If you're the kinda couple that likes to party hard, then Silent Sounds is one for you. Taking to the water for a Valentine's weekend special, this epic boat party is promising two stories of party tunes and dancefloor beats with live DJs plugged into your silent disco headphones as you take in the city's most iconic landmarks.
Things To Do On Valentine's Day in London 2020
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, dine, or party with your other half. Luckily for you, we’ve selected some of the most romantic spots and quirky events that’ll no doubt charm your partner off their loved-up feet. Here’s our pick of the best things to do Valentine’s Day in London, with a handy little selection of Anti-Valentine’s Day Parties going down in the capital for good measure.
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Dinner and movie? Balls to that. Instead, shake things up with an evening at ball-pit party spot Ballie Ballerson. Toast with your boo over fruity cocktails and float around in a pit of glowing balls or bring out your best moves to pop hits.
Head to Tooting where this unique Bake-Off-themed activity is injecting a little sweetness into your Valentine's Day plans. Bring your top baking skills and impress your other half with some serious cake action.
With a special V-Day bash that promises song requests, complimentary bubbles and the chance to feast on a 3-course menu, The Piano Works is a great choice for singles come February 14th. From the West End to Farringdon, this is where the party's at.
Celebrate the most romantic day of the year over a night of live jazz and dancing within a stylish art deco den. Inspired by the swing music of the 1920s and 30s, the vintage ensemble are moving their regular sell-out Ronnie Scott performance to the chic Parisian restaurant.
Treat your sweetheart to breathtaking views of The River Thames and the city beyond, from the 35th floor of 20 Fenchurch Street. Tickets to Sky Garden's Valentine's event include either a glass of rose Champagne or love-themed cocktail as well as live music until 12am.
Looking for a luxury dinner this Valentine's Day? Look no further than London Sky Bar, as the city centre favourite welcomes you for Champagne, wine and 3-course dining set to the backdrop of the city's stunning skyline.
After a fun night out this Valentine's Day? Make it an evening to remember and head to Brixton where Market House is bringing you a soundtrack of old-school R&B, hip-hop, dancehall, garage and club classics with live DJs on the decks all night long.
Take your partner to an immersive game of competitive crime, were you'll both embody thieves, cat burglars and con artists in an attempt to snatch some of the finest treasures known to man. Now that's one quirky date idea for Valentine's Day.
After selling out their last event, the Espresso Martini Society is returning for the city's lovebirds this Valentine's Day... and it's all bottomless. Whether you're a couple or singles, revel in all the loved-up feels with endless variations on the classic cocktail available for a whole 90 minutes.
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 with creative characters and delicious drinks at the Moonshine Saloon in Houndsditch. This isn't your usual night out...
One of London's most notorious cocktail experiences, Alcotraz is the perfect way to jazz up that V-Day date with a trip behind bars. Head to Covent Garden or Shoreditch for the ultimate night out.
Head over to Rotherhithe where the Midnight Apothecary are giving you and the other half the chilled out V-Day party you deserve. Tuck into botanical cocktails and vegan chilli while jazz and blues musicians serenade your campfire hangouts.
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.
Get your teeth into something really good this Valentine's Day as The London Shuffle Club bring you a bottomless dinner to put all those cheesy dinner dates to shame. Enjoy a quick turn on the boards before sinking your teeth into pizza, s'mores, bottomless prosecco and house beers .
What could be more romantic than treating your Valentine to an intimate candlelit dinner? Canary Wharf's Boisdale has found the answer; an intimate dinner with the love God himself, the legendary Barry White.
Celebrate the Walthamstow way as The Jellied Eel welcomes you with quirky cocktails, gourmet croquetas and small plates from within Manze's pie and mash shop. Not your usual bar, this lively pick is the perfect place for an alternative V-Day.
The Little Blue Door is back with a banging V-Day bash and this time, the Fulham favourite has got everything from fun games and bottomless drinks, as well as a dinner party. Think house party vibes with music and dancing too.
Offering one of the best Valentine's DJ nights, Boisdale's Canary Wharf venue is throwing a soul, funk, jazz and disco special for all the lovers and the lone rangers. Head over to their gorgeous venues for slick cocktails and an eclectic DJ line up.
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.
If there's one night of the year for spending quality time with your special someone, it's Valentine's Day. Make it a night to remember as this Great Gatsby-themed dinner party serves up delicious bites, canapés and Champagne with immersive performances at the ornate London Cabaret Club.
Fancy doing something a little different this Valentine's Day? If you'd rather skip the OTT dinner date, head to Camden where the Collective Auction Rooms is hosting Mallow & Marsh for an evening of creativity in aid of Coppafeel. There's even food and drink to keep you going.
Indulge in a little sweetness this14th of February by taking a trip to The York & Albany gingerbread cabin. Located in Camden, just a short stroll away from Regents Park, the experience includes a deluxe hotel room, as well as Champagne and chocolates and exclusive use of the fairytale-themed cabin.
Make it a Valentine's Day to remember and ditch the usual restaurant for something a little different. Not only is Terra Mundo popping up with 3 distinct courses and delicious drinks, but also immersive soundscapes and 360-degree projections.
Wine? Cheese? Chocolate? All good things in our book, and now Kingsland Road's Wine Vault & Bar is combining all three into one unique tasting session. Head down on the 13th where they'll be bringing a warm-up to the big V-Day bonanza with the chance to learn how five premium wines pair with excellent cheese and aristan chocolate.
The couple that laughs together, stays together, so for your own good you should probably be getting down to Heaven this Valentine's Day where the Covent Garden Comedy Club will be taking over for a V-Day special featuring stand up from the likes of Steve Gribbin and Dana Alexander.
For those with partners who can be a tiny bit choosy (putting it lightly), Chelsea Funhouse has all the answers. Combining a swanky around-the-world inspired restaurant, a late-night espresso martini lounge and an immersive 1940s cocktail experience all under one roof, you'd be hard pushed to not have fun at this West London spot.
Bring your beau to the Mystical Garden at South Lace Hotel this Valentine's Day and you'll get to take part in a very special cocktail class under the blossoms. A quirky date night option, this event will have you mixing and shaking in a fun, relaxed environment with an extra dash of romance.
If there's one thing to get you into the loved-up mood, it's a few sweet treats. Popping up in Farringdon with all that and more, The Chocolate Cocktail Club is armed with a selection of lip-smacking drinks; from After Eight tipples to gingerbread sips.
February just got a whole lot more seductive 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.
With a stunning leafy interior, Union Street Café is going to be a top pick for dining out in London this Valentine's Day. Grab your special someone and head south of the river where you'll be treated to a taste of the Mediterranean in an Olive Grove-style setting.
Known for being one of the best date locations in London, this Clapham cabaret and jazz bar is offering a stunning Valentine's Day special this year. Head over for the chance to catch to fun show complete the gypsy jazz band, accompanied by a delicious dinner and welcome drink.