Here’s where to celebrate Valentine’s Day in Dubai
February 14 – hate it or love it, Dubai celebrates the occasion with real gusto! Check out our top V-Day dinner dates to spoil your special someone…
Address Dubai Marina
Savour a vibrant Valentine’s meal with an exquisite four-course set menu at Address Dubai Marina. Expect artistic appetisers, masterful mains, and a delectable dessert accompanied by the beverage of your choice. Adding to the intimate ambience will be a performance of contemporary classics by acclaimed singer Wim Hoste and violinist Cynthia Khabsa.
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The Michelin lauded restaurant at Armani Hotel Dubai utilises premium ingredients, unique flavour combinations, and contemporary presentation to ensure a romantic evening. The restaurant’s “Exclusive Journey” seven-course menu will take diners on a journey through Italy’s gastronomic heritage, paired with personalised service. Tuesday 14 February, from 6:30pm to 11:30pm. AED 749 per person.
GO: Call 04 888 3666 for reservations and more information.
The Japanese restaurant inside Burj Khalifa invites guests to enjoy a memorable culinary experience this Valentine’s Day. Armani/Hashi offers a seven-course seasonal menu that features contemporary twists on classic dishes such as sashimi, truffle-infused seafood, wagyu beef, and lobster. Tuesday 14 February, from 6:30pm to 11:30pm. AED 749 per person.
GO: Call 04 888 3666 for reservations and more information.
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a spectacular skyline view and Pan-Asian dishes. The romantic menu includes dishes such as Oysters with coconut milk and Caviar, Spicy Tuna Shiso, Mushroom Gyoza, Otoro Caviar Crispy Rice, attiko Signature Temari Sushi, Wagyu Short Rib and Valentine’s Cake with cream cheese and mixed berries. Tuesday 14 February, from 7pm. AED 980 per couple.
GO: Visit www.marriott.com for more information.
Celebrate love with views of the Burj Khalifa at the French-baroque-inspired August Restaurant and Lounge. The Valentine’s Day menu features Fin de Claire oysters and Salmon Tartare, Burrata or Chicken Beignet as starters. For the main course, guests can choose between Corn Fed Chicken, Black Angus Rib-eye 300 g, or Pumpkin Risotto. And, to end the perfect meal, the August Heart dessert is a must-try. Tuesday 14 February, from 5pm. AED 1,2000 (four-course dinner with a bottle of wine) or AED 2,000 (four-course meal with a bottle of Champagne).
GO: Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 058 641 9294 for reservations and more information.
AURA Skypool Lounge
Celebrate love in the sky at the world’s first and highest 360-degree infinity pool. Couples can swim before tucking into a Taste of AURA sharing platter, comprising of Scallop and Prawn Dumplings, Thai Red Curry Duck, Miso and Honey Glazed Chilen Sea Bass, followed by a Red Rose Strawberry Tart. Tuesday 14 February, from 8:30pm to 11:30pm. AED 500 per person,
GO: Visit auraskypool.com for reservations and more information.
Surrender yourself to a night of sophisticated indulgence, where opulent interiors, gourmet cuisine and mixology combine with high-energy dancing and sultry live performances. Tuck into the special Valentine’s tasting menu featuring oysters and Oscietra caviar, Tuna Tiradito, Lobster Carpaccio, Wagyu Beef Tartare, Crispy Octopus, Giant Tiger Prawn and Wagyu Beef Tenderloin. The meal ends on a sweet note with a specially crafted Valentine’s dessert. Tuesday 14 February. AED 800 per couple (tasting menu and two glasses of bubbly), AED 1,500 per couple (tasting menu, bouquet of roses and two glasses of bubbly), AED 2,500 per couple (tasting menu, Tiffany & Co. Return to Tiffany pendant and two glasses of bubbly), AED 3,200 per couple (couple’s tasting menu, bouquet of roses, Tiffany & Co. Return to Tiffany pendant and two glasses of bubbly).
GO: Email email@example.com or call 04 352 7750 for reservations and more information.
