From romantic date night destinations to fun and relaxed options. These are the best dining destinations for V-Day 2021 in Abu Dhabi.
99 Sushi Bar & Restaurant at Al Maryah Island – Valentine’s Day Menu:
Haute Japanese cuisine restaurant, 99 Sushi Bar & Restaurant, will celebrate the annual celebration of love with an 11-course St. Valentine’s Day menu. Kicking off the culinary journey with traditional Japanese flavours, the Hosomaki and Kobe Edamame awaken the palette. Next, 99 Sushi’s aromatic ‘Capumiso’ soup, inspired by a cappuccino, captures the traditional umami miso flavours with a touch of luxury. Guests will move on to a line-up of sushi favourites made with the freshest ingredients including, the Atlantic Blue Lobster maki, the spicy Matsuri tuna roll, the Toro flambé nigiri, the Alaskan king crab gunkan and the Langoustine nigiri. The perfectly cooked signature 99 Black Cod infused with vibrant red miso steals the show among the main courses. To complete the experience, the 99 Yuzu Cheesecake served with Kunafa ice cream takes taste buds on a tour of the eastern hemisphere with notes from East Asia and the Middle East. Sunday 14 February. AED 1299 per couple.
BarFly by Buddha Bar at Venetian Village – Valentine’s Day:
Spend a magical evening with your perfect Valentine at the BarFly by Buddha Bar Supper Club. Enjoy a wonderful view of the beach alongside a four-course set menu under the stars, with resident DJ Mountana setting the vibe. Sunday 14 February. AED 555 per couple and AED 1,099 per couple (inclusive of a bottle of bubbly).
GO: Call (0)56 177 7557 for reservations and more information.
Belgian Café at InterContinental Abu Dhabi – Valentine’s Day:
Celebrate your love with a romantic Belgian getaway, without having to leave Abu Dhabi. Spoil your loved one with a three-course spread of old-world favourites served in the classically European settings of Belgian Café. Expect steaming pots of freshly-prepared mussels, chunky frites and a whole lot more. Dine indoors amidst the cosy and intimate surroundings or al fresco in the garden and enjoy a little piece of old Brussels right in the heart of Abu Dhabi. Sunday 14 February, from 6pm to 11:30pm. AED 299 per couple (inclusive of three-course set menu and a complimentary bottle of grape or two brews).
Bistro at Courtyard World Trade Center Abu Dhabi – Valentine’s Dinner:
Tuck into a delectable buffet of international dishes that include seafood, grills and a live-carving station at Courtyard World Trade Center Abu Dhabi. Followed by an irresistible dessert such as lavender cheesecake and red velvet, mixed berry tart. Sunday 14 February, from 7pm to 11pm. AED 125 (soft beverages) and AED 225 (house beverages).
GO: Call (0)52 914 1207 for reservations and more information.
BOA Steakhouse at Eastern Mangroves Promenade – Valentine’s Day:
Stylish and sophisticated interiors serve as the perfect backdrop for mouthwatering, modern-day steakhouse fare. The cool, edgy vibe will immediately put you at ease and add to the pleasure of enjoying your food this Valentine’s Day. Keep the spark alive with a sizzling five-course menu for you and your special someone. Sunday 14 February. AED 800 per couple (including a glass of bubbly) and AED 950 per couple (including a bottle of bubbly).
Buddha-Bar Beach Abu Dhabi at The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort – Valentine’s Day:
At Buddha-Bar Beach Abu Dhabi, Chef Renzo invites guests to ‘Enamórate De Mi’ through a Nikkei-Latin inspired menu. Operating exclusively to unveil the Valentine’s Day menu, guests will be ushered in with a refreshing drink of Chilcano de Pisco, Peru’s signature cocktail, and live Latin entertainment. Featured on the menu are cold starters such as California Love; hot starters such as duck gyoza; and main courses of beef teriyaki and Chilean sea bass with Nikkei pesto. The indulgent meal ends with a sweet treat of Valrhona chocolate bar with mandarin sorbet and Eton Mess. Sunday 14 February, from 7pm until midnight. AED 350 per person.
