The Best London Restaurants for Valentine's Day 2023

Words by
Nicole Panteloucos

12th January 2023

Looking for dinner à deux in London this Valentines Day? From romantic, candle-lit tables to swanky rooftop lounges, and even a little staged melodrama, check out Sphere's curated list of London's most romantic dining spots. 


Luxury Romance at The Ritz London 
The Ritz
Enjoy a romantic evening of Michelin star dining at the Ritz

The decadent drapery and whimsical marble statues inside the Ritz's dining room make it the perfect setting for a romantic date night. The Michelin starred restaurant is offering a four course Valentine's dinner with live entertainment. £395 per person.

Press for Champagne at Bob Bob Ricard City 
Bob Bob Ricard City
Bob Bob Ricard City offers a selection of mouth-watering classic french dishes

Equipped with 'press for champagne' buttons, the bejewelled leather tables at Bob Bob Ricard City provide the perfect setting for a romantic dinner. The restaurant, located in London's Leadenhall Building, offers a selection of classic french dishes. From Caviar to Beef Wellington, Head Chef Ben Hobson's menu is sure to leave you and your S.O. satisfied. 

Intimate Date Night at Maggie Jones's 
Cosy Dating at Maggie Jones's
Maggie Jones's has been a favourite of Kensington locals for over 40 years

Although rather unassuming from the outside, Maggie Jones's might just be London's cosiest restaurant. The intimate, candle-lit booths are perfect if you're looking for a laid-back date night. Standout dishes like the chicken tarragon feature simple, farmhouse-style ingredients that never compromise on flavour. 

Romantic Garden-Vibe Dining at Clos Maggiore
Clos Maggiore
Maggiore's floral dining room offers a selection of contemporary french cuisine

What says I love you more than flowers and fairy lights? With one of the most beautiful dining rooms in the city, Clos Maggiore's flower-filled conservatory will make you feel like you're dining in your own private garden. Starting from £160 per person, diners can enjoy a six course Valentine's Day tasting menu featuring champagne, oysters and beef fillet.

Room With a Major View at Fenchurch 
Fenchurch restaurant sits atop the of 37th floor of London's Sky Garden

Take in a romantic evening view of the city-line at Fenchurch inside Sky Garden. With sweeping glass windows and swanky lounge chairs, dinner for two at this iconic London spot is the perfect way to say I love you. The restaurant's contemporary British menu features a five course tasting meal starting from £75 per person.

Exuberant Italian Romance at Circolo Popolare 
Circolo Popolare 
Circolo Popolare in Fitzrovia serves up some of London's best Italian food

In the mood for some V-Day cocktails? Look no further than Circolo Popolare. With 20,000 bottles of booze lining the walls (yes, you read that right), this Sicilian restaurant can make just about any kind of cocktail you can imagine. Be sure to check out the food, too. Our menu favourites include the carbonara and pork and beef polpette.