Who said Valentine’s Day had to be for couples? If you’re not feeling V Day this year but still want to have a good time, then why not make the most of it with your fellow girlfriends and celebrate Galentine’s Day on the 13thFebruary! We’ve got a short round-up of ways to spend Galentine’s Day, so grab your nearest and dearest and get on down to London town to celebrate female friendship.
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11 Sir Simon Milton Square
Opening Hours:Mon-Fri: 7:30am-3pm | Sat: 7:30am-4pm | Sun: 10am-4pm
Two words: boozy brunch. Why not kick-start Galentine’s Day in style and head on down to Timmy Green for their bottomless brunch. It’s £39.50 per person (including food) and you’ll have a good 2 hours to eat from their glorious menu, including bottomless prosecco or mimosas – what could be better?! Even if you’re not a fan of either, their raspberry soursare sure to go down a treat! Luncheon in style and go for a bottomless brunch with your pals!
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118 Fortess Road
Nearest Tube:Tufnell Park
Opening Hours:Mon: 1pm-7pm | Tues-Fri: 1pm-10pm | Sat: 10am-10pm | Sun: 10am-7pm
Ice-cream in February? Our answer? Hell yes! Head on down to one of London’s finest ice-cream parlours; Ruby Violet. There’s plenty of indoor seating and flavours available! Ruby Violet first opened its doors in Tufnell Park in 2012, and has since changed through the years, now surrounded by other local businesses – a spot of shopping maybe? Let’s not forget how Instagrammable their ice-creams are, and the fact cocktails are also on the menu. If you’re not coming down for a dessert and cocktail this Galentine’s Day, then we sure are.
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1 Ebor Street
Nearest Tube:Shoreditch High Street
Opening Hours:Mon-Fri: 9am-9pm | Sat: 9am-8pm | Sun: 10am-7pm
Treat yourselves this Galentine’s Day with a glorious, relaxing spa day at the Cowshed Spain Shoreditch House! From facials to deep tissue massages, there’s endless treatmentsavailable for you and your friends. If robes, massages and manicures sound up your alley, then go on, treat yourselves to a little R&R this Galentine’s Day. Remember to make bookingto avoid missing out on the day!
48 Park Lane
Nearest Tube: Hyde Park Corner
Opening Hours: Mon-Sun: 7:30am-midnight
If you’re looking for a coffee date with your gals that’s good enough for the gram’, then we seriously recommend checking out Elan Café. We’re living for the pastel pink decor alongside beautifully presented coffees and snacks. From Woodland Hot Chocolates’ to Matcha Lattes and award-winning London-based tea, there’s something for everyone! Elan Café are very accommodating; offering a wide variety on their menu. For a photogenic Galentine’s Day to post on every social media channel possible, get on down to Elan!
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13 Kingly Court
Nearest Tube:Oxford Circus
Opening Hours:Mon-Weds: 5pm-1am | Thurs: 4pm-2am | Fri: 4pm-3am | Sat: 1pm-3am | Sun: 3pm-12am
In the words of the Captain himself; ‘What ho’, scoundrel?!’ Fancy a Galentine’s Night out with a retro twist? Then get on down to Cahoots, one of Carnaby Street’s finest underground cocktail bars. Set in London’s ‘underground’ (we’re not kidding), get dressed up and go back in time to the 1940s, where the cocktails are strong and the music is jazzy. From a Blitz Blackout to post-war themed cocktails, there’s so many exciting flavours to try! We recommend booking for the best seats in the house, and don’t forget to check out what’s on, we hear it’s something jazzy.
Valentine’s Day isn’t for everyone, which is why you should definitely pull out all the stops for Galentine’s Day. From a relaxing spa day, to spiffing retro cocktails; there’s plenty to do with your nearest and dearest. Will we be seeing getting a deep tissue massage or sipping on mimosas at bottomless brunch? Let us know in the comments below! If you like our posts, you’ll love our Instagram.