This year it’s all about Galentine’s day. Live it up with your besties at London’s most popular galpal destinations
Words Jada De Cinque and Joy Montgomery
Where to celebrate Galentine’s Day
Fentimans & Duck & Dry
As part of the Love Yourself campaign, Fentimans Rose Lemonade has teamed up with Duck & Dry blow dry salon and Bloom & Wild letterbox flower company to offer a Love Yourself drinks menu at Duck & Dry’s four salons across London. Sip Rose Lemonade drinks with your girlfriends on Valentine’s day and indulge in a pretty pink Crosstown Doughnut while getting pampered. Drinks are free with a blow dry.
February 14; duckanddry.com
Join Everyman Cinema across a number of locations in the capital for Galentine’s Day where they’ll be showing the top picks in chick-flick cinema. Sit back with your gal pals and watch the likes of Legally Blonde and Mean Girls with a cocktail to enjoy alongside the screening.
February 13, £10; everymancinema.com
Adam Handling’s Eve Bar
Indulge in cocktails and sumptuous snacks at Adam Handling’s Eve Bar in Convent Garden. Grab your girlfriends and settle into the cocktail lounge hotspot with dim lighting, art by JJ Adams and live entertainment.
What better way to spend Galentine’s Day than soaking up culture at one of Somerset House’s latest exhibitions followed by a meal at Skye Gyngell’s renowned restaurant, Spring? Dine in style with a delicious seasonal cocktail – cheers to Galentine’s Day!
This award-winning Putney-based nail bar, cafe and bar has gathered a dedicated following with its chic interiors and social atmosphere. With a selection of fun event packages, this is the perfect place for a Galentine’s Day treat with the girls. Reserve a table booking for two or more girlfriends indulge in the ultimate social beauty experience.
The Ned Spa
Below the hubbub of the ground floor’s bars and restaurants, The Ned’s spa is a true urban retreat. Boasting big name brands including Cowshed and Cheeky Nails, you can enjoy everything from massages to manicures in the comfort of The Ned’s elegant interiors. You can even pop upstairs afterwards for a cheeky cocktail or four…
A selfie in Sketch’s other-worldly bathroom has essentially become a Millennial right of passage. Make it a group shot this Galentine’s Day and enjoy the venue’s beautiful interiors and imaginative global cuisine.
This multi-award-winning bar, located in the stylish Tom Dixon-designed Mondrian Hotel, is famous for its extensive list of innovative cocktails – offering both Dandelyan originals and refined interpretations of the classics. Grab a table with your mates and enjoy the riverside views and plentiful people watching opportunities. Galentine’s Day sorted.
PANDORA Westfield Stratford Galentine’s Event
Enjoy a night of primping, pampering and all-night shopping at Pandora’s Galentine’s event. Gather your gal pals and enjoy an evening of delicious treats, fragrance making and mingling over gorgeous nibbles and tipples complete with a DJ and a night-long celebration. Alongside a special goodie bag, you and your girlfriends will have the chance to see Pandora’s latest collection.
February 13, PANDORA Westfield Stratford; 7pm – 9pm, £10; uk.pandora.net
Indulge in a girly breakfast, brunch or lunch at the Insta-famous Elan Cafe. With a chic aesthetic a Mediterranean-inspired menu, this is the perfect culinary treat for Galentine’s Day and beyond.