Treat your special someone to a gastronomic feast this Valentine’s Day with a ready-to-eat gourmet takeout or finish-at-home meal kit from a Trencherman’s restaurant
Number Eight, Bideford
The award winning restaurant is offering a special Valentine’s tasting menu for £50 per person and will do local delivery on February 13. Menu highlights include chocolate mousse with honeycomb, coffee and hazelnut, followed by homemade truffles. Read the full menu and find out how to order here.
Pyne Arms, near Barnstaple
Collect a three-course feast from this Exmoor dining pub gem on February 13 and delight in dishes such as beef wellington with dauphinoise potato or celeriac and blue cheese roulade. £50 for two people, £25 per extra person. Get the details here.
The Royal George, Appledore
Choose between three different Valentine’s meal boxes from this waterside dining pub. Whether you plump for the meat, fish, or veggie box, make sure you tie in your takeaway pick-up with a stroll along the seafront. Boxes are £40-45 for two, with pick up on Friday 13. Get the details here.
The Salutation Inn, Topsham
Topsham’s locals are in for a treat: The Salutation Inn’s cook-at-home Valentine’s kits feature four beautiful courses, including Teignmouth lobster thermidor and Porlock oysters. £68.50 per person. Collect on February 12, 13 and 14. Find out more here.
The Swan, Bampton
Exmoor’s much-loved dining pub is going all out with their Valentine’s home-dining experience. A candle, confetti hearts and chocolates accompany the gourmet three-course takeaway. The collection-only takeout features a bill of Swan favourites, such as 28-day-aged-beef wellington. £37.50 per person. Read more.
Rock Salt Cafe & Brasserie, Plymouth
Plymouth’s favourite neighbourhood bistro has picked four of its favourite restaurant dishes for a Valentine’s takeout, which is available for pick up on February 14. The irresistible line-up includes chicken liver parfait and sirloin steak. £62 for two. Read more.
Old Mill Bistro, Wadebridge
Discerning foodies will be well catered for with a takeaway from the cosy bistro in Wadebridge which crafts its crowd-pleasing menus around top-quality produce. The Valentine’s takeout is available on February 12, 13 and 14 for local delivery or collection. Choose between two courses for £20 (per person) or three courses for £25. Take a look at the menu and find out how to order here.
The Bell Inn, Selsley
The team at the 16th century Cotswolds inn have planned a delectable three-course Valentine’s feast for collection on February 13 or 14. Don’t miss the opportunity to tuck in to restaurant-quality dishes such as home-smoked chalk stream trout, mushroom and mozzarella risotto cake, and sticky date sponge. £50 for two. Read more.
Wild Garlic, Nailsworth
‘Simple cooking instructions, minimal washing up and no fuss‘ is how Wild Garlic describes its Valentine’s offering, but those aren’t the only reasons you’d order a Wild Garlic takeout as the award winning restaurant is renowned for its exquisite dishes. Menu favourites include overnight port-braised beef bourguignon and passion fruit and mango cheesecake. Three courses cost £30 per person. Order here.
We’d recommend Wells’ residents succumb to a Goodfellows gourmet takeaway this Valentine’s; it would be near-impossible to resist the likes of Brixham crab and smoked salmon parcel, succulent roast lamb, and passion fruit tart. £45 per person -pick up on February 14. Read more.
The Ollerod, Beaminster
Fancy some field-to-fork feasting at home this Valentine’s Day? The Ollerod has planned a delicious no-fuss five-course feast which is available to collect on February 13 or 14. £50 per person. Get the details here.
Restaurant Roots, Bournemouth (pictured top)
Restaurant Roots is known for its impeccable tasting menus, and its Valentine’s offering lives up to expectation. Enjoy head chef Jan Bretschneider’s high-on-the-wow-factor dishes such as lobster and prawn raviolo with champagne veloute in its £100-for-two Valentine’s meal box. Available February 12, 13 and 14. Read more.
The Bunch of Grapes, Bradford-on-Avon
Mark the occasion with a Valentine’s takeaway box which is a study in cutting-edge cooking. Stand-out dish from The Bunch of Grapes’ Valentine’s box must be the salmon gravadlax with avocado, wasabi and beetroot tartare. Available to pick up February 13, £80 for two people. Read more.
Lucknam Park, Colerne
Explore Michelin-starred chef Hywel Jones’s culinary talents from the comfort of your own home via a Valentine’s five-course meal kit. It’s prepared by the chef for you to finish at home. The gourmet experience includes dishes such as roast Scottish diver scallops with lobster cream sauce. £120 for two. Pick up on February 12, 13 or 14. Order here.
The George at Woolley, Bradford-on-Avon
The delightful country pub is offering a special Valentine’s four-course meal kit for £70 for two and will do local delivery on February 13. Menu highlights include twice-baked spinach and cheddar souffle with a cheddar and truffle fondue , followed by rich dark chocolate and raspberry mousse. Read the full menu and find out how to order here.
Stein’s at Home
Get a delivery of all of the gorgeous ingredients needed to recreate a fabulous restaurant-style experience at home – care of the Rick Stein crew. The Stein’s team have created nine different menu boxes, each containing a starter, main and dessert, which simply need to be finished off in the oven or on the hob. The only thing missing is the Padstow sea air. Order here.
Harvey Nichols Second Floor Restaurant, Bristol
Treat your other half to a fabulous Valentine’s meal kit, expertly prepared by Harvey Nichols’ in-house restaurant. The gold-slicked Second Floor Restaurant has built a gleaming reputation for delivering smart, crowd-pleasing menus crafted with creative flair, and now couples can enjoy the fine dining experience from their homes. Available to pick up directly from the Bristol restaurant, or for nationwide home delivery on February 12. £100 per couple plus optional wine pairing. Read more.
Please note: many of these takeouts are only available for early pre-orders and some are limited, so it’s worth ordering as soon as possible. Please see the restaurant’s website or social media channels for up-to-date information regarding the takeaways.