Byblos Sur Mer at InterContinental Abu Dhabi – Valentine’s Day:
Frequented by residents and visitors alike, Byblos Sur Mer has gained a reputation as one of the most celebrated Lebanese restaurants in the capital. Enjoy a Levantine-inspired Valentine’s Day menu and whisk your beloved on a journey through the most nuanced flavours of the Levant region. Indulge in a tempting sharing menu of culinary highlights that he been specifically designed to spread love. Set against a spectacular dining backdrop, guests can dine on the terrace and experience marina views that are just as spectacular as the food, for a romantic evening of love and intimacy. Sunday 14 February, from 8pm to 1:30am. Packages from AED 499 per couple (inclusive of live entertainment).
Café 302 at Al Maha Arjaan by Rotana – Three-Day set menu:
Winner of the award for ‘Favourite Cafe’ at the Fact Dining Awards Abu Dhabi 2020, Café 302 will launch a special three-day special set menu for everyone who wants to celebrate love. Available from February 12 to 14, the specially crafted offer includes a three-course meal inclusive of soft beverages. Expect roasted tomato basil soup and grilled sea scallops to start, followed by either a herb-marinated t-bone steak or a pan-seared sea bass for the main course. Finish the meal with a red velvet molten lava cake. There is also a plant-based set menu for vegan diners to enjoy. 12 to 14 February, from 6pm to 10pm. AED 199 per couple.
Catch at St. Regis at The St. Regis Abu Dhabi – An Oceanic Romance:
Chef Remon Nabil, famed for his fusion cooking expertise, has curated a five-course menu that serves occidental seafood and prime cuts with the finest local produce, overlooking the Abu Dhabi corniche. Upon arrival, guests will be welcomed with a selection of signature drinks at the main bar. They will then be escorted to a beautifully laid table where each course will be introduced and explained by a dedicated server. Using coveted ingredients, each dish is an ode to the mighty ocean. The celebratory menu includes starters such as A Farewell Kiss from The Sea; On the Path to Nostalgia; and A Feeling Of ‘Déjà Vu.’ The main course offers an impressive selection between Exploring the Ocean’s Depth and Unwrapping A Gift of Life. As for the dessert, creations aptly named as A Moment of Cherry-Celebration and Dreaming Under the Stars Light will end the meal on a sweet note. Sunday 14 February, from 6:30pm. AED 550 per person (soft beverages) and AED 750 per person (grapes and hops).
Cho Gao Marina Walk at InterContinental Abu Dhabi – Valentine’s Day:
Take your loved one on a journey through the best of Asia this Valentine’s Day. Indulge in a curated menu of aromatic flavours from across the continent and enjoy a bottle of grape in what is guaranteed to be an enthralling discovery of Pan-Asian culinary delights. Journey through Asia in Abu Dhabi’s heart with a culinary offering that presents authentic dishes rooted in tradition and given a unique contemporary twist. Expect a dining experience that revolves around bold flavours and a beguiling selection of libations crafted by a team of master mixologists. Sunday 14 February, from 7pm to 12:30am. AED 299 per couple (inclusive of a bottle of grape and live entertainment).
Chamas Churrascaria & Bar at InterContinental Abu Dhabi – Valentine’s Day:
Give your Valentine’s Day a Brazilian twist at Chamas. Sip on a glass of vintage grape and lose yourselves to an evening of indulgent Churrasco. With South American sides, fire-roasted meats and skewers, Chamas will take you and your loved one on a journey showcasing a selection of cuts reared on the Pampas grasslands of Argentina, Australia, USA, Canada and Europe. Sunday 14 February, from 6pm to 11pm. AED 399 per couple (inclusive of entertainment and a glass of vintage).
