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Speed Dating in Edinburgh

The Barologist, Edinburgh, Scotland

Thursday, 20 April 2023

Thu 20
APR

Tickets

£20
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Our age guides are not set in stone. You are still welcome to book tickets if you are slightly outside the published age range.
Age
30-45
Home Edinburgh Speed Dating in Edinburgh

Speed Dating in Edinburgh

The Barologist, Edinburgh, Scotland

Thursday, 20 April 2023

Thu 20
APR

Tickets

£20
?
Our age guides are not set in stone. You are still welcome to book tickets if you are slightly outside the published age range.
Age
30-45
This is a past event, please click here to see future events in Edinburgh.

About the event

Original Dating is proud to bring our unique brand of speed dating to Edinburgh.

If you're looking to meet new people on a fun night out and enjoy the best cocktails in town, then you've come to the right place! Our lively speed dating events at The Barologist deliver exactly that and we've hired the private Winter Room with it's own bar.

This trendy establishment down The Shore, is not your run of the mill venue and provides our events with an incredible dating experience, with a huge range of handcrafted cocktails.

You'll have the chance to meet a lot of people for short 4 minute dates, which is the perfect amount of time. There's also plenty of time before, during and after for a wee drink and a mingle.

After the event you'll have access to our bespoke matching and messaging system where you'll be able to stay in touch with anyone you matched with and be lining up those dates before you know it.

If you want to meet loads of new people and have a cracking night out book now!

Important information

Please make your way to the private Winter Room where the host will meet you on arrival.

- Doors open 7.00pm
- Event starts 7.30pm
- Speed dating finishes approximately 9.30pm
- Venue closes 11.30pm

It’s essential that you arrive before 7.25pm in order to take part. We might not be able to allow entry if you are late.

Price: £20

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Where

The Barologist takes the art of cocktail making to a new level and what better way to enjoy speed dating than with the one of Edinburgh's finest cocktails in hand. Original Dating has exclusive access to the Winter Room which is the perfect setting for our events. With it's steam punk decor this quirky space is like no other venue in the capital and did we mention the handcrafted cocktails?

Address  The Barologist, 23 Commercial St, Edinburgh, EH6 6JA

Nearest station  

Tel  02071125174 – Please note this is not a booking line

Venue website  https://thebarologist.co.uk

PLEASE NOTE: Advance booking is essential and no tickets will be available to purchase on the door. Online booking is simple and very secure. Our payments are handled by Stripe, one of the world's largest payment processors using the highest grade security currently available.

Reviews

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Kevin Verified Attendee
Posted: 09/02/2024
Raymond Verified Attendee
Posted: 09/02/2024
David Verified Attendee
  It was a nice event. Could have done with a little list on which to take notes.  
Posted: 09/02/2024
Alison Verified Attendee
Posted: 08/02/2024
Frewen Verified Attendee
  Friendly atmosphere and easy going  
Posted: 08/02/2024
Chris Verified Attendee
Posted: 08/02/2024
Zak Verified Attendee
Posted: 08/02/2024
Corinna Verified Attendee
  Small venue but good banter  
Posted: 08/02/2024
Amna Verified Attendee
  I didn’t find what i’m looking for  
Posted: 08/02/2024
John Verified Attendee
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John Verified Attendee
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Antonio Fernández Verified Attendee
  First time I am going to an event like this one, but I definitely enjoyed it.  
Posted: 08/02/2024
Emma Verified Attendee
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Nicola Verified Attendee
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Davinder Verified Attendee
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James Verified Attendee
  It breaks down the barriers of technology and let's you get to have some chemistry and pick up on it. I throughly enjoyed it.  
Posted: 08/02/2024
Terence Verified Attendee
Posted: 08/02/2024
Melissa Verified Attendee
Posted: 07/02/2024
Greig Verified Attendee
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Sonia Verified Attendee
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Jacob Verified Attendee
Posted: 01/02/2024
John Verified Attendee
  Good venue and host.  
Posted: 01/02/2024
Sara Verified Attendee
  Lively, great set up and simply lovely :)  
Posted: 01/02/2024
Blair Verified Attendee
Posted: 12/01/2024
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Lucy Verified Attendee
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HOW IT WORKS

The beauty of Speed Dating Edinburgh lies in its no-nonsense approach. You take an equal number of single girls and guys, put them in a room and give them a few minutes to chat with every other member of the opposite sex.

When you get there

Original speed dating events in Edinburgh normally begin at 7.30pm. You will need to register with our hosts and to begin with they will issue you with a score sheet. This will help you to keep track of the singles that you would like to meet again and perhaps go on a date with. After a short period of mingling, your host for the evening who will run through detailed instructions and give you your starting position if you are a guy or table for the event if you are girl.

Meet & Mingle

An Edinburgh speed dating event is split into two halves, each lasting around an hour, there will be an interval at half time of about 15 minutes. You will have between 4 and 5 minutes with each person, after which you need to tick a box on your score sheet - "yes, I would like to meet this person again" or "no. Thanks but no thanks". Or "friend" if you'd like to get to know them platonically. Make sure that you do this after each date to keep track. Afterwards there is an opportunity for everyone to meet and mingle informally - this is often where the real action begins, so make sure you don't disappear too quickly.

Complete your score sheet

After the event you simply tick who you liked on the Original Dating website and the site works about your matches automatically. If the dates you have ticked as a "yes" have reciprocated you have a match. You will be able to view the first names and message them via our site online without revealing your email address until you are ready to. You'll be having proper first dates in no time.