The idea of making reservations for Valentine's Day dinner plans weeks ahead in advance can be frustrating, to say the least. But that doesn't mean you have to forgo having a decent meal should you neglect to do so. We pick the five restaurants that accept last-minute reservations, and promise a memorable dining experience all the same.
Indulge in Risotto with Strawberries Simmered in Champagne from Caffé B's San Valentine's Dinner Menu.
Caffé B should probably be placed on the top of your dining list if you are looking for an extravagant yet quiet setting to celebrate Valentine's Day. For this Italian restaurant's San Valentine's dinner, Caffé B will be featuring a six-course meal that showcases tantalizing delights such as Risotto with Strawberries Simmered in Champagne and Lovers' Chocolate Trilogy (Dark Chocolate Chilli Truffle, White Chocolate Fig and Milk Chocolate Meringue). To enhance your Italian dining experience, Caffé B also serves premium italian wines from il Pollenza which are produced in limited quantities and exclusively available at Caffé B.
Price: S$230++ per couple
The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, 2 Bayfront Avenue, B1-15 & 01-83, Singapore 018972, +65 6887 3311, www.caffeb.com.sg
Morton's Of Chicago
Apart from their prime steaks,Morton's Legendary Hot Chocolate cake promises to be another highlight of your Valentine's Day celebration.
Morton's of Chicago, which is famous for their wide variety of prime steaks and fresh seafood selection, will be serving timeless classics such as Morton's Price Ocean Platter and 1,300 gram Double Porterhouse Steak for Two from their a la carte menu. Complete the Valentine's Day celebration with Morton's Legendary Hot Chocolate cake which promises to end any chocolate aficionado's night on a high note.
Mandarin Oriental Singapore (4F), 5 Raffles Avenue, Singapore 039797, +65 6339 3740, www.mortons.com
Tartlette of Atlantic Sea Scallop and Black Truffles from Balzac Brasserie's Valentine's Day menu.
You don't need to fly off to Paris to enjoy the authentic French cuisine of love and romance. For this coming Valentine's Day, Balzac Brasserie will be serving a four-course dinner which features refined French cuisine such as Champagne Sabayon with Fine de Claire Oyster and a choice between Lightly Poached Smoked Ocean Trout with Sweet Pumpkin Puree or Braised Wagyu Short Ribs with Potato Gratin Dauphinoise and Foie Gras sauce for the mains. Bon appétit!
Price: S$88 ++ per person
S$98 ++ per person (with a glass of champagne)
Rendezvous Hotel, #01-01 9 Bras Basah Road, Singapore 189559, +65 6336 0797, firstname.lastname@example.org
Serenity Spanish Bar & Restaurant
A tasty delight not only for Vegetarians but also for lovers looking for a unique cuisine to commemorate this festive of love. Vegetarian Paella from Serenity Spanish Bar & Restaurant's Valentine's Day menu.
As inspiring as Spanish's passion for romance is their passion for food. Celebrate Valentine's Day with Serenity Spanish Bar & Restaurant's three-course candlelight dinner which includes delectable Spanish cuisine such as Serenity's Tapas, Grilled Meltique Beef Striploin served with Spanish Wine Sauce or even Vegetarian Paella from their Vegetarian menu. Savour these delightful treats while being serenaded by soothing love songs played by an acoustic live band.
Price: S$128 ++ per person
VivoCity, #01-98/99 1 Harbourfront Walk, Singapore 098585, +65 6376 8185, email@example.com
Tóng Lè Private Dining
Enhance your dining experience at Tóng Lè Private Dining with this panoramic view.
Surprise your partner with a Valentine's Day celebration with a view at Tóng Lè Private Dining, which is located in a revolving tower that offers a panoramic view of Marina Bay Waterfront. While admiring the picturesque view of the city's skyline, indulge in a seven-course dinner which includes dishes like Braised Superlative Shark's Fin with Crab Roe and Charcoal-grilled Kagoshima Wagyu.
Price: S$280++ for two persons
OUE Tower, Level 4 & 5, 60 Collyer Quay, Singapore 049322, +65 6634 3233, www.tong-le.com.sg