As the most romantic day of the year approaches, why not dine out for a special celebration? Don’t worry, we’ve hand-picked the top 10 romantic spots for you, regardless of your budget. Since it’s a popular day, booking in advance is advised to secure the best seats for the perfect date night. Each place offers a unique dining experience to make your night out is special. To make it extra special, do check out our recommendations for best flower shops, rooftop bars, and movies showing this month.

L’Envol — French, Wan Chai

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L’Envol at The St. Regis Hong Kong (© The St. Regis Hong Kong)

L’Envol is a two-Michelin-starred restaurant led by Chef Oliver Elzer. With over 23 years of culinary expertise, Chef Elzer is highly regarded as one of the leading French chefs in Hong Kong. The restaurant puts a modern twist on French cuisine, mixing seasonal ingredients from France and Asia. The menu includes standout dishes like Hokkaido sea urchin and Brittany blue lobster in bouillabaisse consommé. One must also try the Brittany Razor Clams, complemented with Kaviari Oscietre caviar.

Price Range: $$$$
Signature Dish To Try: L’oursin D’Hokkaido, Brittany blue lobster “bouillabaisse consommé”, Brittany razor clams
Location: 3/F, The St. Regis Hong Kong, One Harbour Drive, Wan Chai
Contact: Website | Instagram | Facebook | +852 2138 6818

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TATE Dining Room — French and Chinese, Central

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The award-winning Tate Dining Room features pink as the main hue in their decor (© Tate Dining Room)

Chef Vicky Lau’s award-winning Tate Dining Room, known for its French-Chinese fusion cuisine, currently holds two Michelin stars after maintaining its one-star status for nine consecutive years. Acknowledged as Asia’s Best Female Chef, Lau uses her graphic design expertise to create visually appealing plates. The menu features innovative dishes such as Preserved Egg Mimosa and Sakura Shrimp Spaghetti. The intimate and romantic setting, with pastel tones and elegant decor, is popular for a romantic evening.

Price Range: $$$$
Signature Dish To Try: Preserved egg mimosa, Sakura shrimp spaghetti with lobster sauce, Hokkaido scallops with citrus sauce
Location: 210 Hollywood Road, Sheung Wan
Contact: Website | Instagram | Facebook | +852 2555 2172

Amigo — French, Happy Valley

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Known for its old-fashioned charm, Amigo is the famous spot among locals to spend a romantic date night (© Amigo)

Amigo has been a local favourite for special occasions since 1967. Located near the Happy Valley Racecourse, the 5,000-sq ft restaurant mimics a Spanish Villa, featuring dark wooden furnishings and luxurious furniture to create an elegant yet cosy atmosphere for romantic dinners. They serve traditional French cuisine, such as the signature lobster bisque and beef tenderloin with goose liver. And for a sweet ending, all guests receive complimentary chocolate ice cream balls.

Price Range: $$$
Signature Dish To Try: Lobster bisque, Beef tenderloin with goose liver and truffles sauce, Cherry Stone clam chowder
Location: Amigo Mansion, 79A Wong Nai Chung Rd., Happy Valley
Contact:Website | Instagram | Facebook | +852 2577 2202

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Bochord French, Causeway Bay

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Bochord in Causeway Bay enjoys panoramic Victoria Harbour view (© Bochord)

Bochord is a newly opened restaurant in Causeway Bay with stunning harbour views. The restaurant has adopted a sophisticated ‘library’ theme, featuring warm walnut tones, a coffered ceiling, and a large bookshelf, creating a European feel. For a luxurious night out, enjoy a 7-course tasting menu, which includes dishes such as Carabinero Red Prawn and Charcoal Grilled A5 Miyazaki-gyu Rib Cap. To further enhance the romantic ambiance, enjoy live music performances every night.

Price Range: $$$
Signature Dish To Try: Carabinero red prawn with shrimp roe noodles, charcoal-grilled A5 Miyazaki-gyu rib cap
Location: L1101, 11/F, World Trade Centre, 280 Gloucester Road, Causeway Bay
Contact: Instagram | Facebook | +852 3613 0092

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Hutong — Chinese, Tsim Sha Tsui

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Savour delicate Chinese cuisine against the backdrop of Victoria Harbour at Hutong (© Hutong)

Hutong is an exceptional restaurant that offers award-winning Northern Chinese cuisine with a modern twist. The intimate design is inspired by the alleys of old Beijing, and the panoramic harbour views add to the “WOW” factor. Other than contemporary dim sum delights, indulge in signature dishes include “Red Lantern” soft-shell crab and “Flaming” Peking duck. After meal, head to their outdoor Moon Terrace or Dining Room Bar to enjoy botanical Chinese cocktails like Comfortably Numb and Chinese Lantern.

