8 February, 2021
Valentine's Day Hong Kong: Dining Guide 2021
Valentine's Day Hong Kong: Dining Guide 2021
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Your Guide To Valentine’s Day Dining In Hong Kong

8 February, 2021
Valentine's Day Hong Kong: Dining Guide 2021

From romantic lunch dates to cosy takeaway nights at home, here’s your ultimate guide to Valentine’s Day dining in Hong Kong.

Love it or loathe it, our city pulls out the stops year after year to mark the day of love. And while dinner is off the cards this year, restaurants across town are making up for it with a selection of extra special brunch, lunch and takeaway menus to help you celebrate. Whether you’re looking to wow that someone special or are going it alone, here’s your guide to Valentine’s Day dining in Hong Kong.

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Valentine's Day Gift Guide 2021: The Leah Baking Workshop

The Leah

We can’t think of a better place to spend your Valentine’s Day dinner than at The Leah where you and your beloved can enjoy the best of British comfort food. To celebrate the day of love, a special four-course Valentine’s Day lunch ($1,488) and dinner ($1,988) has been crafted with selections from Creative Director and Chef James Sharman for couples to share together, along with a fun baking workshop. Already got plans for the day? Book you and your other half in for a set meal ($520) on Friday, 12 or Saturday, 13 February. Head here to book.

Sassy Perk: Use the code SASSYLOVE when you book to enjoy the workshop and dinner at the discounted price of $1,788 or lunch at $1,288. Exclusive early bird offer valid until Sunday, 14 February.

The Leah, 308 & 311, 3/F, Lee Garden Two, 28 Yun Ping Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, 2337 7651, [email protected], www.theleah.co

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Valentine's Day Hong Kong: The Pizza Project

The Pizza Project

If you’re looking to keep celebrations low-key and casual this V Day, look no further than The Pizza Project. Created especially for the occasion, impress with two limited-edition heart-shaped pizzas: the Truffle Love, topped with black truffle, mortadella and mascarpone cream makes for an indulgently rich delight, while the Amore di Parma with nduja, fried chilli and salami is perfect for dialling up the heat. Don’t miss the Fried Pizza & Nutella for dessert!

When: Friday, 14 February
How much: $190 for the Truffle Love Pizza and $160 for the Amore di Parma; $65 for the Fried Pizza & Nutella

The Pizza Project (Central), G/F, No.26 Peel Street, Central, Hong Kong

The Pizza Project (Wan Chai), 5 Star Street, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, [email protected], thepizzaproject.hk

Read more: Where To Get The Best Pizza In Hong Kong

Uma Nota

Brazilian Japanese grill specialities are the order of the day at Soho favourite Uma Nota. Highlights of the feast for two include Seafood Ceviche, the 21-Day Aged Sirloin served with confit potatoes, Pork Shoulder Skewers with sancho pepper and more. Make sure to save room for the lavish Passion de Chocolate dessert complete with chocolate cream, passion fruit and Chantilly cream – the only acceptable way to end date night.

When: Friday, 14 February
How much: $400 per person for five courses

Uma Nota, 38 Peel Street, Central, Hong Kong, 2889 7576, www.uma-nota.com

Chaiwala

Add some colour to your celebrations with Chaiwala’s vibrant Valentine’s feast. Expect a spread of the finest South Asian delights, including the signature Pani Puri, Aloo Tikki Chaat, Tandoori Lamb Chops, curry and more. That’s one way to spice up your lunch date.

When: Friday, 14 February
How much: $448 per person, includes nine sharing dishes plus Garlic & Butter Naan and Basmati Rice; add $148 for a cocktail and glass of wine, or $298 for a cocktail and bottle of Champagne

Chaiwala, 43-55 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong, 2362 8988, [email protected], www.chaiwala.hk

Valentine's Day Hong Kong: Bedu

BEDU

An Arabian affair awaits at modern Middle Eastern gem Bedu. Here, lovers can look forward to a specially-curated five-course menu featuring delights like the signature Mezze Platter, freshly shucked Oysters, Golden Cauliflower with whipped fish roe and Smoked Quail. Whilst you’re there, treat yourself to a taste of the restaurant’s newly-launched cocktail menu; inspired by the whimsical folk tales of One Thousand and One Nights, our picks include the The Princess, a flirty strawberry-infused vodka-based cocktail with homemade blackberry and walnut syrup with lemon juice, and The Old Fisherman, a fruity and aromatic twist on an Old Fashioned.

