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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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Bloomsbury
Bar / Restaurant / Hotel
European

Valentines at The Montague Hotel in Bloomsbury is an indulgent 4 course menu for £90 per person. Spoil the one you love this Valentine's Day and enjoy an occasion of romance and magic at the Blue Door Bistro. Book this four course candlelit dining experience and commence the evening with a Champagne cocktail followed by some truly delectable dishes and end with desserts to share and a delicious Baileys hot chocolate. Available 14th-17th February from 5:30pm-10:30pm.

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Fitzrovia
Bar / Restaurant
Steak House

Gaucho Charlotte Street are putting on a Valentine's Day dinner with a difference this year. Enjoy a special screening of "Crazy Stupid Love" with a fully interactive experience. "If its on the screen its on your plate or glass" a concept which sounds rather exciting don't you think? Screenings are £55 per person and includes all food and beverages. Showing on Saturday 10th February 12-2.30pm

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Soho
Bar / Restaurant
Japanese

aqua kyoto is celebrating Valentine's Day with a special menu on Wednesday 14th February. Indulge in contemporary Japanese cuisine with a sumptuous five course menu including a glass of Veuve Clicquot Champagne on arrival and dishes such as Yuzu, shiso lobster tempura and wasabi sauce or Wagyu sirloin, black garlic fermented butter and caramelised miso onions. Then for dessert, savour 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.

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Soho
Bar / Restaurant
Spanish

aqua nueva will be serving their innovative Spanish cuisine in style this Valentine's Day with a five course menu including a glass of Veuve Clicquot Champagne on arrival. Dishes include hand dived scallop ceviche with cucumber, avocado and black caviar along with Galician beef fillet, pan fried ceps and chimichurri salsa. Dessert rounds things off perfectly with dark chocolate and cherry tart with Marcona almond ice cream. Menu costs £80 per person.

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Fitzrovia
Bar / Hotel
British

We're not saying that liqueur is the fastest way to someone's heart, but it's worth a shot. Grab your date (or your single pals) and head to Long Bar to celebrate Valentine's Day at their "Love Affair Valentine's Party". With pink lighting to woo, live music from Monroe to keep you chilled, a DJ set and a Love Affair cocktail complete with Bombay Gin, Raspberry Infusion, Egg White and Laurent-Perrier Rose Champagne, sparks will be sure to fly across the bar. Wednesday 14th February 6pm-12.30am

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Fitzrovia
Restaurant / Hotel
British

Restaurant at Sanderson are dishing up a real treat this Valentine's Day with a delicious 4-course dinner including a Valentine's cocktail. 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. Priced at £55 per person, the menu is available from 14th-17th February 2018

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Fitzrovia
Bar / Hotel
British

Taking inspiration from the Alice in Wonderland theme, enter a magical world of over-sized bird cages, mini chairs, reflective surfaces and low lighting to play with your mind this Valentine's Day whilst sipping on Laurent-Perrier Champagne cocktails with a twist. Available from 5th-14th February.

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West End
Bar / Restaurant / Hotel
Latin

Enjoy a fabulous four course romantic dinner for two at Asia de Cuba this Valentine's Day for just £75 per person including a Bellini cocktail. Dishes includes Fire & Ice shrimp with watermelon, cucumber, napa cabbage, sesame and crispy wonton to start followed by coffee-crusted ribeye vine tomatoes, shiso mojo butter, wasabi miso and potato gratin. Menu available from 14th-18th February

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London Bridge & Bermondsey
Bar / Restaurant
British

Enjoy the ultimate Valentine's Day meal at aqua shard comprising of a four course bespoke menu plus glass of Ruinart Rosé Champagne upon arrival. Served in aqua shard's private dining room, guests will be seated in tables of two and will also receive a free red or black Aspinal of London credit card case which can be peronalised whilst you dine by Aspinal's very own embosser. The menu is priced at £95 or £130 with wine pairing.

