This Valentine’s Day, why not take a trip into St James’s London for all-day dining in grand settings like The Ritz, or indulge in some of the most distinguished and respected wine merchants in the Capital, Berry Bros. & Rudd. Not to mention, St James’s dishes up some of the best places to eat, drink and shop, making it perfect for anyone looking to woo this Valentine’s Day.
With an ever-more-exciting fashion scene, the newly opened Aspinal of London in St James’s Market and bespoke shirt maker to the stars Emma Willis on Jermyn Street – look no further than St James’s for that one of a kind gift and service.
The Michelin starred Ritz Restaurant is set within a breath taking room with spectacular garland chandeliers and romantic twinkling candlelight all reflected in the mirrored panels makes the perfect setting for an intimate dinner. Indulge in a decadent four-course set menu created by Executive Chef, John William MBE showcasing seasonal produce and a bottle of champagne per couple for £275. To celebrate the occasion guests will also receive a single Ritz rose.
For an afternoon celebration treat your loved one to a Rosé Champagne tea. Guests can choose from a variety of 18 loose-leaf teas and indulge in a selection of delicate finger sandwiches. Including freshly baked scones and a mouth-watering range of pastries as Soprano singer Miranda Heldt enchants the room with operatic melodies. Accompanied by a red Ritz rose and a glass of Rosé Champagne, this afternoon tea is priced from £90 per person with sittings at 13:30, 15:30, 17:30 and 19:30.The Ritz Valentine’s Menu
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 Sunday 11th February through to Wednesday 14th February; you can enjoy a scrumptious selection with a Valentine’s themed top plate for £22.50.Villandry st James
Aspinal of London
Recently opened in the contemporary St James’s Market, Aspinal of London will be offering complimentary embossing in store for all customers from Tuesday 30th January right through to Valentine’s Day, a perfect way to add a personal touch to any gift.
Berry Bros. & Rudd
The symbiosis between food and wine is well known, and the right pairing can elevate both components to heavenly heights. Berry Bros invites you to join Fine Wine Specialist Isobel Watson Smith for a splendid evening spent in the Sussex Cellar tasting some of their favourite matches like Blanc de blancs Champagne and oysters, Verdicchio with truffle pasta, and Moscato d’Asti with Eton mess. Concluding with cheese and coffee, this special Valentine’s dinner in St. James’s is sure to leave you sated and smiling.
Renowned for her beautifully made bespoke and ready to wear men’s and women’s shirts and accessories, Emma Willis is offering two special garments for this February 14th. Made in their 18th century townhouse in Gloucester and beautifully displayed in their St. James’s storefront, the Pink Swiss Cotton hand sewn Love Heart Boxer Shorts are the perfect gift for men, and the luxurious Red Silk Pyjama set is sure to impress the women in your life.
This Valentine’s Day, GBR London in Dukes Hotel, St James’s invites you to savour simple dishes cooked brilliantly in an extraordinary space, all in true British style. Priced at £65 per person, the wonderful Valentine’s menu offers five exquisite and contemporary courses from Executive Head Chef Nigel Mendham that are available to the whole table, from 9th-17th of February.
Treat your Valentine to a stylish gift of unparalleled quality this year from Jigsaw flagship store in St James’s Market. Their timeless clothing and accessories for both men and women are beautiful and meaningful, and their classic style will last for years, making these creations the perfect gift for your special someone.
Retailer of luxurious fine leather goods, SageBrown is synonymous with quality, style and sophistication. In addition to their classic selection of men’s and women’s wallets, bags, accessories, and small leather goods, the traditional brand of English elegance based in St. James’s is offering handmade leather jewellery boxes lined with plush suede as an exquisite stand-alone gift or as the perfect accompaniment to a present of fine jewellery.
Fortnum & Mason
The last, but by no means least on our list is Fortnum and Mason. Whether you’re searching for a small keepsake or planning to make a grand gesture, Fortnum and Mason is sure to help you spoil that special someone this Valentine’s Day. The gourmet grocer on Piccadilly in St. James’s offers everything from luxurious chocolate truffles to a dinner banquet for two or personalized gift hampers filled with champagne. The decadent and delicious gifts from Fortnum & Mason are timeless delights, which have been part of many Valentine’s Day checklists.
For further information please visit www.stjameslondon.co.uk