It is said there is no greater love than the love of food. To find out for yourself, whisk away your special someone to a romantic meal befitting Valentine’s Day. To make this February 14 a memorable one, browse the plethora of options below; you’ll be spoilt for choice.
LOVE BY THE OCEAN
La Mer Restaurant at Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea & Spa invites you to a seaside candle-lit dinner from 7pm-11pm. Escape into a world of romance and refined luxury as you fall in love all over again by the majestic Arabian Gulf, while indulging in a set menu for BD60 per couple, including a complimentary bottle of red or white grape.
Call 38 885-789.
SMOOTH AS SILK
Mövenpick Hotel Bahrain offers you an exclusive dining experience at Silk’s restaurant with an irresistible four-course set menu paired with specially chosen grape. Seasonal ingredients come together in an exquisite presentation of delicious dishes from land and sea, rounded off with a stunning chocolate-inspired dessert menu. The intimate atmosphere, with cosy surroundings and views of the city lights will be enhanced with tunes from a live violinist and each of the ladies will receive a red rose. The dinner is priced at BD65 per couple, including unlimited paired grape.
Call 17 460-017.
A ROYAL ROMANCE
Indulge in a dreamy candle light dinner at Brasserie Royale, located at Jumeirah Royal Saray Bahrain. Treat your loved one to a six-course dining experience where delicious food and picturesque views, under the glistening chandeliers, will leave you more than satisfied. The evening will run from 7pm-11pm, and is priced at BD70 per couple, inclusive of soft beverages, or BD80 per couple, inclusive of a glass of bubbly and selected beverages.
Call 77 707-070.
HIGH UP THERE
Create unforgettable memories this Valentine’s Day with a special three-course dinner at Ya Hala Roof-top Lounge at Ramada Hotel & Suites Amwaj Islands by Wyndham, from 5.30pm until midnight. For BD9.900 per person, couples can share a candle-light set menu paired with a glass of house grape.
Call 13 600-111.
A WALK IN THE SKY
Marriott Executive Apartments in Juffair offers a pleasant set menu to mark the day of love at [email protected] Restaurant. Start with roasted red pepper soup and Sultan Salad, and for main course move on to Chicken Mexican – a delicious combination of chicken breast, Mexican sauce, and Mozzarella cheese. Savour Strawberry cheesecake for dessert. The meal is priced at BD6.500+++ per person, inclusive of soft drinks, water, tea / coffee and roses for the ladies.
Call 17 363-999.
Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay offers a special private beachside dining experience from 7pm onwards, with a romantic four-course dinner for two curated by expert chefs, while the resident band serenades you into the night. Take away fresh roses and a complimentary box of house-made chocolates.
Couples get a complimentary day pass to the private beach and spa facilities on the same day and a 20-per-cent discount voucher for any spa treatment. The deal is priced at BD194 per couple, inclusive of alcoholic beverages (welcome sparkling wine drink and one bottle of grape handpicked by the sommelier), or BD145, inclusive of non-alcoholic beverages (welcome mocktail drink and sparkling juice).
Call 17 115-500.
FALL IN LOVE AGAIN
Plan an escape to The Merchant House, Bahrain’s only five-star boutique hotel, where a special Valentine’s Day set menu, priced at BD69 for two guests, awaits you and your loved one. Enjoy a quite dinner at the rooftop restaurant, Indigo, with a delicious selection of dishes, including special preparations with steak, salmon and seabass with creamy oyster and saffron cappuccino. For desserts, the chef will be preparing Mini Flower Blossom Domes.
Call 16 671-000.
IN CELEBRATION OF YOU
Jashan, the fine dining Indian restaurant at Wyndham Garden Manama offers an unlimited buffet and live entertainment from 7pm-11.45pm on the day of love, costing BD12 per person, including soft beverages, or BD18, along with selected beverages.
Call 66 316-666.
DINE IN STYLE
Enjoy a fabulous St Valentine’s gourmet five-course dinner, from 7pm-11.30pm at the Ramee Grand Hotel & Spa’s uber-stylish venue, Ruka. There’s always a lively yet private atmosphere in this modern and chic venue, making it the ideal spot to celebrate with your special one. The set menu costs BD49 per couple, and includes a bottle of grape.
