Calling all lovers! Valentines day is only a few days away and we’ve got some suggestions to make your V-day memorable.
Enjoy a beautiful meal at home and pair it with a wonderful wine
Staying at home is a nice way to enjoy a more relaxed Valentines day. You can definitely say I love you with a meal at home (cooked by yourself or even takeaway) and pair it with the perfect wine. Our friends at Vinomofo have selected a few of their favourite wines to pair with your meal:
As part of the QV Melbourne Outdoor Cinema activity, they have a very special Ryan Gosling themed week to celebrate Valentine’s Day, with a screening of Crazy, Stupid Love to take place on Friday 10 Feb. On-site will be a special Teeling Whiskey pop-up bar to serve up the Teeling Whiskey Old Fashioned free to cinema guests, just like Ryan Gosling makes in the movie.
Worth noting, you can sip on your Old Fashioned with a life size cut out of Ryan Gosling also at the cinema on Friday night!
Room for desserts
Celebrate with a special night out
Some of our favourite restaurants have special Valentine’s day sessions
Circa, The Prince is hosting a special ticketed event. Held in Circa’s iconic dining room, guests can indulge in five tantalising courses designed to entice including dishes such as Hiramasa Kingfish w. young coconut, ginger + purple daikon, WA Scampi w. tomato, tarragon + scampi caviar and Chocolate delice w. raspberries + river mint (to share). Cost is $110 for 5 courses at dinner on 14 February at Circa, The Prince at 2 Acland Street, St Kilda. Book via calling 9536 1122 or emailing [email protected]
Mr. Miyagi will be hosting a very special nine course set menu in the main dining area for you and your loved one at $95 per head including a glass of bubbles. Valentine’s Day diners will be the first to try the new Mr. M dishes including, Korean BBQ Wagyu Flank, Sashimi Lego, Green Tea Bao Buns and the hero dessert dish, Mr.M’s Memories of Rocky Road. Mr Miyagi, 99 Chapel St, Windsor VIC 3181, (03) 9529 5999
QT Melbourne’s Pascale Bar and Grill’s Executive chef, Paul Easson has created an exquisite three-course menu to delight the senses this Valentine‘s Day. The evening includes delicious dishes to select from including a canapé of summer heirloom vegetable crudité and accompaniments with French Champagne, Milking Farm Yard chicken terrine, aioli and pickled caper leaves or four Sydney Rock Oysters with a Champagne mignonette. For the main event, selections include a confit duck ballotine with grilled mango, radicchio, apple balsamic; John Dory with BBQ corn and basil; or zucchini flowers with goats curd, pine nuts and mint, and a choice of side. As a final sweet note, the team have created an exclusive strawberry lovers scroll cake with almond biscuits, vanilla Chantilly, strawberry jam, raspberry juice and white chocolate.
The menu is priced at $249 per couple and inclusive of Mumm Rose Champagne. Bookings are essential.
Pascale Bar and Grill at QT Melbourne, 133 Russell Street, Melbourne https://www.qthotelsandr