United Kingdom Dating Sites

Below is a complete list of all United Kingdom dating services that have been reviewed by our members and team. These dating sites and apps offer singles in the UK, including England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, a place to meet people from their own country. Online dating is quickly becoming popular in Europe—you’ll see this by the large number of singles registered on these sites. If you live in the UK or are interested in meeting people there, these sites provide the right matchmaking community for you. We’re consistently updating these resources, so we encourage you to check back often for more UK online dating resources.

There are many UK dating services to choose from. Our purpose here is to list only the best dating apps and sites that fit the niche you are looking for - ones that will work for you. Each of these UK services passed our minimum criteria set out in this article.

Each of our reviewed dating services also allows for submitted reviews and ratings by our readers. Each user review contains a rating based on a possible total of five stars and a description. With the name of the dating services listed below you will find our average user rating.


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Occasionally, "truth in advertising" is more than just a pipe dream - there really are plenty of fish in the POF.com sea. More than 100 million visitors view the site every month and over 11 million users are registered, making Plenty Of Fish the largest free online dating site in the world.

Regions: United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, New Zealand, Spain, International

Service Type: Android App, Free, iPhone / iPad App, Match Making

Membership Type: Free - Basic + Contact, Paid Upgrade • Cost: Free to $6.78 / month

Looking For: Activity Partner, Dating, Friends, Long-Term, Marriage, Penpal • Religions: Any

Average: • 184 votes cast   View

eHarmony UK is a popular dating site for singles in the United Kingdom who are seriously about finding a long-term partner. Following an in-depth relationship questionnaire, this site does the work of finding the matches for you—so that you know you’re finding truly compatible partners. The site is a sister site of the popular eHarmony in the U.S., and the matching system is based on 35 years of clinical research—increasing the chances that you’ll find your perfect match!

Regions: United Kingdom

Service Type: Match Making, Regional

Membership Type: Free - Basic, Paid, Paid Upgrade • Cost: From £9.95 / month

Looking For: Dating, Long-Term, Marriage • Religions: Any

Average: • 2 votes cast   View

Match.com UK was voted the best dating site for singles in the United Kingdom by Dating Sites Reviews users in 2013, and for good reason: as part of the extremely popular Match.com family, Match UK has a lot to offer members. Match’s commitment to continuously updating their service makes them online dating innovators, and keeps them well ahead of the curve.

Regions: United Kingdom

Service Type: General, Regional

Membership Type: Free - Basic, Paid • Cost: From £12.99 / month

Looking For: Dating, Friends, Long-Term, Marriage • Religions: Any

Average: • 6 votes cast   View

Cupid.com is a UK-based dating site that’s all about simplicity. Rather than using a battery of surveys and a matchmaking algorithm to pair potential dates like many other popular dating sites, Cupid believes that “the best way to find a compatible romantic partner is to spend time getting to know local singles -- not by trusting some guys in lab coats to match you with your soul mate based on superficial test results.”

Regions: United Kingdom

Service Type: Android App, General

Membership Type: Free - Basic, Paid • Cost: From £6.99 / month

Looking For: Casual, Dating, Friends, Long-Term, Marriage • Religions: Any

Average: • 4 votes cast   View

DatingDirect.com caters primarily to singles in the UK and Ireland, but has members from all over the world. The site is geared towards helping daters who are serious about settling down find a long-term partner, and goes the extra mile to achieve that goal by organizing a series of in-person events for members.

Regions: United Kingdom, Ireland

Service Type: General

Membership Type: Free - Basic, Paid • Cost: From £9.99 / month

Looking For: Dating, Friends, Long-Term, Marriage • Religions: Any

Average: • 5 votes cast   View

FriendsReunitedDating.co.uk was launched in 2003 as a sister site to the popular Friends Reunited website. This site is one of the most popular dating services in the UK, and was ranked as the #3 Lifestyle-Dating industry website, based on market share of visits among all UK websites, in January-June 2010.

Regions: United Kingdom

Service Type: General, Regional

Membership Type: Free - Basic, Paid • Cost: From £8.25 / month

Looking For: Dating, Friends, Long-Term, Marriage • Religions: Any

Average: • 2 votes cast   View


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