Valentine’s Day bars and restaurants in London: Most romantic places for a drink - from Cadogan Arms to Hakkasan

Places will be getting booked up thick and fast for Valentine’s Day, so check out these romantic bars and restaurants to avoid disappointment

Valentine’s Day will soon be upon us, and for those who haven’t already got a place booked up for the special day, LondonWorld has got you covered.

We have found some of the most romantic spots across the city, so you have a memorable day with your special someone.

Londoners can spend Valentine’s Day at the top of the Gherkin. Credit: Phil Starling/Construction Photography/Avalon/Getty Images

Valentine’s at the Gherkin

30 St Mary Axe, London EC3A 8BF Up to £149 per person

For those dining at lunch or dinner can tuck into a special three-course menu.

Complete with canapés and a glass of fizz for £149 per person, specials include a starter of Aged longhorn beef and black truffle ravioli with bone marrow butter, mains of Dover sole fillet, with Portland crab, lemon and brown shrimp beurre noisette, and a decadent Valrhona chocolate dome with raspberry and rose water mousse.

For further information and to book a table, visit their website

The Gherkin are celebrating Valentine’s weekend with a special menu and afternoon tea. Credit: Supplied

Dinner and Valentine’s Afternoon Tea at 116 Pall Mall

116 Pall Mall, St. James’s, London SW1Y 5ED Up to £75pp

This is followed by Rack of salt marsh lamb to share and a decadent Poached Lincolnshire rhubarb, raspberry and white chocolate pavlova – all for £75 per person – taking place in the stunning ground floor suite of rooms.

If an afternoon date is more for you, there will also be a Valentine’s Afternoon tea served across the weekend, paired with a glass of rosé Champagne for £4 (£35 per person without champagne).

Valentine’s Day with Searcys

Fizz at Europe’s longest Champagne Bar

Grand Terrace, Upper Concourse, St Pancras International Station, London N1C 4QP Set menu £45pp

Are you a fan of fizz? If so, a recommended trip would be to St Pancras by Searcys with the special Valentine’s Bubble menu.

Available on Saturday and Monday, the Valentine’s Bubble Menu includes Pyefleet rock oyster and shallots with red wine vinegar, paired with R de Ruinart Brut, a New season asparagus velouté paired with Ruinart Blanc de Blancs, and Searcys Signature Victoria sandwich with Ruinart Rosé to finish, all priced at £45 per person.

Visit their website to book your place

Vermouth and oysters at the Cadogan Arms in Chelsea.

Cadogan Arms

298 King’s Rd, London SW3 5UG

Located in Chelsea,  The Cadogan Arms has teamed up with Noilly Prat for a week long Valentine’s Day menu.

Between 7 and 14 February, the venue is offering a Noilly Prat martini and oyster pairing. This features three oysters and three martinis, available for £14.

On top of this, there will also be a special ‘Fizz and Chips’ dinner for two menu.

This includes beer battered fish, triple cooked chips and accompanied by a bottle of Wiston Estate English sparkling wine.

To book a spot, click here

Hakkasan have two restauraunts in the city

Hakkasan Mayfair and Hanway

Mayfair (17 Bruton Street, London, W1J 6QB) & Hanway Place (8 Hanway Place, London, W1T 1HD)Set menu £125pp

Michelin-starred Cantonese restaurants Hakkasan, located in Mayfair and Hanway, are pulling out all the stops, making it the ideal place to celebrate with your loved one.

Costing £125 per person and available across 11 to 14 February after 6.30pm, the Valentine’s Set menu sees diners treated to six courses, perfect for sharing.

Highlights include Crispy duck salad, Roasted silver cod and Stir fry black pepper rib-eye beef with merlot.

For dessert will be a limited edition Heart shaped dessert with pistachio, almond biscuit, raspberry sorbet and chocolate heart, accompanied by The Butterfly Lovers cocktail, created especially for the occasion and inspired by the fateful Chinese love story of Liang Shanbo and Zhu Yingta.