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Upcoming Speed Dating Events in Miranda

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Shark Hotel
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Sat, 3 August 2024, 6:00 pm AEST
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127 Liverpool St, Sydney NSW 2000
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Tickets from $29.90 AUD
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Crows Nest Hotel
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Fri, 9 August, 7:00 pm AEST
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1 Willoughby Rd, Crows Nest NSW 2065
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Tickets from $29.90 AUD
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The Noble Hops
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Sat, 17 August, 5:00 pm AEST
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125 Redfern St, Redfern NSW 2016
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Tickets from $29.90 AUD
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The Argyle
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Fri, 23 August, 7:00 pm AEST
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18 Argyle St, The Rocks NSW 2000
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Tickets from $29.90 AUD
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Crows Nest Hotel
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Fri, 30 August, 7:00 pm AEST
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1 Willoughby Rd, Crows Nest NSW 2065
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Tickets from $29.90 AUD
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The Argyle
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Fri, 6 September, 7:00 pm AEST
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18 Argyle St, The Rocks NSW 2000
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Tickets from $29.90 AUD
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Hideout Bar
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Fri, 14 September, 6:00 pm AEST
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41 Grosvenor Ln, Neutral Bay NSW 2089
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Tickets from $29.90 AUD
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The Argyle
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Fri, 20 September, 7:00 pm AEST
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18 Argyle St, The Rocks NSW 2000
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Tickets from $29.90 AUD
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Crows Nest Hotel
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Fri, 27 September, 7:00 pm AEST
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1 Willoughby Rd, Crows Nest NSW 2065
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Tickets from $29.90 AUD
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The Noble Hops
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Sat, 5 October, 5:00 pm AEST
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125 Redfern St, Redfern NSW 2016
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Tickets from $29.90 AUD

Speed Dating Social Events In Miranda

Looking for love in Miranda? You’re in luck! Speed dating in this vibrant suburb of Sydney’s Sutherland Shire is the perfect way to meet your match. The Kingsway, Miranda’s bustling nightlife hub, is where most of these exhilarating events take place. Getting there is a breeze – hop on the T4 Eastern Suburbs & Illawarra Line train to Miranda station, and you’ll find yourself just steps away from a night of potential romance.

As you arrive, you’ll be greeted by a friendly host and guided through a brief mingle session before the main event kicks off at 7pm sharp. Don’t forget to scan into the cutting-edge Matching App 4.0 – your digital cupid for the evening. Over the next two hours, you’ll enjoy 12 mini-dates, each lasting five minutes. Guys, get ready to rotate, while ladies hold court at their tables. At 9pm, as the night winds down, you’ll have the chance to select ‘Match’ or ‘Friend’ for each person you’ve met. The best part? Your matches will be revealed at 8am the next day, giving you plenty of time to dream about your potential love connection.

Dress to impress, but keep it casual-chic. For the ladies, Miranda Fair shopping center offers a plethora of options, with stores like Seed Heritage perfect for finding that effortlessly stylish outfit. You’ll be mingling with singles not just from Miranda, but also from neighboring Caringbah and Cronulla, creating a diverse and exciting dating pool. Stuck for conversation starters? Why not chat about the beautiful Miranda Park? Suggest a romantic picnic there for a second date – it’s the perfect way to continue getting to know each other in a relaxed setting.

Our Venues

The Vault Bar & Grill, located on The Kingsway, is a popular spot for Speed Dating Social events. This sleek, modern bar was once a bank vault, lending a unique atmosphere to your dating experience. Owner Sarah Thompson has retained some of the original features, including the imposing vault door, which now serves as a quirky backdrop for photos. The intimate booths, perfect for private conversations, and the expertly crafted cocktails (try their signature “Love Lockdown” martini) make for an unforgettable speed dating night. Pro tip: Arrive early to snag a seat at the bar – it’s a great way to calm those pre-date jitters.

