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Planning a romantic dinner on Valentine’s

Ni Nyoman Wira
Ni Nyoman Wira

The Jakarta Post

Jakarta  /  Fri, February 10, 2017  /  05:25 pm
Planning a romantic dinner on Valentine’s

Many places in Jakarta offer Valentine's Day packages to cater to couples wanting to celebrate the occasion in style. (Shutterstock/File)

Valentine’s Day is a celebration of love that many enjoy with their nearest and dearest.

Many hotels in Jakarta offer a romantic escape on this day to cater to guests looking to have a special occasion with their significant other. Below are some of them.

Fairmont Jakarta

Situated on the 22nd floor of the Fairmont Hotel, the VIEW Restaurant & Bar offers a breathtaking view of the Jakarta skyline. On Valentine's Day, visitors can expect to enjoy contemporary European cuisine with Asian influences, such as a five-course aphrodisiac meal served with sparkling wine with starting price of Rp 1.9 million (US$143).

Prior to dinner, the hotel also offers a romantic Le Amour Afternoon Tea at the Peacock Lounge from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. The afternoon tea, consisting of cakes, chocolates, scones and open sandwiches served with a special flower tea for two, is priced at Rp 488,000.

Contact: +6221 2970 3333; [email protected]

Four Seasons Hotel Jakarta

Executive chef Marco Riva at the Alto Restaurant and Bar has prepared special meals for Valentine's Day, starting from foie gras and lobster ravioli to Barolo wine-glazed wagyu beef tenderloin and Italian dessert with a starting price of Rp 1,380,000 per person. While having a romantic dinner, guests can enjoy the panoramic views from the restaurant’s 20th floor terrace.

A candlelight dinner accompanied with violin music is also on offer at the hotel’s Pool Terrace. Reservations are required as the space is limited.

Contact: +6221 2277 1888

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Grand Melia Jakarta Hotel

The hotel's  Café Gran Via offers a Valentine's dinner buffet with a selection of dishes from around the world with a starting price of Rp 355,000. Japanese food buffs can opt to visit Yoshi Izakaya for a romantic Japanese dinner priced at Rp 722,000.

Gran Melia’s pastry chef has also prepared Valentine's cupcakes, chocolate cakes and cake pops at the El Bombon Gourmet & Pastry.

Contact: +6221 526 8080; [email protected].

Pullman Jakarta Indonesia Thamrin CBD Hotel

A poolside dinner under the stars will be one of the highlights of Pullman Thamrin's Valentine's Day celebration. With a starting price of Rp 1.8 million, the package includes a five-course dinner, a bottle of sparkling wine, rose petals and chocolate.

Guests may also enjoy a memorable moment with their dearest by dining at the Sana Sini Restaurant, which will pan seared foie gras, lobster cheese katsu roll, Singapore chili crab, oxtail meatball soup and a dessert station featuring a pink macaron tower, pink marshmallow lollipops and a pink chocolate fountain, all specially crafted by executive chef Cameron Gardiner with a starting price of Rp 528,000. (kes)

Contact: +6221 3192 1111; [email protected]