Spread the love and bring the Valentines Day celebrations into the heart of the home with a range of beautiful foodie gifts, wines and champagne, and DIY meal kits, delivered directly to your door for an elevated at-home experience…
Say “I love you” in the sweetest way possible with PAUL. The Sweetest Love Box (£29.95) includes four heart-shaped cakes – Fraisier, Forêt Noire, Craquant and Cherry Layer – generously packaged alongside a box of 12 mini macarons. Entertaining? The Sharing Heart Fraisier (£34.95, serving 6-8) is sure to be a crowd-pleaser, with pretty pink marzipan, fresh mousseline cream and strawberries, available in store and online.
Order details: Pre-order online via www.paul-uk.com from 21st January with delivery across select London and Oxford postcodes or collect in-store from 5th February.
The cheesecake wizards at Pleesecakes have created a limited edition 24-strong box of beautiful pink and red artisan cheesecake truffles (£26), guaranteed to pleese this Valentine’s. Each Chuffle is handmade using Pleesecakes’ finest cream cheese mix, encased in a thick rich chocolate shell. Perfectly packed in a custom designed box, you’ll find three tempting flavours including Vanilla Caramel with a white chocolate shell; Raspberry White Chocolate in a dark shell; and Milk Chocolate Sea Salt in a milk shell. There’s also a Valentine’s Mini Bundle (£36) containing stunning mini cheesecakes, crafted with passion and packaged with love. Store in the freezer for up to three months and take out whenever you fancy, for a sweet gift that keeps on giving.
Order details: Pre-order online for delivery on 9th & 10th February
Searcys Gift Collection
Searcys new luxury collection offers beautiful gifts designed to cherished. Discover beautifully packaged bottles of Searcys Selected Cuvée Brut Champagne (£41 per bottle, £80 for two) alongside gift sets of Searcy’s iconic champagne flutes (£35 per pair) and bespoke William Edwards bone-china tea sets, beautifully decorated with refined 24-carat gold edging (£90 for set of two teacups and saucers), you’re bound to make this Valentine’s Day one to remember.
Order details: Available online only at gifts with 48-hour nationwide delivery.
Discover the perfect present for the tea-lover in your life with Mariage Frères’ dreamy Valentine’s collection. With tea blends such as Love Story, Sexy Tea and Fall in Love (all £26 / 90g), as well as stylish accessories, including elegant loose-leaf gift sets and eye-catching cannisters, there’s something for everyone.
Order details: Shop online for nationwide delivery or in-store at the brand’s flagship emporium on King Street, Covent Garden or at Selfridge’s, Oxford Street.
For a unique and considered gift for your loved one this Valentine’s Day, a bottle of English wine from Hampshire favourite Hattingley Valley is a must. Crafted with care and designed to impress, the Classic Reserve NV (£30) is pale gold in colour with delicate and fine long-lasting bubbles whilst for something extra special, the Blanc de Blancs 2014 (£39.50) is made using only the finest Chardonnay grapes and aged for a minimum of four years. With its pastry and brioche notes, alongside a well-balanced acidity, this deliciously fruity and honeyed wine is perfect for popping with your other half.
Order details: Order online for nationwide delivery
Drake & Morgan X Laurent-Perrier Valentine’s Feast Box
Let love bloom with Drake & Morgan’s Valentine’s Feast Box. The exclusive valentines day meal kit (£145), serving two, includes all the ingredients and recipe cards you need to create a restaurant quality, three-course meal in the comfort of your own home, plus two Red Rose pre-batched cocktails and a bottle of Laurent-Perrier La Cuvée for added Valentine’s sparkle. Dishes include a showstopping 27-day Himalayan dry aged chateaubriand with confit potatoes, salt-baked beetroot, thyme roasted carrots, spring greens, gravy & béarnaise sauce. Available for delivery in England only.
Order details: Order online. Orders must be placed by 11:59pm on Sunday 6th February for delivery on Friday 11th or Saturday 12th February depending on your location
The Cinnamon Club’s At Home Valentine’s Meal Kit
Vivek Singh of The Cinnamon Club has designed a beautiful at-home valentines day meal kit, perfect for an intimate dinner at home. Packed full of spice and flavour and delivered direct to your door, the generous feast includes starters of home cured salmon carpaccio jhalmuri; grilled aubergine with sesame peanut crumble; and tandoori spiced grilled king prawn, topped with curried yoghurt. The main event – Awadhi raan is a sharing slow braised lamb leg with a nutmeg and peppercorn sauce, biryani rice, black lentils and sheermal bread. End things on a sweet note with a garam masala sticky toffee pudding with saffron custard. Priced at £150 for two people.
Order details: Order before 6pm on the 6th February to ensure delivery on 12th February
Burger & Lobster Whole Lobster DIY Kit
Say shello to one of the mightiest valentines day meal kits on the market and chef to impress. Surf & turf specialists Burger & Lobster have a luxurious whole fresh Nova Scotia lobster available for nationwide delivery (live weight: 650-680g, from £32). Perfect for impressing, each kit comes complete with detailed instructions, as well as unctuous garlic and butter sauce for drizzling over the tender meat. Make it a feast to remember with B&L’s signature lobster croquettes, as well as tempting desserts including a delicious Pots & Co salted caramel & chocolate ganache and pre-batched artisan cocktails. Add crackers and a pick set to help devour your lobster, and you’re all set to dine in style.
Order details: Order online
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Hettie is the editor and co-founder of DOSE. A keen runner, she’s also partial to a blast of high-intensity and hot yoga. A country girl at heart, she divides her time between London and the lush rolling hills of North Devon. When she’s not jetting off on her next adventure, Hettie can be found in a candle-lit alcove with a laptop, a spaniel and a full bodied Malbec.