There’s nothing quite like finding your soulmate, whether that be a romantic or platonic relationship. In many ways, they complete us so why not spoil them this Valentine’s Day to show them how much they truly mean to you?
From a luxurious boat ride down the River Thames with champagne and a three-course meal to activities you can do together and material gifts such as matching skincare gift sets, we’ve got something for every couple. Here’s Luxe Bible’s Ultimate Valentine’s Guide – From Gifts to Going Out.
An Aphrodisiac Fuelled Valentine’s Night Minus the Hangover at Coco Grill & Lounge
Stunning restaurant and bar Coco Grill & Lounge at Tower Bridge is offering sweet hearts the ultimate Valentine’s Night with a special aphrodisiac fuelled Love Potion menu, minus the hangover the next day! The Anotolian eaterie offers luxurious food and drinks in an incredible setting, but is completely alcohol-free. Try the Virgin Rossini – ripe with the soft flavourings of strawberry and paired with lemon and moreish sugars, In Love with Coco, which blends the freshness of mixed berries, and the Love Potion – a mysteriously secret delight that offers the sexiest accompaniment to Coco’s Valentine’s dining experience. Meanwhile, limited edition desserts include the Soulmate chocolate tart topped with a playful hint of candyfloss with strawberry sorbet, and the strawberry cheesecake, aptly named My Sweetheart. Luxe Bible visited at the weekend – check out the experience here.
LYNA London Serenity Pink S925 Sterling Silver Ring
These absolutely gorgeous rings have taken Instagram by storm and when you see them in the flesh, it’s not hard to see why! Wrapped up beautifully in a powder pink pouch which is soft to the touch, this gorgeous piece of jewellery most definitely has the ‘wow factor’ up close. Mounted on a sterling silver band, the pink real cubic zirconia 8AAAAA+ Highest Quality stone is a stunning colour and catches the light wherever you wave your finger! Make your Valentine stand out, sparkle and shine with this pretty gem which comes in a tonne of different colours. (We’d recommend the pink one though!). Read the rave reviews and buy it here priced at a very reasonable £35.00.
This Valentine’s Day, Bacardi has launched a range of romantic experiences to be shared with your loved one. Choose from a movie night at the Bombay Sapphire Distillery with complimentary cocktails and nibbles. Or check out the Vinegar Yard next to London Bridge Station, which will transform into an Aprés-Ski haven in partnership with Grey Goose. Or if a Winter Chalet is more your scene, head up to Laurel’s On The Roof in partnership with Grey Goose alfresco terrace for some delicious winter warms and limited edition cocktails.
Farhi Luxury Chocolates X Bird & Blend Tea
Each of Farhi’s chocolate hearts is wrapped in lavish foiling and filled with ganache for the most delicious way to say I love you. Flavours include white chocolate with grapefruit ganache and milk chocolate with rhubarb ganache, presented in a luxury gift box sure to satisfy every chocolate lover’s taste buds. For the ultimate coupling, pair it with Bird and Blend’s award-winning Love Potion or Red Velvet loose-leaf tea for the perfect Valentine’s cuppa. Check out Rita Fahri’s Send Some Love collections here – there’s a tonne of options to choose from.
Organic Pharmacy Rose Diamond Face Cream
The Organic Pharmacy’s Rose Diamond Face Cream is a rich, luxurious moisturiser that is perfect for the skin-obsessed partner. It contains a cocktail of high-quality ingredients, including Persian rose, rose hip, saffron and diamond powder, helping to firm the skin while imparting a dazzling glow. The silky cream glides across the skin, absorbing quickly for a sumptuous feel that will uplift, moisturise and leave you with an airbrushed finish. Diamonds give a radiant finish to the face, so you’ll be looking your brightest and most beautiful on Valentine’s night!
Dating on Another Level at the Gherkin
Soar to new heights at Searcys at The Gherkin, boasting panoramic views and special set menus for Valentine’s Day. Located on level 39, the Helix restaurant will be offering a fizz-tastic Champagne Valentine’s Afternoon Tea with traditional tea-time treats and a glass of Moët & Chandon (£80pp). Or tuck into a four-course menu accompanied by a glass of Rosé Champagne from £149 per person.