Get ready for a romantic night to remember at French fine dining hotspot, Bagatelle. The chic culinary destination will host a special Valentine’s takeover of their popular weekly event, Unplugged. The evening will begin with a platter of oysters to share, followed by Langoustine ceviche or Beef tartare in a crispy cylinder. For the main course, choose between Lemon sole or beef tenderloin. To end the night on a sweet note, Bagatelle has created two special Valentine’s Day desserts: the Secret Rouge (a strawberry parfait) or Profiteroles. The night will end with a Bagatelle Rocher wrapped in gold for a sweet finish. Monday 13 February, from 8pm.
GO: Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 04 354 5035 for reservations and more information.
Barfly by Buddha-Bar
At Dubai’s newest rooftop restaurant and lounge, couples can enjoy a four-course set menu of Barfly’s signature dishes, including Kunafa Prawns, Oyster Ponzu Pearl, Miso Black Cod, Lamb Chops, and Caramel Hazelnut Chocolate Mousse. With sparkling beverages and views of Palm Jumeirah, Dubai Marina and JBR, it’s bound to be a night to remember. Tuesday 14 February, from 5pm. AED 749 (four-course menu and a bottle of Prosecco) or AED 1,349 (four-course menu and a bottle of Champagne).
GO: Visit www.barflydubai.ae for reservations and more information.
Caesars Palace Dubai
Caesars Palace Dubai offers a romantic dinner cocooned in the privacy of a poolside cabana. The Neptune Pool lays the foundation for a night to remember, where diners will enjoy Taittinger on arrival and a four-course menu featuring Golden Canadian Lobster, Vitello Tartufo and Grilled Wagyu Beef Striploin. Tuesday 14 February, from 8pm. AED 5,000 per couple.
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Let Carine take you on a romantic journey with candlelit tables, culinary delights, and a live violinist on Valentine’s Day. Indulge in the special couples-sharing menu crafted by Chef Izu and his team, starting with a small seafood platter featuring king crab, oysters, and caviar, before moving onto langoustine paired with gnocchi and truffle butter sauce, and the choice of roasted seabass fillet with spinach or wagyu beef fillet with Foie gras and Perigueux sauce. The meal ends with a chocolate cake layered with raspberry ganache. Tuesday 14 February. AED 1,600 per couple.
GO: Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 04 417 9885 for reservations and more information.
Carna by Dario Cecchini
Spend Valentine’s evening above the clouds at SLS Dubai Hotel and Residences‘ signature steakhouse. Diners can expect a magnificent meal for two while admiring the Dubai skyline. The set menu includes a welcome glass of bubbly, sharing appetisers, and mains courses showcasing sustainably sourced products from across the UAE. The night ends with dessert and complimentary beverages served inside the atmospheric Smoke & Mirrors speakeasy. Tuesday 14 February, from 6pm. AED 1,200 per couple.
GO: Call 04 607 0737 for reservations and more information.
CÉ LA VI Dubai
Experience a romantic Valentine’s Day at CÉ LA VI on Level 54 of Address Sky View Hotel. The sky-high venue offers couples a four-course set menu curated by Chef Howard Ko, featuring dishes such as smoked chocolate foie gras, black truffle “sushi rice” risotto, pan-roasted sea bass, and CÉ LA VI’s signature vanilla cheesecake. A live violinist and pianist will amplify the romantic atmosphere. Tuesday 14 February, from 7pm. AED 2,000 minimum spend per couple (indoor and lounge seating), and AED 5,000 minimum spend per couple (outdoor terrace seating).
GO: Visit www.celavi.com for reservations and more information.
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a unique blend of Peruvian and Japanese flavours at Clay. The restaurant will offer a special dining experience where couples can enjoy the terrace overlooking Ain Dubai while indulging in signature dishes such as Black Cod Shishito, Kizami Ceviche, Lucuma Lava, Shell Crab Bao and Wagyu Foie Gras. Tuesday 14 February.
GO: Visit www.clayrestaurants.com for reservations and more information.
Drift Beach Dubai
For a private beach experience, couples can spend Valentine’s Day in a private poolside cabana surrounded by red roses and candles at Drift Beach Dubai. The menu includes Foie gras, Smoked salmon blinis or Caviar as appetisers, followed by Brittany Sea diver scallops with ravioli and shellfish bisque, slow-cooked veal tenderloin with confit tuna dressing, Brittany blue lobster with truffle yuzu vinaigrette, Dover sole with millefeuille potato, Wagyu beef tenderloin served with baby root vegetables, and Carnaroli rice with Mushroom fricassee and fresh shaved black truffle. The meal concludes with a decadent chocolate mousse and a velvety coconut panna cotta with spiced crumble and passion fruit coulis. Tuesday 14 February, from 2pm. AED 6,000 per couple.
