Date night ideas that support local business

Blog 23 November 2020
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The perfect date doesn’t need to be overly complicated or cost the world. Something as simple as a picnic by the river can be just what you need. Throw in an activity you both enjoy and you are on the way to a memorable night out.

Check out our ideas to impress your beloved while supporting local businesses at the same time. 

Date night at South Perth foreshore

It’s no secret that the most romantic views in Perth are found at South Perth foreshore. Take in the city skyline on a sunset Waterbike tour or go for a cruise on the historic Paddle Steamer Decoy.

As the sun goes down, it’s the perfect time to pick up takeaway from a local eatery, snuggle up and enjoy a picnic by the river. We recommend throwing together a cheeseboard with produce from Good Grocer (open 24 hours), grabbing takeaway pizza from Automatic, sushi from Miso Hangry, or fish and chips from Roj Kebabs

Date night on Preston Street in Como

For a date filled with nostalgia and vintage charm, spend an evening exploring Preston Street in Como. Your first stop should be the delightful family owned Lago di Como for a bowl of traditional homemade pasta or wood fired pizza. Catch a film at the iconic art deco Cygnet Cinema, then finish the night in a cosy leather booth with drink in hand at HangOut on 20 Preston.    

To find more local businesses in the City of South Perth, visit our Buy Local, Shop Local directory.

Looking for more to do around Perth? Visit Perth provides you with news, activities and what’s on in Perth and surrounding inner-city neighbourhoods.

Date night ideas

Image: Perth Waterbike Co

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