On Wednesday night's episode we saw Lewis take a swipe at Michael Hassini, and Nicole was adamant that she didn't want to be in the middle of any games.
But new filming pictures show Lewis turning up at Brickyard in Romford, where Nicole is dining out for lunch with Kate Wright and Chloe Lewis.
Lewis doesn't come empty-handed, however, as he arrives with a bottle of champagne on ice and soon asks Nicole out on a dinner date.
Does Nicole say yes?
The brunette made her debut at the start of the series while the cast were out in Marbella. Lewis heard about his arrival while he was back in Essex, as he missed out on heading to Marbs after losing his passport.
While out in Marbs, Nicole got on well with newcomer Michael, but this angered Lewis, who has history with him.
It turns out Lewis and Michael used to work together, but have never got on, and Lewis' dislike heightened when he found out Michael slept with one of his ex-girlfriends and lied about it.
The pair finally came face-to-face at the bingo night, but things got personal when Lewis said: "You're 20 years old, the only thing past it is your hair line."
It didn't end in a major argument though, as Mike apologised to Lewis about his ex-girlfriend and the pair shook hands.
In the episode, Nicole was also quizzed by Danielle Armstrong and Jessica Wright about whether she likes Mike or Lewis more. Nicole couldn't give the girls an answer, but she did recently say in a video interview: "Mike's a great boy. I met him in Marbella, he's been a great friend. We had a little moment, a little kiss, but we are just friends.
"I don't know him well enough to compare him and to put a judgment on it. I'd need to wait and see if Lewis has changed and to see if there is a future there."
TOWIE airs Sundays and Wednesdays at 10pm on ITVBe.
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