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About: Something a little more usual, but you can't go far wrong with a dinner date. We have an array of top spots we think you should visit when you're next going out.
Whether you fancy bringing a little bit of spice to the date with a classic curry house, or want something a little more cheesier like an authentic Italian restaurant, no matter what you fancy for your first date Poole will always have something that will suit your tastebuds.
TGt Recommends: Pizzeria Valona, Jenkins & Sons, Drgnfly Pan-Asian Restaurant, Siam Signature Thai, South Deep, Dolce Vita, Da Vinci's Italian Restaurant
Address: Pinecliff Rd, Poole BH13 6LP
Telephone: 01202 767235
About: There is no better way to get to know someone than taking a shopping trip in the Poole town centre. Revealing alot about what the other one likes, helps to break the ice and creates topics to keep you from any awkard silences. Stop for a bite to eat or grab a coffee in one of Poole's quirky cafes, it's the ideal relaxed and chilled date activity.
The Town Centre is the heart of Poole, and Poole BID work to make sure it reflects our identity, culture and ambition. They aim to continually improve the vitality and viability of Poole Town Centre so that you can enjoy stepping out and about, exploring the shops, restaurants and cafes in Poole.
Sports & Leisure Activities
About: Searching for a great date idea? Want something fun but can't think of an activity? Fear not, we've got you covered! The Junction Broadstone have great sports & leisure facilities available that would make the perfect date idea.
You could have some healthy competition and challenge each other to a game of tennis, show off your badminton skills, or have a dip in the pool, whatever you fancy The Junction Broadstone have it all.
Address: The Junction Sports & Leisure Centre, Station Approach, Broadstone, Dorset, BH18 8AX
Telephone: 01202 777766
Crazy Golf at Sandbanks
About: An oldie but a goodie! A game of mini golf is a classic date idea and it’s perfect for anyone. For new couples, a date around an activity is the perfect way to break the ice and have fun together. The game provides a great distraction as a topic of conversation, while its competitive element may make the date much more interesting! What's more, it's in one of the most beautiful locations on the South Coast!
Address: Banks Rd, Poole BH13 7QQ
Telephone: 01202 706561
Go for a Beach Walk
About: You can't get much better than a date on the beach, it never fails to have romantic aura surrounding it. One of the best times to go to the beach is right before sunset so you can watch the changing colours of the sky. Don't forget to pack a picnic - plus a bottle of win never goes a miss!
Address: Canford Cliffs Beach, Cliff Dr, Poole BH13 7HX
About: If you're looking for the perfect date idea that combines luxury, relaxation, and a touch of adventure, look no further than a spa retreat at Knoll House Hotel. With its stunning pool, rejuvenating sauna, picturesque golf course, and state-of-the-art tennis facilities, this hotel is the ultimate destination for couples looking to unwind and enjoy each other's company.
From the moment you arrive at the Knoll House Hotel, you'll be transported to a world of relaxation and tranquility. The hotel's stunning heated indoor and outdoor pool is the perfect place to start your day, with its crystal-clear waters and breathtaking views of Studland Bay. Whether you're looking to swim a few laps or just soak up the sun, this pool is the perfect place to relax and unwind.
TGt Recommends: Knoll House Hotel
Address: Knoll House, Ferry Road, Studland, Dorset, BH19 3AH
Telephone: 01929 450450
About: With miles and miles of stunning coastline and a wealth of watersports clubs and facilities in Poole, you're in the right place to have a fun date in the water. We suggest to check ahead of the date to make sure your partner is comfortable with watersports - we love it, but it's not everyone's cup of tea! We recommend something exciting yet tranquil, such as paddleboarding or canoeing.
View our Total Guide to Watersports in Poole to find out more!
About: A night of live music is a great way to start or end a date. There are many pubs and bars in Poole that host live music acts, such as the Bermuda Triangle. Enjoy the atmosphere, the delicious selection of drinks and enjoy some live performance whilst getting to know your date!
Address: 10 Parr St, Poole BH14 0JY
Telephone: 01202 748087