A grown-up meal with a side order of romance? We've found the best Valentine's Day 2022 restaurants for a decadent date night in Singapore sans kids...
Chinese New Year seems to have us sidetracked from the other big occasion that’s fast approaching: Valentine’s Day 2022! So we say, call the babysitter or enlist your helper, ditch the kids, pull on your glad rags and try one of Singapore’s most romantic restaurants where you won’t have to order one single chicken nugget. Here’s where we want to be whisked off to on the day of lurve (hint, hint)…
ROMANTIC DINNERS IN SINGAPORE: WHERE TO EAT ON VALENTINE’S DAY 2022
1. Oakwood Premier AMTD Singapore
Enjoy a romantic rendezvous at three different places within Oakwood Premier AMTD Singapore this year. Se7enth has come up with a three-course dinner menu where seasonal produce takes centre stage. Pair your food with a glass of cocktail or mocktail, a glass of white or red wine, and coffee or tea. Candlelit dining your thing? Reserve your poolside spot, which comes with a box of chocolate praline and rose stalk. And if you’re really looking to make a grand gesture this year (hint: propose), the hotel offers exclusive use of its boardroom. It’ll be a V-Day proposal to remember!
When: Available 13 and 14 February 2022, starting from $188 per couple
Where: Oakwood Premier AMTD Singapore, OUE Downtown 1, 6 Shenton Way, #07-01, Singapore 068809
2. Fairmont Singapore and Swissôtel The Stamford
Fairmont Singapore and Swissotel The Stamford has carefully curated a series of romantic experiences for you to choose from. Enjoy authentic Italian cuisine at Prego, available from 11 to 14 February. The Ravioli di Ostriche, which comprises oyster ravioli, champagne sauce, and salsify, is simply divine! If you prefer omakase, Mikuni has prepared an exquisite seven-course seasonal dinner menu that’s available all throughout February. The Eight has come up with a four-course BBQ dinner menu that’s available on 11 February. We’re talking chargrilled angus beef striploin here! Should you want to skip the dinner crowd, make a reservation for Anti:Dote‘s Pomellato Indulgence Afternoon Tea, available from 1 February to 1 March. Amuse bouche, freshly baked scones, and dainty finger sandwiches are waiting for you. For a touch of exclusivity, two-Michelin star JAAN by Kirk Westaway presents an eight-course menu that’s only available for one night! Finally, if you want panoramic views to go along with your meal, head up to SKAI and SKAI Bar for dinner or high tea. Phew!
When: From 1 February 2022, starting from $78 per person
Where: Fairmont Singapore, 80 Bras Basah Road, Singapore 189560, and Swissôtel The Stamford, 2 Stamford Road, Singapore 178882
3. Shangri-La Singapore
Shangri-La Singapore is definitely pulling out all the stops this season; it’s so hard to choose just one! Make Valentine’s Day one to remember by dining under the stars at Waterfall Ristorante Italiano. Savour dishes such as Mazara red prawn tartare, grilled octopus leg, and slow-cooked short rib braised in red wine, with spectacular views of the poolside lit up for the evening. Or, enjoy five-course private dining at Origin Grill with an indulgent free flow of Dom Perignon Rosé. The Rose Verandah is also another good option, where you can enjoy either a Korean or traditional English high-tea. The Lobby Lounge, The Line, and Dîner de Fleurs have also prepared V-Day dinner menus too.
When: Available 12 – 14 February 2022, starting from $104 per person
Where: Shangri-La Singapore, 22 Orange Grove Road, Singapore 258350
4. Wolfgang’s Steakhouse Singapore
If you and your other half love steak, be sure to pop by Wolfgang’s Steakhouse Singapore this Valentine’s Day. The Valentine’s menu starts off with oysters, followed by a rich and creamy bowl of lobster bisque. But it’s the mains we’re really here for – opt for the signature Porterhouse steak or rib-eye steak along with Chilean sea bass. And don’t forget the sides – we’re choosing the sautéed mushrooms with onions and mashed potatoes. The Valentine’s meal of dreams right here!
