Valentine's Day in Manchester

We’re all heart here in Manchester. The whole city region has a special sense of civic pride and love. Valentine’s Day in Manchester is no exception, however, we’re here if you need some inspiration.

Ideas for Valentine's

Tattu Restaurant & Bar
Special sharing cocktails and desserts to celebrate the valentine's season
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Cloud 23
5 sumptuous courses at a window table overlooking the breathtaking Manchester skyline. £125 per person
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Whitworth Locke
Pop Up Painting: Paint Gustav Klimt's Iconic painting: 'The Kiss'
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The Lowry Hotel
RE:CONNECT with Couples Therapy spa packages from £110
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James Martin Manchester
An expertly crafted 5 course meal for £70 per person
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Corn Exchange
Celebrate Valentines, Galentines & PalEntines. Enjoy live music and get involved with #ExchangeAKiss
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Hyatt Hotels Manchester
A stunning three course dinner for £42.50 pp and add a 'First Kiss' cocktail for £13
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The Cosy Club
Share the love with the Eye Candy cocktail or Love Triangle dessert, both created perfectly for two people
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Single Mingle
A new alternative singles event on 10th February at Manchester Hall, tickets from £24pp
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The Lowry Hotel
No-frills Valentine's meal in the Grand Ballroom with quality and five-star service
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Peru Perdu
Celebrate with an elevated four course set menu for £75pp
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Pong & Puck
Tell Cupid to 'Puck Off' - a weekend of old school fun
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An exclusive Valentine's menu - £24.95 for 3 courses
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The Liquor Store
Valentine's Day singles cocktail masterclass for £25 per person
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The perfect Date Night Menu for you to collect on your way home
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Whistle Punks
Valentine's packages including cocktails and pizza from £56 per person
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Pizza Express
Heart-shaped dough balls and a Classic Pizza for just £13.95pp
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Cibo Manchester
A romantic 3 course menu for £50 per person at Great Northern or Liverpool St
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Valentine’s is the season of sharing at Tattu Restaurant thanks to their amazing specials this February.

Start your evening with an amazing Shanghai Rose – made with Peddler’s Gin, Rose and Champagne and made to share!

Finish a beautiful meal with Shen Garden; a Heart-shaped chocolate bomb, miso caramel & meringue that sadly needs two spoons!

Available from Friday 10th to Sunday 19th February 2023

Celebrate love, with our unique VIP Valentines experience, Eros!

Indulge in 5 sumptuous courses at a window table overlooking the breathtaking Manchester skyline. Situated in our secluded Eros Lounge named after the Greek God of love, this luxury dinner is for those wanting a night of candlelit romance. £125 per person

Only available on 11th February –  Very limited availability

Embrace your romantic side with luscious golds and Austrian symphonies at Whitworth Locke

This Valentines Day, paint to impress! Unleash your creativity with your loved ones – get your lover or your gal pals and get ready as you sing along to your favourite heartbreakers whilst creating a few fun loveable memories.

Wine glass in one hand, paint brush in the other. No experience needed.

Free for Locke guests, £34.99 for non-residents.

Visit RE:TREAT this Valentine’s season for the ultimate romantic experience, treat yourself and a partner to our Sensational Couples Treatment.

We call it therapy because you leave feeling RE:FRESHED, RE:VITALISED and RE:NEWED.

RE:CONNECT as a couple with a Back, Neck, Shoulder massage or soothing leg and foot massage in a couple’s room followed by a refreshment in the RE:TREAT Social Area/Lounge.

Your treatment will be followed by a complimentary coffee or wellness tea.

Available from 10th to 17th February 2023, prices start at £110

Join us for the most romantic night of the year and enjoy an expertly crafted 5 course meal that oozes luxury.

The menu, inspired by James Martin himself and all freshly prepared by his talented chefs, includes tender BBQ duck breast, mushroom and truffle tortellini, and a raspberry and coconut parfait. A vegetarian menu is also available and includes tempura tenderstem broccoli, salt baked beets and BBQ aubergine served with red curry sauce.

Priced at £70 for five courses

It’s 2023, it doesn’t matter if your ‘date’ is romantic, platonic or even solo – love doesn’t discriminate!

At the Corn Exchange it’s super easy for you to celebrate the 14th February in whichever way you like with a perfect date quiz to find just the right spot to dine, our top 10 date night ideas to give you a bit of inspo, all the available offers so that V/G/P… alentine’s doesn’t have to cause heartbreak and finally some great on-site activity too.

