Valentine’s Day restaurant specials in Cape Town

Forget the box of chocolates – celebrate your love of food this Valentine’s Day at one of these Western Cape restaurants offering indulgent specials.

Azure 12 Apostles Hotel and Spa

Relish Chef Christo’s five-course tasting menu while basking in the spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean. To book, call 021 437 9029 or email

When: 14 February, 6pm

Price: R1375 per person

Ambience: Breathtaking views of the Atlantic ocean coupled with the twinkling lights of the city and the backdrop of the mountain.


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Boschendal Estate 

Treat your beloved to a romantic picnic paired with live music at Boschendal Estate in Franschhoek. Baskets are packed with fresh farm produce and homemade treats and a bottle of Boschendal brut rosé. To book, call 021 870 4273 or email

When: 14 February, 6pm

Price: R550 per basket (for two)

Ambience: Watch the sun set along the Simonsberg and Drakenstein mountains – it’s a sight to behold.

Menu highlights: White chocolate cheesecake, chocolate truffles, strawberries.


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The Conservatory at The Cellars-Hohenort

Enjoy a romantic stroll in the gardens before sipping a pre-dinner glass of bubbly and heading into the restaurant for six courses. To book, call 021 794 2137 or email

When: 14 February, 6.30pm

Price: R750 per person

Ambience: With nine acres of perfectly manicured gardens cocooned in the Constantia Valley and a dining room overlooking 300-year-old oak trees, The Conservatory guarantees a special experience.

Menu highlights:West Coast oysters and champagne foam, saffron mushroom ravioli, fynbos herb crusted springbok loin and Madagascan dark chocolate textures.


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Faber at Avondale Wine Estate

Watch the sunset over the Winelands while you sip on a complimentary glass of Armilla Blanc de Blanc this Valentine’s Day. After the romantic scene has been set, you’ll enjoy the farm-to-fork six-course tasting menu.  To book, call 021 202 1219 or email

When: 14 February, 6.30pm

Price: R700 per person (excluding wine) R950 (including wine pairing)

Ambience: If you’re lucky, you’ll see the moon rise behind the mountains and watch the sky turn dusty pink at this Cape Dutch-style manor.

Menu highlights: Chef Dale Stevens’s tasting menu, which promises to feature mushrooms, oysters and chocolate.

The Ghibli Bar & Pool Terrace at Radisson Blu Hotel

The rooftop bar and lounge will host a romantic three-course feast complete with fairy lights and a dance floor. To book, call 021 467 4000 or email

When: 14 February

Price: R375 per person

Ambience: Inviting, with views of the city.

Menu highlights: Spicy tandoori pork belly bites, lamb shank croquette, prawn and roast garlic ponzu salad, onion samp risotto and caramel jasmine-tea panna cotta.

Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate

Relish in a swoon-worthy dinner or romantic picnic under mammoth oak trees this Valentine’s Day. Couples will be welcomed with oysters and bubbly before feasting on a four-course meal. The menu includes seasonal salads, beetroot tagliatelle, springbok loin, line fish served with smoked snoek croquettes, and frozen chocolate mousse for dessert. The picnic basket features seasonal fruits, tomato-and-basil tartlets, arancini, cheeses and charcuterie, wine and sparkling water. To book, call 021 875 8600 or email

When: 14 February, 11am to 4pm (picnic) and 6.30pm, 7pm, 8pm (dinner)

Price: R800 per person (dinner) or R600 per person (picnic)

Ambience: Picturesque lawns, striking sculptures and sublime service.

Menu highlights: Beetroot tagliatelle, burrata, dukkah spice, honeycomb and beetroot potpourri.


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Hazendal Wine Estate

Duos will be ushered in with cocktails and oysters before a romantic photoshoot experience at their iconic pavilion or next to a 1936 Bentley from Hazendal’s classic car collection. The memorable photoshoot will be followed by a seven-course dinner prepared by chef Michelle Theron at the luxurious Avant-Garde Restaurant. To book, call 021 201 5620 or email

When: 14 February, 6pm

Price: R950 p/p

Ambience: Enchanting ceilings, chandeliers and dim lighting.

Menu highlights: Chef Michelle Theron’s exquisite original dishes.

Avant-Garde Restaurant at Hazendal

Avant-Garde Restaurant at Hazendal

The Kitchen Collective

Step into the kitchen with your plus one this Valentine’s Day for an interactive and lively evening. You’ll be preparing a scrumptious three-course menu together while sipping on cocktails and delicious wine by Haute Cabrière.

When: 14 February, 6.30pm

Price: R795 per person

Ambience: An intimate atmosphere dotted with laughter, wine and delicious aromas.

Menu highlights: Gazpacho, beetroot-cured salmon, gnocchi with sage beurre noisette, crusted salmon fillet and red-velvet brownies.

