La Petite Auberge

Want something romantic that won’t break the bank? Head to leafy Upper Street in Islington for this rustic-style French bistro, where three courses of Gallic gastronomy costs £21.50. It’s simple, but effective.

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Oxo Tower

Looking for that date-dazzling knockout view? Whisk your special someone all the way to the top of the Oxo Tower by the Thames for a panorama of the city skyline and high-end flavours. Mains from £21.50.

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Petersham Nurseries

This idyllic cafe amid the tumbling foliage of a Richmond garden centre is the perfect escape from London humdrum and the much-lauded menu is a consistent hit with critics. Mains from £24.50.