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The DSCVR Guide to Valentine’s Day in the UAE

Sweep your other half off their feet with the perfect date – DSCVR has got you covered with romantic dinners at some of the UAE’s best locations.

CÉ LA VI Dubai

Experience love on Level 54 of Address Sky View Hotel. CÉ LA VI Dubai will present couples with a four-course menu curated by Chef Howard Ko, featuring dishes such as smoked chocolate foie gras, black truffle “sushi rice” risotto, pan-roasted sea bass, and vanilla cheesecake. A live pianist and violinist will be on hand to ensure a romantic atmosphere. Tuesday 14 February, from 7pm. AED 2,000 minimum spend per couple (indoor and lounge seating), and AED 5,000 minimum spend per couple (outdoor terrace seating).

Fouquet’s Abu Dhabi

There are few settings in the capital more romantic than Louvre Abu Dhabi. At fancy French restaurant Fouquet’s, couples can savour a menu of Parisian delicacies whilst enjoying panoramic views of the city skyline. Carefully crafted by Chef Pierre Gagnaire, the four-course menu begins with light appetisers and ends with amorous desserts. Tuesday 14 February. AED 450 per person.

Laguna Beach Taverna

Ramp up the romance on Valentine’s Day and treat your loved one to a special meal at the beachfront Laguna Beach Taverna & Lounge. A four-course sharing style menu includes two glasses of bubbly, Dibba Bay Oysters, Bluefin Tuna Carpaccio and Braised Veal Ossobuco (polenta, gremolata, crispy sage). Guests will also be treated to live entertainment, and ladies will receive a red rose and a box of chocolates. Monday 13 and Tuesday 14 February, from 6:30pm to 11pm. AED 750 per couple.

Marriott Downtown Abu Dhabi

Promising delectable dishes from across the globe, The AUH Brunch – Destination Romance offers diners the chance to explore an international buffet with live cooking stations, drinks, games, and music. Savour sushi, satay, a hearty carvery, and Indian delights as you journey to all corners of the gastronomic globe. Saturday 12 February, from 12.30pm to 4pm. AED 265 (soft beverages), AED 385 (house beverages) and AED 425 (premium spirits).


Hit the beach this Valentine’s Day and enjoy the chic boho setting at Myrra. Here, diners can indulge in a romance-inspired menu featuring Oysters, Squid Ink Santorini Pasta, Canadian lobster, and Lamb Chops topped with Tzatziki. Couples can finish their meal with an indulgent chocolate Fondant dessert served with cherry ice cream. Available Monday 13 to Saturday 18 February. AED 695 per couple.


Located in Address Fountain Views Hotel, Nazcaa boasts incredible views of Dubai’s skyline and a six-course set menu of Nikkei-inspired dishes to enjoy this Valentine’s Day. Menu highlights include Coconut Mango Ceviche, Nikkei Oysters, and a selection of Sushi and Tamari. Tuesday 14 February. AED 850.

Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai

Head to Peal Jumeira for a romantic dinner on the sand amongst a sea of candles. The Valentine’s Day set menu at Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai features Laksa Soup, a Seafood Platter, Black Truffle Spaghetti or Beef Wellington. The night finishes with a Lemon Shiso Sorbet, and Chocolate Soufflé with Vanilla Ice Cream. Tuesday 14 February, from 7:30pm to 10:30pm. AED 3,500 per couple (soft beverages), AED 5,000 per couple (premium beverages) and AED 10,000 per couple (including Louis Roederer Cristal Champagne and unlimited wines and spirits),

Oak Room

Oak Room at The Abu Dhabi EDITION invites couples to experience love steakhouse style. The evening begins with a red rose and a complimentary glass of bubbly. It is followed by a seafood-tasting plate of lobster, razor clams, scallops and caviar, a choice of main course from Black Onyx Striploin or Red Snapper and Raspberry Tart and Chocolate Souffle to finish. Tuesday 14 February, from 6pm to 11:30pm. AED 650 per couple (four-course menu inclusive of a glass of bubbly) or AED 1,200 per couple (four-course menu inclusive of a bottle of Champagne Moët & Chandon Rosé).

Ray’s Grill

Take your love to new heights on the 63rd floor of Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers this Valentine’s Day. With striking views of the city skyline, Ray’s Grill will serve light and healthy starters, T-bone steak, Dover sole, warm apple tart and a white chocolate brownie to celebrate the occasion in style. Tuesday 14 February, from 6:30pm to 10:30pm. AED 295 per person. 

Tasca by José Avillez 

The Michelin-starred restaurant at Mandarin Oriental Jumeira will host ‘Segredos do Amor’ – ‘The Secrets of Love’, an evening that promises to whisk you away on a journey across Portugal with live music, mesmerising views, and a five-course menu of signature Tasca dishes. Honouring the spirit of Valentine’s Day, Tasca will revive the traditional Portuguese custom of Cantarinha of Guimarães. This unique handmade creation will be gifted to every couple dining at the restaurant. According to tradition, a cantarinha made of red clay and sprinkled with Guimarães embroidery was gifted by a man to the woman he intended to marry. Tuesday 14 February. AED 1,500 per couple. 

The Crossing

The Crossing will offer a specially curated menu on the most romantic day of the year. Let chef Ankur Chakraborty take your tastebuds on a gastronomic journey with a five-course tasting menu showcasing contemporary twists on traditional Indian classics. Highlight dishes include the Sunhera Salmon Tikka (tandoor flashed fresh Atlantic salmon, saffron, talicherry pepper, yoghurt marinade) and Hidden Heart dessert (dark chocolate, Nutella espuma and nut crumble). Grape flights are also available, highlighting emerging regions from around the world. Tuesday 14 February, from 12pm to 11pm. AED 195 per person. 

The Pods

The Pods is known for its intimate dining experience and Pan-Asian food. Settle into your private enclave decorated with a crushed velvet tablecloth, floral arrangements, and candles. If you want to go above and beyond, you can personalise your Pod with heart-shaped balloons, outdoor candles, flower bouquets, and petals. Tuesday 14 February. AED 1,000 per person (partial sea view) and AED 1,500 per person (full sea view).

Tonino Lamborghini Mare Nostrum 

There’s no better way to celebrate Valentine’s Day than with a romantic poolside dinner at this sky pool restaurant atop Radisson Beach Resort Palm Jumeirah. With uninterrupted views of Burj Al Arab, Ain Dubai and the city skyline, enjoy a five-course menu featuring the finest Italian delicacies paired with a bottle of bubbly. Tuesday 14 February, from 6pm to 11:30pm. AED 1,200AED per couple (five-course menu with a bottle of bubbly) and AED 1,700 per couple (five-course menu with a premium bottle of bubbly).


Say ‘Ti amo’ by taking your loved one to Palazzo Versace Dubai’s signature Italian restaurant. Set against the waters of Dubai Creek, Vanitas is ideal for a romantic dinner on Valentine’s Day. Diners can expect a special Valentine’s set menu and music from a live saxophonist. To make the evening even more special, guests will receive flowers at the beginning of their meal as well as a complimentary box of chocolate upon departure. Tuesday 14 February, from 7pm to 11pm. AED 450 per person (food only).



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