Nottingham local flower stall

Believe it or not, Valentine’s Day is fast approaching; the pressure to find the ultimate gift for your best friend, lover, or yourself is on.

That’s why we have rounded up the best places in Nottingham to shop or visit, while on your hunt for the perfect gift or experience that fits every budget.

there is a selection of ideas from classic romantic gifts for couples, to fun ideas for friends wanting to celebrate Galantines Day with a bottle of wine in hand.

1. A romantic classic 

To start, the perfect gift for any loved one on Valentine’s Day has to be the classic bouquet of flowers, a simple gesture that can be done on a budget friendly level.

Support your local independent businesses by heading to the city centre favourite flower stall outside Zara, for a more affordable alternative whilst treating your loved one, or maybe yourself.

There’s a reason it’s lasted the test of time and generations continue to return to this staple.

Why complicate it?

2. Treat yourself 

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As the saying goes, you can’t find love until you love yourself.

That’s why a self-care night is for those looking to have a Valentine’s Day full of relaxation.

Why don’t you head over to H&M in Nottingham city centre, where you can find a sense of tranquillity with a gift-boxed two-pack of scented candles for just £8.99.

Light up your self-care night with a gorgeous candle-lit room and relaxing aromas and maybe even a face mask to top it off.

3. A dining experience for two


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Whether you are on your first date or your 100th, what better way to enjoy your night than with a stunning five-course meal, champagne at the entrance, and some good old-fashioned conversation?

You can find all of this at the popular restaurant Mese located in the heart of Nottingham, Hockley.

There is truly something for every food lover on this brilliant menu, it will be a date night to remember.

Priced at £55 per person, for those not on a budget you can’t go wrong with a luxurious meal for two on Valentine’s Day.

Serving everything from BBQ octopus to wood-fired flatbread with aged beef, there is something for every food lover on this brilliant menu.

4. Experience date for Galantines

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Snuggle up for Galantines and get your mates together to see a movie!

A fun, relaxed night out with your girls is the perfect way to celebrate your love and appreciation for one another.

Try the Savoy cinema, located on Derby Road, for just £5 you can get a ticket and enjoy a night of comfy clothes and snacks whilst you watch the newest film to screen.