Get ready ladies, the day of love and romance is upon us – Valentine’s Day! Forget the hassle of dashing around town for candles and ingredients for February 14th – simply let Singapore’s bevy of talented chefs and buzzing restos handle everything instead!
From savoury to sweet, we’ve got the lowdown on the best Valentine’s Day dinners in Singapore. Whether you’re looking for the perfect menu for the two of you, or just something to round up all your mama friends to enjoy, we’ve got it covered in our Guide to Valentine’s Day Dining! So get your phone at the ready – we’re giving you 11 days’ notice to get it sorted! – all these fabulous dinners are a mere booking away, mama…
Bedrock Bar & Grill
Mysterious, dark and elegant, Bedrock is ideal for the meat lovers out there. From 9-15 February, their award-winning menu will include two additional menu choices that are meant for sharing (preferably by candlelight over a glass of vino or two!). Indulge in their Chateaubriand with jumbo asparagus, duck fat potatoes and sautéed prawns in tarragon butter sauce, or Surf & Turf of 150-day grain-fed boneless beef short rib and a butter poached lobster tail with smoked san marzano tomato, truffle béarnaise and jus. Can you say delish?
Bedrock, 96 Somerset Road, #01-05 Pan Pacific Serviced Suites Orchard, Singapore 238163, (+65) 6238 0054, www.bedrock.com.sg
Celebrate love under the stars at The Scarlet Singapore’s rooftop resto, Breeze. Serving a special 4-course Valentine’s Day menu with dishes like pan-seared foie gras on flaky brioche, slow-cooked duck leg confit, grilled beef tenderloin served with pumpkin mash, and homemade churros with vanilla ice-cream and dark chocolate.
Breeze, Level 4, The Scarlet Singapore, 33 Erskine Road, Singapore 069333, (+65) 6511 3333, www.thescarlethotels.com/singapore/
Impress your special other half with an indulgent 6-course Valentine’s Day dinner set in the elegant interiors of The Fullerton Bay Hotel. Enjoy tasty brasserie fare with decadent dishes like lobster cream soup cappuccino, or truffle crusted veal tenderloin with parsnip purée and port wine reduction. Round off this exquisite dinner with a delightful yuzu meringue tart with yuzu sorbet and forest berries sauce. Paired with Perrier-Jouët Blason Rosé Champagne, this romantic dinner perfectly captures the romance of the holiday.
Clifford, The Fullerton Bay Hotel, 80 Collyer Quay, Singapore 049326, (+65) 6597 5288, www.fullertonbayhotel.com
This Valentine’s Day, the chefs at Fat Cow have created a mouth-watering 6-course menu, packed full of delicate-yet-punchy flavours. From fresh oysters, crispy Hokkaido uni and winter sashimi moriawase to pan seared foie gras and their renowned charcoal grilled A3 Saga sirloin or A4 Ohmi ribeye steak, this Japanese-inspired steakhouse sure knows how to get our tummies rumbling. Plus, couples will also be able to bring home a lovely pair of Japanese sake cups (while stocks last).
Fat Cow, 1 Orchard Boulevard, #01-01/02 Camden Medical Centre, Singapore 248649, (+65) 6735 0308, www.fat-cow.com.sg
Celebrate the festival of love with a splendid 8-course Couple’s Sharing Menu for two at the Halia’s Raffles Hotel location, featuring specials such as confit duck liver with jalapeño compressed apple, plum, brioche and shaved egg yolk, and the “Gunpowder” Wagyu beef served with Piccalilli garnish, kombu and Espelette butter. And that’s not all! Back by popular demand, The Halia will be kicking off V-Day celebrations with their “Cocktail Courtship”, where guests learn to prepare a cocktail before tucking into their delicious dinner. Plus, did we mention loved-up couples will be able to take home a rose and gorgeous photo souvenir of the evening? And if you’re after more natural surroundings, The Halia’s Botanic Gardens location will have a different, 4-course menu on offer.
The Halia, Raffles Hotel, 1 Beach Road, Singapore 189673, (+65) 9639 1148, www.thehalia.com/raffles
Looking for delicious food without all the frills? Then you’ll want to head over to Hungry Heroes with your other half and tuck into their tasty Super Valentine Platter. You better bring your appetite, mama because this platter includes a succulent steak, lamb rack, deboned chicken leg and a bottle of house vino.
