Play Date At Petersham Nurseries

The second or third date may usually call for a “day date”. Maybe you’re feeling more relaxed around each other and don’t want to go straight into boozing? Maybe you want to venture out of Zone 2 to somewhere off the beaten track?

Petersham Nurseries in Richmond is your answer. It’s easy to get to but is nothing like central London, so feels like you’ve ventured away for the day.

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If someone told you there’s a juice bar in Covent Garden that charges you to bring your own bottle of booze to drink in their basement and places a 2-hour limit on your inebriation session, you probably wouldn’t be tempted.

BYOC stands for Bring Your Own Cocktail, and is essentially what I’ve described above, but a lot better.

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