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Things to do in Newmarket this Valentine’s Day


We all know that February is considered to be the month of love! We’ve put together a list of things to do in Newmarket this Valentine’s Day. Go on, spoil your loved one. With loads of restaurants and local accommodation providers putting together a number of options for you to enjoy. Here’s a list of some of the top picks.


One of Newmarket’s most popular eateries, The Pantry, are hosting a special Valentine’s Day themed dinner with a three-course menu at £39 per head. The idea with the menu is an emphasis on sharing. With a mezze board to start the meal includes some decadent dishes like a lobster, mussels and crab linguine or a Florentina Steak Tagliata. For the sweet tooth there’s a warm hazelnut chocolate fondue or a passion fruit pavlova, whipped Chantilly cream and fresh raspberries. It all sounds absolutely wonderful.!

The team at The Pantry are taking bookings on 01638 661181 or


There are two fabulous options for you to enjoy at one of Suffolk’s leading hotels with either the Valentine’s Package which includes a three-course dinner at the award-winning Squires restaurant, an overnight stay in a Superior Room, as well as a bottle of Champagne in the room on arrival as part of the deal.

Or you could choose to go all out and really impress your significant other with the Ultimate Luxury Valentine’s Package which has all of the above, your stay is in a Luxury Suite, as well as some decadent chocolate dipped strawberries and a bouquet of six red roses on arrival. This is pulling out all the stops. For more info on these offers, click here.


Just a short drive from Newmarket lies the Quy Mill Hotel & Spa and it’s the perfect setting for visitors who want to be between the Home of Horseracing and Cambridge. Their wonderful restaurant is putting on a four course dinner for two with a glass of bubbly. The menu is set to include some wonderful dishes including Tempura oyster and langoustine warm salad or a main of roast crown of guinea fowl , buttered savoy cabbage and shallot, carrot potato rosti and game jus.

Dessert will be a sharing affair with a mixed berry bavarois with cassis jelly, raspberry shortbread, blueberry ripple ice cream to get the mouth watering. All sounds very delicious doesn’t it?! To reserve your places for this wonderful evening, click here.


Another wonderful idea is to book an overnight stay at another of the area’s gems. Situated in the picturesque village of Moulton lies The Packhorse Inn a venue well worth booking a short stay at. Their Romantic Break package includes a bottle of Champagne on arrival, a delicious meal for two before  a night in one of their luxury rooms. Enjoy late checkout to allow for the romantic break to last a little longer as well as breakfast. Click here to find out more.

The Packhorse Inn is also the setting for lunch as part of our Heart’s Racing Valentine’s Tour. This VIP day out includes a visit to the famous Jockey Club Rooms, the legendary yard of James Fanshawe and time at one of the area’s  Stud Farms. It makes for the perfect excuse to take some time out with your significant other. For more information and to book the limited places available, click here.