News / 10th February 2021

Roses are red, violets are blue – spreading the love, directly from LQ!

The most romantic day in the calendar year is nearly upon us, and with couples not able to celebrate by eating out, why not enjoy a taste of the Linen Quarter at home – the best way to the heart is through the stomach, right?! To help you with the planning, we have put together takeaway options and gifting ideas that are available in LQ. Go on, surprise a loved-one this year and support local:

Takeaway Options


Grand Central Hotel

Fancy a touch of sweet romance to enjoy from the comfort of your own home this weekend? The Grand Central Hotel is offering a Valentine’s Afternoon Tea package which includes:

  • An array of traditional finger sandwiches
  • Freshly baked buttermilk & fruit scones with homemade preserves
  • A selection of ‘love’ pastries
  • Thompson’s Tea Caddy
  • Famous Hastings ‘love’ duck

Priced at £30 per person, with the option to add a bottle of champagne (£40 extra)

To book call: 02890231066 or via email:

James Street

Make your other half happy this Valentine’s Day with a delicious Valentine’s Feast Box directly from James Street restaurant – you’ll be sure to be in the good books this weekend!

The Valentine’s Feast Box is for two people and includes choice from:

  • Scallops, langoustines & seaweed butter
  • Blackened duck (parisienne of veg)
  • Cote de Boeuf
  • Turbot for Two
  • Young Buck, apple chutney & crackers
  • Almond & Coconut Tart with cream
  • Macaroons

All for £90 per couple (with £5 delivery fee to all NI postcodes BT1 – BT17)

Click link here to place order:


Find your perfect match this weekend at Starbucks (Adelaide & GVS), with a limited edition salted caramel hot chocolate. Including salted caramel infused milk, and a luxurious caramel drizzle – you are sure to be swept off your feet!

Check out participating branches in LQ:


Lockdown may be stopping you from dining out, but why not enjoy the full ZEN experience at home this weekend? Zen Belfast is offering their signature Valentines Day set menu which includes:

  • Pick your starter
  • Main course with side order
  • Add your favourite cocktail

All for £20 per person.

If nothing catches your eye on the set menu, the full menu will be available to choose from too!

Call to place your order here: 02890232244

Gift Ideas

Belfast City Centre Gift Card

Perhaps you’re struggling with what to buy a loved-one this year – then why not choose the Belfast City Centre Gift Card? The pre-paid MasterCard can be used in over 155 businesses across retail, beauty, bars, restaurants, and hotels, giving the lucky recipient plenty of choice for a post-lockdown City Centre experience!

To purchase visit:

Fitzwilliam Hotel 

Treat that someone special to a romantic city break once safe to do so. The Fitzwilliam Hotel located on Great Victoria Street is offering ‘Room for Romance’ the most luxurious package – sure to bring a little excitement for when able to explore the City again!

  • Luxurious overnight stay for two in Executive King Room
  • Champagne & handmade chocolates on arrival
  • Four course evening meal
  • An indulgent breakfast in bed
  • Late checkout until 2pm

Purchase via link here:

Steensons Jewellers

Has lockdown got you in a pickle over what to gift a loved one this Valentine’s Day? Why not make Valentine’s Day 2021 a day to remember, with a beautiful jewellery piece from Steensons Jewellers? Located on Bedford Street in the heart of the Linen Quarter, Steensons services are continuing online, with bespoke commissions and general orders still available.

Browse online here: