Valentine's Day is, if anything, a great excuse to gorge on delicious food and drink in the name of romance.

There's no need to go over-the-top with extravagant gifts, sometimes the simpler things in life are all that's needed.

With that in mind, we've rounded up some of our favourite foodie gift ideas for Valentine's, perfect for creating the perfect romantic meal at home, topped off with a nice glass of bubbly. 

Aldi's Valentine's Bakeware €3.99 each

Why not rustle up some Valentine's themed cupcakes or cakes with these heart-shaped silicon bakeware trays from Aldi. At just €3.99 each, they won't break the bank.

Ladurée Valentines Box

If you don't fancy your baking skills, then defer to the experts at Ladurée. You can pick up this beautiful box of 8 French macaroons for €20 at Brown Thomas. You know you want to!

Lindt Heart Box


Chocolate lovers out there are sure to melt at the sight of Lindt's special Heart Box, which is just €7. The brand's revered truffles are packaged in a pretty box, what more could you ask for?

Lindt Lindor Strawberries and Cream 

Or if you want to think outside the box, Lindt have released a special limited edition box of Strawberries & Cream truffles. Yum! RRP €5.99.

Aldi's Specially Selected Irish Hand Rolled Roulade 

How delicious does this roulade look? Finish off your homecooked Valentine's meal with a sweet treat from Aldi for just €4.49.

Nic & Ali Love Heart Sweets 

Ah bless, these pink love heart candies with hundreds and thousands are sure to go down a treat this Valentine's Day. €5 at Brown Thomas Dublin, Cork and Limerick.

Petit Indulgence Collection by Lily O' Brien's

We can personally vouch for these absolutely delicious chocolates from Lily O'Brien's. A top-notch collection of treats inspired by classic desserts. At just €10 a box, we'll take two!

Artisan Du Chocolat Tassle Heart Drum

Another artisan chocolate treat, this time packaged in a pretty heart-shaped drum. €29.99 from Brown Thomas.

Aldi's Roisin's Luxury Handmade Chocolates 

Aldi have knocked it out of the park oncemore with this fabulous chocolates collection, at just €9.99.

Aldi’s Specially Selected Irish Angus Striploin Steaks

You can't beat a homemade steak for the ultimate indulgent meal, and Aldi have dropped the price of their striplion steaks from €11.99 to €9.99 this Valentine's.

Aldi Specially Selected Wicklow Lamb Rump Steaks

For a break from tradition, why now try Aldi's Wicklow lamb rump steaks, €7.99. 

Bottles of Bubbly for Valentine's Day 

Aldi's Prosecco €11.49

George D'Albot champagne €27 at Tesco

Aldi's Pink Champagne Brut €24.99

La Fornarina Prosecco €9 Tesco

White Zinfandel €8.50 Tesco