Spoil your significant other with a special Valentine’s Day meal at these restaurants in Pretoria.
Black Bamboo Restaurant (Ashlea Gardens)
Pamper your partner with a scrumptious five-course tasting menu, plus bubbly on arrival and live music for R650 per person. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to make a booking.
Chapters Restaurant (Centurion)
Start Valentine’s Day early with a breakfast braai buffet from 7am to 9.30am for R245 per person. Bookings are essential and can be made via 021 660 3300 or email@example.com.
Forti Grill & Bar (Menlyn)
Pull out all the stops for your partner with an exclusive Valentine’s Day three-course dinner at a fancy fine-dining Italian restaurant for R1990 per couple. The menu includes two platters to share; a choice between kingklip, steak or pasta for mains; decadent dessert options; a bottle of Billecart-Salmon Brut or Demi Sec Premium French champagne; imported mineral water; and coffee or tea per couple. Call 012 003 6180 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for bookings for either the 6pm or 9pm seating. Bookings are secured by pre-payment.
Garden Grill Restaurant at Garden Court (Hatfield)
Celebrate love with a hearty buffet dinner from Garden Grill Restaurant for R295 per person, including a welcome drink. Call 012 432 9600 or email email@example.com to make a booking.
Granita at Kievits Kroon (Kameeldrift-East)
Head over to Kievits Kroon for a scrumptious seven-course dinner, full wine tasting and a nightcap for R980 per person. Or enjoy a picnic and two movies on the estate’s gardens for R760 per person (including a bottle of wine per couple). Contact 021 819 8650/8600 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to make a booking.
Treat your loved one to a tasty three-course dinner for R795 per couple, including a bottle of wine. Bookings are essential. Call 012 660 3300 or email email@example.com to make a booking.
Kream Restaurant (Brooklyn)
Impress your partner with an intimate Valentine’s Day dinner at Kream Restaurant for R550 per person. The three-course set menu includes a selection of starters, five meaty mains, two vegetarian options and a white and ruby chocolate gateaux for dessert. A deposit of R150 per person is required for bookings. Call 012 346 4642/4 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to make a booking.
La Pentola (Riviera)
Make your way to La Pentola for a lovely five-course lunch or delicious dinner for R950 per couple. Highlights include a grilled fillet topped with cranberry, rosemary and port sauce, a phyllo pastry cigar filled with brie cheese and seasonal vegetables; and a mixed berry cheesecake topped with raspberry coulis and drizzled with a dark chocolate ganache. Call 012 329 4028/9123 or email email@example.com to secure a ticket.
Meadow Green Restaurant (Centurion)
Treat your significant other to a delicious three-course dinner at Meadow Green Restaurant for R599 per person. Key features include a buffet main course with a soup station, salad bar, carvery with three meat options (including a rare roast beef with rosemary jus and creamed horseradish), hot dishes, vegetables and starches, a stir-fry bar, a pasta station, and a selection of homemade breads and locally and internationally sourced cheeses. Bookings are essential on firstname.lastname@example.org or 012 667 6464.
Prosopa Restaurant (Waterkloof)
Go all out this Valentine’s Day with a five-course set menu, mineral water, coffee or tea and a bottle of Graham Beck brut or rosé bubbly per couple for R750 per person. The menu includes a selection of dips with bread rolls, three appetiser options, a palate cleanser sorbet shot, a choice of four mains (including rib-eye riganato with creamy mushroom, lemon and oreganum sauce, parmesan-and-garlic green beans and Greek lemon potatoes); and a dessert platter with chocolate mousse, baklava and galaktoboureko (a Greek milk tart).
Range Restaurant and Wine Cellar at Court Classique Suite Hotel (Pretoria)
Celebrate love with a romantic Valentine’s Day candlelit dinner for R760 per couple (including live entertainment and a welcome drink). The three course menu includes crumbed goat’s cheese with poached pear, beetroot gel and lavas rocket; Norwegian salmon and pickled beetroot laid on apple tart, crumbed mash and cream reduction; and a choice between red velvet swiss roll and chocolate cheesecake for dessert.
Villa San Giovanni Ristorante (Wonderboom Airport)
Villa San Giovanni is offering five Valentine’s Day packages: the silver four-course meal for R395; the gold four-course meal plus a wine pairing for R550; the platinum four-course meal with a standard room and breakfast for R955; the platinum elite four-course meal with wine pairing, a standard room and breakfast for R1150; and a diamond four-course meal with wine pairing, a luxury suite, breakfast and flowers for R1450.