Valentine’s Day in London

The best restaurants, romantic events, quirky activities, parties, fun things to do and gift ideas to make the most of Valentine’s Day 2019 in London

Valentine's Day Dog Walk
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Whether you’re blissfully in love or a superbly happy singleton, Valentine’s Day in London (Thursday February 14 2019) has a lot to offer. Here’s your guide to the city’s most romantic restaurants, soppy spots, Valentine’s Day gift ideas, sexy hotels, best bars and dreamy events. 

For anyone wanting to shun those loved-up vibes entirely, we’ve covered all the anti-Valentine's parties you’ll need, plus tons of alternative romantic things to do if you want to ditch the teddy bears, skip the set meal and try something different on Feb 14. 

RECOMMENDED: Check our February events calendar for more fun things to do this month

Celebrate Valentine’s Day in London

The most romantic restaurants
Restaurants

The most romantic restaurants

Looking for a classy joint for Valentine’s Day? We've got you covered

Alternative date ideas
Things to do

Alternative date ideas

Ditch the teddy bear and do something different this Valentine’s Day

London’s romantic hotels
Hotels

London’s romantic hotels

Impress your significant other by booking into one of these great beds

The best hotels for sex
Hotels

The best hotels for sex

Let’s not beat around the bush 

Where to wine and dine in London this Valentine’s Day

Restaurants for a date
Restaurants

Restaurants for a date

Book somewhere really, really great

Loved-up bars
Bars and pubs

Loved-up bars

Sip away any first-date nerves in style

Spots for champagne
Bars and pubs

Spots for champagne

Nothing says 'I love you' like champers

Swanky cocktail bars
Bars and pubs

Swanky cocktail bars

Skip the meal and hit the sauce instead

See more perfect date restaurants in London

Valentine’s Day gifts and ideas

Ace chocolate shops in London
Restaurants

Ace chocolate shops in London

They raise the bar when it comes to cacao

London’s loveliest florists
Shopping

London’s loveliest florists

Let the experts fulfil your floral needs

More romantic things to do in London

The best cinemas for a date
Film

The best cinemas for a date

The most romantic picture palaces

London’s loveliest spas
Shopping

London’s loveliest spas

Get ready to be seriously pampered

Romantic works of art in London
Art

Romantic works of art in London

This lot will get you in the mood

Romantic city spots
Things to do

Romantic city spots

Ample inspiration for loved-up vibes

Looking for more Valentine’s Day inspiration?

London’s dating scene laid bare
Sex and dating

London’s dating scene laid bare

Nudes, apps and the sexiest accents

Watch one of the 100 best romantic movies
Film

Watch one of the 100 best romantic movies

Snuggle up with one of the most romantic movies of all time

Listen to the 50 best love songs
Music

Listen to the 50 best love songs

Tune into this playlist and get loved up 

The worst romantic movies of all time
Film

The worst romantic movies of all time

According to real relationship experts