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Perched on the 70th floor of SLS Dubai Hotel and Residences, Fi’lia offers a winning combination of Italian-Mediterranean cuisine and views of the city’s skyline. The restaurant will offer a special Valentine’s Day menu featuring Beetroot Trio with Ricotta Salata, Seabass Carpaccio, Seafood Ravioli, Quattro Formaggi pizza and Grilled Striploin. The meal concludes with a dessert of Red Berry Baba soaked in Champagne syrup. Guests can also enjoy live music and glasses of bubbles to add to the ambience. Tuesday 14 February, from 6:30m to midnight. AED 700 per couple (including two glasses of bubbles).
GO: Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 04 607 0737 for reservations and more information.
Perched atop Dubai’s tallest five-star hotel, Hotel Cartagena, offers a romantic dinner with stunning views in celebration of Valentine’s Day. The dinner includes a fresh Oyster Amuse-bouche, followed by a choice of Ceviche de Lubina or Mushroom Truffle Empanada. For the main course, guests can choose between Logo a la Parilla or Pescado a la Plancha with Ensalad Mix or Sweet Potato Fries. The night will end sweetly with The Secret Garden, a dessert created especially for the occasion. Tuesday 14 February, from 6pm. AED 650 per couple (four-course menu).
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InterContinental Dubai Marina Hotel
A truly decadent dining experience awaits this Valentine’s Day at the InterContinental Dubai Marina. Here, couples can savour an al-fresco dinner by the pool with a stunning Marina view (AED 600 per couple) or visit Marina Social for a five-course romance-inspired menu (AED 700 per couple).
GO: Visit www.intercontinentaldubaimarina.com or call 04 446 6788 for reservations and more information.
Jamboree Foodfest & Bar
Celebrate your singledom at Jamboree Foodfest & Bar this Valentine’s Day. Shred photos of your ex whilst enjoying unlimited house beverages for three hours and a Jamboree sharing platter. Tuesday 14 February. AED 149 per person.
GO: Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 056 999 4833 for reservations and more information.
Little Miss India
Expect a Valentine’s Day to remember at Fairmont The Palm’s energetic Indian eatery, Little Miss India. Here, guests can enjoy a three-course set menu curated by Chef Arif Mohammed. Starters include Murgh Tikka, Jhinga Makkhan Lassoni and Bhutiyan dey Kebab. For mains, guests can tuck into wholesome dishes such as Kashmiri Mutton Rogan Josh, Murg Tikka Masala, Fish Dhaniya Tamatari or Dal Makhani. For a sweet treat, Little Miss India will serve an array of dishes, including Moongdal Halwa, Iced Rooafza Granita, Chocolate Fennel Parfait and Chocolate Bon Bons. Available Friday 10 to Tuesday 14 February, from 6pm to 11pm. AED 555 or AED 1,055 (inclusive of one bottle of bubbly).
GO: Visit www.fairmont.com/palm or call 04 457 3457 for reservations and more information.
Inspired by the Amazonian jungle, Pier 7 hotspot Mama Zonia is offering a three-course sharing menu on Valentine’s Day. The restaurant promises to spark romance with its exotic, urban rainforest atmosphere and views of the Marina skyline complemented by a Sushi platter, Miso Black Cod. Striploin and a selection of Valentine’s desserts. Tuesday 14 February, from 6pm to 11pm. AED 499 per couple (three-course sharing meal including a glass of bubbly).
GO: Call 04 240 4747 for reservations and more information.
Meliá Desert Palm
Celebrate Valentine’s Day at a romantic equestrian estate just 20 minutes from Dubai Downtown. Meliá Desert Palm extends across 65 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens with polo fields and is home to over 400 horses. Savour a four-course dinner at Rare, the hotel’s signature Asado restaurant, relax with your beloved with a 60-minute massage at Samana Spa and enjoy the lush gardens on horseback. The package also includes a stay in a two-bedroom villa with a private pool, floating breakfast and Valentine’s amenities. Tuesday 14 February. Rates start from AED 5,555.
