If the way to a person's heart is through their stomach, then we've got you covered. These top dining spots serve OTT romance for an incredible Valentine's Day you and your date will never forget.
Stuck for ideas for where to take your lover this Valentine’s Day? From glitzy rooftop feasting to poolside fine-dining with an aquatic spectacular, we dish out Jakarta’s most romantic restaurants serving up perfect prix-fixes to help you win Valentine’s this year.
For the ultimate romantic escape, might we suggest bringing out the big guns by booking the private pool-side cabana experience at The Dharmawangsa? The intimate candle-lit dinner will surprise your taste buds with a delectable 8-course medley that include French John Dory, duck breast and wagyu beef tenderloin. The dessert deserves a special mention: a heavenly vanilla rose panna cotta to wrap up the night. As if that’s not all, the decadent dinner is enjoyed with a glass of Clicquot La Grande Dame 96 premium champagne or Jackson-Triggs Ice Wine.
Meanwhile, Sriwijaya Restaurant at The Dharmawangsa is also cooking up a romantic feast. Whipped up by Executive Sous Chef Emmanuel Julio and team, the decadent Valentine’s custom dinner menu that includes all the aphrodisiacs – scallops, caviar, foie gras, and of course oysters.
The Dharmawangsa. p. +62 21 725 8181. e. firstname.lastname@example.org
VIEW Restaurant and Bar at Fairmont
Take your love to new heights this Valentine’s Day at Fairmont’s VIEW. Celebrate the date night of all date nights by gazing out into the glittering Jakarta skyline while sipping on sparkling wine as you and your beau dine on a decadent five-course meal designed to heat things up. Now that’s Valentine’s dinner perfection. Bookings necessary.
The five-course set menu at VIEW Restaurant & Bar is IDR 1,900,000++ per couple (incl. two glasses of sparkling wine). For reservations, call +62 (21) 2970 3333 or e. email@example.com.
Lyon at Mandarin Oriental
Eat your heart out at Mandarin Oriental’s Lyon, where Chef Cyril Calmet has designed the perfect romantic five-course dinner for lovers. Sink your teeth into Valentine’s specials such as the seared ‘rougie’ foie gras, Canadian lobster, and exclusive His and Her desserts. Want to make the night even more unforgettable? Opt for ‘Dine under the Stars’ experience, where couples are serenaded by an incredible water-ballet performance by the award-winning synchronized swimmers Tirta Taruna Group.
The ‘Parisian Night’ dinner at Lyon is IDR 2,888,000++ per couple, while ‘Dine under the Stars’ is IDR 3,888,000++ per couple. For reservations, call +62 (21) 2993 8824 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alto at Four Seasons
For a romantic dinner with wow-factor, book into Alto at Four Seasons where Chef Marco Riva will have lovebirds swooning at first bite. Highlights include foie gras mousse, lobster ravioli, barolo wine-glazed wagyu beef tenderloin and a sweet ending with a special Italian dessert. Wine pairings are obviously (in our minds anyway) essential. Bliss.
The four-course dinner at Alto is IDR 1,380,000++ per person. For reservations, call +62 21 2277 1888.
Skye Restaurant and Lounge
Score major brownie points with your ride-or-die by treating them to the ultimate 4-course meal at Skye Restaurant and Lounge. The rooftop haunt is the perfect setting for A-grade romance. With menu highlights like tempura oyster, crab ravioli and Valrhona chocolate fondant, trust that sparks will be soaring sky high this Valentine’s.
The four-course dinner at Skye Restaurant is IDR 850,000++ per person, and IDR 350,000 per person for free-flow wine. For reservations, call +62 21 2358 6996 or e. email@example.com.