Top 16 Date Night at Home Ideas
Whether you are unable to go out on a date night or you simply want a romantic date night idea, there are plenty of fun and exciting ways to have a special date with your partner without heading out on the town. Let’s check out 16 of the most romantic (and affordable) at home date night ideas.
There are so many cheap date night ideas that can be so much fun and easy on the wallet. Light candles grab a few old games or even invite your friends for a double date. We have plenty of fun ideas to inspire you into action, so get down you local grocery store grab a bottle of wine & favourite food, set-up your movie night and get ready for your next date night special!
All these ideas have one thing in common! Creating memories so you can walk down memory lane in years to come or share date night ideas with your kids when it's their turn!
Create a Glamourous Friday Night Restaurant Experience
Going out to a fancy restaurant has been a staple date night since time immemorial, but why not recreate the experience and have a at home date night instead enjoying spending time together.
One of the best romantic date night ideas is recreating a fancy restaurant experience at home, you can save yourself the stress of making and keeping a reservation, finding parking, save money on an expensive uber home. There are so many themes you could try not just your favourite restaurant, how about a travel inspired theme dinner, fondue night or cheese tasting coupled with your favourites wines.
Dressing Up For Your Date Night
Make your date night extra special by getting dressed in your best date night outfit as if you were heading out to the very best restaurant in town. And don’t for get to pull out your best erotic lingerie to finish off your night! Check out our Black Friday Lingerie sale for some real bargains!
Sensual At-Home Spa Date Night
Who doesn't love going to the spa and choosing the right massage oil is so important! Why not set up your own spa date at home? You can light some naughty massage candles, turn on some soft, relaxing music and give each other sensual couples massages.
Afterwards, have dinner and some drinks in your bedroom, lounge, or living room to complete the perfect at-home spa date experience.
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Have a Couples Game Night
Monopoly, scrabble, cards against humanity, or maybe a more adult game. Having an at-home date doesn’t need to cost anything. Bring out the inner children in yourselves and play one or all of your favourite board games.
If board games aren’t your thing, then try video games instead. There are plenty of cool games you can play together, and with any luck, you might even find a new favourite.
At the end of the day, a date night is about spending some quality time together while having fun.
Make Some Arts and Crafts Together
How about making a scrapbook together or creating a new wedding album, or painting teapots, or good old-fashioned painting?
Go out to the local arts and crafts store, pick out an activity that you think the other person might find fun, and then spend the night building or creating something.
The best thing about this at home date night is that when it's all said and done, you'll have something to show at the end of your date night.
How about am indulgent Indoor Picnic
Picnics are a timeless fun date night idea and perfect for a relaxing evening, but you don’t need to head to the nearby park, beach, or another crowded spot to enjoy a picnic. You can still get some fresh air in your own back garden!
Setup a luxurious blanket in your living room or garden, prepare a basket full of sandwiches, desserts, and some champagne, and then lay down together and eat your favourite naughty treats right there in the comfort of your own home or out side in your garden, settle in for a fun evening.
How About Karaoke Date Night?
Bring out your inner rockstar or diva with some at-home karaoke. You don't need to invest in an expensive karaoke machine to make it happen, just go on YouTube, search for the karaoke version of your favourite tunes and then give it all you've got acapella.
Make the this fun date night more authentic by buying a selection of craft beers to enjoy while pretending that you're out at a karaoke bar.
Do a DIY Wine-Tasting At Home Date Night
Date nights aren't the same without a wine tasting sessions! Beer, not your thing? No problem! Buy a few different types of wine and set up an at-home DIY wine tasting.
See which type you each prefer, and then you'll know which wines to buy next time when you want to do another at-home date night.
To make the event even better, try pairing the wines with different cheeses and hors d'oeuvres. Chances are that you’ll be able to do the whole night for the price of one mid-range bottle of wine in a decent restaurant.
Camp Out in the Living Room
Who needs a fancy hotel room! Camping together in a tent is one of the most romantic dare nights you can share with your partner. Make it even cuter by setting the tent up in your living room and camping out at home or in your garden under the local stars!
To make your date night that much more authentic and special, you can buy a star projector and spend the night gazing out into the vastness of space without foregoing any of the luxuries of being at home. Win-win.
Movie Night! Binge Watch a New Show
Heading out to the movies is another classic date night that everyone has done once, twice or a hundred times. Going to the movies is also perfect for a first date, especially if it's a scary movie, the perfect excuse to get up close and personal with the other person.
Put a spin on this old date night idea by picking a show or a scary movie that you'll both enjoy on your favourite streaming service and then binge watching it together for the perfect stay at home date. Make some popcorn, grab a blanket and settle in for a night of entertainment that doesn’t have to end in an hour and a half.
This is a fun idea and one of our favourite at home date night ideas, however you may need to enrol in a mixology class before attempting this home date idea!
After a couple of classes you'll be able to upgrade your date night from pizza and beer to gorgeous cocktail accompanied by chocolate covered strawberries.
