Welcoming Fred to Manchestaaaa, the hit dating show kicks off the 16th series after filming at Spinningfield restaurant, The Refinery.
Filming began just before the first-ever national lockdown back in March and understandably, paused pretty swiftly.
Fast forward to September – I think just before the second national lockdown if my PTSD and memory serve me right – and filming kicked off again with plenty of Covid secure measures in place.
And now they’ve released a first look of the restaurant with its love-themed makeover…
First Dates airs Tuesday, January 19th on Channel 4 at 10pm.