Hot V-Day Date: Where to dine for a romantic night out

$100 and below

Go crazy for dessert at Häagen-Dazs, where their V-Day menu (January 31-February 28; from $22 per couple; available at all outlets) highlights creations like a chocolate fondue and the “Love Story”, a three-scoop arrangement of Häagen-Dazs ice cream.

For a completely different experience, pick up a picnic basket (February 14; $30 per set) from Casa Verde, which comes with two servings of six inch pizzas, six pieces of chicken nuggets (with fries), a box of fresh cut fruit and plenty of drinks for the both of you. Utensils and plastic floor sheet included.

Heat things up with a four-course Mexican feast at Lower East Side Taqueria (February 14; $64 per couple) while watching iconic Mexican flicks on the big screen. On the menu are items like the pibil pollo (chicken marinated in bitter orange and spices, slow-cooked over charcoal grill) and homemade churros.

For just $68 per couple, you get to enjoy Roadhouse‘s three-course set dinner (February 14), which showcases sharing platters with bites like coconut-crusted prawns, raspberry donuts, mussels and Josper-grilled burgers.

Here’s another picnic basket option: Cocotte‘s Valentine’s Day set (February 13-16; $83 per basket) features items like homemade country terrine with mustard and cornichons, grilled tarragon mustard chicken and cherry chocolate cake. You’ll also get a picnic mat and a map of recommended picnic spots around Singapore.

Go for a fusion treat of Mediterranean and Japanese flavors at 21 on Rajah, where a four-course set dinner (February 14; $88 per couple) featuring “His and Hers” creations, like miso-coated halibut with braised leek and poached egg with soy marinated beef carpaccio and salted seaweed, takes center stage.


Looking for a fun boozy brunch event for V-Day? Bacchanalia‘s Valentine’s Day brunch Traffic Light (February 15; $100 per couple) features a three-course brunch set, lots of good music by DJs Stephen Day and Jon White, plus plenty of bubbly. Come in red if you’re taken, yellow if you’re confused, and green if you’re single.

For something a little more casual, there’s the three-course set dinner at Prive Café (February 13-15; $110 per couple), featuring comforting choices like braised oxtail and poached king salmon.

Over at District 10 (UE Square), highlights of their Valentine’s Day dinner (February 14; $116 per couple) include salmon carpaccio with sautéed tiger prawns, your choice of either pan roasted seabass fillet or grilled black beef tenderloin, as well as raspberry chocolate cake.

Sample aphrodisiacs like oysters and indulge in a sharing platter for two (choose from options like tomahawk beef) at Petite Menu (February 14; $118 per couple). Comes complete with Champagne, too.

Drop by Jamie’s Italian for the “Love Menu” (February 10-16; from $120 per couple), which showcases plates like slow-cooked pork belly, Sicilian whole lobster broth and the ultimate sweet treat: a mix of tiramisu, panna cotta, a fudgy brownie and a raspberry frangipane cake, also known as the “Indulgent Dessert Plank”.  

For Mediterranean fare, there’s Sabio by the Sea Tapas Bar & Grill, where the sharing menu (February 14; $136 per couple) features Spanish favorites like paella with seafood and Maine lobster, churros and a bottle of Cava.

For the special three-course dinner menu, bite into classic dishes from My Little Spanish Place (February 14; $148 per couple), including Spanish cold charcuterie with premium Jamon and imported Spanish cheeses and pan-seared Iberico tenderloin slices with apple sauce.


At Café Mosaic, the V-Day buffet spread consists of lobster, scallops, sashimi, peppery seafood cheese au gratin, slow-roasted beef, red velvet cake, caramel custard, and loads more (February 14; $168 per couple).

Catch a screening of Casablanca while indulging in a four-course dinner at The Marmalade Pantry at The Stables (February 14; $168 per couple), featuring menu highlights like pan fried foie gras, braised beef cheek, a dessert platter of yuzu brulee tart, crunchy chocolate and raspberry delight, Champagne macaron, and more.

Treat yourselves to modern French plates at Boathouse, where their three-course dinner (February 14; from $176 per couple) highlights creations like smoky tomato soup with crab meat and braised beef cheek with baked bone marrow, carrot puree and crispy potatoes.

Choose between two dinner seatings based on a four or five-course set menu (February 14; from $178 per couple) at Alkaff Mansion Ristorante. Menu highlights include a homemade lobster “ravioli” in butter and sage with green beans puree, and chocolate lava cake with strawberry compote and ice cream.

