33 of London's best first date restaurants and bars
“Sounds good, see you Friday!” reads the text from your long-time crush that you’ve finally plucked up the courage to ask on a date. Think the hard part’s over and done with? Think again. Now you have to find a date spot which will impress them. Worry not though, as SquareMeal knows a thing or two about first date restaurants and bars (we’re modern day Casanova’s, if we do say so ourselves). From glitzy spots in Mayfair to oh-so-cool bars in Shoreditch, we’ve hand-picked some of the best locations for your next date. With our great selection of first date restaurants and bars in the capital, the only thing you’ll have to worry about is coming across as intelligent, funny, emotionally available and financially stable – easy as pie!