Who says you have to wait till Valentine’s Day to show someone you love them? Whether you are trying to score a first date with someone or you are looking for new spots to hang out with your significant other, here are a few date options we have for you.
First dates can be a little awkward and embarrassing as you try to come up with topics to talk about with your date to avoid unwanted silences. Taking part in activities helps to break the ice and allows the both of you to enjoy something together. Listed below are some suggestions of where you can have your first date.
Take a trip down to a Wonderfood Museum and discover the history of Penang’s cuisine. Creating giant replicas of Penang’s well-loved street food, Wonderfood Museum provides a ton of interactive 3D art fun and many photo opportunities. Strike a pose, pull a silly face and have fun while learning about your favourite Penang dishes with your date.
Where? 49, Lebuh Pantai, Georgetown 10200.
If you are up for something more classic and romantic, admire the beauty of mother nature with a sunset cruise. Not only will you get to experience the picturesque sunset but you also get to indulge in some on-board activities together. Soak yourselves in a salt water jacuzzi as you sail across the tranquil ocean or belt out your favourite tunes with a complimentary karaoke session. Complete your romantic evening with a fulfilling barbecue dinner that will make this date a memorable one.
Where? Port Dickson
As the saying goes, couples who workout together stick together. No, not really but engaging in a sport together can be a fun way of getting to know one another and even encouraging a little healthy competition. Explore the art of self-defence and get healthy together with a Muay Thai class for beginners.
Where? Klinch MMA, Block D1, Level G4, Unit 3A, Publika Shopping Gallery
However, if you aren’t really up for big and fun activities and being extra, you can always stick to the classic meal and drinks after with these options listed below.
Decked out in clean and minimalistic decor, Serai is one of the perfect places to take a person out on a first date. As you step into its white and spacious interior, sit amongst plush cushions or by the floor-to-ceiling French windows and bask in the natural light that shines through during the day.
By nightfall, Serai enchants its patrons with a blend of warm and cool lighting against a backdrop of city lights. With Eastern delights like oxtail sambal pedas and steamed fish in lime and chilli as well as Western favourites such as New Zealand lamb shoulder and Australian rib-eye steak, you are spoilt for choice with the options of food available.
If you are looking for something lighter, Serai also offers plenty of tea-time delicacies and coffee that you can munch and sip on as you cosy up in the nooks with your loved one.
Where? G18, Jaya Shopping Centre, Jalan Semangat, Seksyen 14, 46100 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
If going out alone with someone for a first date is too daunting for you, gather a group of friends and head out for a double date instead! Head out for a fun night in the city to Sentidos Gastrobar, Starhill Gallery where nightlife is buzzing. Previously known as Sentidos Tapas, this Spanish bar specialises in authentic Pan-Latin cuisine.
Settle along a communal bar style table or huddle amongst slightly more private group tables and enjoy a spread of delicious food. Indulge in delectable dishes such as grilled half lobster, grilled herb marinated lamb chops, grilled black Angus tenderloin, and more. Pair your meals with chilled beverages like champagne, sparkling wine, white wine, cocktails, and more.
Where? T11, Feast Floor, Starhill Gallery, 181, Jalan Bukit Bintang Kuala Lumpur 55100
6. Joy St.
After heavy meals of main courses, treat your date to a sweet dessert of gelato at Joy St. Located in the prime area of Bangsar, Joy St. offers happiness in a cup with various flavours of gelato. Take the opportunity to pose for the ‘gram with hand-painted wall art and while you are at it, tag us at #ExploreFavePay.
Where? 6b, Jalan Telawi 2, Bangsar Baru, 59100 Kuala Lumpur
What better way to capture a girl’s heart than with a surprise bouquet of flowers? Complete your first date with a romantic gesture with a beautiful bouquet of your date’s favourite flowers with the help of Sister Flower & Gifts.
Where? No.73, Jalan SS 22/11, Damansara Jaya, Petaling Jaya 47400
Now, if you are trying to be discreet in wanting to pay for the meal without your date noticing, here’s the good news. You can impress your Favebae and pay via Favepay if you choose to bring your date to any of these restaurants.
To add icing onto the cake, we are giving you a promo code to enjoy your date! Simply head dine out and use FavePay 3 times and enjoy RM50 worth of promo codes to be used on Fave deals! Additionally, receive up to 20% cashback on your next visit!
Check out our Dine with FavePay giveaway to view the promo code and learn how to win!
Now, go score that second date with confidence!