Valentines day is so nearly upon us and if you haven’t made date night plans, now is the time. Fortunately, we are on hand to guide you through the best date night locations that London has to offer..
Underground cocktail bar, Cahoots, located in Kingly Court Station are giving their popular Squiffy Picnics a Valentine’s twist. Feast on three hampers packed with alcoholic treats and ration inspired foods, including pork pies, lavender shortbread, Victoria sponge cake and sandwiches. Couples attending the Squiffy Picnic will be able to raid the Cahoots dressing up box to ensure that they are looking the part throughout the picnic extravaganza. With live jazz, swing and linty hop providing a musical backdrop to the event, this is the perfect opportunity to really immerse yourself in a bygone era, in the most romantic style!
Who doesn’t love chocolate and cocktails?! Possibly the best food and drink combination that anyone could possibly come up with and it seems that the mixology experts at Bart’s Bar are totally on our wavelength! Sign up for this Valentines masterclass, where you’ll learn to mix like the masters and perfect classic recipes from the prohibition era alongside the most luxurious chocolate flavours. Once you’re officially a pro, guests will have the opportunity to sit back, relax and enjoy candlelit champagne cocktails, the ultimate Valentines treat session!
The planets have aligned for star-crossed lovers this Valentines Day as The Royal Observatory host a romantic evening filled with champagne and stargazing. Enjoy views across the city through the observatories 18-tonne Victorian telescope and observe a breath-taking planetarium show in which you’ll explore the stunning sights that the night sky has to offer! This has ultimate in romantic date night activity for starry-eyed lovers!
Keats house has romance on the cards this Valentines weekend, escape the stresses of your week along with your valentine and immerse yourself in the world of English romantic poet, John Keats at the stunning Georgian house that he once called home. An afternoon of poetry reading on Saturday will be sure to have you feeling all loved up just in time for the big day, work by Keats, Byron and many more will be performed from 3-4pm with free admission. Sunday will see the Valentines celebrations really take off as guests take on a full range of activities whilst they sip on love potion and discover where Keats fell in love. With live poetry and music throughout the evening this promises to be the ultimate in Valentines events.