Cipriani Yas Island – Valentine’s Day:
This Valentine’s Day, Cipriani Yas Island welcomes couples for an intimate dining experience with the finest Italian cuisine, live music and stunning waterfront views. For the cherished occasion, guests will select dishes from a specially curated set menu or an exquisite à la carte menu showcasing the finest ingredients. Highlights include octopus salad with potatoes, risotto with prawns and asparagus, homemade spinach and ricotta ravioli, fillet of Dover Sole and herb-crusted rack of Lamb. Those with a sweet tooth can complete their experience with a special Valentine’s Day edition of strawberry vanilla meringue or chocolate cake. Sunday 14 February, from 6pm until midnight. AED 495 per person.
GO: Call (0)2 657 5400 for reservations and more information.
Cove Beach Abu Dhabi at Makers District – Valentine’s Night:
What’s more romantic than a private dinner at the beach or Cove Beach’s stunning infinity pool? Couples can indulge in a four-course set menu while enjoying the scenic view of Abu Dhabi’s skyline. A photographer is also available upon request. Sunday 14 February, from 6pm to 1am. AED 799 per couple (four-course set menu inclusive of soft beverages) and AED 1,399 per couple (four-course set menu inclusive of house beverages).
COYA Abu Dhabi – Peruvian Romance:
Dine al fresco this Valentine’s Day amidst COYA Abu Dhabi’s romantic surroundings with shimmering views of Al Maryah Island combined with signature Peruvian hospitality and delicacies. The journey starts with a glass of Champagne on .arrival, followed by Pargo a la Trufa, Mixto Ceviche, Maki Roll de Salmon, Atun Nikkei and Picante de Pepino salad. As the evening unfolds, an extravagant meal of Langostinos Tigre Anticuchos, Langostinos Mediterraneo, Escabeche Peruano and Papa Seca Coliflor awaits. The experience culminates in a beautiful Valentine’s Day dessert platter which includes a heart-shaped cheesecake with strawberry sorbet and compressed strawberries. Sunday 14 February, from 6pm until late. AED 460 per person.
Cyan Brasserie at Andaz Capital Gate Abu Dhabi -Valentine’s Day Dinner:
Make this Valentine’s Day truly special by booking a romantic dining experience with your significant other at Cyan Brasserie, located on 18th floor at Andaz Capital Gate Abu Dhabi. The culinary team at Cyan has curated a four-course set dinner menu designed to ignite the sparks of love while stimulating the senses. The Valentine’s Day menu comprises of a selection of Hors D ’Oeuvre including wild mushrooms, artichoke and aged comté tart, baked oysters, Champagne sabayon, langoustine and caviar egg mimosa, foie gras tartine, brandade and panisse; a choice of either grilled Wagyu tenderloin or Chilean sea bass for the main course; black truffle Camembert for pré-dessert and Valentine’s rose for Dessert. Sunday 14 February. AED 275 per person (food only) and AED 400 per person (including grape pairing).
GO: Call (0)56 544 8158 for reservations and more information.
Dino’s Bistro Italiano at Pearl Rotana Capital Centre – Fall In Love The Italian Way At Dino’s:
Celebrate an unforgettable night at Dino’s Bistro Italiano, an authentic Italian restaurant serving modern cuisine in a lively and casual setting. Dino’s team of passionate chefs create Italian classics, from pasta to meat and fish dishes, all made from the finest and freshest ingredients, bringing a true taste of Italy on your plate. Enjoy a four-course set-menu, paired with two glasses of grapes or bubbly for AED 400 per couple or AED 450 per couple.(inclusive of a bottle of grape or bubbly). Sunday 14 February, from 6pm.
Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi – Intimate Dinners:
There is something magical about expressing your affection over a delicate dining experience. The chefs at Benjarong and Namak at Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi, have curated a special dinner menu for you and your Valentine. Dance your romance with Indian flavours at Namak with a five-course set menu for AED 345 per couple (inclusive of a welcome beverage). Alternatively, you can enjoy a tempting Thai five-course set menu at Benjarong with a sparkling beverage. AED 345 per couple (inclusive of a welcome beverage). Available Thursday 12 to Sunday 1 February.
