There’s nothing like a Valentine Day’s dinner with a magical view or surrounding to amp up the romantic vibe. Start the evening right by booking a table at any of these restaurants.
On 12, 13 and 14 February, executive chef Christopher Millar of Stellar@1-Altitude will prepare a six-course dinner (from $200 per person), which includes the Sevruga Caviar with Sea Urchin and Roasted Turbot with White Truffle Polenta and Radicchio. Pastry chef Jasmin Chew presents Bouquet, a sweet treat of Geneva apples paired with yoghurt custard, almond sable and roasted marcona almonds). The Mediterranean-infused Love Potion cocktail is a tipple we’d recommend this Valentine’s Day weekend.
One Raffles Place. Tel: 6438 0410
Enjoy a delightful Valentine’s Day dinner set (from $398 per couple) at Salt Grill & Sky Bar, in the heart of Orchard. Celebrity chef-restaurateur Luke Mangan serves up an appetising Oyster paired with Horseradish and Lime Granita. Tuck into generous servings of Rangers Valley sirloin topped with a homemade Béarnaise sauce. A wine pairing option for each course, which includes quaffs like Irvine Pinot Gris 2015 and Fox Creek Shadow Run Shiraz Cabernet Sauvignon 2012, can be selected for an additional $58 per person
2 Orchard Turn, #55-01 & #56-01 ION Orchard. Tel: 6592 5118
Celebrate the occasion at Zafferano, with a five-course meal on Valentine’s Eve ($138 per person) or Valentine’s Day ($218 per person). ($88 per person) Chef Marco Guccio’s distinctive Amore (Prosecco with elderflower liqueur and Crème de cassis) and the Rum Caribbean Samaroli 2005 are some of the signature dishes. Eat your heart out, with the Heart Shaped Ravioli with ricotta, lemon, pumpkin and tomato coulis. Indulge in a treat of handmade rose-flavoured macarons. ($18 per box)
10 Collyer Quay Tel: 6509 1488
Set against the Singapore skyline, Me@OUE offers an exclusive “His and Her” menu. Be spoilt for choice with the four- or six-course menu ($125 or $245 per person). On Valentine’s Day Eve, share the Oyster topped with Tartar of Cucumber, Caviar, Mandarin Segment, Yuzu Viniagrette and the Chocolate Heart Temptation (exotic mango curd, salted caramel coulis and dark chocolate mousse) with your other half. Ladies can sample the tender and succulent Miso Cod with Tomato, Mizuna Salad and Japanese Bamboo Shoot while the gentlemen can opt for the mouth-watering Pan Seared Duck Breast with Quince Jelly, Saffron Turnip, Foie Gras and Pomegranate. The six-course menu also features Lobster Thermidor and Charcoal Grilled A5 Ohmi Wagyu Beef.
50 Collyer Quay. Tel: 62730209
After a romantic walk in the Botanic Gardens, pop by Halia for dinner. The Buffet Menu ($220 per couple) offers treats such as Scottish smoked salmon, caper, dill, avocado puree, lemon dressing & pickled onion. For something warmer, opt for the Crab steamed egg with soya & sesame, and steamed chicken with asparagus, cherry tomato, ginger & kaffir lime. An alternative would be the Sharing Menu ($300 per couple), which includes Cream of Celeriac & Truffle and Lobster Tail & Bisque. Enjoy in-house concoctions ($55) such as Cupid’s Potion and Together as One.
1 Cluny Road, Singapore Botanic Garden. Tel: 8444 1148
At SuperTree by IndoChine, indulge in a five-course feast ($380 per couple) that is both sumptuous and sustainable. Deeply rooted in eco-sustainable traditions, IndoChine sources for organic ingredients for every dish. Enjoy fresh Coriander Lime Dressed Asian Green Salad and Canadian Sustainable Boston Lobster. Savour wine picks such as the Veuve Clicquot Rose and the Casas Del Toqui Single Estate Merlot 2012.
