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The ultimate guide to Valentine’s Day in Liverpool

10 months ago

By Chris Grundy

The ultimate guide to Valentine’s Day in Liverpool
Image: The Festive Group

Love is officially in the air again as preparations for Valentine’s Day in Liverpool are well underway.

Restaurants are filling up, hotels across the city are gearing up for one of the busiest nights of the year, Valentine’s Day! And there’s always that one person who doesn’t know what to do for their loved one… Well that’s where we come in!

We have put together a guide on restaurants, hotels, gift ideas, and experiences – so that the special person in your life will be made up with whatever you decide to do this year! 

NYL at Aloft Hotel

The stunning surroundings of Aloft Hotel Liverpool on North John Street are home to NYL Restaurant and Bar. Treat your loved one to delicious two or three course meal with prosecco on arrival this Valentine’s Day. Menu below and more info here.

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Award-winning foodie mecca Delifonseca Dockside, positioned on Liverpool’s iconic waterfront, sits only one mile away from the city centre and their convenient car park can be found travelling south down Sefton Street and is supported by accessible and regular transport links. 

This Year for Valentines Day – Delifonseca is giving you a choice: night out, or night in? Whichever you decide they have have you covered. 

Their Food Lovers Dine at Home is priced at £55 per couple and includes a starter platter to share (which includes 7 dishes to try!) along with a stunning main and dessert! 

If you choose to dine with them you will be greeted by an arrival cocktail and enjoy a beautiful 3-course meal for £50pp.

For more info click here


Gaucho has got all bases covered this Valentine’s Day, whether you are looking for the perfect date night or want to get together with friends in celebration of Galentine’s, they are pulling out all the stops to celebrate love in all its forms. 

A special cocktail has been created in honour of the most romantic day of the year, that will only be available for Valentine’s Day and Valentine’s Day weekend. Blushing Rose is the perfect pink drink! 

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Credit: Gaucho

You can enjoy Gaucho’s exceptional a la carte offering with the option to upgrade to a premium booth to really impress. The upgrade includes a chilled bottle of Laurent Perrier Rose ready and waiting for you on your arrival as well as indulgent chocolate truffles at the end of your meal. 

With a live acoustic performance from 7pm creating the perfect ambiance, Gaucho is set to be the most romantic setting in the city. Guests who are dining also have the option to pre-order two glasses of Champagne for £20 when they make a reservation online, these will be served to the table as soon as guests arrive setting the perfect tone to a romantic evening.

On Saturday 11th February Gaucho will be embracing Galentine’s Day with a live DJ and percussion duo brining the party vibes, making it the place to get together and celebrate friendship with a cocktail or two, along with the best steak in Liverpool. Book online or call the restaurant to make you reservation.

For more info click here

Golf Fang 

This Valentine’s, Golf Fang in Cains Brewery Village invite you to join them for a night of romance and mischief as they take you on a journey of the 7 deadly sins. 

Escape the mundane and lose yourself in their immersive spray ground, full of surprises at every turn. No matter what your sin, they’ve got everything you need to make it a romantic night to remember.

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Credit: Golf Fang

The Sugar Daddy package is £25pp and includes golf, a food item, and 1 drink. 

For more info click here


The family run Sicilian bar serves up freshly made bar snacks, sandwiches, and sharing platters using only the finest Italian ingredients. The Carlisi brothers have certainly made a name for themselves in the city over these four years.

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This year Carlisi are are bringing the Love with their San Valentines Menu. You will be treated to 4 courses meal for £39.95 with fantastic choices just like their Arancino al Ragu – a deep fried rice ball stuffed with mozzarella cheese & ragu sauce – now that’s amore! 

For more info click here

INNSiDE by Melia 

After the success of the last promotion, lifestyle hotel, INNSiDE by Melia, part of Melia Hotels International, is relaunching A Sunday Well Spent – a stay and dine package with Gino D’Acampo.

The stay and dine package is available on Sundays throughout February, for just £175 per couple. The package includes an overnight stay, a bottle of wine, a delicious breakfast, and £75 to spend how you wish on food and beverage.

For more info click here.

Duke and Duke Modern Grill 

This new steakhouse concept in Waterloo is brought to you from the guys who’re the brains behind The Workshop, also in Waterloo. All their meats are coal-fired and cooked at high temperatures, which brings deeper rich distinct flavours – in their state-of-the-art Mibrasa grill… which is apparently only 1 of 2 in Liverpool! 

