Sky Garden, Fenchurch Street
The capital's ultimate £5,000 Valentine's Day dinner date has to be a table for two at the private dining suite at Sky Garden's Fenchurch Seafood Bar & Grill. Take in panoramic skyline views through floor-to-ceiling windows that can be frosted at the touch of a button, while being served by your personal butler.
This exclusive experience is only available for one couple, but the rest of our top 20 London restaurants are sure to impress this Valentine's Day...
Clos Maggiore, Covent Garden
Widely regarded as London's most romantic restaurant, you cannot go wrong with a table at the beautiful Clos Maggiore for Valentine's Day. It promises starlight and candlelight, as well elegant French food accompanied by stunning wines.
Five-course tasting menu £155 per person, with classic wine pairing £35
When only the best will do, a table at Coya is called for. The contemporary Peruvian restaurant was awarded London's best restaurant last year. Begin with one of the bar's bespoke pisco infusions and prepare to fall in love with the classic ceviche and tiradito dishes - as well as each other - in rough-luxe surroundings of elegant antique furniture, rich hardwoods and contemporary metallic finishes.
Small dishes from £7; ceviches from £8; signature menu £75 per person
One for adventurous couples - you won't quite be sure what you're getting until you turn up at this restaurant because the menus can change hourly as well as daily. The risk is minimal, however, because Michelin-starred Hedone is listed as one of the top 100 restuarants in the world - with very good reason.
Four-course lunch menu from £45, Evening tasting menu £65.
The Valentine's Day sharing menu at SushiSamba says 'what's mine is yours' to loved-ones. A tantalising fusion of Japanese, Brazilian and Peruvian dishes dance off the menu in quick succession, while dramatic floor-to-ceiling windows on the 38th and 39th floors of London’s Heron’s Tower showcase dazzling 360-degree views across London.
Valentine's Day sharing menu, £95 per person including a glass of Champagne Rosé Champagne Jacquart
Andaz, Liverpool Street
Have it all at this glamorous five-star boutique hotel that has seven restaurants and bars to choose from. For fine dining, head to the elegant 1901 Restaurant & Wine Bar. But there's also a separate champagne bar, a Japanese restaurant, a bustling brasserie and a traditional English pub.
1901 Restaurant: Valentine’s Day Menu £59, including a glass of Laurent Perrier Champagne £69.
Plum & Spilt Milk, Kings Cross
Located in Kings Cross Station, breakfast in Plum & Spilt Milk's setting of relaxed elegance is a great way to start a day's adventure. Their luxurious take on classic British dishes is a fine way to end a wonderful day too.
Three-courses with a glass of Champagne, and petit fours, £70 per person
Bar Boulud, Mandarin Oriental, Knightsbridge
This bistro and wine bar offers the romance of France on plate, with its rustic menu by chef Daniel Boulud served from a bustling open kitchen. It's conveniently tucked underneath the elegant five-star Mandarin Oriental hotel, for those who would like to make a weekend of it.
Valentine's day prix fixe menu, three courses £115
Alternatively, get that Parisien-chic vibe with a table at Pétrus. Dine in an intimate corner of the restaurant or be entertained with the theatrics of Michelin-star cooking at the Kitchen Table. The vintage Chateau Pétrus comes highly recommended.
£135 per person for 11-course tasting menu
Settings don't get much more... pink, than the David Shrigley Gallery at the famously quirky Sketch in Mayfair. Indulge in the Valentine’s Day afternoon tea of pink buttercream cakes and pink macaroons, and surround youself in love as romantic tweets are displayed on screens around the room.
Afternoon tea from £39 per person
Set the tone for romance with dinner at the Corinthia's classically British Northall restaurant, followed by a glass of Champagne beside the fireplace. Risk it all by having a graphologist assess your handwriting to determine your relationship compatibility.
Valentine's Day menu, three courses (plus canapes and petit-fours) and a glass of champage, £85.
Fera at Claridges is the iconic choice for Valentine's Day. Glide across a glassy black-and-white marble floor beneath glittering Murano chandeliers, surrounded by banked flower displays, while being whisked away by the finest of foods served in a setting of relaxed glamour.
A six-course tasting menu, £95 per person
Take your romance to new levels at the Michelin-starred Angler, where seafood is the speciality and London's skyline is the backdrop. The long, elegant dining room has a buzzing atmosphere and the adjoining intimate bar and heated terrace both offer cosy corners for after-dinner drinks.
A six-course menu costs £120 per person, including a glass of champagne.
Awarded a Michelin star in 2012, Trisha offers south-west Indian cusine in the heart of Marylebone Village. It's pared back aesthetic creates an informal and sociable dining atmosphere where the food will be the star of your relaxed, yet special evening.
A seasonal menu offers three course for £28.00 or £46.00 including a wine flight
Old Tom & English, Soho
Small sharing plates, low lighting, marble-topped tables and plush soft furnishings create a warm and intimate clubby atmosphere at Soho's restaurant and vintage cocktail bar. The entrance to Old Tom & English is almost hidden and you gain entry via a tiny staircase, creating a clandestine vibe.
Sharing plates range from £4 - £12 each
Skylon, South Bank
Take a romantic stroll along the South Bank and have a cocktail at Skylon's renowned centrepiece bar before settling down to dinner of modern British cuisine at a table overlooking the Thames.
Valentine's Day four-course menu, £65; six-course menu with a glass of Champagne, £95
The Bingham, Richmond
The Bingham is a 'restaurant with rooms', a gorgeous boutique hotel overlooking the river in Richmond. The seven-course tasting menu, served in the candle-lit restaurant and lounge bar, promises to be a wonderful aphrodisiac.
Valentine’s Day tasting menu, £190 per couple, including a bottle of Laurent-Perrier Rosé Cuveé
The Ritz, Piccadilly
Valentine's Day dining experiences don't get much more classic than The Ritz, nor more grand, than dining under candlelight in the beautifully ornate Marie Antoinette Suite.
A four-course menu, plus a glass of champagne, £225 per person
Ham Yard Hotel, Soho
Opt for the classic dinner-and-a-movie date at Ham Yard Hotel. Their cinema room is showing the BAFTA and OSCAR-nominated film, The Theory of Everything, after which cocktails in the The Dive Bar (pictured) or the restauarant bar are a must.
The Mondrian, South Bank
For the best of both worlds book the private dining room at the Mondrian, which can be closed off with geometric patterned glazed sliding doors that offer privacy, while still allowing for a degree of the restaurant's atmosphere to seep through.
Price on application.