GO: Call 056 990 6151 for reservations and more information.
Experience a romantic Valentine’s Day with views over the Museum of the Future at the newly opened Mi Amie at Jumeirah Emirates Towers. Enjoy a specially curated HIM & HER three-course dinner featuring dishes such as Atlantic Lobster, Burrata and tomato salad, Grilled Halibut, Apple Wood Grilled US prime Beef Tenderloin, Spiced Liquid Chocolate Cake and Assiette of Passion fruit and Raspberry. Tuesday 14 February, from 5pm to 2am. AED 696 per couple (food only), AED 999 (three-course dinner, bubbly and cocktails), AED 1,399 (three-course dinner, Laurent Perrier Champagne and cocktails) and AED 5,499 (three-course dinner, Dom Perignon Champagne and cocktails).
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Foodies can explore the world of Chef Michael Mina’s cuisine at the art-centric and on-trend DIFC whilst celebrating a new season of romance. With the arrival of Valentine’s Day, guests will be treated to a selection of new dishes in addition to the already well-known à la carte menu. A true stand-out is the Cheese Fondue – a dish that’s best shared. Diners can also expect chocolates, bubbly, and entertainment. What’s not to love? Available Tuesday 14 to Saturday 18 February.
GO: Call 04 506 0100 or follow @minabrasseriedubai on Instagram for reservations and more information.
Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai
At Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai, a romantic dinner will be served in a beach cabana amongst a sea of candles. The Valentine’s Day set menu showcases plates from land and sea, including Laksa Soup, a Seafood Platter, Black Truffle Spaghetti or Beef Wellington. Couples will end the night with two special desserts, Lemon & Shiso Sorbet and Chocolate Soufflé with Vanilla Ice Cream. Tuesday 14 February, from 7:30pm to 10:30pm. AED 3,500 per couple (soft beverages), AED 5,000 per couple (premium beverages) and AED 10,000 per couple (including Louis Roederer Cristal Champagne and unlimited wines and spirits),
GO: Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 056 545 4039 for reservations and more information.
Novotel Dubai Al Barsha
This Valentine’s Day, celebrate the romantic holiday with a dinner at 365. The expansive buffet will feature international dishes complimented with a welcome drink and romance-inspired desserts to ensure a memorable evening for you and your loved one. Tuesday, 14 February, from 7pm. AED 125 per person.
GO: WhatsApp 056 999 4822 for reservations and more information.
Paramount Hotel Midtown
Dine with views of the Dubai skyline and Burj Khalifa from the 64th floor of Paramount Midtown. Couples can visit Malibu Sky Bar to enjoy a romantic dinner surrounded by candles, rose petals, and the glistening lights of Dubai. Available daily until 28 February, from 7pm to 11pm.AED 650 per couple (five-course set menu and a bottle of wine).
GO: Call 04 248 3333 for reservations and more information.
Piatti by The Beach
At Piatti by The Beach, romance reaches new heights with a menu inspired by the Southern Italian Coast. Dining by flickering candlelight with Dubai’s skyline as your backdrop whilst embracing the romantic ambience of the evening. Tuesday 14 February. AED 2,500 (four-course menu and two glasses of Champagne served by a personal butler).
GO: Visit www.rafflesthepalmdubai.com or call 04 248 8888 for reservations and more information.
RIVA Beach Club
Head to RIVA Beach Club with your loved one this Valentine’s Day for a sophisticated three-course set menu with a bottle of bubbly or soft beverages. Enjoy swoon-worthy views from the beachfront garden or upgrade to a private cabana on the beach. Tuesday 14 February. AED 599 per couple or AED 1,099 per couple (private cabana).
GO: Visit https://riva-beach.com or call 04 430 9466 for reservations and more information.
Moving away from the hustle and bustle of the city and meander along the beach to the elegant Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach. Asian-inspired Sea Fu, a place perfectly poised for couples to find true romance, offers a five-course Valentine’s tasting menu inspired by the mythologies of love. The resident DJ provides live entertainment. Tuesday 14 February, from 7pm to midnight. AED 1,600 per couple.
GO: Call 04 270 7777 for reservations and more information.
