Eight restaurants hosting speed-dating events in and around Birmingham

If you have been looking for ways to meet new people in and around Birmingham, here are eight restaurants that host speed-dating events

Most people want to roll in the deep when it comes to love - but dating comes with its heartbreaks. People want to build close romantic relationships but being able to swipe on an app can make the whole process a lot more casual, and maybe a little impersonal for some.

After all, ghosting or just disappearing without an explanation has become far more common amid the online dating scene. Almost 25% of online daters had been ghosted by a partner, and almost 20% of the participants had also ghosted someone themselves, according to a study of 1,300 published by the Journal of Social and Personal Relationships in 2018.

This inexplicable rejection can be quite hurtful and put people off dating apps. However, if you are in Birmingham, there are ways to meet your potential partner in real live - including speed dating.

Speed-dating became popular in the late 1990s in the U.S. and spread across the world. It is a great way to meet a special one and several Birmingham restaurants host these events.

In speed-dating, people are given a set amount of time to speak to a potential partner before moving on to another. Basically, it is a matchmaking process where a person can meet a large number of person in a short period of time and decide if they want to see them again - and each venue might have its own set of rules.

So, if you have been looking for ways to meet new people in and near Birmingham, here are eight speed-dating events in local restaurants:

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