If you are looking for a heart-melting destination to take someone special this Valentine’s, then look no further than our selection of some of the most romantic destinations the UK has to offer:
Seven Park Place by William Drabble – St James’s Club, London, SW1A 1LS
For a celebratory dinner on Valentine’s Day, Seven park Place, with its jewelled colours, sensuous fabrics and warm, intimate atmosphere is the perfect venue.
Especially for the evening, Executive Chef William Drabble has created a menu of his favourite dishes that is a feast for all the senses and ensures a memorable evening.
Available on Monday 14th February, the Valentine’s menu is priced at £98 per person for four delicious courses. To book call 0207 3161600.
The Bingham – Richmond upon Thames, Surrey, TW10 6UT
The chic Bingham Restaurant is an elegant setting with instant appeal where diners can enjoy the very best in British food by highly acclaimed executive chef Shay Cooper.
Shay has created a delicious treat for your taste buds with his seven course tasting menu.
Available exclusively on Saturday 12 and Monday 14 February 2011, the Valentine’s menu is priced at £95 per person for all seven sumptuous courses. To book call 0208 9400902.
Wernher Restaurant at Luton Hoo Hotel, Golf & Spa – Luton, Bedfordshire, LU1 3TQ
For romantics wanting to make a grand statement then this fabulous destination has the wow factor, where indeed the Queen and Prince Phillip enjoyed a night on their honeymoon.
Wernher is the stunningly opulent fine dining restaurants offering the ultimate in romantic settings. This part of the Mansion House was extensively remodelled in the early 20th century by the architects of the Ritz Hotel in London. It’s exotic marble panelwork and richly coloured fabrics are reminiscent of the Palace of Versailles.
Available Saturday 12th, Sunday 13th & Monday 14th February 2011, the Valentine’s menu is priced at £110 per person for a gourmet five course Dinner with a glass of champagne, wines per course and a single red rose. To book call 01582 698825.
Adam Simmonds at Danesfield House Hotel & Spa – Henley on Thames, Buckinghamshire, SL7 2EY
Standing high up on a hill, overlooking the winding River Thames, this castle-like, white mansion looks like it could have been lifted straight from the pages of a fairy tale. There is simply no setting more perfect for a tailor-made Valentine’s weekend to remember.
Available on Saturday 12th February 2011, Chef Adam Simmonds sumptuous Valentine’s tasting menu is priced at £85 per person, including a glass of Champagne and traditional red rose to mark the occasion. To book call 01628 891010.
Michael Wignall at The Latymer Restaurant – Pennyhill Park Hotel, Bagshot, Surrey, GU19 5EU
Heavenly food and wines in this intimate dining room at the magnificent Pennyhill Park Hotel make for a most romantic date… a candlelit dinner for two followed by a chilled glass of bubbly by the fire, who could ask for more!
Available Saturday 12th, Sunday 13th & Monday 14th February 2011, the Valentine’s tasting menu is priced at £95 per person including all 10 delicious courses and a gift for your loved one. To book call 01276 486150.
The Oak Room at Great Fosters – Egham, Surrey, TW20 9UR
Be the ultimate Casanova by treating your date to Valentine’s at Great Fosters – with its proud tradition as possibly the romantic Mecca in Surrey, drawing on its magnificent Grade I listed heritage and gentle decor.
Relax with a pre dinner drink in the Cocktail Bar overlooking the Japanese bridge, beside one of the fires in the Main Hall or Drawing Room, or on the terraces overlooking the magnificent gardens. The Oak Room has been converted into a beautiful and elegant restaurant infused with character. Graceful, exposed oak beams complement its refined, modern décor, and large mullioned windows illuminate the room with natural daylight, a stunning location for any romantic occasion.
Available Monday 14th February 2011, the Valentine’s menu is priced at £98.50 per person for four stunning courses, ½ a bottle of Rosé Champagne and a gift for your loved one. To book call 01784 433822.
The Restaurant at Chewton Glen Hotel & Spa – New Milton, Hampshire, BH25 6QS
Set in some of England’s most stunning countryside, you and your loved one can cocoon yourself away amid the luxurious surroundings of Chewton Glen for a gloriously romantic Valentine’s Dinner.
Enjoy an exceptional five course tasting menu created by Executive Chef Luke Matthew’s and his team.
Available for lunch or dinner on Monday 14th February 2011, the Valentine’s tasting menu is priced at £79.50 per person. To book call 01425 275341.
Aubergine at The Compleat Angler – Marlow, Buckinghamshire, SL7 1RG
Perched on the banks of Marlow Weir on the River Thames, this quintessentially English hotel is a truly romantic destination often frequented by film stars, celebrities and the occasional Royalty.
The dining room is very much like the former original Michelin starred Aubergine in Chelsea which inspired this sibling with beautiful muted tones and flashes of purple. Beyond the window, the Thames cascades through the 200-metres-wide Marlow Weir, a backdrop not to be missed.
Available Monday 14th February 2011, the Valentines tasting menu is priced at £59 per person to include 4 courses and a glass of Perrier Jouët N.V. To book call 01628 405405.
*Please note that membership cards are not valid for use on Valentine’s Day.