They say that the best way to someone’s heart is through the stomach, and this Valentine’s Day, Hong Kong’s unparalleled food scene has unrolled a red carpet of options for lovebirds across the city. Whether you’re opting for a (safe) meal out or a cosy night in, we’ve got you covered with the best this city has to offer.
Treat your loved one to a meal to remember at one of many establishments in the Black Sheep Restaurants roster. Enjoy a dinner and a show with front row seat at the teppan with Crown Super Deluxe’s new seafood menu ($988 per person), featuring Australian spiny lobster and a platter of assorted Toyosu Market sashimi. Not to miss out on the fun is New York-Italian-style Carbone, where their four-course Valentine’s Day menu ($888 per person) allows you to indulge in their truffle fettuccini or ribeye Diana with pancetta, before ending the night in classic New York flair with a strawberry flambé.
Pull up a chair at Buenos Aires Polo Club for an elevated steakhouse experience. Tuck into a feast including grilled bone marrow ($218) with oxtail Malbec jam or General Pico Black Angus beef ($398). A weekend special of Fine de Claire oysters (six for $288) and a dulce de leche molten cake ($108)with a pistachio tuille should make the occasion hard to forget. New Punjab Club is also making a one-time exception for lovers across the city with their exclusive breakfast ($798 per person), which is normally held on the first Sunday of each month, but guests can feast on flavorful karis and decadent Indian omelettes this Valentine’s Day.
With the warm weather just around the corner, loves this Valentines can welcome sunnier days with a Baja Beach brunch ($448) at Taqueria Super Macho. With free-flow margaritas, lovebirds are sure to have a good time feasting on brunch dishes like the Huevos Divorciados and the Chilaquiles Rojos. Love is in the air (and music!) at Taqueria Super Macho!
Crown Super Deluxe, M/F, LKF Tower, 33 Wyndham Street, Central | (+852) 2111 8434
Buenos Aires Polo Club, 7/F, LKF Tower, 33 Wyndham Street, Central | (+852) 2321 8681
Carbone, 9/F, LKF Tower, 33 Wyndham Street, Central | (+852) 2593 2593
New Punjab Club, G/F, World Wide Commercial Building, 34 Wyndham Street, Central | (+852) 2368 1223
Taqueria Super Macho, G/F, 33–35 Bridges Street, Central | (+852) 2333 0111
This Valentine’s Day, Lan Kwai Fong is treating guests to a night of exquisite and luxurious festivities. Aria and chef Andrea Zamboni have prepared a seven-course Italian feast ($2,888 for two), featuring the famous risotto with beetroot, lemon & taleggio, foie gras mi-cuit, baguette soil with apricot & brandy chutney, and chocolate, chilli & raspberry surprise. For those looking for a cosy night in, a seven-course takeout menu ($3,688 for two) featuring in-house marinated salmon, sea bass ravioli, and a bottle of Franciacorta.
Fumi is still here to provide you with the catch-of-the-day quality seafood experience ($1,580 for two or $880 for takeaway). Enjoy their Hokkaido snow crab, fresh soy milk skin with broth dressing, and Gusokuni-style deep-fried lobster. Couples will also receive a complimentary Glycel gift set. For those looking to avoid the Valentine’s Day crowd, the Hokkaido king crab weekend brunch ($528 per adult; $288 per child) is the perfect alternative, with the deluxe sashimi platter and Hokkaido king crab leg as part of the diverse menu that diners can choose from.
Porterhouse is elevating familiar favourites for this special day with their Valentine’s Day menu ($1,888 per person). Try out their langoustine tail with cherry gazpacho, foie gras terrine, and M6+ New Zealand Wagyu striploin. Porterhouse is also offering a seafood & carving brunch, featuring an unlimited buffet and dessert bar ($448 per adult; $224 per child).
Aria, 24/F, California Tower, Lan Kwai Fong, Central | (+852) 2804 1116
Fumi, 6/F, California Tower, 30–32 D’Aguilar Street, Central | (+852) 2328 3302
Porterhouse, 7/F, California Tower, 30–36 D’Aguilar Street, Central | (+852) 2522 6366
Spend this Valentine’s Day with Meraki Hospitality Group as they unfurl a five- and seven-course menu for the hungry lovers. Take a trip to the Middle East for an “Arabian affair” with Bedu and their five-course menu ($390 per person). Start the night right with Bedu’s signature homemade flatbread and beetroot labneh, followed with fresh oysters, and confit king ora salmon or smoked quail. End the night with a powdered-sugar-dusted Turkish delight dessert. For those seeking that extra something special, Bedu’s seven-course dinner menu ($450 per person) includes a rich eggplant carpaccio and a light and sweet peach & pistachio sorbet.
