Five Fun First Date Spots in Sydney (and what to wear!)

Ahhh first dates. Love them or loathe them, we all want to make to the best first impression that we possibly can on our potential new beau. But when nerves are running high it can be impossible to think clearly! What’s a girl to do? To take the pressure off we have put together a one-stop guide to the most fun and interesting dates to be found in Sydney, complete with the perfect outfits to complement them. These destinations and gorgeous designer outfit ideas are guaranteed to get the conversation flowing and the sparks flying. You can thank us later – and don’t forget our wedding invite!

1. Wendy’s Secret Garden, Lower North Shore

This may well be the most romantic spot in Sydney. Perched in the Lavender Bay parklands in the Lower North Shore, this secluded destination is the perfect catalyst to romance. With sweeping views of the harbour, we recommend that you pack a picnic of sandwiches, pastries and champagne to woo your date. This date calls for a cute and whimsical look – try the Zimmerman Mercer Flutter Dress to make a gorgeous impression.

Photo: Wendy’s Secret Garden
Photo: Wendy’s Secret Garden


2. Cooking Classes, Rozelle

Food and fun together – this one is a bit of a winner! The Essential Ingredient in Rozelle offers excellent cooking classes with different cuisines on offer – try your hand at making noodles from scratch, attempting a souffle or even whip up some Greek mezze. Helping each other to make delicious dishes is a bonding experience and you will soon know if you are compatible or not. Wear something sophisticated but practical for this date that says ‘I got this’ – like the Misha Collection Octavia Jumpsuit.

Photo: The Essential Ingredient
Photo: The Essential Ingredient


3. Skyline Drive-in Cinema, Blacktown

Cosy and kitsch, Blacktown’s Skyline Drive-In Cinema is perfect for a first date with someone you’ve been crushing on for a while. Stock up on snacks and snuggle up in this Anthea Crawford Ivory Cold Shoulder top and Josh Goot Dark Peony Pencil skirt.   

Photo: Concrete Playground


4. Can Cava Pintxos and Wine, Bondi

Sexy and super on-trend, this is the place to take your date if he has a love of Spanish food, and more importantly, wine. Intimate and featuring a stunning interior design, Can Cava is bound to inspire deep, passionate conversations and lots of opportunities for closeness, which can only be a good thing, right? Show him your sensual and intense side in this sexy For Love and Lemons Lace Midi Dress.

Photo: Broadsheet
Photo: Concrete Playground


5. Cork and Chroma Painting Classes, Surry Hills

Want to work out if your date is cultured and has a good sense of humour? These group painting classes are loads of fun and set in a low pressure group environment. Have fun critiquing each other’s skills (or lack of…) and show your playful side. Did we mention that the whole experience includes drinking wine? Perfect! Show him your fun-loving and artistic side in this stunning Camilla Dress.

Photo: The Good Guide
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