The quickest way to the heart is through the stomach. You’ve probably heard that phrase before and it couldn’t be more true. February is the month when we know the search is in full force for the most romantic places to spend Valentine’s day and we’re one step ahead of you. You can thank us later…
Exclusively on Valentine’s Day, mezza9 Macau at Grand Hyatt sets up The Lovers’ Cabanas. Wine and dine your sweetheart on the outdoor terrace where five cozy and private cabanas await.
The Lovers’ Cabanas are set in an exclusive and intimate garden setting. Couples can start the evening with a Kir Royale and a platter of indulgent appetizers, including caviar and foie gras. Suitably relaxed, couples can then savor an abundant dinner with mezza9 Macau’s “Dining from the Kitchen” concept.
To ensure this enduring moment is unforgettable, the hotel offers a range of customizable settings such as special songs, mood-setting candles or favorite tableware. The perfect, private place for a lover’s date, priced at MOP $3,999* per couple.
mezza9 Macau Grand Hyatt, City of Dreams, Estrada do Istmo,
+853 6299 2190 www.macau.grand.hyatt.com
Trattoria Il Mulino
Experience the true taste of Italy at Trattoria Il Mulino. Chef Paride Noviello creates vibrant culinary dishes that manifests tradition if Italian chic and elegance. The Valentine’s Day four-course set menu is available on February 14. It is priced at just MOP $888 for two.
The menu will start with a Salmon Tartare with Alaskan King Crab Meat and a Slow Cooked Veal Loin; followed by a Seafood Pumpkin Cream Soup and a Tomato Cream Soup with Clams; then Grilled King Prawns and Pan Seared Wagyu M7 Tenderloin as mains; and lastly a sensational chocolate dessert to wrap up the romantic evening.
Banyan Tree Macau
Cherish a truly exclusive and romantic dining experience at Banyan Tree Macau. Set amidst the tropical gardens of the world’s largest resort deck and surrounded by Osmanthus trees decked in colorful love knots, the “Dinner of the Love Knots”includes a delectable choice of either Western or Thai cuisine, prepared table-side by your personal chef, whilst you are serenaded by the magical sound of the traditional Kheem.
The Belon’s Unforgettable Night package is priced at MOP $3,988 per couple and the Saffron’s Thai Royal Grill at MOP $ 2,988 per couple.
Man Ho Chinese Restaurant is renowned for its strong emphasis on using fresh ingredients to accentuate the precision and finesse of classic Cantonese techniques, accompanied by contemporary presentations. The Valentine’s Day dinner set menu features eight scrumptious dishes at an enticing price of MOP $888* per couple.
The guests will be delighted with mouthwatering dishes such as Suckling Pig on Pear Jelly and Cucumber served on Biscuit accompanied with Deep-fried Crispy Duck Green Salad with Pomelo, Pan-Fried Diced A5 Wagyu Beef and Scallop with Abalone Sauce, Shrimp Soup Braised with Crab Roe and Garden Green, paired with Beringer Sparkling Rose wine. Couples can truly revel in the stylish spread in the comfort and luxurious ambiance of a five-star contemporary Chinese dining outlet.
Man Ho at JW Marriott Galaxy Macau, +853 8886 6888, www.galaxymacau.com
Jade Dragon at COD
Surprise the one you love with a splendid feast at two-Michelin-starred Chinese restaurant Jade Dragon on Valentine’s Day! Chef Tam and an astounding team will exercise their culinary skills in the preparation of an exquisite array of dishes using premium ingredients such as abalone, lobster, sea cucumber and more. The dinner on February 13 and 14 is priced at MOP $2,880 for 2 persons.
Terrace at Hotel Okura
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with your beloved at Terrace Restaurant with Chef’s special Six-Course menu priced at MOP $1,388 for two persons. Their special set menu includes Oyster cooked in three ways, Tuna tartar with mango, Chicken consommé with scallops and abalone, Lobster and noodle, 24 hour cooked short ribs, Chocolate and raspberry, coffee or tea.
The Ritz-Carlton Cafe
As the sun dips below the horizon, couples can head to The Ritz-Carlton Café to immerse themselves in a candlelight, French Brasserie experience. Romance awaits at this intimate eatery’s charming décor and simple yet flavorful food. With live music accompaniment for you to enjoy the moment a la Montparnasse, along with classic brasserie favorites such as the day’s freshest seafood platters, a magical evening with your loved one is something to truly look forward to at this dining spot.
The Ritz-Carlton Cafe Galaxy Macau, +853 8886 6868, www.galaxymacau.com
Continue the romance at Conrad Macao where you can indulge in a sumptuous Valentine’s day themed afternoon tea set at The Lounge, located on Level 1 at Conrad Macao lobby. Talented pastry chefs have created a selection of exquisite pastries, decadent sweet and savory treats including fried oyster with pink ginger, pink cranberry scones with clotted cream and honey, and a chocolate and hazelnut tart for guests to enjoy. The tea experience is priced at MOP $268, and includes a special Valentine’s cocktail or mocktail.
Conrad Macao Sands Cotai Central, +853 2882 9000, www.sandscotaicentral.com
The talented chefs at The Manor have creatively crafted a romantic, 6-course Valentine’s menu designed around the ‘Six Degrees of Love’ where temperatures rise from 0 to 100 degrees over a luxurious dinner for two. The six-course dinner begins with Gillardeau Oyster with Tequila Lime Granite and Cucumber followed by Tuna Tataki with Citrus Ponzu Sauce and Wasabi Cream. These are only some of the perfect dishes to capture this special moment in time. The “Six Degrees of Love” set dinner for two is available from February 10 to 18 at The Manor for MOP $2,188*.
Wing Lei Palace
Make this Valentine’s day truly extraordinary at Wing Lei Palace. Head to the luxurious Wynn Palace where romance truly lives as you dine in an opulent setting with heart-stopping views of Wynn Palace’s magnificent Performance Lake. Enjoy exceptional Cantonese fine-dining fare presented amid a breathtaking palatial ambiance that honors both cultural traditions and the beauty of China. Seasonal menus include celebrated favorites like Wok-Fried Sliced Duck, Braised Whole Fresh Abalone in Oyster Sauce, and Barbecued Suckling Pig. Dishes are complemented by an impressive selection of 50 specialty teas curated by Wynn Palace’s Master Tea Sommelier.
Take your loved one to Altira Macau and let the sweet memories linger long after your meal at the signature restaurants, against the enchanting skyline of Macau. To make the night even more special there are four private cabanas on the hotel’s 10th-floor terrace that will also be open for reservations just for one night on February 14. The six-course Romantic Skyline and Champagne Japanese Set Dinner is priced at MOP $2,676 for two and offers half a dozen of fresh roses and a bottle of Drappier Champagne for free.