Valentine's Day dinners

Book ahead and nab a flash dinner this Valentine's Day
Sokyo
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Valentine's Day – love it or hate it, it's here to stay. This February 14 frock up and head to one of these dinners to celebrate ~true love~, or something along those lines. 

Valentine's Day dinners

Restaurants

Icebergs Dining Room and Bar

icon-location-pin Bondi Beach

Bondi's iconic Icebergs will host a set menu showcasing Italian snacks. You'll enjoy a golden caviar tartlet on arrival followed by freshly shucked oysters, blue swimmer crab risotto, boneless rib eye with smoked dutch cream potatoes, baked blue eye trevalla, zokoko chocolate mousse and more. Bookings are essential and the set menu starts at $175 per person. 

Bars, Wine bars

Bibo Wine Bar

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Head chef Jose Silva has created a special four-course menu for Valentine's Day inspired by the Mediterranean, featuring freshly shucked oysters, kingfish ceviche, beer shortrib and blue mackerel. Bookings are essential and costs $75 per person.

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Restaurants, Steak house

Black Bar and Grill

icon-location-pin Darling Harbour

Black will be doing a five-course menu of caviar, spanner crab remoulade, saikou salmon gnocchi, Wagyu oxtail with sticky shallot sauce and f warm chocolate ganache, raspberry and mint ice cream. The dinner includes matching wines and costs $175 per person.

Rock oysters at Banksii
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Restaurants, Bars

Banksii

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This Barangaroo restaurant will be doing a glass of Ruinart Rose Champagne on arrival. The set menu includes ocean trout rillettes with red pepper relish, charred endives, Kurobuta Berkshire proscuttio with glazed almonds, grilled peach. roast half chicken with radicchio, parsley and agrodolce, a trifle of vermouth sponge with burnt vanilla custard and more. Bookings are essential and cost $140 per person. 

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appetizers from Lot. 1
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Restaurants, Italian

Lot. 1

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Lot 1 will be doing a five course dinner with a glass of sparkling on arrival for $150 per person. You can also book limited seats in the private dining room, in which you'll enjoy caviar and Champagne on arrival and personalised service for $250 per person. 

Restaurants, Cafés

Sokyo

icon-location-pin Darling Harbour

When it comes to unique Japanese in Sydney, Sokyo has bragging rights so why not head there for a Valentine's Day dinner. Order up sashmi and Champagne at the low-lit restaurant. Bookings are essential. 

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Restaurants

Catalina

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Enjoy amazing views over Rose Bay along with a three-course dinner degustation. Booking is essential and dinner is $150 per person.

Photograph: James Horan
Restaurants

GPO Sydney

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GPO dining destinations will all be doing different Valentine's Day dinners, with special 'Butler' inspired additions. Along with your set menu, you can add on long-stemmed roses, chocolate truffles and Champagne.

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Bars

Coogee Pavilion

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Coogee Rooftop entire top level will be transformed into a lover's playground with a kissing both and sparkling wine. Dine downstairs before coming up to enjoy the party.

Restaurants

The Tea Room QVB

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Queen Victoria Building Tea Rooms will be doing a three-course dinner, accompanied by a live pianist.

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Champagne being poured at a romantic meal
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Valentine's Day in Sydney

From first date bars to picnic spots and five-star restaurants for a DIY romantic weekend – here’s your ultimate guide to celebrating February 14 in Sydney.

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