It may be lockdown but love is still in the air. We’ve collated 14 Valentine’s gifts for February 14, all from Birmingham stores and restaurants selling online or offering gift cards for a unique, romantic experience
The wonderful Smithsonia offers unique gifts for every occasion and comes into its own for Valentine’s Day. While the Piccadilly Arcade store is closed for the time being, head to the Smithsonia website for beautiful bracelets, earrings, pendants and necklaces.
When love is in the air, surprise your loved one with chocolates and unique gifts from Hotel Chocolat. If you’re looking for a personal Valentine’s Day present, there’s the unique Love Potion Chocolates, Prosecco and Chocolate Cabinet or The Velvetiser for the chocolate lover in your life.
Book a Malmaison ‘Champagne Sunday Lunch For Two’ gift experience and enjoy a glass of Champagne each, unlimited hors d’oeuvres from the Chef’s Table, monstrous main courses and delicious desserts for two.
Petals of Piccadilly
Is there a more classic declaration of Valentine’s Day love than a bunch of red roses? Petals of Piccadilly offers this and more in its online selection, while the Piccadilly Arcade shuts due to lockdown. How about showing your sweetheart how special they are with 100 red roses, hand tied, delivered to your true love for £450.00?
Anderson & Hill
The way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, right? Well by that calculation, Anderson & Hill, in Great Western Arcade, has everything you need to show the special man in your life some love. Cheeses, preserves, oils, and caviar, available for home delivery. All sourced from premium suppliers to cater for the quality-conscious foodie in your life.
What better way to say ‘I love you’ or ask ‘will you marry me?’ than with a sweet treat from Great Western Arcade award-winning social enterprise Miss Macaroon. Choose from a range of Valentine’s Hampers, printed macaroons or macaroon heart gift boxes to treat your loved one.
The Ivy gift card is the perfect way to treat your other half to a Valentine’s Day celebration to remember when lockdown measures are eased. From afternoon tea to an intimate dinner for two or simply a bottle of something delicious, The Ivy Temple Row Birmingham’s inimitable service and vibrant surroundings create a touch of magic every time.
Visit https://gifts.ivycollection.com/vouchers/gift-vouchers/ for details.
Gino D’Acampo My Restaurant 2 Go
You’ll most likely be enjoying Valentine’s Day at home this year (won’t we all) so why not treat yourselves to a selection of classic Italian dishes, created by the Gino D’Acampo team at the Temple Street restaurant. Look out for home delivery promotions and special offers when you visit https://ginodacampo2go.com/
You’ll find the latest collection of lingerie styles, from sexy and sultry sets to everyday essentials at Bullring store Boux Avenue’s website. Available in sizes ranging from 28-40, A-G cup and knickers in sizes 6-18, you’ll find a perfect fit.
How about sourcing some classic romantic prose to send to your Valentine? Or if Valentine’s Day isn’t your thing, treat yourself to a best-selling whodunnit for a bit of much-needed me-time? Richard Osmon’s The Thursday Murder Club continues to win over critics and readers and is available to buy here:
From bath bombs, through to perfume made with regenerative rose from Pakistan and environmentally friendly gifts, there’s something for everyone in the Lush Cosmetics Valentine’s Day 2021 range. Treat yourself or someone you love with limited edition, vegan treats with returning bestsellers and new scents.
For a dining experience you and your loved one will never forget, book a Tasting Experience at the Michelin-starred Adam’s on Waterloo Street. Costing £210, the Tasting Menu for Two offers a magical, 7-course experience in the restaurant. Book the voucher online and you can add a personal message to your loved one…
Hush Hair & Beauty
Established in 2006, Hush Hair & Beauty is a brilliant Stephenson Street independent that employs only the best hairdressers and beauty therapists. The salon is closed at the moment as it follows government guidelines, but you can still spread a little Hush love with a salon gift voucher. Vouchers are available for any amount and can be redeemed against any hair or beauty treatments of your choice.
Head of Steam
We’re big fans of Temple Street bar Head of Steam and missing its craft beers and lovely atmosphere. Charm the fella in your life by ordering from its online store where you’ll find the best world beers, merchandise, glasses and more.