Five ways to please someone special on Valentine’s Day
With Valentine’s Day nearly upon us, we offer five suggestions for gifts for ladies, gents and to enjoy together. Naturally, there’s something for all budgets.
Girls love macarons and they love Bougie’s creations more than any other. These delicate, slightly chewy biscuits incite passionate enthusiasm and any gent who delivers his date some of these this Valentine’s Day will be on to a sure fire winner. Prices start at £30 for 16 macarons.
2013 Bentley Continental GTC “Tiffany Blue” Beverly Hills limited edition
If you live in Beverly Hills, you can almost certainly afford to purchase a little blue box from Tiffany & Co. for the lady of your dreams, so why not buy her a matching Bentley to go with it? For $224,215 O’Gara Coach, who specialise in customizing luxury vehicles, have two Continental GTC V8’s on offer complete with Linen Beluga interiors.
The Gentlemen’s Tonic
This impressive Mayfair barbershop is far from the norm. It is, in fact, the perfect place to send any playboy – they even offer Bloody Mary’s. Starting at £250, they can give your man an image makeover or at £160 they offer “The Valentino” package. It includes “a hand and foot treatment, rejuvenation facial and a revitalising and refreshing eye treatment.”
A tour of the Sipsmith distillery
Any gent who loves gin or vodka would love to meet Prudence and have a tour of the first distillery to be opened in London in 200 years. For just £12 per person, tours run every Wednesday from 6.30pm until 8pm and visitors are “greeted with a drink, which of course can be topped up throughout the evening”.
The Acorn Inn
Thomas Hardy mentioned this delightful 16th Dorset coaching inn in Tess of the d’Urbervilles and it has also been named as one of Tom Chessyre’s Top 6 British Inns. Treat your loved one to an overnight stay at this well kept secret with a package that includes a three course dinner for two, full English breakfast for between £179 upto £229 for a suite. There’s even an original skittle alley and a romantic walk on the county’s Jurassic Coast is a must.
Bougie Macaron: http://www.bougie.co.uk
O’Gara Coach Beverly Hills: http://www.ogaracoach.com
Gentlemen’s Tonic: http://www.gentlemenstonic.com