- 14 February 2019
- 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.
Sharing is Caring at The Printing Press Bar & Kitchen
21 - 25 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2PB
Valentine’s is all about sharing those special moments and to help you get in the mood, The Printing Press Bar & Kitchen is serving up a romantic treat with a deliciously sweet sharing dessert and seductive cocktail.
End your Valentine’s meal on a high note and tantalise your taste buds with a heavenly Ruby Chocolate Heart with Raspberry sorbet for only £12.95. You’ll also enjoy a Love Potion No 9 sharing cocktail from Edinburgh’s Top Cocktail Bar team with a seductive combination of Beefeater pink gin, crème fraise, lime and cranberry for £12.95 from 11 to 17 February.
The Royal Yacht Britannia
Ocean Drive, Leith, Edinburgh EH6 6JJ
Treat your loved one like Royalty this Valentine’s Day with a visit to Her Majesty’s former floating palace. Tour the State Apartments to see where four Royal Honeymoons were celebrated. Toast another year together whilst admiring the stunning sea views with a glass of Champagne accompanied by strawberries and dark chocolate sauce in the Royal Deck Tea Room.
64 Grassmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2JR
This Valentine’s Day O’Love’iero’s will be offering a traditional Italian four course set menu, including a special Valentine’s raspberry Edinburgh gin fizz cocktail, for just £25. Each course has been specially crafted by professionally trained Italian chefs just for you. The restaurant will be beautifully decorated and relaxing Italian music will be playing, just to make your romantic evening all the more special.
Vegan Chocolate Workshop at Jan de Vries
10b Queensferry St, Edinburgh EH2 4PG
If you’re not sure what to buy your beau or belle this Valentine’s, or indeed yourself, join food enthusiast Ayesha Shahid for one of her exclusive chocolate workshops on Saturday 9th February in Edinburgh’s West End.
Her Vegan Valentine’s workshop, ‘Chocolate 3 Ways’, is filled with great tips and ideas to help you create quick and easy healthy vegan chocolate treats.
You’ll learn how to make three chocolate recipes to take with you on the day, the perfect indulgent gift for Valentine’s with that added personal touch. You will also receive a bag of goodies.
Contini George Street
103 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 3ES
Nothing says “Amore” more than a great Italian! As a special Valentine’s treat, Contini's have put together a selection of favourite dishes and created a menu perfect for sharing. Treat your loved one to our fantastic Best of Contini Romantic Sharing Menu to include a Valentine Cocktail on arrival.
This special menu is available 14th, 15th and 16th February and costs £37.50 per person.
Whisky and Oyster Tasting at the Scotch Malt Whisky Society
28 Queen Street, Edinburgh EH2 1JX
Like chalk and cheese, fire and ice, Tom & Jerry… Opposites will attract in this valentines night with a twist at the Scotch Malt Whisky Society. Enjoy an evening of whisky or champagne accompanied by a sumptious three-course meal featuring delicious seasonal oysters. The tasting will be led by a charming duo of Society Ambassadors. This is not a night for the romantics, but for members looking for fun and impeccable food and drink.
356 Castlehill, Edinburgh EH1 2NF
Celebrate the most romantic day of the year at Cannonball Restaurant with a fantastic five course tasting menu showcasing the very best of Scottish seasonal produce.
Treat your loved one to award winning food and service set in one of Edinburgh’s most beautiful rooms. Your evening does not have to finish after dinner – cosy up in the bar for cocktails, whisky and coffee.
This Valentine tasting menu is available 14th, 15th and 16th February. Enjoy five courses £45 per person and add matching wines for £35 per person.
Galentine's Day at Hard Rock Café
20 George St, Edinburgh EH2 2PF
What's Galentine's Day? It's the best day of the year! On the day before Valentine's Day (13th February), it’s the perfect chance to get your best gals together: your friends, your mum, your coworkers - get all those women together and celebrate at Hard Rock Café.
Enjoy a glass of Prosecco while your own private Mixologist teaches you how to make your favourite drinks from scratch, as well as plenty of techniques and tricks of the trade that you can replicate at home to impress your friends and family. You’ll get to wash down one delicious cocktail each, in the surroundings of the famous Hard Rock Café.
Strike a pose for your Insta and rock out to a playlist of powerful female anthems. Gather your #squad and treat your friends to the most amazing night ever!
54 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2LR
Jamie's have created their most romantic menu yet, filled with luxurious dishes like our Dry-Aged sirloin steak, Lobster ravioli and Swordfish alla Siciliana. The Valentine’s menu will be available from 14–17 February, giving you plenty of time to celebrate, and it’s just £29.95 for three courses. Baked Provolone cheese for two to share? Now that’s love!
The Stockbridge Restaurant
54 St Stephen St, Edinburgh EH3 5AL
Those who say that romance is dead haven’t visited The Stockbridge Restaurant. Nestled in a candlelit basement venue on St. Stephen Street, it’s one of the city’s only family-run two AA Rosette restaurants; this is the best of Scottish fine dining without the pretension.
Voted in the Sexiest 20 Restaurants by The Times, The Stockbridge Restaurant makes for the perfect romantic evening.
The ivy covered doorway situated at the foot of age-old stone steps opens onto an intimate space awash with character. Natural stone walls create an atmospheric ambience with a striking fireplace, overflowing with wax from candles burned out during intimate evenings of dining takes stance at the head of the room.
To book your table email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0131 226 6766.
Wedgwood the Restaurant
267 Canongate, Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH8 8BQ
Take your taste buds on a tantalising Tour of Scotland at Wedgwood the Restaurant this Valentine’s Day. Wedgwood’s six course tasting menu is a sumptuous evening for two tasting the best of Scotland’s larder in true Wedgwood style. Expect the unexpected with Lobster thermidor crème brûlée, and Mull of Kintyre cheddar and onion bread and butter pudding; as well as more classic dishes with Roasted North Sea cod and Scotch beef fillet.
This set menu costs £55 or £50 for vegetarians. To book your table email email@example.com or call 0131 558 8737.