The next best thing to staying in bed all weekend.
40 Winks Bedtime Story Nights
What: Cuddle up in the cosy, two-bedroom East London hotel and listen to romantic stories while sipping gin cocktails from tea cups.
Why: Dress code: pyjamas and nightgowns.
When: Thurs. & Fri., 7-11 p.m.
Where: 109 Mile End Rd., E1 4UJ (020 7790 0259). To reserve tickets (£25), e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Savant Sounds Valentine’s Playlists
What: Download (for free) or stream two seductive mixes from bespoke music maker Assia Grazioli Venier and Max Chipchase.
Why: Get into the groove with steamy tracks from Nouvelle Vague, Friendly Fires, Isaac Hayes and more.
When: You’re in the mood.
Where: Online at savantsounds.com.
The Grazing Goat Restaurant and Hotel
What: Spend the weekend in one of eight country-style rooms at the new Cubitt House (Thomas Cubitt, The Pantechnicon) and get a free bottle of champagne (only in Feb.).
Why: Come up for air and refuel with classic, seasonal British cuisine at the downstairs eatery.
When: Mon.-Sat., 8 a.m.-11:30 p.m.; Sun., 8 a.m.-10:30 p.m.
Where: 6 New Quebec St., W1H 7RQ (020 7724 7243).
Love Brunch Valentine’s Day Pyjama Party
What: Eat, drink (Bloody Marys and Bellinis), dance and be merry at a New York-inspired brunch served on beds.
Why: DJ Hugo Heathcote will keep you on your toes between mouthfuls of club sandwiches, burgers and fish and chips.
When: Sat., noon-6 p.m.
Where: Supperclub, 12 Acklam Rd., W10 5QZ (020 8964 6600). For table reservations, e-mail email@example.com or pay £5 at the door.
Polpo Campari Bar
What: Make your way to the traditional standing bar located on the lower level of the popular Venetian restaurant.
Why: Light snacks, including artichokes with prosciutto, chile-marinated baby octopus and mortadella wrapped with Gorgonzola and walnuts.
When: Mon.-Sat., 5:30-11 p.m.
Where: 41 Beak St., W1F 9SB (020 7734 4470).
Photo: Courtesy of 40 Winks