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Image: Duke and Duke instagram

This Valentines day you can indulge in their popular evening menu with sharing specials added for the occasion – like their whole rack of lamb, cooked in their charcoal oven, accompanied with truffle mash, and mint red wine jus. 

Ophelia’s, their sister venue next door, will be mixing up some love potions for all their guests – so expect something lavish from the bar! Specials will run from the 14th February all week – so there’s plenty of time to check it out. 

For more info click here


Get ready to enjoy love on the Albert Dock this Valentine’s Day at Lerpwl.

The team at Lerpwl are ready to welcome you and your loved one this Valentine’s Day as they present a weekend of celebrations from the 10th – 12th February. Guests can enjoy their choice of seasonal dishes from the plates menu including the ultimate romance inducing starter – Sanbaizu oysters. 

If you’re looking for some added luxury, the Chef’s Tasting menu with optional wine flight is the perfect way to experience everything Lerpwl has to offer. With 7 courses of locally sourced dishes and drinks, the ultimate level of indulgence is guaranteed. 


Continue your evening in the intimate setting of Margot’s Bar where you can enjoy expertly crafted cocktails and sommelier chosen wines until 12am.

For a more relaxed experience, Lerpwl’s famous sharing menu will be available from 12pm on Sunday 12th February where guests will enjoy their choice of 3 courses for £60 per person. Dry aged roasted duck, Aberdeen Angus beef, halibut or roasted field squash form the centrepiece to what is guaranteed to be the ultimate example of Sunday dining. 

For more info click here

Inside No.4

Love is in the air and Inside No 4’s amazing à la carte menu will be available on Saturday 11th February, where guests can enjoy 2 courses alongside live entertainment from Suzie Lewin. 

Inside No 4

Suzie will be back on Sunday to provide the soundtrack as their famous Sunday roast is served from 12pm.

For more info click here

One Five Six 

Start your weekend at One Five Six as they present ‘Fizz & Fromage’ on Friday 10th & Saturday 11th February. Guests can enjoy one of their famous charcuterie sharing boards with a glass of fizz for just £35 per couple. 

One Five Six

Continue the celebration upstairs as the house singer brings all the ‘Galentine’s’ vibes between 8.30 – 10.30pm (Saturday 11th only) and head bartender Gav will be on hand with a free bottle of fizz for groups of 6 or more.

For more info click here

Murder Mystery Valentine Special at Everyman Theatre 

Join Captain Mendoza and his not so delightful crew of misfits and massive egos below deck at the Everyman in this zany, satire, parody, comedy, Murder Mystery. 

Everyman Theatre

“We’ve all heard the rumours but it can’t be that bad? Can it? Johnny and his crew only have till they dock to save their ship, their reputations and their jobs…  but someone onboard doesn’t want them to succeed, someone is willing to do anything to stop them… even murder!”

For more info click here


Castle Street’s newest speciality coffee and cocktail venue, Co.Co., has created a Valentine’s Day cocktail menu which includes three cocktails of your choice for £25pp. 

Cocktails such as Pornstar Martini, Espresso Martini, Strawberry Daquiri, Old Fashioned, Mai Tai and their signature Mellow Mallow are all available for couples this Valentine’s Day.

For all bookings made, the guests will receive a red rose and a Valentine’s Day box of macarons. 

All bookings can be made via direct message on Co.Co.’s Instagram page here.

Bistro Franc 

From February 10 -February 15, guests can enjoy three courses for £30 at Bistro Franc. 

With a choice of three delicious starters including moules marinière – fresh mussels served in a white wine and lemon sauce, and main courses such as Tournedos de Dijon – mustard glazed and brandy flambé sirloin steak, served with honey and rosemary roasted potatoes and salad – there’s something for everyone on the menu.

There are two desserts; Chocolate brownie with strawberry cream topped with fresh strawberries and chocolate shavings, and a Strawberry cheesecake with a mixed berry coulis.

For more info click here

Castle Street Townhouse 

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Castle Street Townhouse where from February 10 – February 14, you’ll receive a Hearts on Fire cocktail when booking a table. There’s also a special sharing dessert board available.

Castle Street Townhouse

For more info click here.

Royal Institution 

Royal Institution will play host to Valentines or Galentines from February 10 – February 18, offering a glass of complimentary fizz with booked tables.

For more info click here.

