Do you feel that? It's all the love in the air! With Valentine's Day right around the corner, tensions are high as we scramble to choose the perfect spot to surprise our loved one this year. If you are lucky enough to be living in Dubai this means having to choose between hundreds of perfectly romantic options.
Dine without the drama this Valentine's Day by checking out our list of some of the most romantic dinner date ideas in Dubai this year.
Celebrate love at Tong Thai as you escape to South East Asia
Price: 5-course set menu, welcome glass of champagne and unlimited house beverages at AED 850 per couple.
If you’re looking to go the extra mile, surprise your partner with the Exclusive Valentine’s Day package which includes a candlelit 5-course set menu and bottle of premium bubbly, served within your very own private dining area at AED 1,200 per couple.
The newly renovated Nineteen with its chic interiors and delicious new menu tailored by Chef Berta is the perfect Valentine’s Day destination. With a terrace overlooking the championship Golf Course and as the beautiful Dubai winters envelop the surroundings, indulge in the San Valentino Menu featuring Foie Gras Terrine, Ricotta & Spinach Ravioli, Seared Arctic Char and Raspberry Heart Chocolate Granola, Rose Apples to name a few. A Valentine’s Day dinner at Nineteen is nothing short of perfection.
- Set menu 5 course meal at AED 1180 per couple including house beverages
It’s a day for romance, for dancing, and for lovers at Fogueira. Take their breath away at Dia Dos Namorados – or ‘lover’s day.’ With live Latino music, and spectacular views from the terrace on the 35th floor overlooking JBR and the Marina, romance is well and truly alive at Fogueira. Shimmy and dance to Brazilian beats and you could even win your very own special Valentine’s gifts.
At just AED 400 per couple for Fogueira’s all-you-can-eat buffet including a glass of sparkling grape, and with 35% off selected house bottles, make this Valentine’s one they’ll never forget at Fogueira.
Time: 6:30 pm - 12.00 am, February 14
Earn some serious brownie points as you surprise your other half and celebrate Valentine’s Day at the romantic El Chiringuito by Night. The ambiance of flickering candlelight, moonlight bouncing off the lagoon and mood setting music will create the scene of a real fairytale experience, making it the most special date night yet.
Share between two a Tomahawk Steak, the Black Angus Entrecote, Sea Bass in Salt or the Sole Meunière for a mouthwatering barbecue delight as well as starters of fresh salads, Italian Burrata and Carabineros a la Sal, the popular jumbo scarlet shrimp with lime oil sauce. The El Chiringuito bar team will also happily serve you the best recommend grape or hops, to be savoured alongside your meal.
El Chiringuito by Night is the perfect place for real couple goals to be made and appreciate a night like no other with the person or people that mean the most to you.
Show that person in your life just how special they are with an evening of passion at Thiptara, awarded the Most Romantic Restaurant at the BBC Good Food Awards 2016. Indulge in a five-course set menu with a love inspired table centerpiece arrangement.
Thiptara, which means ‘Magic at the Water’, is surrounded by Burj Lake, where the spectacular views of The Dubai Fountain transform this al fresco waterfront restaurant into a truly magical setting for Valentine’s Day.
All guests will receive a special complimentary jar of Valentine’s sweets.
- AED 800 per couple, inclusive of a five-course set menu, soft and house beverages
- AED 1,370 per couple, inclusive of a five-course set menu and a bottle of premium bubbly.
What better way is there to spend a romantic evening than to be in one of Dubai's finest restaurants, suspended 200 metres atop the world's most luxurious hotel. The culinary heights achieved at Al Muntaha are truly symbolic of the restaurant's altitude. Indulge in a five-course tasting menu featuring some of the finest contemporary French cuisine you will ever taste.
Timing: 14 February 2018 | 18:30, 19:30, 21:30, 22:00
- AED 1,990 per couple
For couples who want to get creative for Valentine's or groups of friends who want to just share the love to even those who are anti-Valentine's, the Date Night Brunch at Sean Connolly at Dubai Opera is certain to please all.
The Valentine's Night Brunch will start at 7pm in the secret garden, where a confession booth awaits those who dare to share, combined with packages such as "Ball & Chain", "Blind Date", and "Your Place or Mine" will make Valentine's 2018 an evening to remember.
Valentine's Date Night Brunch starts from 7pm-11pm on February 14th 2018. Brunch packages start from AED 390.
