Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and whether that means date night, quality time with friends or dining solo (proudly, we might add), everyone deserves a little love on this special day. While you run around the city finding the perfect gift and outfit to wear, we’ve got you covered with where to book your Valentine’s Day dinner in Hong Kong :
Seasons by Olivier E.
A foolproof choice to make anyone swoon, Seasons by Olivier E. will be serving up a gourmet five-course menu. Expect dishes with foie gras, seared toro tuna, blue lobster, black truffles, and Wagyu beef. On top of all that, a complimentary rose will be given to each lady that night.
Price: HK$1,488 per person
Seasons by Olivier E., 3/F, Lee Gardens Two, 28 Yun Ping Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, +852 2505 6228, www.seasonsbyolivier.com
Pirata is keeping it intimate with a rustic Italian six-course menu made for sharing. Starting off with a complimentary glass of prosecco, the menu will feature dishes such as warm octopus salad, pumpkin flan smothered with cheese fondue, and handmade heart-shaped amorini.
Price: HK$588 per person
Pirata, 30/F, 235-239 Hennessy Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, +852 2887 0270, www.pirata.hk
Duddell’s is staying true to its roots by offering an authentic Cantonese eight -ourse dinner for Valentine’s Day. The menu includes sliced abalone with caviar, barbecued Iberico ham, steamed egg white with imperial bird’s nest and Wagyu beef rolled with Enoki mushrooms.
Price: HK$1,080 per person
Duddell’s, 3/F-4/F, Shanghai Tang Mansion, 1 Duddell Street, Central, Hong Kong, +852 2525 9191, www.duddells.co
Popsy Modern Kitchen
For those looking to spice things up, Popsy Modern Kitchen gets cheeky with an eight-course menu featuring a bit of role play. This experienc- driven dining destination has curated a menu that plans to take you on a passionate journey, featuring dishes like warm beetroot salad with 63-degree slow cooked egg, 36 hour crafted lobster bisque, scampi and squid risotto, and roasted Angus beef tenderloin.
Price: HK$2,688 for two persons
Popsy Modern Kitchen, 5/F, The Wellington, 184-198 Wellington Street, Central, Hong Kong, +852 2907 8188, www.popsymodern.com
Café Gray Deluxe
Celebrate in style with panoramic views of Hong Kong from Café Gray Deluxe. The stellar views combined with their five-course menu is a surefire way to impress any lucky guy or gal. Dishes will include an amuse-bouche of scallop salmon tartar, parsnip chestnut potage with caviar and chervil, butter poached Maine lobster with heart of artichoke, tournedos rossini with truffle port wine reduction and raspberry crêpes with chocolate Grand Marnier ice cream. A second seating is available with all the above dishes, with the addition of a chilled soup of clementine and blood oranges.
Price: HK$995 per person for the first seating (6pm – 8pm) HK$1,500 per person for the second seating (8pm – late)
Café Gray Deluxe, 49/F, Upper House, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, +852 3968 1106, www.cafegrayhk.com
SPOON by Alain Ducasse
Nothing says romance like a French dinner. SPOON by Alain Ducasse will be pulling out all the stops with an extravagant six-course menu for two. The dinner starts off with a marinated sea bream with gold caviar and citrus, followed by steamed duck foie gras with pumpkin chestnut, blue lobster with monalisa gnocchi, and roasted veal fillet with artichoke and black truffle. To finish off, a rose-lychee palette cleanser and chocolate-raspberry dessert will end the night on a high.
Price: HK$5,888 for two persons
SPOON by Alain Ducasse, InterContinental Hong Kong, 18 Salisbury Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong, +852 2313 2256, www.hongkong-ic.intercontinental.com
Looking for something easy but satisfying? Carbone is keeping it simple with a classic New York-Italian three-course menu for Valentine’s Day. Expect homemade lobster ravioli with vermouth butter sauce, veal parmesan and a plethora of desserts including a chocolate Blackout cake with cherry mascarpone mousse.
Price: HK$788 per person
Carbone, 9/F, LKF Tower, 33 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong, +852 2593 2593, http://carbone.com.hk
Aberdeen Street Social
Truly indulge with Aberdeen Street Social’s seven-course dinner menu. Appetiser options will include sweet corn and cucumber “fairy cakes” with dill cream and cucumber powder, and smoked salmon on rye bread with lemon crème fresh and eggs. Main dishes on offer include whole roasted and smoked quail with pearl barley, quail tea, fois gras, and Wagyu ox cheek with horseradish mash, baby carrots and red wine sauce.
Price: HK$888 per person
Aberdeen Street Social, JPC G/F, PMQ, 35 Aberdeen Street, Central, Hong Kong, +852 2866 0300, www.aberdeenstreetsocial.hk
NOBU presents a delicate eight-course omakase dinner menu featuring modern interpretations of Japanese dishes. Highlights of the menu include toro tataki with blood orange dressing, lobster tempura with strawberry amazu ponzu and A5 miyasaki Wagyu with dark cacao miso. A Valentine’s Day lunch will also be available with free flow champagne (priced at HK$548 per person and HK$748 inclusive of bubbly).
Price: HK$3,988 for two persons
NOBU, InterContinental Hong Kong, 18 Salisbury Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong, +852 2313 2323, www.noburestaurants.com
Flint Grill + Bar
Get cosy at JW Marriott’s stylish Flint Grill + Bar with a four course set dinner menu to celebrate this special day. The menu starts off with canapés like veal and porcini cromesquis, house-cured salmon and gazpacho followed by oysters and a choice of mains including Linz Prime tenderloin with Vidalia onion, roast cauliflower and pomegranate and steamed sea bass with Dungeness crab, corn, vanilla and heart of palm. To finish the night on a sweet note, you get a choice of rose apple tart with vanill and cardamom or a velvet chocolate pillow with balsamic and cherry.
Price: HK$880 per person and is available from 6pm to 10:30m on 13-14 February.
Flint Grill + Bar, 5/F, JW Marriott Hotel, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong, www.marriott.com