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Speed Dating in Central London

Perini & Perini, Central London

Wednesday, 27 July 2022

Wed 27
JUL

Tickets

£15
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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
28-38
Male left
10+
Female left
10+
Busy event, book early
Expect 15+ dates
Tickets just £20
Home London Speed Dating in Central London

Speed Dating in Central London

Perini & Perini, Central London

Wednesday, 27 July 2022

Wed 27
JUL

Tickets

£15
?
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
28-38
Male left
10+
Female left
10+
Busy event, book early
Expect 15+ dates
Tickets just £20
Busy event, book early
Expect 15+ dates
Tickets just £20

About the event

Join us for our Wednesday night speed dating event in Central London and let us introduce you to a series of people from across London for short dates lasting just four minutes each.

It's fun, hugely friendly and hands down beats the hell out of the hell of using dating apps. During the event simply note down who you'd be interested in seeing again online and we'll send you a list of your mutual matches the next day.

Meeting new people in this way is hugely fun, highly energising and a brilliant way to start dating.

Everyone’s single and up for meeting people so the success rate is very high. Book early, we'll sell out.

Important information

The entrance to Perini & Perini is inside Ponti's restaurant. Head down the stairs on arrival to meet our host.

- 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: £15

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Where

PLEASE NOTE – The Entrance to Perini & Perini is inside Ponti’s Restaurant. Head downstairs upon arrival to meet our host.

Perini & Perini is a brand new subterranean cocktail lounge tucked away below the beautiful Ponti’s restaurant, seconds from Oxford Circus Tube Station. Think NYC industrial glam merged with a comfortable speakeasy vibe this brand-new bar has everything and is totally exclusive to Original Dating.

This place is the perfect spot to meet new people.

Address  Perini & Perini, 5 - 7 John Princes Street, W1G 0JN

Nearest station  Oxford Circus

Tel  020 7112 5174 – Please note this is not a booking line

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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Kristina Verified Attendee
Posted: 19/05/2022
Roberto Verified Attendee
  It was nice to meet kind and open people.  
Posted: 19/05/2022
Dhaval Verified Attendee
Posted: 19/05/2022
Verena Verified Attendee
Posted: 19/05/2022
Chris Verified Attendee
Posted: 19/05/2022
Surya Verified Attendee
  My first and it wasn't that bad. Although few people were not that interested maybe because they already had some prior expectations set of a certain person. But the host Tom was wonderful. He did the best he could do standing for 2 hours and checking in between if everything is okay. The venue was also nice. These kinds of events should be held in a restaurant with a small bar rather than loud pubs as it can get too noisy. Nevertheless, it was fun. I would like to attend more of these in near future.  
Posted: 18/05/2022
Arlene Verified Attendee
Posted: 08/05/2022
Lorraine Verified Attendee
Posted: 08/05/2022
Martin Verified Attendee
Posted: 08/05/2022
Lena Verified Attendee
Posted: 08/05/2022
Zaklina Verified Attendee
Posted: 07/05/2022
Alina Verified Attendee
Posted: 07/05/2022
Dermot Verified Attendee
Posted: 07/05/2022
Dermot Verified Attendee
Posted: 07/05/2022
MARIA Verified Attendee
  Small place. So much noise.  
Posted: 07/05/2022
Elizabeth Verified Attendee
  Noise levels made it difficult but generally a good night out!  
Posted: 07/05/2022
Paul Verified Attendee
  SD virgin, so bit nervous but host did well to ease nerves - looked after me until I got to my first table  
Posted: 07/05/2022
Andrew Verified Attendee
  Was my first time, didn’t know what to expect, everyone was friendly and kinda and very helpful  
Posted: 07/05/2022
Robert Verified Attendee
Posted: 02/05/2022
Marica Verified Attendee
  Face2face conversations. Interesting people.  
Posted: 01/05/2022

Original Dating reply

Thanks for your feedback, Marica!

Kevin Verified Attendee
Posted: 01/05/2022
Dhruv Verified Attendee
  casual, nice people, nice conversations  
Posted: 01/05/2022
Shamar Verified Attendee
Posted: 01/05/2022
Idris Verified Attendee
Posted: 01/05/2022
Virginia Verified Attendee
Posted: 01/05/2022
Anurag Verified Attendee
Posted: 01/05/2022
Martin Verified Attendee
Posted: 01/05/2022
Richa Verified Attendee
Posted: 30/04/2022
Juan Verified Attendee
Posted: 30/04/2022
Alina Verified Attendee
  Best event ever  
Posted: 30/04/2022
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HOW IT WORKS

The beauty of Speed Dating London 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 London 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 a girl.

Meet & Mingle

A London 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 for speed dating London. 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.