Fancy dinners for your sweetheart

Champagne, roses, mood lighting, fondue… There are a thousand ways you can indulge on the most loved up day of the year, but this year there is only one place you should be spending it.

Eagle Street Pier is bringing you the top 9 hottest spots to take bae this Valentine’s Day (in no particular order).

1. Aria

Enjoy the ultimate fine dining experience with a glass of NV Tattinger Prestige Rose on arrival, followed by a beautifully curated four-course menu designed by Matt Moran and Aria Head Chef Ben Russell. Packages are $180 pp.

2. Georges Paragon

If your V day plans are a little more adventurous and run on a strict schedule, Georges Paragon offers the flexibility of an early or later sitting. Their mouth-watering three course menu is from 5.00pm-7.30pm or 8.00pm-Late at $89 pp, with champagne on arrival.

3. Saké Restaurant & Bar

Saké knows that Valentine’s Day celebrations are not restricted to night time only. They offer a lunch and dinner menu. It begins with a glass of Veuve Clicquot, soon followed by a choice from their special menu – a gastronomical array of contemporary Japanese cuisine. Packages are $110 pp.

4. Kookaburra Showboat Cruises

The Kookaburra gives a whole new meaning to ‘river views’. No, really. The $149 pp package includes a three hour Brisbane River cruise accompanied by a three-course a la carte menu and live entertainment. Boarding is at 6.00 pm, departure at 7.00pm, and they’ll have you back on land by 10.00 pm.

5. Jade Buddha

Nothing says V day like a brand spankin’ new lingerie get-up. Jade Buddha are giving away five $100 Victoria’s Secret vouchers between 6.00pm – 8.00pm. They’re also offering a free glass of Veuve D’Argent for every main purchased in the restaurant.

6. Il Centro

Il Centro’s modern Italian menu means you and bae can enjoy a romantic two course sitting from 8.00pm for $115. For those who want to dine a little earlier, their two course sitting is available from 5.30pm – 7.00pm for $85.00 and their standard a la carte menu is available throughout the day.

7. Pony Dining

Pony’s dining experience is as romantic as it is ultra-chic. Enjoy their three-course dinner created by Head Chef Chris Mann with a glass of Veuve Clicquot served upon arrival for $95.00pp.

8. Bavarian Bier Café

Sharing is caring, especially at Bavarian Bier Café. They are celebrating Valentine’s Day with their crispy pork ‘something just for two’ sharing menu. If sharing is not for you, you can enjoy their full a la carte menu. Share lunch or dinner with your special someone in the dining hall or beautiful bier garten overlooking the river.

9. Fratelli Famous

If you’re night hasn’t been sweet enough, you can get your Nutella fix at Fratelli Famous. They’re serving $5 Nutella Pizzas all day.

Words by Rubini Gun

Details: Valentine’s Day 14th February | Eagle Street Pier, Brisbane