Right by the sea, you’ll discover a romantic escape unlike any other. Savour every bite of the delicious seafood on offer as you look across to the gentle waves hitting the shoreline. As far as charming settings go Villa Beach is incomparable, promising a remarkable night with your loved one.
Timing: 14 to 17 February 2018 | 19:00 to 23:30
- AED 995 per couple inclusive of a 4 course set menu and two glasses of bubbly
If you are looking for a bespoke Valentine's with a loved one, look no further than Folly by Nick and Scott. This Valentine's Day, the two Dubai Chef's will be offering a curated dining experience, where they'll ask about your preferences, advise on wine matching, and generally look after you. We suggest booking a spot as soon as possible, those Burj views are likely to book out.
Elevate love at Prime68 where the incredible views from the 68th floor are enough to make anyone weak at the knees. Sip a welcome glass of bubbly, followed by a flavoursome 5-course set menu to top the evening off.
Price? AED 1,200 per couple or AED 1,400 for a table by the window so you can take full advantage of the exceptional views.
At.mosphere, Burj Khalifa invites guests to celebrate the most romantic day of the year with its bespoke ‘His & Her’ menu specially curated for couples. Gastronomical surprises combined with the most awe-inspiring experiences, this exclusive Valentine’s Day offer will be celebrated on 14 and 15 February.
As part of the ‘His & Her’ offer, guests can look forward to an exquisite dining experience with a five or seven course menu that will be served against the backdrop of spectacular panoramic views of Downtown Dubai, surrounded by the lulling cadence of the Arabian Sea, creating a truly memorable ambience.
To make this further special, couples will be treated to a glass of bubbly and a voucher worth 200AED from Alexandre.J perfumes. Stunning Forever Roses will be displayed all around the restaurant to offer a loved-up vibe of an entirely different kind.
Price: ‘His & Her’ Valentine’s special dinner menu at At.mosphere Restaurant.
- AED 750 per person for non-window tables
- AED 950 per person for window tables as EARLY BIRD rates.
- AED 950 per person for non-window tables
- AED 1150 per person window tables after 1st of February.
100% advance payment required for both, deadline. 48h cancellation policy.
Ring in Valentine's Day at Sho Cho this year. Taking place on Wednesday February 14th from 9pm-1am, the special Valentine's menu will set you back AED 315 per couple inclusive of a glass of bubbly. Select your favourite romantic track and you might just get it played by Samad Idas.
This Valentine’s spoil your significant other with an intimate moonlit dinner in a private beach gazebo adorned with colours of love and panoramic views of the iconic Palm Jumeirah. Savour the taste of a delectable fusion of aromatic dishes paired with a bottle of Moët & Chandon and free-flowing house beverages served up by your private butler. What’s more, every couple receives a flower bouquet on arrival and a specially baked heart-shaped cake for a sweet ending to the night.
Every couple will also take home a complimentary gift voucher worth AED 600.
- AED 3,999* per couple
- AED 2,999* per couple for non-alcoholic beverages
Go the extra mile this Valentine's Day at La Serre where you can impress your date with an experience like no other. Instead of the conventional dinner, La Serre is giving you the chance to prepare a romantic meal with the chef. Priced at AED 750 per person, the gastronomic journey will have you prepareing appetizers, main courses, and desserts, all with your own personalized chef jacket.
If cooking isn't your thing, don't worry, you can still enjoy the Valentine's set menu for AED 500 per person.
So to cook with the chef and get a personalized chef jacket the cost is 750AED
Love is on the menu at Café Society. In the stylish indoor or peaceful al fresco ambience, share unforgettable moments with friends, family and loved ones over perfectly crafted courses and live entertainment.
- AED 350 for two people
With glowing candles and a cool sea breeze, Sea Fu is the ultimate spot for a romantic evening. Gaze into each other's eyes while you enjoying a sensory-inspired Asian menu that has been carefully crafted for this special day. The sounds of soulful live music will whisk you away into the evening. Following dinner, you are invited to sink your toes into the sand and take a walk along the private beachfront. Whether you are looking to rekindle, rediscover or simply recreate beautiful memories, Sea Fu is a surefire way to do it all.
Set menu is AED 1,200 per couple, including a four-course set menu, soft drinks and two complimentary glasses of rosé. Available on February 14 only.
Spend Valentine’s Day in absolute luxury at Dubai’s premium city lifestyle resort, Address Boulevard, situated in the heart of the city overlooking the iconic Burj Khalifa.
