Valentine’s Day dining in Dubai
From the romantic to the fun and casual, these are the best dining destinations for V-Day 2021 in Dubai. 

99 Sushi Bar & Restaurant at Address Downtown – 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. Amongst the main courses, the perfectly cooked signature 99 Black Cod infused with steals the show. 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.

GO: Email reservations_ad@99sushibar.com or call (0)4 547 2241 for reservations and more information.  


AIZA at The Pointe – Valentine’s Day:

Treat that special someone to a truly unforgettable night filled with romance, intrigue and Greek-Mediterranean cuisine at AIZA. Prepare to be enamoured by limited-edition Valentine’s dishes and experience the true romance of the Cyclades. Named after the ancient Greek goddess of love, beauty and passion, the Aphrodite oysters are presented, accompanied by rose petals and served on a platter and perfectly portioned for sharing. The lover’s chocolate fondant is a dessert that sets the romantic tone to complete a memorable Valentine’s Day experience. A rich and creamy fondant served with strawberries, raspberries, and vanilla ice-cream, decorated with beautiful red rose petals and topped off by a gold leaf. Sunday 14 February, from 6pm until midnight.

GO: Call (0)4 575 5097 for reservations and more information.


Akira Back at W Dubai – The Palm: Level Up Your Love:

You and your loved one will be welcomed with a sparkling drink before indulging in an array of vibrant Asian fare set against the glistening backdrop of Dubai’s incredible skyline. Sit indoors or on the neon-lit terrace whilst awakening your taste buds with an irresistible six-course sharing style menu. Sunday 14 February, from 6pm to 9pm or 9:30pm to midnight. AED 1,250 per couple (six-course sharing-style dinner and a welcome beverage and a table by the window).

GO: Call (0)4 245 5800 for reservations and more information.


Al Bayt at Palace Downtown – Celebrations of Love:

If you want to start your celebrations early, Al Bayt is the perfect place to begin your evening as the sun sets. Themed’ Celebrations of Love‘, this Arabesque lounge offer a romantic high tea with a dreamy setting of candles, flowers and lanterns. Impress your other half with a set menu of exceptional delicacies that are perfect for this sweet occasion. Sunday 14 February, from 2pm to 6pm. AED 170 per person.

GO: Email dineatpalacedowntown@addresshotels.com or call (0)4 428 7961 for reservations or more information.


Alici at Bluewaters Dubai – Valentine’s Day:

Set against the Jumeirah Beach Residence skyline’s panoramic views and the sparkling Arabian Gulf, Alici Dubai perfectly sets the scene for an evening of romance. The acclaimed seafood restaurant invites guests to enjoy its specially curated à la carte menu featuring Crudo (raw seafood), oysters, caviar, lobster, and mains. Guests can pair their dishes with a selection of exquisite bubbles and colourful cocktails. For one night only, Alici will also be serving a special Valentine dessert, Sbriciolata ai frutti di bosco (wild berries cobbler and strawberry gelato), along with its à la carte dessert menu. Sunday 14 February.

GO: Email reservations@alici.com or call (0)4 275 2577 for reservations and more information.


Amazónico at DIFC – Valentine’s Day:

This Valentine’s Day, escape into a tropical paradise with Amazónico and enjoy their Latin American flavours amidst their lush interiors.  The culinary masterminds at Amazónico have curated a dessert and cocktail pairing menu, Jungla de Amor, which wil be available for lunch and dinner and includes meringue with raspberries and chocolate sponge with passionfruit caramel. Sunday 14 February. AED 175 per person.

GO: Email reservations@amazonico.ae or call (0)4 571 3999 for reservations and more information.


AMMOS – Love Is In The Air:

AMMOS, the Greek restaurant at Rixos Premium Dubai, JBR, is bringing the romance, flavour and atmosphere of the Mediterranean islands to Dubai with a Valentine’s Day menu lovingly crafted for the most romantic night of the year. Fresh starters include Fine de Claire oysters and a choice of scallops, sea bass or octopus carpaccio. Diners can also choose from a range of traditional Greek starters including feta tyropitadeep-fried calamari, prawns in garlic and grilled octopus. Dishes for two include a seafood platter, mixed meat platter and lobster pastaDesserts will include sokolatopita and Valentine’s strawberry Pavlova. Sunday 14 February, from 7pm to 11pm.

GO: Email info@ammosgreek.com or call (0)52 777 9473 for reservations and more information.


Anantara The Palm – Dining by Design:

Romance your loved one with an elegant beachfront dining experience overlooking the sparkling Dubai skyline. Choose from a lantern-lit table heaped with succulent seafood to share, or your own private gazebo decorated for the occasion. Delve into delicious dining as you toast beneath the pink-streaked skies at sunset. Sunday 14 February. Packages start from AED 1,999.

GO: Email restaurants.dubai@anantara.com or call (0)4 567 8304 for reservations and more information.


Anise at InterContinental Dubai Festival City – Culinary Journey Around The World:

Take your loved one to a culinary journey around the world, including a lavish seafood spread. From Asia, Europe and beyond, enjoy the collection of flavours with the one you love. Sunday 14 February, from 6:30pm to 11pm. AED 399 per couple (soft beverages) and AED 699 per couple (house beverages).

GO: Call (0)4 701 1111 for reservations and more information. 


Aprons & Hammers at Palm West Beach – Valentine’s Day:

This Valentine’s Day, skip the tux, luxe and limo for some of the most spectacular sunset views in Dubai at Aprons & Hammers, where sea, sand and moonlight come together for a romantic evening to remember. Set against shimmering shorelines Aprons & Hammers Beach House on Palm West Beach offers couples who are dining in, a complimentary Valentine-inspired cocktail especially curated for the occasion. Make romance fun sharing in buckets of succulent, saucy, seafood that is both delicious and messy. Sunday 14 February, from 5pm.

GO: Email palmwest@apronsandhammers.com or call (0)4 589 5444 for reservations and more information.


Asado at Palace Downtown – Valentine’s Day:

Asado opens its doors to all lovebirds for a true Argentinian celebration this Valentine’s Day. Lift your senses and experience the innovative and authentic cuisine of Argentina as you enjoy a four-course menu of exquisite prime cuts and succulent seafood. Sunday 14 February. AED 799 per couple (set menu inclusive of soft beverages) and AED 1,199 per couple (set menu inclusive of a bottle of Champagne).

GO: Email dineatpalacedowntown@addresshotels.com or call (0)4 428 7961 for reservations or more information.


Asia Asia at Pier 7 – Valentine’s Day:

Embark on a culinary journey to the Far East this Valentine’s Day at Asia Asia. With glittering views of the Dubai Marina, satisfy all the senses with a four-course set menu. Begin with a glass of sparkling, accompanied by a vegetable or seafood platter, followed by your choice of Nasu Moro Miso, a selection of five types of nigiri or Wagyu beef gyoza to start. For mains, choose between the Japanese coconut curry, mango miso black cod or Korean style tenderloin steak, and finish with either the Yuzu cheesecake or chocolate bomb. Sunday 14 February, from 6pm to 1amAED 700 per couple. 

