Take a look at these exclusive Valentine’s options in London this year. From bespoke cocktails to tasting menus, these delighted options are perfect for celebrating with a loved one or best friend.
Marvin Gaye Night at Quaglino’s
Quaglino’s are hosting an exclusive night to celebrate iconic soul superstar Marvin Gaye on Sunday 17th February and I thought it might of interest to your readers/ audience. MOTOWN Musical Singer Nate Simpson will be taking the stage to perform show-stopping featuring velvet renditions of Gaye’s classics ‘Let’s Get It On’, ‘Sexual Healing’ and ‘I Feel Love’, plus many more of the Grammy award-winning greatest hits!
Valentines Day at Galvin La Chapelle
Regarded as one of London’s most romantic restaurants, the French Michelin-starred Galvin La Chapelle is the ideal setting to spend Valentine’s Day with someone special. Located in Spitalfields, Galvin La Chapelle has been lauded as one of London’s most awe-inspiring locations with its 30-metre high vaulted ceiling and award-winning design and lighting, this grade II Victorian school chapel is indeed a grand setting. Chef Patron, Jeff Galvin has designed three exquisite menus guaranteed to create a memorable dining experience. The classic three-course menu is priced at £125 per person and includes Champagne and canapés to start and after-dinner coffee with handmade chocolates and macaroons. Special vegan and vegetarian versions are also available at £75pp.
Indulge this Valentine’s Day with Shoryu Ramen
Wine and dine your beloved the Japanese way this Valentine’s Week (11-17th February) with a limited-edition, three-course Mates & Dates Valentine’s menu at Shoryu Ramen, the authentic tonkotsu ramen specialists, who create signature steaming bowls of Hakata’s finest ramen complemented with lashings of generous toppings. The set menu, priced at £24, starts with a heart-decorated fluffy Bun – with options including BBQ Pork Belly, Chicken Karaage or Pumpkin Croquette (v). Next up is their famous, mouth-watering 12-hour pork broth Ramen with firm-favourite, Shoryu Ganso Tonkotsu to choose from, in addition to Miso Wafu Chicken or White Natural (ve). Make the experience even sweeter with a heart-shaped Matcha or Strawberry Cheesecake or Mochi ice-cream kiss with coconut and salted caramel chocolate. Lastly, wash down the courses with a choice of expertly crafted cocktails – Yuzu or Virgin Yuzu Mojito or a glass of bubbles.
The menu will be available across Shoryu Ramen’s 9 restaurant sites in London, Oxford and Manchester. Book now: www.shoryuramen.com/bookatable
Jazz, Blues & Soul at 100 Wardour St
Join 100 Wardour St for a relaxing evening complete with smooth jazz, blues and soul, an exclusive 3-course meal and a special selection of drinks available at the bar. Included in the exclusive selection of drinks for Valentine’s Day will be fruity cocktail Cupid’s Arrow a delicious mix of ‘Belvedere Lake Bartezek, Ratafia Fortified Berry Wine, Maraschino Liqueur, Absinthe and Peychaud bitter with home-made Citric foam’ and indulgent cocktail Chocolat with a smooth concoction of ‘Belvedere Smogory Forrest, Tia Maria, Mozart Dark Chocolate Liqueur, Angostura, Home-made Tonka and Chocolate Bitters, Smoked Salt with Popping Candy dusting’. For the first half of the evening enjoy soul covers of popular hits from Refael Mirila Duo, followed by Ray Charles classics from the talented Jeremy Quartet at 9pm. Guests can book the exclusive 3-course menu for £75 from 5pm.
Valentine’s Celebrations at the Legendary Long Bar, Sanderson
Long Bar is going all out this Valentine’s Day, celebrating with cocktails, a party and a special pairing menu. Couples can indulge in the Love Affair cocktail; a sweet concoction of Bombay gin, raspberry infusion, lemon, sugar, egg white, raspberries and Veuve Clicquot Champagne, priced at £14. For a full night of celebration, Long Bar is throwing a Valentine’s Party on the 14th February itself, welcoming couples and friends to dance the night away. A Valentine’s Pairing will be on offer too, including three miniature Cupid-themed cocktails alongside matching macaroons (£25) for the ultimate experience. The cocktails and pairing menu will be on offer from 14th-16th February.
Love Shacks at Madison Rooftop
Get cosy in a personal ‘Love Shack’ complete with stunning views, warm blankets and delicious sharing dishes. Select one of the two packages; Love Is In The Air (£150) – Moet & Chandon Rose, Charcuterie board, Sharing dark chocolate fondant and 2 Valentine’s cocktails or the Love Is In The Air – Diamond Package (£175) Veuve Clicquot Rose, Charcuterie Board, Baked Normandy Camembert, Sharing dark chocolate fondant and 2 Valentine’s cocktails. If you are looking for a more luxurious experience, Madison is opening up some exclusive seating in the inside restaurant with spectacular window views, making the night even more special. The experience has limited spaces and available at £300 for 2 people including 3-course dinner for 2 and a bottle of Laurent Perrier Rose.
