Cardboard cut-out hearts loom over the ready meal aisle in every supermarket, Paperchase has turned pink overnight, and boyfriends everywhere (well, at least in my flat) are complaining about the 'racket' that is the 14th February set dinner sharing menu, which has replaced the normal selection in all our favourite restaurants.
It can only mean one thing. Valentine’s Day is almost
upon us, and SW6 is about to be divided into its two traditional camps for this
time of year: Smug Couples and Singletons.
If romance makes you run for the hills, the good folk
of London’s bubbliest borough have got a wide range of ideas to make sure you
spend the day in style.
Single and ready to mingle? Why not try…
Honk it you're horny this Valentine's Day at Honky
This year join the singles party on 14th February at Honky Tonk Chelsea
& Honky Tonk Clapham and Honky If You're Horny!
Each table will have a very special cupids horn on it
and when you see a certain someone who catches your eye, give it a good squeeze and let them know that they could be your valentine's this year!
Power ballads and lover's rock at Maggie's
Maggie's 80s club
in Chelsea will be dedicating their decks to Power Ballads and Lover's Rock for
Valentine's. The dress code with be appropriately themed 'denim and big hair'
and to really get the party started, the first fifty lovers will get a 'love is
the drug' shooter on arrival.
Then, in homage to the only calendar eve of the year when 'Smooching Selfies'
are 'totes apropes' Maggie's will be running a competition to see who can tweet
the best kissagram with the winner receiving a complimentary fishbowl cocktail
Valentine's Day Toga Party at BungaBunga
This year BungaBunga in Battersea will be harping
back to their Roman roots, in celebration of one of history's greatest love
affairs, between the infamous Cleopatra and Mark Anthony with a Traditional
Toga Valentine's Party.
The dress code will be titillating toga attire, of course and the night will
see guest enjoy not just a feast fit for emperors but also an array of
amphitheatre worthy entertainment in the form of love song karaoke.