Call 17 111-999.
EXPERIENCE CULINARY LUXURY
The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain brings those smitten in love romantic dining experiences to share and indulge in at its various five-star outlets on Valentine’s Day. Cantina Kahlo offers a four-course set menu for BD28 per couple, from 6pm onwards. Primavera will stage a five-course set meal for BD36 per couple, while Nirvana’s four-course meal is BD25 per person. The four-course set menu at Plums costs BD36 per person. The Lobby Lounge and Gourmet Lounge will host a Valentine’s-themed Afternoon Tea both for BD27 per set, from 3pm-7pm.
Call 17 580-000.
SEND A SIGNAL
Crowne Plaza Bahrain will host the Traffic Light Brunch for friends, colleagues and couples — a day-long celebration of love and life with great food and ample free-flow beverages and live entertainment with new and old-school classics. Wear a colour that represents your status — red if you are taken (stop), yellow if you are not sure (caution!), and green if you are single (go). The brunch costs BD33, with beverages, at The Harvesters Pub & Terrace, and BD31, with unlimited selected beverages, at La Mosaique Restaurant (non-smoking area).
Call 17 531-122.
Love is in the air at Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea & Spa’s Grand Friday Valentine’s Brunch, on from 12.30pm-4pm.
Savour a heart-melting lineup of alluring treats as you dance to the rhythm of the greatest love anthems, courtesy of a talented Cuban band, all for BD40, inclusive of selected beverages, or BD35, inclusive of soft drinks. Twosomes wearing matching outfits pay a special brunch price of BD70 per couple! Little ones will be treated to an unforgettable, fun day at the special kids’ corner.
Call 38 885-789.
GET COSY IN A CABANA
Treat your other half to an exclusive six-course dining experience in Al Hadiqa’s luxurious private pool cabanas at the Jumeirah Royal Saray Bahrain, complete with your own personal butler service. The intimate evening is priced at BD200 per couple, inclusive of selected beverages, from 7pm-11pm.
Call 77 707-070.
Romance is in the air at Bay View Lounge at the Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay. Treat your loved one to a Rosé Sparkling Juice Afternoon Tea at the exquisite venue. Choose from a variety of 18 loose-leaf teas and indulge in a selection of delicate finger sandwiches, freshly baked scones and a mouth-watering range of pastries from February 13-15, from noon-9pm. There is also a yummy box of home-made chocolates to take home. The afternoon tea costs BD17 per person, or BD31.500 per couple.
Call 17 115-5000.
AN INDIAN AFFAIR
Ramee Grand Hotel & Spa will stage a romantic, intimate evening for guests and their special ones this Valentine’s Day at Indian fine-dining restaurant, Tanatan. Couples can enjoy a five-course menu with live Ghazals sung in the background for BD16 per couple, including a soft beverage, or BD24, including a bottle of bubbly. This unique evening will run from 7pm-11.30pm.
Call 17 111-999.
The Westin and Le Méridien City Centre Bahrain have a fun Valentine’s Day set menu to woo your special someone with. The four-course dinner includes dishes like Somewhere Over the Rainbow, First Sight, Falling in Love, Dream a Little Dream of Me and, for dessert, Chocolate Melt and Flower Die ‘Eclosion’. Couple prices for the menu are BD50 at Furn Bistro, and BD60 in a private pod at Mezzanine Lounge or in a poolside cabana. It includes selected beverages, and soft beverages are also available.
Call 17 171-441.
SERENADE AND REJOICE
Rekindle your romance by celebrating your bond with a special Valentine’s-themed Al-Sofra Friday Brunch from 12.30pm-4pm at Mercure Grand Seef’s Neyran Restaurant. The meal is priced at BD12++, including soft beverages, or BD14++, including selected beverages, along with live entertainment in a romantic setting. Take advantage of the generous Buy 1 + 1 Free offer and dive into delicious dishes and live cooking stations as you satiate your appetite with a selection of international fare imbued with local flavours.
Call 17 584-400.
