The year's first quarter is jam-packed with festivities. And what does this mean? Well, the countdown to Lunar New Year celebration is on. And while many of us are focused on the prosperous celebrations ahead, Valentine's Day can seem like a cheesy, extraneous, non-event.
Yet with February 14 just around the corner, restaurants and bars alike are slowly racking up reservations. So now it's probably time to start planning something for your significant other if you want to save yourself from the doghouse. From private meals in garden domes to a moonlit dinner, Esquire Singapore have handpicked the most romantic restaurants in Singapore, which will guarantee to impress that special someone.
Looking to pull all stops this Valentine’s Day? A reservation at The Summerhouse should fit your bill. Dine within the lush verdant of The Summerhouse Edible Garden, where unique, charming and exclusive geodesic domes lie. Inside each is an enclosed dome with a beautiful setting and vibrant atmosphere, as you celebrate beneath the stars with your date.
Not only is it magical, but The Summerhouse offers an equally impressive menu with all dishes prepared from locally-grown produce from the edible garden and pre-picked seasonal market harvests. So if you are looking for an enchanting and unbeatable Valentine’s Day, The Summerhouse is your best bet.
The Summerhouse is located at 3 Park Ln, Singapore 798387. For inquiries, call 8809 5840.
The White Rabbit
A space of wonder and love unbridled, The White Rabbit invites guests to celebrate their best days. Set in a restored colonial chapel,—what else is more romantic than that?—its adornment transports those who travel down its proverbial rabbit hole into another world. Also with high-beams and billowing stained-glass windows throughout, the brawls exude whimsical, ethereal charm.
At The White Rabbit, every dish is delicate, balanced and thoroughly considered for each guest to enjoy. So this Valentine’s Day, lovebirds will be served The White Rabbit’s refreshed á la carte menu, with several one-off Valentine's Day special dishes. All you need is love and a dégustation menu right?
The White Rabbit is located at 39C Harding Rd, Singapore 249541. For inquiries, call 6473 9965.
CÉ LA VI
Want to celebrate under the stars this Valentine’s day? Consider iconic rooftop destination, CÉ LA VI. A dining spot atop Singapore’s glittering skyline, this restaurant delivers breathtaking views, delicious food and luxurious romance.
This Valentine’s Day, CÉ LA VI will be showcasing a selection of menus that are inspired by the region’s local flavours—including an extravagant five-course dinner set menu—that's perfect for both lunch and moonlit dinner. Plus, if the date extends into the late hours, you can head to CÉ LA VI Club Lounge afterwards.
CÉ LA VI is located at 1 Bayfront Avenue Hotel Tower 3, Level 57 Marina Bay Sands, SkyPark 018971. For inquiries, call 6508 2188.
If you are sourcing for a sophisticated setting and menu to impress that special someone, grab a table at Cloudstreet. A progressive approach to gastronomy—which marries disparate cultures and influences in an exuberant expression—Cloudstreet notably intimate and luxurious for a dining space. Want to flex your wine knowledge? Cloudstreet is the place to go, with an extensive wine menu featuring over 350 labels.
Cloudstreet is located at 84 Amoy St, Singapore 969903. For inquiries, call 6513 7868.
Nestled at the rooftop on the 39th level, Mr Stork is a destination bar providing a seriously romantic 360-degree view of the city. Here, you and your beau can unwind in one of Mr Stork's iconic tepee huts, amidst breathtaking views and lush tropical landscape.
This is a great spot if you are looking for a pressure-free date, or it's your first Valentine’s Day together, as Mr Stork checks all the necessary boxes—intimate setting, delectable drinks, yummy bites and 'Instagrammable' atmosphere.
Mr Stork is located at 5 Fraser St, Level 39 Andaz, Singapore 189354. For inquiries, call 6408 1288.
Located in the heart of Singapore, Neon Pigeon is the go-to spot if you and your date are looking for a cosy rendezvous within the city. This modern-urban Izakaya boasts great eating, drinking and social house, with its unique dining and creative cocktail menu pair in a cool underground vibe.
Available this Valentine's Day at Neon Pigeon is a delicious set menu, consisting of six carefully curated dishes. A Kimochi cocktail—with sake, yuzu, peach, cranberry, shiso bitters and prosecco—and a sharing sake for two. If you are longing for a relaxed, chill evening, Neon Pigeon is the spot to be at.
Neon Pigeon is located at 1 Keong Saik Rd., Singapore 089109. For inquiries, call 6222 3623.