Food is a sensual doorway, it inspires memories and conversations. To help you make that all important choice regarding where to eat on Sunday, February 14th here's our top five restaurants sure to add extra glitz to the amour on Valentine's Day.
Gilgamesh, Camden Lock: Specialising in pan Asian cuisine, Gilgamesh is a diamond in the rough. Gilgamesh has a set Valentine’s Day menu priced at £50 for three courses. Order the ‘Diamonds Are Forever’ (£10), a pink martini cocktail and you might be lucky enough to find a real diamond from Karl Karter Fine Jewellery at the bottom of your glass! If you like your meals intimate and your decor quirky this is without a doubt a great restaurant to explore.
Above: Gilgamesh Restaurant At Night
Panoramic, Liverpool: At 300 feet above sea level Panoramic is the UK’s highest restaurant. Sleek, sexy and slick, what better place to watch the sunset over the River Mersey with a flute of champagne in hand and a loved one by your side? The Valentine’s Day menu is priced at £75 for three sumptuous courses.
Above: View From The UK's Highest Restaurant, Panoramic
Brasserie St. Jacques, St. James Street: This chic Parisian eatery is wholly deserving of its prime location as the original home of Petrus. While for that added twist diners at Brasserie St. Jacques will be able to indulge their Valentine in some Opera from Oyster Opera live on Sunday the 14th February at 2-4pm.
Above: Opera Singes At Brasserie St. Jacques
The Brompton Quarter Brasserie, South Kensington: This minimalistic open plan restaurant is a great venue for getting to know that special someone a little better. The Brompton Quarter Brasserie is offering a set Valentine’s Day menu priced at £49.50 per person and the basis of the meal is as follows:
Starter: Choose from cauliflower, mushroom & truffle soup a carpaccio of dried beef fillet or seared scallops
Main: Choose from wild mushroom risoto a pan fried stone bass or gressing ham duck breast
Dessert: Choose from chocolate fondant a cheese platter or a selection of home-made tarts & ice creams
Also Included: A glass of champagne for each person.
Above: Minimalism Meets Style At The Brompton Quarter Brasserie
Babbo, Mayfair: Italian restaurant Babbo fuses Tuscan beauty with the chic-contemporary. Head Chef, Douglas Santi, worked previously with Alain Ducasse at Monaco’s acclaimed Louis XV restaurant and is sure to serve up a treat. Babbo are running a set four course Valentine’s Day meal that’s priced at £50.00 per person and includes a cocktail of the diner’s choice.
Above: Classic Italian Influence At Babbo