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10 ways to spend Valentine's Day in London

Planning to be in London with your sweetheart on Valentine's Day? has 10 suggestions for a romantic rendezvous:

1.      Dinner at Clos Maggiore in Covent Garden, voted one of the Top Three Most Romantic Restaurants in the UK by Excellent French food and an award-winning wine list. Book a table at: 

2.      Enjoy an evening of romantic music at The Royal Festival Hall with Jennifer Pike, the youngest winner of the BBC Young Musician of the Year in 2002. She joins the Royal Philharmonia Orchestra for Bruch's Violin Concerto No. 1, one of the most romantic works in the concerto repertoire. Tickets start at £38. Book at: 

3. Head to the spectacular floodlit Tower Bridge Experience and enjoy the romantic setting on the Walkway above the bridge, which will be decorated for the occasion.  £15 per person. Check times and pre-book at:

4. The Orangery at Kew Gardens is offering a four-course meal with unlimited drinks and a tour of the illuminated Henry Moore sculptures for £110 per a person. For more information and to book:

5. A 3-1/2 hour, 4-course Dinner Cruise on the Thames, including welcome drink, wine, live music and dancing for £75 per a person. The boat leaves from Westminster Pier at 7.30 p.m. Book at:

6. On a budget? How about a free viewing of Billy Wilder 1960’s movie "The Apartment" with Shirley MacLaine and Jack Lemmon? The film starts at 6 p.m. at National Theatre Flytower. For more information:

7. The National Gallery will be conducting a Valentine's-themed tour at 4 p.m., commencing at the Sainsbury Wing information desk. Details:

8. The London Eye, one of London’s most popular attractions, has a number of romance options, ranging from a £35 per person champagne flight to your own private capsule flight with champagne and truffles at £330. More details at:

9. Vinopolis is making a weekend of it, with several romantic options including an afternoon wine tour with flamenco dancing at £25 per person and a gourmet food and wine tasting in the evening at £50 per person. To see more options and to book:

10. The Fifth Floor Restaurant at Harvey Nichols Department Store in Knightsbridge has a Valentine’s menu that includes a glass of Harvey Nichols rosé Champagne on arrival, oysters with caviar, Aberdeen Angus beef and heart shaped sablé dessert, For more:

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