Valentine's Day 2014 in Manchester
Show us some love! Looking for somewhere special to take your someone special this Valentines Day? Well Manchester has some amazing and wonderfully diverse options for you. If you're after a lavish romantic dinner or somewhere cosy and intimate for a drink, then our list will get you in the mood for love. From taking love to new heights, to saying I love you with riverside views - check out our top picks for making this Valentine's Day in Manchester your most special on yet.
Tiger Tiger Manchester, The Printworks
You might know Tiger Tiger as a super party club you head to on a Saturday night, but they're amping up the romance this Valentine's Day in Manchester. They've put on an extravagant spread for couples to enjoy, with tiger prawn cocktails for fishcakes among the starters, rosemary and thyme crusted lamb, or pan-roasted chicken in the mains and chilli, orange and chocolate mousse and sticky brownies among the desserts. And it's a cheap date too, at just, £15 for two courses, and £20 for three.
The Milton Club , Deansgate
For the ultimate indulgent Valentine's Day in Manchester, why not plan a drinks date at The Milton Club? The exclusive Deansgate cocktail bar will be offering waitress service, Champagne, strawberries and cocktails with its Valentine's table bookings, making for a rather romantic evening indeed. With stunning decor, a refined crowd and impeccable service, let this chic private member's club lay on the works and look after you and your date on Valentine's Day - while you take all the credit.
Rosylee Tea Rooms, Northern Quarter
Combining Edwardian decadence with the cool urban dècor of the modern day, Rosylee caters for any and all this Valentine's Day in Manchester. For £30 per head, you lovebirds can savour the delights of a four course meal, washed down with something from their particularly tempting range of literary inspired iced tea cocktails such as 'Crime & Punishment', 'A Passage To India' and 'Robinson Crusoe'.
The Living Room, Deansgate
The Living Room on Deansgate opens it's doors to the budding romancers of Manchester on Valentines Day with a special Valentine's menu. Three courses are available for £35 all weekend, which gives you a selection of delicate starters, exquisite mains and rich delicious desserts. Accompanying the food is a selection of fine wines off the carefully selected Valentines Drinks menu. A sophisticated, romantic soiree at The Living Room Manchester. (And should your romantic evening, take a decidedly un-romantic turn, The Living Room's also offering some Anti-V-day antics too!)
Rosso, King Street
One of the most romantically set restaurants in the city, with a deep high rise roof decorated with the stylings of classic Rome. A premium, exclusive offering, with quality cocktails and an exceptional wine selection that is only matched by the delectable food and exquisite service. A top draw, impressive place to dine this Valentines, perfect if you're looking to impress, or simply to treat your Valentine.
Cloud 23, Deansgate
With the best views of Manchester, Cloud 23 offers up some serious wow factor this Valentines Day in Manchester. Premium drinks, great food and excellent service all make Cloud 23 an amazing date spot. This year Cloud 23 are offering a special Valentine's Day Champagne Afternoon Tea, enjoy bespoke Champagne cocktails, sandwiches, scones, cakes along with that exquisite view.
Epernay , Deansgate
The ultimate chic Champagne stop in Manchester this Valentine's Day. Premier champagne bar, Epernay is just off Deansgate and is one of the city's finest romantic spots. With intimate tables and fairy lighting decorating the seating area you can sit under the dimmed lights and enjoy a stunning evening with your dearest this Valentines Day.
Piccadilly Lounge at DoubleTree, Piccadilly
For a really luxe Valentine's date in Manchester, why not try the main bar at the DoubleTree Hilton in Piccadilly; expect great cocktails, top tapas and a premier whisky bar at Piccadilly Lounge. With intimate seating and comfy booths you can enjoy a romantic cocktail with that someone special and eat tapas in a chic and smart Piccadilly bar this Valentines Day.
Corbieres Wine Cavern, King Street
Head down a long staircase just off Deansgate and let the ambience of Corbieres Wine Cavern hit you. Dark and seductive, this basement bar serves up stunning little tapas dishes amid one of the most cosy atmospheres in Manchester. Ideal for romantic Valentines Day drinks, Corbieres will impress your date no end.
Blue Bar at DoubleTree, Piccadilly
In the lobby of the DoubleTree Hilton in Piccadilly, Blue Bar is cool and bright with comfy seating making for a great drinks setting. With light bites and a great bar selection; Blue Bar at DoubleTree is classy and upmarket and will definitely get your partner telling all their friends about what a wonderful Valentines Day they had.
Bakerie, Northern Quarter
Popular for all the right reasons, Bakerie is a great Northern Quarter eatery and bar that serves up the best bread and wine in Manchester. Friendly and unpretentious, Bakerie is a slice of French charm in the heart of Manchester. When it comes to romance this Valentines Day, treat your partner at an intimate table at Bakerie.
The Second Floor Harvey Nichols, Deansgate
One of Manchester's most sophisticated drinking spots, head down to The Second Floor Bar at Harvey Nichols and treat your loved one to a bottle of their finest Champagne. Classy and market, The Second Floor is going to impress whoever you take there, no doubt. So if you want to throw a Valentine's Day surprise to remember, check out The Second Floor Harvey Nichols.
The Parlour, Chorlton
The Parlour in Chorlton is a pub by nature but with "a modern, grown up edge". Serving up award-winning food in a bright and clever interior The Parlour has charm in abundance. With a piano, fresh flowers on the tables and a great drinks menu, wow your other half this Valentine's Day with a top meal in this quirky gastro pub in Chorlton.
The River Bar and Restaurant, Deansgate
With the longest terrace in Manchester, The River Bar and Restaurant is a smart and chic restaurant bar offering great dishes alongside a top drinks menu. The views over the river make a great complement to dinner and will charm that special someone this Valentine's Day.
Walrus, Northern Quarter
Treat that special someone to a three course wonder at Walrus this Valentine's Day. For only £22.95 per person, you two can indulge in a pretty sweet selection of treats across three courses - plus, you get a glass of fizz for free! If you're really looking to impress, add in a bottle of Prosecco for an extra £19.95, or a bottle of Champers for £39.95.
Damson MediaCity, Salford Quays
One of the most elegant, sophisticated restaurants in Manchester down at MediaCity on Salford Quays. It's lavish a la carté menu and top of the range drinks make it a vibrant hub for lovers of food and drink. Beautifully decorated and buzzing with a rich welcoming atmosphere it's the perfect place to take somebody special this Valentines Day.