Love is in the air with Valentine's Day just around the corner.
This weekend will see couples old and young indulge in a little romance, perhaps some nice food and wine and a gift or two.
If you're planning to head out into Huddersfield for a romantic meal this weekend, we've got some suggestions for you.
From cosy pubs to indulgent Italian restaurants, venues with a bit of spice and cuisines from around the world, you're sure to see something to tempt your partner's tastebuds.
Here are 10 romantic restaurants for Valentine's Day in Huddersfield:
Oscar's Restaurant at Durker Roods Hotel
For a Valentine's outing in Meltham, Durker Roods offers good food in an impressive setting. Oscar's Restaurant, based in the beautiful Durker Roods Hotel, offers modern British cuisine with a Mediterranean twist with an extensive wine list. The hotel also offers afternoon tea, Monday-Saturday 12pm-4pm for £10 per person, if you fancy something different.
Grangemoor Restaurant at the Old Golf House
The Old Golf House Hotel is surrounded by three acres of beautiful gardens, making the Grangemoor Restaurant a picturesque choice for Valentines Day — for a romantic overnight stay or an indulgent meal. The restaurant offers an a la carte menu, offering two courses for £16.95 and three courses for £18.95, and serves afternoon tea on weekday afternoons.
Duck & Spoon
Head to Golcar for the Duck and Spoon's special Valentine's Day menu, including champagne and strawberries on arrival. The restaurant is offering a special menu for Valentine's Day — dishes include smoked paprika Camembert for two, rosemary roasted lamb shanks and a warm Beligium tart for dessert.
Canton Chef's marble floors, modern chandeliers, capacious entrance foyer and trendy bar make for an impressive date night venue if you fancy Chinese cuisine this Valentine's Day. The town centre restaurant is offering a five-course Valentine's Day banquet menu for £52 per couple on Saturday 13 or Sunday 14 February.
The Spiced Pear at Hepworth offers a quaint, cosy setting for Valentines Day, including an open fire. Serving afternoon tea in its 1940s themed tea room, as welll a secret dining and taster menus, the restaurant also offers brunches, cakes and cocktails, if you want to try something different this weekend. Open from 11am.
Also in Hepworth, the Butcher's Arms was a particular favourite of our reporter Robert Sutcliffe. He said: "Ultra-romantic village designed for horses not cars, and the pub's a cracker too. Especially in winter with snow falling outside, real fires, ales and French a la carte menu. What more could a gal want?" Indeed.
Mozzarella's Pizzeria and Wine Bar
This cosy Marsden restaurant was summed up by our reviewer in just 10 words: "Buzzing, atmosphere; excellent food; cheery service – be sure to visit." With pizzas, pasta, risotto and other Italian treats, Mozarella's is open 3pm-10.30pm on Saturday and 3pm-9pm on Sunday.
Ciao Bella is opening especially for Valentines Day, 4pm-10pm (it's not normally open on Sundays), with a full a la carte menu and chefs special board. Serving traditional Italian fayre including pizza, pasta, antipasto and seafood, Ciao Bella is good for couples looking for a Valentine's Day treat that won't break the bank, with main course dishes ranging from £7.50 to £18.95.
Pink Fusion Lounge in New Mill, Holmfirth offers a range of cuisines for a multi-cultural Valentine's outing. Our reviewer said: "The choice of dishes is extensive. Alongside the tried and tested Indian favourites is a large range of specialities, the origins of which, according to the enormous menu, stretch from Arabia and Persia to Morocco and Bangladesh. There should be something here to tempt even the fussiest of south Asia food fans."
Eric's, in Lindley, is offering a special Valentine's afternoon tea event on Saturday February 13, as well as a four course menu with welcome champagne on the Saturday and Sunday. The afternoon tea, £15,95 per person, will be served 12pm-3pm, with the option to add a bottle of champagne to your booking. The on Saturday from 5pm and Sunday from 6pm, couples can treat themselves to a four-course dinner with bubbly on arrival for £50 per person.