Emirates Palace – Specially Curated Dining Experiences:
Specially curated dining experiences include afternoon picnics in Emirates Palace’s lush gardens as well as a special picnic basket for two in a private cabana on the beach. Couples can find intimate hideaways to spend quality time at other locations around the expansive property while experiencing bespoke five to seven-course dining menus. At the beach restaurant, BBQ Al Qasr, couples can enjoy the sounds of the ocean in a private gazebo, while private tables under the domes either on the beach or the fountain, offer a unique destination for couples to create unforgettable memories. All experiences are set up with the most romantic touches, including flowers and decorations to ensure the theme of romance is not forgotten. Prices start at AED 1,790 per couple.
GO: Call (0)2 690 8888 for reservations and more information.
Fishmarket at InterContinental Abu Dhabi – Valentine’s Day:
Rekindle your romance by the ocean at Fishmarket and surprise your loved one with the enchanting flavours of the sea. Embark on a romantic culinary voyage and enjoy fresh from the net catch of the day as part of a specially curated set menu. Served under a sky filled with stars, Fishmarket is one of the capital’s most exciting gastronomic experiences having opened in 1989. Enjoy the freshest fish cooked to your preference in a secluded beach location this Valentine’s Day. Sunday 14 February, from 6:30pm to 10:30pm. AED1,499 per couple (inclusive of a set menu paired grape beverages and a one night stay).
Garage at W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island – Just For Two:
A fusion like no other – take a seat and prepare to be immersed within the culture of big, bold street food flavors. A sensorial experience of enticing aromas and theatrically crafted steamed and stir-fried delicacies will transport you into a vibrant world. Steal the scene at Garage this Valentine’s Day with option of set-menu or go a la carte and spice up the night. Sunday 14 February, from 5pm to 11pm.
GO: Call (0)2 656 0000 for reservations and more information.
GLO at Rosewood Abu Dhabi – Valentine’s Under The Stars:
Rosewood Abu Dhabi’s rooftop bar, GLO, hosts its ‘Valentine’s Under the Stars’ special, which offers a four-course set menu that includes the food of love. Dibba Bay Oysters, Calamari tagliatelle, salmon gravlax, tiger prawns, clams, scallops and free-flowing sparkling are all available on the night. Sunday 14 February, from 7pm to 11pm. AED 600 per couple.
Grills@Chill’O at Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche – Just The Two Of Us:
This Valentine’s Day, Grills@Chill’O is setting the stage with a romantic three-course dinner under the stars. Home to picturesque panoramic Corniche views, the restaurant’s idyllic setting paves the way for three-courses of culinary excellence. Enjoy the delicately crafted courses from fresh oysters and homemade tagliarini pasta to saffron risotto with hand-dived scallops. All while listening to the timeless tunes orchestrated with piano and cello duo. Sunday 14 February, from 7pm until midnight. AED 299 per couple (soft beverages), AED 399 per couple (house beverages) and AED 449 per couple (bubbly).
GO: Call (0)2 813 7777 for reservations and more information.
Kamoon Restaurant at Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana – Red Velvet Night:
Settle down for a cosy evening under the stars with mesmerising views of the Arabian Gulf at Kamoon restaurant. Enjoy the exotic aromas and flavours of the Middle East with a romantic twist, complemented by the best Arabic tunes from Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana’s Oud master, to provide magical memories to last a lifetime. Enjoy a complimentary welcome drink and a four-course set-menu on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 February 2021, from 7pm to 11pm. AED 399 per couple or AED 499 per couple (cabana seating)
Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana – Sunset At The Beach:
Whisk your loved one away for a memorable early dinner and witness the sunset by the beach surrounded by the sound of the waves and a palace view on this special day. Enjoy a complimentary welcome drink and a three-course set-menu with a Mediterranean twist on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 February 2021, from Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 February 2021, from 4pm to 7pm. AED 499 per couple.
