Who said you need to spend big on Valentine’s Day? Yes, huge public displays of affection are sometimes necessary, but often there is nothing better than a romantic night in with the one you love. However, don’t load up Deliveroo just yet, check out these at-home meal kits for restaurant-quality feasts that you can enjoy in your pyjamas with your boo.

1. For a Curry Kit: Dishoom

What: Ditching the crowds this Valentine’s Day and looking for a fuss-free evening at home? Dishoom have recently launched of the Chicken Ruby Meal Kit, coinciding with the 10th anniversary of this much-loved signature dish.

Eat: For £39, it comes with the Chicken Ruby, Naan, Bhel, Basmati rice and tenderstem broccoli, as well as another Dishoom signature: house black daal. Round things off with the indulgent Gulkand Mess, consisting of strawberries in rose syrup served with fresh cream and meringue.

Where: Buy here

2. For a Three-Course Spread: Dishpatch 

What: This Valentine’s Day, Dishpatch has teamed up with some of the UK’s best restaurants and chefs to create a series of incredible fuss-free menus designed for sharing.

Eat: For those looking to spoil someone special, nose-to-tail dining pioneer St. JOHN is offering an impressive dinner for two (£99), beginning with light and silky Whipped cod’s roe on toast, followed by Confit goose legs, cooked slowly until meltingly tender and then finished in the oven until perfectly crisp, accompanied by Goose fat roast potatoes and Red chicory. For dessert, indulge in the deep comfort of currant-studded Spotted dick served with a delectable pouring cream.

Where: Order online

3. For a Seafood Feast: Rick Stein

What: Enjoy a luxury dining experience at home with seafood maestro Rick Stein’s Valentine’s Day boxes.

Eat: Cook up a feast with the Seafood Lover’s Selection (£110), full of fresh seafood from Cornwall including; a whole lobster, smoked salmon, oysters, plus caramel sea salt chocolate, Camel Valley Pinot Noir Brut, and a Jill Stein Padstow candle to set the mood. Or, indulge in the Valentine’s Cheese & Charcuterie Sharing Box (£60) bursting with premium Cornish deli items. Available to pre-order now for delivery on select dates.

Where: Available to pre-order now for delivery on select dates

4. For a Pasta Party: La Tua Pasta

What: To celebrate February + mark San Valentino (Valentine’s Day), La Tua Pasta have created limited edition heart-shaped pasta with their most popular fillings.

Eat: Its selection of heart-shaped pasta packs (250g, serving 1 -2) can be bought individually (from £7), or paired to create the perfect dish with accompaniments including sage butter or spicy tomato sauce, depending on which pasta-filling you choose (Wild mushroom, British crab and mascarpone, Italian sausage and Black truffle + ricotta).

Where: Order online

5. For a Michelin-Starred Meal: Made in Oldstead 

What: Re-create a Michelin-starred restaurant experience at home this Valentine’s Day with an exquisite six-course menu from Made in Oldstead, designed by Chef Tommy Banks.

Eat: With a variety of menus to choose from, try the six-course Valentine’s Day beef menu, featuring Beetroot and goat’s curd croustades, charred spring onions and confit potatoes, pan-fried halibut in a roast chicken butter sauce, beef wellington and a salted caramel and chicory root crémeux (£155). A Six-course halibut menu (£150), Six-course vegetarian menu (£135) and a Valentine’s Day côte de boeuf box(£70) is also available.

Where: Order here

6. For Fresh Fish: Rockfish

What: Rockfish has taken a leaf out of cupid’s book this February with its Valentine’s Box (£65) crammed with deliciously fresh seafood. 

Eat: Start your meal by sharing a Whole Devon Lobster with garlic mayonnaise. Then the main event; pick between meaty and luxurious Turbot, or decadent Dover Sole, both served with garlic butter. All cooking instructions along with timings and serving suggestions from Rockfish Chef Director, Kirk are available on the website.

Where: Order online 

7. For a Plant-Based Meal: Redefine Meat x Grubby

What: Plant-based recipe kit start-up, Grubby has partnered with Redefine Meatto to introduce the Redefine Beef Flankto home-cooks for Valentine’s Day. Redefine Meat’s premium whole-cut Beef Flank, which has only been available in top UK restaurants to date, is now available to consumers to cook from home.

Eat: Think French bistro style ‘steak’ dinner –  juicy ‘steak’ with creamy dauphinoise potatoes and tender-crisp green beans.

Where: Order online