#1: Oxwell & Co
A couple of creative cocktails after a hearty Vday dinner is a great way to end the night. Our pick? Ann Siang Hill’s British-themed gastropub Oxwell & Co.
It has prepared a specially curated cocktail menu catered to all singles celebrating Galentine’s Day. Head up to the apothecary-themed cocktail bar on the third floor for its exclusive menu comprising of the LV 1, which is made with Hendrick’s Gin, chartreuse, rosemary, citrus and accompanied with a dose of vanilla fume essence ($22++). The Tantricida is created using banana distilled balvenie, lemon balm, coconut oil and citrus ($24++). Lastly, The Desired Effect contains prosecco, peach elixir, and coffin bay oyster ($28++).
#2: Wakanui Grill Dining
Meat lovers, here’s a restaurant you seriously need to book before all seats are taken. Nestled in the stunning glass capsule on the fourth storey of the recently launched integrated development Marina One, the restaurant has specially prepared a five-course dining experience for Valentine’s Day. It features a selection of the restaurant’s signature items such as the Wakanui spring lamb (quarter rack) and ocean beef. The best part? It comes with a complimentary glass of Henriot Brut Souverain NV Champagne. No dainty eaters needed here.
The five-course Valentine’s Day set menu is available for dinner on 14 Feb 2018 at $148++ per person. 5 Straits View, Marina One The Heart #04-02, tel: 66384 2665
#3: Fisk Seafoodbar & Market
If meat options are a huge no-go for you and you much rather prefer indulging in seafood, this is the perfect place to head to. The restaurant will be presenting a seven-course menu. Taking centre stage of the extensive set menu is skrei, a seasonal Norwegian Arctic cod, also known as ‘Valentine’s Fish’ for its migratory journey across the icy waters of the Barrents Sea to the spawning grounds at Lofoten IslandThe strong and muscular cod fishes boast thick, succulent flesh with a thin layer of fat – a traditional Norwegian delicacy available exclusively from January to March.
The menu also highlights the natural flavours of fresh and seasonal coldwater seafood in a variety of creations such as mackerel in tomato, pulpit rock’s house-smoked salmon, deep-fried herring, krystale oysters, sashimi moriawase and Hokkaido scallop soup. Dessert-wise, choose from either the chocolate “forest” or Norwegian waffles with strawberries and cream. Yum.
The Valentine’s Day menu is only available on 14 February 2018, priced at $124++ per person. 30 Stevens Road #01-01, tel: 6732 0711
Renowned for its tantalising brunch menus and carefully curated wine collection, PS.Cafe Ann Siang Hill is introducing an outlet-exclusive free-flow wine brunch menu. It comprises of brunch favourites such as salmon-dill potato cakes ($29) and chargrilled portobello burger ($26) paired with the greatest hits from the cafe’s wine collection. Free-flowing options on offer range from Villa Sandi’s Valdobbiadene prosecco to the red, white and rose wines from the iconic Spanish vineyard Marques de Riscal. The robust ‘Airenzo’ Tempranillo, vibrant Rueda Verdejo white and pale Rosado Rose will also be available.
The wine brunch is available on weekends and public holidays at $70++, starting from 12-3pm, with food items paid for separately. 45 Ann Siang Road, tel: 9797 0648
#5: Porta Fine Food & Import Company
Known for its modern European dishes that combine fresh produce and seasonal flavours, Porta will be having an exclusive menu on Valentine’s Day known as the Cupid Menu and Love Potion. Start with a welcome glass of prosecco love potion, followed by starters that include the famed oyster enhanced with Granny Smith apple and Avruga caviar. Be spoiled with a choice of hearty mains that include plump, succulent Hokkaido scallops, tender Barramundi or the mouth-melting red wine angus ribeye. Complete the meal with strawberry and cream. Yums.