Valentines Day at Fort Kinnaird
Movies, designer finds and inspired days and nights out
From classic date nights and gifts (flowers, luxe chocolates from Hotel Chocolat and gorgeous jewellery) to the utterly unexpected (cocktail masterclasses at TGI Fridays, anyone?), it’s time to get inspired for Valentine’s Day 2024 at Fort Kinnaird.
Whether you’re looking for elegant bouquets and lingerie sets or want to take them out on an unforgettable day of movies and street food, Fort Kinnaird is filled with endless original, thoughtful and unique Valentine’s Day ideas.
Discover the best menus, special offers and ideas here. And, don’t forget Galentine’s too…
1. Classic Valentine’s gifts
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A bouquet of spring roses, delicious chocolates or enduring jewellery – go timeless this Valentine’s. Head to Marks & Spencer for seasonal red and pink roses, tulips and lilies (set them off with champagne and chocolate boxes) and luxury chocolate from Hotel Chocolat (don’t miss their Valentine’s heart-shaped selections).
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For signature scents, perfumes and aftershave, visit The Perfume Shop and Superdrug or take some time out to find their ideal beauty bag at Boots. Uncover gorgeous lingerie, sleepwear and underwear at Next or buy him vouchers for pampering and cuts at Guy & Beard.
2. Cute and collectible unexpected finds
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Fort Kinnaird is home to a host of independent stores that’ll tap direct into the things they love. There’s local creative crafts at The Leith Collective and gorgeous cooking and tableware at ProCook and HomeSense. Love making things? Pop into Hobbycraft for all they need.
3. Cocktail masterclasses at TGI Fridays
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Mix, shake and sip with professional mixologists at TGI Fridays for a Valentine’s/Galentine’s to remember. With a minimum of six people, discover how to make your own incredible cocktails and share tasting towers of sesame chicken strips and loaded potato skins. Yum. Book here.
4. Go for a movie date or head for a Galentine’s big-screen night out
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For a night of popcorn and big-screen moments with the people you love, Odeon are showing Madame Web from Marvel’s Spider-Man multiverse and the incredible Rodgers & Hammerstein 80th anniversary concert featuring Patrick Wilson and Audra McDonald.
5. Inspired places to book for meals out
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6. Gifts that’ll last a lifetime
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Whether it’s a designer watch or gorgeous gems, engagement rings and bracelets, Fort Kinnaird’s luxe stores Beaverbrooks, Goldsmiths, H Samuel and Swarovski are essential destinations with huge selections and expert staff. And, don’t miss Pandora for Valentine’s personalised charms, birthstone necklaces and lab-grown diamonds.
7. Staying in?
Make your own romantic dinner for two with hampers of prosecco and chocolate, gastro meal ideas and afternoon teas from Marks & Spencer. Take home sweet treats from Greggs and freshly made coffees for breakfast in bed from Costa, Caffe Nero and Starbucks.
8. Spring fashion trends, trainers and workout wear
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For oversize hoodies and colour-coordinated joggers (or zip-up track top); 2024’s sky-blue or white statement pieces; Salomon ACS Pro and Adidas Rivalry sneakers and this season’s huge bags, Fort Kinnaird’s fashion stores include Flannels, River Island, Office, schuh, JD Sports, H&M, New Look and Primark. And for him, head to Clarks, Flannels, Marks & Spencer, Next, TK Maxx, and Mountain Warehouse.
9. Burgers and Southern fried chicken at Frankie & Benny’s
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Chockfull of offers (discounts for emergency service workers and students, 30% off main meals with a cinema ticket – see full details here), Frankie & Benny’s serves up hearty Italian-American plates of comfort food including mac’n’cheese, hot dogs, pizza and BBQ platters making it the perfect place to relax and enjoy some time out together.
10. Water bottles and stationery they’ll actually want
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No one can resist presents they actually need. See Typo, Waterstones and WH Smith for thoughtful gifts including journals, romantic Valentine’s cards, stationery and water bottles. Bookswise look out for the bestselling Murdle puzzle books to new releases from Sarah J Maas and popular reads by Richard Osman and Bonnie Garmus.
11. Dine on your faves at Nando’s and Five Guys
If you’re shopping and chilling out together, Nando’s, Five Guys and chaiiwala are brilliant pitstops for delicious fast food served with love. Peri-peri sauce on Valentine’s? It’s meant to be…
For the latest Valentine’s offers, menus and events, see our offers page.