Not going to see your someone special but want to let them know you are thinking of them this Valentine’s? Brew and Bakes have a cute selection of letterbox gifts, including afternoon tea, breakfast in bed and treat boxes! Or deliver a brownie gift box with a personalised message anywhere within the UK from The Homemade Brownie Company. Flavours include salted caramel, chocolate orange, nutella blondie, raspberry blondie and triple chocolate – yum!
If you prefer shopping in person, love is in the air at All Our Own Crafts in Festival Place, you’ll find lots of inspiration including casting kits, framed prints, canvas artwork and stamped silver spoons.
At The Malls Shopping Centre, visit The Works for paper craft supplies to make a handmade gift or card.
In need of some inspiration of places to eat out this Valentine’s? You are spoilt for choice in Basingstoke and Deane for restaurants, pubs and bars or a quick bite to eat.
Head to The Top of the Town to Gabardine Bar this Valentine’s Day. They are opening their doors for a special evening three course meal to dine with your special one (pre-bookings only). In Festival Place you will find Cosy Club where you can share the love with your Valentine, Gals or Pals with their limited edition cocktail and dessert. From Saturday 11 to Tuesday 14 February. ASK Italian and Cote Brasserie both have three course set menus available between 10 and 14 February.