With so many options in London it can be hard to decide where to book for Valentine’s Day, so here at Hero & Leander we thought that we would make it easy for you. Feast your eyes on our list of London’s most romantic restaurants for Valentine’s Day.
Omakase menus at Nobu London & Nobu Berkeley St
Guaranteed to impress, Nobu London and Nobu Berkeley Street will serve a Valentine’s Omakase menu for lunch and dinner on 14th February, a seven-course tasting menu carefully curated by Executive Chef Mark Edwards.
At Nobu London, guests can feast on stunning dishes of ‘Age Toro’ – sashimi salad with spicy miso dressing; expertly handcrafted Nobu sushi; pan fried scallops with yuzu truffle quinoa; and Japanese Waygu beef. Diners at Nobu Berkeley Street can enjoy scallop and foie gras with karashi plum miso; white fish sashimi and caviar with pepper sasla; and fresh lobster salad with ume dressing. Saving space for dessert is a must with a ‘Kobito’ with vanilla cream, lychee and raspberry soup, bronte pistachio sponge and white chocolate raspberry gelato.
The Valentine’s Day Omakase menus at Nobu London and Nobu Berkeley Street are £120 per person or £195 per person with wine pairings. A vegetarian menu is also available for £75 per person. For more information please visit www.noburestaurants.com/london
Clos Maggiore is more than a restaurant, it is a tranquil haven within the bustling Covent Garden market streets. It feels a world away from the noise outside when you enter through the small front door into a subtly lit corridor. It’s as if you are stepping into a friends welcoming front hallway such is the polite and warm greeting upon arrival. As they say at Clos Maggiore, it is ‘an unforgettable experience’.
For more information please visit www.closmaggiore.com
Six course menu at sky-high Bōkan, Canary Wharf
Take your love to new heights at Bōkan, Canary Wharf’s sky-high restaurant bar and terrace. Boasting jaw-dropping, 360-degree views of London’s iconic skyline, sip on champagne as the sun goes down and enjoy a dazzling six-course tasting menu created by head chef, Aurélie Altemaire.
Guests can enjoy a Dena’s Treasure Cocktail, a limited-edition Valentine’s Day drink served in vintage coupe glass alongside cocktails from the regular menu in Bar 38., before making their way down to Restaurant 37 for an intimate dinner. Cosy up at a table for two and gaze at the glittering lights of London’s historic landmarks whilst tucking into an indulgent feast. Highlights include line-caught seabass carpaccio with spicy passion dressing; dover sole and langoustine duo with bisque emulsion and vegetables; Josper grill chateaubriand with foie gras sauce to share; and a decadent, melting dark chocolate heart to top it all off.
The Valentine’s Day six-course menu is £90 per person, including a Dena’s Treasure cocktail, amuse bouche, tea/coffee and petit fours. For more information please visit bokanlondon.co.uk/
Chelsea Riverside Brasserie
Couples can indulge in a romantic four-course Valentine’s Day dinner at The Chelsea Harbour Hotel’s stunning harbourside restaurant. Choosing from dishes such as chicken liver & fois gras parfait served with port & red onion marmalade, warm brioche & shaved truffle and duck breast served with rainbow chard, potato mousseline & a chocolate fudge jus; guests can enjoy a romantic dinner while sipping on a refreshing glass of Veuve Clicquot Champagne and listening to an acoustic performance by Nikki Rae.
The dinner is priced at £105 per person, with bookings starting at 7pm on 14th February 2018. For more information please visit www.millenniumhotels.com
Take your date sky high to Aviary in the City for a starry-eyed Valentine’s Day. Located on the 10th floor of The Montcalm Royal London House Hotel, with breath-taking views over London, relax and unwind with an array of signature cocktails and enjoy a delicious four-course special menu, guaranteed to impress your loved one.
Priced at £75 per person, start the meal with famous aphrodisiac Linisfarne rock oyster, followed by starters including Lady Grey’s hot smoked salmon, bergamot gel, pickled cucumber, watercress and keta. For mains, indulge in delicate pan-fried Brixham brill with smoked prawn butter or coal roasted guinea fowl with crispy potatoes, tarragon mustard, hispi cabbage, bacon jus; and a stunning dark chocolate pavé with toasted white chocolate, served with strawberry snow, yoghurt and rose sorbet to finish.
