Dreading the thought of being alone this Saturday? Are you genuinely concerned about choking alone in your apartment and being found weeks later half-eaten by alsatians? It’s never too late to nab a Valentine. These establishments will take care of most of the work and we’ve got you covered in the pick-up line department!
The Love Shack Singles Rooftop Party @ The Fox Hotel
While boring old couples lovingly gaze into each other’s eyes at the Fish Lane Bistro Valentine’s Banquet below, you’ll be exchanging sultry looks with strangers over Espresso Martinis, Mojitos, premium house spirits and much more. The $39 Cocktail Package is available from 7-9pm.
Recommended pick-up line: “Is your name WiFi? Because I think I can feel a real connection here.”
The Fox Hotel, 71-73 Melbourne Street, South Brisbane.
The Official Tinder Party @ The Shadow Lounge
Accumulated a few swipe rights over the last few months that made you wonder, ‘what if…?’ There’s no better setting to suss out your cyber sweetheart than the Official Tinder Party! Catfishes NOT welcome.
Recommended pick-up line: “Do you believe in love at first swipe?”
The Shadow Lounge, Waterfront Place, 1 Eagle Street, Brisbane CBD.
Valentine’s Day Singles Party @ Zuri Bar & Dining
Let Zuri break the ice for you this Valentine’s Day with an epic night of games, lingerie vouchers for the ladies, and roses for the guys to distribute to their d-floor crushes. Dance the night away with a sweet set by DJ Lowbitlove and DJ G.O.D, and sample the special saucy cocktail menu. Entry is $15 at the door, BYO wingman/ woman.
Recommended pick-up line: “Well, here I am. What were your other two wishes?”
Zuri Bar & Dining, 1/367 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley.
Sweet Seduction Valentine’s Singles Party @ The Exchange Hotel
Try your hand at Speed Dating, because, sure, why not? What have you got to lose, you know? The event kicks off at 7:30pm and tickets are $25 per person for males and females between ages 25-45. Bond over your mutual love/ hate of cross-fit and veganism, but don’t forget to register in order to guarantee the most compatible matches on the evening.
Recommended pick-up line: “Are you from Tennessee? Because you’re the only ten I see”
The Exchange Hotel, 131 Edward Street, Brisbane.
Love Bites Singles Party @ Laruche
Back by popular demand is the Love Bites Singles Party at Laruche, where you could find your future significant other by complete fate, or the workings of a much higher power – a game of Perfect Match. Sip on delicious cocktails, pose in the photo booth and bust a move on the d-floor, all the while seeking out the guest with your matching card. Once the two of you are united, celebrate over a complimentary cocktail to share!
Recommended pick-up line:
You: Is your name Google?
Hottie: No, why?
You: Because you’ve got everything I’m searching for.
Laruche, 680 Ann Street, Fortitude Valley.
Valentine’s Day Tiki Party @ Alfred & Constance
At Alfred & Constance’s Valentine’s Day Tiki Party everybody get’s Lei’d! With only large table settings this party is a not designed for couples, but you can enjoy a sneaky Kava Bowl with your crush.
Recommended pick-up line: “Are you a beaver? Because DAM!”
Alfred & Constance, Cnr Alfred & Constance Streets, Fortitude Valley.
And here are some other classic zingers that will guarantee you a date!*
“I’m trying to rearrange the alphabet so that U and I are together.”
“If I told you you had a great body, would you hold it against me?”
“How much does a polar bear weigh? Enough to break the ice!”
“I am not a photographer, but I can picture us together.”
“Do you work at Subway? Because you’re giving me a foot-long”
“I don’t need Twitter, because I’m already following you!”
*Our suggested pick-up lines will not guarantee you a date. Quite the opposite, in fact.