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I’m perpetually single, but I can still appreciate a candlelit dinner and an excuse to eat a super indulgent dessert with the girls! Whether you’re sharing Valentine’s Day this year with a significant other or enjoying a girls (or guys) night out, here are some places across the Liverpool area offering some
Delifonseca Dockside is inviting diners to celebrate the love of good food over the Valentine’s period as it hosts its own ‘Food Lovers Weekend’.
Not just for couples, foodie fans can expect a welcome drink and an array of snacks on arrival before tucking into a selection of heart-warming dishes with plenty of coeliac-safe options available.
Gluten-free menu highlights include a sharing Baked Heart Shaped Neufchatel Cheese and British Charcuterie Platter with main course options such as Spinach & Tomato Gnocchi and Cumbrian Lamb Rump with Parsnip Puree and Rainbow Carrots. To conclude diners can fall in love with Delifonseca’s Sharing Dessert Platter.
The ‘Food Lovers Weekend’ menu is available from Thursday, February 14 to Saturday, February 16 at £45 per person. Diners booking between 5pm – 6pm will enjoy a complementary bottle of fizz.
For more information or to book, visit www.delifonseca.co.uk
Suites Hotel & Spa
Fancy a bit of pampering following a romantic night? Suites Hotel & Spa is offering ‘suite’-hearts
For those looking to celebrate the amorous occasion with an overnight stay, the Knowsley hotel is offering accommodation packages including dinner with fizz, bed & breakfast alongside a night in a superior suite complete with a day at the spa.
Ideal for hotel residents and non-residents alike, the in-house Handley’s Brasserie will also be serving up a Valentine’s Day Dinner for two including a glass of fizz.
The ‘You & Me’ Half Spa Day package includes a full-body Love Ritual Massage, Chocolates & Bubbles in the Relaxation Suite, full use of spa & leisure facilities for just £150 per couple.
The ‘Head Over Heels’ Overnight Stay package comprises an overnight stay in a Superior Suite, Breakfast, three-course dinner with fizz, Heavenly Back, Neck & Shoulder Massage alongside the use of spa facilities and starts from £290 per couple.
Valentine’s Dinner with a glass of fizz in Handley’s Brasserie is priced at £80 per couple whilst the Valentine’s Day Dinner, Fizz, Bed & Breakfast package is priced from £160.
For more information or to book visit www.suiteshotelgroup.com or call 0151 549 2222.
Leasowe Castle has created a three-course menu with couples in mind as part of its evening celebrations on Thursday, February 14.
Taking place in The Keep, the Castle’s selection of delicious dishes will be married up with live music to add to the idyllic fairy-tale setting.
With coeliac diners in mind, dishes can be adapted for a gluten-free diet with highlights including Soup of the Day and Chicken Liver Pate with Dressed Salad and Red Onion Marmalade and main courses such as Roasted Breast of Chicken with Braised Vegetables, Spaghetti Bolognese with Herby Bread Crumb Rigatoni and Spicy Arrabbiata Sauce and a sharing dish of Beef, Bacon & Cheese Burgers, Salt & Pepper Chicken, Pulled Pork, Salad & Chips.
Desserts include a Passionfruit Macaron with Glazed Pineapple or a sharing Cheese Board with Gluten-Free Crackers.
Leasowe Castle’s Valentine’s Day menu is priced at £29.95 and is available exclusively on Thursday, February 14.
For more information about Leasowe Castle or to book visit www.leasowecastle.com
Lovin’ The Dock
Of course there are plenty of restaurants around the dock where you can celebrate with dinner and cocktails, but the iconic Liverpool location is also playing host to some exciting events!
To celebrate Valentine’s Day, the Dock will be spreading the love this February with a series of random acts of kindness, along with an incredible one-off competition for the ultimate Valentine’s prize.
The Valentine’s competition will offer one winner a memorable Royal Albert Dock experience to be enjoyed over Valentine’s weekend. This includes a two-night stay at the Holiday Inn Express, £150 to spend on a delicious meal at a Dock restaurant of their choice, a private champagne tour of the Léger exhibition at Tate Liverpool, plus a goodie bag brimming with all sorts of treats. The goodie bag will include beautiful personalised leather notebooks from Leather Satchel Company, and limited edition Valentine candles from Owen Drew’s Romeo & Juliet inspired collection, amongst plenty of other gifts.
Find out more about the event and what’s on around the docks at www.albertdock.com