Valentine’s Day is fast approaching…love it or hate it, we think it’s a great excuse to enjoy a night out with your man over a delicious meal. Here are some suggestions of places to try out in London.
Marcellaio RC X Harrods Pizzeria
From 9th-18th February, Italian restaurant Macellaio RC and Harrods are joining forces to celebrate the heritage of one of Italy’s national dishes, the pizza. A special menu has been created for Pizzeria in Harrods taking the form of a culinary battle between resident head chef Guiseppe Silvestri and guest chef Matteo Riganelli from Macellaio RC. The “battle” will be based on the longstanding friendly rivalry between the Neopolitan ‘pizza’ and the Ligurian ‘pissa’. Exclusively for Valentine’s Day the Chefs are offering a romantic sharing pizza enabling couples to combine their favourite pizzas in one so there’s no debate over toppings! Check their website for more information.
Red velvet heart shaped pancakes
These have landed in Southbank as Skylon creates this delicious dish for both Pancake and Valentines Day. On the 13th and 14th February, Skylon will be filled with the sweet smell of flowers and batter, encompassing guests as they enter the stunning space to set the mood. The fluffy and buttery stack of red velvet pancakes come layered with soft cream cheese frosting and topped with hot chocolate sauce and strawberries, the edible valentine. Whether you are celebrating Pancake Day with friends or Valentines Day with a loved one, head to Skylon for the perfect sweet treat. Check website for more information.
Skating, MEATliquor and Prosecco for two at QUEENS this Valentine’s Day
This Valentines Day, QUEENS are launching a truly special Ice Skating package in collaboration with FeverUp. With love in the air, treat your date to a spot of skating this February, with a Valentines Day extravaganza that is sure to have your other half falling for you. QUEENS invites all to enjoy this unique ice skating experience and skate hand in hand around a lovers themed ice rink. With romantic mood lighting and a fresh red rose for every girl to create the perfect moment to cherish forever.
This exceptional package including ice skating and skate hire for two, topped off with a selection of main courses cult-food destination MEATliquor each to choose from topped off with a chilled bottle of prosecco for good measure. Sparks are sure to fly on February 14th at QUEENS. Do not worry if you have yet to find your Valentine as this offer is here to stay, giving you ample time to find that special someone or to simply enjoy with friends. Check their website for more information.
A Valentine’s Musical Special at Bunga Bunga Covent Garden
This Valentine’s Day, get ready to be immersed in the world of West End, as Bunga Bunga Covent Garden brings the love-songs to your table, for an evening filled with epic romantic tales, an Italian feast and free-flowing frizzante at Bunga the Musical Valentines Special. In honour of the day of amore, get ready to be transported to the heart of the stage, with passionate performances from those much adored love scenes from Beauty and The Beast and all with a big Bunga twist.
In keeping with Bunga Bungas infamous Italian style, guests will be treated to a delicioso three-course Italian menu, starting with an Antipasto feast with salumi, burrata and pappa al pomodoro, marinated vegetables, friggitelli peppers and fresh Sardinian music bread. No Italian love story is without a deliciously classico Metro Pizza, topped with salumi, vesuvio or quattro formaggi followed by a selection of gelato, for the ultimate indulgence this Valentines Day. Check their website for more information.
Mango Tree invites you to a Thai Valentine’s Day
This Valentines Day, award-winning Thai restaurant Mango Tree has created something truly special, a sharing style set menu for two that is sure to impress your loved ones served from the 9th to 14th of February. Situated in the heart of Belgravia, stroll through Hyde Park, past Buckingham Palace and into the beautiful surroundings of this well-regarded London establishment.
On arrival, guests can enjoy a complimentary glass of pink champagne and make their choice between the meat and the vegetarian menu. Diners can indulge on a selection of starters including favourites such as tofu skin filled with minced chicken, water chestnut, carrots and chopped spring onions served with a decadent plum sauce; crispy king prawns coated with breadcrumbs served with mixed fruit salad in a creamy lime dressing; and grilled king oyster mushrooms on a bed of white cabbage leaves, topped with spicy Thai honey sauce. For the main course, guests can sample the show stopping juicy baked lobster tails in a homemade spicy sauce served with steamed spinach and garlic; grilled sirloin beef marinated in red wine sauce served on a bed of king oyster mushrooms; and a delicious vegetarian choice of rich and mild curry with pumpkin, potatoes, carrots and Romanesco broccoli. To finish an unforgettable experience, a rich dark chocolate mousse topped with fresh passion fruit awaits.
Let Mango Tree transport you from the bustling streets of London to the exotic world of Thailand for the perfect ideal Valentines Day. Check their website for more information.