London is one of Europe’s most enchanting capital cities. Perfect for a romantic rendezvous, there’s so much to see and do in this spellbinding city. For those looking to make the most of Valentine’s Day this year, we thought we’d share our thoughts and suggestions on where to celebrate Valentine’s Day in London.
Romantic Restaurants to Visit
Nestled in the heart of Covent Garden, this popular restaurant is often referred to as London’s “most romantic restaurant”. If you want to dine under a canopy of white flower blossoms surrounded by candles with your loved one this Valentine’s Day, this is the place to head to. The menu at Clos Maggiore uses only fresh locally sourced ingredients and is influenced by the French city of Provence and the Italian region of Tuscany. At Clos Maggiore, the wine is just as important as the food and with a 100-page award-winning wine list on offer there is something for everyone to enjoy.
Located right across from the Royal Opera Theatre, this charming restaurant is open all day long, seven days a week. This restaurant oozes style and character, with bold red leather banquette seating and mirrors all over the walls, this restaurant is a perfect place for a romantic date. This French restaurant combines the best ingredients with traditional cooking methods to produce truly great quality food. If you don’t want to do a dinner date this year, this is definitely the place to go as the breakfast and lunch menus are just as mouth-watering.
Bob Bob Ricard
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This glamorous restaurant is one of a kind and provides visitors with lavish all booth dining. Bob Bob Ricard has award-winning décor and takes inspiration from the Orient Express, entering this restaurant like stepping back in time to the roaring 20s. Each booth is equipped with a ‘Press for Champagne’ button and this known for serving more Champagne than any other restaurant in Britain. The unique menu serves English and Russian classic comfort dishes, and is perfect for a special occasion such as Valentine’s Day.
Romantic Places to Visit
Kyoto Garden, Holland Park
In the heart of Holland Park lies the Kyoto Garden, an enthralling, landscape garden which was inspired by the Japenese city of the same name. This pristine garden was opened in 1991 and was gifted to Britain by Japan to celebrate their long-standing friendship. This tranquil oasis of calm is the perfect place to escape the hustle and bustle of the city without going far. If you want to take the perfect romantic stroll with your other half this Valentine’s Day in London, this is the place to head to, you may even spot a roaming peacock or two.
Another spot in London that is perfect for a romantic walk is Primrose Hill. There’s no place in the city that you will get better views of London’s skyline from and what more do you want than a shared view with your loved one on Valentine’s Day. There is a range of charming cafes at the bottom of the hill to make the most of your visit and make sure to pop in after for a coffee.
Boating on the Serpentine, Hyde Park
The Serpentine is an iconic lake located in the centre of Hyde Park. The lake was built in 1730 and over the years it’s been used for swimming and boating. Visitors can hire out the rowing and pedal boats, and take to the water for an afternoon row. If you don’t fancy a row around this beautiful lake, Hyde Park has many other attractions you can visit including The Serpentine Gallery and the Princess Diana Memorial Fountain.
Romantic Apartments to Visit
Four Seasons Residences – Ten Trinity Square
These luxurious apartments overlook Tower Bridge and the Tower of London offering a truly one of a kind view. Rich lavish furnishings can be found throughout the property and all the apartments are designed by the famous Martin Kemp Interiors, the fine attention to detail make these apartments the perfect place for a romantic getaway.
Royalty Mews Apartments
These sleek, stylish apartments are situated in an idyllic location in the vibrant district of Soho. Soho features a range of luxurious dining, shopping and nightlife that guests can make the most of during their trip. All the apartments are decorated with contemporary furnishings and are attractively designed. If you are looking for a romantic apartment in the heart of the West End, there is no need to look any further.
Craven House Apartments
Craven House Apartments offer elegant accommodation outside the centre of London. If you want to wake up with deer outside your window this Valentine’s Day this is the property to choose. These apartments are spacious, romantic and offer the very best quality. With central London easily accessible this property offers guests with the best of both worlds.