Wimbledon Village provides the perfect backdrop for a romantic celebration so if you’re looking for ways to to treat your loved one this Valentine’s Day, read on for some inspiration and ideas…
Book a dog-friendly getaway at the Rose & Crown
With its ideal location at the heart of Wimbledon Village, the Rose and Crown offers a perfect blend of relaxation and local charm for a memorable romantic escape. And the best part? You don’t have to leave your furry friends at home! Work up an appetite with a stroll through nearby Wimbledon Common and enjoy some delicious pub classics at a cosy nook table back at the Rose. When you’re done, head upstairs to one of their charming and comfortable rooms for a peaceful night’s sleep!
Indulge your tastebuds with a special candlelit dinner at Vineria
No need to jet off this Valentine’s Day when you can savour the flavours of Italy right here in Wimbledon Village. Book your spot at Vineria, Vallebona’s hidden gem wine bar, where you can soak up the intimate, candlelit atmosphere and tuck into authentic Italian dishes, including Funghi Porcini Risotto and Roast Porchetta, paired with carefully selected wines and unique aperitivi.
Eat your heart out with a farm-to-fork tasting menu at The Black Lamb
The Gladwin Brothers are set to get the taste buds racing this Valentine’s Day at The Black Lamb with a special farm-to-fork tasting menu, available exclusively on 14th February 2024. The six-course set menu will feature locally grown, wild and foraged ingredients with some sourced directly from the Gladwin’s farm. Start with delicious and unique ‘mouthfuls’ including mushroom marmite éclair and AAA Maldon oysters. The menu will then take diners on a journey; from the ‘beach’ with hand-picked Devon crab, to the ‘woods’ with Fallow deer, amongst other highlight dishes. Wine lovers can also opt for a carefully curated wine pairing, selected to enhance the flavours of the food, with inclusions from the Gladwin Brothers Nutbourne Vineyards in Sussex. End the evening on a sweet note with a black and white chocolate rhubarb – sharing is optional 😉
Whisk your Valentine away for a night of elegance at The Ivy Cafe
Since its opening in 2016, The Ivy in Wimbledon Village has long been a preferred choice for special celebrations. Offering an inviting and elegant experience, this Valentine’s Day they are impressing diners with an exclusive three-course set menu, featuring dishes perfect for sharing. For the mains, you’ll have a choice of succulent fillet of beef, lobster linguine or coconut sweet potato curry. Always known to finish on a creative sweet note, their Love is in the Air sharing dessert features vanilla and strawberry parfait, raspberry sorbet, and salted caramel chocolate truffles – the perfect ending to your romantic night! Menu available February 10th to 15th.
Relax and be pampered at Illumin8 Beauty
If the stresses of day-to-day life are getting in the way of romance, a couples’ massage at Illumin8’s tranquil salon may be the perfect opportunity to enjoy together-time with your Valentine. Offering a selection of tailored treatments, their skilled therapists will work their magic, leaving you both revived and refreshed. Illumin8’s special Valentine’s treat packages include full body massages for two with chocolates and a pedi or mani for two with a glass of bubbles.
More info & bookings: https://www.illumin8beauty.co.uk/
Celebrate Galentine’s at Hemingways
Who needs a Valentine when you can celebrate with your gal pals? Hemingways is just the ticket for a great girls’ night out, offering a choice of packages complete with cocktails and sharing platters. If you’d rather enjoy a weekend catch up, why not try out their bottomless brunch with 90 minutes of bottomless bubbles, tasty breakfast choices and lively atmosphere.
Plan the ultimate night in
Prefer to enjoy a romantic night in with your Valentine, then why not check out Provenance Village Butcher’s website for some fabulous recipe ideas? For the main event ingredient pop in to their High Street store for a chat with their team and explore their range of premium meats and cuts. Need something special to fill your glass? Simply pop next door to Friarwood Fine Wines and allow them to recommend the perfect wine pairing – voila! Bon appetit!