GO: Call (0)4 276 5900 for reservations or more information.


Asil at Rixos Premium Dubai JBR – Valentine’s Day:

The newly opened Asil at Rixos Premium Dubai presents a multi-faceted venue that combines a restaurant, lounge, stage and terrace with effortless ease. Situated just off the hotel lobby, Asil boasts a charm and captivating warmth that is just perfect for Valentine’s Day. An intricate and elegant combination of textiles and lighting help to create an intimate atmosphere that feels both inviting and exotic and offers a suitable backdrop for a Valentine’s meal that includes mezze, seafood pastilla, chicken liver potato harra, the St. Valentine’s sharing platter and a hazelnut caramel cake for dessert. Sunday 14 February, from 7pm to 10pm. AED 650 per couple.

GO: Email dine@asilrestaurant.com or call (0)4 520 0055 for reservations and more information.


Atelier M at Pier 7 – L’Amore A L’Atelier:

Enjoy a delicious five-course meal, overlooking Dubai Marina whilst sampling some of Atelier M’s best dishes. These include truffle ravioli, pan-seared scallops, truffle tagliatelle, lobster risotto, filet mignon and red velvet cheesecake. Sunday 14 February, from 7pm. AED 599 per couple.

GO: Email info@atelierm.ae or call (0)4 450 7766 for reservations or more information.


Atlantis The Palm – Valentine’s Day At The Royal Beach:

For a truly magical dinner under the stars, couples can book a candlelit cabana on Atlantis, The Palm’s Royal Beach, offering uninterrupted views of the iconic Palm Island. Limited to just eight couples, guests booking the AED 5,000 experience will be treated to canapés upon arrival, before embarking on a sumptuous seven-course set menu, including a royal seafood tower and a luscious mushroom risotto. Before moving onto the main course, the chef will indulge diners with a velvety lobster bisque with line-caught seabass and champagne miso broth. Mains feature an ‘Experience Platter’ with a selection of Atlantis’ finest cuts of meat from Australia’s Rangers Valley, while dessert is a refreshing yuzu kaffir lime dessert. Sunday 14 February, from 7pm to 10pm. AED 5,000 per couple.

GO: Call (0)4 426 1000 for reservations and more information.



BiCE Ristorante at Hilton Dubai Jumeirah – Dazzling San-Valentine Dinner:

BiCE Ristorante amps up the romance with a four-course set menu from Head Chef Davide Gardini this Valentine’s Day. Dishes range from slow-cooked calamari stuffed with caperssage meatballshomemade Tortelli, green lasagne, and rainbow trout fillets. Valentine’s evening wouldn’t be complete without BiCE’s signature tiramisu with fresh strawberries or warm chocolate cake, to conclude the meal. Sunday 14 February. AED 599 per couple (including a glass of bubbly).

GO: Email restaurant.jbr@hilton.com or call (0)4 318 2319 for reservations and more information.


Bistrot Bagatelle at Fairmont Dubai – Valentine’s Day:

Bagatelle understands the importance of that all-important romantic meal and their ethos is rooted in ‘joie de vivre’, so they have created a Valentine’s dining experience that will leave you feeling light as air. On Valentine’s Day, Bagatelle will serve a tasting menu that begins with a selection of bread and dips, followed by the chef’s selection amuse-bouche consisting of macaroon, créme fraiche and Caviar and Romeugeus Oysters N°2 with Champagne granita. A selection of hot and cold starters will be served up, including Salade D’Asperges and Noix de Saint Jacques. Rest assured the main course will be a delicious one with the likes of Fillet Mignon, Risotto au Homard and Bagatelle Surf and Turf on offer. Sunday 14 February, from 8pm. AED 350 per person (food only).

GO: Call (0)4 354 5035 for reservations and more information.


Bistro Chic by La Serre – Concierge of Love:

Couples are invited to an evening of romance at Bistro Chic by La Serre’s ‘Concierge of Love’, where a three-course menu including a glass of Champagne on arrival and a bottle of either white, red or rose grape is on offer. The choice of staters includes Scottish salmon carpaccio with Oscietra caviar and black truffle, or burrata with heirloom tomato, basil and aged balsamic. Indulgent mains ensue, with options of black Angus tenderloin with fondant potato and Bordelaise sauce, or tagliatelle with black winter truffle. A show-stopping diamond-inspired dessert brings the meal to a close. A take-home gift can also be expected for the couple. Sunday 14 February, from 7pm.

GO: Email reservations@laserre.com or call (0)4 528 3779 for reservations and more information.


Bistro Des Arts – Valentine’s Day:

Bistro Des Arts invites couples to celebrate love while savouring dishes infused with Parisian flavours. Kicking off with the starters, there’s lobster soup or poached egg yolk with beetroot carbonara foam and Caviar, followed seared salmon or slow-cooked short ribs with carrot puree and roasted truffle cauliflower for the main course. The three-course menu is topped off with a stack of profiteroles or chocolate fondant with strawberry sorbet. Sunday 14th February, from 6pm to 11pm. AED 390, per person

GO: Email info@bistrodesarts.ae or call (0)4 551 1576 for reservations and more information.


Bla Bla Beach Club – Share The Love:

Enjoy a special sharing menu in a truly gorgeous setting inside the newest addition to Dubai’s social scene. This Valentine’s special menu will be available in Japanese venue Nami and Italian venue Onda. This delicious menu includes specials from the menu including burrata and grilled asparagus, California rolls, tuna pizza, 48-hour short rib, Wagyu carpaccio, French toast, apple crumble and more. The meal even includes a takeaway box of cookies to enjoy at home. Sunday 14 February, from 6pm. AED 379 per person (food only) and AED 499 per person (including a bottle of sparkling).

GO: Email reserve@blabladubai.ae or call (0)58 606 3535 for reservations and more information.


Brasserie Boulud at Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk – Paris In Love:

The surest way to the heart is through food and for those who are interested in a taste of France this Valentine’s Day, Chef Nicolas Lemoyne has curated a tantalising five-course menu set to get you love-struck. Enjoy Brasserie Boulud’s beautiful and warm setting while indulging in delicacies such as Huitre Gratiné, gratinated oyster with parsley and garlic, Foie Gras Poelé, pan-seared foie gras with sweet potato, mango sauce ‘aigre-doux’, and Filet de Sole, poached Dover sole filet served alongside crustacean velouté, leek custard and baby leeks. Additionally, ensuring the evening ends on a sweet note, couples can treat themselves to a Pavlova Panna Cotta á la Framboise, baked French meringue with vanilla lime panna cotta and fresh raspberries. Get ready to treat yourself to an evening of romance, unlike any other. 11 to 14 February, from 7pm until midnight. AED 295 per person (five-course dinner, including soft beverages).

