Giles Guide: Date ideas in London

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Delight in the company of your loved one and indulge in an incredible trip to London. Fill your visit with your favourite things to do, or if you’re stuck for ideas, we have created a list of our favourite date ideas in London! No matter how you like to spend time with your partner, we have something for you.


Get stuck into an activity together

  • Royal Observatory Greenwich: become astronomers for the evening. Spend an evening stargazing while learning about the moon and the stars.

  • Van Gogh London Exhibit: step into famous paintings by Van Gogh and immerse yourselves into the sound and light displays that this experience has to offer. 

  • Monopoly Lifesized: the UK’s favourite board game, but bigger! Take on your opponent in this life sized game of competition and strategy, who is going to win?


Enjoy a delicious dinner for two

  • Cucina London: delight your taste buds in the flavours and freshness of Italy, conveniently located within the St Giles London hotel. 

  • Trivet Restaurant: treat yourself and your significant other with the full dining experience at this two Michelin star awarded restaurant.

  • Noble Rot: experience the award winning dining experience and celebrated wine list of this restaurant, which has been developed from the Noble Rot magazine.


Try something quirky and new

  • The Bike Shed London: for the motorcycle lovers amongst you, this cafe is the place to be for every meal, even ride through the cafe to the parking on your own bike. 

  • London Afternoon Tea Bus: enjoy a traditional afternoon tea whilst also taking in the iconic London landmarks at the same time, with your loved one. 

  • Dopamine Land: boost your happy hormones in this immersive multisensory experience, let your inner child run free in this interactive museum.


Delight in the serenity of nature

  • St Dunstan in the East Church Garden: take a stroll in this unique green oasis within London, enjoy the fountains and greenery draped over the ruins of the church.

  • Little Venice: narrowboats, boat rides and cafes lining the canal in this calm stretch of tranquillity, enjoy a picnic amongst the serenity during your visit to London.

  • Primrose Hill:  dating back to Henry VIII, this green space is one of the six protected viewpoints of London, so delight in the stunning views that await you.


Take your love to new heights

  • The Shard: famously known as the tallest building in the UK, take in the incredible views of London with a glamorous glass of champagne from this iconic landmark.

  • Up at The O2: dare to take the exhilarating outdoor climb to the top of the O2, take in stunning 360 views and for an extra level of romance take the sunset climb.

  • The Garden at 120: visit an incredible rooftop garden in the heart of London, with 360 views of the iconic London landmarks.

Treat your partner to the ultimate trip in London with a comfortable and convenient stay at the St Giles London hotel. Make the most of the ‘Summer London Break’ offer, while it lasts! Enjoy your special London getaway and save up to 20% by booking directly here or by using the promo code SUMMER when booking directly on our website.