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7 of the best first date venues in Birmingham

Whether you’re looking for fine dining or a casual cocktail bar, Birmingham is one of the best places in the UK for a date. Here are 7 of our favourite first date venues in the city

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Foodie Date Ideas: A Wealth of UK Dining Experiences

Since ancient times food has always played an important role in the rituals of courtship.  There is something very intimate about sharing food with the person you adore. As the author, Judith Martin said, “There are three possible parts to a date, of which at least two must be offered: entertainment, food, and affection. However, […]

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Birmingham Frankfurt Christmas Market by Edward Moss Photography

A Taste of Frankfurt Christmas in the Heart of Birmingham

Discover Birmingham’s Frankfurt Christmas Market in this festive addition to eHarmony’s Great Date Guide.

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Thomas Oken Tearooms

Thomas Oken Tearooms – Warwick

For the hopeless romantics out there, it can seem like something of a dying art to be taken on a good old-fashioned date. Thankfully, the beautiful Thomas Oken Tea Rooms in Warwick are certainly fit for purpose

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The Great Date Guide, Warwick, West Midlands
The Live and Let Live 2

The Live and Let Live, Bringsty

If you’re after a date complete with countryside comforts, then you might want to listen to eHarmony couple Dave and Judi’s advice and give The Live and Let Live a go. It’s testament to the beautiful setting and rich history of the pub that even though it had stood empty for 11 years, someone believed […]

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The Great Date Guide, West Midlands
Cannock Chase Lake

Cannock Chase Forest, Birches Valley

If you go down to the woods today, you’ll be in for a lovely first date. Well you will be if you follow the advice of Jules who met her date and husband through eHarmony. Cannock Chase Forest is brimming with things to do, no matter how sporty you’re feeling – from bike trails to […]

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The Great Date Guide, West Midlands
Witley Court

Witley Court, Great Witley

When it comes to a first date, some people really plan everything down to the finest detail. Like eHarmony’s Dercyck, whose was so well thought out, we didn’t want to take credit for his idea. So we’ve let him introduce his recommendation for a West Midlands date venue: “I chose Witely Court in Worcester – […]

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The Great Date Guide, West Midlands
The-Saxon-Mill

Saxon Mill, Warwick

If you’re lucky enough to be within dating distance of the Saxon Mill, you’ll want to take full advantage of it. Offering a peaceful perch from which to watch the River Avon go by, it’s a picturesque first date location in the heart of Warwick. The food is described as modern British, but they’re not […]

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The Great Date Guide, West Midlands