Date Ideas in Melbourne
Melbourne is the city that’s alive with culture, it ticks every box for dating, nature, nightlife, food and drinks, history and of course beautiful weather for the most part! Whatever you’re in to, Melbourne has! Enjoy soaking up this amazing part of Australia as you get to know your date!
National Art Gallery of Victoria
The National Art Gallery of Victoria, otherwise known as NGV is a brilliant way to spend a day getting to know your date! General admission is free and with the high-quality art on display and unique collections and exhibitions, there’s going to be plenty to talk about! If you want to make a day of it, there are dining options from afternoon tea to Persimmon with award-winning chefs cooking up mouthwatering dishes! Why not discuss your favourite art piece over some dinner? A dating dream!
This rooftop bar is like no other. Spanish tapas meets cocktail club under one, retractable roof. The perfect spot for letting your date know you’re in the know on the coolest city hangouts. No matter what the weather, this rooftop will always have the perfect vibe and is great for a first date as you can share some of the tapas plates and try out some of the unique cocktails!
Royal Botanic Gardens
This tranquil garden makes for a romantic date, the lakes and tropical plants will put you at ease with any first date nerves! Enjoy a couples picnic and spend the afternoon relaxing, escape the hustle and bustle of the city and spend quality time with one another. There’s a cafe within the gardens if you fancy filling up.
Claiming to be the most unforgettable date idea that Melbourne has to offer, you can whizz up to the top and view panoramic views of the city; see the best landmarks from 300 metres high! The view is stunningly romantic at night, if you’re after the complete experience, book a table at Eureka 89 and dine in style on the top floor. Watching the sunset over the city whilst enjoying the exquisite food and company of your hot date- you can’t get any better.
The Hardware Societe
A great way to make a date memorable is to try something a little different. Instead of a dinner date, why don’t you start the day early with some coffee and brunch! The Hardware Societe is a great place to go if you’re looking for some hearty meals to set the day off right! The best thing about a brunch date is that if it goes well you can extend the date to the rest of the day!
A twist on the classic! Enjoy cinema in a new, secret location. They say the mystery is sexy and with this date booked you’ll certainly be leading the way! The Underground Cinema run secret events across the city, forget red armchairs in a box room, you’ll feel like you’ve walked on to the set of your chosen film and it will make for an extremely exciting date! Book your tickets in advance and look out for the clues of where you’ll be spending your evening!
For all of the active daters who need a little more energy injected in their dates, this one is for you! You can really get to know each other whilst taking part in the ultimate date! Bounce your way through the date and show off with some tricks! The walls and the floors will become a playground of fun and it’s the perfect way to lose your inhibitions! You won’t stop laughing and all that bouncing will release lots of mood-boosting endorphins meaning you’ll be feeling great!
Paris Cat Jazz Club
Whisk your date away for a slice of Paris, the most romantic place in the world. You’ll feel like you’ve been transported as you enjoy the live jazz and sultry atmosphere that’s contained within the club. The club contains a tapas menu and an impressive wine list, so make an evening of it. We’ve got a feeling you’ll be visiting this 1920’s feel loft a lot more regularly!