From romantic dinners to special dining experiences 1,000-feet up in the sky, to staycations and more, here’s your ultimate guide to celebrating Valentine’s Day in Kuala Lumpur this year.

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and it is the perfect time (and opportunity) for you to show your significant other how special they are. Whether it’s to spice up years of marriage with a romantic date, a surprise dinner with someone special, or simply a reason to gather your single friends for a night out, Valentine’s Day promises nothing but great time together accompanied by the best dining experiences.

This year, it gets better with more curated menus and aphrodisiacal delights to keep you in the mood for the celebration of love and romance. If you feel like getting out of the city, there’s something going on at Getting Highlands. But if you’re in town, here’s your ultimate guide on how to celebrate Valentine’s Day in Kuala Lumpur.

(Featured image: Hotel Majestic Kuala Lumpur)

Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur

While many places are rolling out Valentine’s Day menus on the day itself, Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur get the ball rolling from 1 to 16 February with its themed afternoon tea as well as strawberries and champagne pairing at Altitude, romantic dinner at the Horizon and Love2 sharing cocktails at Vertigo. Couples can also check in for a weekend getaway from 14 to 16 February to experience all of the above, and top it off with a pampering spa treatment.

Price starts from RM110+ per couple

Element Kuala Lumpur

Experience a gourmet evening in a candle-lit, romantic setting at the TRACE Restaurant & Bar overlooking the cityscape and Petronas Twin Towers. The culinary team will be serving a 5-course rustic fusion menu themed Love is in the Air. Complete your Valentine’s Day experience with a weekend staycation from RM399+ per night at the Studio King room, which also includes breakfast and two glasses of welcome drink upon check-in.

RM388nett per couple

Marini's on 57

Eat to your heart’s content at Marini’s on 57 Restaurant with an option of a vegetarian or non-vegetarian menu. Especially curated for herbivorous diners, the vegetarian menu offer a Truffle Scrambled Eggs with Black Truffles amuse bouche, Pumpkin Terrine and cauliflower appetisers, an indulgent porcini mushroom risotto, and House-Made Pappardelle with Morel Mushrooms and Asparagus. Finish off with a dessert of Cassis Parfait with Blackberry Gel and Cassis Meringue, as well as Raspberry Sorbet with Caramelised Fruit.

RM1,599+ per couple

Pavilion Hotel Kuala Lumpur

Take the whole family out for a weekend of love and kinship to the Family Valentine’s Day at The Courtyard where a great feast of grilled meats and seafood, as well as a mix of Malaysian and international spread await. Otherwise, sample some of Chef Ricky’s novelty creations at Ebisu if you’re craving for something Japanese on Valentine’s Day. There’s also a staycation package which includes spa treatments, cocktails and dining options.

Prices start from RM128+ per person

Nobu Kuala Lumpur

Guided by Japanese-Peruvian flavours, Executive Chef Philip Leong and his team have created an elegant Valentine Omakase menu infused with luxurious ingredients such as oysers, foie gras, uni, caviar and rose petals. Impress your significant other with not just the sweeping views of the city, but an indulgent 7-course Omakase featuring unique dishes like fresh Smoked Oyster and Uni with Caviar, Wagyu Yamamoto Teriyaki with Pickled Beetroot, Crosnes and Potato Soufflé, as well as the luscious Inaniwa Chuka with King Crab and Moromi Miso Sauce. Dessert comes in a form of the artfully plated Candied Rose Petals and Rose Mousse with Fresh Berries and Chocolate Jelly to represent the overflowing love in the room.

RM550+ per person

Sheraton Petaling Jaya

Spend the night taking in the breathtaking panoramic view of Kuala Lumpur at Sala rooftop bar. Feast like a King and Queen at the all-day dining over buffet or enjoy a 6-course dinner at Miyabi with dishes such as Foie Gras Chawanmushi, King Prawn and Mushroom Tempura, Seabass Teppanyaki and more, or treat your darling to a night away at the hotel’s luxurious rooms. Better yet, why not enjoy both with Sheraton Petaling Jaya’s weekend staycation which also includes Miyabi’s Valentine’s dinner at only RM888+ per couple.

Prices start from RM138nett per person

Le Meridien Kuala Lumpur

There’s no better way to say ‘I Love You’ than with the beautiful surroundings of Le Meridien Kuala Lumpur coupled with a host of romantic gourmet treats to commemorate the romantic occasion. While the ladies will all receive a stalk of red rose that evening, you can play it up the notch by booking the hotel’s Avex Amour Stay Package. Here you can choose to dine at PRIME, serving its 5-course dinner highlighting the 300-Days Grilled Australian Wagyu Tenderloin; Favola for its Venetian inspired romantic 4-course dinner of seafood dishes; or the 4-course set menu at Gastro Sentral with a wide selection of dishes to choose from.

Prices start from RM198nett per person

W Kuala Lumpur

W Kuala Lumpur is inviting not only lovebirds for its Valentine’s Day celebrations, but also friends and family to renew relationships over a delightful spread of specially curated menu at Flock and Woobar. Take a seat at a table for two and indulge in a wine-pairing menu at Flock as you sample the amazing Love Bites Valentine’s Dinner menu. If you prefer something more casual, there’s a three-day ‘Be My Valentine’ Hi-Tea Par-Tea which includes both sweet and savoury V-day inspired bites to go with mocktails or the usual caffeine fix. There’s also a special addition of Chocolate Melting Sphere with Twin Love Gateau, Caramel Popping Crumb and Passionfruit Gel in the mix — so you’re definitely going to end your date on a sweet note.

