- 14 February 2018
- Various locations across Edinburgh
Feel the love in Edinburgh this Valentine's Day. No matter how long you and your partner have been together there's sure to be a special experience you can share with each other. Read on for some great ideas for Valentine's Dates in Scotland's beautiful capital city this year.
The Red Bus Bistro Valentine's Experience
£70 per person
Whether you are popping the question or planning an intimate night out with your loved one, be inspired by our bistro-style menu on board this iconic 1966 Routemaster Bus.
The Red Bus Bistro Valentine’s Experience for two begins with a celebratory glass of champagne. Couples are then seated upstairs on the top deck, where gastronomic delights will be served. In this intimate, candle-lit setting, couples can connect over a mouth-watering menu prepared by Chef, Craig.
To book, email email@example.com or telephone 01355 229448.
The Royal Yacht Britannia - Wild Kir Royale
Experience the magic of this day aboard Britannia, once used for four Royal honeymoons and home to Her Majesty The Queen for over 40 years.
Enjoy The Royal Yacht Britannia's special Valentine's Day cocktail, a Wild Kir Royale served with homemade macarons. A classic Champagne cocktail, this contains Aelder, a wild elderberry liqueur handcrafted in Scotland.
Treat your loved one on Valentine’s Day in The Royal Deck Tea Room!
Find out more at royalyachtbritannia.co.uk.
A special night in at the Dunstane Houses
Rooms from £185
Treat someone special to something special, somewhere special – a one-night stay in one of the Dunstane's individually designed bedrooms with a host of amore-inducing treats, including a romantic turn down waiting for you when you return to your room after your night on the town or in their cosy bar.
As well as champagne and canapes for two delivered to your room when you arrive and hand-made Scottish chocolates waiting for you in your room, they will also include 2 sharing platters in our Ba’ Bar for the evening.
Don’t rush in the morning and opt for a full Ba’ Bar breakfast brought to you in your room and extend your check-out time until 2pm so you can linger a little longer...
Valentine's Day at o'Oliviero
12 - 18 February
£25 per person
Celebrate Valentine's Day with a little Italian flair at o'Oliviero. Enjoy a set menu for £25 and savour three delicious courses for only £25 per person. Make the evening even more special with their limited edition Strawberry Valentines Cocktails for £5, available from 12th to 18th February.
Valentine's Dining at the Pass, One Square
£299 per couple
Treat that special someone to a meal they will remember forever. Watch One Square's chefs apply the finishing touches to your dishes just before they are served.
Situated in the high-octane heart of the One Square Kitchen, this is an exclusive chance to interact with our chefs as they work, learn some insider foodie tips, and – best of all – tuck into a delicious assortment of dishes at the pass.
Diamonds and coffee at Brill, Stockbridge
Want to bring a little sparkle to your Valentine's Day? Teresa has curated a fabulous jewellery collection, antique through to contemporary, from all over the world. It’s displayed in a relaxed, stylish, coffee house environment.
Brill has been open only three months, but the coffee and jewellery combo has already proven a hit with customers. Love and affection is lavished on their espresso, gluten free cakes, and jewellery needing repair. Jewellery and coffee is such a romantic combination.
They are currently featuring a n exclusive jewellery collection from a renowned Russian designer Maria Kovadi - the ultimate in funk and sheer originality.
Find them at 22 Deanhaugh Street, Edinburgh.
Alternative date night at Edinburgh Beer Factory
£40 per person
If Valentine's Day usually means a last-minute dash to the shops for a meal deal and bunch of flowers, spice things up this year with an alternative date night at Edinburgh Beer Factory. The family-owned microbrewery and home of Paolozzi lager are inviting couples and singles alike to join a special February 14th brewery tour followed by dinner for two at the brewery taproom.
The evening will kick off with their 5-star TripAdvisor rated tour which will be taken by their Heriot Watt Brewing & Distilling alumni brewers. Additional to the brewer-led tour will be the inclusion of 2 drinks, a tutored tasting of Unfiltered Paolozzi straight from the tanks, snacks, and a £5 voucher for each person to spend in their gift shop.
After the tour, you’ll be treated to a Charcuterie and Cheese sharing platter for two and either a pint of their World Beer Award-winning Paolozzi Lager and BUNK! Series or a glass of premium Chapel Down Wine.
RUMantic Valentines with Kraken
Keep an eye out at bars across Edinburgh this weekend for the Kraken #RUMantics. Giving away smaples, prizes, black roses and other dark prizes, the Kraken #Rumantics will be visiting The Globe Bar (9pm), Bar Salsa (10.30pm) and Subway Cowgate (12midnight) on Friday and Saturday night. Don't miss your chance to win a stay in the Kraken Love Lair!
Valentine's shopping at Jenners
Visit Jenners on the 10th of February to help celebrate this upcoming Valentine’s day. Don’t miss the chance of gifting your Valentine something special this year with one of their exclusive ‘Love Box’ package deals (limited number of boxes available).
Premium Italian wine and whisky tastings will also be available in-store from 1pm until 5pm.