With the most romantic day of the year fast approaching, we’ve rounded up the just a few of our favourite V-Day options, whether you want nice and traditional or something a little quirkier.
For the ultimate luxury Valentine’s – Great Northern Hotel
Whisk your loved one away to the Great Northern Hotel this Valentine’s Day and indulge in the ultimate romantic experience. Priced at £475, the overnight stay includes half a bottle of Billecart-Salmon Champagne, a beautiful box of Cocomaya chocolates, bespoke Valentine’s Day cocktail in the GNH Bar, paired dinner for two in Plum + Spilt Milk and breakfast the following morning. Click here for information and bookings.
For a DIY Valentine’s – Marley Spoon
If you prefer a cosy night in, Marley Spoon has created a special Valentine’s Day kit that won’t batter your wallet. With stuffed mushrooms as a starter, all you have to decide is which of the seven exciting dishes to choose for the main. Of course, there’s also the decision whether the pomegranate rosewater cheesecake will be served at the table or à la boudoir! The special Valentine’s Day kit starts at £26 and even comes with rose petals to decorate. Click here to browse the menu and place your order.
For a fairytale ending Valentine’s – Town Hall Hotel
The Town Hall Hotel will host an evening of performance storytelling in the atmospheric old council chamber. The stories delve into the world of love, violence and passion that has characterised this unique corner of London. Make it an evening to remember with an interval cocktail at the Town Hall’s resident bar Peg + Patriot followed by post-theatre dinner at Corner Room. Tickets for Storytelling are £10. For more information click here.
For a chocoholic Valentine’s – Sartoria
Mayfair Italian restaurant Sartoria is collaborating with single-estate bean-to-bar chocolate brand Willie’s Cacao this Valentine’s Day to offer a special dessert, for two to share, as part of its five course Valentine’s Day tasting menu. Head chef of Sartoria Lukas Pfaff and chocolatier Willie Harcourt-Cooze have worked together, sharing their passion for chocolate, to create this tantalizing collaboration dessert served alongside a shot of chocolate vodka. The Valentine’s Day menu is priced at £85 per person and is available on Saturday 14th February. Click here for more information.
For a bubbly Valentine’s – Copa de Cava
Enjoy perfect pairings of cava and tapas at Copa de Cava. Priced at £60 per person, the tasting menu comprises four different glasses of cava, each paired with a selection of tapas including: cecina – cured beef, rocket, Picos blue cheese, truffle oil; pescado con jamón – monkfish wrapped in Serrano ham with quinoa salad and green olive tapenade; and tarta Santiago – almond tart, clotted cream. Click here for more information.
For a Dirty Valentine’s- Dirty Bones
For a Dirtier Valentines, head to Dirty Bones in Kensington. Their Valentine’s Menu (£27pp) features a Dirty Juliet cocktail, and a choice of sharing mains such as a Classic Yankee hot dog and Fried Chicken piled high, with Dirty Bones favourite Milk & Cookies to share. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to book.
For a winning Valentine’s – Hotel Café Royal
Hotel Café Royal is sharing the love this Valentine’s Day and giving away champagne afternoon tea for two. To enter simply visit The Café and tweet a selfie puckering up in the window with the hashtag #LoveCafeRoyal to enter. Find out more here.