5 great gay date spots in London

Do you live in London or plan on visiting anytime soon? Check out this guest post from BosGuy blog reader and London resident, James.  Whether you reside in London or are planning a trip there, you’ll enjoy these different places to explore while with someone special or a special friend. london-ukThe following was written by James H.

Are you looking for someplace a little different for you and your partner that is off the beaten path in London? Whether you live in this amazing city or are planning a visit, consider one of these suggestions to plan a special night out.

Soho Square

Soho Square

Soho Square offers everything from a nice picnic and shopping to raves at the Village Bar or Admiral Duncan. The Village was one of the first of its kind in London and the Admiral Duncan has become a symbol of gay strength and pride in London’s history. Take your date to both for a wickedly sexy time in Soho.

Rich Mix Centre

Rich Mix Centre

Rich Mix Centre is in the art-driven community of Shoreditch.  The Rich Mix Centre includes exhibits, festivals, music, dancing, and more.  Check out performance artist Tom Mashman’s show on Sept. 7th at 2 PM, Lost Gay Cockneys: An LGBT History Tea Party. Following the event, explore the Rich Mix Centre.

Bateaux London

Bateaux London

Bateaux London offers both afternoon tea and dinner cruises that show you sights along the Thames, while enjoying tea, sandwiches, pastries, and scones. You will also enjoy musical entertainment while you escape the hustle and bustle of the city. A dinner cruise offers a romantic view of London at night.

Two Brewers

Two Brewers

Check out Two Brewers on Clapham High Street in South London. This is an exciting and friendly gay bar with a mixed clientele. The club is a happening place to go for music, dancing, and people watching. There is also a VIP area and Cabaret bar. Check their website because they often have special events.

Naked Boys

Naked Boys

One of the most unique gay events in London is Naked Boys Reading. Enjoy the dramatic / enticing readings at their next event Dream on Sept. 6, and Dirtbox on Sept. 7. If those dates don’t work check out their facebook page or plan to attend one of their open-mic nights where you can impress your date by reciting some of your own poetry or music.

Should you find yourself without a date, check out these locations with a friend or check out one of the popular online dating sites like the Gay Network to line up a fun night out for your first date together.


About the author: James is a guy from London whose interests include writing, partying and eco living.

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2 responses to “5 great gay date spots in London

  1. Some great ideas for a date, really like richmix they have some great gigs on there. I also like to use http://www.londondateguide.com to get inspiration and ideas for dates in London.

  2. I had no idea about the Rich Mix Centre nor the Naked Boys Reading. I’ll google them. It’s nice to hear about different things happening in your own city.


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