Running out of date night restaurants for Valentine’s Day? Don’t fret. Get into the good books of your Valentine with these date night restaurants around the region. These five restaurants come complete with sweeping city and ocean views, Valentine’s Day menus and special details to make this Valentine's Day a special one.
Image: MoonLite Kitchen and Bar, Bali
A little romantic nook
1496 Colorado Blvd, Eagle Rock, Los Angeles, CA 90041
Step out of the hustle of the city and into the charming Little Beast Restaurant. This 1911 Craftsman Bungalow offers both indoor and outdoor seating but we suggest booking a spot on the patio for an intimate date featuring modern American comfort food.
Legendary teppanyaki from Kyoto
2/F, Above Maison Eric Kayser, 103/2 Sukhumvit Soi 55, Sukhumvit Rd, Bangkok, Thailand
Known for its expect selection and preparation of premium grade Kobe beef, Mikaku’s outlet in Thailand is just as good as its legendary teppanyaki in Kyoto. Watch chef and owner Kenji prepare these generations-old dishes right before your eyes and treat your taste buds to melt-in-your-mouth red meat.
A piece of Italy in Surry Hills
397 Crown St Surry Hills NSW 2010, Australia
Carrying Italy’s best wines with modern European courses to share – all nestled in an 1853 heritage-listed stonemason’s workshop, it’s hard to resist having a romantic dinner at Millie Vini Wine bar & Restaurant. A special Valentine’s Day tasting menu allows you to try five dishes accompanied with matching wines.
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Magnificent sea views
Jl. Abimanyu (Dhyana Pura) Seminyak, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Indulge in an Asian feast accompanied with pristine views of the Indian Ocean – MoonLite Kitchen and Bar paints quite a picture you just can’t resist. Oh and be sure to try a cocktail or two from their extensive selection of traditional, classic and modern beverages. A special four-course Valentine’s Dinner is also available.
A modern approach to Chinese cuisine
Standard Chartered Bank Building, 4-4A Des Voeux Rd Central,
Entering Mott 32 is like stepping into a gallery – the interior blends lofty New York industrial style with Chinese imperial elements, seamlessly imbuing the space with sleekness and elegance. It’s no wonder the space has bagged many design awards. Luckily, the food does not disappoint. Helmed by Michelin-star chef Lee Man Sing, be rewarded with signature Cantonese-style, Beijing dishes and some of the best Szechuan food in Hong Kong.
Sweeping views and contemporary Aussie cuisine
#55-01 ION Orchard, 2 Orchard Turn, Singapore 238801
Perched high up on floors 55 & 56 of ION Orchard Tower in the heart of Singapore, Salt Grill and Sky Bar offers contemporary Australian cuisine prepared by head chef, Ronald Li. This Valentine’s Day, enjoy sweeping sunset and night views of the city with a five-course dinner menu.