Valentine's Day is just around the corner, and with restaurant reservations off the table for this year, why not take the opportunity to order in a delicious meal instead? Whether you're celebrating alone, via Zoom, with your partner or just fancy a nice night in with your family, we've found the perfect take-out meals for you! We love supporting our fellow local businesses, so all of the businesses listed are Thanet based - sorry to our customers from further afar! We hope you enjoy looking at some incredible food nonetheless. We love spicing up our dinner table no matter the occasion, but especially for a romantic evening meal. You can shop our full range of ethical serve ware here. Without further ado, here's our top Valentine's Day dinner picks!
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Located just a stones throw from our King Street store, Hantverk & Found would usually be most people's go-to for a romantic Valentine's dinner in Margate. Serving up high-quality seafood with influences from around the globe alongside a fantastic wine and drinks menu. During lockdown they have been serving up mouth-watering sushi available for collection, and this Valentine's Day they'll be doing a special Sunday sushi service. For full details on this you can sign up to their newsletter on their website or check out their Instagram page. However, their usual menu contains traditional Japanese dishes such as vegan-friendly ramen, salmon chirashi, gyoza, local scallop nigiri and sushi platters. Keep an eye out on their socials for details on how to order.
Olby's offer an exciting, mouth-watering from classic Caribbean dishes to inventive seafood plates, there is definitely something to please everyone. But the real star of the show are their 'Outrageous Roasts', known to many as #BestRoastOnTheCoast! From the vegetarian-friendly Butternut Veg Medley, with roasted squash, crumbled feta, sundried tomato, five veg, proper spuds & calalloo mash to the Carib Seasoned Pork, these roasts really are epic. Especially with this years Valentine's Day falling on a Sunday, we can't think of anything more romantic than snuggling up with a hearty roast, a glass of wine and none of the washing up! You can order online here, we recommend pre-ordering the roasts as they always prove popular.
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The wonderfully talented Eady is cooking up a special Valentine's Day feast that sounds absolutely delicious! With a focus on natural and often homegrown ingredients, Eady's food is wholesome yet packed with flavour and she offers the choice between a vegetarian or vegan menu. The Valentine's menu includes such treats as mushroom Manti dumplings with garlic yoghurt, mint and smokey paprika sauce and vegan cheese and spinach pastries with maple and nigella seed dressing amongst a whole host of other exciting dishes. You can also order this special menu for as many people as you like, so whether you're celebrating alone or with the kids, you don't have to miss out on some tasty food! Eady will be delivering Valentine's orders on Saturday 13th to give you the option to have on the Saturday night or to save for the big day on Sunday. You can place your order online here.
Fabulous, creative food from the team behind the much beloved Margate Supper. New Street Bistro is open for Sunday Roast takeaway every week between 12 to 4pm. Their delicious offerings include Roast beef of Hereford Sirloin, roast free-range chicken or vegetarian nut roast. All roasts comes with roast potatoes, glazed carrots, tender stem broccoli, gravy, Yorkshire pudding & cauliflower cheese. The nut roast is an absolute must and we love the addition of cauliflower cheese - yum! To place your order simply call 01843 309436.
Whatever your plans are this Valentine's Day, we hope it is a restful and enjoyable day for you! Feeling romantic? Why not have a look at last years round up of our favourite gifts for your valentine here.