The city has universities and colleges, a world-renowned orchestra and a diverse cultural base.
Increasingly, professionals between the ages of 30 to 50 are using the online dating agency Parship in order to meet new people.
After having children and some long-term relationships, both of them decided to create an online dating profile to start looking for a potential partner.
Martin, who is an executive coach, said he was impressed by the psychometric tests used by online dating sites.
"I know a little bit about myself but it came back and described me in a way I thought was really accurate", he told ITV.