Dating in Oxford
you’re having trouble finding the perfect partner
or simply want to widen your social circle and make lots
of friends, Oxford is a great city for romance and fun.
Could you decide on the person of your dreams in a matter
of seconds? Speed dating is the latest craze to
have swept the nation and it’s a great way to meet
lots of people in one evening and perhaps exchange a few
Most people who try speed dating are usually in their
20s and 30s and keen to have some fun, but you don’t
have to be a sociable creature to enjoy the experience.
You only have about four minutes to strike up a conversation
or conduct a bit of flirting and then you move on to the
next person, and so forth.
Companies like Slow
Dating offer safe events in places like The Four
Pillars Hotel [map]. Here you can take part in speed dating
or attend one of the confidence-boosting seminars. Slow
Dating is particularly good at offering events for the
If you think it’s time to do some serious soul-searching
and meet an angel, head to Freud [map],
which is homed in a beautiful chapel conversion. The décor
includes original features, such as stained glass
windows, and the bar staff are (apparently) very good
looking, so even if you don’t meet the girl or guy
of your dreams you can always watch the dream boats behind
the bar as they go about their work of preaching to the
Couples looking for some fun or to take a lighthearted
look at their relationship should make a point of visiting Baby Love [map] which can be found on King Edward Street. There’s only one word for this venue,
and that word is: Cute! From the fun décor (complete
with kinky toys adorning the walls) to the sweet and sugary
cocktails, Baby Love is for the stylish who aren’t
afraid to make fun of themselves. If you’re looking
for a fun night out, this should be your first choice.
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