You could also heat things up with Uma Nota’s Brazilian Japanese grill specials ($400 per person for lunch or dinner). Their seafood ceviche, 21-day aged sirloin, and pork shoulder skewers are sure to leave guests feeling as though they have visited both countries in one evening! And for those looking to extend their dining experience, the seven-course dinner menu ($500 per person for lunch or dinner) features soft-shell crab with yuzu kosho mayo and nori, and ending with the tart yet sweet passion de chocolate dessert to tie it all together.
Bedu, 40 Gough Street, Central | (+852) 2320 4450
Uma Nota, Shop C, G/F, 38 Peel Street, Central | (+852) 2889 7576
Pirata Group is unveiling a portfolio of flavours this Valentine’s Day. Fly high in the sky with a loved one at Pirata with authentic Italian cuisine. The special “Treasure My Heart” menu (starting from $498 per person) features an array of antipasti, including fritto misto with calamari and king prawns. And name a more iconic duo than tiramisu and panna cotta!
Share the love over the Optimist’s Northern Spanish sharing-style menu (starting from $498 per person) with a selection of lobster croquettes, house-special juicy lobster rice, and more. Or split the dishes at Chaiwala for a fiery and vibrant meal (starting from $448 per person), including pain puri with jal-jeera sauce, aloo tikki chaat, or house-special butter chicken.
Travel restrictions should not stop the adventurous traveller from taking a flavour trip across Japan! Honjo’s tasting menu (starting from $680 per person) features Wagyu cooked in chorizo and sushi & sashimi platters, amongst many tasty choices. Share a bottle of wine at TokyoLima for a fusion of Japanese and Peruvian flavours. Try out a Valentine’s twist on their famous tacu tacu with lobster paired with their must-try beef tataki (starting from $498 per person).
For a meal that won’t break the bank, why not try Meats, a welcome haven for the protein-loving couple? Their brunch and dinner menu (starting from $398 per person) features duck salad, fish tacos, and beef Wellington with truffle oil. Or maybe TMK for a punk rock & roll-inspired date night? A little sushi and sashimi action can also be paired with fan-favourite handrolls, such as the hamachi tomato and tuna hot dog.
For the casual lovebirds, Pici’s menu featuring Rossini pink cocktails, truffle provolone, and lobster hearts pasta is perfect. Alternatively, The Pizza Project has crafted two heart-shaped pizzas for the occasion—Truffle Love with mascarpone, black truffle, and mortadella, and Amore di Parma, with nduja, fried chills, and salami. And for those looking for a sweet dessert, fried pizza & Nutella sounds like a fun treat to share with your sweetheart!
Pirata, 30/F, 29, 239 Hennessy Road, Wan Chai | (+852) 2887 0270
The Optimist, 239 Hennessy Road, Wan Chai | (+852) 2433 3324
Chaiwala, Basement 43, 55 Wyndham Street, Central | (+852) 2362 8988
Honjo, 1/F, 77–91 Queen’s Road West, Sheung Wan | (+852) 2663 3772
TokyoLima, G/F, Car Po Commercial Building, 18–20 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central | (+852) 2811 1152
Meats, G/F, Soho, 28–30 Staunton Street, Central | (+852) 2711 1812
This Valentine’s Day season, take a flavour trip with S&S Hospitality’s selection of menus and restaurants. Start your trip with the flavours of Italy at Fiamma, whose five-course tasing menu ($1,188) includes a rich risotto with mascarpone & Sicilian red prawns and beef striploin served with garlic mashed potatoes. Enjoy the dazzling views from a window-side seat at Duck & Waffle whilst feasting on their Irish white crab wrapped in crispy potato and topped with Oscietra caviar and chives and Hokkaido sea urchin and yellowtail tartare ($1,500).
With an option of the spacious dining room or the relaxing outdoor garden, take a flavour journey through the best of France with Bouchon. Their four-course menu ($1,250) features choice selections such as pan-seared foie gras with fig mostarda & fresh fig, beef fillet steak with spinach & ricotta ravioli. Braza’s all-you-can-eat package ($358) is perfect for couples with a particularly adventurous palate. Try out different cuts and cooks of meat, including Picanha rump and flank steak or northern chilli marinated chicken.
