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Sky-high Surprise

Duration: 3-4 hours
Budget: $150-$200

Be swept off your feet and up into the London sky with this sky-high surprise date. The night begins at a cozy, underground rock bar and culminates with a breathtaking view of the city from the peak of the iconic London Eye.

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  • Your date night starts at an enigmatic underground rock bar. The flickering neon lights, coupled with the raw energy of live music, create a contagious and thrilling ambiance. Your journey lower into Earth further builds up the mystery and excitement of the evening.
  • When the clock strikes a predetermined time, it's time to move onto your next location: the iconic London Eye. As you leave the subterranean rock bar behind and make your way aboveground, your partner will have no idea what surprise awaits.
  • At the London Eye, you experience a mesmerizing city view just as the sun is setting. Soar into the sky in one of its spacious glass capsules, leaving the hustle and bustle of the city below. The magnificent look of awe on your partner's face as you crest the apex, the city's jewel-like lights twinkling beneath, will surely be worth every surprise you've planned.

Preparation steps:

  • Firstly, purchase your London Eye tickets in advance online. This will ensure that you will have a capsule ready when you arrive.
  • Ensure to check the gig timings at the Underworld bar so you can time your arrival and departure perfectly. Also, it would be a nice touch to learn about a few rock bands and casually showcase your knowledge to your partner.
  • Ensure you leave the bar in time to get to the London Eye. You wouldn’t want to miss out on the breathtaking views the Eye offers as the sun is setting.

Some tips:

  • As this plan involves a few surprises along the way, make sure your partner enjoys surprises and is not prone to vertigo.
  • Opt for a comfortable and casual outfit. You will be spending time at a rock bar and on the London Eye. Heels are not advisable as walking from the bar to the London Eye might be uncomfortable.
  • If possible, try to get a Capsule on the London Eye just as the sun is beginning to set. The views at this time are truly breathtaking.

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