Love Is In The Air At Brisbane’s Best Valentine’s Day Events
Lovebirds, land hereBy Guest Styler | 1st February 2023
Whether you want to be swept off your feet or you’re looking for a more lowkey way to celebrate, there is sure to be something for you and yours to enjoy this lover’s day. Where will your heart (or stomach) lead you this Valentine’s Day? You’ll find the most romantic spots around Brisbane below!
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Woo your date by the waterfront as you feast on modern Lebanese and Mediterranean cuisine! Serving up their signature three-course banquet, Byblós certainly knows how to make you feel special, from the drink on arrival to the fusion of flavours you’ll be raving about until the next Valentine’s Day comes around. With limited seats available, don’t delay – your riverside romance is waiting!
Take your Valentine’s Day soiree to new heights with a visit to one of Brisbane’s most iconic rooftop spots! Sky-high dining is on the cards at Iris Rooftop, where you’ll be treated to a four-course Spanish menu and a Mi Amor cocktail on arrival, paired with soaring views of the Brisbane skyline. Set to ignite your taste buds (and passions!), this is a lavish date night that’ll score you all the brownie points with your significant other.
Let’s be real: no one does romance like the French, which is why an evening of Parisian flair at Bisou Bisou is sure to have you and your boo feeling all warm and fuzzy. This Valentine’s Day, the boujee brasserie is set to whisk its guests away to the city of love via their four-course menu designed by Head Chef Jeff Campbell, featuring seared scallops, filet de boeuf en croûte, and a strawberry white chocolate gâteau. Want to enhance your culinary journey? Let their sommelier take the wheel with signature matched wines!
Let the passion and fire of Spanish culture turn up the heat this Valentine’s Day with a dinner to remember at Olé! For only $79 per person, you’ll be digging into a four-course shared menu, crafted by Alemre’s Executive Group Chef Adam Starr – think a delicious Surtido board to start, salted cod croquettes, mixed paella, and a glass of prosecco on arrival. Single and want to mingle? Gather your amigos and head on down to South Brisbane for a Galentine’s fiesta!
Nothing says ‘I love you’ like a Turkish feast! Downtown Istanbul is pulling out all the stops this Valentine’s Day, with a three-course shared feast and a glass of Prosecco for two, for only $85. Beginning with the Downtown trio dip platter served with traditional Turkish bread, the hero of the night will be the Lover’s Mixed Grill, before finishing up with a delightful serving of Turkish delight. Served in a cosy ambience that’ll set hearts ablaze, you and your lover’s plans are sorted.
This Italian eatery is always making feasts with love, but this Valentine’s Day, the romance is sure to be off the charts! Over a three-course shared menu, wine and dine your significant other as you dig into antipasti, Tuscan chicken, or tender braised beef shin risotto, before whispering sweet nothings as you dip your spoons into opera cake. Throw in the glass of prosecco on arrival and you’ve got yourself a match made in heaven (or a great Galentine’s night out)!
Find love by the riverside at the iconic Regatta Hotel, with two romantic occasions to set the mood! On Valentine’s Day, you can dig into a three-course set menu in the Boatshed with the choice of paired wines or a bottle of champagne, as a violinist plucks beautiful strings from 5.30pm to 8.30pm. Or, celebrate the day of love early over the weekend at the Walrus Club to the tune of live music, two cocktails, and a delicious sharing platter, available from 5pm to 7pm on 11 and 12 February. Whichever you choose, your heart will be full of all the good stuff!
Lennons Restaurant & Bar
An intimate, three-course dinner with a glass of champagne on arrival awaits you and your beau at this iconic eatery overlooking Queen Street Mall. Visitors can expect smooth, live jazz accompanied by delectable dishes like sous vide lobster tail and slow-cooked lamb shoulder for $150 per person. Best of all, this dinner event runs all week, so if the 14th doesn’t work, fret not!
Pasta, wine, and a spectacular view of the river – what could be more romantic? Persone is dishing up a delicious Italian feast for two this V Day, priced at $145 per person. Enjoy a set shared menu featuring some Italian favourites including an indulgent dark chocolate semifreddo. La dolce vita!
