Valentine’s Day Recommendations – London / French Riviera

One month to go until Valentine’s Day, and this year it’s on Friday, so no excuse to avoid it.

We know you’re working hard, that’s why as your personal Lifestyle Manager, we’ve prepared for you a list of the best Valentine’s Day spots to plant a smile on your partner’s face on this very special day!

 

London

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Cosy evening:

The most iconic Jazz Club in London, Roonie Scott,  has a special gift for Valentine’s Day: the vocalist Emma Smith presents a show for Valentine’s Day designed to get hearts fluttering, along with special guests Ashton Jones and the Jamie Safir Trio.

Intimate and glamourous, Disrepute is a good option for cocktails and sensual moments in a velvety setting with deemed lights. 

Resist Everything but Temptation at Eve bar in Covent Garden. Cocktails, DJ and deemed lights for a wild night with your Valentine.

Hot Gin Roof at Ham Yard Hotel (Firmdale Group) is back again for another wintery stint, Sipsmith Gin is the star of the show.  Sip on hot G&Ts, steaming Juleps in the cocooning setting among the fireplaces and the sofas.

If you wish to spend Valentine’s Day in a hidden and very British place with candles and real British food, Andrew Edmunds is the experience you’re looking for. It’s one of the bastions of old Soho is not keeping its famous name for no reason.

 

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Date with a view:

Drink with a view at Jin Bo Law or Aviary in Liverpool Street, cocktails and the London skyline at night are the perfect blends for the most romantic date.

The newly opened 14 Hills, part of D&D, located in the heart of the City offers stunning views over London’s lights at night and iconic buildings as the Sky Garden in a cosy and romantic setting with olive and palm trees on the 14th floor of the building. It’s not to be missed!

 

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Elegant Dining:

Elegant dining in a sophisticated setting serving French Cuisine, Head to Clos Maggiore to spend the night in a romantic Provencal atmosphere. If you wish to keep on living the french lifestyle end the night at Coupette. Deeply french inspired, this tavern serves cocktails and calvados. Bring your date to a hidden corner and experience the Parisian romantic lifestyle in the heart of London

For an Italian night trust Big Mama Group to make your senses travel all night long. Choose Gloria in Shoreditch or Circolo Popolare in Fitzrovia for a real Italian night

 

There is no Valentine’s Day without flowers, take your other half to Ours restaurant and revel in a flower power setting from floor to ceiling. How romantic!

Craving fish or aphrodisiac Oysters for Valentine’s Day? J. Sheekey is THE place to go. The iconic venue of Covent Garden, part of Caprice Holdings, offers a flowery restaurant as well as a winter terrace for more intimacy while sipping your glass of white wine and plate of Oysters and Crab.

 

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Romantic Hotels:

After a nice dinner and drinks in some of London’s most romantic bars and restaurants, it’s time to forget the rest of the world and go hide in your very own bubble with your Valentine. We’ve then selected for you London’s most romantic hotels, from luxury to hidden boutique hotels.

 

Henrietta, in Covent Garden is all about brightness and velvet. The marble bath is also one good reason to choose Henrietta.

Or, head to your penthouse for one last drink (or not) on your very own terrace with a view over London lights at Hotel Café Royal

Romanticism is what describes The Savoy the most accurately, the Beaufort Bar is for hidden conversations and strong cocktails while the American bar offers Piano Live sessions for a classic and classy end of the night.

 


French Riviera 

 

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Date with a view:

Radisson Blu’s rooftop’s view of the sea will put sparkles on your date night. Cocktail, stars and the Mediterranean sea feel the breeze and hear the waves from the beachfront terrace, can you picture the perfect date?

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Dine on the sea:

At Nobu in Monte-Carlo, dine on the terrace with a view on the sea as far as eyes can see. Or, enjoy a classic and classy dinner at La Petite Maison in Nice in the heart of the French Riviera’s iconic city.

If you wish to escape the buzz of Cannes, Le Moulin de Mougins welcomes you in a provencal-forest-like restaurant with a lot of corners in the garden and the restaurant so you can have a little bit of privacy…

For those wishing to take the dinner with a view even more seriously, dine at Le Plongeoir, literally on the sea so all you can see is the waves and your other half under the candlelight.

 

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Romantic Hotels:

Hyatt Regency – Palais de la Méditerranée, art déco hotel with a stunning view on the waves from the highest penthouse. 

Five Seas Hotel in Cannes offers another type or romantic night that you will also love. Book a design room with a jacuzzi on your private terrace for intimacy and romanticism just for you and your other half, order room service to make the most of your alone in the whole world Valentine’s Day.