Thu, 03 February 2022
Romance is evidently in the air this February, with some of the best dining spots in Bahrain pulling out all the stops to make Valentine’s Day a memorable one. Of course, regular dining deals are at your disposal throughout the month, with a few dedicated dining events in honour of Chinese New Year.
HERE COMES THE TIGER
In celebration of Chinese New Year, The Gulf Hotel Bahrain will host a gastronomic celebration from February 1 – 5 at the newly reopened China Garden. Usher in the Year of The Tiger with celebrity Chef Anita Lo and enjoy a selection of her spectacular Chinese cuisine while reuniting with those closest and dearest to you. The pricing for this special tasting menu is on à la carte basis. Call 17 713-000.
Fraser Suites Diplomatic Area Bahrain is the place to enjoy Peking Duck which serves upto four guests for BD20. This price is inclusive of the crispy Peking duck, served with steamed pancakes, juliennes of cucumber and spring onion, crispy peanuts and Hoisin sauce, steamed chicken dumplings with chili sauce, stir-fried chicken noodles, vegetable spring rolls, prawn crackers and egg fried rice. For dessert, choose between Da Rosa Honey Cake or seasonal grilled fruit skewers with passionfruit sorbet. This treat requires a booking four hours in advance. Call 16 161-888 or WhatsApp 33 621-016
CUT TO THE ROMANCE
To celebrate Valentine’s Day, CUT by Wolfgang Puck at the Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay is offering an enhanced à la carte menu featuring signature ingredients ranging from beluga caviar to black truffles. Elevate the romance on February 14, from 7pm, as the outlet’s culinary team invites guests to relish time with their loved ones over stunning backdrops and delectable flavours. Call 17 115-000.
VROOM IN TO VALENTINE’S IN A MASERATI
Imagine riding with your date in a personal chauffeur-driven Maserati to a romantic dinner at Vida Bahrain’s The Bistro by Origins. The swanky hotel is switching things up this Valentine’s Day and giving you the opportunity to do something extraordinary this February 14. This exclusively limited dining package, ‘Valentine’s Dinner Date with Maserati @Vida’ from 7pm – 10pm, is priced at BD99 per couple, inclusive of a delectable set menu, live entertainment and pick-up and drop-off for the special couple in their personal, chauffeur driven Maserati. Only a few spots are available; terms and conditions apply. Call 77 488-100.
VALENTINE’S AT VIA BRASIL
Bring your significant other for a sensual evening of eating, drinking and romance with spectacular views. Experience a churrascaria dinner paired with an excellent selection of South American grape, mixed Brazilian cocktails and gorgeous chocolate-inspired desserts at Wyndham Garden Manama’s Via Brasil on February 14, from 7pm – 11pm. The exciting evening is priced at BD75 per couple with unlimited churrascaria and selected beverages. Call 66 398-787
SAYING IT IN STYLE
Nothing says “I love you!” more than a beautifully laid out Italian dinner, coupled with a bottle of house wine within the beautiful setting of La Pergola at The Gulf Hotel Bahrain. The amorous evening on February 14 is priced at BD50+++ per couple, and BD46+++ per couple for Prestige Club members. Call 17 531-666.
LOVE AT FIRST BITE
London is by far one of the most iconic cities in the world for a romantic getaway. So, for the special occasion of Valentine’s Day, The Harvesters Pub & Terrace at Crowne Plaza Bahrain brings London to you by way of a London romantic buffet treat. It’s a great way to be inspired by romance and indelible memories with your valentine for BD20, with an additional BD10 for the grape package, every Tuesday at the restaurant from 6pm – midnight. Call 17 531-122 / 39 920-163
Spend Thursday evening at The Bistro by Origins at Vida Bahrain, endlessly savouring delicious, unlimited mussels with a signature sauce of your choice: Mariniere, Blue Cheese, or Tomato, served with appetising French Fries. The Bottomless Moules Frites evening is staged from 8pm – 11pm, priced at BD9, with a 10 percent discount on selected Belgium ale to complement the good vibes and a classic Mussels Night.
