It’s not always easy to find something special to do on Valentine’s Day, whether you have a partner or plan to celebrate it with friends. With so much going on, it often becomes difficult to choose. Zee Zest has put together a list of fun stuff for you to do on this day of love or the whole week.
1. Under the stars at Seta
Indulge in an opulent Valentine’s night at Seta as it sets out a meal worth remembering. Couples will be welcomed with the finest wine, followed by a sumptuous five-course meal, and a special Valentine themed cake. Amidst nature, the poolside setting, cabana dining, romantic music and candle lit dinner under the stars ensures an exquisite experience lovers will cherish.
Where: Hilton Bangalore Embassy GolfLinks, Domlur
When: 7.30pm onwards, February 14
How much: Rs 7,500 onwards (plus taxes, per couple)
2. Romance luxury at The Oberoi Hotel
Soak in the fabulous environment, surrounded by trees and open space in the heart of the city as The Oberoi hosts a gala dinner at Lapis for Valentine’s Day. “It Happened One Night” celebrates food and your bond and will pamper you with delicious food and beverages. You can also choose to spend the evening at one of their signature restaurants, Wabi Sabi, for contemporary Japanese and Asian food.
Where: The Oberoi Hotel, MG Road
When: 7.30pm onwards, February 14
How much: Rs 3,499 (plus taxes, per person)
3. Get romantic at Conrad Bengaluru
Looking to celebrate a quiet night away in the city and dig into some food and drinks with your other half? Conrad Bengaluru is dressing up for Valentine’s Day to give the romantics out there something to talk about. From Tiamo offering a range of Italian and Mediterranean delicacies, the new menu curated is an amalgamation of fresh flavours infused with inspired newness. Set out to be mesmerised by a saxophonist playing along some romantic tunes as well. Not to miss the specialities at Caraway Kitchen, also known as world on a plate serves you delicacies from all over. A few highlights include European street delicacies such as meat ball pizza and Brazillian churrasco, eatery of Delhi such as boti kebab and nihari and Bangkok delicacies such as hor mok pla and massamam curry to name a few. Filled with love, scrumptious delicacies, cosy mesmerising décor and magical concoctions, while away the night with your loved one with a whole lot of memories. Adding an extra touch to the season of unconditional love, gift your loved one’s a customised cupid collection’s hamper filled with a magnificent variety of relishing treats. Right from chocolate boxes to red velvet heart shaped cakes, the curated hampers are a perfect pick for your loved ones this Valentine’s Day.
Where: Conrad Bengaluru, Ulsoor
When: February 14, 8pm onwards
How much: Rs 5,000 onwards (plus taxes, per couple)
Reservations: +91 8884428234
4. Spa time at JW Marriott Bengaluru
Those looking to spend some ‘us time’ with their partners and spouses on Valentine’s Day discover pure bliss with a spa session at JW Marriott Bengaluru.The Spa by JW offers a perfect escape from the busy city life and reconnect with your beloved with specially customised luxury packages for couples. Engage all the senses with a choice of body massages for 90 minutes and organic body scrub for 30 minutes and make this an ultimate memorable getaway with your special someone.The package also allows you to enjoy a private eucalyptus mist zone and a cozy private whirlpool bubble bath with rose petals. And that’s not all, the couple will be offered a complimentary glass of wine to set the mood and leave you feeling completely rejuvenated.
Where: Spa by JW at JW Marriott Bengaluru
When: On till February 28
How much: Rs 29,500 (plus taxes, per couple)
5. Beer & romance at Fox In The Field
If you love beer and enjoy pairing it with some honest regional food then we have the perfect place for you to celebrate your love for all these things this Valentine’s Day. The romantic ambiance, the dance floor and special performance by DJs Tani and Deepanshu at the Fox In The Field are a bonus. You can choose to dine under the stars or have an intimate candlelight dinner to make it a night to remember. Fox In The Field’s chef, Shankar has curated a special set menu for couples this day which includes dishes like Dahi ke Sholay, Char Tandoori Broccoli, Paneer Roll Tikka, Honey Chilli Potato, Mutton Seekh kebab, Chicken Tikka, Garlic Chicken, Red Velvet Pastry and many more to pair with Fox's valentine's special drinks like Gondhoraj Margarita, Desi Kalakar, Mango ale Beer to name a few.
Where: Fox in the Field Bangalore, Nexus Shantiniketan – Whitefield
When: All day, February 14
How much: Rs 3,500 (per couple)
6. Sweets galore at Magnolia Bakery
Magnolia Bakery has unveiled an array of love-themed treats this February offering exquisite desserts that are perfect for gifting and sharing sweet moments with your loved ones. The world-famous pudding gets a touch-up with the delicious Chocolate Covered Strawberry Pudding which will surely be a romantic. This ‘Pudding of the Month’ is made with a blend of creamy vanilla pudding and roasted strawberries with layers of chocolate cake and chocolate fudge icing and tastes like a sumptuous chocolate-covered strawberry. Sweetly nourish the soul with a range of yummy delectables from Mini Chocolate Covered Brownie -made with fudge brownie bites, topped with strawberry meringue buttercream, covered in chocolate, and finished with mini heart quins, to eye-catching Flower Cupcakes - a popular cupcake perfected with a rich and buttery old-fashioned cake with a light crumb and iced with vanilla on top. There’s a lot more on offer, so head over to the bakery and check it out.
Where: Indiranagar; Sarjapur, Mahadevpura
When: On till stocks last
7. For the love of coffee at Maverick
This Valentine’s Day, Bengaluru’s coffee roastersMaverick & Farmer is launching a limited edition coffee menu perfect for lounging with yourValentine. Then again, nothing’s better than the scent of freshly brewed coffee with a lineup of specially crafted beverages.The Valentine’s Day menu includes exclusive flavour profiles created specially for the occasion and includes“An OdeTo Strawberry” a concoction of cold brew and chocolate coffee with a strawberry finish and topped with vanilla ice cream and fresh strawberries. “Little Bursts Of Love” is a cold brew and vanillar eduction, ‘spherified’ and paired with the barista’s special creamer and “A Bouquet Of Roses” is a hotbrew combining espresso, rose, nutmeg and is topped off with almond brittle.
Where: Maverick & Farmer, Ulsoor
When: 8.30am-10pm, February 11-20