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Romantic pub in Chiswick

London’s Top 5 First date Venues in Chiswick

Chiswick is a leafy, relaxed suburb with aptly minimalist venues ideal for a chilled out date. Check out our top 5 first date spots in Chiswick!

Date Ideas in London

Trafalgar for a date

Matchmaker Approved First Date Venues in Greenwich, London

Greenwich is the perfect first date spot if you’re looking for something a little different beyond the hubbub of Central London. Here are our top 5!

Date Ideas in London, Dating

Perfect Venues for a First Date in Pimlico

London’s Top 5 First Date Venues in Pimlico

Pimlico is an underrated area—but that’s all the better for you, as you can enjoy a range of uncrowded but nonetheless atmospheric first date spots!

Date Ideas in London

The rooftop for a first date

London’s St. James – Matchmaker Approved First Date Ideas

St James is one of the most opulent areas in London—so a night here is sure to wow your beau. Check out our top 5 first date venues in St James!

Date Ideas in London

ESQ a very romantic bar in Kensington

Matchmaker Approved First Date Venues in Kensington, London

In this buzzing district of West London you’ll find some of the capital’s hottest date spots. Check out our 5 favourite first date spots in Kensington!

Date Ideas in London, Dating

Baranis for a first date

The City of London – Matchmaker Approved First Date Venues

The City is one of the swankiest places in the UK. You can’t go wrong if you’re looking for the ideal spot to impress on your first date!

Date Ideas in London

First date at vagabond anybody?

London’s Best Battersea First Date Venues

No matter your idea of the perfect first date, Battersea’s thriving nightlife and bar scene ensures you and your date will find the ideal venue to flirt and be merry.

Date Ideas in London

Callooh Callay

London’s Top 5 First Date Venues in Chelsea

Chelsea is one of the poshest parts of London, with swanky bars and rip-roaring restaurants. You and your first date are sure to find somewhere opulent!

Date Ideas in London

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London’s Marylebone – Hidden Gems for a First Date

Marylebone hosts some of London’s quirkiest bars and restaurants. Perfect for date ideas in London, no matter your tastes!

Date Ideas in London

Date Ideas in Clapham Common

Matchmaker Approved First Date Venues in Clapham, London

Clapham's nightlife creates date ideas a plenty. If you’re looking for a buzzing bar or rip-roaring restaurant to impress on your first date, look no further.

Date Ideas in London

Kona Kai, a great first date idea in Fulham, London

London’s Top 5 First Date Venues in Fulham

Fulham is home to all manner of buzzing bars and gorgeous gastropubs. You’re guaranteed to find the perfect first date spot for your Fulham romance!

Date Ideas in London, Dating Tips

Day in the life of a matchmaker

Matchmaking In London

A day in the life of a matchmaker in London often starts long before I’ve even tasted my morning coffee, and today is no different

Dating, Drawing Down the Moon

Are you dating a player or someone who messes you around?

Are you dating players?

"I attract the wrong kind of men" – this is something I have heard a great deal as a matchmaker and I have some advice to successfully avoid players.


The curious history of dating

Dating Book Review: The Curious History of Dating

Nichi Hodgson's account of the last 300 years of dating etiquette in the UK is a compelling read—perfect if you want the inside story on love through the ages!

Book Reviews

Dating in London vs Amsterdam

AmsLon Love – the Dutch Dating connection

Despite London and Amsterdam being relatively close, there are some stark differences in the dating culture you’ll find in each!

Dating Tips

tips for singles on valentines

Matchmaking Tips on Valentine’s Day

Valentine's Day can be notoriously difficult if you're single—but what if you channelled your energy into working on your self-esteem and meeting someone?

Dating Tips, Matchmakers

8 of the most romantic restaurants in london for Valentines

London’s Most Romantic Valentine’s Day Spots

The choice of restaurants for a Valentine's Day in London can be overwhelming—so our relationship expert has put together 8 of his most highly recommended!

Date Ideas in London

Single parent dating tips

Single Parent Dating Tips

Dating as a single parent can be tough. But by putting in some simple measures moving forward, you can get back out on the dating scene with confidence!

Dating Tips

Nurturing romance, so it keeps alive forever

How to Maintain Your Relationship

Keeping romance alive becomes more difficult as your relationship matures. But no matter how you see it, romance is really the act of wooing or being wooed.

Date Coaching

10 reasons to date a british person

Why You need to Date British now

Whether you’re swooning over the accent or can’t cope with the charm, you haven’t known decorum till you've dated a British person.


Easy ways to flirt with your date

Easy Ways to Flirt with Your Date!

There are many different ways you can flirt with your date. Here are some of the very best things you can do to make sure your first date goes smoothly

Dating Tips

Best date nights in Sydney

Great Date ideas in Sydney Australia

Gorgeous sunny weather. Happy people. Endless activities. The Emerald City is one of the world’s finest when it comes find the perfect date idea.

Dating, Dating Tips

V&A Museum in London is one of our museum date ideas

Museum Dates in London

Many London museums are now choosing to hold events or special opening hours in the evening. So why not suggest a museum as a refined date idea.

Date Ideas in London, Dating Tips

What age can I use a dating agency

Drawing Down the Moon – London’s Premier Matchmaking Agency

Choosing the right matchmaking agency could be the first step towards a rich and fulfilling romantic life.

Dating Tips, Matchmakers

Take your date to the Royal Albert Hall

Classical Music Dates in London

Are you looking for a classical music date night in London? Follow these dating tips on five of the best classical music venue in the capital.

Date Ideas in London, Dating Tips

Saatchi Gallery - a great idea for a date in London

Five of London’s Best Gallery Date Ideas

Art galleries make for great places to go on a date. Here are five of the best art galleries for dates in London.

Date Ideas in London, Dating Tips

how to zoom for dating

How to Date Long Distance

So many singles are using Zoom to maintain their love lives during COVID. Want to get in on the action? Just follow these 4 easy steps to set up your date!



Dating in Manchester

Manchester is a wonderful place for dating. Here are the 4 best venues handpicked by our dating experts, making first date ideas easy!

Dating Tips

Genetic matchmaking television series

Can Genetics Help You Find Love?

Do genetics hide the answer to the perfect match? In Netflix’s new series, The One, the main character, Rebecca discovers the secrets of genetic matchmaking.


are you read to start dating after covid ?

Are you ready to find love?

For far too many of us, it's been two years of no bra, no pants—and definitely no romance. Are you prepared for the madness of the post-COVID dating melee?