Ultimate Foodie Valentine’s Day Gift Guide
It’s February, and love is in the air. Whether you’re happily coupled up, courting a crush, spending it with friends, or just simply want to treat yourself (hey, no judgment here), then we have you covered with our ultimate Valentine’s Day Gift Guide. From restaurant meal boxes and booze, to cookbooks and hampers, we’ve handpicked the best gifts for your Valentine that we know they’ll love to receive. So, push the boat out with more than just a hastily bought petrol station card this year (we’ve all been there) and read on for some Valentine’s Day inspiration, you can thank us later!
Ultimate Foodie Valentine’s Day Gift Guide
SOLD OUT- Iberica San Valentin Cook at Home Tapas Feast + complimentary bottle of Cava, Red or White Wine| £100 for two – YFG Exclusive
Available for UK delivery or Leeds collection
Enjoy the most romantic feast to celebrate Valentine’s Day in the comfort of your own home from one of the UK’s most-loved Spanish restaurants, Iberica. All perfectly prepped and ready for you to finish at home with easy instructions.
Start the celebrations with a selection of 5 artisan cheeses, pan con tomato, olives, bread and extra virgin olive oil, award-winning jamon iberico and air cured beef from leon, roasted onions petals with Cantabrian anchovies and confit aubergine with honey. For mains, there’s a choice of red Scarlet prawn rice (Carabineros) or slow-cooked oxtail with potato puree and baby carrots. Dessert is a delicious chocolate cream, vanilla and strawberry meringue. NOW SOLD OUT.
NOW SOLD OUT – Harvey Nichols at Home 5-Course Valentine’s Day Meal Box + complimentary bottle of wine | £100 for two – YFG Exclusive
Available for England delivery
Bring the culinary mastery of a restaurant kitchen into your own home with Harvey Nichols 5-course dinner. Head Chef Lee Heptinstall and his team have curated a Valentine’s Day cook at home 5-course menu using the finest locally sourced, seasonal ingredients. The menus (Vegetarian Menu is also available) come with clear, easy to follow instructions which ensure even the shakiest of home cooks will be creating restaurant-quality dishes with ease. Budding chefs can order their [email protected] Valentine’s Box for England delivery (£5). NOW SOLD OUT.
Regional Cookbooks | From £9 – Save up to 53%
If you’re Valentine is more into food than flowers, then why not surprise them with a thoughtfully curated cookbook? Whether they’re an avid at-home baker, want to find out tips, tricks and recipes from some of Yorkshire’s best restaurants, or fancy a deep dive into vegan food & drink offerings in the North, there’s a cookbook for all interests. Plus, you get to sample all the dishes they will cook for you (finger’s crossed), so it’s a win win, right?
Available for local delivery or Sheffield collection
Holding 3-AA-Rosettes and a Bid-Gourmand from the Michelin Guide, Joro creates small plates with a big focus on modern innovation and fine, local ingredients. Their Valentine’s Day offering this year sees home-diners enjoying a range of thoughtfully prepared dishes, such as hand-dived Orkney scallop with fermented wild garlic & seaweed butter, or braised shin of Highland Wagyu beef with Roscoff onion baked beef fat, brioche and parsley crumb, beef & brown butter sauce. A real treat for the inventive food lover in your life, but be quick, meal boxes are selling fast! Available for pre-order to collect or local delivery on 13th February. Order cut off; 11 am Monday 8th February.
Joro, 0.2-0.5 Krynkl, 294, Shalesmoor, Sheffield S3 8US
DeliVita Pizza Oven | Was £1245, Now £1,120.50 – YFG Exclusive
When the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie, that’s amore! If your Valentine is as pizza obsessed as the man who penned this tune, then opt for something a little out of the box, with the stylish, streamlined and portable DeliVita pizza oven. Handcrafted here in Yorkshire, and offering home cooks the opportunity to get that true wood-fired taste from their own kitchen. The DeliVita pizza oven cooks stone-baked pizzas in 90 seconds, perfect for a romantic evening cooking pizza at home and is also great for flatbreads, searing steaks, charring veg or treating the oven as a tandoor. Get it now, so you’re ready to impress come summer. Use code PIZZA10 on the checkout page of our website to save up to £250 off the pizza oven and bundles.
