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The top six luxurious first date experiences in London

Your business in London is done and you’ve got some precious time on your hands to spend with that special someone. You’ve picked out your ‘killer’ outfit, styled yourself with no expense spared and now you (and your butterflies) are ready to meet your ‘plus-one’. But how do you sweep your new love interest off their feet and make sure your first date together in London’s ‘swinging city’ isn’t your last?

If you’re a high-flyer in London and on the lookout for love, you won’t want to settle for anything but the most refined venue for your first romantic rendezvous, because first impressions last. In our quest to find London’s most exquisite first date experiences, Luxury Lifestyle Magazine sought the advice of Prestige Arrangements; an upmarket dating and luxury experience portal for elite singles as well as providing exclusive access to the guest lists of top class events and venues.

“Dating and luxury events can add so much enjoyment and excitement to life,” says Prestige Arrangements CEO and founder, Relinda. “We all have personal preferences about the relationship process. Some are searching for their one true love, while others wish to meet new, exciting people as they travel the world, making memories to last a lifetime.”

Prestige Arrangements have recommended six tried and tested luxury London settings regularly enjoyed by its growing community of elite daters and all of them targets for Cupid’s gold-tipped arrows…

The Dorchester Spa

The Dorchester Spa
The Dorchester Spa is one of London’s premier pampering destinations, offering the perfect milieu for a couple to unwind

With its 1930s Art Deco glamour with a stylish contemporary edge and its reputation for unparalleled refinement, The Dorchester Spa is one of London’s premier pampering destinations, offering the perfect milieu for a couple to unwind.

Share one of the spa’s double suites and indulge in some of the latest treatments at the hands of some of the city’s most experienced and highly-trained professionals.

Here, in this sanctuary for relaxation, you’ll have all the time you need to get to know each other whilst recharging and revitalising away from the stresses of your jet-set lifestyle. A date at London’s Dorchester Spa is a date to remember.

London Theatre Shows

London Theatre Shows
There’s nothing quite like the bright lights, glitz and glamour of London’s West End

There’s nothing quite like the bright lights, glitz and glamour of London’s West End. Treat your date to exclusive seats in the royal circle and watch some of theatreland’s leading performers as they tread the boards of some of the world’s most iconic stages.

From breathtaking ballet to the passion of the opera, a first date at London’s historic West End will help stir the emotions and dazzle the senses as you dine out together on a feast of high culture.

Winfield Wines’ Tasting Events

Winfield Wines’ Tasting Events
Fine conversation deserves fine wine

Fine conversation deserves fine wine, so why not enjoy together some of the world’s most celebrated bouquets on a Winfield Wines’ tasting event hosted by a connoisseur and master of the trade.

With tasting events at some of London’s classiest wine bars and restaurants, you can take your taste buds on a lavish trip around the world’s most revered vineyards, from the Loire Valley to the Adelaide Hills.

Enjoy a romantic stroll down to London’s Soho and take your seat at the Jamon Jamon tapas bar, venue for a Spanish and Latin American wine tasting evening, hosted by Winfield Wines. Settle in for a night of intimacy and sophistication and let the good times flow.

Dining Out at the Coq d’Argent

Coq d’Argent
Coq d’Argent is a D&D London restaurant that serves classic French food in its spectacular rooftop setting at No.1 Poultry in the City of London

If you’re a lover of elegant dining, a romantic date at one of the capital’s most refined restaurants will not disappoint. The Coq d’Argent is a stylish French restaurant with stunning views of the city which offers one of the best al fresco dining experiences in London.

Enjoy the city skyline from the rooftop garden and indulge in sumptuous dishes prepared by award-winning chefs, the height of fine dining.

A top table reservation at Coq d’Argent will add the all-important ‘wow’ factor to any first date and comes recommended to you by Prestige Arrangements, the go-to portal for elite daters seeking exciting, luxury experiences.

Harvey Nichols’ Champagne Bar

Harvey Nichols’ Champagne Bar
Sit back in this vibrant and fabulous space above the footfall of one of London’s most iconic stores

If you and your date enjoy a spot of retail therapy, why not head to the fifth floor of Harvey ‘Nicks’ in the plush shopping quarter of Knightsbridge for some ‘time out’ at the ultra-chic Champagne Bar.

Sit back in this vibrant and fabulous space above the footfall of one of London’s most iconic stores, getting to know each other over a signature cocktail and sharing a sumptuous platter.

Relax together on the outdoor terrace with its magnificent skyline views before returning to the glinting isles and sparkling display cabinets of this world-renowned fashion house district.

Afternoon Tea at Harrods

Afternoon Tea at Harrods
Harrods is quite simply London’s finest destination for afternoon tea

It stands as London’s finest destination for afternoon tea and has been described as ‘the epitome of dining and classic English flair’. With a reputation unsurpassed, tea at Harrods guarantees an afternoon of elegance and refinement and is sure to sweeten any first date.

Dainty sandwiches and freshly prepared tea pastries, all the ingredients for an exquisite encounter amidst the splendour of the Harrod’s dining hall where both you and your date will be treated like royalty.