GO: Email reservations@brasserieboulud.ae or call (0)4 281 4020 for reservations and more information.


Caesars Bluewaters Dubai – Valentine’s Weekend Star-lit Dinner on the Beach:

The soft golden sands of Caesars Palace Dubai’s private beach will host the ultimate evening of al fresco romance. A hearty four-course set menu, specially prepared by your own personal chef from the acclaimed Gordon Ramsay Hell’s Kitchen restaurant, will be served under the stars to adoring couples, who can also indulge in a sweet selection of Valentine’s sharing desserts and receive a special take-home gift. Beginning with a sophisticated amuse-bouche of Loch Fyne oysters, guests will be served an enticing starter of Scottish cured salmon before a middle course of deliciously fresh hand-dived scallops and Canadian lobster ravioli. The choice of mains includes a mouthwatering 150-day dry-aged filet mignonAtlantic roasted halibut and Ossetra caviar, pan-seared herb gnocchi or a sumptuous 150-day dry-aged chateaubriand to share. Finishing the meal in style, the roses are red dessert combines strawberry jam, baked meringue, lemon curd and Valrhona white chocolate ganache. The choice of beverages includes soft drinks, a superb bottle of Taittinger Brut bubbles and free flow red and white New Zealand grape. Available 11 to 14 February, from 7pm to 10pm. AED 1,000 per person.

GO: Email dine@caesarsdubai.ae or call (0)4 556 6466 for reservations and more information.


Café Belge at The Ritz-Carlton, DIFC – Valentines Dinner:

Enjoy a delicious four-course meal, in the trendy Belgian venue with delicious dishes including pan-seared Dover sole, Wagyu beef Rossini, cauliflower truffle risotto and raspberry and chocolate hearts. Sunday 14 February, from 7pm to 11pm. AED 595 per couple.

GO: Call (0)4 372 2323 for reservations and more information.


CÉ LA VI Dubai – Valentine’s Night:

Celebrate this Valentine’s Day with the ultimate romantic rendezvous at CÉ LA VI Dubai. Indulge in a premium a la carte menu, curated by Executive Chef Howard Ko, with breathtaking views of Dubai’s skyline. Head up 54 floors for a dreamy and picture-perfect evening while you taste the finest contemporary Asian cuisine and enjoy a special night amongst the city lights. Sunday 14 February. AED 2000 per person (outdoor seating) and AED 1,250 per person (indoor seating).

GO: Email reservation.dxb@celavi.com or call (0)4 582 6111 for reservations and more information.


Enigma at Palazzo Versace Dubai – A Never Ending Love Story:

Enigma puts its creative Persian spin on A Never Ending Love Story starting with Sabzi Khordan, followed by an array of cold and warm starters. The main course serves up Kubideh and Beef Kabab Torsh grilled on charcoal and saffron rice and confit corn fed chicken with warm pomegranate freekeh salad and jusEnd the love story on the sweetest note of all with The Mille Feuille with rose petal vanilla, compressed cinnamon apple compote and passion fruit pearls and Pistachio Baklava served with milky ice-cream and frozen angel hair, that symbolises the cascading locks of Venus in on her scallop shell. Sunday 14 February, from 7pm until 11pm. AED 399 per person (food only).

GO: Email dining@palazzoversace.ae or call (0)4 556 8805 for reservations and more information.


Fogueira at Delta Hotels by Marriott – All-You-Can-Eat Brazilian Churrasco:

They say there is no love sincerer than the love of food and what better way to spend Valentine’s Day than indulging in an unlimited supply of tender and juicy Brazilian Churrasco BBQ at Fogueira Restaurant and Lounge with the one you love. Apart from succulent and juicy, fresh off the grill meats and vegetables, the restaurant also promises various traditional dishes such as feijoada – a popular Brazilian dish of black beans, Bobo de Camarao – a traditional seafood stew, and farofa – toasted cassava flour. Those with a sweet tooth can complete their experience with special Valentine’s Day desserts. Sunday 14th February. AED 499 per couple (inclusive of one bottle of grape).

GO: Visit www.fogueiradubai.com for reservations and more information.


folly by Nick & Scott – Valentine’s Day:

Spend your evening dining al fresco with an outdoor table overlooking the majestic Souk Madinat waterways and curate your own three-course menu from folly’s a la carte offering. With classics such as the crispy hens’ egg, lamb saddle with whipped pine nuts and chocolate, root ginger and milk, it’s the perfect spot to spend St Valentine’s. Sunday 14th February, from 7pm to 11pm. AED 850 per couple. 

GO: Email reservations@folly.ae or call (0)4 430 8535 for reservations and more information.


Hakkasan Dubai at Atlantis The Palm – Valentine’s Day:

Hakkasan Dubai invites those in love to celebrate a special Valentine’s menu designed to be shared. Diners will start with a selection of small eats including wok-seared Hokkaido scallops, and lobster Shui mai with Caviar. For mains, there is an impressive mix of Wagyu rib eye, wok-fried prawns and roasted pipa duck with hoisin sauce along with an enticing selection of vegetable dishes including supreme mushroom with cauliflower pied bleu and yellow fungus. Dessert is a picture-perfect strawberry and hibiscus garden with fresh strawberries, white chocolate and hibiscus. Sunday 14 February from, 6pm to 11:30pm. AED 498 per person (four-course set menu).

GO: Call (0)4 426 1000 for reservations and more information.


Gordon Ramsay Hell’s Kitchen Dubai at Caesars Bluewaters Dubai – Valentine’s Dinner:

Couples can celebrate their love with a sensational Valentine’s dining experience at Gordon Ramsay Hell’s Kitchen. Indulge your passion for fine food with a decadent four-course menu, including a glass of bubbles on arrival and the grand finale of incredible Valentine’s sharing desserts. The bespoke dining package is available from 11 to 14 February. AED 695.

GO: Email dine@caesarsdubai.ae or call (0)4 556 6466 for reservations and more information.


Hotel Cartagena at JW Marriott Marquis Dubai – Wild For You:

Set in Hotel Cartagena’s chic dining room with Downtown Dubai’s skyscrapers sparkling in the background like diamonds, diners can celebrate their love in a setting that guarantees a night to remember. To ensure every table feels like the night of Valentine’s is unique to them and their loved one, a special package can be added to a la carte bookings. Including a trio of treats from; bespoke flower arrangements adorning the table, to a ready to pop bottle of bubbles, as well as Insta-worthy dessert designed to look like a hot red stiletto overflowing with vibrant flowers. Let the romance flow flawlessly whilst feasting on a la carte favourites such as Arroz Cuban inspired paella to share, fresh red snapper ceviche and Brazilian melt in your mouth lamb chops. Sunday 14 February. A La Carte menu with the option to add on AED 495 package (virgin bubbles, flowers and special shoe dessert) and AED 650 (Taittinger rose bubbles, flowers and special shoe dessert).