When: Available 10 – 14 February 2022, $368 per couple
Where: 1 Nanson Road #02-01 InterContinental Singapore, Robertson Quay, Singapore 238909
5. Bee’s Knees at The Garage
If you’re looking for an option that won’t break the bank this Valentine’s (but still ticks all the boxes for a great, romantic dinner), then look no further than Bee’s Knees located in our favourite Singapore Botanic Gardens. This year it’s offering up a romantic picnic in the park with your other half with its special Valentine’s Day buzz-kets! And don’t worry about packing the picnic essentials; this comes complete with a picnic mat, foldable table, battery-operated candlelight, and cushions with a $50 refundable deposit. You can also opt to eat indoors or al fresco and enjoy a delish three-course set menu. Valentine’s Day meal, sorted!
When: Available 13 and 14 February 2022 only, from $70 for the buzz-ket
Where: The Garage, Cluny Park Rd, Level 1 The Garage, 50, Singapore
Flutes has long held the title as one of Singapore’s most romantic dining spots (we’ve been going there for special occasions since it was at leafy Fort Canning). And, its current location in the breathtaking National Museum only ramps up the romance factor. Plus, the impeccable service doesn’t hurt either! This year, you can pick from a fabulous lunch and dinner menu available on the 12 and 13 February. So if you can’t make the big day itself, there’s really no excuse not to celebrate!
When: Available 12 – 13 February 2022 for lunch and dinner, and 14 February 2022 for dinner only. Starting from $98 per person for lunch.
Where: 93 Stamford Road, #01-02, National Museum of Singapore, Singapore 178897
7. Restaurant Gaig
Push the boat out with the six-course Catalan dinner over at Restaurant Gaig. Indulge in culinary showstoppers, including foie gras with fresh winter truffle. Other dishes on the extensive menu include the restaurant’s traditional cannelloni (a signature dish since 1869, no less!). For mains, there’s pan-seared turbot from Spain with beurre blanc and Oscietra caviar and duck magret with pear and chestnuts. Finish with Chocolate – a Valentine’s dessert made with chocolate and hazelnuts (yum!), and an assortment of petit fours!
When: Available 14 February 2022 only, $160 per person
Where: Restaurant Gaig, 16 Stanley St, Singapore 068735
8. Zafferano Italian Restaurant and Lounge
There’s nothing more romantic than an unparalleled view of the Marina waterfront while you dine on scrumptious Italian dishes. So this Valentine’s Day 2022, say “ti amo” to your loved one with a five-course affair at Zafferano. You can expect a menu full of Italian delights. Our pick includes the Hokkaido scallops with roasted corn essence and oscietra caviar. We’re also pretty excited about the his and hers desserts on offer, which basically means we get to try double desserts! As well as the five-course affair, there’s also a three-course sunset menu available on the 13 February. Or, how about going all out with a terrace experience for two? Delicious Italian fare paired with views and vino – dreamy!
When: 13 and 14 February 2022 (sunset menu 13 February 2022 only) starting from $148 per person for the three-course sunset menu.
Where: Zafferano Italian Restaurant and Lounge, 10 Collyer Quay, Singapore 049315
The Garage keeps on giving when it comes to options for Valentine’s Day 2022! Yep, Botanico at The Garage has also got in on the act with an all-singing, all-dancing five-course affair, sure to wow the other half. We’re talking oysters, grilled Angus beef striploin, Kühlbarra barramundi, and his and her cocktails! Pull out all the stops and go for al fresco dining with Perrier-Jouët Champagne. Psst, you’ll score a complimentary bouquet here too!
When: Available on 13 and 14 February 2022. Botanico five-course dinner; indoors (including a complimentary bouquet) $268 per couple, outdoors (with Perrier-Jouët Champagne and complimentary bouquet): $368 per couple
Where: Botanico, Cluny Park Rd, The Garage, 50, Singapore
10. Nox Dine in the Dark
Yippee! Nox Dine in the Dark is reopening at the end of January, just in time for Valentine’s Day! So if you’ve got no time to glam up (thanks, kids!), this is the perfect solution! Your romantic three-course meal will be served in total darkness, so no need to worry about that pimple you didn’t have time to cover, or the baby food on your skirt… Chow down (as messily as you like, no one is looking) on a decadent menu. We say add on the cocktail tasting, too – it is Valentine’s Day after all! Book early; this one will be popular!
