London is an amazing city with so much to offer, in terms of date ideas and places. For an international date, these ideas for date spots can give clusters of great activities. Along with embodying the quintessential aspects of what makes London a unique and special place to visit. For the best ideas for an unforgettable date, look no further.
Camden is the heart of indie and alternative fashion in London, with everything from shops entirely comprised of upmarket robin hood style clothing to a warehouse of oversized vintage flannel shirts. Browsing the shops of Camden Lock Market is a great way to share style tips and ideas with a fashion-conscious date. Afterwards, you can split a dish of Thai from Kim’s Vietnamese Food Hut.
If you’re feeling adventurous take a trip to Cyberdog boasting an 80s rave aesthetic turned futuristic. With a jumble of latex, neon colours and puffed out edges to experience an unforgettable blend of past and future. Finally, finish off at the secret drinking den BYOC Camden for amazing mixology. This is an international date that’s quintessentially London.
Kew Gardens is a great place to escape the bustle of city life and explore a vast expanse brimming with exotic plants. Be transported to a succulent and cactus filled desert in the Princess of Wales Conservatory. Enjoy a treetop adventure at the Treetop Walkway or simply gawk at the massive lily pads Victoria Amazonica (named after the queen) in the Palm House.
Finally. enjoy a delicious English street food style meal at the The Food Village. With so many gorgeous sights, Kew Gardens is perfect for a comfortable walk which will entrance you and your date.
Chinatown is bursting with life and has delicious restaurants, great places to get bubble tea and the occasional novel bakery. If you’re a student, Shuang Shuang is a great place to get hot pot and enjoy joking about your date’s cooking skills over the stylish modern set-up.
Chatime shops exceed expectations with more flavours and styles of bubble tea than you can pronounce. Plus, the Chinatown Bakery is a great place to stock up on your favourite Asian pastries and watch the mesmerising machine filling fish pastries at the front.
Shoreditch is well known for its variety of bars including the darts-themed Flight Club Shoreditch and the popular Queen of Hoxton where one can have romantic drinks on the rooftop. It also has vibrant street art around every corner, perfect for an international date. The Old Spitalfields Market for exploring everything vintage and antique.
At night, Barrio Shoreditch is great for the Brazilian-inspired atmosphere, delicious food and DJ shows. Nightjar is another fantastic choice with an underground bar and live jazz and blues for a classy chilled night to share with your date.
Trafalgar Square is a great place to sit down and eat while admiring the iconic sights of Nelson’s column and the surrounding fountains, as street musicians treat you and your date to their skilful music.
With The National Gallery just next door, you can indulge your artistic side by browsing their collection of European art including Vincent van Gogh’s “Sunflowers”. The Thames is only a 5-minute walk away for a scenic and relaxing walk. For a great start or end to a date, Trafalgar Square is the perfect place.
So, there you have it! 5 great date spots for international dates in London. Aside from a great date, it’s a chance to see all that London has to offer, so enjoy!