Best things to do in London in February 2022: Valentine’s day date ideas, half term fun and more

Tiger afternoon tea

Best things to do in London in February 2022: Valentine’s day date ideas, half term fun and more


Last modified on 04 Feb 2022 15:46 GMT Georgia Brown February 2022 What’s happening in London: Looking for ideas to make plans this month?Explore our ultimate guide to restaurants, bars, events and more

February is coming sooner than you say “Happy New Year”, even though the winter is still cold Londonthe January sunshine has us excited for all the bottomless brunches, restaurant openings, theatre deals and fun events the city has to offer.

See also: 15 romantic things to do in London on Valentine’s Day

whether you consider the ultimate Valentine’s Day Date night for the most romantic month of the year, or if you’re hoping for some family fun during the February half term, there’s something for everyone in London this month. While we wait for spring to arrive, you might want to discover something new in the capital.Find Hello! writer’s favorite Things to do in London February 2022.

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The best things to do in London in February

Celebrate Lunar New Year with Afternoon Tea at Pan Pacific

Tiger afternoon tea

The Pan Pacific Year of the Tiger Afternoon Tea, created by award-winning Executive Chef Lorraine Sinclair and renowned Executive Pastry Chef Cherish Finden, is the perfect celebration of the Lunar New Year.

Held at the Orchid Lounge in Pan Pacific’s serene living room, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a more creative afternoon tea in London this month. Guests will be presented with a selection of handmade pastries, traditional Chinese spring delicacies and a luxurious Lunar New Year Fortune Box – which contains a surprising amount of good-luck snacks. Tempting orange mousse, jam and tiger sponge topped with an edible sesame teapot cheesecake. Other desserts include edible mango and coconut firecrackers and chocolate purses with 67% Guanaco, gula malaka sponge and lime namalaka.

For those looking for a delicious treat for Chinese New Year, we offer a selection of Asian appetizers that add a touch of elegance to the timeless charm of the afternoon tea tradition.

To book, please visit

Enjoy a Cirque du Soleil cocktail at Ivy Kensington


Cirque du Soleil is back on stage with Luiza at the Royal Albert Hall in London, and the Ivy Kensington Bistro celebrates its return with three delicious Mexican-inspired cocktails. For the ultimate pre-theatre taste of Mexico, try Paloma Rosa, Buena Muerte Margarita, and the spectacular El Cementerio, all made with premium PATRON spirits that take you on a tantalizing adventure with every sip You can taste the taste of Mexico.

Throughout February, guests and passersby can also enjoy striking visual installations at the bistro’s entrance, paying tribute to Mexico throughout.

To book, please visit

Experience Japan at Neverland London

Kyoto, Japan

Escape Little Kyoto this February at Fulham’s most glamorous hotspot, London’s Neverland. A complete Instagram lover’s dream, Perfect Pink Paradise has just launched a new beauty popup you don’t want to miss.

Opening on February 11th, the Little Kyoto pop-up store is the perfect destination for a late meeting with a lady. Enjoy delicious soft buns, the best sushi and crispy dumplings. Celebrate with cocktails inspired by Spring, Yuzu and Lychee Martini, Midori Sour, Raspberry Flower and Kyoto Mule, curated by Neverland’s own in-house bartenders.

With multiple seating areas for privacy or socializing, gather with friends this spring for delicious food, delicious cocktails and a great atmosphere. It’s also perfect for special occasions like private parties, hen nights, and team building events.

To book, please visit

Enjoy luxury accommodation at Tower Bridge

Tower Bridge

Officially the most romantic month of the year, why not enjoy lavish 4-star accommodation in the capital? If you’ve ever dreamed of waking up to one of London’s most iconic landmarks, you’ll love staying overnight at The Dixon Hotel with breakfast for two. For a truly romantic night for two, head to The Shard, watch the sunset over the capital from the observation deck, or catch the world-famous West End show. Stays from £119 for one night, £298 for two nights and £435 for three nights, valid until March – such a great deal, why not?

To book, please visit

Bridget Jones Movie Night with a Bottle

If that’s not the best way to spend Saturday with your lover, we don’t know what is. The epic venue Clapham Grand is hosting a Bridget Jones movie night featuring themed cocktails, singles and big gasp dancing. Indulge in a bottle of wine for two with an authentic Bridget-style straw, or head to the bar for a blue soup-inspired cocktail (definitely better than Bridget’s.)

To book tickets for two, including a bottle of wine, visit

Serene yourself on this BYOB boat ride

music boat

Worried about weekend plans? What does it sound like to sip your own drink while admiring the beautiful riverside views of London on The Music Boat? Enjoy the musical styles of the city’s most captivating talent with live performances on board, and soak up the February sun as you sail the Regent’s Canal.

