With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to share a special meal with that special someone. And while virtually every restaurant in Singers will be doing something to celebrate this loved up day, we’ve rounded up our faves into this nifty little list of the Best Date Night Spots in Singapore for Valentine’s Day. From the super romantic to the quiet and whimsical (and even the downright trendy), treat yourself and your beloved to a night off and enjoy the romance, mama!
Renowned for its warm and cosy ambience, there’s nothing quite like snuggling up to your beloved with a glass of vino at this charming French restaurant. Tucked away in a restored shophouse on the Singapore River, dine alfresco (with a view!) or keep it intimate by sitting inside, and chow down on delectable dishes by chef-owner Francois Mermilliod. Their special Valentine’s Day 5-course dinner set features beauties such as Marinated Scampi with Semi-Riped Mango and Citrus Scents, Pan Fried Foie Gras and Sirloin of Wagyu Beef, with a White and Red Heart dessert to end the evening on a honeyed touch.
72 Boat Quay, Singapore 049860
Tel: (+65) 6222 9068
If you’d rather ditch the traditional set menu for something a little sweeter instead, then Atrium is the place to be with your special someone! With a decadent chocolate buffet featuring 12 milk, dark and white chocolate desserts (highlights include the Rustic Chestnut Chocolate Macaroon and the Gianduja Chocolate Fudge Cake) as well as unlimited champagne, wine and beers to sip on, it’s the perfect spot for a sweet evening with your lovely. For extra romancing, snap up one of their specially decorated “lantern-inspired” pods to score extra bonus points.
Valentine’s Day chocolate buffet is only available on 14 February from 5-11pm and is $80 per couple. The pod package is priced at $228 per couple and includes the chocolate buffet, unlimited drinks and the pod to get cosy in.
Lobby Marina Square, 7 Raffles Boulevard, Singapore 039595
Tel: (+65) 6826 8240
Featuring a modern European design complemented with touches of rustic simplicity, District 10 at UE Square is for relaxed couples who want to enjoy a peaceful meal without the kids. Head there on Valentine’s Day to enjoy their “touch of red” three-course dinner set where each dish is inspired by the colour red (we love the sound of the Raspberry Chocolate Cake with Strawberry Mint Salad). Don’t forget to pack your red lipstick either mama because their “Hot Kisses for my Valentine” competition will see you attempt to plant as many kisses as you can on your hubby’s face within 30 seconds, where the most lip imprints wins (all mamas also receive a complementary Bobbi Brown goodie bag too).
Valentine’s Day menu available on 14 February from 6pm – 10.30pm and is priced at $58++ per person.
81 Clemenceau Avenue,#01-15/16/17 UE Square Shopping Mall, Singapore 239917
Tel: (+65) 6738 4788
For an unconventional dining experience this Valentine’s Day (because spice is always nice!), head to Lower East Side Taqueria. This quirky, vibrant Mexican restaurant-cum-bar on the East Coast promises to spice up your romantic celebrations with its wickedly hot creations. Enjoy a special four-course gastronomic spread, featuring Ceviche de Camarones, Pibil Pollo (a marinated chicken dish), Taco Platters and Churros to finish. Don’t forget to order a Spicy Valentine Margarita whilst you are there, before settling in for a one-night-only screening of iconic Mexican movies (from 6pm) with your loved one.
Valentine’s Day set dinner is only available on 14 February and is priced at $32 per person (minimum 2 diners).
19 East Coast Road, Singapore 428746
Tel: (+65) 6348 1302
For a date night with a difference, head to MUSEO and explore your creative side with your special someone. This unique tea lounge meets social painting studio (with a stunning sea view!) offers a quick retreat from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, with their three-course special Valentine’s Day menu and painting session (you read that correctly mama!). Start the evening with a delicious meal, follow it by making your own Sangria cocktails before turning your hand to a 90-minute social painting session where you’ll get to unleash your creativity and create a masterpiece that you and hubby can take home at the end! Fun!
Museo’s three-course Valentine’s Day dinner menu and painting session is available on 13 and 14 February and is priced at $288 nett.
31 Ocean Way, #01-22 Sentosa Cove, Singapore 098375
Tel: (+65) 6734 8066
By combining popular Southeast Asian dishes, with western cooking techniques (and a healthy sense of imagination!), the new Pidgin Kitchen & Bar at Dempsey serves bold and fun creations — perfect for a romantic date night with a twist! Indulge in clever dishes like the Firecracker, a quirky combination of jamon, pork terrine and ‘bak kwa’ or a plate of Dating Lovebirds, an interesting combo of pigeon, Chinese red dates and cherries. This intimate resto is a lovely place to share a quiet meal with your beloved, while you sip on cocktails like Go Steady, a tasty concoction of Arte Nom tequila, amaretto, apple brandy, gula melaka, lime juice and 7-up! You can read our full review here!
