Fall Head Over Heels With Our Valentine's Day Checklist

Fall Head Over Heels With Our Valentine's Day Checklist

Calling all lovebirds!

By Dinushka Gunasekara | 5th February 2020

All you need is love because we'll provide the rest with our Valentine's Day checklist. Make your day one to fawn over with the most romantic restaurants, spas and stays in Brisbane. Whatever your dream date looks like, we have it here!

Beloved Brows | Bespoke Brows

For a look that will have your Valentine raising brows for up to eight weeks, try the brow lamination treatment at Bespoke Brows. The Keratin-infused formula nourishes brow hairs and styles them into place for fluffy, brushed-up and runway worthy brows to fall in love with.


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Love At First Sight | The Brow And Skin Studio

Turn up the glow factor to turn heads with a Light Therapy and Radio Frequency treatment at The Brow and Skin Studio. When done one or two days before V-Day, you’ll enjoy radiant skin, reduced fine lines and wrinkles, plus a toned jawline and cheekbones that even Cupid can’t resist.


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Forget Dinner, Have Ginner | Brisbane Gin

Fancy a gin this Valentine’s Day? Brisbane Gin has teamed up with Madame Wu, Public Restaurant & Bar and W Brisbane to showcase Brisbane’s ultimate bar scene as part of the city’s inaugural Progressive Ginner event. Head to brisbanegin.com.au for more details!


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Sweethearts Stay | Brisbane Marriott

Treat yourself and your love to a romantic date night at Brisbane Marriott! Indulge in a seafood buffet at Marriott’s vibrant restaurant, Motion Dining, or (to really spoil them) stay overnight in a gorgeous city or river view guestroom and enjoy a sleep-in with a late check out.


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Have It All | Brisbane Quarter

There is something for everything this Valentine’s Day at Brisbane Quarter! Persone is offering a Valentine’s Day a la carte menu, and specially crafted “his and hers” cocktails. Phat Boy has the perfect dinner date idea – enjoy any two main course meals, two glasses of house wine and a dessert to share for just $70 (valid February 14 and 15, bookings essential).  For something more indulgent, treat your Valentine’s date to a four-course dinner at Three Blue Ducks overlooking the iconic Brisbane River – share the love with a selection of delicious locally sourced dishes, bubbles on arrival and a delectable dessert cocktail for $140 per person or go all out and enjoy matched wines with each course for $220 per person.  And for those looking for a way to spend the entire Valentine’s weekend, live it up with a stay-cay at W Brisbane, where you can revel in the fun with sunset cocktails and live beats on WET Deck, a sublime couple’s treatment at AWAY Spa and dinner for two at Three Blue Ducks.


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Set The Mood | Damselfly Collective

Complete your V-Day by having your loved one come home to a serene scent. Soy based and non-toxic, the Damselfly candle range which are inscribed with sweet (and sometimes sassy) messages, will be the perfect pressie for your beloved or even your closest girlfriend for those Galentines day plans.


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Fairytale Feast | Eden’s Table

Treat your loved one to a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner at Eden’s Table with a five course degustation menu and a Valentine’s gift. For $89 per person, experience a menu inspired by the ocean and paddock and for $139 per person, enjoy your five course meal with wines selected by the in-house sommelier. Reservations essential.


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Rosy Romance | Fleur Du Luxe

This year, don’t stop at Valentine’s Day – give your sweetheart beautiful blooms that translate to 365 days of “I love you” – because these real roses are guaranteed to last all year long. Requiring no water or maintenance, use code ‘STYLE’ for free express shipping until the dreamy day.

Sea Of Love | George’s Paragon

How deep is your love? If it’s as deep as the ocean, then enjoy a seafood feast this Valentine’s Day at George’s Paragon. Calamari, smoked salmon, natural oysters, snapper, barramundi and bugs are all on the mouth-watering menu for $65 per person. Plus, with a prime position at Eagle Street Pier any date is destined to be impressed. Remember though, bookings are essential.


