Valentine’s Day in Dubai doesn’t have to come with a crazy price tag. So here are our top pick of dining deals to check out across the city on February 14, for under AED500 per couple…
Boardwalk, Dubai Creek & Yacht Club
Soak up the romance this Valentine’s Day as you sit perched atop an outdoor deck on the Dubai Creek while crooning to your favourite song alongside live singers and guitarist, Jeremy Lawrence. Set the mood with a special four-course aphrodisiac menu, curated using passion-inducing ingredients like oysters, chili, chocolate and fig – the piquant flavours of romance. While dining under the stars, you may even win a bottle of pink bubbles to match the ambiance of the evening.
Details: Served from 7pm until 10pm. Priced at AED500 per couple, inclusive of a four-course set menu and welcome drink. For bookings, call 04 602 1234 / email: email@example.com
Café Belge, The Ritz-Carlton DIFC
With its Art Deco design and traditional Belgian cuisine, Café Belge at The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai International Financial Centre transports visitors to the golden era of 1920s Brussels. This Valentine’s Day enjoy its vintage feel as you tuck into a romantic three-course dinner along with sharing dessert with your special someone, for AED450 per couple.
Details: Served from 7pm onwards. For reservations, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 04 372 2323.
GRAZE Gastro Grill & Bar, La Ville Hotel & Suites
Evoke the romance and magic of Valentine’s Day by celebrating with your loved one at GRAZE Gastro Grill & Bar. Experience a beautiful evening as life on City Walk plays out right in front of you, as you tuck into a set menu comprising Fine de Claire oysters, black angus tomahawk, and a mouth-watering dessert with chocolate dipped strawberries (the epitome of romance, right there!)
Details: Priced at AED500 per couple, including a three-course set menu and two premium beverages per person. To book, call 04 403 3111.
Khyber, DUKES Dubai The Palm
Since opening back in 2017, this Palm Jumeirah hotspot has been a hit with Dubai residents looking for a true taste of North Indian fare. If you’re planning to steer clear of the go-to “steak and grape” combination this Valentine’s Day, be sure to check out Khyber’s steal of a deal – where guests will be treated to a set menu for two, plus a bottle to share – all for AED 399 per person.
Details: Priced at AED399 per couple. To book, call 04 455 1111.
Trattoria Toscana, Souk Madinat Jumeirah
Italian romance abounds at this gorgeous waterside Italian eatery, which sits on the all-new Souk Boulevard at Souk Madinat Jumeirah. The chefs have rustled up a carefully-curated Valentine’s menu for the evening with a selection of dishes including tuna carpaccio, stuffed salmon ravioli with saffron sauce, cod fish ‘acqua pazza’ style served with clams and a dessert of traditional Italian cream puffs with strawberries.
Details: Available all-day between 7 – 14 February. Dishes are priced per item, or AED480 per couple for the entire menu. For bookings, call 04 366 6318 or email email@example.com
Matto, The Oberoi Business Bay
This playful Italian restaurant is turning up the romance with a candlelit four-course dinner and a bottle to share for AED 450 per couple this Valentine’s Day. Expect heirloom Italian recipes on the menu, from wood-fired spiced beef pizza to Matto’s signature cheesecake.
Details: Served from 5pm until midnight. Priced at AED450 per couple inclusive of four courses and a bottle to share. To book, call 052 604 3535.
Origins, Vida Emirates Hills
Enjoy the stunning views at Vida Emirates Hills and celebrate the most romantic day of the year with a wholesome dinner for two at Origins. Especially for Valentine’s Day, Origins has curated a specially designed farm to table Valentine’s Day menu inclusive of organic seabass, corn-fed chicken, beef striploin and many more delicious dishes to share. For those with a sweet tooth, a dessert station will be available for couples to indulge in. To add to the romance, ladies will be offered a red rose when dining at Origins on this special occasion.
Details: Available on 13, 14 and 15 February, from 7pm onwards. Priced at AED499 per couple inclusive of soft beverages. Premium packages are also available. Call 04 888 3444 for bookings.
Hillhouse Brasserie, Dubai Hills Golf Club
Dubai’s picturesque all-day eatery in the leafy surrounds of Dubai Hills Golf Club is celebrating love all day long this Valentine’s Day, with an afternoon brunch and an evening three-course set menu to keep both hearts and bellies happy. Its evening dinner fits into our budget Valentine’s round-up, where guests can indulge in a selection of amuse bouche and appetisers – including yellow fin tuna ceviche and Unagi foie gras. Main courses include Thai-baked seabass, roast rump of Australian lamb or wild mushroom and chestnut risotto, while those with a sweet tooth will be satisfied with desserts of a Valentine’s chocolate bomb, tiramisu or pistachio brûlée.
Details: Served from 7pm onwards. Priced at AED399 per couple inclusive of three-course meal and bottle to share. For bookings, call 800666353.
Vietnamese Foodies, JLT/Burj Vista
Available for one-night only, Vietnamese Foodies’ Valentine’s menu features a three-course selection of the restaurant’s most loved dishes – including paleo, vegan, vegetarian, gluten- and dairy-free options. For just AED149 per couple, diners can enjoy signature dishes such as the green papaya and prawn salad, beef and lemongrass noodle soup, crispy chicken bae buns and vegan pad Thai. The regular menu will also be available.
Details: The Valentine’s menu will be available at both locations – in Jumeirah Lake Towers and Downtown Dubai. Reservations can be made by calling 04 565 6088 (JLT location) and 04 554 2090 (Burj Vista, Downtown Dubai).
Azure Beach, Rixos Premium Dubai JBR
This beachside hangout is inviting guests to spend Valentine’s Day under the weekend sun, where they can enjoy a sharing sushi platter and a bottle to share for only AED345. For those intent on indulging their sweet tooth, Azure’s sharing fresh fruit platter, chocolate covered strawberries and a bottle of grape is available for AED 195.
Details: For more information, contact 04 342 1924 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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