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7 Perfect Spots For A Blind Date In Dublin

By seank

November 30, 2017 at 3:32pm


As if a regular first date wasn't nerve-wracking enough, a blind date can be a potential nightmare scenario.

We thought we'd enlighten you on how to handle a blind date in the Big Smoke.

We're afraid we can't guarantee your rendezvous with a complete stranger will be any good, that's just the risk you run, but we can help you put your best foot forward by suggesting some quality joints for that difficult first encounter.

Elevate your smoothness levels to that of the Milk Tray Man by trying one of the following...

1. Ghostbus Tour

You know the night has been a success when your date jumps straight into your arms... even if it's purely from fright.

With this tour you'll both get to see the spookier side of the city as you visit its most haunted spots and hear the grizzly stories behind them.

This really is a superb option as any trepidation you may be feeling about the date should be masked nicely by all the genuine terror.

Click HERE for more info.

2. Skill Zone

This is something of a baptism by fire, putting you and your date in competition with each other straight away to see if you're tempted to kill each other.

This place is all about putting your skills to the test, with different zones where you can pit yourselves against one another: baseball, basketball, climbing, GAA, golf, rugby, shooting, soccer, tennis and more.

Click HERE for more info.

3. Buskers On The Ball

Another spot were you can pit your skills against each other, albeit in a more relaxed environment where you can also have a drink or two.

This sports bar come complete with pool tables, foos ball, ping pong and shuffle board, so you don't have to worry about getting bored on this date.

Click HERE for more info.

4. Ukulele Tuesday

Take your potential new other half to one of the best pubs in town on a Tuesday night and check out the upstairs bar to see this unique show. 

Ukulele enthusiasts assemble here every week to perform covers of classic tunes, like 'Creep' by Radiohead, 'No Diggitty' by Blackstreet, 'Hey Ya!' by Outkast and dozens more besides.

You can even grab a spare ukulele from behind the bar, should you want to impress with your musical prowess.

Click HERE for more info.

5. 5 Quests

Before you can even consider starting a new relationship, you need to determine can work as a team with this person — and there's no better place than 5 Quests to find that out.

You can expect puzzles that challenge your logical thinking and powers of observation, requiring a whole lot of teamwork if you're going to escape the room before your clock runs out.

Wanna see how brainy your date is? Take 'em here.

Click HERE for more info.

5 Quests

6. International Comedy Club

Look, you're both looking for a good time and a comedy club is pretty much guaranteed to be a solid laugh.

The International is an intimate venue where you have a few jokes over drinks, with the constant threat of being picked on by the comedian just adding to the excitement of the situation.

Even if the date doesn't work out, you're still likely to have a night to remember.

Click HERE for more info.

Comedy Club

7. Kehoe's

When all else fails, just go for a few casual pints in relaxing surroundings and simply talk to each other — no gimmicks required.

Snug in the homey surroundings of Kehoe's, which won the 2017 Traditional Pub Of The Year award, you can make yourself comfortable with your date and settle in for a (hopefully) pleasant evening of chat.

Because sometimes the simplest option is the best.

Click HERE for more info.


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