La Salle at Saadiyat Beach Club – Chateau d’Amour:
Celebrate St. Valentine with a castle-like romance by the sea at La Salle. The night includes a seven-course menu of Provencal flavours with a limited edition gâteu d’amour. Expect love scrolls for all the lovers to spark up the romance in a candlelit setting. Sunday 14 February. AED 1,000 per couple (including welcome drinks) and AED 1,200 per (Including a bottle of bubbly).
Li Beirut at Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers – Levantine Love:
Visit Li Beirut for a culinary voyage that will take you through some of Lebanon’s most cherished and authentic homemade creations. Chef Jouni Ibrahim enjoys nothing more than creatively transforming typical Lebanese ingredients into masterpieces. Sunday 14 February, from 7pm to 11:30pm. AED 295 per person (four-course Valentine’s Day menu).
Loop Beach Restaurant at Bab Al Qasr – Valentine’s Day:
At Loop Beach Restaurant indulge in a candlelit five-course set menu this Valentine’s Day. Relish in the romantic setting and dine al fresco under the stars, as gentle waves caress the sandy shore. The delicious culinary creations offer an authentic taste of the Mediterranean and include Spanish paprika octopus with Buffalo Mozzarella, and BBQ smoked beef short ribs. Available from 10 to 20 February. AED 600 per couple (soft beverages) AED 700 per couple (inclusive of a bottle of grape) or AED 1,250 per couple (staycation package, inclusive of Valentine’s five-course set menu).
LPM Restaurant & Bar – Valentine’s Day:
Celebrate Valentine’s Day at LPM Restaurant & Bar. Guests can choose to dine in the stylish restaurant with its walls adorned with stunning works of art, or for a more relaxed setting choose a table on the chic waterfront terrace with fantastic views of the capital’s skyline. On the night, guests will be able to dine on an exquisite menu dégustation, showcasing some of LPM’s most beloved signature dishes. Guests will feast on a selection of starters to share, including LPM’s iconic Burrata with tomatoes and basil and snails with garlic butter. Main course highlights include risotto with mushrooms and aged Parmesan, pan-fried foie gras, grilled rib eye steak anda side dish of baked gratinated potatoes. The meal ends on a sweet note, with an indulgent white chocolate tiramisu with fresh strawberries and warm chocolate mousse with malt ice cream. Sunday 14 February. AED 295 per person.
GO: Call (0)2 692 9600 for reservations and more information.
Mare Mare at Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort – Bella San Valentine’s:
Enjoy Valentine’s day with the one you love at the Fact award-winning ‘Best Italian Restaurant Fine Dining’ in Abu Dhabi. This relaxed poolside restaurant effortlessly blends Italy’s coastal flavours with a serene atmosphere a stone’s throw from the ocean. Named after the Italian word for ‘sea’, Mare Mare delivers a seafood-focused menu ideal for nurturing romance. The evening will involve a romantic five-course exclusive set menu overlooking the pool and beach. Enjoy a stunning Saadiyat sunset or elevate the experience by booking a cabana or private Board Walk Table. The Italian seafood menu is bound to impress you and your loved one and the evening will be accompanied by live music from a guitarist. Sunday 14 February, from 5pm onwards. AED 700 per couple (food only), AED 999 per couple (grape pairing), AED 1,500 per couple (minimum spend for boardwalk tables), AED 1,500 per couple (minimum spend for poolside dining) and AED 4,000 per couple (minimum spend per for a cabana with romantic set up).
Market Kitchen at Le Royal Méridien Abu Dhabi – Share The Love This Valentine’s:
Market Kitchen with its farm to table concept and focus on fresh seasonal ingredients offer a specially crafted table sharing menu for your nearest and dearest. The sophisticated dining room that beautifully combines the traditional farmhouse kitchen with distinct modern touches is a worthy choice for a romantic night to remember at Le Royal Méridien Abu Dhabi. The special sharing menu will be available from Thursday 11 to Sunday 14 February 2021. AED 495 per couple, inclusive of free-flowing house beverages.