GO: Call (0)4 560 1799 for reservations and more information.


Il Borro Tuscan Bistro Dubai at Jumeriah Al Naseem – Valentine’s Day:

Idyllically nestled on Jumeirah Al Naseem Hotel’s turtle lagoon, Il Borro Tuscan Bistro Dubai offers an elegant setting for a truly unforgettable Valentine’s Day. Il Borro marks the occasion with an exclusive Valentine menu featuring specials like Rose ripiene di aragosta e vongole (Roses stuffed with lobster and clams) and Filetto di rombo (Turbot fillet) accompanied by a range of premium Italian grape and cocktails. Be sure to save some room for some indulgent desserts including the night’s special, Millefoglie lampone e cioccolato bianco (Raspberry millefeuille and white chocolate). Sunday 14 February.

GO: Email reservations@ilborrotuscanbistro.ae or call (0)4 275 2555 for reservations and more information.


Indochine at DIFC – Valentine’s Day:

This Valentine’s Day head to Indochine in DIFC who will be celebrating with a Tet (Vietnamese Lunar New Year) and Valentine’s Day menu rolled into one. The iconic locale serves as a V-Day headquarters for expert libations and refined food featuring such classics as black truffle crystal dumplings, typhoon shelter lobster, sweet and sour red snapper, mango sticky rice and raspberry mille feuille. The Tet and Valentine’s menu that celebrates the Vietnamese New Year serves up longevity noodles that signify prosperity and long life, dumplings that symbolise wealth and good luck and a whole fish that represents abundance. At Indochine the cocktails are major, the cuisine is next-level and the vibe is unparalleled. Make this Valentines a night to remember at this buzzing DIFC hotspot. Sunday 14 February.

GO: Call (0)4 208 9333 for reservations and more information.


InterContinental Dubai Marina – A Romantic Rendevouz:

A decadent dining experience awaits you at the InterContinental Dubai Marina this Valentine’s Day. Savour an al-fresco dinner under the stars set against the magnificent backdrop of Dubai’s skyline with your loved one. The experience begins with your host ushering you to your table at the pool. Begin with a glass of bubbles, before tempting your taste buds with tuna sashimi, poached winter asparagus, and pan-seared foie gras, followed by a pan-fried turbot fillet or the braised US-certified prime short rib. The chocolate hazelnut Rocher with fresh berries will be the evening’s sweet finale. Sunday 14th February, from 7:30pm. 

GO: Email res.icdubaimarina@ihg.com or call (0)4 446 6788 for reservations and more information.


Izakaya at JW Marriott Marquis – Valentine’s Day:

Enjoy authentic noodles and sushi at this edgy Japanese restaurant, where you and your loved one can interact with Sake Boy. Known to drive his cart expertly around the restaurant while humming to quirky Japanese music, Sake Boy lets you try different varieties of sake as you dine. Sunday 14th February, from 6pm until midnight. Minimum spent of AED 300 per person. 

GO: Email mhrs.dxbjw.restaurant.reservation@marriott.com or call (0)4 414 3000 for reservations and more information.


Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates – The Game of Love:

Couples eying an extraordinary romantic getaway can prepare for an experience planned exquisitely by Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates. Enjoy a one-off progressive dinner coupled with riddles and an eventful itinerary for Valentine’s Day. Kickstart your romantic evening sipping on bubbles and eating mouthwatering canapes in the Aspen Ski Chalet, continue with appetisers and drinks at Salero. The main course will be served under the stars at the pool deck before you fall in love again in a chocolate haven at Noir paired with sweet grapes. Sunday 14 February, from 7pm to midnight. AED 900.

GO: Email dining.moe@kempinski.com or call (0)4 409 5999 for reservations and more information.


KoKo Bay at Palm West Beach – Love Is In The Air:

The popular Bali-inspired beachfront restaurant will fill this special evening with a four-course menu of delectable dishes, a welcome drink and a private, elegant atmosphere by the ocean. With breathtaking views of the Dubai Marina skyline, Koko Bay is offering exclusive limited romantic tables on the beach and cosy cabanas. The menu will offer a delicately prepared amuse-bouche with a classic caviar plate, tempting starters, hearty mains and delicious desserts for each person to select from. Sunday 14 February, from 7pm. AED 999. per couple and AED 1,299 per couple in a private cabana.

GO: Call (0)4 572 3444 for reservations and more information.


KYO at The Pointe – Valentine’s Day:

Enjoy the view of The Pointe fountains at KYO Restaurant and Lounge this Valentine’s Day. Head Chef Arturo has created a delicious four-course set menu highlighting the best of KYO’s Japanese cuisine for the special evening. The dinner begins with a fresh oyster tiradito and niku asupara maki with grade 7 Wagyu meat, followed by Kyo’s signature sushi platter and King crab. In the third course, indulge in the sea bass yuzu miso. Ending on the sweetest note, experience the melting coconut mousse cake filled with caramelised apple. Sunday 14 February 14, from 7pm until midnight. AED 1,000 per couple (soft beverages), AED 1,500 per couple (house beverages) and AED 2,000 per couple (Moet Chandon Champagne).

GO: Email reservations@kyorestaurant.com or call (0)4 557 5182 for reservations or more information.


La Cantine du Faubourg at Jumeirah Emirates Towers – Fêtons la Saint-Valentin:

This Valentine’s Day, visit La Cantine du Faubourg to celebrate love with a dinner to remember. Enjoy a sharing set menu especially created by Chef Yanis Ait that includes beef tartare with spring onions and sesame dressing, a duck breast with butternut and rosemary purée and a tasty Mont Blanc with chestnut cream, cassis mousse and meringue. Sunday 14 February. AED 400 per person.

GO: Call (0)4 3527 105 for reservations and more information.


LAH LAH at Zabeel House by Jumeirah, The Greens – Valentine’s Day:

The pan-Asian kitchen and bar at Zabeel House by Jumeirah, The Greens are gearing up for cupid’s busiest day of the year with a romantic three-course set menu. The meal fittingly begins with sharing starters of chuka wakame salad with sesame dressing, soft shell roll and Thai beef salad. Mains feature a choice of wok-fried tofu, ribeye with Asian steamed greens or miso-marinated black cod, followed by a sweet treat of chocolate desserts. Sunday 14 February. AED 495 (inclusive of a bottle of house grape).

GO: Call (0)4 519 1111 for reservations and more information.


LARTE at Studio One Hotel – Candlelit Dinner:

Nothing says romance better than an Italian restaurant under the stars. Couples can enjoy a romantic dinner at LARTE with a choice of starter, main and dessert and a glass of bubbly on arrival. Sunday 14 February 14, from 6pm. AED 399 per person.

GO: Email ciao@studioonehotel.com or call (0)4 581 6870 for reservations or more information.


