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.
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
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
© 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
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
Planning a romantic city break in Edinburgh? Our stylish serviced apartments provide the perfect retreat after a day out exploring the city. Book our Romance Package and receive a 2-night stay plus a bottle of champagne on arrival.