Valentine’s Day can be stressful for some – with last-minute plans to fret about and nowhere romantic to bring your significant other. Here’s our selection of some of the best dining options to surprise your loved one:
1. CÉ LA VI
Providing the most romantic sunset and best panoramic vista in the city 57 levels above ground, CÉ LA VI Restaurant whisks couples off on an aphrodisiacal culinary voyage in the skies with a luxe 5-course degustation menu, complete with an experimental ‘Love Potion’ couple cocktail available on St Valentine’s Day and the day after (14 and 15 February). For a lasting keepsake to commemorate the momentous occasion, couples are invited to step in and make memories permanent with CÉ LA VI’s Silhouette Photobooth.
The exquisite dining affair is available at SGD68++ per person, and couples with a penchant for the finer things in life can opt for a complementary pairing menu of vintage wines, available at an additional SGD128++ per person.
CÉ LA VI
1 Bayfront Ave, Marina Bay Sands
2. Jamie’s Italian
Treat your loved one to a Jamie Oliver-style dinner this Valentine’s Day from 11-14 February. Jamie’s Italian VivoCity and Forum outlets will offer a special three-course Valentine’s Day menu priced at SGD188++ per couple, complete with a welcome glass of Prosecco or non-alcholic Berry Blast upon arrival and an after dinner digestif to add a finishing touch to your meal. Start your dining experience with a stunning Valentine’s Day Antipasti Plank to share and finish your meal on a decadent note with a trio of desserts such as the gooey Italian Chocolate & Amaretto Torte, Passionfruit Tart with velvety whipped mascarpone and a Strawberry Rippled Shortcake with lashings of fresh vanilla cream, roasted strawberries and strawberry sauce.
583 Orchard Road, #01-01/04
Forum Shopping Mall
1 Harbourfront Walk #01-165/166/167
3. 1- Altitude
Stellar at 1-Altitude takes the love factor sky-high with the world’s highest Valentine’s experience complete with champagne and an amazing view.
Executive Chef Christopher Millar’s progressive Australian gastronomy and the backdrop of spectacular views of the city set the tone for the perfect romantic dinner. Diners can immerse themselves in six courses of floral-accented sensorial delight and and champagne, with highlights including Low Temperature Scallop with white chocolate and caviar; Roasted Poulet Noir Consommé with winter black truffle; and Sea Urchin with ratte potato and coffee. The romantic dinner will be completed with the exquisite Yuzu Opera dessert specially crafted by Pastry Chef Jasmin Chew. Priced at SGD400++ per couple for six courses, inclusive of 1 glass each of Veuve Clicquot (available on 10, 11 and 14 February) and SGD480++ per couple for six courses, inclusive of window seat and 1 glass each of Veuve Clicquot (available on 14 February only).
1 Raffles Place, One Raffles Place Shopping Mall
4. The Garage
The Garage sets the mood for classic romance this Valentine’s Day. Indulge in a six-course dinner by Head Chef Antonio Oviedo at Botanico. Focusing on producing the best and the freshest, the dinner set menu feature delights such as marinated Tsarskaya oyster, steamed sunchoke and egg pudding with foie gras, sunchoke chips with caviar, house-cured Scottish salmon complemented with smoked salmon roe, cucumber sorbet and yuzu sour cream, and stewed lamb sweet breads glazed with lamb jus. Priced at SGD260++ per couple, the Valentine’s Day 6-course dinner set menu is available for two seatings.
Also a concept by The Garage, Bee’s Knees will be introducing a thoughtfully curated picnic basket for love birds to stroll through the picturesque gardens and pick a cosy spot to relax and appreciate the tranquility of the estate. This special Valentine’s Day kit comprises of a tote bag, postcards and outdoor essentials such as a waterproof picnic mat, mosquito repellant and a ladies’ sun hat. Also included is an assortment of sweets and savouries, from croissants with homemade strawberry jam, black truffle potato chips, Spanish ham and comté cheese, brownie cake pops, heart-shaped cookies to a jar of crème caramel, complete with two bottles of mineral water and soft drinks each. The Bee’s Knees picnic basket is priced at SGD88 nett, exclusive of a SGD40 refundable deposit for the return of the basket.
50 Cluny Park Road
Singapore Botanic Gardens
5. Lewin Terrace
This Valentine’s Day, Japanese-Fresh fusion restaurant Lewin Terrace presents a sumptuous 5-course dinner menu designed to tantalize palates and kindle the flames of romance. A beautiful black-and-white bungalow surrounded by lush foliage and tucked away in the heart of the historically-iconic Fort Canning Park, Lewin Terrace offers patrons respite from the hustle and bustle of the city, providing the perfect atmosphere for lovers sharing an intimate evening together as they delve into a gastronomic experience featuring the finest of ingredients from Japan, masterfully prepared by Chef de Cuisine Hiroyuki Shinkai.
Witness the quaint and picturesque charm of Lewin Terrace this Valentine’s Day while savouring a robust interplay of textures and flavours – all the right components for a wonderful night to remember. Dinner is priced at SGD 388++ per couple with a half bottle of champagne, with an optional supplement of SGD 120 for a 5-glass wine pairing.
21 Lewin Terrace