If you’re like me you haven’t yet made proper plans for Valentine’s Day, thankfully, I’ve got you covered with the best activities for eating, drinking and playing all over the city.
For those who want cheap and cheerful:
It’s date night at The Norfolk this Thursday, and you’re invited to partake in your choice of $10 heartbreaker cocktails or $10 heartstopper hot wings buckets. Free slushie shots on arrival for the ladies, and a food menu that’ll please the bank balance. Unlimited free cheer for everyone.
305 Cleveland St, Surry Hills
For those who want seafood and sweets by the sea:
Treat yourself and your partner to one of Sydney’s best views and dining experiences at The Sailors club. The night is sure to inspire romance with a glass of LaurentPerrier champagne on arrival and a luxurious seafood dinner and desserts package from only $85pp.
594 New South Head Rd, Rose Bay
Bookings: 9327 6561
For those who want something unique:
Spoil your partner with a date out to Embers Mezze Bar, you will be greeted by a waiting glass of wine or sparkling and a canape before being treated to a delicious eight plate dinner consisting of delicious and unique dishes and choice of dessert. Only $75 per person, romance on a plate served 6p.m. till midnight.
52 Oxford St, Darlinghurst
Bookings: 8354 1100
For those who don’t have time to organise:
Valentines Day can be stressful for the busy cupids around us; so let a professional organise your experience in less than ten minutes. With truly unforgettable and unique experiences on offer from $390 up to $1000+, Sydney’s first romantic concierge TakeHer is worth every cent.
0439 528 466
For those who want to get hands on:
Nothing says love like Italian food. At the Italian cooking course by Salt Meats Cheese, you get wine, tasting plates, a goodie bag, and the invaluable knowledge of how to make a perfect pasta dough and antipasto plate. Let your kitchen become the best restaurant in town. $75 per person.
41 Bourke Road, Alexandria
Bookings: 9690 2406 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
For those who want peace and quiet:
Escape the concrete jungle for a night at the Botanic Restaurant. Open exclusively for Valentines Day dinner, the Gardens is offering a three-course dinner including a glass of sparkling wine on arrival for only $95ea for you and your partner. Noise free, crowd free, there will be nothing to detract or distract from the occasion.
Royal Botanic Gardens
For those who want harbour views:
The Museum of Contemporary Art is hosting a free event featuring live music serenades that marry perfectly with the enchanting and picturesque views of Sydney Harbour. Champagne and small plates will be available for purchase. 5.30pm until 9pm.
140 George Street Sydney
And finally…. For those who want nothing to do with Valentines Day:
The selfproclaimed retrosexual haven of cosmopolitan kitsch and faded granny glamour is holding a very special therapy session this Thursday. With free hugs and seriously boozy cocktails, Grandma’s has all the usual fun and more. Strictly no Valentine’s fluff, get in early, leave late.
Basement, 275 Clarence St Sydney