Places aren’t open for browsing, so last-minute retail missions will not be a good idea – making click and collect or surreptitious deliveries the order of the day.
Luckily there are many independent shops and businesses in Sheffield selling wonderful presents to give to your Valentine on February 14, from chocolates and roses to unique crafts, lingerie and more.
Here are nine of the best.
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1. Bullion Craft Chocolate
Bullion Craft Chocolate - owned by Max Scotford, pictured - sells fine 'bean to bar' chocolate, made in Sheffield. The range includes heart-shaped, coffee-flavoured gold-wrapped chocolates filled with caramel as well as Seville orange chocolate coins and packed chocolate hampers. (https://www.bullionchocolate.com)
Photo: Scott Merrylees
2. Bird’s Yard
Bird’s Yard, on Chapel Walk, has a Valentine's range including jewellery, artwork and greeting cards. (https://www.birdsyard.co.uk)
Photo: Brian Eyre
3. Lucy May Lingerie
Lucy May Lingerie, which has a boutique on Union Road, Nether Edge, is highlighting its night slips and corsets for Valentine's. (https://www.lucymaylingerie.com)
Photo: Dean Atkins
4. True North Brew Co
True North's pubs and bars may be closed, along with its outlet in the Forum Shops on Devonshire Street, but its online store is still delivering. Sheffield Dry Gin in various flavours are among the gifts available. (https://www.truenorthbrewco.uk)
Photo: True North Brew Co