Li’Brasil at Address Beach Resort – Dia dos Namorados:

Fusing the best of the Brazillian and Lebanese cuisines, Li’Brasil brings together a delicious three-course set menu dinner. Set in the quaint and romantic setting that overlooks Bluewater Island, Li’Brasil makes for the picture-perfect date night with outdoor seating and Champagne. Sunday 14 February, from 5pm to 11:30pm. AED 1576 per couple.

GO: Email dineatbeachresort@addresshotels.com or call (0)4 879 8866 for reservations or more information.


LPM Restaurant & Bar – Valentine’s Day:

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at award-winning LPM Restaurant & Bar, known to be one of Dubai’s most iconic restaurants since it opened its doors ten years ago. 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 French Rivera inspired terrace where guests will be transported to the stunning Côte d’Azur. On the night, guests will be able to dine from the exquisite à la carte menu, which has stayed true since its creation by Chef Patron, Raphael Duntoye. Signature dishes include snails with garlic butter, slow-cooked duck legs with an orange glaze and vanilla cheesecake. For an extra special touch, opt for the Valentine’s Day dessert and cocktail – an indulgent white chocolate tiramisu with fresh strawberries and Instagramable Cloud cocktail. Sunday 14 February.

GO: Call (0)4 439 050 for reservations and more information.


Marea Dubai at DIFC – Valentine’s Day:

This year Marea Dubai offers a one of a kind Valentine’s Day dinner. The team has curated a truly exceptional romantic experience for you and your loved one, with a three-course couples’ menu. The evening begins with a glass of bubbly and Marea’s signature oysters, lobster and burrata and polipo grilled octopus. For mains, Marea’s signature dishes include the famed garganellian earthy rich truffle hand-made quill pasta paired with Parmigiano, and meat lovers will enjoy the lamb chops. The romantic meal finishes with an unmissable and dessert to share. Sunday 14 February, from 12pm to 5pm and 7pm to midnight. AED 895 per couple (including one glass of bubbly each).

GO: Call (0)4 583 6366 for reservations and more information.


Marina Social at InterContinental Dubai Marina – A Treat For Two:

The acclaimed British restaurant concept by Chef Jason Atherton invites you to treat your loved one to an elevated dining experience showcasing a four-course menu of mouthwatering delicacies against stunning panoramic views of Dubai Marina. Providing diners with a special menu, a Treat For Two offers a gastronomic and atmospheric evening. Each couple will be greeted with a glass of Champagne and a special arancini on arrival. The extensive menu is designed to create an intimate sharing experience and includes stand-outs such as the seared Hokkaido scallops, a succulent USDA beef fillet and the Atlantic cod with Parmesan and truffle gnocchi. End on a sweet note with tiramisu profiteroles and the restaurant’s signature dessert to share – a decadent strawberry and Madagascan vanilla cheesecake. Sunday 14 February, from 6pm. AED 695 per couple (including Champagne on arrival).

GO: Email reservations@marinasocialdubai.com or call (0)4 446 6664 for reservations and more information.


Masterchef, The TV Experience – A Masterful Celebration Of Love:

The neighbourhood restaurant located at the Millennium Place Marina is inspired by the popular reality TV show and is a wonderful place to celebrate the day of love with your most cherished companion. Enjoy a fourcourse set menu for two, beginning with the Caviar and waffle and followed bu starters of brie cheese crème brûlée or the Bloody Valentine (a mix of blood orange and salmon carpaccio). Couples can then choose between the duck ‘crepe’ Suzette or opt for the vegan option, a culinary creation called Pearls are always appropriate (balsamic seared pearl onions, mixed mushrooms, parmesan meringue on a tart base). Bring the evening to a sweet end with the Melon D’Amour, a poached melon delicacy. Sunday 14 February, from 7pm to 11pm. AED 249 (glass of sparkling), AED 399 (sparkling package) and AED 649 (Champagne package).

GO: Email reservations@masterchefdxb.com or call (0)4 550 8111 for reservations and more information.


MASTI at La Mer – Valentine’s Day Menu:

Popular for its unique Indian spin on global cuisine and elevated mixology, MASTI promises to tantalise tastebuds with its seductive Valentine’s menu. The three-course menu, carefully curated by Chef Prachant Chipkar, will feature flavourful starters including shisho-berries chaat and foie gras tarte tatin to whet the appetite. Mains consist of mouthwatering dishes such as truffle-coriander tortellini, Wagyu nihari and beetroot podi prawns, followed by a decadent dessert, Love at Last Bite. Sunday 14 February, from 8pm. AED 400 per couple (house grape), AED 550 per couple (premium grape) and AED 650 per couple (prosecco).

GO: Email info@mastidubai.com or call (0)4 344 4384 for reservations and more information.


Matroshka Bistro and Jardin at The Pointe – Valentine’s Day: 

Elevate your Valentine’s Day experience and indulge in a night of romance, enchantment and intrigue at Matroshka. Matroshka provides an idyllic romantic escape, accentuated by vivid red hues and beautiful decorative roses on the walls. An irresistible menu of French and Russian cuisine is perfectly complemented by luxurious, intimate and Instagrammable interiors. Whether loved-up couples decide to dine in the Bistro, with its stunningly opulent and elaborate decorative style, or opt for le Jardin, where crystal chandeliers and arched partitions, inspired by Imperial Russia and the French flair of Versailles, enhance an already unmistakable sense of grandeur and romance – they will be treated to a truly unforgettable experience, topped off by magnificent fountain views. Sunday 14 February.

GO: Call (0)4 575 5097 for reservations and more information.


Miss Lily’s – Valentine’s Day:

Inject some reggae vibes and authentic Jamaican flavours into your Valentine’s Day celebrations at Miss Lily’s. Bright booths, retro vinyl collections and vibrant-coloured topped tables set the scene for a romantic night filled with amazing food and a vibrant ambience. With a set menu featuring cult-favourites of seared scallops, feel-good jerk filet mignon and crunchy deep-fried chicken, and ultimately ended with a chocolate lava cake, you’ll be showing your loved one why this Caribbean queen reigns supreme. Sunday 14 February. AED 300 per person.

GO: Call (0)4 356 2900 for reservations and more information.


Nobu Dubai at Atlantis The Palm – Valentine’s Day:

With a sleek and elegant setting, the chic venue is the perfect setting for a romantic dinner. World-renowned Nobu blends traditional Japanese with Peruvian influences to create a truly memorable dining experience. A six-course Omakase set menu will include an arrival cocktail followed by hamachi tataki and a selection of sushi and rolls. Diners will then tuck into enticing mains of King crab and scallop shiso harumaki, Chilean seabass with crunchy brussels sprouts and sweet and savoury Wagyu short rib with honey soy, followed by a milk chocolate miso and hazelnut praline for dessert. Sunday 14 February, from 6pm to 11pm. AED 550 per person (six-course set menu and a cocktail upon arrival).

GO: Call (0)4 426 1000 for reservations and more information.


