From all-day dining in grand restaurants like The Ritz and The Wolseley, to some of the most distinguished and respected food merchants such as Paxton & Whitfield for cheese and Berry Bros. & Rudd for wine and spirits, St James’s dishes up some of the best places to eat and drink in London.

With an ever-more-exciting restaurant scene, look no further than St James’s and Piccadilly this Valentine’s Day for plentiful food and drinks offers.Aquavit

Renowned New York Nordic restaurant, Aquavit, can now be found in the St James’s Market redevelopment, with a new more relaxed, all-day dining concept that will showcase the very best of Nordic cuisine and design. To celebrate Valentine’s Day a special menu offers four courses and a cocktail for £85 

Villandry St James’s

On February 14th Villandry will be offering a special 3 course dinner menu for £45 per person including a Champagne cocktail. There will also be live music from renowned pianist and vocalist. Also available is their Valentine’s afternoon tea served from the Saturday 11th February through to Tuesday 14th February, you can enjoy a scrumptious selection with a Valentine’s themed top plate for £22.50


First opened in 1927, Cecil Beaton referred to it as the “prettiest restaurant in London.” Although the original only remained into the 1940s, a new Boulestin, inspired by the original, opened in St James’s on 2014. The charming French interiors make a handsome romantic setting, and the Valentine’s Day set menu sounds divine at 3 courses for £75.

For those looking for the perfect gifts for foodies St James’s also has plenty to offer. Leading cheese monger Paxton & Whitfield and fine wine and spirits merchants Berry Brothers & Rudd have the perfect selection for cheese and wine lovers. Paxton & Whitfield are offering a moreish selection for 2 at £26 containing a heart shaped beech wood, Brie de Meaux, Finest English Stilton and accompanied by multi seed and cracked black pepper cracker bakes.

Berry Brothers have the perfect selection of gift ideas from their own Rose Champagne Grand Cru at £33 and if one bottle isn’t enough then snap up a Valentine’s Duo Gift Set for £50 comprising a bottle of Berry Bros Pauillac, Ch. Lynch Bages and Berry Bros. & Rudd Champagne, Mailly, Grand Cru, this pair of wines is the ideal gift for any wine lover (price includes gift wrapping and delivery).

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