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.

Last updated on 18th January 2019




@ Carnaby Zebrano on Thursday 14th February 2019

Not got much cash to splash but still want to have a lovely time on Valentine's Day? Carnaby Zebrano are putting on a four-course meal with a glass of fizz for only £29.50, or if you're feeling a bit fanciers, there's 20% off bottles of Taittinger.

Restaurant Ours

6 user reviews 3

Go Bottomless for £27pp (Ts&Cs apply)

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.

The Botanist Broadgate

5 user reviews 4

Exclusive January Offer: Selection of Canapés and bowl food for £25pp and 1 other offer

The Botanist is a suave restaurant that constantly plays host to the most trendy and sophisticated of London's young professionals, and it's that standard which makes it one of the best places to take your partner on Valentine's Day. They deliver fine dining with their flavourful menu of European and British cuisine, while the bar serves a wonderful selection of beers, wines and seasonal cocktails.

@ Union Street Bar on Thu, 14th Feb 2019 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

Make a real impression this Valentine's Day with this unique dining experience at the Union Street Cafe. Feast on authentic Italian dishes in a simulated olive grove that will whisk you far away from the London bustle.

Inamo Soho

48 user reviews 4

£20 off your bill and 1 other offer

If you're a forward-thinking couple but want to stop phones from interrupting your Valentine's date night, enter Inamo Soho with a solution: the first fully interactive ordering system, beamed onto the table. Their pan-Asian menu is ordered through interactive table-tops, where you can watch the chefs at work, choose your own tablecloth and play games like battleships.

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.

Powder Keg Diplomacy

136 user reviews 4

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. 

Cigalon

3 user reviews 5

Test Drive - 5 Courses Menu £29.50 per person and 1 other offer

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.

Humble Grape Fleet Street

67 user reviews 4

Wine is the way to our hearts and Humble Grape Fleet Street has bottles of the stuff in abundance. From South African reds through to French whites, there's plenty of plonk to go around, along with an historic location of renovated church crypts, and a hearty British menu to soak up some of that booze.

@ Blue Door Bistro on Thursday 14th February 2019 and 2 other dates

Blue Door Bistro are offering you and your partner the opportunity to celebrate Valentine's Day with a romantic three course meal with cocktails. The gorgeous little hideaway is a perfect place to reminisce on your best memories together and start a whole load of new ones. 

@ London Sky Bar on Thursday 14th February 2019 and 2 other dates

Add a little extra wow-factor to your Valentine's Day celebrations and head high above the city to London's Sky Bar. You'll sip on stunning cocktails and dine on delectably dishes all while sitting among the stars, resulting in one heck of a romantic date. 

The perfect restaurant date is often made by the atmosphere and that's where Levant Bar shines. The menu is packed with authentic Lebanese and Middle Eastern dishes, ideal for the two of you to share. But once the evening kicks in, the restaurant comes alive with belly dancers and general revelry to keep you and your partner laughing all through the night.

Wringer & Mangle

110 user reviews 4

Romance isn't just about going to the most expensive place in London, it can also mean taking them somewhere cool. This is why restaurant bars like Wringer and Mangle exist – its refined interiors of industrial textures and retro leanings plays to the building's heritage (it's an old industrial laundry space), while the drinks menu focuses on delicious gin concoctions and its food is all about modern – and delectable – twists on British classics. 

Lunch Set Menu and 2 other offers

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.

Aviary

136 user reviews 4

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. 

@ Iris Bar By Searcys on Thursday 14th and Friday 15th February 2019

Located at the top of the Gherkin, Iris Bar by Searcy's is pushing out the boat this Valentine's Day. The gorgeous spot will be wining and dining you with three courses of British fare and Champagne, as live music soundtracks your evening.

@ Privee of Knightsbridge on Thu, 14th Feb 2019 @ 19:00 - 1:30

With leading performers from The Kitten Club and The Folly Mixtures, this slinky Knightsbridge hotspot is bringing you stunning cabaret, magic and comedy this Valentine's Day. Paired with Middle Eastern dishes and Champagne cocktails, this is a no-brainer.

Mews of Mayfair

4 user reviews 5

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.

Opium

942 user reviews 4

Valentines Offer: and 1 other offer

Valentine's Day is the ideal night to bring your partner to Opium, one of the capital's best secret bars. Tucked away off the bustling streets of Soho, you have to find its nondescript green door and get buzzed up through the staircase to enter. Once in, there's a delightful Dim Sum and cocktail den made from oriental décor and Chinese furniture contrasting with London flourishes. Their menu takes the same attitude as the interior, fusing traditional Dim Sum flavours with contemporary London tastes.

Cinnamon Bazaar

8 user reviews 5

Early Dinner £21.50pp and 2 other offers

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.