Indulge in some self-care this Valentine’s Day, with pampering, dining and retail therapy in Saffron Walden
Frank Riccio Ltd
Frank Riccio has been styling hair in Saffron Walden for over 33 years. His talented team of hairdressers keep up to date with all the latest trends, by attending training courses in London with some leading lights in the industry. Whether in need of a trim, or on a quest for a brand-new look, you’ll find plenty of advice and hot tips from these hairdressing heroes!
Eden Lake Lingerie
Eden Lake is the go-to supplier of beautiful lingerie in the heart of Saffron Walden, with over 20 years of bra-fitting experience. “We stock all the brands you’d expect – Primadonna, Empreinte, Fantasie, Chantelle, Marie Jo – with first bras, soft bras and more in sizes A-JJ,” says owner Michelle. Their stylish selection will make for the perfect Valentine’s treat.
Indulge your sinful side at this foodie hotspot on King Street, where you can feast on a delicious afternoon tea for just £16.50. This comes complete with finger sandwiches, scrumptious scones served with clotted cream and jam, plus a selection of handmade patisserie – all washed down with freshly ground coffee (or a glass of fizz as an extra special treat).
Swing by The Piano to tickle the ivories and try something tasty! Peruse the deli counter stocked with quiches, cheeses and aperitif-style nibbles, or satisfy your sweet tooth with a slice of pistachio, hazelnut or chocolate fudge cake. By night, you can enjoy a classic cocktail and indulge in cheese and wine, serenaded by the eatery’s very own upright Yamaha 1975.
New florist One Flowers has recently bloomed in Saffron Walden. It’s run by a husband-and-wife team with over 25 years of collective experience working with plants and flowers. “We’re passionate about our business; it’s more than a job – it’s our whole life. We pride ourselves on top-notch service to all customers.” With Valentine’s Day around the corner, it’s one to watch.
“Bare Beauty specialises in skincare and body contouring treatments. These give clients confidence long after leaving our recently furbished salon,” asserts co-founder Deborah. “We combine passion and expertise with cutting-edge technology in a warm and friendly environment. Everyone who enters our salon leaves feeling good about themselves.”
Find out more about the stunning market town of Saffron Walden here.