At Senso Ristorante & Bar, go crazy with a free flow buffet spread of Italian creations from sweet treats to hot mains during the Cupid Love Brunch on February 16 ($196 per couple).

7Adam‘s six-course dinner (February 14; from $197 per couple) features fresh oysters, Thai-inspired mesclun salad tossed with ginger flower dressing, pan-seared Javanese spiced lamb rack, and dessert of pavlova with fresh fruit and raspberry sorbet.

Sample some very special creations at Trattoria Nonna Lina, with a four-course menu (February 14; from $198 per couple) showcasing dishes like homemade ravioli pasta stuffed with Boston lobster in seafood ragout sauce and grilled tenderloin marinated in Brunello wine.


Hop onboard the cable car and make your way up to Spuds & Aprons at The Jewel Box for their four-course dinner (February 14; $220 per couple). Menu highlights include the slow roasted black Angus beef fillet with oxtail ravioli, as well as the double-boiled Chinese silk hen soup with cordyceps.

Have a romantic dinner by the water’s edge at Privé Grill. Choose either the five or six-course set dinner (February 13-15; from $236 per couple), featuring items like oven-roasted duck breast and grilled 1824 steak onglet.

Find French plates at Absinthe, where their dinner menu (February 14; $256 per couple) highlights creations such as seared Hokkaido scallops with vanilla and green apple, and sirloin of wagyu beef with mash and truffle sauce.

Head to the iconic Basilico for a buffet spread like no other (February 14; $256 per couple), with highlights such as whole baked lobster gratin and eight-hour braised Angus beef cheek agnolotti with taleggio cheese fondue. Don’t forget the dessert spread too, try sweets like panna cotta with strawberries and pistachio, and dark chocolate and raspberry macarons.

For an Italian feast, Osteria Mozza is offering a five-course chef’s tasting menu by executive chef David Almany (February 14; $256 per couple). The menu showcases a selection of Italian specialties, including ricotta and egg raviolo with black truffle and roasted veal loin with melted shallots and maitake mushrooms.

Eat to your heart’s content at Edge, where seven live food theaters will showcase ten creations inspired by well-known aphrodisiacs, including beef stew soup infused with tongkat ali and Canadian oysters with Thai green sauce (February 14; $260 per couple).


Head to The White Rabbit for plates highlighting ingredients such as Alaskan king crab and foie gras terrine (February 14; $256 per couple). Want some fine wine to go with your meal? It’s an additional $68 per person for the wine pairing option. 

Carnivores must head to Bedrock Bar & Grill (February 14; $276 per couple) for their five-course set dinner, which comes with a complimentary glass of Veuve Clicquot Champagne. Items like Hokkaido scallops, prime dry aged ribeye and chilled white chocolate pudding are on offer.

Museo‘s Valentine’s Day offerings are perfect if you’re an arty couple. Priced at $288 per couple (February 13-14), you get to enjoy a three-course meal, a glass of white or red sangria, and 90 minutes of social painting where you can let your creative juices flow.

Priced at $296 per couple, the special four-course menu (February 14) by db Bistro Moderne‘s executive chef Jonathan Kinsella features items such as king crab salad, Boston lobster tagliolini and John Dory with butter poached prawns.

$300 and above

At KU DÉ TA, you can try modern Asian creations by chef Frederic Faucheux in a four-course candlelit dinner (February 7-16; $336 per couple) with creations like the chef’s signature grilled Australian lamb rack.

Dine under the stars right by the beach at Tanjong Beach Club, where their four-course dinner (February 14; $488 per couple) showcases creations like Irish oysters, foie gras torchon, Chilean sea bass and flourless chocolate cake. Plus, each couple gets a bottle of Möet & Chandon Brut Impérial Rosé.

The sky’s the limit at Sky on 57 as chef Justin Quek puts out creations like “Utopia’s Paradise” (salmon trout confit, Gillardeau oyster, sea urchin and Oscietra caviar) and “Neptune Passion” (Nordic king crab meat vermicelli in superior ham broth). The six-course dinner (February 14) includes a complimentary glass of Champagne and is priced at $500 per couple.

Get a taste of the high life at JAAN, where chef de cuisine Julien Royer presents an eight-course menu (February 14 and 15; $680 per couple) showcasing items like scallop with Perigord black truffle and “Plouneour” pigeon with barley and trumpet mousseline.

Spoil your lover silly with the 11-course omakase Valentine’s Day set (February 14; $900 per couple) at Ki-sho, crafted by chef Kazuhiro Hamamoto. With that amount of money, you can be sure this is gonna be one exquisite treat.