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Where To Eat In Sydney This Valentine’s Day

By Natasha Gamra - 30 Jan 2019

This Valentine’s Day, no need to rack your brains to think of the best date night ideas, because we’ve got you covered. 

Here are 11 places to book into this Valentine’s Day.

Bodhi Restaurant Bar

Sydney

At one of the best vegan eateries in Sydney, Bodhi will be holding a love feast full of goodies. From edamame (of course), mixed steamed dumplings, a South East Asian curry of grilled butternut pumpkin, zucchini, cauliflower and tofu and to top it all off a Japanese yuzu cheesecake with flamed mandarin segments and a walnut biscuit base.

Cost: $65 per person

Lot. 1

Potts Point

The heroes over at Lot. 1 in Potts Point are doing us an absolute solid and offering up a second round of dessert mixed in with their set menu. After the Barramundi carpaccio, duck with braised cherries and the Turkish delight, tuck into their Mexican hot chocolate lava cake. 

Cost $85 per person

Birch

Moss Vale

We’re talking a chocolate tasting plate that’s scrumptious enough to get anyone in the mood. Sit down to a four-course meal created by head chef Ben Bamford that’ll have your tastebuds salivating. More info here.

Cost: $75 per person

The Tilbury Hotel

Woolloomooloo

If you’re keen on getting that flame Instagram snap for your Valentine’s Day celebrations, you’ll want to head to The Tilbury Hotel. Upon arrival grab a shared starter of oysters and a complimentary glass of Veuve. Choose either a two or three course set menu and sit back and clink your glasses in serenity.

Cost: $89 or $99 per person

Banksii Vermouth Bar & Bistro

Barangaroo

Banksii, Sydney’s first Vermouth bar, is holding a six-course shared style menu for this love day. With a rose champers given on arrival and started off with streamed mud crab brioche with avruga caviar, you’ll feel absolutely fancy.

Cost: $145 per person

Aria

Sydney

Aria has jaw-dropping harbour views on the menu for this feast of Saint Valentine. If you’re really keen to dish out for the most romantic day of the year and load up on super decadent feeds then look no further. Aria will plate up a five-course tasting menu put together by Joel Bickford. And in true Aria-style, you’ll score a glass of bubbly on arrival. 

Cost: $295 per person

Chiswick

Woollahra

An all-out Valentine’s meal straight from the restaurant’s garden. Start off your four-course meal with oysters, followed by swordfish tartar with jalapeno, lime and coriander and you should also be hitting up their signature Chiswick crispy duck with lettuce and orange.

Cost: $105 per person

Alibi

Woolloomooloo

You should know by now that Alibi is Sydney’s resident fancy plant-based restaurant and bar. These guys know their way around the garden son the Valentine’s Day menu is kimchi dumplings and a kelp noodle cacio e pepe is what we need in our lives right now. Think about those epic harbourside views while chowing down on a strawberry pannacotta.

Bentley Restaurant And Bar

Sydney

Another six-course tasting menu for the lists, you’ll be foaming at the mouth before your food even comes out. With oysters, kingfish and marron, this is a seafood lovers heaven. Mix it up with the package of premium matching wines and this will feel like the pearly gates. More info here. 

Cost: $200 per person

NOLA Smokehouse And Bar

Barangaroo

If you’ve got a hankering for some classic Louisiana BBQ, NOLA Smokehouse and Bar is giving you a slice of New Orleans on this night. Enjoy water views while perusing their extensive wine list and munching on the roasted lamb rump with smoked cauliflower puree.

Cost: $79 per person

Cirrus Dining

Barangaroo

On Valentine’s Day, Cirrus is holding a seafood feast like none other. Munch your way through ocean trout, salt cod and Fremantle. And to finish things off, hit up the chocolate cake with poached cherries on top.

Cost: $180 per person

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