Feel the love this Valentine’s Day with these great activities in Dundee

With the most romantic day of the year fast approaching, couples across Dundee will be looking forward to an excuse to wine and dine. To give you a head start in working out what to do with your day, we’ve put together the ideal romantic day out in Dundee. Whether you’re planning on spending the day with that special someone or taking yourself on a date, check out our recommendations below!

DCA – Portrait of a Lady on Fire

There’s nothing more romantic than the French language, and Dundee Contemporary Arts are putting on a special Valentine’s preview screening of Portrait of a Lady on Fire by Céline Sciamma. Shown in French with English subtitles, Portrait of a Lady on Fire is a tender and emotional love story described as “an exquisite and delicate portrait of hidden love”. Best get those tissues ready.

Check out what else is on at the DCA by visiting their website. 

Love Your Earth Strike

If the planet is your first love or you want to make a difference this February 14, head down to City Square and join Dundee Youth Climate Strike for an afternoon of speeches, dancing and music between 11am and 1pm and show the planet some much needed love.

Check out the Facebook event to learn more.

Riverside Walk

Wrap up warm and head down to Dundee’s picturesque Waterfront for a romantic walk with stunning views. Sunset is around 5pm at this time of year, so it makes for the perfect location for a pre-dinner walk in the evening glow. (You can get some stunning Instagram pics too)

A Brewdog for my Valentine

Single? Sick of being the third wheel? This Valentines Day, Brewdog has your back. It’s bring-a-friend-to-date-day as they’re serving up free meals to third wheels! Show your single mate some love and bring them along for a free pizza.

Visit Brewdog’s website to view their range of craft beers and food options. 

172 at the Caird

If you’re looking for something a little fancier, 172 have curated the perfect classy and romantic atmosphere. For £29.95 per person between 6:30 and 7:30, choose from their set menu, sip a complimentary glass of Prosecco and sit back and relax while live pianist, Chloe Watt, sets the soundtrack to your romantic evening.  Book early while you can! 

Get the latest from 172 at the Caird on their Facebook page.

Draffens Secret Bar 

Hidden underground just off the Nethergate in Dundee’s city centre, Draffen’s Secret Bar is the ultimate speakeasy. Venture down and relax, and order a cocktail from one of their award-winning mixologists, and kick back to some jazz. Perfectly cosy and intimate, it’s certain to make a romantic end to your day.

Kenny Smith of Dundee’s secret bar.

Find Secret Bar on Facebook. 

What are you getting up to this Valentine’s Day? Whether you’re taking on any of our suggestions or doing something totally different, share your pictures with us at #DundeeLove

Rebecca Brown