We’ve found 18 wonderful restaurants or venues to show your loved one you really care for this Valentine’s Day. Get ready for a list full of indulgent multi-course menus, in both luxe and relaxed atmospheres, curated specially for the international day of lurve.

Za Za Ta

Love blooms at ZA ZA TA for a week-long Valentine’s affair, celebrating the season of love with two experiences fit for lovers and groups of friends. From 13-17 February (excluding 14th February), for $85pp guests can indulge in a menu by Chef Michael Jackson, where every bite whispers sweet nothings. Jackson’s specially crafted menu promises a truly stunning evening and perfect blend of rich and intense dishes with lighter, spice-kissed moments.

Za Za Ta are doing Valentine’s for a WEEK.

For the official day of lovers, join on Wednesday 14th February and spoil your special someone with an unforgettable Valentine’s Day Dinner. Enjoy a delightful Valentine’s cocktail upon arrival, savour our unique four-course menu, and get lost in the ambiance as you are serenaded with live music, all for only $99pp.

Bookings for Valentine’s Week are available now at zazata.com.au

 ZA ZA TA Bar and Kitchen, 1000 Ann St, Fortitude Valley, QLD 4006, (07) 3253 6999

Izakaya Publico

Celebrate love and delicate cuisine as Izakaya Publico unveils a captivating Valentine’s Day lunch and dinner experience on Wednesday, 14th February. Nestled within the heart of Hotel Indigo Brisbane City Centre, akin to the concealed gems of those izakayas you’d find in Japan, this Valentine’s Day guests will experience a seven-course shared menu with a glass of sparkling wine for only $89pp.

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You can’t go wrong with a date at Bar 1603 or Izakaya Publico at Hotel Indigo.

As the night unfolds, tantalise your tastebuds with dishes like delicate fresh caught Sashimi Moriawase and rich Butta Barra Pork Belly with Yuzu Miso. Every dish tells a tale of Japanese culture, from the Vegetable Gyoza to the Lotus Chips, intricately mirroring the attention found in traditional izakayas. End on a sweet note with NAMELAKA dessert which weaves together Chocolate, Honeycomb, Dark Chocolate Soil, and Matcha Ice Cream.

Further elevate your experience with an optional upgrade ($40pp) and select two cocktails of your choice from Bar 1603’s special Valentine’s Day Cocktails Menu. With five cocktails to choose from, options, sip away on options like Matcha Crème Brulé and Cupido. Available for Lunch and Dinner, discover the charm of Japanese tradition, seamlessly blended with the magic of Valentine’s Day.

Don’t feel like going home?  Stay a little longer, explore and relax at Hotel Indigo Brisbane City Centre in one of their 212 strikingly designed guest rooms with a romantic overnight stay.

Bookings for Valentine’s Day are available at www.izakayapublico.com

Izakaya Publico, located in Hotel Indigo Brisbane City Centre, 27-35 Turbot St, Brisbane QLD 4000, p. (07) 3237 2330

Love is in the air at Botellon.


Join Botellon for a special Valentine’s Day date night this year, as they put on three curated specials intended for lovers; a strawberry martini, a seafood paella, and dark chocolate cheesecake.

Botellon, 1 327Honour Ave, Chelmer QLD 4075, p. 0428 121 003

The mood lighting is super inviting at Allonda.


Allonda is a a modern European restaurant that offers an intimate and sophisticated atmosphere for the lovers. On Wednesday February 14 this year, they have two sittings 5:30pm/6:00pm–8pm, or 8pm–late. There is a set menu that will cost $99 per person, inclusive of a sparkling Valentine’s Day cocktail or beer on arrival.

Allonda, 17-21 Longland Street, Newstead, QLD 4000, p. (07) 3217 6121

Share a sweet treat at Establishment 302.

Establishment 203  

This relaxed yet sophisticated restaurant offers an exceptional fusion of steak and Italian cuisine. With the aim to create dining experiences that excite and surprise the senses, Establishment 203 will be celebrating the lovers with their delicious set Valentine’s Day menu. $150pp including a special Valentine’s Day cocktail on arrival, with early and late sittings available. 

Establisment 203, 6 Marshall St, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006, p. (07) 3186 1133


Immerse yourself in a night of romance at Goldfinch Restaurant, Brisbane’s heartbeat in the CBD. Elevate your Valentine’s Day with a delectable three-course dinner paired with a complimentary glass of sparkling wine for just $110 per person! Let the ambiance of Goldfinch weave its magic as you relish every bite of our specially curated menu with that special person in your life. 

