And here we go again…It’s that time of year that your bab has to remind you to spend a few bob to quiet down your partner’s gob! Its Valentines! Love is in the air, hearts are bloody everywhere (even on the Tampax tampons this year) and we are all looking to get out of the house and avoid the couch whether it’s a romantic candle-lit intimate dinner with that special someone or attending a bingo rave with your friends! Valentines should be for everyone and here is how you can spend it in Birmingham.
INDULGE IN A 10-12 LUXURIOUS COURSE MENU FROM 670 GRAMS
Enjoy a 10-12 luxurious Course menu from 670 Grams in Digbeth. £120 (PP) you will enjoy 10-12 unforgettable courses by top Chef Kray Treadwell in the heart of The Custard Factory. This is a little bit different from your usual steak and blowjob V day – Expect the unexpected, Expect the unusual and expect…Well, expect a good bloody time and a full belly! This event is not to be missed!
WATCH A COMEDY SHOW AT THE GLEE CLUB
If you and your partner like a bit of comedy then The Glee Club is certainly a great choice this Valentine’s. We have the famous LADY BUNNY (One for Ru Paul Drag Race fans out there) unmasked and unfiltered from £17.50 (PP) OR Thursday night Comedy which I voted the best Comedy Night in the Midlands! A fast-paced & spontaneous show, featuring top stand-up comedians and a big screen to bring you the best bits from the weird world of the web!
THE ULTIMATE FOODIE EXPERIENCE AT HAMPTON MANOR
Book an unforgettable foodie experience at Hampton Manor (From £450 PP) – These are very popular so of course, Valentine’s day is booked up BUT dates are available before and after Valentine’s day for two-day stays. Indulge in a Michelin star dinner, enjoy a wood-fired feast in the Walled Garden and cosy up together and learn some inside secrets by taking part in a wine-tasting workshop. This is one to truly impress your significant other…James, I hope you are reading this.
DINE AT HOME WITH TUTTO APPOSTO
Valentine’s day at home with Tutto Apposto – If you don’t fancy the overpriced steaks and the smoochy couples then what about a romantic meal at home? Step away from the Marks and Sparks meal deal, you deserve better and the Tutto Apposto dine at home Valentines meal is just what you deserve! The menu is quite delightful from Chocolate dipped strawberries that you can feed your partner or yourself to a Chateaubriand for two that can be shared by you and YOU! Price at £85 for 2, Its a steal!
VALENTINES DAY AT THE MOVIES WITH LEO
How about a movie? Everyone love’s movies on Valentine’s day right? especially a Leonardo DiCaprio movie! So how about a Valentine’s Screening of Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo & Juliet at Millennium Point on 12th February? Tickets for Leonardo DiCaprio are £20 and that includes a comfy seat, a big screen with Leonardo DiCaprio’s face on and a complimentary bottle of chilled prosecco! Did I mention that Leonardo DiCaprio is in this?
GALENTINES BRUNCH WITH A BIT OF FULL MONTY
You know Valentine’s isn’t just about celebrating it with your partners, it’s about celebrating it with friends too! So why don’t you get the babs out and attend Luna Springs GALENTINES BRUNCH?! Down some bottomless spritz and prepared to be lubed up, I beg your pardon?! I BEG NOT YOUR PARDON! We got some hunky shiny strippers in the house and a filthy drag queen host! Yes, there are zero tucks when it comes to this brunch. Tickets are available now priced from £29.00.
DINNER AND DRINKS AT THE SASSIEST CLUB IN BIRMINGHAM
The Pineapple Club have a new menu to celebrate this V day, you’ll be surrounded by botanical vibes and EXTRA cocktails plus indulging in some pretty delicious food. You can choose 2 small plates and 1 side OR 1 small plate and 2 sides. You will also get to choose 1 signature cocktail, house wine or draught beer, all for £25 pp! Come to the club babs, bring your partner, friends and the what the hell, bring the whole FAM!
