January is officially over, which can only mean one thing!...It's almost Valentine's Day! It's seems scary that it's here already, but don't worry, we've got you covered as always for those ethical, sustainable gifts to help you give something back this year!
We've got lots of gifts just for you, from us! However this week we are bringing you the best things to see and do around Wapping Wharf this Valentine's Day too!
Frankly's Valentine's Day Gift Guide
Soruka Recycled Suede 'Lena' Bag - Pink, Yellow, Zebra
Fair, sustainable & unique. Each of Soruka's beautiful handmade leather pieces are crafted from waste leather that would have otherwise ended up in landfill. All Soruka bags are made from 100% recycled leather, uniquely designed with both style and practicality in mind! The perfect treat for your loved one this Valentine's Day!
Sugar Scrub: The Woods (Vetiver, Cedar & Bergamot)
Made in Cornwall from gorgeous natural ingredients, all Bloomtown products contain only goodness, absolutely no nasties here! Bloomtown is also the first UK company to be 100% palm oil free. Not only that, put all their products smell amazing and last ages! The perfect pamper treat!
LoveWell Soy Wax Candle
We are so proud to be able to stock LoveWell candles in store and love their unique scents that smell incredible. We get so many compliments of these in store. LoveWell is a small, Bristol based charity that supports women escaping all coerced forms of the sex trade. Through the manufacture of luxury natural skincare products women are given new skills & abilities that allow them to develop safe & sustainable careers.
Brass 'Lucie' Earrings
Just Trade have a passion for empowering marginalised artisans to ensure a better future for their families through the making and selling of beautiful products. These incredible 'Lucie' earings will make the perfect gift for that someone special this Valentine's Day.
Recycled Bike Inner Tube Slim-Line Wallet
Cycle of Good is part of a social enterprise supporting one of the poorest communities in the world. Creating beautiful products by re-purposing waste bicycle inner tubes & coffee sacks. These are the ideal practical yet sustainable gift.
Kushboo Lavender & Lemon Bath Soak
Kushboo believe soap is dignity - a basic commodity which should be available to all. For every bar of soap sold, Kushboo donate another across three charities, Nightsafe homeless charity, Emmeline’s Pantry women’s refuge and various food banks. Not only do they support three amazing causes but they bring you luxurious bath products that last ages, are great value and the perfect treat for a cosy night in this Valentine's Day!
Aery Moroccan Rose Scented Candle - Aubergine Clay
Made in the UK with sustainable ingredients, Aery use 100% plant-based wax and carrier oils that are free from paraffin and palm. Proudly proudly vegan, cruelty-free and eco-conscious brand Aery focuses on sustainability before profits. This velevty-smooth candle is both romantic and sophisticated, creating amazing scents that fill your home!
Arthouse Handmade Chocolates
These Arthouse Handmade Chocolates are the perfect way to add that bit of something special to your Valentine's Day gift this year! 100% of ARTHOUSE Unlimited sales revenue goes back into the artists collective - supporting adults with complex epilepsy and learning disabilities. Striving to challenge perceptions and to create better acceptance and inclusion for all people living with disabilities.
Valentine's Day at Wapping Wharf
Whether you're looking for something for the day or night time, Wapping Wharf has all you need this Valentine's Day with loads to eat and drink to make the perfect Valentine's Day that extra bit special.
"A strong community focus is at the heart of Wapping Wharf’s ethos.The vision is to ensure a sense of community is fostered among the residents, retailers and nearby neighbourhoods and that it is truly integrated into Bristol".
Persian and Levantine inspired street food at Jigaraki!
A lively upstart with DNA based on excellence, flavour and fun. The Result: Persian and Levantine inspired street food. Noisy. Flavourful. Wholesome. Fresh. Try it and let us 'Re-jig your taste buds'. Their amazing flavours and buzzing atmosphere is why it's one of our go-to's at Frankly!
The best Taco's in town at Cargo Cantina!
CARGO Cantina is inspired by the authentic Cantinas of Mexico, traditionally forbidden to women, children and men in police or military uniform, where hombres used to drink around the bar and have some botanas (bar snacks).
The menu is complemented with tacos – an amazing street food we enjoyed so much on our travels. The atmosphere and their signature margaritas are such a crowd pleasure and an all round must for Valentine's!
The Choux Box Patisserie
The Choux Box Patisserie was created to bring added sparkle and fun to the French classic everyone loves! Whether it's the amazing weekly speicals (which we can not get enough of!) or the old school classics, The Choux Box Patisserie have an amazing selection with something for just about everyone!
A vibrant modern Indian eatery offering familiar street food classics, moreish house creations and creative cocktails. Its menu of small and large plates includes the famed Grandma's curry, samosa chaat and Peshwari lamb cutlets alongside new additions of Indian tacos, sliders and more. We can't wait to try this again (and again!) as their amazing flavour combos will always leave you wanting more. It's safe to say we are addicted to Bandook!
We couldn't leave Pizzarova out of the list. At the heart of Bristol, Pizzarova really are the best pizza in town, with a range of amazing pizza and bustling atmosphere, bringing you all those food comforts! Delicious, affordable handmade pizzas. Eat in or take away.
We hope our selection of gifts and places to eat at Wapping Wharf have given you loads of inspiration for Valentine's Day this year! Shop both online or pop in store for more Valentine's Day inspiration this year!