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Roses are red violets are blue, save £65 on a meal for two
10 Feb 2017


They say the way to the heart is through the stomach but Valentine’s Day evening can be a stressful time for many a hopeless romantic. Reservations, parking, do you split the bill? Couples need not worry this Valentine’s Day as Aldi has all you need to win your loved ones over.
 
Cancel the reservations at that fancy restaurant and avoid the trials of eating out, instead head to Aldi where you can pick up a romantic breakfast and three course dinner, which will save you up to £65.43*.
 
Breakfast:
Begin with breakfast in bed and treat your other half to a morning indulgence, whether it’s sophisticated French toast or pancakes or a classic bacon butty, Aldi has all you need to get the day off to the perfect start.
 
Cost for pancakes at The Delaunay* x2: £22.00
·         Pancakes with maple syrup and bacon –£11.00
 
Cost for pancakes at Aldi: £5.63
·         Village Bakery Pancakes – 45p
·         Twin Pack Unsmoked Back Bacon Rashers – £2.19
·         Specially Selected Maple Syrup – £2.99
 
SAVING: £16.37
 
Cost for bacon sandwich at The Delaunay* x2: £13.50
·         Crispy Bacon Roll – £6.75 (or with fried egg £8.75)
 
Cost for bacon sandwich at Aldi: £3.39
·         Twin Pack Unsmoked Back Bacon Rashers – £2.19
·         Farmhouse Loaf – 65p
·         Bramwells Tomato Ketchup or Bramwells Squeezy Brown Sauce – 55p
 
SAVING: £10.11
 
 
Starter:
For you there’s not plenty of fish in the sea, so choose to start the evening with special Scottish Mussels (£1.25) available in White Wine or Garlic Butter sauce, embrace the aphrodisiac qualities of the seafood and garlic, enough to leave you feeling full of love. If you’re looking for something a little milder, devour a Prawn Cocktail (£1.39) or get hands on with Aromatic Duck with Pancakes (£3.79).
 
Cost of mussels starter at Hawksmoor Air Street** x2: £23.00
·         Elberry Cove mussels with bay & chilli – £11.50
 
Cost of mussels starter at Aldi: 
·         Scottish Mussels – £1.25
 
SAVING: £21.75
 
Cost of prawn cocktail starter at The Delaunay*** x2: £28.00
·         Prawn & Avocado with Sauce & Marierose – £14.00
 
Cost of prawn cocktail starter at Aldi:
·         Prawn Cocktail – £1.39
 
SAVING: £26.61
 
Cost of duck pancake starter at Hutong, The Shard****:
·         Roasted Peking duck half – £32.00
 
Cost of duck pancake starter at Aldi:
·         Aromatic Duck with Pancakes – £3.79
 
SAVING: £28.21
 
 
*Main Course:
To really impress your beau try Aldi’s British Sirloin Steaks with Pink Peppercorn Butter (£6.99). Brand new for this year, this steak gives Aldi lovers something different and delicious to sink their teeth into. Pair with some sumptuous sides of aphrodisiac Asparagus (who knew?), or Shallots (39p), Chestnut Mushrooms, Chantenay Carrots or Babycorn all on Super 6 for just 59p.
 
Cost of steak dinner at Hawksmoor Air Street: £37.00 x2 = £74.00
·         Sirloin Steak – £29.50
·         Peppercorn Sauce – £3.00
·         Beef Dripping Fries or Triple Cooked Chips – £4.50
 
Cost of steak dinner at Aldi: £8.57
·         British Sirloin Steaks with Pink Peppercorn Butter – £6.99
·         Champion Steak Cut Chips – 99p
·         Asparagus – 59p
 
SAVING: £65.43
 
If steak doesn’t take your fancy then maybe Aldi’s British Pork Loin Medallions (£1.99), British Beef Wellington 2 Pack (£4.99), British Gammon Shanks with Maple and Balsamic (£3.49) or British Pork Saltimbocca (£2.99) will be guaranteed to tickle your taste buds and get your heart racing.
 
 
Dessert:
Finish up with a sweet treat and indulge in one of Holly Lane Valentine’s Cupcakes (99p), available in Chocolate or Red Velvet, or share the love with a cheeky chocolate or two from Aldi’s luxurious Chocolatero Valentine’s Chocolate Box (£5.99). End your evening by whispering sweet nothings to your loved one with Swizzels Love Hearts Tin (£1.99).
 
Cost of a cupcakes at The Hummingbird Bakery x2: £5.00
·         Classic Cupcakes – £2.50 per cupcake
 
Cost of a cupcakes at Aldi: 
·         Holly Lane Valentine’s Cupcakes – 99p two pack
 
SAVING: £4.01
 
Cost of a chocolate box at Hotel Chocolat:

The Valentine's Sleekster – 22.50

 
Cost of a chocolate box at Aldi:
·         Chocolatero Valentine’s Chocolate Box – £5.99
 
SAVING: £16.51
 
 
 
Treat someone special to a breath-taking breakfast, mouth-watering main or delicious dessert by following these easy recipes from Aldi.
 