La Petite Ferme 

Get ready for an evening of romance with an elegant six-course dinner in Franschhoek that will kick off with a glass of MCC. To book, call 021 876 3016 or email

When: 14 February, 6.30pm

Price: R750 per person or R950 per person with wine pairing

Ambience: Spectacular vistas of rolling hills and mountain ranges.

Menu highlights: Chicken with sorghum popcorn, Moroccan pancakes, harissa honey butter and grilled fig.


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Ochre & Nobu One&Only Cape Town 

You’re spoilt for choice with the Valentine’s Day offerings at One&Only. Begin your celebration with a red-themed afternoon tea with servings of sweet and savoury nibbles. If you favour the opulent setting of Ochre restaurant, its chefs have created a four-course menu showcasing South African cuisine. If a lavish evening at Nobu is what you’re after, you’re in for a six-course Omakase ‘From the Chef’s Heart’ menu. Each couple will also receive a framed photograph of themselves. To book, call 021 431 5888 or email

When: 14 February, 2.30pm (tea), 6.30pm (dinner)

Price: R520 per person (afternoon tea), R2200 per person (Nobu), R1100 per person (Ochre)

Ambience: Every inch of One&Only Cape Town offers pure luxury, escapism and decadence.


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Rhebokskloof Wine Estate

Enjoy a Valentine’s Day moonlit picnic or four-course dinner in the Paarl Winelands. Picnics include a bottle of wine or grape juice, freshly baked ciabatta with atchar butter, Huguenot cheese, onion marmalade and beetroot hummus. Dinner features a seafood dish, classic beef Wellington and Turkish delight dipped in chocolate. To book, email

When: 14 February, 6pm

Price: R850 per couple (picnic), R795 per person (dinner with wine pairing included), R595 per person (dinner without wine pairing)

Ambience: A picturesque manor house, sprawling lawns and many romantic nooks and crannies.

Spier Wine Estate 

Enjoy a memorable picnic experience at Spier this Valentine’s Day while listening to the sounds of Matt Carsten. Sip on Spier Methode Cap Classique and feast on a filled picnic basket.

When: 14 February, 6pm

Price: R750

Ambience: The lush greenery beside the tranquil dam surrounded by willow trees is a scene straight out of a fairytale.

Menu highlights: Pasture-reared charcuterie and roast beef and chicken from Spier’s Farmer Angus.


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Mint Restaurant at Taj Cape Town 

The glamourous Taj hotel is hosting lovers with canapes and bubbly before a delectable three-course meal is served. With options of chicken, almond and apricot Ballantine or glazed salmon and snake cucumber for starters – dinner is off to a delicious start! Mains include herb crusted pork loin served with sesame chickpea casserole and summer berries or king prawn curry with butternut and asparagus. For dessert you’ll be tempted to share their lime and coconut cheesecake and the dark chocolate parfait and honey comb sorbet.

When: Friday, 14 February 19h00 (Complimentary valet)

Price:R595 per person

Ambience: Open, airy, modern, refined, elegant.

Menu highlights: Lime and coconut cheesecake

Bombay Brasserie at Taj Cape Town 

Dine on a decadent three-course meal at Bombay Brasserie this Valentine’s Day. A tandoori salmon mango and pawpaw chutney or confit duck and battered spinach chaat will kick off the evening. Lamb Bhuna Gosht or baked seabass Pollichathu will be served for mains. For dessert you’ll be treated to nougat Kulfi ice cream or a chilli chocolate fondant with coconut ice cream.
Friday, 14 February 18h00

Price: R795

Ambience: Authentic, luxurious, romantic

Menu highlights: Nougat Kulfi ice-cream

Tjing Tjing Momiji

Celebrate Valentine’s day with dessert at Momiji Lounge! Enjoy a sharing box of mochi – the soft, chewy rice cakes popular in Japan. Their Valentine’s Box is filled with flavours such as rose and strawberry, date caramel, coconut and apricot, yuzu raspberry and more!

When: Friday, 14 February

Price: R85 (sharing box) and R150 (with a carafe of sake)

Ambience: Trendy, eclectic and intimate

Menu highlights: Hertzoggie Mochi

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The President Hotel

Enjoy a sunset picnic and an open-air screening of ‘The Greatest Showman’ at The President Hotel this Valentine’s Day! Surrounded by sea views, guests can relish in a glass of prosecco and delectable picnic favourites.

When: Friday, 14 February 20h00

Price: R450 per person (Includes a seat, headset, welcome drink and picnic basket)

R1700 per couple (two glasses of Valdo Prosecco, a bottle of Hartenberg Shiraz, six oysters with condiments, picnic basket, hot chocolate and a box of Lindt chocolates)

Ambience: Secluded, with a lovely sea breeze and breath-taking views.

Menu highlights: Delicious picnic basket favourites

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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