As NY1's Lisa Voyticki reports, the focus is on connecting people in person - instead of through technology. She works for the company Social Concierge, which began in London five years ago, and is now shooting cupid's arrow across the pond to New York.

Sharin Toribio is a modern day matchmaker, making her way through a crowded bar to make connections. Singles fill out applications online, and event Manager Ben Goodman says about a quarter of them are invited to join.

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Every month, Social Concierge charges members $25 for the right to attend two events.

Many members we spoke to at this party at The Park said they felt so comfortable with the service, they came alone.

"Me personally I'm just looking to talk to good people," said member Serge Joseph who traveled from Long Island. "Swiping is not fun and ultimately I want to talk to people, I want to meet people, I want to meet interesting people," said member Rebecca Frisch, who added she believes she found that here.

Dating in London: a dive into a wide ocean of fabulous fish people, a smouldering melting pot of hot humanity or an anxious, hectic meat market of cold flesh?

With February flushing our cheeks for Valentine’s Day we take a look at lovin’ in the city.

With a panel of daters and dalliers representing hopefully a lot of London’s lovers we ponder meeting people in London.

Grab a drink, start up a conversation and mix with London's best-looking lifestylers – it's never been easier or more relaxed!

We always have a full-service bar at GC parties as well as the best DJ music.

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