Head down on the 14th February and enjoy some love live music in our Atrium and selected restaurants, you may even get a lucky red rose on the night if we spot you while you #exchangeakiss

If you are planning on popping the question this Valentine’s Day then Hyatt Hotels have the view for you! Head to their stunning 18th floor event space and conservatory for a romantic view of the city not to be missed.

For those not choosing to propose but still want to treat the love of their life, the hotel has created a romantic three course meal, and a first kiss cocktail for two people for £13 served in striking glasses that look like they are kissing.

To add some fun and frolics, all couples who take a selfie with the first kiss cocktail will be entered into a draw to win an overnight stay for two – what better way to treat your loved one!

Available 14th February 2023, £42.50 per person for three courses

Celebrating with your Val, Gals or Pals? We have something to get everyone feeling the love this year!

Try our limited-edition Eye Candy cocktail – Tanqueray gin, Cointreau, elderflower and strawberries, poured through clouds of candy floss…

Keep things sweet with our sharing Love Triangle dessert – Prosecco & raspberry posset, vanilla cheesecake with a molten caramel core and chocolate-dipped strawberries.

Available 11th to 14th February 2023

Single Mingle is a new, alternative singles event, launching on Friday 10th February at Manchester Hall’s Rooftop Terrace Bar.

Single Mingle are bringing back the old school, providing the space and the single people for you to meet face to face, no speed dating, just mingling with who you want, when you want….

Event is Friday 10th February 2023, Tickets available from £24

Join us for a no-frills Valentine’s Meal at The Lowry Hotel this February 14th 2023.

Visit us in the Grand Ballroom and enjoy an exquisite meal with the special touches of luxury you are accustomed to with every visit to us.

Our service is always five star and meals continue to be decadent so this year we are making sure the emphasis is on our true quality values than a fad menu and tacky adornments.

Prices vary, booking required

Treat your loved one (or yourself) to an Atlas Pink Gin – £5 for single with tonic and £7 for double with tonic.

Montressor Pink Prosecco reduced from £35 to £20 a bottle.

Any pink gin or pink Prosecco purchase over Valentine’s will be given a raffle ticket with a chance to win either a Bottle of Atlas Pink gin or a Bottle of pink Prosecco.

Available 10th to 14th February 2023, subject to availability

This Valentine’s, Peru Perdu is delighted to offer an elevated set menu for £75pp.

The evening will centre around four divine courses – designed by renowned hospitality consultant, David Gale, who has previously been executive chef at Soho House New York and Hilton Manchester.

The dishes will take influence from the original, South American-inspired Peru Perdu menu.

Tuesday 14th February, £75pp for a 4 course set menu

Calling all the single ladies and the couples who hate clichés. Swap the cringey stuff for some old school fun and cheesy 80s, 90s & 00s hits this Valentine’s weekend.

Pong & Puck are switching love games for shuffleboard, beer pong, prosecco pong, and table tennis.

Those wanting an alternative way to celebrate Cupid’s favourite calendar month can enjoy retro fun and throwback tunes. You can also pick your poison, with cocktails including Wanna Puck, 80’s Pornstar, and Naked Pineapple.

Book your table at Zizzi this Valentine’s day with their limited time only menu

With an exclusive menu for of your Zizzi favourites & sharing treats like their beautiful grazing board for two or the exclusive Valentine’s Day Sharer for Two dessert – Tiramisu, Salted Caramel Brownie & chocolate curls and Passion Fruit Cheesecake with fresh passion fruit! Check out the mouth-watering menu here.

The only difficult thing is to decide what to have!

Available all day from 10th to 14th February 2023, £24.95 for 3 courses

A Valentine’s Day Singles Cocktail Masterclass.

Shake, Strain and Stir a Party Packed evening away with arrival drinks and the chance of meeting your dream date!

Mix with other singles whilst learning, making and enjoying beautiful cocktails in one of our famous masterclasses hosted by our award winning bartenders

Limited spaces available. £25pp, event Tuesday 14th February from 7pm

Good food + Good Company + comfort = our perfect Valentine’s and Tampopo have created the perfect Date Night Menu for you to collect on your way home.

Choose from set menus such as Taste of Thailand, Taste of Malaysia, a Vegan Feast or a Vegetarian Feast.

Each menu consist of 3-courses including a delicious dessert to be prepared at home in 2 minutes!

Prices vary, subject to availability

Do something different for your dates/mates this year. For a limited time only, we’re offering special Valentine’s packages, that include axe throwing, drinks and pizza.

Our instructors will teach you to throw like a pro and, you can have a cheeky drink or two along the way…win!

Prices start at £56

This year, bring some pizzaz to your date-night, with a romantic twist on PizzaExpress’ most delectable starter – Heart. Shaped. Dough. Balls.

