Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and if you’re still stuck and have not made plans yet, read on to find the most romantic places and the offers especially curated for the day
Folly by Nick & Scott
Package: Valentine’s Day is made more romantic with the panoramic views at folly by Nick & Scott. Treat your other half to a 4-course meal featuring folly signature dishes such as Feta with Szechuan pepper and ponzu, Scallops with jalapeno, avocado and lime, and Sirloin beef with braised oxtail and leeks. For a sweet finish, folly is serving strawberry with vanilla and basil.
Price: AED 400 per person with soft drinks, AED 650 per person with wine pairing
Contact: Reservations@folly.ae / 04 430 8535
Noire, dining in the dark at Fairmont Dubai
Package: 3-course dining in the dark experience with paired beverages. Noire invites couples on a thrilling culinary adventure to experience 5-star gourmet cuisine in pitch darkness.
The 1 ½ hour multi-sensory dining experience includes a three-course menu with paired beverages, and a post-dining reception (in the light) to discuss the featured menu with the chef. This intriguing blind dining experience will turn entirely on its head the old saying of ‘first (visual) impressions count’ by encouraging guests to re-evaluate their perceptions through a different thought process.
Valid: 7:30pm (Noire does only one seating per evening), 14 February
Price: AED 360 per person
Contact: + 971 4 311 8316 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Brunswick, Sheraton Mall of the Emirates
Package: Brunswick at Sheraton Hotel in MOE doubles up its 10,000 Volts Happy Hour deal for Valentine’s Day. Adding an electric twist to the usual 10,000 Volts event, the Melbourne-inspired eatery, bar, and terrace will give the first 50 men and first 50 women one half of an electrical socket or plug. The partakers will have to mingle through the night and try to match their respective fits between 9pm – 11:47pm.
Price: AED100 per person
Contact: email@example.com Tel: 056 404 0685
Package: The perfect Valentine’s celebration at Günaydin in Souk Al Bahar, celebrate the date with the best fountain views in front of the Dubai Mall. Savour the real authentic Turkish cuisine at Günaydin, the pioneer of the “Steakhouse” concept in Turkey that maintains its leadership by providing the most delicious high-quality meat in Dubai.
For Valentine’s special occasion, don’t miss out to try the original heart-shaped pide with cheese that Günaydin has to offer, made out of the originally sourced flour from Turkey.
Price: AED95 per person
Package: “Well-being” sums up pretty much what Life’n One brings to the community, and to celebrate the most awaited 14 th of February, Life’n One also brings a special Valentine’s day menu to celebrate the special occasion in the best well-being way
Price: AED169 per person
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: +971 56 534 2899
Heart of the Ocean, QE2
Package: Couples are led behind the scenes through the ship’s passageways and out to the bow of the ship – the forward most part of the vessel, where they are welcomed to a stunning candle-lit table setting and an ice cold bottle of bubbly. Live classical music serenades the couple as they enjoy a delectable five-course meal. A butler is discreetly on hand to ensure that the entire evening is magical. Couples will have their photograph taken on the part of the ship made famous by Kate Winslet’s ‘flying’ scene in Hollywood blockbuster, Titanic and a picture presented to them at the end of the evening.
Price: AED1,969 per person (includes a five-course meal, one bottle of bubbly per couple, a printed photograph, a night stay for two in a Superior Room inclusive of breakfast)
Package: Nothing says romance more than an intimate pool-side dinner date at Stoke House. Start a romantic evening with Oysters and Pink Prosecco on arrival before indulging in a specially curated Valentine’s Day menu. Featuring Stoke House favourites such as the Fois Gras terrine on brioche with onion & Port jam, Pan-fried sea scallops with artichoke puree, Grilled Black Angus Flank Steak, and Lemon sole fillets.
Price: AED 695 per couple
Contact: Info@stokehouse.ae / 04 245 3939
Roberto’s Restaurant and Lounge
Package: If you’re looking to surprise that special someone then look no further than Roberto’s Restaurant and Lounge this Valentine’s Day. Serving up a delectable five or six-course menu, couples can enjoy an evening of romance at Roberto’s – complete with complimentary chocolate and a professionally taken photo for every couple set against the back drop of the Burj Khalifa.
