But have no fear - Skiddle is awash with dating events taking place in the big smoke, as more and more people aim to combat the fact that it can be tricky to connect with new people in such a hectic city.
Wesbites like uk are thinking outside the box when it comes to arranging dates and are well worth checking out, but nothing quite beats the value of face to face connection.
In early 2005 Speed Dater ran its first Lock and Key party in London.
Our singles events London also include a wide range of niche singles events.
Speeddating for Sugar Daddies and Toy Boys, speed dating for single Christians.
The icebreaker is that the girls have a lock and the guys have a key.
The aim is to circulate, meet new people, chat to singles in London and when you find a match you can win prizes!
If there is a mutual match, your contact info is forwarded to them, and theirs to you.
Billed as 'speed dating without the talking', Shhh Dating nights launched in London earlier this year and (ironically) word of mouth has seen them spread so fast across the capital that organisers are looking to expand them across the UK.'We often use small talk, alcohol and other distractions to avoid seeing or showing ourselves properly,' explains founder Adam Taffler, who has good reason to boast of his nights' success rates: he met his own girlfriend at one.
Canada's Speed Dating and singles event Service, 25Dates.com, has been the facilitator for countless marriages, relationships and love matches.
25brings professional singles together by combining the ease and practicality of internet dating with the essential human ingredient of a face-to-face encounter at their singles events in Toronto, Mississauga, Vancouver, Ottawa and Calgary. In one night, you will sit down, one on one for up to 25 three minute dates (regular events) You will decide who you like, and who you would like to see again. Now we all know there's nothing without mutual chemistry, so the 25 people you talk to will also be deciding if they want to see you again.
Our single events London are the largest – meaning more chance to find someone special in London.