Tenya Japanese Restaurant & Bar
Indulge in a seven-course meal filled with fresh and flavourful Japanese delights. Set at just $100 per person, including your choice of beverage, this feast offers lots of bang for your buck. Bring your loved one for a romance-filled night overlooking the Brisbane River!
Three Blue Ducks
Fancy a date night to remember? The renowned Three Blue Ducks is plating up a three-course extravaganza complete with nibbles and a glass of bubbles upon arrival. Top it off with killer views and acoustic tunes, and you have yourself an unforgettable treat for you and your boo.
An exclusive dining experience that is sure to tantalise the taste buds, A Table For Two offers a luxurious four-course menu in the Emporium Hotel. For $380 per couple, diners will take to the Parklands Suite’s alfresco terrace for an intimate date night like no other. Available to 10 couples only, get in quick to secure your spot!
Think rom-coms in bed, but make it chic. If you’re looking for a less traditional date night idea, why not try floating around W Brisbane’s WET Deck in an inflatable lounge while an iconic chick flick plays on the big screen? Complete with a delicious grazing box and a drink of your choice, you and your loved one are in for a night of fun!
The Balfour Kitchen & Bar
A signature four-course shared menu for two and a glass of French sparkling are on offer at The Balfour Kitchen & Bar. For $189 per person, you can expect mouth-watering food served under the frangipani tree in the courtyard – is there anything more romantic?
Stunning skyline views and a delectable dinner under the stars with the one you love most? Sign us up! Lina Rooftop’s Mediterranean-inspired kitchen is set to dish out an exquisite four-course meal for all you lovers out there, and with tickets starting at $125 per person, you won’t want to miss out.
Dine the night away at Pawpaw’s Valentine’s degustation, curated by Head Chef Naedi Truijen. Over five courses, you’ll be treated to French techniques paired with traditional Southeast Asian flavours, and a complimentary vino on arrival. From tuna sashimi with a red curry puree to sirloin steak in a soy-truffle dressing and Vietnamese flan, it’s sure to be a meal for the books.
When you think ‘date night’ what comes to mind? Mini golf, of course! Swing your way through 18 holes of Victoria Park’s beloved putt putt, before soaking in the city views over a bistro feast for lunch or dinner. Don’t forget to try their special Love Buzz cocktail, poured for the occasion with housemade rhubarb puree and donned with a rosemary sherbet rim.
Enjoy all the romance of a winery without leaving the city at City Winery! Indulge in a four-course dinner with the choice of wine pairings (trust us, it’s worth the splurge), all served in a cosy atmosphere sure to make your heart pitter-patter.
Eclectic, eccentric, and oh-so romantic, your three-course soiree at Brissy’s most charming bar will have passions blazing! Think oysters, pumpkin and sage ravioli, rib fillet paris mash, creme brulee, and so much more, alongside French Champagne and a signature cocktail.
ZA ZA TA Bar & Kitchen
Plant-based lovers, date night is here and it looks like a curated dining experience with a cocktail on arrival and live entertainment to boot! Rest assured Za Za Ta – aka Queensland’s best vegetarian – knows how to wine and dine you and your lover, so sit back, relax, and let Valentine’s Day do it’s thing.
Who said Valentine’s Day had to break the budget? Grab your boo for a romantic night under the stars at Gasworks Plaza, as you settle in for a free outdoor movie night. With a delightfully cheesy rom-com on the screen, level up date night by grabbing a bite to eat from one of the amazing nearby restaurants beforehand, or take your order to go so you can enjoy your feast until the credits roll. BYO chairs and picnic rug, or reserve a chair for only $2.50!
Howard Smith Wharves
Whether you’re celebrating your Valentine, Galentine, or just want to treat yourself, Howard Smith Wharves are celebrating all things love with a range of delicious eats and entertainment this Valentine’s Day. Indulge your senses with an intimate three-course menu at Stanley or treat your special someone to a four-course candlelit dinner at Ciao Papi – think river views, delicious food, and specially curated beverage parings. After something casual? Share your love of beer at Felons Brewing Co., or head to Felons Barrel Hall for their special Valentine’s Day screening of 10 Things I Hate About You!