What to do on Valentine’s Day in London: The most romantic bars and restaurants to visit

With Valentine’s Day approaching, DesignMyNight has teamed up with LondonWorld to pick out the capitals most romantic bars and restaurants.
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Valentine’s Day is the perfect excuse to take out your long-term partner, ask someone on a first date or to finally pluck up the courage to send the classic “what are we?” text.

Whatever your situation, it is always great to have a date night prepared for the most romantic day of the year.

DesignMyNight has put together a guide for LondonWorld of the most romantic bars and restaurants to book in London - from a stylish seven-course meal near Buckingham Palace, to an evening of chocolate cocktails and “would you rather” games.

Valentine’s dinner at The English Grill

The English Grill - Rubens at the PalaceThe English Grill - Rubens at the Palace
The English Grill - Rubens at the Palace

Fancy using this Valentine’s Day to drink and dine like royalty? Well, there’s no better place than dinner at The English Grill, which is situated at The Rubens at The Palace Hotel (yes, it’s as fancy as it sounds). Indulge in seven courses of foodie heaven, including lobster croquettes, burrata, chateaubriand, all whilst looking out onto the Royal Mews and Buckingham Palace. It doesn’t get more romantic - and British - than this.

Valentine's meal at 14 Hills

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14 Hills

Aside from your gorgeous date, you won’t have seen anything as beautiful as 14 Hills. Head 14 floors up on the most romantic day of the year for an incredibly tasty four-course meal whilst idling over the city skyline. You’ll get to enjoy the high life all whilst being serenaded by your plus to the backdrop of classic love songs and smooth jazz. You’ll even receive a Molton Brown gift set to take home, for those after a little extra pampering.

Savage Garden Valentine's Special

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Savage Garden

Spend Valentine’s Day swooning over the city views at Savage Garden - a rooftop bar that’s dressed to impress. Travel up to the 12th floor of the DoubleTree by Hilton to drink and dine whilst admiring London’s most famous landmarks (as well as your date). Their Valentine’s package includes a bottle of Champagne and either a meat, fish or vegan platter. Ensure to try one of their cocktails too - we’d recommend the ‘horny beast’.

Valentine's Day supper club at the Spread Eagle Hotel

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Spread Eagle Hotel

If a three-course meal isn’t decadent enough for you, why not up the ante this Valentine’s and go for six courses instead. The Spread Eagle Hotel’s supper club allows you to do exactly that, and it doesn’t disappoint. This gorgeous little Victorian nook is set to serve up some delicious dishes and premium wines all evening - there’ll even be a vino connoisseur on hand to answer any questions you may have about your chosen poison.

Valentine’s Day Would You Rather at The Chocolate Cocktail Club

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The Chocolate Cocktail Club

Do you love your partner a choco-lot? If that’s a yes, then you must treat them to a trip to The Chocolate Cocktail Club this Valentine’s Day. Sip on a black forest espresso martini to start the evening off right, and if you get hungry snack on light bites and cakes to satisfy your sweet tooth. There will also be a selection of “would you rathers” sprinkled across the table to get the conversation flowing, not that you’ll need it.

Valentine’s dinner at Yuu Kitchen

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Yuu Kitchen

Be transported through Asia this Valentine’s when you make a booking for London’s Yuu Kitchen. This beautiful restaurant in the heart of Spitalfields market is offering a seven-course sharing menu for two, as well as a complimentary cupid’s arrow cocktail - perfect for those wanting to lock down a situationship. Their gorgeous murals also make for a stunning Instagram pic, so be sure to take some snaps whilst you’re drinking and dining.

Valentine’s Day bottomless brunch at The Green Room

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The Green Room

You cannot go wrong with a bottomless brunch, and The Green Room’s Valentine’s special is no exception. Enjoy all the classic brunch favourites - with everything from homemade pizzas to English muffins - as well as unlimited prosecco or beer for the ultimate boozy experience. They’ve even introduced The Love Shack, a specially curated Valentine’s cocktail that’s set to sweeten up your date. With delish food, creative cocktails and banging tunes, this is definitely the place for fun couples this Valentine’s.

Valentine’s at Bōkan

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Bokan Canary Wharf

Escape the hustle and bustle of the city this Valentine’s and travel 37 floors up Novotel Canary Wharf to Bōkan. This gorgeous spot boasts a fabulous roof terrace that will leave you falling head over heels for the capital, and that’s before you even tuck into their expertly crafted dishes. The main event of the evening is their £150 seven-course tasting menu - it’s guaranteed to impress your date if they’re a hardcore foodie.

Magical Valentine’s Day at The Last Talisman

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The Last Talisman

Prepare for an evening of spell-binding romance at The Last Talisman this Valentine’s Day. Their specialised mixologists have curated a creative Valentine’s cocktail menu for you to taste test, as well as a sexy Asian-inspired sharing menu - think crispy squid and prawn tempura. Of course, the evening would not be complete without a visit from The Talisman’s resident magician, Yollin, so you know you can expect an extra mystical Valentine’s.

Jin Bo Love - Valentine’s special at Jin Bo Law

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Jin Bo Law

When on the hunt for a bar that’s as stylish as you are, be sure to check out Jin Bo Law. This Valentine's they’re putting on a special night called Jin Bo Love to celebrate all you lovers, whilst simultaneously serving up some incredibly tasty cocktails. If the stunning views from 14 floors up don’t take your breath away, then the perfect combination of a delicious dinner, Asian-inspired cocktails and incredible live music certainly will.

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