Planning a date with someone new can be a daunting prospect.
Should you play it safe with a local restaurant, or try somewhere new?
Maybe you know your date is into extreme sports, the outdoors or jazz music, and you want to take them somewhere new that's sure to impress!
So why not take the stress out of planning your next date, and check out our well researched 'Dating Ideas'.
Lussmanns is the locals' fish & grill restaurant providing freshly prepared, great tasting food in a relaxed, friendly and informal setting. Lussmanns restaurant is situated right next to the magnificent Cathedral and Abbey Church. The restaurant is set over three floors where its unusual glass roof enhances he natural lighting and enables guests to look out over the Vintry gardens.
The Old Manor opened its doors in December 2000. The building itself is the surviving portin of the Manor House of the Manor of Wyllyotts, which covered 2000 acres and dates back to the 13th century.
The Kings Arms restaurant in Berkhamsted is a great place to visit for breakfast lunch or dinner on a date. The restaurant itself is a modern, light and airy space, which pays tribute to the historic features of the building.
The food at The Fox changes with each season and is a mixture of modern British and Mediterranean cuisine. The menu ranges from traditional dishes such as fish and chips to freshly made pizzas with the chef's daily specials showcasing the finest market fresh ingredients.
Lussmanns is Hertford's biggest independent restaurant. Now in their 6th year, they have come to understand their locals and what they want from their restaurant. Housed in the historic 'Egyptian House' (for Da Vinci Code fans, this was once rumoured to have been a meeting place of secret society, the Knights Templar), their restaurant is both bijou and full of atmosphere regardless of the time of day.
Restaurant 65 provides good value, quality modern British cuisine in a relaxed enviroment. Grant Young is the owner and Head Chef, and he has developed each dish to ensure a unique dining experience. All dishes are prepared from scrath using locally sourced and fresh ingredients. Their regularly changing menu offers a range of tempting dishes, based around the premis of good nutrition.
Thai Square is a fairly recent addition to St Albans, located on George Street in the former site of The Tudor Tavern. The 15th centuary building includes a host of striking architectual features, uncovered during the recent refurbishment works. The restaurant has got a great atmosphere, especially when it's full up on the weekends.
If you fancy trying a restaurant that’s a bit different, why not take your date to a Polish restaurant. There are some amazing Polish restaurants available in and around London, so we’ve compiled a list of some we think are worth a visit.
The Ambrette restaurant in Margate provides a perfect blend of English nostalgia and Eastern spice.
Restaurant Tristan in Horsham brings modern European cuisine to West Sussex. The restaurant is housed in a beautiful 16th century building in the historic town of Horsham.
Planning a first date? Want to try out an extreme dating experience? Or are you trying to find a special restaurant to impress your date with? Browse through our Dating Ideas to get some inspiration!