When it comes to making a statement of your undying love, sometimes a box of chocs and a bunch of blooms just won't do. Indulge in a little romance, divine dining and time for two with our favourite Valentine's Day picks.
COCKTAILS AND CANDLELIGHT
Enjoy a specially curated Valentine’s Day’ menu featuring fillet steak, lobster and delicious shared desserts at Menagerie, Manchester.
Sip on freshly prepared Valentine’s cocktails by candlelight and enjoy live performances to keep you entertained.
Available from Saturday 11th – Saturday 18th February.
FIVE COURSE FEAST
Treat someone special to a Valentine's five-course dinner with a bottle of Prosecco at Brasserie Abode. Their tempting menu includes Champagne granita, Chateaubriand for two, Truffle brie and divine chocolate leigeois to share.
Available Saturday 10th, Wednesday 14th & Saturday 17th February for lunch and dinner.
£90 for two | abodechester.co.uk
A SWEET SPA ESCAPE
If relaxation is on your agenda, the Sweet Spa Escape at the Grosvenor Pulford Hotel & Spa is perfect for a spot of spa time.
An overnight stay in an Executive bedroom with complimentary chocolates, followed by a lovely Full English breakfast the following morning. Relax and unwind with two 25 minute treatments per person, full use of the spa facilities, a fluffy robe and slippers and an Asian tea ritual on arrival.
Break up the day with a Sparkling Afternoon Tea including a glass of Prosecco each and enjoy 15% off any additional treatments during your stay.
Sunday-Thursday £150 per person, Friday and Saturday £200 per person
LOVE IS IN THE AIR
Take to the skies at Cloud 23, Hilton Manchester for panoramic views of the city as you enjoy a spot of delightful dining.
The unique five-course Pink Progression menu pairs plates of cray fish blini, peppered beef carpaccio and aged brie and balsamic onion volivon with Jacquart rose, Kir Royale, and Bollinger Rose.
For those that enjoy a sweet treat, float up to the clouds and indulge in the Pink Champagne Truffle Trolley. Sip on Jacquart Rose and gaze out at the city below. Or if afternoon tea takes your fancy, enjoy a love themed afternoon tea, including chocolate fondue, cherry scones and cantucci biscotto, married with a glass of Jacquart Rose Champagne.
12th – 18th February including live music from 8pm on the 14th.
Pink Champagne Progression £65 per person (guaranteed window included) | Pink Champagne Truffle Trolley £15 per person | Love Cloud Afternoon Tea £35 per person
KING OF SWING
The Grosvenor Pulford are planning an evening of fine dining and soulful swing for Valentine's Day itself.
Indulge in a romantic 3 course meal along with musical entertainment throughout the evening from King of Swing, Andy Bayley, who will be performing a selection of swing and rat-pack favourites.
ADORATION IN ALDERLEY EDGE
The newly refurbished Alderley Edge Hotel are crafting a fabulous dining experience from 14th -17th February. Head chef Sean Sutton has created a divine menu, served in the stunning new restaurant. Enjoy a crisp glass of champagne on arrival and enjoy the luxurious surroundings of this elegant new eaterie.
Join Bar manager Bruno Santos on 28th February to learn the tricks of the trade in the brand new bar area at Alderley Edge Hotel, and try your hand at making the hotel's most popular tipples.
£25 per person
SHARE THE LOVE
Indulge in a delicious sharing menu at the stylish Apline-esque, Piste Sandbach on Valentine's Day. Freshly prepared dishes, hand crafted by Head Chef, Daniel Jeremy and Executive Head Chef Duncan Angus.
£100 per couple
TIME FOR TWO
Laze away the day in The Spa at The Midland, Manchester with their romantic Double Up package, including a 30 minute Rasul treatment for two, a 55 minute spa treatment of your choice, a glass of Champagne and a delicious light lunch or afternoon tea in the spa café.
Snooze away in the sleep chamber area, or get cosy in a hanging pod. The ultimate way to relax.
£119 per person Mon-Thurs | £139 per person Fri-Sunday | qhotels.co.uk
THREE COURSE TREAT
Whisk a special someone off to Rosso for three fabulous courses, including the finest Italian cured ham and prime beef fillet.
£80 per person
RUMP & ROSÉ
Enjoy an evening of fine dining at the Second Floor Bar and Brasserie at Harvey Nichols, Manchester.
Sip on a Moët Rosé Champagne as you indulge in dishes such as a mouth-watering lamb rump with black garlic purée and roasted Jerusalem artichoke. Tempt yourself with a delicious dessert with choices of Yorkshire
curd tart and a baked dark chocolate ganache. Finish with a complimentary box of Artisan du Chocolat milk chocolate salted caramels. Divine!
Wednesday 14th February, available from midday
Three courses for two £100 | Includes a glass each of Moët Rosé Champagne
Three courses for two £130 | Includes a bottle of Moët Rosé Champagne