All the best ways to celebrate Valentine's Day in Abu Dhabi
The most romantic time of the year…
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and we’ve got you covered with some of the most romantic spots for you to wow your loved one. From private dinners to intimate restaurants or beachside dining, we are sure you will find something perfect for you and your special someone.
Here are all the most romantic places to check out in Abu Dhabi
Ame Beach Bar and Lounge
Dine under the stars this Valentine’s Day, against the stunning backdrop of Saadiyat Island’s enchanting seascape. This al fresco dining venue has been engineered to sweep you and your loved one off your feet, with a lavish red carpet and rose petal pathway leading you to your scenic table. From 7pm to 11.30pm couples will be greeted with an array of canapes and a bottle of bubbly on their table. For the main event, a lucky couple will dine on a five-course paired menu, sip on premium house beverages and receive a bouquet of gorgeous red roses. This will cost you Dhs5,999 per couple.
Ame Beach Bar, Rixos Premium, Al Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, Tues Feb 14, 7pm to 11.30pm, bottle of bubbles, five course paired menu, Dhs5,999 per couple. Tel: (0)2 492 2222, rixos.com
Elevate your next date night with a specially curated Valentine’s menu, with your first margaritas being on the house. This eccentric Mexican venue is a gorgeous spot to unwind and celebrate a day of love. Join Amerigo’s on Tuesday February 14 from 5.30pm onwards.
Amerigos Mexican Bar & Restaurant, Park Inn by Radisson, Abu Dhabi, Yas Island, Tues February 14, 5.30pm onwards. Tel: (0)2 656 2000, radissonhotels.com
What says I love you more than an intimate Italian dinner? At Amici you and your amore will be spoilt with a candlelit dinner, complete with three courses and a glass of bubbly, from 6pm until 10.30pm. This dinner will take place on Tuesday, February 14 and will cost you Dhs280 per person, or if you want to upgrade to a grape pairing with one glass per course, this will cost Dhs99. If you would prefer a selection of premium beverages upgrade for Dhs169.
Amici, Yas Marina Circuit, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, Tues Feb 14, 6pm to 10.30pm, Dhs280 per person for a three-course dinner with a glass of bubbly, additional dhs99 for wine pairings or Dhs169 upgrade for premium beverages. Tel:(0)2 656 0600, wabudhabidining.com
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The anti-Vaneltines day festivities are kicking off on Tuesday February 14 from 3pm until late at this neighbourhood venue. Only singles are invited, with all party people being able to mingle to their heart’s content – celebrating love the single way.
Belgian Cafe, Radisson blu Hotel, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, Tues 14 Feb, Tel: (0)2 656 2000, radissonhotels.com
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For Dhs499 couples can feast on a five-course meal at this gorgeous steak house. From 6pm onwards you and your loved one can make your Valentine’s Day one to remember at Blue Grill.
Blue Grill, Yas Island Rotana, Abu Dhabi, from 6pm, Tues Feb 14, Dhs499 five-course dinner. Tel: (0)2 656 4171, rotana.com
Blow away your special someone by sitting cosy in a gorgeous private cabana, whilst you bask in the cool breeze under Arabian skies. This Valentine’s day you can sip on two glasses of bubbly and a bottle of wine whilst you tuck into a three-course menu by candlelight. This can all be enjoyed for Dhs699 per couple from 7pm to 11pm.
B-Lounge, Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel & Resort, Corniche Road East, Abu Dhabi, Tues Feb 14 7pm to 11pm, Dhs699 per couple, three course menu, two glasses of bubbles and bottle of wine. Tel: (0)50 790 2353, sheratonabudhabiexperiences.com
Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers
Go the extra mile for your loved one with an intimate private dinner, on a pristine white beach under a sky of stars. Couples will be surrounded by glowing Arabic lanterns and listen to the serene lapping of the ocean. From 6pm to 12am, you will be greeted with a welcome cocktail, dine on a four-course menu and sip the night away on Moet and Chandon Rosé. All the special ladies will also receive a bespoke flower bouquet as a gift. This magical evening will cost Dhs3,000 per couple.
Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers, Corniche Rd, Al Batten, Abu Dhabi, Tues Feb 14, 6pm to 12am, four-course dinner, Moet and Chandon Rosé, a bouquet of flowers, Dhs3,000. Tel: (0)2 811 5555, hilton.com
COYA Abu Dhabi
This Peruvian dining experience is here to make your Valentine’s day sweeter with a specially curated lovers’ dessert platter, complete this rhubarb mousse, strawberry chocolate ice cream, yoghurt marquise, assorted sorbets, chocolate ganache, red fruits and candied petals. Alongside this, all couples can sip on a floral rose and lychee pisco sour. Both of these delicacies can be enjoyed exclusively on Tuesday February 14.
Coya Abu Dhabi, Four Seasons Hotel, The Galleria, Abu Dhabi, special dessert and drinks offers. Tel: (0)2 306 7000, coyarestaurant.com
Dino’s Bistro Italiano
The way to every person’s heart is through food and Dino’s valentines menu is definitely chef’s kiss worthy. You and your loved one can indulge in scrumptious Italian classics through a four-course menu, paired with a bottle of red, white or prosecco. This will cost Dhs350 with a glass of bubbles or Dhs400 with a bottle of house wine or bubbly.
Dino’s Bistro Italiano, Al Khaleej Al Arabi, Al Rawdha, Al Ma’arid, Abu Dhabi, Tues February 14, 6pm to 11pm, Dhs350 for a four-course menu with a glass of bubbles or Dhs400 with a bottle of wine or bubbles. Tel: (0)2 307 5551, rotana.com
Two offers are available at Filini, one for all the ladies and the other for all the love birds from 5.30pm onwards. Gorgeous gals are invited for three hours of house beverages on Tuesday February 14 for Dhs69, alongside 50 per cent off the ladies’ night menu. Couples can indulge in a three-course menu whilst sipping on prosecco for Dhs399.
Filini Garden, Radisson Blue, Yas island, Yas Plaza, Abu Dhabi, Tues Feb 14, ladies’ night 3 hours house drinks Dhs69 and 50 per cent off ladies night menu, dining package 3 course menu and prosecco Dhs399 per couple. Tel: (0)2 656 2000, radissonhotels.com
Add a twist to your romantic evening, with a gastronomical experience that will be conducted in the dark. From 7.45pm couples can tuck into a mystery three-course meal, with a welcome drink and canapes for Dhs599 per couple. The meal will be in total darkness with guests being blindfolded, heightening diners’ senses.
Bab AlQasr hotel, W Corniche Rd, Al Bateen, Abu Dhabi, dining in the dark Dhs599, three-course meal, welcome drink and canapes. Tel: (0)56 992 2078, millenniumhotels.com
If you’re the anti-Valentine or just want to celebrate with your besties, then Garage has the perfect brunch for you to let your hair down. On Saturday Feburary 11, you and your squad can head down to one of the biggest and baddest brunches that will be spicing things up in honour of Valentine’s day. Complete with delicious food and funky music, you can party from 1pm to 4pm for Dhs320 with soft drinks, Dhs420 for house beverages, or if you want to treat yourself, Dhs589 for bubbles.
Garage Restaurant, W Abu Dhabi, Yas Marina Circuit, Yas Island, Sat Feb 11, 1pm to 4pm, Dhs320 soft, Dhs420 house, Dhs589 sparkling. Tel: (0)2 656 0000, garageabudhabi.com
Hoi An Restaurant
Explore vibrant and fragrant authentic Vietnamese flavours with a four-course set menu at Hoi An. This package is inclusive of non-alcoholic beverages and will cost you Dhs498 per couple on Tuesday February 14 from 6pm to 10.30pm. Guests will also receive a special spa voucher for Dhs200.
Hoi An Restaurant, Shangri-La Qaryat Al Beri Hotel, Khor, Abu Dhabi,
Tel: (0)2 509 8555, hoianabudhabi.com
LPM Restaurant & Bar
Make this Valentine’s day extra sweet at this internationally renowned restaurant. Love birds can dine on an elegant French Riviera-inspired terrace, with a dessert and beverages created to commemorate this special day. The strawberry rhubarb pavlova and two exclusive fruity cocktails will be the cherry on top of an enchanting romantic dinner. If you’re planning on staying at home, you can have these delights delivered to your doorstep via Deliveroo.
