Quirky Things To Do on Valentine's Day In London

There’s nothing wrong with being a bit different and that is especially true when it comes to relationships. Sure, some couples are happy with a candlelit meal in a romantic restaurant in London, but you want something a bit different. Check out our list of quirky things to do on Valentine’s Day in London.

Last updated on 27th July 2022

The Big Bakes

1673 user reviews 5

From East to South London, prepare for the ultimate baking experience his Valentine's Day as The Big London Bake invites you for a romantic day out of competition, decorating and - of course - eating. 

Ballie Ballerson Shoreditch

4603 user reviews 4

Spend the most romantic day of the year sipping on fruity cocktails and bobbing along to beats in your own grown-up ball pit. Grab your other half or your closest gals for a fun and easy-going night at the popular party spot.


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Looking for something a little different to do this Valentine's Day? Kindred has got you. Head to Hammersmith for a night of fabulous live music and entertainment in their jazz lounge which can be enjoyed with a selection of bubbly and cocktails.

@ Hackney Funhouse on Various dates from Friday 30th September 2022

For an entertaining Valentine's Day event, look no further than Hackney Funhouse's ABQ. The East London venue is welcoming lovebirds to its immersive molecular cocktail bar where you'll be able to concoct your very own tipples while bopping to RnB tunes and chomping on pizza.

@ Neosight Headquarters, Bankside Arches, SE1 8BU on Various dates from Friday 30th September 2022

Looking for something a bit more quirky this Valentine's Day? We're getting you sorted with Neosight's escape room. Enjoy solving puzzles, operating artificial intelligence tools and racing against the clock. You'll also be given two fabulously futuristic cocktails to drink.

London Dreamtime

4 user reviews 5

If you fancy doing something a little different this Valentine's Day then check out London Dreamtime. Grab your friends or partner and enjoy their fascinating live storytelling and music. You won't want to miss out on this.

Map Maison

67 user reviews 4

Searching for fun Valentine's Day activities for couples? MAP Maison are bursting with things to do, from afternoon teas and bottomless brunches to virtual cocktail classes that can be enjoyed at home. Not only will they deliver all the ingredients and garnishes to your door, but you'll also receive a shaker and stirrer.

Looking for alternative Valentine's Day events in London? Boogie Shoes Silent Disco Walking Tours is taking you on a dance-walk through the city with hilarious commentary. Perfect for couples, singles and pals, this will see you flash mobbing to your heart's content.

From Valentine's dinner and a movie the Saturday before, to a romantic meal on the day itself, Karma Sanctum Soho is one swish spot for celebrating with your boo. Think oysters, caviar and pink popcorn, plus a classic romcom to enjoy.


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Looking for something a little different to do this Valentine's Day? If you're single and ready to mingle SpeedDater is here to help. From singles parties to classic speed dating, they've got everything to help you find that special someone on the great day of love.

Searching for something quirky to do this Valentine's Day weekend? The Brixton Courtyard is hosting a Paint & Pinot class, complete with an exclusive wine menu. Not feeling the romantic vibes this year? They've also got a drag bingo event later in the evening.

Garage Brunch

856 user reviews 4

Expect legendary guests and big-up bangers over at Garage Brunch's Valentine's special. You and the other half can celebrate your love by skanking on the dancefloor, chowing down on delectable delights and sinking free-flowing drinks.

Hip Hop Brunch LDN

811 user reviews 4

If you and your other half love to party, then spend the 12th of February with Hip Hop Brunch LDN at their Valentine's special. Not only will you get a scrumptious two-course spread, but also free-flowing drinks and one heck of a knees-up.