Romantic meal kits: Shop Hawksmoor, Fortnum & Mason, Allplants, Rick Stein and more food deliveries to order for date night in 2023
Want to treat your other half to a delicious meal at home? If you're looking for romantic dinner ideas then fear not, there are plenty of meal kits and boxes you can get delivered to your door.
We've taken the hard part out of it and done the research for you, so sit back with a glass of chilled vino and take your pick of these delicious meals, from main courses to desserts and snacks…
Luxury romantic meals
Burger & Lobster Whole Lobster DIY Kit
Whole Lobster Kit, £85, Burger & Lobster
Say hello to the mightiest DIY kit on the market and chef to impress. Surf & turf specialists Burger & Lobster have a luxurious whole fresh Nova Scotia lobster available for nationwide delivery. snuggle up at home and sink your teeth into a Whole Nova Scotian Lobster followed by an 8oz Nebraskan Beef Burger and Lobster Roll to share and two Potts & Co Lemon and Lime Possets to finish. Perfect for impressing, the kit also comes with two Espresso Martinis from MOTH Drinks. Priced at £85 with free delivery. Order by 2pm on Thursday 10th February for delivery on Sunday 13th February.
Green Chef Valentine's Day Recipe Box
Healthy Recipe Box, from £5.94 per serving, Green Chef
Why not make a meal out of the whole weekend with Green Chef? The £47.50 meal kit includes three nutritionist-created recipes that taste indulgent and feel nourishing - perfect for treating your loved one to a romantic home-cooked meal. Recipes available include steak & caramelised onions with garlic butter portobello mushrooms (Keto), one-pot saffron rice with beans (Vegan), or duck in a balsamic glaze with figs, roasted tender stem and mash (Flexitarian).
Hawksmoor Meal Box
Hawksmoor Meal Box, from £60, Hawksmoor
For a romantic steak dinner, Hawksmoor is the place to go. They offer a range of meal boxes, including one to three courses, with and without alcohol. The Porterhouse steak comes with a guide so you can recreate the chef standard at home. Plus, you can choose from ribs, slaw, Hawksmoor's famous creamed spinach, oven chips with rich peppercorn sauce and desserts like sticky toffee pudding with clotted cream.
Rick Stein's fish box
Lobster box, from £120, Rick Stein
If you're after something a little more special, Rick Stein is offering a mouthwatering three-course menu with lobster as the main event. You'll also get scallops to start and a chocolate pavé for dessert.
Lanson's brunch box
Brunch box, £37.50, Lanson
Love a boozy brunch? Order Lanson Champagne's decadent brunch box, complete with bagels with smoked salmon and cream cheese, banana bread, brownies and half a bottle of Lanson Black NV champagne.
Mid-range romantic meals
Mindful chef recipe box, from £11.63, Mindful Chef
Mindful chef has a selection of healthy recipe boxes which have been developed by nutritionists and feature gluten free, dairy free and vegan options. There are over 800 recipes to chose from, so you're sure to find something perfect for your date night in. We love the Mexican-style turkey shakshuka with avo salsa pictured above, but there's so many more to choose from.
Allplants mealkit bundles, from £43, Allplants
Are you wanting a Vegan date night? Allplants is the one - you can get one of their bundles, which has plenty for your date night and beyond - there's even breakfast options included. Delivered to your door and taking less than minutes to cook in the oven or microwave, this is the perfect hassle-free meal to impress your loved one.
La Tua Pasta
Pasta discovery box, from £20.50, La Tua Pasta
Wine and dine your special someone with fresh pasta from La Tua Pasta. Choose from filled pasta, fresh pasta sauces, antipasti, desserts (Chocolate Tortellini anyone?), and easy meal kits. Their pasta supper boxes even offer three meals for two – that's several date nights sorted!
Date night meal kits, from £22.59, Plateaway
If dining out at one of your favourite restaurants isn't an option right now, then fear not. Plateaway is an online meal delivery service that has a whole roster of restaurants to choose from, including The Little Pasta Company.
We sampled their date night meal box for two, consisting of mouthwatering pappardelle with beef and red wine ragu. Fresh pasta makes all the difference, and accompanied with burrata, a rocket and pine salad and a selection of cured meats, it really did feel like we were tucking into a restaurant-quality dish. There was limited cooking and washing up and the whole meal was ready in five minutes (and devoured in the same amount of time!)
Dishoom's Bacon Naan Roll Kit
Bacon Naan Roll Kit, from £17, Dishoom
If you've ever tried Dishoom's much-loved breakfast naan, you'll understand how happy we were to see it was available to recreate at home. This kit comes with all of the ingredients you need, plus Chai spices and loose-leaf tea to make delicious Dishoom chai for two.
Fortnum & Mason's hamper
The Fortnum's Valentine's Hamper, £210, Fortnum & Mason
It may be on the pricier side, but a Fortnum's hamper is packed full of everything from chocolate and biscuits to teas and bubbly. There'll be enough to last you beyond the weekend.
Hotel Chocolat Valentine's Day Hamper
Chocolate & Fizz collection, £39.50, Hotel Chocolat
If you and your other half are all about the sweet treats then this is the hamper for you. With chocolate macarons, pink champagne truffles, an Everything H-box, a bottle of classic prosecco all on the menu, plus more chocolatey goodness, this is perfect for choccy lovers!
Cartwright and Butler Valentine's Hamper
The Ultimate Cheeseboard Hamper with White Wine, £100, Cartwright and Butler
Or maybe you just fancy a romantic night in with cheese and wine? This Cartwright and Butler hamper features a great list of fine cheeses, chutneys, biscuits and a bottle of luxury Cielo Del Sur White Wine.
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