Macau is abundant in extraordinarily scenic dining venues with award-winning chefs and beautiful decor. However, finding the perfect restaurant for the most romantic day of the year can prove a little difficult. Where to wine and dine this Valentine’s Day is a big deal so here’s a list of the most romantic restaurants in Macau!
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Head to the charming setting of Taipa Village this Valentine’s Day. Gaze into each other’s eyes while savoring a 6-course menu that thrills the senses. António’s menu will include chicken ballotine, potato, and parma ham tart, sous-vide codfish, chorizo and basil broth, white bean puree and fennel, “passionate” goat cheese and raspberries and a red velvet cake. The special six-course menu is priced at MOP $1,314 for two persons while the 5-course menu is priced at MOP $520 per person.
TAPAS DE PORTUGAL
Tapas de Portugal sets the mood for a romantic meal with its intimate setting. Nestled in the lovely historic location of Taipa Village Macau, this restaurant offers a unique take on iconic dishes. Featuring tasty tapas and authentic Portuguese flavors, this is a great place to get cosy with your darling while enjoying some warm and hearty dishes. For Valentine’s Day, the restaurant will feature creamy baby tomato soup, beef carpaccio with lime and lemon jelly, barbecued jumbo prawns with seafood paella and more. The five-course menu is priced at MOP $988 for two that’s perfect for an evening that won’t break the bank.
VIDA RICA RESTAURANT
Mandarin Oriental, Macau’s Vida Rica Restaurant is the perfect place for a romantic rendezvous. This Valentine’s Day, pair the beautiful view of Macau with a sumptuous menu and share it with the love of your life. Indulge in a gourmet five-course set dinner for only MOP $1,288 per person that includes one glass of champagne per person. If you forgot the flowers, don’t worry as they will also throw in a rose for the ladies.
THE RITZ-CARLTON CAFÉ, MACAU
For the finest French food in Macau, it doesn’t get any better than The Ritz-Carlton Café. With an unrivaled Parisian vibe that transports your senses to the city of romance, a Valentine’s Day dinner here is in order. Their Vive L’Amour menu is specifically designed for fans of French fare. Each dish has a modern twist on traditional classics including Martini tartare de petoncles and flavorsome le Foie gras terrine. Guests also have the option to indulge in framboises et chocolat blanc or la fondue au chocolat for dessert. This enchanting five-course dinner also includes two glasses of champagne for each couple. It is priced at MOP $1,999 for two guests including two glasses of champagne.
What makes The Manor at St. Regis Macao a special dining spot? With a menu that hits all the right notes, beautiful ambience, and friendly staff, it is only apt that this place is a must-visit on Valentine’s day. The Manor will offer a creatively crafted seven-course degustation menu including George Bruck foie gras, French whole seabass, Ranger’s Valley M5+ Rib Eye, and for dessert, a decadent Costa Rica 72% chocolate fondante, for a truly unforgettable culinary journey. The Taste of Romance Dinner set is priced at MOP $2,088 per couple.
For a splendid dinner with a beautiful view, Lai Heen, perched on the 51st floor of The Ritz-Carlton, Macau is the place to go! From the high-quality service, exceptional food, and intimate setting, it has all the ingredients of a perfect Valentine’s Day celebration. This year, don’t miss their exquisite eight-course Valentine’s Day menu. It begins with a glass of NV Perrier-Jouët Grand Brut Champagne, before moving on to a symphony of flavors with chef highlights such as pan-seared superior bird’s nest with crab meat and wok-fried prawn and scallop with marinated beetroot in lobster bisque. The special menu is priced at MOP $3,988 for two guests.
ALAIN DUCASSE AT MORPHEUS
Nothing says special than an exclusive dinner experience for two at Alain Ducasse at Morpheus. There’s no room for disappointment at this award-winning restaurant in Macau. Executive Chef Pierre Marty’s unique seven-course Saint Valentine’s Day menu is served with half a bottle of Dom Pérignon 2009. What better way to enjoy some bubbles than sharing it with your other half over a delicious dinner. It is priced at MOP $4,288 per person and subject to 10% service charge.
JANICE WONG MGM
One of Macau’s sweetest destinations is Janice Wong, nestled in the stunning MGM Cotai. Your Valentine’s Day won’t be complete without a visit to this sweets wonderland. This season of love, you’ll find the taste of strawberry at Janice Wong from January 7—February 28. Artistic and innovative strawberry desserts will be showcased to celebrate its delicate sweetness that’s very reminiscent of the month of romance. Pictures above is a Valentine’s Day special dessert named “Ume Paradise” which made with Ume parfait, ume potato puree, ume pearl, bergamot marshmallow, sake ice cream, pink peppercorn gel. Whether you go for the strawberry rose opera cake, or strawberry eclair, your loved one will definitely feel your sweet love. Enjoy a cup of coffee or tea with delectable treats at the charming terrace.
Take a trip to Paris without leaving the city at The Parisian Macao’s Brasserie. This Valentine’s Day, the authentic French bistro presents a delightful dinner menu. Featuring a sublime seafood platter for two, appetiser of duck foie gras and Boston lobster terrine, wild mushroom feuillete, cantaloupe melon carpaccio, duck consommé, and pumpkin soup with chestnut chantilly profiterole. The menu includes mains of dover sole with scallops and roasted beef tournedos on young wild boar stew ravioli or beetroot risotto. For dessert, a refreshing serving of crème citronelle. The dinner set menu is priced at MOP $1,388 for two and worth every Pataca!
If you’re thinking of popping the big question then The Lovers’ Cabanas at Grand Hyatt Macau’s mezza9 is the perfect location. Tucked away in an intimate garden setting, couples begin the evening with a bottle of champagne, caviar and veal tenderloin. Dine at a relaxed pace while dependable staff record your romantic moment with an instant photo and present your beloved one with a delicate flower gift box. This experience costs only MOP $4,599 for two persons from 6:00pm—11:00pm on Valentine’s Day.