Valentine’s Day 2021 dinner menus and more
Whether you buy into the Valentine’s Day hype or not, it’s undeniable that 14 February comes with the pressure, and booking a fancy meal as a gesture of love is one of them. Lest you get suckered into overpriced set menus or are left scrambling for Valentine’s Day dinner ideas, we’re here to help.
We have curated a list of 10 Valentine’s Day menus this 2021, all priced below $100 per person, so you can celebrate the occasion without splurging too much coin. From Italian course menus to themed high teas, here are some romantic restaurant options to reserve for the special day.
1. Bee’s Knees
Nestled in the Botanic Gardens, Bee’s Knees is a cosy cafe surrounded by lush greenery. This Valentine’s Day, Bee’s Knees has a three-course menu priced at $98 per couple, with dishes like Oriental Duck Breast Salad, Red Wine Braised Beef Cheek and more to choose from. Apart from the dishes, you can get couple cocktails for an additional $25, which grants you two drinks: a gin and pineapple, lemon, and rose concoction, as well as a tequila and citrus tipple. At just $49 per person, this works out to quite a steal, especially when you factor in Bee’s Knees’ romantic ambience.
Read our Bee’s Knees review!
Address: 50 Cluny Park Road, Level 1, Botanic Gardens, Singapore 257488
Opening hours: Daily 8am to 10pm
Tel: 9815 3213
2. Cuba Libre
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Priced from $45++ per person for a four-course menu, the value at Cuba Libre is hard to beat. The courses all have a Latin American blueprint, with dishes like Seafood Bisque and Ossobuco with Red Wine Reduction to look forward to.
There are also vegetarian options for plant-based diners, starring an Impossible Baked Meatloaf and Chef’s Kale Salad. The meal rounds off on a sweet note, with your choice of dessert. You can also add on a bottle of Sara’s New Zealand Rosé for just $55++. The Valentine’s Day menu will be available at Cuba Libre’s Frasers Tower outlet from 12 to 14 February, for dinner only. Make your reservations on the Cuba Libre website.
Address: 182 Cecil Street, #01-06/07 Frasers Tower, Singapore 069547
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 10:30am to 10pm, Sat 12pm to 3pm
Tel: 6954 4232
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Transport yourself to Iran with Shabestan’s Valentine’s Day menu. Priced at $88++ per person, the meal comprises four courses, with your choice of main being either a kebab platter or grilled seafood on rice. Guests are also entitled to a complimentary cocktail, made with fruit juices and Prosecco. Shabestan also overlooks the Robertson Quay area, so you can expect a waterfront view as you dine. The Valentine’s Day menu runs from 12 February to 14 February.
Address: 80 Mohamed Sultan Road, #01-13, Singapore 239013
Opening hours: Daily 12pm to 10pm
Tel: 6836 1270
4. 2:AM Dessert Bar
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Instead of dinner, treat your lover to high tea at 2:am dessertbar, run by acclaimed local pastry chef, Janice Wong. Available only on 14 February, the Hearts & Roses High Tea set is priced at $45++ per person, and can be booked for two sessions: 1:30pm, or 3:45pm. The treats served are a mix of savouries and sweets, with items such as an Edible Chocolate Rose and Tea Raspberry Mochi to keep an eye out for. Make reservations via their website, linked below.
Address: 21A Lorong Liput, Singapore 277733
Opening hours: Tue-Sun 1pm to 12am
Tel: 6291 9727
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Porta, located at Park Hotel Clarke Quay, has a four-course Valentine’s Day menu for just $64++ per person. This wallet-friendly meal stars Western classics like Angus Ribeye with Pomme Mousseline and Purple Potato Soup—easy crowd-pleasers if you’re taking a new squeeze out on a Valentine’s date. Available only on 14 February, choose from two seatings, either at 6pm or 8:30pm. Book before 10 February and get 15% off! Reservations can be made on the Porta booking site.
Address: 1 Unity Street, Park Hotel Clarke Quay, Singapore 237983
Opening hours: Daily 11am to 10:30pm
Tel: 6593 8855
6. Goodwood Park Hotel
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Another high tea option worth considering is Goodwood Park Hotel’s English Afternoon Tea Affair ($68++ per person). Hosted at the hotel’s L’Espresso restaurant, the set includes finger sandwiches, pastries, and desserts, along with your choice of coffee or tea. Exclusively on 14 February, the hotel will be offering a complimentary glass of sparkling wine or a mocktail to diners too.
Address: 22 Scotts Road, Goodwood Park Hotel, Singapore 228221
Opening hours: Daily 10am to 12am
Tel: 6730 1743
7. Ce La Vi
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If you prefer to dine over lunch instead, then visit Ce La Vi for their special three-course menu, available only on 14 February. Choose from dishes like Iberico Pork Loin, Beetroot Cured Salmon & Caviar, as well as get a complimentary cocktail with your set. Do note, however, that the $68++ price tag increases with your choice of mains. Apart from the pork loin, opting for Rice Flake Crusted Lobster Tail will cost an additional $10++, while the Westholme Wagyu Beef Tenderloin will set you back an extra $15++. Seatings are available from 12pm to 3pm. Reservations can be made via the website link below.
Address: 1 Bayfront Avenue, Marina Bay Sands SkyPark, Hotel Tower 3, Singapore 018971
Opening hours: Mon-Sat 12pm to 3pm, 5:30pm to 10:30pm, Sun 4pm to 9pm
Tel: 6508 2188
8. For The People
Couples that enjoy a more laidback cafe setting rather than atas restaurants can look to For The People as a V Day dining option. Their #ForTheLoveOfValentines menu costs $98++ per couple, with four courses and a glass of either prosecco, white wine, red wine, or craft beer. Dishes are Italian, so expect the likes of Frutti de Mare and Chicken Parmigiana to pop up amongst your choices. Do reserve on the For The People website to nab the price above, as walk-in guests will be charged $118++ per couple instead.
Read our For The People review!
Address: 11 Hamilton Road, #01-00, Singapore 209182
Opening hours: Daily 9:30am to 10pm
Tel: 8133 4819
9. Alley On 25
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Get stellar views when you dine at Andaz Hotel’s Alley On 25. Their exclusive Valentine’s meal offers four courses, starting with a Lobster Salad, then a Roma Tomato Veloute, before moving into your choice of either Oven Baked Atlantic Salmon or Chargrilled Cape Grim Angus Tenderloin. To finish, a Dark Chocolate Mousse, and a glass of Prosecco, all for $98++ per person.
Address: 5 Fraser Street, Andaz Singapore, Level 25, Singapore 189354
Opening hours: Daily 7:30am to 10:30pm
Tel: 6408 1288
10. Pura Brasa
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Enjoy a Spanish feast at Pura Brasa, where their Valentine’s Day Set Menu goes for $130++ for two people, with six courses. Dishes are prepared in a charcoal Josper oven, so smoky, lightly charred bites such as Grilled Foie Gras and paella. Add an additional $45++ for wine pairing per person, to have your meal accentuated by Spanish wines.
Address: 5 Wallich Street, #01-16, Guoco Tower, Singapore 078883
Opening hours: Daily 12pm to 11pm
Tel: 6386 9678
Budget-friendly Valentine’s Day restaurants
Make the most of 14 February without breaking the bank with our guide to restaurants with romantic sets under $100 per person. If you prefer to go more lowkey with your celebrations, then we have rounded up some gorgeous restaurants in parks that make for great date material too. Otherwise, check out the new restaurants in Singapore this February 2021 for more dining inspiration.