Ah, the global day of love is here again—a historically recognised day where you spoil your numero uno, and partake in various loved-up festivities that make your single pals chow down on their blocks of chocolate a little more aggressively than usual (just kidding, single friends, we’re secretly jealous of you and your endless possibilities!).
If you’re stuck for ideas to make Valentine’s Day in Brisbane extra special, here is a helpful list of TUL favourites that are only too happy to take the hard work out of your Valentines Day prep’.
The Lab Restaurant + Bar
We’re really feeling the love at Lab this Valentine’s Day. Surprise that special someone with a decadent five-course degustation menu at the Treasury Casino & Hotel’s much-loved, multi-award winning Lab Bar + Restaurant this Valentine’s Day—the perfect setting for romantic memories that will last forever, or at least until you have a fight over your poor choice of flowers. Bookings are essential.
Lovers and others are invited to eat their hearts out together this Valentine’s Day in Brisbane with Mighty Mighty’s sweetheart package, set to warm your heart and fill your belly. Romantically titled, For The Love of Meat, this charming meal includes an entrée and main for $45. Better still, if you book for 6pm, the two of you will receive a free movie ticket to Palace Cinemas!
Little Tokyo Two
So you haven't locked down those Valentines day plans yet? Stress less, Little Tokyo Two's got you covered. The team at LT2 are hosting the ultimate Valentines Day brunch, with cocktails and beers from 11am, followed by lunch at one of our local faves, Happy Boy. So be quick and grab your tickets, you won't want to miss this V-Day celebration.
Italian’s are pretty on-point when it comes to romance, so it’s no surprise Popolo is offering the ultimate Brisbane Valentine’s Day treat. Available from 12–14th February, treat your special someone to Popolo’s couples package, which includes six indulgent share courses and a glass of sparkling. Book your table, pronto!
Valentine’s Day at Libertine is set to be Romantic with a capital R! Spoil your loved one with a decadent five-course French Vietnamese shared banquet, complete with a glass of bubbly. Because nothing says ‘I love you’ like letting someone eat half your meal. Valentines Day plans = sorted!
The Point Brisbane
Romance never goes out of fashion at The Point Brisbane. Spoil your special someone with an indulgent Valentine’s day package including one night’s accommodation in a deluxe studio, a bottle of Chandon, and chocolate truffles on arrival, and valet parking, as well as late check out (wink, wink)! Be quick to book!
Set the scene, and take a trip down lover’s lane with a Valentine’s Special Movie Date Night at TRYP. Cuddle up and toast the night away with a bottle of wine as you enjoy unlimited in-house movies and popcorn for two. With a long-stem rose to seal the deal, who could say no?
With a glass of French champagne on arrival to set the mood, and a four-course, deliciously Spanish-swanky menu on the cards, a feast at The Euro is sure to melt even the most jaded heart. Phone to book.
Kiss The Berry
If your significant other is a bit of a health and fitness freak, we’ve got your Valentine’s Day plans covered. Our pals at Kiss The Berry invite all you Urbanlisters to celebrate the official opening of their Southbank store with a fun-filled romantic-themed day. With a free fitness class and a KTB acai bowl to finish, we promise it’ll be the best Valentine’s Day you’ve ever had!
Opening their doors for a special loved-up luncheon, e’cco bistro is serving up a delectable three-course meal, with the choice of three dishes (entre/main/dessert) from chef Philip Johnson’s carefully curated lover’s day menu. And with dishes like seared scallops, herb-crusted lamb, and hazelnut ice-cream sandwiches (delish!) on offer, Valentine’s Day at e’cco is guaranteed to be one to remember.
If your beloved has a penchant for the organic, Mondo Organics is the Brisbane Valentine's Day venue for you! A heavenly three-course dinner, which can be made gluten-free, vegetarian, or dairy-free, with the option to add matched wines, awaits you. There are two sittings available, but this night sells out fast, so book now!
What’s more romantic than eating a multi-coursed degustation at much lauded Brisbane restaurant, Urbane? Nothing. If you want to truly impress this Valentine’s Day, treat your amore to dinner at this Brisbane icon and watch the brownie points clock up. Phone Urbane to book.
Spicers Hidden Vale
What could be more romantic than a country retreat at the gorgeous Spicers Hidden Vale! Treat your special someone to a weekend in a country cottage, including one night’s accommodation, a gourmet breakfast, a three-course dinner at the acclaimed Homage Restaurant, and a 60-minute massage or facial for two at Spa Anise. Click here for all the details!
Catering to both the loved-up and the temporarily lonely, The Fox Hotel has two tempting Valentine’s Day offers to choose from. Singles can party the night away at the Singles Rooftop Party, including a cocktail package for only $39, while couples can retreat to the Fish Lane Bistro for four delish courses ($66 per person, or $90 with matched wines).
Consider Sofitel Brisbane’s romance ground zero this Valentine’s Day—they have so many loved up events on, each more extravagant than the next, you’ll be fighting off the appreciated smooches.
If a baked lobster is the way to your lover’s heart, Thyme2 is the Brisbane Valentine’s destination for you. They have two decadent dinner packages to choose from: the first includes a seafood buffet, a flower for your love, live entertainment, and a cocktail on arrival, while the second involves a whole baked lobster, a bottle of Moet & Chandon Champagne, and aforementioned seafood buffet.
Or, if you want to take things up a notch, there’s the fabulous ‘love story’ degustation at Privé249—a five-course, candle-lit degustation, matched with vintage Moet & Chandon. This is Valentine’s Day done right, people.
The Alliance Hotel
A gastro-pub might not be your first thought when you’re on the hunt for romantic Valentine’s Day restaurants in Brisbane, but The Alliance Hotel might just be the venue to change your mind. This Valentine’s The Alliance is hosting a stunning five-course degustation (we hear there’s a warm, triple-chocolate dark ale brownie involved)—add the liberious effect of the epic beer selection on offer and you’re talking true love.
The Regatta Hotel
Iconic Brisbane hotel, The Regatta is hosting a black tie ball this Valentine's Day. Tickets are $99 and include a premium food and beverage package—the Moet will be flowing—plus a fondue station. Live music to get you in the mood and a photo booth for stolen kisses seal the deal.
Lennons Restaurant and Bar at NEXT Hotel
The gorgeous new Lennons Restaurant and Bar have a sumptuous three-course menu on offer this Valentine's Day. Enjoy a glass of Cloudy Bay Pelorus on arrival, and a sinful treat from Dello Mano to take away. Or, take things up a notch with a night in at NEXT—their ultimate Valentine's Day Stay includes a night in a standard room, a bottle of Cloudy Bay, sweet treats, breakfast, and late checkout. Hubba, hubba.
Thomson's Reserve Restaurant at The New Incholm Hotel
A bottle of Mumm Cordon Rouge on arrival at Thomson's Reserve sets the mood, while the decadent four course menu—including a wagyu tenderloin with chorizo polenta you have to eat at least once in your life—will take you to Boyfriend Of The Year status faster than you can say 'pass the butter'.
Port Office Hotel
The Port Office is hosting a special Valentine's Day dinner at FIX Restaurant, with three-courses plus a divine dessert platter made to share on offer (V-Day fact: If she shares her chocolate with you, you know it's serious). Find all the details here!
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