Valentines Day at Glasgow Fort
Movies, designer finds and inspired days and nights out
From classic date nights and gifts (flowers, luxe chocolates from Hotel Chocolat and gorgeous jewellery) to the utterly unexpected (cocktail masterclasses at TGI Fridays, anyone?), it’s time to get inspired for Valentine’s Day 2024 at Glasgow Fort.
Whether you’re looking for elegant bouquets and lingerie sets or want to take them out on an unforgettable day of movies and street food, Glasgow Fort is filled with endless original, thoughtful and unique Valentine’s Day ideas.
Discover the best menus, special offers and ideas here. And, don’t forget Galentine’s too…
1. Classic Valentine’s gifts
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A bouquet of spring roses, delicious chocolates or enduring jewellery – go timeless this Valentine’s. Head to Marks & Spencer for seasonal red and pink roses, tulips and lilies (set them off with champagne and chocolate boxes) and luxury chocolate from Hotel Chocolat (don’t miss their Valentine’s heart-shaped selections).
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For signature scents, perfumes and aftershave, visit The Perfume Shop, The Fragrance Shop, Boots and Superdrug or take some time out to find their ideal beauty bag at The Body Shop, Lush and Rituals (the sugar body polish and scented candles are luxurious finds). Uncover gorgeous lingerie, sleepwear and underwear at Next and New Look or buy him vouchers for pampering and cuts at Guy & Beard.
2. Cute and collectible unexpected finds
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Glasgow Fort is home to a host of independent stores that’ll tap direct into the things they love. There’s Menkind for kitsch inventions and cool discoveries, local creative crafts at The Leith Collective and gorgeous cooking and tableware at ProCook. Love making things? Pop into Hobbycraft for all they need.
3. Cocktail masterclasses at TGI Fridays
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Mix, shake and sip with professional mixologists at TGI Fridays for a Valentine’s/Galentine’s to remember. With a minimum of six people, discover how to make your own incredible cocktails and share tasting towers of sesame chicken strips and loaded potato skins. Yum. Book here.
4. Share a decadent pancake at Stack & Still
Head for pancakes whatever the hour… Stack & Still serves up savoury and sweet pancakes made to order with Superfood (berries, yoghurt and granola), Oreo and Banana Stacks and sides of chips, streaky bacon, house slaw and more.
5. Go for a movie date or head for a Galentine’s big-screen night out
For a night of popcorn and big-screen moments with the people you love, Vue are showing Madame Web from Marvel’s Spider-Man multiverse and the incredible Rodgers & Hammerstein 80th anniversary concert featuring Patrick Wilson and Audra McDonald.
6. Grab delicious sourdough pizza
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In a group or just hanging out together, delicious and fresh sourdough pizzas at Leopardo are unmissable. Bringing Neopolitan authenticity with San Marzano tomatoes in their sauces, salami spianata, fresh olives and burrata all served with Italian wine, beers and San Pellegrino drinks, it’s an essential visit for a delightful night out. That’s amore…
7. Gifts that’ll last a lifetime
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Whether it’s a designer watch or gorgeous gems, engagement rings and bracelets, Glasgow Fort’s luxe stores Warren James, Chisholm Hunter, S&S Argento, Beaverbrooks, H Samuel and Swarovski are essential destinations with huge selections and expert staff. And, don’t miss Pandora for Valentine’s personalised charms, birthstone necklaces and lab-grown diamonds.
8. Staying in?
Make your own romantic dinner for two with hampers of prosecco and chocolate, gastro meal ideas and afternoon teas from Marks & Spencer. Take home sweet treats from Millie’s Cookies and freshly made juices for breakfast in bed from Fuel.
9. Spring fashion trends, trainers and workout wear
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For oversize hoodies and colour-coordinated joggers (or zip-up track top); 2024’s sky-blue or white statement pieces; Salomon ACS Pro and Adidas Rivalry sneakers and this season’s huge bags, Glasgow Fort’s fashion stores include Zara, Mango, H&M, Office and schuh. And for him, head to Forty Clothing, JD Sports, Tessuti, Clarks and River Island.
10. Burgers and Southern fried chicken at Frankie & Benny’s
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Chockfull of offers (discounts for emergency service workers and students, 30% off main meals with a cinema ticket – see full details here), Frankie & Benny’s serves up hearty Italian-American plates of comfort food including mac’n’cheese, hot dogs, pizza and BBQ platters making it the perfect place to relax and enjoy some time out together.
11. Water bottles and stationery they’ll actually want
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No one can resist presents they actually need. See Card Factory, TK Maxx and Waterstones for thoughtful gifts including journals, romantic Valentine’s cards, stationery and water bottles. Bookswise look out for the bestselling Murdle puzzle books to new releases from Sarah J Maas and popular reads by Richard Osman and Bonnie Garmus.
12. Informal dining at Nando’s, wagamama and Five Guys
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If you’re shopping and chilling out together, Nando’s, Five Guys and wagamama are brilliant pitstops for delicious fast food served with love. Peri-peri sauce on Valentine’s? It’s meant to be…
For the latest Valentine’s offers, menus and events, see our offers page.