Found your soulmate but not a dinner spot for Valentine’s Day yet? Take a look at our curated list of restaurants with special menus for this love-filled day. They say the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach and we know how ladies are with their desserts.
1. Alkaff Mansion Ristorante
For the couple who adores dining amidst lush greenery and Italian fine-dining, Alkaff Mansion Ristorante makes for a perfect pick for 14 Feb. A romantic 4-course Valentine’s Day dinner will be available for the first seating at 6pm and a 5-course for the second seating at 8.30pm. Your gastronomical adventure begins with Hokkaido Scallops with Truffle Mushroom Mousse (pictured), through to a choice of Short Ribs or Cod Fish Fillet (both, if you take the second seating). The evening then ends off sweetly with a Pistachio Souffle, also known as the San Valentino Dessert. For reservations, call 6510 3068 or email email@example.com
This Valentine’s day, take the steak-loving mister (or missus) to the newly opened modern American steakhouse SEAR, which boasts bird’s eye view of Marina Bay from the 45th floor of Singapore Land Tower. Serving up more than just steaks, Chef Sandri has specially crafted a menu perfect for couples. After an amuse bouche of Crispy Pork Belly with orange sorbet, a stunning array of starters include oysters, Hokkaido scallop and foie gras. For mains and desserts, we recommend getting both options available for a wider variety. Think juicy tenderloin, a hearty rice stew, raspberry soufflé and a double chocolate mud cake. Available on 14 February only at $108++ per person at 6pm and $138++ per person at 8.30pm. For reservations, call 6221 9555 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Note: Early bird specials available till 1 February at $88++ per person (first seating) and $118++ per person (second seating).
3. Hungry Heroes
For the super duo, head nowhere else but Hungry Heroes for your well-deserved Super Valentine Platter. Priced at $108++, expect 200 grams each of Ribeye and Lamb Rack, Deboned Chicken Leg and a bottle of house white or red wine to go with. Available from 13 to 15 February 2015.For reservations, email email@example.com or call 6295 5401.
A franchise of Procacci in Florence, this classy Italian restaurant is famed for its gourmet truffle specialities and Marchesi Antinori wines. Come Valentine’s Day, it stays true to its Italian roots with dishes like Italian cold cuts, a delectable platter of grilled wagyu beef striploin, salt crusted whole seabass and saute baby spinach, as well as a mango cheese mousse dessert glazed with strawberry with a feuilletine base. At $180++ per couple, the three course set menu comes with a complimentary bottle of Prosecco brut or rosé. Available on 13 and 14 February 2015, strictly by reservations only. Call 6532 9939 to book your seats.
5. The Lighthouse
Indulge in an exquisite 6-course dinner ($198* per person) at The Lighthouse alongside panoramic views of the Marina Bay skyline. South Italian dishes such as Baked Tiger Grouper Fillet and Homemade Pasta filled with fresh Burrata cheese take centre stage here, while your meal ends with a delicate artisan Tuscany chocolate fondant with Fabrri Amarena cherries. The exclusive ambience sits just five tables at The Lighthouse Rooftop, while the adjoining restaurant accommodates 25 more couples. For reservations, call 6877 8933 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Available alongside their Hokkaido kaiseki menu, Keyaki will be showcasing a seven-course special on Valentine’s Day, featuring the freshest Japanese produce. The evening of romance includes highlights such as Wagyu Beef Teppenyaki and a tantalizing seafood lineup of Grilled lobster with Spicy Cod Roe sauce, boiled scallops, yuna, yellowtail and tobiko. Priced at $198 per adult, inclusive of a glass of Champagne from 6.30pm to 10.30pm. For reservations, call 6336 8111 or email email@example.com.
For those with luxurious tastebuds, head to Skirt at W Hotel where you’ll be able to impress your date with a lavish dinner, paired with a choc-ful of aphrodisiac sweets. Set in Sentosa, the five-course menu ($298++ per couple) includes dishes like Paprika Tuna with Chocolate Tea (pictured). For reservations, call 6808 7288 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
8. Senso Ristorante & Bar
Another Italian dining option you can’t go wrong with is Senso Ristorante & Bar. Treat your special someone to a decadent six-course meal here, where only the finest ingredients are used. Fresh oysters start you off before a velvety smooth Cream of Jerusalem Artichoke arrives topped with Black Winter Truffle shavings. Other highlights include homemade taglierini, cod fish medallion, wagyu beef tenderloin, as well as a picture-perfect strawberry shortcake with vanilla Chantilly cream, mini strawberry macaron and raspberry sherbet for dessert. Priced at $148++ per person on the evening of 14 February only. For reservations, call 6224 3534, email email@example.com or book online at www.senso.sg.
Looking for a more casual dining option for Valentine’s Day? Executive Chef Mark Richards of NUVO has prepared an informal sharing menu for you lovebirds out there. Whilst keeping with the contemporary Italian-Japanes style of cuisine of this establishment, expect starters like a pizza combo platter, chargrilled boston lobster or wagyu rump cap for mains and a red apple and parmesan turn over for a savoury and cheesy finish. Priced at $140++ per couple (including a stalk of rose for the lady) on 13 and 14 February 2015. For reservations, call 6822 2098.
10. Salt Tapas & Bar
For those looking for a multi-course Valentine’s Day dinner under $100, Salt Tapas & Bar will be your best pick. At $98++ per pax, your meal starts with an amuse bouche of seared foie gras with mango puree and moves on to a beets garden salad with lemon thyme dressing and squid ink linguini and aglio e olio for entrée and starch picks respectively. Seared lobster with an edamame tartare then swoops in for mains alongside a second option of slow cooked wagyu beef cheek, before you indulge in a sweet chocolate ganache for dessert. Available only on 14 February 2015 from 6pm to 10.30pm. For reservations, call 6837 0995 or email firstname.lastname@example.org See Also: Romantic restaurants to bring your date to Fine dining options to indulge your sweetheart in
Written by Peh Yi Wen