Hungry Heroes, 33 Tessensohn Road, Singapore 217656, (+65) 6295 5401, www.hungryheroes.sg
Casual, fun and romantic, Jamie’s Italian will be serving a mouth-watering 3-course “Love Feast” this Valentine’s Day. Start the evening in style with a glass of pink Prosecco or a Valentine’s mocktail on arrival and enjoy their lovely sharing menu featuring dishes like bruschetta, Lobster al Forno, homemade rigatoni with basil pesto and smoked mozzarella, and the 35-day aged sirloin steak served with chicken liver crostini, deep-fried sage and Italian truffles. And because no meal is complete without dessert, Jamie’s dessert platter includes moreish sweet treats such as homemade tiramisu, chocolate brownies, profiteroles and gooey pavlova. Is your tummy rumbling yet?
Jamie’s Italian, 1 Harbourfront Walk, #1-165-167 VivoCity, Singapore 098585, (+65) 6733 5500, www.jamieoliver.com/italian/singapore
We all know 50 Shades of Grey is coming to cinemas on Valentine’s Day, but this is a different kind of “kinki”! The fun-loving folk at this urban Japanese eatery have conceptualised a delish 4-course Valentine’s menu with highlights such as top-grade sushi, whole slipper lobster or Kinki-style chicken roulade, all paired with a complimentary glass of vino. Oh and then there’s that amazing view overlooking Marina Bay!
Kinki, 70 Collyer Quay, #02-02 Customs House, Singapore 049323, (+65) 6533 3471 www.kinki.com.sg
Looking for some traditional romance? The Knolls at Capella Singapore is offering a special 5-course set menu featuring favourites such as homemade foie gras terrine served with rhubarb chutney, sautéed scallops with cauliflower truffle salad and roasted duck breast with smoked bacon. Plus, dining couples will enjoy an exclusive opportunity to have their romantic moment captured by professional photographers PhotoPlay on the gorgeous grounds of the Capella.
The Knolls, 1 The Knolls, Sentosa Island, Singapore 098297, (+65) 6591 5046, www.capellahotels.com
Wine and dine your loved one while enjoying the stunning panoramic views of the Marina Bay skyline at The Fullerton Hotel. This exquisite 6-course dinner features authentic Southern Italian dishes such as red prawns cocktail with dry martini and avocado purée, homemade pasta filled with fresh burrata cheese and basil, and baked tiger grouper fillet with olives, crispy capers and sun-dried tomatoes.
The Lighthouse, The Fullerton Hotel, 1 Fullerton Square, Singapore 049178, (+65) 6877 8933, www.fullertonhotel.com
The Marmalade Pantry at The Stables
Tucked away in the nature of Bukit Timah, Marmalade Pantry will transform into fairytale wonderland this Valentine’s Day. Mingle with horses and enjoying a Cinderella carriage display while a harp player fills the air with music. Tuck into the 4-course “Happily Ever After dinner” of salmon tartare salad, wild mushroom soup, beef tenderloin or cod fillet and a white chocolate cremeux dessert. Pick one of four specially created love-themed cocktails or mocktails – made with delicate ingredients such as elderflower, wild berries and pineapples. And don’t worry about picking a designated driver or hailing a taxi, because all new users of Uber will be entitled to $20 credit when booking dinner at The Marmalade Pantry!
The Marmalade Pantry, 55 Fairways Drive, Singapore 286846, (+65) 6467 9328, www.themarmaladepantry.com.sg/stables
Express your love this Valentine’s Day with a 3-course dinner followed by a 1.5 hour painting session at Museo on Sentosa. Enjoy dishes such as poached Boston lobster with avocado salsa, foie gras terrine with lemon marmalade and truffle, grilled tenderloin of beef medallions, Hokkaido sea scallops wrapped in bacon, or pan-seared cod fillet with grilled king prawn in a saffron butter sauce. After indulging in dinner, pick up a paintbrush and express your creativity on canvas!
Museo, 31 Ocean Way, #01-22, Sentosa Cove, Quayside Isle, Singapore 098375, (+65) 6734 8066, www.mu-se-o.com
Serving contemporary Italian-Japanese fusion dishes, Nuvo’s Executive Chef Mark Richards has created a unique casual Valentine’s Day menu featuring tantalisingly tasty sharing dishes. Great food without a hefty price tag? Sounds perfect to us!
