Valentine’s Day is approaching, and it is the perfect occasion to impress a date or show your appreciation to your partner by taking them out to a romantic meal at a restaurant with great ambience. From restaurants with a view to cable car dining spots, here are 10 romantic restaurants that will surely set the mood for love.
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Celebrate the highs of your love life at level 55. Nothing like having the whole city laid out in front of you, sparkling with lights and shimmering below you.
Their Asian gastronomy menu will have you salivating just by looking at it. You can choose from two different mains, each equally delicious – making it infuriatingly hard to decide.
Have your fill of Hokkaido Scallops, Foie Gras paired with Hazelnut and Vanilla Apple, and Rainbow Trout. Choose between Wagyu Beef Cheeks served with Black Truffle Potatoes or a slow-cooked Sakura Chicken for your main dish.
End your fabulous meal with Rose Japanese strawberry jelly and a Lime Cheese Mousse. What better way to spend Valentines Day?
Price: $129++ per pax. Available only on Feb 14.
Club55 is at Level 55, Marina Bay Sands Hotel Tower 2, 10 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018956. Call 6688 8858 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations.
Image: Marina Bay Sands
Executive Chef Nicky Ng has carefully created a 5-course menu honouring love on Valentine’s Day. Known for its elegance and contemporary Cantonese Cuisine, Mitzo is a great place to spend the evening with your partner.
Appetisers like Mitzo’s Special Barbeque Pork and Truffle Prawn Dumpling will ease you into the meal, tantalising your taste buds.
You can expect a fusion of traditional and modern takes on famous dishes such as a Korean-style Cheese Baked Lobster and Wagyu Beef with Salted Egg Vermicelli. Enjoy and experience the Lotus Paste dessert like never before. Served in the form of a puff, it’s Rose Syrup Granita topped with Mixed Berries will leave you wishing you could have that all the time instead of the usual.
Top up $30++ to enjoy Mitzo’s concoctions of special Valentines Day cocktails like “Scrappy’s Chocolate Bitters ” and “Housemade Mandarin Orange Peel Cordial”.
Price: $188++ per couple. Available 10 – 16 Feb.
In celebration of Grand Park Orchard’s 10th Anniversary, Mitzo will be offering a special promotion. Double date and receive 10% off the bill, triple date and enjoy 20% off the total bill.
Mitzo is at Level 4, Grand Park Orchard, 270 Orchard Road, Singapore 238857. Call 6603 8855 or email email@example.com for reservations.
If you want something more classic, Bread Street Kitchen is the place to go. Nothing like a delicious English meal reaching the high standards of celebrity chef-owner Gordon Ramsay, to tell your partner you love them.
With starters like Foie gras-duck terrine and Brie stuffed portobello mushrooms, you know you’re in for the real deal. Just hope you don’t hear Ramsay shouting back in the kitchens.
What you should be really excited about for is the Beef filet wellington served with prosciutto and asparagus spears. Tuck into a Ruby snapper and Ricotta cavatelli, marinated with cherry tomatoes.
But the real piece de resistance is the dessert. Salted caramel white chocolate truffle and seven shades of Chocolate that has seven different textures. I’ll stop there and let you find out for yourself. What better way to celebrate love than gifting your lover with the dessert of desserts?
Price: $155++ per pax. Available from Feb 13 to 14.
Bread Street Kitchen is at L1-81, Bay Level, The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, 2 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018972. Call 6688 5665 or email BreadStreetKitchen.Reservations@MarinaBaySands.com for reservations.
Image: Marina Bay Sands
Lawry’s is no stranger to the game. Known for their top-quality food (especially the beef) and exemplary service, there’s no going wrong with surprising your lover with a dinner here.
The 6-course set menu starts with an assortment of glorious seafood. Caramelised Hokkaido Scallops, Smoked Salmon garnished with Truffle mayonnaise and Baby Octopus will start you off in the best way possible.
Just as your partner has warmed your heart, work on your tummy by treating yourself to a Creamy Lobster Bisque filled with a Grilled Tiger Prawn. A Smoked Duck Breast Salad and a Strawberry Sorbet comes after to cleanse your palate and get you ready for the main stars of the night.
Try the Broiled Atlantic Lobster Tail with Red Mullet Fish, paired with homemade Beetroot Puree and Lemon Butter Sauce. However, we highly recommend going for their Signature Roasted USDA Prime Rib of Beef instead. Lawry’s know how to handle their steaks – served with Yorkshire Pudding, whipped Cream Horseradish and US Idaho Mashed Potatoes. Yum.
As if it couldn’t get any better, get a complimentary bottle of Freixenet Ice Cava Especial NV (750ml) for takeaway with every 2 sets enjoyed so you can carry out the rest of the evening’s festivities at home.
Price: $189++ per person. Available from Feb 13 – 15 for dinner. Receive 10 per cent off the menu if you book and pay the deposit before Feb 8.
Lawry’s The Prime Rib Singapore is at #04-01/31, Mandarin Gallery, 333A Orchard Road, Singapore 238897, tel: 6836 3333.
Image: Lawry’s The Prime Rib Singapore
Set out on a “Love Voyage” at Dusk Restaurant & Bar. Their theme this year has never been more fitting, situated at Faber Peak with a stunning hilltop view, fall in love again over a 4-course themed dinner. You can’t ask for more with each course inspired by the top romantic cities in the world – Spain, Italy, Japan and France.
The menu varies with each location you pick: Arbora (Panoramic views of Sentosa and the harbour), Dusk (sunset view) or Cable Car Sky Dining.