When: Friday, 14 February (cocktails available from early February)
How much: $390 per person for five courses; cocktails start from $95

BEDU, 40 Gough Street, Central, Hong Kong, 2320 4450, [email protected], www.bedurestaurant.com

TokyoLima

It’s a long distance love affair at TokyoLima this Valentine’s Day courtesy of its fusion Japanese Peruvian “Love in the Times of Nikkei” menu. The couple’s sharing menu begins with signatures like the La Causa with beetroot puree, prawn tartare and tempura, and the T-3 Salad, before moving onto the must-try Beef Tataki, Maguro Nuevo Temaki Edition and a Valentine’s twist on the restaurant’s famous Tacu Tacu (spoiler alert: it features lobster!). Finally, satisfy your sweet tooth with an indulgent Amanti chocolate mousse.

When: Friday, 14 February
How much: $498 per person, includes seven sharing dishes; add $198 for free-flow sake, wine, Prosecco, beer and special cocktail

TokyoLima, G/F, Car Po Commercial Building, 18-20 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central, Hong Kong, 2811 1152, [email protected], tokyolima.hk 

Osteria Marzia

Whisk your loved one away to the picturesque coast of Italy this Valentine’s Day. Okay, so we can’t actually travel just yet, but Osteria Marzia is offering us the next best thing with an intimate Oyster Shucking experience. Get a lesson in oyster shucking with Chef Luca, along with free-flow wine and Champagne, plus a sweet foodie treat to take away. Head here to book.

When: Sunday, 14 February, 3pm
How much: $488 per person, includes half a dozen oysters and free-flow Champagne and sommelier’s selection of wine.

Osteria Marzia, G/F, The Fleming, 41 Fleming Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, 3607 2253, [email protected], www.osteriamarzia.com.hk

Pici

You can never go wrong with pasta! Pici’s Valentine’s Day selection features a delectable selection of à la carte dishes, including Truffle Provolone, Lobster Hearts Pasta and a dessert of Cannoli dell’Amore. To drink, sip on the Rossini, laden with Prosecco, strawberry and pop rocks.

When: Sunday, 14 February
How much: $120 for the Truffle Provolone, $210 for the Lobster Hearts (or plus $65 if ordered with the Tasting Menu), $65 for the Cannoli dell’Amore and $80 for the Rossini cocktail

Pici, various locations across Hong Kong, pici.hk

MEATS

If you’re after a meat-centric feast to woo your love, head over to MEATS. Sticking true to its name, the Soho restaurant is serving a six-course set menu, featuring the likes of Beef Wellington, Fish Tacos and Broccolini with Coconut Sambal. Ending on a sweet note, indulge in the smoky and tangy interplay of Rotisserie Pineapple served with strawberry sorbet.

When: Friday, 14 February
How much: $398 per person, includes three starters, a main, side and dessert all served family style; add $138 for a cocktail and glass of wine, or $228 for a cocktail and bottle of American wine

MEATS, 28-30 Staunton Street, Central, Hong Kong, 2711 1812, [email protected], piratameats.hk

Read more: The Best Steakhouses In Hong Kong 

Under $1,000 Per Person

Red Sugar

Looking for unbeatable views and a special menu to match? Don’t miss Red Sugar’s decadent cocktail pairing menu, featuring six indulgent courses along with specially crafted his-and-her cocktails. Highlights include the likes of Grouper Fillet with Black Crispy Garlic and Asparagus, Duck & Foie Gras Dumplings, and Lamb Belly and Milk-Fed Baby Lamb Rack, paired with drinks like the Sweetheart Margarita and Rose Spritz.

Sassy Tip: Bookings complete with deposit by Tuesday, 9 February, 2021 can enjoy a 15% early-bird saving.

When: Sunday, 14 February
How much: $1,800 for two, includes cocktail pairing.

Red Sugar, Level 7, 38 Hung Luen Road, Hung Hom Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong, 2252 5281, [email protected], www.shangri-la.com

Read more: The Best Places To Drink And Dine With A View

Carbone

Designed to be shared with your sweetheart, Carbone’s Valentine’s Day Menu brings us a feast of Truffle Fettuccini, Ribeye Diana, Strawberry Flambé and more. If carbs are the way to your heart, this four-course menu of New York-Italian classics will have you head over heels. Head here to book.

