From tranquil, delicate flower arrangements to interstellar rollerskating, The Great Northern offers a remarkably diverse slate of Valentine’s and ‘Palentine’s’ deals, discounts and offers to suit all tastes over the coming weeks.

On Sun 12 Feb, The Mews Bar hosts a hands-on bouquet-making class in which guests are invited to learn the art of floristry, while sampling a variety of indulgent, organic delights from Dormouse chocolates, all for £55, with prosecco and cocktails available at two for a tenner.

From Insta-friendly ‘anatomical hearts’ to organic, globally sourced bars of vanilla buttercrunch, 95% Guatemalan dark and more, Manchester Food and Drink Festival’s Independent Food Producer of the Year award-winners Dormouse Chocolates offer an authentic and irresistible range of indulgent creations during the Valentine’s period and beyond.

Located within Lane7 bowling bar, nationwide burger specialists Fat Hippo serve a classic takeaway-inspired tower, Salt 2My Pepa, which features buttermilk chicken – or plant-based ‘chkn’ – seasoned with salt and pepper chilli, pink onions, bang bang cucumber, lettuce and Yum Yum sauce, served in a demi-brioche sub throughout February, alongside their decadently sweet Cherry Floss cocktail.

For just £70 per person, James Martin Manchester invites lovers to try a flawlessly romantic five-course candlelit set menu which includes tender BBQ duck breast, mushroom and truffle tortellini and a raspberry and coconut parfait. A vegetarian menu is also available and includes tempura tenderstem broccoli, salt-baked beets and BBQ aubergine served with red curry sauce.

While their acclaimed selection of authentic Spanish tapas, wine and sangria offers a taste of Mediterranean passion throughout the year, Evuna serves a dedicated Valentine’s dessert sharing board for two between Thu 10 Feb and Sat 19 Feb.

From sweet potato and feta-filled pierogis to their beloved potato cakes, Platzki‘s one-off Valentine’s Day set menu comes with a flavoured vodka shot of your choice and costs just £45 per person.

If you’d prefer an alternative or more pointed expression of your deep love for one another, Whistle Punks offers couples a Cupid’s Bullseye axe-throwing package for two, featuring two cocktails each, a pizza to share and a lengthy axe-hurling session, for £77.

With its customary supply of paired games and 90s-themed cocktails, Pong & Puck provides an unstuffy, non-invasive date night environment with free rounds of shuffleboard and table tennis alongside bookable beer pong and prosecco pong tables throughout the Valentine’s period.

With 2-4-1 deals on all off-peak tickets when booking online using the code LOVESKATE from Sun 12 – Sun 19 Feb, smash hit activity bar Paradise Skate World guarantees a night to remember with romance-inspired cocktails and rollerskating along their UV intergalactic highway.

Designed to ‘make sure we all get a bit of saucy love-in’, Almost Famous’ Lonely Hearts Box elevates self-care with an exhaustive home burger kit which includes their famous patties, recipe cards, cheese, seasoning and a pile of toppings, as well as a Bacon Bacon Fries kit, a caramel brownie from Get Baked and all the ingredients required to mix their notorious Bitch Juice cocktail.

For more information on Valentine’s Day events and offers at The Great Northern, click here.




A Manchester Wire Partnership post
Great Northern Warehouse, 235 Deansgate, Manchester M3 4EN
Wolf McFarlane
Published on:
Fri 3 Feb 2023