9th February 2021

Lockdown Love in Paddington

Show your love for Paddington this Valentine’s Day by supporting the area and local businesses.

Pay it forward, order online or book a romantic get-a-way in the future. Check out ways to spice up Valentine’s Day and get in the mood for love in lockdown.


Isle of Flowers in Paddington Station are open for click and collect. They have everything from Valentine’s Day helium balloons for £7 to a bouquet of 500 luxury roses for £499.

PM Flowers in Connaught Village have beautifully presented fresh flowers sourced from all over the world. If you live close by go for a stroll past The Tree of Love, Joy and Hope for extra brownie points.

If you are looking for something with a little more stamina head over to Clifton Nurseries for plants, trees and garden inspiration.

Chocolates & Sweet Treats

Don’t miss out on the Valentines Bliss Balls from Les Filles.

These Paddington Bear biscuits from Biscuiteers are a must for any Paddington Bear lover. Perfect for getting you going before a winter walk along one of The Paw Print Trails.

Hotel Chocolat in Paddington Station may be closed but you can still buy plenty of love boxes online. The Valentines Lovely Little Things selection has something for everyone.


Plan the future with someone speical and buy a gift card for GoBoat for a future date.

Even better take part in the Paddington Central Valentine’s competition to win a two-hour boat ride plus £100 to spend at one of their floating restaurants. Click here to find out more.

Weekend Away

Book ahead for a long weekend in the capital, most hotels are offering flexible cancellation. Paddington has hotel accommodation to suit any budget.

Try Hilton London Paddington for its proximity to the station or Roseate House London for upmarket romance. The Pilgrm for hipsters, Inhabit for wellbeing, St. Davids, The Dolphin or The Shakespeare for their location in the stunning Norfolk Square Gardens.

For something completely different how about The Boathouse in Merchant Square.

A Cosy Night In

Valentine’s Day doesn’t need to be all flowers and frills. Sometimes a night in front of the TV with a takeaway is all you need to feel the love. Check out this list of venues open for Takeaway in Paddington.