Tel: (+65) 6475 0080
Whether you want to share your Valentines dinner with your other half or a host of family and friends, Rabbit Carrot Gun’s “sharing” menu is the ideal solution! Perfect for a laid-back meal, this quiet English restaurant (with a healthy dose of old-world charm) is a lovely spot to cosy up toyour lovely… because sharing is caring, mama!
Valentine’s Day sharing set menu is only available on 14 February and is priced at $68 per person.
49 East Coast Road, Singapore 428768
Tel: (+65) 6348 8568
Snuggled in the lush greenery at Rochester Park, this ambient gastrobar is putting on an aphrodisiac-inspired dinner set for Love Day complete with fresh oysters, a wild mushroom and black truffle raviolo and Moet champagne. Mamas even receive a Valrhona gift bag too!
Valentine’s Day set menu is only available of 14 February and is priced at $110++ per person ($130++ with champagne).
1 Rochester Park, Singapore 139212
Tel: (+65) 6773 0070
photo courtesy of Brett Boardman
Situated on the water at Quayside Isle, hip mamas and papas can book a table at this contemporary Spanish resto and enjoy a Mediterranean-inspired meal of Embutidos Mixtos (a selection of Spanish ham and sausages), Paella Pescado (Paella with seafood and Maine lobster), and Churros (Spanish fried doughnut) with a bottle of Cava to wash it all down. Take a wander around the marina post-meal to enjoy the atmosphere (and another sneaky drink!).
Valentine’s Day sharing set menu is only available on 14 February and is priced at $136++ for two people.
31 Ocean Way #01-02, Singapore 098375
Tel: (+65) 6690 7568
Perched 55 floors above the heart of Orchard Road, the Aussie-inspired, Salt Grill & Sky Bar is set to impress, with their 6-course “love” menu, dotted with tons of fresh seafood and a “chocolate lovers plate” to finish .While a night here is certainly a special treat (it’s going to cost!) it’s hard to go past the stunning views of Southern Singapore — especially as the sun goes down, mama!
Valentine’s Day set menu is only available on 14 February (two seatings, 6pm or 8:30pm) and is priced at $400++ per couple.
2 Orchard Turn, #55-01 & 56-01 ION Orchard, Singapore 238801
Tel: (+65) 6592 5118
How could we not mention the great Wheel of Singapore, especially when they’re getting loved up this Valentine’s Day? Hop aboard the Love Wheel with your significant other and enjoy a sky high dining experience with full butler service. Couples will dine on a 4-course set menu, while they enjoy views of the Singapore skyline as well as roses and heart-shaped macaroons upon exit.
Valentine’s Day Sky High Dining Package is available on 12-14 February 2014 and is priced at $339++ per couple (shared capsule).
30 Raffles Ave, Singapore 039803
Tel: (+65) 6333 3311
One of the best dining experiences in Singapore, this chic, modern bistro is definitely one to visit for a loved up meal with your other half. Sit down for their decadent four-course Valentine’s Day set menu (with two complimentary glasses of prosecco to get you really relaxed…) and enjoy Freshly Shucked Oysters, Shrimp and Avocado Chowder, and Seared NY Strip with Asparagus and Pommes Puree. There’s even live music on the night, and if you get there early enough you can organize a special song dedication for your amore (between 8 and 11pm).
Valentine’s Day four-course set menu is only available on 14 February (with sittings at 6:30pm and 9pm) and is priced at $188++ per couple.
No 10 Winstedt Road, Block E #01-17, Singapore 227977
Tel: (+65) 6225 6690
Dubbed one of the most romantic restaurants in S’pore, bring your chequebook mama because those stunning sea views, pleasant atmosphere and five-star quality food is going to cost (but is so worth it!). On 14 February, dine on their special 7-course set menu where a different bite is served for the papas compared to the mamas (so expect a different ingredient cooked in a similar fashion for each course). Share the love (and your meal) with your significant other for a dinner with a difference.
Valentine’s Day set menu is only available of 14 February and is priced at $468++ per couple (includes 2 glasses of champagne and a rose for the lady).
2 Bukit Manis Road, Sentosa Island, Singapore 099891
Tel: (+65) 6371 1425
Our go-to when we want a cosy romantic dining spot, The Halia at the Singapore Botanic Gardens is turning up the love factor this Valentine’s Day with their special five-course dinner set menus. Curated by Executive chef Peter Rollinson, you can dine on beauties like Tasmanian Crayfish Ravioli, Braised Mayura Station Wagyu Brisket or Paperbag Oven-Baked Chilean Seabass Fillet. If you’re looking for a bit o’ variety, you can opt for their Valentine’s Day Buffet Dinner instead, and choose from goodies like Slow Roasted Wagyu Beef or Valrhona Chocolate Truffle. A romantic meal in the heart of the gardens? Yes please.
Valentine’s Day 5-course set menu is only available on 14 February and is priced at $300 nett per couple ($420 nett with paired wines). The buffet set is priced at $250 nett per couple (with wine) or $220 nett (without wine).
Ginger Garden, 1 Cluny Road, Singapore 259569
Tel: (+65) 6476 6711