Slow Dating is the UK’s favourite Speed Dating company – running more events in more cities than any other company in the UK. Established in 2003, we are confident that NO other Speed Dating company offers you all of the following

Our Service

  • Superb customer service at all times
  • Continually staffed office from 9:30am – 5:30pm (sometimes later) weekdays
  • Instant no questions asked full refund policy – no admin fee at all if you cancel at least 21 days before an event you are booked onto
  • All emails replied to promptly
  • A very easy to use web site
  • A sophisticated matching engine
  • Even numbers of men and women at each event

Our Hosts

  • Professional hosts to welcome you, check you in and to provide you with all the information you need
  • Fully trained hosts who will put you at your ease, ensure your evening is successful and make sure the evening is run smoothly
  • Our hosts will keep the time so you don’t have to worry about anything – they ensure that all the men move when told to do so. There is no double dating, and no waiting for the guy in front to move, thus maximising your time with people you enjoy talking to
  • Our hosts are happy to answer any question you may have and will ensure you have an enjoyable evening
  • Where requested, our hosts are instructed to escort people to transport where practical.

Our Venues

  • Carefully selected speed dating venues – we insist upon a number of things when choosing a bar, with safety for you top of the list
  • Upmarket top quality venues with giving you plenty of space and comfy seats, where you will feel comfortable and relaxed
  • Exclusive use of the venue to ensure there are no onlookers
  • We set up the venue to set the mood – many little touches from turning the lights down low, the right background music
  • We ensure the venue is in a safe surrounding close to well lit parking
  • We work with the bar to provide special offers on the drinks where practical

Our Evenings

  • A scheduled half time break, to give you time to take a breather, catch your breath, and freshen up
  • No charge if you would like to bring a friend along for moral support
  • All material supplied to you including branded pens, personalised badges and our speed dating tickets
  • No pressurised dates – we let you enjoy that extra minute and always give you a bit longer on the last date

Our System

  • Easy booking via the website through a safe and secure payments provider
  • We provide you with password protected access to the Slow Dating web site so you can enter your ticks yourself. Be confident in the knowledge that you have will time to think overnight about your desicions.
  • Also you can be comfortable in the knowledge that no-one is looking at your notes.
  • Entering your ticks yourself means you know there will be no mistakes from others entering ticks on your behalf.
  • Revolutionary match making system to ensure numbers are fairly even on the night
  • Unique ability to join the fun if you do not have an email address – we are the only UK company to support daters with mobile phones only
  • Instant emails sent to you when your admirers match with you
  • Instant SMS text alerts sent to you when you have a match
  • Results available of who you match with, for a full 12 months after the event has finished
  • Status of number of people who have been on so far and how many have ticked you at all times online

Our Guarantees

  • Guaranteed success – the Slow Dating Guarantee ensures that if there is nobody there you want to see again, your next event is FREE
  • We are happy to pass on your details to other members of the same sex if you ask us – an ideal way to make new friends
  • Your privacy is of the utmost importance – we will never sell your contact details
  • You are not forced to sign up to any online dating site
  • 82% of our bookings are referrals from happy customers who have been speed dating with us
  • Top quality customer service at all times

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