Marks and Spencer Valentine’s Dine In Deal – review

Guys, you know how I’m always going the extra step for you (it’s a hard life)? Well thought I’d test out the super-popular Marks and Spencer Valentine’s Dine In Deal to see if you should fork out your hard earned cash. I know… what a martyr eh?

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Look how gorgeous these chocolates look -with a golden red shine on them (oh, and stuffed with salted caramel)

So for £20, you choose a starter, main, side, dessert and a bottle of wine or fizz – plus a box of chocolates, which is suitable for two. It’s not your standard M&S dine in deal – it’s extra special deal filled with shimmer and luxury.

There’s a huge list of delicious food to choose from, but I’m warning you, don’t wait till Valentine’s day to go (which I did last year), because you’ll be left with slim pickings. The deal is VERY popular.

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I love a bit of fizz – especially when it’s pink

What can you pick from the M&S Valentine’s Dine In Deal?

Right – you can pick one of each of the following:

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How pretty is this salmon trio? The golden ball was a delicious smoked salmon cheese thing, while the rectangle was prawn based.


  • Smoked Salmon Show Starter
  • Coquilles St Jacques
  • Gastropub Camembert with Chutney
  • Gastropub Runny Scotch Egg


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Just look at this beauty. It was fillet steak wrapped in a wine and mushroom mixture in pastry.

  • Salmon Medallions with Lobster
  • Gastropub Beef Wellington
  • Ribeye or Sirloin Steak
  • Gastropub Goat Cheese En Croute
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Hubba hubba


  • Asparagus
  • Rosemary Potatoes
  • Chunky Chips

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  • Rose Dessert
  • Passionfruit Profiteroles
  • Millionaires Dessert
  • Raspberry & Prosecco Spheres
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A mousse chocolate rose with a salted caramel centre… covered in gold dust (which is the way to my heart).

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Like, do I really need to say anything?


A selection of sparkling, whites, rose and red wines – alcoholic alternatives too.

AND a box of really pretty chocolates

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My thoughts

I tried the Salmon dish, Beef Wellington, Asparagus, Rose Dessert and a sparkling Rose and it was so tasty, and a real bargain for £20 for the two of us (M&S says you save up to £15 with this offer).

If you’re going out to a restaurant on Valentine’s Day – good for you/ but also, you’re crazy because it’s busy and extra expensive. I never go out and far prefer to stay in, and I think the M&S Valentine’s Day dine in deal is the most popular one out there for good reason. It feels luxurious and special, and won’t break the bank.

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OMG – this was so tasty, and the filet steak was as tender as anything. I cooked it for the full 40 minutes, but I’d recommend maybe getting it out 5 minutes sooner if you like it very pink.

What are you doing Valentine’s Day? Let me know in the comments (because I’m nosey!)


  1. Claire February 12, 2017
  2. Marian February 16, 2020
  3. Angela Mather February 14, 2021

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