Cupid-Approved Concoctions: The Best Valentine's Day Cocktails In London

Ready to get your heart racing once the 14th of February rolls around? We know some tongue-tantalising tipples that will fit the bill. From romantic rose flavours to candy concoctions and even those topped with strawberry air (yes, really), the best Valentine's day cocktails London has to offer are just a sip away.


Tattu: Elixir Of Love

Just when you thought luxury Chinese restaurant Tattu couldn't get anymore perfect for romance, they go and whip up some themed drinks to get you in the mood too. Sharing cocktail Elixir Of Love is made for two from with a base of Laurent-Perrier Rose Champagne - the perfect ruby red tipple to accompany your meal across this blossom-filled space. Each pair of drinks also comes with a little red envelope, where you'll find out if you're a lucky winner of a free glass (or even bottle) of fizz.

Tattu London Valentine's Day Sharing Cocktails | DesignMyNight

High-end food and cocktails? Tattu is a treat for someone special.

The Chocolate Cocktail Club: Chocolate Heartbeat

Get a serotonin boost from the indulgent pours at The Chocolate Cocktail Club this Valentine's Day. Their special event sees you part with £11.50 for a ticket, which includes your pick of drink from three choices on arrival. Cupid's Cotton Candy combines fizz, cherry, gin, chocolate bitters and edible glitter-covered garnish, or there's the Chocolate Raspberry Twirl and Chocolate Heartbeat. You and your partner in crime will also get 20 'Would You Rather...' questions for the table - ideal for breaking the ice.

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Boozy liquid chocolate? Yes please.

Scales Cocktail Bar: Valentine's Cocktails Menu

It's not just the speakeasy vibes and intimate space that make Scales Cocktail Bar a stunning Valentine's stop-off. The drinks here are crafted using lab-grade equipment to create elegant, clear concoctions, while the venue itself is the brainchild of bartenders Din Jusufi and Engji Shala (formerly from Farzi London). Spending £95 per couple will get you a welcome glass of bubbles and two cocktails each from the special menu, which includes a Cazcabel tequila, clementine, lemon grass and grape fruit number.

Scales Cocktail Bar Valentine's Menu | DesignMyNight

This hidden newcomer to our bar scene is already making its mark for couples.

Tozi Grand Cafe: San Valentino

Tozi Grand Cafe's three-course Valentine's Day menu comes complete with choices like Buffalo ricotta ravioli with shaved black truffle, beef tartare, and lobster linguine with garlic and chilli for £75 per person. San Valentino (£14) cocktails are also on the cards from TOZI Bar. These drinks are made of Cocchi Americano Bianco, lychee, lime tonic, aromatic bitters and rose petals, served in a quaint transparent teapot.

TOZI Grand Cafe San Valentino | DesignMyNight

That's amore...

Park Chinois: Mon Amour

While you're munching through heart-shaped vanilla and rhubarb parfait dessert sharers at the stunning Park Chinois? You'll wanna try their cocktail of the loved-up season: Mon Amour (£25). This pretty pick from the Michelin Award-winning bar team is a delightful blend of Grey Goose, strawberry syrup, lemon verbena, prosecco and elderflower foam - best enjoyed while gazing into your other half's eyes. There'll even be a live jazz band serenading you in Salon de Chine, plus Club Chinois providing immersive entertainment downstairs.

Mon Amour Park Chinois Valentine's Day Cocktail London | DesignMyNight

When you need an Instagrammable destination for your amorous cocktails, this is it.

Callooh Callay: The Letter Of Love, The Secret Garden & More

After Valentine's Day date night drinks in London? Callooh Callay are taking things up a notch with their dinner experience alongside ACME Fire Cult, so you can enjoy five themed cocktails - instead of just the one. This event offers five courses of fire-cooked food spanning coal-roasted leeks with pistachio romesco, sirloin beef with smoked bone marrow and mushroom, and more. Plus, each plate is served with a specially paired cocktail from this award-winning team; think the tequila and grapefruit sherbet The Letter Of Love alongside elderflower and Champagne number The Secret Garden, to name just a few.

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Let Top 50 Cocktail Bars-listed Callooh Callay sort you for Valentine's Day drinks pairings.

