The Valentine’s Edit: Fantastic things to do in the City

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The Valentine's Edit: Fantastic things to do in the City
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Here’s our pick of amazing activities to do in the City to celebrate Valentine’s Day.

Dinner at Thai Square

With locations across London and beyond, the authentic Thai restaurant is offering an exquisite three-course set menu for just £45 per person (or £42 for two courses). Begin your romantic evening with a glass of our special Valentine’s cocktail, the Sparkling Rossini, before indulging in sharing starters of Aromatic Duck or the Mixed Platter, filled with an assortment of Thai delicacies. To sweeten the deal, wrap up your evening with our homemade_ Coconut Jasmine Sorbet with a touch of Candy Floss.

Available from 7-14th February. Book now to treat your loved one to an unforgettable culinary journey filled with love and spice!

www.thaisq.com

Pamper yourself at a fantastic hotel

Starting from the 5th February until 29th February, the Galentine’s Day Package is the ultimate girls night in for you and your bestie. The offer includes a bedroom adorned with heart balloons, a bottle of Prosecco to kick off the celebration, two NYX Sleep masks for a cosy night’s sleep and a beautifully gift-boxed ‘Self Love’ NYX candle as a token of self-appreciation. Once you book a room with rates from £250 per night B&B, it is available as an add on to your booking for just £50 per room, and is the perfect addition for those looking to treat their besties to a memorable getaway.

Flight Club

Available to book from £35 per person for a two-hour brunch session on 17th or 18th February, you and your ride or dies will get an hour at an oche battling it out at the throw line. The second hour will be spent toasting your champion around a table, soaking up the atmosphere of the spectacular bar.

First launched in 2015 in London’s Shoreditch, Flight Club has reimagined darts for the 21st century, giving guests an unforgettable experience. Think fast-paced, high-energy fun in a stunning environment, topped off with delicious food and drink to fuel your competitive side.

All Flight Club venues are gorgeously insta-worthy and uniquely designed with a nod to the heritage of their location, the fun of the fairground – where darts has its origins – and the tradition of the British pub.

Book here:

From £35 per person, available on 17th and 18th February 2024, sessions at 12:00 – 14:00 and 14:30 – 16:30

One Hundred Shoreditch

Gillian Anderson, famed for her role in the Netflix series ‘Sex Education’, has partnered with boutique East-London hotel – One Hundred Shoreditch for its Valentine’s campaign: Slow Love.

Running from the 9th-18th of February 2024, the campaign is all about intimacy, slowing down and reconnecting with your partner, and as such, One Hundred Shoreditch are offering guests the ultimate Valentine’s Day package.

The Slow Love rooms package will comprise of:

  • 4 x Arouse soft drinks on ice, upon arrival, from Gillian Anderson’s drinks brand G Spot
  • Come As You Are – New York Times bestseller by Emily Nagoski
  • Land Chocolate – from local East-London chocolate maker
  • 2 x free cocktails in the Lobby Bar
  • Breakfast in bed
  • Late checkout

The package starts from £238 and is bookable via its website here.

Montcalm East Hotel

Whether it’s with your partner, your bestie, your mum, or your sibling, Montcalm East is inviting you to pop in with your loved ones to enjoy a L.O.V.E-inspired photography with Reuben Lee (@‌reuby_lee) – Ravensbourne University graduate and photography pro to take some candid Valentine’s snaps to keep forever!

With time slots available on 10th, 11th and 14th February from 10am-12pm and 2pm-6pm, tickets are £25 per person (max. 2 people per booking). The studio will be fitted out with a bespoke floral arrangement with several romantic props available to enhance the experience.

The ticket includes a 20-minute photoshoot with Reuben in Montcalm East’s on-site Photo Studio and 5 edited photos which will be sent via email within 1 week. Tickets are available to purchase here.

Chocolate and whisky pairing class

This Valentine’s Day, the newly opened London Bridge Distillery School is offering a one-off chocolate and whisky pairing class, perfect for those looking to do something slightly different and try their hand at creating their own whisky blend.

The class is an introduction to the art of blending whisky, where guests are guided through the tasting of blending samples and how to select different components to use in their own unique blend of whisky, combining different styles of whiskies aged in various cask types.

For Valentine’s Day, the additional chocolate pairing element will see the six different whiskies paired with a different chocolate flavour.

The night includes a welcome drink, as well as a seasonal cocktail. Guests will then be able to take their own personalised blend home with them after the session, as well as bar of chocolate.

This is the perfect way to spend Valentine’s Day with your loved one, or friend, and dive into the wonderful world of whisky.

Further details below.

Date: Wednesday 14 February
Time: 6pm – 8pm

Location: London Bridge Distillery School – downstairs The Whisky Exchange London Bridge store, 88 Borough High St, London

Booking: £120 per person, via

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