Even better, we’ve found a deal that promises boat tickets for up to 7 people for just £14, saving you up to 30% off The Music Boat price.

To book, please visit

Visit Kew Gardens on a Thames River Cruise

Kew Gardens

If you haven’t yet explored the beauty of Kew Gardens, this Thames cruise for two is the ultimate way to immerse yourself in the magic of the stunning UNESCO World Heritage site, which is home to the world’s largest collection of live plants.

From Westminster Pier, you’ll meander along the river, past the London Eye and the Palace of Westminster, to Kew Gardens. Through the lock and under the bridge, you can see London from a unique vantage point. The Royal Kitchen, the Palm House, the Rose Garden, and even the smallest palace in the UK are all waiting for you to visit, guaranteeing a wonderful day filled with special sights.

To book, please visit Virgin Experience

Family Fun at Coal Drops Yard – Kids Free Time!

curling club

Due to high demand, Club Curling, Coal Drops Yard’s striking synthetic curling rink, is now accepting pre-orders for February, offering you the ultimate winter activity during the coldest months. Perfect for family, friends or even a first date, traverse six lanes for a great evening with a group of up to four.

The curling club is open 7 days a week and offers slots between 12pm and 8pm.Each lesson is 45 minutes long and costs only $5 per player [kids go free].

For more information and to book your spot, please visit

London’s most lavish events in February

Panasonic Pamper Parlor offers free hair dryers to get ready for V-day

panasonic hair dryer

Got Valentine’s Day plans? Indulge yourself in the Panasonic Pamper Parlor in Westfield White City, London. The Panasonic Pamper Parlor pop-up will be found at Westfield Square on Friday 11th February and Saturday 12th February from 9am to 5pm, where shoppers will have premium hair styling treatments on board with the latest in the Panasonic Personal Care range .

Guests will enjoy a free 30-minute styling session from a professional beauty team, including hairstylist Michael Douglas, who has styled the likes of Kate Moss and Sienna Miller . So whether it’s a bouncy blow-dry or a mermaid wave, Pamper Parlor guests will leave feeling well-groomed and ready for any Valentine’s Day plans.


Treat yourself to a romantic treat

Cloud Twelve Relax

Want to indulge yourself? Relax, recharge and pamper at the luxurious Cloud Twelve Spa in Notting Hill. Share your Valentine’s experience with your loved ones with their special Valentine’s Day Couples Package, or why not pamper yourself with the Treat Yourself Package. Indulge in a variety of massages and facials in the stunning suite, complete with heated Dolomites quartz beds to help promote deeper relaxation. Don’t forget to take advantage of the spa facilities in the Spa Suite, including salt baths, saunas and steam rooms. You will also receive a surprise gift to take away from the beauty bar.

Hurry up because the offer is only available from February 1st to 28th.For more information, please visit

The best food events in London in February

Celebrating the opening of Tasty Pho

delicious pho

Earlier this month, the Canadian export Delicious Pho opened its doors at Spitalfields at the start of the Chinese New Year. Serving authentic Vietnamese food, the menu is mainly based on pho with a variety of broths to choose from including beef, shrimp, chicken and tofu. But if you’re not ready to gulp down a large bowl of hot soup, you can also opt for curry, fried rice, and fried noodles. First, there’s a bunch of fresh salads, wings and summer rolls, and a hearty platter.

When Hello! Visited during opening week, the alcoholic beverage menu was not ready, aside from a few beers to choose from, but there were plenty of smoothies and bubble tea to try. Delicious Pho also handed out lucky red packets to diners at the end of the meal, with prizes ranging from free drinks, appetizers, desserts or 50% off meals.

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Check out Instagram hotspot Ave Mario


You’ve probably seen it on your Instagram – yes, Ave Mario really lives up to the hype. The charm of the newest additions to the Big Mamma Group restaurants, including the popular Blame Gloria and Circolo Popolare, is undoubtedly in the decor, and you can’t help but take a selfie in the famous rainbow-colored toilets. Set over two floors and two huge terraces, this posh restaurant is a sight to behold, with black and white striped walls, a beautiful Art Deco bar and funky neon signage, all inspired by Florence’s idyllic Inspiration for the day.

Chef Andrea runs the kitchen, rustling delicious pizzas, giant spaghetti ravioli and the most mouthwatering pasta dishes on mismatched kitsch plates. You can’t leave without trying the Dolci, which includes a 60cm tall Gelato Tower. Don’t be put off by the waistline list – trying to pre-order can be difficult as it’s so popular that the date was posted a month ago at 7am. But the food is served to die is incredible, so book before it’s too late!

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