With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about a special gift to give to the person who makes your heart flutter. What could be more romantic and exciting than a London date night adventure with your Valentine?
With Buyagift.com, it’s easy to find a gift experience in the capital that will create a lifetime of loved-up memories. Instead of cheap chocolates and wilted roses, #BuyaBETTERgift for your lover this Valentine’s Day.
A three-course meal with bottomless prosecco
Treat yourself and your Valentine to exquisite cooking in refined surroundings, choosing three courses each at the Petrichor Restaurant in the heart of Mayfair. Located within The Cavendish London hotel, this elegant venue will also serve you unlimited prosecco, ensuring this is an experience of the utmost luxury.
Dinner and cocktails in a lavish London steakhouse
Famed for steaks and classic English fare, Marco Pierre White’s lavish London Steakhouse Co. restaurants are ideal places for a truly memorable eating experience to share with your Valentine. Enjoy a seasonal cocktail and three-course steak meal, inclusive of a starter, main course and pudding, at either the Kings Road Steakhouse and Grill in South Kensington, or The City’s MPW Steak and Alehouse.
Gin & tonic tasting for two
Does your lover love their gin? If yes, this is for you! Within the elegant venue of The Rubens at the Palace, just a stone’s throw from Buckingham Palace, you’ll find a wealth of history and culture representing the life of the Royal Family, debutantes and even footmen right back to the 1700s. During your experience, the resident mixologist will teach you everything you need to know about gin and tonic and you’ll be tasting 3 sensational gins accompanied by complimentary tonic water pairings. As the tasting gets underway you can line your stomachs with a delicious sharing platter of British style Tapas.
Dinner and jazz on the Thames
A fantastic evening gently gliding down the River Thames to the smooth sounds of a jazz quintet whilst enjoying a delectable three course meal is in store for your Valentine with this dinner cruise. Enjoy a lovely chilled glass of sparkling wine on arrival as you are welcomed aboard and shown to your seats for the evening. Immediately you will be taken aback by the fabulously unique vantage point for enjoying the city’s most famous landmarks as you make yourself comfortable for the evening ahead. The jazz band will get going as soon as the boat moves away from Westminster Pier to really set the tone for the evening.
Michelin-starred dining in the clouds
The Shard needs no formal introduction! Dominating London’s iconic skyline, you and your Valentine can enjoy the eye-catching panoramic views across the capital from its viewing platform – almost twice the height of any other viewing platform in the capital! From its modern interior and superior décor, this 95-storey skyscraper presents the ideal photo opportunity, by day or night, with views stretching for 40 miles around. With no booking needed, you can choose whether you want to see the sun rising or setting over London. To top off this incredible day, a delicious three course meal awaits you in the Michelin recommended restaurants of Latium or Hotel Chocolat.
Dinner and a show on the West End
This is one night out in London that you and your lover won’t forget! With seven top West End hits to choose from, as well as a delicious surf and turf feast at Steak and Lobster, you will be creating memories all the way. You’ll dine in style as you choose one of four options at the renowned surf and turf eatery: a 1lb lobster that you can have steamed or chargrilled, flat-iron or rib eye steaks, or the best of both worlds in the form of a surf and turf roll. To wash it all down a bottle of perfectly chilled prosecco will also be yours for toasting the start of a great night! Then it’s off to the theatre, and with Deluxe tickets you’ll enjoy great seats at Annie, Dreamgirls, The Play That Goes Wrong, Stomp, Thriller Live, Wicked or The Woman in Black.
Champagne and spa in a 5-star
Take advantage of this amazing 2 for 1 offer and treat your loved one to this luxury spa experience at the Athenaeum Hotel in London’s Mayfair. Escape the noisy crowds and indulge in some much welcomed me-time at this 5-Star venue. You and your Valentine will get to enjoy use of the Athenaeum’s REN spa for an hour, boasting a sauna, steam room and two cedar wood hot tubs. A delicious glass of champagne to sip on in the hot tub will only add to your pamper treat. Choose to combine your treats with a 30 minute massage and 30 minute facial, to get the best of both worlds, or opt for the 60 minute treat and enjoy a full hour of stress relieving massage therapy or a luxury facial for healthy, happy skin.
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Afternoon tea for the chocoholics
This is a truly out-of-the-ordinary indulgent treat for you and your partner! Making a Great British Tradition even greater, the Podium Restaurant’s Executive Chef has created a sumptuous version of afternoon tea that ticks all the chocolate boxes. In addition to superior teas, you will devour delicious sandwiches, chocolate chip scones with praline spread and melt-in-the-mouth pastries. Then comes the main event for any chocolate lover – a selection of beautifully-crafted and delicious chocolate fancies, served on an edible chocolate plate!
A spa day getaway
Choose the perfect 25-minute treatment to suit you and your Valentine at your selected blissful spa day location. This indulgent treat for two at either a Bannatyne, Hallmark, Macdonald, Marriott, Mercure or Village spa is designed to provide much deserved relaxation and rejuvenation. Spending some time making the most of the fantastic facilities such as the swimming pool, sauna, steam room, and gym will be an energising addition to your day, perfectly complimenting your 25 minutes of pampering treatments.
Seriously special South African cuisine
Enjoy beautiful cuisine with a South African beat at Shaka Zulu, London’s largest South African restaurant. Shaka Zulu provides an immersive South African experience with dishes including grilled sea bass, springbok carpaccio, and chocolate brownie with Kahlua. If you book via Buyagift, you’ll receive two three course dinners with a champagne cocktail for the price of one.