Make that Valentine’s Day date extra special with these dinner specials.
With just a few days left until Valentine’s Day—we’re feeling it, love is in the air!—planning for that special date with your special someone can be a little pressuring. But there’s something about a well-staged romantic dinner: delicious food, your favorite wine, and the perfect ambience. Check out our top picks for that memorable Valentine’s date treat:
Aside from serving gastronomic Spanish goodness, accompanied by live music to further set the mood, VASK is offering two packages for their V-day diners: Package 1 costs P4,900+ per person inclusive of a 6-course dinner and a rose for the lady; Package 2 is P7,500+ per person and includes a 7-course dinner, a floral box, and a box of chocolates. And that’s not all, both sets include a bottle of Cava from Anna de Codorniu to share!
VASK Modern Tapas and Gastronomic Cuisine, 5/F Clipp Center, 11th Ave. corner 39th St., Bonifacio Global City, Taguig, Metro Manila, 0917 806 5292, www.facebook.com/VaskManila
What’s more romantic than celebrating the day of love at a French restaurant? From February 12 to 14, Le Jardin has a special offering for lovers and singles alike. Fancy a candlelit dinner for 2—or 5—along with a live sax playing in the background plus a great city view? Don’t mind if we do!
Le Jardin, Penthouse W Fifth Building, 5th Ave. corner 32nd St., Bonifacio Global City, Taguig, Metro Manila, 0917 817 6584, www.lejardinmanila.net
Every year on Valentine’s Day, Chef Massimo of Va Bene prepares a set menu for his guests. This year, you get to enjoy a 4-course meal for P890+ per person. Add P280+ and you get a glass of Prosecco. Sounds like a good deal to us!
Va Bene Pasta Deli, 2/F Petron Gas Station, EDSA corner Pasay Road, Dasmariñas Village, Makati, Metro Manila, 02 556 9442, www.facebook.com/vabenepastadelimakati
Va Bene Pasta Deli, 3/F Central Square Building, Bonifacio High Street, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig, Metro Manila, 02 958 5018
Looking for a fancy spot for a date in the heart of Makati? Blackbird at Nielsen Tower is serving its Valentine’s special on both the 13th and 14th of February. For P3,200+, you get canapés, an appetizer, a main dish, and of course, dessert!
Blackbird, Nielsel Tower, Ayala Triangle, Makati, Metro Manila, 02 828 4888, 0917 889 2782, www.facebook.com/BlackbirdAtTheNielsonTower
For a change, opt for a setting with a garden view at this off-the-beaten-path resto. Lemuria’s set menu is inclusive of soup, salad, seafood, sorbet, meat, and dessert dishes priced at only P2,990+ per person. The biggest plus factor? If you’re dreading the traffic south-bound, Lemuria in Q.C. is your best bet to avoiding wasted time on the road!
Lemuria Gourmet Restaurant, 5 Julieta Drive, Horseshoe Village, Quezon City, Metro Manila, 02 724 5211, www.lemuria.com.ph
Serving its special set for both lunch and dinner, Galileo Enoteca’s menu is priced at P1,800 per head for a 3-course meal. Order from their vast collection of wines while you’re at it, too! But make sure to shoot them an e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject “Valentine’s Day Menu Inquiry” to get a copy of the set menu ASAP!
Galileo Enoteca, 80 Calbayog St. corner Malinao St., Mandaluyong, Metro Manila, 02 532 0482, 02 534 4633, www.facebook.com/Galileoenoteca
For all of you looking for that topnotch date night restaurant in the Alabang area, Caviar released their special menu for Valentine’s Day. P2,950+ will get you a 6-course meal, a glass of champagne, and a red Holland tulip. How’s that for classy?
Caviar Restaurant, Unit A-206 Westgate Center, Alabang, Muntinlupa, Metro Manila, 02 552 7930, 0917 868 3080, www.caviarrestaurant.com
*Prices are subject to 10% service charge