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Best Valentine's Day Restaurants and Bars in London

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You’ve ordered the Valentine’s Day flowers, you’ve written a poem in a Valentine’s Day card, now the final piece of this love recipe is to book a Valentine’s Day dinner for you and your loved one. Check out the best restaurants with romantic views of London, or, if you want to get away from it all, the restaurants in London to hide in. Perhaps you’re trying to impress someone, in which case, take a look at the best restaurants in London for a first date. Alternatively, this guide to the most romantic restaurants in London for Valentine’s Day dining should do the trick.

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Lambeth & Elephant & Castle
Modern European

Impress your special someone at Florentine with their decadent Truffle & Chocolate specials, exclusively available only on Valentine's Day. With dishes such as Beef Carpaccio with black truffle, girolle mushrooms; Braised Ox Cheeks with cacao sauce, parsnip puree, wild mushrooms and black truffle; and the game-changer chocolate mousse for two with passion fruit with champagne sauce, you?re in for a real flavour explosion. Every customer who book will also be entered into their competition to win a one-night stay at Park Plaza London Waterloo, with a bottle of prosecco upon arrival and breakfast included!

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Bar / Restaurant

The Boulevard Valentine's Menu offers 2 courses for £29.50 (1 small plate and 1 large plate) or 3 courses for £37.50 (2 small plates and 1 large plate), both including a free glass of Duval-Leroy Champagne on arrival. To really get you in the mood for date night, order some rock oysters and Blanche Absinthe, starting from £3.50 each. Dine out on small plates to start such as the delicious whisky cured mackerel served with celeriac and horseradish remoulade or try the roast pork belly served with cauliflower, apple, watercress and apple puree. Large dishes include roast pheasant, grilled sea bass or a baked squash.

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Bar / Restaurant / Hotel

If music is the food of love head to Galvin at Windows for a lipstick petit fours. Love is too important to give it just Valentine?s day so Galvin at Windows is making it Valentine?s week ? after all, they are one of the most romantic restaurants in London. For seven love-filled days, they will be serving menus featuring some of the most sensual dishes created by Head Chef Joo Won. Starting on Monday 10th February, they will be offering a range of very special dishes for two to share including a meringue with pink ice cream rose dessert and a lipstick petit fours. Available until 16th February.

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London Bridge & Bermondsey

Celebrate all kinds of love this Valentine's Day at TING Lounge and Restaurant high above London in the Shard with TING. Your five-course dining experience begins with Maldon Oysters a l'Anglaise and will take you on a culinary adventure from sea to land with Caviar taking centre stage. With each course featuring perfectly paired wines selected by their expert sommelier, set against a backdrop of breath-taking city views, there's no better way to enjoy your special moment.

This exclusive menu is available on 14th-15th February 2020. See the website for further details and book your table!

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Charming Belgravia-based French restaurant La Poule au Pot has created a special Valentine's menu to celebrate the most romantic day of the year. Undoubtedly one of London's most romantic restaurants with its intimate nooks and festoons of dried flowers and candles, La Poule Au Pot will be serving a special 3-courses for £70 Saint Valentin menu only available for dinner on Friday 14 February. Choose from a variety of French classics, such as escargots, Crème brûlée and mousse au chocolat - because nothing says love like sharing some rich, decadent chocolate - and more.

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London Bridge & Bermondsey

Make it a Valentine's Day to remember at GONG Bar in the Shard. Enjoy a guaranteed window seat in the highest hotel bar in Western Europe this Valentine's Day, and your front-row seat to London's skyline comes with a bottle of Bollinger Special Cuvée and Chef's sushi platter for two.

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Bar / Restaurant

This Valentine's Day, London Sky Bar opening its doors for two nights on 14 and 15 February to host a romantic evening. With unparalleled 360° views of the capital from the 29th floor of The Millbank Tower, will open with an exclusive "Valentine's in The Sky" dining experience as well as a "Champagne in the Sky" offering. Every guest will enjoy a three-course meal and be greeted with a glass of champagne on arrival. For those not wishing to dine, guests can come to experience the stunning views whilst enjoying a drink at the bar with bespoke love-themed cocktails and live music.

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Richmond & Kew
Modern Eclectic

Petersham Nurseries Richmond will celebrate Valentine's Day 2020 by focusing on the heart with its exclusive supper club on the evenings of the 13th and 14th of February. The 10-course tasting menu has been designed by Will Hopper and acclaimed nutritionist Hannah Richard to improve heart health, as well as being an utterly romantic occasion. Each course will be cooked over an open fire amongst the herb garden, promising a romantic atmosphere, and you can either dine all together on one table or cosy up in the candlelit nooks scattered around the greenhouse. Book now!

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City of London
Bar / Restaurant

This Valentine's Day, enjoy a romantic three-course set menu at the quintessentially British restaurant, Roast. Situated above the hustle and bustle of historic Borough Market, Roast is offering their traditional Valentine's Day menu along with a complimentary glass of prosecco or Valentine's cocktail of your choosing. The menu includes scrumptious tasters such as Kohlrabi ravioli with avocado & lemon or Beef Wellington to share with tenderstem broccoli, roast potatoes, and Bordelaise sauce. Whilst desserts choices include Blood orange meringue, Apple tarte tatin or an indulgent Hot chocolate fondant to make your evening extra special. Available for lunch and dinner from 13-15 February.

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Nestled in the streets of Fitzrovia, Norma poses the perfect sumptuous setting for an unforgettable Valentine's night with loved ones. This converted characterful townhouse has a warm and welcoming atmosphere, with affectionate Italian hospitality. For a truly cosy experience, sit in the sought-after alcove (above). Culinary Director, Ben Tish has created a select few Valentine's specials including grilled scallops, pumpkin, nduja butter and 30-day aged t-bone steak, pepperonata, almond and rosemary aioli. Enjoy an unforgettable (and romantic!) Valentine's Day.

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Jason Atherton's flagship bar The Bling Pig provides the most gorgeous setting for your Valentine's Day this year. Situated above Social Eating House, this cosy speakeasy offers a range of creative cocktails inspired by children's literature such as The Honey Pot, dedication to A.A Milne's Winnie-the-Pooh, which blends Havana 7 rum with salted butter, Somerset apple brandy, lemon, honey and orange bitters. Served in a clay honey pot, the cocktail also features a tribute to Winnie-the-Pooh's sidekick, Piglet, with a garnish of a pig-shaped sweet. This unique and relaxed bar is the perfect place to enjoy time with your loved ones this Valentine

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Ibérica is welcoming diners this Valentine's to enjoy a slice of Spanish sunshine at a one-off 12-course tasting menu, available only on 15th February. Ibérica?s Executive Chef, Nacho Manzano, is flying to the UK especially, with delicious dishes drawing inspiration from Spain and his beloved two Michelin-starred restaurant, Casa Marcial. You can expect Nacho?s new creations to include the likes of Meatballs, beef reduction, Manchego sauce; Salt-baked seabass, with artichoke tea and a wakame seaweed & cep emulsion; Sautéed enoki mushrooms, cuttlefish and squid ink sauce. Sittings are available at 12.30 and 18.30. Book your seat today!

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St James
Bar / Restaurant

Love is in the air at Quaglino's and what better way to celebrate than with an evening of delicious food, sharing cocktails and live music. On Thursday 14th February, join us with your other half, friends or loved ones and feast on our sumptuous three course set menu for £80 per person, whilst enjoying an evening of live music from Dover Street Band. The band will perform a wide range of classic and modern love songs, the perfect accompaniment to a romantic evening.

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