Share the Love at Theo Randall at the InterContinental
Be transported to the home of romance with an Italian four-course La Festa degli Innamorati menu at Theo Randall. The fine-dining Italian restaurant in Mayfair takes influence from traditional Italian dishes and utilises the best seasonal ingredients. You’ll be welcomed with prosecco and stuzzichini before enjoying the shared menu with your loved one, Lady and the Tramp-style. You’ll be looking at £110 per person for drinks, dinner and dessert, but what could say ti amo more than a romantic Italian candlelit dinner?
JulieMay Sexy Bra & Briefs
Get spicy in the bedroom (or anywhere for that matter) with this Passion Red Lace Cotton and Silk Lingerie Set from JulieMay. Available in black and red, the flattering lace overlay hugs and curves giving a natural lift. We also love the feminine keyhole design and the fact it’s made with hypoallergenic fabric so it’s comfortable to wear all day long. This really is the gift that will keep on giving, long after Valentine’s Day!
Valentine’s Day at The Carlton Tower Jumeirah
Treat your loved one to a dining experience like no other in the heart of Knightsbridge this Valentine’s Day. The Carlton Tower Jumeirah is offering a limited edition menu on February 14th at their stunning restaurant Al Mare. Created by the hotels food teams, the special five course feast is inspired by Italy’s rich tapestry of history. Served with a glass of Franciacorta rose, you can expect dishes like mozzarella cheese and basil, wild seabass and broccoli rabe with seaweed sauce. There’ll also be live entertainment and music for an ambient evening. You can make a reservation here or by calling 020 7235 1234. Meanwhile, the hotel which underwent a multi million pound refurb in 2021 has an incredible health club – The Peak Fitness Club & Spa. Why not treat your loved one to a night’s stay and enjoy swimming in the hotel’s indoor swimming pool (the largest in London), along with a spa treatment at the Talise Spa?
Sensual Scents with the Butterfly Lady Candle
Set the mood with this luxurious, hand-poured scented candle by Chase and Wonder. With aromas of aromatics, neroli, orange, lavender, ylang and cedarwood, the Butterfly Lady Candle (£58) evokes a sultry and elegant grace. Each candle burns for around 90 hours and is made using only the finest eco-soy and vegan-friendly wax. It comes presented in a ceramic vessel with gold detailing (handmade in Stoke-on-Trent) and a luxe gift box that will be screaming to be unboxed the night of February 14th. (£58)
Salt Grooming Kit
Salt Grooming products are as special as the man in your life and they’re the most perfect luxury gift for the guy who likes to look, feel and smell good! The innovative range uses the world’s finest products with Salt Grooming currently offering this limited edition designer gift set containing ‘the master collection’. Presented in a stunning matte black box with silver leaf foil name stamp, you’ll get four incredible hero products for the ultimate in hair care. Neatly wrapped in tissue, the Hybrid Hair styling compound acts like a wax and clay giving all day hold while nourishing the scalp. The Marine Mist offers volume, grip and texture in a sea salt spray formula which is super lightweight, while boosting volume and adding strength. Meanwhile, the thickening shampoo and conditioner offers organic actives, peptides and aminos in a formulation which has taken years to perfect. Not only that, these products are clinically proven to prevent male pattern hair loss. Order now for delivery in one to two business days (£4.99), The Master Collection costs £79.99.
Whispering Angel x McQueen’s Whisper of Love Bouquet
For the sweetest Valentine’s Day gift, there’s nothing more romantic than the Whisper of Love Boutique. Inside is a bottle of Whispering Angel, the world’s trendiest Provence Pink. Inspired by the Whispering Angel colour palette, the accompanying bouquet is made with O’Hara and Love Lace blousy pink roses, ruffled Hanoi rannunculus and wintery pink hellebores with a touch of gold foliage. It is masterfully sculptured into a hand-tied bouquet available from McQueen’s Flowers from £195.
Eden Mill Gin
Whether it’s an intimate dinner for two, or the ultimate ‘Galentine’s Day’ party with your closest friends, prepare to be completely smitten with Eden Mill’s (£25) deliciously pink Love Gin this Valentine’s Day. Inspired by the legend of the White Lady of St. Andrews, believed to have died from a broken heart, this delicious gin celebrates love, with floral undertones making for the perfect Valentine’s toast with loved ones. You’ll get rhubarb spice and juicy strawberries with smooth vanilla to taste and you can toast the day by adding rose lemonade or tonic, garnished with raspberries for the ultimate sweet celebration. Eden Mill also have whisky gifts available, and gorgeous gin gift sets (£40), click here to check them out.
