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 February 2023

The Big Bakes

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 London

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.

London Dreamtime

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.

Garage Brunch

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.

Map Maison

Searching for fun Valentine's Day activities for couples? MAP Maison are bursting with things to do, from afternoon teas and bottomless brunches to cocktail classes. Not only that, but there's countless spirits-based tastings and more.


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.

The Grid: Cocktail infused escape room

@ Neosight Headquarters, Bankside Arches, SE1 8BU on Various dates from Friday 24th March 2023

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.

Brixton Jamm

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.

Duo Camden

From Galentine's Day bottomless brunches to themed UKG bingo and a more traditional two-course meal spiced up with unlimited cocktails too, Duo Camden has your V-Day fun sorted. Whether you're loved up or trying to forget the whole thing, this is the place to be.

Thames Rockets

Inject a little quirky into your Valentine's Day plans for 2023 with Thames Rockets. Enjoy an adrenaline-fuelled speed dating activity, which includes a 50-minute part-guided experience along the stunning river (with 25 sites to be soon), followed by tunes and a complimentary drink.


You can always rely on Gin-House Burlesque to add a little extra pizzazz to your Valentine's Day plans. Enter The King's Head Member's Club for an evening dedicated to debauchery from the talented cast, including fire eating, snake charming and plenty of burlesque dancing.

The Murdér Express Part Deux -Jewel Of The Empire: Award Winning Immersive Theatrical Dining Experience

@ Pedley Street Station on Various dates from Friday 24th March 2023

Unique things to do for couples on Valentine's Day in London don't get much better than The Murder Express Part Deux - Jewel Of The Empire. This award-winning immersive experience sees you chow down on four courses while the mystery and theatre unfolds. 


Grab yourself a romantic table for two over at CellarDoor in Covent Garden, where they're hosting a Valentine's Day special. Be dazzled by entertainment from Joe Morose and a bunch of burlesque starlets, as well as enjoy a complimentary glass of Champers.

Hip Hop Brunch LDN

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.

Karma Sanctum Soho

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.

Paint a Pic London

Sparks are sure to be flying at Paint a Pic's events. With guidance from a resident artist, you'll create a beautiful masterpiece, with all materials included. Plus, to keep the vibes going, there will be fun tunes and a bar so that you can enjoy a few drinks as well.