On this special occasion, couples will be offered complimentary pick-up and drop-off from the airport or home for a romantic overnight stay in the beautiful Address Suite offering spectacular views of Downtown Dubai. During the stay, the couple can enjoy an intimate dining experience at The Restaurant at Address’s Boulevard’s Secret Room, an exclusive private dining space hidden behind a bookcase. This sumptuous room seats two people and offers the perfect romantic ambience for a memorable evening with your special someone.
The package offers a bevy of romantic features including in-room balcony breakfast in the morning, plus you and your other half can get pampered in the couple's treatment suite that will surely transport you to a tranquil paradise with its indulgent spa treatments.
Price: AED 14,218 per couple for a one-night stay package
If AED 14,000 is not within your budget this Valentine's Day, book a table at The Restaurant at The Address' secret room!
Celebrate this season of love dining with your loved one in an intimate setting overlooking Dubai Marina's glittering skyline enjoying a delectable cuisine inspired by the first human couple, Adam & Eve. The ambiance is made replete with live music playing your favourite love songs to reignite that spark of love.
- AED 449 with free-flowing house beverages
- AED 599 with free-flowing house beverages and sparkling wine
Are you looking for an alternative and interesting way to share the love on St. Valentine’s day in place of the usual boring dinner for 2?
Weslodge Saloon are hosting a unique St. Valentine’s celebration with a one-off evening brunch that is not the typical fare you'd find anywhere on February 14th. The evening will kick off with live music while guests enjoy the famous views from Weslodge of Burj Khalifa. The experience will continue with a brunch style service complete with sharing dishes served to the table, free flowing wines / grapes / house beverages and great entertainment.
Once dinner is completed a luxurious cheese board will be served to the table along with your choice of board game. The choice of board games includes Monopoly (complete with tailored Dubai ex-pat sets of Community Chest & Chance Cards), Scrabble, Trivial Pursuit and the controversial adult card game, Cards Against Humanity.
The party will continue with Weslodge’s stellar resident DJs upping the ante after 10.30pm with old school hip-hop, smooth RnB and classic American soul tracks for those embracing the spirit of St. Valentine at this unique party.
Timing: 7.30pm to 10.30pm
- 375 AED Non-Alcoholic
- 475AED house beverages
- 575 AED Sparkling
Create special moments this Valentine's Day at Dubai's chicest venue. Savour a four-course dinner featuring unique Californian fusion dishes as you take in views from Burj Al Arab Terrace.
Timing: 11 to 17 February 2018 | 18:00 to 23:00
- AED 1,100 per couple including elegant chocolates and a rose
Within the world's tallest atrium, Sahn Eddar offers a majestic setting for you to enjoy a seven-course afternoon tea with your loved one. Exquisite design touches and soft musical tones set the mood as you savour truly tempting scones, savouries and cakes with an Arabesque touch.
Timing: 14 February 2018 | 13:00, 15:00 and 17:00
- AED 1,180 per couple including a seven-course afternoon tea and a glass of bubbly
Masterful Cuisine in an Extraordinary Setting
Burj Al Arab Jumeirah's signature restaurant, Nathan Outlaw at Al Mahara will set the stage for breathtaking romantic experiences this Valentine's Day. Indulge in an exquisite tasting menu of luxury seafood, prepared with Nathan Outlaw's signature simplistic technique. Rose petals will adorn the tables and small surprises will delight diners and couples alike, as they take in a marvelous setting by the iconic Al Mahara Aquarium.
Timing: 14 February 2018 | 19:00 to 23:00
- AED 1,990 per couple, including a five-course tasting menu
A Truly Special Valentine's Dinner
For those wishing to create the ultimate romantic setting for their loved one, our romantic dinner package includes a private room for the perfect couple. Upon entering the room, you will see a beautiful table covered in red rose petals with a private aquarium perfecting the romantic setting.
Nathan Outlaw will offer an exquisite five-course menu with dishes prepared with his signature highly acclaimed cooking technique. Known for his simplistic style, the dishes bring out the best flavours from the freshest catches, making each bite one to truly savour and appreciate. The Valentine's Day menu has Nathan's personal touches, designed with the perfect date in mind.
Making for a truly magical evening, an aquarium diver is at your disposal to deliver the ultimate romantic message while a professional photographer captures the moment for you both.
A beautiful bouquet will also be prepared for you to take back home, along with a set of perfumes.
