14 Joburg restaurants to dine at this Valentine’s Day

From cozy romantic dinners to lavish weekend packages, this 14 February, take your pick of these places in Joburg that are all geared up to help you celebrate the magical day of love and spoil your special someone.

Séjour (Houghton)

Situated within the luxurious Houghton Hotel, Séjour will be opened exclusively for the upcoming Valentine’s weekend with a special edition menu and live entertainment. The menu features dishes driven by Chef Freddie Dias’s natural curiosity for food and storytelling and is guaranteed to take diners on an unforgettable journey. Patrons can choose from a set menu priced at R1,200 per couple for lunch or dinner on Friday, 12 February and Saturday, 13 February, or a set menu for lunch with live entertainment priced at R1,500 per couple on Sunday, 14 February. Bookings are available through Dineplan, via email on or call  011 032 5535.  

Sejour Valentine's

Lacuna Bistro and Bar (Sandton)

Enjoy a romantic Valentine’s Day lunch with your beloved at Lacuna Bistro and Bar, which has curated a unique menu with dishes connoting the day of love. Priced at R990 per person with a complimentary glass of non-alcoholic bubbly, diners can expect a three-course meal featuring dishes such as Dream Lover, Endless Love, Love Letters, Loving Proof, Cupid’s Delight, Sinfully Yours, Big Kiss, Cheek to Cheek and more. To reserve a table, call 010 226 4815 or email 

Saint Restaurant (Sandton)

Guided by Saint Valentine, Saint restaurant promises you an exceptional meal with your special someone this Valentine’s Day with a set menu priced at R1,000 per person for three courses. To make a reservation, visit, WhatsApp 084 050 3333 or call 010 594 5888.

Pablo (The Mint Hotel) (Sandton)

As a unique offering celebrating this month of love, Pablo’s is offering picnic baskets every weekend throughout February. The disposable picnic baskets include a picnic box, candle, branded disposable paper tablecloth, disposable and biodegradable cutlery or glassware, and a bottle of either Franschhoek red or white wine (R250 per basket) or L’Ormarins bubbly (R300 per basket). Food can be ordered separately from their à la carte menu and then added to the picnic basket. Call 078 206 4463 for more details.

Pablo interior

Marble (Rosebank)

Celebrating “Love in the Time of Coronavirus”, Marble is offering a set menu for Valentine’s Day with cocktails for that special date with your loved one, bestie, sibling, or even the entire family! The menu is priced at R1,000 per person. To make a reservation, visit, WhatsApp 064 439 2030 or call 010 594 5550.

Blaque Bistro (Bryanston)

This Valentine’s Day, Chef Sizo Henna invites diners to partake of a special set menu priced at R650 per person, accompanied by a romantic music mix to serenade your loved one. To book a table, call 076 989 4688 or visit

Arbour Café (Birdhaven)

Commemorate this day of love with a romantic, Parisian-style Valentine’s weekend at Arbour Café with a Veuve Clicquot champagne dinner for two on Saturday, 13 February and Sunday, 14 February. The four-course menu includes tantalising options for vegans, vegetarians and non-vegetarians alike, such as baked brie with pecan nuts and cranberry chilli, crispy duck confit in a 5-spice cherry sauce, and aged ribeye steak with wild mushroom linguini. Take your pick from a choice of four options, priced at R1,095 (with two glasses of Veuve Brut), R1,295 (with two glasses of Veuve Rose), R1,695 (with a bottle of Veuve Brut) or R1,895 (with a bottle of Veuve Rose). For reservations, call 010 753 2007 or email 

Arbour Cafe Valentine's

Parc Fermé (Sandton)

Celebrate Valentine’s Day in style at Parc Ferme with a five-course dinner priced at R600 per head, available from 6–8pm on 14 February. Book your table via Dineplan or call 011 245 4846 for reservations.