When: Sunday, 14 February, from 12pm
How much: $888 per person, includes four-courses served family style

Carbone, 9/F, LKF Tower, 33 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong, 2593 2593, [email protected], www.carbone.com.hk 

Te Quiero Mucho & VEDA

Evening dining is back, kind of. Ovolo’s Restaurant In Room offers dining beyond 6pm, served in the comfort of your private hotel room. Available at Ovolo’s Central and Sheung Wan locations, feast on tacos from Te Quiero Mucho or vegetarian fare from VEDA. Plus, if you purchase a bottle of Champagne you can even stay the night for free!

When: Ongoing
How much: A minimum spend of $500 is required

Te Quiero Mucho, 286 Queen’s Road Central, Central, Hong Kong, 3423 3290, ovolohotels.com

Veda, 2 Arbuthnot Road, Central, Hong Kong, 3755 3067, ovolohotels.com

The Butterfly Room, Rosewood Hong Kong

This one’s for couples with a sweet tooth. The Butterfly Room’s Valentine’s Day Afternoon Tea brings together refined tea sandwiches, freshly-baked scones and artful pastries – basically, all of your favourite things.

When: Sunday, 14 February
How much: $898 for two, includes tea or coffee; add $300 per person for free-flow Rosé Champagne

The Butterfly Room, Rosewood Hong Kong, Victoria Dockside, 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, 3891 8732[email protected]www.rosewoodhotels.com

Read more: Your Guide To Afternoon Tea In Hong Kong

Hansik Goo

Channel your favourite K-drama sweethearts with Hansik Goo’s special Valentine’s Day Menu. The offering includes elevated fine-dining renditions of classic Korean dishes, including Lobster Naengchae, Samgye Risotto, Fish Mandu and Korean Strawberry with Sancho Pepper & Caviar.

When: Saturday, 13 February to Sunday, 14 February
How much: $999 per person; add $398 for wine pairing

Hansik Goo, 2/F, 8 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central, Hong Kong, 2798 8768, [email protected]www.hansikgoo.hk

Zoku Restaurant & Terrace, The Hari Hong Kong

Enjoy Japanese dining with a contemporary twist this Valentine’s Day over at Zoku. Chef Phillip Pak’s special five-course menu relies on creative interpretations of classics to impress, including Yellowtail Sashimi with Pickled Radish, Yuzu Soy and Serrano, Wagyu Dumplings and Chilean Seabass with Sautéed Brussel Sprouts, Yuzu Herb Butter and Oyster Cream. Don’t scrimp on the sake pairing – Kanpai!

When: Saturday, 13 February to Sunday, 14 February
How much: $1,288 for two; add $488 per person for sake pairing

Zoku Restaurant & Terrace, 2/F, The Hari Hong Kong, 330 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, 2129 0338, [email protected]www.thehari.com

Over $1,000 Per Person

Hue

Hue

Offering breathtaking harbour views and a four-course set menu, Hue is out to capture hearts this Valentine’s Day. Treat your SO to the likes of smoked beetroot salad with apple, truffle, and sour cream, roast halibut with cumquat puree served with caviar and butter sauce, and ricotta dumpling with Jerusalem artichokes, hazelnuts, brown butter and French truffle. A winner in our eyes is the dessert of Choux bun with pear served with salted miso caramel, hazelnut cream and lime. Consider us yours Hue!

When: Sunday, 14 February, from 11am
How much: $1,080 per person

Hue, 1/F, Hong Kong Museum of Art, 10 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong, 3500 5888, [email protected], huedining.com.hk

Okra

It’s all about the omakase at contemporary izakaya Okra this Valentine’s Day. Chef Max Levy has put together a bold, ingredient-driven 10 course offering for the occasion, spotlighting the restaurant’s signature “unconventional” approach to Japanese culinary culture. From Cod Shirako served hot on bamboo and drizzled with spicy yuzu kosho, to Bafun uni-topped Atsuyaki Tamago and truffle-laced Dry Aged Toro Tartar, this is one to bookmark if you’re a foodie who revels in the unexpected.

When: Sunday, 14 February, 12pm to 6pm
How much: $1,580 per person, includes 10 courses and a serving of Jeju Island Strawberries; add $380 for a four-glass sake pairing, or $680 for eight

Okra, G/F & 1/F 110 Queen’s Road West, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong, 2806 1038, [email protected], okra.kitchen

Aria

Wow your date with city views and a menu of masterful contemporary Italian delights courtesy of Aria. The exclusive seven-course menu spotlights Chef Andrea Zamboni’s favourite aphrodisiac ingredients, along with some cheeky surprises along the way; think Potato, Sour Cream and Cristal Caviar, which comes wrapped in edible silver leaf, Risotto with Beetroot, Lemon and Taleggio, Seared Seabass, Cucumber and Kaffir Lime Broth and Tamarillo, and more.