Mermaid Restaurant at Rixos Premium Saadiyat Island – Valentine’s Day Romantic Dinner:
Set in an opulent and peaceful beachfront setting, Rixos Premium Saadiyat Island has crafted the ultimate romantic escape just moments from the capital. With dinner under the stars overlooking the beach, bubbles on arrival, and a specially curated five-course set menu, Rixos Premium Saadiyat Island are pulling out all the stops to ensure you have Valentine’s Day to remember. Sunday 14 February. AED 699 per couple.
Oak Room at The Abu Dhabi EDITION – Valentine’s Day:
Eat your heart out this Valentine’s Day at the award-winning steakhouse, Oak Room. The evening begins with a signature Oak Room red rose and a complimentary glass of bubbly to set the tone. Devour Chef Tom Aikens set menu of fine flavours, lovingly curated for the occasion. Highlights include Oak Room signature sourdough with Marmite butter; Gillardeau oysters and the Surf and Turf main course of poached lobster claw, black onyx tenderloin, Jerusalem artichoke, Girolle mushrooms, followed by a mixed berry trifle. Available 11 to 14 February, from 6pm to 11pm. AED 395 per person (house beverages).
Punjab Grill at Venetian Village Abu Dhabi – Celebrate Romance:
Tucked away in Venetian Village at The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal, Punjab Grill is inviting couples on a culinary journey with a special four-course menu curated by Executive Chef Sandeep Ail. The menu features vegetarian and non-vegetarian options and a complimentary welcome drink. Diners can begin their meal with dishes such as Dibba Bay oysters and pineapple rasam, alongside various chat and soup options. Guests can then choose from an array of mains including tandoor salmon and avocado kofta. End the evening on a sweet note with the Chef’s special chocolate and banana brulée. Additionally, every couple dining at the restaurant will be gifted a bouquet and chocolates as a token of celebration. Sunday 14 February. AED 590 per couple.
GO: Call (0)50 668 3054 for reservations and more information.
Rosemary Restaurant at Bab Al Qasr – Valentine’s Day:
If you’d prefer to dine indoors, you can enjoy a more intimate and private dining arrangement at Rosemary Restaurant. The delicious culinary creations offer an authentic taste of the Mediterranean and include Spanish paprika octopus with Buffalo Mozzarella, and BBQ smoked beef short ribs. Here you can also expect to be serenaded by romantic songs, jazz and lounge music alongside candles to enhance the romantic ambience. Available from 10 to 20 February. AED 600 per couple (soft beverages) AED 700 per couple (inclusive of a bottle of grape) or AED 1,250 per couple (staycation package, inclusive of Valentine’s five-course set menu).
Saadiyat Beach Club – Love Under The Stars:
Express your love this Valentine’s Day in a romantic seaside setting with a specially-curated multi-course menu complimented with sounds of romantic classics, love notes for each couple and surprise box of sweet delights for ladies. Discover a tantalizing seven-course journey of Mediterranean flavours with a bottle of bubbly and a love cake shared in a candlelit setting of our exclusive poolside cabanas. Ladies with also receive a bouquet of flowers and a surprise box of sweet delights. Sunday 14 February, from 7pm. AED 750 per couple (including a bottle of bubbly), AED 950 per couple (including a three-hour house beverage package) and AED 3,000 per couples (in an exclusive cabana).
Sacci at The Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort & Spa – Valentine’s Day:
Fall in love again in the romantic setting of Sacci with seating available al fresco or amidst the stylish Italian interiors. The evening commences with a mouth-watering three-course menu, including a bottle of grapes. It’s sure to be an evening to remember at The Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort & Spa. Available from 12 to 14 February 2021. AED 399.
GO: Call (0)2 616 9999 for reservations and more information.
Si Ristorante at Saadiyat Rotana Resorts & Villas – Valentine’s Day:
This February couples can celebrate in traditional Italian style at Si Ristorante with a three-course set menu dining experience, including a romantic table setup with rose petals and a wrapped rose for the ladies. The venue offers delicacies made from fresh seasonal ingredients, prepared in open kitchens with a large modern pizza oven. Guest seeking an indulgent affair can opt for the elevated bubbly package.. Available 11 to 14 February, from 6:30pm to 10:30pm AED 450 per couple or AED 570 per couple (including grape pairing).
