Where To Celebrate Valentine’s Day In Dubai

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Whether you are loved-up, consciously uncoupled or celebrating with friends, Valentine’s Day is the perfect occasion to sample some of the best cuisine Dubai has to offer. Restaurants city-wide are dishing up delicacies – mostly in the shape of hearts – with set menus, specials, and one-off experiences suitable for every taste and relationship status.


Hailing from the Big Apple, Indochine’s Dubai outpost just placed 35th in the prestigious MENA 50 Best Restaurant awards, and for good reason. The resident favourite fuses French and Vietnamese cuisine; crystal truffle dumplings, steamed red snapper and mango sticky rice with coconut sauce are all on the menu for Valentine’s Day. Book now


Be transported to the heart of Italy thanks to Roberto’s’ San Valentino celebration. Inclusive of a five-course menu, premium bubbles, roses and decadent chocolate truffles, as well as a chance to win a staycation at a five-star hotel, the Valentine’s Day affair at Roberto’s is one to remember. Eager to impress? Reserve the San Valentino cruise and set sail on a yacht with your loved one and private chef. Book now


Take your Valentine’s Day celebrations to new heights on the 51st floor of St. Regis Dubai Palm Jumeirah at SushiSamba. Embark on a gastronomical journey as you tuck into world-renowned Japanese, Brazilian and Peruvian cuisine, all washed down with expertly crafted beverages. Book now


Chandan Sojitra

Dine under the twinkling lights of the Burj Khalifa while a violinist duo serenades you and your loved one. The Aegean-inspired menu marries land and sea, offering dishes such as tuna tartare, wagyu carpaccio and lobster linguine as well as a selection of decadent desserts. And ladies, don’t forget to collect your gift. Book now


Valentine’s Day isn’t just for lovers – celebrate the occasion with a group of friends at OPA for a smashing good time. With authentic Greek cuisine, Zorba dancing, plate smashing and a specially crafted menu, you can’t go wrong. Book now

BB Social Dining

Homegrown community concept BB Social Dining is serving up a six-course spread which includes oysters, lobster and bubbles topped off with heart-shaped chocolate cake. If you’re after a vibrant, light-hearted affair with a special someone, look no further than this much-loved eatery. Book now

La Cantine Du Faubourg

What could make Valentine’s Day sweeter than copious amounts of chocolate and endless declarations of love? Winning a trip to the Maldives. La Cantine Du Faubourg has partnered with wellbeing retreat JOALI BEING to offer one lucky couple the retreat of a lifetime, where they’ll return relaxed and rejuvenated, ready to take on the hustle and bustle. All you have to do is spend Dhs500. We’ll take five plates of escargots de Bourgogne, please. Book now

LPM Dubai

LPM Dubai is a bona fide institution; MENA 50 Best Restaurants placed it at number 8. Dine on à la carte favourites – snails with garlic butter, we’re looking at you – and indulge in a special Valentine’s Day dessert of strawberry and rhubarb pavlova. Be sure to capture the blissful (and burrata-full) evening on the Polaroid camera provided to every couple, nestled among the usual tomatoes and lemon decor. Book now


Experience a specially curated menu on the most romantic day of the year, courtesy of Business Bay hotspot ROKA. The Valentine’s Tasting Menu – designed for sharing, if you’re willing to part with your yellowtail sashimi – features signature dishes from its award-winning menu. MOJEH recommends dining on the newly launched terrace to enjoy the glorious winter weather. Book now


Sucre effortlessly fuses elegance and ease for a dining experience that is the epitome of laid-back luxury. The gorgeous interiors are enough to impress thanks to a grand entranceway, carpet-lined ceilings (yes, ceilings) and bohemian flair, but the Latin American cuisine is where Sucre really shines. Book now

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