Best Things To Do On Valentine's Day In London 2025

Loved up? Looking for someone special? Couldn't care less? Whether you're hoping to impress the other half, woo a potential beau or indulge in a little self-care, we've rounded up some of the best activities this February 14th in the city. From immersive theatre and comedy to singles parties and quirky activities, we've got the low down on fun things to do on Valentine's Day in London this 2025.

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Last updated on 1st March 2024

The Big Bakes

Head to Tooting or Haggerston, where this unique baking competition is injecting a little sweetness into your Valentine's Day events. Bring your top skills and impress your other half with some serious cooking action, and see if you can't score that all-important best baker title.

The Boat Show Comedy Club

Need something fun to do this Valentine's Day. Grab your sweetheart and take them to the Boat Comedy Club for an evening of belly laughs and non-stop laughter. Opt for a two-course meal ticket so you both can chow down while being entertained.

Hip Hop Brunch LDN

Fancy doing something a little different for Valentine's Day this year? Hip Hop Brunch LDN is throwing a wicked bash, where you'll get to feast on two tasty courses, wash it down with bottomless cocktails and party to DJs spinning a range of quality bangers.

Ayllu Restaurant

Ayllu is a Peruvian and Japanese fusion restaurant that has 'date night' written all over it. The interiors ooze luxury, along with the impressive plates and cocktails. Their nine-course tasting menu is a great choice if you can't decide what to order; think oysters, tacos, and a beautifully crafted rainbow roll. 

Map Maison

Map Maison is a stunning destination for your Valentine's Day activities in London, thanks to a range of spirits masterclasses, afternoon teas, cocktail making sessions and more. If you and your other half are great foodies, this is the place to head.

Paint a Pic London

Looking for quirky date ideas this Valentine's Day? Paint a Pic is hosting a bunch of fun classes across the city, where you and your beau will create a work of art, either solo or together. Plus, you can enjoy music and drinks as you develop your masterpiece.

Moonshine Saloon: Western Cocktail Experience

@ Moonshine Saloon on Various dates from Wednesday 22nd May 2024

Prepare to step back in time to an era of mischievous smuggling and nefarious sheriffs, as this quirky cocktail experience brings the Wild West to life. Prepare for creative characters and delicious drinks at the Moonshine Saloon in Houndsditch. This isn't your usual mushy night out...

Ballie Ballerson London

Whether you're celebrating Galentine's Day with the bestie or opting for a quirkier activity with your partner, Ballie Ballerson in Shoreditch has you set with their Drunk In Love event. Shimmy on over for its V-Day-inspired menu, boozy ball pit, heart-shaped decor and themed photobooth. It's definitely among the most unusual things to do on Valentine's Day in London for 2025. 

Alcotraz London: Cell Block Two-One-Two

@ Alcotraz Penitentiary: London on Various dates from Wednesday 22nd May 2024

London's most notorious prison-themed cocktail bar, Alcotraz is offering you and your other half a quirky thing to do this Valentine's Day. Trade in dresses and shirts for orange jumpsuits and work together to smuggle in hooch, where you'll earn yourself tasty tipples from the inmate mixologist.

Thames Rockets

Looking for things to do on Valentine's Day in the city? Hop aboard Thames Rockets for a romantic experience on the river. Enjoy a 50-minute-long tour, which includes a complimentary bevvy and non-stop tunes and vibes.

Most Romantic Hotels In London

Make your Valentine's Day celebrations extra special by booking a room at one of the most romantic hotels in London. From rooftop bars to swanky restaurants and stylish interiors, you'll find plenty of sultry settings to help keep the fire burning. 

Megan's - Various Sites

For some wallet-friendly Valentine's Day fun in a beaut floral and fairy light-lit background, head over to Megan's for their Neighbours Nights offer; indulge in two courses for £16 or three courses for £20 as a group of six. Plus, you can treat yourself to a special Nutella-filled, honey-drizzled dessert complete with rose petals and heart-shaped sprinkles that'll make your heart skip a beat.

Valentine's Day Theatre Tickets In London

From immersive performances to cabaret shows, inject some drama into date night this Valentine's Day with these epic theatre tickets. Expect a steamy walking tour led by The Baroness and prepare to do time in an underground cell with your partner in crime. 

Sky Garden

If you fancy a romantic evening and gorgeous views with your other half, then you should check out Sky Garden. Along with botanical decor, a sleek bar space, and a house DJ playing love songs, their Valentine's Day event comes with a sharing board and bottle of Champagne.

Smith's Bar & Grill

Contemporary British haunt Smith's Bar & Grill has something extra special in store for Valentine's Day; this exclusive dining experience includes a five-course set menu, glass of Champagne and a live harpist for the ultimate date night priced at just £70. Dishes include pan-fried scallops, truffle tagliatelle and a surprise dessert. 

The Murdér Express

@ Pedley Street Station on Various dates from Thursday 23rd May 2024

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The Murder Express is an award-winning immersive dining experience packed with mystery and immersive theatre. Plus, the four-course menu is from a Michelin star chef, so you can guarantee your special someone a delicious feast.

The Exhibit

Gorgeous destination The Exhibit is taking things up a notch for Valentine's Day dates in London, promising 'Sax And The City' - an event where you'll enjoy a two-course meal, alongside tunes from the saxophonist. Plus, it'll only cost you £30 each. 

Romantic Walks

Looking for free things to do in London for Valentine's Day? Skip the boring ol' dinner dates and take a romantic winter walk through stunning countryside trails and circular paths. We've rounded up the top 10 winter walks in The Big Smoke that will make your heart flutter.