Each menu includes Oysters, Lobsters and Steaks in varying forms – all delicious and sure to dazzle your tastebuds.
Price: Arbora is $248++/couple, Dusk is $268++/couple and Cable Car Sky Dining is $328++/couple. Timings vary for each location and course.
Dusk Restaurant & Bar is at Faber Peak Singapore, Level 2, 109 Mount Faber Road, Singapore 099203. Call 6377 9688 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations.
Image: Dusk Restaurant & Bar
At LeVeL33 Social, they believe “Sharing is Caring” is key to a successful relationship. Sharing a 3-course meal, the night grandly starts off with Hokkaido scallops paired with raspberry, cucumber salsa and kaffir lime. Also, a Housemade Risotto with smoked tomatoes and basil complements it perfectly.
If that isn’t enough to convince you, the mains are even better. Beef Chuck Tender with smoked celeriac and Local Seabass that’s pan-seared served with beer malt risotto. Not only will you be filled with love for your partner but a new found love for the food as well. To end it all off, have a Pavlova and Sweet Grain Chocolate Tart for dessert.
LeVeL33 understands that some couples might prefer a more intimate setting to celebrate this special day and has another surprise up their sleeve. Opt for the 5-course menu, the “Journey of Love”. The menu breaks down each dish to a milestone in a relationship. For example, a couple’s first glance, conversation or touch. Exquisitely transforming these emotions to cuisine, it’ll be a night to remember.
Price: The 3-course meal is at $88++ per person. The 5-course meal is $118++ per person. Available on 14 Feb, from 7 pm onwards.
LeVeL33 is at Marina Boulevard, #33-01 Marina Bay Financial Centre Tower 1, Singapore 018981. Call 6834 3133 or visit www.level33.com.sg for reservations.
The “Love is in the Air” themed dinner is a perfect way to spend the evening with your special partner. A majestic rooftop bar on the 33rd floor, Urbana’s sweeping view of the city provides the perfect backdrop and ambience for a romantic dinner.
The 5-course dinner starts with two appetisers, main dishes such as Balsamic Braised Wagyu Short Ribs topped with Australian Asparagus, Mashed Potatoes garnished with Port Wine Sauce. If that’s too heavy for you, go for the Pan-Seared Cod paired with a Cauliflower Puree.
If you’re thirsty, top up $38 per person for free-flow beverage package (beer, house pour red & white wine, coffee and tea) or $24 for a glass of Champagne.
Price: $198++ per couple. Available only on Feb 14.
1st seating: 6 pm – 8 pm 2nd seating: 8:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Urbana is at Courtyard by Marriott Singapore Novena, 99 Irrawaddy Road, Singapore 329568. Call 6378 2060 or email email@example.com for reservations.
“An Ode to Love” four-course special at The Salon will have you reeling from disbelief at how good the food tastes.
Start off the evening with ‘Love at First Bite’ – a palate teaser of Crispy Baby Squid with Sous Vide Egg and the Chef’s perfected recipe of Maui Onion Soup.
Couples can select from mains of Nori-crusted Baked Red Snapper or Pan-seared Black Angus Beef Striploin, aptly named “Lovers’ Surf & Turf”.
The classic French Opera Cake topped with fresh mixed berries will cleanse your palate and end off the perfect night sweetly.
Price: $188++ per couple, inclusive of two glasses of Prosecco. Available only on 14 Feb.
The Salon is at Hotel Fort Canning, 11 Canning Walk, Singapore 178881. Call 6799 8809 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations.
Image: Hotel Fort Canning
Open Farm Community is all about connecting the community to nature, and for Valentine’s Day – connecting partners together, closer than before. Open Farm Community is celebrating love through their carefully curated menu designed for an amazing night.
Starting off with some snacks, have a Passionfruit “Ponzu” with Shiso, Roasted Cauliflower with Sunflower seeds and a Baby Corn Dog paired with Mustard Pudding.
Once you’ve whetted your appetite, tuck into a scrumptious Snapper Ceviche and Southeast Asian Organics special. A Mushroom Tortellini and Braised Beed Brisket are soon to follow, even if you’re feeling stuffed, they’re so delicious you’ll make room.
End on a sweet note with a Pavlova (with your Pav-lover), made with Dragon Fruit and Mango, aptly named “Happy Ending”.
Price: $139++ for a couple.
Available on 14 Feb, 6pm onwards.
Open Farm Community is at 130E Minden Rd, Singapore 248819. Call 6471 0306 for reservations.
Image: Open Farm Community
Goodwood Park Hotel has plenty of dining experiences available, each known to be top-quality and highly recommended. You can expect no less for their Valentines Day celebrations.
Dinner is bound to impress. Dishes include Crab Salad with Compressed Watermelon and Poached Lobster with Chicken Roulade. And those are just the starters.
For the main dishes, you can expect Grilled Japanese Wagyu Beef Sirloin with Roasted Potato or a Garoupa Fillet with Broccoli Rosti, Garlic Bread Crumbs and Tomato Basil Vinaigrette.
Goodwood Park Hotel takes desserts almost as seriously as their main dishes, if not more. Savour a beautifully plated Pink Profiteroles with Yuzu Cream, Vanilla Cremeux and Mango Passionfruit Sorbet on the side.
Price: $288++ per pax for four courses, $308++ per pax for five courses. Available only on Feb 14, 7 pm – 10.30 pm.
Goodwood Park Hotel, 22 Scotts Road, Singapore 228221, 6737 7411.
Image: Goodwood Park Hotel
Text: Ashley Tham / Her World / February 2020