Freshly baked, served with a gorgeous garlic butter dip, guaranteed to make your taste buds tingle.

Indulge in this sumptuous starter and a Classic Pizza for just £13.95pp

Cibo Manchester delivers authentic Italian food in Manchester City Centre across two locations, in Great Northern Warehouse and on Liverpool Road.

Taste authentic Italian food this Valentine’s, in as romantic a setting as you could need. The amazing menu includes dishes such as gamberoni, risotto aragosta and of course a legendary tiramisu.

Available 10th to 14th February 2023 £50pp for 3 courses

Subject to availability. See website for further terms and conditions.

Four wonderful desserts from A Few Scoops paired expertly with beers from local brewery Seven Brothers.

Learn about the brewing process and discover new favourite flavours.

Tuesday 14th February, 6pm-8pm, £16 plus booking fee

A very special Valentine’s Day at Browns Manchester.

Especially for Valentine’s Day, we’ve created a divinely delicious special menu, full of indulgent treats and simply perfect for an evening of romance.

Two courses for £36, or three courses for £42

Our Valentine’s Day menu is only available on Tuesday 14th February.

It was written in the stars…

Celebrate the one you love at our saint valentine’s supper – 14th of February 2023

3 course Set Menu & Interactive Dining Experience – £45 per person

1 course & unlimited listed drinks
2 hours & Interactive Dining Experience – £45 per person

To celebrate this special occasion ‘Somewhere High Above’ Manchester at 20 Stories, we have created a special four-course menu throughout the evening for you to enjoy with your friends or loved ones.

Please note, the A La Carte menu is not available from 5.30pm onwards on 14th February

£70 per person, available on 14th February 2023

Join us for a romantic evening with your special someone to dine from our exclusive Valentine’s Day dinner menu.

Our chefs at Kala have created a special menu to treat you both this Valentine’s Day, including dishes such as ‘confit duck leg with a savoury pancake, cucumber relish, salt and vinegar shallots, crispy rice’ and ‘burrata with truffle honey, rocket and hazelnut pesto, pickled grapes, grilled

Available 14th February 2023, £69 per person

Food Sorcery Cooking Together evenings are the perfect blend of meal out and cookery class – sociable foodie fun. One ticket is for 2 people and you will cook your meal together.

This Valentine’s Day special menu has been created to give you something amazing to take away and recreate at home.

Tuesday 14th February, 7pm-10.15pm. £160 for two people

The Ivy Spinningfields is celebrating the season of love with a romantic set menu and bespoke cocktails making it the perfect place to spoil a loved one.

After receiving a glass of Veuve Clicquot Rose Champagne on arrival, guests can choose from a selection of dishes from The Ivy Spinningfields delicious three-course set menu full of culinary delights.

Available from Friday 10th to Sunday 19th February and is priced at £75 per person for three courses and a glass of Veuve Clicquot Champagne.

Box on the Docks presents ‘PAL-entines’ at the Art Hall on Thursday 16th February from 5pm.

The free event will be a celebration of friendship with a showcase of the best of Salford’s local creative talent.

Join our host for the evening BBC Radio Manchester’s David Scott (aka ARGH KiD) and hear sets from comedic poet Jenny Berry, screen-print your own tote bag with artist Sally Gilford, enjoy music from BBC Introducing’s Roesh as he introduces up-and-coming acts including Manchester’s Prido another special artist soon to be announced.

All this plus street food, Seven Bro7hers on the bar and a Four Sis4ers gin pop-up.

Join us at Sonata and make your Valentine’s Day a truly special occasion.

We have live music from 6pm – 12am with two incredible acts: the dreamy chilled stylings of Ali Roocroft and the simply gorgeous voice of Domonique, each serenading you with pop and jazz classics in their own unique style.

Tickets are just £20 per person including complimentary chocolates on arrival.

Whether it’s a table for two, three, four or even more…. Love Is Love at Ducie Street and we welcome all.

Dine at Ducie Street this Valentine’s Day. But this is Social Dining at Ducie Street, so put your phones down and share a moment with the person or people you love. Our menu celebrates our love for local produce, hosting moreish dishes to have all to yourself and sweets to share.

Available 10th to 18th February 2023

Spend this Valentine’s at Miller & Carter Manchester and experience true love with our effortlessly romantic 3 course Valentine’s Set Menu.

Will your heart skip a beat over one of our luscious starters, such as Wild Scallops with Chorizo or the crisp and creamy Baked Camembert to share? Or maybe love lies in our succulent, expertly aged prime steak cuts.

Available Sunday 12th to Friday 17th February, for only £32.95 for 3 courses.

One for the doughmantics!

