The 10 romantic Valentine's Day dinners of 2017

Indulge your date by reserving a table for two at one of these romantic restaurants

The 10 Romantic Valentine's Day Dinners of 2017
03 Feb 2017

The 10 Romantic Valentine's Day Dinners of 2017

If it were up to us, romantic evenings should be an everyday thing. But against our better judgements, we still like the idea of Valentine’s Day…even if it’s just an occasion to get starry-eyed and indulge your partners. And the whispers of sweet nothings, overpriced flowers, and declarations of love aren’t quite complete without the luxury of a delicious meal – even more so when there’s wine flowing. For a truly unforgettable evening, here are 10 of Singapore’s most romantic Valentine’s dinners this year.

Monti
03 Feb 2017

Monti

San Valentino takes on Italian vibes at the atmospheric Monti with five exquisite courses to tantalise your palate. Flanked on all sides by Marina Bay, start with a beautiful Bouquet of prawns on greens and the homemade cured Salmone served with Tropea onions and herb butter. The Venus Rice Risotto ups the romance with flecks of rose petals, while a Sherry and Poached Pear dessert takes the meal to a sweet finish. Looking to go all out? Monti Waterside Dom Pérignon Experience includes a pre-dinner experience of freshly-shucked oysters and a glass of Dom Perignon on the waterfront balcony heading to your specially decorated dinner table by the window.

5-course dinner: $400++ per couple (add $50++ for window view)

Waterside Dom Pérignon Experience: $600++ per couple

Available on 10, 11, & 14 February 2017. Monti is located at 82 Collyer Quay, Singapore 049213, p. +65 6535 0724.

Xperience Restaurant
03 Feb 2017

Xperience Restaurant

Bask in the bespoke old world glamour of SO Sofitel Singapore’s Xperience Restaurant, where French gastronomy reigns. Tuck into meticulously decorous creations like Octopus and Scallop Shaving with Chioggia Beets and Purple Potato, as well as a delicious surf and turf combination of Ocean Trout Roulade with Chicken Skin, champagne beurre blanc, and white truffle essence. Whether you’re opting for the four- or six-course menu, both sets start your intimate evening off with a glass of premium Taittinger champagne per person.

4-course dinner: $210++ per couple

6-course dinner: $270++ per couple

Available from 11 to 14 February 2017. Xperience Restaurant is located at SO Sofitel Singapore, 35 Robinson Rd, Singapore 068876, p. +65 6701 6800.

Portico Prime
03 Feb 2017

Portico Prime

For an amorous dinner amidst the elegance of Dempsey Hill, look no further than the ever-dynamic Portico Prime. Serving casual modern European food in a colonial house that looks out into lush greenery, sit back and savour the indulgent six-course Valentine’s Day Lover’s Menu of Special Gway Oyster, Chilled Crustacean Soup, Roasted Portobello, Pan-seared Foie Gras, USDA Rib Eye, and more. Just a little cherry on top, post a photo of your meal on Instagram or Facebook with your best caption, and you might just be one of two couples to win a 2D1N stay at Marina Mandarin’s Premier Marina Bayview Room, along with breakfast for two.

6-course dinner: $176++ per couple

Available from 10 to 14 February 2017. Portico Prime is located at #01-20, 10 Dempsey Rd, Singapore 247700, p. +65 6474 7427.

Stellar at 1-Altitude
03 Feb 2017

Stellar at 1-Altitude

Lovebirds, ascend to Singapore’s highest restaurant and get ready to go on a six-course journey of progressive Australian cuisine accented with sensual florals at Stellar at 1-Altitude with Executive Chef Christopher Millar! Think Low Temperature Scallops with White Chocolate and Caviar, Roasted Poulet Consommé with Winter Black Truffle, and an elegant Yuzu Opera for dessert. For something more exclusive, the Ultimate Stellar Valentine Experience will have the both of you clinking glasses of Dom Pérignon on the rooftop, taking a romantic walk to the garden for an edible floral treat, as well as Stellar’s signature table-side Dessert Art. Plus, ladies get a little special something extra.

6-course dinner: $400++ per couple (add $80++ for window view, includes a glass of Veuve Cliquot)

Ultimate Stellar Valentine Experience: $688++ per couple

Available on 10, 11, & 14 February 2017. Stellar at 1-Altitude is located at L62, 1 Raffles Place, Singapore 048616, p. +65 6438 0410.

ilLido at the Cliff
03 Feb 2017

ilLido at the Cliff

Panoramic views of the South China Sea, check. Tranquil ambience far from the city, check. Delicious Italian seafood, check. ilLido at the Cliff might be the kind of place you see in romantic films, but believe us when we say it’s far from being cliche. For Valentine’s Day, enjoy a five-course menu of exquisite specials that include Scallop Crudo with Pumpkin and Basil Cream, Poached Halibut with Oyster and Cioppino Broth, as well as Handmade Tagliolini with Carabineros Tartare. Along with a glass of complimentary prosecco in hand, you could just as well be on a lovers’ vacation in Venice or Amalfi.

5-course dinner: $256++ per couple

Available from 11 to 14 February 2017. ilLido at the Cliff is located at Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Resort & Spa, 2 Bukit Manis Road Sentosa, Singapore 099891, p. +65 6708 8360.

