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Best First Date Spots in Sydney
It’s safe to say that planning a first date can sometimes be a difficult task. Where do you go? Will it be expensive? What happens if there is a lull in the conversation? To help take the stress out of planning a first date, here are our picks of the best first date spots in Sydney that are fun, affordable and romantic.
MACQUARIE ICE RINK
Ice skating at the Macquarie Ice Rink is an excellent activity to do for a first date. You can have a chat whilst you skate around the rink and it gives you a perfect excuse to hold hands as you go. Fun, romantic and at less than $50 for the both of you, affordable!
THE BONDI TO BRONTE OCEAN WALK
Take your date for a stroll along one of Sydney’s favourite ocean paths; the Bondi to Bronte Ocean Walk. Starting at the Bondi foreshore, this walk takes you to the top of the cliffs where you can spot some truly stunning views, on your way to the beautiful Bronte Beach. Combining captivating views and plenty of opportunities for conversation, this is an ideal first date option.
DESSERT AT THE GUYLIAN CAFÉ
While dinner is considered a favourite first date option, it can sometimes be expensive. Go for something a more affordable and unique by taking your date out for some dessert instead. Located in the Rocks, the Guylian Café offers some of the best in Belgian chocolates, cakes and drinks. Want to make it a bit more romantic? Share a plate with your date!
BLUES POINT RESERVE
Romantic, captivating and beautiful: three words that can be used to describe the Blues Point Reserve. Only a ten minute walk away from North Sydney station, this is a wonderful location for a picnic with your date. Enjoy each other’s company and a bite to eat as you take in the remarkable views of Sydney’s Opera House and Harbour Bridge at this quiet look out.
THE ART GALLERY OF NSW
Spend your first date in the company of Picasso and Van Gough at the Art Gallery of NSW. With the focus on the art but conversational opportunities aplenty, this is a good first date option for the same reason as ice skating . What’s even better is that admission to the gallery is free! Located next to the Royal Botanical Gardens, you can finish the date with a wander around this beautiful park.
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