LPM Restaurant & Bar, The Galleria, Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi, special desert and drinks. Tel: (0)2 692 9600, lpmrestaurants.com/abu-dhabi/
Enchant your loved one with a romantic dinner that boasts gorgeous Italian flavours, whilst marvelling at vibrant live music. Indulge in a five-course a la carte menu with premium house beverages all for Dhs950 per couple. This romantic evening will take place between 7pm and 11.30pm with a complimentary glass of bubbly to kick off the celebration.
L’Olivo, Rixos Premium, Al Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, Tues Feb 14, 7pm to 11.30pm, five courses with premium beverages for Dhs950 per couple. Tel: (0)2 492 2222, rixos.com
Marriott Downtown Abu Dhabi
To commemorate the month of love, Marriot Downtown Abu Dhabi is hosting four Saturdays of their destination romance brunch, which kicks off at 12.30pm and includes an array of international cuisine. That’s not all – every day during the month of February, Central Grounds will be hosting Valentine’s afternoon tea, complete with delicious sandwiches and sweet treats. If you’re hoping for something slightly more intimate, head to the rooftop where you can tuck into a three-course sharing menu with a glass of bubbly for Dhs149.
Marriott Downtown, Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed St, Abu Dhabi, multiple offers, Tel: (0)2 304 7777, marriott.com
Dine with the views of the beach and the twinkling cityscape of Abu Dhabi. Whilst you enjoy your welcome drinks, you and your loved one will be escorted to your candlelit table, where you can indulge in a three-course set menu with unlimited house beverages. This deal is available from Monday February 13 to Tuesday 14, for Dhs600 per couple from 8pm until midnight.
Mykonos, Le Meridien, Al Zahiyah St, Abu Dhabi, Mon Feb 13 to Tues 14, 8pm to 12am, three-course menu with unlimited house beverages, Dhs600 per couple. Tel: (0)50 785 2320, lemeridienvillageexperience.com
Nahaam Pool Side
A special menu awaits all start-crossed lovers this Valentine’s day, with roasted butternut soup, slow-roasted smoked beef short ribs, and a creamy chocolate fondant topped with homemade vanilla ice cream. This three-course menu will cost Dhs 760 per couple and will only be on offer on Tuesday February 14 from 6.30pm to 10.30pm.
Nahaam Pool Side, Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers, Corniche Road, Tues Feb 14, 6.30pm to 10.30pm, three course menu for Dhs760 per couple. Tel: (02) 811 5666, @conradetihadtowers
Observation Deck at 300
If you’re looking to go above and beyond this Valentine’s Day, then look no further. Observation Deck at 300 boasts 360-degree views across the capital and is ready to be privately rented out for a sensation romantic dinner for two. Alongside this couples can relax with therapeutic couples spa treatments before enjoying a tranquil night in a comfortable suite. This offer is available on Tuesday February 14, for Dhs15,000
Observation Deck at 300, Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers, private dinner, spa treatments and a stay in a suite, Dhs15,000. Tel: (0)2 811 5666, hilton.com
Take your valentines day date night to new heights at Ray’s Bar, located on the 62nd floor of the Conrad Etihad Towers. Overlooking the Abu Dhabi cityscape, your romantic evening will be filled with dishes from a specially curated his and hers menu, as well as a bottle of wine to share. Feast on a juicy T-bone steak or a freshly caught Dover sole, with a sweet apple tart or indulgent chocolate brownie to polish off your meal. Lovers are invited to celebrate from Tuesday February 7 to Tuesday 14, from 6.30pm to 10.30pm, priced at Dhs295 per person including a shared bottle of wine.