Nuvo, 6 Raffles Boulevard, Marina Square #02-100, Singapore 039594, (+65) 6822 2098, www.nuvo.sg
The Pelican Seafood Bar & Grill
Fancy a taste of the ocean? Book a spot at The Pelican to enjoy their 4-Course Valentine’s Day set featuring oysters, caviar, langoustine and barramundi, washed down with a sumptuous glass of red or white wine.
The Pelican Bar & Grill, 1 Fullerton Rd, Singapore 049214, (+65) 6438 0400, www.thepelican.com.sg
Privé Waterfront Bar
Get in the mood for love by indulging in the unbeatable combo of oysters and Champagne. From 9-14 February, Privé Waterfront Bar will be serving a set of G.H. Mumm Cordon Rouge Champagne and 1/2 dozen seasonal oysters – the perfect aphrodisiac for all you lovers out there!
Privé Waterfront Bar, 2 Keppel Bay Vista, Singapore City 098382, (+65) 6776 0777, www.theprivegroup.com.sg
Rabbit Carrot Gun
Gastropub and Sassy Mama-fave Rabbit Carrot Gun will be dishing up a scrummy 5-course sharing menu for the day of love. With dishes such as squid carpaccio, tournedo rossini, pan-seared king prawns and pistachio nougat glaze with strawberry fondue, this menu is ideal for sharing with the hubstar or even with a group of buddies. After all, sharing is caring!
Rabbit Carrot Gun, 49 East Coast Road, Singapore 428768, (+65) 6348 8568, www.rabbit-carrot-gun.com
Sabio by The Sea
You’ll be lulled into a purple haze this Valentine’s Day at tapas resto Sabio by the Sea. Chef Damien Le Bihan has created a violet-inspired set menu that is sure to awaken your senses and put you in the mood for love. With a choice of three unique appetisers, three main courses and a decadent dessert, all washed down with a specially-concocted Valentine’s cocktail, you’ll be sure to experience a magical evening by the marina with your Valentine.
Sabio by the Sea, 31 Ocean Way, Quayside Isle, Singapore 098373, (+65) 6690 7568, www.sabio.sg
Salt Grill & Sky Bar
Focused on Modern Aussie cuisine, Salt Grill will be serving a delectable 5-course Valentine’s Day set menu specially curated by Executive Chef Mathew Leighton. With dishes like proscuitto with rock melon and fig vinacotto dressing, salmon sashimi with nam jim dressing, and seared foie gras and Wagyu tenderloin with bordelaise sauce, this enticing menu is made even more tantalising when served alongside Salt Grill’s awesome city views from the top of ION Orchard. Book now for a night to remember!
Salt Grill & Sky Bar, 2 Orchard Turn, #55-01 & #56-01 ION Orchard, ION Orchard, Singapore 238801, (+65) 6592 5118, www.saltgrill.com
Wine and dine with flair and finesse at Saint Pierre this Valentine’s Day. Chef Emmanuel Stroobant has delicately crafted the aptly named “La Vie en Rose” menu, an 8-course meal that aims to capture the spirit of Valentine’s Day. Following a rose colour scheme, standout dishes such as the Risotto de Tomate Fumee with red snapper tempura, ikura and pomegranate reduction and the Pain Perdu with grilled foie gras, strawberries and beetroot essence and guaranteed to have you licking your lips.
St Pierre, 31 Ocean Way, 01-15 Quayside Isle, Quayside Isle, Singapore 098375, (+65) 6438 0887, www.saintpierre.com.sg
Spanish restaurant Una will transform into a veritable Garden of Eden this Valentine’s Day. Step into the lavish and romantic meadows of the world’s first lovers and celebrate with an indulgent feast for the senses. From fresh seafood and flame-grilled lobster, to grain-fed ribeye and delectable sweet treats, this four-course menu will leave you seeing stars!
UNA, 1 Rochester Drive, Singapore 139212, (+65) 6773 0070, www.una.sg
Singapore’s premier nose-to-tail restaurant will bring out the animal in you and your love with their special V-Day menu. Featuring Maine scallops, Canadian pork cutlet and milk-poached snapper, this Valentine’s dinner is a feast you won’t want to miss!
Wolf, 18 Gemmill Lane, Singapore 069255, (+65) 6557 2224, www.theprivegroup.com.sg/wolf
Happy Valentine’s Day, mamas! We wish you lots of romance, and full stomachs!