If you’re planning a romantic trip to London and you’re staying in the hip Shoreditch area, you’re going to be spoilt for choice when it comes to selecting a date spot. This vibrant part of London is thriving with places to head with your love, whether you’re looking for a delicious drink in a cosy bar or a performance that you’ll always remember.
Choosing to stay in one of our hotels near Moorgate London means you’re perfectly placed to try out a few of these top date spots in Shoreditch.
Enjoy a drink at PortSide Parlour
Hidden away in Shoreditch, the PortSide Parlour is the ideal place to enjoy a cosy drink after spending a day exploring London. Located in Rivington Street just a short walk from the Old Street Tube station, PortSide Parlour guarantees to offer unique and delicious cocktails that you and your date can work your way through. The sea food inspired tapas are a must try too. The combination of nautical theme and antiques means you can kick back and relax, taking in the atmosphere as you catch up with your date.
Have a laugh at the Comedy Café Theatre
When you’re looking for something a bit different that guarantees to put a smile on both of your faces, Shoreditch’s Comedy Café Theatre is perfect. Staying at one of the hotels near Moorgate London means you’re just a ten-minute journey away when you hop on the Northern Line. Playing host to some big names and up and coming talent, evenings here are filled with laughter. The Saturday evening shows always have a great mix of talent on display at an affordable date price.
Catch a film at the Electric Cinema
The plush armchairs to recline in and vintage feel means the Electric Cinema doesn’t offer the typical movie experience. In fact, it’s the perfect place for a date. Expect to see some of the biggest films on this cinema’s listings while you relax in its stunning, intimate interior. You’ll be able to enjoy a drink as you watch the film and get comfy under a cashmere blanket – perfect for chilly winter evening dates.
Stargaze at Culpeper
Combine having a drink with your date with stunning views at Culpeper. The beautiful bar has one of the best roof terraces in London for stargazing together as you marvel at the night sky – the venue even hosts rooftop astronomy events. Whether you’re visiting Culpeper for a simple drink in the bar or you’re planning on sampling some of the delights on the menu, it’s a date you’ll both remember. Plus, you can easily get there via Tube on the Hammersmith & City line from our hotels near Moorgate.
Go on a street art tour
When you want to get out and explore Shoreditch, a self-guided walking tour is an excellent idea, even during the brisk winter days. Shoreditch is filled with street art to uncover and admire with your date. For couples that love culture and art, it’s an excellent date idea. To see the best works of art, be sure to head down to the Cargo Club on Rivington Street to see the famous Banksy, Brick Lane, which is filled with pop culture graffiti, and Princelet Street where you’ll find a piece from global artist, Stik.