The Shire Bar, a cozy pub with a rich history. Built in the 1950s and recently renovated by local businessman Tom O’Brien, this venue offers a perfect blend of nostalgia and modern comfort. The rustic wooden beams, vintage Shire memorabilia, and a roaring fireplace create a warm, inviting atmosphere that puts daters at ease. Don’t miss their famous “Shire Sling” cocktail – it’s the perfect ice-breaker. For the best experience, try to sit near the fireplace – the soft lighting is incredibly flattering and sets a romantic mood.

Miranda RSL Club on Crescent Street, established in 1946, has been lovingly maintained by the Returned and Services League. The spacious function rooms, complete with art deco touches, provide an elegant backdrop for your mini-dates. The club’s commitment to fostering community connections aligns perfectly with the spirit of speed dating. Their signature “Patriot’s Punch” is a crowd-pleaser, and the expansive dance floor is perfect for showing off your moves during the intermission. Tip: Take a moment to admire the historical displays – they’re great conversation starters.

What To Expect At Our Events

At our events, expect a well-organized evening of romantic possibilities. Upon arrival, you’ll receive your name card and scan the QR code to access the Matching App 4.0. This innovative app allows you to see a list of all attendees and make your selections in real-time. After some casual mingling at the bar, ladies take their seats while gentlemen rotate every five minutes. The beauty of our system is that you decide who to ‘Match’ or ‘Friend’ directly from your phone, with contact details for mutual matches sent to you at 8am the next day.

With 12 five-minute mini-dates, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to find that spark. Our events typically start at 7pm and wrap up by 9pm, with a 10-minute intermission halfway through for ice-breaker games and a chance to use our conversation cards if you’re feeling stuck. We always aim for a balanced ratio of 20 men to 20 women, ensuring everyone has an equal opportunity to connect.

Speed Dating Social

Speed Dating Social, founded by Darcy Todd in 2020, has successfully hosted over 787 events, introducing more than 37,423 singles. Our commitment to equal ratios of men and women sets us apart from other dating services. Tickets are affordably priced at $29.90 for early birds and $34.90 for last-minute decisions. We have a strict no-refund policy within 30 days of an event to ensure we maintain our carefully curated balance. For any queries, don’t hesitate to reach out to matches@speeddatingsocial.com.

Who You'll Meet

At our Miranda events, you’ll meet a diverse array of singles. From young professionals fresh out of university to mature daters in their 50s and beyond, there’s someone for everyone. You might find yourself chatting with a single parent from Caringbah who’s dipping their toes back into the dating pool, or a Cronulla local who’s tired of the dating app scene. Many attendees are first-timers, drawn by the promise of genuine connections, while others are seasoned speed daters who love the energy of our events.

For single parents, we understand the challenges of dating with kids. Miranda’s excellent Kidz World Child Care Centre offers evening care, perfect for those speed dating nights. And for a family-friendly follow-up date, why not suggest a trip to Miranda’s Skyzone Trampoline Park? It’s a hit with kids and a great way to show off your playful side.

Post Event Miranda Date Night Ideas

After the event, keep the momentum going with a romantic date night. For a casual yet intimate setting, head to Westfield Miranda’s rooftop dining precinct. The diverse range of restaurants and stunning views create the perfect backdrop for getting to know your match better. Pro tip: arrive just before sunset for a truly magical experience.

If you’re looking for something more active, why not suggest a romantic stroll along the Cronulla Esplanade? This beautiful coastal walk offers breathtaking ocean views and plenty of quiet spots to chat and connect. Pack a picnic to enjoy at one of the many scenic points along the way – it’s a simple yet effective way to impress your date.