The exclusive set menu is available on Wednesday 14th February only, book now to avoid disappointment. For more information please visit aviarylondon.com
May Fair Kitchen’s Enchanted Terrace
For just £75 per person, you and your beloved can enjoy a fabulous four-course Valentine’s Day Menu at May Fair Kitchen, complete with canapés on arrival and a glass of rosé champagne with which to toast your happiness. For a mere £10 extra per person, all of the above can be rounded off with a post-dinner Cherry Bellini on May Fair Terrace. Already one of the capital’s most romantic settings, this al fresco space is being transformed for the occasion into a dazzling Enchanted
Terrace, where you are invited to pledge your troth surrounded by twinkling fairy lights and candle lanterns, sheepskin-covered swing seats and a glorious garden wall festooned with red roses and trailing ivy. Should you wish to extend your celebrations beyond the big night, The Enchanted Terrace will be open from 10th to 18th February, where you and your guest can enjoy a Cherry Bellini each for £25.
For more information please visit www.mayfairkitchen.co.uk/
This Valentine’s Day, dazzle your loved one with the ultimate evening in one of London’s most exclusive neighborhoods at luxury, boutique hotel Flemings Mayfair.
Kick-off with an expertly created cocktail at Manetta’s Bar, the decadent hideaway where lovers are guaranteed to be seduced by the 1930’s glamorous décor.Following this, Ormer Mayfair awaits with its exclusive, four-course tasting menu created by Michelin-awarded chef Shaun Rankin, packed with sustainably sourced, locally-foraged and seasonal produce, all accompanied by the soft notes of a harpist. What’s more, diners of this romantic menu will be able to carry on the romance in the privacy of their own home with an exclusive half bottle of Champagne Devaux to take away.
The Ormer Mayfair Valentine’s Day menu is available on 14th February only for £155 per person. For more information please visit www.flemings-mayfair.co.uk/fine-dining-london/ormer-mayfair-restaurant
Michelin-starred Valentine’s at Texture – Tasting Menu & Vegan Tasting Menu
The big day is looming but don’t panic; Michelin-starred Texture has got a tasting menu (£115pp) that’s sure to tickle you pink and keep Cupid happy this Valentine’s Day. The six-course tasting menu created by Chef Patron Aggi Sverrisson, will include special dishes such as Isle of Skye scallops with coconut soup, kaffir lime leaf and lemongrass; and black Périgord truffles with barley, fregola and hazelnuts.
Go vegan for Valentine’s with our dedicated vegan tasting menu – (£105pp), or push the boat out and add paired wines to each course (+£89pp), chosen Master Sommelier Clement Robert.
For more information please visit texture-restaurant.co.uk/
Valentine’s Henriot Champagne and Oyster Pop-Up Bar at 28-50 Wine Workshop and Kitchen
Who can say no to oysters and champagne on the most romantic day of the year? From Valentine’s evening on the 14th February until the 17th February, 28-50 Maddox Street will host an oysters and Henriot Champagne pop-up bar! Enjoy six oysters and two glasses of Henriot Champagne – poured from a double magnum – for just £30.00.
If you have romantic lighting, flawless cuisine and spectacular wines in mind – we’ve got it all covered at 28-50. At all three 28-50 venues, we will have a set Valentine’s menu running from 14th February until the 17th February. The menu will include three courses and a glass of Digby English Sparkling rosé for £55.00.
Fenchurch Restaurant, Sky Garden
Love is in the air, 37 floors up, at fine-dining restaurant Fenchurch this Valentine’s Day. Sweep your loved one up to the sky-line, for a tasting menu to remember created by Head chef Daniel Fletcher. Available from 14th-17th February, the five-course lunch tasting menu is priced at £65pp and the seven-course dinner tasting menu at £95pp, with dishes including; beef tartare with black truffle dressing, crisp kale and Berkswell cheese; roast Orkney scallop, delica pumpkin, hazelnut, red chicory and citrus dressing, and triple layered chocolate bar with salted popcorn ice cream. Head sommelier, Alexandru Pastrav will be on hand to pair wines to each course too.
For more information please visit skygarden.london/fenchurch-restaurant