If you’re looking for romantic restaurants for Valentine’s Day in Sydney, you’re spoilt for choice. From steaks to seafood and everything in between, this is paradise for date night. Whether you want intimate vibes with champagne and cocktails or are more of a buzzy cocktail lover, these places are perfect for V-Day.
Now all you have to do is find a date…
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With its world-famous chefs and a special six-course tasting menu for Valentine’s Day, Aria is a winning spot for a glitzy date night. Floor-to-ceiling windows offer stunning views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Sydney Opera House, making Aria one of the most scenic places to dine in the city. The menu also boasts fine wines that will make date night even more special.
This classic Italian steak house and cocktail bar takes its nam from the famous steak from Florence. They do bistecca wonderfully here. The steak is presented to diners before being cooked fireside over charcoal to a perfect medium-rare.
As for the romantic atmosphere? The cosy dining room has a central open hearth, butcher’s block and domed ceilings with brick cladding.
Cirrus at Barangaroo is one of Sydney’s finest seafood restaurants, with creative dishes that will have your bae in awe. The menu is always changing, but the skill and passion for unique flavours stays the same. The Valentine’s 5-course sharing menu has dishes such as whole BBQ flounder, spanner crab with fennel custard and toast, and a chocolate cake with fig.
Hubert is a beautiful French restaurant located in the heart of downtown Sydney, with an intimate atmosphere and delicious French cuisine. Oh, and of course, plenty of champagne. For Valentine’s Day, they’re screening the movie Amelie, with free flowing magnums of wine from around the world, endless popcorn and a decadent buffet dinner.
Impress your date at one of the best restaurants for Valentine’s Day in Sydney: Chiswick is a creative restaurant that uses ingredients from its own kitchen garden. The V-Day dinner here has canapés and a glass of sparkling on arrival, plus a delicious 3-course share style menu. Start things off with Kingfish sashimi, with a John Dory or dry-aged striploin for mains, before sharing an indulgent raspberry and chocolate macaron.
This place has a laid-back vibe for date nights and more. This intimate venue pairs effortless charm (think: blackboards and exposed brick) with a tasty menu of classic Italian dishes. There’s also a great selection of Italian and Australian wines to sip alongside a popular cheese and dessert menu.
Treat your loved one to an 8-course dinner at Banksii, Sydney’s first restaurant and bar dedicated to Vermouth, that’s right on the waterfront in Barangaroo. You’ll start your special Valentine’s Day dinner with a spritz from the Whitley Neill Gin pop-up bar. Once seated, each couple will receive a single red rose.
After feasting on all sorts of tasty dishes, you’ll get a cute polaroid photo to take home to remember the evening by.