Your Valentine's Date Guide

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and it’s time to start booking the perfect date for you and your lady love. OutInSydney have put together this guide to some of the best date spots in and around the City. Have a flick through guys, we have done the hard work for you!

Ananas Bar & Brasserie

18 Argyle St, The Rocks

Indulge this Valentine’s Day with a seven-course menu, including glass of Champagne. Dinner includes steak tartare, ricotta ravioli, Glacier Toothfish 51 ‘En Papillote’ and ‘Le Chocolat’ dessert with tonka been ganache, caramel crémeux and raspberry sorbet.

Price: $125 per person.

Bookings: (02) 9259 5668


5 Kensington St, Chippendale

Take your Valentines Day date to the hottest new restaurant in Sydney at Clayton Wells' Automata. Indulge in a seven-course menu including two arrival snacks, five savoury courses and two dessert courses, with wine pairing by Automata's renowned Sommelier Tim Watkins for an additional $80. 

Price: $130 per person

Bookings: (02) 8277 8555

Bentley Restaurant and Bar

Pitt St, Sydney

Sydney Morning Herald's 2015 Chef of the Year Brent Savage has designed a 7-course tasting menu that will be the sole offering on both Saturday February 13 and Sunday February 14 at Bentley Restaurant + Bar. The tasting menu can include optional wine pairing by 2015 Gourmet Traveller Sommelier of the Year, Nick Hildebrandt, for an additional $100. 

Price: $200 per person

Bookings: (02) 8214 0505

Biota Dining

18 Kangaloon Rd, Bowral 

Biota Dining will be offering a special set menu on Valentine's Day for $140 per person which includes dishes such as green tomato with pickled elderflower and raw white fish, a dish of pork with clams and eel, and indulge in one of James Viles' most popular dishes, Mum's Roses, for dessert. 

Price: $140 per person, with matching wines available.

Bookings: (02) 4862 2005

Bishop Sessa

527 Crown Street, Surry Hills

Sweep your loved one off their feet with a five course Valentine’s Day lunch or dinner at Bishop Sessa. Chef Paul Cooper’s considerable cooking talents will be on show as he concocts a dining event to enhance what promises to be an already very romantic day

Price: $95 per person for five courses

Bookings: (02) 8065 7223

Flying Fish Restaurant and Bar

Lower Deck, Jones Bay Wharf, 21 Pirrama Road, Pyrmont

What better way to show that special someone how much they mean to you than with a luxury three course Valentine’s menu prepared by Head Chef Ian Royle. Complete harbour views, enjoy a selection of fresh seafood, duck and venison tenderloin. Finish with textures of chocolate, summer berries and coconut moose; a romantic night to remember!

Price: $170 per person for three courses

Bookings: (02) 9518 6677 (bookings essential)


92 Hargrave St, Paddington

Treat your loved one to either lunch or dinner at Guillaume Brahimi's elegant Paddington restaurant. Choose from a 5-course Valentine's Day lunch for $150, or a $180 dinner degustation. 

Price: $150 or $180 for degustation.

Bookings: (02) 9302 5222


Level 3,Westfield Sydney Mall / Corner Pitt St and Market St

Ladurée macarons are the perfect way to say 'I love you' this Valentine's Day. To celebrate Valentine's Day Ladurée have designed a special love heart patterned box, that as you take the lid off, plays a surprise 'I love you' message and fits six macarons for $38 per box.


71A Macleay Street, Potts Point

Enjoy a 7-course set menu only available Valentine’s weekend at Monopole. The tasting menu is $120 per person with optional wine pairing by 2015 Gourmet Traveller Sommelier of the Year, Nick Hildebrandt, for an additional $100. 

Bookings: (02) 9360 4410

Saké The Rocks

12 Argyle St, The Rocks

Enjoy a seven-course menu that includes Hiramasa jalapeno, scampi tempura and robata grilled Darlings Down wagyu for $110 per person.

