3 February, 2020
Valentine’s Day Dining 2020: Your Ultimate Guide For Every Budget And Palate
Valentine’s Day Dining 2020: Your Ultimate Guide For Every Budget And Palate
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Valentine’s Day Dining 2020: Your Ultimate Guide For Every Budget And Palate

3 February, 2020
Valentine’s Day Dining 2020: Your Ultimate Guide For Every Budget And Palate

Whether you’re looking to wow that someone special, or are going it alone this V Day, we’ve rounded up the best menus and drinks on offer in the city.

February is here, which means that Valentine’s Day is on the horizon. Love it or loathe it, our city pulls out the stops year after year to celebrate the day of love, with restaurants and bars all over town offering up extra special menus and deals to help you celebrate. So, whether you’re looking to wow that someone special, or are going it alone this V Day, we’ve rounded up the best menus and drinks on offer in the city.

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$600+ per person
Singles nights

rosewood valentines day dining

Rosewood Hong Kong

Promising to be a romantic dining destination this Valentine’s Day, Rosewood Hong Kong’s selection of offerings pull out all the stops for the ultimate experience. If you’re looking for a shared tableside gesture of love to celebrate this year, HENRY’s four-course Valentine’s Day menu is the perfect choice. Guests can indulge in the likes of a fresh seafood tray, cold-smoked steak tartare and “44 Farms” USDA Prime Black Angus tenderloin. Plus, don’t miss the corn bread soufflé with vanilla ice cream and bacon bits bourbon caramel. Or alternatively, the decadent chocolate fondant with pretzel milk ice cream. Elsewhere in the hotel, guests can enjoy a show-stopping savoury trolley of delights in the Butterfly Room – featuring Alaskan King Crab and foie gras. While at Holt’s Café, a luscious Valentine’s Day experience promises Champagne upon arrival, tuna tartare and grilled Wagyu beef, plus a take-home surprise! A selection of specially created Valentine’s Day gifts are also on offer, including meticulously crafted chocolates, delicious cakes and irresistible confections at The Butterfly Patisserie.

When: Friday, 14 February
Where: Rosewood Hong Kong Victoria Dockside, 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
How much: See full pricing options across all Rosewood Hong Kong restaurants and bars here


Under $400 per person

Commissary valentines day dining


Keeping things cheap and cheerful this V Day, Commissary is serving a special menu that’s perfect for couples and groups alike! Start your meal off with either spanner crab and avocado salad or smoked salmon Caesar, before tucking into a choice of garoupa fillet, surf clam linguine or grilled Australian ribeye. Those with a sweet tooth will love the bergamot parfait with dark chocolate earl grey mousse, or the caramel pot de crème with espresso sauce! The menu also includes a glass of bubbly per person.

When: Friday, 14 February
Where: Level 4, Pacific Place, Admiralty, Hong Kong
How much: $350 per person. Call 2602 0707 to book!


Uma Nota

Bringing together a special menu of house favourites, we love the sound of Uma Nota’s Valentine’s special chef’s menu. Not only does it feature highlights such as beef tataki, coxinhas de frango (chicken and okra dumplings), and salmon kabayaki, but $25 from each menu sold will go to support the efforts of local organisation, Feeding HK.

When: Friday, 14 February
Where: 38 Peel Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $400 per person, with $25 from every menu sold going to Feeding HK. Call 2889 7576 to book!


pizza project valentines day dining

The Pizza Project

Newly opened on Peel Street, The Pizza Project is perfect if you’re looking for a casual bite this V Day. Created specially for the occasion, impress with the decadent Truffle Heart Shaped Pizza that’s topped with black truffle, mortadella and mascarpone cream, making for an indulgent and rich delight.

When: Friday, 14 February
Where: 26 Peel Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $140 per pizza



Much like its sister restaurant Uma Nota, BEDU will also be donating a portion of its proceeds to Feeding HK this Valentine’s Day. Highlighting a range of Middle Eastern favourites, diners can look forward to tucking into beetroot and mint labneh with homemade flatbread, charred broccoli with zhoug and sumac, garlic and coriander prawns and more.

When: Friday, 14 February
Where: 40 Gough Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $350 per person, with $25 from every menu sold going to support the efforts of local organisation, Feeding HK. Call 2320 4450 to book!


Stazione Novella

Elevate your at-home date night with Stazione Novella’s “Aperitivo e Amore” spread. Featuring a selection of cured meats, cheese and mixed fruits, along with a freshly-baked baguette and a bottle of Buondonno Chianti Classico, all there’s left to do is light the candles. Cue the romance!

