Brasserie Gerard, Kensington

If a trip to the City of Love isn’t likely, visit Kensington’s next best thing. The three-course Valentine’s sharing menu at the French joint is £19.95 a head and includes bubbles, plus a choice of aphrodisiac-filled dishes.

Archer Street, Soho

Couples can sip a Cupid’s Bow raspberry, rose and gin cocktail in an alcove of the dimly lit Soho bar, while staff serenade them with romantic tunes. The repertoire ranges from
Barry White to Beyoncé.

Riba Restaurant, Portland Place

Feast on a choice of romantic dishes such as oysters, côte du boeuf, sea bass and heart-shaped pavlovas, in a magnificent Art Deco building on Portland Place. Top that off with a glass of pink bubbly, all for £49 each.