Pick a Place You Can Both Interact
You dont want your date to be awkward and to feel like an interview. You want somewhere where you both feel relaxed in each others company but also somewhere where there are
things to discuss, to take the focus away from each other a little. Local music venues can be good, and if you live somewhere where you can head to a local gallery,
Go Out To Dinner
Dinner can sometimes be the safest option. Not only does it give you a nice relaxed atmosphere where you can chill out, get to know each other and enjoy one anothers
company, it also gives you an opportunity after food to either politely make your excuses to escape if things arnt going to well or alternatively, suggest somewhere
else for a quiet drink afterwards if things are looking good. (If your going to take your date for dinne make sure you know the place, know what they serve and most
importantly, know that your going somewhere that your date will like.)
Watch a Film
Cinemas can sometimes get mixed reactions when it comes to dates. from a personal perspective, the cinema should be left for follow up dates and not for a first date.
This is mainly because there is no interaction. You sit down quietly and watch the film, which lets be honest, isnt the reason you wanted a date. That said, threres
nothing wrong with it if its what you both want to do, plus, if things go well its a great discussion point afterwards for a couple of quiet drinks.
Finally, try to be creative. You want your date to remember it (for the right reasons) so the more creative and enjoyable you make it for the both of you, the greater
the chance of a repeat. Picking somewhere that your date is not going to expect, but also something they are really going to enjoy is a great first impression.
Go bowling, christmas caroling (at xmas time of course!) bake a cake together or simply go to an arcade. Just make sure its somewhere you will