With our Valentine’s Day Dining Guide there’s no excuse not to eat deliciously this holiday, girls!
Love is in the air and we’ve got your date night plans covered with our handy guide to Valentine’s Day dining spots. From the newest restaurants to tried and true favourites offering flavours to suit a variety of tastes, you’ll be spoilt for choice! And for even more excuses to cosy up, be sure to also check out our fave date night restaurants, most of which also have special Valentine’s Day specials on offer.
All you have to do is book a table and show up looking too-hot-to-trot! Trust us, with these gorgeous restos as your backdrop, your Instagram feed is going to be hard to beat. Cue mood lighting, please…
Our fave new Parisian tea room and patisserie has plenty of Valentine’s Day goodness coming your way (and what city screams romance more than Paris?). The specially crafted menu starts with an amuse bouche of beetroot and feta ravioli with herring caviar, or nibbles like jamon Bellota and rock melon and avocado soup with Hokkaido scallop ceviche. Move onto starters such as white onion soup with truffle oil and choice of main like the beef pot au Feu, and you’ve got yourself a tres chic meal for an intimate night out with your main squeeze. Spoil yourself even more with Angelina’s beautifully packaged limited edition chocolates!
Angelina, Block 15 Stamford Road, Capitol Galleria, #01-82, Singapore 048616, (+65) 6384 0481, www.facebook.com/AngelinaSingapore. Set dinner priced at $75++ per person. Box of chocolates priced between $26-$55.
Bedrock Bar & Grill
Appropriately dark and elegant, Bedrock is a must if you’re craving a succulent steak to share in an intimate setting. Indulge in one of two set menus to get the night started — the ‘Two is Better than One’ serving up a double sirloin steak and sides, and the ‘Partners in Crime’ with beef short ribs, lobster tail and sides.
Bedrock, 96 Somerset Road, #01-05 Pan Pacific Serviced Suites Orchard, Singapore 238163, (+65) 6238 0054, www.bedrock.com.sg. Lunch and dinner set menus available from 10-16 February: ‘Two is Better than One’ priced at $248++ per couple and ‘Partners in Crime’ at $148++ per person.
Treat your other half with a memorable dinner at Balzac Brasserie’s exclusive new location at the Fort Canning Arts Centre. Chef Jean Charles Dubois has designed gorgeous set lunch and dinner menus for Valentine’s Day packed full of rich flavours, such as the fois gras with puree of Jerusalem artichoke and truffle vinaigrette, Maine lobster, French pigeon royale and roasted pineapple with coconut emulsion and vanilla ice cream.
Balzac Brasserie, 5 Cox Terrace, B1-08 Fort Canning Arts Centre, Singapore 179620, (+65) 6336 0797 www.balzacbrasserie.com. Set lunch and dinner menu priced at $118++ per person, inclusive of a glass of Duval-Leroy Champagne brut.
CUT by Wolfgang Puck
Take Valentine’s Day to the next level with an indulgent 5-course set menu at CUT, with starters like Hokkaido scallop carpaccio and mains of U.S.D.A. Prime and Australian Angus steak. They even have a delicious dessert plate to share — you can’t go wrong with chocolate souffle, creme fraiche cream and Gianduja ice cream!
CUT, B1-71, Galleria Level, The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, 10 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018956, (+65) 6688 8517 www.marinabaysands.com/restaurants/celebrity-chefs/cut. Valentine’s Day promotion from 12-14 February. Two dinner sittings priced at $250++ per person.
Nicolas Le Restaurant
Nicolas Le Restaurant never ceases to amaze with its ever-evolving tasting menus and Valentine’s Day is no exception! Featuring such delights as Provence style raviolo, New Zealand langoustine and Atlantic sea cod fish, prepare yourself for a mouth-watering menu lovingly created by Nicolas himself for you and your partner to truly indulge in an intimate shophouse setting.
Nicolas Le Restaurant, 10 Teck Lim Road, Singapore 088386, (+65) 6224 2404, www.restaurantnicolas.com. Lunch priced at $78++ per person. Dinner first service at $88++ and second service at $108++ per person.
Attention cheese lovers! Catalunya is putting a Spanish-twist on Valentine’s Day with an enticing share platter featuring cheeses from the five regions of Spain – we’re talking manchego, mahon, torta del cesar, murcia al vino and idiazabel – and three Spanish wines of verdejo, tempranillo and predro ximenez grapes.
Catalunya, 82 Collyer Quay, Singapore 049327, Tel: (+65) 6534 0886, www.catalunya.sg. Valentines day offer from 8-14 February. Sharing platter priced at $65++ per person.
Gattopardo Ristorante di Mare
We love a family-minded restaurant like Gattopardo which is offering two very different Valentine’s Day experiences – bring along the kiddos to its family-style Valentine Sunday brunch, or leave the bubs at home for a more intimate 6-course tasting menu highlighting some of Gattopardo’s 2016 signature dishes. How thoughtful!