Available for UK delivery or local collection
For those wanting to bring the decadence of eating out at an upmarket restaurant to their own home, you can’t go wrong with a Valentine’s Day Meal Box from Yorkshire’s acclaimed Devonshire Arms Hotel & Spa. An easy pick for our Valentine’s Day gift guide, Head Chef Ross Forder has created a menu focussing on fresh, locally sourced ingredients, with easy to follow instructions and perfectly prepped ingredients. With an exceptional main course of pepper-crusted Chateaubriand, what’s not to love? There is also the option to add a bottle of Laurent Perrier champagne, salmon blinis, or home-made shortbread hearts to really up the ante. Enjoy! Order online by 5 pm February 5th.
Fortnum & Mason know a thing or two when it comes to gifts, and we couldn’t curate a Valentine’s Day Gift Guide without including them. Their seasonal hampers are an opulent food lovers’ gifts at their best. With multiple show-stopping hampers to choose from, there’s an option for everyone. From the Man About Town hamper which includes a bottle of single malt, coffee, shortbread and caviar, to the Utterly Smitten Hamper, containing chocolate and macadamia biscuits, blanc de blancs champagne, Rose Pouchong tea and chocolate truffles amongst other things, spoil your Valentine rotten, setting the bar high for all future February 14ths!
Available for collection
Lower the lights, put on your favourite music and enjoy a romantic 4-course dinner (£60 for two), expertly prepared by Huddersfield’s favourite foodie destination and award-winning boutique hotel, Manor House Lindley. The menu showcases the very best ingredients from Seaweed cured chalk stream trout for starters, braised ox cheek for mains, baked, truffled tunworth cheese with bramley apple chutney and crackers for dessert and a mouthwatering tonkabean and hazelnut gateaux to finish off the night in style. Available Friday 12th, Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th February – collection between 6 – 7 pm.
Or for the Valentine who loves afternoon tea, the Manor House serve one of the best in Yorkshire for you to collect and indulge at home (£40 for two). Romantic delicacies, freshly baked and beautifully prepared, for the prettiest of Valentine’s celebrations. Available Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th February – collection between 12 – 3 pm.
The Manor House, 1 Lidget Street, Huddersfield, HD3 3JB
Cooper King Distillery Gin Lovers Package | £39 – Save up to 30%
For a Valentine’s Day gift with a boozy twist. Created by the North Yorkshire award-winning distillery, and with two gins to choose from (dry or herb). What’s more, you can get a free gift worth up to £12.50 with our exclusive YFG offer. Choose from a distillery tour voucher, tasting notebook or double-ended spirit measure, plus free delivery. Cooper King has collaborated with well-lauded restaurants in the past, including Yorkshire favourites The Black Swan at Oldstead, and Skosh, to name but a few, which is the perfect stamp of approval.
Available for collection
North-Yorkshire coastal pub-cum-restaurant The Plough prides itself on offering high quality, local & seasonal food, and that doesn’t stop with its Valentine’s Day cook-at-home menu. Offering a 6-course meal, bottle of prosecco, instruction card, serving suggestions, and a rose for your loved on. Those lucky enough to procure a hamper will be treated to dishes such as twice-baked cheese souffle (a real, treat, these things aren’t easy to make!), braised feather blade of beef, and vanilla panacotta amongst other dishes. A perfect inclusion to our Valentine’s Day Gift Guide. Available for collection.
The Plough Inn, 21-23 High St, Scalby, Scarborough YO13 0PT
Struggling to find a romantic but relevant gift for the craft beer lover in your life? Panic not, we’ve got you covered. For the home-brewing geek, why not treat them to a book on the processes behind making great craft beer? For the person who just wants to crack into a cold one at the end of the day, grab a pack of beers, ciders or hard seltzers (bonus points for organising a blind tasting for the two of you!), or for the truly indecisive, plump for a gift card so they can choose themselves. Brew Dog have endless possibilities for gift ideas this Valentine’s Day, the hardest thing is choosing.
Provenance Inns Cook At Home, North Yorkshire | £60 for two
Available for collection
The award-winning Provenance Inns group of boutique hotels and country pubs have come to the rescue this Valentine’s Day. Forget supermarket meal deals, their cook at home menu will ensure the most unforgettable feast. There’s a range of delicious starters, mains and decadent desserts to suit even the fussiest of eaters, highlights include treacle cured salmon for starters, fillet of grand reserve beef wellington for mains and chocolate and salted caramel tart for dessert. Each dish comes with full instructions on how to finish and serve on the night.
Bring Valentine’s Day into the 21st century with a virtual cooking class with The Grand Hotel, York. Tune in to a live cookery class with the Head Tutor of The Grand Cookery School, who will guide you and your Valentine through a 1.5-2 hour immersive experience in which you will both learn to cook a menu of beef and black pudding wellington, buttered green beans, ultimate baked potatoes and port wine gravy. Recipe cards are provided, and the chef will be on hand to answer any pressing questions you or your partner have, food-related or not! A gift where you can both learn a new skill is a fabulous, interactive and romantic experience you can both talk about for years to come!