GO: Call (0)2 697 0000 for reservations and more information.
Sontaya at The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort – Cosy Valentine’s Dinner:
Offering the perfect romantic backdrop with its shimmering sunset views, live violinist and an escapade to exotic flavours from South East Asia, Sontaya’s Valentine’s menu is a feast for your eyes. With a Thai flair, the menu includes cold starters of lobster with mango, Vietnamese style sea bass, tiger prawn cake, and a hot starter of panko duck roll with foie gras. The main courses include a selection of steamed fillet of halibut and peppercorn roasted beef tenderloin. The evening ends with a tropical dessert of strawberry and coconut pannacotta, churros, white chocolate crumble and green tea ice cream. Sunday 14 February, from 6pm until midnight. AED 300 per person.
Soul at Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers – Valentine’s Dining Delights:
Enjoy Italian food made with the finest ingredients while you sit back, relax and take in the elegant ambience. Chef Simone de Vivo has created a unique menu to pamper your palate, making this special occasion a dining delight for you and your loved one. Sunday 14 February, from 6pm to 11pm. AED 295 per person (four-course Valentine’s Day menu).
Stratos at Le Royal Méridien Abu Dhabi – Bee Mine:
Admire the panoramic views of Abu Dhabi offered from a unique vantage point high above the city. Stratos offers a revolving dining experience, with each revolution taking approximately 90-minutes and offering a 360-degree view of the UAE capital. Move from the tranquil Corniche waters dotted with wooden dhow boats, past Al Maryah Island, before culminating in the illuminated canopy of the city’s latest cultural attraction, Louvre Abu Dhabi. All the while you’ll be enjoying a romantic honey-inspired evening of gastronomy. The special Valentine’s honey menu will be available from Thursday 11 to Sunday 14 February 2021. AED 495 per couple, inclusive of a four-course set menu and bottle of sparkling.
Tean at Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort – From Beirut With Love:
Experience the Levantine dining culture, just footsteps away from the sand and sea and delve into the flavours and aromas of the Middle East this Valentine’s Day with a four-course set menu designed for you and your special someone. Alternatively, you can opt to dine a la carte and explore the restaurant’s selection of grilled spiced meats and traditional seafood dishes. The evening will also include live music performed by a Fady Oud player and a violinist. Sunday 14 February, from 5pm onwards. AED 800 per couple (including one bottle of Pearls sparkling grape juice) and AED 900 per couple (including one bottle of bubbly).
The Cove at West Bay Abu Dhabi – Valentine’s Day:
Tinged with the colours of love, enjoy dinner in an enchanting setting that will surely set the mood for your happily ever after. Take in the stunning views of Abu Dhabi skyline and Corniche while savouring an exquisite three-course meal. Sunday 14 February. AED 790 per couple.
GO: Call (0)2 692 4375 for reservations and more information.
The Lobster Lounge at Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort – Roses Are Red:
The newly opened Lobster Lounge, located on the rooftop, offers stunning views of the Arabian Gulf and will be offering guests the choice of a five-course set menu or a lobster sharing platter this Valentine’s Day. Relish is the romantic setting overlooking Saadiyat Island’s sandy shores as palm trees sway in the ocean breeze and enjoy the seafood-inspired culinary options available at this chic and intimate restaurant. Sunday 14 February, from 5pm onwards. AED 700 per couple (food only), AED 999 per couple (grape pairings) and AED 1,199 per couple (including one bottle of Veuve Clicquot Champagne).
The St. Regis Abu Dhabi – Dining In A Private Bamboo Tepee:
An evening of romantic indulgence awaits along the 200-meter private beach of the Nation Riviera Beach Club. Savour in a night filled with creative drinks and a romantic ambience while dining under the moonlit sky in a private bamboo tent. Upon arrival, guests will be welcomed with a signature welcome drink whilst enjoying the sunset. The evening is escalated to an exuberant affair as a five-course menu curated by Catch at St. Regis is presented to guests in the intimate setting. Sunday 14 February. AED 2,000 per couple (soft beverages) and AED 2,500 per couple (bubbles).