Fine Dining with Piazza Italiana
Luxury Italian restaurant Piazza Italiana, located in a grade-II listed building, the former Linen Bank on Threadneedle Street, will offer a three-course set menu for the loved-up day. Despite the grandeur, it’s an inviting intimate setting that can only rival French cuisine for inspiring romance. The menu is authentic with seasonal ingredients while the extensive wine menu will have you sipping with delight. There really is no more extravagant way to say I love you.
Alterna Multiplying Volume Product Range
Take your love to new heights with Alterna’s volume range which includes a shampoo, conditioner, styling mist and styling mousse. This caviar-enriched formula helps to defend and protect against the factors that cause hair to feel and look older: physical, chemical and natural ageing. Why not pair this with a bubble bath for the ultimate at-home spa treatment for your loved one? Alterna’s Caviar Range for Multiplying Volume come in beautiful lilac bottles with chunky silver tops. With shampoo, conditioner, styling mist and mousse, washing will cleanse the hair of every day pollutants, boosting fullness and volume while the caviar itself is rich in Omega fatty acids, vitamins and minerals to up the hair’s defence to optimum levels. The mousse will add volume and texture when the hair is dried and the gorgeous smelling mist will nourish and replenish each individual hair strand. Prices vary.
Santa Ana Gin
Santa Ana Gin pays homage to 1920s Manila and the legendary Santa Ana Cabaret and can bring the most decadent serves to any Valentine’s occasion. It’s created using Philippine botanicals Ylang-Ylang and Alpinia for delicate floral top notes and Calamansi and Dalandan for a soft, tropical citrus palate. This super sexy serve will please everyone from the Hinge date, the Galentine’s crowd, the long-term romance, and the self-love sofa slumber, while its absolutely stunning art-deco bottle will look gorgeous on that drinks trolley. Fantastically floral, juniper notes give way to hints of the herbaceous, with lemon and bitter orange, and a hint of spice, Aaron Goodall – Santa Ana’s gin ambassador has created this gorgeous Clover Club recipe: Combine 45ml Santa Ana Gin, 25ml Lemon Juice, 20ml Egg White, 15ml Raspberry Liqueur and 5ml Simple Syrup in cocktail shaker and dry shake for 10 seconds until the egg white emulsifies. Fill the shaker with ice and then shake for 15 seconds. Double strain into a chilled coupe and serve with love! (Approx £26 per bottle).
Special Menu at The Rooftop at The Trafalgar St. James
This Valentine’s Day at The Rooftop at The Trafalgar St. James, there’ll be a luxurious set menu and live music from The Leon Garner Jazz band, as well as those spectacular and very romantic rooftop views! Starting with a glass of Laurent Perrier Rose Champagne, guests will enjoy a delicious three course meal including sharing starters like marinated prawns, brandy sauce, shaved fennel, grapefruit, samphire, mains like Slow smoked brisket, truffle potato purée, crispy cavolo nero and a dessert for two of white chocolate and strawberry mousse filled sphere, warm chocolate hazelnuts sauce, praline hazelnuts, green strawberries, chocolate soil, red vein sorrel. The Valentine’s Day menu is priced at £75pp. Book here
Bella Gift Pack
Treat yourself or someone special to Bella’s Gift Pack, the ultimate beauty bag, priced at £59. Inside is a Vegan Leather Bag, Black Obsidian Evil Eye Bella Bracelet, reusable super soft Bella Jewellery Pouch and the much-hyped Wanderlash for game-changing lashes. It’s a highly luxurious and intensifying deep colour mascara with buildable volume and length to deliver a lash lift in seconds. It also contains nourishing ingredients to condition, hydrate and promote lash growth. Use the bag long after its empty – you’ll love the softness and the colour is stunning.
