opportunities and attractions close to the Park Grand Paddington Hotel. Here are our top suggestions for romantic meals, intimate drinks, cultural outings, and even something a little bit different to sweep your loved one right off their feet.
For Romantic Meals for Two
Traditional romantic date nights should always include a spot of food. Here are some of the best restaurants in London for a romantic meal for two.
Fine dining with a glorious view across London’s spectacular skyline, what more could you want in a date night? Aqua Shard is on the 31st floor of The Shard, Europe’s tallest building, and offers an exquisite Great British menu.
Often described as London’s most romantic restaurant, this list wouldn’t be complete without mention of Clos Maggiore. Influenced by restaurants in Tuscany, it has a real intimate feel and an extensive range of wine to try.
For Intimate Drinks
There’s no better way to get to know someone than sitting down with your favourite drink in cosy bar. Here are our picks for the best bars for date night.
Atlantic Bar at Park Grand Paddington Hotel
Our stylish bar serves up a stylish selection of wines, champagne, beers and spirits in beautiful, boutique surroundings.
If the loved one in your life has a penchant for all things vintage, there’s really no better place than Cahoots. You’ll step back in time in a converted underground bunker, where you can enjoy cocktails and jazz music.
The May Fair
For something luxurious, visit the May Fair Bar. Master mixologists serve every drink with passion, panache, and a platter of home-made ingredients. There’s a great ambience at the bar and a touch of glamour in the décor.
For Culture Vultures
If your date loves to learn something new and wants to soak up as much of London’s culture as possible, these date night ideas will be perfect for you.
Camden Arts Centre
The Camden Arts Centre stays open until 9pm every Wednesday. Here you can indulge in live performances, private film screenings, and talks on a whole range of topics.
Every Friday night the British Museum keeps its doors open until 8.30pm. At the late openings, you’ll find lively lectures and debates, performance artists, and film screenings.
For those that want to try something different
Bored by the movies? Tired of the same old menus? Here are some ideas for couples wanting to try something a little different on their date night.
Bowling at Bloomsbury Lanes
Step back in time at Bloomsbury Lanes, a bowling alley with a unique retro feel. The laughs will flow as well as the drinks, and you can even enjoy a pizza at Ray’s or sing your heart out in one of the karaoke rooms.
Seven Sins at Café de Paris
If traditional West End musicals aren’t your thing, Seven Sins is a unique alternative. With a mix of cabaret, musical theatre, and circus acts, it’s guaranteed to be a night filled with awe and wonder.
If you’re planning a romantic getaway to the UK’s capital, the Park Grand Paddington Hotel makes the perfect luxurious place to stay.