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This Valentine’s day plan your romantic date at these restaurants in India

If you want to turn on the charm and romance your partner, one non-fussed way to aid your efforts is to take him or her out for a stunning supper. We pick nine of the best restaurants for Valentine’s Day to dial up the love all across India.

Bengaluru

Fly Dining

Best restaurants for Valentine's Day in Bangalore, Fly Dining

Sweep your significant other off their feet, quite literally. Fly Dining takes you 50 metres off the ground, overlooking Bengaluru’s pretty Nagavara Lake. They serve a mix of Asian and Indian cuisine, accompanied by mocktails.

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Grasshopper

Best restaurants for Valentine's Day in Bangalore, Grasshopper

Ringing in classic romance, they’re set in a farmhouse al fresco amidst the greens with jazz playing in the backdrop. A call before you head to the dinner will seek your dietary preferences, and freshly cut flowers and candles adorn the tables as you select from their collection of wines, beers, or non-alcoholic drinks. They offer five and seven-course meals, we suggest you go for the latter on this occasion. Reserve your table on their terrace for the desired seclusion.

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The Tao Terraces

Best restaurants for Valentine's Day in Bangalore, The Tao Terraces

A rooftop space right in the centre of the city, The Tao Terraces take you away from the mad rush yet allowing a bird’s eye view of the bustling streets below. Buddhist serenity encases the restaurant with Asian motifs, cane interiors, and the calm sound of flowing water. Their Pan Asian fare does justice to the splendid ambience and view. They also have special candlelight dinners for couples, making it perfect if you’re looking for a private space.

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Delhi

Bo Tai Switch

Strategically located in a cosy nook, at the plush environs of Shangri-La’s – Eros, hotel in Delhi, Bo Tai Switch is one of the newly opened dining spaces that serve a medley of authentic Thai and European grills with a signature modern twist. This Valentine’s, all you need is a combination of perfectly crafted cocktails and a charming ambience, with impeccable service, inventive menu, and chic vibes.

Swan

Another new offering by Zorawar Kalra and Massive Restaurants, Swan serves authentic mashup of Japanese and Italian cuisine. The picturesque al-fresco seating with a sprawling terrace offers a breath-taking view of the Qutub Minar. Devour the decadent cuisine & the whimsical cocktails as you dine under the blanket of glittery stars, this Valentine’s. Rekindle the love as Swan curates the perfect mood lighting and music to make your evening even more special.

Sevilla

Best restaurants for Valentine's Day in Delhi. Sevilla Claridges

The Spanish and Italian restaurant at The Claridges has both indoor and al fresco seating. The weather and V-Day call for the latter, with their white tents, chandeliers, and long-stemmed candle stands bringing the charisma to life. The flickering mellow lighting, tiny glass bridge walkways, and perpetual quiet romance in the air mirror a night out of a film. Take your pick from their selection of over 150 wines from different parts of the world and end the night with the much-loved tiramisu.

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Mumbai

Estella

Best restaurants for Valentine's Day in Mumbai. Estella

Sea waves in your ears and sunset in your eyes, Estella has one of the most beautiful views offered by a restaurant in the Maximum City. Its wooden deck and cabanas overlooking the Juhu beachfront with spacious tables allowing for free-flowing conversation without earring in on others. The modern Australian food carries influences from Asian and European cuisines, with sushi, scallops, and risotto — all at your beckoning.

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Dome

Best restaurants for Valentine's Day in Mumbai. Estella

Rooftop, city that never sleeps underneath, and sea on the side — Dome is all settings rolled into one. Soft lighting and couch seating at the lounge-restaurant is great for a prolonged romantic evening. The whisky bar at the rooftop has a corner seat, offering an uninterrupted view of the Queen’s Necklace. Their pristine white décor adds to the charm, as you indulge in cocktails, grills, cigars, wine, and global cuisine.

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Gallops

Gallops on Mahalaxmi Race Course in South Mumbai is another rich destination to spend Valentine’s Day. Their al fresco setting makes for an ideal date night where one could revel in the views of the racecourse, walking tracks, horses being led to their stables, and the vast green lawns, amid a crowded urban landscape. Fairy lights, chandeliers, along with cherry blossom trees add to the mood of this space, which will make your day even more special.

Hyderabad

Tuscany

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Delicate chandeliers, intimate seating, red terracotta tiles, and hand-painted murals welcome you into the warm ambience of Tuscany, Trident Hyderabad. They have authentic Italian food from the Tuscany region, with great gnocchi and mushroom soup amongst other delicacies. Their extensive wine collection complements the food well and fits perfectly into your Valentine’s dinner.

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Kolkata

Club Fenicia

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If you’re looking for a buzzing date night, head to Club Fenicia. From relaxed lounges to intimate tables, rooftop to indoors, they’ve got any and every seating option you may be in the mood for. You may go for a quiet dinner in a corner or take centre stage with their party vibe. Not just the setting, even their food has tons of variety–from sushi to tapas, kebabs to bowls, pizzas to sizzlers, they’ve got it all.

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Sienna Store & Cafe

Sienna Cafe
Vegetable wrap

If a more relaxed vibe is what you’re looking at, Sienna Store & Cafe is your best bet. Artsy, quirky, and niche, their delectable cafe food–think hot chocolate, cloud cake, wraps–is in the company of a store. So, not only do you have the ideal casual date night, but if you forgot that present, you can get one right here.

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Megha Uppal
Senior Associate Editor
An innate love for travel and food has translated into many a trips since childhood for Megha; it also fed her curiosity to know about local cultures. When not writing, she is on the lookout for three things: A great dark chocolate dessert, a beautiful pool where she can practice her backstroke, and art that she can save up for.