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Valentine's Day in Shrewsbury

Love is in the air in Shrewsbury this Valentine's Day

This Valentine's Day why not spend a romantic day and night in the historic town of Shrewsbury, famous for its original architecture, medieval market and secret streets. Walk arm in arm around eclectic independent shops and along the river, then retreat to a cosy corner for food and drink in a restaurants or bar.

Sweet Treats

Nothing says 'I love you' like a bunch of beautiful flowers. Floral specialists Lipstick n' Gin in the Pride Hill shopping centre can rustle you up a one-off bouquet that's fantastic and from the heart. If your Valentine has a sweet tooth too, pop into Chocolate Gourmet on Wyle Cop for tempting truffles and beautiful heart-shaped boxes packed with luxurious chocolates.

French Fancies

For some Parisian charm in the centre of Shrewsbury, call into Chez Sophie for one-off treats in a cute and cosy café. Indulge in a special 'Bunny Love' crêpe with Nutella and a Malteser bunny with either a 'Bunny Love Shake' with whipped cream, chocolate hearts and sprinkles.

Love in the L+P

For Scandinavian chic, perfect for a sophisticated date, the chef at the Lion and Pheasant at the bottom of Wyle Cop will treat you to a three course meal with a different. David Martin and his brigade's food is delicious, full of flavour and from the heart. Their wine menu is a must-see too and can be sampled from the restaurant or brasserie.

Cinema Sofa Snuggles

The perfect excuse to snuggle your squeeze this Valentine's comes courtesy of the Old Market Hall in Shrewsbury's famous Square. Sit back, relax and enjoy the comfy double-seated sofas, a wine in hand and some splendid snacks as you take in the dramatic love story set in the First World War; 'The Testament of Youth'. Viewings start on Friday 13th February through to Thursday 19th February so get your tickets quick to ensure romantic moments in an intimate setting. That's not all, if you fancy a gripping, dramatic love story, 'An Officer and a Gentleman' ticks all the boxes, with its classic love story ending, it's the perfect Valentine's treat and will only be shown exclusively on the romantic day itself.

Cocktails and Dresses

To round off your night, the talented team at the Libertine Cocktail Bar in Butcher Row guarantee to mix up divine drinks and maybe even a love potion or two - shaken not stirred. Gaze at your delicious date in the quirky, ambient setting and sip on anything from fruity and fizzy favourites to creamy longs and smooth shorts. The Bramble, Singapore Sling and Mojito are a must from their popular classics menu.

Valentine's Pampering

Revitalised winter skin, new nails and a hair style to match your romantic night out are a must. At Mr David's Hair and Beauty Salon in Market Street there are four opulent beauty rooms, a chic salon, a pianist, plus wine by the glass to help you unwind and prepare for your valentine. Alternatively, pampering is the perfect gift - why not treat your loved one to a gift voucher or Elemis Gift Box from the Salon.