From Valentine’s to Palentine’s, we’ve got quite the menu ready for you on 14th February.

Celebrate with a one-off evening of special Purezza goodness. A few unique dishes and our signature heart-shaped pizzas are available for one night only. We look forward to hosting you.

Available Tuesday 14th February, 2 courses £29.95pp, 3 courses £34.95pp

Valentines gift ideas

Whether you’re Red or Blue, this is the attitude of Manchester in a bottle!

It’s not Navy Strength, for a reason. We ain’t by the sea! We do however sit on the latitude line of 53.4, and it turned out that this packs a real punch!

Distilled at 53.4% ABV, and created using 19 botanicals, from across the globe, we are truly proud of this gin.

Smooth enough to enjoy neat, over ice, but we also love it with a Premium Indian Tonic Water, such as Fever Tree or Double Dutch, and a Pink Pepper and Raspberry garnish.

Available for £55 per bottle, while stocks last

The greatest of all romantic ballets returns in ‘one of the world’s finest productions’(The Observer). Birmingham Royal Ballet revives Peter Wright and Galina Samsova’s glorious journey into Swan Lake – with the Royal Ballet Sinfonia performing Tchaikovsky’s superb music live alongside BRB’s spectacular dancers.

Performances from 2nd to 4th March 2023, tickets available from £10

The hysterical, heart-warming and iconic play Steel Magnolias is coming to light The Lowry in Salford this February.

Follow the trials and tribulations of six fierce and sassy women as they set the world to rights in their small town bustling beauty salon. Unwind with a fabulous cast, including Laura Main, Harriet Thorpe, Lucy Speed and Diana Vickers.

Performances from 21st to 25th February 2023, tickets available from £16

Gift an epic date night with a difference this Valentine’s Day at Escape Hunt.

Nothing says I Love You like the gift of locking them up in a room! Treat your special person to an epic date night where the best partnership is definitely the key!

When you join us on an Escape Hunt, you and your dates (or mates!) will be locked in an imaginatively themed room with 60 minutes to find and solve a series of clues in order to escape. The pressure’s on, the clock’s ticking, the adrenaline is pumping.

Prices and availability varies

Never run out of date ideas again with the top-selling Alphabet Dating Cards. Each pack contains over 75 indoor and outdoor unique activities to do. Just pick a letter and the card will include three date suggestions with a thoughtful ‘Dates & Details’ section where you can write down any memories or notes.

There is something for everyone with date ideas ranging from cooking lessons to go-karting to a seaside swim. Each set contains a beautifully designed sleeve capturing the spirit of love.

Priced from £15.99, or £17.99 for a personalised edition

A Day to Remember – Treat your other half to an experience like no other with one of The Spirit of Manchester Distillery’s vouchers, ranging from £25pp for a tour and guided tasting, to a bespoke Make Your Own Gin experience.

Manchester Gin Raspberry Infused – A delicate sweet gin made using fresh raspberries before and after distillation.

Priced from £35 for a 500ml bottle.

Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons is a tender and funny rom-com about what we say, how we say it, and what happens when we can’t say anything anymore. Starring Aidan Turner and Jenna Coleman

Showing at Opera House Manchester from 21st – 25th March 2023, tickets priced from £50

Following its critically acclaimed West End run, the Lincoln Center Theater’s multi-award-winning production of My Fair Lady is coming to Palace Theatre Manchester for two weeks only.

Packed with lavish sets, stunning costumes and standout performances, this is a “Rolls Royce of a revival” and the perfect celebration of the theatre scene BACK in full bloom.

Performances from Wednesday 22nd March to Saturday 1st April 2023, tickets available from £13

The international, award-winning smash-hit musical The Bodyguard is back in Manchester.

Former Secret Service agent turned bodyguard, Frank Farmer, is hired to protect superstar Rachel Marron from an unknown stalker. Each expects to be in charge–what they don’t expect is to fall in love.

Showing at Palace Theatre Manchester from 3rd – 15th April 2023, tickets priced from £13

Featuring an all-star cast and creative team, The King and I is one production you don’t want to miss!

Following its critically-acclaimed sold out season at The London Palladium, the multi award-winning Broadway production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The King and I is coming to Palace Theatre, Manchester as part of its 2023 UK tour.

Performances from Tuesday 9th to Saturday 13th May 2023 at 7.30pm, tickets priced from £13

Dirty Dancing returns to Manchester Palace following a season at London’s Dominion Theatre. 

Exploding with heart-pounding music, breath-taking emotion and sensationally sexy dancing.

Performances from Thursday 30th May to Saturday 3rd June 2023, times vary. Tickets priced from £13

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