The Lover’s menu at Dubai’s newest Japanese restaurant features signature dishes such as seared black cod and sushi roll platters, in addition to exclusive delicacies and special Valentine’s beverages curated for the occasion. From the tuna and salmon tartare with black caviar to the ‘Love is all you need’ chocolate fondant, each dish has been designed to ensure a memorable and romantic dining experience. Tuesday 14 February. AED 390 per person (seven-course menu).
GO: Call 04 388 4540 for reservations and more information.
Summersalt by Kayto
Experience a romantic Valentine’s Day at Summersalt by Kayto whilst enjoying a five-course set menu Japanese-Peruvian cuisine. The restaurant will feature romantic decorations, a DJ and a live saxophonist to celebrate the occasion. Expect to dine on Mushroom Chawan Mushi, a Kayto sashimi selection, Hokkaido scallops, Wagyu beef tataki and a selection of desserts. Tuesday 14 February.
GO: Call 800 323 232 for reservations and more information.
Step into a world of top-notch entertainment amidst beautiful views of Burj Khalifa with the ‘Ai No Hi Valentine’s Special’ at TABŪ. Enjoy a special set menu handcrafted by Chef Roberto Segura and a series of premium tables offering Burj Khalifa views. Tuesday 14 February. AED 295 per person (five courses with soft beverages), AED 395 per person (five courses with a bottle of wine), AED 495 per person (five courses with a bottle of Champagne) and AED 975 per person (12-course tasting menu with wine and sake pairing and preferred seating on the terrace with views to Burj Khalifa).
GO: Visit www.sevenrooms.com for reservations and more information.
Experience a romantic getaway at the FACT Award-winning Tamoka this Valentine’s Day. The San Valentin beach dinner includes a three-course menu, unlimited drinks, and a bottle of rosé Champagne held within a private teepee tent for a true toes-in-the-sand dining experience. Upgrade the dinner with the option to indulge in a couples massage beneath the stars. Tuesday 14 February. AED 2,750 per couple or AED 3,850 per couple with a massage.
GO: Visit www.tamokadubai.com for reservations and more information.
Celebrate with your loved one at Tàn Chá and enjoy a romantic dining experience crafted by Chef David Pang. The three-course menu features seasonal dishes, including Caviar King Fish Salad, Dumplings, Tempura Oyster, Grilled Lamb Chops with mango pepper sauce and Truffle Fried Rice. Tuesday 14 February. AED 550 per person.
GO: Visit https://tanchadubai.com for reservations and more information.
The Nice Guy
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a romantic dinner at The Nice Guy. The culinary team has created a speciality menu featuring Classic Caesar Salad, Millionaire’s Meatballs, Pan Seared Foie Gras, and two new pizzas (the Bianca with truffle cream and the fior di latte with smoked salmon). End the night on a sweet note with a Chocolate Mousse whilst enjoying live entertainment with R&B hits by Jaymie Deville and a DJ set. Tuesday 14 February, from 5pm to 1am. AED 400 per person.
GO: Follow @theniceguydubai on Instagram for more information.
This year, guests can break up with tradition and forget the fancy dinners and gifts. [u]bk invites guests to celebrate their single status or love for their friends and family with a specially curated menu. Cupid’s critics can indulge in a menu of octopus tempura, salmon kale salad with waffle cones, braised short ribs on truffle potato puree, and fish and chips on mini cones. The menu has been crafted for those who want to enjoy a meal without the added pressure of a romantic dinner. No celebratory meal is complete without a themed drink, and this year, [u]bk has curated a series of beverages, including the Ridin Solo, Leaving you Behind, and Love on the rocks.
GO: Visit www.movenpick.com or call 055 415 2623 for reservations and more information.
Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah
Celebrate Valentine’s Day in style at Palm Avenue in Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah. Enjoy cabana dining and a menu of fresh oysters, Caviar with beetroot jelly and avocado mousse, mushroom risotto, seared turbot, herb crust veal loin, and cherry clafoutis with dark chocolate to finish. Tuesday 14 February, from 6:30pm. AED 1,500 (six-course menu served in a pool cabana), AED 2,000 (six-course menu and a bottle of Champagne served on the sand) and AED 3,000 (six-course menu and a bottle of Champagne served in a beach cabana)
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