Valentine’s Day menus 2023
Valentine’s Day menus 2023
Special occasion dining to book right now
Kitchen W8 is an elegant spot for a dinner date. The Michelin-starred neighbourhood restaurant has a six course seasonal Valentine’s menu with a host of dishes including Scottish langoustine and a roast rosé veal chop with Périgord truffle. What’s more you can opt for a wine pairing, too. £110 pp or £175 with wine.
Take in the views from Florattica, in East London, where you can gaze across the City – from St Pauls to Canary Wharf – while sipping on flower-inspired cocktails such as a lavender-infused Margarita. There’s an Oyster Experience (£85 for two) with six Native oysters to share,and a glass of Moét & Chandon Brut Imperial and a cocktail. Or go for dessert (£80 for two) with a glass of Champagne, cocktails and a lychee and rose mousse.
More great views are on offer from Searcys at the Gherkin. Located on level 39, the Helix restaurant will have a Champagne Valentine’s Afternoon Tea with traditional treats and a glass of Moët & Chandon (£80pp), or book for a four-course menu accompanied by a glass of rosé Champagne from £149 pp.
A cruise along the Thames makes for a fabulously romantic date night. Thames Limo and M Restaurants are offering private hire of a boat where you can sip on Laurent Perrier champagne and dine on a menu that showcases the best Wagyu beef. £2,700 for two hours or £3,700 for three hours. (pictured top).
Head to Battersea Power Station with plenty for loved up love birds to do. Take the glass chimney lift for awesome views – Lift 109 will be offering private ascents and you can even have a butler on hand to serve you some Champagne. Or dine at the elegant Tozi Grand Cafe. On the menu are the likes of scallops and the signature lobster linguine. (£95pp).
Pictured below: Kitchen W8, Searcys, Shangri-La
We like the sound of Theo Randall’s Valentine menu at The Intercontinental with the likes of ravioli to share, pan-roasted sea bass and an Amafli lemon tart. £110 pp including a glass of Prosecco.
The Ivy restaurants have a three-course menu for Valentine’s Day, with Veuve Cliquot Rose Champagne on arrival, then choose from dishes such as truffle arancini, lobster linguini, or fillet of beef. £75pp.
Can’t make it to Venice this year? Head to Piazza Italiana in The City. It’s housed in a stunning grade II listed former bank with interiors inspired by a Venetian palace. There’s a three-course menu for £90pp with dishes including the likes of slow-cooked beef short-ribs with polenta.
Pictured below: Theo Randall at the Intercontinental, Piazza Italiana, Florattica
The romantic setting of Petersham Nurseries Café in Richmond is perfect for Valentine’s Day. Start with a rhubarb bellini, followed by a menu featuring seasonal produce from the kitchen gardens and the family farm. Dishes include the likes of Haye Farm lamb saddle or roasted monkfish tail (£135pp).
If you can’t be with your loved one on Valentine’s Day itself, then the new love-inspired Skyline Afternoon Tea at Shangri-La The Shard will be offered until 8 May. Head to the wisteria clad TĪNG Lounge, and indulge in a gorgeous white chocolate and passion fruit interpretation of The Shard for two to share, along with classic sandwiches, scones, sweat treats and rosebud tea. (£71pp).