10 At Home Date Night Ideas for Level 4 Lockdown

PUBLISHED 9 JUL 2021   

A More strict lockdown is once again upon us, bringing in with it a 21:00 curfew. This makes it very difficult to have a romantic night out without feeling rushed. We asked our agents to put together their top 10 at home date night ideas together and this is what they came up with.

 

Cook a meal together

Teamwork makes the dream work. Try this especially with a meal neither person has had before. We put together 6 easy to make dishes that will warm up your winter’s night here: https://bit.ly/3jz5T7Z

Have an indoor picnic

This would be even more romantic if complemented by an indoor fireplace and/or candles.  To make it even easier don’t spend the time prepping your snacks, most shops have delicious pre-made food and picnic platters at reasonable prices, so rather spend your time connecting with your loved one.

Play games/video games

See who should be in charge of finances by playing a game of Monopoly.

DIY Wine Tasting + Pairing

Or pick your own poison. Most forms of alcohol are available in small bottles, so why not grab a few and have your own tasting night? Combine this with the indoor picnic or meal you cooked. If you are drinking wine, it’s winter time so stick to the reds.

Bake a cake

Baking is surprisingly fun and a great way to let your creative side free. Can’t agree on how the cake should be decorated? Go half and half. Each person ices and decorates their half of the cake, you can even turn it into a little competition to see who does the best job. Send a photo of the cake to a close friend or family member and let them be the judge.

Tackle a DIY project

Ever wanted to try building your own side tables? Or just paint an accent wall or if you want to do something a bit smaller, paint your night stand or dresser with chalk paint.

Bowl in your hallway

If you can’t go out at night to go play some Ten Pin Blowing, get some plastic cups and a small ball and do it in the hallway at home. Add some obstacles to make it a bit more challenging.

Throwback movie night

Spend the night watching movies (or series) from your childhood. There is something quite hilarious about watching a show with a square image on a modern TV, or is it just me?

Go through old photos

Unless you are dating or are married to your childhood best friend, there are a lot of memories to share with your loved one. Talk them through what happened in and around a specific moment captured in the photos. Granted, printed photos are becoming rarer, but don’t you think it is time to start printing your photos again. Digital is great, but in 20 years’ time you’ll enjoy holding a physical photo.

Have a no tech evening

As great as modern technology is and the convenience it provides, it is also one of the biggest distractions in a relationship in the 21st century. For one evening every two weeks or so, switch everything off. No phones, no TV. Best combined with any of the suggestions listed above.