They were first rumoured to be an item on Tuesday, after being introduced by mutual friend Gemma Atkinson.
And Emmerdale star Anthony Quinlan, 33, appeared to confirm his romance with Strictly Come Dancing stunner Dianne Buswell, 28, as they were pictured together for the first time.
The couple flashed their beaming smiles for the cameras as they exited the Grand Pacific restaurant in Manchester, putting on a loved-up display after reportedly enjoying several dates together.
Going public: Emmerdale star Anthony Quinlan appeared to confirm his romance with Strictly Come Dancing pro Dianne Buswell on Friday as the two were spotted together for the first time
Dianne rocked a casual ensemble in a green turtleneck and black jeans, covering up in a leather biker jacket and suede boots.
Anthony, who has appeared on Emmerdale since 2013, rocked a muted all-black ensemble as he kept his arm around his beau’s arm, appearing to confirm the rumoured romance.
Sources previously revealed the couple were an item after enjoying several dates together, with Anthony reportedly ‘smitten’ with the red head.
The couple were reportedly introduced by Strictly star and Anthony’s former Emmerdale co-star Gemma Atkinson.
Loved-up: Anthony kept an arm around his beau as they beamed for the cameras just days after the couple were rumoured to be dating
‘Smitten’: Aussie dancing pro Dianne reportedly enjoyed several dates with Emmerdale star Anthony
Gemma also starred alongside Anthony in Hollyoaks, and her turn as Cupid looked like it worked wonders for the actor and Dianne, as they allegedly cosied up to one another during Saturday’s Strictly final.
Dianne dashed off to greet Anthony with a hug at one point during the evening, and even met his close friend Jamie Lomas, who also joined the audience fresh off his stint in I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here.
A source told The Sun that: ‘Anthony and Dianne looked very cosy on Saturday night in the studio. He has told pals he is really into her and made the trip down to London to see her.
Happy: Anthony, pictured with fellow soap actor Adam Thomas at the ITV Gala in November, was spotted looking cosy with Dianne at the Strictly final after-party
Soap hunk: The actor, 33, who currently stars as Pete Barton on the ITV soap. He previously played Gilly Roach on Hollyoaks
‘He brought Jamie with him but only had eyes for Dianne.
‘During rehearsals, she darted off the dancefloor and ran straight up to him in the crowd to give him a cuddle.
According to the source, the pair seemed very close at the show’s after party and didn’t care who saw them together.
Representatives for the couple have been contacted for comment.
Cupid: Gemma also starred alongside Anthony in Hollyoaks and was quick to introduce the pair
Dianne worked on the Australian version of the hit BBC show before landing a role on Strictly.
Her time on the latest season of the show was cut short after she and her partner, Reverend Richard Coles got the axe in week three.
Soap actor Anthony had a small role on BBC’s Doctors before heading over to the Yorkshire-based soap.
While on Hollyoaks as Gilly Roach, Anthony was nominated for sexiest male at the 2010 Inside Soap Awards, while also gaining a nomination for Best Actor at the British Soap Awards the following year.
Eliminated: Dianne’s time on the latest season of the show was cut short after she and her partner, Reverend Richard Coles got the axe in week three