La Goccia will put on a special Valentine’s Day menu designed for two to share. Diners can enjoy a selection of smaller, sharing plates including Beetroot Carpaccio and Padron peppers before choosing either Chargrilled Haye farm beef or Wood roasted Halibut for a main course. The romantic affair is rounded off with a Prosecco zabaglione and shortbread or a Chocolate and hazelnut pavlova with poached rhubarb.
Available Friday 14th – 16th February
Antipasti to share
Marinated Usla & Nocellara olives in garlic, lemon and rosemary
Crab bruschetta, lemon, chilli, aioli
Beetroot carpaccio, goat’s cheese, walnuts and horseradish
Padron peppers, new season olive oil
Saffron and taleggio arancini
Wood-fire, Grill or Garden
Wood roasted halibut with samphire, brown shrimps, butter
Chargrilled Haye Farm beef with salsa verde
with Haye Farm leaves, lemon dressing and parmesan
Dolci to share
Chocolate and Piedmont hazelnut pavlova
Poached rhubarb, prosecco zabaglione, shortbread
£80 for two
£95 for two with a glass of prosecco each
Dine amongst dramatic floral displays, chandeliers and antique mirrors in The Petersham – the perfect setting for a romantic Valentine’s meal. Enjoy a bespoke three-course dinner which includes indulgent plates such as Lindisfarne rock oysters and a Roast loin of venison with parsnips and braised red cabbage, rounded off with tempting desserts like a Passion fruit pavlova or Prosecco jelly, raspberries and raspberry ripple ice cream. For an extra element of romance, guests can opt to pre-order a bottle of chilled prosecco or a fragrant bouquet of British grown cut flowers to the table.
Haye Farm beef carpaccio with parmesan and olive oil
Lindisfarne rock oysters with Amalfi lemon
Haye Farm beetroot with ricotta di bufala and marjoram ravioli
Poached fillet of brill with saffron potatoes, buttered leeks and mussels
Roast loin of venison with parsnips and braised red cabbage
Pumpkin and chard parmigiana with crème fraiche
Chocolate fondant with salted caramel ice cream
Passion fruit pavlova Prosecco jelly with raspberries and raspberry ripple ice cream
Set menu for two, £150
Set menu with a bottle of prosecco for two, £190
Set menu with a bottle of prosecco and a posey for two, £250
Petersham Nurseries Café is often regarded as one of the world’s most romantic restaurants. Our candlelit Valentine’s supper clubs may have sold out, but you can still enjoy a romantic lunch inspired by the finest ingredients of the season.
Add a romantic gesture with a seasonal bouquet wither sent to the table, delivered locally or to collect from each site. This year, each hand tied bouquet will be crafted from helibores, hyacinth and scabious all sustainably cultivated in the UK, demonstrating that sourcing local flowers at this time of year can be achieved without compromising on beauty and scent.