The most romantic day of the year 14th February is almost upon us! Valentine’s Day looms and if you’ve no idea how to treat your Valentine this year, here are Luxe Bible’s 14 Day Date Night Ideas for Valentine’s Day in London! From fancy cocktails complete with rose petals, to lavish eight course dinners, we’ve got you covered.
Angelina Restaurant & Bar
This brand spanking new Dalston hangout opens its doors for the first time on Valentine’s Day and from the 14th – 17th February, there’ll also be 50% off! This intimate hide out fuses together Japanese and Italian cuisine for an innovative revolutionary and culinary experience. Discover Angelina’s secret drinking den Golden Gai which sits only six people – perfect for cosying up to your date in a low-lit hideaway where phones are totally banned. What happens in the Golden Gai stays there we hear… Book here or click here to see the Valentine’s Day menu.
Private members club and boutique hotel, Devonshire Club is extending the love on Friday 15th February when they’ll be open to non-members who can enjoy a delicious Valentine’s set menu. Meanwhile, their special sexy Red Passion cocktail will be available from 15-17th. Made with gin, Lanique liquor, syrup, lemon juice and Peychaud bitters, topped up with champagne Veuve Clicquot, the Red Passion comes served in a coupette glass, garnished with rose petals. How very romantic. Click here for more info.
Check in to Madison’s Love Shack for one of the most romantic views in London of St. Pauls Cathedral, while keeping toastie warm with cosy blankets and delicious sharing dishes The Love is in the Air package (£150) includes Moet & Chandon Rose, charcuterie board, sharing dark chocolate fondant and two Valentine’s cocktails; or go for the Diamond Package (£175) which includes Veuve Clicquot Rose, charcuterie board, baked Normandy camembert, sharing dark chocolate fondant and two Valentine’s cocktails. Sit inside the restaurant with spectacular window views for £300 – limited availability. Click here for more info.
100 Wardour Street
The bar and club which is perfect for any occasion! Get smoooooth with soulful jazz and blues at 100 Wardour Street in Soho where you can enjoy a special three course meal (£75) and special Valentine’s drinks at the bar from 5pm. Click here to book
This Valentine’s Day, Quaglino’s will be serving up a sumptuous £80 three course set menu, including roasted cep risotto with black truffle, seared John Dory with cauliflower puree and a Music and Romance dessert (chocolate molleaux, praline, white chocolate and raspberry parfait). There’ll also be live music from Dover Street Band. Click here for more info.
From 11th – 17th February, romance is quite literally in the air as GŎNG Bar at The Shangri-La on Level 52 of the Shard, is offering up two special ‘his’ and ‘her’ Valentine’s cocktails called Yue Lao – after the Chinese God of Love. ‘His’ is a meaty, peaty concoction with Talisker whisky, ‘Hers’ is shaken and served in a champagne flute with crushed rose petals. £20 each or £45 for two with a romantic single red rose! Click here to book.
Indulge in the heady heights of romance at Ting Restaurant with a stunning three course set menu priced at £85pp, or will wine pairings and a glass of champagne for £140pp. Main course dishes include a choice of Cornish Halibut and parsley velouté, or loin and braised haunch of Roe Deer with smoked beetroot. Click here to book.
Galvin La Chapelle
The perfect place for romance, French Michelin-starred Galvin La Chapelle in Spitalfields is offering an exquisite three course menu from Chef Patron Jeff Galvin priced at £125pp. Guests can feast on champagne and canapes, starters like the Terrine of Landes foie gras, burnt orange, granola & toasted brioche and mains like the Roast loin of Highland venison, braised red cabbage, celeriac purée & trompette mushrooms. After dessert, handmade chocolates will be served. The special menu is available 14th, 15th and 16th February with a vegan and vegetarian option available at £75pp. Click here to book.
Putting a Spanish spin on Valentine’s Day this February 14th, aqua nueva’s sensational six course menu will include delicious dishes like the romantic sharing board of Guijuelo Iberian ham, crystal bread and Arbequina olive oil and adorable heart-shaped homemade churros, while a bespoke Valentine’s cocktail will be available throughout the evening. The set menu is priced at £80pp with a glass of Veuve Clicquot. Click here to book.
Strazzanti Sicilian Almond Blossom Season Supper Club
What could be more romantic than whisking away your hot day to Sicily?! Be transported with Emilia Strazzanti’s Almond Blossom Season Supper Club at Hackney Coffee Company. With a bespoke blossom tree installation from McQueen’s Florists, the immersive experience will see guests enter a floral fantasy while feasting on aperitivo and anti pasti, and classic sweets. £55pp for five courses, welcome cocktails, two glass of Sicilian wine and a cocktail on 14th, 15th and 16th of February. Vegetarian option available, click here for tickets.
Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester
Going all out?! An exclusive dinner awaits this Valentine’s Day from Executive Chef Jean-Philippe Blondet with a five course menu priced at £225pp. Accompanied by a glass of rosé champagne, the exquisite menu will feature dishes like and-dived sea scallop, bergamot and seaweed, confit duck foie gras with rose pickled vegetable and native lobster, heritage beetroot and salsify. To finish, you’ll get to stare the A Heart For Two dessert, or if you really want to push the boat out, go for the limited availability package including a bottle of 2008 Champagne Delamotte Blanc de blancs and two five course bespoke menus at £590 for two guests. Click here to book.
The most romantic table in London is also available for booking…
To make the evening even more special, guests can book the most romantic table in London, Table Lumière. Cocooned by 4,500 shimmering lights, the semi-private table cleverly immerses guests in the buzz of the restaurant whilst dining in their own private, glimmering world. Table Lumière packages available upon request.
Old Bengal Bar
If you’re thinking drinks rather than dinner, then we’ve got the perfect place. From 11th – 17th February at New Street Warehouse’s Old Bengal Bar, treat your Valentine to the sweetest evening ever with their special chocolate cocktail menu. This aphrodisiacal offering will include Dark Chocolate and Chilli Martinis, Baileys and Mint Martinis and White Chocolate Delights! Priced at £9.75. Dine afterwards at New Street Grill or New Street Warehouse’s Fish Market.
Check out Luxe Bible’s review of Old Bengal Bar here.
Aster’s elegant restaurant and inventive cuisine makes it a great choice this Valentine’s Day. Enjoy an epic four course meal (£55pp), from Executive Chef Helena Puolakka inspired by her Finnish heritage. A surprise Valentine’s amuse bouche will be followed by starters including scallop carpaccio with sea buckthorn curd and lemon juniper dressing along with mains like the Highland venison with red cabbage. Click here to book.
Gamma Gamma – Soho’s Pan Asian tapas restaurant, will be plating up a fabulous nine course Valentine’s Day menu which is just made for sharing. The carefully designed menu from Head Chef Jon Villar has ensured that there’s plenty of aphrodisiacal ingredients like oysters, chilli and chocolate to maximise the lurrrrvvvee! After champagne on arrival, guests will enjoy Colchester oysters tempura, Cornish hot smoked scallop carpaccio, Lobster martini and trio of duck followed by Roasted Rump of Lamb. You can check out the exquisite menu here and book here.