This Valentine’s Day, bring back a touch of old-fashioned romance — dinner for two at a romantic restaurant in Singapore. Charm your way to your date’s heart through his or her stomach, with our guide to the must-visit restaurants with some even serving a special Valentine’s Day dinner 2021. Be sure to reserve a spot quickly to avoid disappointment!
Restaurants with a view
Are you and your partner beer enthusiasts? Head to the highest microbrewery in the world. LeVeL33 sits – you guessed it – 33 storeys above the CBD overlooking Marina Bay and easily earns a spot as one of the top romantic restaurants in Singapore to head to.
The restaurant incorporates hops and malt into its cuisine as well — a cooking technique that has earned rave reviews from patrons. Choose from their beer pairing menu and enjoy the view of Marina Bay and the city skyline from the outdoor seats.
Address: Marina Bay Financial Centre Tower 1, 8 Marina Boulevard, #33-01, S(018981)
Opening Hours: Daily, 11.30am – 10.30pm
2. Artemis Grill
Artemis Grill combines a luxurious dining room and adjacent open-air bar — Sky Lounge, the crown jewel of this romantic restaurant. Serving up Mediterranean cuisine, Artemis Grill prides itself on using ethically-farmed meat and sustainable seafood as well as a good selection of vegan options for all to enjoy.
Located on the 40th floor of Singapore’s eco-green building, CapitaGreen, take in the glittering landscape and cheers to an everlasting relationship with your partner in this romantic restaurant in Singapore.
Address: CapitaGreen Rooftop, 138 Market Street, Level 40, S(048946)
Mon – Fri: 11.30am – 2.30pm, 5.30pm – 9pm (last order)
Sat: 5.30pm – 9pm (last order)
For some Italian Dolce Vita by the bay, head to MONTI where you’ll get front row seats and dazzling views of Marina Bay Sands. Savour Italian fare with your partner and enjoy a tipple in their dreamy low-setting lounge or open-air rooftop terrace. The five-course Valentine’s Day dinner 2021 menu (from $230 per pax) is a feast for the eyes as well as for the mouth. With the likes of Sicilian artichoke, Boston lobster tail and wagyu tri-tip, your taste buds will be delighted by authentic Italian flavours brought to life here!
Address: The Fullerton Pavilion, 82 Collyer Quay, S(049327)
Opening Hours: Daily, 11am – 10.30pm
4. LAVO Singapore
Looking for glitz and glamour in a romantic restaurant in Singapore? Pay a visit to Lavo Singapore! Experience vibe-dining — a unique experience that combines dining with nightlife — at this swanky location.
The kitchen places a focus on Italian-American cuisine, serving up classics like chicken parmigiano and their signature “The Meatball” – made from fresh wagyu beef topped with whipped ricotta. Be sure to retreat to their lush garden terrace with your partner (and a cocktail) for some quiet time.
Address: Marina Bay Sands, 10 Bayfront Avenue, Hotel Tower 1, Level 57 Sands Skypark, S(018956)
Mon – Sat: 11am – 12midnight
Sun: 12noon – 12midnight
5. Zafferano Italian Restaurant & Lounge
Zafferano Italian Restaurant & Lounge’s dining room with Italian-inspired furniture and elegant decor will charm you at first sight. This explains why we can’t help but reserve a spot for them on our list of Singapore’s most romantic restaurants. Perched atop Ocean Financial Centre, indulge in a pre-Valentine’s day or Valentine’s Day dinner 2021, tailored for two.
Choose from the two specially curated V-day packages, ‘Say “Ti Amo” at Zafferano (from $148/pax for the three-course meal) and the Pre-Valentine Dinner (from $128/pax for the three-course meal). Highlights of the menu include tagliolini pasta served with Alaskan king crab and Italian sea bass with ‘sakura’ blossom and drizzled with champagne sauce. Once done with your meal, sip on sunset cocktails in their Terrace Lounge and soak in the glittering views of Marina Bay Sands with your partner!
Address: Ocean Financial Centre, 10 Collyer Quay, Level 43, S(049315)
Opening Hours: Tues – Sun: 12noon – 3pm, 6pm – 11pm
It’s hard to beat the brilliant view at Art (previously Aura). The Italian cuisine is headed by chef Beppe de Vito (restaurateur who also runs Braci and pizzeria, Amo among other establishments). Art is an Italian fine dining restaurant that dishes up a repertoire of Italian cuisine paying homage to the chef’s home. Choose from the six or four-course menu and be treated to spaghetti for appetisers, mains like Kagoshima beef and te mana lamb loin and topped off by desserts. Choose to add on for wine pairing or heading up to Smoke and Mirrors for drinks, where you get sweeping views of the Padang and beyond that, Marina Bay Sands.
