Some love it, some loathe it, but all we see it as is an excuse to party and get some snogs in. Whether you’re loved up or single and ready to mingle we’ve got ya back. Go get some.
Bounce What do you get when you mix a load of balls, some competitive paddle action and booze? No this isn’t the AGM of a swinger’s association but Bounce’s annual anti-valentines party. With DJs, drinks deals, unlimited ping pong and £5 entry – it’s gonna be busy! Bounce Farringdon, 21 Holborn, London EC1N 2TD. The Blues Kitchen Calling all you swingin’ sistas and toe tappin’ fellas…this one’s for you. Hot step, jive and jitterbug your way through Valentines by getting sweaty at The Blues Kitchen Shoreditch’s Swing Train evening. Hold on to your hats as your transported back to the streets of Harlem with raucous live music, followed by DJ sets until midnight. Entry to this bluesy booze up is free until 9:30pm and then it’s a fiver – bargain. 134-146 Curtain Road, Shoreditch, EC2A 3AR. Old operating theatre museum Who wants to stay in and watch sh*t cheesy films when you can watch a gothic horror movie, The Night Hunter, in a creepy as fu*k old operating theatre. If you’re brave enough to go alone then we salute but we say grab someone or something to hide behind. 9a Saint Thomas Street, London, SE1 9RY. Buy tickets here The Climbing Hangar Cop a cheeky feel in public without worrying about being arrested in the run up to Valentines at Bompas & Par’s cheeky installation, Grope Mountain. Novices and seasoned pros alike are all invited to mount the wall and scale to the dizzy heights, groping cheeky orifices and appendages along the way. Grope Mountain runs from 11-12th February. Grope Mountain, The Climbing Hangar, 5, Parsons Green Depot, 33-35 Parsons Green Ln, Fulham,SW6 4HH. Buy tickets here Covent Garden Comedy Club What better way to cheer up your recently dumped friend or eternally single mate then by laughing your ass off at the mecca of stand up. With a killer line-up of comics just raring to mock pretty much every Valentine’s Day cliché there is, if you’re still feeling a bit bitter you can even try out some heckling. Covent Garden Comedy Club, Tiger Tiger, 29 Haymarket, London SW1Y 4SP. Buy tickets here Mommi Whether you’re toasting singledom or drowning your sorrows, what better way to do it then with your pals over brunch. With a 100% gluten free menu of kick ass brunch classics with cheeky South American twists, sparkling rose and prosecco on tap, even your fussiest of friends will be satisfied. Fancy it? We can book you a table. 44-48 Clapham High Street, London SW4 7UR
Three Six Six Nothing screams romance than drinking cocktails that are garnished with butt plugs, right? If you’re looking to spice things up a bit and avoid smooching couples then book yourself in for a night of naughtiness at this kinda kinky cocktail den. To kick things off you can grab 4 of their speciality fetish cocktails for just £25 – cheeky and cheap – what’s not to love! Message us and we will book you in. Three Six Six, 126 St John’s Hill, Battersea, London SW11 1SL Chalet Valentino Couldn’t afford the romantic trip to Zermatt? Me neither! Luckily for you there’s a cosy chalet bar in Shoreditch, who for one night only are hosting an Italian supper club for lovers who fancy going a bit off piste. Expect some real romantic Alpine action; furs, melting cheese and hot chocolate. Oh, don’t forget to come dressed in ski gear (there’s a free bottle of plonk for the best dressed)! Joyeux Bordel, 147 Curtain Road, EC2A 3QE. Buy tickets here Quaglinos For those of you who fancy keeping it slick, sexy and sophisticated then this is the spot. Sticking to the tried and tested combo of three course set menu and live music, the drinks and deco at this place are enough alone to wow your date. So, book in and dress up – this ain’t no special set menu at Zizzi’s. Quaglinos, 16 Bury Street, London, SW1Y 6AJ. Buy tickets here The Hoxton Fairy lit terrace…tick, quirky rom-com….tick, hot gin cocktails…..double tick! You’re not gonna get more low key but romantic than this. Better still ticket sales to this special screening of Eternal Sunshine of a Spotless Mind all go to charity – cute. Hot Juice at The Hoxton, 81 Great Eastern Street, London, EC2A 3HU. Buy tickets here All Star Lanes Wanna bowl them over, wanna be in with a chance of a strike? Okay enough of the sh*t puns but seriously if you’re looking for something fun to do and back yourself even in those shoes, then look no further. With a special drink, dine and bowl package all lined up, you can’t really go wrong. Just leave the personalised shirt at home yeah? Various locations. Buy tickets here Opium You and your date both know that the the ‘on deal’ bottle of cava is not a patch on the real stuff. So why not book in for an evening of quaffing at a champagne masterclass in Chinatown? Sure, you don’t normally associate this little slice of Soho with champers but when the killer bar team at one of the capitals hottest drinking dens are in charge you know you’re in safe hands. Tickets are sold in pairs and for that you get a guided tasting of Veuve Clicquot and some kick-ass dim sum – epic. Ask us and we'll book you in. Opium, 15-16 Gerrad Street, London, W1D 6JE Dandelyan If you wanna avoid the crowds or hope to scored before dusk then afternoon tea at this award-winning hotel bar is sure to help you seal the deal. At their Dandelyan Wyld tea, playful takes on finger sandwhiches and retro cakes are served alongside paired botanical cocktails (made by some of the world’s best bartenders). At £55 quid a head, it ain’t cheap but you never know if things go really well you might be booking into a room upstairs and you can’t put a price on that! Mondrian Hotel at Sea Containers, 20 Upper Ground, London SE1 9PD. Buy tickets here The Walrus Room Got a real hot date that you can’t afford to mess up? No worries ‘cos The Walrus Room have got aphrodisiacs a plenty. Alongside their killer cocktail list they’re offering couples an epic feast of oysters, steak tartare, smoked salmon and cheese fondue. If that’s not enough to get your date in the mood perhaps the setting will help. It’s all twinkling lights, oak furniture and gilded mirrors. You need to book in by February 9th, so ask us and we'll sort it for you. 40 Battersea Rise, London, SW11 1EE.