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Planning a birthday getaway for your partner? 10 must-visit cities for food lovers

Planning a birthday getaway for your partner? 10 must-visit cities for food lovers

Enjoy a romantic meal with your partner at his/her birthday at these 10 food hotspots.

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1. Rome, Italy "We took this trip to celebrate my partner's birthday... Lots of historical places to visit."

Lastminute.com reviewer Catheridb adds, "Lots of historical places to visit. Sightseeing places: Colosseum, Palatine Hill, Roman Forum, Pantheon (from the outside), Trevi Fountain was the best one. Romantic experience: Colosseum night tour was excellent. I liked: We took this trip to celebrate my partner's birthday, we arrived at the hotel on his birthday and when the lady at reception checked our passports she noticed. Then we went out for the day and when we came back to the hotel left him a birthday cake, which was lovely."

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2. Brussels, Belgium "It was his birthday so we went out for a lovely meal. Walking along the canal and taking in the sights."

Lastminute.com reviewer Amanda Jayne adds, "Weather great, lots of sightseeing locations, plenty to do, beer and food great, a little pricey in places. De-stressing tips: Lots of walking, reading, eating and trying local beer. Sightseeing places: Walks along the canal, churches, windmills, city tours, lake of love, lovely little squares with food and beer. Romantic experience: It was his birthday so we went out for a lovely meal. Walking along the canal and taking in the sights. I liked: The city was beautiful, amazing buildings, locals lovely, food and beer great."

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3. Paris, France "We loved Paris, fantastic food and wine, lots of amazing sights and experiences... Surprise birthday, very romantic..."

Lastminute.com reviewer Nicola shares, "We loved Paris, fantastic food and wine, lots of amazing sights and experiences. Suitable for birthday celebration: Surprise birthday, very romantic and lots to do. Places you saw: PSG tour, Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, shopping street, cruise, Dans le noir. Which cruise: Vedettes. We had a free birthday ticket and champagne, great deal. Romantic on trip: The Eiffel Tower and an evening boat cruise. Paris at night. Like most in trip: The whole experience and food."

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4. Dublin-IE, Ireland "This was done as a surprise 50th birthday present for my wife, we both had an amazing time..."

Lastminute.com reviewer Peter says, "The weather was good. We used city sightseeing hop on hop off. Excellent way of seeing the city. Sightseeing places: Guinness experience, Jameson's distillery, and just general sight seeing around the city. Romantic experience: This was done as a surprise 50th birthday present for my wife, we both had an amazing time, the hotel was magnificent. I liked: Everything."

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5. Bucharest, Romania "Bucharest was amazing so much to see & do as well as great bars & restaurants... Had a lovely meal with my husband for his birthday."

Lastminute.com reviewer Samanthb adds, "Bucharest was amazing so much to see & do as well as great bars & restaurants. Sightseeing places: Peles castle, Bran castle, Palace of parliament. Romantic experience: Had a lovely meal with my husband for his birthday. I liked: Loved all the sights."

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6. Malaga, Spain "Celebrating his birthday. Lovely meal overlooking the marina."

Lastminute.com reviewer Tonia adds, "Weather was great, lovely complex, clean and very helpful staff. De-stressing tips: Long walks on the beach front and plenty of sunbathing. Romantic experience: Celebrating his birthday. Lovely meal overlooking the marina."

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7. London, UK, United Kingdom "Went to the theatre and enjoyed a nice lunch together... We both loved it, a brilliant birthday present to my wife."

Lastminute.com reviewer Michael shares, "Weather was very windy and the food from the paternoster chop house was amazing. Was a perfect theatre trip and hotel stay, we both loved it, a brilliant birthday present to my wife. De-stressing tips: Went to the theatre and enjoyed a nice lunch together. Romantic experience: Enjoying good food, drinks and cuddling up at the theatre."

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8. Vienna, Austria "Great birthday treat for hubby. We both had an amazing time drinking various beers..."

Lastminute.com reviewer S D shares, "Vienna was beautiful, very safe environment with lots of friendly help offered within the community. Best 2-day holiday break experience ever. Great food, people and location for sightseeing. Lots to do, shops, live classical music, cafes, bars, historical & beautiful buildings within the city, various places to eat & affordable travel links. Easy to get around on the system. Vienna SportHotel was 5 minutes away from Cirque Du Soleil performance which was an awesome show to see. Great birthday treat for hubby. We both had an amazing time drinking various beers and enjoying the peaceful & clean environment of Vienna (Wein). Would definitely visit again with kids this time round."

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9. Amsterdam, Netherlands "Very romantic for a birthday with your partner... Food was so good! The waffles were awesome!"

Lastminute.com reviewer Joseph says, "Food was so good! The waffles were awesome! Sights beautiful. Suitable for birthday celebration: Very romantic for a birthday with your partner. Adventure activities: Coffee shops. Places you saw: Just went for long walks to take everything in! Romantic on trip: The whole place! Like most in trip: Experiencing new things!"

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10. Faro, Portugal "De-stressing tips: Swimming, a spa day with my husband, a day at the beach eating fresh sea food."

Lastminute.com reviewer Gifty adds, "Our hotel was at Algarve. So many things to do, like the dolphin watching, the caves, sightseeing on the bus etc. Their food was mostly sea food. It was amazing! De-stressing tips: Swimming, a spa day with my husband, a day at the beach eating fresh sea food. Adventurous activities done: It is best to get on the sightseeing bus which will take you everywhere. You can hop on and off at anytime just make sure you take the right one( blue line) if you want to go to Villamoara for their bird watching and their beautiful marina! Sightseeing places: Albufeira (old town), Algarve, Villamoara! In fact I love it all! Romantic experience: When we got back to a beautiful cake and bottle of champagne on my husbands birthday. The hotel did amazingly well! I liked: The hotel and the night life of Albufeira."

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