From candlelit degustations to nights under diamond skies, if food is your love language, we’ve got you covered. Here’s a round-up of fabulous Valentine’s Day date ideas, along with Perth’s most romantic dinner destinations.
And if you’re really keen to impress, why not surprise your twin flame with a gorgeous flower delivery from one of Perth’s best floral joints?
Le Banquet de Ludo — L’édition Romantique
Don your Sunday best and descend into the romantic world of Ludo, South Perth’s new underground restaurant. Nestled beneath a heritage-listed 1908 police station, the restaurant promises a charming French-Mediterranean culinary experience. Their inaugural Valentine’s evening is set to be one of pure indulgence, with a flute of Marchand & Burch Crémant on arrival accompanied by a live pianist. One thing is certain, you’re guaranteed to be swept off your feet with Chef Ludovich Mulot’s share-style banquet. It features the likes of Smoky Bay oysters, braised lamb shoulder cigars, and lobster éclair. Not to mention the scallop carpaccio, and raspberry marbled cheesecake and strawberry hearts.
Price: $120.00 per person (+$2.00 b/f)
POST Osteria & Bar
Settle in and savour the magic at one of the State Buildings’ most intimate eateries. POST Osteria & Bar will be plating up a delicious three-course feast designed by Executive Chef Kim Brennan starring a handful of the restaurant’s Italian favourites. We’re talking kingfish crudo and peach, beef carpaccio, pork cotoletta and market fish, topped off with tiramisu or panna cotta. Delizioso!
Price: $135.00 per person
Embrace the true language of love, and the pinnacle of fine dining in Perth with a six-course degustation at Wildflower. If you like the sound of wagyu beef, line-caught wild fish, dry-aged Wagin duck, and macadamia custard, we can promise it will be an unforgettable night of good food and wine.
Price: $390.00 per person
Tonic + Ginger
For a loved-up evening in Fremantle’s Old Synagogue, celebrate V-Day under the stunning pendant-lit ceiling of Tonic + Ginger. Ease into the most romantic day of the year with a flute of Chandon on arrival. While the culinary artisans prepare to set your soul alight with a lavish, flavour-filled Southeast Asian fusion feast. We’re talking Shark Bay prawn dumplings, duck wontons, cured kingfish, WA snapper, and wood-fired beef rib-eye, and that’s only the beginning.
Price: $99.00 per person (+$2.00 b/f)
Celebrate your love story with a visit to Fremantle’s oh, so, charming Parisienne-style cafe, bar and bistro, La Lune. If its stunning street-front terrace on George Street and French-inspired menu isn’t enough to convince you, we don’t know what will.
Roll in for an aperitivo inside the Roman osteria born from a collaboration between Guy Grossi and The Westin Perth. Housed within the historic Hibernian Hall in the Perth CBD, Garum’s menu focuses on ancient Roman techniques and modern Italian classics. To up the ante, check into The Westin for a cheeky mid-week staycay.
Bread Boy Valentine’s Day Box
If you’re looking for something a little more low-key, why not pick up one of Bread Boy’s Valentine’s Day Boxes? Featuring a selection of sweet treats including a Japanese-style strawberry, Nutella, and cream sando, choc marshmallow cookies, and vanilla cupcakes, it’s the perfect addition to a sunset picnic.
Santini Bar & Grill
Inspired by the sun and the seasons, Santini celebrates classic Italian dining, paired back with everything that’s good about WA. Spend this Valentine’s Day among the bold terracotta and turquoise hues of the dining room, with a glass of bubbles on arrival, followed by a two-course or three-course candle-lit dinner. Oh, the Mediterranean!
Price: $115.00 per person
The jewel in the crown truly does sit at the top, so why not celebrate Valentine’s Day at the rooftop restaurant on the ninth floor of Subiaco’s Vibe Hotel? Bowing to Scandinavian minimalism, the space exudes an elegant feel, with a refined interior and floor-to-ceiling windows showcasing uninterrupted panoramic CBD views. Dinner-wise, Head Chef Jonny Peacham is plating a three-course chef’s table menu of crowd favourite entrées, mains, and desserts, all full of fresh, seasonal, and sustainable ingredients. You’ll also receive a complimentary signature cocktail to kick off the romantic evening.
Price: $99.00 per person
Sweetwater Rooftop Bar
What’s not to love about dumplings, cocktails, and rooftop views in East Fremantle? Devour a full Asian banquet washed down with one or two of their devilishly good alcoholic quenchers.
Price: $65.00 per person
Le Rebelle has the whole summertime romance brief well and truly nailed with a Valentine’s Day set menu and optional wine pairing. We’re talking oysters with champagne granita, roasted WA line-caught fish, and crispy fried Wagin duck leg.
Price: $140.00 per person, with optional $90.00 wine pairing
Set on the dreamy banks of the Swan River, Cooee is the perfect place to celebrate all things romantic over four courses of culinary delights. Think snapper croquettes, sourdough focaccia, cured Ora King salmon, O’Connor striploin, and all finished with gelato and a paired cocktail.
Price: $120.00 per person
MODU Bar & Kitchen
Treat your valentine to a cupid-approved, four course Asian fusion feast at MODU. The velvet-clad booths inside the emerald-hued, Shanghai-inspired restaurant are the perfect place to cosy up for a little summertime loving. You may as well sling back a couple of smoking BaiJiu kung fu tea cocktails while you’re at it. Nicholette Chew will be setting the mood with live acoustics, and you’ll also snag a fresh poured beer or V-Day cocktail on arrival.
Price: $150 per person