Ray’s Bar, Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers, Corniche Rd, Al Batten, Abu Dhabi, Tues Febr 7 to Tues 14, 6.30pm to 10.30pm, Dhs295 per person with wine, special menu available. Tel: (0)2 811 5666, hilton.com
Saadiyat Beach Golf Course
Spoil your special someone and dine under the stars on a green and gorgeous golf course. Tuck into a sumptuous four-course menu alongside a glass of red or white. All guests will be welcomed with a complimentary glass of champagne and a bouquet of roses, as well as an array of sweet treats as a parting gift. From 7pm to 10pm all love birds can bask in the romantic vibes for Dhs450 per person.
Saadiyat Beach Golf Club, Sheikh Khalifa Highway, Abu Dhabi, Tues Feb 14, Dhs450 four-course meal with a glass of wine, complimentary bubbly, a bouquet of roses, and takeaway sweet treats. Tel: (0)2 404 3077, viyagolf.com
Sipz & Glam at the W Lounge
Galentine’s day is arguably the better version of Valentine’s Day, and Sipz & Glam has got all girl gangs covered. On Friday February 10 and Tuesday 14, ladies are invited to an evening of dancing, vibes and pure love from 6pm onwards. Once you buy a drink, you and your squad can enjoy free-flowing beverages all night alongside a 20 per cent discount on the food menu.
W Lounge, W Abu Dhabi Yas Island, Fri Feb 10 and Tues 14, 6pm onwards, buy one drink and get unlimited drinks. Tel: (0)2 656 0600, wabudhabidining.com
If this Valentine’s day is a group affair, then there is no better place than Sofra Bld, where all groups can feast on an array of international delicacies. Guests can pick and choose from live cooking stations, from 6pm to 10.30pm, with prices starting at Dhs200. In honour of Valentine’s Day, Sofra Bld is holding a special promotion where groups of three will only have to pay for two packages.
Sofra Bld, Level Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri Abu Dhabi, Tues Feb 14, Dhs220 for non-alcoholic package, 3 for the price of 2 is available. Tel: (0)2 509 8555, shangri-la.com/abudhabi
The clue is in the name. This venue promises a night full of vibrance and theatre with dishes from the East and West. This classy and romantic venue will win over your Valentine with a three-course menu featuring show-stopping foie gras and seared duck, grilled rib eye and organic salmon. You and your love can enjoy this from 6pm to 1am for Dhs450 per couple with soft drinks, Dhs570 with two hours of house beverages, or Dhs650 with two hours of unlimited premium beverages.
Teatro, Park Rotana, Al Salam Street Eastern Ring Road, Abu Dhabi, Tues Feb 14, 6pm to 1am, Dhs450 per couple soft drinks, Dhs570 house bevs for two hours, Dhs670 two hours of premium bevs. Tel: (0)2 657 3317, rotana.com
The Abu Dhabi Edition
Indulge in a mid-week escape at this luxurious five-star hotel, which has got some magic up its sleeve in time for Valentine’s Day. Tuesday February 14 boasts an incredible list of offers at the Abu Dhbai Edition, with overnight stays starting at Dhs1,775 including spa treatments as well as both the Oak Room and Alba Terrace inviting couples to include in their gorgeous menus. The Oak room starts at Dhs650 per couple with beverage pairing costing an extra Dhs250, alongside Alba Terrace which is offering a three-course chef’s menu starting at Dhs650 per couple and private cabanas for Dhs1,250 with a bottle bubbly.
The Abu Dhabi Edition, Marina, Al Bateen, Abu Dhabi, multiple deals, Tel: (0)2 208 0000, marriott.com
This Michelin-selected South American fusion restaurant will blow you away, with Peruvian flavours and its stunning waterfront terrace. Tuck into a four course menu alongside a complimentary glass of bubbly whilst you listen to the tunes of a live guitarist. On Tuesday Feruary 14, you are invited to celebrate love from 7pm to 11pm, for Dhs380 per person.
VaKaVa, Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers, Corniche Rd, Al Batten, Abu Dhabi, Tues Feb 14, 7pm to 11pm, four course dinner, glass of bubbly, Dhs380 per person. Tel: (0)2 811 5666, hilton.com
Commemorate your weekend of love with a sunset dinner whilst grazing over fresh sushi and a cheese platter. Vertigo offers a prime location to gaze at the Arabian Gulf whilst you sip on a bottle of wine with your social someone in a spacious cabana. Your Valentine’s celebrations can take place from Friday February 10 to Tuesday 14, for Dhs299 per couple, or Dhs399 with a bottle of prosecco. There is a minimum spend of Dhs499 per cabana.
