Forget red roses and set menus. Valentine's Day traditions in the UK are changing, our new survey finds, with couples choosing to spend the day with friends instead. Say so long to conventional romance – we're revealing the new Valentine's trends emerging in 2017.
If you're looking for a cliché-free V-Day, check out these non-cheesy Valentine's restaurants, all available on Deliveroo. Plus, if you're staying in, we've got some great Valentine's Day meal deals on offer – keep scrolling for more.
No need for reservations
Turns out people aren't so bothered about nabbing tables for Valentine's these days. 77% of people said they don't eat out for the traditional meal for two, and over half (56%) would choose to order in instead.
While romance isn't dead for everyone – like the 35% of people who believe that Valentine's is a day just for couples – over a third of women told us that they see Valentine's as just another day.
Three's not a crowd on Valentine's Day
You might think that spending Valentine's Day with a couple would be awkward. But 54% of Brits told us they'd be happy to 'third wheel' a couple on Valentine's Day, while over a third of couples told us they'd enjoy having a third guest at the dinner table.
Valentine's Day meal deals
To celebrate the rise of third wheeling for Valentine's Day, we've launched a 'third wheel' meal deal, with great food bundles from over 150 restaurants across the UK including YO! Sushi, GBK, Bill's, Prezzo, Chicken Shop and Dirty Burger. Browse 'Third Wheel Meal Deals' on Deliveroo to find participating restaurants near you.
Meet Third Wheel Kevin
Everyone has a third wheel in their life, and it's important not to forget them. Especially on Valentine's Day.
Introducing our very own #ThirdWheelKevin…
Whether you're third wheeling this Valentine's Day, or inviting a friend to join you and your other half, don't miss our Valentine's Day deals. Search Third Wheel Meal Deals on Deliveroo now.