Travel Bug Speed Dating

Black & Blue, Central London, London

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Do you love nothing more than packing your bags and jetting off on far-flung adventures? Do you yearn to visit new places and live new experiences in far-flung lands? You, my friend, have the travel bug and we can introduce you to people that share your passion.

Speed dating is a great way to meet new people, but sharing a mutual interest is the perfect ice breaker to get the conversation started.

Travel broadens the mind, and now, thanks to Original Dating, it broadens the possibility of meeting people just like you.

This event brings together up to 40 people who share your appetite for adventure. Whether it’s the Lake District or Ulan Bator, Antarctica or Chile, you’ll meet up to 20 guys or girls with whom you can swap past adventures and future plans.

Enjoy a journey of discovery as you spend four minutes with each date before you meet the next. It’s the perfect amount of time to discover if you’re a nomadic match and not too long if your paths must part.

After the event, you’ll mix and mingle until closing and the next day find out your mutual matches. The rest is up to you.

Will a weekend retreat lover meet a 3-week-hiker? Or an Ibiza beach bum click with an alpine adventurer? There’s only one way to find out, book now.

Important information

This event takes place in the private basement bar.

- 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 allow entry if you are late.

Price: £20

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Love to travel? This event will introduce you to others that share your appetite for adventure.


Located in the basement of the superb Black & Blue bar and restaurant on the junction where Berners St meets Mortimer Street in W1 is Mortimer's Bar, hired exclusively for our event. Recently renovated in a cocktail lounge style this venue offers the perfect layout for our events. You're moments from the buzz of Soho, the perfect place to continue your night out post event. After the event why not enjoy a drink on their huge outdoor terrace, it's a great venue and exclusive to us.

Address  Black & Blue, 37 Berners Street, London, W1T 3NB

Nearest station  Oxford Circus, Tottenham Court Rd, or Goodge St

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.

Introducing Travel Bug Speed Dating™


Bringing people together with mutual passions is a great ice breaker. Join us for Travel Bug speed dating and meet other people with a shared interest in seeing as much of the world as is possible. Share your far-flung discoveries or adventures closer to home and you might just find some common ground. How ever your travel bug manifests itself we guarantee you’ll meet at least one person you’d like to see again at this event.


How it works

When you arrive, you’ll be greeted by our hosts who will explain the format of the evening and you’ll soon embark on your first four-minute date. Ladies stay in the same spot while gentlemen move on once each date is over. At this point, you’ll mark down whether the person you met was a ‘yes’, ‘friend’ or ‘no’. This format continues until you have met everyone.


Just to keep you in tip-top condition we’ll have a break halfway through the night so you can top up your drinks.


The next day you'll select who you liked online and at around 5pm your mutual matches are privately sent to you via our app or website. You can our messaging system to get in touch with your matches. It’s just like other instant messaging apps on your phone and is really easy to use. The rest is then up to you.


Join us for this event. You’ll be amazed at how easy, fun and effective speed dating can be. Book now!