So, if you’re like me you haven’t actually got around to sorting anything for Valentine’s Day yet – after all it’s not until tomorrow! But fear not, Manchester’s Printworks has got you covered so you can show your loved one the time of their life. There are a series of offers running, so you can convince your beloved that you had it covered all along!
Looking for the right way to tell your significant other that they had you at merlot? Escape into botanical bliss at Eden, where you can enjoy five courses for £35. Make your choice between a lamb rump with potato croquette and lamb gravy, or a lover’s pizza with Asparagus, Spinach, Sun-Dried Tomato and Bella Lodi Cheese. Plus, there are gluten-free and vegan options like the White Chocolate and Raspberry Panna Cotta with Toffee Popcorn Sauce for pure indulgence.
With the Valentines menu, you also get a glass of prosecco upon arrival. Offer available from 13-15th of February.
Whether it’s date night or mate night, treat your loved one to a special night out and enjoy 2-4-1 cocktails every day between 5-8pm.
Hard Rock Cafe
Are you ready to experience love at first bite? Until the 17th of February, you can enjoy two courses for £31.95 or three courses for £34.95 with a two guest minimum. Menus are available by reservation only.
Proud to be an independent woman? Come down to the Hard Rock Cafe to spend Galentine’s Day with your best mates.
On the big day, the cafe will be filled with red and white balloons, and love hearts. Whilst the mezzanine will be transformed into a ‘Love Nest’ with fairy lights, heart-shaped balloons, red napkins, flowers and candles. Shoreditch Sound will be playing classic love songs from 9pm onwards to create the perfect Valentine’s Day atmosphere.
Available to book by contacting the café or Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/valentines-menu-tickets-90774283325
If you’re feeling nostalgic and need a refresh before reenacting that iconic pottery scene, enjoy the 30th Anniversary screening of Ghost at Vue. Screenings are available all Valentine’s Day weekend between the 14-16th of February.
Ready to watch something new? Choose between Sonic the Hedgehog, Blumhouse’s Fantasy Island, Birds of Prey and Emma to share popcorn over.
Treat your someone special to a Chiquito Valentine’s Day. Your celebration doesn’t have to be just about romance, celebrate all bonds of love and friendship with a two-course specials menu. For just £19.99 until 16th February, you can indulge in Barbacoa Beef Crispy Tacos, Piri Piri Vegan Fajita, and some cheeky sounding cocktails.
Try their ‘Mayan Jama’ with tequila, amaretto and pineapple juice, or the ‘French Kiss’ with vodka, Chambord and pineapple.
Looking for something unique to do with your special someone this Valentine’s Day? Book an Escape Reality escape room experience for two, and enjoy drinks and chocolates on the house!
You have sixty minutes to escape from an extensive array of different themed rooms like an ancient pyramid or bank vault with the help of an iPad to get hints from along the way.
Offer is valid for all games on 14 Feb 2020 only.
Frankie and Benny’s
Have you been shot by cupid’s arrow? At Frankie and Benny’s you can enjoy a main and your choice of starter or dessert from £14.99 or treat your loved one to a three-course meal from just £17.99.
Spice up your date night with their Italian Hot Pizza. If you can’t handle the heat, the Verdure Pizza is topped with roasted courgettes, vegan balls and vegan mozzarella on a fresh tomato sauce and is one not to miss.
Nothing says I love you like melt in your mouth, soft, gooey cookie dough, but even if you don’t have a date, their set menu includes plenty of options to delight everyone.
Single on Valentines Day? Then Bierkeller is the place for you to celebrate the big day by going back to the swinging sixties!
Stop in the name of love because the Bavarian bar is offering you an exclusive night to enjoy some of the best songs of the 60s with ‘Match singles’.
Start the night with a welcome drink as you do an icebreaker to get to know each other and mingle in hope of finding your baby love.
Followed by a soul food three course-dinner you can enjoy before the venue turns into a club for those who wish to dance the night away singing L-O-V-E.
Author: Mark Kelly
Music lover. Gig reviewer.
Often found at the merch stand.