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11 Stylish Restaurants For A Romantic Valentine's Day

#1: W Singapore
The Valentine’s Day special here might sound cheesy, but the experience is well worth buying into. Dubbed “I Lawn For You”, the dinner takes inspiration from glamping, and will see couples enjoying full privacy in their own tents on the hotel lawn while being served tapas and champagne ($469-$569) throughout. Only eight couples can be accommodated and this will only be available on Feb 14, so book ahead ASAP. 21 Ocean Way, tel: 6808-7268 #2: The Summerhouse
Located in Seletar Aerospace Park, the restaurant’s farm-to-table dining concept is one that food connoisseurs will appreciate. For Valentine’s Day, specials will be served from Feb 10-12 and on Feb 14. The six-course dinner ($300++ per couple) includes wholesome fare such as buckwheat porridge, as well as beautifully plated desserts. 3 Park Lane, tel: 6262-1063. Email reservation@thesummerhouse.sg to make a reservation   #3: Saint Pierre
Now located at One Fullerton, the restaurant boasts a more intimate setting (only 30 diners can be seated at any one time). The dinner menu ($288++ per person), available only on Feb 14, features refreshing ingredient combinations like a poached Atlantic lobster served with yuzu zest (above) and a Tahitian vanilla bourbon mousse served with lavender konnyaku. #02-02B 1 Fullerton Road, tel: 6438-0887. Email info@saintpierre.com.sg to make a reservation #4: Foo'd By Davide Oldani
Italian celebrity chef Davide Oldani, who helms a one-starred Michelin restaurant in Milan, has recently opened a restaurant here. The lavish eight-course dinner menu ($188++ per person), available only on Feb 14, includes classic Italian dishes like a ravioli served with truffle and Hokkaido scallops. #01-01 Empress Place, tel: 6385-5588. Email reservations@foodbydo.com to make a reservation #5: Esquina
The two-storey dining establishment is inspired by Spain’s iconic colourful tapas bars. What makes up its mouth-watering Valentine’s Day tasting menu on Feb 14 ($98++ per person): oysters served wiuth passion fruit and cucumber, as well as a sea urchin paella. 16 Jiak Chuan Road, tel: 6222-1616. Make a reservation here #6: Bread Street Kitchen
The celebrity chef-run restaurant offers an intimate dining experience, and you know you’re going to be well-fed here with dishes like Chef Gordon Ramsay’s signature beef wellington (above) on the four-course Valentine’s Day menu ($155++ per person), only available on Feb 14. 2 Bayfront Avenue, tel: 6688-5665 #7: LeVel33
The three-course dinner here ($88++ per person) won’t just afford you a great view of the Marina Bay skyline – it’ll also serve up hearty dishes like beef short ribs and tea-infused duck. #33-01 8 Marina Boulevard, tel: 6834-3133 #8: Zafferano
Offering an unbeatable view of the Marina Waterfront, the Italian restaurant’s Valentine’s Day five-course dinner menu ($218++ per person) offers all-European plates such as Sicilian red prawns and fettucine with duck breast ragout. Its biggest draw? The dessert bar, which comes with a chocolate fountain and an assortment of traditional Italian desserts. Level 43 10 Collyer Quay, tel: 6509-1488. Email info@zafferano.sg to make a reservation     #9: The Garage
Botanico sits on the mezzanine floor of the newly converted The Garage in the picturesque Botanic Gardens, and offers a six-course dinner menu ($260++/couple) that puts a spotlight on seasonal ingredients. Expect a tantalising spread of pleasing mains such as chargrilled prime beef rye, Scottish salmon with yuzu cream and stewed lamb. 50 Cluny Park Road, tel: 6264-7978. Email reservation@thegarage.sg to make a reservation #10: Una
Housed in a colonial bungalow, the restaurant boasts a scrumptious Spanish dinner menu ($250/couple) that’s available from Feb 12-14. Look forward to hearty starters and mains, including grilled Scarlet prawns, wagyu beef cheek and the Atlantic cod fish tempura. Bonus: The private outdoor garden on its grounds where you can dine by candlelight. 1 Rochester Park, tel: 6773-0070. Email una@onerochester.com to make a reservation    #11: Akira Back
Situaated at the recently revamped JW Marriott Hotel Singapore South Beach, celebrity restaurant Akira Back offers innovative Japanese dishes with a Korean slant. Must-tries from the dinner menu ($284++/couple), available only on Feb 14, include a tuna and mushroom pizza served with truffle oil (above), seared foie grass and grilled octopus. 30 Beach Road, tel: 6818-1914. Make a reservation here.    Like this? Check out a stylish restaurant at Robertson Quay for Valentine’s Day, the top 10 fine dining restaurants in Asia and cool cultural events to check out in February.