Date: 14th February 2019
Price: Piemonte (840 per couple), Cortina (AED 3,500 per couple), Entertainment Lounge (AED 840 per couple)
Time: 7 – 11pm
Contact: +971 4 386 0066or call
Matagi, Emerald Palace
Package: Treat your loved one to a romantic evening full of mouthwatering Pan Asian specialties, from high-quality meats to delicate seafood platters
Price: AED 350 per guest including welcome beverages
Quattro Passi, Five Palm Jumeirah
Package: A romantic 4-course Italian dinner, sultry vocals from the live band and a beautiful setting. What more do you need to celebrate the most romantic day of the year? Spoil your amore with a gourmet Italian experience featuring Fin de Claire oysters, foie gras terrine and Sicilian red shrimp.
Price: AED350 per person
Contact: 04 455 9989
Qwerty, Media One Hotel
Package: If you’re really looking to impress your date on February 14th, take them to Qwerty. They have prepared a three-course Valentine’s Day menu including lightly home-smoked salmon, minted purple potatoes, pea puree asparagus & hollandaise and braised beef bourguignon with potato puree. To finish, we’re treating you to a divine white chocolate & strawberry pannacotta with dark chocolate sauce. The Valentine’s Day menu includes a bottle of wine to share and a welcome drink on arrival.
Price: AED495 per couple
Package: Guests can enjoy a romantic table on the beach complete with a four-course set menu including a bottle of bubbly for the occasion. Ladies will receive complimentary red roses, plus the couple will be able to take away a chocolate memento.
Price: AED 595 per couple
Contact: 04 514 3778 / 800TAPS
Package: Enjoy 3 fiery, flavor-packed courses including welcome beverages crafted for wild Amazonian lovebirds
Valid: February 14
Price: AED555 per couple
Villamore, Emerald Palace
Package: Transport your amoré a world away and treat them to a divinely romantic dinner by the sea. Bold and delicious home cooked-style seafood and signature Mediterranean dishes make for a relaxed and refined meal for two.
Price: AED 400 per guest including a welcome beverage
Babel, La Mer
Package: This Valentine’s Day impress your loved one with a romantic rooftop dining experience to set the mood for a charming date night and watch them fall in love with you all over again. Experience the best of Mediterranean cuisine with a progressive twist – From delectable hot and cold mezze to succulent grills, each dish is a unique work of art.
Le Meridien Al Aqah Beach Resort
Package: Gonu Bar & Grill special Valentine’s Day promotion: curated 4-course set menu with a bottle of sparkling beverage.
Price: AED 444 per couple
Valid: From Sunday, 10th Feb till Saturday, 16th Feb
Contact: 09 244 9000 | Le Méridien Al Aqah Beach Resort
Vanitas, Palazzo Versace Dubai
Package: Nothing says ‘I love you’ or ‘Ti amo’, like taking your loved one to Vanitas, the signature Italian restaurant at Palazzo Versace Dubai. Set against the luminous waters of the Dubai Creek, Vanitas is the perfect location for an intimate and romantic dinner this Valentine’s Day.
Valid: From 7pm, February 14
Price: AED 399 per person (food only), including a single rose and a dessert to take away
Last Exit Dubai
Package: Looking for an out-of-the-box Valentine’s experience this year? Make the day extra special by treating your loved one to a fun evening at Last Exit – a first-of-its-kind food truck park concept by Meraas, open at four locations across Dubai.
You can spend the perfect evening playing your favorite carnival games to win adorable stuffed toys for your beloved and then pick a food truck to grab a delicious bite to eat. And if you don’t have time to shop for flowers, you can still present your date with a complimentary rose on every spend of AED30 and above at Last Exit Jebel Ali North, Last Exit Jebel Ali South, and Last Exit Al Qudraon 14 February 2019 from 10am to 12 midnight.
Package: Valentine’s Day haters are welcome (read: encouraged) at The Lion on the most overrated night of the year. No need to get all salty on Valentine’s Day when you can join the Anti-Valentine’s brunch party from 7pm on Thursday 14th Feb. The best excuse to gather all your single mates for a 3-hour feast with unlimited servings of proper finger-lickin’ British grub paired with your beverage of choice.
Price: AED 350 with unlimited house spirits, grape and sparkling for 3 hours
Contact: Book@theliondubai.ae / 04 359 2366