Romantic rooms The hotel's 138 bedrooms mix smart, subtle tones with Southwark views.
Dreamy days Mudlark on Thames beaches (walks.com). Taste artisan chocs at historic Borough Market. Take in pop art romance at the Tate Modern's Lichtenstein retrospective.
The grand gesture Grab a sunset slot in the Shard's 800ft-high viewing galleries for a 40-mile vista that's guaranteed to make your heart pound (£24.95pp, theviewfromtheshard.com).
Dine a deux Le Pont de la Tour has one of night-time's swooniest views – a floodlit Tower of London – and fab fruits de mer platter, £60.
What it costs Doubles from £144, room only. Call (020) 7855 2200 or visit londonbridgehotel.com