Gelato Messina

Cheap Dates, First Dates, Group Dates, Melbourne, Sydney

Going for ice cream is up there with going to the movies and getting coffee in the typical date idea hall of fame. But this isn’t typicaldateideas.com.au, so why would we need to suggest getting ice cream then? Don’t get us wrong going for ice cream is a great date idea, but why not aim higher and get the best gelato in Australia? According to the Good Food Guide you’ll get this at  Gelato Messina.

Fonda

Cheap Dates, Date Nights, First Dates, Melbourne

Can’t decide whether to go out for a fun, cheap meal or to a top quality restaurant for your next date night in Melbourne? Why not have both (¿por qué no los dos?) *Cue mariachi music* Fonda does mexican street food and it does it very well. They focus on food that is fresh and meant to be shared, so find someone to share it with and awake your love life from its siesta. 

Mollie’s Bar and Diner

Cheap Dates, Date Nights, First Dates, Melbourne

Melbourne can feel pretty dreary in the depths of winter and most people think you have to fly far away to escape it. However Mollie’s Bar and Diner allows you and your date to escape by climbing a single flight of stairs. Fans of Enid Blyton’s “The Magic Faraway Tree” will feel right at home as they climb up from the cold, slippery abyss of Smith Street into a summery and welcoming environment. Also both The Magic Faraway Tree and Mollie’s Bar and Diner have a really big tree that is very central to their character.

Royal Croquet Club Melbourne

Activity Dates, Cheap Dates, Date Nights, First Dates, Group Dates, Melbourne

*This event has now finished, if you want to get your good food and croquet fix your best bet is Piggery Cafe at Burnham Beeches*

This summer Melbourne has planned for you the perfect date itinerary and conveniently arranged it into a nice little precinct by the Yarra.  Food, music, culture and fun are all well represented at the Royal Croquet Club Melbourne.

Cat in a tunnel

Cat Cafe Melbourne

Activity Dates, Cheap Dates

Melbourne is a city with cafes so close to it’s heart that you could be lead to believe the Yarra River was a never-ending stream of coffee. So when a unique cafe opens up it’s worth taking note and Cat Cafe Melbourne is certainly unique. Oh and anyone who tries to get you to drink Yarra water is not your friend.

Carlton Brewhouse- Brewery Tour

Activity Dates, Cheap Dates, Group Dates

Everybody knows that flowers are romantic, but roses are so cliché and predictable aren’t they? For too long flowers such as hops and barley (the backbone of beer) have been overlooked when the subject of romance has been raised.

Little Creatures Picnic Bike Melbourne

Little Creatures Picnic Bikes

Activity Dates, Cheap Dates, First Dates, Group Dates, Melbourne

*Unfortunately, this venue has closed but you can grab a bike and beer at the new Geelong Little Creatures *

Now everybody knows a picnic is a great date idea, but let us help you step that date up a little. At Little Creatures Dining Hall you can buy a picnic packed for you and two bikes are thrown in for free!

Red Velvet Cupcake, Little Cupcakes Melbourne

Little Cupcakes

Cheap Dates, First Dates, Melbourne

Degraves street in Melbourne is very much a hidden secret, perfect for a romantic date. It feels like you’ve just stepped out of your daily grind and straight onto Diagon Alley.