When: Available from Monday, 10 February to Friday, 14 February (24 hour advance notice is required)
Where: Pre-order via Black Sheep’s GO app or email [email protected]
How much: $398


Miss Lee

Perfect for those looking for a greener alternative to traditional Valentine’s Day dining, Miss Lee is offering a modern Chinese vegetarian four-course meal. Dishes include the Miss Canapé, which features the likes of yama fries, “flower bouquet” veggie spring rolls and more. For the main course, we have our eye on the “fungi farm” – a pearl barley risotto with porcini and chanterelle mushrooms, in a creamy black truffle sauce. When it comes to dessert, diners can choose from the “hawthorn tree” (featuring mascarpone cream, chocolate sponge cake slices and hawthorn and apple sorbet), or the gluten-free and vegan “yellow river” (featuring purple rice, coconut udon and mango purée).

When: Friday, 14 February
Where: G/F, The Wellington, 198 Wellington Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $588 per couple. Call 2881 1811 to book!


Miss Lee valentines day dining

$400 to $600 per person


Sure to impress with its plant-based delights, VEDA is serving a special four-course menu this Valentine’s Day. Highlights on the menu include the coconut and chickpea curry served with steaming Basmati rice, a vegan Shepherd’s Pie made with mushrooms, lentils and tomato, and a creamy Porcini Kohlrabi Pappardelle with butternut squash, porcini mushrooms and parmesan cheese. The dessert duo of vegan cheesecake and chocolate sponge cake completes the meal, with guests able to add a wine or cocktail pairing for an additional $280.

When: Available from Thursday, 13 to Saturday, 15 February
Where: Ovolo Central, 2 Arbuthnot Road, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $480 per person. Additional $280 for optional cocktail or wine pairing. Call 3755 3067 to book!


208 Duecento Otto

Get set for a rustic Italian feast at 208 this Valentine’s. The four-course set menu includes a complimentary glass of prosecco per person, and guests can look forward to tucking into white asparagus and glazed langoustine risotto, Rossini beef tenderloin, slow-cooked monk fish and “Mille foglie” cheesecake with lime and apple confit.

When: Friday, 14 February
Where: 208 Hollywood Road, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
How much: $578 per person. Call 2549 0208 to book!



If you’re after a meat-centric feast to woo your love, look no further than MEATS. Sticking true to its name, the SoHo restaurant is serving a six-course set menu, featuring the likes of manchego and chorizo croquettes, truffle mac n cheese, and the show-stopping surf n turf, featuring grilled Angus beef tenderloin, lobster tail and bone marrow topped with vodka béarnaise. Ending on a sweet note, the restaurant will serve a passion fruit tart paired with raspberry sorbet.

When: Friday, 14 February
Where: 28-30 Staunton Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $380 per person. Call 2711 1812 to book!


22 ships valentines day dining

22 Ships

22 Ships is sure to please with its sharing style special set for two, which includes two complimentary glasses of Cava! Tuck into dishes such as 48-month Iberico bellota, bone-in pork loin, scallop crudo and the unmissable chocolate fondant with malt ice cream and 100s and 1000s. The restaurant doesn’t normally take reservations, but will be for the occasion, so be sure to call ahead to reserve your spot.

When: Friday, 14 February
Where: 22 Ship Street, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
How much: $888 for two. Call 2555 0722 to book!


John Anthony

No only is contemporary Chinese restaurant John Anthony putting on an eight-dish Valentine’s Day set, but it will also be serving two special cocktails for the occasion! Dishes include Iberico pork presa char siu with rose infused yellow mountain honey and pan seared Australian scallop, E-fu noodles with sakura shrimp sauce, as well as signature John Anthony favourites, including the pink rosé lobster har gao. To top off your meal, guests can choose between either The One (made with Tried & True Vodka, hibiscus and soda), or The Other Half (with Tanqueray gin, absinthe, lime and cucumber).

When: Friday, 14 February and Saturday, 15 February
Where: Basement Level, Lee Garden Three, 1 Sunning Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
How much: $999 for two, including two Valentine’s Day cocktails. Call 2898 3788 to book! 



The saying goes “The way to someone’s heart is through their stomach”, and this is sure to be the case with TokyoLima’s specially-curated Valentine’s Day menu. Priced at $470 per person, the couple’s sharing menu will begin with restaurant favourites such the signature La Causa, and Just “Ceviche” with seabass, onion, coriander, nori and yellow chilli tiger’s milk. The second portion of the menu will feature the Tiradito de Pulpo with Galician octopus and a sweet sour aji panca sauce, TokyoLima’s signature Maguro Nuevo rolls and Picanha Sticks. Sure to satisfy the sweet toothed, the meal concludes with the Cupido dessert, featuring chocolate cheesecake, strawberry jam and strawberry sorbet. Plus, diners can choose to take their meal up a level by adding on two Normandy oysters and prosecco for an additional charge.