Price Range: $$$
Signature Dish To Try: “Red Lantern” crispy soft shell crab, Steamed cod with Sichuan green peppercorns, “Flaming” Peking duck
Location: 18/F, H Zentre, 15 Middle Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
Contact: Website | Instagram | Facebook | +852 3428 8342

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Magistracy Dining Room — British, Central

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The elegent nterior design here is inspried by London’s oldest restaurants and powerful dining rooms (© Magistracy Dining Room)

When you step into the Magistracy Dining Room, it is hard not to notice its high vaulted ceilings, wooden panelled walls, and red banquettes, which are reminiscent of an old restaurant in London. Situated in the former Central Magistracy at Tai Kwun, this restaurant is led by Executive Chef Matthew Kirkley of the one-Michelin-starred Belon and Head Chef Karl Emsen. The traditional British menu features classics like oysters, French onion soup, and aged prime rib. After your feast, unwind in the outdoor Botanical Garden, which offers an extensive gin selection.

Price Range: $$$
Signature Dish To Try: Prime rib, Dover sole, pastry-topped French onion soup
Location: 1 Arbuthnot Road, Central
Contact: Website | Instagram | Facebook | +852 2252 3177

The Steak House Steak House, Tsim Sha Tsui

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The Steak House at the newly-revamped Regent Hong Kong (© Regent Hong Kong)

Following the rebranding of Regent Hong Kong, the hotel’s well-known restaurant, The Steak House, has also been revamped by Bar Studio. Known for its premium meats imported from around the world, the elegant steak house now showcases these finest cuts in a dry-aging meat fridge next to the wine cellar. Enjoy delicious steaks prepared by Chef Amine Errkhis and his team against the backdrop of Victoria Harbour, making it a lovely spot for celebrating special occasions.

Price Range: $$$
Signature Dish To Try: A wide variety of curated premium meats, Upside down apple tarte tatin
Location: Ground Floor, Regent Hong Kong, 18 Salisbury Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui
Contact: Website | Instagram | Facebook | +852 2313 2313

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Billow — International, Tai Po

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The expansive outdoor area at Billow features landscapes that change according to the season (© Lake House)

Escaping the city for a romantic date? Head to Billow, a serene restaurant located inside Lake House in Tai Po. The all-white decor allows you to focus on the beautiful nature outside, such as the seasonal landscape and a large lake. Here, you can enjoy coffee by the lake, relax at the pet-friendly lounge, or book a romantic dinner. Plus, the Lake House will unveil a 6-meter-high pink blossom tree for Valentine’s Day – get your camera ready!

Price Range: $$
Signature Dish To Try: Traditional beef tartare
Location: 2 Hung Lam Drive, Tai Po Kau, Tai Po
Contact:Website | Instagram | Facebook | +852 2657 6628

Pondside — Western, Admiralty

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Nestled within Hong Kong Park, The restaurant Pondside, , is surrounded by trees, ponds, fish, and tortoises (© Pondside)

Visit the serene Pondside for a romantic date in the middle of the city. Nestled in Admiralty’s Hong Kong Park, this hidden gem is the perfect spot for a leisurely afternoon tea or a delightful lunch, while looking out onto the pond that remind people of the picturesque Monet’s Garden. Pondside’s menu changes regularly, promising something new every time you visit. Keep an eye on their social media for the latest updates and seasonal specials.

Price Range: $$
Signature Dish To Try: Afternoon tea sets
Location: 10 Cotton Tree Dr, Admiralty
Contact: Website | Instagram | Facebook | +852 2885 3787

Between — International, Central

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Enjoy the city view during sunset at Tai Kwun’s Between (© Between)

Also situated at Tai Kwun, Between Coffee is a Japanese-style coffee shop featuring a high ceiling and an inviting outdoor terrace. Here, you can take a break from the hustle and bustle of city life and enjoy a romantic lunch in a stylish, tranquil setting. Experienced baristas serve house-blended coffee using premium beans, as well as creative coffee cocktails. The menu features an array of dishes inspired by Japanese cafés, including the Instagrammable strawberry sando (they offer grape options too!), pastas, and all sorts of sweet treats and desserts. Relax on the sculptured seating designed by local architects Eskyiu, or explore the art galleries and exhibitions at Tai Kwun.

Price Range: $
Signature Dish To Try: Strawberry sando, coffee cocktails
Location: 2/F, JC Contemporary, Tai Kwun, 10 Hollywood Road, Central
Contact: Website | Instagram | Facebook | +852 2877 8711

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