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Blog / February 3, 2023

UK Valentine’s Day Restaurant Guide

With Valentine’s Day (February 14th) right around the corner, operators around the world are upping their offerings with unique experiences, events, upsells and menus to celebrate the special day. Check out what our restaurant partners across the United Kingdom are offering to help you find a memorable reservation for Valentine’s Day!

VyTA ($$)

Location: Covent Garden, London

VyTA Covent Garden is providing a classic Italian take on the 3-course Valentine’s Day dinner experience. With offerings such as Grilled Polenta with Herbs Ricotta or their Panna Cotta with Fresh Red Berries, there are no wrong choices with this pre-fixe offering.

Gusto Italian ($$)

Location(s): Birmingham, Edinburgh, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle, Nottingham, Oxford

With over 14 locations across the entire UK, Gusto Italian is all about sharing the love this Valentine’s Day. Including options like the 18 oz Chateaubriand and their signature Biscoff and Chocolate Dough Petals, Gusto Italian’s 3-course sharable meal for two is a surefire way to celebrate a day of love proper.

Florattica Rooftop ($$$)

Location: London Bridge/Tower of London

Do you believe in love at first bite? Florattica will have you in a world of romance when it comes to their Valentine’s Day offerings. Welcomed with a glass of Moët & Chandon Champagne alongside a 1/2 dozen oysters for sharing, Florattica has what you need.

Luca ($$)

Location: Farringdon, London

Serving high-quality ingredients from around the British Isles and Italy, Luca is fueling its 4-course Valentine’s Day menu with fantastic seasonal produce. Starting the meal with a glass of pink champagne and a Chef’s Tasting menu, this is a must for anyone looking to celebrate in East London.

The Shed Soho ($)

Location: Covent Garden, London

Serving up songs in addition to its pre/post-theatre dinner menu, The Shed Soho is providing dinner and a show for its Valentine’s Day offering. Featuring four of London’s most dazzling voices paying homage to legendary singers such as Chef Baker & Frank Sinatra, this is a perfect choice for those looking to do a little more than just dinner.

Arros QD ($$)

Location: Fitzrovia, London

A theatrical restaurant and bar serving the best wood-fired paella in the UK, Arros QD has a trick up its sleeve this Valentine’s Day. Featuring a secret Valentine’s Day Omakase Menu in addition to their classic dishes like Topside Beef Tartare and Grass-fed Cornwall Tomahawk, Arros QD has something for all.

Ibérica ($$$)

Location: Marylebone, London

Featuring food by Michelin-starred Executive Chef Nacho Manzano, Ibérica is a meat and cheese lover’s paradise. Offering experiences such as a Spanish G&T tasting, a ham carving paired with wine and more, Ibérica offers classic flavours you won’t soon forget.

67 Pall Mall ($$)

Location: St. James’s, London

The world’s first group of Private Members’ Clubs founded by wine lovers, for wine lovers, 67 Pall Mall is the home of fine wine and incredible food. With additional locations in Verbier, Singapore and a future location to open in Beaune, 67 Pall Mall is the perfect place for that glass (or two) of wine this Valentine’s Day

Park Chinois ($$)

Location: Mayfair, London

This year Chef Lee Che Liang has devised four Valentine’s specials designed to share with your loved one. From Braised Supreme Seafood with Sea Bass, to Lamb Cutlets with Sweet Chilli Sauce. To finish the evening, their Head Pastry Chef Valentino Pepe has created ‘Toi et Moi’, a floral and chocolate mousse made for two. Add a real sense of occasion to proceedings with their Valentine’s champagne cocktail ‘Fleur d’Amour’. 

Sam’s Riverside ($$)

Location: Hammersmith, London

Focusing on a Modern British menu and sourcing the best produce from around the UK, Sam’s Riverside serves up delicious food and beverage paired with a stunning view of London’s Hammersmith Bridge. Whether you are sipping on their Earl Grey & Elderflower Fizz or taking a bite of the Peppered Venison Chop, your experience at Sam’s Riverside will be one you’ll tell all of your friends about.

Nobu ($$$)

Location: Shoreditch, London

After years of studying Japanese cuisines and traveling through Peru, Chef Nobu Matsuhisa formed his signature style. At Nobu Restaurant, you will find Nobu’s famed classics, alongside dishes inspired by the local vibrant and creative neighborhood. Featuring a live DJ and a special Valentine’s Day Omakase, Nobu is perfect for your special night with a loved one.

Saltie Girl ($$$)

Location: Mayfair, London

Looking to enjoy a prix-fixe menu consisting of choices like Tuna Crudo, Pan Fried Sea Bass and 28 Day Dry Aged Ribeye? Saltie Girl is the place for your Valentine’s Day Dinner. With additional locations in Boston and Los Angeles, even those in America can enjoy a taste of Saltie Girl’s seafood-driven offerings.

Broomhill Estate ($$$)

Location: Muddiford, Barnstaple

Perfection by design: that’s what Broomhill Estate believes in when it comes to its offerings. Their Valentine’s Day offerings consist of Hibachi Grilled Lobster Tail, Smoked Trout with Sheep’s Curd and a Blackberry Sorbet that’s worthy of the reservation itself. Run (don’t walk) to experience Broomhill Estate.

The Rooftop ($$)

Location: St. James’s, London

Set in the heart of the city overlooking the famous Trafalgar Square and London’s skyline, The Rooftop pairs elegance with delicious offerings. Accompanied by a welcome glass of Laurent Perrier Rose Champagne and a live Jazz Band, this three-course Valentine’s Day menu will provide the perfect backdrop for your special day.

