Love is in the air

Love is in the air in Connaught Village

Valentines Day is the perfect day to spoil others and of course spoil yourself! And where’s a better place to spend it than Connaught Village! With beautiful boutiques and delicious eateries, it’s definitely the place to treat your loved one this February.

Starting with breakfast, Connaught has a variety of cafes that serve delicious food to prepare you for a day full of exploring the village!
Stuzzico serves 
Italian classics with a modern twist – offering a relaxed breakfast atmosphere, the perfect place to start your day. They are also offering a complimentary glass of prosecco to everyone who goes dinner on February the 14th!

Next, we think it’s time for a relaxing facial for you and your other half. Fé Hair and Beauty offer a wide range of services, from a luscious blow drys to permanent make up! They offer a wide variety of facials which means you and your partner can choose a facial which is tailored to you! Everyone needs a little bit of ‘me’ time and this is the perfect place to do so!

Everyone loves a bit of shopping! The Place for Men offers a hand-picked selection of designers and brands including Leathersmith of London and its new contemporary lifestyle collection for men, comprising of small leather goods, briefcases, belts and clothing such as trousers, shirts and polo shirts. The perfect place for the modern man to update their wardrobe.

You’ve had a tiring morning shopping and being pampered so we think it’s time for a coffee, perhaps a unicorn latte! Saint Aymes is one of the most beautiful cafes the village has ever seen and we are proud that it calls Connaught it’s home! With a mission to make every moment beautiful, London born sisters Michela & Lois Aymes-Wilson design enchanting artisan chocolates that are almost too beautiful to eat. Hand-painted with 23ct gold, enriched with opulent colour and inspired by artistic greats, Saint Aymes chocolates stand alone as structures of art for those who appreciate iconic beauty.

It’s shopping time and Connaught is full of luxurious boutiques, perfect for spoiling your other half. Lucy Choi’s is the best place to find innovative footwear which combines luxury and comfort with the best possible price. With her unique heritage, Lucy learned the importance of character, comfort and craftsmanship when designing shoes for the modern women. Using the finest fabrics – leather, suede, hand-dyed silks and vintage lace, she continues to create wearable classics for every occasion.

You must be feeling peckish by now and in need of some top lunch places – Connaught’s got you covered! Abasto blends the twin passions of coffee and food to create a unique slice of the Argentine in London. From the expertise of their resident butcher to the hidden basement wine cellar/café, Abasto are passionate about the products they offer. Specialist groceries, Argentinian wines and artisan cheeses are just some of the unique foods gracing their shelves.

Viewing art can be a romantic and relaxing activity. For the finest art that is sure to be a talking point in your home, view the collections in Connaught Village’s wealth of galleries. Connaught is home to four beautiful art galleries which, between them, offers enough pieces to meet everyone’s interests. Dellasposa and Dorothy Circus are great places to start browsing and unwinding after lunch.

Everyone knows Valentines isn’t complete without flowers, and where’s the best place to get them from? Since 1966, boutique florists, PM Flowers have delivered the best in exotic plants and flowers. Priding themselves on the quality of both the products used and the spectacular arrangements, PM Flowers ensure every bouquet is unique, for that extra special gift this Valentines Day.

You’ve had a long day and it’s definitely time for some more food. Taste the majesty of India in the heart of the city at Bombay Palace. Regularly ranked amongst the best Indian restaurants in London, Bombay Palace has been cooking the finest Indian cuisine since the 1970s. Relax in the spacious, luxurious dining rooms while enjoying one of their specialities from the À La Carte menu – a tantalising selection including barbecue, seafood delicacies, lamb, chicken and vegetarian delicacies.

You’re nearly at the end of your romantic day in Connaught Village but you couldn’t possibly leave without visiting the village famous, Connaught Cellars. Mixing tradition with innovation, they offer a unique range of carefully selected wines from France and Italy. Step inside this French style wine shop where you’ll find everything from prestigious bottles to interesting regional grapes produced by acclaimed winemakers. Discover their downstairs tasting room, which can be booked for wine tastings – a perfect way to finish off your day.

And that’s a wrap, your romantic day in Connaught Village is over but you’ve made enough memories to bring you back! Connaught offers a relaxed atmosphere to explore and discover me fashion, food and culture!

Happy Valentines from everyone at Connaught Village.

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