Valentine's Day: the best meal deals if you're planning a romantic night in

Julie Delahaye

This Valentine's Day, you don't need to fight for a reservation at a Michelin-starred restaurant if you want to treat your loved one to a fine dining experience. In fact, nowadays supermarkets across the UK are offering much more budget-friendly options with mouth-watering and delectable dishes that will leave you feeling just as full. With meal deals ranging from three courses for £20 at Waitrose to Just Eat's special five-star dining menu, there are a host of brilliant meal deals which are perfect if you're planning a cosy night in.

Whether you're looking to surprise your other half with a home-cooked meal or simply want to unwind after a long day by snuggling up on the sofa and tucking into a takeaway, we've rounded up some of the best meal deals on offer this Valentine's Day…

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Marks and Spencer Valentine's Dine in for Two
£20 for a starter, main, side, dessert, wine or prosecco and chocolates. Available 9-14 February.

M&S is serving up a Valentine's Day feast at a budget-friendly £20! The best part? There's an impressive list of dishes to choose from for each course; starters range from smoked salmon to camembert tarts, mains include sirloin steak and veggie-friendly Gastropub goat's cheese lattice en croute – and don't get us started on the decadent desserts from profiteroles to crème brûlée! The offer also includes prosecco or wine, as well as delicious chocolates so you can add that extra wow factor to any romantic night in.

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Just Eat and EatFirst Valentine's Tasting Menu
£35 for two people, or dishes can be bought individually. Available 7-15 February.

The takeaway gurus have teamed up with online gourmet restaurant EatFirst to create an exclusive five-course tasting menu which you can get delivered straight to your door. Head chef Benn Hodges has offered up a series of mouthwatering options including duck ragu pappardelle, butternut squash salad, flat iron steak and even a flourless chocolate cake!

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Waitrose Valentine's Dinner for Two
£20 for three courses. Available 9-14 February.

You won't need to break the bank for a three-course meal thanks to Waitrose! Choose from a selection of starters from prawn cocktail to risotto before mix and matching a main and two sides (there's everything from flat iron steaks to seasoned potatoes and cauliflower cheese), and then move on to dessert – we recommend the heart-shaped cheesecake! To top it all off, the offer also includes a bottle of wine or fizz.

£15 for a starter, main, side, dessert, drink and chocolates.

As you build your own romantic feast with ASDA's latest offering, there's a handy counter on the page so you can make sure you're making the most of the offer and choosing the right items for each person! Choose from popular options in ASDA's Extra Special range including the red pepper tomato & mozzarella arancini, butternut squash, sage & goat's cheese ravioli, and even a box of Cadbury's Roses – all complemented with a bottle of wine of course.

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Tesco's Finest Valentine's Day Meal Deal
£20 for two mains, two sides, two desserts and a bottle of wine. Order for delivery between 11-14 February.

You won't struggle to find some of your favourite dishes in Tesco's offer, which serves up an extensive choice for each course. Mains include risottos and lasagnes, while sides are just as hearty with options from roasted vegetables to creamy mashed potatoes. Choose from proseccos and wines to sip on throughout the evening, and indulge with delectable desserts – our favourites included the salted caramel and panna cotta!