The 11 best gastropubs for Valentine’s Day


Celebrate Valentine’s Day in one of southern England’s best gastropubs – each offering a unique romantic dining experience at a reasonable price.

All the Fuller’s pubs listed below are offering special Valentine’s Day set menus and Chef Signatures which will be crafted by our talented chefs using the freshest ingredients from our hand-picked suppliers.

Make a booking at one of the Fuller’s pubs below to secure your table for a special date for two this Valentine’s Day!

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The Holly Bush, Hampstead

The Holly Bush is charming traditional pub in Hampstead with a beautiful Victorian dining room. Expect an incredibly romantic setting for Valentine’s Day, with special Chef Signatures to tantalise your tastebuds - promising an indulgent and romantic dining experience to share with your Valentine. View The Holly Bush's food menus.

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The Chamberlain Hotel, Tower Hill 

Recently refurbished in modern style, The Chamberlain Hotel is a chic restaurant, bar and hotel in Tower Hill. The restaurant is offering a delectable two or three course set menu for Valentine’s Day starting at £22.95 per person.

Extend your evening by venturing downstairs to the hidden cocktail bar, The Chambers, and stay the night in one of the hotel’s beautiful boutique hotel rooms. Book a room for Valentine’s Day and receive a complimentary glass of prosecco.

The Chamberlain Hotel is located at 132-135 Minories, London, EC3N 1NU. To book your table and room for Valentine’s Day, call 020 7680 1500 or visit

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The King’s Arms, Woodstock, Oxfordshire

The King’s Arms is known for its innovative food and cask ales and is the perfect place to enjoy a special Valentine’s Day meal. For Valentine’s Day the pub will have delightful Chef Signatures on the menu, and if you book a hotel room you'll receive complimentary prosecco.

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The Blue Boat, Hammersmith

Located right on the Thames Path in Hammersmith, The Blue Boat offers fabulous, refined food and premium drinks next to the water. The pub will feature Valentine's Day Chef Signatures on the menu showcasing the best in British cuisine with international flare. View The Blue Boat's food menus.

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The White Buck, Burley, Hampshire

Escape to the New Forest for Valentine's Day by booking a special dinner and weekend break at The White Buck Inn, a charming country house in the New Forest known for its delectable food and boutique bedrooms. The Valentine's Day set menu offers two courses for or three courses starting at £22 per person. Best teamed with a luxurious night’s stay in one of its beautiful bedrooms.

The White Buck best Valentine's Day pubs in England.
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The Hind’s Head, Aldermaston, Berkshire

The Hind’s Head is a beautifully restored 15th Century coaching inn in Aldermaston, Berkshire. With an exquisite food menu featuring special Chef Signatures for Valentine’s Day,  as well as 15 beautiful bedrooms available to stay in, it’s the perfect Valentine’s escape.

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The Cromwell Arms, Romsey

The Cromwell Arms is a beautiful pub, restaurant and hotel at the edge of the picturesque market town of Romsey. For Valentine's Day the stunning pub with rooms is offering a dinner, bed & breakfast package, including a £60 allowance towards food and drink per couple, with rooms starting at £80 per person per night. Find out more.

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The Red Lion, Chalton

The Red Lion is a quaint 12th-century thatched gastropub and garden in Waterlooville, Hampshire, surrounded by rural greenery. Offering an extremely special Valentine’s Day menu, choose from a range of starters, sharing mains, mains, sharing puddings, and puddings. View The Red Lion's food menus.

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The Pilgrim Inn, Marchwood

The Pilgrim Inn is a traditional pub with rooms in Marchwood, New Forest, which boasts a picturesque garden and dining in front of a roaring log fire. With a range of food menus, the talented chefs will be serving up extra special dishes for Valentine's Day. And, with stylish boutique bedrooms to stay in, The Pilgrim Inn promises a perfect romantic country escape with your Valentine. Book direct and receive complimentary prosecco.

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The Old Joint Stock, Birmingham

The Old Joint Stock in Birmingham is a grand building with magnificent décor and its own studio theatre.Always a romantic setting for Valentine's Day, expect special Chef Signatures on the menu and a wonderfully pleasent atmosphere - with great entertainment on at the pub's theatre. View The Old Joint Stock's food menus.

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The Gun, Docklands

A special Valentine’s Day dining experience awaits at The Gun – a high-end Docklands gastropub boasting exquisite views across the Thames. Long established as a star of London's pub dining scene, book a table at The Gun for a special Valentine's Day meal if you and your other half are foodies. View The Gun's food menus.

The Gun Docklands best Valentine's Day pubs in England.

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Book your romantic Valentine's dinner with Fuller’s

Treat the special someone in your life by booking your Valentine’s Day dining experience at one of the great pubs featured above, or find a Fuller’s pub near you.

Looking for something special to do? View our Valentine's Day pub, restaurant and hotel offers.

Why not extend Valentine's Day? 

Turn your Valentine's Dinner into a romantic getaway by booking a room at one of our hotels across southern England. Find a hotel.

If you're in need of some boutique hotel inspiration, check out our best hotels for a romantic escape within an hour of London

Go on, treat yourself and the special someone in your life - it's Valentine's Day!

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