valentines meal in dine in deals for two

Valentine’s on a Budget: Meals for a night in

Valentine’s Day can be stressful. As it is only one pay day after Christmas, it can be difficult to justify expensive Valentine’s meals out. Valentine’s Dine In deals have been going for a number of years now and offer you a cheaper alternative to a restaurant meal out.

If you are particular about where you shop or limited to a particular supermarket, click the links to go directly to that section:

We have gathered together the best dine-in meal deals out there. You can therefore treat yourselves to a nice meal in without having to take out a second mortgage.* For example, prices start at just £6 and go up to £20 making them all great value whichever deal you decide to go for.

If you want to make your evening a little more fun and different, we have come up with some games you can play (and some you can play just sat in front of the TV!)

M & S Valentine’s Dine in for Two

M & s Dine in for two Valentin'es meals deal with desserts prosecco and steak

This is probably the longest running deal of all the ‘dine in’ deals. You could say it’s not just any dine in deal, it’s an M&S dine in deal…

You can find all the details, or order online here.

What will it cost? £20

When can I get it? 10th – 14th February – online and in-store

What does it include? Starter, Main, Side, Dessert box of chocolates and a bottle of drink

What will it save me? Up to £16.30 if you select the most expensive options (detailed below). If you go for the cheapest options you will save £7.50 – so either way it is good value.

Vegan Friendly? Yes, there is one vegan option for each course. Unfortunately the chocolates aren’t – but you can always give these to your mother.

Marks and Spencer Dine in Meal Options:

Starters
Coquilles St Jacques – £6
Prawn Cocktail – £6
Two Leek & Cheese Souffle Tarts – £3.30
Gastropub Breaded Camembert – £3.50
Gastropub two Scotch Eggs – £3.50
Garlic Prawn Love Hearts – £5
Plant Kitchen Sweet Potato Falafels – £3

Mains
British Rump Steaks with a peppercorn sauce – £10
21 day matured British Sirloin Steaks with garlic & herb butter – £8
Gastropub Beef Bourgignon – £8.50
Pulled Beef & Truffle Love Parcel – £8
Duck Breasts with Plum Sauce – £7
Gastropub two Butternut & Red Onion En-croute – £6
Our Best Ever Chicken Kiev – £10
Scottish Salmon En-croute – £8
Ewe & Me Rack of Lamb with honey & mustard crumb – £10

Sides
Four Potato Rosti Cakes – £2.50
Red Cabbage – £2.40
Potato Gratin Dauphinois – £2.80
Tenderstem Broccoli (V) – £2
Rosemary Potatoes – £2.30
Extra Fine Asparagus (V) – £2
Truffled Cauliflower Cheese (V) – £2.80
Triple Cooked Chips in Beef Dripping – £2.50

Desserts
Pink Gin Panna Cotta – £4
Nuts about you cheesecake – £4
Profiterole Stack – £3
Gastropub two Billionaires Pots – £4
Gastropub Tarte Au Citron Slices – £3
Strawberries in heart shaped punnet – £3.50

Drinks
Selection of fizz, white, red, rose and non-alcoholic drink options available
Conte Pruilli Prosecco – £12
Mojito to You – £12


Asda Dine in for Two

tempura prawn starter on the asda valentines dine in deal

What will it cost? £15

What does it include? Starter, Main, Two Sides, Dessert and a bottle of wine

When can I get it? 6th – 16th February – online and in-store

What will it save me? Average saving of around £8. You can also get a ‘simple’ dine in deal at Asda for £8 with two mains, one side and one dessert.

Vegan Friendly? Yes, there is one vegan option for each course.

Asda’s Dine in Valentine’s Meals Options:

Starters
Extra Special Vegan Roasted Pepper Bites (VE)
Extra Special Smoked Trout & Salmon Terrine
Extra Special Camembert
Extra Special Continental Meat
Extra Special Tempura Prawns
Extra Special Runny Scotch Eggs

Mains
Extra Special Vegan Risotto (VE)
Extra Special Pork in Apple Sauce
Extra Special Chorizo Macaroni Cheese
Extra Special Risotto
Extra Special Lamb Shank
Extra Special Salmon En Croute
Extra Special Beef Wellington
Extra Special Steak with Garlic Butter
Extra Special Chicken & Pancetta