Timing: 14 February 2018 | 19:00 to 23:00
Price: AED 6,150 per couple including soft drinks and non-alcoholic beverages | AED 7,600 per couple including our sommelier's wine pairing
Guests can come for A La Carte or the Special Truffles & Caviar Menu for AED375 per person which includes a glass of Bubbles.
All guests are welcome to join BB at their Secret Midnight Garden at BB’s where they will allow the party to continue until 2am.
At Skyview Bar, afternoon tea is no ordinary affair. Add grandeur to your Valentine's Day celebration and indulge in a seven-course feast with your special someone. Savour views from atop Burj Al Arab Jumeirah and share truly enticing moments.
Timing: 14 February 2018 | 13:00, 13:15, 16:00, 16:15
- AED 1,300 per couple. An additional AED 100 per person applies for window tables.
A tempting display of the finest Arabian dishes await you and your loved one at Al Iwan. Celebrate Valentine's Day in this intimate restaurant within the world's tallest atrium and enjoy all the flair that Arabia has to offer.
Timing: 14 February 2018 | 18:00
- AED 1,100 per couple
Add a touch of Latin charm to your Valentine’s Day dinner. Savour cuisine from a culture known for infusing passion in art, music, cuisine and everything they do. Enjoy a four-course menu and a riveting atmosphere that is bound to impress you and your special someone.
Timing : 14 to 17 February 2018 | 19:00
Price: AED 995 per couple inclusive of a four course menu and two glasses of bubbly
Savour a fresh and creative selection of seafood dishes and Mediterranean classics at our naturally romantic beachfront venue. We've prepared the perfect four-course menu to be presented on a truly special evening designed for him and her.
Timing: 14 February 2018 | 19:00 to 23:00
Price: AED 795 per couple, including four courses, red wine, white wine and two glasses of bubbly
Experience the most romantic evening in our candle-lit terrace and taste the traditional art of Italian cuisine with this seasonally 4-course set menu featuring crafted classics.
- AED 350 per person, four-course menu, inclusive of a glass of Prosecco
Spoil your loved one at Positano with a delicious Italian buffet on the outdoor terrace overlooking Business Bay.
Price: AED 250 per person including a welcome drink; Add AED 110 per person for a house beverage package; Add AED 190 per person for a premium beverage package including sparkling and Italian aperitifs.
Stirring the soul and lifting the senses, rediscover your love in vibrant Argentinean style. Experience culinary culture as you delight in exquisite cuts grilled to perfection on the ‘Parilla,’ enhanced by the smooth sounds of a live band in an al fresco setting at Asado.
For legendary passion, Asado presents a five-course set menu featuring succulent seafood and beef, with a love inspired table centerpiece arrangement that sets the mood for an enchanting Valentine’s evening together.
To share the love, couples can enjoy 25% off bookings made before 7 February 2018
- AED 890 per couple, inclusive of a set menu and soft beverages
- AED 1,570 per couple, inclusive of a set menu and a bottle of premium bubbly.
With views of the iconic Dubai skyline and the Burj Khalifa, the rooftop bar Mercury Lounge is the perfect setting to spend an evening amongst the stars with that special someone. Enjoy an exclusive four-course set menu of Mediterranean cuisine while the resident DJ sets the sounds throughout the evening.
AED 1,000 per couple, including a set sharing menu with soft drinks and two glasses of complimentary rosé. Available on February 14 only.
Experience love at Rang Mahal by Atul Kochhar whether it is a first date or you are reminiscing on the years gone by, we will turn this special day into an unforgettable occasion with a 5-course menu inspired by 5 senses of affection.
Price: AED 800 per couple including a glass of bubbly
Spread the love at Izakaya with a Japanese-themed Valentine's dinner. Choose between a 7-course set menu or à la carte.
Price? AED 650 per couple including a glass of bubbly
Celebrate this valentine’s day at Blu2O under the stars with a live band, live food stations, and a photo booth to create lasting memories.
- AED 219 per person including soft drinks
- kids below 4yrs eat free, 4-12yrs pay AED 110
Blue Jade takes diners on an enchanting journey through the East and brings together a melting pot of cooking styles from across Asia’s most feted culinary destinations.
- AED 300 per person, five-course menu, a welcome glass of Champagne and a signature cocktail.
- Early bird of AED 225 per person until 8th February 2018.
Be stoked with romantic set-up and Asian inspired dresses to enrich the ambience.
For the ultimate celebration of love, savor a sumptuous three-course set menu for two elegantly prepared by Chef Iqbal at the award-winning JW's Steakhouse. Join the diamond hunt and stand a chance to win your very own gemstone.
