So you've swiped right and got a match. The next step is harder: finding the right place to impress your date. Don't worry, we've got your back. These aren't places for quiet, white-tableclothed romance. These are energetic, fun places, packed with atmosphere.


A dim, date-night-ready wine bar from the team at Porteño.

Wine Bar – 4 50 Holt Street
Surry Hills NSW 2010

Creek & Cella

Wine and cheese. Winning.

54 Norton Street
Leichhardt NSW 2040


For quieter dates.

1 375 Glebe Point Road
Glebe NSW 2037


A new pasta dish every single day.

371-373 Bourke Street
Darlinghurst NSW 2010

Chaco Bar

A little space with big Japanese flavours.

238 Crown Street
Darlinghurst NSW 2010

Fratelli Paradiso

You can never go wrong with classic Italian.

Bakery 12-16 Challis Avenue
Potts Point NSW 2011


An expert wine list in trendy surrounds.

16 Foster Street
Surry Hills NSW 2010

Sake Double Bay

Guaranteed atmosphere.

33 Cross Street
Double Bay NSW 2028