Make sure you’re dressed to the nines when heading to this romantic restaurant in Singapore! Its sleek interior design and opulence begets it. This is also one of the best places in Singapore to take that couple #OOTN!
Address: National Gallery, 1 Saint Andrew’s Road, #06-02, National Gallery S(178957)
Opening Hours: Tues – Sun: 12noon – 2pm, 6.30pm – 10pm
Affordable romantic restaurants
7. Dusk Restaurant & Bar
Want the best sunset view over a hilltop? Dusk Restaurant & Bar is a relatively affordable romantic restaurant in Singapore that offers just that and more. Enjoy European tapas over a sharing platter and pair it with cocktails or their selection of wine.
The interiors here are a dreamy mix of wood surfaces with tile designed floors, perfect for a semi-casual romantic dinner. We suggest picking a table as close to the edge as possible to enjoy the gorgeous pink sunsets on this special day with your partner. Once you’re done with your meal, surprise your date with a Sentosa cable car ride and admire the dazzling landscape together!
Address: Faber Peak Singapore, Level 2, 109 Mount Faber Road, S(099203)
Mon – Thurs: 4pm – 11pm
Fri – Sat: 4pm – 2am
Sun: 4pm – 11pm
8. Coastes Singapore
Are you and your partner a casual, laid-back couple? Then deviate from the high-end restaurants and choose a beach-front destination instead! With hearty ribs, burgers, pasta and seafood (most under $30), Coastes Singapore is a charming bistro with a rustic vibe that will win you over for sure!
Don’t forget to order a beer and go for a barefoot stroll on the beach after dinner. This affordable and romantic restaurant in Singapore is also loved by families, perfect for if you want to include your little one on this intimate occasion!
Address: 50 Siloso Beach Walk, S(099000)
Opening Hours: Daily, 9am – 10pm
9. Privé Keppel Bay
There’s no better way to celebrate Valentine’s Day than to enjoy each other’s company against the gentle sea breeze at Privé Keppel Bay. Despite the sweltering heat, we urge you to go for the alfresco seating where you can take in the serene view of yachts bobbing on the water.
Not sure if this meets your budget? Fret not. Privé Keppel Bay is surprisingly one of the more affordable romantic restaurants in Singapore with mains priced below $35. Sink your teeth into their all-day brunch which includes soft and fluffy homestyle pancakes or go for the ultimate big breakfast that’s perfect for two. Other dishes worth the calories are the pan-roasted chilli and lime salmon and the fork-tender lemon and thyme roasted half chicken.
Address: 2 Keppel Bay Vista, S(098382)
Mon – Fri: 9am – 10.30pm
Sat – Sun: 8am – 10.30pm
10. Super Loco Robertson Quay
Not too into fine dining and looking for a casual yet ‘nice’ place to bring your date for the night? Super Loco Robertson Quay is the romantic restaurant in Singapore we’d recommend. Don’t overthink your dress code for this one and enjoy the fun and festive Mexican vibes. While there’s nothing quite private about this buzzy restaurant, we think the vibrant atmosphere makes Super Loco a place we want to stay at all night!
Grab a table outdoors and facing the Singapore River. Enjoy casual conversation with your partner as you tuck into tacos (from $9), quesadillas (from $16), mains (under $40) along with their signature margaritas!
Address: The Quayside, 60 Robertson Quay #01-13, S(238252)
Mon – Fri: 11.30am – 10.30pm
Sat – Sun: 9am – 3pm, 5pm-10.30pm
Japanese romantic restaurant
11. KOMA Singapore
Be prepared for an eye-opening experience the moment you set foot in KOMA, for this is probably one of the grandest romantic restaurants you’ll find in Singapore. Escort your date through the 20 meters long entrance lined with red Japanese Torii gates that resemble Kyoto’s Fushimi Inari Shrine. Then, watch as she gasps in awe at the gigantic Japanese bell suspended above the bar — this dramatic setting is bound to get her heart thumping!
