As we adjust to more special dates under lockdown, here are a few ideas and options for what to do on Valentine’s Day at home. Each business mentioned is a local Norfolk based company who are all doing an amazing job adapting during these times. Make sure you book ahead with plenty of time to enable deliveries.
Maids Head Hotel: Valentines takeaway afternoon tea. Collect from the hotel on 12,13,14th February, 24 hours notice. Children’s menu also available.
The Norfolk Mead, Coltishall: booking every weekend until mid March (within 18 miles of Coltishall) All orders must be received by 6pm on Friday, gluten, dairy free and vegetarian options.
Assembly House, Norwich : Orders open from 4th Feb. Mark Mitson’s Valentine’s Day afternoon tea. Also, Richard Hughes’ Valentine’s Day 5 course menu, as well as flower bouquets to order from Labelle flowers.
Harriets Cafe Tearooms : Afternoon tea box, or Cream tea box or picnic box, Add extras including Prosecco or sparkling juice.
The Last, Norwich : Valentine’s Day click and collect enjoy at home menu. Including vegan option. 12,13, 14th Feb.
Farmyard: Valentine’s Day at home menu, or @home menu. Place orders by 10pm on Wednesday. Available for collection on Fridays each week between 1pm and 5pm from the Farmyard or the Dial House 12pm-3pm
Benedicts : Valentine’s menu sold out but 3 other February menus available with instructions.
The Wildebeest : Valentine’s DINE@HOME is now available to order. Available Thursday 11th to Sunday 14th February to Click & Collect at The Wildebeest.
The Ingham Swan : Valentine’s Day Dine@Home meal for 2, collect between 11th-14th February, Menu online.
Norfolk ‘Date Night’ Hamper
The Goat Shed, Fielding Cottage, Honingham: Norfolk date night hamper includes 2 Brick Pizzas, Algy popcorn and a packet of sweets. See FB page for details..
‘Bake at Home’
Bread Source, Norwich: collect your own bake at home kit. Learn to bake bread together on Valentine’s Day.
‘Cook-a Long’ at Home
Woolf and Social, Norwich: Cook a long at home with chef Francis Woolf, for just £10 you can access the live video and recipe. If you live locally, you can get an ingredients hamper for £50.
Byfords, Holt: ‘Curious Cooks Valentines special’ Free interactive cook along experience. You MUST book your place, Recipes shared when booked in.
(Image from Gnaw Chocolate)
Norfolk Made Chocolates and Cakes
Gnaw : Valentines chocolate bars with personal messages. Vegan chocolate available. Hot chocolate gift set or create your own chocolate hamper.
Booja Booja : Norfolk based vegan chocolates for delivery.
Cupcake and Co, Norwich: contactless collection, call or email for delicious cupcakes.
Saffire, Norwich: Artisan, luxury chocolates by Saffire. Vegan options available and ‘chocolate reward kits’. Delivered to your home.
Carousel Chocolate, Aylsham: Norfolk truffles and handmade chocolate cupcakes, Valentines chocolates now in stock.
Biddy’s, Norwich: 4 special themes Valentine’s Day Brownies. Red velvet, double chocolate, raspberry cheesecake blondie, salted caramel. Delivered straight to your door.
Macarons & More, Norwich: Macarons, Brownies and Bars, Chocolates, Home Baking, Celebration Cakes.
Franks Bar “Night Out In” Kit. Make your own cocktails at home.
Make Your Own Gifts
Print to the People: Family creative lessons available online via the website.
Studio Adorn: Norwich based jewellery business with Jewellery making kits available from the website.
The Norfolk Creative Box: Locally sourced in Norfolk, handmade by artisans, all in an online gift box.