Sides
Extra Special Triple Cooked Chunky Chips (VE)
Extra Special Veg Parmentier
Extra Special Pea Crush (VE)
Extra Special Vegetable Medley (VE)
Extra Special Mini Jackets with Truffle & Garlic
Extra Special Dauphinoise Potatoes
Extra Special Cheese Mash
Extra Special Garlic Mushrooms
Extra Special Mini Flatbreads
Extra Special Cauliflower Cheese

Desserts
Extra Special Mango Pot
Extra Special Lemon & Raspberry Cheesecake
Extra Special Vegan Caramel & Chocolate Hearts (VE)
Extra Special Profiteroles
Extra Special Brownie Domes
Extra Special Tart Au Citron
Extra Special Millionaire’s Dessert

Drinks
Prosecco Spumante Extra Dry
Extra Special Rose Cava
Extra Special Malbec
Extra Special Garnacha
Extra Special South African Sauvignon Blanc
Extra Special Pinot Grigio
Nosecco Twin pack
Extra Special Pinot Grigio Rose


Tesco Dine in for Two Meal Deal

valentine's meals lamb shanks in the tesco dine in deal

What will it cost? £20

When can I get it? 12th – 16th February – online and in-store

What does it include? Starter, Two Mains, Side, Dessert and a bottle of drink

What will it save me? Up to £13.80 if you select the most expensive options (detailed below). If you go for the cheapest options you will save just £5.13 – so either way you do save but we would recommend selecting the alcoholic beverages to get the best deal.

Vegan Friendly? Yes, there is one vegan option for each course. There is even a vegan wine option. There are also a few Vegetarian options.

Tesco Dine in Meal Options:

Starters
Finest Salmon and Watercress Tart (Vg) – £3.50
Wicked Kitchen Crispy Garlic Mushrooms with Chipotle Ketchup (Ve)  – £3
Finest Caramelised Red Onion & Camembert Sharing Bread (Vg) – £3
Finest Italian Antipasto Platter – £3.70

Mains
Finest Chicken Kiev with Black Garlic – £6
Finest Lamb Shank with Roasted Vegetables – £6
Wicked Kitchen King Mushroom Scallops with Chilli and Lime Noodles (Ve) – £6
Finest Lamb Shank with Roasted Vegetables – £6
Finest Lobster Mac and Cheese – £6
Finest Chicken in Champagne Sauce – £6
Finest Sirloin Steak with Diane Butter – £6
Finest Open Beef Wellington – £6

Sides
Finest Potato Dauphinoise (Vg) – £2.60
Finest Green Vegetables selection with Herb Butter (Vg) – £2.60
Finest Triple Cook Chips (Vg) – £2.60
Crushed New Potatoes with Mint and Peas (Ve) – £2.60

Desserts
Finest Raspberry and Passion Fruit Cheesecake Slices (Vg) – £3
Finest Millionaire Tarts (Vg) – £3
Finest Belgian White Chocolate and Raspberry Pots (Vg) – £3.50
Finest Double Chocolate Profiteroles (Vg) – £3
Wicked Kitchen Chocolate Brownie Heart (Ve) – £3.50

Drinks
Finest Fair-Trade South African Shiraz 75Cl (Ve) – £7.50
Finest Premier Cru Non-Vintage Champagne 37.5Cl – £12
Finest Monteforte Pinot Grigio 75Cl – £8.50
Finest Prosecco Valdobbiadene Doc 75Cl – £10
Finest Pinot Grigio Blush 75Cl – £7
Freixenet 0.0% Alcohol Free Sparkling 75Cl – £7
Fentimans Curiosity Cola 4X275Ml – £4.53


Morrison’s Dine in for Two

morrisons supermarket dine in for valentines day

What will it cost? £15

When can I get it? 10th – 16th February – online and in-store

What does it include? Starter, Main, Side, Dessert and a bottle of drink – you can swap the drink for chocolates if you want to.

What will it save me? Not all products are currently available but we estimate around £6-7.

Vegan Friendly? Yes, there is at least one vegan option for each course.

