Head to the iconic Sanderson this Valentine's Day for plates as pretty as pictures in a famous Art Deco space. Start with a cocktail in the renowned Long Bar, before heading in for grilled plates with an Asian flair, set to a backdrop of warming brass and copper tones.
Valentine's Day Restaurants in London
Being in a relationship can sometimes be the most rewarding and effortless experiences in the world, but then Valentine’s Day rocks up and you have to impress your partner like it’s your first date all over again. Luckily, London is one of the most diverse cities in the world, which means you have a whole range of wonderful restaurants that will win you some serious brownie points. And, even more luckily, you have our list of the most romantic Valentine’s Day restaurants in London to help you pick.
Spicing things up with a special set menu that sees dishes like filet mignon with marinated mushrooms and lobster thermidor alongside baby back ribs and vegan burgers, the Hard Rock Cafe is a great choice if you're after somewhere to eat in the West End.
Heddon Street Kitchen is pulling out all the stops this February, giving you and your date the ultimate Valentin'es Day feast. Treat that special someone to four sumptuous courses, with a cocktail to kick off proceedings, in one of the City's most swoon-worthy locations.
A name that is synonymous with beautiful brunching, Bourne & Hollingsworth building also knows how to put on a gorgeous dinner offer. Located in Islington, the botany-stuffed townhouse is a plant lover's paradise, complete with a menu of seasonal British dishes.
Always one for a fun time in Shoreditch, Red Rooster is switching things up with a sensual evening of love songs from a 4-piece band. Expect delicious, hearty dishes with tasty drinks set to the tune of sweet soul in the heart of east London.
Head over to the gorgeous Egerton House where the iconic Knightsbridge hotel is offering the perfect spot to celebrate Valentine's Day in London. Sample their special afternoon tea, that offers you and the other half Champagne, cupcake, rose brownies and heart-shaped shortbread.
Say it with wine and delicious British bites at Humble Grape locations across London. The cool wine bars have taken over interesting venues (including a former crypt) and transformed them into intimate dining and drinking destinations.
It might be a bit chilly for rooftop, alfresco dining in February, but that shouldn't stop you from taking a romantic trip to the Aviary. The stylish restaurant bar has spectacular views across London from its heated rooftop terrace, sitting on the tenth floor of the Montcalm Royal London House Hotel in Finsbury Square. Their cocktail list is packed with botanically themed mixes and their a la carte food menu features classic dishes from both the land and sea.
Request your love songs all night and have them played by 2 pianists from 5pm followed by a 6 piece band till 1am and a DJ until 2am. With California Cones prepped to infuse your night with flavour and creative cocktail collections that'll give you more than just butterflies. Decide the playlist and dance the night away to the sound of more than simple sweet nothings.
Fancy a good old rump come Valentine's Day? M Restaurant should be at the top of your list for a excellent steak, with meat sourced from across the globe. If you want something lighter, head to M Raw for high quality sushi and fine wine.
You can always count on a sexy meal at COYA and Valentine's Day is no exception. This year, the Mayfair restaurant is serving up a classy menu that includes Perrier-Joüet Champagne, wagyu tacos with caviar and indulgent desserts to top it all off.
Head over to Maida Vale canalside spot The Waterway where they'll be offering a delicious Valentine's Day menu to inspire amore in anyone. Tuck into oysters, duck breast, lobster and strawberry creme brulee accompanied by live jazz songstress Eleonora Kouneni.
Nestled on Mayfair's prestigious Heddon Street, Momo is a top choice any day of the week. And on Valentine's? The stunning North African favourite makes for a romantic destination, complete with intimate seating, gorgeous decor and a mouthwatering menu of dishes and drinks.
One of London's most Instagrammed spots, Restaurants Ours has got the goods for a slap-up date. A 10/10 in the looks department, the warehouse-style space is covered head-to-toe in flowers and plants, while the menu will have you muttering sweet nothings with their choice of South American plates.
Not only is Skylon promising a grand setting along the Thames, but this modern restaurant and bar has got quite the spread this V-Day. Expect canapés and 4 courses that include the likes of blinis, red prawn ravioli, beef and halibut.
IF you're looking for a romantic meal in Mayfair this Valentine's Day, then you've come to the right place because Avenue is cooking up a lip-smacking selection that includes oysters and tartare alongside dessert platters and Moët & Chandon Champagne.
Settle into the luxurious surroundings of Chenestons Restaurant at The Milestone Hotel and indulge in five courses of exquisite cuisine, a glass of Champagne and an optional wine pairing. Originally a chapel, the restaurant still boasts many of its original features, making this place the perfect setting for a romantic night to remember.
Farewell Cafe & Kitchen's plant-based Japanese pop-up is guaranteed to go down a treat with your vegan Valentine. Over the evening, you'll be treated to a selection of delicacies including pink quinoa maki rolls, seitan chick'n katsu curry with purple rice and matcha mousse.
Looking for an intimate location in the heart of London? Look no further than this Fitzrovia favourite, where you can choose from sumptuous dinner picks, tasty brunch at the weekend and hand-crafted drinks. There's even a stunning terrace if you're looking for a little alfresco lovin'.
One of London's most iconic locations, Quaglino's is an unforgettable space to spend Valentine's Day in London. The art-deco style restaurant will be putting on their usual feast of seafood and British dining in a charmed £80 set menu, along with cocktails that are sheer works of art.
