Quirky Food Date Ideas for London
Here we've put together a collection of the quirkiest restaurants in London to help you put a twist on the traditional restaurant date.
Quirky Food Date Idea 1: Get some Meat Liquor inside you
Yianni Papoutsis started his meaty empire from a van called the Meatwagon, so as you can imagine meat is his expertise and his restaurant, Meat Liquor, does not disappoint. If you are looking for a fun place to take a date to eat a burger with a difference, this is the place for you. With an arty grunge decor and a domed ceiling, Meat Liquor is already set apart form all the other burger restaurants, and that is before you have even tried the food. They serve burgers called the Green Chilli Burger, the Dirty Chicken burger and even one called the Dead Hippie! But dont be put off by the names because they have been described by many as the best burgers in London. But you won’t know that for sure until you try them out, so head to Justaskmeout.com now and choose a date to take to 74 Welbeck Street to try burgers as they have never tried them before.
Where: Meat Liquor, 74 Welbeck Street, near Bond Street tube station.
When: Mon -Thur: 12:00 - 24:00, Fri - Sat: 12:00 - 02:00, Sunday: 12:00 - 22:00.
How much: Burgers start from £7.
Quirky Food Date Idea 2: Mix theatre with your food at Sarastro
The show after the show. Sarastro is a restaurant like no other. The interior is so imaginative and remarkable, it is just like a scene from The Arabian Nights, ablaze with swirling colour and visual excitement. It has an opera theme and is an ideal restaurant to visit if you are looking for something fun and completely different. They serve Turkish/ Mediterranean cuisine and have actual performances of opera and occasional belly dances.The extravagant venue is great for impressing a date, you can even reserve a table on a balcony which overlooks the rest of the restaurant. But don’t worry the price isn’t too extravagant. You can get a meal and wine for around £20 a head. So why not take a trip to Sarastro on Dury Lane with a date from Justaskmeout.com and experience a cultural haven in the busy city centre.
Where: Sarastro, 126 Drury Lane, TheatreLand, London.
When: Any evening.
How much: You can eat with wine for £20 a head.
Quirky Food Date Idea 3: Dine to the future at Inamo
inamo is ahead of the game with regards to putting the dining experience in the hands of the diner. If you are looking for somewhere fun and interactive to take your date, then this is the place for you. They serve delicious Pan-Asian food and have recently won the Opentable Diner’s Choice award! Once you are seated, you will realise that your table is not just a table, it is also the control centre of your eating experience. You can place orders from an illustrated food and drinks menu projected on to the table surface. You’ll set the mood, discover the local neighbourhood, and even order a taxi home. To be honest we think this is pretty cool and lets face it, your date is going to think you are pretty smooth. Don’t waste your time online, get a date from Justaskemout.com offline now, and get techy at inamo.
Where: Inamo, 134-136 Wardour St, London, W1F 8ZP.
When: Mon-Wed 17:00 - 23.30, Thur 12:00 - 23.30, Fri-Sat 12:00 - 24:00, Sun 12:00 - 22:30.
How much: You can eat with wine from £20-£25 a head.
Quirky Food Date Idea 4: Bring back nostalgic British classicsat Union Jacks
Union Jacks is another cool installment from Jamie Oliver. The restaurant is open air-ish as it sits under the tall, airy roof of the Market building in Covent garden. Don’t worry about getting chilly though because they have that covered. There are outdoor heaters and you can also turn on heating in your seats to keep your bums warm too! However you might want to keep that to yourself so your date needs to snuggle up closer for warmth ;) The menu is full of British classics with a twist including Fish’n’chips, bangers and mash, and Roast pork belly. The restaurant is in a prime location and gives you with the opportunity to have a romantic stroll under the beautiful Christmas lights sparkling all around Covent Garden. Don’t waste your time online, get a date from Justaskmeout.com offline now, and tuck into some delicious British grub.
Where: Union Jacks, 5 North Hall, Covent Garden Plaza, London WC2E 8RE
When: Monday - Sunday 12 noon - 11pm.
How much: You can eat with wine from about £17 a head.
Quirky Food Date Idea 5: Quirky Pizzas at Fire & Stone
Have you ever wondered what Christmas dinner on a pizza would taste like? No?…well Fire & Stone did, and they made it! Fire & Stone are famous for putting the toppings on pizza that nobody else dares to. For Christmas they have thrown together; Roast turkey, sausage, apricot & herb stuffing, crispy bacon, rosemary roast potatoes, sautéed Brussels sprouts & sweet cranberries for their Christmas pizza, and why not! its that time of year! Take a date to this restaurant if you want to push your taste buds out of their comfort zone and get to know each others likes and dislikes. Can’t decide which wacky pizza to try? Why not have a lady and the tramp moment (without the spaghetti) and order to share! How cute ;) Don’t waste your time online, get a date from Justaskemout.com offline now, and get adventurous at Fire & Stone.
Where: Covent Garden (31/32 Maiden Lane, WC2E 7JS) or Westfield at Shepherds Bush (Southern Terrace, W12 7GB).
When: 12pm - 11pm Sun - Wed, 12pm - 12am Thurs - Sat.
How much: You can eat with wine from £18 a head. Check out the website for promotions!