Ramp up the romance this Valentine’s Day with our picks for a date night in London.
Cosy up at the cinema
The Electric Cinema, 64-66 Redchurch St, Shoreditch, E2 7DP
2 minute walk from Shoreditch High Street overground
The Electric Cinema, 191 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, W11 2ED
7 minute walk from Ladbroke Grove underground
Recline in leather armchairs or on sofas for two at The Electric Cinema's Portobello Road branch in Notting Hill.
The Lounge, Whiteleys Shopping Centre, Queensway, W2 4YL
3 minute walk from Bayswater underground
Combine fine dining and film at The Lounge, an over 18s Odeon cinema where your meal is delivered straight to your seat.
Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester, 53 Park Lane, W1K 1QA
8 minute walk from Hyde Park Corner underground
Go all out and spoil your loved one with the 5-course Valentine menu from top chef Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester.
Clos Maggiore, 33 King Street, Covent Garden, WC2E 8JD
3 minute walk from Covent Garden underground
French restaurant Clos Maggiore boasts the honour of being voted the world's most romantic restaurant - and it’s easy to see why, with its flower-filled conservatory and roaring log fire.
Reach new heights
The Shard, 32 London Bridge Street, SE1 9SG
2 minute walk from London Bridge underground
See London glisten at your feet from the top of Western Europe’s tallest building by visiting The View from the Shard.
Once you’ve enjoyed London’s twinkling skyline, head to the Aqua Shard restaurant on the 31st floor to enjoy a romantic meal and a panoramic view.
Be sure to book online in advance.
Get your skates on
Lumino City Ice Rink, Canada Square Park, Canary Wharf, E14 5AB
2 minute walk from Canary Wharf underground
Glide gracefully across the ice - or at least try to! - at the Lumino City Ice Rink, Canary Wharf.
There’s 8,000 LED lights sparkling under the ice of the rink, which is open until February 25th.
When you’ve finished, warm up in the heated viewing terrace.
Tickets can be booked online.
Cruise down the Thames
Departing from Westminster Pier, Victoria Embankment, SW1A 2JH
2 minute walk from Westminster underground
Take to the water and experience London with a boat ride down the Thames.
City Cruises is offering a special Valentine’s Day cruise which includes a three-course meal and a jazz band.