Valentine’s Day Friday Brunch is on at the Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain from 12.30pm-3.30 pm. Indulge in a sumptuous Valentine-themed buffet of international specialities, along with live cooking stations and a delectable dessert buffet, priced at BD30 per person, with soft beverages, or BD38 per person, with select beverages.
Call 17 586-499.
LET LOVE BLOSSOM
At WU, located at ART Rotana, Amwaj Islands, hang your romantic wishes under the cherry blossom tree of love, enjoy a Valentine’s four-course set menu specially designed for the occasion along with a festive Sushi ART setup ,while DJ Elena and violinist Yeminlyn take your night to another level with their amazing collaboration. The evening lasts from 7pm-midnight, and is priced at BD45 per couple, inclusive of soft drinks, and BD50 per couple, inclusive of selected beverages.
Call 16 000-111.
THEATRICS OF LOVE
On Valentine’s Day, celebrate love and make it the ultimate experience at Teatro, at Downtown Rotana. From 6pm-10pm, the mood will be set with a romantic, candlelight Valentine’s dinner that is thoughtfully planned to bring out the excitement in couples on this special occasion while the saxophonist mesmerises guests with her live performance.
Call 13 119-999.
A GASTRONOMIC CARNIVAL
Wyndham Garden Manama’s Brazillian dining outlet, Via Brasil, offers a lip-smacking Valentine’s evening priced at BD24, with unlimited buffet and soft beverages, or BD34, along with selected beverages. There will also be live entertainment and a surprise gift for ladies.
Call 66 316-666.
FOR YOUR FLAME
Flames restaurant at ART Rotana, Amwaj Islands, will host a Valentine’s celebration from 7pm-11.30pm to ignite love’s sparkle. Enjoy an exquisite four-course set menu that is served to impress, paired with a bottle of your choice of red or white grape, while the saxophonist performs Valentine’s specials to get you in the mood. The evening costs BD60 per couple, inclusive of a bottle of grape, or BD50 per couple, with soft beverages.
Call 16 000-111.
WHISPER SWEET NOTHINGS
Celebrate Valentine’s Day in the warm, traditionally rustic environs of Neyran Restaurant at Mercure Grand Seef with a romantic Candle-lit affair and a special set menu for two, priced at BD25 per couple, inclusive of selected beverages, from 7pm-11pm. Immerse yourself in a night infused with delectable gastronomy and local flavours as well as plenty of surprises to ease the mood and add a romantic zest to your date night.
Call 17 584-400.
SAY IT WITH DINNER
Spices Indian Restaurant at Crowne Plaza Bahrain invites you for an evening of love and celebration with a romantic candle-light dinner, a rose for the lady, hot chocolate lava cakes to share and a finger bowl with rose petals for a memorable Valentine’s Day experience this year. The meal costs BD24 per couple, and is available from 7pm-11pm.
Call 17 531-122 / 38 987-167.
WITH A VIEW FOR TWO
Celebrate with your loved one while enjoying some of the most romantic views Bahrain has to offer, at the Capital Club Bahrain. From noon-3pm, relish a three-course lunch, for BD25 for members, and BD30 for non-members. Dinner delights from 7pm-11pm, with a four-course menu priced at BD35 for members, and BD40 for non-members. All rates are per person, include a glass of sparkling, and are subject to five-per-cent VAT.
Call 17 100-100.
Celebrate your bond with a pre-set dinner at Le Sauvage, at The Domain Hotel and Spa on February 14 and 15, from 7pm onwards. It will be a night of gastronomic passion as you share a delicious set meal overlooking Manama’s skyline. The three-course menu is priced at BD69 per couple (subject to 10-per-cent service charge, five-per-cent government levy, and five-per-cent VAT), and includes a bottle of rosé sparkling and a Polaroid picture of the couple to remember the evening by.
Call 36 557-992.
Samawar Restaurant at Ramada by Wyndham Manama City Centre will arrange for a lovely set menu over dinner in its cosy environs on Valentine’s Day, for BD20 per person, including shisha. Four talented singers will provide live entertainment for guests, from 9pm onwards..
Call 32 231-464 / 66 710-903 / 39 921-779