5 of the best gifts for Valentine’s Day

5 of the best gifts for Valentine’s Day

 We have you covered with some great gift ideas on your doorstep

If time is short but expectations are high come February 14, read on for our ultimate gift guide. These tokens of love are super-easy to sort and can be picked up or arranged on your commute home,,,


A beautiful bouquet

Flowers are a sure-fire Valentine pleaser. But if you want something less obvious than red roses, Gardenia of London suggests a beautiful bouquet of pale pink vintage roses.

Teddington, Wandsworth Common, Wimbledon Village, Stores will be open from early (7am) until late (at least 8pm) on the 13 and 14 February and Gardenia will be taking orders for delivery throughout.

Gardenia of London  

Pale-pink-roses Gardenia


For the fashionista

Show you have really thought about what to buy this year with a stylish bag from a top designer. We love this Lulu Guinness clutch – its lip design says Valentine in a quirky and fun way.

Medium Red Lip Clutch, £275

Elys Wimbledon, open until 8pm Thursday, 7pm Friday.



Dinner for two

There are some fabulous romantic restaurants in our neighbourhoods. Check out guides for date night spots in Kingston, Richmond and Surbiton and Surrey. Book dinner at Hotel Du Vin in Wimbledon: enjoy three courses with a glass of champagne, £85 for two people, Thursday 13 February. Friday, Saturday, Sunday, £99.

Hotel Du Vin


The one for chocoholics

This is one statement box of chocolates and if you really want to wear your heart on your sleeve, this is for you. Packed full of tasty chocs, this treat from Hotel Chocolat is one to hunker down with in front of a romantic movie and roaring fire.

Straight from the heart, £40, Elys Wimbledon

Hotel Chocolat heart


How non-chefs can impress a foodie

If you’d burn beans on toast, you can still impress by making dinner. Head to Bayley & Sage for its extensive deli with an incredible selection of cold meats, cheeses, great breads and antipasti. You can pick up a decent bottle of wine, too.

Parsons Green, Wimbledon Village, Turnham Green, Fulham Road, Northgate Road, Parkgate Road, Old York Road, open daily until 9pm

Bayley & Sage

cheese Bayley and Sage