Apr 17, 2022
If you're looking for a romantic getaway to celebrate your anniversary, look no further than London! With its stunning architecture, world-class restaurants, date night restaurants and abundance of activities, there's something for everyone in this vibrant city. Park International Hotel is here to help you make the most of your time in London with our guide to the best anniversary ideas in London.
Spend a day wandering around, hand in hand, exploring some of London's most charming neighbourhoods. Notting Hill, Primrose Hill and Little Venice are just some of our favourites. Make special memories while snapping some lovely pictures for your Instagram followers to enjoy, who will be eager to see what you've been up to on your anniversary break to London.
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For something more energetic, consider renting bicycles and seeing all that London has to offer on two wheels! There are many cycling routes for all skill levels, so you may go at your own speed. Spend the day touring London's most famous sites, stop off for lunch, retail therapy, or learn some fascinating history at a popular museum; make a day of it, whether you're new to London or familiar with the area. This is an excellent opportunity to spend quality time together as a couple exploring London's attractions.
For a truly romantic evening, enjoy a three-course meal at one of London's best restaurants. Book a table at The Ledbury in Notting Hill for an Anniversary dinner you won't forget. Or, if you're looking for something a little more low-key, head to BaoziInn in Chinatown for a delicious dim sum and a relaxed atmosphere.
After dinner, take a stroll through Hyde Park - both are beautiful places to walk hand-in-hand with your loved one.
The Royal Opera House in London is a lovely way to spend a romantic evening in the city. With several operas, ballets, and concerts to choose from, there's something for everyone. The breathtaking architecture of this renowned location will undoubtedly astonish you both too.
London has a number of bars and restaurants with spectacular views. St Paul's Cathedral's Madison rooftop terrace, Searcys at the Gherkin, and the Sky Garden are just a few of our favourites. Sip on a cocktail while you watch the sun go down - it's a truly unforgettable experience that is the ideal end to a romantic day in the capital.
With stunning views of Buckingham Palace, London's St. James Park is the perfect location to enjoy a picnic with your other half. Take a stroll before settling down for a bite to eat. We recommend picking up a hamper from Fortnum & Mason across the road for an extra special treat.
Celebrate the occasion with afternoon tea in the capital. Tuck into clotted cream scones, finger sandwiches and delicious cakes, or opt for a quirky themed menu instead. There are a plethora of locations to select from throughout London, but our favourites include the Ritz and Brown's.
Nothing is more delightful than seeing the greatest London sites at dusk. City Cruises offers a variety of Thames River rides, including themed dinners and show cruises. The itineraries vary, but the majority of them go past Tower Bridge and pass by Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament.
Not only is this a fantastic way to enjoy some of London's most popular attractions, but it's also an excellent way to see them from new angles.
These are wonderful gardens to spend some time in with your partner for your anniversary. Walk among the trees together, look at the glasshouses and explore the wild meadows. You can stop off and enjoy hot food and delicious treats at the cafes and restaurants, teas, coffee, cakes and sandwiches are on offer. There are also art galleries at the Royal Botanical Gardens Kew that display a magnificent collection of botanical artwork – from the early days of photography to the present day.
Whether you are celebrating one year together or are in a long-term relationship, going to the movies on a date promises romance and relaxation. London has a number of fantastic options for couples looking to spend an evening together at the movies. From old theatres with grand architecture to modern venues with double sofa chairs, this is a great way to celebrate your anniversary come rain or shine.
Looking for more than just dinner and drinks in the evening? Book London In The Sky - a unique dining experience where you are lifted up on a crane and enjoy a meal in the sky. If you are a couple of adrenaline junkies, looking for a unique experience in London to celebrate your anniversary, this is it.
Covent Garden is a great place to spend an anniversary, especially if you're looking for somewhere with a bit of everything. This iconic London district is home to some of the best shopping, restaurants, and bars in the city. And if you fancy something a little more cultural, Covent Garden is also home to world-famous theatres, such as the Royal Opera House and the London Coliseum.
Hampstead Heath is one of the most popular parks in London, and it's easy to see why. This huge green space offers stunning views of the city, as well as a peaceful oasis away from the hustle and bustle of central London. Hampstead Heath is also home to a number of romantic spots, such as Kenwood House and the Elizabethan Gardens. So why not take a picnic and spend a lazy afternoon in this idyllic setting?
London is a city with a rich musical history, and there are plenty of places where you can enjoy live music on your anniversary. For something truly special, book tickets to see the world-famous Phantom of the Opera at Her Majesty's Theatre. Or for something more low-key, check out one of London's many Jazz clubs, such as Ronnie Scott's or the 60s-themed 100 Club.
Clos Maggiore is widely regarded as one of the most romantic restaurants in London, so it's the perfect place to celebrate your anniversary. This intimate restaurant serves French-inspired cuisine, and the decor is simply stunning. Be sure to book in advance, as this popular spot gets busy quickly!
The London Eye is a popular tourist attraction in the city, and it's also a great place to celebrate an anniversary. For a truly romantic thing to do, book a private capsule and enjoy unparalleled views of the city as you sip champagne with your other half.
After a busy day exploring London, there's nothing better than heading back to your hotel room for a cosy night in. The Park International Hotel offers cosy and comfortable rooms, perfect for unwinding after a long day.
We hope this guide has inspired you to plan the perfect anniversary celebration in London. For more anniversary ideas or help booking your stay at Park International Hotel, please don't hesitate to get in touch. We'd be more than happy to help you plan a truly memorable trip to London!