Dinner RM318+ per person / Afternoon Tea RM208+ per couple

Four Seasons Kuala Lumpur

Four Seasons KL is redefining romance with captivating dining experiences, sensuous spa journeys and even staycations for couples to enjoy the sky-high views while indulging in aphrodisiacal menus and some TLC. If you’ve already experience the food and drinks at Yun House, Pool Bar & Grill, Curate and Bar Trigona, it’s time up head up to Privé at Level 65 for a night on cloud nine. The private venue opens up exclusively for Valentine’s Day with a panoramic dinner on February 14, accompanied by an inventive menu and fine wines reflecting the 6S theme — Spicy, Smoky, Sour, Savoury, Sexy and Sweet. Sample tantalising creations like Royal Oyster Tartare, Veloute of Sea Urchin and Frozen Avocado Sorbet, and other delicacies like sea grapes and Beluga caviar. End the evening with a surprise gift crafted by Tiffany & Co.

RM5,000nett per couple

Tamarind Springs

On Valentine’s Day, Tamarind Springs will be offering a magnificent evening for those who want to celebrate love and romance. Imagine sipping wine with a delectable choice of dishes on a romantic dinner under the stars amidst with a background of nature as you dine in an al-fresco setting at The Terrace. Guests also have the option of having their table will be adorned in Valentine’s Day-themed decorations including special decorated tables and candlelight for a dreamy ambience.

RM650++ per couple

DoubleTree by Hilton Kuala Lumpur

Celebrate this special day of romance with your loved one by the poolside of Tosca at DoubleTree by Hilton Kuala Lumpur. Savour dishes such as live oysters, black Angus beef with green pea puree, potato fondant and pink peppercorn, as well as a bevy of desserts comprising baby vanilla macaroon, dragonfruit wanna cotta, grapefruit sorbet, crispy almond crostillant and meringue biscuit. If you’re lucky, take part in its snap-and-win social media contest and stand and chance to win a 2D1N stay with the hotel.

RM260nett per couple

Hotel Majestic Kuala Lumpur

Revered for its romantic setting, Hotel Majestic Kuala Lumpur is opening up its doors for you to enjoy a delicious private dining experience coupled with an overnight stay in one of its charming colonial suite (with butler service). If you’d like to keep it simple, away from the hustle and bustle of the city, come for the romantically-themed St. Valentine’s Afternoon Tea. Otherwise, you can also dine in the only orchid conservatory in KL with a decadent 5-course meal that’s limited to only five couples at RM1,000nett.

Prices starts at RM88 per person

Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur

Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur will be hosting several dining experiences exclusively for Valentine’s Day starting with special gifts of strawberry dips, cupcakes and cookies at Lemon Garden2Go. Spend your afternoon at the Lobby Lounge with a selection of savoury and sweet Valentine’s Day themed delights running from 10 to 29 February. For something more classy, Zipangu offers a 6-course set dinner menu. Otherwise head ofer to Lafite for an intimate evening over a 6-course meal comprising premium ingredients like Hokkaido scallop, duck foie gras, turbot fish, venison and more.

Prices start from RM85+ per person

The RuMa

The RuMa celebrates Valentine’s Day with not just an exceptional dinner at ATAS Modern Malaysian Eatery featuring a 5-course menu by Chef Tyson Gee, but special package that includes a helicopter ride. Sign up for the Infinity Love with Selberan package — priced at RM9,999+ —that consist of a 15-minute Helicopter Tour of Kuala Lumpur, an exquisite 5-course meal served by a butler in The RuMa Suite, a bottle of Krug Champagne, 90-min Spa Treatment at UR SPA for two and limo transfers. If you’re looking to propose, The RuMA has also collaborated with fine jewellery brand Selberan for exclusive deals on engagement rings.

Prices start from RM496nett per couple

InterContinental Kuala Lumpur

Stimulate all your senses with a romantic stay and exquisite dining experiences this Valentine’s Day at InterContinental Kuala Lumpur. Start at Serena Brasserie with its spread of international delicacies specially crafted for the evening. If you’re searching for a quieter atmosphere, dine at Tao Chinese Cuisine where a 5-course set menu awaits or at Tatsu Japanese Cuisine with its 7-course dinner comprising the best seafood and steak in town. If your significant other loves his or her afternoon tea, OneSixFive Lounge offers a special Valentine’s Day set that’s available throughout February; served amidst a backdrop of cascading waterfall and a tropical garden.

Prices start from RM149 per person

The Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur

The Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur brings romantic moments on this special day with dining experiences and also exclusive spa packages for its guests. Delight in the Rosé Afternoon Tea at The Lobby Lounge featuring Valentine’s-themed desserts coupled with Bollinger Rosé Champagne while being serenaded by live music. Come dusk, step into The Library and savour the evening with a four-course candlelit dinner for two crafted by Chef Wai. After tasting the epicurean adventure with oceanic flavours of the Loin of Blue Lobster and Amberjack Sashimi, as well as the robust taste of Wagyu Medallion, finish off with the Amaou Strawberry Tart and a box of handmade chocolate to bring home.

Afternoon Tea RM350nett per couple /Dinner RM799nett per couple

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