Yes, afterward, you can discuss the movie, but if one starts ripping into it while the other thought it was a beautiful portrayal of the human condition, you’re looking at an A-grade, express boner-killer.
People have varying ideas of what’s acceptable manners at the dining table and I have sat on the business end of most of the worst.
This means you can concentrate on the person you’re with and get a good idea whether you’d want to be more sociable with them another time.
Best to avoid the more try-hard coffee shops with a smoothie maker permanently jackhammering in the background and baristas whooping at and high-fiving each other.
In reality, you’re jostling with three Heathrow planes’ worth of tourists for a quick peep at "Madonna Of The Pinks" as a former prefect who never got over the loss of power yells at you to put your phone away.
Upsides: museum cafés are generally great for a scone and there is something quite sexy about watching someone appreciate a piece of art.
Pubs are good because they have booze, which, for some, is an essential part of the dating process thanks to either nerves or lack of personality.