As the name suggests, MakeFriendsOnline.com is a friendship finder, but is also a general dating site. According to their own statistics, they have an average of 20,000 new members every month.
The layout is easy to use, initial profiles are simple to set up and come back to later after you've browsed a few profiles and had a look around.
'Features include message boards, a chatroom, and quickmail. Quickmail allows you express a degree of interest in a profile even if they aren't yet a full member.
As with many services, you will need to upgrade in order to send and receive full emails, post on message boards and use the chatrooms. Full membership also lets you list events and sign up for events and parties in your area.
Prices: 1 month of full membership costs £19.95, 3 months is available for £39.95 and six months for £49.95