Attendee Reviews

Jeffery
Jeffery
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I tried a speed dating night in Sydney, it was pretty good, I think 2 ladies didn't show up but I still got about 14 dates
Sarah
Sarah
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was a fun night out with my girlfriends, some conversations were a tad dull but 2 cute guys made it worth it and even got their numbers
Steph H
Steph H
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I didn't know speed dating was a thing but I'm new to the area and was good meeting some new people
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How It Works

Ever wanted to try or wondered how a speed dating event works? It’s easy, just follow these 6 steps:

Book A Ticket

Simply book a ticket through our website or Eventbrite to secure your spot

Hosts Greet You

Turn up and be greeted by friendly hosts who help scan you into our matching portal

Get Your Own Table

Be assigned your own table where you can comfortably mingle one on one

Enjoy 12 Fun Mini Dates

Be rotated every 5 minutes and enjoy 12 fast 5minute dates

Tick Yes To Anyone On Your Phone

Anonymously tick yes on anyone you like from your phone

Matches Sent The Next Day

Receive your matches and contact details of everyone who selects you the next day

Frequently Asked Questions

When it comes to dressing for speed dating in Miranda, you want to strike that perfect balance between casual and put-together. Think smart-casual – you’re not heading to a job interview, but you’re also not lounging on your couch. For the ladies, a cute top paired with nice jeans or a casual dress can work wonders. Guys, you can’t go wrong with a crisp button-down shirt and well-fitted trousers. If you’re looking to refresh your wardrobe, head to Miranda Fair shopping center on Kingsway. Seed Heritage is a great spot to pick up some stylish pieces that’ll have you looking and feeling your best. Remember, confidence is the best accessory, so wear something that makes you feel like a million bucks!

The key to great speed dating conversation is finding common ground quickly. In Miranda, you’ve got plenty of local topics to draw from. Why not start by asking about their favorite spot in Westfield Miranda? It’s a shared landmark that everyone in the area knows. If you’re feeling adventurous, bring up the beautiful Cronulla Beach – it’s just a short drive away and could be the perfect setting for a second date. Ask if they’ve ever tried surfing or if they prefer just lounging on the sand. This can lead to discussions about hobbies, fitness, or even childhood memories of beach trips. Remember, the goal is to find connections and potential shared experiences for future dates.

For our LGBTQIA+ friends looking for love in Miranda, you’re in luck! The Rainbow Lounge on Kiora Road is the go-to spot for queer speed dating events. This inclusive bar, owned by longtime LGBTQIA+ advocates Sam and Alex, was built in the early 2000s with the specific goal of creating a safe space for the queer community. The Rainbow Lounge features a glittering disco ball that creates a magical atmosphere for speed dating, and their famous “Pride Punch” cocktail is the perfect ice-breaker. These events are particularly popular with the local transgender and non-binary community, offering a welcoming environment for everyone across the gender and sexuality spectrum. Whether you’re gay, lesbian, bisexual, pansexual, or anywhere else on the rainbow, you’ll find a warm welcome here.

If you’re all about that fit life, you’ll want to check out our fitness-focused speed dating events. These are perfect for meeting other health-conscious singles who share your passion for wellness. During these events, a great conversation starter is to mention Fitness First on Kingsway. It’s a popular local gym, and chances are your date might be a member too. You could suggest a workout date or even a fun class together. Who knows, you might just find your swolemate! Remember, shared interests like fitness can be a great foundation for a relationship, so don’t be shy about geeking out over your favorite workout routines or nutrition tips.

Calling all pet parents and animal enthusiasts! At our speed dating events, don’t be afraid to let your love for furry friends shine. A great ice-breaker is to ask if your date has any pets. If you’re looking for a dog-friendly venue for speed dating, check out The Shire Bar on Kingsway. They have a spacious outdoor area where pooches are welcome. For a potential second date, why not suggest a trip to Miranda Park? It’s a beautiful, dog-friendly space where you can take a romantic stroll with your four-legged wingman. Picture this: you, your date, and your dogs getting to know each other in the fresh air – it’s the perfect recipe for puppy love!

