Nine Dining Experiences Guaranteed To Impress This Valentine’s Day

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Just like a vintage grape, Valentine’s Day celebrations are expected to improve with time. Dinner and a movie? That is so 10 years ago. Instead, opt for an ultra-luxurious dinner on a private pier extending out to the Arabian Gulf, or meals surrounded by aquariums filled with love note-wielding divers. (Both actual, bookable experiences in Dubai). These are MOJEH‘s picks of Valentine’s Day dinners that will earn some serious brownie points.

Roka Dubai

Love is a four-letter word and it is no coincidence that ROKA is, too. The award-winning Japanese restaurant is offering a specially curated Valentine’s Day menu complete with stand-out signature dishes, an exclusive dessert platter piled high with sweet treats and an adorably named “strawberries and cream” cocktail. Available from 12 – 14 February. Book now

The Nice Guy

Hailing from Los Angeles, The Nice Guy has become one of Dubai’s hautest hangouts, and this Valentine’s Day it is offering a curated menu of celebrity-loved favourites, with a twist. The feast comprises pan-seared foie gras with figs, signature cacio e pepe topped with a generous dollop of caviar and the brand-new black truffle-adorned pizza alongside other Italian-inspired delights. Chocolate mousse with raspberry, hazelnut praline and meringue rounds out the evening’s menu. Book now

LPM Riyadh

LPM Riyadh is complementing its acclaimed à la carte menu with two brand-new desserts this Valentine’s Day, ensuring you end the day on a sweet note; opt for the blackberry-and-white-chocolate tart or the hazelnut and chocolate mousse. Not only catering to your tastebuds, guests will be serenaded by homegrown talents hand-picked from the Kingdom’s premiere music school and will be gifted a rose and box of macarons on departure. Book now


Perhaps Dubai’s most romantic destination, Pierchic is perched atop a private pier extending from Jumeirah Al Qasr. On 14 February, begin your evening with sundowners at floating ocean bar Onda by Pierchic before indulging in an intimate five-course menu of elevated Italian fare as the soothing sounds of jazz and lapping waves fill the air. Trying to impress? Enhance your experience with a bottle of premium bubbly and Beluga Caviar. And don’t leave without getting your Pierchic chocolate box and roses. Book now


Atlantis The Palm’s Michelin-starred restaurant has partnered with Tiffany & Co. to provide Valentine’s Day diners with a one-of-a-kind experience. Enjoy a ten-course set menu and free-flowing bubbles while surrounded by the breathtaking aquarium; the premium package ensures an up-close seat, gift for ladies and a personalised message delivered by a diver. Naturally. Book now

Avli by Tashas

If what’s his is yours, look no further than award-winning Greek cuisine perfect for sharing. Be transported to an Athenian courtyard in the heart of DIFC thanks to intimate, authentic interiors and traditional fare. Think: feta saganaki, grilled octopus and a baklava sundae. Book Now


Traditional date nights of decade’s past included dinner and a show, and it is about time someone brought back the winning combination. Enter: DREAM Dubai. The enchanting new venue promises an evening to remember with jaw-dropping performances and a specially curated Mediterranean menu. This one-night-only event is one not to be missed. Book now


With traditional Italian cuisine and an always-buzzing bar, Roberto’s has earned a reputation as a dining destination that never disappoints. Make your Valentine’s Day a surefire success with a five-course set menu, bottle of bubbly, a bouquet of roses and one of the best Burj Khalifa views in DIFC. Book now


Soak up the last of Dubai’s glorious winter weather with beachside seats under the stars. Serving all the Greek favourites with a Spanish twist, this Palm Jumeirah eatery is offering its sharing-style Valentine’s menu until 18 February. Love does go on, after all. Book now

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