Love is in the air! Looking for the perfect place to take your loved one this year? Let us be like Cupid and match you with the perfect dining destination. Keep on reading, we picked out some of our favourite spots around Bond Street to stop and celebrate the season of love.
Previously voted one of the most Instagrammable lunch spots in the country, Hush Mayfair offers guests elegant, modern European delicacies and an award-winning cocktail lounge. Tucked away in a hidden courtyard just off Bond Street, this restaurant will be perfect for a secluded and romantic lunch date, especially in it's picturesque outdoor seating area. Looking for something to settle those first date nerves? Try Hush's Secret Admirer cocktail, it's sharp and sweet but guaranteed to give you that confidence boost you may need. With a special menu for the romantic season filled with delicacies such as Sea Bass Ceviche, Scallops and Harissa Roast Pumpkin, there will be something tasty for even the fussiest of dates. Or if you want to add a little more sweetness to the celebrations, what about the delectable Hot Chocolate Fondant that is accompanied by white marshmallow and honeycomb ice-cream - a match made in heaven!
Afternoon Tea in The Palm Court
What could be more romantic that a glass of Rosé Champagne with Afternoon Tea at The Ritz? Held in the exquisite Palm Court, guests can choose from a variety of 18 loose-leaf teas and indulge in a selection of delicate finger sandwiches, freshly baked scones and a mouth-watering range of pastries. Their live entertainment will perform delightful melodies creating a romantic ambience for this special occasion. You will also receive a beautiful red Ritz rose to take home with you, the perfect souvenir from a perfect afternoon.
Dinner in The Ritz Restaurant
Afternoon Tea not for you? Experience a Valentine’s Day dinner like no other in one of the most stunning and romantic restaurants in the world. The Michelin-starred Ritz Restaurant is only a few steps away from Bond Street. The interiors are breath taking with spectacular garland chandeliers and romantic twinkling candlelight all reflected in the mirrored panels. Make Valentine's Day 2020 one to remember and indulge in a decadent four-course set menu, created by their Executive Chef, John William MBE and his talented team, showcasing seasonal produce. Additionally, alongside your meal you will be treated to half bottle of Barons de Rothschild, “Reserve Ritz” Rosé NV Champagne per person. Through the evening you will be entertained with fabulous dancers performing the Tango, Rumba and Salsa to the sounds of The London Dance Orchestra. Did you know that you too can dance into the night with your partner to the sounds of one of the UK’s most respected swing dance bands? Sweep your other half off their feet and book in to spend your evening at one of London's most iconic and most romantic destinations.
Haven't found that special someone yet and looking for somewhere to spend Galentine's Day? Fear not, why not get together with the girls for a Cosmo and go for afternoon tea at sketch! The luxurious pink interior is the colour of the season and the electric atmosphere in the Gallery is like no other. The afternoon tea is full of mouth-watering delights and takes you on a culinary journey of the highest standard. Don't forget to get a compulsory group selfie by the Pods, girl power!
This totally sophisticated restaurant on Albemarle Street has an interior that simply transports you from London and into the heart of the Mediterranean. With a soft influence of South America in the menu, we are huge fan of breakfast at Isabel and their coffee might just be some of the best in Mayfair. Start your Valentine's Day off with a delicious pastry or their to-die-for French toast. Alternatively, if you are visiting the restaurant later in the day, don't forget that for this romantic season you and your guest can be treated to a complimentary glass of champagne. Make sure to make a reservation and to print out this voucher below to ensure you receive this special treat to accompany your meal.
Our final pick for Valentine's Day is Hélène Darroze at The Connaught. Having re-opened at the end of 2019, the two Michelin-starred restaurant burst back on London's restaurant scene with an eclectic menu filled with seasonal produce. The restaurant's chefs magically transform the menu to fit your personal tastes and make each dish into a culinary work of art. Elevate your Valentine's Day meal with the culinary delights of their six course menu that's exclusive for the occasion, featuring a host of dishes with ingredients including Caviar, Black Truffle and Sea Bass, all accompanied with a glass of Billecart-Salmon Rosé. Following your meal, don't miss your chance to visit The Connaught Bar for one of their legendary martinis with the hotel's exclusively owned Mayfair-distilled gin. Being one of the best martinis in London, these will be the perfect way to toast to a wonderful Valentine's Day.
This year, whether you're celebrating Valentine's Day or Galentine's Day, we have got you covered. Around Bond Street we are treated to some of the best spots that the Capital's restaurant scene has to offer but don't delay! Make sure you get your bookings in while you can and celebrate the season of love in style.
Did you know there is also a spectacular florist on Bond Street too? Score some bonus points with a bouquet of red roses from Florabunda, it's the perfect place to pick up a bouquet of gorgeous flowers on your way to dinner and is conveniently situated just by the Allies Statue on New Bond Street.