For those planning date night at home, Chef Andrea has put together a dedicated takeaway menu featuring a selection of off-menu specials, including Prat ar Coum Oysters, Iceland Scampi Crudités and Black Angus Beef Robespierre.

When: Sunday, 14 February (dine-in Valentine’s Day Menu); Friday, 12 February to Monday, 15 February (takeaway Valentine’s Day Menu)
How much: $2,888 for two for the dine-in Valentine’s Day Menu; $3,688 for two for the takeaway Valentine’s Day Menu (orders must be placed one day in advance)

Aria, 24/F, California Tower, Lan Kwai Fong, Central, Hong Kong, 2804 1116, [email protected]ariaitalian.com

Beefbar

Michelin-starred Beefbar has your Valentine’s date all mapped out with candles, flowers and a luxurious gourmet menu for two. The candle-lit experience delights with dishes like the buttery Australian Wagyu Cap with Fennel Pollen and Preserved Lemon, Homemade Veal Tortellini and Korean “Short Horn” Striploin. For added romance, each couple will receive a complimentary flower bouquet along with a sweet photo of the occasion.

When: Sunday, 14 February
How much: $1,180 per person, includes five courses

Beefbar, 2/F Club Lusitano, 16 Ice House Street, Central, Hong Kong, 2110 8853www.hk.beefbar.com

Takeaway

Date by TATE

Inject some fancy into your usual at-home date night routine with Date by TATE’s Michelin-worthy takeaway meal for two. The romantic Valentine’s Gastronomy Box is packed to the brim with refined gourmet delights like Caviar & Obsiblue Prawn with purple cauliflower cream, Jelly of Beef Consomme with beef tongue and Jerusalem artichoke, Cod Fish with scallop mousse, Honey Passion Fruit Entremet and more. Each set features a half bottle of Billecart-Salmon Brut Sparkling Rose NV, which can be upgraded for Champagne if you really feel like pushing the boat out. FYI, there are only 35 boxes available per day, so we recommend ordering early to avoid disappointment. Head here to order.

When: Sunday, 14 February to Monday, 15 February
How much: $3,000 for two, includes four courses, a bread basket and a half bottle of Billecart-Salmon Brut Sparkling Rose NV; add $680 to upgrade to a half bottle Champagne Billecart-Salmon Rose and two Lehmann Champagne glasses

Date by TATE, 210 Hollywood Road, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, 6730 2494, datebytate.com

Read more: Your Guide To Beer, Spirits And Wine Delivery In Hong Kong

ZUMA

Going all out in the name of love, ZUMA’s sumptuous Valentine’s Day Takeaway Tasting Menu is designed to impress. Showcasing the finest seasonal ingredients, dishes on offer include Spicy Crab Soup with Clams Mitsuba and Yuzu Skin, Japanese Wagyu Tataki with Truffle Ponzu, Toro Maki with Chili Tenkasu and Yuzu Pearls and Miso Marinated Black Cod Wrapped in Hoba Leaf.

When: Sunday, 14 February
How much: $1,800 for two; add a bottle of Ruinart champagne for $300

ZUMA, Landmark Level 5 & 6, 15 Queen’s Road Central, Central, Hong Kong, 3657 6388, zumarestaurant.com

Roganic

Simon Rogan’s award-winning “Simon Rogan at home” takeaway set gets a romantic glow-up for Valentine’s Day, featuring exclusive dishes like celeriac soup with parsley oil and cheese sauce, salmon pot topped with caviar, and braised beef short rib with mushroom duxelles, creamed potato, pickled celery, and caper jus. Head here to order.

