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Valentine's Day 2019 Events in London
If you’re lucky enough to have been struck with Cupid’s Bow, chances are you’re on the hunt for the perfect place to wine and dine your other half when Valentine’s Day 2019 hits. Luckily for you, we’ve selected some of the most romantic spots in London that’ll no doubt charm your partner off their loved-up feet. Here’s our recommended bars and restaurants for Valentine’s Day in London, with a handy little selection of Anti-Valentine’s Day Parties going down in the capital for good measure.
Tooting's most beloved tent will be coming over all romantic this Valentine's Day in London. This great speed-dating-cum-baking event is designed for singletons aged 25 to 35 to mix and mingle and maybe make some sweet, sweet bakes together.
Head to the Rivoli Ballroom for this cute Valentine's Day activity. With a screening of 90's classic Pretty Woman to enjoy alongside popcorn, hot dogs and comfy chairs, it's a great way to spend an evening whether you're on a date or just out with some pals.
The perfect Valentine's Day idea in London, this amazing experience at Madame Tussauds let's you experience one of London's most iconic attractions with no queues, no kids and a glass of Prosecco in hand.
Lockhouse Paddington are bringing you one of the finest Valentine's Day events in London this year. Treat yourself to bottomless bubbles and wings with your meal order at just £60 for the two of you, then sit back and look out over the vista of the Paddington basin.
Enjoy cocktails with a view at this stunning Valentine's Day event in London at the Sky Garden. Soundtracked by the wonderful DJ Joel, it's the perfect excuse to sit back and enjoy the stunning view with the one you love.
The Purple Bar is a sexy, intimate lounge that's perfect for Valentine's Day in London. The purple colour scheme sets the mood, while their fantastic cocktails will keep you and the one you love happy throughout.
A former Victorian boozer has been lovingly restored into a quirky and stylish cocktail bar. The Rackateer is moments from King's Cross and has bags of romantic atmosphere, with low hanging lights, royal blue walls and a dreamy drinks list.
Is there a better love story than Shrek and Princess Fiona (spoiler: no, there's not). Head over to Shrek's Adventure for a special late night evening which includes a tour of the attraction, 4D bus ride with Donkey and lots of ogre magic.
Darcie and May Green is a great way to spend Valentine's Day together – and it's not just because of their Australian cuisine. These two adorable restaurants are actually barges on the Grand Union Canal, so you can have a romantic waterside, seasonal meal.
With permanent bars in Catford and Deptford, as well as pop ups all the shop, there's no excuse not to visit Little Nan's this Valentine's Day in London. This year they're offering some boozy afternoon teas and bottomless brunches for you to enjoy. So grab yourself a teapot of one of their stunning (and fiendishly strong) cocktails and show the one you love and fun time.
Take the one you love to Lokhandwala for London Valentine's Day and you can enjoy a four course set menu with a glass of Champagne, all while enjoying one of the prettiest bars in the city.
This late night speakeasy is already a den for hushed conversations and secret affairs, but make Valentine's Day 2018 in London even more romantic with their special Love is Blind cocktails to really celebrate the occasion.
Wahaca all across London are welcoming you and your partner in for Valentine's Day 2018, with their range of delicious Mexican food, their great cocktails, and bubbling atmosphere, you're bound to have a great time.
Valentine's day just got a whole lot more seductive and sultry with the return of Gin-House Burlesque. Taking place at The King's Head Member's Club in Shoreditch, the evening is a night of dinner, dancing and naughty shenanigans as burlesque and cabaret performers stun and dazzle.
The best way to enjoy Valentine's Day properly is to eat properly. Visit the kitsch den of Asia de Cuba and you'll be treated to a four-course meal of Cuban food inspired by Asia, all while enjoying a bellini cocktail.
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.
Down in the basement of Wahaca Soho lies your ultimate Valentine's Day date bar in London. Quirky, colourful and bursting with character, the bar stocks over 55 different types of tequila along with all the tasty food we've come to expect from this Mexican eatery.
What a better way to celebrate Valentine's Day than with London's best retro party? Bringing back to the 90s, you'll have all the best love songs from the decade, as well as bottomless cocktails, delicious 90s grub, and even a lip-sync battle.
Spend your Valentine's Day in Capeesh and you can enjoy a delicious blend of Italian dishes, as well as wonderful Italian wines, all while soaking in that unmistakable Italian atmosphere. Afterwards, you can enjoy some great cocktails in their sky bar on the 48th floor for even better panoramic views.
Consistently lauded as one of the best bars in the world - let alone London - it's time you stopped putting off a visit to Nightjar and checked in to see what all the fuss is about. Look for the steady queue of couples just down from Old Street roundabout and prepare yourself for something special, as Nightjar perfects the set-up with theatrical cocktails served alongside a lovely playlist of live jazz music. If you're looking for something really special to celebrate this Valentine's Day in London, Nightjar is the one.
Treat each other to a dinner at The Restaurant at Sanderson, with a beautifully modern interior, a delicious four-course meal of delicious, continental fine dining cuisine, and a Valentine's Day cocktail.