February 14th is just around the corner, and like every year, millions of roses, cards, and gifts will exchange hands all around the world. Most often, sharing this special occasion and making happy memories with your loved one on Valentine’s Day become among life’s most treasured moments. Valentine's Day has historically been a celebration of romantic love, but it has gradually broadened its appeal as more people celebrate friendship, family bonds, and even the love for their pets.
In this regard, love is very much on the menu in Dubai on Valentine’s Day. The city abounds with hand-picked experiences for February 14th, the official day of love. If you and your Valentine are looking for a quiet romantic venue for an evening dinner, or if you prefer to be in the midst of all the action and glitz, Dubai will always offer a wide range of unique options.
While flowers and chocolates are a classic gesture of love, they say that the way to the heart is through the stomach, and often love and food go hand in hand. So, whether you love the romantic hype or you just want to enjoy a classy meal, this Valentine’s Day treat yourself and your significant other to a special dinner that will literally fill the belly with love.
Below we rounded up some of the most special restaurant deals in Dubai to set you up for a most delicious, memorable Valentine’s dinner.
Nikki Beach Dubai
The cool winter season in Dubai provides the ideal weather for a Valentine's Day celebration on the beach. Sun-kissed memories or moonlit nights—especially those shared with your loved one—last a lifetime at Nikki Beach Dubai, where this Valentine's Day, the legendary beachfront property has very seductive deals in place.
This year, Nikki Beach invites you to a “Love is in The Air” dinner event, where you can celebrate love with an al fresco dining experience under the stars while enjoying blissful sea views, shimmering lights above, and delectable sharing-style cuisine at this intimate bohemian-inspired soirée.
As you take in the calm surroundings to the soundtrack of relaxing music, the evening will unfold with a menu featuring the famous shucked oysters for starters. Other delicacies include a signature sushi platter, Salmon Carpaccio, beef tartare served with shallots, Grilled Tiger Prawns, and succulent meats.
To finish the evening on a sweet note, Nikki Beach will serve a Valentine’s themed dessert with Charbon Noire, a rich choux pastry chocolate dessert followed by decadent strawberries and cream, and premium sparkling rosé wine selection.
CÉ LA VI Level 54 Address Sky View Hotel
Celebrating Valentine’s Day in CÉ LA VI is the ultimate Dubai moment that will take this year’s most romantic day to a new level – to the 54th level, to be more precise, in Downtown’s Address Sky View Hotel.
The venue is inviting us to experience love through their contemporary Asian cuisine prepared by chef Howard Ko, in a spectacular setting backed by Burj Khalifa views. The brand’s mission is to deliver top-tier guest experiences through a range of dining, breathtaking views, and a journey of the five senses.
Ce La Vi welcomes the day of love this 14th of February with an à la carte menu or a four-course set menu infused with a symphony of flavours such as black truffle sushi rice risotto, pan-roasted sea bass, smoked chocolate foie gras, grilled Spanish octopus, grilled king oyster mushrooms and many more. For dessert, the CÉ LA VI cheesecake and dark chocolate fondant are top choices you won’t want to miss. Your romantic journey will be complemented by front-seat views of Burj Khalifa, and piano and violin notes, as the music deepens into the night.
En Fuego Atlantis The Palm
This Valentine’s, raise a toast to love and be “En Fuego” (Spanish for “On Fire”).
En Fuego is a multi-sensory-driven, all-encompassing venue that brings a whole new level of passion and life to Dubai’s social scene. Redefining social dining, the restaurant is fusing the rich, authentic heritage of South America with the continent's fervent lust for life and joy for celebrating good times.
For this year’s Valentine’s Day, En Fuego is going all out with a “Rosa Noche” night full of entertainment, Latin-style cuisine, and live music. You can samba the night away to the beats of the Mexican Mariachi live band Fuego Trio. Join lady of the house Madame Rose for a sizzling romantic evening featuring a decadent a-la-carte menu where there will be plenty of Sangria flowing, and gypsy, tango, and samba dancers delivering vivid performances. In tune with the night’s love theme, a cupid character will be roaming around the restaurant, mischievously pointing his love arrows at you.
Splendido at Ritz Carlton The Walk
Welcome to Splendido – A world-class Italian cuisine restaurant with a magical aura located on the shores of the popular Jumeirah Beach Residence.
Splendido's menu reveals the real taste of Italy, prepared with love, by Chef Francesco. This year’s Valentine’s menu includes a four-course set menu complemented by alluring desserts and bottles of premium sparkling sure to set you in the mood for romance. The specially curated “San Valentino” menu will have you and your beloved indulging in poached oysters, octopus carpaccio, and handmade tagliatelle with lobster bisque, to name but a few among the aphrodisiacs. To complete the night on the sweetest note, you can enjoy chocolate pizza while being serenaded by charming live jazz tunes under the stars of the restaurant’s Tuscan-style terrace.