Seel St. Venue 

Let’s Talk Love! From February 10 – February 18, Seel St Venue will have live music, DJ’s and special cocktails throughout the week. 

Credit: Seel St. Venue Webpage

Booths available to book here.

Bistro Pierre 

This Valentine’s Day, Bistro Pierre is serving up a delicious three course meal for just £27.50 per person from February 10 – February 15. With a choice of four starters, four mains and a selection of desserts from Bistro Pierre’s dessert board, guests will be spoilt for choice. 

Starters include French onion soup vegan style topped with a toasted croute and covered with vegan cheddar and for mains, one option is Chargrilled lemon and garlic chicken thighs served with a salsa verde.

For more info click here

KaiBaiBo – Slater Street

At KaiBaiBo they aim to introduce people to the flavours and ingredients of the Korean peninsula in ways that may be more familiar -but that’s not to say you won’t see a couple of their favourite Korean dishes on the menu!

Credit: KaiBaiBo webpage

This Valentine’s Day enjoy 2 small plates, 1 bigger plates, and 1 bottle of wine/bubbles for just £20pp!

For more info check their instagram here.

Titanic Hotel 

Treat someone you love to an unforgettable date night at Titanic Hotel Liverpool’s onsite restaurant, Stanley’s Bar and Grill. Dine in decadence with their à la carte menu and watch the culinary talent unfold in its theatre-style kitchen. 

Maya Blue Wellness at Titanic Hotel

Take your pick from pan-fried sea-bass with salsa verde, an 8oz steak burger with swiss cheese, and prawn fusilli with a creamy pesto sauce to name a few. 

To book a table, call 0151 559 1444. 

Why not make the most of Valentine’s Day and enjoy an relaxing overnight stay in Titanic Hotel’s spacious rooms, with the option to add two glasses of Lanson Champagne, a box of luxury chocolates and a red rose upon arrival for £25, as the final touch to your night. 

To book, click here.

Maya Blue Wellness 

Maya Blue Wellness at Titanic Hotel

Relax and unwind this Valentine’s Day with Maya Blue Wellness’ indulgent ESPA Back, Face and Scalp Treatment. Priced at £95, including access to the spa’s thermal suite, instantly boost your complexion and restore inner calm with this rejuvenating treatment, ideal for spoiling that special someone. To book, call 0151 482 5767 or email 

The Scouse Bird Shop 

The Scouse Bird Shop is a gift shop based in Liverpool that sells products with an added Scouse twist. The Iconic pink & leopard print store front (painted by Paul Curtis) can be found on Tarleton Street (just a stones throw from William Square, in Liverpool’s City Centre, just a stones throw from William Square. 

The Scouse Bird Shop has got all sorts! From her own branded hot chocolate to candles – and more recently custom mugs, coasters and fridge magnets. Famous for hating all things “Tory” – the shop attracts customers from all over the UK and beyond with their worldwide shipping. 

Looking for that perfect Valentines Card? Well SB’s hilarious collection of custom made cards are sure to get the perfect reaction from your loved ones this year. 

To view the entire Valentines collection and order on the website click here

Burnt Milk Hotel 

Royal Albert Dock’s resident connoisseurs of wine are offering a trio of deluxe Valentine’s Day packages for those staying at home on the big day but still want a special evening. With prices starting at £50, each package includes a bottle of wine with four servings of a mouthwatering cocktail.

Royal Albert Dock

If this sounds like your ideal night in click here.

Miller and Carter – Albert Dock

Fall in love all over again with a romantic three course Valentine’s Day Set Menu at Miller and Carter. Available all week, from Sunday 12 – Friday 17 February, enjoy an exquisitely prepared meal from £33.95, featuring wild scallops with chorizo to start, 50 day aged black 8oz angus sirloin with seasoned fries and a lemon and raspberry cheesecake to finish. 

For more info click here

The Nest 

Boasting a bountiful array of handmade gifts from local designers, makers and photographers, The Nest is guaranteed to have a unique gift perfect for your valentine. 

The Nest

Located on Liverpool’s waterfront at Royal Albert Dock, take your pick from delicate jewellery, homewares, prints, stationery and much more.

For more info click here.

The Art School

Valentine’s Day at The Art School is always a very special celebratory date and Chef Patron Paul Askew and his team are proud to reveal two menus for the most romantic day of the year.