Cin Cin ($$)

Location: Fitzrovia, London

Cin Cin is your go-to for an unforgettable and delicious 6-course (yes, six!) Valentine’s Day offering. Often described as a hidden gem, Cin Cin will be your new go-to restaurant after you experience a fun and flavor-filled Valentine’s Day dinner!

Restaurant Journey ($$)

Location: Cheltenham, UK

Nothing says I love you quite like a meal at Restaurant Journey. Spoil your loved one with an intimate and fun fine dining experience at Restaurant Journey for an unforgettable Valentine’s Day. As a special one-off event, we will be opening on a Tuesday and will be serving an indulgent romantic 6-course tasting menu specially curated by Head Chef Jeff Lewis. This will be a real treat for the senses and a fun, memorable and special evening!

Fazenda ($$)

Location: Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, Edinburgh, Birmingham

With their Valentine’s Day offerings including a glass of sparkling wine to start, their usual rodizio menu and Brazilian sweet treats to finish, Fazenda’s many locations all are a great choice this Valentine’s Day.

Meraki ($$$)

Location: Fitzrovia, London

Inspired by Penelope and Odyssesus’ love story from the heart of Santorini, try something different at Meraki this Valentine’s Day and dine from a set menu designed to awaken the senses and leave your heart as full as your stomach.

Riddle & Finns ($$$)

Location: Brighton, UK

With the hard work done for you, bring Riddle & Finns into your own kitchen with their Valentine’s Day take-home box. Each bespoke box contains simple cooking instructions for a seamless night to remember. Spoil yourself and your loved one with their freshest, highest quality ingredients and hand-picked Champagne to match.

Boiler & Company ($$$)

Location: Bankside, London

Just blocks from the National Theatre, Boiler & Company is an independent gastro bar and cocktail bar that resides moments away from the Southbank. Their special Valentine’s Day menu includes a bottle of champagne and oysters to start, followed by sharing plates, a main course and dessert

Sucre ($$)

Location: Soho, London

Sucre is a story of immigration featuring open-fire cooking that cranks the volume on seasonal ingredients. Their Valentine’s Day offerings feature THE ROSE, a dessert with whipped ganache, raspberry and lychee.

Brightsmith On The Water ($$$)

Location: Birmingham, UK

Brightsmith’s amazing chefs have created a gorgeous menu for Valentine’s Day. The menu is a three-course set menu including a round of complimentary fizz. Did we mention they are displaying engagement rings in-house for any couples looking to tie the knot? Don’t miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime experience located in the heart of Birmingham’s world-renowned jewellery quarter.

SIX Brasserie ($$$)

Location: Cambridge, UK

SIX Brasserie wants you to make Valentine’s Day 2023 an unforgettable occasion. Think candlelit tables, romantic ambience and incredible steak, fish and vegetarian dishes  — cooked to perfection, complemented by expertly crafted cocktails, and followed by a decadent dessert.

Brigadiers ($$)

Location: City of London, London

Brigadiers is an Indian barbecue, beer, and whisky heaven. For their Valentine’s Day offerings, start with a Hibiscus Royale, their Valentine’s day cocktail, designed to pair perfectly with Brigadiers such as Achari Chicken Skins, Original BBQ Chicken Wings and the Shahi Venison Biryani Feast.

Darby’s ($$$)

Location: Nine Elms, London

Get yourself to Darby’s with a loved one this Valentine’s Day as fast as you can! Treat that special someone to Valentine’s dinner at Darby’s for a romantic night to remember. They will be offering a chef’s menu designed for two and featuring some of their all-time favorite plates.

Sorella ($$$)

Location: Clapham, London

Sorella takes a traditional format, offering cicchetti, antipasti, primi, secondi and dolci influenced by the seasonal produce arriving from the producers and growers that they work closely with. This Valentine’s Day they are offering incredible shared plates like truffle arancini, beef tartare & black garlic crostini and smoked cod agnolotti with shellfish bisque.

The Cadogan Arms ($$$)

Location: Chelsea, London

Celebrate Valentine’s Day in the elegant dining room of The Cadogan Arms with a three-course menu created specifically for the occasion. And because it was so popular last year, their Oyster & Martini flight will be available in addition to the specialty menu!

The George ($$)

Location: Fitzrovia, London

Check out The George and celebrate Valentine’s Day upstairs with their three-course menu created by Executive Chef Alex Harper. This pub in Fitzrovia is calling your name if you are a lover of fun food, craft ale and seasonal cocktails

Isaac’s ($$$)

Location: Birmingham, UK

Inspired by New York, Isaac’s menu features American comfort food including hot dogs, mac and cheese and cheesecake alongside brasserie classics including beef carpaccio, seafood platters, and 30-day aged steaks. To get a taste of “The States” in Birmingham, head to Isaac’s.

Trishna ($$$)

Location: Marylebone, London

Trishna invites you to come, eat, drink, and enjoy the day with a limited-edition menu, in addition to a carefully selected sommelier wine pairing, the perfect complement to your Valentine’s Day feast. To mark the occasion, Executive Chef Sajeev Nair has exquisitely curated a menu celebrating the best of India’s southern coastal flavors to create a night to remember.

Gymkhana ($$$)

Location: Mayfair, London

This Valentine’s Day, Gymkhana’s Executive Chef Sid Ahuja has exquisitely curated a menu celebrating the best of India’s bold flavours to create a night to remember. The Valentine’s Day menu will include an array of show-stopping plates. Expect Amritsari Lobster, Truffle Masala Bhaji, Tandoori Masala Lamb Chops and much more. 

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