The best Valentine's Day dining experiences in Devon and CornwallPosted by Rebecca Jackson on Jan 28, 2020
Treat someone special to a romantic meal this Valentine’s Day
With so many spectacular restaurants in the South West, we know it’s difficult to decide on the perfect venue for a Valentine’s Day meal. That’s why our team have selected their top five dining experiences for two. Whether you’re a traditional romantic or looking for something a little unusual, our round-up of the best Valentine’s Day dining experiences in Devon and Cornwall will leave you feeling inspired.
Fall in love all over again at The Alverton | Truro, Cornwall
Available for one night only, enjoy a romantic four-course menu under a candlelit setting at The Alverton. After a glass of fizz and canapes on arrival, head chef Simon George's dreamy Valentine's menu will feature plenty of delicious options, from a ham hock and pea tartlet stater to a pork tenderloin main and for dessert, a mango and passionfruit parfait. With recommended wine pairings already taken care of, this comes highly recommended.
Call 01872 276633 to book a table.
Enjoy a Valentine's supper at Canonteign Falls | Near Exeter, Devon
The lakeside café at Canonteign Falls will be opened for one night on February 14th and transformed to offer a romantic dining experience. With a choice of two or three courses, Canonteign Kitchen will serve a selection of beautiful local produce, with salt baked celeriac, fried gnocchi and baked Alaska featuring on the menu. Perfect for this time of year, guests can expect a roaring fire to cosy up beside, after a romantic walk around the lakes and gardens.
Call 01647 252434 to book a table.
Love is in the Air at The Jetty Restaurant | Salcombe, Devon
With breathtaking views across the sparkling Salcombe Estuary, enjoy a sensational sharing menu at The Jetty Restaurant. Available from 13th to 15th February, courses include pan seared quail, Devon crab thermidor, wild mushroom ravioli and a chocolate bomb dessert.
Call 01548 845083 to book a table.
Valentine's Dinner at the Eden Project | St Austell, Cornwall
For something completely unique, opt for an evening beneath rainforest canopies at the Eden Project. With experiences available on Friday 14th and Saturday 15th February, start the night with a selection of canapes and a glass of local Knightor bubbly. Take your seat for a delicious three course menu in the Rainforest Biome with a string quartet playing in the background. Tempting menu options include street food style samosas, seafood fettuccine and the yuzu and gin drizzle cake, accompanied by a selection of fruity desserts. Finish with a coffee and petit fours before being chauffeured to your car.
View more details here or call 01726 811972 to book a table.
At The Angel on Valentine's Day | Dartmouth, Devon
Head Chef Elly Wentworth has designed an unforgettable tasting menu for Valentine's Day at The Angel. Runner up in the 2016 series of Professional Masterchef, Elly's food focuses on the best local ingredients and her February menu is sure to be exquisite. With courses such as braised halibut ravioli and Dartmoor shepherd lamb, prepare to be extremely spoiled this Valentine's Day.
Call 01803 833488 to book a table.
We recommend a stay at our cosy couples' hideaway near Rock in North Cornwall. With a bubbling hot tub, private garden, freestanding bath and wood burner, this boutique retreat is available for short breaks and week stays. Find out more about The Nook or view more of our romantic retreats.
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- St Minver, Cornwall
- Sleeps: 2 - 2
- Bedrooms: 1 i
- Bathrooms: 1
A boutique hideaway nestled in the Cornish countryside, The Nook merges Scandi design with bold industrial accents. An inviting kitchen and living space opens onto the garden, while a hot tub and wood burner make it the perfect couples’ retreat. Meanwhile, Cornwall’s north coast beaches lie a short drive away.
- Dog Friendly
- Sea Views
- Countryside Views
- Hot Tub
- Swimming Pool
- Games/TV Room
Per week from£1110
Short breaks from£960