The day of red roses, hearts and romance is here and the pressure is building to do something special for your loved ones. Be it your partner, friends, family or yourself, we all deserve some love and pampering on the most romantic day of the year. As the saying goes, the way to a person’s heart is through their stomachs, there’s no better way than expressing your love for your near and dear ones than by treating them to not just a memorable meal but also a dining experience. We suggest, you grab on to your loved ones and take them through a gastronomical journey by dropping in at any of these restaurants in Mumbai, Delhi, Hyderabad or Bengaluru.
1. Masala Library by Jiggs Kalra
This cutting-edge modern Indian restaurant in BKC is offering guests an indulgent 10-course chef's tasting menu featuring some of the restaurant’s most popular signature dishes. For dessert, diners can choose between Anjeer Barfi Carpaccio with Avocado Kulfi or Jalebi Caviar.
Price: Vegetarian: INR 2500 ++ | Non-Vegetarian: INR 2700 ++
Where: Ground Floor, First International Financial Centre (CITI Bank Building), G Block, Opposite Sofitel Hotel, BKC, Mumbai.
When: Lunch: 12:00 PM – 2:30 PM | Dinner: 7:00 PM – 11:30 PM
2. Out of the Blue
Creating a medley of joyous experiences, Out of the Blue will not only be offering an absolutely luscious meal, but will also be having a MyGlamm touch up bar set up where women can instantly prep themselves. If you’re looking for a great time to cherish your togetherness, amidst the background of soft romantic music, Out of the Blue is surely the place to celebrate love and happiness.
Price: à la carte menu: INR 4000 onwards
Where: 14, Road Number 4, Union Park, Khar West, Mumbai
When: 7.30 PM onwards
3. Lakeview Café
If you’d like to cosy up and spend the evening with bae on a candle-light dinner, Lakeview Café is just the place to be. Get ready to be serenaded by a harmonious live band and tantalizing food by celebrity chef, Gautam Mehrishi set against the picturesque lake view. Make sure to put on your eating pants as the food menu includes some hearty treats such as strawberry soup, chicken and vegetable baos, seasonal berries, avacado and arugula salad with many more combinations to blend in with the sparkling wine.
Price: INR 2595 ++
INR 4999 per couple ++ (bottle of sparkling wine included)
When: 7 PM to 11 PM
Where: Lake View Café, Renaissance Mumbai
A classic culmination of east-meets-west, Bayroute’s minimalistic Middle-Eastern ambience sets the perfect mood with its hot air balloon, rose-gold cutlery and stunning views. Celebrate the evening with your loved one sampling the restaurant’s rare and exotic menu. Wash all that down by sipping on some of the world’s finest wines and house-special cocktails such as Desert Storm, Honey on Fire, Drink Like an Egyptian and Turkish Madness among others!
Price: As per the à la carte menu
When: All Day
Where: Bayroute - Cuffe Parade, Powai, Lower Parel, Juhu, and BKC
For an intimate dining experience, head to Nara. Treat yourself to an authentic Thai spread consisting of Crispy fried lotus root, Crispy tofu in chilli soya, Crispy prawn pancakes and more. Sip on a complimentary glass of wine or simply spoil yourself with cocktails like Grand Palace with vodka infused with Thai red chilli, fresh lemongrass, jalapenos and lime or Nara Mule with vodka, pisco, butterfly pea tea, angostura bitters, fresh ginger and ginger ale. Make sure to leave room for some meetha.
Price: INR 2000 onwards (per person)
When: Dinner 7 PM to 1 AM
Where: Nara, Bandra Kurla Complex and Colaba
6. ITC Maratha
This Valentine’s ITC Maratha is hosting a special buffet in four of its restaurants. Peshwa Pavilion, Pan Asian, Dakshin Coastal and Dum Pukht will have a thematic buffet where you and your loved ones can enjoy a specially curated dining experience and celebrate love and togetherness.
Where: ITC Maratha, Sahar, Andheri (East) – Mumbai
When: Lunch Buffet: 12 PM to 2:45 PM | Dinner Buffet: 7 PM to 10:45 PM
Price: INR 6020 onwards
7. The Hemant Oberoi Restaurant
The Hemant Oberoi Restaurant at BKC will be serving a V-Day special lunch menu featuring hearty foods like Melon and beet ceviche, Smoked salmon mousse hearts, Tortilla pizza, mango caviar and Mille feuille of red velvet chocolate among others. Don’t leave without trying desserts like Coconut and Strawberry Macaroons and more, which are all sure to leave you wanting for more.