First impressions count, especially in speed dating! To ensure you’re looking your absolute best, why not treat yourself to a bit of pampering? Head to Locks & Lashes on The Kingsway for a pre-event glow-up. For the ladies, a bouncy blowout can work wonders for your confidence. Gents, a fresh trim can have you feeling sharp and ready to impress. Don’t forget about skincare – ask for their express facial treatment to give your skin that extra radiance. Remember, the goal is to enhance your natural features and boost your confidence, not to look like a completely different person.

Miranda is brimming with clubs and activities that cater to a wide range of interests. During your speed dates, try bringing up the Miranda Musical Society. It’s a local theater group that puts on fantastic shows throughout the year. If you find a fellow theater buff, you could suggest attending a performance together for your second date. Or, if you’re both into it, why not audition together? Shared hobbies can be the foundation of a great relationship, so don’t be shy about discussing your passions. You never know, your perfect match might be waiting in the wings!

Our Miranda events typically draw around 40 attendees, with an even split of 20 men and 20 women. What’s great about our events is the diverse mix of people you’ll meet. While many are Miranda locals, we also get quite a few singles from neighboring Caringbah and Cronulla. This mix gives you the chance to meet people from your immediate area as well as expanding your dating pool a bit. It’s the perfect balance – you’re likely to find someone who lives conveniently close, but you also get the benefit of fresh faces from nearby suburbs. This diversity can actually increase your chances of finding a compatible match, as you’re exposed to a wider range of personalities and backgrounds.

Our Asian speed dating nights in Miranda are always a hit! We often host these events at the Golden Lotus on Kiora Road, a chic Asian fusion restaurant that provides the perfect ambiance for making connections. Their signature lychee martini is a great conversation starter – why not suggest sharing one with your date? These events tend to have a more relaxed vibe compared to using apps like EastMeetEast. You get to experience real chemistry and cultural connections in person, which is something a profile pic just can’t capture. Plus, the shared experience of amazing Asian cuisine adds an extra layer of enjoyment to the evening.

For our Christian singles, we host special nights at the Pavilion on Kingsway, a venue known for its warm and welcoming atmosphere. These events offer a unique opportunity to meet like-minded individuals who share your faith and values. Many attendees find these nights more fulfilling than using apps like Christian Mingle, as they allow for deeper, face-to-face connections. Conversations often revolve around faith journeys, favorite Bible passages, and involvement in local church communities. Speaking of which, St. Luke’s Anglican Church in Miranda is a great topic to bring up – you might even find someone to attend services with!

For our fabulous over-40 crowd, we host regular events at the sophisticated Vault Bar & Grill on The Kingsway. These nights are always lively, with attendees bringing a wealth of life experience and interesting stories to share. Singles in this age group are often looking for genuine connections, companionship, and partners who understand the complexities of life after 40. Many are seeking a second chance at love after divorce or focusing on dating now that their kids are grown. Outside of our events, the “Miranda Mature Singles” Meetup group is another great way to connect with like-minded individuals in a more casual setting.

Our over 50s events, often held at the charming Miranda Hotel on Kingsway, are some of our most popular nights. The venue’s cozy atmosphere and classic decor create the perfect setting for mature singles to connect. Attendees in this age group are typically looking for companionship, shared interests, and someone to enjoy their golden years with. Many find these events far more enjoyable than navigating apps like SilverSingles, appreciating the opportunity to make real-life connections. Conversations often revolve around travel plans, grandchildren, and new hobbies discovered in retirement.

For a memorable date night in Miranda, you can’t go wrong with dinner and a movie at Westfield Miranda’s rooftop dining and entertainment precinct. Start with a delicious meal at one of the precinct’s many restaurants – Grill’d is a popular choice for its gourmet burgers and relaxed atmosphere. After dinner, catch the latest blockbuster at Event Cinemas. The best part? The open-air setting offers stunning views of the sunset, adding a touch of romance to your evening. To make the most of it, arrive early to enjoy a pre-movie drink and watch the sky change colors. It’s a classic date night with a uniquely Miranda twist!