Love him or loathe him, eccentric Mayor of London Boris Johnson turns 50 today (June 19). To mark the milestone, over the next 5 days we’ll provide 50 top places to visit/things to do in our cracking capital. Plenty of date location ideas for you once you land a date on www.dates4us.com 😉 Here are the first 10 ideas:
1. Mango Room, Camden
The swanky Caribbean restaurant in north London provides an array of tasty and elegantly presented dishes in a relaxed and intimate setting.
2. Sea Life London Aquarium, Westminster
If underwater creatures are your thing, this is a perfect location with the aquarium housing one of Europe’s largest collections of global marine life from sharks, to stingray and much more.
3. Westfield, Stratford
The popular east London shopping centre is jam packed with an array of stores from jewelers to retail outlets – should you want to treat your date to a gift – as well as a host of restaurants, a Vue cinema, luxury bowling and a casino.
4. London Eye, Westminster
One of the UK’s leading attractions, the giant Ferris wheel situated on the South Bank of the River Thames offers a wonderful view of the capital and is a fantastic idea for date – if you’re not afraid of heights, of course!
5. Madame Tussauds, Baker Street
You might not get to meet the real Beyoncé, Usain Bolt or Barack Obama, but you can get up close and personal with their waxwork figures at the popular London attraction.
6. Southbank Centre, Westminster
The popular arts centre is home to numerous venues including the Royal Festival Hall and Queen Elizabeth Hall and hosts countless concerts, theatre productions and much more throughout the year. One show to look out for is Love Motown! on July 19, in which Jazz Jamaica All Stars (pictured), singers Noel McKoy and Beverley Skeete and more will perform Motown’s greatest love songs. What better way to get in the mood for love?
7. The Shard, London Bridge
The iconic London venue is the tallest building in Western Europe and boasts world-renowned restaurants, the 5-star Shangri-La hotel and the capital’s highest viewing gallery, The View from The Shard.
8. Victoria and Albert Museum, South Kensington
If you and your date enjoy art and design, this is a wonderful place to visit. Just so you know ladies, the museum is currently hosting an exhibition entitled Wedding Dresses 1775 – 2014, examining the development of the bridal gown. So once you’ve established a relationship courtesy of Dates4Us, this exhibition might just be the way to enjoy a bit of art and drop your beau a few subtle hints too!
9. The O2, Greenwich
The renowned London venue is home to a Cineworld, restaurants, bars, bowling and of course, live music venues the O2 Arena and Indigo. On June 21, US R&B stars Donell Jones and Kelly Price will perform at Indigo…sounds like a romantic night out to us.
10. Speakers’ Corner, Hyde Park
Bob Marley once said: “Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.” This couldn’t be more apt of Hyde Park’s famous Speakers’ Corner, where ordinary folks are free to debate and discuss in a public space. If you and your date are great debaters, go ahead and listen to what others have to say. It might spark up passionate conversation between you!
Stay tuned tomorrow for your next instalment of London attractions courtesy of www.dates4us.com the UK’s fastest growing dating site for black and mixed race singles.