We all have different love languages. However, there is only one thing that most unites us with our partners: coming home at the end of the day and bonding over a delicious dinner. People often don’t realize that food is an integral part of any relationship. What better way to celebrate Valentine’s Day than with a special dinner or maybe even lunch? Head to these restaurants across India for a romantic meal on Valentine’s Day.
Yazu – Pan-Asian beach club, Goa
Yazu’s aura is a perfect place to visit for a beachside sundowner date in Goa. It’s all about exquisite contemporary dining, a dim ambiance, relaxing sunsets and classic tones playing in the background, with a perfect setup for dining and spending a quality relaxing experience with your loved ones.
The culinary offerings are Asian at heart but globally experimental in spirit, the menu aims to wow your taste buds with its delectable cocktails and desserts
Mow – Goa
If you are looking for a chic, cozy and warm atmosphere for your Valentine’s Day dinner, Maai in Assagao Goa is the place to be. With its rustic interior in a 125-year-old Portuegues villa, Maai offers some of the best food and cocktails in Assagao.
They also have a beautiful outdoor area and have a delicious live grill and barbeque menu that starts every day at 6:30pm.
Once a sleepy coastal town popularized by the hippie movement, it is now a vibrant hub for varied food and drink experiences. MAHé, Goa offers two different experiences: the bar and the kitchen. Dine in the al-fresco area, in the lap of nature or opt for the enclosed environment for a special culinary experience. Opt for an immersive drinking experience at the bar or enjoy a Prohibition-era retro-style speakeasy in a hidden corner. Create your own speakeasy experience with light, airy elements that combine with a distinctive bar to create an intimate dining experience. Looking for a quiet place to spend some quality time with yourself or your loved one, while enjoying world-class drinks and mouth-watering snacks, MAHé is the place to be.
Nara Thai Cuisine, BKC and Colaba
Nara is the perfect fine dining restaurant to visit for a Valentine’s Day dinner. With authentic Thai dishes, a beautifully lit outdoor area and soft music in the background, spend your V-Day night at this city’s favorite restaurant!
Try their signature dishes such as Som Tam (spicy raw papaya salad), chicken satay, stir-fried minced chicken with chili and hot basil kaprao, or green curry with jasmine rice.
Nestled in a comfortable Khar lane is a large, off-white door, with a sign reading Silly. A perfect resto bar for a date night with your loved ones in a heart warming and aesthetic setting. A white and gray gravel path leads you through their outdoor garden with a mix of rustic spots.
Silly’s multi-cuisine menu features comfort foods from around the world and from different cities of India with some mouth-watering cocktails like Rosai Cucumas and Basil Smash.
Joshi House, Bandra West
Do you want to enjoy a beautiful candlelight dinner with your partner on Valentine’s Day? Then Joshi House is the right place for you. Enjoy the beautiful Rajasthan-Haveli inspired pristine white interior, all in romantic dim candle lighting. Don’t miss the chef’s signature dishes such as the Baked Brie Kunafa, Sweet Potato Shammi Chaat or the Burrata Palak Saag with Truffle. Moreover, Joshi House has one of the most extensive wine collections in Mumbai, and you can pair your dishes with wine suggestions from Level 2 Wine Sommelier, Ketan Upadhyay restaurants.
What could be more perfect than a breezy evening in this towering rooftop lounge. Zerua is a suitable location for those who enjoy an open-air environment with eclectic lighting featuring lush tropical greenery and potted plants, bringing to mind the image of Basque flora. Their amazing menu consists of Asian, Mediterranean and Indian dishes – platters, sushi, pizzas, flatbread and grilled dishes with a wide variety of specially curated drink menus with some enchanting cocktails.
Cafe & Bar 145
145 Cafe & Bar is the perfect dining spot for the couple who like an energetic atmosphere. With numerous cocktails and delicious dishes you are always in the right place at 145. Enjoy your evening with fun music, drinks and a game of pool. You can also enjoy some great dishes from their all-new menu, such as Gochujang Glazed Chicken Wings, Tofu Tempura, Rocket & Basil Pesto Linguine, Popcorn Cauliflower Taco, Chilled Soba Noodle Salad, Katsu Sando, Chicken Poke Bowl, and the Japanese Souffle Pancake or enjoy cocktails such as Mezcarita (Smoked Mezcal & Tequila), Peach & Rosemary Gin, Peanut Butter Old Fashioned, Pomegranate Aperol Spritz, Adam’s Godfather 2.0
Eating is happiness and the menu covers it all. It believes in one world and its many gastronomic journeys. Butterfly High is the bar next door with a food menu that delights its customers. Main course options have serious lovers of Veg Malaysian Korma with Malabar Paratha / Steamed Rice, Country Style Curry Leaf Paneer with Malabar Paratha and even Kerala Chicken Stew with Appam.
Every meal at Butterfly High ends on a sweet note, dessert and fond memories. A rare find on menus these days, the classic crispy honey noodles with ice cream matches the enthusiasm of Nutella pancakes, Mario’s Discovery and Bailey’s Banofee Pie.
Shoemaker & Crew
Cobbler & Crew is Pune’s first high-energy cocktail bar. The ambiance is a perfect attraction for a dinner with your loved ones. The intimate, low-light interiors exude colonial-era charm, with antique mirrors and artsy walls. They’ve created an inaugural seasonal menu of 12 unique creations, influenced by classic cocktails and reimagined for today’s generation of fine drinkers. Curated from around the world, the cuisine offers you something to discover, to rekindle and to take comfort in.
Deli of the Smoke House
Create a delightful experience for your loved one this Valentine’s Day. The eatery organizes a special table setting with candles, flowers and a bottle of Chandon on each table with dim lighting, romantic music and a 3-course menu curated by their chef and head of brand, Jaydeep Mukherjee.
Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Social. The eatery has a segment called ‘Following the Stop Light Theme’ where 3 long drinks help someone raise awareness of the status of their relationship in the crowd. Singles LLIIT (Green): Singles, it’s complicated LLIT (Yellow): It’s complicated/maybe and accepted LLIIT (Red): Committed. Activities include It’s A Match offer where you are supposed to show the screen of the dating app you matched with, and get 2 LLIITs (1+1) on Valentine’s Day LLIIT. #MetAtSOCIAL: One table is set up at each point of sale. Audience to share a photo of their meeting on SOCIAL along with their story and they will reserve a table for them, table on us!
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