Restaurants For Valentine’s Day Melbourne

The 7 Best Restaurants For Valentine’s Day In Melbourne

When it comes to romantic meals, there’s some amazing restaurants for Valentine’s Day in Melbourne. Whether you want intimate vibes with champagne or are more of a buzzy cocktail lover, these places are perfect for V-Day.

Take a cue from us and book your dinner reservation sooner rather than late. These restaurants are particularly popular with couples on V-Day…

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1. Shadowboxer

Shadowboxer is a wine bar and modern Australian restaurant in South Yarra with a pretty terrace and hell of a cocktail menu. And yes, the food just as good. Start your meal with kangaroo carpaccio to start, followed by spinach and ricotta gnocchi for mains and some dessert wine. You’ll find yourself staying here late into the night…

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2. Meatmaiden

What’s more romantic than steak night? One of their signature dishes at Meatmaiden is a 1.2kg Tomahawk rib-eye steak, which is made for sharing. That juicy cut along with their sides is one of the nicest steaks you will ever taste.

What really rounds the experience off to perfection is a carefully curated wine list and classic cocktails.

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3. Punch Lane 

This cosy wine bar and restaurant has been a staple for date night in Melbourne for more than 20 years, with delicious food from a seasonal menu, mouth-watering cheeses and a creative wine list. To really go all out for Valentine’s Day, order some oysters followed by the 5-course tasting menu.

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4. Cutler & Co

Cutler & Co. is a fine dining restaurant that is perfect for date night, whether you stop by the bar for a drink and some seafood snacks, or settle in for sharing dishes in the main restaurant. Their Valentine’s Day menu is a 6-course chef’s selection menu of amazing summer produce, with dishes including King George whiting with apple cucumber and young coriander.

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5. Epocha

Enjoy views of the Carlton Gardens from the understated dining room as you feast on an elegant menu of shared European dishes. Be sure to save room for something from the dessert and cheese trolley. Looking to linger? Settle in to Hannah’s Bar for a drop of French bubbly or a digestif.

Restaurants For Valentine’s Day Melbourne

6. Le Bon Ton

Fill you up on crab cakes, smokehouse brisket and other specialties of the Deep South at this charming Creole hotspot in Collingwood. It’s the ideal restaurant for the couple that wants to let loose and have a little fun. Did we mention there’s also all-night oysters, champagne and absinthe?

Restaurants For Valentine’s Day Melbourne

7. Attica

Want to really impress your date with one of the top restaurants for Valentine’s Day in Melbourne? Book a table at Attica, whose food constantly has critics raving worldwide. Using uniquely local Australian ingredients, this place is something special. Keep in mind that they only serve a tasting menu at $295pp and tables for two are most in demand, so join the waiting list for February 14th.

Restaurants For Valentine’s Day Melbourne

Sarah Clayton-Lea
Sarah Clayton-Lea

Co-founder and global head of content of Big 7 Travel, 26-year-old Sarah created the company through her passion for discovering the world's best food and travel experiences. Formerly based in Dublin, Ireland, she now travels the world sharing her finds with our readers - a community that loves travel just as much as we do.

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