Whether it’s indulging in a delicious three-course menu, a night of recreating one of the most romantic paintings or tucking into a hamper filled with sweet treats, we’ve pulled together our favourite Valentine’s Day ideas to really get your in a mood for some good loving.
SEE THE FUTURE WITH SELFRIDGES
Want to know if the future is tall, dark and handsome? Selfridges is offering virtual Dial-a-Psychic sessions from this Wednesday (February 9) through to Monday February 14. The 15-minute FaceTime or WhatsApp call takes place with a reader from Psychic Sisters and costs £25. There are various time-slots available – click here for more information and to book.
FALL WILDLY IN LOVE WITH LULU
Super stylish Brindleyplace bar and restaurant Lulu Wild celebrates the most romantic time of the year with a specially created menu, love-inspired cocktails and live music. Available from Friday February 11 until Monday February 14, three-course dishes include salt and chilli squid, spicy paneer with seasonal vegetables, black truffle roast duck, strawberry sweet and sour seabass, Chinese fortune pudding and crushed crumble with apple and lime puree; while cocktails include Teddy Bear Cuddles, Flower Drops, Balloon Kisses and Eternal Love … all designed to get you in the mood. For full details click here.
CURATED WITH PASSION
Filled with loving touches, romantic gestures and indulgent sweetness, treat your fave with the Valentine’s Day Hamper from Harvey Nichols. It’s brimming with goodies, including a bottle of Premier Cru Brut Champagne, Naughty Nibbles, Strawberry Hearts, Amaretti alla Cassata, Melting Chocolate Spoons and cocktails. The perfect gift for your Valentine and the best way we can think of to say “I love you”.
A NIGHT OF GOOD LOVING
Set your hearts and taste buds a-flutter with a romantic evening in Malmaison. Indulge your senses with a three-course menu for two in Chez Mal, including a sharing option, and a delicious cocktail, followed by a dreamy night cuddled up in the cosiest of cool surroundings before a hearty full English breakfast. Now that’s what we call a happy ever after! The offer is valid for stays from February 11-February 14. Bookings and more information here.
THE LAW OF ATTRACTION
Heaven Skincare’s exclusive Heaven Scent is more than just a body fragrance – it’s an aura spray created to lift your spirits. It contains a number of essential oils that promote sexual attraction, including sandalwood and cedar wood which are both believed to heighten levels of desire. Spritz over your body just before the big date night to boost your mood and improve the laws of attraction.
THE FOOD OF LOVE
Enjoy a lovers lunch or an evening affair celebrating love and romance at Qavali’s Inseparable night. Surround yourself in the most sumptuous setting, fall in love with indulgent dishes from the a la carte menu and enjoy the sounds of a jazz band while you stare lovingly into each others eyes. There’s even a special gift waiting at your table, courtesy of Qavali. You can book for this heart-warming evening at the luxurious Brindleyplace restaurant online now.
PUCKER UP AND PAINT
For a date night with a difference, unleash your creativity with a wine glass in one hand and a paint brush in the other. PopUp Painting hosts a sip and paint event at the Apollo Hotel, Hagley Road, themed around Gustav Klimt’s iconic painting The Kiss. Drinks are available to buy on the night and the experience include all art supplies, guidance from a practicing artist, a themed playlist to get you in the mood and your very own canvas. The event is on Saturday February 12 from 7.30pm.