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Still haven’t booked a restaurant for Valentine’s Day?

If you have a boy like mine…Valentine’s Day has been conveniently forgotten about. So, to assist in the romance stakes, we’ve put together a list of the sexiest restaurants in each state, so you can make this February 14th a day that your other half will remember.


Altitude at the Shangri La, Sydney CBD
Watch the sun set over Sydney Harbour with your sweetheart and enjoy Altitude’s stunning five-course tasting menu, served with a glass of champagne, for $195 per person or $250 per person with matching wines. For bookings, (02) 9250 6123 or [more]

Flying Fish, Pyrmont
We guarantee arriving at a restaurant by water taxi will set the mood for a romantic evening, so escort your valentine across the water to Flying Fish at Jones Bay Wharf. The restaurant has set an intimate table for you with views of Sydney Harbour, plus they have created a siganture three-course menu for Valentine’s Day. $165 per person. [more]

La Scala on Jersey, Woolahra
No one does romance quite like the Italians. Cosy up next to your long-time lover or newfound partner at La Scala on Jersey, where you can pick and choose from their a la carte menu or spoil yourself with their specially-designed five-course Italian lovers’ menu. Reserve your table on +61 2 9357 0815. [more]

BLACK by Ezard at The Star, Pyrmont
Intimate and indulgent, you’ll be falling in love with every bite of Black by Ezard’s seven course menu. First seating at 6pm, second seating at 8.30pm. To book, call 1800 700 700. $130 per person. [more]

Tumbling waters retreat, Stanwell Tops
Just an hour’s drive from Sydney’s CBD, Tumbling Waters Retreat at Stanwell Tops is the perfect escape for a romantic rainforest getaway this Valentine’s Day. The restaurant is perched on the edge of an escarpment, so your dinner includes stunning ocean views, romantic candlelight and soft music. [more]

Flying Fish, Pyrmont

Flying Fish, Pyrmont

Nobu at Crown Melbourne, Southbank
Step into the contemporary and stylish surroundings of Nobu Melbourne and experience the world’s most recognised and innovative modern Japanese cuisine. For Valentine’s Day, the restaurant is offering a delicious eight course omakase menu accompanied by a glass of Veuve Clicquot Rosé. $260 per couple. [more]

Church St Enoteca, Richmond
Despite being one of Melbourne’s finest restaurants, the atmosphere at Church St Enoteca is relaxed and warm. The team at Church St have created a three course limited a la carte menu for Valentine’s Day. $185 per couple, contact Claire or Carolyn on +61 3 9428-7898 for menu and booking enquiries. [more]

Stokehouse, St Kilda
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with someone special overlooking the St Kilda foreshore at Stokehouse. Enjoy three courses, plus a flute of Veuve Clicquot on arrival, for $150 per person. Bookings are essential. [more]

Red Spice Road QV, Melbourne CBD
Spoil your loved one this Valentine’s Day with one of two exclusive dining packages from Red Spice Road QV. Option one includes a four-course banquet and glass of Billecart Champagne on arrival, $89 per person. Option two includes a four-course banquet, cocktail on arrival, a bottle of Billecart Champagne (to share) with your meal plus one signed copy of the Red Spice Road cookbook per table! $150 per person. Bookings on +61 3 8660 6300 or [more]

Melba at The Langham, South Bank
Located inside the luxurious, five-star Langham Hotel, Melba is the perfect Valentine’s Day dining destination. Offering panoramic city views from its prime position on the Southbank promenade, Melba is offering a special Valentine’s ‘midday romance sampling lunch menu’. Cost is $59 per person or $75 per person with a glass of Moet. Their Valentine’s dinner menu includes oysters served five ways and dinner is available from 6pm for $175 per person. To book, call on 1800 858 662. [more]

Melba at The Langham, South Bank

Melba at The Langham, South Bank

Watt Restaurant and Bar, New Farm
Spoil your special someone this Valentine’s Day with a romantic waterfront dinner at Watt Restaurant and Bar. For $79.00 per person enjoy a three-course meal including a glass of French sparkling. [more]

Prive 249, Brisbane CBD
Indulge in the finest French service this Valentine’s Day in the intimate surrounds of Prive 249. A candle-lit five-course dinner costs $179 per person, including a bottle of Moet Rose. [more]

Vintaged Bar & Grill at Hilton, Brisbane CBD
Treat your someone special to a four-course dinner at Vintaged Bar & Grill at the Hilton Hotel, for $125 per person, including a glass of Veuve Clicquot Champagne. [more]

Bistro Algeria, Milton
Share an intimate tapas meal with your loved one in the terracotta surrounds of Bistro Alegria this Valentine’s Day, for just $70 per person. [more]

Walnut Restaurant and Lounge Bar, Brisbane CBD
Sleek and elegant, The Walnut Restaurant and Lounge Bar is the perfect place to enjoy a three-course meal this Valentine’s Day. $159 per person includes your meal, a Demi bottle of Moët & Chandon to share, a long stemmed red rose and a take-away box of macarons. Sweet! [more]

