With the second largest population of all UK cities and a reputation for diversity and innovation, Birmingham has something to offer everyone. Whether you are in a relationship or just dating Birmingham is an exhilarating place to be. With its great shopping venues, fantastic cultural sites and the best takeaway joints in the country, there is lots of choice and plenty of romance to be found here among the hubbub – almost too much. With so many places to take a date, where do you start and how can you find the best?
Here are some great evening dating ideas for singles in Birmingham:
You may know the Mailbox complex from its high-end fashion stores and eccentric architecture. But it’s also the first port of call for first dates. Not only are there shops to explore, but there is also a beautiful veranda of restaurants and bars which backs on to the canal. This makes the perfect spot for couples to eat and enjoy the view over a glass of wine. Red Peppers is a particularly appropriate cocktail bar to ease your nerves on a first date. If you’re feeling extra romantic you could even take a stroll along the canal after your meal.
Eat, drink, dance and listen to the best live music at this amazing venue which really does tick all the boxes. The Jam House is a restaurant and bar owned by Jools Holland. Guests can sit on the balcony overlooking the stage where live acts appear throughout the night. Tickets are also quite reasonably priced, so even with a meal and drinks you won’t end up spending too much. It’s simply the perfect place to take a date.
Brindley Place and the NIA
Brindley Place is another great place to eat drink and be merry with your date. It has an enormous collection of bars and eateries, with cuisine ranging from all corners of the globe. High end restaurant Bank is a particularly romantic and elegant place to eat if you want to impress.
Brindley Place is also in the close vicinity of the NIA – National Indoor Arena. This entertainment venue puts on acts from circuses to world-renowned musicians. A great dating idea would be to combine a meal at Brindley with an unforgettable concert.
The Electric Cinema
The Electric cinema is a great place to go if you’re looking for something a bit alternative. This independent venue shows lesser-known films, has incredible décor including leather sofas and has an alcohol license so you can dink as you watch.
Whether you met on www.eharmony.co.uk or at a party, Birmingham has a lot to offer any couple. The above spots are a great place to start!