Budburst Small Bar | Image Credit: Nancy Hanna
Good work you, you managed to navigate the ever confusing and complicated world of dating and have come out on top—you’ve landed yourself a lover! But don’t rest on your laurels, now is when the hard work starts…if you want to keep your lover that is.
Don’t just buy your valentine a cheesy Hallmark card this year, show them how much you love them at one of these awesome V-Day events and you’ll really solidify your keeper status!
Here’s where to celebrate with your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day in Perth.
Little Cheese Shop
An intimate evening with cheese…and your lover, don’t get all weird on me. The Little Cheese Shop in Bayswater is ready to help you celebrate Valentine’s Day with three cheesy courses and the smooth vocals of Kelly Read. The dinner is BYO so now’s the perfect time to crack open that bottle of red you’ve been saving for a special occasion. Kicking off at 6pm, bookings are essential.
Budburst Small Bar
Cuddle up to your cutie in the 100-year-old cottage that is Budburst Small Bar while you celebrate your undying love for each other on V-Day. Word on the street is French chef Gwenael Lesle will be dishing up a tasty five-course dinner for just $90 per love bird. They’ll even throw in a glass of Piper Heidsieck champagne to get you feeling all fizzy inside. Book now to secure your table.
You Plate It
If you’re looking to spice things up in the kitchen this Valentines Day in Perth, look no further than You Plate It. They’ve put together all the ingredients for a romantic two-course Italian feast for two ready to be sent to your door and cooked in time for Sunday dinner. On the menu is a basil-infused butter pre-stuffed chicken breast, roasted vegetables and a grilled peach, prosciutto, mozzarella and rocket salad. For dessert you’ll whip up a decadent tiramisu and You Plate It have also included the option to order a bottle of Prosecco to wash it all down with. Food…the way to anyone’s heart!
The Terrace Hotel
Trust The Terrace Hotel to help you celebrate this Valentine’s Day in Perth with your love-bud. Upon arrival you’ll be handed a specially crafted cocktail, before sitting down to a three-course menu featuring some tasty duck dumplings and porcini and tarragon chicken breast with pistachio risotto. Amuse-bouche, dessert, tea and coffee all included. Bookings are a must.
If your idea of the perfect date is cuddling up at the movies with a box of popcorn, head to Rooftop Movies this Valentines Day in Perth. Playing 80s classic teen romance, Sixteen Candles, the rooftop opens at 6pm. Watch the sun go down with your sweet pea, share a Dough Pizza (or two) before tucking into a deck chair with some caramel popcorn and a La Paleta in time for when the movie starts at 8pm.
With Valentine’s Day on a Sunday this year why not head out for lunch as well as dinner? Make your tummy and your lover happy with V-Day dim sum at The Aviary. Kicking off from 11am the eight-dish set menu features Peking duck spring rolls, kimchi and tofu fried wontons and classic jam-filled doughnuts served with toasted coconut ice cream. You’ll also get an Asian teapot cocktail on arrival. For the reasonable price of $55 per person you better get in quick before spaces fill up!
Bistro Guillaume has Valentine’s Day in Perth down pat with their five course menu featuring confit ocean trout, braised pork belly char-grilled beef. While on the pricier end ($170 for lunch/$180 for dinner) you’re significant other will really appreciate the added indulgence, especially when the bottle of NV Perrier Jouët Rose arrives at your table. If you’re really ballin’, why not splurge and stay the night!
If you haven’t had a chance to check out the new State Buildings yet, Valentine’s Day is your ultimate excuse. For $120 you can enjoy a three course meal and a glass of Tattinger champers at Post. Running from Friday to Sunday on V-Day weekend, the hardest part of the evening will be choosing which dessert to have—Bahen and Co chocolate fondant with salted caramel and roasted almond ice cream or berries with lemon curd, strawberry sorbet and champagne mousse. Life is tough sometimes! #firstworldproblems
Feast like you’ve never feasted before this Valentine's Day Dinner in Perth at Opus. $150 will get you seven courses, including a juicy braised beef cheek and pan-fried barramundi. For an extra few dollars you can add paired wine for each course. In case you two love birds are busy on V-Day, you can also dine on Saturday.
The Trustee Bar & Bistro
With four courses, including a decadent dessert plate, The Trustee will make your heart skip a beat this Valentine’s Day. Grilled tiger prawns, caramelised fig, Carnarvon pink snapper, feta tart and Harvey black angus beef, your taste buds will be happy too. Make sure you book!
If you’re looking to get a little oriental this Valentine’s Day in Perth, head to Sushia Izakaya. Their Omakase menu is filled to the brim with goodies like sake sashimi, wagyu beef gyoza and mochi ice cream. Almost everything is designed to share so you can cuddle up and enjoy all those V-Day vibes.
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