Price: AED 499 for two, inclusive of a romantic three-course dinner and a welcome drink.
Surprise the special person in your life at Ewaan as its Arabian setting takes on an air of romantic discovery for Valentine’s night. Enjoy a tempting spread of gourmet barbecued meats, fresh seafood, sushi and decadent desserts, from live cooking stations and a sumptuous buffet.
Book a table on the terrace and embrace the beautiful ambience as the evening comes alive to graceful performances by our Arabian night dancers, ensuring your evening is every bit as spectacular as you imagined.
To share the love, couples can enjoy 25% off bookings made before 7 February 2018
- AED 290 per person, inclusive of soft beverages
- AED 445 per person, inclusive of house beverages
Rediscover the Italian Romance and impress your date with a cosy three-course set menu dinner for two at Cucina, especially created with love by Chef Mauro. With a little luck, win a gemstone at the diamond hunt at Town Square.
Price: AED 299 for two, inclusive of a romantic three-course dinner and a welcome drink.
Shower your better half with an intimate, candlelit 4-course dinner
against a stunning view complimented by romantic tunes by DJ Alona to set the mood. Enjoy a night of love and if you are planning to propose, this is the perfect location!
Price: AED 700 per couple; AED 750 per couple with wine pairing.
Nothing says romance like the French Riviera, the vineyards of Italy, or the white-washed shores of Greece. The Mediterranean has always been the place where love and life collide, and at Riviera Seafood Grill love is truly in the air. On February 14, dine like the Italians, laugh like the Spanish, love like the French, and lounge like the Greeks, as we light the candles and keep your glasses full, so you can take their breath away. Riviera’s Make Me Blush Brunch includes a three-course meal, and special prices on Europe’s finest aphrodisiacs, oysters and wine!
Price: AED 215 per person including selection of starter, main, and dessert, and special discounts on oysters and wine. A la carte options also available.
Spoil your other half as you both indulge in a special set menu amidst the dreamiest setting under the moonlight. Take in the stunning views of Burj Khalifa while you enjoy the music of our resident DJ. You can also opt for a private cabana to add exclusivity to your already unforgettable experience.
Time: 7pm to 12pm
Price: AED 730 per couple inclusive of 4-course set menu and soft beverages; AED 1150 per couple inclusive of 6-course set menu and a bottle of bubbly at a private Cabana.
Celebrate Valentine’s Day and dine under the stars, beneath the enchanting Arabic tents. Amaseena invites you to embark on a journey into the delicacies of the most well-known Arab countries, complemented with a variety of aromatic shishas, traditional drinks, live Arabic entertainment.
- AED 395 per person, inclusive of a glass of Champagne and welcome cocktail
- 1,400 per couple (Bedouin tent), inclusive of a bottle of Champagne, bouquet of flowers, box of chocolates and shisha cocktail. Any additional guests in the tent for AED 395 per person.
For the ultimate celebration of love, savor a sumptuous five-course set menu specially prepared on an elegantly decorated venue overlooking the stars. Accompanied by a bottle of Champagne and Valentine’s gift, the experience will be one of magical moments of luxury and romance.
- AED 1,300 per couple, five-course menu, inclusive of a bottle of Champagne and Valentine’s gift.
Valentine's Day at Don Corleone will set you back AED 550 per couple including 2 glasses of sparkling wine and a gift for the couple to take with them.
Whether single and ready to mingle – or not, Nezesaussi Grill is celebrating singles with happy hour from 7pm-11pm on the memorable day for ladies and gents alike!
Location: Nezesaussi Grill Downtown
- Ladies night offer: spend AED 50 on drinks and enjoy a selected main course for free.
- Men’s night offer: AED 199, for a main course and unlimited house beverages.
Escape all the romance and head to Nezesaussi Grill to meet and mingle as they host an epic Traffic Light party this Valentine’s Day. Wear traffic light colours to let others know your relationship status – Red if you are taken (stop), yellow if you are not sure (caution), green if you are single (go).
The evening promises a lot of fun, scrumptious food, fab music, and entertainment...Do you need any more convincing? It is also Ladies Night, so ladies can enjoy a choice of starter and two glasses of grape for AED 79 per person from 6pm to 9pm.
Karaoke goes live from 8pm until 11pm, and gents even have something to look forward to with the football matches going live from 11pm.
Time: 4pm to 2am and Ladies Night from 6pm to 9pm and Karaoke from 8pm until midnight