What do you buy for someone who has everything this Valentine’s Day? An experience gift, of course! Experience gifts are increasingly popular and it’s easy to see why. You can create lasting memories together and enjoy some time out from busy schedules to unwind in one another’s company.  
Here, we’ve rounded up our top five experience gifts for you to enjoy this Valentine’s Day. And they’re not just for couples - whether you’re celebrating Galentine’s, Palentine’s or simply want to treat a loved one to some quality time together, we’ve got it covered.  

1) Champagne and Oyster Tasting at The Wine Cellar, King Street Townhouse  

What could be more romantic than the classic combination of Champagne and oysters in an exclusive setting? We are opening the doors of our listed Wine Cellar at King Street Townhouse to a limited number of people on Saturday 15th February. You’ll be served a tasting selection of Champagnes, accompanied by delicious oysters prepared by our expert chefs. 
Tickets are £50 per person and, as this is an intimate event, a limited number are on sale now. Click here to reserve your space 

2) Pink Afternoon Tea at King Street Townhouse and Great John Street Hotel  

Our afternoon teas are renowned in Manchester and beyond, for good reason. This Valentine’s Day our chefs are putting a romantic twist on the much-loved treats with a limited-edition Pink Afternoon Tea, available from 10th-16th February.  
The romantic meal is available at both King Street Townhouse and Great John Street Hotel, with a selection of stunning pink pastries and delicacies prepared by the patisserie chefs. Book now for the same price as our traditional afternoon tea, at just £24.50 per person. Or add a glass of rose champagne to really celebrate the occasion. Click here to reserve your table at Great John Street or follow this link to book a spot at King Street Townhouse.   

3) Snuggle Up for a Secret Cinema Screening 

If your idea of romance involves a cosy night in front of a romantic film, book now for one of our intimate cinema screenings at our very own private cinema in King Street Townhouse. On Friday 14th February you can choose between The Notebook and Valentine’s Day, with classics like Romeo & Juliet and Dirty Dancing also available during February. Tickets are £32.93 per person and include Champagne and chocolate-dipped strawberries in our cosy candlelit cinema. Follow this link to view all film options and book your space 

4) Romance on the Rooftops 

Overlooking the Manchester skyline, the Great John Street Hotel rooftop is one of the city’s most romantic settings. For one night only, we are making it extra special with a beautiful candlelit Champagne and canapes evening on Friday 14th February. Tickets are available at £25 per person. Click here to select your sitting and book a place 

5) Head over to Hale 

Fancy getting out of the city and retreating on a relaxing romantic spa day? Hale Country Club and Spa has a selection of Valentine’s packages for you to choose from. The spa is offering three luxurious treatments, with lunch, chocolate fondue and Prosecco for £145 per person. Book by calling the spa directly on 0161 904 5939. 
While you’re there, pay a visit to the Club’s Fuzen restaurant, where there is a special menu on Friday 14th February. The three-course Valentine’s menu with a glass of Prosecco on arrival fuses Asian cuisine with contemporary flavours and is priced at £40 per person. Book by calling 0161 904 5939.