The top 10 best things to do as a couple in London


There are a certain cities around the world that are known for being romantic, and London is definitely one of them. With a beautiful city skyline and historic districts that are full of culture, London is perfect for a getaway just for the two of your. If you’re planning a stay at one of our romantic hotels in London then you’ll be surrounded by all kinds of things that are sure to spark romance during your trip. Here are some suggestions for things to do on your couple’s retreat to the capital.

Park date

Any one of these green getaways will provide the perfect romantic escape from the hectic pace of city living. A picnic in the park is perfect for a romantic dinner and, if you plan it right you can spend the evening sat on the grass watching the sun go down with a glass of champagne.

River walk

A stroll down the famous River Thames is a perfect way to see the sights of London in all their glory. Hold hands as you walk down the South Bank, past the historic buildings and centuries of living history. If you wait until the sun goes down, you’ll see the river illuminated by the lights of the city.

Romantic dinner

If you want to spend an evening savouring amazing food and delicious wines, then you don’t need to go far. The in-house restaurant at M by Montcalm offers a perfect setting for a romantic dinner date.


London Eye

The giant Ferris wheel is one of London’s most popular attractions, giving visitors the chance to get the best view of the city. Watch the world drift by in a capsule for two, complete with a glass of bubbly if you feel like being super decadent!


If you want to have fun and unleash your competitive side, bowling is always a good choice. Enjoy a laughter-filled night as the two of you face off on the alley.

Spa day

There’s no better way to spend the day than being pampered at the M by Montcalm luxury spa. Spend the day relaxing together and see the romance blossom.

Speed boat race

If you’re looking for more of a rush, then a speed boat race along the Thames is sure to get the sparks flying. Dash along the river as you see the sights of London and race towards the finish line. Don’t worry if you get wet, just head back to one of our romantic hotels in London to dry off and relax after the adrenaline rush wears off.


There are thousands of amazing shops, stalls and boutiques throughout London. Spending the day browsing the city’s shopping districts is a great way to pass the afternoon. Try splitting up and buying each other surprise gifts to put a bit of excitement into your trip.


Take a class

Learning a new skill together is a great way of connecting, and there’s a lot to learn in London. You can take a cooking class or even learn how to craft your own beer.

Movie night

Watching a film in London is much more special than heading to your local cinema. The city is home to a variety of picture houses that show old-school classics and popular cult hits. Cuddle up with some popcorn and enjoy one of your favourite films for a perfect end to a perfect day.