Here’s some fabulous date ideas to help you out this month.
Winter igloos at Mercer Roof Terrace
A great date spot to visit this month is Mercer Roof Terrace where they’ve transformed into the ultimate winter haven, complete with enchanting igloos and cosy cabins. Sounds dreamy, right? Well, Mercer Roof Terrace will encapsulate a winter wonderland with each igloo accommodating up to eight people and the intimate cabins catering for up to four guests. This is a wonderful dining experience high in the sky and complete with faux fur blankets, flickering candles and the twinkle of fairy lights, the terrace restaurant is the perfect destination for date night with stunning views of the city. Mercer Roof Terrace provides a lovely date spot and is certainly one to add to the list.
20 Garlick Hill EC4V 2AU
Mercer Roof Terrace | Rooftop Terrace London | Vintry & Mercer Hotel
Dine at Apothecary East
There are so many great restaurants to choose from in the City. But if you’re a Japanese food enthusiast then Apothecary East is a fantastic choice. Situated in the heart of Shoreditch, this restaurant boasts both classy and swanky vibes. Whether you’re going for a lunch date or a dinner date, this a great spot to visit. They have a fantastic new bowl menu with a choice of five bowls to pick from. The Chicken Katsu Curry with panko chicken thigh and sakurazuke pickles, is our favourite. However, if you’re in the mood for sushi, they have a fabulous range of sushi dishes. The service at this restaurant is great, staff are both friendly and attentive. This restaurant hosts a great drinks menu, fantastic food and delivers on the chic vibes.
Rena Spa, NYX Hotel London Holborn
Who doesn’t love a good spa day? Well, we certainly do, and we think it’s a fabulous winter date idea. Rena Spa, situated in NYX Hotel London Holborn provides a tranquil escape in the heart of the City. This spa is beautiful and is the perfect spot to unwind, relax and rejuvenate. With so many wonderful ways to spend your time – whether it be a massage or facial there really is something for everyone. Or if you’re just simply looking to lounge by the pool then this is also a great spot. Trust me, you won’t be disappointed. The spa offers a wide range of Isgha specialist treatments, guests can enjoy the large indoor swimming pool, maintain their fitness routines at the gym, or unwind in the steam room. The massages here are also well-worth a try. Once you’ve finished with your spa day, why not enjoy some drinks in the hotel bar? This hotel is not only trendy, perfect for those Instagram photos but the service from staff is spectacular too. It’s a thumbs up from us.
50 – 60 Southampton Row WC1B 4AR
Enjoy a Sunday Roast
Who doesn’t love a Sunday Roast? If you’re looking for classy and sophisticated vibes, then head on over to The Libertine. This restaurant is set in the immense vaults beneath The Royal Exchange. Your date will be easily impressed by this venue, not only does it provide all the Christmas feels but the ambiance is perfect for date night or date day. The Libertine’s Sunday Roast is delicious, prepared with meat sourced from high-welfare farmers, locally sourced seasonal vegetables, fluffy Yorkies and crisp roasties with lashings of rich gravy. Whether you’re opting for a free- range chicken supreme roast or the dry aged sirloin beef roast – you will not be disappointed. The cheese board is also a winner and perfect for sharing on your date.
1a Royal Exchange EC3V 3LL
Get your hands on a delicious hot chocolate
Yes, we are feeling the cold outside but what better way to warm yourself up than to grab an incredibly luscious Italian hot chocolate, from Badiani’s. Served up from a stunning chocolate fountain, it’s richer, thicker, and creamier than your ordinary cocoa. This is a magnificent way to indulge whilst walking through the City.
14 Camden Passage N1 8ED
Aldgate in Winter Festival
Another great way to enjoy your time in the City is to join the community at Aldgate Square on December 8 for a jam-packed festival programme including lantern parades, live performances, and creative workshops.
Visit St Paul’s Christmas Market
Nothing quite says Christmas quite like a Christmas market. This year, visit the brand-new festive market. Beautifully decorated cabins will welcome customers into a picture-perfect postcard, with a display of artisan food stalls, bespoke jewellery and knitwear, and sizzling street-food. The market runs from 27 November – 24 December, 11am to 7pm.