Date Night. From the excitement of waiting for it to arrive to that cautious moment you hope you don’t blurt out something uneducated and turn her off. Every once in a while, a damsel walks into a brothers life. You double tap on the selfie she posted on Instagram, leave a comment and before you know it, you’re asking her out for drinks. Maybe you’re the lucky gent who’s just got into a proper relationship with the woman of your dreams.A cocktail or two with your significant other makes for a fun, intimate and relaxed way to get to know each other. Maybe even find out who can down more shots than the other.
Here are some of the best bars and lounges to enjoy a cocktail or a glass of wine without feeling like the rest of the world is watching you’re every move.
1. Artcaffé Oval
Pretty much a no brainer. They have a happy hour everyday of the week from 4pm to 7pm where their cocktails are on sale at half price. If you’re looking for an ideal way to loosen up after a long day at the office, this should be a plan.
2. Caramel Lounge And Restaurant.
If a taste of Dubai is what you’re after, this should should do the trick. After all, a little class and luxury never hurt nobody. Caramel boasts of an exclusive, modern ambiance that will give you two all the privacy as you bond over a few drinks on a Friday evening. She will like it. Trust me.
3. Purdy Arms
If a little fun and adventure is what your looking for over the weekend, Purdy Arms makes for an excellent location for a few drinks with your dime. Located in Karen, Purdy Arms will surround you with lush gardens away from the noise of the city. Ideal for a weekend sundowner.
4. Tokyo Restaurant
Tokyo Restaurant’s outdoor theme is downright spectacular and makes for the ideal location for a first date. Located on Kolloh Road in Lavington, their candle lit tables plus a bottle of Taittinger Brut Champagne and sushi equals a great night out with your significant other.
5. The Wine Shop
The Wine Shop know how you and your partner can sample wine in a fun and creative way. You get to try 8 different types of wine from a range of red, white and rosé wines. Its fun, slightly intoxicating and at the end of the day, you leave with a greater appreciation for each other and wine! If you have a Yummy Card, you can enjoy 50% of selected wines on Tuesdays and 10% off on any other day of the week.
6. About Thyme
Its about time to take her to About Thyme. Funny no? Romantic? yes. About Thyme will place her right in your palms. The ambiance is romantic, peaceful and intimate. Couples get to eat at 50% off on Tuesdays thanks to the great Yummy Card. Every Wednesday they have a midweek mojito offer where they offer a complimentary mojito with your dinner. She will be impressed whether its your first, second or fifteenth date.
7. Que Pasa Bar And Bistro
Que Pasa is one of my favourite bars. Located at the Karen Shopping Centre, they offer some of the best cocktails around. Famous for its wine and whisky dinners, Que Pasa will always be a plan whenever you have none. If you want to get to know them better, over a glass of wine and great music, this is sure to be a heart winner.
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