Romantic Restaurants in St Albans

If you’re looking for a romantic restaurant in St Albans, look no further than THOMPSON St Albans.  Being romantic doesn’t have to mean a grand or expensive gesture.  Taking time out on a weeknight to enjoy a romantic meal can do wonders to help you relax, have fun and just talk…

Foods for romance

Food and romance are inextricably linked, and there are specific types of food renowned for their aphrodisiac properties. So if you’re looking for a romantic meal, you may want to choose one that includes any of these: figs, chocolate, oysters, strawberries or truffles.

THOMPSON St Albans food for romance

At THOMPSON St Albans, our 3 AA Rosette status chef Phil Thompson prides himself on offering the freshest seasonal ingredients. Whether you’re taking advantage of our excellent value set menus, £14.95/£18.50 for 2/3 courses for lunch, £21/£25 for 2/3 courses for dinner, as well as our Friday Night is Date Night menu, including a 4 courses and a glass of champagne for £37.50 or dining from our à la carte or tasting menus, you will find only the best quality produce, creatively prepared and beautifully presented.  We also have a variety of champagnes, sparkling wines, as well as seasonal and classic cocktails available to get your romantic date night off to a wonderful start.

What makes a restaurant romantic?

Apart from the food itself, for that ultimate romantic meal, there are some key elements we strive to achieve:

  • a calm, comfortable and relaxed atmosphere
  • friendly and attentive (but not intrusive) waiter service
  • a good selection of wines and beverages to complement your romantic meal
  • soft lighting and a tastefully decorated setting
  • okay this isn’t strictly speaking compulsory, but a well-presented conservatory or outside area which can add that little touch of magic to a meal out on a summer’s evening!

Why is THOMPSON St Albans the perfect romantic restaurant?

As far as romantic restaurants in St Albans go, at THOMPSON St Albans we pride ourselves in offering an affordable fine dining experience that provides the perfect setting for your romantic night out. Our tasting menus pair mouth-watering dishes with a range of complementary wines from around the world carefully chosen to create an intensely unique and enjoyable taste experience.

Your romantic meal will be served by our friendly, attentive and knowledgeable staff, who can recommend dishes and wines to complement each other and to suit your personal tastes. Weather permitting, you can ask to be seated in our quaint, Victorian-style courtyard for the added romance of al fresco dining.

These are just some of the reasons why the St Albans Food & Drink Awards voted THOMPSON St Albans, Best Restaurant for a Special Occasion along with many other Best Restaurant in St Albans awards.

Romance doesn’t have to cost the earth

Romance isn’t just for a special occasion! You can enjoy our affordable midweek dining options here at THOMPSON St Albans any day of the week. With 4 delicious courses and a glass of champagne on arrival for just £37.50, there’s no reason not to treat yourself to our Friday Night Date Night Menu every month.

To make your reservation, please visit our website or call us on 01727 730 777.

We look forward to welcoming you to THOMPSON St Albans to make your date night one to remember.