5 places to celebrate Galentine's Day in London

Events, Food & Drink

Galentines Day is a day dedicated to spending time with your favourite gals – whether it’s a romantic date, spa day with cakes and bubbles, or a ball pit rave to a girl power playlist, here’s the DOSE guide for how to woo the women you love…

Galentine’s Day at Ballie Ballerson

A night of girl power…

This February, Ballie Ballerson, the world famous ball pit bar in Shoreditch, London is all about LOVE. Expect an Ariana Grande ‘Thank u, next’ inspired pink ball pit with hanging roses and swing, and a buy one get one free Valentine’s special cocktail. Your ticket gives you access to the bar all night on the day that you attend and then two hours ball pit access at the time you choose. 13th of February will be a special Galentine’s Party so expect a night of girl power with music from your favourite females toasting to your besties. 14th of February will be a special Valentine’s Party so expect a night bursting with all your favourite lover’s anthems.

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Lodge d’Amour at Le Pont de la Tour

A decadent feast…

Le Pont de la Tour is offering London’s most romantic dining spot with the launch of Le Lodge d’Amour. The intimate hut for two offers a six course tasting menu, Moët and Chandon champagne, a private waiter and stunning views over Tower Bridge. Decadent dishes have been created to offer a truly special experience, including roasted wild mushrooms, cep ketchup and consummé, a delicious plate of lobster tortellino, poached Scottish langoustine, bisque foam and caviar while a decadent ginger infused rhubarb with white chocolate ganache and macarons will be on show for the sweet-toothed. From £150. Available 5th – 13th February 2019.

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Healthy dining with Sushi Samba

Workout and brunch…

If you and your besties love nothing more than an endorphin rush followed by delicious, healthy food, head to SUSHISAMBA to try the new NOURISH menu. Using ingredients specially selected for their nutritional benefits, the menu is the brainchild of Regional Executive Chef Andreas Bollanos and elite performance coach Harry Jameson. After you’ve worked up a sweat at 1Rebel, order the Energy Boost at the City branch with Yellowtail brown rice Maki rolls with heritage carrots, kale and yamagobo. If you’re in the Covent Garden area, book a class at Sweat IT and dine on Protein Power: Beef Ramen with slow-cooked rib-eye steak and tofu, courgette noodles, cured egg, edamame and shiitake mushrooms. The menu is available from 15th January through 31st March 2019 at both City and Covent Garden locations.

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Spa, cakes and bubbles at Hotel Café Royal

A romantic spa date…

For the ultimate pampering experience, look no further than Hotel Café Royal’s Akasha spa, which is offering a Celebration for Two package. The experience begins with Champagne and a fresh fruit platter, followed by a 60-minute Ultimate Aromatherapy massage or Ultimate Aromatherapy facial in the double treatment suite, perfect for pampering with your best gal pal. Why not make a day of it and use the stunning gym, pool, sauna and Hammam, before heading downstairs to Cakes & Bubbles to sample desserts created by Albert Adrià, voted The World’s Best Pastry Chef. For those feeling virtuous, delicate bites like the frozen dark chocolate and coconut flower and the lightest carrot cake won’t weigh down any post-spa floating sensations, while the signature Cheese Cake with coulommiers cheese, hazelnut and white chocolate is a must-try for any gourmand.

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Say I Love You with Maître Choux

A sweet pink afternoon tea… 

Whisk your lady friends away on an Afternoon Tea date at Maître Choux and indulge in their Sweet Pink Afternoon Tea. Unlike the more traditional savoury afternoon tea, Maître Choux’s new tasting menu is an expertly paired selection of éclairs and choux with glasses of Laurent-Perrier champagne, including the iconic La Cuvée Rosé. You also can treat yourself to just a single glass of bubbly, along with a mouthwatering éclair, choux, or chouquette of your choice. For those not wishing to drink, there is an alcohol-free menu, including teas, coffees, hot chocolate, cold drinks and juices available. The Afternoon Tea is available at Maître Choux Soho and Maître Choux Chelsea.

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