Just because you’re on holiday with your partner doesn’t mean you should forget about date night. London is filled with all the usual dating options but if you’re looking for something different, there are unique ways to spend the night too. Trying one of these data nights will give your trip a bit of individuality and make it that bit more memorable.
When you’re staying at the Park Grand London Lancaster Gate Hotel, the mood is already set for date night thanks to your luxurious surroundings. You’re also in the perfect place to go out and explore everything that’s on offer in London due to the central location and easy to access underground. These five quirky ideas could be just what you’re looking for.
Join the circus
If you’ve both got a head for heights, you could give the flying trapeze a try. Gorilla Circus is located on the edge of the beautiful Regent’s Park, making it accessible from the Park Grand London Lancaster Gate Hotel via the Bakerloo Tube line. You’ll learn tricks on the low bar first before making the thrilling attempt on the dizzying swinging bar – it’s a date night that you’ll definitely remember.
Step into the prohibition era
If you want to relax with a drink and take in some entertainment, Proud City Cabaret does it a little differently. Drawing inspiration from the prohibition era, the cabaret show offers a sizzling mix of acts that when combined with the atmosphere promises to be a night that you’ll remember. There’s plenty of tasty dishes to dig into, as well as an extensive wine list and tempting cocktails.
Get competitive at axe throwing
If you’re a couple that has a bit of a competitive streak, why not put your axe throwing skills to the test? Whistle Punks lets you sling axes against your other half to see who ends up the closet to the bullseye. From your boutique hotel Paddington London, you can get here in less than 35 minutes on the Tube and you’re guaranteed a unique, fun night. The venue plays music and has a friendly atmosphere, plus there’s plenty of nearby bars to head to afterwards for a celebratory drink if you win.
Climbing in a castle
If you’re an adventurous couple you might have already been climbing together but it’s the location that makes this one unique. The Castle is based in Newington and is inside a stunning former Victorian pumping station that looks like it came straight out of a fairy-tale. Its walls are spread out over five floors and it has over 450 roped and lead routes to turn your hand to, as well as bouldering surfaces, making it perfect whether it’s your first go or you’re seasoned experts.
Party on a boat
Take in the usual Thames sights from a new perspective by selecting this date night idea. It combines sightseeing with a silent disco, letting you choose your own music. With a well-stocked bar, a hip dancefloor, and incredible views, Silent Sounds: On the Thames be an evening of partying like no other that promises to liven up your London trip.