February 3, 2023


Whether you are planning your first date or your thirtieth, looking for a special gift, or going out with your friends, there is something for everyone.

Planning the Perfect Date

Planning the perfect Valentine’s date is usually a pretty stressful affair. But with so many options to shop, dine, and play at The Glass Works, it has never been easier! From cute and cosy day dates to romantic meals out, and everything in between, we’ve got you covered.

There’s no better place for a great date than a cosy café, and at The Glass Works, there is plenty to choose from. 200 Degrees, Coffee Boy and Starbucks all fit the bill with their warming hot drinks and tasty snacks. And don’t miss Caffe Botanico! Located upstairs in Next, you can grab a coffee and a cake for £4.99 after 2 pm every day.

For the ultimate sweet tooths date, Dolly’s Desserts are taking bookings for their Valentine’s date night special. The package includes a GIANT sharing ice cream and prosecco (non-alcoholic options are available). Visit their Facebook page to find out more.

For those looking to treat their date to a romantic meal, Falco Lounge, Black + White and Fridays are all currently taking bookings so take your pick. With American-style burgers and wings, tasty tapas, artisan pizza, and of course incredible desserts, all your taste buds will be more than satisfied.

If more casual dining is your thing, Nando’s and Urban Burgers will be right up your street. New arrival Urban Burgers have freshers than fresh burgers and fries, giant shakes, and best of all you can completely customise your burger! For those looking for an ‘extra spicy’ date this Valentine’s Date, Nando’s have just brought back their famous VUSA sauce. The XX hot sauce is sure to blow your socks off and is not for the faint of heart.

If a drinks date is on the cards, you don’t want to miss Fridays’ newest offer … cocktail masterclasses. Brand new for February, their expert bartenders will guide you through how to make classic cocktails, as well as some of their famous house specials. Click here to find out more.

Not experienced the amazing immersive experience of Cineworld Barnsley yet? Valentine’s is the perfect excuse! With the Titanic 25th Anniversary, Matilda the Musical, Babylon, Knock at the Cabin, and The Plane, now showing, you are spoilt for choice.

Looking to get the competitive juices flowing? Bowl your date over at Superbowl UK. With great value bowling, a bar and a diner, it is a great evening out. Even if you do need to put the barriers up!

There is no better way to document a great Valentine’s date at The Glass Works than with a great photo. This year, we are even offering a helping hand with that! Snap a photo to remember at our floral photo wall, show The Glass Works some love on social media, and you could win a fantastic prize. More details of prizes and how to enter to follow.


Finding the Perfect Outfit

If you are going on the perfect date, it makes sense to have the perfect outfit to match, right? Find the latest fashions at Next, Flannels, River Island, TK Maxx, USC, JD Sports and Deichmann.

Whether it is a new shirt for a meal at Falco Lounge, a cosy jumper for lunch at 200 Degrees, trendy trainers for a few games of bowling, or a dress and heels for a night at The Salt House, get your fashion fix at The Glass Works.


Buying the Perfect Gift

With Valentine’s falling less than two months after Christmas, it can sometimes be hard to think of what to buy, but we have you covered with some fantastic ideas.

Marshmallow Blends have just released their range of stunning soaps, bath bombs, Epsom salts and wax melts, perfect for a relaxing evening. Hidden Pretty Gifts also have gifts for him and her including hand-crafted and exclusive items that you can’t buy anywhere else.

One gift that is essential is flowers, and there is nowhere better to buy them than at Cloverleaf Flowers on Barnsley Market! With a fantastic range and great value, look no further than Cloverleaf Flowers.

Looking for a gift for the gamer in your life? GAME have all the latest and greatest new releases including the brand-new Hogwarts Legacy!