Boasting grand interiors and a tasty menu, it's no wonder why Restaurant Bar & Grill is our favourite for a Valentine's Day meal in Liverpool. Step into this gorgeous venue, where you'll be able to clink your glasses of Champers, before delving into steak, monkfish and chocolate fondant.
Valentine's Day In Liverpool
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, or if you get it wrong, let's just say you might not have to worry about 14th February next year. To help you nail it, we've created a guide to Valentine's Day in Liverpool 2025.
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Last updated on 15th February 2024
Just a stone's throw from Lime Street Station, Courtyard Bar and Kitchen is up on our list of Liverpool restaurants for Valentine's Day. Not only will you be able to gaze at the city through floor-to-ceiling windows, but this venue also provides the perfect atmosphere for date night. Peruse the menu and pick your favourites from a selection of International dishes, such as prime fillet of battered cod or beetroot and vodka risotto.
Inject some fun into your V-Day plans with Point Blank's 'Shoot Your Shot' bottomless brunch; expect all-you-can-eat pizza, free-flowing cocktails, beer and fizz, plus 90 minutes of simulation shooting on the big screen – all for £40 each.
The Florist Liverpool is celebrating Valentine's Day in its botanical-themed space. Enjoy a bite to eat from their tempting menu, featuring lemongrass beef from the grill with a sweet chilli dip, and salted chocolate butterscotch brownie for dessert, sprinkled with crushed honeycomb. Tuck in with your sweetheart, while sipping on signature cocktails or a glass of wine in this gorgeous, Grade II-listed building.
Celebrate Valentine's Day behind bars with your beau at Alcotraz: Cell Block Three-Six. This immersive prison cocktail experience will have you sneaking in liquor past the warden and befriending the crooked guards, all before it's used to make bespoke concoctions by the long-serving inmates.
When it comes to Valentine's Day restaurants in Liverpool, Gino D'Acampo is a great choice thanks to its romantic menu. Whether you're in the mood for a two or three-course meal, this Italian spot offers linguine with clams, wild mushroom risotto and a moreish tiramisu. Tuck into whatever takes your fancy in the stylish, open-plan space with golden light fixtures and neon lettering.
Whether you're celebrating with your girlies or taking your beloved other half out for a few drinks, The Alchemist Liverpool is a great option for Valentine's Day antics. Get your hands on one of the smokin' dry-ice concoctions, all before exploring the pan-Asian menu and tucking into katsu curries or tempura hake. Drool.
Duke Street Market is a casual space perfect for Palentine's Day if you want to show some love to your mates, as well as a low-key spot for the foodie couples among you. Choose a delicious dish from one of the five independent kitchens: Picar (for innovative Spanish small plates), Bone & Block (a superb steak restaurant), Cahita (Latin-American goodness), Ginger (yummy Asian bowl food) and Big Lola's Taqueria (did somebody say tacos?).
Fronting beaut pink interiors, Papillon is a 'Gram-worthy venue that's ideal for a romantic rendezvous. Step inside at lunchtime for tasty brunch plates and a cocktail (or two) with your partner in crime, all before the place turns into a sultry hub come evening time. Fancy a few small plates? This joint has got you sorted with the likes of rosemary fries and crispy squid to nibble on.
While it might be 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 in Liverpool. With nautical-inspired interiors and views over the city, it's one of the best spots for special occasions with a menu full of seafood delights like pan-fried scallops to start, followed by roast cod with oxtail, plus lemon and thyme dumplings.
Mowgli is so much more than just a curry house, serving up Indian street food in a fun and fresh space. The walls are exposed brick, there's lots of low-hanging lights and the cocktails will certainly have you feeling the love, like the smoked cardamom old fashioned or the lychee rose martini. Plus, there's a Water Street location too.
Treat your loved one to a fancy meal at Gaucho Liverpool and you'll be in the good books. Prepare to be dazzled upon entry as you're met with sky-high marble pillars and an illuminated bar right at the Grade II-listed venue's core. Book one of their Love Nooks which includes a bottle of Pommery Rosé Brut Champagne and chocolate truffles, and tuck into their top-class steaks, mushroom tagliatelle or grilled sea bass, accompanied by the love-themed cocktail, Cherry Kiss, to wash it down.
Head to Liverpool ONE, where you'll find Browns Brasserie & Bar offering a tempting Valentine's Day set menu that'll knock both of your socks off, and then some. Take a seat in one of the plush olive green booths or velvety blue chairs and pick either two courses for £37 or three for £43 each. Tuck into pan-seared scallops and brown shrimp, pesto-crusted chicken breast or share a 16oz chateaubriand alongside fries, onion rings and watercress. There are even some bespoke cocktails to get stuck into, like the vodka-based Kissing Cosmo.
Looking for things to do in Liverpool on Valentine's Day? Find out whether it's make or break with your beau on a Fun Puzzle Treasure Hunt. Test your joint orienteering skills to solve a range of puzzles or riddles in a bid to find the X (and win a top-notch pub discount).
One of Liverpool's hidden gems (situated behind a phone box), 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 best cocktails in the city.
Maray is sorting you out with a romantic feast, making it one of the best restaurants in Liverpool for Valentine's Day. Bag yourselves a delicious selection of Middle Eastern mezze bites like baba ghanoush and whipped goat's cheese with pickled apple, washed down by craft beers and interesting wines from their extensive selection.
Looking for an extra special Valentine's Day deal? From 13th to 15th February, you and beau can indulge in a love-filled feast at Mamasan for £49, which includes a glass of prosecco, a tasty sharer, and two small plates of Southeast Asian delights each. Feelin' fancy? Go all out and wine and dine for £69.
Perfect for snuggling, Leaf on Bold Street is a tea house by day and a relaxed restaurant at night. Stop your search for a romantic Valentine's Day hub, as this dining destination offers afternoon tea or steak meals, alongside tasty bevvies to be enjoyed among its warm, glowing interiors and cosy atmosphere.
If there's one route straight to our hearts, it's through our mouths. Take your date to Salt House Tapas, which are serving all things Spanish with a delicious flair, from chorizo sausage with fried egg to pan-seared sea bass alongside charred courgette and a crackin' wine list to match.
For something a little bit different and dazzling, head to Albert's Schloss, who are serving up some mighty meals in their Cook Haus and Bier Halle. If you've both got a sweet tooth, then you'll want to tuck into their baked Alaska flambe with Italian meringue, made to be shared. If you visit on 14th February, you'll be just in time for their Kunst Kabaret Wednesdays, AKA a cabaret extravaganza packed with high-brow performers.
Pizza Punks is a cool spot with an anarchist attitude, giving you the option to top your very own. Venture over this V-Day for two of their delicious classic wood-fired pizzas in the shape of a heart (cute) and love-themed tipples for only £30. We'd recommend their special-edition Love Heart cocktail made with Finlandia Vodka, limoncello and tiny Love Heart sweets. Adorbs.
One of Liverpool's sauciest 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, like crispy pork gyoza, chicken wings with tamarind and blood orange, plus backend cod with miso and saffron.
Looking to get a little fancy on the 14th of February? The Art School Restaurant has got you covered. Chef patron Paul Askew has made an early evening prix fixe from 12pm 'til 5.30pm offering four courses and an aperitif for £75 per person. For those wishing to dine in the evening, there's a celebration menu later on for £135 per person, including a glass of Charles Heidsieck Rosé NV Champagne on arrival followed by the likes of baked fillet of lemon sole with leek and langoustine mousse to start then chocolate hearts and macaroons to finish.