Louche: Rose Between Thorns & Heartbreaker

Louche is the Soho spot that never does things by halves, and Valentine's Day is no exception. Whether you go for the Rose Between Thorns (£13) - a Bourbon-laced apricot, apple, mint and bitters number - or the Heartbreaker (£14) of vodka, Aperol, passionfruit and prosecco, this contemporary jazz bar is sure to sweeten the deal with entertainment at their multi-floor event on the 17th too.

Louche Heartbreaker Cocktail Valentine's Day London | DesignMyNight

Slurp love-themed sips while being entertained here.

Discount Suit Company: Cupid Deluxe & Love Is The Drug

This top choice of Valentine's cocktails for two in London sees tailors-turned-speakeasy Discount Suit Company join forces with Angel's Envy for a pair of guest drinks that are inspired by all things Manhattan. Quaff Cupid Deluxe, which mixes the Bourbon with St Germain, Sauternes, strawberry and soda, or Love Is The Drug - a goblet combining the same spirit with Rosé Vermouth, Crème De Noyaux and cherry blossom. Better yet, there's that vintage rock 'n' roll and Northern Soul soundtrack to enjoy too.

Discount Suit Company Cupid Deluxe | DesignMyNight

There's a pair of love potions on the cards at Discount Suit Company.

LPM London: Beauty And The Beast

LPM London's special Jean Cocteau-inspired cocktails already channel the romance of this poet, playwright and painter, but their Beauty And The Beast (£16) tipple will really hit the spot on Valentine's Day too. This blush-coloured concoction is a balance of Grey Goose, Saint Germain, yellow chartreuse and strawberry-fennel cordial, with a French Riviera-themed food menu also up for grabs while you take in the glamour of this Mayfair haunt.

LPM London Beauty And The Beast Valentine's Cocktail | DesignMyNight

This beauty has princess and poet inspiration for the ultimate romance hit.

Como Garden: Fall In Love

Garnished with fluttering rose petals and juicy fruit, Como Garden's Fall In Love cocktail is the epitome of Valentine's Day tipples. Not only is this drink quite the looker, but its make-up of amaretto, Bacardi Bianco, wild strawberry puree, fresh lemon and egg white is sure to tickle your taste buds. You'll be swilling down an Italian meal across a gorgeous foliage-filled Kensington High Street setting in no time.

Como Garden Fall In Love Valentine's Cocktail London | DesignMyNight

Italian and cocktails: the two languages of love.

El Norte: His & Hers Cocktails

Taking inspiration from couples, Spanish fine dining restaurant El Norte has His and Hers wild berry cocktails awaiting your date night dining. The former balances smokiness with fruit through the addition of mezcal, tequila, Cointreau, lime juice and fresh grenadine, while the latter is made from pisco, egg white, lemon juice and mint leaves to create a silky, sweet drink. And it's not just the drinks that are top-notch, as lavish interiors and everything from slow-cooked ox cheek to glazed Iberian pork round off the experience.

El Norte Mayfair His & Hers Valentine's Cocktails | DesignMyNight

A marriage made in heaven.

Sparrow Italia: Basilicata

Sparrow Italia's decadent Mediterranean menu of cacio e pepe and A5 carpaccio has the ideal accompaniment this Valentine's Day; Basilicata, just one of their gorgeous cocktails on a list inspired by different regions of Italy. Made from Amaro Lucano, Aperol strawberry, Campari, lemon, basil and a mysterious mist of 'strawberry air', this one features the finest Italian ingredients to match the Mayfair restaurant's high-end dishes.

Pink Valentine's Day Cocktail London Sparrow Italia | DesignMyNight

This London Valentine's Day cocktail is the stuff of dreams. 

Zuaya: Cupid

Latin American favourite Zuaya on the Kensington side of Hyde Park knows all about passion, so is shaking up a Cupid cocktail to encapsulate the Roman god of love - the ideal accompaniment to a menu with Peruvian and Mediterranean influences. This fresh and fruity one isn't just a pretty face either, as it's a divine mix of vodka, St-Germain infused with wild raspberries, fresh lime and mint leaves, alongside some oh-so-secret ingredients too.

Zuaya London Cupid Cocktail Valentine's Day | DesignMyNight

It doesn't get much better than a drink inspired by Cupid himself.

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