Take a trip down south with Monsoon’s four-course menu ($328) and additional 90-minute free-flow drinks ($168). Featured dishes include stir-fried prawns in pong gari sauce and dendeng balado, one of the restaurant’s signature dishes of caramelised beef short ribs. A trip to Southeast Asia would not be complete without a stop for Vietnamese coffee, re-imagined here as a Vietnamese crème caramel with coffee granita.
Fiamma, Shop G02, Peak Galleria, 118 Peak Road, The Peak | (+852) 2657 0800
Duck & Waffle, Shop 1081, Podium Level 1, IFC Mall, 8 Finance Street, Central | (+852) 2267 6338
Bouchon, 49 Elgin Street, Soho, Central | (+852) 2525 9300
Braza, 3/F, Grand Progress Building, 15–16 Lan Kwai Fong, Central | (+852) 2890 9268
Monsoon, Shop 1045, 1/F, Elements, 1 Austin Road West, Tsim Sha Tsui | (+852) 2511 0100
An evening with Woolly Pig HK is sure to bring the cosiest yet exquisite views. Enjoy an Australian-inspired four-course meal ($1,080) with a panoramic front row seat to Victoria Harbour views at Hue. Foie gras ravioli with abalone & game bird consommé combine the best of Australian game and seafood, along with a juicy O’Connor striploin for two.
Diners also have their choice between indoor and alfresco seating at the casual yet elegant District 8. Their Valentine’s special two- or three-course menu (starting from $360) includes seared Hokkaido scallops topped with salmon caviar and O’Connor chateaubriand steak with Hasselback potatoes and honey-glazed carrots. Spoil your partner with a choice of a chocolate éclair & vanilla ice cream or caramelised apple tarte tatin with vanilla ice cream and honey crumbs.
Hue, 1/F, Hong Kong Museum of Art, 10 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui | (+852) 3500 5888
District 8, Shop R009, Civic Square, Elements, 1 Austin Road West, Tsim Sha Tsui | (+852) 2537 7555
Whether you’re looking for a private night with that special someone or to share the love with the whole family, Cordis is here for you! The Place has prepared a lunch and dinner buffet (starting from $458 for adults; starting from $348 for children and seniors) with an amazing spread of pan-seared foie gras, cheese-baked lobster, and braised bird’s nest soup. Their live station of mandarin orange-whiskey lava chocolate cake is sure to delight all members of the family, along with free-flow pink cocktails during the dinner buffet. Chef Li Yuet Faat from Michelin-starred Ming Court has created a four- and six-course lunch and dinner menu (starting from $1,688) of elevated Cantonese-inspired dishes, such as M9 Wagyu beef, shishito green peppers & garlic black bean sauce stir-fry, and seared New Caledonian prawn in aged artisan natural-brew soy sauce.
Alibi has created a five-course set dinner ($699 per person) which includes freshly shucked oysters with bergamot, pan-fried foie gras with hibiscus gel, and a choice between strawberry & vanilla mille-feuille or smoked chocolate crunchy tart with blackberries, cocoa & sea salt sorbet. Couples will also receive a complimentary cocktail gift set.
And for those who missed hitting the Swiss Alps for the snow and fondue, The Garage Bar is here with a “cheesy” Love Truck Valentine’s Day set dinner ($1,288 for two) under the stars. The four-course dinner includes Hokkaido scallop tartare, a Swiss cheese fondue, and a dessert platter.
The Place, Level L, Cordis, 555 Shanghai Street, Mong Kok | (+852) 3552 3028
Ming Court, Level 6, Cordis, 555 Shanghai Street, Mong Kok | (+852) 3552 3028
Alibi, Level 5, Cordis, 555 Shanghai Street, Mong Kok | (+852) 3552 3028
The Garage Bar, Level L, Cordis, 555 Shanghai Street, Mong Kok | (+852) 3552 3028
This Valentine’s Day, JW Marriott Hotel Hong Kong is pulling out all the stops and offering a dazzling array of dining options, from afternoon teas, dinner under the stars, and dinner buffets. For those looking to start the festivities earlier in the day, The Lounge is offering their signature afternoon tea set (starting from $538) with a sweet twist for lovebirds. Sweet treats include chocolate shortcrust with lychee confit & rose petal strawberry cremeux, yuzu cream & champagne pear compote with hazelnut biscuit, and pinkish mini croissants with raspberry marmalade, and more. Alternatively, The Lounge’s aesthetic scene of the cityscape offers a breath-taking Valentine’s Day dinner ($528 per adult; $368 per child) view with ginseng chicken soup with red date & pine nuts, steamed short-necked clam with garlic sauce, and poached rice with lobster.
