To some just another day, but to many it is a day of love. Said to be the most romantic day of the year, it is Valentines Day.
Planning something special with your loved one? Contemplating on a restaurant but just cannot decide which one to book? Here are my top five romantic restaurants in London:
Tucked away in a residential part of Kensington, Launceston Place offers the finest British cuisine based on seasonality. Recently awarded its first Michelin star in 2012, Head Chef Tim Allen and team are guaranteed to make that moment with your loved one special. The design of the restaurant is dark and intimate with spacious tables, where you can enjoy a romantic candlelight dinner.
Coined as the most romantic restaurant in London, Clos Maggiore brings Modern French cuisine with a twist. The restaurant has a dark and intimate feel in the air, spacious tables and of course superb food and wine. Try to get a table in the Conservatory near the fireplace as this will make the evening even more special.
The OXO Restaurant
Located in the OXO building on the eighth floor, the OXO Tower restaurant is where one can experience breath taking views in London and sample Modern British cuisine at its finest. Don’t forget to try a wine from their 800 varieties of wine from across the globe.
The Ledbury restaurant is a two Michelin star restaurant which offers cutting edge French cuisine. The restaurant does not fail in delivering what I call the perfect marriage of food and wine. For the full Ledbury dining experience order the tasting menu with accompanying wines. You will not be disappointed. The front of house team is knowledge in the food and wine offerings and will happily share their expertise with you. The restaurant is spacious with good size tables in a romantic setting.
One of the finest Indian restaurants of London, Chutney Mary is located in the fashionable part of the Kings Road. With an emphasis of delivering the freshest ingredients from several regions in India, their goal is to take you through a journey of food.
The restaurant is best described in a dark romantic setting, moody and intimate. To truly experience a romantic meal ask for a table in the Conservatory. This will raise the mood.
By Jose Pauco, Head Concierge at The Milestone Hotel. Jose joined The Milestone in 1999 and is passionate about discovering the best restaurants and cultural events in London. To ensure he is recommending the best experiences to their guest he makes regular visits to the finest London has to offer!