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Ideas for a Romantic Date Night in Edinburgh

The best spots for a little romance in the capital

02 . 02 . 2018

With its cobbled streets, cosy pubs and a wealth of unique attractions, Edinburgh is the perfect backdrop for a romantic city break. So, where are the best spots for a little romance in the capital? Here are our recommendations for the perfect date night in Edinburgh.

Read more: 24 Romantic Hours in Edinburgh

Cosy up with a film

While the cinema may not be the most original date idea, why not catch the latest blockbuster in a more intimate setting? With plush leather sofas and reclining chairs, the Dominion is a charming little slice of art deco style.

Address: Newbattle Terrace, Edinburgh EH10 4RT

Learn to cook together

For the ultimate bonding experience with your partner, why not learn a new skill together? The Edinburgh Food and Wine School offers a range of cookery classes, the perfect gift for any culinary enthusiast.

Address: The Coach House, Newliston, Edinburgh EH29 9EB

A couple cooking together

See a comedy show

They say laughter is the food of love, so why not enjoy a free comedy show together? The Stand Comedy Club hosts a varied programme of contemporary comedy by some of Scotland’s best stand-up comics.

Address: York Place, Edinburgh EH1 3EB

Enjoy a relaxing spa treatment

Treat your loved one to a relaxing spa treatment! From massages to facials, Pure Spa offers a wide range of luxury spa therapies and beauty treatments in convenient locations dotted across Edinburgh.

Fountain Court guests receive 25% off their first visit and 10% thereafter. 

Address: Lothian Road, Edinburgh EH3 9BG

Edinburgh Date Night

© Pure Spa & Beauty

Stroll along the beach

If romantic walks along the beach are more your cup of tea, Edinburgh has one magnificent coastline. How about a leisurely stroll along the promenade at Cramond? You could even stop and enjoy a picnic on the beach!

Sample some artisan chocolates

Why not swap your bog-standard box of Maltesers for something a little more exciting? Book you and your other half an evening of chocolate tasting at Coco Chocolatier, for a sensory experience with a twist.

Address: Bruntsfield Place, Edinburgh EH10 4ER

Coco Chocolatier

© Coco Chocolatier

Go on a ghost tour

As one of the most haunted cities in the UK, Edinburgh is home to some fantastically thrilling ghost tours that are sure to have you jumping into each other’s arms! We’ve written about some of our favourite ghost tours here.

Catch a romantic sunset

What better place to watch the sunset than from Arthur’s Seat? Soak up Edinburgh’s breath-taking skyline with the one you love by your side. We can’t think of anything more romantic than that!

Share a slice

They say the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach and that’s probably true of most women as well! Why not share a slice with your other half at @Pizza, the latest trendy joint to hit Edinburgh’s West End.

Fountain Court guests receive a 15% off their food bill.

Address: Charlotte Lane, EH2 4QZ

© @Pizza

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