But it’s not only the Japanese-inspired decor that impresses at KOMA Singapore, the food here is extraordinary too. From the assorted sushi platter to A5 wagyu beef tenderloin, they’ve got it all. Need a drink after your hearty meal? Head over to the bar and sip on their popular sake cocktails and end the night right!
Address: The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, 2 Bayfront Avenue, #B1-67, S(018972)
Opening Hours: Daily, 11.30am – 3pm, 5pm – 12midnight
Garden-like romantic restaurants
A sub-20-degree temperature, beautiful flowers and good food — now this is one place you’d want to bring your date to. Pollen is housed within the Flower Dome in Gardens by the Bay, easily making it one of the most romantic restaurants in Singapore to cosy up in. Helmed by Michelini-starred Chef Michael Wilson, one can look forward to a kaleidoscope of flavours presented in a unique way. From quality ingredients to influences from Mediterranean cuisine, get ready to be wowed by the food in this atmospheric restaurant.
Couples can look forward to an exclusive menu for Valentine’s Day lunch and dinner 2021. We spy a bountiful list of menu items from King crab to prawns, wagyu beef and pandan rice pudding. Prices may be a little on the steep side here ($238 for the menu), so if not for yourself, you can perhaps slip this to your parents celebrating the special day!
Address: Flower Dome, Gardens by the Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Drive, #01-09, S(018953)
Opening Hours: Wed – Sun: 12pm – 3pm, 6pm – 10.30pm
13. The Halia
Are you and your other half nature lovers? If yes, then The Halia will make the perfect spot for your Valentine’s Day dinner 2021. With floor to ceiling windows, lush greenery and with an interior that gels perfectly with the Ginger Garden it’s situated in, there is much to admire about this tranquil space. Bonus: this romantic restaurant in Singapore has also been halal-certified since 2017.
Their all-day menu boasts local favourites like chilli crab spaghetti and several steak renditions. The restaurant also features vegetarian options including vegetarian desserts like sticky toffee pudding and candied ginger parfait — paying ode to the surrounding garden it’s in.
Address: Ginger Gardens, Singapore Botanic Gardens, 1 Cluny Road via Tyersall Avenue, S(259569)
Mon – Fri: 12noon – 8.30pm
Sat – Sun & PH: 5pm – 8.30pm
14. The Summerhouse
Now we’re sure many of you have heard of or seen pictures of the idyllic garden domes in The Summerhouse on social media. For those who haven’t, this romantic restaurant in Singapore houses a French Dining Room, Wildseed cafe, Wildseed bar and of course, the stunning Garden Domes. As pictured above, you and your partner will be seated in an igloo-like dome, under the stars, amidst lush gardens. One highlight of this restaurant is its dedication to bringing you farm to table food — some of the herbs and flowers are incorporated into the dishes that land up on your plate, giving you the freshest possible experience.
A reservation at the Garden Domes will set you back about $380++ per couple (subject to additional charges for V-day). For that price, you’ll be treated to an eight-course meal with starters like grilled prawns, mains like red snapper, wagyu brisket and a decadent chocolate ice cream, vanilla custard and hazelnut cookie dessert. Paired with the perfect couple #OOTD, it’ll be hard to resist this Valentine’s Day dinner 2021 idea!
Address: 3 Park Lane, Seletar Aerospace Park, S(798387)
(Nearest MRT: Yishun)
Opening Hours (Garden Dome): Wed – Sun: 6pm – 10pm
Colonial house setting romantic restaurant
If UNA sounds familiar to you, that’s because this renowned Spanish restaurant was once housed in One Rochester. They’ve since found a new home in The Alkaff Mansion, a rustic manor decked in timber and dazzling drop lights. Returning customers will be glad to know that the UNA’s signature dishes such as suckling pig and paella are still available in the new location.
This romantic restaurant in Singapore is probably also one of the rare few places you can go for a taste of Basque Country on V-day! Treat yourself and your partner to UNA’s ‘Basque In Romance’ five-course set dinner ($298++/couple) which includes two cocktails, a choice of confit salted cod or wagyu ribeye and more!
Address: The Alkaff Mansion, Level 2, Telok Blangah Green, S(109178)
Opening Hours: Tues – Sun: 6pm – 10.30pm
Other ways to spice up your romance
Catch your partner by surprise with these alternative V-day ideas! Or shower your special one with a bouquet of Valentine’s Day flowers or V-day gifts that are under $50! Prefer to do the cooking yourself? Whip up something yummy in a few minutes with these easy air-fryer recipes that’ll surely win over your partner’s heart!