Treat your Valentine to an unforgettable dining experience at one of Adelaide’s most romantic venues. Whether you’re looking for fine-dining with stunning views or simply a cosy spot with mood lighting Valentine’s Day in Adelaide has a lot to offer.
131-139 King William Street Adelaide SA
If you’re looking for something a little different this Valentine’s Day, Electra House Level One is for you. Combining Italian and Asian influences, this menu is sure to surprise. Designed to be shared, it’s recommended that you choose a few plates per person and share amongst yourselves. Try the shiitake ravioli ($28) or the South Australian kingfish sashimi ($23). Be sure to also sample the Asian-fusion drinks as well. The Green Tea Cooler sounds incredible and includes Bacardi superior, green tea, lemongrass and grapefruit bitters ($16) or choose from their Japanese beer list, which is sure to quench your thirst. As for the venue, Electra House’s sandstone exterior is something to be marvelled out and the interior is just as impressive – think pastel pink walls and simple, modern furnishings.
“The atmosphere here is worth the visit.” – seanlovesreviewing
20 Waymouth St, Adelaide SA
If you’re looking for somewhere classy, romantic and stylish to take your Valentine, look no further than Georges on Waymouth. Its Mediterranean menu showcases fresh, seasonal produce and luckily for all you couples out there, they’ve created a mouth-watering three-course Valentine’s meal just for you! Options include house made ricotta & spinach ravioli for starter and the signature Lamb Press with pancetta, Kangaroo Island sheep’s milk yoghurt and pomegranate pesto for main. Oh, and did we mention that all breads, pastas and desserts and made on site!
“Completely blown away by the attentiveness, professionalism, and knowledge of the staff, and the fact the proprietor George made an effort to check on all tables throughout the evening and genuinely care about how people were experiencing their meals was first rate.” – Idiotabroadbbc
Stamford Plaza Hotel, 150 North Terrace, Adelaide, SA
Always wanted to take your date to Japan but couldn’t afford it? Ginza Miyako is the next best thing. Located in the five star Stamford Plaza Hotel, Ginza Miyako is a real crowd-pleaser. Head Chef Kazuki Ushiro San showcases Japanese flavours with a French influence, labelling him the master of French Japanese fusion. The menu contains delicious combinations such as teriyaki quail ($34) and fusion sushi ($36 for 12 pieces). The Valentine’s Day menu is also not to be missed – butter poached lobster, charcoal grilled duck breast and chocolate millefeuille are just a few items to choose from. Ginza Miyako’s dining experience is just as impressive as its cuisine. Choose between traditional Japanese-style seating and a fully-furnished western style area.
“With its minimalistic décor, ample natural lighting, and friendly staff service, it’s little surprise that Ginza has gained a reputation of being one of the relaxed yet sophisticated Japanese restaurants that is ideal for wining and dining” – Adelaidefoodcentral
43 Lower Hermitage Rd, Houghton SA
Looking to whisk you date a way this Valentine’s Day? Why not visit the Glen Ewin Estate in the Adelaide Hills, only a 25-minute drive north-east of the CBD.
Glen Ewin Estate is doing something a little different for Valentine’s Day. Instead of a sit-down meal, they have created ‘Valentine’s Day in the Orchard’. This picnic package includes a hamper for two, full of fresh local delights as well as a bottle of bubbly, for you to enjoy on the Cellar Door’s surrounding green lawns. It’s the perfect way to enjoy February’s beautiful weather. If dining on the grass isn’t quite your style you can also all enjoy the comforts of the Cellar Door Bistro. Their lunch menu includes Hill’s lamb cutlets ($27) and grilled Atlantic salmon ($30).
“It was beautiful. The share plates and food we ordered were really good, fault less. The service as well was great too. It was the perfect afternoon. Definitely would recommend this place for something/somewhere different to eat, relax and take in the surroundings.” – xbabydollx
Adelaide Oval, King William St, North Adelaide SA
If you partner is a bit of a sports buff, this place is for you. Set in Adelaide Oval’s magnificent surroundings, Hill of Grace is the perfect place to marvel at the view while perusing the extensive wine list which contains over 160 South Australian options.
This upmarket restaurant offers meals sure to tantalise your tastebuds. Try Paroo kangaroo tartare ($21) and charred pork belly ($38) and finish the meal off with an Adel Blue cheese ice cream ($18). All of which are plated so beautifully you won’t want to eat them!
“From the moment we walked in the service was spot on and it stayed that way right to the end. The restaurant has a lovely feel to it” – 4chillis