Give romance a chance this February as you dine in St John’s Wood. Located in one of London’s most renowned urban residential districts, St John’s Wood offers an array of eateries, perfect for a date night or a catch-up with friends this Valentine’s Day. Fall in love with menus full of delicious dishes, magnificent mocktails and delectable desserts. Take a look at this quick guide to Valentine’s Day in St John’s Wood to find your perfect dining spot. A day of elegance awaits!
Soutine is best known for its artisanal ambience and French cuisine. Delve into staples such as Soupe a l’Oignon, Escargots à la Bourguignonne or Steak Frites et Salade paired with an Old Fashioned or a glass of Côtes du Rhône. Top off your meal with Truffles or Mousse au Chocolat. Don’t care for a sweet treat? Opt for a selection from their delicious fromagerie and sip some bubbly this Valentine’s.
60 St Johns Wood High Street, London, NW8 7SH
The Ivy are serving up a three-course menu this Valentine’s Day. Indulge in a complimentary glass of Della Vite Prosecco Rosé while sharing Duo of Prawns, with mains including Lobster Linguine or Fillet of Beef. Make sure to save room for dessert! The Vanilla and strawberry parfait is the perfect dessert to share and a crowd-pleaser, to say the least.
120 St John’s Wood High Street, London, NW8 7SG
Looking for a romantic yet relaxed atmosphere this Valentine’s? Take your seat at Maido and discover its modern interior and delectable Japanese cuisine. Their diverse menu includes a wide range of classic and specialised sushi items, salads, rice bowls, hot dishes, and traditional desserts. The Tuna Sashimi and Salmon Roe is a great start to your meal followed by their delicious Grilled Black Cod and Vegetable Gyoza’s. Finish your meal with one of their WA Cafe desserts such as their Matcha Tiramisu. Cheers with a Hot Sake over the feast to celebrate Valentine’s Day the right way.
Unit 1, 28 Circus Road, London, NW8 6PD
“Kissed” by the flames and fire of their Josper Oven, every meal at the Cinder is plated to perfection. Between Beetroot nibbles to Hispi Chili Cabbage, the attention to detail is as excellent as the entrées themselves. Expand your horizons through the Cedar Plank Salmon or Seabream with citrus fennel. Indulge in shareables such as the Cote de Boeuf and the Maple Lamb Loin Chops, alongside an extensive wine menu. Top off the night with their baked vanilla cheesecake or Lemon Posset.
5 St John’s Wood High Street, London, NW8 7NG
Add some spice to your Valentine’s Day with Ritu. Inspired by the six seasons of India Ritu pride themselves in serving unique dishes rooted in a passion for quality produce that will transport you to India. Begin with the Kolkata Chicken Lollipop and their Makkai Triangles before moving to their delicious mains such as Mutton Kari Kozhambu or a classic Roganjosh. Or perhaps opt for their famous tasting menu to discover all of what Ritu has to offer this Valentine’s Day.
1 Blenheim Terrace, London, NW8 0EH
England’s Grace showcases a creative fusion of Antipodean inspiration and modern European flair. With a plethora of delicious dishes, England’s Grace has something for everyone. Start your Valentine’s meal off with their Treacle-cured Salmon or House-cured Duck and then move on to mains such as their mouth-watering Salt Marsh Lamb Chops. Other honourable mentions include the Pumpkin & Chestnut Tart, Pan-roasted Halibut as well as their Panko Chicken Schnitzel. If you really want to impress your partner make sure to recommend their signature Pavlova – it’s a dessert not to be missed!
64 St John’s Wood High Street, London, NW8 7SH