OPA Dubai at Fairmont Dubai – Break Plates, Not Hearts:

Enjoy a special Greek experience at OPA with your loved one this Valentine’s Day, complete with charming Greek-inspired interiors and authentic Mediterranean flavours You and your partner with will be transported straight to the shores of Greece with a fancy selection of delicious starters that include Prawns Saganaki, juicy prawns and feta cheese with roasted peppers in spicy tomato sauce. Mains include the Josper Roasted Tsipoura for the seafood lovers, perfectly marinated black sea bream sitting on a bed of lemon-cream rice and green olive relish. The Opa Manti is a hearty meal of braised Wagyu short-rib with feta dumplings. End the night on a sweet note with their exquisite selection of delectable desserts, like the White Chocolate Piato, a white chocolate mousse and white chocolate brownie with honeycomb and sour cherries, topped with orange ice cream and white chocolate ruins. Sunday 14 February. 

GO: Email reservations@opadubai.com or call (0)4 357 0557 for reservations and more information.


Pacific Groove at Paramount Hotel Dubai – The Love Affair:

Love will be in the air as you dine at Pacific Groove this Valentine’s Day. The hotel’s Executive Chef has prepared an exquisite five-course aphrodisiac inspired menu. Available 12 to 14 February, from 7pm. AED 295 (including a welcome glass of bubbly).

GO: Email restaurants@paramounthotelsdubai.com or call (0)4 246 6641 for reservations and more information.


Pai Thai at Jumeirah Al Qasr – Valentine’s Day:

Pai Thai at Jumeirah Al Qasr is going all out with a delectable three-course menu this Valentine’s Day. Guests can enjoy a choice of starter and main of grilled scallop salad, marinated chicken wrapped in pandan leaf, creamy red prawns curry, smoked duck breast with pineapple, and braised beef rib, followed by coconut panna cotta for dessert. Available from 12 to 14 February, from 6pm. AED 695 per couple (soft beverages), AED 895 (bottle of sparkling grape) and AED 995 (bottle of sparkling rose).

GO: Email restaurants@saroodhospitality.com or call 800 666 353 for reservations and more information.


Positano at JW Marriott Marquis – San Valentino:

Spoil your loved one with an Italian buffet of delicacies from the coastal region of Positano, known for its abundance in seafood, meat and fresh vegetables. Sample authentic pizza and pasta dishes cooked à la minute and finish off the evening with a glass of Italian sparkling or rosé. Sunday 14 February, from 6pm until midnight. AED 295 per person. 

GO: Email mhrs.dxbjw.restaurant.reservation@marriott.com or call (0)4 414 3000 for reservations and more information.


Prime68 at JW Marriott Marquis – Levate Love To New Heights:

Breathtaking panoramic views from the 68th floor of the world’s tallest five-star hotel are enough to make anyone weak in the knees. Savour the finest heritage breed beef in Prime68’s sophisticated and elegant surroundings with an exclusive five-course set menu that has been specially curated for the evening. Sunday 14 February, from 6pm to midnight. AED 995 (inclusive of a table by the window).

GO: Email mhrs.dxbjw.restaurant.reservation@marriott.com or call (0)4 414 3000 for reservations and more information.


Publique at Souk Madinat Jumeirah – Valentine’s Day:

For an evening of elegance and delectable food, head to Publique and select from seven dishes on the menu, including burrata with roast truffle vegetables, coq au vin or beef Rossini with truffle mash potato. Bringing the best of authentic French dishes to the table, the venue does not fail to stun with mesmerising views of Dubai’s Marina skyline. Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 February, from 12pm to 10pm. AED 299 per person.

GO: Email info@publique.ae or call (0)4 430 8550 for reservations and more information.


Pure Sky Lounge & Dining at Hilton Dubai The Walk – Romance In The Sky:

Located on the 35th floor of Hilton Dubai The Walk, Pure Sky Lounge & Dining is the highest rooftop bar in JBR and offers an ultimate romantic setting under the stars. The Valentine’s menu offers a five-course menu and a bottle of bubbly and includes lobster and asparagus saladseared scallops and grilled beef tenderloin. Melt the heart with chocolate and strawberry velvet cake and pistachio biscuits to finish on a sweet note. Saturday 13 February. AED 499 per couple (including a bottle of bubbly).

GO: Email restaurant.jbr@hilton.com or call (0)4 318 2319 for reservations and more information.


RARE at Meliá Desert Palm Dubai – Valentine’s Dinner:

A three-course set menu will be served in a romantic set up, along with a bottle of sparkling beverage. The dinner menu includes an amuse-bouche of rice chicharrón with tuna Saku dipped in shiitake mushroom glaze or tapioca beetroot chicharrón with avocado. For the main course, guests can choose from lobster in red curry, lamb chop in coriander sauce or grilled cauliflower in vegan basil sauce. End the night on a sweet note, in the form of a chocolate pistachio Enamorado or coconut passion mousse with strawberry sauce. Available 12 to 14 February 2021, from 6pm to 10pm. AED 300 per couple (soft beverages) and AED 450 per couple (house beverages).

GO: Email eat.dp@melia.com or call (0)4 602 9323 for reservations and more information.


Roberto’s DIFC – Five Shades of Love:

San Valentino’s night always calls for a romantic setting and Roberto’s DIFC has got the recipe for romance with their special Valentine’s evening. From homemade ravioli to seductively fresh oysters and a magical dessert of chocolate and raspberry, Roberto’s Five Shades of Love has got all the inspiration you need to wine and dine your sweetheart. Providing a sense of privacy, without a compromise on exceptional views, an exclusive, specially curated, five-course menu is available at the Cortina Terrace and the Lounge Terrace, including one bottle of Veuve Cliquot Champagne and wine pairing. Sunday 14 February. AED 5,000 per couple.

GO: Email reservations@robertos.ae or call (0)4 386 0066 for reservations and more information.


Scalini at Four Seasons Resort, Jumeirah – Chef Giuseppe’s Specials:

Scalini invites guests to celebrate the spirit of love with a specially curated Valentine’s Day menu from Chef Giuseppe. The delectable dishes include homemade smoked salmon, as well as pan-fried scallops served on a bed of potato leek puree, topped with fresh black truffle shavings. Guests can indulge in a lovingly prepared risotto with fresh-caught prawns in a light tomato sauce, homemade ravioli stuffed with ricotta and Porcini mushrooms, and whole grilled seabass with Fregola, a classic square pasta from Sardinia. Epitomizing candle-lit elegance and authentic Italian charm, the restaurant and terrace will be adorned with beautiful flowers and twinkling lights. Guests can also enjoy the custom-fitted love swing, which will be showered with red roses and blush-hued petals. Sunday 14 February, from 7pm.

GO: Call (0)4 349 0068 for reservations and more information.


