It’s time to pull out all the stops and show your loved one the best night out this Valentine’s Day. Here are some of the best restaurants that will only improve your romantic evening.
The Marini’s Group
Take your love literally sky high at either Marini’s on 57 or Marble 8 with their Valentine’s Day menus. Marini’s on 57 (from RM1599++ per couple) will be serving vegetarian and non-vegetarian menus – lobster with braised fennel, foie gras creme brûlée with black truffle, pumpkin terrine and porcini mushroom risotto. Meat lovers will gravitate towards the dry aged steakhouse Marble 8 (from RM1399++) with delights such as truffle scrambled eggs with Alaskan king crab, dry aged sirloin with potato croquette and house made tagliatelle with butter sage and winter truffles.
The RuMa Hotel & Residences
The RuMa Hotel & Residences invites you to pull out all the stops with their Infinity Love with Selberan (RM9999++) package which includes a 15-minute helicopter tour of KL, a 5-course meal served by a butler in The RuMa Suite, a bottle of Krug champagne, a 90-min spa treatment at UR Spa and limo transfers. The hotel has even collaborated with jewellery brand Selberan for exclusive engagement ring prices if you wish to pop the question. ATAS Modern Malaysian Eatery (RM496 nett per couple, RM846 nett per couple with wine pairing) also joins in on the celebration with a 5-course menu, featuring delights such as Fine de Claire oysters with calamansi and sea urchin, river prawns with Malaysian caviar and lobster tail and wagyu with camamelised onion, tamarind and a natural reduction.
Le Méridien Kuala Lumpur
There’s plenty to love at Le Méridien Kuala Lumpur, with renowned steakhouse Prime (RM600 nett per couple) leading the charge with a five-course dinner. Expect poached Fine de Claire oysters with preserved yuzu caviar, foie gras au torchon with pickled cherries, 300-days grilled Australian wagyu, morel mushrooms with aged balsamic reduction and berries almond tart with raspberry mousse. Italian restaurant Favola (RM480 nett per couple) channels its inner Venice with a rusting setting reminiscent of the Renaissance era and a four-course menu. Crowd pleasers such as creamy carnaroli risotto with taleggio cheese, spinach rart and lobster velouté and marinated pan roasted cod with prawns and scallop skewers are just some of the dishes to be served. For a more casual date night, Gastro Sentral (RM420 nett per couple, RM500 nett per couple for booth seating) will offer modern interpretations of classic pub fare with their Adam and Eve’s Valentine’s Day four-course set menu, featuring dishes such as an orange-apple glazed smoked duck with vanilla pumpkin man tao and salted duck egg poached potatoes and Atlantic cod cake with crab potato pudding, caviar and confit tomato salad.
The Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur
Go back in time and embrace colonial elegance at The Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur this February 14. Firstly, from February 14 to 17, the hotel’s famous afternoon tea (from RM88 nett per person) receives a touch of love with an array of treats inspired by Valentine’s Day. Next, there’s the exclusive orchid conservatory five-course dinner (RM1000 nett per couple) that’s limited to only five couples, completed with a glass of champagne, a flower bouquet for the lady and a Malaya Golden Chersonese couple’s spa treatment voucher. Upgrade that experience with The Majestic Romance package (RM3000++ per couple), which includes a five-course dinner at The Roof Garden, a Malaya Golden Chersonese couple’s spa treatment and an overnight stay at The Colonial Suite, replete with butler service.
Genting Resorts World
Let the cool air of Genting Highlands set the mood for a romantic night out with your significant other. The Olive at Genting Grand (RM299 nett per person) will serve delights the likes of bouillabaisse with poached lobster and shellfish, lamb loin or chicken roulade for the main, and a buttermilk panna cotta with boba pearls, lychee, raspberry and rose consommé. Get your hands dirty at Burger and Lobster with the Tower of Love (RM388 nett per couple), a sharing platter with one original lobster, either steamed or grilled, one Mayfair beef burger, one seven samurai roll and two glasses of non-alcoholic drinks.
Nobu Kuala Lumpur
Nobu’s signature style of Japanese-Peruvian cuisine, coupled with an amazing cityscape view, may be just what you need to fan the flames of passion. From February 13 to 16, the restaurant will be serving a seven-course Omakase (RM550++ per person), touting dishes such as botanicals ebi tartare with foie gras, wagyu yamamomo teriyaki, smoked oyster and uni with caviar, and candied rose petals with rose mousse.
The Ritz-Carlton, Kuala Lumpur
This well-known downtown hotel will honour Valentine’s Day with a special afternoon tea at The Lobby Lounge (RM350 nett per couple) and a romantic four-course candlelit dinner at The Library (RM799 nett per couple, RM999 per couple with wine pairing). The former pairs Valentine’s-themed desserts with Bollinger Rosé champagne to the tune of live entertainment, while the latter will put oceanic flavours front and centre with the likes of blue lobster loin and amberjack sashimi, before ending the night with Amaou strawberry tart and a box of handmade chocolate to bring home.
Sofitel Kuala Lumpur Damansara
There’s a few ways to enjoy V-Day at Sofitel Kuala Lumpur Damansara. You could treat your loved one to a sumptuous buffet at Kwee Zeen (RM158 nett per person) or head to Le Bar Cocktail & Stories for a romantic afternoon tea session (RM128 nett per person), complete with a live piano performance by acclaimed pianist Dominique Bodin. The property has even created a special cocktail, Mint to be Love, to commemorate the occasion. For the ultimate pampering experience however, opt for the Unwind Together package, (RM1978 per couple and RM2178 per couple with two glasses of champagne) which consists of a 60-minute body massage, a 60-minute facial and a 30-minute lavender steam, finished with afternoon tea.