Gardens by the Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Dr, Singapore
Tel: 6694 8489
At the Fullerton Hotel’s The Lighthouse, enjoy a delectable offering ($199 per person) of seven-courses, including Lobster Carpaccio with Lemon and Tomato Confit, Light Vegetable Cream, Hokkaido Scallops with Truffle Caviar and Guanaja Chocolate Cake with Raspberry . Those who prefer an al fresco setting can make a reservation at the Rooftop Lighthouse ($800 per couple, limited to five tables only)—the dinner comes with a bottle of Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin Rosé.
1 Fullerton Square. Tel: 6877 8140
For a seaside rendezvous, opt for Il Lido at the Cliff. Feast on a six-course meal, including fresh Scallops with Saffron Celeriac Cream and Roasted Cod with Artichokes and Truffle Polenta this Valentine’s Eve ($118 per person) and Valentine’s Day ($128 per person).
2 Bukit Manis Road, Sofitel Sentosa, Sentosa Resort & Spa. Tel: 6708 8310
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with your significant other at Cocobolo Poolside Bar + Grill at Park Hotel Clarke Quay. Enjoy an atmospheric meal by the Singapore River with a four-course dinner set ($138 per couple). For starters, indulge in a seafood-on-ice sharing platter comprising Boston Lobster, Chilled Tiger Prawns, Green Lip Mussels, Chilean scallops, Snow Crab Leg and Fresh Oyster. The menu also features Rainbow Cake with Berries Compote, for dessert.
1 Unity Street. Tel: 6593 8888
Catalunya offers panoramic views of Marina Bay. Diners will be able to sample five Spanish cheeses hailing from different regions and wines made from Verdejo, Tempranillo and Pedro Ximénez grapes. The Valentine’s Day Cheese and Wine Pairing Platter ($65 per couple) includes Manchego, produced in La Manche, Idiazabal from the Basque Country and Mahón from the Spanish island of Minorca. Tipples such as the Nectar Pedro Ximénez and the Cvne Imperial Reserva are recommended by the sommeliers.
82 Collyer Quay. Tel: 6534 0886
On the 57th level of Marina Bay Sands, at CÉ LA VI, executive chef Frederic Faucheux will serve up a set menu with Irish Oysters with Passion Fruit Sorbet, Whitefish Sushi, and Sea Scallop and Foie Gras with crumbled ginger biscuits, apple teriyaki, and seared grapes for dinner ($168 per person). Pastry chef Ariana Jimenez whips up a fine Rose-Cardamom Bloom.
SkyPark at Marina Bay Sands, Tower 3, 1 Bayfront Avenue. Tel: 6688 7688
Spend Valentine’s Day at LeVeL 33, the world’s highest urban craft-brewery. For a three-course set dinner with wine pairing($118 per person), enjoy a ceviche with hand chopped Hokkaido scallop, Irish salmon, Ebi prawn, shaved white chocolate and citrus saffron dressing, and a Chateaubriand Argentinian steak with russet purée, buttered spinach, roasted carrots and espresso jus. For a sweet ending to your meal, opt for the Tarte with Kirch liqueur and hazelnut ganache, balsamic poached berries and lavender mascarpone.
8 Marina Blvd, #33-01 Marina Bay Financial Centre Tower 1
Tel: 6834 3133
Corner House’s historic black and white bungalow offers views of the Botanical Gardens. A six-course Valentine’s Menu ($98 per person) crafted by chef Jason Tan features French Royale oyster with cucumber, fromage blanc and olive oil pearl. Enjoy the Varanger red king crab with Bouchot mussel, radish, fennel and Kristal de Chine caviar and the Patagonian toothfish with smoked bacon, celtuce, kelp and katsuobushi. The Whispering Corner is also available for a romantic retreat for two ($988 for a table).
1 Cluny Road, Singapore Botanic Gardens, E J H Corner House, (Nassim Gate Entrance)
Tel: 6469 1000