Recipes:
 
Breakfast:
https://www.aldi.co.uk/american-style-breakfast-pancakes/p/000000020342100
https://www.aldi.co.uk/eggs-benedict-with-easy-hollandaise/p/000000021111300
https://www.aldi.co.uk/egg-&-smoked-salmon/p/000000034917900
https://www.aldi.co.uk/toasted-breakfast-bread-cups/p/000000021111400
 
Dinner:
Starter:
https://www.aldi.co.uk/asparagus-soup/p/000000051950100
https://www.aldi.co.uk/halloumi-&-asparagus-kebabs/p/000000078102000
 
Main Course:
https://www.aldi.co.uk/surf-and-turf-with-roasted-asparagus/p/000000021105700
https://www.aldi.co.uk/steak-stack/p/000000034903100
https://www.aldi.co.uk/tagliatelle-with-asparagus-and-mushrooms/p/000000027826800
 
Sides:
https://www.aldi.co.uk/asparagus-with-goat's-cheese-sauce/p/000000037832300
https://www.aldi.co.uk/roasted-carrot-and-parsnip-batons/p/000000109526700
 
Dessert:
https://www.aldi.co.uk/strawberries-dunked-in-dark-chocolate-with-amaretto/p/000000021119900
https://www.aldi.co.uk/moser-roth-chocolate-pots/p/000000007540300
https://www.aldi.co.uk/raspberry-cranachan/p/000000021121100
https://www.aldi.co.uk/blueberry-crème-brûlée/p/000000021120600
https://www.aldi.co.uk/white-chocolate-&-amaretto-shortbread-pots/p/000000021119700
 
For further recipe inspiration visitwww.aldi.co.uk
 
-ENDS-
 
Swizzels Love Hearts Tin – £1.99, 100g
This is a Specialbuy product available in Aldi stores from 5th February 2017, while stocks last.
 
Holly Lane Valentine’s Cupcake – 99p, 2 pack
Available in Chocolate or Red Velvet
This is a Specialbuy product available in Aldi stores from 5th February 2017, while stocks last.
 
Chocolatero Valentine’s Chocolate Box – £5.99, 210g
This is a Specialbuy product available in Aldi stores from 5th February 2017, while stocks last.
 

 
Super 6:
Asparagus – 59p, 170g
Babycorn – 59p 135g          
Chestnut Mushrooms – 59p 250g
Shallots/Echalion Shallots – 39p, 300g
Chantenay Carrots – 59p, 500g
These are Super 6 offers, available from Thursday 2nd February until Wednesday 15th February while stocks last.
  
Super 6 Fresh Meat & Fish:
Aromatic Duck with Pancakes – £3.79 (was £4.49), 570g
2 British Chicken Garlic Kievs – £1.25 (was £1.49), 260g
Twin Pack Unsmoked Back Bacon Rashers– £2.19 (was £2.59), 2 x 250g
British Pork Loin Medallions– £1.99 (was £2.39), 400g
Scottish Mussels – £1.25 (was £1.49), 450g Available in White Wine or Garlic Butter sauce
Prawn Cocktail – £1.39 (was £1.69), 170g
These are Super 6 Fresh Meat & Fish offers, available from Thursday 2nd February until Wednesday 15th February while stocks last.
 
Specialbuys:
British Beef Wellington 2 Pack – £4.99, 370g
British Sirloin Steaks with Pink Peppercorn Butter – £6.99, 400g
British Gammon Shanks with Maple and Balsamic– £3.49, 560g
British Pork Saltimbocca – £2.99, 286g
These are Specialbuy offers, available from Thursday 9th February while stocks last.
 
Other products:
Farmhouse Loaf – 65p, 800g
Bramwells Tomato Ketchup – 55p, 560g
Bramwells Squeezy Brown Sauce – 55p, 455g
Village Bakery Pancakes – 45p, 6 pack Available in Plain or Lemon & Raisin
Specially Selected Maple Syrup – £2.99, 250ml  
Champion Steak Cut Chips – 99p, 1.5kg
 
*www.thedelaunay.com
** http://thehawksmoor.com/locations/airstreet/
***https://www.firmdalehotels.com/hotels/london/dorset-square-hotel/the-potting-shed-bar-restaurant/
****http://hutong.co.uk/mod/
*****https://hummingbirdbakery.com/
******https://www.hotelchocolat.com/uk
*******Prices specified by Aldi and accurate as of 08.02.17
********Comparisons of the products shown only. Restaurants stated and other restaurants may sell other products at different prices
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