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Marty's Blog: 5 Cute (And Cheap) Dates For Valentines Day

By Megan 08 Feb 2019

It’s that time of the year again… love is in the air, it’s still kind of cold and card sales increase by 200%. Valentines Day can be expensive at the best of times, so when you’re trying to survive on a SAAS budget, you need to get creative! So here are five cute date ideas for Valentine’s Day dates:

  • A photography date

This one is easy, free and quite a lot of fun. Regardless of whether you have a professional DSLR or just the camera on your phone, go out for a wander with your significant other and see who can take the best photo! (Bonus idea: put a poll up on your Instagram story to see who’s the best is, loser has to pay the first round.) Some good places to start off include: The Botanic Gardens, the castle, the closes in old town, Portobello beach.

  • Cook for each other

If like me you’re living on super noodles and hummus, it can be nice to make a proper meal together. Whether it’s a bit extra like filet mignon, a classic like spaghetti Bolognese or M&S dine in for 2 meal deal, it’s fun to make food together (even if it all goes wrong and you get a dominos).

  • Try out a new bar or restaurant

One of the best things about Edinburgh is amount of really quirky and interesting bars and eateries. Whether it’s a speakeasy cocktail bar like Burlington Bro’s Casting Agency or Panda & Sons or just a cute coffee shop like Café Castello trying somewhere can you out of a rut. Who knows you might even find your new regular?

  • Wine tasting

If you have a little bit more to spend you should definitely try out a wine tasting at the Lothian Wine School. Ranging from £20-£35 per person, per tasting it allows you to  try some of the finest wine and give you the chance to hone your sommelier skills. If you want something similar though at a reduced price, just go to Aldi get three bottles of wine varying in price and see if you can tell the difference!

  • Cinema date

This one is a classic. Go have a meal, maybe a couple of libations and go see a film, literally any film. From the more serious affairs like Mary Queen of Scots or Glass to a more upbeat film like The Lego Movie 2, there should be something for everyone, and with the Vue at the Omni centre only costing £6 per film, it’s a pretty good deal.



Megan is part of the QMU Browzer Team
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