London is one of the most cosmopolitan and romantic cities in the world, steeped in history, culture, wonderful architect and full of vibrancy. It’s easy to find romantic things to do in London from simple walks in one of the many parks or along the riverbank, to picnics for two, candlelit dinners or a myriad of shows are available to choose from in the West End. Here are just a few suggestions of the endless opportunities for a touch of romance in one of the most amazing cities in the world.
Thames Dinner Cruise
One of the most romantic ways to view the sites of London is a cruise along the River Thames with spectacular views of many of London’s finest attractions. To add extra dimensions to this wonderful and unforgettable experience try a night-time dinner cruise. This is a sophisticated and romantic night time occasion so no casuals or leisurewear it’s a definite smart dress code for ladies and gentlemen. There are a number of companies offering this memorable and unique experience and one of the premier ones is Bateaux London with years of expertise. They offer numerous options to accommodate most budgets with the “Classic Thames Dinner Cruise” being an excellent choice with a welcome drink, a four course a la carte menu, live band and a two and three quarter hour cruise along the River Thames to Canary Wharf and return cruise. For that extra special romantic occasion impress your partner with the ultimate dinner cruise experience the “Elite Thames Dinner Cruise” package with all of the above plus champagne, after dinner liqueur and the best window tables with clear uninterrupted views.
London’s West End
For a fabulous and romantic day out visit the West End of London with its great selection of quality shopping facilities, Regent Street, Oxford Street and Bond Street are amongst the best and most famous shopping areas of London and are particularly romantic over the Christmas period. There’s so much to do and see with all the top class entertainment available around Leicester Square and Covent Garden with a plethora of cinemas, nightclubs, romantic restaurants and of course to really impress your partner a visit to one of the many theatres showing top class productions. Show your partner your romantic side and book one of the plethora of great shows for romance Mama Mia, The Phantom of the Opera, Les Misérables, Ghost The Musical or for the ultimate in sophistication La Bayadere at the Royal Opera House.
Full Afternoon Tea at Grosvenor House
For sure taking Afternoon Tea with your partner at the world famous Grosvenor House can’t fail to impress them. Imagine how delighted and special they will feel when you arrive outside the historic Grosvenor House Hotel normally frequented by business leaders, celebrities and royalty. On arrival you will be shown to the Library and The Park Room to await your award winning afternoon tea service. This is one of the most quintessential British traditions available to be taken in the elegance and charm of the Grosvenor House Hotel with a tranquil and pleasant atmosphere with comfy sofas, live piano and sophisticated flower displays. Afternoon teas available consist of choice of teas, selection of finger sandwiches, French pastries, cream puffs; buttermilk scones with Cornish strawberry jam and Devonshire clotted cream and for that extra touch of romance select a Champagne afternoon tea. Also available between Monday –Friday is a West Country Cream Tea selection.
Chocolate Ecstasy Tours
** A Mans Perspective**
You know when you want some brownie points from your partner so you purchase a box of their favourite chocolates? Surely I can’t be the first 🙂 Watching on while rubbing your hands (might even be an evil laugh in there somewhere!) and counting your brownie points as they moan and groan their way through the box in sheer ecstasy, well can you imagine what a chocolate tour would do to your points balance? You guessed it you just hit the brownie points jackpot, Vegas style!!
Click here to see what different options are available to suit your budget. Be warned though these tours are seriously addictive ranging from 2 and half hours to all-day chocoholic spectaculars. Learn all about what makes chocolate so irresistible and tasty and get the opportunity to taste many award winning chocolates. Also available are a number of hand crafted chocolate beauty products made from cocoa butter – not for eating – but they will certainly make your loved one feel and look beautiful. Even if you don’t want to go now make sure to bookmark this page, trust me it’s good to have it in your locker…..Ka-Ching!!
West End Show and Dinner Combinations
There’s one thing sure to impress your loved one, a West End Show! Want to really impress them? Then go to a West End Show with a delicious dinner thrown in as well. To expensive I hear you moan, not at all. The majority of the West End Shows and musicals have special offers available which work out extremely good for anyone trying to impress a loved one on a tight budget. Click here to see what is available, you will be pleasantly surprised as will your partner when you turn up for a meal in the West End followed by one of the many blockbuster shows. There’s no need to worry about reservations at restaurants and theatres, it’s all arranged and included in the price of your combination ticket guaranteeing you don’t miss out on the opening scene or a tasty meal.