February is now upon us and love is definitely in the air, as Valentine’s Day approaches romantic Londoners look for fun and creative events and occasions to impress their spouses, partners and dates. If there’s one thing the capital is not lacking it’s a wealth of inspiration for those looking for something special at the last minute.
Here’s our pick of the very best things to do around London on Valentine’s Day…
The National Theatre is throwing open its doors to the public for a decadent, 4-course dinner against a stunning backdrop of the London panorama. Guests can expect an evening of indulgence and entertainment, with a menu specially created by the National Theatre executive head chef, Simon Flint, with London lovers in mind, tickets for the 8:00pm sitting are sold out but there are still tables available for the 5:00pm sitting, priced at £75.00 per person. To find out more about this not-to-be-missed event, click here.
The home of a thousand famous faces is inviting couples to spend an evening in the rarefied company of Brangelina, Posh & Becks and Wills & Kate as well as a whole host of other celebrities for canapés and cocktails. Dinner will follow in the beautiful Victorian-inspired World-Stage Ballroom, each course matched with a partnering wine, chosen to complement the food, in a night where visitors can truly say they are dining in star-studded company. For more information, click here.
Iconic Tower Bridge has teamed up with Seasoned Events to create an unforgettable evening of romance on the bridge’s high-level walkways, where guests will sip on chilled champagne as they enjoy jaw-dropping views over the city. The atmosphere will be set with soft, Valentine’s inspired lighting, sweet-scented flowers and harmonious music. The one-hour Valentine’s experience costs £37.00 (inc. VAT) and can be booked across a range of time slots. For more information, click here.
Combining majestic scenery, warming glasshouses and an amazing array of exotic flowers, the perfect place for an afternoon stroll with someone special. The stunning displays at the alluring Orchids Festival and the world-renowned palmhouse will provide many memorable moments, especially when followed by a luxurious afternoon tea in the majestic Orangery restaurant. For more information, click here.
One of London’s best architecturally beautiful venues is offering a tour of the ‘From Forest to the Sea’ exhibition with a refreshing glass of Prosecco, followed by a specially-created three course dinner. The evening will contain adult content and explore the dual themes of love and heartbreak. Definitely food for thought for those looking for an evening of sensational savoir faire. For more information, click here.