Love is in the air! And whether you love your partner, your pals or your pet here are some of our top picks for the day of LOVE!
LOT. ONE, POTTS POINT
Spoil your loved one at Lot. One! With champagne and oysters on arrival, a 3 course Aussie fusion menu and a red rose for every table, you will definitely feel the love at Lot. One in Potts Point.
Course 1: Barramundi Carpaccio, Kangaroo Tataki or Beetroot Salad
Course 2: Half Duck, Grilled Marlin or Cauliflower Steak
Course 3: Mayan Lava Cake or Turkish Delight
Cost: only $89 pp
More info: http://lot1pottspoint.com.au/
THE GLENMORE HOTEL
Looking for love? The Glenmore Hotel has got you covered! Show your Bumble profile to our bar staff and receive a complimentary Espresso Martini to break the ice.
For info: https://theglenmore.com.au/
Ever wanted to experience the primal thrill of throwing axe? Let off some steam with someone special by learning how to throw an axe at Maniax.
ARCHIE ROSE DISTILLING CO
There’s nothing more special than creating your own signature gin blend at Archie Rose Distilling Co. This two-hour class will leave you walking away with two 200ml bottles of your own truly unique gin.
More info: https://archierose.com.au/experiences/
WATSONS BAY BOUTIQUE HOTEL
Gather your group of best gals because Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel and AIX Rosè have got you covered with a complimentary bottle of rosè for you and your ‘Galentines’. By simply booking either a $60pp two course or an $80pp three course Italian inspired banquet for a group of 6 or more, your table will receive a complimentary 1.5 litre magnum of AIX Rosè, and with the litre increasing by your number of guests, there is no better excuse to get your girls together on Valentine’s Day for a glass of rosé overlooking the best harbour views in Sydney! plus there’s a chance to win a ginormous 15 litre NEBUCHADNEZZAR rosè bottle at the end of the night.
Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel have also not forgotten about the lovebirds offering a romantic outdoor picnic hamper at $70 to spend a romantic night under the stars. The hotel has blankets available for $5 so you can get comfortable on the grass or by the beach alongside a beautiful selection of antipasto and AIX rosé to really hit that sweet spot. Available for pick up from 3pm on the day, hampers will include house cured salmon, antipasto, cheeses, a fresh fruit platter and more.
THE QUARTIER, QUAY WEST SUITES
The Quartier Bistro and Bar, a newly launched French restaurant located at the Quay West Suites Sydney, will be celebrating Valentine’s Day by offering loved up couples a special three course set menu.
Those looking to impress their Valentine this year can sample the delicious Valentine’s Day set menu. Proffering a choice of Scallop tartare with orange, mint and Avruga caviar, or Crab and avocado salad with Poblano Veloute – the perfect fresh start for these summer nights! For mains, guests can enjoy succulent lamb cutlets with peas and carrot Veloute and baby vegetables or pan-fried snapper with capsicum sauce and baby prawns.
For a sweet finish, dessert options include a Crème Brûlée on fire or a rich Valrhona chocolate torte with vanilla bean glacè and bruised berries. Priced at $89pp with paired wines and $70pp without drinks, the set menu features wonderful food for great value.
For info: www.quartiersydney.com.au/valentinesday
The Ternary Terrace, Novotel Darling Harbour’s premier dining venue has decided to celebrate the month of love with special sharing menu as promoting a unique cocktail available from the bar throughout February.
The 3 course sharing menu is designed for couples or those who are attending with an even number haha. To begin guests are greeted with a glass of Tattinger Champagne and selection of fresh seafood. Followed by then a choice of Slow Cooked Beef Rib, or a whole Baby Barramundi. Last but certainly not least, a delightful plate of assorted Ternary dessert to chaser including chocolate fondant and warm, cinnamon covered churros to name a few.
More info: https://www.theternary.com.au/
Hacienda have partnered up with Bumble and Beefeater to offer you something extra special. Simply show your Bumble profile to a member of staff on entry and guests will receive a delicious Beefeater ‘Frozen Pink Gin’ cocktail on the house!
The Frozen Pink Gin Cocktail (pictured) is also available to buy for just $22.
Hacienda are also offering a flaming Bombe Alaska (Italian Meringue, Raspberry & White Chocolate Sponge and Sour Cherry & Passionfruit Sorbet), plus 2 cocktails of your choice for just $70. If bubbles are more your thing enjoy a bottle of Pierre Jouet Blason Rose and decadent chocolates for $120.
For info: Haciendasydney.com.au
BOPP & TONE
Bopp & Tone is the place to woo this Valentine’s Day, with a curated 4-course menu for $85/pp featuring Sydney Rock Oysters (pictured) on arrival, followed by a choice of shared starters, mains and sides, and finished off with a Cheese Platter (Brillat Savarin, Muscatels, Lavosh) and White Chocolate Parfait accompanied with Lemon Myrtle Sorbet and Strawberries. Plus, listen to the smooth sounds of Bopp & Tone’s live jazz duo from 7:30pm.
The Valentine’s Day menu is available from 5pm on 14 Feb, with bookings compulsory from 7:30pm.
For info: Boppandtone.com.au
ENDEAVOUR TAP ROOMS
For a relaxed dinner that still ticks all the romantic boxes head to Endeavour Tap Rooms in the heart of The Rocks.
Expect a mix of the traditional with fun, with specials including Sydney Rock Oysters with Chardonnay Dressing (wash down with house-brewed beers on tap for an alternative to wine) and a limited-edition dessert – Lover’s Fool (Berry Ripple Cream, Marshmallow, Berries, Raspberry Lollies).
For info: Taprooms.com.au
Single? Friday 15 Feb is your time to shine! Celebrate Singles Awareness Day (yup it is a real thing – and why not!) at Della Hyde this year.
The Oxford St venue is taking it back & throwing a Traffic Light Party on 15 Feb – the rules are simple, just pick a colour (red for in a relationship, yellow/amber for undecided and green for single and ready to mingle).
Pull out your best moves on the D-Floor, sip your way through Della Hyde’s cocktails (half-price Espresso Martini’s available from 4-8pm, pictured) and who knows, you might find your soul mate!
For info: Dellahyde.com.au