ARRAN Gift Sets for Him & Her
If you’re buying for the other half, why not treat yourself with matching his and her gift sets? Eco-friendly beauty brand ARRAN’s gift sets (£30) are inspired by the vibrant summer sunsets over the lush green hills of Glen Rosa in Scotland. The Men’s Bath & Shower Gel Gift Set contain two flagship fragrances that are sure to uplift, awaken and energise. While the Women’s Glen Rosa Body Care Gift Set contains a shower gel and body lotion scented with the warmth of ripe, honeyed fig with the freshness of crushed green leaves. The packaging is beautiful and the products are designed to help you connect with nature – finding balance and beauty that will inspire you. There’s a range of gorgeous gift sets available. Check them all out here.
L003 Neo by Lacoste Footwear
This brand-new sneaker for SS23 breaks the lines between fashion and sport, remixing the classic tennis codes with high fashion aesthetics. This sneaker’s unique active silhouette features an outsole made of rubber and soft EVA for comfort and a mix of open foam, oversized neoprene, translucid nylon and hairy suede leather on the upper, which resembles the unmistakable features of a tennis ball. It’s available in nine stand-out colourways that ensure you put your best foot forward this Valentine’s Day. They’ve literally just launched, so for the fashion conscious, it’s the perfect gift! Available now at Lacoste.com.
Romance and Doughnuts Free Concert by Candlelight at Wembley Park’s Sound Shell Bandstand
A Valentine’s night treat awaits this Tuesday the 14th February at the Sound Shell which is a new bandstand on Olympic Way. With musicians from the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra leading an hour long concert with a performance from pop-duo and real life couple Freddie Joon & Clayton, the show will take place at the foot of Wembley Stadium in full view of the iconic arch. With a new light art-work from Yoni Artist illuminating the event, the free to attend concert by candlelight will see the Royal Philharmonic play some of the best loved romantic songs ever from film, opera and classical music while Freddie Joon & Clayton will play original material and covers of popular ballads. The Romance and Doughnuts event will include free hot chocolate and doughnuts from cult Borough Market bakery Bread Ahead. Find out more here.
The Other House Packages
Gift an experience and create moments and memories that matter in the state-of-the-art wellness area, The Other House, in South Kensington. Choose from a Reiki Infused Sound Bath or a Tarot Reading for a daytime experience. Or you can opt for the limited Valentine’s Day packages, including a two-night stay with Love is in the Air, a one-night stay with Romance in the City or a Seven Course Italian Supper with Head Chef, Thomas Fabbri. There really is something on offer for every couple’s style!
Bamboo Lace Pyjama Set
Add a glamorous touch to sophisticated silhouettes for the most elegant nightwear styles from Pretty You London. The Bamboo Lace Pyjama Set (£60) is a full-length relaxed fit for the ultimate in comfortable night’s sleep. Made from super soft bamboo with the most glamorous drape, the shirt is adorned with iridescent tonal buttons, and the trousers feature an elasticated waistband for enjoyable wear. Get ready to snuggle in style with this set year-round. Bamboo viscose is hypoallergenic, anti-bacterial and breathable making it a gorgeous gift for friends or partners.
M Restaurants Romantic Valentine’s Packages
M Restaurants has teamed up with Thames Lido for a private boat ride on the Thames River accompanied by Laurent Perrier Champagne and a three-course dinner. If you’d rather keep your feet on the ground, you can ignite all of your senses with M’s Immersive Dining Experience. The six-course menu combines experimental plates and creative drinks with state-of-the-art Bang & Olufsen Audio Visual Theatre Technology. Or up the steaks with the Champagne & Wagyu Valentine’s Experience – a sensational six-course tasting menu. Or make a connection that lasts fur-ever with M Victoria’s unique Doggy Speed Dating event on February 13th.
Take Your Love to New Heights at Shangri-La The Shard
With romance budding Shangri-La The Shard, London, offers new ways to treat your loved one this spring. From a romantic overnight stay (think luxurious suit, champagne and chocolates) to whimsical new wildflower decorations throughout the hotel, such as the wisteria-clad TĪNG Restaurant serving up a lavish High Tea, couples will be spoilt for choice. If you perfect the dazzling skyline at night, TĪNG Restaurant will offer a five-course Valentine’s Day menu with the option to pair each course with wines selected by the hotel’s expert sommelier or head up to GŎNG Bar, Western Europe’s highest hotel bar, complete with rose petals, a bottle of Bollinger Special Cuvée, a Love Cocktail, a Japanese sharing platter and a delicious dessert all to the backdrop of a live DJ set.