Valentine’s Day is a great excuse for a date night with your partner or your best friends so we’ve picked 10 of the best spots on or just off Oxford Street for a night you’re sure to remember..!
Aqua kyoto and aqua nueva are celebrating Valentine’s Day with a special menu on Wednesday 14th February.
Join aqua kyoto for a five course contemporary Japanese menu including a glass of Veuve Clicquot Champagne on arrival with dishes such as Yuzu, shiso lobster tempura and wasabi sauce or Wagyu sirloin, black garlic fermented butter and caramelised miso onions. Then for dessert, enjoy White chocolate and umeboshi pave with sour cherry sorbet. The menu is priced at £80 including the glass of Champagne on arrival and will be the only menu served on the evening.
Or book a table at Aqua nueva for a night of innovative Spanish cuisine with a five course menu with a glass of Veuve Clicquot Champagne on arrival. Dishes include Hand dived scallop ceviche with cucumber, avocado and black caviar, as well as, Galician beef fillet, pan fried ceps and chimichurri salsa. For dessert, enjoy the Dark chocolate and cherry tart with Marcona almond ice cream.
Nestled on the third floor within House of Fraser, Evans & Blanc celebrates all the glamour of the 1930’s with a restaurant and champagne bar. For Valentine’s Day there’s a special menu with 2 small plates, 2 mains and 2 desserts with a complimentary glass of prosecco (or mocktail) for just £34.95 for two.
Small plates include deep fried ravioli filled with ricotta, chicken and chorizo skewers served with and for your main they have everything from prime British Beef burger with smoked back bacon and British cheddar served with fries & house mayo to pear barley risotto with savoy cabbage, smoked cheddar, walnuts and herb.
Call 020 7629 9711 to book your table.
Bringing the elegance of Italy to the West End, Bar Termini (in the top 50 of the worlds best bars) is inviting lovers across London to it’s ‘Centrale’ bar, near Selfridges for a very special evening, because in the words of the great Nina Simone, make each day Valentine’s day. everyday should be of Sip on a complimentary rose petal infused Negroni Rosato at Bar Termini Centrale where Dandy’s Dan Wilson is sereving up Cacio e Pepe and Sage & thyme roasted flanc with pickled black trumpets.
This Valentine’s, Bar Termini is Teaming up with chef Dan Wilson – chef and co founder of formally London Fields and Stokey based restaurants DANDY – for one night and one night only to bring you a delicious three courses meal prepared by Dan and his team while sipping on a complimentary Negroni Rosato, all for £30pp. So no doubt the first sitting has sold out, but fear not the 9pm slot still have space.
The reservations only bar at back of The London EDITION hotel is hosting a special evening with Baron & Baroness Magazine this Valentine’s Day. Pleasure seekers are invited to enjoy life in the fast lane, with an evening of cocktails and sassy tales at The Valentine Erotic Readings.
The Valentine Readings introduces five very ready performers including Gina Birch from The Raincoats, multimedia artist Jennifer Binnie, performance artist Oriana Fox and SHARED SALIVA Starring Elijah Harris and Tallulah Haddon. The Valentine Erotic Readings will also have its very own sex shop, stocking Baron & Baroness merchandise and each of the publications included at The Valentine Erotic Readings will also be available, just the thing for Valentine gifting.
Tickets are £10 and include a Love Punch cocktail. Get Your Tickets Here.
Treat your date to a delicious 4-course dinner and cocktail in the modern and stylish surroundings of the Restaurant at the Sanderson Hotel. From foie gras to duck, as well as delectable tarte tatin and a surprise gift to take away, you’ll be sure to win over your date. Available from 14 – 17 February 2018, at £55 per person.
They say the way to someone’s heart is through their stomach, so Hopper’s Valentine’s Day feast is a MUST. The £35 special menu includes highlights such as a pink hopper and dosa with beetroot chutney. There’s also an exclusive Valentine’s cocktail, the Kassipu Sling, and the dessert for the evening will be a heart-shaped love cake with rose milk. This menu is here for one night only, so book now to avoid missing out on romantic Sri-Lanka night for two.
Speak the language of love this Valentine’s Day with a little help from Carluccio’s. Gather friends and family, or wine and dine your special loved one with an ‘Amore’ menu of three courses for just £22.95 per person, available from 8 – 14th February.
Starters include a vibrant dish of tortelloni filled with beetroot and ricotta, served in a creamy goat’s cheese and poppy seed sauce, topped with crushed walnuts; as well as an antipasto sharing board with all the usual suspects. Mains include a seafood side with lobster linguine – half a lobster tail comes atop pasta tossed in buttery tomato, chili and white wine sauce, or opt for meaty Ossobuco alla Milanese, a British rose veal shank braised in red wine, tomato and orange zest sauce served with saffron risotto.
Fancy a dinner date with a twist this year? Hush are hosting a Valentine’s murder mystery party, with a ‘Live and Let Dine’ theme featuring a James Bond storyline of hero vs villain. Professor Dusty Relic, director of the British Museum, will welcome you to the Gem Gallery in the luxurious Sir Roger Moore Room at Hush Mayfair to view the most expensive diamond ever discovered: The Maharajah. Lost in India for many years, the diamond was recently rediscovered and has been verified to be the most perfect, flawless diamond ever discovered. As a VIP guest, you have the privilege of being amongst the first to see the diamond for the first time in 200 years.
But all is not what is seems: somebody has their eye on the diamond…and revenge on their mind. Will James Bond save the day, or will evil villain Earnest Blowtorch beat him to it?
Dust off your tuxedos and cocktail dresses, fire up the DB9 and book ticket for an evening of glamour, theatre and murder with a Valentine’s dinner so good, it’s to die for. Pussy Galore will welcome you with a Crystal Head Vodka Martini in Hush’s award-winning cocktail lounge, Aviator, before leading you to your sumptuous 3 course meal, supper club style, with immersive entertainment to divert your eyes and minds throughout the night.
But remember, keep your wits about you and your eyes and ears open. Look out for clues and trust no one…not even your date!
Spend Valentine’s tucking into a sharing feast of dimsum and chinese foodie favourites at Ping Pong, who are celebrate the special day with an exclusive cocktail. The ‘Swipe Right at First Sight’ is a delicate blend of Finlandia vodka, elderflower gin liquor, St. Germain, Chambord, lemon juice, egg white and hibiscus syrup, shaken over ice and served in a martini glass with a beautiful piece of artwork, depicting love, on the top. Try a whole new way to appreciate art – by drinking it but don’t forget to a get a snap for the insta first!
Plus if you book your table for two online between Friday 9th February and Saturday 17th February, you’ll receive a free ‘Swipe Right at First Sight’ cocktail each.*
*Ts&Cs Min spend to claim complimentary cocktails is £25 per booking. For all terms visit Ping Pong‘s website.