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The Best Places to Propose in London

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Looking to execute the most magical of marriage proposals? From a beautiful boat tour of the Thames to ‘London’s most romantic restaurant’, ensure your loved-one says ‘yes’ at one of these proposal-worthy London locations…

The Most Romantic Restaurants in London

The Best Places to Propose in London

 

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Best Places to Propose in London - Clos Maggiore

Clos Maggiore

Pop the question at ‘London’s most romantic restaurant’, Clos Maggiore in Covent Garden. The French-inspired restaurant features all the idyllic components you’ll need to set the mood; velvety wines, delicious cuisine, a toasty log fire and countless florals draping from the ceilings. closmaggiore.com

Best Places to Propose in London - Sky Garden

Sky Garden

As London’s highest garden and boasting breathtaking views of the city, the verdant Sky Garden is a naturally romantic spot. Head to Frenchurch, the resident rooftop restaurant to propose, then celebrate with a bottle of bubbly at the City Garden Bar. skygarden.london

Best Places to Propose in London - The Ivy Chelsea Garden

The Ivy Chelsea Garden

The Ivy Chelsea Garden celebrates the best that British flora and fauna has to offer, with romantic botanical-style interiors, jazzy cocktails – from the Passionate Spritz to the Cloudburst – and seasonal menus packed with delicious breakfasts, dinners, and desserts. The perfect setting if you’re planning to propose anytime soon. theivychelseagarden.com

Kew Gardens

Kew Gardens

Despite being a major attraction, Kew Gardens offers plenty of private and peaceful spots. Best for proposing on a balmy summers evening, the botanical garden’s multitude of picturesque and floral-filled spaces make the world-renowned garden an ideal spot to get down on one knee. kew.org

Planetarium

The Peter Harrison Planetarium

For an out-of-this-world experience, pop the question ‘under the stars’ at the Peter Harrison Planetarium. The Royal Museum’s digital star-gazing specialists will even be on hand to ensure everything goes to plan, from offering VIP access and a glass of bubbly to preparing the planetarium show and a complimentary visit to the Prime Meridian of the World where you’ll pose for your post-engagement photo against a spectacular backdrop of the city. rmg.co.uk

Image: © National Maritime Museum

Le Pont de la Tour terrace

Le Pont de la Tour

A charming 19th-Century French eatery boasting exceptional views of Tower Bridge, Le Pont de la Tour is effortlessly romantic. But if you’re looking for that special ‘cherry-on-top’-style gesture, book The French Riviera at Le Pont de la Tour, where you and your soon-to-be-fiancé will delight in an indulgent menu showcasing the very best of modern French cuisine, paired with a bespoke drinks menu created by Nyetimber. lepontdelatour.co.uk

Bateaux London

On the River Thames

Sail away on a romantic Thames cruise – the perfect opportunity to propose on the river. With Bateaux London, you’ll delight in delicious cuisine and drinks on board whilst taking in spectacular panoramic views of the city. bateauxlondon.com

Primrose Hill

Primrose Hill

Sometimes less is more, which is certainly the case with this understated proposal spot. Escape the inner-city bustle and head to the lovely Primrose Hill with a hamper of Champagne and strawberries – just don’t forget the ring.

Featured image: Rose Garden, Jade Beckett © RBG Kew

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