Valentine’s Day may just be a commercial holiday to some, but why not just feed into it and celebrate with your partner? Whether you’re after a romantic meal or down for girls night out, these are the best places to go for the perfect date in Hong Kong.
Gough’s on Gough
Gough’s on Gough is not only one of the most Insta-worthy dining spots in Hong Kong, but also where you want to dine. Gough’s on Gough will be offering a eight course menu (HKD $ 1,288 per person) which includes signature dishes Terrine of Foie Gras, Trompettes de la mort, Black Truffles & Toasted Brioche and Roasted Breast of Anjou Pigeon, Glazed Leg, Seared Foie Gras, Smoked Chestnut Puree, Roasted Swede & Pigeon Jus with wine pairings options (HKD $448 per person for 4 pairings ; HKD $598 pre person for 7 pairings) on the special day. If you’re a foie gras lover, this would be it.
Gough’s on Gough, 15 Gough Street, Central, Hong Kong +852 2473 9066 goughsongough.com/
When it comes to picking where to spend your date night, ambience is always high up on your list. Featuring an open kitchen, colourful library and outdoor terrance, we’re pretty confident that you’ll like the atmosphere in Ecriture. This year, the two Michelin star restaurant will be serving a Valentine’s day menu on February 14, 2019 only (HKD $2,888). Make sure you book in advance and try the most talked about dishes such as Caviar and Uni Tart and A4 Miyazaki Wagyu Beef.
Ecriture, 26/F, H Queens, 80 Queen’s Road, Central, Hong Kong +852 2795 5996 lecomptoir.hk/ecriture
If you’re looking to book a staycation for Valentine’s Day, this is it. Five Star Hotel The Murray, Hong Kong will be offering an exclusive accommodation package Love Beyond Our Bounds (HKD $5,500) which includes complimentary breakfast for two, welcome bottle of champagne and chocolate-dipped strawberries, butler-drawn bubble bath, in-room dining epicurean services (valued up to HKD $800) and meal preparation at the Food Angel Network. Head over to Popinjays and Tai Pan for romantic dining experiences.
The Murray, 22 Cotton Tree Dr, Central, Hong Kong +852 3141 8888 niccolohotels.com/
Zuma Hong Kong is known for its contemporary Japanese cuisines and Executive Chef Oscar Luzon de Arcos’ creations. In order to celebrate the special evening, Zuma features two multi-course tasting menu options (HKD $980 person or HKD $1,380 per person for premium tasting menu) which includes some of the most-loved dishes such as seared salmon with lime shiso soy, sea bass tempura with tentsuyu sauce and rose and raspberry snowball with crispy praline chocolate cake.
Zuma, Level 5&6 Landmark Atrium, 15 Queen’s Road Central, Central, Hong Kong +852 3657 6388, zumarestaurant.com/locations/hong-kong/
Reopened last October, we’re pretty confident that you’ve heard of this one. Italian Chef Angelo Cecchio has introduced several new steaks and items since the reopening. To start off the night, Porterhouse will be offering a welcome champagne drink followed by main courses such as Cappuccino of Langoustine, Seared Hokkaido Scallops and lime cake for dessert. The Valentine’s day menu (HKD $1,888 for two) is only available on February 14, 2019.
Porterhouse, 7/F, California Tower, 30-36 D’Aguilar Street, Central, Hong Kong, +852 2522 6366, porterhousehk.com/en/
CÉ LA VI
CÉ LA VI is not only one of the hippest rooftop bars in Hong Kong, but also the perfect place to spend Valentine’s Day with your date. Starting from 14-17 February, 2019, CÉ LA VI will be introducing a couple tasting menu (HK $1,488) that features signature dishes such as Grilled Wagyu Beef in Red Miso & Port Wine Sauce. If you’re looking to dine with a view, this is it.
CÉ LA VI, 25/F California Tower, 30-32 D’Aguilar Street, Lan Kwai Fong, Central, Hong Kong +852 3700 2300 hk.celavi.com
Tate Dining Room & Bar
What’s better than spending Valentine’s Day at Tate Dining Room & Bar? The one-Michelin star restaurant is not only Instagrammable, but also presents a unique interpretation of LOVE. Designed by Chef Vicky Lau, the nine-course dinner menu (HKD $1,980) features Ode to Oyster with warm egg espuma, Oscietre Prestige caviar, fermented cabbage and fresh herbs and more. Guests will also be invited to Poem Patisserie for a special sweet treat on the special day.
Tate Dining Room & Bar, 210 Hollywood Road, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, +852 2555 2172 tate.com.hk
Located in the heart of Central, modern-authentic Japanese restaurant FUMI places a great emphasis on seasonality and picking the right ingredients. This year, FUMI will be presenting a eigh-course dinner menu (HKD $1,402 for two person) featuring Lobster and Sea Urchin Salad, Clam Clear Soup, Steamed Kichiji Rockfish and more. All the lovebirds will be able to enjoy a pink dessert and two glasses of Jozen Mizuno Gotoshi sake prepared by the chef.
FUMI, 6/F, California Tower, Lan Kwai Fong, 30 – 36 D’Aguilar St, Central Hong Kong, Central, Hong Kong +852 2328 3302 fumihk.com
Presented by Executive Sous Chef Josef Gallenberger, European fine-dining restaurant Hugo’s will be offering a Valentine’s Day special menu on 14 February, 2019 only. Featuring mains such as pan-fried Atlantic halibut with fennel, bacon, pearl onion, beetroot and tarragon foam, we’re pretty sure that you’ll enjoy the night surrounded by the romantic atmosphere.
Hugo’s, Lobby Level, Hyatt Regency Hong Kong, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong +852 3721 7733
If you’re looking for an affordable meal, this would be it. Created by Chef Corey, Middle Eastern restaurant Bedu will be offering a special four course sharing menu (HKD $400 per person) with a glass of champagne to start. In order to support the local community, Bedu will be donating $25 from every menu sold to local LGBTI campaigners Pink Alliance.
Bedu, 40 Gough Street, Central, Hong Kong +852 2320 4450 bedurestaurant.com