Top Tips for Planning a Valentines Trip Away

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Top tips for planning a valentines trip away

Valentine’s Day falls on February 14th each year and sees millions of people spending time with their loved ones. It is thought that over 36 millions boxes of chocolates will be sold during this time and over 1 billion cards will be sent and received. Did you know that the first Valentine’s card was created by Hallmark back in 1913?

If you are planning a romantic getaway to Birmingham for Valentine’s Day and you’re not sure about how best to spend your time, read on for our tips on how to make the most of your valentines trip away.

Restaurants, bars and accommodation settings book up very quickly for the Valentine’s period so you need to plan ahead a little and book each of these in advance. For more information about staying in our Serviced Apartment Birmingham way, click here


champagneBirmingham is home to numerous incredible restaurants, all of which will be promoting their dedicated menus for Valentine’s. Here are a couple of the restaurants that you may want to consider:

Tattu – located in the heart of Birmingham, just a short distance from our serviced apartment is the splendid Tattu restaurant. With a luxurious interior and incredible chinese food to match, you can be sure of a valentine’s to remember when you dine here.

Gusto – if Italian food is more to your liking then Gusto is the restaurant for you. The elegant decor matches the decadent Italian cuisine. You will  find a dish to delight your taste buds whether you are looking for the tastes of the sea or a comforting bowl of pasta.

Simpsons – this Michelin star restaurant is also offering a number of delectable delights to suit any palate, all in sophisticated surroundings and accompanied by a nice glass of bubbly.


No romantic date is complete without one activity or another. Here are some of the best entertainment options available in the area.

The Electric Cinema – if snuggling up in front of a classic old film sounds like bliss to you as a couple then take a trip down to the Electric Cinema. It is a vintage style cinema located in the city centre and plans to show some of the most romantic classics such as When Harry Met Sally and It Happened One Night

The Mockingbird Theatre – when a live performance is more your thing you can do no better than the Travelling Cinema Company’s performance of Romeo and Juliet – a classic for this time of year. With each ticket booked you can enjoy a ‘Star-crossed lovers’ cocktail or mocktail. Make sure you book in advance.

All You Need is Love Festival – if you are music lovers then the All You Need is Love Festival at Kings Heath from 3-6pm. You will be treated to a whole range of music hits from some incredible local performers. Again make sure you book in advance to avoid disappointment.

Happy Valentines!


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