For a cool date night spot, Flint’s elevated grill experience is offering a six-course dinner menu ($2,576 for two) will start couples off with Ibérico ham & Manchego cheese, before moving onto lobster ravioli in shellfish broth, seared foie gras & figs, and end off with a delicate dessert of chocolate raspberry fondant with sorbet & champagne jelly. You can also relax at the poolside for a relaxing alfresco dining experience with Fish Bar, where their four-course menu ($1,488 for two) features a seafood fantasy platter, followed by seared scallops with foie gras, and butter-poached lobster tail with fillet mignon.
The Lounge, Lobby Level, JW Marriott Hotel Hong Kong, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty | (+852) 2810 8366
Flint, 5/F, JW Marriott Hotel Hong Kong, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty | (+852) 2810 8366
Fish Bar, 7/F, JW Marriott Hotel Hong Kong, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty | (+852) 2810 8366
Aulis is treating guests to a romantic tasting lunch and dinner menu ($1,280), with a front-row seat to watch the chefs at work. Starting off with a fresh salmon roe tart, guests can sample dishes such as lobster, caviar, waffle & tomato, gamey pigeon, paired with juicy blackberries and a sweet-but-peppery pithivier. And to top it off, a rose-yoghurt-strawberry trio, accompanied with a coffee custard tart.
Add a little class and fine dining to your Valentine’s Day meal ($1,280) this year with a dinner at Roganic. This exquisite dining experience features delicacies like citrus-cured salmon, pike perch & seaweed tartlet, and a truffle pudding with birch sap, Lincolnshire poacher & white truffle. And to end off a night of fine-dining, there are whipped pecan praline with brownie fudges & cocoa nibs. Guests can also enjoy complimentary homemade chocolates, a Valentine’s Day drink, and a special oyster & caviar dish.
Aulis, Shop 8, UG/F, Sino Plaza, 255 Gloucester Road, Causeway Bay | (+852) 2817 8383
Roganic, Shop 8, UG/F, Sino Plaza, 255 Gloucester Road, Causeway Bay | (+852) 2817 8383
Enjoy the familiar flavours of surf & turf with the highest quality ingredients at Morton’s The Steakhouse ($1,088). Feast on a variety of fresh seafood with their prime chilled ocean platter, before indulging on a serving of the sumptuous centre-cut prime ribeye. Share the love with some Parmesan & truffle fries, before ending off on a sweet note with their decadent raspberry white chocolate mousse or heart-shaped New York cheesecake.
Morton’s The Steakhouse, 4/F, The Sheraton Hotel & Towers, 20 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui | (+852) 2732 2343
The delay of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics was a disappointment not just for sports enthusiasts but also travellers seeking a summer of Japanese tastes, textures, and flavours. No fear—Zuma is here! A decadent Valentine’s Day menu ($1,480 per person), featuring traditional Japanese flavours and styles, allows couples to wine and dine on langoustine tempura with kataifi & sour dashi, premium Japanese Miyazaki Wagyu sirloin with Périgord black truffle, before ending with a slightly French taste of warm raspberry chocolate cake with Tahitian vanilla and fromage bonbon. And if you prefer a chill night in, Zuma’s take-out menu ($1,800) boasts an impressive selection as well: Japanese Wagyu tataki with truffle ponzu, toro maki with chilli tenkasu & yuzu pearls, and miso-marinated black cod wrapped in hoba leaf.
Zuma, Shop 501–503, 5/F, The Landmark, 15 Queen’s Road Central, Central | (+852) 3657 6388
Acting as your friendly neighborhood Italian getaway, 208 Duecento Otto has a variety of options for all Facebook relationship statuses. If you and your family want to stay home, check out 208 Deli, where you can combine all your social distancing cooking skills with home-made pastas and sauces such as Wagyu beef ragout, lobster sauce, artisanal cheese, and cold cuts like salame abruzzo and aged Parma ham.
Maybe you and your boo want to order restaurant-quality takeout? Check out their San Valentino take-out menu ($688), featuring items such Sicilian red prawn with spaghetti chitarra and lamb rack with smoked potato purée & artichoke. And if the pandemic dating scene not looking so promising, 208’s single’s brunch package (starting from $688) offers free-flow drinks with an all-inclusive brunch.
208 Duecento Otto, 208 Hollywood Road, Central | (+852) 2549 0208