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For Sweethearts | Goodtimes Gelateria

If you feel like staying in for Valentine’s Day, bring the good times home. All you have to do is grab a Goodtimes Gelateria take home pack from instore or, if that feels like too much work, order right to your door on Ubereats. Otherwise, if you’re stepping out to Howard Smith Wharves for the main event, finish off the night with a sweetie for your sweetie. Or to really mix up V Day and surprise your special other, why not make dessert the pinnacle of the night? Forget boring entrees and mains, dessert is where it’s at.


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Hair Affair | Ink For Hair

Love your hair this Valentine’s Day and indulge with a customised colour service personalised to you. Your love affair with your hair will last long after your appointment as during the month of February, every colour service will receive a complimentary L’Oreal take home mask (mention STYLE when booking).


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Recipe For Romance | Lady Marmalade Café And Bar

Celebrate your love while Lady Marmalade spoils you with delicious food prepared by their brilliant chef team. Pair with an exquisite range of French, Italian and Australian wines. Savour the moment and book now for an evening to remember.


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Italian Amore | Massimo Restaurant & Bar

Italian cuisine is made with love in mind, so enjoy an authentic Italian three-course meal with stunning views at Massimo. The alluring menu features kingfish carpaccio, al ragu, chargrilled octopus and vanilla bean panna cotta, and for only $55 per person, it’s the dreamiest dinner date. Bookings essential.


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Fanciful Fare | The Morrison Hotel

If a dinner date turned hearty feast sounds like you’re kind of Valentine’s Day, then Brisbane’s best steakhouse has you sorted. A tipple over their premium cuts and perfect sides will be sure to leave you and your sweetheart more than satisfied.


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Catch Feelings | Mr Percival’s

If you’re looking for someone to tell your friends about, then Mr Percival’s is your guy at Club Heartbreak. Take your chance with a card at the door to find your match and be ready to catch feelings on the dance floor when the DJ brings all the good vibes, all night long. While you’re turning up the heat, they’ll be turning up the music and pouring drinks to keep you going. Single? Coupled? Don’t care? Then Mr Percivals is the place to be this V Day.


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The Point Of Love | The Point Hotel

Be welcomed by a bottle of wine and New Farm Confectionery treats when you experience the Couples Escape Package at The Point Brisbane. Relax in the Junior Suite and head to Lamberts for a delicious buffet breakfast for two, where they’re also dishing up a romantic six-course set menu Valentine’s dinner.


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Latin Love | Rico Bar & Dining

Take your love to Latin American, where they literally speak the language of Romance, at Rico Bar and Dining. For $65 per person, you’ll be dining on pan de la casa, Rico’s signature bug brioche, eye fillet or spiced mango parfait (can confirm, it’s delicious). Full of flavour on your plate and for your date, you can’t go wrong. Bookings essential.


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Couple’s Spa Therapy | Skinspirit Day Spa

Good things come in pairs, so rejuvenate your skin and revitalise your spirit with the Dual Spa Therapy Treatments at this award-winning day spa. Indulge and invest in your wellbeing with a ‘Skin Therapy for 2’ or ‘Massage Therapy for 2’ that will send you and your partner into loving bliss.


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Beloved Banquet | Stanley Restaurant

Your palate will feel all the love when you and your partner indulge your senses with a banquet for two at Stanley Restaurant. Head Chef Louis Tikaram will prepare an array of thoughtfully curated traditional Cantonese dishes like Stanley’s signature steamed dim sum platter, stir fried Mooloolaba King Prawns and Moreton bay bug “Lo mein”. If the pressure is on to impress your significant other this year, then look no further than Stanley. As one of the latest and greatest additions to Howard Smith Wharves you’ll be swooning from the get go. Be prepared! Bookings are essential.


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Article by Dinushka Gunasekara

Notorious for turning a random encounter into a three-hour conversation and running across streets to pat a dog, Dinu is a curious girl who loves a good story. Her extensive knowledge of Donald Glover is yet to come to good use and she would do basically anything for a hash brown. Catch her bombarding her friends with articles she thinks they should read or spending way too much time creating the perfect playlist.


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