Romantic London: Love is in the air – Virgin Atlantic

16.01.2018

Sweep that special someone off their feet and whisk them away to London for a romantic trip. Visit the UK capital, see the seductive sights, explore hidden treasures and enjoy decadent London restaurants. 

Book a private capsule on the London Eye

Rise above it all and get a new perspective on London from 443 feet up. For £380 you can take a ride in your own Cupid’s Capsule and gaze out over the city in romantic privacy. A bottle of Pommery Brut Royal Champagne will help you set the mood on your 30-minute tour and of course, the luxury box of Hotel Chocolat Pink Champagne Truffles isn’t going to hurt either.

Visit Portobello Market and then snuggle up at the Electric Cinema

The world’s largest antiques market, Portobello boasts over 1,000 dealers. Take a stroll and browse the weird and wonderful antiques and collectibles. And if all that gives you an appetite, you’re in the right place to sample a delicious selection of artisan food and snacks.

Then it’s time to take in a flick at the UK’s oldest working cinema. Leather seats and sofas, footstools and tables for food and drink all create a unique and cosy environment. And the Electric Cinema is the perfect end to a romantic day out. You’ll find a wide selection of films including quality mainstream and arthouse pictures.

Bateaux London Dinner Cruise

Hop aboard the Bateaux London Classic Dinner Cruise for a romantic evening of sightseeing, delicious dining and maybe even some dancing as you drift down the Thames past the Houses of Parliament, the London Eye and many other famous landmarks. Tuck into a delicious five-course meal starting from just £82 per person. After dinner, the onboard band strikes up a tune and there’s the chance for some waterborne cheek-to-cheeking.

Thames Rockets

Maybe you’re looking for something a little more racy. The Thames Rocket tour offers edge-of-your-seat sightseeing as you speed down the river in the fastest and newest boats around.

Dans Le Noir

Get to know your partner in a whole new way. Dans Le Noir is a completely different way of eating together – totally in the dark. You dine in pitch darkness as you are served by visually impaired waiters. You’ll gain a new perspective on eating that will change your point of view in ways you never imagined. Vegetarians can order the white menu, so there’s no fear of accidentally eating anything you’d prefer not to. Dans Le Noir is located in the charming area of Clerkenwell in the Borough of Islington. 

Sky Garden

Wander through the landscaped gardens, observation decks and open air terrace of London’s highest public garden. The Sky Garden in Fenchurch Street is a unique public space, where three incredible storeys offer 360 degree uninterrupted views out across the city. You can enjoy a delightful dinner for two from just £55 each, or just relax with a cocktail and marvel at the view from the terrace. 

Bounce

Looking for an active eveningout? Then try Bounce and challenge your partner to a game of table tennis. Afterwards, there’s a choice of traditional pizzas, a full a la carte menu and a huge selection of drinks. You could even play each other to decide who pays.

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