Vintaged Bar & Grill at Hilton, Brisbane CBD

Vintaged Bar & Grill at Hilton, Brisbane CBD

Western Australia
The Terrace Hotel, Perth CBD
The tree-lined courtyard of the heritage-listed Terrace Hotel is perfect for an elegant dinner date. Spoil your loved one with a three-course dinner for $180 per person, plus a gift of handmade Nakamura Chocolates. [more]

Vasse Felix, Cowaramup
Vasse Felix is a stunning piece of architecture, with a cavernous timber ceiling and wraparound windows that offer sweeping views of the Margaret River’s oldest vines – perfect for Valentine’s Day dining. [more]

RiverBank Estate, Caversham
Located in one of the most scenic areas of the Swan Valley Region, RiverBank Estate offers outstanding views and premium estate wines to match. $80 per person. [more]

C Restaurant Lounge, Perth CBD
Book a window booth and take in the panoramic views from this revolving restaurant. A glass of Moet Rose is included in the Valentine’s dinner special at C Restaurant. [more]

Greenhouse, Perth CBD
Made of recycled timber and plastic, with a rooftop garden of produce, Greenhouse could have been designed to be a serene escape for laid-back lovers. [more]

The Terrace Hotel

The Terrace Hotel, Perth CBD

South Australia
The Apple Bar, Adelaide CBD
The pink hues of Adelaide’s The Apple Bar are a fun way to get into the Valentine’s Day spirit. Split over two opulent levels, Apple fuses the appeal of an ultra exclusive lounge with a high-energy nightclub for those lovers in the mood for partying. [more]

Petaluma’s Bridgewater Mill, Bridgewater
Set inside an 1860s flour mill in the heart of the South Australian wine growing region, Petaluma’s is a quaint venue, ideal for an intimate Valentine’s Day date. Petaluma’s is only open for lunch. [more]

Celsius, Adelaide CBD
Celsius is sure to impress your date with its innovative Australian cuisine, made with organic ingredients foraged from the region’s surrounds. [more]

The Appellation at Louise, Marananga
Named Top South Australian Restaurant 2012 by the Australian Gourmet Traveller Restaurant Guide, The Appellation at The Louise in the Barossa Valley is a world class dining destination, when only the best for your date will do. [more]

The Playford Restaurant, Adelaide CBD
The Playford Restaurant uses organic, biodynamic and free range produce and its staff know how to be helpful without being obtrusive. Perfect date material. Set menu is $72 per person. [more]

Celsius, Adelaide CBD

Celsius, Adelaide CBD

Kingsley’s Steak and Crabhouse, Canberra CBD
Kingsley’s special Sparkling and Oysters combo is perfect for a Valentine’s day date, with half a dozen natural or kilpatrick oysters, served with a glass of Cloudy Bay Pelorus NV for $24.99. [more]

Aubergine, Griffith
The Sydney Morning Herald named Aubergine Canberra’s finest night out and awarded it 2013 Regional Restaurant of the Year and Regional Wine List of the Year. Dinner here is sure to be special. [more]

Courgette Restaurant, Canberra CBD
One of Canberra’s classiest establishments, this restaurant is far more refined than its humble namesake. Candlelight and cream velour chairs make a romantic setting to enjoy Courgette’s special three-course Valentine’s Day dinner menu. $75 per person. [more]

Italian and Sons Canberra, Braddon
A cool and contemporary setting coupled with a wood fire-driven menu is what makes Italian and Sons Canberra’s most sought-after restaurant. A great choice for the low-key couple in the mood for a delicious, hearty feed. [more]

Sage, Braddon
Nestled inside a 1920s heritage-listed building in the heart of Canberra, the award winning Sage Restaurant is a tranquil fine diner with great service and lighting low enough to set the mood for romance. [more]

Aubergine, Griffith

Aubergine, Griffith

Frogmore Creek, Cambridge
You would be hard pressed to find a more picturesque, romantic setting than Tasmania’s Frogmore Creek winery, with sweeping views of the Coal River Valley. This restaurant is open for lunch only. [more]

The Stackings, Woodbridge
Located in the bountiful region of Woodbridge in southern Tasmania, The Stackings dishes up seasonal produce in a manner that will impress the most sophisticated date. This Stackings does not accept bookings. [more]

Stillwater, Launceston
Stillwater is one of Tasmania’s most talked-about restaurants, set in a beautifully restored 1830s flour mill beside the picturesque Tamar River in Launceston. Four-course menu is $90 per person and with matching wines is $120 per person. [more]

Alexanders, Battery Point
Alexanders restaurant is cradled in the superb colonial mansion Lenna, built in 1874 by renowned Hobart seafarer, Alexander McGregor. Dinner here will make a night to remember. [more]

Wildside Restaurant at Tarraleah Lodge, Tarraleah
Perched high on a ridge overlooking the Tasmanian wilderness, Wildside Restaurant offers fine dining of the highest standard and the attentive service you want for that someone special. [more]

Stillwater, Launceston

Stillwater, Launceston

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