Pamper your partner with a romantic dinner date at these Johannesburg restaurants this Valentine’s Day.
Al Fiume Riverside Restaurant (Hennops River Valley)
Plan a picture-perfect romantic getaway for your partner at River Place for R950 per person sharing. The price includes accommodation for one night, a three course meal at Al Fiume Riverside Restaurant, a glass of bubbly and another romantic meal for breakfast the next day. Call 079 886 9827 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for bookings.
Balata Restaurant at Fairway Hotel (Randburg)
Treat your partner to a romantic five-course dinner for two at R495 per person. Bookings are essential and subject to availability. Call 011 478 8000 or email@example.com for bookings and enquiries.
The Carnivore Restaurant (Muldersdrift)
Make this Valentine’s Day unforgettable with a three-course Carnivore set dinner menu for R395 per person, including a welcome drink, gift per couple, nightcap and spa discount voucher. Highlights from the menu include a soup of the day starter; mains with options of pork, crocodile, beef, chicken and venison; and dessert choices that include chocolate mousse, fruit salad, ice cream and malva pudding. Bookings and pre-payment are essential. Contact the restaurant on 011 950 6000.
Treat your special someone to a romantic three-course dinner for R850 per couple (including a welcome cocktail and a love-inspired live set by DJ Ash). Highlights from the mouth-watering menu includes crispy tomato and pea risotto balls with a melted mozzarella filling and Napolitana sauce, a flame-grilled baby chicken basted with peri-peri sauce and served with roasted potato wedges, tomato and fennel salsa, and a delectable strawberry swirl cheesecake for dessert. Early bookings are recommended and can be made via 010 442 5967.
Flames Restaurant at Four Seasons The Westcliff (Westcliff)
Re-ignite the fire in your relationship with a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner at Flames Restaurant for R1495 per person (including a complimentary glass of sparkling wine). Highlights from the three-course set menu include beef cheek with coal baked potato, horseradish sour cream, watercress and parsley; salmon with citrus yoghurt, burned cucumber emulsion, trout roe and nori risotto; and white-chocolate and passion-fruit mousse white chocolate snow with sesame tuile and fresh passion fruit. Bookings are essential and can be made via 011 481 6000.
Kream Restaurant (Mall of Africa)
Take your partner on a romantic dinner at Kream Restaurant for R450 per person. Highlights from the menu include ostrich tataki starters, chargrilled beef fillet with horseradish aïoli, sautéed Brussels sprouts, crispy fried leeks, potato purée and Bordelaise sauce and ruby chocolate mousse. Full pre-payment is required to secure a reservation; call 010 591 0023 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Level Four Restaurant at 54 on Bath (Rosebank)
Seal off this special day with a romantic three-course dinner at Level Four Restaurant for R800 per person. Call 011 344 8500 or email email@example.com for bookings.
Reignite the romance with a five-course Valentine’s Day tasting menu at Luce Restaurant for R530 per person (excluding drinks). Call 011 341 8080 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for bookings.
Medeo Restaurant at Palazzo (Fourways)
Make Valentine’s Day extra special and treat your loved one to a romantic five-course Valentine’s Day dinner, live entertainment and a gift for R725 per person (excluding drinks). Bookings are essential and subject to availability on 011 510 3000 or at email@example.com. Full payment is required to secure a reservation.
Moyo (Melrose Arch)
Enjoy a three-course dinner menu at Moyo for R375 per person. Highlights include spiced beef meatball skewers served with chilli paste and minted yoghurt, traditional prawn-and-chicken curry with coconut served with Moroccan rice and poppadoms, and Cape malva pudding from the buffet dessert offerings.
Moyo (Zoo Lake)
Moyo Zoo Lake will ensure that you and your partner are spoilt for choice, offering a two-course set menu for R245 or a three-course set menu for R265. Look forward to homemade South Coast crumbed and deep-fried fish cakes served with chermoula mayonnaise; dukkah lamb chop thins on a bed of sweet corn purée and sheba, grilled mealies and pap; and a red velvet beetroot cheesecake served with a berry compote and chocolate crumb. A deposit of R125 per person is required to secure your booking.
Parc Ferme (Sandton)
Celebrate love and create memories with a romantic five-course dinner for two at Parc Ferme for R675. Expect an amuse bouche of wild oyster with a prosecco vinaigrette; deep-fried prawn with coconut flakes, watercress leaves, feta, watermelon and chilli dressing for starters; a middle course of homemade ravioli made with beetroot juice and filled with goat cheese, walnuts and roasted yellow pepper emulsion; and a main of beef paupiette rolled with spinach, mushroom, parmesan cheese and served with black rice, sautéed green beans and cognac sauce. Finish this feast off with a chocolate peanut butter pie with peanut butter ice cream. Pre-payment is essential and bookings can be made via 011 245 4846 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Head over to Punchinello’s for a special night of romance, delicious food and live entertainment for R395 per person. Highlights from the five-course menu include apple fritters with sage granita and crispy pancetta; honey-and-thyme gratinated brie with beetroot raspberry ciabatta; spinach-and-ricotta stuffed agnolotti pasta served with a tomato emulsion; and a chocolate pretzel s’more with banana sorbet and golden sunflower seeds for dessert. Booking is essential at email@example.com
Summerhouse Restaurant at Misty Hills Country Hotel (Muldersdrift)
Summerhouse Restaurant is offering a delectable five-course dinner menu for R490 per person sharing. The menu includes slow-roast heirloom tomatoes served on micro salad with lemon and tomato gel, olive tapenade and basil crumble; chilled beetroot soup with lemon-lime emulsion; fennel-cured salmon and prawn ceviche; and a deconstructed dish of kudu loin wrapped in flaky pastry and served on butternut puree with mushroom mousse, spinach puree and cauliflower gel. Bookings and pre-payment are essential. Contact the restaurant on 011 950 6000.
View Restaurant at Four Seasons The Westcliff (Westcliff)
Visit View Restaurant this Valentine’s Day and enjoy a romantic five-course meal for R1950 per person or R2500 per person for the fancy five-course premium option. Key features from the similar menus include bread, an amuse bouche of oyster and prosecco, prawn or lobster ceviche, vanilla confit salmon, house-made pappardelle, ruby chocolate, a passion-fruit and coconut palate cleanser, duck magret, and a dark chocolate, apple and rose dessert. Call 011 481 6000 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to secure booking.