The Art School - Paul Askew

With Christmas left far behind, Valentine’s Day is the first significant moment in the new culinary calendar and The Art School’s two menus – an early evening prix fixe and a Celebration Menu later on – embody the very best fine-dining experience available, set in the splendour and refinement of 1 Sugnall Street. 

For more info click here


Barnacle have revealed a quite simply delicious 4-course menu for Valentine’s Day at their Duke Street Market mezzanine hideaway.

Cumbrian ox cheek

Continuing their exploration and celebration of Liverpool’s food and drink history to the present day, the team at the intimate Scouse brasserie have cultivated a new space in the city region, feted for its casual fine-dining experience.  

For Valentine’s Day, the celebration of all the goodness and wonder which grows around the city region continues with 4 courses of lovingly cultivated joy. The special menu features classic dishes including New Liverpool chowder and Spiced Peterhead hake to the new additions of Whitchurch chicken and Rhubarb and almond tart.

For more info click here

Stoke at Radisson RED 

STOKE is based on the ground floor of Liverpool’s newest hotel, Radisson RED on Lime Street. 

Credit: Stoke Liverpool

The restaurant, which is set in the Grade II-listed North Western Hall next to Lime Street Station, is a modern, barbecue eatery specialising in organic seasonal dishes and small plates.

Indulge in a set menu with a live singer this Valentine’s Day, 2-courses for £35 and 3-courses for £40 both menu’s include a glass of fizz. 

For more info click here

Comedy Night at The Baltic Market

Join Baltic Market for a night of the best stand up comedy in the North West! With names such as Alex Murray, Eddie Fortune, Sarah Johnston Hale, Tom Keegan, Dean Maloney, Ethan Madds and more! 

Doors 7pm, start time 8pm! Pattersons will be suppling the food, there will be a full bar and drinks offers too! 

To book click here

Lu Ban 

Lu Ban cuisine is inspired by the Chinese region of Tianjin. Executive Chef Dave Critchley and his team develop Lu Ban dishes with an inventive culinary passion, respectful of Chinese food culture and traditions.

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Treat your Valentine to a luxury experience with Lu Ban’s Champagne and steak menu – a fantastic sharing banquet that is sure to impress your loved one.

For more info click here

ArCains & Punch Tarmey’s 

A match made in heaven.. Join these neighbours with your other half this year and enjoy entry into Arcains, a tasty sharing platter, and a drink each! 

With three huge floors of gaming, Arcains is the perfect date night destination! Then follow cupids arrow right next door to Punch Tarmey’s for a bite to eat and a drink!

You can book online for £20pp here


Shenanigans is famous for it’s warm friendly welcome, quality drinks, live music, entertainment and showing all the latest sporting events.

Mural Credit: Calum Medforth/Photo Credit: Kevin Pope

This Valentine’s Day the bar is hosting a Singles night and Speed Dating – with a chance to win a romantic roast dinner for 2! 

Applications are open now by emailing

For more info click here

Jess Little Cakes

Instagram home baker Jess’ Little Cakes has put together a selection of Valentines goodies that you and your loved one can indulge in. Mini Slabs – Brownie Slabs – Cupcakes – and the Dipping Heart, a heart shaped brownie topped with marshmallows and strawberries with a dipping pot in the centre. 

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Go the extra step and order the dipping box which has a selection of cakes, chocolates and sweets with 3 different dipping pots. Sugar rush here we come!

For more info check Jess’ Instagram here

Panoramic 34 

Panoramic 34 occupies the 34th floor of Liverpool’s West Tower, commanding sweeping views across the Mersey and beyond, the highest dining spot in the city.

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The restaurant is well-known to the city’s foodies for its commitment to local produce and varied modern dishes, as well as the team’s attentive and knowledgeable approach to service.

They have a very special Valentine’s Menu on offer this year for more info click here

Pizza Punks 

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Whether you’re celebrating Valentine’s, Palentine’s or Galentine’s Day this year, Pizza Punks has launched a special heart-shaped pepperoni pizza for friends and lovers to enjoy in any of Pizza Punks’ UK restaurants on Tuesday 14th of February. 

Looking for a cheap Valentine’s date? Pizza Punks is extending their usual #cheapdatemondays offer for the 14 February, couples can order two pizzas or two fresh pasta dishes, plus two Love Heart cocktails for an inflation-busting price of £22. 