Price: $110 per person

Bookings: (02) 9259 5656

Saké Double Bay

The Intercontinental Hotel, 33 Cross St, Double Bay 

Valentine’s Day 2016 includes smoked wagyu rump, poached fragrant duck, sushi moriawase and chocolate lover’s mousse with textures of rose and wild Korean berries for $110 per person.  

Price: $110 per person

Bookings: (02) 8017 3104

Seabreeze Beach Hotel

Cnr Livingstone Street & Prince of Wales Avenue, South West Rocks

Spoil your loved one at the Seabreeze Beach Hotel with a spectacular cold seafood platter featuring prawns, fresh local oysters and smoked salmon by the seaside.

Bookings: 02 6566 620


20-24 Broadway, Chippendale 

Start with a glass of champagne on arrival followed by a special 17-course menu designed by Sam Miller, be paired with a choice of matched wines or juices.

Bookings: (02) 8277 8520

Sofitel Sydney Garden Court Restaurant

61-101 Phillip St, Sydney

Treat your special someone to a memorable Valentine’s Day dinner with a tantalising 4-course menu, hand crafted by Chef Cuzon available from $109 per person.

Bookings: (02) 9228 9179

The Argyle

18 Argyle St, The Rocks 

Celebrate single life at The Argyle’s Anti Valentine’s weekend. Guests can enjoy their freedom with friends and some of the hottest names in Sydney music. Friday night welcomes Yolanda Be Cool, Jesabel and Tass, and Saturday sees the return of Denzal Park, Minx, and Lavida to the decks.

The Bavarian Bier Cafés

Available at all participating venues

The Bavarian Bier Cafés are celebrating Valenstein’s Day, with guests invited to raise a stein to their greatest love of all – beer. Special menus are available for $59 per person. Or diners can find their own perfect match from the range of new Crafty Bavarian house-brewed beers and craft food pairings.

The Butler

2011, 123 Victoria St, Potts Point 

Enjoy panoramic views of the Sydney city skyline at The Butler. Share the Valentines Day banquet including dishes such as scallop ceviche, roasted ocean trout with zucchini flower, lamb rump with smoked eggplant and pomegranate, and a special Valentines Day dessert for $120 per couple.

Price: $120 per couple

Bookings: (02) 8354 0742

The Cut Bar & Grill

16 Argyle St, The Rocks

Enjoy a five-course menu for lunch or dinner, including a glass of Champagne, rabbit and pork terrine, scallops, wagyu bavette steak with caramelised onion and foie gras jus and dark cherry chocolate tart for $120 per person.

Price: $120 per person

Bookings: (02) 9259 5695

The Glenmore

96 Cumberland Street, The Rocks

Head to The Glenmore and soak up the sunshine and spectacular rooftop views of Sydney Harbour. The venue will be serving up its usual tasty menu and will have a Cupid’s cocktail jug special.

Bookings: 02 9247 4794

The Greens

50 Ridge Street, North Sydney

If the way to your loved one’s heart is through their stomach, then The Greens’ four-course aphrodisiac menu is the perfect lunch or dinner option. Head Chef Nathan Tillott will be serving up crab, oysters, sirloin and barramundi with a special Ferrero Rocher dessert complete with rose petals and strawberries served straight onto the table to finish.

Price: $70 per person for four courses

Bookings: 02 9245 3099

The Royal Botanical

156 Norton Street, Leichhardt

Spoil your Valentine this year with a scrumptious two course meal at this inner-west gem, The Royal Botanical. Begin the night with a glass of sparkling wine and choose between feta and semi-dried tomato crusted sirloin or succulent steamed barramundi. To top it off, enjoy an oh so sweet strawberry Crème Brule with vanilla ice cream, strawberries and hot chocolate sauce.

Price: $40 per person

Bookings: 02 9569 2638


57 Macleay St, Potts Point 

Enjoy an exclusive Valentine’s Day tasting menu for $120 per person with optional wine pairing by 2015 Gourmet Traveller Sommelier of the Year, Nick Hildebrandt, for an additional $80. 

Price: $120 per person

Bookings: (02) 9332 2344