Valentine’s day is a bit like Marmite… you either love it or hate it! No matter what your feelings are towards this day we have found a whole host of activities and delicious food for you to share with your partner, friends, family or even a solo adventure. Cue the heart shape everything!
Image: Pretty Woman: The Musical
Pretty Woman: The Musical
16 Denman Street London W1D 7DY
Nearest Tube: Piccadilly Circus
Opening hours: Various show performances. See schedule.
If you don’t see this musical, it will be a big mistake…huge! Opening on the West End in Piccadilly, this musical production promises to bring the 1990 film to life. It’s no surprise the show opens on Valentine’s day, as it is one of the most recognised boy meets girl stories, with a hint of edginess. Recite all your favourite lines and immerse yourself in one of films true love stories. Tickets start from £15 and you can book yours here.
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Espresso Martini Pop-Up Event
KO Coffee, 258 Pentonville Road, N19JY
Nearest Tube: Kings Cross
Opening Hours: Friday 14th – Saturday 15th February. Various times
The Espresso Martini society are back, with a bottomless experience from the world’s largest espresso martini menu. Whether you like it for the coffee or the cocktail, connoisseurs are sure to be impressed. Whilst the classic espresso martini will be on the menu, we would be interested in trying the ‘After Eight’ or ‘Strawberry Dream’ both boasting rich and decadent flavours, as well as being great for Instagram. It is £25 a ticket and with this you will get an hour and a half to indulge in as many martinis as you can! We can’t promise you won’t leave without a bit of a caffeine high.
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One Hamilton Place Park Lane, W1J 7QY
Nearest Tube: Hyde Park Corner
Opening Hours: Monday 10th-Saturday 22nd February. Various times to book.
Don’t just treat a loved one this Valentine’s day, treat your taste buds too. Ella Canta has devised a delicious Mexican tasting menu with a pink theme running throughout it. The 5-course tasting menu takes you from the ocean to the land, using mouthwatering ingredients, from oysters to beef fillet, ending with a fruity delight. Enjoy a cocktail to start and experience a love affair with Mexican food.
Nearest Tube: Various London locations
Opening Hours: Various booking times
Not sure how to spend Valentine’s day? A little bit of competition never hurt anyone so why not head to Puttshak? Based in a couple of London locations, put your putting skills to the test. Impress your date, trounce your partner or have a wild night with friends. This place has turned mini golf into a modern outing with its super tech innovations to make each hole an experience. With excellent drinks and food, why would you not want to spend Valentine’s day here?! You can book your session here.
Image: Pizzeria Pappagone
131 Stroud Green road, London, N43PX
Nearest Tube: Finsbury Park
Opening hours: Various opening hours throughout the week
Back in 1998 two friends, both named Marco, set up a pizza restaurant which is now a well-respected place within the food and Italian community. With its reputation well know, this restaurant/bar has become one of London’s most popular places to eat. For Valentine’s Day there are rumours of heart-shaped pizzas, so the question is who would you share a slice with? You can book a table by calling ahead. Check out the menu here.
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