Love it or hate it, Valentine’s Day is fast approaching. It’s a day for floral deliveries, queues out the door of chocolate shops; but who needs a candle lit dinner for two and a pile of rose petals?

Valentine’s Day has traditionally been a depressing calendar date for singletons but step in Made in Belfast who will be throwing all-out anti-love celebrations on Thursday 13th February, the day before cupid is let loose.

The day before Valentine’s is traditionally known as Galentine’s Day (or PALentine’s Day) if you are single and a little sick of PDAs you can spend this day hanging out with your best friends.

Friend love is real love, and at Made in Belfast on Talbot Street in the Cathedral Quarter or at their other location of Wellington Street located by Belfast City Hall, they’re giving you a perfect excuse to spend the occasion having dinner and drinks with your galentines because sweet potato fries are better than guys!

Who needs a rom-com and another re-run of Bridget Jones? The restaurant will help you toast your single success and forget your ex with the opportunity to add an anonymous post-it about your ex to the wall of broken relationships and “shred your ex” and all cursed images/love letters via a shredder and you’ll be rewarded with a free shot.

Nothing heals a broken heart like prosecco and cocktails, beautiful food including a special of meat and two veg, glazed crispy outdoor bred pork belly and chargrilled steaks alongside delicious veggie options with the gang, go on you deserve it.

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