12 Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day in the CWE

Love is in the air in the Central West End. Whether you’re celebrating this Valentine’s Day solo, with your significant other, or with your favorite friend, the CWE has everything you need for an unforgettable evening!

Here are twelve ways to celebrate the holiday, whether you’re looking for a romantic night out or a casual get together with friends.


Brennan’s invites you to be alone… together! Whether you’re single or coupled up, you’re invited to their party on February 14! Enjoy some champagne cocktails, a dessert bar, a bunch of Russell Stover chocolate heart boxes, and some of the best break-up-ballads of all time. Again, couples are welcome, but please act like you just met or something. No cover charge.

The Candle Fusion Studio

Treat your Valentine to an extraordinary experience of the senses! An evening of hands-on creativity and adventure awaits you at The Candle Fusion Studio on either Saturday, February 9 or Thursday, February 14. Choose from more than 100 fragrances to blend together at the candle bar. Their special couple package includes two custom 8 oz “pour your own” candles, two drinks (wine/beer), chocolates, and live music. Reservations can be made by calling 314-250-2272. Cost is $65 per couple.

The Chase Park Plaza

Bring you Valetine or Galentine to The Chase Park Plaza for a special rooftop yoga session on February 12. You’ll enjoy an hour of tandem yoga with sequences designed to challenge individuals of all levels. Following class, indulge in champagne and strawberries for a Valentine’s Day treat. Tickets are $20 per person, or $30 for 2 and are available here.

Club Viva

Put on your dancing shoes, grab a partner, and dance the night away at Club Viva’s International Bollywood Valentine’s Party on February 15! DJ Blaze and DJ Rishi will be spinning tunes all night long. $5 cover charge, with ladies free until 9:30 p.m.

Drunken Fish

Grab your loved one and head to Drunken Fish this Valentine’s Day for their “Sweetheart Special.” Enjoy a 4-course dinner menu for two, plus one cocktail of choice per person. No significant other? No problem! This same special will also be available for GALentine’s Day on February 13. So ladies, grab your girlfriends and get ready to celebrate!

Left Bank Books

Gather the whole family and head down to Left Bank Books for a special Valentine’s Day-themed Celebrity Storytime on February 9. Author and illustrator, Jessie Sima, will read and sign copies of her new picture book Love, Z — the story of a young robot who goes on an adventure to find the meaning of love. This event is free and perfect for families.

The Preston

Don’t miss out on a special Valentine’s Day cocktail at The Preston! This one-of-a-kind concoction is called the “Stupid Cupid”, and features Johnny Drum Bourbon, Campari, Maurin Quina, Carpano Antica, and chocolate bitters. They are also offering a special Valentine’s Day menu with unique specials, dessert, and wine pairing. Their normal menu will still be available that evening. Surprise your loved one and make a reservation now!

Scape American Bistro

Celebrate love this Valentine’s Day at Scape American Bistro! Every couple will receive a rose and a complimentary champagne toast. Chef Andrew will be preparing three featured specials, including Oysters with mignonette sauce, Duck Confit, and Prime Rib. Regular menu items will also be available. For reservations, please call 314-361-7227 or visit scapestl.com.

Sub Zero Vodka Bar

Who doesn’t love a sushi date night? This Sweetheart Roll at Sub Zero Vodka Bar is almost too pretty to eat! You and your date can also enjoy some champagne specials throughout the evening. Click here to make your reservation.

Taste of Lebanon

Come join Taste of Lebanon on February 14 for a special Vegan Valentine’s Day Dinner! Enjoy authentic Lebanese food, a glass of wine or non-alcoholic sangria, and a delicious dessert. Tickets are $35 and are available here.

The Vino Gallery

Find a gift for that special someone at The Vino Gallery’s “Valentine’s Pop Up Shop” on Saturday, February 9. Seven local vendors will be in attendance, including Saint Louis Succulents, Wood Burn Love, and Place Value Pottery. Spend the afternoon listening to live music, sampling free wine, and shopping local!


Yellowbelly is currently taking reservations for one night only on February 14. Enjoy off-menu specials, including seared scallops, tuna tartare, ribeye steak for two, half duck for two, and much more, all weekend long (or until sold out). Their regular (food and drink) menus will also be available. To make a reservation for Valentine’s Day, email YellowbellySTL@gmail.com or call 314-925-8888.

For a full list of dining options in the Central West End, click here.

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