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How to Spend Galentine’s Day this Year!

February 13, 2023

Valentine’s Day is meant for celebrating love, indulging in copious amounts of chocolate, drinking fancy cocktails and splurging on gourmet food. February 13th is a great way to do all these things with our other soulmates, our best friends! Not sure what to do with your gal pals, look no further we know a few ideas that can help you plan the best Galentine’s Day ever!

Byward Wine Market, 60 George Street

If you’re looking for a Girls Night In, grab a few bottles of wine from the Byward Wine Market!  They always have the best selections of wines to choose from and great cheese is just around the corner! For a fun twist, make it a wine swap! Have everyone bring their favourite bottle and spend the evening doing tastings.

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Image by Byward Wine Market

Level One, 14 Waller Street 

Do you and your gal pals like playing board games? Head over to Level One, with over 1300 board games and video games you will never want to leave and play all the games that this bar has to offer. 

Level One also offers a delicious food menu from fried mac’n’cheese bites, different flavours of poutine and many varieties of perogies. 

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Level One

Holtz Spa, 135 Rideau Street

Nothing says relaxation like a day at the spa, especially when you have your girlfriends to share the experience with! Spend a day at Holtz Spa with a signature Advanced Facial or a sleep-inducing couples massage. 

After you experience an incredible spa day, burn off your new found energy at our next suggestion.

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Holtz Spa

CF Rideau Centre, 50 Rideau Street

Indulge in some retail therapy with your girls and go on a shopping day at the CF Rideau Centre. You can always count on a friend to give you their honest opinion on your new outfit! 

Did you know that the Rideau Centre has opened a few new stores in the past few months? Check out Lululemon, Oak and Fort and Indigo all on Level Two. 

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CF Rideau Centre

Metropolitan Brasserie, 700 Sussex Drive

Going out to a fancy dinner on Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to be just for couples. Get dressed up and head out for some delicious food and good cocktails!

The Metropolitan Brasserie is the perfect choice, offering classic French dishes such as fresh shucked oysters, Escargot, Steak au Poivre, Coquille St. Jacques or a rich French Onion Soup. 

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