We all have different ideas of what food sums up true love - for some, it’s truffles, oysters and champagne, whereas for others it’s a box of 20 chicken nuggets.
But if the way to your heart is through a steak bake, sausage roll or pasty, your Valentine’s Day dreams may be about to come true.
This year, Greggs is offering couples the chance to enjoy a romantic candlelit dinner in selected shops across the UK for the very first time.
Diners will enjoy a special four course meal full of Greggs favourites including seasoned pork puff pastry sliders, love heart garnished bakes and a brochette of doughnuts.
And because this is Valentine’s Day and one must always #stayclassy, the whole feast will be washed down with prosecco.
There are five branches of Greggs across the UK that will be transformed into restaurants for the night, complete with mood lighting and music, roses, candelabras and white linen tablecloths:
- London – Stockwell (Clapham Road) - 312 Clapham Road, Greater London, SW9 9AE
- Manchester – City Tower - 15a City Tower, Manchester, M1 4BT
- Glasgow – Argyle Street - 172 Argyle Street, Glasgow, G3 8ND
- Newcastle – Grainger Street - 73/75 Grainger Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 5JE
- Cardiff – Queen Street - 34 Queen Street, Cardiff, CF10 2BW
And you can forget ordering at the till - loved-up diners will be waited on at their own tables.
The menu has been created entirely from Greggs’ food, but with a special Valentine’s twist.
A composition of canapés - seasoned pork and puff pastry slider, steak and blue cheese en croute, katsu tortilla wrap, Mexican chicken chipotle spoon, béchamel toasted honey cured ham square and tomato gazpacho.
Your choice of signature Greggs puff pastry parcel, freshly baked to order, accompanied by oven roasted spiced potato slices and a garnish of fresh Apollo and spinach leaves and sunblush tomatoes.
A brochette of miniature doughnuts paired with a rich butterscotch flavoured dipping sauce.
Petits fours and coffee:
Belgian dark chocolate brownie, raspberry and almond bite and caramel shortbread. Accompanied by freshly ground Fairtrade coffee made using our own unique blend of mild Arabica beans from Peru and Colombia and rich tasting Robusta beans from Tanzania.
A Greggs spokesperson said: “For the first time in our history, we wanted to offer the public the opportunity to enjoy their Valentine’s Day evening in the comfort of their local Greggs.
“We’re delighted to offer this experience for fans for one night only – whether they’re on a first date or have been married for 30 years, we can guarantee it will be a night to remember.”
Greggs has teamed up with OpenTable for the event, which will cost £15 for two people and will be served for one night only on February 14 at 7pm.
Tables will be available to book from Wednesday 7th February exclusively via OpenTable; click here for more details.
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