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Valentineโ€™s Day 2021 in London

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Find Valentine's Day ideas for the most loved-up day of the year, from stunning panoramic views in your area, to at-home dining boxes and romantic online activities.

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Discover London’s romantic side with that special someone on and around 14 February, with our guide to romantic and quirky things to do from home on Valentine’s Day 2021 in London.

From Valentine’s Day dinners to online activities and adventures for two, impress your date with a romantic night at home, whether together or apart, this Valentine’s Day.

Fun virtual activities for two

Cuddle up to a show

  • Close up the blinds and set the scene, it's time for a theatre night in with Derek Deaneโ€™s Swan Lake, available on demand from the English National Ballet. 
  • Explore the topic of love at the virtual Comedy for the Curious, brought to you by Laugh Train Home Comedy Club. 14 Feb
  • Or sing your heart out at a night full of Whitney Houston's hits, performed live by Shanay Holmes, star of the West End production, The Bodyguard. 14 Feb
  • Ever had a bad date? Join in on the hilarious stories of the good, the bad and the ugly of dating, with Color Me Badd Dates, the living room edition. 14 Feb
  • Prepare your bellies for the heaps of laughter you'll experience with the Valentine's Day Rom-Com special, part of the hilarious Mischief Movie Night In series. 14 Feb
  • What better way to celebrate love than by watching the famous love story of Romeo & Juliet? Filmed in times of the coronavirus lockdown, this production is surely one you'll want to keep on your radar. 13-27 Feb
  • Bring the fancy to your casual movie night with Celestial Cinema's Home Edition, brimming with snacks, champagne and a 72" white screen for that ultimate grand experience.
  • Poetry fans, the Selfridges Love Poetry Jam Session is ready to turn you into a wizard of words for your love to cherish. 14 Feb

At-home experiences for foodie lovers

  • Napoli Gang, the team behind the popular Gloria and Circolo Popolare restaurants, now offer a delivery service in certain London areas. Why not get stuck into delicious Italian nosh and their iconic pink Lemon Meringue Pie this Valentine's Day?
  • Lovebirds who live together can delve into the Valentine's Day Menu from French restaurant La Poule Au Pot. 12-14 Feb
  • Splash out for an at-home meal from a Michelin star restaurant. Musette by Tom Aikens, Top Cuvรฉe and Norma have some delicious menus on offer.
  • Get a taste of London's most romantic restaurants, as some may offer takeaway service on Valentine's Day.

Unique gifts and surprises

  • If your vibe is a traditional box of chocolates, Londoners swear by the luxurious sweet treats from Fortnum & Mason.
  • Order a personalised love letter from professional storytellers at Selfridges, and have it delivered directly to your lover's post box. Until 10 Feb
  • Celebrate Valentine's or Galentine's with a scrumptious brunch kit from Dirty Bones, in collaboration with Sauce Shop and Ketel One Vodka.
  • If you live locally, pick up a bottle of vintage from Connaught Cellars, a mouth-watering cheese board from Buchanans and a bunch of roses from PM Flowers for a night in with your special one. 
  • Order a boxed galore of sweets and savouries which make up the iconic Claridgeโ€™s afternoon tea. 11-14 Feb
  • Treat them to a pairing of their favourite things, with Mirabeau's bespoke Valentine's Day gift package, featuring hand-crafted, gin-infused chocolates by the master chocolatier Paul A Young, with a bottle of Mirabeau Dry Gin to top it off.
  • Purchase a luxury experience in London to enjoy together in the future.

Outdoor spots to explore together 

Cuddle up to a show

  • Close up the blinds and set the scene, it's time for a theatre night in with Derek Deaneโ€™s Swan Lake, available on demand from the English National Ballet. 
  • Explore the topic of love at the virtual Comedy for the Curious, brought to you by Laugh Train Home Comedy Club. 14 Feb
  • Or sing your heart out at a night full of Whitney Houston's hits, performed live by Shanay Holmes, star of the West End production, The Bodyguard. 14 Feb
  • Ever had a bad date? Join in on the hilarious stories of the good, the bad and the ugly of dating, with Color Me Badd Dates, the living room edition. 14 Feb
  • Prepare your bellies for the heaps of laughter you'll experience with the Valentine's Day Rom-Com special, part of the hilarious Mischief Movie Night In series. 14 Feb
  • What better way to celebrate love than by watching the famous love story of Romeo & Juliet? Filmed in times of the coronavirus lockdown, this production is surely one you'll want to keep on your radar. 13-27 Feb
  • Bring the fancy to your casual movie night with Celestial Cinema's Home Edition, brimming with snacks, champagne and a 72" white screen for that ultimate grand experience.
  • Poetry fans, the Selfridges Love Poetry Jam Session is ready to turn you into a wizard of words for your love to cherish. 14 Feb

At-home experiences for foodie lovers

  • Napoli Gang, the team behind the popular Gloria and Circolo Popolare restaurants, now offer a delivery service in certain London areas. Why not get stuck into delicious Italian nosh and their iconic pink Lemon Meringue Pie this Valentine's Day?
  • Lovebirds who live together can delve into the Valentine's Day Menu from French restaurant La Poule Au Pot. 12-14 Feb
  • Splash out for an at-home meal from a Michelin star restaurant. Musette by Tom Aikens, Top Cuvรฉe and Norma have some delicious menus on offer.
  • Get a taste of London's most romantic restaurants, as some may offer takeaway service on Valentine's Day.

Unique gifts and surprises

  • If your vibe is a traditional box of chocolates, Londoners swear by the luxurious sweet treats from Fortnum & Mason.
  • Order a personalised love letter from professional storytellers at Selfridges, and have it delivered directly to your lover's post box. Until 10 Feb
  • Celebrate Valentine's or Galentine's with a scrumptious brunch kit from Dirty Bones, in collaboration with Sauce Shop and Ketel One Vodka.
  • If you live locally, pick up a bottle of vintage from Connaught Cellars, a mouth-watering cheese board from Buchanans and a bunch of roses from PM Flowers for a night in with your special one. 
  • Order a boxed galore of sweets and savouries which make up the iconic Claridgeโ€™s afternoon tea. 11-14 Feb
  • Treat them to a pairing of their favourite things, with Mirabeau's bespoke Valentine's Day gift package, featuring hand-crafted, gin-infused chocolates by the master chocolatier Paul A Young, with a bottle of Mirabeau Dry Gin to top it off.
  • Purchase a luxury experience in London to enjoy together in the future.

Outdoor spots to explore together 

For more romantic Valentine's Day ideas to enjoy at home, follow this guide to virtual activities.

And if you're planning to spend Valentine's Day in London next year, take a look at this roundup of 101 romantic things to do in London and weekend itinerary for couples, or browse what's on for more things to do during your visit.

If you’re in serious need of last-minute ideas, check out this guide to things to do in London this weekend.

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