Valentine’s Day is around the corner. Many of you would be thinking of what to do this time. Some would be seeking itineraries for getaways, while a few would be planning surprises for each other. The newly wed couples would be planning together. As Valentine’s Day is on a Sunday this year, you have even more reason to plan, as you will have the entire day to yourselves. From Valentine’s eve jam party to a relaxed Sunday brunch, there are myriad ideas to choose from. And, as food is the essential part of the planning, many restaurants in Delhi NCR would entertain couples only on the basis of packages. Here, we have a selection of our most romantic restaurants to choose from.
Cherie One, Mehrauli
Plunged in the shadows of Qutub Minar, Cherie One is a French-European haunt for people to have a feast. The restaurant revives the French romance, drawing influence from garden bistros and the vibrant jazz club environment. With a pebbled walkway, a lush green garden courtyard, and picturesque terrace, Cherie One awaits you for a Valentine’s Day special dinner.
Price per couple for dinner (14th February): Rs 7,500 with added taxes for a four-course set menu with unlimited sparkling wine and IMFL
FIO Country Kitchen and Bar, Saket
Cuddled in the Garden of Five Senses in Saket, FIO depicts a passionate romantic tale that takes you into the world of fantasy. Serving delectable European and North Indian dishes, the restaurant offers spellbinding views of the garden, and the experience at night is even better. Visit FIO this Valentine’s Day to fulfil your romantic tale.
Price per couple for dinner (14th February): Rs 5,000 is the minimum amount to be spent from a special À la carte menu (non-refundable)
Kiyan – Dusit Devarana, Rajokri
Kiyan, also known as sky, is a romantic restaurant for Thai royals at Dusit Devarana in Delhi. With warm interiors, low seating and greyish upholstery, Kiyan serves European, Indian and Asian dishes. Spend the entire Valentine’s Day or the evening in the dense green gardens and lawns.
Price per couple for lunch (14th February): Rs 7,800 for a three-course meal with sparkling wine
Price per couple for dinner (14th February): Rs 9,110 for a four-course meal with a flute of champagne
The Project, Hauz Khas Village, Delhi
Replaced by Park Balluchi at the Deer Park, The Project is another picturesque haunt for couples. The outdoor seating in the park is the most suitable seating for this day. Have an unwinding day at The Project with a plethora of dishes, including multicuisine. Post the meal, opt for a leisurely walk with your partner and, if you get a chance, play with the ducks in the lake.
Price per couple for dinner (13th February): Rs 4,000 as cover charge for a special À la carte menu
Warehouse Café, Sector 29, Gurgaon
How about a Valentine’s eve with a bash and a jam? Warehouse Café has Himesh Reshamiya playing for all the lovely couples. This café hosts some of the best gigs and live events in town with an array of lip-smacking food and drinks. Their desserts deserve a special mention.
Price per couple (13th February): Rs 1,000 for the entry
Terrace Bar & Bistro, Sector 54, Gurgaon
This rooftop bistro is located in one of the poshest localities of Gurgaon in a bustling tower. Sprawled across a wide area, Terrace Bar offers different moods throughout the day and an appetising menu. This restaurant can actually be one of the best places for a quiet romantic dinner under the stars.
Price per couple for dinner (13th February): Rs 2,140/Rs 2,999 for an open-air buffet with a candlelight dinner and complimentary chocolates and 2 red or white wine
Zerzura – Clarion Collection, Qutub, Delhi
Get the experience of being in the desert with your beloved this Valentine’s Day at Zerzura, the Middle Eastern and Greek restaurant. This place makes you feel like you are in one of the Middle Eastern countries owing to its earthy Greek interiors, seating and outdoor courtyard. Celebrate love on this romantic date.
Price per couple for lunch (14th February): Rs 1,500/2,000/2,500 for a Sunday brunch with unlimited mocktails/domestic drinks/sparkling drinks
Price per couple for dinner (14th February): Rs 7,500 with added taxes for a four-course dinner with candlelight, champagne, unlimited mezze and kabab platters, flowers and personalised table service
Queen’s Bar & Lounge, Sector 50, Gurgaon
With sophisticated interiors, cocktails and soulful music, Queen’s Bar & Lounge is ready to create the perfect occasion that you will cherish all your life. The private dining area here allows you to have an intimate dinner with your loved one. You are assured of having a splendid time here as well, if it is on your list.
Price per couple for lunch (14th February): Rs 2,034 all inclusive
Price per couple for dinner (14th February): Rs 2,992 all inclusive
Special price after Eazydeal: Lunch – Rs 1,830; Dinner – Rs 2,544
Guppy by Ai, Lodhi Road, Delhi
Spread over a wide expanse, Guppy by Ai is a playful wonderland with a modern setting and a dazzling infusion of colours – it is an iconic place in Delhi. The restaurant serves the finest Japanese cuisine with freshness, hygiene and technique. If trying a new place is on your cards this Valentine’s day, there is no better place for you than Guppy.
Price per couple for dinner (14th February): Rs 3,100/3,700 with taxes for a five-course meal without/with alcohol
Aqua – The Park, Connaught Place, Delhi
Aqua is rated as one of the most romantic restaurants of Delhi by the poolside. Take your date for a romantic dinner and enjoy the views sitting under the stars. Delicacies on the menu offered here include Mediterranean, Lebanese and Continental. If this is your first Valentine’s Day celebration, Aqua is the ideal place.
Price per couple for dinner (13th February): Rs 4,000 with taxes for food, drinks and a fun-filled evening with Richard Godhino
So here is a list of options for a splendid Valentine’s Day celebration. Now it is time to book your plans before all the places fill up.