With so many great restaurants in Cape Town, you won’t find it difficult to find a great number of experiences to enjoy on Valentine’s Day.
But it’s always a tough tasks to find the perfect one that will mark this most romantic of days as one of the most special in your relationship. From movie evenings, to set menus and competitions, there really is something for everyone.
We’ve highlighted our top 5 Valentine’s Day recommendations below to help you out.
What to do this Valentine’s Day in Cape Town
Win a case of Bloedlemoen Gin!
You don’t always have to go out to enjoy a romantic evening with your partner. Sometimes it’s just as nice to celebrate at home with a great local gin & tonic.
To celebrate Valentine’s Day, we’ll be giving away a bottle of Bloedlemoen as well as two Bloedlemoen mini bottles to match. To enter, all you have to do is tell us about the special some one that you love in the competition widget below.
5 course set menu at Shimmy Beach
With a picture perfect sea-side setting, live music, candlelit tables and elegant interior, Shimmy Beach Club provides a beautiful space to celebrate the day of love, with a mouthwatering menu to match.
Couples are invited to tuck into to a 5 course set menu, consisting of an amuse bouche, starter, palate cleansing sorbet, main course and dessert, as well as a complimentary glass of Graham Beck bubbly.
Join a Cooking Class on Valentine’s Day
Ginger & Lime Cooking Studio is hosting a special class just for Valentine’s Day, but if the menu on the day doesn’t fancy your taste, you can also buy vouchers for any of their upcoming cooking classes. Think Thai, Indian, Spanish, Japanese, you’ll find exactly what you are looking for.
The unique aspect of Ginger & Lime is that everyone prepares the dishes together. There are no individual cooking station. This means, everyone gets to interact a lot more with one another allowing the group to bond. At the end of the evening, you all sit down and enjoy wine eating what you have prepared.
Sharing is Caring at The Village Idiot
Your choice of Fillet medallions, roasted potatoes with a Béarnaise sauce or you can go for a Melanzane parmigiana baked to perfection. Finish it off with a trio of dessert to share.
The Valentine’s Day dinner includes 2 drinks each, with a choice of Standard beer, house wine, Simonsig bubbly or non alcoholic cocktails. All this for R360 per pair!
Enjoy a six course set menu at Nobu
From the chef’s heart to yours at the internationally renowned Nobu, lovebirds can enjoy the Omakase menu, a culinary delight of Nobu’s signature Asian and South American dishes. Omakase is Japanese for the term “from the chef’s heart” and this six course set menu with a glass of Moet & Chandon Brut Rose and a bespoke Nobu petit four chocolate gift box is available on Valentine’s Day