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Valentines Day Treats

Treat your loved one this Valentines Day with a romantic stay, dinner or experience in Bury St Edmunds and Beyond...

Valentines Day, the most romantic day of the year is almost here!! If you haven't organised a romantic break away, date day or night out for your loved one, don't worry! These places to stay in Bury St Edmunds and Beyond are sure to win you some brownie points, and they all have Valentines availability!

Stays

Best of Suffolk

What could be more romantic than whisking your loved one way for a break in stunning Suffolk this Valentines?  Think romantic walks hand in hand, cosying up by the fire and sipping something cool and bubbly in some of Suffolk’s most stylish holiday homes. 

Best of Suffolk would like to show their guests some love by offering a complimentary bottle of Adnams Pink Fizz and a box of Harris & James handmade chocolates when staying with them over Valentine’s Day! (subject to availability).

Simply book online using the voucher code ‘VALENTINE’ at check out or by giving them a call on 01728 5553108 and your treats will be awaiting your arrival in one of their 380 stylish holiday homes in Suffolk. Full details are on our website: https://www.bestofsuffolk.co.uk/suffolk-breaks/specialist-search/will-you-be-our-valentine/

The Swan at Lavenham

Spoil the special person in your life with the ‘Ultimate Romance Package’ at the 15th century Swan at Lavenham Hotel and Spa in the heart of Suffolk’s countryside. 

Costing £700 per night and only available during the romantic month of February, you and your loved one will slumber peacefully under ancient oak beams in a stunning Constable suite.  A bottle of chilled Ayala champagne, chocolate truffles and a Temple Spa ‘Do Not disturb’ gift set will await your arrival in the room. Dine by candlelight in the AA two rosette Gallery restaurant choosing four courses from the à la carte menu, and enjoy a full English breakfast the next morning.

Also included is a body and soul nurturing treatment each in the hotel’s Weavers’ House Spa. The two-hour Hug signature treatment includes a repose facial and deep tissue massage followed by hot stones and stretching leaving you feeling embraced with a huge Temple Spa hug. Book the double treatment room for a more intimate couple’s experience. The spa’s sauna, steam room, outdoor vitality pool and relaxation lounge are also yours to enjoy.

To make a reservation call The Swan on 01787 247477 quoting ‘Ultimate Romance Package’ or visit The Swan at Lavenham's website

Upthorpe Lodges

Sit amongst the bubbles in your own private hot tub as you sip on a complimentary bottle of Prosecco in one of four contemporary five-star rated lodges at Upthorpe Lodges. Just a few miles drive outside of Bury St Edmund, each lodge is decorated and designed to a high standard, with everything you need for a romantic getaway!

The free bottle of Prosecco is for stays taken between 11th-15th February, with a minimum 3 nights' stay. 

To book, visit Upthorpe Lodges' website.

The Northgate

A boutique hotel located within a historic house just a few minutes walk from Bury St Edmunds town centre, The Northgate boasts 10 uniquely styled bedrooms for you to choose from, plus an award-winning restaurant and contemporary cocktail bar - perfect for a romantic getaway!

This Valentines Day, indulge yourselves and your loved one in one of the luxury rooms where a bottle of champagne will be waiting on arrival. On the evening of the 14th February, you can indulge with the 7-course Valentine's menu (or the a'la carte menu on the 15th & 16th) and the following morning, enjoy a late check out a freshly prepared breakfast.

To book visit The Northgate's website

The Windmill

Go the extra mile and push the boat out to woo your special someone with a stay at The Windmill, located within the Suffolk countryside, just outside Bury St Edmunds.

The 'Love is in the Air' package costs £295 per couple (in addition to the cost of your stay) and includes: 

- Two Full Body Massages accompanied by a glass of bubbly each at Heritage Beauty Spa, Bury St Edmunds
- A bottle of MOET & CHANDON Champagne
- A large box of Hotel Chocolat luxury gourmet chocolates
- Two super soft and fluffy “The Windmill Suffolk” dressing gowns and comfy snuggly slippers to take away with you
- A deluxe hamper containing fresh fruit, cheese & biscuits
- Luxe collection of ELEMIS toiletries including: Bath & Shower Gel, Shampoo, -Conditioner, Hand & Body Lotion, Temple Balm and Pillow Spray
- Complimentary WIFI, Netflix and SKY TV
- Complimentary gourmet welcome hamper including:
Crusty bread and a selection of local jams, fresh milk and butter, tasty cereal, locally produced apple juice, tea, coffee, sugar and a selection of Nespresso coffee capsules
- Bottled water and luxury chocolates by your bed and a bathroom toiletries package including cotton wool and cotton buds
- Late check out (subject to availability)

The luxury holiday accommodation  boasts uninterrupted views, so settle down with a glass of Champagne and watch the sunset from the comfy warmth of the ‘POD’ top floor living space. Or in the small hours, relax and delight in the amazing and far reaching night sky views from the 4th floor balcony.

To book visit The Windmill Suffolk's website

Dining

Valentines Day 3-course menu at All Saints Hotel

Make Valentines Day special and book a table at the All Saints Hotel. You can enjoy a 3-course meal with a glass of Prosecco for £45 per person. The menu includes a choice of soup, duck liver parfait, River Deben mussels or heritage beetroot with chicory, blood orange, walnut and sourdough croutons to start. For your main, there's 30-day aged Chateubriand for two to share, Goosenargh duck breast, line caught cod fillet or celeriac risotto. Leave room for dessert as there's passionfruit curd pavlova, chocolate and orange sandwich, croissant pudding or Suffolk cheese board.

