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
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.
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
See The Ivy Chelsea Garden’s brand-new Valentine’s-inspired installation which draws on French artist Jean-Honoré Fragonard’s enchanting 18th century ‘love swing’ painting. This, paired with romantic botanical-style interiors, romance-inducing cocktails – from the Rose Fizz to the Rose Petal Martini – and an amorous limited-edition dessert constitutes an ideal setting if you’re planning to propose this Valentine’s.
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.
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
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 restaurant’s special Valentine’s Day dinner, where you and your soon-to-be-fiancé will delight in an indulgent menu showcasing the very best of modern French cuisine, paired with unlimited bubbles or delicious Chambord cocktails.
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.
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.
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