No Valentine’s Day celebration is complete without the quintessential romantic dinner at an intimate restaurant. If you are looking to treat your partner to something special this year, check out our picks of the best restaurants that have created special romantic menus for you and your loved one to remember. From indulgent tasting menus and elaborate eight-course Italian feasts to special vegetarian selections and drinks for the single and broken-hearted, our list covers it all. Don't forget to book beforehand!
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Best Valentine’s Day menus in Hong Kong
The hotel’s signature rooftop bar will be serving couples a lavish European fare this Valentine’s Day. Against the backdrop of Hong Kong’s dazzling skyscrapers, couples can take their pick of meat or seafood-based meals. Highlights off the meat-based menu include the Braised and Roasted Wagyu Beef and the Double Duck Consomme. The seafood menu, on the other hand, promises a delicious Japanese Sea Bream Tartare and Slow Poached Cod Fish. For couples with a sweet tooth, there is the afternoon tea featuring raspberry macarons and handcrafted rose champagne.
Price: Four course meal- $888, Six Course meal- $1088. Afternoon tea- $728.
This Valentine’s Day, London import restaurant Duck & Waffle will be serving a couples an elaborate four-course meal with curated cocktail pairings. Among the broad variety of menu items offered – there’s a vegetarian menu available, too – the Grilled Seabass with Sturgeon Caviar and Creamed Artichokes is a great highlight. Couples can end their intimate feast with a decadent Dark Chocolate Mousse paired with creamy white sesame ganache and biscuit ice cream. Cocktail menu items include a concoction of gin, malbec reduction and blueberry
Price: $1588 per couple. Additional cocktail pairing- $220 per couple.
This Valentine’s Day, Japanese restaurant Fumi is luring in lovers with an elegant seafood rich six-course feast of Japanese delicacies. Delicious bite-sized appetizers include Seared Salmon Sushi followed by a rich selection of sashimi. Queen crab with Japanese egg rice bowl and seafood soup with crab legs, scallops and prawns are some of the hearty main course offerings. Pamper yourself afterwards with the Chocolate Mochi and Japanese Ice Cream. Book before February 8 with a deposit of $300 and enjoy a complimentary glass of rich and sweet sake from Yamagata Prefecture.
Price: $1580+10% for two people.
This Valentine’s day, Zuma opens its doors not just for couples wanting to celebrate their romance but also for singles simply looking for an excuse to indulge with friends. The restaurant has put together an exquisite tasting menu with a range of enticing dishes. There’s the tempting delicacy of Japanese oyster with yuzu and green apple and the more filling chilean sea bass with green chili ginger dressing. The highlight however is an absolutely decadent dessert, created especially for this occasion; a molten raspberry cake with white chocolate, lychee and rose parfait. With its creamy, warm and crisp texture, vibrant flavors and top-notch presentation, it's almost too beautiful to eat.
Price: $1580 per person
The iconic robin’s egg blue coloured restaurant is offering couples an indulgent five-course meal this Valentine’s Day. Iberico Ham and Green Asparagus Panna Cotta kick-starts this delectable journey. Starters include a soft Pan-seared Foie Gras or Hokkaido Scallop with Caviar. The main course lets you choose between the Hokkaido Sea Urchin Linguine or the Slow Cooked Chicken with Black Truffle. The desserts of Rose Mousse and Almond Cake Come adorably encased in the classic blue gift box of Tiffany & Co, perfect for sharing.
Price: $1688 for two guests
Is there anything that says romance as beautifully as a rich italian feast? This year Michelin-starred restaurant Tosca di Angelo is celebrating our favorite romantic tradition by offering a sumptuous italian dinner – five-course or eight-course versions available – with caviar available as an add on. Recommended offerings by Chef Angelo Agliano include Seared Langoustine with Daikon Velouté and Kaluga Caviar, as well as Roasted Iberian Pork Chop with Herbs, Radicchio, Spring Onion and Aged Balsamic. Put a perfect end to your romantic dinner with a luxurious white chocolate mousse paired with blackcurrant cream, wild strawberries and honey ice cream.
Price: Five-course meal (6-8pm) $1980 per person, Eight-course meal (9-10:30pm) $2680 per person. + $700 for caviar add on.
Miss Lee offers a brilliant Valentine’s Day celebration for the oft-neglected vegetarian couples with its four-course Chinese menu. The meal kicks off with a sharing platter of canapes which includes the flower bouquet; a meticulous floral arrangement of pickled cucumbers and shiitake mushrooms, among other ingredients, wrapped in a spring roll sheet and topped with sweet sesame sauce. A main course highlight is the Fungi Farm, a warm pearl barley risotto in creamy black truffle sauce. The meal ends with low-calorie, guilt-free dessert offerings. Among them is the Hawthorn Tree, mascarpone cream sandwiched between chocolate sponge cake slices. In a quirky end to the evening, couples get to take home a heart shaped thorny cactus and a polaroid for the memories.
Price: $588 per couple.
Te Quiero Mucho
This mexican restaurant puts a much needed twist on traditional valentine’s day celebrations. Shunning the nauseatingly loved-up couples, it instead invites the happily single to party it up and the broken-hearted to let go of some bottled rage. The sad and the heartbroken can drink their misery in glasses of, ‘It’s not you it’s me’ while the rest can celebrate their singledom with the tipple titled ‘Thank you, next’ while gorging on some beautiful tacos and quesadillas. Those who are especially looking to release some anger are encouraged to bring in their ex’s ugliest photo which they can put on a pinata and then proceed to destroy the whole thing to their heart’s content. Promotion is available in both Sheung Wan and Wong Chuk Hang location from February 13 to 15.
Price: $318 per person for groups of four or more.
Couples at this Sichuan restaurant will be served a special set menu to share this valentine’s day. Some of the particularly delectable offerings include a floral flavoured Wood ears with lily bulbs and the traditional Okra with jinhua ham in artisanal chili sauce, paired with glasses of bubbly. Plated beautifully as heart-shaped crystals, Osmanthus jelly finishes the meal with its soft delicate flavor and subtle sweet scent.
Price: $999 per couple
Michelin starred restaurant Yat Tung Heen has prepared an elaborate six -course menu for gourmands looking to celebrate valentine’s day. Appetizers include the Siganture Honey-glazed Barbecued Pork alongside Chilled Tomatoes Marinated in Preserved Plum Juice. This is followed by indulgent main course dishes such as the Double Boiled Sea Whelk Soup with Fish Maw and the Braised Minced Shrimp Stuffed with Sea Cucumber in Abalone Sauce. Some delightful desserts include the Steamed Red Date Pudding and the Osmanthus Red Bean Pudding with Coconut Cream, to bring the meal to a sweet conclusion.
Price: $1600 per couple