Where: Nox Dine in the Dark, 83 Club St, Singapore 069451
If you’ve got a head for heights and love a microbrewery, then LeVeL33 is sure to fit the bill for the perfect Valentine’s Day celebration. And that’s before we’ve mentioned the tantalising four-course menu on offer, including truffled burrata with house-made smoked tomato jam, lager-pickled pumpkin and French Périgord truffle with aged balsamic vinegar – yes, please! Make it even more special and add on a bottle of Champers. Psst, order before 5 February and impress the other half with complimentary name engraving!
When: Available on 14 February 2022, $1488 per person
Where: LeVeL33, MBFC Tower, 8 Marina Blvd, #33 – 01, Singapore 018981
12. The Summerhouse
If it’s a splurge you fancy, and somewhere that the kids would turn their nose up at every single thing on the menu, then The Summerhouse is it. And if you want to make it extra special, then bag a garden dome (warning – they sell out fast!). Wherever you opt to eat, you’re sure to be in for a treat. This place has bags of wow factor and tops the bill when it comes to a romantic setting – partners, take note!
Price: Garden dome menu starts from $380++ per couple
Where: The Summerhouse, 3 Park Lane, Singapore 798387
Who said you had to celebrate Valentine’s Day in twos? If you want to get a group together (limited to five, mind), then Binary is a great bet with Valentine’s Day offers to be had, too – hooray! On 13 and 14 February, groups of three, four and five will enjoy discounts of 30%, 40%, and 50% respectively on food and selected beverages. And you’re in for a treat when it comes to the options to choose from. Our vote is the homemade kubaneh bread and chicken wings (you won’t regret it). Happy Valentine’s Day, gang!
When: 13 – 14 February 2022
Where: Binary, Palais Renaissance, 390 Orchard Rd, #01-01a, Singapore 238871
14. The Gyu Bar
Demonstrate your love in the best way possible – with exquisite beef at The Gyu Bar! Its Wagyu Uni Chirashi Bento features premium succulent Kagoshima A5 chuck rib cubes lightly torched and artfully arranged into the shape of a heart. Hokkaido uni, ikura, takuan, tamagoyaki and cucumber top off this dish, giving the bento myriad textures and flavours. You can get this bento for dine-in or as takeaway.
When: Available 4 – 14 February 2022, $65 per person
Where: The Gyu Bar, 30 Stevens Road, #01-08, Singapore 257840
15. Mount Faber Peak
Celebrate love this season with a romantic hilltop dining experience, courtesy of Mount Faber Peak. Three uniquely stunning venues – Cable Car Sky Dining, Arbora Hilltop Garden & Bistro and Dusk Restaurant & Bar – are ready for your intimate dinners. Four-course menus are ready for your sampling, accompanied by a specially-created Hendrick’s Lunar Gin cocktail and Häagen-Dazs ice-cream cakes that are just IG-worthy. The experience doesn’t end there, though: redeem an exclusive SkyHelix Sentosa ride at a discount and enjoy an open-air gondola ride.
When: Available 12 – 14 February 2022, starting from $288 per couple
Where: 109 Mount Faber Road, Mount Faber Peak, Singapore 099203
16. Ichigo Ichie
What’s something to look forward to on Valentine’s Day? If you guessed “the gift”, then you’re right! At Ichigo Ichie, show your appreciation to your loved one with exquisite fine-dining kappo and elaborate gifts. Each guest will receive a complimentary box of houjicha nama chocolate, the restaurant’s signature uni and durian tenugui, and a dessert specially crafted for the occasion. All three are presented for lunch and dinner.
When: Available 14 February and 14 March 2022, starting from $368 per person
Where: 1 Nanson Road #02-07A InterContinental Singapore, Robertson Quay, Singapore 238909
Check back soon – we have more Valentine’s Day 2022 dinners in Singapore being announced on the daily!