When: Friday, 14 February
Where: G/F, Car Po Commercial Building, 18-20 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $470 per person, plus an additional $200 per person for two glasses of Prosecco and two Normandy oysters. Call 2811 1152 to book!


Chaiwala valentines day dining


If you’re looking for an Indian feast to impress, Chaiwala ticks all the boxes. The ten-course menu promises to leave diners more than satisfied, with the feast kicking off with the moreish pani puri and aloo chaat, before moving onto the likes of Tawa grilled chicken breast, three delectable curries and a dessert of Panna Cotta garnished with strawberry chutney, coconut cream, jaggery pethe and a rich chocolate mousse.

When: Friday, 14 February
Where: 43-55 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $498 per person. Call 2362 8988 to book!


$600+ per person

Mott 32 

Go out with a bang and enjoy Mott 32’s Valentine’s nine-course set dinner. The award-winning Chinese restaurant will be serving dishes including foie gras with Chinese hwa tiao, crispy roasted suckling pig, South Australian Scallops, and baked red date puffs with red beancurd. To help you celebrate in style, Mott 32 will also be offering a selection of Rosé Champagnes at special prices throughout Valentine’s Day weekend.

When: Friday, 14 February
Where: Standard Chartered Bank Building, 4-4A Des Voeux Road Central, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $1,380 per person. Call 2885 8688 to book!


Duddell’s valentines day dining


Featuring a welcome glass of Ruinart Rosé Champagne, Duddell’s Valentine’s offering has caught our eye. Despite the high price tag, you’re sure to leave satisfied after feasting on the likes of crispy suckling pig with caviar, deep-fried French oyster with black pepper and honey, baked whole lobster, fried Miyazaki A4 wagyu beef and more. The dinner is topped off with Duddell’s petit fours.

When: Friday, 14 February
Where: Level 3 Shanghai Tang Mansion, 1 Duddell Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $1,688 + 10% service charge per person



Kinship’s Valentine’s Day Dinner Menu is sure to entice. Kicking off with its homemade love potion cocktail, “Valentines Elixir”, you’re sure to be in for a good night. Food items then include brown crab salad, homemade tagliatelle with Grandma’s 12-hour tomato ragout, baked Norwegian cod and more. Be sure to save room for the dessert of strawberry and white chocolate cheesecake, and chocolate truffles! Plus, snap a selfie on the night and post it on Instagram with the hashtag #kinshipvalentines for the chance to win a dinner for two!

When: Friday, 14 February (first sitting from 6:30pm to 8:30pm; second sitting from 8:30pm)
Where: 3/F, LL Tower, 2 Shelley Street, SoHo, Central
How much: $1,248 per couple. Call 2520 0899 to book!



Always a winner for special occasions, book in now for NOBU’s  a special eight-course Omakase Valentine’s Day dinner. The menu starts with dishes by Executive Sushi Chef Satoru Hashimoto including hirame tomato tosazu with caviar, toro sashimi with avocado mousse ume sauce, and an exclusive sushi selection. Executive Chef Rhys Cattermoul’s hot dishes include monkfish with goji berry miso, and Wagyu Sukiyaki with truffle. Plus, look forward to NOBU Pastry Chef Joanna Yuen’s “Ocean Kiss” dessert.

When: Friday, 14 February
Where: 2/F, InterContinental Hong Kong, 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
How much: $3,288 for two. Call 2721 1211 to book!


Roganic valentines day menu


Recently awarded its first Michelin-star, Roganic is where to book if you’re looking to impress. The Valentine’s dinner kicks off with a special cocktail, which is followed by creations such as prawn toast with pike perch roe, sea urchin custard with caviar, kohlrabi and egg yolk, japanese salmon with cucumber and corn, and even rose donuts. Guests can choose to complement the set further with an optional wine or non-alcoholic pairing. 

When: Friday, 14 February
Where: Sino Plaza, UG/F 08, 255 Gloucester Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
How much: $1,280 per person; plus $680 for long wine pairing (six glasses), or $280 for non-alcoholic pairing. Call 2817 8383 to book!


