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    Here Are All The Best Things To Do In London Around Valentine's Day

    Just call us Cupid.

    Like it or not, love (and a little bit of sun) is set to stay in London's air for the next week or so. Valentine's day dominates menus and event listings, but don't be fooled by the seemingly monotonous red-hued relentlessness; galleries, bars, and restaurants are really pushing the swan-shaped pedal boat out this year, and anti-Valentine's day events abound.

    So whether you're happily beau'd up or keen to avoid the lovelorn masses, we've got your back with 13 of the best things to do in London around Valentine's Day!

    1. Catch the free exhibition Addicted To Love at Quantus Gallery (and nab yourself a pic from their gorgeous walk-in photo booth while you're at it).

    2. Fellow singletons, breathe a cynical sigh of relief: PopHorror's anti-Valentine's ball gets us.

    3. After a classic, failsafe Valentine's meal out? Look no further than Quaglinos.

    4. Land yourself some seriously stunning Cupid-inspired cocktails in Brixton's ~vibey~ Beetle Juice bar.

    5. After something special for the coffee fan in your life, or on more of a Palentine's roll this year? You can get your caffeine-craving claws on a limited-edition, hand-drawn Starbucks cup this weekend.

    6. When J-Lo sang "Love Don't Cost a Thing", I'm *pretty* sure she was referring to Hampstead Heath's endlessly romantic pergola.

    7. Five words: Natural History museum after hours.

    8. Romeo and Juliet's romance has nothing on the perfect, timeless pairing of fish and chips, so what better way to celebrate your union than by grabbing a seafood afternoon tea from 1AA Michelin rosette-owning Mayfair Chippy?

    9. Champagne + a romantic rotation on the London eye = a truly unforgettable Valentine's treat.

    10. Why settle for a single bouquet when Kew Garden's visual feast of an orchid festival is so stunning?

    11. The Vaults' subterranean festival of all-new work is still running strong – I can't think of a better resource for live entertainment-loving couples.

    12. Take a nighttime stroll at the Battersea Power Station's light display.