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West End
Bar
Bar

Take your loved one for a special Valentine's Day tipple to Blind Spot at St Martin's Lane Hotel this 14th February and enjoy one of London's most secret hideaways. Cleverly located behind a tea counter, Blind Spot is a real hidden gem of a bar, perfect for those Valentine's soirees. Even better, they'll be serving specially created cocktails such as the Queen of Hearts with Bombay gin, grapefruit juice, vanilla liqueur and pomegranate juice or the King of Spades with Bacardi Carta Blanca, Cherry Heering liqueur, Noilly Prat vermouth and kirsch.

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Shoreditch
Bar / Restaurant
Meat

Shoreditch favourite Jones Family Project is a great place to head this Valentine's Day with a mouth-watering Valentine's menu to tuck into including the likes of Chateaubriand, lovage salad and triple cooked chips. The baked Alaska dessert is sure to be a triumph. The 3 course menu costs £90 for two.

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City of London
Bar / Restaurant
Indian

If modern Indian cuisine at its best is your idea of Valentine's Day heaven, head to Mint Leaf Lounge in the City and enjoy a fabulous feast with your loved one. Savour delectable dishes such as the chicken supreme infused with kasundi mustard and ginger or the rack of lamb with chilli and ginger, methi keema masala and missi roti. Desserts like chocolate lava fondant with green cardamom ice cream should get you in the right mood. Book before 31st January and receive a free glass of Prosecco per guest. Menu also available at Mint Leaf Restaurant on Haymarket.

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Westminster
Bar / Restaurant
Eclectic

Choose from four different Valentine's Day cruise options this February 14th with City Cruises. The 3 hour Valentine's Romantic Dinner Cruise offers champagne, a 3 course meal and live music whilst the 2 hour Valentine's Afternoon Cruise features champagne and afternoon tea as well as live music. The 2 hour Valentine's River Lights cruise guarantees romance with canapés, live music and sparkling wine whilst the Ultimate Valentine's Cruise is ideal for those who really want to push the boat out (pardon the pun) with a 2.5 hour private cruise with champagne, three course meal and a solo musician of choice.

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Shoreditch
Bar / Restaurant
Modern International

Nobu Shoreditch bring you an exclusive Valentine's menu this February 14th with their Omakase Menu. Highlights include Japanese Wagyu with Bluefin tuna, pan seared Chilean sea bass with passion foam oyster, and a dessert of sweet sphere with raspberry brûlée, white chocolate crumble, Matcha sponge and spicy chocolate sauce. The Omaskase Menu is priced at £120 per person.

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City of London
Bar / Restaurant
Global

Stunning city vistas and a fabulous Valentine's Day menu at Aviary is sure to set your loved ones heart a flutter this February 14th. Priced at just £75 per person enjoy dishes such as oysters, pan fried Brixham brill and ginger nut and muscovado brulee.

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Victoria
Bar / Hotel
British

For a more informal Valentine's Day evening, why not head to the lovely Cavalry Bar and enjoy a sharing platter of four choices from the bar snack menu along with a bottle of bubbly. There'll be live music to enjoy too, making it a relaxing evening to share with your special someone. Price £98 for two.

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Kensington
Restaurant / Hotel
British

Indulge in a sophisticated three course Valentine's dinner at Cheneston's Restaurant in the luxurious Milestone Hotel this 14th February. Fpr £85 per person, indulge in dishes such as tuna tartare, venison and dark chocolate mousse with a Valentine's millefeuille. For an extra £25 add a half bottle of Lanson champagne and make it even more special.

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Kensington
Restaurant / Hotel
Afternoon Tea

Celebrate Valentine's Day with the Pink Afternoon Tea at the Park Lounge. This wonderful afternoon tea offers an array of delicate finger sandwiches, warm freshly baked scones served with Devonshire clotted cream and home-made preserves, and a selection of fine sweets and pastries including raspberry macaron, rosewater lollipop, strawberry cupcake and Baileys choux bun. Price £50 per person available 5th-18th February.

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Victoria
Restaurant / Hotel
British

reat that special someone in your life to a very special Valentine's dinner this 14th February with a visit to the sumptuous English Grill in the Rubens at the Palace hotel. Indulge in a special 6 course feast including delectable dishes like Colchester oysters and trio of chocolate orange desserts to share. Available for both lunch and dinner on Wednesday 14th February. Menu priced at £75 per person.

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