Call 77 488-100.
FABULOUS THROUGH FEBRUARY
The Cavalry Club at Golden Tulip Bahrain has a lineup of amazing promotions to suit every taste. Avail of special offers like Steak and Grape which includes selected grape and a sumptuous rib-eye steak for BD14, or the Burger and Brew promotion for BD8, where you can sink your teeth into a delicious burger with fries and a pint to wash it down. For discerning palates, the Grape and Cheese Platter will be perfect for BD10, inclusive of selected grape and cheese. Call 17 535-000 / 39 995-182/42
COOK WITH A CELEBRITY CHEF
The Gulf Hotel Bahrain brings you The Art of cooking with Chef Anita on February 5.
If you’ve got the heart for all things food, don’t miss out on this culinary event with celebrity Chef Anita Lo, priced at BD39. The class will be followed by lunch, and will accommodate a maximum of 10 participants. Certificates will be awarded to all guests. Call 17 713-000.
THE FLAVOUR OF LOVE
It’s Valentine’s Weekend at Mondo Taste of Italy at the Diplomat Radisson Blu Hotel, Residence & Spa, when love will be in the air on February 11 and 14. Dine in the cosy ambience of the restaurant for BD54, inclusive of a four-course meal for two, a glass of bubbly or a mocktail, a rose for the lady and live entertainment.
Call 17 531 666.
AN AFFAIR TO REMEMBER
Silk’s Restaurant at Mövenpick Hotel Bahrain will stage a fantastic Valentine’s Day Dinner so that you can impress the love of your life with a truly romantic experience on February 14, from 7pm – 11pm. It’ll be an evening of great food, delicious drinks and a violinist to set the mood. After a ‘Love at First Sip’ welcome cocktail on arrival, couples can enjoy a fresh seafood buffet, mouth-watering cuisine for meat lovers, and a wide array of sweet treats. There will be four hours of unlimited drinks including grape, ale and soft beverages, plus a pleasant surprise for your loved one, all for BD52+++ per couple. Call 17 460-017 or WhatsApp 33 640-032
ROMANCE UNDER THE STARS
Celebrate your love at the open-air roof-top lounge, at Ya Hala restaurant located at Ramada Hotel and Suites by Wyndham, Amwaj Islands. Let the live band lure you with the tunes of love while you enjoy a moonlight five-course set menu including bubbly on February 14 from 7.30pm – 11pm. The romantic rendezvous is priced at BD52 per couple. Take advantage of the early bird offer and book before February 10 to get a 20 percent discount. Call 13 600-111
There’s nothing more comforting than a Friday Roast in a relaxed and cosy atmosphere of La Mosaique Restaurant located at Crowne Plaza Bahrain. The lavish lunch consists of starters, a three-meat roasting board with all the traditional trimmings, and dessert. Meat roasts include beef, lamb and chicken, inclusive of selected beverage or three mocktails made with fresh juices. The afternoon is priced at BD16, every Friday from 1pm – 5pm. Call 17 531-122 / 39 242-391
HIGH TEA WITH PANACHE
Spend a delightful afternoon at Gallery Lobby Lounge at Mövenpick Hotel Bahrain to enjoy a splendid afternoon high tea served with sweet and savoury treats that are guaranteed to pleasure, plus a cup of tea or coffee to warm your heart. Guests can enjoy the treat for BD15+++ for two people, daily from 2pm - 6pm.
Call 17 460-017 or WhatsApp 33 640-032
FROM A RICH CUISINE
For all lovers of Indian food, the Weekend Brunch at Jashan at Wyndham Garden Manama is the place to be every Friday and Saturday, from noon – 3pm. This scrumptious Indian all-you-can-eat extravaganza will surely tantalise your taste buds with authentic Indian delicacies for BD10 per person. Call 66 398-787.