Valentine's Day in London – Tips on How and Where to Celebrate

St. Valentine’s day… Whether you love it or hate it, London offers a variety of ways to celebrate the special occasion. Beyond the classic romantic dinner formula (click for London’s most romantic restaurants), there are plenty of activities to tickle your fancy – read our guide to celebrating Valentine’s Day in London.

‘Be My Valentine’ Hamper

Fortnum & Mason

What better way to say I love you than with this luxury hamper from the iconic British symbol, Fortnum & Mason? Indulge in a heart shaped box of fine chocolate, luxurious bath truffles, Fortnum’s amber rose body lotion and a bottle of Fortnum’s Rosé champagne.

Bateaux London

Valentine’s Day Cruises

Bateaux London still has availability for its various Valentine’s Day cruises. Treat your loved one to a romantic evening of good food, live entertainment and stunning views of the Capital from the water.

Ethical roses


OnlyRoses are the ethical and sustainable answer to your blossoming needs this Valentine’s Day. Sourced from the fertile volcanic soils of the Andes in Ecuador, OnlyRoses works exclusively with four Ecuadorian rose farms that guarantee the highest social, labour and environmental standards.

Additionally the company offsets its carbon footprint through a reforestation programme in Ecuador. These roses aren’t just pretty – they’re highly principled, too.

A Romantic Dinner for Two

You may have already read our guide to London’s most romantic restaurants (you haven’t? Well click here!) but it is worth looking for other ideas for restaurants to celebrate with your loved one this Valentine’s Day.

The Aqua Shard Bar

Sky high dining offers an unbeatable romantic combination: stunning views over the city and delicious food. Click to read our guide to London restaurants with a view. If you want to be more spontaneous, why not try one of London’s best no reservations restaurants?

Valentine’s Weekend

At The London Eye

There are still tickets available for the various experiences at The London Eye for Valentine’s weekend. Whether you opt for a champagne, canapés or chocolate flight, the stunning views of London from above will be sure to wow. You can even hire out your own pod for a little privacy and an unforgettable experience.


On Primrose Hill

London has some beautiful open spaces that are ideal for romance. With any luck, the weather will have improved by the 14th of February so you can take a blanket, collect a picnic and head to the top of Primrose Hill to enjoy the view of London, snuggled up with your loved one(s).

If you would like Bon Vivant to arrange your special Valentine’s day in London, email us now about our services.

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