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.

Melbourne Picnics

Activity Dates, Fancy Dates, Group Dates, Melbourne

Chances are if you’ve ever been in a relationship for any reasonable amount of time you’ve been on at least one picnic. It is a truly classic date idea. However you’ve probably never been on a picnic as stunning as the one Melbourne Picnics serve up! Every aspect of the picnic; from the food, the location and the set up is styled in a way that encourages a fun and memorable date. The best bit is that everything is done for you, so no more cutting up carrots into little sticks or lugging around picnic baskets! All of this is perfect for surprises, anniversaries and engagements especially! This is because until you arrive at the picnic, your partner will have no idea anything special is going on. You just book a time and arrive at your designated snacking and relaxing wonderland in Fitzroy Gardens, East Melbourne.

Valentine’s Day Melbourne 2017 : Top 5 date ideas

Activity Dates, Date Nights, Fancy Dates, First Dates, Melbourne

Valentine’s Day is like the Grand Final of dating. Because whilst you may perform well in the other rounds that year, you can throw it all away if you under perform on that one day in February. We here at fun date ideas don’t want that to happen, so we have helped you out by collecting the top 5 romantic ideas of things to do in Melbourne on the 14th of Feb.

Little Creatures Geelong

Date Nights, Date Trips, First Dates, Geelong, Group Dates

Whether you live locally in Geelong and are struggling for date ideas or are planning a romantic road trip up the coast from Melbourne and along the Great Ocean Road, Little Creatures Brewery is an essential place to visit. Meandering through the grounds you’ll feel like you’ve wandered right into Willy Wonka’s factory, just swap golden tickets for golden beers and you pretty much get the picture.  

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.

Pixel Alley

Activity Dates, Date Nights, First Dates, Melbourne

It’s time to stop playing the dating game on the hardest difficulty, because this fun date idea is your cheat code to a new highscore! Pixel Alley on Smith Street, Melbourne takes what could be just a traditional drink and date at a bar to something much more interesting and unique. Welcome to the barcade, insert coin to begin.

Maedaya Sake and Grill

Date Nights, Fancy Dates, First Dates, Melbourne

Have you ever been on a romantic date and just as the convo starts gaining momentum your waiter butts in asking 1,001 questions and listing the specials? Of course there hasn’t been a chance to read the menu yet, you mumble that you need some more time and the two of you are left in awkward silence as your brains race to remember what you had been talking about.

At Maedaya Sake & Grill you will be able to avoid this scene altogether.

Palookaville (Now Closed)

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

Got someone you’d really like to spend a romantic date night with, but not sure whether to invite them out for dinner or drinks? Take them here. Do you want to spoil someone with amazing food, but are nervous you can’t afford it? Take them here. If you haven’t got the idea yet we think Palookaville is a very special place and we think you should go there.