The first rule of Valentine’s Day is to avoid leaving your date high and dry without a dinner reservation. The city’s top spots are sure to be buzzing with couples that night, so beat the crowd and spoil your loved ones right. Here we have a list of romantic dining places that you can take your date to – with special promotions – so you can save a few bucks along the way.
House on Sathorn
Enjoy chef Fatih Tutak’s special eight-course ‘Journey of Love’ tasting menu at the Dining Room. The extravagant travel-inspired dishes include several romantic ingredients. At 5,500 THB per person, the tasting menu consists of specially crafted dishes such as the Valentine’s snacks of crispy anchovies and garlic cream from an Istanbul pub recipe with avocado, tomato and olive oil; the “Aphrodisiac” course of oyster, green apple and yuzu; and a sharing course of wild challan duck with foie gras and leek blood orange. The symbolic sweet Valentine’s ingredient, chocolate, is used in cheesecake with kokuto cream and Japanese strawberries. Dinner starts at 6 pm, while the last order is at 9:30 pm. The menu is available on Tuesday, 14 February 2017 only. For reservations, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 02-344-4025.
House on Sathorn, 108 North Sathorn Road, Silom, Bang Rak, Bangkok 10500; tel: 02-344-4025; www.thehouseonsathorn.com
The Peninsula Bangkok celebrates Valentine’s with the Fly High Champagne Afternoon Tea, which features a private helicopter tour above Bangkok and a sumptuous afternoon tea overlooking the skyline. Before the 15-minute helicopter tour, you can enjoy a welcome drink at Paribatra Lounge, located on the 37th floor of the hotel. After your helicopter ride, you will be served the Valentine’s Afternoon Tea featuring handcrafted sweet and savoury delicacies, such as the Lobster roll, smoked chicken breast salad vol au vent, traditional opera cake and strawberry macaroon. As an extra treat, sky-high marriage proposals that are accepted will be rewarded by a one-night stay for the happy couple in a Deluxe Suite with the compliments of The Peninsula Bangkok. Priced at 88,888 THB for two people, including a bottle of The Peninsula Champagne, the Fly High tea set is available from February 1 – 28. Advance reservation of 48 hours is required. For reservations email email@example.com or call 02-020-2888.
Peninsula Bangkok, 333 Charoennakorn Road, Klongsan, Bangkok 10600; tel: 02-020-2888; www.peninsula.com/bangkok
Grand Hyatt Erawan
At Tables Grill, an exquisite 12-course Valentine’s menu passionately created by head chef Kevin Kristensen, including a welcome flute of Billecart-Salmon Rosé Champagne, is available from 6:30 pm to 10 pm. Priced at 3,800++ THB per person, the evening include a range of dishes such as oysters and cucumbers; red snapper and ginger; sea urchin and brioche; duck liver and cherry; pigeon and salsify; and wagyu beef and Jerusalem artichokes. For reservations, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 02-254-6250.
Grand Hyatt Erawan, 494 Rajdamri Road, Lumphini, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330; tel: 02-254-6250; bangkok.grand.hyatt.com
With Biscotti, you can indulge in the four-course “San Valentino” Italian Romance menu, which includes a complimentary welcome glass of sparkling rose wine. The course will take you on an amorous culinary journey with dishes such as the yellow tail tuna carpaccio with green apple sauce, capers, and caviar; homemade raviolo filling with seafood, lobster foam, broccoli sauce; and many more. The set is priced at 3,900++ baht per couple from 6:00 pm to 10.30 pm. For reservations, email email@example.com or call 02-126-8866.
Anantara Siam, 155 Rajadamri Road, Lumphini, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330; tel: 02-126-8866; siam-bangkok.anantara.com
For those with a Japanese taste, indulge in a romantic evening of Gozen, Kaiseki or Teppanyaki at Yamazato. While staring at the stunning Bangkok skyline, you will find yourself enjoying the light tastes of a variety of sashimis and salivating over the crispy deep-fried scallop with uncured ham and the tender Satsuma beef sirloin. For desserts, there’s a heavenly chocolate cake. The Gozen lunch is 950 THB per person, Kaiseki dinner is 3,300 THB per person and Teppanyaki dinner 6,000 baht for 2 persons. Lunch serves from 11:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. and dinner from 6 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. For reservations, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 02-687-9000.
Okura Prestige, 57 Witthayu Road, Lumphini, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330; tel:02-687-9000; www.okurabangkok.com
To spice up your romance, Sra Bua by Kiin Kiin at Siam Kempinski invites all couples to its eight-course Valentine’s dinner inspired by Chef Henrik Yde Andersen’s travels in Thailand. Priced at 8,900++ THB per couple, the course also includes a complimentary Rosé champagne. Every lady dining at Sra Bua by Kiin Kiin will also receive a bespoke flower bouquet. For reservations, call 02-162-9000.
Siam Kempinski, 991/9 Rama 1 Road, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330; tel: 02-162-9000; www.kempinski.com/en/bangkok/siam-hotel