Vertigo, Radisson Blu Hotel, Abu Dhabi Corniche, Fri Feb 10 to Tues 14, Dhs299 sushi and cheese platter and a bottle of wine, Dhs399 with prosecco. Tel: (0)2 692 4888, radissonhotels.com
W Abu Dhabi
Win your loved one over with an overnight stay at this iconic hotel, located at the heart of the Yas Island race track. This little getaway is complete with an intimate candlelit dinner at Amici, followed by the third edition of Living Room Live where you can boogie all night long. If you want to score extra brownie points, surprise your better half with a relaxing spa treatment to polish off your celebration of love. This love-ely escape starts at Dhs1,499 for two.
W Abu Dhabi, Yas Islands, Abu Dhabi, Tues Feb 14, from Dhs1,499 for two, including an overnight stay candlelit dinner. Tel: (0)2 656 0000, marriott.com
The Warehouse Wine & Tapas Bar
Your Valentine’s date night can feature an array of small plates and delicious wines at this urban chic venue. The Warehouse promises to wow guests with a unique romantic tapas menu with the option of wine or bubbly from 5pm to 11pm. For Dhs300 couples will receive a set menu with a glass of bubbly, or opt for a bottle of wine or bubbly for Dhs400.
The Warehouse Wine & Tapas Bar, Al Khaleej Al Arabi St, Al Rawdah, Al Ma’arid, Abu Dhabi, Tues February 14, Dhs300 for a set menu and one glass of bubbles or Dhs400 including a bottle of wine or bubbly, Tel: (0)2 307 5552, rotana.com
Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to be about having a special someone – rather, it should be about having a special girl gang.Y Bar is hosting a ladies’ night in celebration of friendship, with free-flowing drinks and the ability to avail 50 per cent off food for Dhs99 on Friday February 10. Gents can join the party for Dhs159.
Y Bar, Rotana, Yas Island Plaza, Abu Dhabi, Fri Feb 10, free-flowing drinks and 50 per cent off food, ladies Dhs99, men Dhs159. Tel: (0)2 656 4000, rotana.com
Yas Acres Golf & Country Club
If you haven’t already locked in your Valentine’s day plans, then why not book you and your better half at the Acres Gill House? This venue has many special treats which will ensure for a memorable night filled with live jazz, good food, and pure vibes from 5pm to 10pm. For Dhs399 per couple, you can enjoy a three-course dinner with mocktails and soft drinks. If you want to splash out, opt for the four-course dinner which includes surf and turn for your main course, wine pairings and red roses on arrival for Dhs469 per couple.
Yas Acres Golf & Country Club, Yas Acres, Tues Feb 14, 5pm to 10pm, Dhs399 per couple for a three-course dinner with soft drinks, Dhs469 per couple for four courses including surf and turf, wine pairings and red roses. Tel: (0)2 208 7222, viyagolf.com
Yas Links Golf Course
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Love birds can embark on a romantic culinary journey this Valentine’s. Treat yourselves to a luxurious dinner, whilst basking in the sights of the luscious Abu Dhabi mangroves from 7pm to 10pm. Choose between three packages; the Bronze included a three-course menu and a glass of sparkling and rose for Dhs460. Or opt for the Silver package costing Dhs1950 for a four-course menu and a bottle of champagne and a glass of rose. Go all out with the Gold package costing Dhs2,950 for four courses, unlimited champagne, house beverages and a vibrant bouquet of roses.
Yas Links Golf Course, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, Tues Feb 14, 7pm to 10pm, Bronze package Dhs460 for three courses and a glass of sparking and rose, Silver package dhs1,950 for four courses and a bottle of champagne and rose, Gold package is four courses with unlimited champagne, house beverages and bouquet of roses. Tel: (0)2 404 3077.