Social by Heinz Beck at Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah – Festa Degli Innamorati:

Social by Heinz Beck is bringing the romance of Italy to Dubai with a special Valentine’s Day dinner featuring the indulgence and luxury of gold in every dish. Celebrate your romance in an idyllic ambience with a four-course menu beautifully curated just for couples and a fresh, fragrant rose for the lady. Sunday 14 February, from 6:30pm to 11pm. AED 600 per person (four-course set menu).

GO: Call (0)4 818 2222 for reservations and more information.


Solo at Raffles Dubai – Love Struck At Solo:

Guests will be swept off their feet with a romantic dinner on Valentine’s Day at Solo Italian Restaurant & Bar, showcasing a mouthwatering three-course menu. Couples will be greeted with a welcome drink as they start their culinary journey with specialities such as Espresso Flavoured Foie Gras; Filetto Di Wagyu Alla Griglia and Branzino in Crosta di Mandorle. Vegetarians can indulge in Risotto Alla Barbabietola. To end on a sweet note, a delicious white and dark chocolate mousse is presented with fresh berries, chocolate crumble and strawberry ice cream. Sunday 14 February, from 7pm to 11:30pm. AED 580 per couple.

GO: Email bookus.dubai@raffles.com or call (0)4 324 8888 for reservations and more information.


STK, JBR at Rixos Premium Dubai JBR – Valentine’s Day:

STK JBR is hosting a stylish soiree this Valentine’s Day. Indulge in a delectable three-course set menu, including either grilled avocado pico de gallo, goat’s cheese and onion tart, or truffle foie gras terrine Katsu Sando. A choice of vegan cassoulet, confit duck leg, lobster ravioli or beef Wellington for mains, and a white pattern chocolate ball to share for dessert. Sunday 14 February, from 7pm to 1am. AED 700 per couple.

GO: Call (0)4 323 0061 for reservations or more information.


Taiko Dubai at Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk – Dinner with Benefits:

Spend the evening with your other half and indulge in a culinary adventure to the Far East. Couples will be welcomed with a glass of bubbly accompanied by strawberries covered in miso chocolate, followed by beautifully prepared signature dishes by Chef Guido Wesselman such as rock oysters and torched Wagyu nigiriking crab and corn cappuccino with lobster foam and red curry Robata lobster. Ending with the sweet indulgence of a Japanese cheesecake and strawberry kakigori. Diners will be presented with a fortune cookie including a special message and the chance to win an overnight stay at Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk. 13 and 14 February, from 7pm to 1am. AED 288 per person (soft beverages) and AED 476 per person (house beverages).

GO: Email reservations@taikodubai.ae or call (0)4 281 4010 for reservations or more information.


Tasca by José Avillez at Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai – Amor é Poesia:

Treat your loved one to a night of romance and enjoy breathtaking views and irresistible creations paired with romantic Portuguese poetry. Feast on a specially curated sharing-style menu featuring Tasca’s most popular dishes and celebrate love with an exclusive gift from Livraria Bertrand, the oldest operating bookstore in the world, founded in 1732 in Lisbon. Indulge in a unique and charming experience that will make you fall in love more than ever before. Sunday 14 February. AED 450 per person (soft drinks) and AED 750 per person (grape pairing).

GO: Call (0)4 777 2231 for reservations or more information.


The City Grill at The Atrium, Al Habtoor City – Revel in Romance this Valentine’s Day:

Rediscover your love for one another with a brilliantly designed four-course meal at this warm and elegant South African steakhouse. Offering a selection of heartwarming and flavorful options like salads, delectable appetisers, luscious mains and decadent desserts, the experience will be accompanied by soothing background music and a romantic table setting. The alluring appetisers include seafood salad and Wagyu beef tataki. After that, sweethearts can delve into an enticing main course with dishes like black cod and seared lamb chops. End the meal with a decadent dessert of dark chocolate sponge cake, coconut mousse and dulce de leche. Sunday 14 February, from 8pm to 11pm. AED 500 (Valentine’s four-course menu) and AED 600 (Valentine’s four-course menu and a bottle of Rosé).

GO: Call (0)4 437 0088 for reservations or more information.


The London Project at Bluewaters Island – Feel The London Love:

For the city’s foodies, the ‘Love Is’ package is the ideal choice for couples this Valentine’s Day. Treat your loved one to a five-course sharing meal, starting with a rustic cheese platter, followed by scallop and green apple open ravioli, crispy parmesan fritti, and fresh asparagus served with a parfait, raw pickled cake. For the mains, couples will indulge in exceptional baked lobsterroasted breast and leg poussin and fillet of beef. For dessert, a rich chocolate log and raspberry parfait will hit just the spot. Couples experiencing the ‘Love Is’ package will also be treated to a welcome drink and a three-hour drinks package, including unlimited house beverages and sparkling wine. Sunday 14 February, from 7pm to 10pm. AED 1,250 AED per couple.

GO: Call (0)54 306 1822 for reservations or more information.


The Meydan Hotel – Romantic Dinner:

Escape from the bustle of the city and treat your loved one to a magical evening, befitting of the most romantic time of the year. Overlooking the lush greenery of the Meydan racecourse and views of the city skyline, celebrate your sweetheart with a candlelit dinner at either the Millennium Lounge Terrace or Farriers Courtyard. Choose from two menus – a decadent international menu featuring Canadian lobster, pan-seared herb-crusted salmon, strawberry rhubarb crumb and raspberry sorbet, paired with a glass of bubbly. Or the smoky barbecued flavours of Arabic cuisine including beetroot hummus, Harira soup and Arabic mixed grill. Sunday 14 February, from 7pm to 11pm. AED 300 per person (soft beverages) and AED 500 (glass of bubbly and soft beverages).

GO: Email meydanreservations@meydanhotels.com or call (0)4 381 3231 for reservations or more information.


The Rose & Crown at The Atrium, Al Habtoor City – Valentine’s Day:

Set the mood right with The Rose & Crown’s indulgent Valentine’s Dinner package that includes a delectable set menu with two glasses of premium sparkling. The lovingly curated menu commences with a choice of a simple, robust root vegetable soup, spicy prawns and a refreshing strawberry and avocado salad. For mains, there’s baked halibut and braised beef shank. End the evening on a sweet note with a traditional Eton Mess or a delectable Baked Alaska. Sunday 14 February, from 8pm to 11pm. AED 150 (soft beverages) and AED 195 (including two glasses of sparkling).

GO: Call (0)4 437 0022 for reservations or more information.


Thiptara at Palace Downtown – Rekindle the Romance:

Meaning ‘Magic at the Water’, Thiptara offers nothing short of a romantic celebration with a specially curated Thai menu and the Dubai Fountain’s captivating views. Indulge in an unforgettable five-course meal that will take you on a culinary journey of Thailand. AED 799 per couple (soft beverages) and AED 1,199 (inclusive of Champagne). 

GO: Email dineatpalacedowntown@addresshotels.com or call (0)4 428 7961 for reservations or more information.


