The Food of Love

by BTM

Mon, 04 February 2019

Whether you’re part of a loved-up couple, just starting out in a new relationship, looking to reignite the spark or something in between, Valentine’s, on February 14, is the day for lovers and the island’s eateries are going out of their way to put love on the menu.

Al Areen
Treat yourself and your beloved to a romantic dinner in one of the Private Island Gazebos. Experience a special five-course menu, welcome drinks, 20 per cent off on a couples’ massage, romantic set-up with rose petals, flowers, candles and music.

Or you could opt for an extra romantic setting at Keizo restaurant. Enjoy a set-menu for two, roses and take-away chocolates while being serenade by a violinist and live singer.
 Call 17 845-000.

ART Rotana
Flames Steak & Seafood has a special evening in store with a glass of bubbles on arrival and a specially created cocktail at your table to the tune of a violinist. There’s a four-course set menu with grape pairings, sparkling and cocktails. The price is BD42, with soft drinks, and BD55 with selected beverages.

At WU, you can hang your romantic wishes under the cherry blossom tree and enjoy a four-course dinner to the sounds of DJ Katrin Love for BD48 per couple, including soft drinks, or BD70 with selected beverages.

Italian venue Rosso offers a sharing menu while choices is putting on a fabulous seafood buffet.
 Call 16 000-111.

Le Meridien
Show your love with special Valentine’s Day recipes, romantic date night dinners, and decadent chocolaty desserts. Since Valentine’s Day coincides with the weekly Seafood Night, you’ll get to enjoy a wide range of seafood dishes in a romantic setting at the same price of BD25 including soft drinks or BD31 including selected beverages.
 Call 17 171-441.

The Westin City Centre Bahrain
Nasmat Pool & Lounge has various options for Valentine’s Day. There’s a special set-up in the middle of the pool with exclusive cabanas at BD350 per couple including selected beverages. Or you can enjoy dinner poolside in a private cabana at BD50 per couple including soft drinks or BD60 with selected beverages. Dinner at a regular poolside table costs BD35 per couple or BD45 with selected drinks.

If you prefer to take it inside, you can enjoy dinner in a private pod at the Mezzanine Bar and Lounge for BD50 or BD60 with selected beverages. Or book a regular table for BD35 per couple or BD45 with selected drinks. 

Furn Bistro & Bakery also has a range of offers including dinner at the Furn Studio at BD200 per couple inclusive or a table in the private dining area for BD80 per couple inclusive.
 Call 17 171-441.

The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain
Dine under the stars as Thai and La Plage welcome you to a unique Valentine’s experience under the breathtaking views of the night sky and the glittering Arabian Gulf. Enjoy a special outdoor cinema setting with the Cabana package, priced at BD200 per couple, which includes a five-course menu and a bottle of selected beverage.

Cantina Kahlo has a four-course set menu at BD28 per person or BD39 per couple. And at Primavera the highlight of the BD32 per person four-course menu is the homemade tortelli filled with veal shank, peach and sage sauce. 

Enjoy sous vide baby lamb shanks with freshly ground spices as part of the five-course set menu at Nirvana for BD25 per person or head to Plums to relish four courses at BD36 per person.

At the Lobby Lounge there’s a themed afternoon tea for BD21, per set, or check out the sweet delights including a special “Love me Tender” red heart-shaped cake at BD20.
 Call 17 586-499.

Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay
What could be more romantic than roses, chocolates, bubbles and a stunning beachside location with the waves lapping the shore and a gentle breeze? Allow your private butler to serve the four-course Mediterranean dinner with influences from Italy at The Beach for BD145 with soft drinks or BD194 per couple including selected beverages. The price includes a complimentary day pass at the Four Seasons Beach and Spa for two, as well as a 20 per cent discount for any treatment. 

The Deck is the ideal spot for alfresco candle-lit romance offering four courses of delicious dining with roses, chocolates, beach and spa day pass and 20 per cent spa discount all priced at BD110 per couple or BD158 with drinks.

For a daytime treat, Bay View Lounge has a super-indulgent afternoon tea at BD17 per person or BD31.500 for two. Running February 10-16, noon-9pm.
 Call 17 115-500.

For a celebrity-style Valentine’s, take your pick from the two Wolfgang Puck restaurants; re/ Asian Cuisine offers innovative dishes with views from the 50th floor, or head to CUT Steakhouse and one of the island’s most romantic dining experiences. For an indulgent treat, both menus will include Beluga Caviar. Price per person is BD55 for an optional four-course menu. The à la carte menu will also be available.
 Call re/ Asian Cuisine 17 115-046 or CUT by Wolfgang Puck 17 115-044.

Royal Golf Club
Grab your significant other and head to the Royal Golf Club for a four-course dinner for two at Links restaurant. You’ll receive a gift for the man and the woman, a rose for the ladies and a bottle of red or white grape. Dinner is accompanied with live entertainment from Elton & Hameed. The price is BD50 per couple and booking is essential.
 Call 17 751-262.

The Domain Hotel and Spa
Check out the romantic Kaiseki menu at Imari at BD55++ per couple including flowers and a bottle of pink sparkling. Or head to Le Sauvage on both February 14 and 15 for a three-course dinner complete with sparkling and a personal Polaroid to remember the occasion.
 Call 36 557-992.

Rainforest Lounge
You’re guaranteed a wild night at Rainforest Lounge at Gulf Suites Hotel – Amwaj where there’s a Valentine’s Party featuring DJ Zack and the Latin Soul Band. The dress code is red and white and you can get a three-course dinner and a bottle of house grape for BD20 per couple or take advantage of the BD18 per person unlimited beverage offer.
 Call 34 018-408.

