As we officially enter Valentine’s week, it's time to begin planning your romantic date with your loved one. And if you're struggling to find the perfect restaurant, we're here to simplify the process for you. We've curated a list of the most romantic restaurants across India where you can enjoy a pleasant Valentine's Day dinner.
AER, Four Seasons Mumbai
A rooftop restaurant is ideal for a romantic dinner. And a rooftop bar in Mumbai, that offers a magnificent view of the city's skyline, is sure set the tone for a romantic date night. In addition to the ambience, their range of exotic cocktails such as the tangy Cumulus, the sweet raspberry-flavoured Cotton Candy Skies, and Heavenly Bliss, which has a hint of lavender are some that you must try.
Delicious food and a pleasant ambience is all you need for a perfect Valentine’s Day date. And a dinner at Masque promises you exactly that. The ingredient-driven restaurant reinvents multiple cuisines and classic dishes, promising a unique selection of food. Some of the must-tries here include the Makkai Mathri (corn and hemp seed crisps) served with charred corn, flaky Malabar Parotta spread with some house-made pepper fry chutney, and soft-shell crabs.
Indulging in a delightful pasta and pizza dinner is a favourite for many, which makes Cecconi's an ideal choice for a date night. Cecconi's offers the finest in Italian cuisine, and if you secure a table in advance, you can savour your meal while enjoying a picturesque view of the Arabian Sea.
Located near Kala Ghoda, this dimly-lit restaurant features an open kitchen and a vibrant bar scene to go with great food, creating an amazing atmosphere for a date night. Some of our favourites include sweetcorn ribs, oven-roasted prawns, and Neapolitan-style pizzas.
Lupa, a trans-European-style restaurant, is inspired by the classic flavours of Europe. Its amazing European-style ambience and menu are sure to set the mood right for the night. Among the distinctive offerings are corzetti pasta and Arroz De Pato, a Portuguese duck rice variation where the rice is cooked with aromatic duck stock, spices, cured duck breast, and chorizo. Pair it with refreshing cocktails like the Lupa-tini and Notorious F.I.G., both of which are highly recommended.
Le Cirque Signature, The Leela Palace Bengaluru
Le Cirque Signature’s grand interiors are truly scintillating. The subtle tones of beige, ebony, and ochre set against the grandeur of the Murano glass chandelier, provide a sense of class and romanticism to the restaurant. That, paired with some scrumptious French-Italian food, gives you the perfect date for Valentine's Day.
Olive Bar & Kitchen
Dining at Olive Bar & Kitchen will transport you to a restaurant in Greece. The ambience is defined by the sea, white walls, wooden tables, and rattan furniture enhanced with striped blue cushions. As for the food, the Mediterranean-themed menu places a strong emphasis on seafood. Some of the must-try dishes include Mussels Gratinado with amaranth and butter garlic breadcrumbs, and the renowned mezze platters.
Paasha, JW Marriott Hotel Pune
Perched on the 24th floor of the JW Marriott Hotel in Pune, Paasha offers a stunning panoramic view of the city. With a trendy open-air terrace, a central bar, and chic white seating, this is an ideal spot for a date night. The restaurant features a tempting cocktail list and a Lucknowi-inspired menu comprising lip-smacking north Indian dishes like tandoori bater, kakori kebab, and chatpata jhinga.
April by Kay
Located in the heart of Greater Kailash 2, April by Kay has a tranquil ambience, setting the stage for a dreamy candlelit dinner and creating a serene atmosphere for your date night. As for the food, they have an expansive menu that includes everything from salads to main courses and desserts. Some of our favourites include citrus salads, avocado eggs Benedict, and burrata with blistered cherry tomatoes.
Sevilla, The Claridges
Sevilla, the Spanish-themed restaurant in New Delhi, is adorned with lights all around, creating a truly breathtaking ambience. When it comes to the food, their unique and extensive Mediterranean-inspired menu stands out for dishes like beetroot risotto, patatas bravas, cordero, and more.
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