Tong Thai at JW Marriott Marquis – Celebrate Romance:

Tong Thai invites diners to savour creamy curries and delicious South East Asian specialities in its dimly lit and intimate environment this Valentine’s Day. Enter through a winding corridor and take a seat under one hundred low-hanging red lanterns while you toast with one of Tong Thai’s signature cocktails. Chef Rittiyos Hayatapan has recently introduced eight new dishes, ranging from wok-fried Atlantic Lobster to Wagyu striploin in dried chilli tamarind sauce. Sunday 14 February, from 6pm until midnight. Minimum spent of AED 300 per person. 

GO: Email mhrs.dxbjw.restaurant.reservation@marriott.com or call (0)4 414 3000 for reservations and more information.


Torno Subito at W Dubai – The Palm: 50 Shades Of Red:

Celebrate the day of love in relaxed Italian style with a sumptuous five-course menu. Chef Massimo’s signature dishes will take diners on a vibrant throwback to the 1950’s Italian Riviera. Be welcomed with a delicious sparkling beverage, or lounge on a private beach cabana with your amore and a bottle of Prosecco. Sunday 14 February, from 7pm until late. AED 949 per couple (five-course dinner and a welcome beverage) and AED 2,400 per couple (five-course meal and a bottle of Prosecco in a private beach cabana).

GO: Call (0)4 245 5800 for reservations and more information.


Trader Vic’s JBR at Hilton Dubai Jumeirah – Celebrate Valentine’s Day The ‘Mai Tai’ Way:

Trader Vic’s JBR will be serving a special three-course set menu of globally inspired fare this Valentine’s Day. To get started, couples can savour grilled octopus with sweet potato purée and roasted watermelon carpaccio. The main-course offers two options, grilled tenderloin steak with crispy shiitake mushrooms or grilled tiger prawns with massaman curry. This Polynesian venue with sea-facing views, thematically detailed interior design and famed signature cocktails, is the perfect place to celebrate your special someone this Valentine’s Day. Sunday 14 February, from 7pm until 11:30pm. AED 499 per couple (including a bottle of bubbly).

GO: Email restaurant.jbr@hilton.com or call (0)4 318 2319 for reservations and more information.


Vanitas at Palazzo Versace Dubai – Un Viaggio d’Amore:

Vanitas provides the setting for a wonderfully romantic meal with Un Viaggio d’Amore, a four-course journey of love including dishes such as scallops gratin, Wagu beef ravioli and Sicilian red prawns. Dessert wraps the experience up deliciously with Perle del Mare – Vanilla Bavarian, strawberry compote, litchi foam and pistachio coral. Sunday 14 February, from 7pm until 11pm. AED 399 per person (food only).

GO: Email dining@palazzoversace.ae or call (0)4 556 8805 for reservations and more information.


Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah – Valentine’s Day Romance By The Sea:

Spoil your sweetheart with a private dinner on the beach or in one of Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah’s exclusive over-water pool cabanas accented with romantic touches and expansive views of the iconic Palm. Indulge in a six-course menu featuring a lavish spread of gourmet cuisine and a special Waldorf Astoria dessert crafted for this memorable evening. Make the evening extra special with transport in our luxurious Bentley available upon request. Sunday 14 February, from 7:30pm to 11pm. AED 1,200 per couple (food only) and AED 2,500 per couple (two glasses of bubble and a bottle of selected grape).

GO: Call (0)4 818 2222 for reservations and more information.


Wavebreaker Beach Restaurant at Hilton Dubai Jumeirah – Dinner Under The Stars:

Take a romantic sunset stroll by the beach coupled with dinner at Wavebreaker Beach Restaurant this Valentine’s Day. Diners will be treated to a three-course meal, offering a choice between California avocado Dungeness crab tower and deep-fried tempura asparagus sushi to start followed by beef tenderloin, pan-seared seabass with pea risotto or amaretti ravioli for the main course. Enjoy rich pavlova cake with ice-cream, wild berries and rose mousse for dessert. Couples will be provided blankets for this cosy affair with views over Ain Dubai and the Arabian Gulf. Sunday 14 February. AED 499 per couple (soft beverages) and AED 699 per couple (house beverages).

GO: Email restaurant.jbr@hilton.com or call (0)4 318 2319 for reservations and more information.


Weslodge Saloon at JW Marriott Marquis – Valentine’s Day Dinner:

What better way to mark the year’s most evocative evening than sipping Taittinger á Deux on the 68th floor of the world’s tallest five-star hotel. Enjoy a one-off five-course feast curated by an award-winning culinary team designed to deliver charm and nostalgia in every bite. Menu highlights include farm-fresh burrata, spicy Ahi tuna tartarecrisp calamari and a rich and satisfying play on classic Canadian poutine topped with lobster. Couples can dive into golden pieces of Southern fried chicken and whole seabass or the steak from Weslodge’s famous hardwood & charcoal grill, with sides such as triple-cooked chips and mac & cheese to make even the most cynical diner weak at the knees. For the grand finale, the team has created “Falling in Love” a dessert that lives up to its name with layers of Vanilla diplomat cream, sweet strawberry compote, Victoria sponge and sprinkled with almond crumble. Sunday 14 February, from 5:30pm to 2am. AED 500 (including two glasses of sparkling pink grape), AED 600 (including one bottle of sparkling pink grape), AED 600 (including two glasses of Taittinger pink bubbles) and AED 850 (including a bottle of Taittinger pink bubbles).

GO: Call (0)4 560 1700 for reservations and more information.


Zaytoun at Crowne Plaza Dubai Festival City – Valentine’s Themed Mashawi:

Celebrate love under the stars with a Valentine’s themed Mashawi. A special menu is curated for this evening, featuring succulent meat and seafood grills with a selection of salads, soups, mezza and desserts. Enjoy a special moment with a private dinner under the palm trees against a relaxing backdrop of the glistening Dubai Skyline. Sunday 14 February, from 7pm to 11pm. AED 999 per couple (soft beverages) and AED 1299 per couple (house beverages).

GO: Call (0)4 701 1111 for reservations and more information. 


ZOCO at The Atrium, Al Habtoor City – Love is in the Air:

Surprise your loved one to an exotic dining experience, prepared with love at ZOCO. The package includes an extravagant four-course sharing set menu with a bottle of premium sparkling, sure to set the perfect mood with surprises and romance. Guests can begin their dining experience with a fruity and refreshing seafood dish consisting of prawns, scallops and octopus and Leche de Tigre. The second course includes a hot and spicy bisque for the radiant romantics. For mains, couples can share a portion of the palate-pleasing Picada comprising of Argentinean cuts, chorizo, cassava, green beans with chimichurri and Blue cheese and finally, end the night on a sweet note with a dessert platter including tres Leches cake and trufa de chocolate. Sunday 14 February, from 8pm to 11pm. AED 350 (Valentine’s set menu with soft beverages)and AED 450 (Valentine’s set menu and a bottle of premium sparkling).

GO: Call (0)4 437 0044 for reservations and more information.