So you 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 with this list of fun, energetic bars and restaurants, where there’s rarely a chance for an awkward silence. Good luck.

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A new pasta dish every single day.

371-373 Bourke Street
Darlinghurst NSW 2010


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.

Unit 1 375 Glebe Point Road
Glebe NSW 2037

Fratelli Paradiso

You can never go wrong with classic Italian.

Restaurant 12-16 Challis Avenue
Potts Point NSW 2011