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19 Reasons Why Nando's Dates Are Actually The Best Dates

The chicken won't be the only thing that's extra hot.

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1. Because it's a casual place but also a proper restaurant, it has the perfect date vibe.

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2. And there's no room for pretence at Nando's, so you just have to go-with-the-flow.

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Hey we're all just out here, eating spicy chicken with our hands. It's a great leveller.

3. You know the Nando's process off by heart and can enjoy the comforting familiarity.

"Yes, I have been to Nando's before", you say as you glide to your table.
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"Yes, I have been to Nando's before", you say as you glide to your table.

4. This extends to the food, and you know the date won't be dampened by a meal not looking or tasting like you expected.

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5. If your bae is vegetarian, they have a plethora of options.

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6. If you already have a free meal on your card, you can offer to pay for the other person and have them think it's because you're wonderful and generous.

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7. And if that doesn't impress them, your tolerance for spicy food surely will.

Top tip, impress your lunch date by ordering 'hot' chicken in nandos then make sure they don't see your tears

8. Even if it's all just deception.

"@NandosUK: FACT: We often get guys on dates who order Plain but ask us to put Extra Hot flags in their chicken.#justsaying" I'm finished 😂

9. You can suss your date out from what they're having.

A dating site based on Nandos spice preference is actually a great business idea tbh

If you're an extra hot and they're a lemon and herb, can things move forward?

10. And their saucy napkins might spark a little sexual tension between you and your date.

Is it just me who sees a dirty double meaning to this @NandosUK napkin?

😏😏😏😏😏

11. Any awkward silences will be filled by that vibrant music.

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12. If you need a breather, you can use refilling the drinks as an excuse.

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13. And if you still fancy each other whilst you're burning up from the spices, you know it's real.

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14. You can share an unlimited refill drink, look into each other's eyes and have a ~moment~.

Bond over your shared love of Coke mixed with Fanta.
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Bond over your shared love of Coke mixed with Fanta.

15. Plus, unlimited drinks means you can stay well-hydrated all evening.

Because y'know, you might get a little thirsty.
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Because y'know, you might get a little thirsty.

16. Even if nothing else goes right, you had some 🔥🔥🔥 chicken.

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17. But if all goes well you can stay there and have delicious, delicious cheesecake.

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18. Whatever the outcome at least you know that meal will be added to your Nando's card, bringing you one step closer to that free whole chicken.

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19. If your date doesn't seem keen on being in Nando's, you know that they're not the kind of person you need around.

Hey, nobody gets to piss on your peri-peri parade.
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Hey, nobody gets to piss on your peri-peri parade.

Because a Nando's date is always bloody cheeky.

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