Where: 5, Ground Floor, Jet Airways Godrej Building, G Block BKC, Bandra East, Mumbai
Price: Lunch INR 3,500 ++ per person | Dinner: INR 6500 ++ per person
8. Madeira and Mime
This Valentine’s Day treat your loved ones with some of the best cocktails in town only at Madeira and Mime. Unique cocktails like Got a Crush, Rose & Rosemary, Cupid’s Mule, Riverside Cosmo, Sunshine and Melone amongst others are waiting to be sipped.
Where: Madeira and Mime, Trans Ocean House, Lake Blvd Rd, Hiranandani Gardens, Powai, Mumbai
Price: INR 325 ++ onwards
This Valentine's, M.I.T.R.O.N is celebrating 'Happy Valent-Tails - The One With All The Love'. Be it your better half, best friend or your life-long soulmate, delight your special one by mixing a cocktail basis his/her personality trait with their 'Valen-tail Menu'. This menu offers you to pick an alcohol base that reflects a trait you can relate to for your valentine. Create drinks such as The Real King/Queen of Good Times, Life of a Party and more.
When: 12 PM to 9 PM
Where: M.I.T.R.O.N outlets at Fort, Bandra and Sakinaka
Price: INR 275 onwards
1. The Awadh House
The Awadh House presents, “With Love” a specially curated 7-course meal to celebrate love. Setting the mood with a candlelight dinner, smooth jazz and delectable dishes. The menu will be featuring mouth- watering dishes like the chef’s special Galouti Kebabs and the sumptuous Gosht Matka dum Biryani, with a complimentary glass of wine.
Where: House No 9/98 Boca de Vaca, near Talaulikar Hospital, Panaji, Goa
When: 7:30 PM onwards
Price: Vegetarian - INR 850/person | Non-vegetarian - INR 950/person
Grab on to bae and head to Danbro, an Italian boulangerie and patisserie to enjoy celestial delights including assorted breads, cheese platter, spaghetti bowls, lip-smacking pizzas along with salads and soups, mushroom risotto with aged parmesan, home-made spinach Ravioli, Veg Lasagna. along with some tempting delicious desserts. You could also gorge on some delectable baked goodies and exquisite assortments prepared by the chef to make it a night all about food!
When: All Day
Where: A-20, Kailash Colony Rd, Block A, Kailash Colony, Greater Kailash, New Delhi
2. Karma Lakeland
Make your date a magical one this Valentine's Day and experience romantic dinner with Karma Lakelands. The Luxurious property will be offering a special poolside dinner under the stars with live romantic music. Make sure you leave enough room for their pre-plated 6-course menu with sparkling wine, specially curated by Executive Chef Jayanandan Bhasker. End on a sweet note with a speciality dessert with personalised messages integrated to surprise your partner.
Price: Pool Side Table: INR 6,500 plus tax per couple
Romantic Pool Side Cabana: INR 8,500 ++ per couple.
When: 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM
Where: Pool Side, Karma Lakeland, NH-8, Sector 80, Gurugram, Haryana 122002
3. The Lodhi
This Valentine’s day, The Lodhi, New Delhi thoughtfully curated a range of extravagant offerings to spoil your partner. Enjoy the array of cuisines from around the globe, presented by their Master Chefs at Elan, Perbacco and The Courtyard.
Price: World food theatre and endless tipples at Elan INR 5500++/Person
7 Course Italian menu and fine wines at Perbacco INR 6500 ++/Person
7 Course meal paired with Champagne at a private canopy in The Courtyard INR. 25,000++ for two
Where: The Lodhi, New Delhi – Lodhi Rd, CGO Complex, Pragati Vihar, New Delhi
When: 7 PM onwards
4. Punjab Grill
If you are craving some Punjabi delicacies, make your way to Punjab Grill to enjoy a candlelight dinner while sipping on exotic cocktails & mocktails. Fill your heart and soul with scrumptious meals such as Sev Puri with a twist of guacamole, Kathal Kofta, Dum Chicken Biryani and Hibiscus Chur Chur Naan. Add some zing in your evening with cocktails such as Ti Amo, Dark Fantasy or Mulled Wine. And since no celebration is complete without desserts, end your meal with the delectable Rich chocolate pudding.
