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Valentine's Day menu ideas

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Create the perfect Valentine's Day menu with minimal fuss – choose from our ready-made menus for a classic, vegetarian or quick and easy dinner.

Whether you're hankering after a traditional plate of steak, a romantic veggie feast or a last-minute, no-fuss dinner that still looks the part, we have the menu for you. Tuck into these impressive plates and spend less time fussing in the kitchen with our ready-made meal plans.

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Check out our ultimate easy Valentine's Day recipe collection for everything from chocolate-dipped strawberries to seafood and pasta. Or get the little ones involved with our Valentine's projects for kids.

Kick off your festive feast with a quick and easy cocktail such as a passion fruit martini or an old fashioned. Finish off the evening with a tasty dessert such as easy cupcakes or a Valentine's Day cake.

Looking for the perfect gift idea? See the best Valentine's gifts for foodies, best health and wellbeing gifts and the best Valentine's Day chocolate gifts.

All our Valentine's Day menus

Classic Valentine's Day menu

Steak and chips on plate

Keep it classic with our romantic menu for two, complete with starter, main, decadent dessert and a fruity cocktail or two. All the dishes are easy to prepare but look impressive on the plate.

Vegetarian Valentine's Day menu

Jerusalem artichoke salad on plate

Looking for tasty vegetarian dishes to impress someone special? Look no further than our luxury veggie spread complete with all the trimmings. Pick and choose from seasonal stars to create your ideal meat-free menu.

Vegan Valentine's Day menu

A beetroot tarte tatin with salad on top

Check out our idea for a rosy-coloured main, plus a special soup to start and quick chocolate truffles to nibble on later.

Last-minute Valentine's Day menu

Sweetheart sandwich with ice cream and raspberries on plate

Short on time? These three speedy menu options are all ready in an hour or less, perfect for a stress-free meal for two. Try our quick mains, simply assembled starters and clever dessert hacks.

Easy vegetarian Valentine's Day menu

Hazelnut pasta in bowl

Plate up some seriously delicious veggie delights this Valentine's Day. Show off with our easy menu, bursting with seasonal flavours. Keep it simple and spend more time enjoying your evening with someone special.

Quick and easy Valentine's Day menu

Bavette steaks in pan

Throw together this simple menu in a matter of minutes. Don't let the idea of cooking put you off, it doesn't get easier than these stunning dishes.

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Get even more inspiration for romantic recipes...

Top 10 Valentine's Day cake recipes
Valentine's Day cupcake recipes
Valentine's Day cocktail recipes
Valentine's Day steak recipe collection

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