Romantic Edinburgh Date Night Ideas

Saturday, 24th August 2019

Fun things to do in Edinburgh at night

If you’re looking to crank up the romance, Edinburgh is the place to be.


This historical city is home to tonnes of fun evening activities and stunning locations that make for the ultimate date night.

Travel back in time at The Jazz Bar

If you’re looking for somewhere fun with a touch of sophistication, The Jazz Bar on Southbridge is a no brainer.


Grab a fruity cocktail or a scotch on the rocks as you and your date are transported back to 1910 New Orleans.


Enjoy flowing conversation and soak up the vintage vibe of Edinburgh’s go-to location for jazz lovers.

Climb Calton Hill for a Picnic Under the Stars

Surprise your date with a basket of delicious goodies and stunning views across the city.


Wrap up warm as you stroll hand in hand up Edinburgh’s beautiful Calton Hill. At the top, throw down a blanket and snuggle up as you indulge in a moonlit feast of strawberries, chocolate and champagne.

Unusual Dates in Edinburgh

The Scottish capital is jam-packed with quirky attractions that are perfect for wooing that special someone.


If you’re bored of fancy dinners or yet another trip to the cinema, why not spice things up with something unusual?

Challenge your date to crazy golf

Jump into Volcano Falls for an unforgettable evening at Fountain Park.


Choose from two 18-hole courses of mini golf magic to show off your skills. Wind your way between dense jungle, plunging waterfalls and ferocious dinosaurs as you discover the wonderful world of Volcano Falls.


Check out this fun video so you know what you’re getting yourself into!

Test your skills in an escape room

Nothing says romance like being trapped in a room that you can’t get out of, right?


Discover how your date cope under pressure as you work together in a race against time at Escape Edinburgh.


Choose from three locations across the city as you and your partner in crime crack cryptic codes and unlock the door to freedom.

Romantic restaurants in Edinburgh

If you’re looking for something a bit more traditional and fancy, Edinburgh is bursting with swanky restaurants that are guaranteed to woo your date.


Choose from five-star Michelin star dining or authentic Scottish cuisine as you treat a special someone to a romantic dinner for two.

Six By Nico

If you enjoy great wine and exciting cuisine, look no further.


Six By Nico takes diners on a dining experience like no other with each of their stunning set menus fitting a carefully designed theme.


Be sure to book a table well in advance as more and more people are catching wind of this hidden gem.

Chez Jules

Discover authentic French dining at Chez Jules on Hanover Street in Edinburgh’s New Town.


Share a bottle of Bordeaux as you and your date enjoy a candle-lit dinner in this charming basement bistro.


We can’t get enough of their cheesy onion soup and mouth-watering chocolate mousse.

Romantic places to stay in Edinburgh

Here at Edinburgh Flats, we have a wonderful selection of romantic holiday apartments for couples in the heart of Edinburgh.


We’re committed to offering stunning holiday rentals and hassle-free service, so you can focus on exploring a relaxing break with a loved one in this stunning city.


If you're looking for somewhere to stay or have any questions about your visit, we’re only ever a phone call away.


Edinburgh is a beautiful city where you’ll make unforgettable memories and leave with the biggest smile on your face. We hope you love it as much as we do!

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