With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, it’s time to spoil that special person in your life. Stuck for ideas? It doesn’t have to be about heart shaped chocolates or a last minute dash to the supermarket or petrol station for flowers this year. Whether you are looking for a deliciously foodie experience, a handmade card or a beautiful piece of jewellery, Oxo Tower Wharf is sure to have something special to help you surprise your other half. Here are some of our picks:
Are you looking to surprise your loved one with a unique piece of jewellery that you won’t find on the high street? Look no further than Oxo Tower Wharf, which is home to a diverse array of talented jewellers, including Mikala Djorup, JeDeCo, Josef Koppmann, Graeme McColm, Alan Vallis, Studio Fusion and David Ashton. For those looking to pop the question this year, you’ll find David Ashton has created a stunning engagement ring especially for the occasion.
If you are already a bride-to-be, you may wish to spend this most romantic of days browsing Melanie Potro‘s shop for classic, exquisitely cut wedding dresses and Candy Anthony boutique for glamorous 1950s-inspired vintage style dresses.
Another Valentine’s Day idea is to treat your loved one (and yourself!) to these stylish matching Sun and Moon timepieces by Mr Jones Watches, for him and for her:
They say the best way to someone’s heart is through their stomach. Both the OXO Tower Restaurant and Brasserie will be offering special set menus for those in the mood for romancing on Valentine’s Day. Choose your preferred destination and enjoy an especially prepared three-course menu with a bottle of Champagne included, all with live music to entertain you in the background as you dine. For more information or to book a table, get in touch here.
Complete your Valentine’s Day date by visiting a free exhibition by Southbank Printmakers, encompassing the spectrum of printmaking methods, at gallery@oxo or going for a leisurely riverside walk. A short stroll away you’ll find popular arty enclave, Gabriel’s Wharf, which is home to many more design shops exclusively run by small businesses who design and manufacture their own products.Return