From comfort food and canal cruises to farmers’ market strolls, here are ten foodie date ideas to try this autumn.
Combine park and pub – Get your best leaf-crunching boots on, go for a stroll in the park and then take your date for a bite to eat at a nearby pub. If you can find one with a roaring fire, even better. Need some ideas? What about an early supper at The Grazing Goat after a walk in Hyde Park? Or Sunday lunch at The Rookery overlooking Clapham Common? The Bull & Last is an obvious choice if you’re near Hampstead Heath, while The Britannia is a lovely place to refuel after a bit of deer-spotting in Richmond Park.
Embrace comfort food – Goodbye bikini body, hello carbs! Use the drop in temperature as an excuse to seek out your favourite comfort food, whether that’s ramen, fried chicken, or just a really good mac ‘n’ cheese. Why not introduce your date to one of your all-time favourite dishes? For inspiration, check out our round-up of some of London’s most indulgent dishes.
Get cosy on a heated terrace – If you’re not ready to say goodbye to alfresco dining completely, then seek out one of London’s ‘almost alfresco’ heated terraces. Hot Dinners have rounded up some of the best options, including the garden-inspired conservatory at Blixen and Bourne and Hollingsworth’s quirky greenhouse.Continue Reading