Dating Advice


Dating advice with a difference. From the ins and outs of online dating to how to make a great first-date impression, it’s all here. Browse the articles below or use the search to find some great dating advice.

Expert Advice: Making a Great First Impression on a Date


eHarmony’s latest research talks about first date dos and don’ts, and how to clinch that exciting second date. So we asked dating expert Sloan Sheridan-Williams to share her advice on making that all important first impression.

10 Reasons to Take Your Date to a Gig

Justin Schamotta

When Shakespeare wrote that ‘if music be the food of love, play on’, he probably wasn’t talking about watching a sweaty rock band in the back room of a pub. Nevertheless, we think going to a gig on a date is a great idea

Top five first date faux pas


Did you know? Nearly a quarter of all first dates are now arranged via the web, with singles that met online more likely than not to secure a second date.

Have you been to any of Bristol’s hidden date spots?


A first date is a chance to make a lasting impression, to prove that you are that elusive balance of fascinating, down-to-earth but with your finger on the pulse.

Top 3 Creative Date ideas for Bristol


“I was thinking we could have some dinner and go to the cinema?” Cue awkward pause as the other person fails to be impressed by the least imaginative date idea ever.

Bristol Date Ideas for each Stage of your Relationship


How long have you been with your partner? Perhaps you’re just heading out on your first date, or maybe you’re celebrating an anniversary? Whatever the case, it’s important to put as much thought into a special date five or ten years down the line as it is the very first time you meet someone.

10 Unwritten Rules of Dating in London

Justin Schamotta

With a population of more than eight million and a history going back for more than two millennia, it’s not surprising that London has its own take on how things should be done. There are unwritten rules about almost everything – including going out on date.

Planning the Ultimate Romantic Picnic Date

Leila d'Angelo

Gingham blankets, wicker baskets and bubbly – some date ideas are tried, tested and become a tradition for a good reason. It’s no surprise that the romantic picnic has long been a British summertime favourite when it comes to dating.