When: Saturday, 13 February to Sunday, 14 February
How much: $1,800 for two, includes five courses along with homemade chocolate truffles

Roganic, UG/F 08, Sino Plaza, 255 Gloucester road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, 2817 8383, www.roganic.com.hk

RELISH

Do you love the idea of creating a home-cooked meal for your SO but don’t know where to start? Enter RELISH and its “semi-DIY” romantic feast for two. The four-course set comes fully prepped along with simple cooking instructions, enabling you to create an intimate dinner for two to enjoy in the comfort of your home. The menu includes impressive yet homey dishes of Salmon Rillette with Shallot and Crème Fraiche and Brioche, Half a Canadian Sustainable Lobster with New Zealand Beef Tenderloin Fillet served with Black Truffle Butter, and Decadent Pistachio and Raspberry Chocolate Brownie, among others. For the perfect finishing touch, the set comes complete with a beautiful bouquet, candles and a bottle of chilled Veuve Clicquot Champagne. Head here to order.

When: Sunday, 14 February
How much: $2,500 for two, includes four courses, a bouquet of flowers, candles and a bottle of Veuve Clicquot Champagne

RELISH, Yally Industrial Building, 22D, 6 Yip Fat Street, Wong Chuk Hang, Hong Kong, 3481 1924, [email protected], www.relish.com.hk

Read more: The Best Online Grocery Delivery Sites In Hong Kong

La Rambla by Catalunya

Indulge in a taste of Spain this Valentine’s Day with La Rambla’s “Feliz Dia de San Valentin” Takeaway Set for two. The menu promises a lineup of delectable Spanish fare, ranging from Tsarskaya Oysters with lemon & mignonette, La Rambla Caviar with red prawn tartare, grilled fresh seafood and an irresistible dessert of strawberry & rose Mille Feuille. Head here to order.

When: Wednesday, 10 February to Sunday, 14 February
How much: $2,500 per couple; add $1,050 for a bottle of Pol Roger Champagne

La Rambla, 3071-73, Level 3, ifc mall, Central, Hong Kong, 2661 1161, [email protected]www.larambla.hk

Singles Deals

Butter

Butter

Who needs love this Valentine’s Day when there’s cake? Butter Cake Shop is once again teaming up with Black Sheep’s GO to gift singletons a slice of the decadent Milk Chocolate Sweetheart Cake for just $80 with any lunch or dinner delivery order from selected Black Sheep restaurants. Here’s to self-love and cake-love! Order online or download the GO App here.

When: Sunday, 14 February
How much: $80 with any lunch or dinner delivery order from Ho Lee Fook, Fukuro, Uncle Desi Food & Sons, Chôm Chôm, Hotal Colombo, Soul Food Thai, Artemis & Apollo and Le Garçon Saigon

Butter, www.butterbutterbutter.com.hk

Read more: Your Guide To Cake Shops In Hong Kong

The Diplomat x Yardbird

Calling all singletons! Fresh off its Michelin star win, Yardbird is taking over The Diplomat to give us The Broken Hearts Club – a celebration of love lost set to the tune of free-flow Yardbird Kushiage, Diplomat American Pale and Brooklyn Defender IPA. We can’t promise that it’ll fix your broken heart, but at least you’ll have a good time trying. Head here to get your ticket.

When: Sunday, 14 February, 2pm to 4pm or 4pm to 6pm
How much: $500 per person, includes free-flow kushiage, American Pale and Brooklyn Defender IPA, and one Sunday’s Whiskey Highball; add $300 for VIP ticket, includes access to Social Club featuring a private DJ and additional free-flow Sunday’s Whiskey Highball and Pol Roger Champagne

The Diplomat, LG/F, High Block, H code, 45 Pottinger Street, Central, Hong Kong, 3619 0302[email protected]www.thediplomat.hk

208 Duecento Otto

No date? No problem! 208 Duecento Otto has you covered with a Singles Brunch that’s perfect for those without a plus one this Valentine’s Day. The all-inclusive deal features your favourite rustic Italian dishes along with free-flow drinks. We’ll cheers to that!

When: Sunday, 14 February, 12pm to 3pm or 3pm to 6pm
How much: $988, includes all-inclusive brunch and free-flow drinks; $688 for free-flow drinks only

208 Duecento Otto, 208 Hollywood Road, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, 2549 0208, [email protected], www.208.com.hk

Read more: Your Guide To The Best Brunch In Hong Kong

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Featured image courtesy of Pici, image 1 courtesy of The Leah, image 2 courtesy of The Pizza Project, image 3 courtesy of Bedu, image 4 courtesy of Red Sugar, image 5 courtesy of The Butterfly Room, image 6 courtesy of Hue, image 7 courtesy of Aria, image 8 courtesy of Date by TATE, image 9 courtesy of RELISH, image 10 courtesy of Butter.

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