If there is one thing that Dubai is not short of it’s world-class dining options. This Valentine’s Day Dubai’s dining spots have taken it up a notch with specially curated packages that include everything from Tiffany & Co. jewellery to free-flowing bubbly and even a mermaid show. From exceptional alfresco settings to authentic Italian eatery picks for a spectacular Italian dining experience, dreamy beach-side dining and otherworldly underwater destinations, every taste is covered. With so many options to choose from in Dubai, we’ve curated the ultimate list. Impress your partner this Valentine’s Day with a date night at one of our top 10 Valentine’s Day dining spots.
1. Nikki Beach Resort and Spa, Pearl Jumeirah
The internationally famous Nikki Beach Resort and Spa Valentine’s gives guests a taste of jet-set living. Your loved one might feel as though they have been transported into the Maldives as they kick off their shoes and settle down in their own cabana on a sandy beach, ready for an unforgettable alfresco dinner surrounded by candles and floral decorations. Gaze up at the night sky and take in the sound of the waves, this Valentine’s Day Nikki Beach is hosting an exclusive concept entitled: Dinner in the Sand. Your evening will include a romantic three-course menu with the option for unlimited free-flowing bubbles. Enjoy these delights while live performances from musicians to fire performers take care of the entertainment.
The Deal: Premium beverages package AED5000 per couple / AED3500 per couple soft beverage package. Each reservation includes complimentary access for two to the resort’s pool and beach to use on the next visit.
2. Pierchic, Jumeirah Al Qasr
Pierchic is an award winning Italian restaurant, known by locals and visitors to be one of Dubai’s most romantic restaurants thanks to its 360-degree ocean views. It’s also the perfect spot to get that Burj Al Arab holiday snap. This award-winning restaurant takes culinary influences from Italy for a finely crafted Italian menu. For Valentine’s Day this year, the five-course set menu is accompanied by a glass of bubbles and an amazing romantic ambiance.
The Deal: AED2000 per couple including one glass of bubbles per guest.
3. Thiptara, Palace Downtown, Downtown Dubai
Thiptara balances theatrical fountain views with flavourful Thai cuisine. Set on the twinkling water next to the Dubai Fountains, guests can enjoy regular fountain shows and Burj Khalifa views as they dine. The award-winning venue is known for its upscale Thai cuisine and is part of the impressive Palace Downtown hotel. Valentine’s Day at Thiptara includes a four-course set menu for two with a host of romantic add-ons like bottles of bubbly and a bouquet of roses.
The Deal: Several packages are available starting from AED899 for a set menu including soft beverages up until AED1599 for a set menu including bubbles and a bouquet of roses.
4. CÉ LA VI, Address Sky View
An ideal option for city lovers, CÉ LA VI can be found at the top of Address Sky View facing out towards the iconic Burj Khalifa. This Valentine’s Day couples can tuck into delicious contemporary Pan-Asian cuisine while enjoying live music by an internationally celebrated pianist. Take in some of the city’s most impressive views before taking home some special Valentine’s treats. Guests will receive special hand-made bouquets as well as hand-drawn portraits.
The Deal: Indoor seating is charged at AED1000 per person while outdoor dining options are AED 1500 per person.
5. Ossiano Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah
Ossiano at Atlantis, The Palm is already a standout location for a Valentine’s date thanks to its enchanting under the water setting which reveals a kaleidoscopic array of marine life. This year Ossiano’s special Valentine’s package in collaboration with esteemed jeweller Tiffany & Co makes it an even more impressive option for couples.
Step into the restaurant surrounded by aquariums brimming with aquatic life and then indulge in a seven-course menu accompanied by bubbles and live entertainment. Get the message across to that special someone in the most memorable way. The aquarium’s mermaid show reveals personalised messages to onlooking diners.
The Deal: Packages start from AED5000 and go up to AED 27000 per couple (The most pricey includes a special Tiffany & Co gift.)
6. Summersalt, Jumeirah Al Naseem Hotel
An easy-breezy option for couples keen to relax together by day and dine together by night. Take a cabana and enjoy sun, sea and one another as well as special Valentine’s themed treats from bubbles to chocolate-dipped strawberries. This chilled-out beach club situated on a pristine stretch of white beach overlooks the Burj Al Arab, perfect for a romantic beach walk and a captivating sunset followed by a four-course dinner.
The Deal: A four-course dinner at Summersalt including bubbly for AED900 or take a cabana package from AED1975 which includes flowers, chocolate-dipped strawberries as well as bubbles.
7. Sonara Desert Camp, Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve
Whisk your loved one away for a romantic night in the Arabian desert. Sonara Camp Dubai offers couples a dining experience with a difference. Sit amongst the dunes, under the glow of starlight and enjoy the camp’s special ‘Fire in the Desert’ sharing menu consisting of thoughtfully sourced, seasonal and local ingredients. Gaze up at the stars together and take in the wonders of the surrounding desert as sunset turns to nightfall while enjoying authentic entertainment including live music and fire shows. For an experience your loved one will never forget, book a night in the Sonara Camp’s charming Bedouin tents.
The Deal: Various packages are available. The Sunset and Dinner Experience starts from AED1100 per adult. The Overnight Adventure starts from AED1850 per adult for a Nomad tent and AED2100 per adult for a Lotus tent.
8. Aura Skypool, Palm Tower, Palm Jumeirah
This Valentine’s day Aura Skypool invites couples to celebrate their love by swimming under the stars in the world’s highest 360-degree view infinity pool. Couples can enjoy an Asian-inspired menu from the comfort of their daybed. Highlights include romantic favourites such as oysters and caviar as well as sticky duck yakitori hoisin sauce and glazed miso salmon. Entertainment and incredible views will keep spirits high long into the night. On Valentine’s Day, a live violinist and resident DJ will be performing.
The Deal: The set menu is priced at AED1200 per couple for the second row and AED1600 for the front row (options include pool access)
9. Urla, Address Downtown Dubai
One for seafood lovers, couples can celebrate their connection over an intimate dinner for two at Urla this Valentine’s Day. The menu offers a culinary journey to the Aegean coast. Highlights include wagyu carpaccio and oysters. Live music and twinkling light installations keep the spirit of romance alive. The venue reveals impressive Downtown Dubai views including the enchanting Burj Khalifa and Dubai Fountains. Urla’s resident DJ and a violinist duo will serenade couples throughout the evening and ladies can expect a special gift!
The Deal: Minimum spend of AED3000 per couple.
For Reservations: +97152 554 5997
10. 101 Dining and Lounge, One and Only The Palm, Palm Jumeirah
This picture-perfect setting perched on a jetty above the sea is the perfect escape for couples seeking an intimate and calming Valentine’s Day dinner together. 101 Dining and Lounge offers guests the tranquillity of the sea with the best views of the Dubai Marina. The restaurant specialises in seafood with a menu curated by three-Michelin-starred chef Yannick Alléno in honour of the restaurant’s sea-front location. We recommend heading to Jetty Lounge at the hotel’s sister property, the One&Only Royal Mirage, first for a sundowner before arriving in style by private boat chartered by the hotel.
The Deal: Order à la carte