Valentine's Day at 34 Mayfair
Romance is in the air at 34 Mayfair. The ceiling of the Richard Caring-owned restaurant is festooned with more than 4,000 red, pink and orange roses for Valentine's day. Sip on Nyetimber sparkling wine and try the heart-shaped raspberry, white chocolate and rose mousse cake, garnished with pretty rose petals.
Address: 34 Grosvenor Square, S Audley Street, Mayfair, London W1K 2HD Closest Station: Green Park Website: 34-restaurant.co.uk
Shaken, Not Stirred exhibition at Box Galleries, Chelsea (all weekend)
Box Galleries in Chelsea launches a new exhibition this week, which honours the late Terry O'Neill. His iconic black and white photography sits alongside contemporary British artist Simon Claridge, known for his modern use of diamond dust in his paintings, and silkscreen painter Russell Young.
Date: 13 February 2020 to 24 March 2020 Time: closed on Mondays, open daily from 10am-5pm, 11am-5pm on Sundays Location: Box Galleries, 402 Kings Road, Chelsea, London, SW10 0LJ Closest Station: Green Park
Wet-Lights colour treatment at Hari's, Fulham (all week)
Revive dull locks this weekend at Hari's in Fulham. The salon has launched a restorative new treatment to soften and strengthen coloured hair. Wet-lights are 50% faster and healthier than alternative colour treatments and work particularly well for those with bleached or blonde hair. A L'Oreal Professionnel SMARTBOND formula completes the treatment, leaving hair glossy, smooth and strong.
Time: lasts approximately one hour Price: from £90 Location: 88 Fulham Road, South Kensington, London SW3 6HR Website: harissalon.com
'Not for Sale' at M Victoria (from Friday)
M Victoria Street is hosting a special pop-up dining experience to raise awareness for 'Not For Sale', an important global organisation that works to end human trafficking and exploitation. A welcome alternative to the traditional Valentine's Day dinner, a glass of champagne is followed by a five-course menu, including Peruvian tuna cacos, XO beef tartare and Ugandan coconut ice cream. 100% of the profits will be donated to the M is Not For Sale fund.
Date: 14 February - 12 March 2020 Price: £75 per person including a glass of champagne Location: Zig Zag Building, 74 Victoria Street, London SW1E 6SQ Closest Station: Victoria Website: mrestaurants.co.uk
Valentine's Day events at Coal Drops Yard, King’s Cross
Coal Drops Yard is hosting a bounty of events this weekend to mark the 14 February. Enjoy fragrance profiling at Miller Harris; terrariums at workshops hosted by Botanical Boys; craft your own rings at Maya Magal and take part in bath salt-making workshops at Earl of East, which is also offering personalisation on candles.
Date: throughout the weekend, specific event dates vary Time: event times vary, see website for details Location: Coal Drops Yard, Stable St, Kings Cross, London N1C 4DQ Closest Station: King’s Cross
The Dating Twitter Advice Bureau pop-up, Covent Garden (from Thursday)
Coinciding with Valentine's Day, Twitter is launching a tongue-in-cheek Advice Bureau this week in Covent Garden, sharing a curation of confessions posted on the social media platform and exploring the ups and downs of dating in the digital age. Look out for the Ghosting Graveyard and the Giant Swipe Simulator, showcasing the funniest and most relatable Tweets displayed at the pop-up.
Date: 13-16 February 2020 Time: 10am-8pm daily Price: Free Location: 7 James Street, Covent Garden, WC2E 8BH Closest Station: Covent Garden