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Valentine’s Day ideas in Waterloo

Waterloo has got everything you need to enjoy the perfect Valentine’s Day – from gifts to cards to theatres and bars, as well as tables for two at a wonderful array of restaurants.

Pick up the perfect card

Mailboxes Etc. on Lower Marsh have a brilliant little selection of cards featuring artwork and designs by a range of artists. Pop to Paperchase in Waterloo Station, a haven for stationery lovers and great for small gifts and wrapping paper too. 

Don’t forget flowers and chocolates!

Roses, violets, lilies and more - you’ll find the perfect bunch at Cut Flowers, which is open Monday to Friday. Hope Floats London, located on Lower Marsh is also the perfect for picking up flowers on the run or placing bespoke orders. And the team will be giving away free chocolates with all Valentine’s orders of £35 and over. Orders can be placed at the stall, or by emailing hopefloatslondon@gmail.comKonditor & Cook have just launched a range of Valentine’s Day Mini Red Velvet layer cakes made for two to share. They feature a range of nice to slightly naughty handmade motifs. They're also inviting customers to add their own inscribed messages to the cakes for a more personalised Valentine’s Day gift. Pop into the store in Cornwall Road or order online.

Something for him

Waterloo is graced with several fantastic men’s clothes shops where you can pick up something special for all price ranges. Dress2Kill on The Cut has some beautiful ties, socks and accessories available and you’ll also find options in Trussons on Lower Marsh. If your Valentine is an outdoor adventurer, why not pop to the Camping and Army Surplus Store on The Cut.   

Something for her

If you’re struggling for gift ideas, fear not, Waterloo has many great places to shop for gifts. You’ll be spoilt for choice!
Jewellery: stop by Silver Witch or Twice the Siren on Lower Marsh.  
Clothes: Joy and Oliver Bonas are both great options and conveniently located in Waterloo Station
Beauty: Pick up a variety of ethically sourced cosmetics and toiletries at Rivers' Remedies on Lower Marsh.

Dine out

Waterloo enjoys a vast culinary offer, from Thai to Italian, Japanese to Polish, there really is something for everyone. Explore our online restaurant directory for ideas.