12 places in Kingston for your next date

By Abigail Beckett

Looking for date night ideas? Kingston has a dynamic date scene, from classic dining opportunities to experience-based activities. Grab your partner and check out these Kingston date spots.



View this post on Instagram


A post shared by Tango Nuevo (@tangonuevo)

Tango Nuevo

331 King St E

Get ready for your next date to experience Kingston’s fine dining. Book a table at Tango Nuevo on King Street and indulge in one-of-a-kind food. Explore their tapas-style menu with a wide variety of offerings like Avocado tartare, PEI mussels, and Turkish ravioli.

Chez Piggy

68 Princess St 

Chez Piggy offers lunch and dinner options and a brunch menu on Sunday mornings, perfect for any kind of date. Enjoy a fine dining experience with a worldly menu. Try their duck drumettes to start off the night! If you are visiting in the summer, ask for a seat in their courtyard patio.


Clarence Street by Confederation Park

AquaTerra is the spot for waterfront dining in Kingston. Plan your next romantic evening for a night of remarkable food, wine, and views of Lake Ontario. Explore their extensive wine list, beverage and food menus and reserve a table for your next night out.

Harper’s Burger Bar

93 Princess St

Feeling like comfort food? Harper’s Burger Bar is the perfect place for a laid-back, tasty outing. Try one of their feature burgers or build your own. Harper’s has many other options to choose from, including poutine, tacos, and salads.

Union Kitchen + Cocktails

184 Princess St

Union offers a lively, upbeat atmosphere for a fun night out. The menu features great sharing dishes, mains, and amazing cocktails. Try one of their weekly feature cocktails posted on their Instagram and Facebook pages.


Coffee and Company

53 Princess St.

Get your shopping fix while warming up with a hot cup of coffee or cocoa. Stop at Coffee and Company to buy a cozy drink then take a walk down Princess Street to explore Kingston’s unique artisan shops.


The Screening Room

120 Princess St

Going to the movies is a classic date idea, but going to the movies at the Screening Room is even better. This independent movie theatre plays all kinds of films but specializes in art-house, indie, foreign, and classic cinema. See what movies are currently showing at The Screening Room.

Agnes Etherington Art Centre and Union Gallery

36 University Ave and 101 Union St

Kingston is home to many art galleries, all perfect for a daytime outing. Visit Queen’s University campus and plan your next date at the Agnes Etherington Art Centre to explore its collections of modern and historic works of art and the Union Gallery to observe the installations by Queen’s students and other local artists.


Marshlands Conservation Area

Escape the city and plan a trip to the Marshlands Conservation Area, located in Kingston’s west end. Walk along the Rideau Trail and enjoy the fresh air, tranquil sounds, and any wildlife you might spot along the way. If you are looking for a quiet date for you and your partner, this is the perfect spot.

Dolce Bella Spa

8 Cataraqui St

Treat yourself and your partner to a spa date at Dolce Bella Spa. Book their couple’s package and enjoy a couple’s 60-minute massage and gourmet lunch for two. The spa is located in the historic Old Woolen Mill on the bank of the Cataraqui River. Make your next date a relaxing one.


View this post on Instagram


A post shared by County Sips (@countysips)

County Sips

Experience new County Sips tours! Book the PEC Holiday Shopping & Tasting Excursions with County Sips or a Wine Tasting Party at Curate Social hosted by Sommelier Ian Nicholls. Get the chance to visit select wineries for tastings or celebrate the Holidays with your own personalized event at Curate Social.