To finish your meal, enjoy coffees and homemade fudge!

To book a table call 01284 706777 or email theview@allsaintshotel.co.uk

Turn Valentine's Day into a Valentine's Stay! Dinner + bed + breakfast + views + bottle of prosecco = £190 (based on 2 sharing). Package available on Thursday 14th February only. Call 01284 706777 to book.


Valentine's Menu at The Northgate

The delicious 7-course menu served on Valentine's Day in The Northgate's award-winning restaurant starts with a glass of sparkling wine and canapes on arrival. You will then start with chicken liver parfait, followed by langoustine & tarragon ravioli. For the main course it's Pork Wellington with mash, salsify, charred onion & roast apple. There's a pallette cleanser of Prosecco granite, rose cream and sour jelly and for dessert; dark chocolate mousse, orange ice cream  and Grand Marnier meringue.

If you can't make the 14th February, the mouth-watering a'la carte menu is served on the 15th and 16th. 

Price: £60 per person - to book call 01284 339604 or visit http://www.thenorthgate.com/ea... 

Valentine's at CASA

Bond over a sharing platter of Spanish meats and Eastern Mezze at CASA in Bury St Edmunds. From 12th - 16th February, you will also receive a glass of pink Prosecco & padron peppers followed by a sharing menu of your choice and a dessert. Menus include the Spanish Platter, Vegetarian/Vegan Platter, Spanish Meat Tapas, Middle Eastern Mezze, Persian Pleasures (Vegetarian or Vegan) and Eastern Delights (Vegetarian and Vegan).

To book, call 01284 701313 or visit http://casabse.co.uk/

Valentines Dining at The Bear in Beyton

Sit by the fire and enjoy a glass of wine with your love before tucking into  3-course menu at The Bear Inn in the pretty Suffolk village of Beyton.

Priced at £55 per couple, for your starter choose from 6 fresh oysters served on crushed ice with tabasco and lemon, chunky avocado and tomato salsa served on toasted sour dough, roasted red pepper and tomato soup with crusty bread or sticky BBQ chicken wings with a sour cream and chive dip. 

Main courses include chargrilled salmon, fillet steak with red wine and mushroom sauce, roasted sweet potato and onion tart, chicken breast stuffed with mozarella and spinach, wrapped in parma ham. 

Leave room for dessert and finish your meal with honey & vanilla cheesecake, warm chocolate brownie, banoffee pie or cheeseboard and crackers with homemade chutney.

To book call 01359 270249 or visit https://www.thebearinnbeyton.co.uk

Valentines at Bills 


Bills in Bury St Edmunds is offering a special Set Menu from 5pm, 11th -17th February. Enjoy 2/3 courses from 16.95/19.95.

Choose from 5 starters including crumbed halloumi sticks, crispy calamari and oak smoked chicken liver pate. Main courses include pan fried sea bass, Bill's Wellington and pan fried chicken with wild mushrooms.

If you have space for dessert then warm mini cinnamon doughnuts, lemon meringue pie in a glass, warm triple chocolate brownie and coconut ice cream are on the menu!

To book call 01284 733822 or visit https://bills-website.co.uk/book-a-table

Experiences 

National Trust Ickworth House, Park & Gardens

For something a bit different, you can spend a romantic hour or two with a guided walk through a carpet of white snowdrops at National Trust Ickworth House, Park & Gardens. Entrance to the estate costs £14.50 per person, and the walk is an extra £5.

Try and Escape from the Evidence Room

For the month of February, the Gedding Room at Bury St Edmunds' Evidence Room is open to couples - a novel Valentines' date idea, why not see how compatible you are and spend an hour in a room, trying to solve a series of strange puzzles, putting together clues, and thinking outside the box to achieve a goal.

A Night at the Movies

Snuggle up with your loved one and share a bucket of popcorn at the Abbeygate Cinema. On Valentine's Day there is a special screening of Breakfast at Tiffany's at 8pm - the perfect film for a romantic date!

Make the night extra special and book a meal at the cinema's restaurant No4 and you and your loved one will get a complimentary glass of Prosecco with your meal. The offer is valid from 5pm on Thursday 14th February, subject to availability, to those ages 18 and over. 

Book online on the cinema's website

Dance the night away to Motown's Greatest Hits!

Sing along to Motown's greatest hits in the stunning surroundings of St Peter and St Paul's Church, Lavenham at 'Motown & Philadelphia On Tour!' Multi-award winning Roy G Hemmings with his 15-strong full evening show will deliver memoires of a twin era of music that lives on and on. Be prepared to dance in front of your seats at this Concert Party!

With hits from from The O'Jays, The Tramps, Billy Paul, Candi Staton, The Supremes, he Temptations, Marvin Gaye and Boys 2 Men and The Stylistics to name a new...

Need some more inspiration?

Why not book a table at one of the many restaurants within the town, catch a show at the Theatre Royal or The Apex or treat your partner to a shopping spree at The Arc Shopping Centre and Bury St Edmund's independent shops.

For a fun date night, you could get whizz your loved one around the roller skating rink at CurveMotion and afterwards, head out for cocktails at one of Bury St Edmund's stylish bars.

Head to the pretty town of Clare and book a table at The Bell Hotel. Whether you’re getting together with friends or treating that special someone celebrate this Valentine’s with the delicious classic 3-course menu. 

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