Celebrate Valentine’s day with the whole gang by participating in a bingo rave! It’s bingo like you’ve never experienced before, it’s fast-paced with a lot of weirdness and shit prizes but you won’t care because you’ll be too busy laughing your head off at all the dodgy dance-offers, terrible twerking, and seriously painful jokes. Taking place at The Mill and tickets are priced at £11.25.
ATTEND A VALENTINES BALL
Attend Valentine’s day ball! Relive your inner Cinderella fantasy babs as The Nightingale are putting on a ball for singles to mingle! There are DJ’s, Drag and a massive dance floor for you to meet someone new or bring your loved ones and dance the night away! Tickets are priced at £8.17.
1920’S AFTERNOON TEA OR ROMANTIC BOUTIQUE STAY AT THE EDGBASTON BOUTIQUE
Afternoon tea and romantic stay packages will be available at The Edgbaston Hotel this Valentine, You will have the option to treat your loved ones to some chocolates, macaroons or Valentines celebration plates. All £10 to add to the booking. Within the hotel rooms, You will have the option to add on a Romance package this will be fizz, rose petals and chocolates or macaroons. £75 for champagne or £49 for prosecco. Afternoon tea is also available for couples, friends and families to get together to celebrate.
THE ULTIMATE LOVERS EXPERIENCE STAYING COOL AT THE ROTUNDA
The Ultimate lovers experience at Staying cool at The Rotunda in Birmingham. A room with a view (some incredible views let me add of Brum) this package offers you stylish accommodation where you can watch the twinkling lights of Brum at night from your rose-petaled bed with a chilled bottle of Lauren-Perrier Rose and a box of Charbonnel et Walker sea salt caramel truffles, Sounds romantic right? But wait, there’s more! You will wake up to fresh bagels and have a lovely bunch of seasonal flowers to give your loved one. This is an add on package when you book a room with The Rotunda priced at £95.
CELEBRATE V DAY AT THE THEATRE
Matthew Bournes Nutcracker will be showing over the Valentines weekend at The Hippodrome, tickets are priced from £22.50. I know what you are thinking, The Nutcracker? In January? EH? But this one is a lot of fun and it’s for all seasons bab! Indulge in The sweetest of all treats this Valentine with your loved ones.
WINE TASTING, DELICIOUS SMALL PLATES AND LIVE MUSIC IN A TROPICAL GLASS HOUSE AT BOTANICAL GARDENS
Fancy an Intimate wine tasting in Botanical Gardens Tropical glass house? Botanical Gardens is collaborating with Wine Freedom and Ox & Origin to bring you a premium wine tasting evening where you will sample a few of Wine Freedoms specialist wines, indulge in premium small plates created by Top Chefs from Ox & Origin and enjoy an evening of live acoustic music. Taking place on 14th February at 6.30 pm – Tickets are £59 and will be released on Monday 24th January 2022
DINING IN THE DARK
Encounter a unique tasting experience – Dining in the dark. You will be blindfolded and will be tasting a secret menu in pitch-black darkness. There are two dates – 31st January at The Botanist Birmingham and 1st February at The Canal House. Surprise your senses and test out your taste buds, try something completely different this Valentine’s!
“THIS ISN’T A VALENTINES PARTY” PARTY!
Celebrate Valentine’s or maybe you just don’t care and want to enjoy a night out single or taken with your friends! Bierkeller is putting on the ultimate ANTI-VALENTINES party this year that involves a free cocktail and a free bench to stand up and twerk on plus the best free house, garage and Rnb sound from Joshy Rays. Tickets are £5.
LOVE LETTERS FROM THE IVY
The Ivy Temple Row has joined forces with Letters of Note to give diners a gift to treasure forever this Valentine’s Day. Love is an exclusive book compiled by Shaun Usher, featuring a collection of the most passionate love letters written in history, reimagined by The Ivy Collection with a bespoke cover and foreword. The book will be offered to all guests who book a table in the restaurant on Monday, 14 February.Inspired by love, a limited-edition cocktail menu designed to make even the cold-hearted blush will also be available for guests from Friday, 11 to Monday, 14 February, alongside Pillow Talk (£17.95), an indulgent sharing dessert featuring peach and raspberry parfait, white chocolate mousse, popping candy and a raspberry sauce.