The Westin Singapore
03 Feb 2017

The Westin Singapore

The Westin Singapore offers not one, but two fantastic dinner options: first, go big and broad with a dinner buffet at Seasonal Tastes that boasts everything the restaurant is known for – think live interactive kitchens and a crab-tivating spread of live seafood, from lobsters and prawns to mussels and oysters. Alternatively, go for a charming four-course dinner at Cook & Brew that features USDA Ribeye Steak, Nova Scotia Lobster and a sweet dessert of Rose Champagne Jelly. In true Westin style, let romance brew with a complimentary stalk of rose and box of chocolates for the former, and an exclusive Valentine’s concoction for a special night.

Those who fancy going the extra mile with the pampering Westin Indulgence Package will also wake up to a delectable breakfast in the hotel’s signature Heavenly® Bed – together with a bottle of sparkling wine, strawberries and a late check-out!

Buffet dinner: $88++ per person

4-course dinner: $200++ per couple

UOB Dining Privileges: 50% off second adult diner for dinner buffet at Seasonal Tastes. Complimentary bottle of red wine (worth $60) with Valentine’s Day Dinner for 2 at Cook & Brew.

Available only on 14 February 2017. The Westin Singapore is located at 12 Marina View, Asia Square Tower 2, Singapore 018961, p. +65 6922 6968.

Jamie’s Italian
03 Feb 2017

Jamie’s Italian

For something comforting, Jamie’s Italian is putting up a hearty all-Italian feast for Valentine’s Day. Start with a stunning Antipasti Plank to share, laden the finest cold cuts and cheeses, chargrilled vegetables and roasted pumpkin crostini. There are four choices for main courses – including a beautiful 450g Double Tenderloin for two grilled to your liking and Yellow Fin Tuna Steak with courgettes and buffalo ricotta – and a decadent trio of desserts. look forward to gooey Italian Chocolate & Amaretto Torte to a Strawberry Rippled Shortcake with lashes of fresh vanilla cream. Finish off with a complimentary digestif of Limoncello, Amaretto, or Sambuca. Conscious eaters can also take heart that most produce used at Jamie’s Italian are sustainably sourced.

3-course dinner: $188++ per couple

Available from 11 to 14 February 2017. Jamie’s Italian is located at #01-01/04 Forum Shopping Mall, 583 Orchard Rd, Singapore 238884, p. +65 6655 7676 and #01-165/166/167 VivoCity, 1 Harbourfront Walk, Singapore 098585, p. +65 6733 5500.

Equinox
03 Feb 2017

Equinox

Another sky-high dining experience can be found on the 70th floor of Swissotel The Stamford. Choose from either a six- or a more premium five-course dinner (the latter being more premium) and enjoy fresh Yellowtail Sashimi with beetroot and nastrum, Grilled Oyster Mushroom with Artichoke Macaroon, and Seared Foie Gras in Oxtail Consommé. Alternatively, go for the extravagant Seafood Grand Plateau of whole lobster, crab, oysters, prawns, venus clams, and tuna tartare in lieu of the first two courses. For a sweet finish, dig into an Elderflower Jelly with Peach Ice and the pretty Ivory Champagne Mousse topped with rose sorbet. Your meal also comes with a glass Moët & Chandon Grand Vintage Rosé 2006 and a box of pralines to take home.

6-course Love dinner: $236++ per couple

5-course Ardent Love dinner: $538++ per couple

Available from 11 to 14 February 2017. Equinox is located at 2 Stamford Rd, Swissôtel The Stamford, Singapore 178882, p. +65 6837 3322.

W Singapore – Sentosa Cove
03 Feb 2017

W Singapore – Sentosa Cove

If your partner is up for something more unconventional, try glamping under the stars at W Singapore – Sentosa Cove. Exclusive to just eight pairs, this unique dining experience includes an epicurean meal prepared a la minute by the hotel’s chefs. Expect champagne, fresh seafood including Boston Lobsters, Fine de Claire Oysters, Alaskan Crab, and the likes of Wagyu and Quail with Truffle. Once that’s done, go for a dip in the iconic WET® pool, stroll along the cove, or get a seat at WOOBAR for one of 12 ultra Instagram-worthy cocktails concocted by the hotel’s Director of Beverage and Food.

I Lawn for You: $469++ per couple (add $100++ for a bottle of bubbly)

Available only on 14 February 2017. W Singapore – Sentosa Cove is located at 21 Ocean Way, Singapore 098374, p. +65 6808 7268.

ME@OUE
03 Feb 2017

ME@OUE

With floor to ceiling windows and a brilliant view of the bay, Valentine’s Day at ME@OUE is bound to make an impression. From their three signature French, Japanese, and Chinese kitchens come two menus from the chefs – and the sommelier – playing cupid. You won’t regret opting for the wine pairing; our favourites include the ocean-fresh Seafood Paradise – a stunning array of Japanese unagi, Hokkaido scallops, and lobster – with a beautiful Sauvignon Blanc Semillion, the Atlantic Black Cod and nameko mushrooms with a Chardonnay, and the elegant Castaing Duck Breast with Pan-seared Foie Gras.

4-course dinner: $150++ per person (add $40++ for wine & cocktail pairing)

6-course dinner: $220++ per person (add $60++ for wine & cocktail pairing)

Available from 11 to 14 February 2017. ME@OUE is located at 50 Collyer Quay, OUE Bayfront, Singapore 049321, p. +65 6634 4555.

This article first appeared on City Nomads.

Report a problem