5 date night ideas in South Yarra

5 date night ideas in South Yarra

Whether it’s a first date or your 500th, a blind date or an old crush, Melbourne is a fun AND romantic city filled with date night possibilities.

Here are our five favourite date night ideas for you to try in South Yarra, Melbourne.

Moonlight Cinema

What could be more romantic than watching a movie together under the stars?

The Moonlight Cinema is an outdoor cinema that features movies on the Central Lawn at the Melbourne Gardens throughout the summer. From new releases to old classics and everything in between, this is the perfect date night. 

You can BYO drinks or buy onsite at the licenced bar, although it’s important to note that alcoholic beverages will not be served during PG and G rated screenings. Bring a blanket and a picnic and snuggle up under the stars.

Be an audience member for The Project 

Did you know that the television show The Project is filmed in South Yarra? 

They film nightly, and always have a live audience on hand, and the best part is – it’s free! You simply need to sign up online and expect to go in clapping and laughing. You’ll get an inside view into how the show  is made and what goes on during the ad breaks, making for a highly enjoyable and interesting date night out. 

Dinner in South Yarra at The Meat & Wine Co 

It’s hardly a date night without food or drinks, and The Meat & Wine Co is one of the best restaurants in South Yarra, perfectly located in the Como Centre. 

Whether you’re looking for a quick drink and a delicious bite before heading out to other activities, or you’re after a full sit-down dinner, The Meat & Wine Co has you covered. With a relaxed yet elegant atmosphere, an extensive cocktail list and wine menu, and an exceptional a la carte menu, we’ve got everything you need for a romantic dinner with your sweetheart. 

Take a cooking class at the Prahran Cooking School

The Prahran Cooking School, located in the Prahran Market, offers regular cooking classes where you and your date can learn the secrets of cooking the perfect steak, impressing with a roast, or using specialty ingredients. 

This is an incredibly fun experience where you can learn a new skill together, then feast on the spoils once you’re done. 

Take a dance class

Okay, this one is for the adventurous.. The Space Dance & Arts Centre on Chapel Street offers various types of dance classes every night of the week – including classes for beginners! 

You and your date can get your active gear on and head along for a beginner (intermediate or advanced) class in jazz, samba, hip hop, contemporary, or even ballet dance styles. You’ll work up a sweat, probably make a bit of a fool of yourself, woo your partner, and have a ton of fun all in one night. 

Make your booking 

However you choose to spend your date night, you’re spoilt for choice in the vibrant city of South Yarra. Whether it’s a date, family gathering, work catch up or a solo treat, we would love to offer you a uniquely special dining experience. 

There are four Meat & Wine Co restaurants across Melbourne, each a steak and wine restaurant promising a wonderful evening with exceptional food and atmosphere. 

Make your booking with The Meat & Wine Co today.

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