This Dubai hotel is offering Valentine’s dinner with a twist


Sponsored: Expect a romantic evening with plenty of entertainment…

Valentines Day doesn’t have to mean a cookie cutter evening, with a bunch of flowers and a formal meal in an overpriced restaurant. If you’re keen to inject some fun into your night, Vida Downtown is the place to be.

The stunning outdoor setting and dimmed lights will ensure that romance is in the air – and if you want to go for something extra-special, you can book a private cabana. With a lively atmosphere and the resident DJ on hand with some unconventional tracks, this is V-day with a twist.

As soon as you walk in you’ll find decorations perfect for those all-important Instagrammable moments – you and your loved one will even have the opportunity to pop into a photobooth and create your very own flipbook to take home.

And the entertainment doesn’t stop there – you won’t just find food on the menu. If you’re brave enough you can turn the page and try a quiz to see how well you really know your date. There’s also a surprise couple competition where you could win a one night stay at Vida Downtown.

Of course it wouldn’t be a romantic evening without some delicious food, served sharing style. You’ll have the chance to eat your way through starters like poached prawn with mango and avocado mouse, and tea smoked salmon with potato salad. The spread of mains includes beef filet steak, duck breast, scallops, and tiger prawns.

The sweet course is another opportunity to have some fun with your loved one, with a His and Hers build your own dessert bar, with the likes of chocolate fondue and strawberry desserts.

In fact, we like the sound of it so much… can we be your third wheel?

Vida Downtown, Downtown Dubai, from 7pm, Thursday February 14, Dhs499 per couple with soft drinks, Dhs599 with bottle of wine, Dhs250 extra for a private cabana. Tel: (04) 888 3444.

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