Want to treat them to a visit to The Grand Cookery School when they re-open? Don’t miss our exclusive 25% off full, half-day and their culinary expertise class. Valid for 6 months from the date that the school re-opens.
Available for collection
2-AA-Rosette holder and winner of the Estrella Damn Top 50 gastropubs in the UK, Shibden Mill Inn in Halifax, have a long-standing reputation as one of the best restaurants in Yorkshire. So, it’s easy to see why they are included in our Valentine’s Day Gift Guide. The incredible menu includes canapes to start, sourdough bread and cultured butter, sea trout pastrami with apple vinegar dressing and dill, and the decadent main course of Chateaubriand with pommes anna potatoes, roasted onion puree and truffle sauce, and a dessert of chocolate delice, hazelnut and salted caramel. If you need more of a reason to treat yourselves, they’re including a bottle of paired wine. What are you waiting for? Order online by midnight Wednesday 13th for collection on 13th February.
Shibden Mill Inn, Fold, Shibden, Shibden Mill Fold, Halifax HX3 7UL
Delivery to HG, LS & YO postcodes or Harrogate collection
Harrogate’s favourite gastropub and foodie hangout have gone to town when it comes to indulgent Valentine’s Day menus. Start the night with seared king prawns served with orzo, piquillo pepper puree and chorizo butter. The main course sees roast rare breed fillet of beef wellington, truffled mash, spring greens and red wine jus. For dessert, apple tarte tatin with Cornish clotted cream and a selection of pink rosewater macarons to finish the ultimate Valentine’s at home feast. A must on our Valentine’s Day Gift Guide list. Vegetarian options are also available.
All food comes boxed and ready to finish at home with cooking instructions. Last orders 12 pm on Wednesday 10th February for delivery to HG, LS & YO postcodes on Friday 12th February between 12 pm – 5 pm. Collection is also available.
Three’s A Crowd, 11 West Park, Harrogate HG1 1BL
Take the predictability out of chocolate for Valentine’s Day with a gift from Love Cocoa. Founded by the great, great, great-grandson of John Cadbury, Love Cocoa produce artisan chocolate bars using the finest South American cacao. They also plant a tree for every product sold, in line with the company’s love for sustainability and the environment, and their hope to become certified carbon neutral. Gifts with a heart – what more could you want? Their letterbox friendly 3 packs of chocolate are a lovely idea for some Valentine’s morning post, or why not opt for the Prosecco and raspberry Champagne bundle – a mini prosecco, Colombian single-origin 41% milk chocolate bar, salted caramel bar and raspberry Champagne truffles. Dreamy.
The Old House Hull Sunday Lunch at Home – SAVE 25%
Available for collection
While going out for a romantic meal at your favourite restaurant is off the cards right now, enjoying a night off cooking with a sublime Sunday roast from Hull’s award-winning Shoot The Bull is not. Utilising the region’s finest local produce to ensure your romantic meal at home is an unforgettable foodie feast. There’s a selection of dishes to choose from including roast rump of Yorkshire Wagyu beef served with all the trimmings which is our ultimate choice. Order ASAP for collection from the restaurant 12 – 6 pm.
The Old House, 5 Scale Ln, Hull HU1 1LA
We all have that person in our life who is way more into experiences than things, and can you blame them? Create memories with your Valentine this year with one of Yorkshire Food Guide’s exclusive experiences. Does your Valentine love staycations? Why not book a romantic overnight date at 3-AA-Rosette Goldsborough Hall in Harrogate, where you can take a walk in the stunning grounds, settle down to dinner prepared by a Michelin trained chef, then retire to one of the sumptuous rooms to end an unforgettable experience.
Does your love enjoy being more hands-on in the kitchen? Spoil them with an Indian Cookery Demonstration Day (save 23%) with award-winning restaurant Prashad. Peek behind the curtain with a day in the kitchen being shown tips and tricks for creating award-winning vegetarian Indian food at home, with attendees being gifted a copy of Prashad’s recipe book ‘Prashad at Home’, and a takeaway meal. There is an experience for everyone here, and we think that this addition to our Valentine’s Day Gift Guide will really wow that special someone.
Or let them choose with a Yorkshire Food Guide Gift Voucher – valid for 12 months
Valentine’s Day Gift Guide by Ruby-Anne Blair