InterContinental Regency Bahrain

Enjoy a night of ‘all things divine and delicious’ at Legendz Steakhouse with a beautifully prepared four-course menu accompanied with a glass of bubbly to add to the romance. The price BD28.
 Call 17 227-777.

The Gulf Hotel
There’s a wealth of choices at this five-star favourite. Head to Royal Thai for an unforgettable five-course menu crafted by chef Wasanee including a welcome drink. There’s limited outdoor seating available with special table decoration. The price is BD50 per couple.

There are very special menus at the Italian eatery, La Pergola by Perbellini, and Margerita Mexicana while Rasoi by Vineet has a five-course menu with a special table set-up at BD29 per person. 

Celebrate Valentine’s the Japanese way at Sato in one of the romantic Tatami rooms with a special set menu by new chef Kudo and chef Kevin.

Or dine under the stars at Typhoon which will be setting out a limited number of candle-lit tables around the hotel’s gorgeous pool. The price if BD89 per couple and includes a bottle of bubbly.

And Café Delices has the ultimate indulgence with heart-shaped cakes from 1pm-10pm.
 Call 17 713-000.

Crowne Plaza Bahrain
Discover the flavours of authentic Indian food at Spices with a special set menu for two (vegetarian or non-vegetarian) including two glasses of house grape for BD24 including selected beverages. Or head to Waves for a three-course menu with a glass of grape for BD15.

You can also stock up on heart-shaped cakes at Cappuccino from February 1-14.
 Call 17 531-122.

Go for a Valentine’s Day Thursday Night Out at the Mövenpick and ignite the flames of passion over a decadent dinner with a lavish spread of seasonal ingredients that come together in an exquisite presentation of delicious dishes from land and sea.

Start the evening with oysters or sushi and enjoy the live grill of premium cuts as well as Beef Wellington all rounded off with a gorgeous chocolate-inspired dessert buffet. The price is BD65 per couple, including unlimited premium beverages.
 Call 17 460-017.

Ramee Grand Hotel & Spa
Get those taste buds flirting at Ruka, the rooftop lounge and restaurant on the 24th floor, where chef Raman will cook up a sumptuous feast that couples can enjoy sharing, along with stunning evening views of the city. The special sharing menu is priced at BD38, inclusive of a bottle of sparkling grape, or BD34 with soft drinks.

Aashiqui (which translates to romantic love) will be on at Tanatan, the hotel’s Indian restaurant promising a hot and spicy Valentine’s Day at BD24, inclusive of sparkling grape, or BD19 with soft beverages. Prices are per couple.

K Hotel
The K Valentine’s package is a great gift idea. Your deluxe room is upgraded to a junior suite, decorated with candles and rose-petals. During the day, enjoy a massage or salon treatment with a 20-per-cent discount. In the evening, head to the KOLORS restaurant to savour the very best of regional and international gastronomy. The package price is BD80.

To mark the occasion, KOLORS, which will be decorated with rose petals, balloons and candles. Enjoy a special Valentine’s Day dinner buffet along with house-made gourmet chocolates and two glasses of bubbly per person, priced at BD25 per couple.
 Call 17 360-000.

Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea & Spa
Push the boat out with the hotel’s Romantic Beach Dinner in a private cabana. It’s outdoor, candle-lit and includes a personal butler, a bottle of sparkling and a gourmet Valentine’s Day cake. The price is BD360 and reservations are open until February 12 with advance payment required.
 Call 34 331-779 or 17 636-363.

A romantic Italian getaway awaits you at Fiamma where you’ll have a unique, fine-dining experience with a tempting selection of culinary delights. There’ll be live musical performances to set the scene. And you could surprise your significant other with an overnight stay for BD135 – which includes breakfast and dinner.

Head to La Mer for a candle-lit dinner by the sea at the five-star, French seafood restaurant. Priced at BD50 per couple, including a bottle of grape and a Valentine’s cake, or BD135 with a room package. 

Pashawat offers exotic flavours and the finest selection of authentic Lebanese delicacies accompanied by music and belly dancing. The price is BD75 including a bottle of grape and a cake or BD155 with a room.

Extend Valentine’s into the The Red Velvet Friday Brunch, on February 15, with 25 per cent discount for those who come dressed in red. The brunch is BD32 with soft drinks or BD36 including selected beverages.

Book a Luxury Room with sea view for only BD149, inclusive of buffet breakfast and Red Velvet Friday Brunch access for two.
Call 17 636-363.

Wyndham Garden
Jashan offers a five-course meal at the poolside with a bottle of sparkling and live entertainment for just BD30++ per couple. 

Ramada Hotel & Suites Amwaj Islands
Ya Halla celebrates Valentines with a three-course, candle-lit dinner accompanied by live romantic music. You’ll also enjoy two glasses of sparkling and heart chocolates all for just BD12.
 Call 16 000-099.

La Fontaine
La Fontaine, one of the most romantic venues in Bahrain, will be treating you and your beloved to a night full of love this Valentine’s day. Enjoy a special menu designed by a visiting chef while you listen to Franky Flowerz on his Saxophone and enjoy the stars above. The price is BD50 per couple or BD27.500 per person.
 Call 17 230-123.

Sheraton Bahrain Hotel
Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Soie Restaurant. There’s a special set menu at BD36.140 or BD48.025 per couple and ladies receive a rose and heart-shaped cookies. 

Or head to Al Safir for live entertainment and special Valentine’s Dinner buffet at BD12.900+++ per person including a rose and heart-shaped cookies for the ladies.
Call 17 533-533.