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Kate Middleton and Prince William’s Low-Key Date Nights Are Surprisingly Relatable

Kate Middleton Prince William Wine Tasting Date nightsKate Middleton and Prince William revealed what date nights in typically look like. In this photo, the two sample red wine as the visit Otago Wines at Amisfield winery on April 13, 2014 in Queenstown, New Zealand. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a three-week tour of Australia and New Zealand, the first official trip overseas with their son, Prince George of Cambridge. (Photo by Pool/Samir Hussein/WireImage)

Sometimes, all the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge want is delicious takeout and quality television. On top of charming fans while filling in as guest-DJs on BBC 1 Radio on Friday, April 21, both Prince William and Kate Middleton shared what their lives at home are like when they’re not stepping out for royal functions and engagements.

“We’re both actually quite keen on box sets,” William, 34, said on the program. The couple’s favorite recent shows include two mega-successful cable shows. “Homeland, we’re big fans of that,” he noted. “And Game Of Thrones.”

What’s a romantic binge-watching session without some takeout? The Duchess said they “absolutely” order food and it’s typically, “curry, definitely.”

“I’m not so good with spicy food,” her husband added. “It doesn’t usually get ordered to the palace to be honest. Normally, someone goes and picks it up.”

Don’t expect either to binge-watch in their formalwear. While the duo is considered one of the best-dressed couples in the world, they opt for loungewear to relax in privacy. “I’ve got my comfy clothes I wear at home,” said Prince William. “Definitely.”

Along with Homeland and Game of Thrones, the two are also accustomed to watching children’s shows with their son, Prince George. “You have to pretend you’re really interested because George gets very upset if you’re not showing due diligence to the characters,” the proud dad of two added.

Prince George

LONDON, ENGLAND – APRIL 22: In this handout provided by The White House, President Barack Obama talks with the Prince William, Duke of Cambridge as Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge plays with Prince George as First Lady Michelle Obama talks with Prince Henry at Kensington Palace on April 22, 2016 in London, England. The President and his wife are currently on a brief visit to the UK where they attended lunch with HM Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle and later dinner with Prince William and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge at Kensington Palace. Mr Obama visited 10 Downing Street this afternoon and held a joint press conference with British Prime Minister David Cameron where he stated his case for the UK to remain inside the European Union.(Photo by Pete Souza/The White House via Getty Images)

The couple—who stopped by the show to cheer on DJ Adele Roberts who ran the London Marathon in support for the couple’s Heads Together campaign—ended their segment by filling in as guest DJs on the popular program.

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Esther Lee
Esther Lee
Esther is the Senior News Editor at The Knot. A self-proclaimed pop culture enthusiast, she appreciates a good celebrity interview just as much as she adores Nancy Meyers movies. You can find her kicking off her mornings with barre and a green juice, traveling and exploring new cultures, and rapidly scrolling her feed for the latest and greatest news. Follow her on Instagram and Twitter at @theestherlee.