7th February 2024

Relish the Romance in Paddington

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and if you’re in the area, there’s no shortage of experiences awaiting you. Whether you’re seeking a classic romantic stroll, a cultural twist, or a sumptuous dining experience, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Here are some suggestions for how to spend Valentine’s Day in the area:

1. Visit the Love Tree in Connaught Village:

Begin your Valentine’s Day adventure with a visit to one of London’s most Instagramable spots, The Tree of Love, Joy and Hope in Connaught Village. Its the perfect spot for capturing a romantic moment and setting the tone for the day ahead.

2. Keep it Fresh and Outdoorsy:

Take a leisurely stroll hand in hand down the canal to Little Venice. Admire the picturesque scenery and cozy up as you enjoy each other’s company along this scenic route. Alternatively, enjoy a leisurely horse ride with Hyde Park Stables, taking in the beauty of nature as Spring begins to appear.

3. Make it Chinese New Year Themed:

Soak up the festive spirit and sit under the red lanterns in the Floating Pocket Park, Merchant Square over the Chinese New Year period. Follow it up with our Top Spots for a memorable Lunar New Year. 

5. Delight in Valentine’s Day Menus:
For a romantic dining experience, consider visiting one of the many restaurants offering special Valentine’s Day menus. Click the links for some special menus from:

6. Luxurious Romance Packages:

If you’re looking to indulge, consider booking a romance package at Roseate House London. The romance experience includes champagne and chocolate dipped Strawberries on arrival, a drink for two at the Hyde Bar, Full English Breakfast and a late check-out at 2pm,  complimentary wi-fi & parking and a upgrade to next room category (subject to availability). Book here. 

The Mercure Paddington also has a great offer too: Chilled Prosecco in your room on arrival (75cl), 3 course dinner in the Bella Italia Paddington, breakfast in bed the following morning and late check out until 5pm. This offer is available to book for £99 for two people. Please select your preferred room type first and then add the ‘Romance Package’ from the ‘EXTRAS’ section. Book here. 


No matter how you choose to spend Valentine’s Day in the area, the most important thing is to cherish each other’s company and celebrate the love you share. Happy Valentine’s Day!