Or you could simply splurge and hire a private professional bartender to create you favourite classics or specialty signatures. This fun activity is a perfect summer long accompaniment to BBQ's too.
Here are a few of our favourite cocktails to help your date night along!
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- 25ml Lanique
- Prosecco, Cava or Champagne
- Method: Pour your choice of fizz into a Champagne flute and top with Lanique.
Ain't no mountain high enough to keep us from this cocktail. When you wanna stick to the softer side of the drink scale, Everleaf is the bottle to reach for. Not everything has to be hard for a successful date night, ya know.
- 50ml chilled Everleaf MOUNTAIN
- Non-alcoholic sparkling wine or kombucha to top
- Method: Pour the chilled MOUNTAIN into your most elegant coupe, and top with your bubbles of choice. Garnish with dehydrated strawberry dust (or stick a fresh strawb on the side).
The English 75
It's the most famous dining room in London an instagrammers dream, but until you can afford the the bubblegum hues of sketch in Mayfair, you can channel it at home with this English 75, created by their bars director Pepijn Vanden Abeele, who's given a sexy British twist to this yummy classic.
- 25ml Tanqueray London Dry Gin
- 10ml lemon juice
- 15ml St Germain elderflower liqueur
- 10ml pink grapefruit
- Rosé English sparkling wine
- Method: Combine gin, lemon juice and pink grapefruit in a champagne flute. Top with English sparkling rosé wine.
Have a Dance Party
In the mood for dancing but don't want to spend a bunch of money on a cover charge only to be surrounded by a ton of other people? Create a playlist together and spend your date night dancing in your living room so much more fun than playing games or boring deep conversations. It really is the perfect stay at home date!
If you really want to make it feel like you're out on the town, then you can buy some colour-changing LED lights that respond to music, set up a little at-home bar, and bust out your best moves. Don't worry – nobody else is watching, so feel free to try out that risky move you've always wanted to.
Play a Drinking Game
In the mood for some drinks? How about a fun date night playing couples drinking game, so much fun but be careful you don't overdo it?
Buy a bottle of your favourite spirits, some wine, or a few beers over a game night. The catch – whoever loses the round needs to down a drink. Some classics include beer-pong, spin-the-bottle, or trivial pursuit.
If you really want to have some fun together, you can include sexy forfeits or dares. The only limit is your imagination. This could turn into one of the naughtier at home date night ideas!
10 drinking games for your at home date night:
- King’s Cup
- Circle of Death
- Screw the Dealer
- Assholes and Presidents
- Drunk Jenga
- Movie & TV Trivia Game
Spice Up Your Date Night with Naughty Toys
The best dates tend to end up in the bedroom, right? So, why not skip the foreplay and head directly to where the action takes place?
These days, there are plenty of date night games designed for couples play, so head to our play collection and find some his-and-her toys. You can spend your boudoir date night trying out new things together, and who knows?
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Host a Couples Cook-Off
Turn things into a fun and delicious competition by challenging each other to a couple's cook-off. The idea is for each of you to assign a dish to your partner and then see who can pull it off the best. The best part of this at-home date night is that you'll both ideally learn a delicious new recipe that you can prepare again and again – assuming you succeed with the challenge that is.
Make a Bucket List Together
One of the best ways to spend a romantic night with your partner is by planning out all of the things that you'd like to do together in the future. Take a few hours to write out a bucket list of all the things you'd like to try, the adventures you want to have, and then make a plan to do a few of those things this year. What’s great about this date is that it leads to many more awesome dates in the weeks, months, and years ahead.
Try a Hot Yoga Session
Who said you need to head out to a studio for some hot yoga? Buy a couple of yoga mats, set them up in your living room, and head online to find some sexy hot yoga positions for you and your partner to try out tonight. When the date is over, you'll be able to reuse the mats for regular exercising, and who knows? You might even prefer working out at home more than spending money on yoga sessions down at your local studio.
Have a Bubble Bath Together
Sometimes all it takes for a fun date night together is a little hot water and some bubbles. Run a bath, add in your favourite bath bombs, or scented soaps, a couple of bubbles and you're all set for a sexy, romantic date that's both clean and dirty all at the same time. If you really want to set the mood and make the evening as cosy and romantic as possible, then light some candles and turn on some smooth spa music.
The whole idea of going out on a date is to spend some quality time with your partner, make some new memories, and have fun together; with an open mind and a little creativity, there’s absolutely no reason you can’t do that at home.
Future Date Nights
Get planning your date nights and make sure they are in the diary, it's too easy for life to get in the way. You need to make sure there is always a fun activity on the horizon to look forward too and if you don't have a lot of cash then home date night ideas are perfect.
Make a list of romantic date ideas so you always have something to refer too when you run out of creative juices! Date nights are so important for the health of your relationship (if you're coupled up) and generally for you mental health think of it like planning your dream vacation.
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