Le Petit Maison

LPM’s Valentine’s Menu is available from 10 to 15 February and is sure to have diners feeling smitten. Not only does the menu include two glasses of chilled Bollinger Rosé and three starters (including burrata with fresh Datterini tomatoes and basil, scallop carpaccio, and snails with garlic butter), but diners can also tuck into a selection of indulgent mains.  All crafted to share, mains of grilled Chilean white bass and slow cooked duck legs with orange glaze are served with fresh green beans. The meal is topped off with a special strawberry tiramisu, featuring white chocolate mousse layered with coffee-soaked lady fingers and fresh strawberries.

When: Valentine’s Menu available from Monday, 10 February to Saturday, 15 February
Where: Shop 1, H Queen’s, 23-29, 1/F Stanley Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $1,088 per person. Call 2887 1113 to book!


Duck & Waffle

Helping us all to celebrate the most romantic day of the year in style, Duck & Waffle is offering a specially-curated menu and cocktails for the occasion. Divided into four sections (snacks, starter, main, dessert), the menu has something for everyone. Look forward to tucking into the famed Duck & Waffle, a succulent Loin of New Zealand Lamb, or a meaty Grilled Seabass. Don’t miss out on the indulgent dessert of dark chocolate mousse, paired with a white sesame ganache, biscuit ice-cream and topped with crystallised dark chocolate. Couples can enjoy their romantic meal with an optional cocktail pairing (additional $220 per couple).

When: Friday, 14 February
Where: Shop 1081, Podium Level 1, ifc mall, 8 Finance Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $1,588 per couple, plus $20 for optional cocktail pairing. Call 2267 6338 to book!


Rech by Alain Ducasse valentines day dining

Rech by Alain Ducasse 

Looking to truly impress this V Day? With one Michelin-star, Rech by Alain Ducasse couples the freshest and finest French produce with stunning harbour views. With an optional wine pairing available, Executive Chef Guillaume Katola’s specially-created six-course menu kicks off with a sharing seafood platter, before moving onto the likes of John Dory, braised beef short ribs, and desserts created using chocolate from Alain Ducasse’s Paris store. “For her” features vanilla cream, flourless chocolate sponge and raspberry in a dark chocolate shell, but we love the sound of “For Him”, made with milk chocolate cream, crunchy hazelnut sponge and toffee in a dark chocolate shell, served with warm salted caramel sauce.

When: Friday, 14 February
Where: InterContinental Hong Kong, 18 Salisbury Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong
How much: $2,988 for two, plus $688 per person for optional wine-pairing. Call 2313 2323 to book!


Madame Fù

Enjoy French-inspired Cantonese delights set against the background of the historic Tai Kwun with Madame Fù’s special Valentine’s Day set menu. Begin with a sharing Dim Sum Basket featuring the iconic Pink Crystal Shrimp Dumplings and Seafood Honey Bean Dumplings, followed by an Appetiser Platter with Duck Tart, Chinese Yam Salad and more. For mains, indulge in fusion dishes such as French Blue Lobster with Dan Dan Noodles and Wasabi Angus Beef with Okra. And to end, guest can look forward to a special fruit dessert aptly-named “Apple of My Eye”.

When: Friday, 14 February to Saturday, 15 February
Where: Madame Fù, 3/F, Barrack Block, Tai Kwun, 10 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $1,800 for two (Grand Cafe, Whisky Lounge & Verandahs seating); $2,500 fr two (Pink Room seating). For reservations call 2114 2118 or book online here.


Red Sugar

Looking for unbeatable views and a special menu to match? Don’t miss Red Sugar’s tailor made menu. The indulgent dinner promises delights such as David Hervé Oysters, seared Rougie Foie Gras and US Linz Heritage Mini Tomahawk.

When: Friday, 14 February, 6:30pm to 10:30pm
Where: Level 7, 38 Hung Luen Road, Hung Hom Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
How much: $2,088 for two, including two glasses of Veuve Clicquot Champagne. Call 2252 5281 to book!



Another rooftop favourite, Popinjays is great choice for those looking to impress. Serving Modern European fare and featuring dazzling views of the cityscape, this Valentine’s Day the restaurant will present a special pair of menus, with one focused on meat and the other on seafood. Highlights on the turf-centric menu include double duck consommé, along with braised and roasted Wagyu beef; while the surf-focused menu features strong lobster consommé and slow poached cod fish.

When: Friday, 14 February
Where: 26/F, The Murray, Hong Kong, 22 Cotton Tree Drive, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $888 for four-courses, or $1,088 for six-courses. Call 3141 8888 to book!


zuma valentines day dining


Pulling out all the stops this day of love, ZUMA’s ultimate tasting menu for Valentine’s Day is sure to be a winner. Showcasing the finest seasonal ingredients, dishes on offer include Chilean sea bass with green chilli ginger dressing, as well as Japanese oysters with yuzu and green apple. A winner in our eyes though is the dessert of Molten raspberry cake with white chocolate, lychee and rose parfait.