For more info click here


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Credit: Belzan

Belzan will be serving up a delicious five course set menu. Prices at £75 per person the menu includes a glass of Champagne on arrival followed by:

Sourdough, celeriac & honey butter

Carlingford Oyster, Rhubarb Mignolette

Potato & Truffle Croquette with Mushroom Ketchup

Vine Smoked Beetroots, Goats Curd & Blood Orange

Fillet Au Poivre, Confit Jerusalem Artichokes, Bagna Vert

Roscoff Onion Tatin, Pickled Apple

Chocolate Ganache, Hazelnuts & Cherries

To book visit 

Palentine’s at Duke Street Market 

Duke Street Market

Grab your friends and escape the romance at Duke Street Market with a meal from their Pal-entines menu followed by a selection of mouth-watering desserts and a film screening of rom-com ‘10 Things I Hate About You’. 

The event takes place on Tuesday 14th Feb, kicking off at 6pm. Tickets cost £30pp and can be booked here

Present Company 

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Credit: Present Company

Looking to impress this Valentine’s Day? A visit to one of the best bars in the UK will do the trick. Present Company has recently been named in the UK’s 50 Best Cocktail bars and was voted as a GQ Bar of the year. 

The perfect spot for everyone from the discerning drinker to those looking to enjoy a delicious cocktail alongside some great music in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere; Present Company is the perfect place for a pre or post-dinner drink or to spend an evening enjoying a few cocktails. 

Bookings are recommended and can be made via


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Credit: Bacino

For those out shopping with a loved one this Valentine’s Day, Bacino is the perfect spot to stop for lunch. Enjoy three small plates for £18 from their delicious seasonal Italian menu, which are perfectly accompanied with one of their signature cocktails or a glass of Champagne. 

To book visit

Toxteth Chocolate 

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Credit: Toxteth Chocolate

Inspired by the chaos and colour of Toxteth, Liverpool, Toxteth Chocolate is designed and handmade using traditional, small batch techniques to produce innovative, contemporary creations.

Tocky Chocky has created a fabulous new chocolate for this Valentine’s Day. A butter-enriched white chocolate Prosecco ganache with a peachy ombré dome backed with crimson hearts – what a way to impress your loved one!

For more info you can check out their website here, or follow them on instagram here

The Festive Group

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Credit: The Festive Group

With Valentines Day fast approaching, some lucky loved up couples are preparing the most romantic surprise of the year for their partners. The North West’s leading event design and installation company, The Festive Group, are working their way through a whole host of valentines surprise makeovers for clients to wow partners. It would appear that romance is definitely alive and well as the Festive team prepare to transform homes, hotel rooms, patio’s and gardens for surprise proposals and romantic ‘I love you’s’ on February 14.

With hundreds of candles ordered, candelabra’s and tea lights polished, red satin pressed, romantic doorways prepped, twinkly lights tested and giant heart shaped floral displays lovingly designed, the team are preparing to turn into Valentines Elves and turn memorable places into magical spaces on the most romantic day of the year. 

If you are planning an event or special occasion The Festive Group design team will ensure that the results will be breath-taking and memorable. If you would like to surprise your loved one this Valentines Day with a romantic makeover, call the experts!

For more info click here

The Hilton Hotel

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Credit: Hilton Liverpool

The Hilton has created fabulous packages that lovebirds can take advantage of this Valentine’s day! 

Starting with their Valentine’s Menu, for £37.50pp you can indulge in a sumptuous 3-course meal – a stunning start to your Valentines celebrations. 

Thinking of staying with the Hilton? You can request their Valentine’s Day upgrade packages: 

Standard Package, £35, includes: Valentine’s card, standing heart helium balloon, two Drink vouchers for Pima Bar, scattered rose petals, milk chocolate wrapped in red foiled rose, and a luxury box of chocolates.

Premium Package, £105, includes: same as above, along with – Flowers and a bottle of Prosecco. 

For more info on these packages you can call 0151 708 4200. 


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Madre have announced their special Valentine’s Day menu which includes seven dishes alongside a jug of margaritas or a bottle of wine for £70. Choose from a selection of tasty quesadillas, tostadas, small plates and signature tacos to enjoy at the stunning dockside Mexican restaurant. 

For more info click here.


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Credit: Fazenda

Fazenda’s menu offers a glass of fizz on arrival and special Valentine’s petits fours for dessert to share. Running from 11-12 February – you can indulge in continuous table-side service of premium quality grilled meats at this authentic Rodizio experience.

For more info click here



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