When it comes to romantic dinners, there’s no room for error. Nothing will suck the romance out of an evening like sub-standard food.
At Donald Russell, we’re here to help. With over 40 years of providing quality ingredients to some of the finest restaurants and hotels, we’ve built our reputation on making sure that every steak, roast or side is every bit as good as the last one.
With our wide selection of mains, sides, and desserts, you’ll be able to find a great-tasting meal to show your loved one how much you care.
Here are our top picks for a romantic dinner for two at home.
1. Centre Cut Fillet Steaks
The most luxurious of steaks, ours are award-winning and hand cut from the centre of the premium British beef fillet for a luxurious tenderness which set it apart from the rest. We use only the finest grass-fed British beef to ensure that the fillet is gently marbled for a rich yet delicate flavour.
Season well and sear in a hot pan with plenty of butter and garlic. Serve alongside our Dauphinoise Potatoes and Green Vegetables with Wild Garlic for a romantic meal for two.
2. Traditional Côte de Boeuf
French-trimmed by hand for a striking presentation, this classic steak is packed full of intensely rich flavour. Big enough for two to share, it’s a great choice for a Valentine’s meal at home. Its generous marbling keeps it juicy and tasty.
Season and sear before slicing thinly at the table and sharing with your special someone. Follow it up with our deliciously Rich Chocolate & Raspberry Brownies for a fitting end to your meal.
3. Salmon & Champagne en Croûte
Salmon is always considered a luxury option for romantic dinners. Its firm texture and distinctive, delicate flavour are a winning combination. Our Salmon & Champagne en Croûte is filled with tender Scottish salmon, juicy king prawns, tasty smoked salmon and a creamy Champagne sauce, all wrapped in a flaky, golden puff pastry.
Fully prepared and ready to heat in the oven, it’s easy to cook and sure to go down well. Serve it with our Dauphinoise Potatoes and Green Vegetable with Wild Garlic Butter for a whole romantic Valentine’s meal.
4. Beef Wellingtons with Truffle
Beef Wellington is on the menu luxury restaurants across the world – and with good reason. Tender, 21-day matured grass-fed British beef and rich mushroom duxelles in a crisp, golden, all butter puff pastry. To make it even more luxurious, we’ve added real black truffle oil. Its distinctively rich flavour adds another layer of flavour to an already incredible meal.
Our experienced Butchers make each one made by hand to ensure that every one is just as good as the last. They’re made in individual servings so you can cook each one to your liking – whether it’s rare, well done, or anything in between.
5. Wild Halibut Fillets
This white fish has a firm, meaty texture and a mild, sweet flavour that pairs well with many different seasonings and marinades. Our Wild Halibut Fillets are locally-sourced from Europe’s largest white fish port.
Try brushing them with oil, lemon juice and pesto before baking in an oven until the fish turns flaky. Serve with wild rice and roasted cherry tomatoes. An easy luxury meal that’s sure to impress your special someone.