Cinnamon Bazaar merges Indian heritage with urban London to create a cross-cultural dining experience, featuring sharing plates of delicious food and a communal attitude. Share some plates with your partner, drink the cocktails designed by the renowned Mr Lyan, and enjoy this fun Valentine's Day restaurant in London.
With a special Valentine's Day menu that sees scallops, lobster and oozy chocolate fondants paired with Champagne, 14 Hills is a top pick come February 14th. With stunning leafy interiors and pretty dishes, you'll be swooning over this Fenchurch Street restaurant.
Boasting panoramic views from its 20th-floor location, Mthr is serving a special three-course Valentine's menu this February 14th, complete with chocolate truffles and rosebud tea. You'll even be treated to live music whilst you dine, all for only £36 per person.
From Soho to Temple, Salsa! is going all out with free dance classes, an extended happy and live entertainment alongside a mouthwatering menu that pairs fajitas, burgers and sharing desserts with prosecco.
Treat the one you love to that private members club opulence without forking out for a membership fee at the Mews of Mayfair. Hidden away in a historic courtyard, the restaurant offers premium British cuisine, while the drinks range from vintage champagne to trendy cocktails. This is perfect for a luxury Valentine's Day restaurant in London for your partner.
Located in the heart of the action, towering above Leicester Square, LSQrooftop is offering the perfect romantic setting for your Valentine's Day plans. Reserve a window seat and watch the city at night whilst tucking into a mouthwatering three-course dinner, washed down with a Champagne cocktail.
Push the boat out - literally - with a luxurious evening onboard The Yacht London. Boasting unparalleled views of the Southbank, the venue will also be offering an indulgent four-course meal for you and your beau alongside Champagne, wine and cocktails to make sure your night really pops.
Inject some of that famous French passion into your Valentine's Day date night at the completely gorgeous Cigalon. The Provençal restaurant creates a medley of southern French dishes uses the freshest ingredients, from grilled lamb rump to roasted cod.
Westow House is inviting the couples of London to head over for a Valentine's Day feats. Impress your date with a romantic meal made up of oysters, duck breast, wild rabbit pie or plant-based options of they'e a veggie.
Powder Keg Diplomacy is the perfect quirky restaurant to take your girlfriend or boyfriend on Valentine's Day. The interiors are decked out with colonial stylings and their food menu basks in that heritage also. The kitchen offers a variety of British dishes inspired by centuries of recipes from the country, whereas all the ingredients are sourced from the UK.
With slinky interiors and an impressive menu, Leicester Square Kitchen is a top choice on the most romantic day of the year. Expect Peruvian and Mexican small plates or head to May Fair Kitchen for Meditteranean-inspired feasting.
Feel the love in Shoreditch as LIDO serves up a candlelit 3-course dinner complete with Veuve Clicquot Rose and stunning views out over London's iconic skyline. Think roasted scallops, t-bone steak, Champagne-soaked gnocchi and much more.
Head down to POTUS in Vauxhall where they'll be showing you a your beau exactly how Valentine's Day should be done. Enjoy a stunning 3-course set menu of the restaurant's signature Anglo-American cuisine, including poached smoked haddock, pan roasted salmon with hasselback potatoes and fresh apple crumble with maple and walnut ice cream.
Looking for a Valentine's Day restaurant with a view? Head to this gorgeous Thameside eatery where you'll get to graze on American and Bristol plates while looking over the ships passing by. Created by the visionary Tom Dixon, it's not wonder Sea Containers is one hot ticket this February.
If you and your date are music-lovers, this quirky Valentine's Day dinner will be right up your street. Head on over to Provisioners in London Bridge and you'll get an expertly-curated three-course supper, with Champagne and a live musical performance.
Spend your Valentine's day soaring to new heights at the Capeesh Sky Bar in Canary Wharf. Set 48 floors up, their love-themed bash promises an evening of cocktails, dancing and unforgettable views. Whether attending with your beau, or with a group of your closest gang, this night is set to be a wonderland of romance and raucousness.
Located in the heart of Battersea, Lost Society is an art-deco style drinking den and restaurant. Coming alive on Friday nights, this sultry spot plays host to live music and a huge range of classic and signature cocktails. The perfect spot for a lively Valentine's Day, don't be surprised if dinner ends with dancing on the tables.
When it comes to Valentine's Day restaurants in London, there's nothing quite like signature cocktails and multi-course dining. Bringing you exactly that, riverside eatery Swan at Shakespeare's Globe is serving up everything from pan-fried scallops and duck breast to red velvet cake with wine pairings.
From juicy prawns to delicious octopus and meringue topped off with coffee and chestnuts, Union Street Café is putting on quite the spread this Valentine's Day. Get down to the Great Suffolk Street spot where you'll find Mediterranean dishes in an Olive Grove setting.
Up the romance stakes this Valentine's day with an incredible four-course feast of oysters, steak and more, onboard a stunning 114-year-old Dutch barge boat. If that wasn't enough, you'll also get bubbles on arrival and enjoy live music throughout the evening.
Celebrate love with a side of delicious dim sum as Ping Pong Soho is bringing you slick interiors and seriously good food this February 14th, alongside a complimentary Valentine's cocktail with your meal.
For a venue as sexy as your date, Craft London is certainly a showstopper. Part of renowned chef Stevie Parle's empire, the British-inspired spot has incredible views over the Thames and Greenwich, along with a swirling, other-world quality to the decor.