Valentine’s Day is almost here and there’s no better excuse to spoil a loved one, a friend, or even yourself! Our guide to Valentine’s Day in Bloor-Yorkville has a little something for everyone. If you’re looking to plan a fancy night out, a cozy night in, or to pamper a loved one, we have unique gift ideas and experiences sure to create a memorable celebration.
A Guide to Valentine’s Day Activities
Staycation at The Hazelton Hotel:
118 Yorkville Ave
This season, The Hazelton Hotel is offering their “Love Escape” Valentine’s Day Celebration Package. For the ultimate in luxury, spoil your loved one with a night at one of Bloor-Yorkville’s most iconic hotels. The package includes a number of extra-special perks, including complimentary room upgrade, late check out, wine, desserts, and much more.
The Best Restaurants for Valentine’s Day in Toronto
Treat yourself at Dessert Lady
1 Sultan Street
If your loved one has a sweet tooth, look no further than The Dessert Lady. Led by Chef Mandy Kan, The Dessert lady offers a vast menu of both savoury and sweet options, but for Valentine’s Day we suggest ordering from their Valentine’s Selection. Choose from on-theme heart-shaped cakes or an assortment of adorably decorated cupcakes. Whichever you choose, you’ll be treated to some of the most gourmet sweets in town.
Four Seasons Hotel Toronto, 60 Yorkville Ave
Love is in the air at Cafe Boulud, so why not take the opportunity for an extra-special night out! Join their talented culinary team for a three-course dinner menu rooted in French Tradition. The Valentine’s Day menu is also available for in-room dining, so perhaps a staycation is also on the menu.
Availability: Monday, Feb. 14th, 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm.
Make a reservation online here.
4 Avenue Road, Park Hyatt HotelToronto
One of the newest restaurants in the area, Joni is located at the recently re-opened Park Hyatt Hotel. Celebrate in their gorgeous new dining space and treat yourself to their 3-course set menu, created exclusively for Valentine’s Day. After dinner, perhaps head upstairs to the Writer’s Room rooftop bar to enjoy the sweeping views of the city while enjoying one of the re-imagined classic cocktails.
Couples Spa Packages in Bloor-Yorkville
Relax and Rejuvenate at the Four Seasons Spa:
60 Yorkville Ave
For the perfect afternoon of pampering, we suggest the Spa at the Four Seasons. You and your loved one can book couples massages and take advantage of the amenities, including the relaxation pool, jacuzzi and cozy couches. Plus, if you’re headed out to dinner afterwards, you can take advantage of the changerooms equipped with hair tools, styling products, and more. As the only Forbes rated 5-star spa in Canada, you can be guaranteed a day of true relaxation and luxury.
VIP Date Night: Cineplex – Manulife Centre
55 Bloor Street West
These days, going to the movies can easily become an elevated experience. At Cineplex Varsity you can book a VIP Date Night package, which includes a prix fixe style menu with vegan and gluten-free options. The meal can be enjoyed in the lounge before the film or brought into the VIP auditorium! Guests can also order wine or cocktails and enjoy them during the film. This is a fun way to transform your movie night into a special occasion.
One of Kind Gifts:
We’re thrilled to welcome Pistil Flowers to Bloor-Yorkville. Having recently opened at the Manulife Centre, Valentine’s is the perfect time to discover their exquisite arrangements. For Valentine’s Day they’ve launched three separate themed gift boxes. Each box includes a gorgeous bouquet with vase and accompanying gifts (including spa candles, bath salts, tea, and much more). The themes are “date night,” “spa,” and “self-love,” perfectly curated depending on who you’re buying for. Browse online here.
136 Cumberland St
For over 37 years, Avec Plaisir has been a staple of Bloor-Yorkville! Consider spoiling your significant other with luxury sleep or loungewear. Avec Plaisir brings in the highest quality and hard to source items from all over Europe. We think one of their Italian bathrobes or matching silk pyjama and slipper sets would be a perfect gift to make days at home that much cozier.
Yorkville Pop Art
26 Bellair Street
Graphic prints and bold colours stand out in this art shop! Featuring everything from prints of pop culture icons, famous beauty products, and even comic book characters, you’re sure to find a show-stopping piece of art that speaks to just about anyone in your life. You can also bring in a special photograph or print to have framed making for an extra-thoughtful gift.
Game and Hobby Zone
2 Bloor Street West, Unit L-21
For the playful person in your life! Here you’ll find classic games such as Life and Sorry, as well as jigsaw puzzles and model kits. Needless to say, it’s a space with fun gifts for people of all ages and interests.