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 14th March 2019




Opium

1036 user reviews 4

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.

Andina Shoreditch

671 user reviews 4

Express lunch menu. 1 big plate £8 | 2 courses £10 | 3 courses £12 and 3 other offers

Add some South American spice to your Valentine's Day at Martin Morales' Andina. The Shoreditch outpost is a laidback and colourful affair, attempting to recreate the homely and authentic flavours found in the depths of Peru, from pisco sours through to ceviche. 

The Piano Works Farringdon

882 user reviews 4

Champagne & Cocktail Hour: 5pm to 7pm and 6 other offers

Treat your loved one to a romantic evening with non-stop live music at The Piano Works. Indulge in a 3 course meal with a glass of sparkling wine while 2 piano vocalists and accompanying musicians play your song requests. You are sure to be drunk in love by the end of your visit.

Inamo Soho

61 user reviews 4

Tasting Menu £39.95 – the best way to experience inamo

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.

Powder Keg Diplomacy

148 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. 

Restaurant Ours

6 user reviews 3

Go Bottomless for £27pp (Ts&Cs apply) and 1 other offer

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.

Humble Grape Fleet Street

90 user reviews 4

Add a flight of four wines (4x 50ml) on arrival for £13 per person!

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.

Lokhandwala

4 user reviews 5

2-course and 3-course Lunch at Lokhandwala for £14.95/£17.95 and 2 other offers

Lokhandwala is a beautiful Indian restaurant that's perfect for a Valentine's Day dinner in London, especially as you'll be treated to a delicious four-course set menu with a glass of Champagne all in their exotic surroundings.

Aviary

161 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. 

Cigalon

3 user reviews 5

Test Drive - 5 Courses Menu £29.50 per person and 2 other offers

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.

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.

The Botanist Broadgate

5 user reviews 4

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.

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.

The Piano Works West End

280 user reviews 4

Champagne & Cocktail Hour: 5pm - 7pm and 4 other offers

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.

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.

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.

What says I love you better than pizza? Head to Radio Alice's Clapham and Hoxton sites, where you can bond over finger-lickin' slices. Plus, there's even a free glass of fizz per person for all advanced bookings. Now that's love.