As V-Day falls on a Friday this year, those looking for something a little less romantic can opt for the restaurant’s Yashoku Fridays night brunch. Promising ZUMA signature dishes, free-flow Champagne and live music, it’s perfect for whoever you’re spending it with. 

When: Friday, 14 February
Landmark Level 5 & 6, 15 Queen’s Road Central, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $1,580 per person. Call 3657 6388 to book!



Offering city views and a four-course Valentine’s Day menu, Wooloomooloo is another top choice this year. The Wan Chai location is serving up a meal for two for $1,880, featuring the likes of a fresh seafood platter to start and main course options including pan seared salmon with half lobster tail thermidor, roasted Australian lamb rack, and grilled Australian 200-day grain-fed beef tenderloin rossini. Dessert is a rich dark chocolate mousse with caramel croquant, mixed berries and vanilla ice cream.

When: Friday, 14 February
Where: 31/F & Rooftop, The Hennessy, 256 Hennessy Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
How much: $1,880 for two. Call 2893 6960 to book!


Morton’s The Steakhouse

Steaks, seafood and city views, Morton’s ticks all the boxes. Book in now and kick your meal off with fresh oysters, pan-seared foie gras, lobster-stuffed mushrooms, or a jumbo shrimp cocktail. When it comes to the mains, the 16-ounce Prime Ribeye with two-pound fresh whole baked Maine lobster (additional $100 per person) is made for sharing, or guests can opt for the likes of a centre-cut filet mignon, or a honey-balsamic glazed Ora King salmon filet – all served with sides of parmesan truffle fries, truffle mashed potatoes, creamed spinach and sautéed button mushrooms.

When: Friday, 14 February
Where: 4/F, The Sheraton Hotel Hong Kong, 20 Nathan Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong
How much: $1,088 per person for three-course Valentine’s Day menu. Call 2732 2343 to book!


mortons valentines day dining

Singles nights

Reel Deal: Bridget Jones’s Diary

Whether you’re solo, loved up or celebrating with friends, book in for a night at The Hive to view the ultimate rom com, Bridget Jones’s Diary. Held on The Hive’s open air rooftop, snacks and drinks will be available for purchase, but you can also bring your own!

When: Friday, 14 February, 7pm to 9pm
Where: The Hive Central, 14/F Manning House, 38-48 Queen’s Road Central, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $80. Get your tickets here!

Cupido Rapido: Speed Gay-ting at Te Quiero Mucho

Editor’s Note: This event has now been postponed to a later date.

Going it alone this V-Day? Te Quiero Mucho is spicing things up for Hong Kong gay male singles with Cupido Rapido. The “speed gay-ting” event is set to feature free-flow drinks and tacos, so whether you meet the man of your dreams or not, it promises a fun evening either way!

When: Wednesday, 12 February, 7:30pm to 10pm
Where: Te Quiero Mucho, 286 Queen’s Road Central, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $318 per person (includes free-flow tacos and Mexican cocktails, beer and wine). Get your ticket here!


Butter #SinglesforSingles

Who needs love this Valentine’s Day when there’s cake? For the first time ever, Butter Cake Shop is teaming up with Black Sheep’s GO to gift singletons a slice of the decadent Triple Chocolate Cake for just $18 with any lunch or dinner order. Here’s to self-love and cake-love!

When: Friday, 14 February
Where: Order online or download the GO App here
How much: $18 with any lunch or dinner order


Single’s Day, Treat yourself at Ophelia

Celebrate solo this Valentine’s weekend with Ophelia’s Singles Day event. The perfect opportunity to enjoy some drinks and catch up with friends, happy hour prices will be available from 6pm to 11:59pm!

When: Saturday, 15 February, 6pm to late
Where: Ophelia, Shop No. 39A, 1/F, The Avenue, Lee Tung Avenue, 200 Queen’s Road East, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry with happy hour drinks from 6pm to 11:59pm

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Featured image courtesy of John Antony, image 1 courtesy of Rosewood Hong Kong, image 2 courtesy of Commissary, image 3 courtesy of The Pizza Project, image 4 courtesy of Miss Lee, image 5 courtesy of 22 Ships, image 6 courtesy of Chaiwala, image 7 courtesy of Duddell’s, image 8 courtesy of Roganic, image 9 courtesy of Rech by Alain Ducasse, image 10 courtesy of ZUMA, image 11 courtesy of Morton’s.

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