Angelina Restaurant & Bar
Looking for an intimate hideaway to woo your date this Valentine’s? A place where debauchery and night-time naughtiness is actively encouraged? Look no further than Angelina Restaurant, a surreal exploration of Japanese and Italian cuisines, cultures and influences. The restaurant’s hidden drinking den Golden Gai is inspired by Tokyo’s famous Shinjuku district, and seats just six people, making it one of London’s smallest bars. Cocktails and shots flow in this low-lit hideaway where guests are asked to leave phones at the door. Angelina Restaurant opens its doors for the first time this Valentine’s Day with a pre-opening soft launch from 14th –17th February 2019, offering loved up diners 50% off their food bill. Booking enquiries can be made via the website.
Valentine’s Tasting Menu at Meraki
Glamorous Greek restaurant Meraki is serving a romantic tasting menu this Valentine’s Day, inspired by their most popular dishes. Couples will be served a brilliant selection of Greek mezze dishes, from their famousTaramosalata with white cod roe emulsion to the Octopus carpaccio, lemon oil dressing and pickled onion. Main dishes on the menu include Grill flamed seabream with wild Horta greens, whilst they have created an exclusive Valentine dessert, incorporating White chocolate sphere, bergamot and yoghurt cream, raspberries, almond and vanilla air sponge. Priced at £65 per person, this is the ideal option for couples looking for contemporary Greek cuisine with a romantic finish.
Valentine’s Day Menu at The Restaurant at Sanderson
The Restaurant at Sanderson is celebrating Valentine’s Day by serving a seasonal dinner menu from Executive Chef Barry Tonks. Starters on offer include Pressed confit chicken, truffle emulsion, pickles, hazelnuts whilst main courses feature Lamb breast, sautéed kale with anchovies, fennel seeds, kumquat marmalade. Guests can finish the romantic meal with desserts including Chocolate ganache tart, malt ice cream and Guinness gel. The menu is available from 14th-16th February and is priced at £55 per person.
Asia de Cuba’s Unique Valentine’s Day Menu
The iconic Asia de Cuba is serving a bespoke Valentine’s Menu filled with their infamous fusion fare for couples to enjoy. Guests will be served a Bellini on arrival, followed by a classic ceviche of Salmon, citrus cured, passion fruit leche de tigre, cucumber shiso salsa. Starters on offer include Casabe cakes, guava bbq pork, onion mojo, fresno pepper followed by main courses such as Coffee-crusted ribeye, vine tomatoes, shiso mojo butter, wasabi miso potato gratin. The Lover’s Sweet Ending is the dessert of the day, offering a selection of the chef’s Valentine’s creations. Priced at £75 per person for 4 courses, this is the ideal menu for those looking for an alternative Valentine’s celebration.
Galvin at The Athenaeum
Treat your special someone to an evening at Galvin at The Athenaeum on Valentine’s Day and enjoy a premium British cuisine with a modern twist form the Galvin brothers. Their Valentine’s Day menu is nothing short of spectacular with sumptuous courses, all made with love. Priced at £65.00 per person for the three courses including canapés on arrival and a glass of Champagne, Galvin at The Athenaeum is the perfect stop for your romantic evening.
Valentine’s Cocktail at the hidden Blind Spot
Hidden in St Martins Lane hotel in the heart of Covent Garden, Blind Spot is serving the Cupid’s Paradise with Chambord, egg white, lemon, orange, priced at £14, in celebration of Valentine’s Day this year. Guests can enjoy the cocktail in the bar, set behind the façade of a boutique tea counter and a secret golden hand-shaped handle in the heart of Covent Garden.
Tasting Menu at Yen
Yen have created a tasting menu exclusively for Valentine’s Day, to be served at the restaurant on the evening of February 14th. Starters, brought to the table to share, will include tuna tartare and artichoke tempura alongside Yen’s signature handmade soba noodles – served hot or cold with dashi broth. Guests will then be able to choose from Welsh lamb chops with Red Miso or Onagi eel Tareyaki, as well as a selection of freshly made sushi, using the highest quality fish. The meal will round off with a delicious dessert of Chocolate fondant with Yamazaki whisky ice cream, and guests will be treated to a glass of Grace Blanc de Blanc on arrival. The menu will cost £75pp and is available to book on Yen’s website.