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Most romantic restaurants for Valentine’s day in London

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From northern Italian cuisine at the Magenta restaurant, to sipping expertly crafted cocktails at the stylish Japanese restaurant, Kyoto. When it comes to celebrating your love on Valentine’s Day, London has you sorted.

1. 8 at The Londoner

Start with dinner at the cosy and dimly lit restaurant, before making your way up to the decadent rooftop bar. Located in Leicester Square, 8 at The Londoner invites you to experience love through the Izakaya style of drinking and dining with understated elegance and charm.

2. Noble Palace

The newly opened Noble Palace draws on flavours inspired by the food once enjoyed by emperors of China’s Qing dynasty. Located in St James’s Park, the food is classic Chinese flavours with a Western cosmopolitan twist.

3. Magenta

Inspired by 19th-century Italian cuisine, Magenta invites you on a culinary journey to Italy. Classic dishes like the heritage beetroot lasagne with walnut pesto are paired with wines from the region, giving you the sense of being in old Italy.

4. La Poule Au Pot

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Often winning in the “best for romance” category, La Poule Au Pot presents a classic French menu with generous portions.

5. Berners Tavern

Located in Fitzrovia, Berbers Tavern offers a contemporary British menu in a breathtaking ambience.

6. Aqua Kyoto

A short walk from Soho, Aqua Kyoto is a stylish Japanese restaurant serving up an extensive menu of sushi and sashimi. If you’re planning on catching a show at the West End, then check out their pre-theatre menu.

7. Sea Containers

Celebrate your love against the showstopping backdrop of the River Thames. A short walk from Blackfriars or Waterloo station, Sea Containers offers a relaxed dining experience with a contemporary menu made with seasonal ingredients.

8. Clos Maggiore

Timeless elegance meets fine dining, Clos Maggiore is an oasis of peace and calm in the heart of Covent Garden. Their superb seasonal menu is paired with selections from their globally renowned wine cellar.

9. Sky Garden

Sky Garden, London’s highest public garden, is a stunning social space with 360-degree views of the city. Enjoy London from a breathtaking view as you tuck into your meal.