The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort – A Romantic Beach Teepee Dinner:
An intimate experience like no other awaits on the sandy shores of Saadiyat Island, as a carpeted pathway takes couples to a romantic dinner teepee set on the beach. Guests can watch the magical sunset unfold over the Arabian Gulf as a five-course menu is served. The private dinner begins with cold starters featuring Wagyu tartare with Beluga Caviar, tuna nigiri, Fine De Claire Oysters and seabass ceviche. The meal is followed by a heart-warming bowl of asparagus and black truffle veloute and hot starters including Bouchée a La Reine and duck breast. As the fire pit placed in the middle of teepees provide a cosy ambience, guests will be able to truly relax and enjoy each other’s company with decadent main courses such as Boston lobster Thermidor, Parmesan crusted chicken breast and grilled rib eye beef. With the waves echoing in the background, the meal culminates with sweet treats including Valrhona chocolate bar with mandarin sorbet & Matcha Strawberry. Sunday 14 February. AED 3,000 per couple (inclusive of a bottle of Louis Roederer Champagne and house beverages).
The Warehouse Wine and Tapas Bar at Pearl Rotana Capital Centre – Share The Love At The Warehouse:
Plan an evening of romance for your other half at The Warehouse Wine and Tapas Bar and indulge in a sumptuous seven-course tapas menu accompanied by one bottle of selected house grapes for AED 400 per couple. Alternativley, you can extend your romantic experience with a seven-course tapas menu and two hours of unlimited selected house grapes for AED 500 per couple. Sunday 14 February, from 6pm.
Turtle Bay Bar & Grill at Saadiyat Rotana Resorts & Villas – Valentine’s Day:
The al fresco venue known for the finest grills from the land and sea welcomes guests with a three-course menu complemented by beverages For those looking to wow their partner on any day throughout the month of February, couples can also book an exclusive experience for a romantic private dinner on the Beach Boardwalk or Turtle Bay Rooftop. The night will be enhanced with a heart-shaped dessert, live violinist and a bouquet of flowers. Available 12 to 14 February, from 5pm to 10:30pm AED 350 per person.
GO: Call (0)2 697 0000 for reservations and more information.
Up & Below at Courtyard World Trade Center Abu Dhabi – Rose Weekend:
Toast the ultimate romance together with the ‘Love Potions’ package at rooftop venue, Up & Below. Soak up the relaxed vibes and celebrate throughout the weekend amidst a romantic atmosphere with two hours of unlimited drinks perfectly paired with an appetiser plate. Thursday 11 to Sunday 14 February, AED 99 per person.
GO: Call (0)52 914 1207 for reservations and more information.
VaKaVa at Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers – Celebrate Love:
Treat your eyes to skyline views and your tastebuds to authentic delicacies. Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers offers you and your loved one nothing less than perfection this Valentine’s Day. Prepare to savour a Latin American fusion of flavours from VaKaVa’s menu, designed by celebrity chef Richard Sandoval. With a special four-course sharing menu and more, your celebration at VaKaVa will be one to remember. Sunday 14 February, from 7pm to 11pm. AED 365 per person (four-course Valentine’s Day set menu, including a glass of bubbles).
Villa Toscana at The St. Regis Abu Dhabi – An Italian Affair:
For this year’s Valentine’s Day, Chef Rosario Martorana has rolled up his sleeves to prepare a blissful meal of Italian grandeur. Each dish on the menu is inspired by romance with chocolates, roses and shades of red. The chic affair begins with the guest’s arrival as they are greeted and escorted to their candlelit dinner table. Once seated, a journey of love occurs through a menu of amuse-bouches or starters, hand-crafted pasta, slow-cooked meats and indulgent desserts. Sunday 14 February, from 7pm to 11pm. AED 420 per person.