Morrison’s Dine in Meal Options:

Starters
The Best Roasted Aubergine Stack
The Best Camembert Tear and Share Bread (V)
The Best Scottish Salmon Mousse (2PK)
The Best Chorizo & Cheddar Stuffed Mushrooms
The Best Sweet Potato and Chilli Soup

Mains
The Best Celeriac Steaks with Portobello Mushroom Sauce (VG)
The Best Sea Salt and Mint Glazed Lamb Shanks with Red Wine Sauce
The Best Prosciutto Wrapped Chicken Breast with Prosecco Sauce
The Best British Beef Wellington
The Best Scottish Salmon with Red Pesto Butter
The Best 21 Day Matured Sirloin with Pink Peppercorn Butter

Sides
The Best Chunky Chips with Cornish Sea Salt & Black Pepper (VG)
The Best Cauliflower Cheese
The Best Petit Pois, Garden Peas and Soya Beans (VG)
The Best Green Vegetable Medley with Jersey Butter (V)
The Best Maris Piper Dauphinoise Potatoes (V)

Desserts
The Best 6 Belgian Chocolate & Champagne Profiteroles (V)
The Best Belgian Chocolate Melt in the Middle (VG)
The Best Dulce de Leche Cheesecake (V)
The Best Twin Raspberry Panna Cotta Dessert (V)

Drinks
The Best Chilean Merlot (VG)
The Best South African Sauvignon Blanc (VG)
The Best Prosecco DOCG (VG)
The Best Trentino Pinot Grigio
The Best Pinot Grigio Rose (VG)
The Best Marques De Los Rios Rioja Crianza


Aldi Valentine’s Dine in for Two

aldi valentine's meals: beef wellington

The cheapest of all the supermarket Valentine’s dine in deals (not counting Co-op as a supermarket), this is the ultimate budget night in. You can find all the details on this offer here.

What will it cost? £10

When can I get it? 11th February – in-store, and when it’s gone it’s gone…

What does it include? Starter, Main, Side and Dessert for two.

What will it save me? We estimate around £4 – but don’t let the meagre saving put you off, it is the cheapest option. Especially if you aren’t drinking. The low saving is generally due to products being very well priced to begin with so you are still getting amazing value for money with the quality of the food.

Vegan Friendly? Nope, unfortunately no vegan options in this deal.

Aldi Dine in Meal Options:

Starters
Specially Selected King Prawn & Scallop Ramekin – £3.99
Specially Selected Sharing Bread with Camembert – £2.99

Mains
21 Day Matured Sirloin Steaks with Pink Peppercorn Butter – £5.99
Specially Selected Duck Breast Portions – £3.49
The Fishmonger Twin Pack Salmon Fillets with Heart Shaped Butter – £3.19
Specially Selected British Beef Wellington – £4.99
Chicken Love Nuggets – £1.99

Sides
Specially Selected Triple Cooked Chips with Beef Dripping – £1.99
Specially Selected Barbers Cheddar Cheese Mash Potato – £1.99

Desserts
Mini Heart Shaped Pancakes – £1.49
Specially Selected Profiteroles – £1.99
Specially Selected Melt in the Middle Puddings – £1.79


Co-op Valentine’s Dine In Deal

rump steak on co-op dine in for valentines day

This is the simplest of all the options – allowing you to get a two course meal for just £6. As it is just a two course meal, it could be more attractive to you if you are trying to avoid big meals. Also consider your local Co-op as it may be much easier to nip out to than one of the big supermarkets. Another consideration is if you are celebrating late as it doesn’t end until Tuesday 18th.

What will it cost? £6

When can I get it? 12th – 18th February

What does it include? Main, Side and Dessert or two Sides.

What will it save me? If you choose the steaks, you are getting the side and dessert for free. You will save the most if you go for the veg and dessert option.

Vegan Friendly? Nope, unfortunately no vegan options in this deal.

Co-op Dine in Meal Options:

Mains
Co-operative British Ranch Steaks – £6
The Co-op Irresistible Lasagne Al Forno – £4
Co-op Irresistible Macaroni Cheese – £3

Sides
Skinny Fries – £1.50
Baby Potatoes with Seasoned Butter – £1
Carrot, Cauliflower & Broccoli – £2.50

Desserts
Co-op Irresistible Chocolate Melting Middle Puddings Twin Pots – £2.89

Don’t Forget the Entertainment

Don’t forget, if you want to make your evening a little more fun and different, we have come up with a whole range of TV and Movie themed games you can play. These are perfect if you are spending Valentine’s as a couple – but also if you are hanging out with friends too.

*Prices were correct as of 30/01/20