Valentine's Day 2016: 13 Restaurants to Make Your Sunday Extra Special
NDTV Food | Updated: February 12, 2016 16:18 IST
Love is in the air this February and we bring you 13 restaurants across India that will make your Valentine’s Day 2016 all the more special.
We can’t choose love, love chooses us. And when it does, it is wiser to accept it (and woo your special someone in style). After all, romance ought to be celebrated whether it’s love or an innocent attraction. Here’s a handpicked list of the best places to wine and dine your loved one in Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore. You’re welcome!
Price for two: Rs. 1800 ++
En - The Japanese Restaurant is offering a scrumptious 5 course menu including Dashimaki, assorted signature sushi platter selected by the Chef Muramatsu and a Valentine’s special Japanese Brown Tea dessert that is bound to increase your love quotient.
When: 7th to 14th February 2016
Where: H 5/1, Ambawatta One, Kalkadas Marg, Mehrauli
Celebrate the season of love with Fio Cookhouse and a menu filled with passion and love. Dig into their Zesty Strawberry Salad (Rs. 625) , White Chocolate and Strawberry Ooze Cake (Rs. 455) while you sip on some Spiced Pineapple Passion (Rs. 585) and Vanilla Rose Kiss (Rs. 585).
When: 13th and 14th February 2016
Where: Epicuria, Nehru Place and Garden of Five Senses
3. Hauz Khas Social
Price for two: Rs. 3000 (inclusive of taxes)
Let your hair down with the one you love at Social Hauz Khas with a night full of yum food, refreshing Valentine’s Day cocktails, great music by DJ Skip with Decisions and lots of love! We highly recommend their Sesame Honey Fries, Jalapeno Cheese Nads and Chilli Tenderloin.
When: 14th February 2016
Where: Hauz Khas Social, 9A & 12, Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi
4. Lodi Garden Restaurant
Price for two: Rs. 5999++ ( with 2 glasses of wine/person)
This beautiful spot is sure to be couples central this Valentine’s Day, so enjoy a mind blowing meal for two including a creamy Risotto, Sea Bass, and a delectable Fig and Walnut Pie served with a scoop of strawberry ice-cream.
Where: Lodhi Road, next to India Islamic Centre
Price for two: Rs. 14,995 ++
If you wish to go all out and splurge this Valentine’s Day, opt for the private dining experience at Sevilla, one of the most beautiful restaurants in the city. Look forward to a night of unlimited premium alcohol and a Special Degustation Menu under the stars. An interlude of romance and luxury, indeed.
When: 14th February 2016
Where: The Claridges, Aurangzeb Road
6. Bungalow 9
One of Mumbai’s most romantic destinations, Bungalow 9 offers a special 5 Course Menu for Valentine’s Day this year. Bocconcini and glazed cherry tomato as the amuse bouche, Chargrilled Prawns with Tabbouleh Salad for the hors d’oeuvres; Fig and Feta Salad (Rs. 350); Pan Seared John Dory (Rs. 950) for the mains and Red Velvet Surprise and Chocolate Marquise with Goat Cheese quenelles (Rs. 325) for dessert. Expect: tranquil ambience and dramatic food presentations.
Where: 9, St. John Baptist Road, Near Lilavati Hospital, Bandra West
The special menu at Indigo is redolent of amorous ingredients with the likes of dark chocolate, Atlantic scallops, strawberries – each an aphrodisiac lending support to a hearty, sensuous experience. Highlights from the menu include Spinach and Corn Risotto with Artichoke Hearts (Rs. 485), Pan Seared Chilean Sea Bass (Rs. 1185), Seared Atlantic Scallops and 70% Dark Chocolate Mousse.
When: Saturday, February 14th 2016, 7:30 PM onwards
Where: Colaba, Mumbai and Netaji Nagar, Delhi
8. Café Haqq Se
Chef Milan Gupta presents a carefully curated menu consisting of aphrodisiacal foods for Valentine’s Day 2016. This modernized Indian cafe shall also offer an intimate and private ‘candle light’ dining option for its guests. So what’s on their contemporary Indian menu? Barbequed Achaari Fig and Prune, Taleli Macchi, Lacy Gul Kebab, Wild Mushroom Kerala fricassee for mains and Baked Amrakhand Cheesecake, Dark Chocolate Cake flavoured with masala tea for dessert.
When: 12th, 13th and 14th February
Where: Kamala Mills, Lower Parel.
9. Bombay Vintage
Price for two: Rs. 800 ++ (including sparkling wine)
Take your sweetheart out for a unique and unforgettable dinner at Bombay Vintage, and charm them with a duet of Melon Salad (Rs. 295) or the heart of Artichoke Riostto (Rs. 325) and some sparkling wine to go with it. Don't miss their Banana Crepes served with strawberry coulis and drizzle with chocolate sauce (Rs. 295).
Where: Oriental Mansion Building, Opposite Regal Cinema
Price for two: Rs. 3400 + taxes (Vegetarian) & Rs. 4000 + (Non-Vegetarian)
This Valentines, enjoy each other’s company over an exclusive 5 course meal by Chef Farrokh Khambata. Expect a whole lot of asparagus and edamame since they are aphrodisiacs, and The Dacquoise of Fresh Strawberries or Death By Chocolate Pastry for dessert.
Where: First Floor, Eros Theatre Building, M. Karve Road, Churchgate, Mumbai
Price for two: Rs. 950 ++ (Veg Bambaiyya Love Tiffin) and Rs. 1100 ++ (Non-Veg Bambaiyya Love Tiffin)
In the spirit of love this Valentine’s week, celebrate the unfading spirit of Mumbai with an ambrosial Bambaiyya Love Tiffin. If you’re vegetarian, savour the Crispy Corn Bhel, Paneer Sanju Babaand and Seafood Bhel, Chicken Sanju Baba and Cutliss (cutlet) if you’re non-vegetarian. Indulge in their unique Kala Khatta cheesecake and divine Ferrero Rocher cake.
When: 14th to 21st February 2016
Where: Lavelle Road, Shanthala Nagar
12. Monkey Bar
Monkey Bar promises to play the Cupid of Food this year with their “Made for Each Other Menu”. Mushrooms Rolls add a bit of sizzle, while their Cheese and Tomato grilled cheese sandwich take it to a whole new level.
When: 14th February 2016
Where: Indiranagar, Bangalore; Bandra, Mumbai; Connaught Place and Vasant Kunj, Delhi
13. My Place
Cost for two: Rs. 6000
You are sure to experience what you are looking for this Valentine’s Day at Mövenpick Hotel and Spa. Opt for their lavish brunch spread, strawberries covered in chocolate and a whole lot of bubbly.
Where: Mövenpick Hotel and Spa
When: 14th February, 12:30 pm to 4 pm
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