5 great date night ideas, from dinner & drinks to weekends away…


Date night can be a simple dinner and drinks, or it can include something more original and exciting. If you’re after some new spots to take a special someone this weekend, check out our Top 5 Date Night Ideas right here in Perth. We’ve covered everything, from traditional dinner and drinks to whole weekends away. Grab your snuggle-buddy and start booking.


 Wolf Lane


Perth has some truly inspirational street artists. Wolf Lane in the CBD is well known for attracting serious artistic talent.


To see the best of the best, check out Streets of Perth. It’s Australia’s most popular street art blog and they also run a very successful Facebook page. Up and coming artists are featured, as well as famous names like Australian artist and four-time Archibald Prize ‘People’s Choice’ winner, Vincent Fantauzzo. Vincent painted an epic tribute portrait of his personal friend, actor Heath Ledger.


Wander down Wolf Lane, arm in arm with your loved one and marvel at the stunning pieces adorning the walls. It’s romantic, edgy and cultured, all in one.

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Swan Valley Tours


Award-winning Swan Valley Tours are no ordinary tour operator. More than just a wine tour, they are designed to create an immersive experience in the local area.


The best tours incorporate a cruise down the beautiful Swan River, fresh local produce tasting from family-run farms, a visit to a chocolatier, stunning scenery and landscapes, as well as a selection of the finest beers and wines from the region.


The Swan River area is known for fantastic citrus farms, family-owned grape and olive growers like Sorgiovanni’s Produce, and raw, unpasteurised honey at The House of Honey. There are packages to suit everyone, from Wildlife and Wine to Supa Golf to a fully indulgent experience. It’s a seriously romantic option for those who want to turn date night into date weekend.


Book through our hotel concierge to get the best deals and recommendations.


Kings Park and Elizabeth Quay


Everyone knows Kings Park is perfect for date night inspiration. It has everything – beautifully manicured gardens, outdoor events and festivals as well as the famous Federation Walkway.


If you’re a particularly cute couple, head to the zoo to hold hands and look at the fuzzy animals. Afterwards, take a stroll down to Elizabeth Quay, home to riverside dining, entertainment and recreation. Pick from one of the many dinner options available and enjoy cocktails by the water.


If you’re there during the day, you might even be lucky enough to spot some dolphins.




Northbridge is undoubtedly the hottest area of Perth for couples looking for a night out. A vibrant hub of cafes, shops, bars and restaurants, it is THE go-to for dates and romantic evenings.


If date night is actually a date day, there are museums and galleries to explore, such as The Art Gallery of Western Australia, as well as many cultural and outdoor events. During the twilight hours, it becomes a chic nightlife zone with small bars and cocktail lounges, restaurants offering shared platters for two, perfect for whiling away the evening.


Located just 1 km from Perth’s city centre, it’s a leisurely stroll from Holiday Inn and the perfect place to spend date night.


Ivy and Jack


Ivy and Jack has a pretty interesting date-night story to match its name.


From breakfast through to dinner, Ivy and Jack serve up delicious food, beers on tap and quality cocktails. It’s easily one of Perth’s most popular date night spots. An after-work drinks hub for some, a regular lunch destination for others and a breakfast favourite for those on the go.


Shared platters, cosy dinners and barista-made coffee are all made with passion and flair at Ivy and Jack. There are weekly specials that showcase the chef’s choicest selections for the week, as well as drinks specials to get the conversation flowing. The wine list is extensive and features premium quality selections to match their dishes, including some of the best Western Australian wines.


Flexible seating including cosy booths and intimate lighting make Ivy and Jack a favourite for date night. Book a table here.


Make a Night of it


Why not make a proper night of it?  Take advantage of our best hotel deal at Holiday Inn Perth City Centre. The Weekend Special includes accommodation for two adults, full buffet breakfast and late checkout. See our promotions here>>