Ramp up the romance on Valentine’s Day by booking a table for two at one of these classy restaurants and venues.
Shack up in an intimate cabin for two at York & Albany’s Lover’s Hideaway, which is tucked away behind the restaurant in a private garden.
Lovers can feast on a four-course menu with romantic cocktails, prepared by Head Chef Kim Woodward. On the menu is celeriac soup, one dozen oysters and a shared main of chateaubriand. The decadent dessert is hot chocolate fondant. Lit by twinkling tea lights and sprinkled with rose petals, the wooden cabin at this Gordan Ramsay eatery is set for romance.
A meal for two is £150, bookable from 9 to 22 February. Reserve a table on 020 7592 1227 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Starry-eyed lovers can enjoy a romantic evening at stunning pop-up restaurant The Deck, which is perched atop the iconic National Theatre on London’s South Bank.
Boasting widescreen panoramics of the city’s sexy skyline and the River Thames, the restaurant’s cool glass walls and modern cube structure give the impression that you are out on deck while still soaking up the warmth of a luxurious restaurant. Couples will be treated to a four-course set menu, featuring a starter of home-smoked salmon, a trio of beef for main and a raspberry and dark chocolate dome.
Guests will have the choice of two sittings, at either 5pm or 8pm. Tickets are £75 per person for the four-course dinner and a welcome drink on arrival.
Have you ever fantasised about being locked in a museum for the night?
Sherlock Holmes-mad couples can spend all night getting close-up and personal with the super-sleuth at this fabulous Museum of London adults-only sleepover. Kicking off with a three-course dinne r complete with Sherlock quizzes, other activities include a sleuthing workship with Forensic Outreach where you can discover the secrets of fingerprinting and psychological profiling. There’s also a talk by The Real Sherlock Holmes author Angela Buckley on Jerome Caminada of the Manchester City Police who is considered a real-life inspiration for the fictional detective.
Lovers will be free to wander hand-in-hand throughout the museum, including the accaimed Sherlock Holmes exhibition. Snuggle up to your partner for an all-night Sherlock movie marathon, and when the night is over, you will be treated to a full English breakfast.
Upgrade to a VIP ticket for a free glass of champagne, a double mattress in a separate sleeping area and your own private breakfast area. Tickets are £175 or £220 for a VIP ticket.
Ditch fears about getting food stuck in your teeth by dining in the dark at Clerkenwell’s Dans le Noir.
You’ll be served by blind people at this wonderful sensory experience, where couples can enjoy a three-course meal, a glass of champagne and three glasses of wine that are paired to each course.
The Valentine’s menu is £85 per person. Book by calling 020 7253 1100 or by emailing email@example.com