Can you feel the love tonight? It certainly seems like love is in the air with these romantic Valentine’s Day date night ideas in London! Head out into the glowing lights of the big city for your night of love. Don’t worry, at Rock My Wedding, we’re all about doing things your way, so we’ve got 12 date night ideas for every kind of couple. From romantic hotel getaways, fine dining experiences, virtual reality game nights, comedy clubs, and so much more. Get the chocolates and rose bouquet ordered and let’s plan your Valentine’s Day together… 

12 Valentine’s Day date night ideas in London

Iconic London Venues 


The Ned 

Recommended Venue, The Ned, is a luxury hotel in the city of London with interiors inspired by old-world glamour and a delectable range of global cuisine and drinks. Try out The Ned Night In - where you can stay in any sized room and the hotel will include a bottle of champagne and sweet treats for you to enjoy on the sweetest day of the year. Breakfast will be served to your bedroom up to the value of £28 per person, and you’ll receive a pair of lush Soho House bathrobes to take home with you. From £465 per night, this will be a Valentine’s Day spent in luxury. 


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The Standard London

Recommended Venue, The Standard, is another iconic London venue and hotel we had to include with their incredible offers! The Standard is located on the doorstep of London’s must-see sights with exciting exhibitions, delicious food, cosy pubs, live music, shopping hotspots and historic architecture. Currently, with the ‘Stowaway’ special, if you book 3 or more nights, you’ll get up to 30% off with special perks included! 


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Kew Gardens 

One of the most iconic London venues that is perfect for a Valentine’s Day date is Recommended Venue, Kew Gardens! Take a romantic stroll through some of the rarest botanical gardens and explore the Palm House and fascinating Princess of Wales Conservatory. The UNESCO World Heritage Site has a perfect tranquil atmosphere that ensures Kew Gardens London is sure to be a Valentine’s Day to remember.


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The London Eye 

Spend an evening riding on the London Eye! Book out a private pod and have the whole city of London in the background as you create everlasting memories with your loved one. As long as you’re not afraid of heights, this date night guarantees incredible photos and an unforgettable experience. 


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Something Fun 


Everyman Cinema 

A fan of movies? Got your eye on an exciting new release? Book an Everyman cinema. An Everyman cinema isn’t like any other cinema. Oh yes, you can fully relax on comfy sofas while waiters come around with full menus so you can help yourself to milkshakes, burgers, hot dogs, fries, cocktails and more while you get lost in a movie for a few hours. Heaven! 


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Backyard Comedy Club 

Usually, most people say that, on their list of dream partner requirements, their significant other has to be able to make them laugh. In our eyes, laughter is the language of love, so why not consider Backyard Comedy Club for your Valentine’s Day date night? This Valentine’s Day they’re hosting a relationships-themed comedy show with a palette of top stand-up talent to roast romance and dive deep into dating disasters! 


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The Big London Bake 

Personally, we can’t think of a better way to spend the most romantic day of the year than baking sweet treats to share with your beau! Although a sexy food fight might not be on the cards, The Big Bake is a definitely going to get the creative juices flowing. The Big Bake does all the boring prep, so you turn up, get 90 mins on the clock, and bake! The winning team takes home a prize! Plus, with a new baking theme every month, the fun never stops and you can always go back for more yummy goodness! 


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Hyper Reality 

Hyper Reality is the perfect date night spot for all you gamers or even if you just like a healthy dose of competition. Offering a special Valentine’s treat, you’ll get one experience in The Arena (where you have to survive a zombie apocalypse), and one experience within the Cyber Circuit VR Rollercoaster or VR Go-Karting. With your ticket, you have a soft drink included or an optional upgrade of a cocktail from the Cyberpunk Bar.  You and your date will also have access to the Lounge for retro console gaming, and board games as well as the Club for some karaoke during your one-hour time slot. Sing your heart out! 


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Food & Drinks 


Midnight Apothecary at Brunel Museum 

Take a trip to Brunel Museum for the exclusive Valentine’s Midnight Apothecary with a magical candlelit location in the rustic Roof Garden. With a menu of mid-Winter Valentine cocktails and Deluxe Hot Love Toddies. Let the sparks fly and the flames kindle into a roar with fire pits available to hire, who needs table manners when you've got S'mores kits to devour?! This date night is perfect for couples looking for something cosy and low-key. Although food isn’t served here, you’re more than welcome to order in! 


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Louche Soho

Want to dance the night away? Take your partner to a Valentine’s-themed party at Louche Soho! This is the place to be in London with tarot card psychics (if you’ve seen the Lindsay Lohan movie, Just My Luck, take this as a sign that you may meet the one!), performances, DJs, and love letters…sounds intriguing? Head to Louche Soho for your night of love. 


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10 Degrees Sky Bar 

10 Degrees Sky Bar is named after the golden hour when the setting sun creates a dusky glow over the city of London. Unfortunately, you won’t be seeing any sunset in February, but you can indulge in some boutique-brand drinks and hand-crafted cocktails. Yummy! 


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Restaurant 1980 in The Savoy Hotel 

The Savoy Hotel is an iconic London venue that is home to many incredible dining spots but Restaurant 1890 by Gordon Ramsay is our personal fave. The restaurant overlooks the iconic entrance to the hotel and offers exclusive, contemporary fine dining. With the most exceptional ingredients including top British luxury foods suppliers and a vintage wine list to match, Restaurant 1890 will offer an intimate and elevated experience. We’ll take a table for two, please! 


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Valentine’s Day date night ideas from cocktails, fine dining, cinemas, virtual reality gaming and more! 

These Valentine’s Day date night ideas in London are nice and all but why not make your Valentine’s Day extra special with our Valentine’s Day proposal ideas? We’ve got all the advice on getting down on one knee… Planning a date night is all fun and games compared to planning a wedding. Need some wedding inspiration and advice? We’ve got you. Take a look at our Recommended Supplier directory for our handpicked curated list of wedding suppliers from photographers to florists and caterers. 

Leah Blundell

Written by Leah Blundell

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