Where: Punjab Grill outlet in Ambience Mall, Gurgaon, Janpath, Select Citywalk, Saket
Price: INR 1395++
When: Lunch: 11.30 AM -3.30 PM | Dinner: 7PM to 11 PM
Where: Punjab Grill outlet in Janpath, DLF CYBER HUB, Khan Market, Noida, Pacific Mall
Price: INR 2495++ onwards
When: Lunch: 11.30 PM to 3.30 PM | Dinner: 7 PM to 11 PM
5. Madam Gusto
Madam Gusto is just the right place to celebrate love this Valentine's where romantic interiors meet retro numbers. The restaurant will be offering a menu which includes dishes from East, travelling all the way till Texas. Expect dim sums, baos, burgers and sushis along with Indian delicacies like Palak nadru, Lucknowi Gilouti, Pathankot mutton curry.
Where: First Floor, SS Plaza, Sector 47, Gurugram.
Price: INR 1400++ (excluding drinks)
When: 12 PM to 11:30 PM
1. Alto Vino
The mood is all set at Alto Vino to make sure guests fall in love all over again with live cooking, music and thoughtfully curated entrees of delectable dishes. All this complemented with a bottle of sparkling wine will seal the evening with romance and sophistication.
Price: 4 -course set menu with one bottle of sparkling wine: INR 3500 ++/couple
Where: Alto Vino, Plot No 75, Bengaluru Marriott Hotel 8th Road, EPIP Zone, Whitefield, Bengaluru
When: 6 PM to 11 PM
2. Whitefield Bar and Grill
Join in with your loved ones for a sumptuous dinner paired with live music, a bottle of sparkling wine and an array of delicacies. Designed with romance in mind, your afternoon will comprise of Asparagus Quiche, Sun-Dried Tomato, Balsamic Figgs, Ricotta Crumble and much more that is guaranteed to make your day unforgettable.
Price: 4-course set menu with one bottle of sparkling wine: INR 3500 ++/ couple
When: 5 PM to 11 PM
Where: Whitefield Bar and Grill, Plot No 75, 8th Road, EPIP Zone, Whitefield, Bengaluru
3. Pot’O Noodles
Valentine's Day is a great occasion to enjoy something together with your partner and even go for a new experience. So, this Valentine's Day makes way for an authentic Japanese dining experience at the Pot O Noodles Indiranagar outlet. The restaurant serving comfort Japanese food has curated a menu that is sure to make this Valentine's Day an unforgettable one.
Price: 3-course dinner per couple: INR1250++
Where: 202, Indiranagar Double Rd, Indira Nagar II Stage, Hoysala Nagar, Indiranagar, Bengaluru
4. Courtyard & Fairfield
Steal some moments of togetherness with a quiet dinner or get away from your busy schedule this Valentine’s Day. Choose from a 7-course wine dinner with community salsa dancing at BG’s Poolside Bar & Grill or simply treat yourself to restaurant’s MoMo Café. If you crave for something desi, head to the Indian restaurant, Kava which will have a 5-course dinner menu paired with signature, indigenous cocktails.
Where: Courtyard and Fairfield by Marriott Bengaluru ORR
Price: Dinner packages starting from INR 3499++/ couple
Staycation packages starting from INR 9999++/ couple
1. Zega, Sheraton Hotel
Zega at Sheraton Hyderabad Hotel reflects the warm hues of love and is set to take you and your valentine on a romantic trip with their plush ambience and serene surroundings. Their lavish spread of gourmet specials paired with exotic drinks are sure to make the day of love a memorable one!
Price: INR 9999++ (Inclusive of 4 semi-private tables on Zega Terrace - Couple set menu + Sparkling Wine bottle)
INR 6999++ (Inclusive of 2 Zega Booth seating - Couple set menu + Sparkling Wine bottle)
INR 4999++ (Inclusive of Couple set menu + Sparkling Wine bottle)
INR 3999++ (Inclusive of Couple set menu + Valentines Mocktails)
When: 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Where: 115/1, Nanakramguda Rd, Financial District, Gachibowli, Hyderabad
2. Feast, Sheraton Hotel
Offering an evening in the lap of luxury and love, Feast at Sheraton Hyderabad Hotel brings to you the perfect combination of lavish food, music and drinks. Toast to the festival of love as you delight in hearty classics and sweet nothings with your beloved.
Price: INR 1999 (Valentine's special buffet with soft beverages)
INR 2399 (Valentine's special buffet with IMFL beverages)
When: 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Where: Feast, Sheraton Hyderabad Hotel Gachibowli,115/1, Nanakramguda Rd, Financial District, Gachibowli, Hyderabad
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