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Living Wage Valentine's Day Gift Guide

Posted: 2020-02-10 11:21:15

Living Wage Valentine's Day Gift Guide

If you are still struggling for Valentine’s Day gift ideas this year, why not get a present that keeps on giving? Our fantastic accredited Living Wage employers offer everything from luxurious chocolates to beautiful cards designed by UK based artists and lovely dates out in the city.


Here is a selection of amazing Scottish Living Wage employers to give you inspiration for this Valentine’s Day. You can find more Living Wage retailers and products in your area using our Employer Map!


Grow Urban.

Grow Urban is a friendly plant shop based at 92 Grove Street in central Edinburgh. This beautiful shop was designed with urban gardening in mind and is filled with everything that a houseplant lover could want. Grow Urban also serves locally-roasted coffee and cakes for visitors to enjoy whilst breathing in the atmosphere. What a perfect place for a day time date!

For more information visit: https://www.growurban.uk/

Paper Tiger

As one of the first Living Wage employers in Scotland, Paper Tiger are committed to being a responsible business in both their working practices and their approach to relationships with employees and customers. Their Edinburgh-based stores are a treasure trove of stationery, design led cards and gift products from new and established Edinburgh and UK based artists. The Stafford Street and Lothian Road shops also showcase a hand-picked selection of beautiful Valentine’s Day cards perfect for that special person!

Find out more at: https://www.papertiger.co.uk/


The Regent Bar 

The Regent Bar is Edinburgh’s LGBT+ and Straight-Friendly real ale pub located at walking distance from the Palace of Holyroodhouse and the Scottish Parliament. Known for its homely atmosphere, comfy sofas, comforting pub grub and extremely friendly staff, the Regent is a perfect place for a relaxed Valentine’s Day meal or a drink with that special someone.

For more information visit: https://theregentbar.co.uk/


Ocelot Chocolate

Ocelot Chocolate is a small Edinburgh-based business who craft luxurious and beautifully packaged chocolate bars that can be found in stores worldwide. Owners Matt and Ish design and draw all their own artwork and take great pride in creating a product that is both tasty and pleasing to the eye. They also make sure to use ethical business practices in every way that they can, including being an accredited Living Wage employer and creating less waste by having packaging that is plastic-free and home compostable!

To buy these delicious bars visit: https://ocelotchocolate.com/shop


Fore Play Crazy Golf

Fore Play Crazy Golf combines bespoke crazy golf courses with delicious cocktails and tasty street food for the ultimate Valentine’s Day date night for those who want to try something a little different. The original Fore Play Crazy Golf was opened in 2018 and is located in Glasgow’s Kinning Park with a pop-up venue arriving in Edinburgh in March.

To find out more and to book tickets visit: https://foreplaycrazygolf.co.uk/



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