Gattopardo Ristorante di Mare, 34/36 Tras Street, Singapore 079026, (+65) 6338 5498, www.gattopardo.com.sg. Valentine Sunday brunch priced free for those under 6, $38 for kids ages 6-12 and $78 for those 12 and over. Dinner: 6-course tasting menu at $148++ per person and an additional $80 for wine pairing.
Goodwood Park Hotel
Boasting top quality cuisine served in its famously beautiful surrounds, the grand and stately Goodwood Park Hotel is an ideal setting to celebrate romance. Both Gordon Grill with its refined continental cuisine and L’Espresso offering elegant English Afternoon Tea set in a pretty alfresco area by the pool, will offer special Valentine’s Day set dinners.
Savour a Japanese-French Valentine’s Day menu on luxurious Minoyaki ceramic sharing platters at swoon-worthy Lewin Terrace, housed in a colonial heritage bungalow at Fort Canning. Executive Chef Keisuke Matsumoto has crafted a Valentine’s Sho-Mi menu, offering delectable Japanese ingredients only available during the winter season.
Lewin Terrace, 21 Lewin Terrace, Singapore 179290, Tel: (+65) 6333 9905, www.lewinterrace.com.sg
Share an intimate evening with your love as you partake in The Halia’s Valentine’s Day set menu at its iconic Raffles Hotel location or amidst the lush greenery of its Botanic Gardens abode. Either way, you’re sure to be impressed by The Halia’s generous sharing menu including oysters, lobster tail, Wagyu beef and, interestingly, a dessert of chocolate and flowers (you’ll get to literally sample pollen and violet!)
The Halia, Raffles Hotel, 1 Beach Road, Singapore 189673, (+65) 9639 1148, www.thehalia.com/raffles. $300 per couple or $400 with paired wines.
The Halia, Botanic Gardens, 1 Cluny Road, Ginger Garden (enter via Tyersall Avenue), Singapore Botanic Gardens, Singapore 259569, (+65) 8444 1148, www.thehalia.com. $300 per couple or $440 with paired wines.
Who says your Valentine’s Day dinner has to be made up of fancy food you’ve never heard of? Grab your man or your fave ladies; Jamie’s is putting on a love day set menu filled with familiar Italian comfort foods like brushchetta, tagliatelle and profiteroles in chocolate sauce. Wash it all down with a digestif of limoncello, amaretto or sambuca…when in Rome, after all!
Jamie’s Italian, 1 Harbourfront Walk, #1-165-167 VivoCity, Singapore 098585, (+65) 6733 5500, www.jamieoliver.com/italian/singapore. 3-course set menu at $188++ per couple, inclusive of a glass of Porta Leone pink Prosecco upon arrival and a digestif at the end of the meal
Tanjong Beach Club
Single and ready to mingle? TBC has got your Valentine’s Day plans covered whether you’re with or without a partner! Grab some friends and flirt your way through Sunday playing a giant game of Twister on the sand or grooving to poolside beats by DJ Tyler Made!
Tanjong Beach Club, 120 Tanjong Beach Walk, Sentosa, Singapore 098942, (+65) 9750 5323, www.tanjongbeachclub.com
Mezza9 at Grand Hyatt
Lovebirds unite with a Valentine’s Day Champagne brunch and dinner at Mezza9! The award-winning brunch is now on offer for both the day and the evening with nine dining experiences complete with free-flowing Perrier Jouët Grand Brut Champagne, premium wines, beers, mojitos and Bloody Marys.
Mezza9, Grand Hyatt, 10 Scotts Road, Singapore, 228211, (+65) 6738 1234, www.singapore.grand.hyatt.com. Brunch $138 per person without alcohol, $178 per person with free flow option; Dinner $118 per person without alcohol, $138 per person with free flow option.
Morton’s of Chicago
Famous American steakhouse Morton’s has a delectable gastronomic experience in store with a 3-course meal, including oysters on the half-shell with Champagne & green apple mignonettea, 8oz filet rossini paired with a luxurious black truffle sauce, and homemade New York cheesecake doused with salted caramel sauce. Morton’s will even help you surprise your date with roses and chocolates upon arrival!
Morton’s of Chicago, Mandarin Oriental Singapore, Fourth Storey, 5 Raffles Avenue, Marina Square, Singapore 039797, (+65) 6339 3740, www.mortons.com. Set dinner priced at $188++ per person.
Ben & Jerry’s
Everyone’s favourite ice cream pals have a sweet treat for two that you won’t want to miss! Saunter into one of their three Scoop Shops on Valentine’s Day, order up two of your favourite hot fudge sundaes and enjoy 20% off your order!
Ben & Jerry’s, various outlets at Dempsey, 313@Somerset and VivoCity, www.benjerry.com.sg