Inside Coronation Street’s Alexandra Mardell’s engagement celebrations

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Coronation Street star Alexandra Mardell recently got engaged and gave fans a glimpse into the celebrations.

The 27-year-old – who played Emma Brooker in the ITV soap – went on a trip to London with her fiancé Joe Parker and enjoyed endless glasses of bubbly.

She tucked into a meal of lobster after soaking in a hot tub with her soon-to-be hubby.

The actress shared the happy news of her engagement with fans at the beginning of April, uploading a picture of her and her ring on Instagram.

"Love locked down!! 1000000 times yes!" she captioned the snap of her and Joe. "You make me so happy, my face hurts! Love you ridiculously. Future Mrs Parker."

And now, the happy couple are celebrating their engagement in the best way possible – with bubbly, family and fancy seafood.

The duo headed to restaurant chain Burger & Lobster to enjoy the lavish meal and she even put on a bib to easily tuck in.

She told her followers: "Burger & Lobster & Me! Name a happier combo!"

She posed with a glass of champagne
(Image: joeparker45/Instagram)

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Alexandra took to her Instagram Stories previously to share a snap of herself holding onto a glass of champagne.

She had told her followers: "Longest engagement celebrations ever!! And loving it!!"

The two took advantage of the hotel amenities and soaked in the hot tub with Joe.

The two enjoyed a meal at Burger & Lobster
(Image: alexandramardell/Instagram)

Alexandra enjoyed the amenities at the hotel
(Image: alexandramardell/Instagram)

In one of her Stories, she showed off her beautiful engagement ring.

Joe also took to his Instagram page to share a glimpse of the endless celebrations.

He uploaded a few snaps of him, Alexandra and his family hanging out at a Manchester restaurant called Fazenda.

They celebrated both Father's Day and their engagement with the family
(Image: joeparker45/Instagram)

The lovely couple first met while they were students
(Image: joeparker45/Instagram)

"Night out with la famiglia to celebrate the engagement [ring emoji] and of course fathers day!" he captioned the post.

In one snap, he had his arm around his father's shoulder while in another, he posed with both of his parents.

The final picture showed him and Alexandra sitting side-by-side posing for the camera.

Alexandra and Joe first met while they were students, but remained friends until two years after their graduation when they finally made things official.

Hot tubs and champagne is the way to go
(Image: alexandramardell/Instagram)

She announced her engagement in April
(Image: alexandramardell/Instagram)

They took the next step in their relationship in January 2020 when they made the decision to move in together – not knowing that the world was set to plummet into a pandemic just two months later.

Although their living situation started off in unusual circumstances as the pair were holed up together for months on end, it’s obvious that the time spent together has brought them closer, and has done wonders for their romance.

Alexandra recently celebrated her fourth anniversary on Corrie, after joining the legendary cast in 2018.

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