Oxford dating on Match – enjoy great features, events and advice, including date ideas in Oxford!

Are you looking for love on the scenic streets of Oxford? Start your Oxford dating journey on Match and meet committed singles in your area. Sign up to our Oxford dating site today and start building connections against the backdrop of the city’s magic!

Our Oxford singles are looking to build authentic relationships with like-minded people, so no matter your passions, values and background, there are people out there who want to share an Oxford dating story with you! And unlike some Oxford dating apps, our singles share one criteria: they are ready to commit and are looking for loving and meaningful relationships.

Oxford is a lively but small city, so it’s not always easy to meet your special someone. Match is one of the UK’s most well known dating apps, so we have tons of experience accompanying singles like you on fun and enriching dating journeys and building genuine connections.

Our advanced search filters help you find the people who you are most compatible with. You can filter potential matches based on location, values, professions and more. We’re all about connecting over a shared interest, so why not filter Oxford singles based on your hobbies and passions? Maybe you’d like to meet someone literary, who’ll love discussing your latest read with you, or maybe you’re a nature lover who wants to get out into the magnificent Oxfordshire countryside with a special someone. Whatever you’re looking for, the Match Oxford dating app and site will help you find it!

And remember, we’re always on hand to offer you support throughout your Oxford dating journey, whether it’s through our chatbot Lara, our online coaching or our dating advice, including date ideas in Oxford. We also organise special events across the UK, including Oxford. Our socials help you connect with like-minded singles in a fun and relaxed way. Come along to a music event or a cooking class and you could meet someone great, try something new and have a great time!

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Dating in Oxford

Known all over the world as a magical city, veiled in academia, literature and history, Oxford is built for romance! With its quaint streets, beautiful architecture and scenic location on the river Thames, this picturesque university town will make the perfect backdrop to your Oxford dating journey.

So whether you’re looking for a fellow Oxonian to punt down the river Thames with, a Harry Potter nut to visit the city’s film locations with or someone who sees themselves settling in Oxford’s surrounding countryside, there are thousands of Oxford singles out there who are looking to share life experiences and build connections.

If you’re ready to embark on an enriching and positive Oxford dating story, Match is here to empower and support you on your journey to love!

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First date ideas Oxford

Not sure where to take your match on for a first date in Oxford? We’ve got you covered! We’ve rounded up some of our favourite first date ideas in Oxford to inspire you! So whether you’re looking for a low key first date, or for something a bit different, find Oxford date ideas to suit you!

  • Get cosy over coffee and cake

For a low key first date, why not grab a coffee and sweet treat in one of Oxford’s trendy coffee shops? Missing Bean is a local favourite serving fab coffees, cakes and pastries. For the sustainability-minded, New Ground’s refreshing socially-conscious approach and cool vibe will make a great impression on a first date.

  • Impress them with rooftop cocktails

For something with a little more wow factor, rooftop drinks overlooking the city are sure to impress. The Varsity Club offers one of the best views of the city and a great, buzzy atmosphere. What’s better than getting to know someone over a cocktail, against the backdrop of an incredible view?

  • Catch an art film at an independent cinema

Oxford wouldn’t be Oxford without its artistic and intellectual pursuits, so why not embrace that by catching an art film at an independent cinema? Take your cinema date up a notch by opting for the stylish atmosphere of The Ultimate Picture Palace over your local cinema complex. Maybe you’ll end the evening in an impassioned discussion about the film you’ve just seen!

  • Take a picturesque riverside walk

On a sunny day, grab a coffee (or a prosecco!) and go on a wander along the river Thames or one of Oxford’s many canals. Take in the scenic surroundings whilst getting to know your new match for a picture perfect first date. You could even take them punting or on a rowboat on the river should it take your fancy!

  • Catch some live music in one of Oxford’s many music venues

Want to show your first date a good time? Oxford has a number of music venues, from tiny bars to big concert halls. And who doesn’t love live music? Sandy’s Piano Bar is a quirky wine bar with live pianists playing crowd pleasers. You’ll be twirling your date around the dancefloor in no time!

  • Visit the UK’s oldest botanic garden

The Oxford Botanic Garden is 400 years old, making it the oldest in the UK. You may wish to learn all about the plants or simply walk around a marvel in their beauty – either way, it’s a great day out to share with your new match! No matter the season, there’s plenty to see, so why not connect with your date whilst connecting with nature?

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