The most loved-up date of the year is almost here. And, our friends at DesignMyNight have given us the low-down on the 10 great ways to say 'I Love You'. From indulging in Champagne and chocolate-dipped strawberries at Manchester’s cutest cinema to an overnight stay in a Valentine’s cabin; prepare to get swept off your feet.

10 great things - a Five-Course Dinner Aboard The Yacht - London

Firstly, we all know dinner is a fail-safe way to tell  someone you love them. But a five-course tasting menu on London’s most beautiful floating restaurant takes the gesture to a whole new level. Perched on the Thames, The Yacht boasts a stunning backdrop of London’s Southbank. You and your partner will be greeted with a glass of Laurent Perrier Champagne, before enjoying the likes of raspberry and king prawn risotto, and vanilla cheesecake mousse with biscuit crumb.

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10 Great Ways - Cocktails And Live Jazz In A Secret Speakeasy Bar - Dublin

Sometimes, hitting a jazz bar mightn’t be the first thing to spring to mind when it comes to date night. But Dublin’s speakeasy bar, The Blind Pig, are hosting a cocktails and live jazz night for Valentine’s. A Dublin-based duo will be serenading the crowd with an  American soul songs and re-imagined Disney classic. While you and your lover take advantage of the more-than-creative cocktail offering.

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A Champagne Cinema Experience - Manchester

However, if you really wanna say ‘I love you’ this Valentine’s, ditch your cosy night in on the sofa for a luxurious cinema screening inside Manchester's King Street Townhouse.  Because the Manchester cinema will be screening, The Notebook inside their intimate 20 seater cinema. It will be decked out with plush armchairs, vaulted brick ceilings and ornate lamps. Expect a glass of Champagne on arrival, alongside pick ‘n' mix, popcorn and fresh chocolate-dipped strawberries.

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An Overnight Stay and Winter Cabin Experience - London

York and Albany are raising a toast to St Valentine by inviting all of those struck by Cupid’s arrow to their Awfully British Valentine’s Cabin. You and your partner in crime will enjoy Bacardi cocktails, Champagne and canapés, before indulging in a three-course meal surrounded by glistening chandeliers, stag skulls and other oddities. After eating, you’ll be able to retire to your plush hotel suite overlooking Regents Park. If this doesn’t say ‘I love you’, we don’t know what will.

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Dinner And Cocktails At An Enchanted Terrace - London

Maybe, if all these options don't rock your boat, show the apple of your eye that you love them with dinner and cocktails on May Fair Kitchen’s enchanted terrace this Valentine’s. This is a firm favourite in TeamLBD HQ as one of our top great ways to celebrate Cupid's big day. Their alfresco space has spruced up for the 14th with sparkling fairy lights, sheepskin-covered swing seats, candle lanterns and a wall adorned with red roses.  Perfect selfie material. Food and drink-wise, you can enjoy limited edition cherry bellini cocktails, and you can dine from their Valentine’s menu that includes duck carpaccio and chocolate mousse with raspberry crème. Caption, Nadine Merbi Grace Maxi dress; Lipstick by Daniel Sandler luxury matte red carpetFake Bake: Barely-there gold heels by Linzi.

An Evening At Brighton’s Gin Parlour - Birmingham

However, if you and your other half happen to share a passion for gin, there’s only one place for you both this Valentine’s, and that’s at The Jekyll and Hyde in Birmingham. You’ll be whisked away to their elegant upstairs gin parlour, where you’ll begin a masterclass and a little lesson on the history of gin, all whilst nibbling on cheese and charcuterie from Birmingham’s very own Anderson & Hill. If you’re after an evening that’s away from the norm, this is it.

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With Some 1920’s Magic At A Great Gatsby Ball - London

For our seventh great way to spend Valentine's, what about a Great Gatsby Valentine’s Ball  in the former Victorian warehouse, Village Underground. Taste the glamour of the roaring ‘20s with a retro photo booth and a guest DJ. If you love getting dolled up, this one's for you. The boys are required to wear tuxedos with girls encouraged to wear the most glitzy dress they own. Gatsby Lady Dress:  Linzi Shoes: Daniel Sandler LipstickGatsby Lady headband.

 

An Intimate Meal At A Rooftop Restaurant - Leeds

Too energetic? Then, why not head to an evening on a rooftop? Luckily, Issho in Leeds is the ultimate cutesy dinner setting, located high above the stunning Victoria Gate. They’re putting on a special Valentine’s menu that’ll feature the likes of roasted half lobster with smoked lime butter, a sushi and sashimi platter, finished with a decadent chocolate and matcha pudding. You can pair your five-course menu with sake and wine too, if you feel one glass of wine just won’t cut it. Caption Little Black Dress pencil dressRed Carpet Manicure: Linzi Shoes.

With Chocolate And Champagne At The Top Of The Gherkin - London

And, if you are yearning for even dizzier heights, what better way to declare your undying love for someone than toasting the London's skyline?  Book a table at London’s most lavish bar, Searcys At The Gherkin, for Valentine’s and you won’t be disappointed. Perched 39 floors above London, you and your other half can watch the sun set across London’s glorious skyline, with a glass of Perrier-Jouët Champagne in hand and a chocolate plate to nibble on.

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With Dribble-Worthy Cheese Fondue - Brighton

And finally, we simply love this 'very cheesy' great ways to celebrate idea. We say ‘the more cheese, the better’. If you want to take this saying quite literally, visit The Tempest Inn. They’re hosting an indulgent evening that’s all about cheese fondue. If you’re a meat lover, you can opt for fondue, where you can cook strips of prime beef steak, alpine style.   Caption: Alesha Dixon off-the-shoulder dressRed Carpet manicure: and Linzi gold sandals:   For more info on what’s on for Valentine’s Day in London and across the UK,, visit DesignMyNight and follow them on Instagram and Twitter; @DesignMyNight.