Medeo Restaurant (Fourways)

The Palazzo Montecasino is offering a luxurious romantic package this Valentine’s Day, which includes one night’s accommodation for two adults with a rose petal turndown and in-room gift, dinner at the Italian-inspired Medeo Restaurant with live entertainment, and a decadent breakfast for two the next morning. The package is priced at R4,350 per couple and is valid from 12 to 13 February. For bookings, call 011 510 3000 or email

Higher Ground Restaurant (Bryanston)

What could be fancier than celebrating Valentine’s Day in the sky, sipping on bubbly and nibbling on canapes? This Valentine’s Day, Sky Events makes this possible with a 30-minute “sky date” overlooking the Jozi skyline, followed by a romantic three-course meal at Higher Ground restaurant, priced at R1,195 per head. Sky lifts are available at 3pm, 4pm, 5pm and 6pm on 14 February and can be booked online or by WhatsApp or phoning 084 449 6040. Diners can also make reservations for only the three-course meal priced at R595 per head and offered at 3–7pm at Higher Ground Restaurant by calling 011 024 3433 or via email to

Higher Ground Valentine's

Vivace Restaurant at Radisson Blu (Sandton)

Vivace Restaurant is offering a special Valentine’s Day three-course French dinner priced at R395 per head, which includes exciting canapes, starters, mains and desserts. Radisson Blu is also offering a special Valentine’s month couple’s package priced at R1,950, which includes one night’s accommodation, dinner for two at Vivace Restaurant, breakfast and late check-out. For reservations, call 011 245 8000 or email

Tradewinds Restaurant at the Hilton Hotel (Sandton)

Tradewinds is offering a special Valentine’s Day lunch priced at R900 for two, including a welcome drink with live entertainment and a three-course dinner priced at R495 per head. The hotel is also offering a special Valentine’s weekend package priced at R2,395 per couple, which includes one night’s stay on 13 February with a romantic turndown in room, dinner for two with a welcome drink and live entertainment, a romantic Valentine’s Day breakfast, and late check-out the following day. For bookings, call 011 322 1482 or email

Flames Restaurant at the Four Seasons Hotel (The Westcliff)

For an unforgettable romantic meal in the heart of Joburg, Flames at Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff is offering a special Valentine’s Day brunch and dinner for two from 12 to 14 February. Priced at R995 per head and served from 11am to 4pm, the brunch menu includes Pacific oysters from Mandela Bay, a cold platter, a sushi selection, mains and dessert. The special menu for dinner served between 5pm and 8pm includes Pacific oysters from Mandela Bay, artisanal bread and butter, a choice of cold starters, mains and desserts, and is also priced at R995 per head. Both offers also include a special Valentine’s giveaway for diners. For reservations, visit or call 011 481 6001. 

Four Seasons Hotel

Summerhouse Restaurant at Misty Hills Country Hotel (Muldersdrift)

This Valentine’s weekend, Misty Hills Country Hotel is providing patrons with a range of unique offerings to suit varied palates. On Friday, 12 February, enjoy a romantic three-course dinner for two, that includes a welcome drink and special gift, priced at R405 per head. Couples can also opt for the dinner-and-overnight package, which is priced at R1,250 for two adults and includes a welcome drink, a three-course dinner, a special gift, accommodation in a deluxe room and a romantic turndown. On Saturday, 13 February, patrons can choose from a five-course dinner (including a welcome drink and a gift) priced at R470 per person; a picnic-and-movie package that includes a welcome drink, picnic basket and gift for the couple, priced at R410 per person; or a romantic dinner-and-overnight package priced at R1,285 per couple, which includes a welcome drink, five-course dinner, a special gift and accommodation in a deluxe room with a romantic turndown in the room. On Sunday, 14 February, couples can partake of a romantic Sunday lunch buffet priced at R360 per head. For reservations, call 011 950 6000 or 0861 732 237 or visit 

While every effort is made to ensure that the details of the above specials are correct, some prices or menus may change without our knowledge. Please confirm the deal with the restaurant in question when making a booking.

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