If there's one nation that knows a thing or two about love it's Italy... and bringing pasta, pizza and seafood to Liverpool's Albert Docks is Gusto. Head there for a Valentine's Day that's filled with carbs and wine in an intimate space as candles and low lighting set the mood.
Valentine's Day in Liverpool
You either love it or hate it, but either way, there's no escaping the most romantic day of the year. Get it right and you could be in someone's good books for a long time, but get it wrong, and let's just say you might not have to worry about February 14th next year. Luckily, this city is second to none when it comes to swanky restaurants, slick cocktail spots and cosy bars... and we've handpicked the very best ideas this Valentine's Day in Liverpool.
Planning to treat your beloved to somewhere special this year? Too right, and we've just the place for it. Head to Neighbourhood for stunning meals in an eye-popping, luxe location as you indulge in everything from sushi and cocktails to Insta-worthy dishes.
Margaritas and Mexican food - sounds like a pretty perfect Valentine's Day to us, and that's why we'll be heading to Liverpool's Wahaca. The cool and industrial setting has plenty of little tables for two, plates to share while locking eyes over the sour cream and a cracking cocktail list.
Serving up an impressive tasting menu, Six by Nico is the city centre restaurant that you need to visit. Take your special someone to chef Nico Simeone's acclaimed Liverpool city centre restaurant for a mouthwatering menu of stunning dishes with paired wines to match.
If your idea of the perfect date night includes tapas plates and sangria, then you've come to the right place. Book your spot at Exchange Flags' El Gato Negro, where you'll be treated to seafood, charcuterie, veg and meaty dishes washed down with Spanish wines, sherries and cocktails.
If there's one route straight to our hearts, it's through our mouths and sharing plates at Salt House Tapas is one of the best date night spots in town. The open and light restaurant does all things Spanish with a delicious flair, from charcuterie to seafood, and an excellent wine list to boot.
One of Liverpool's favourite hidden gems, Ex Directory is the ultimate bar for a Valentine's Day date with a difference, but it's no easy find. Nab a table as soon as you can because this unique watering hole serves up some of the beset cocktails in the city.
If you're looking to get a little fancy this February 14th, then The Art School Restaurant has got you covered. With exquisite food created by an award-winning chef in a historic and intimate setting it's got the perfect ambience for a charming and romantic evening.
Cosy, cute and perfect for snuggling, Leaf on Bold Street is a tea house by day and a relaxed restaurant at night. If you're looking for a romantic Valentine's Day date that's not too fancy then look no further than this lovely spot; go for an afternoon tea and piles of cake or in the evening when the lights are lowered.
One of Liverpool's sauciest new dining experiences, this bar and restaurant on Victoria Street boasts some of the slickest interiors in the city. Head to Dash for all that and a menu of mouthwatering Pan-Asian cuisine that's sure to go down a treat.
While it might a little cold to take those cocktails out to the terrace, Carpathia's restaurant and Champagne bar offer a stunning location for a truly special Valentine's Day date. With nautical-inspired interiors and gorgeous views over the city, it's one of the best spots for special occasions.