Valentine's Day in Covent Garden
Love is in the air in Covent Garden and whether you are sharing the love or loving yourself, we have rounded up all the ways to treat a loved one this Valentine’s Day.
From a giant floral heart to exclusive Valentine's menus and gifts, Covent Garden is the ultimate place to spend Valentine's Day in the West End of London.
WRITE A LOVE LETTER TO LONDON
From Thursday 7th to Thursday 21st February, leading international florist Maison de Fleurs will unveil a giant floral heart installation on Covent Garden's North Piazza. Titled ‘Love Letters to London', the heart will be covered in hundreds of flowers and plants including climbing roses, cherry blossom and birchwood. Concealed within the heart will be a secret letterbox, where visitors can post a love letter to London.
What's more, simply share a photo of the heart and reason why you love London to Instagram for the chance to win an amazing prize. Full competition details will be revealed on the Maison de Fleurs Instagram page on Thursday 7th February.
A TRIP TO BRAZIL AT SUSHISAMBA
Have a night to remember at SUSHISAMBA by booking their Valentine’s Day sharing menu.
Overlooking the iconic Piazza, you’ll be wined and dined in their urban jungle surroundings whilst enjoying dishes such as Wagyu Tartar, Short Rib Gyoza, Duck Robarta and El Topo. With a welcome cocktail on arrival and 12 dishes to eat the night away, SUSHISAMBA's Valentine's Day sharing menu is the ultimate date night. Price is £95pp and a vegetarian menu is available on request.
TRANSPORT YOURSELF TO PARIS AT FRENCHIE
They just received their first Michelin star for their sister restaurant in Paris, but fortunately you don’t have to cross the channel to sample Frenchie’s award winning menu.
Specialising in delivering exquisite food with a side of best in class service, Frenchie is the ultimate Valentine’s Day location for those with a London restaurant bucket list. Book in for the Frenchie Tasting Menu and discover the limited edition Baked Alaska dessert.
LOVE AT FIRST LIKE AT MOLTON BROWN
Be it for your best friend or your better half, unwrap the love this Valentine’s Day with Molton Brown’s irresistible gifts for him and her in their new Royal Opera House Arcade store.
Explore bestselling gift sets, dreamy Eaux de Toilettes and more. The newest collection is centred on Molton Brown’s most sentimental fragrance collections. Expect in store gift wrapping which is not only complimentary but includes emojis and iconic cross-grain ribbons.
LOVE LETTERS AT RITUALS
Get a head start on Valentine’s and visit Rituals' James Street store on Tuesday 12th February for an exclusive Valentine's event.
From 11am until 5pm, Rituals Covent Garden will be hosting an exclusive Valentine’s event where you will receive a complimentary hand-made origami heart card with any purchase made on the day, their way of sharing the gift of love this Valentine’s Day. The giving doesn’t stop there, Rituals will also be offering complimentary gift wrap.
SAY IT WITH CHOCOLATE AT GODIVA
A series of hand-drawn heart, flower, and leaf adorn Godiva’s Valentine’s 2019 collection, exuding elegance and femininity.
The Godiva Valentine Teddy Bear is the perfect romantic messenger. With the luxury Belgian brand’s name on his foot, he carries a beautiful box of four of their outstanding signature pieces. His cuddly delivery of one dark, and two milk chocolates, along with the heart-shaped, white Coeur Blanc, will ensure that love is in the air.
GARDEN OF LOVE AT PETERSHAM NURSERIES
Floral Court will be transformed into an ethereal garden in the heart of central London thanks to Petersham Nurseries. Step away from of the hustle of the busy streets into an enchanting garden where you can expect to see witch hazel, hellebores and flowering quince, together with fragrant hyacinths, glossy-leafed, floriferous Camellias and the welcome sight of elegant bell-shaped snowdrops signifying the end of winter.
In The Shop at Petersham, expect to find the most beautiful Valentine’s bouquets and gifts, whereas in their restaurants they have the perfect set menus and exclusive cocktails for date night. Choose between Italian style sharing plates at La Goccia or the elegant and refined setting of The Petersham.
LOVE IS IN THE EYE OF THE BEHOLDER AT FOR ART'S SAKE
Let your eyes see through rose-tinted glasses this Valentine’s Day thanks to the new brand in the Market Building For Art’s Sake.
Visit their stunning first ever store to be swept away with their unique and stylish designs. The store will be adorned with an inflatable heart and filled with designs such as the Valentine Burgundy and Goddess Rose - perfect accessories for the romantic trip away!
TREAT YOUR VALENTINE AT CHEZ ANTOINETTE
Be transported to France with Chez Antoinette's stunning four-course set menu for Valentine's Day.
Choose from iconic French favourites such as Salmon Tartare, Sea Bass Roti and Terrine of Duck Foie Gras as you sit back in the cozy interiors sipping Prosecco. Including a drink and dessert the set menu in £39 per person and is set to be a night to remember.
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