April is here! Which means warm evenings and the sun shining later into the night! With the de-thawing of the frozen winter means romance is in the air… Spring is the perfect time to venture out back out and plan a date night with that special someone! So, keep reading for the best date night spots in the New West area. Casual or fancy, there’s something for everyone on this list!
Sometimes, you want to reconnect with your significant other but you don’t feel like dressing up and going somewhere fancy, and that’s okay! There are plenty of casual spots in the area that have a nice atmosphere, perfect for a date night!
How does this sound? A night at Taverna Greka, filled with your favourite person, a beautiful view, and comforting and delicious Greek food?! Sounds like the recipe for the perfect relaxed date night. The warm and wonderful staff at Taverna Greka will assist you in anything you need for a night of reconnecting, and the dishes offered are perfect for sharing! They even offer live music many days of the week! Check out Taverna Greka’s Instagram Page for a preview of the lovely atmosphere and fun that goes on!
Another casual New West favourite, perfect for a relaxed date night with you honey, is Longtail Kitchen. Not only is the Southeast Asian street food style cuisine at Longtail Kitchen beloved, but it sits at the picturesque setting of Quayside Drive. After a mouthwatering meal with your favourite person, you can go for a romantic stroll afterwards and take in the view of the mighty Fraser River. Check out this awesome Southeast Asian eatery’s Instagram Page for a preview of what’s to come on your next date night.
The Rivers Reach Pub
Nothing says relaxed date night like the Rivers Reach Pub! The casual atmosphere, coupled with the yummy food and the variety of drink options equals a pressure free setting to reconnect with your person. Bonus: if you pay this awesome New West Pub a visit on a Saturday, their pizzas are half price! Perfect for sharing. Click here, to pay their Instagram page a visit.
Kicking it Upscale:
Occasionally, you’re in the mood to treat yourself and your sweetie to a fancier night out! It brings the spark back and is a fun way to show each other you care! Below are some of our picks for a more upscale date night in New Westminster.
Piva Modern Italian
Romantic lighting? Check. Delicious wine? Check. Italian food that will make your taste buds sing? Check! All that’s needed to create the perfect evening is you and your significant other! Piva Modern Italian is another New West favourite that provides the perfect ambience for a romantic evening. The food alone is worth the trip, from the share plates to the homemade pasta dishes to the crisp wood fired pizzas. It seems as though Italian food was made to share for two! Connect and share your day over an amazing dinner at Piva Modern Italian, you will not regret it! Click here to see the eatery’s instagram page.
El Santo is the perfect place in New West to connect with a loved one! The lively ambience coupled with the fun cocktails will give your date night a fun and flirty feel, perfect for new couples or those who want to mix it up! The food at El Santo is sure something special. Contemporary Mexican dishes with a West Coast flare thrown in, you can’t go wrong with anything you order. Don’t forget to split one of El Santo’s mouth watering desserts at the end, they are perfect for two and will end your date night on a sweet note.
Another hot spot on Quayside Drive, The Boathouse is a great addition to your rotation of date night spots. Perfect for when you want to splurge a little on a seafood meal with your honey! This picturesque New West Restaurant has some of the freshest seafood dishes available in the area, and you cannot beat the view or the atmosphere on the Fraser River. After enjoying a few drinks, a to die for meal, and good conversation with that special someone, couples can wander the Quay hand in hand for the ultimate romantic evening. How wonderful does that sound?!
Hopefully, something on this list inspired you to make a date with your favourite person! New Westminster is full of great restaurants to try out, but of course, it’s not really where you go, it’s who you’re with! Have a great date night, New Westminster.