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Romance for two at Goldfinch!

Indulge in a tantalising array of flavours, featuring chargrilled king prawns, succulent pork rib eye, and exquisite goldband snapper. To conclude your perfect evening, treat yourself to a divine strawberry eton mess—a dessert perfectly crafted to elevate your dining experience. Sittings are between 6pm and 9pm. 

Goldfinch Restaurant, inside Pullman Mercure Brisbane King Georges Square, Cnr Ann &, Roma St, Brisbane City QLD 4000, p. (07) 3222 1128


Forget about the main course this February 14, Ovello’s way of saying “Ti Amo” is taking you straight to dessert with a share-style Plate ‘o’ Chocolate—an assortment of sweet treats that outshines even the finest chocolate box. 

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Ovello is all about sweet treats this Valentine’s Day.

On your table you’ll find chocolate lava cake, decadent Italian dark chocolate mousse nestled in chocolate soil, delicate chocolate wafer, and the pièce de resistance, the tiramisu cannoli. Roses? Forget them—two glasses of KV Prosecco Rosé are the perfect match to this feast. But just because the chocolate is rich, doesn’t mean you have to be: for $20 per couple, you can secure your seat to bathe in sweet-tooth bliss. After sipping rosé during round one, for an additional $15 on the night you’ll have the delightful choice between the specialty Mocha Martini, or if a kiss is on the cards, the Valentine’s Day After-Dinner Mint Cocktail is sure to set the mood. Don’t miss out on this dessert extravaganza – book your spot online now and make this Valentine’s Day as sweet as sugar. Bookings can be made here.

Ovello, 161 Grey St, South Brisbane QLD 4101, p. (07) 3305 2517


Indulge in an unforgettable Valentine’s Day at Blackbird, where romance meets culinary excellence. Elevate your evening in the iconic Riverview Room with an exclusive three-course set menu. Immerse yourself in a banquet meticulously crafted by our culinary experts, accompanied by live entertainment and unparalleled 180° views of the Story Bridge and Brisbane River.

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Blackbird views spell romance!

For those who prefer choice, Blackbird offers a Three-Course Choice Menu in the award-winning restaurant, boasting stunning Brisbane River vistas. Toast to love with sensational drinks and decadent dishes. Bookings start at 5:30pm, creating the perfect backdrop for a romantic celebration at $129 per person. Secure your spot at Blackbird event centre or Blackbird restaurant for an enchanting Valentine’s experience.

Blackbird Restaurant, 123 Eagle Street, Riverside Centre, Brisbane City 4000, p. (07) 3229 1200

Donna Chang

Donna Chang invites you to a romantic rendezvous filled with exquisite flavours and enchanting ambiance. Nestled in the heart of Brisbane CBD, celebrate with your special someone amidst Donna’s breathtaking dining space, adorned with crystal chandeliers and white marble.

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Donna Chang is ready for love this V Day.

Indulge in a banquet rich with finely tuned Sichuan flavours and explore an extensive bar list, setting the scene for a night of pure romance. Sittings start from 6pm for $138pp. 

Donna Chang, 3/171 George St. Brisbane City QLD 4000, p. (07) 3243 4888

Bisou Bisou

Celebrate love from the luxury of our French brasserie this Valentine’s Day. Be whisked away to the city of love in a setting of French charm at Bisou Bisou. Think brick alcoves, cosy banquette seating and mood lighting as you toast to love with a specially designed menu, lovingly crafted by their expert team.

Oui oui, choose Bisou Bisou has authentic French fare.

Choose from a wide selection of tipples from the bar, including specially crafted cocktails and a sommelier selected wine list. There is no better setting for an evening of romance. Bookings are from 5:30pm, priced at $99pp.

Bisou Bisou, 458 Brunswick Street Ground Floor Fortitude Valley QLD 4006, p. (07) 3131 8900

Iris Rooftop 

Indulge in a night of romance and Spanish culinary delights this Valentine’s Day at Iris Rooftop. Experience the allure of our breathtaking rooftop oasis with panoramic city skyline views, setting the stage for an unforgettable evening with your special someone.

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Iris Rooftop has won Brisbane’s Best Rooftop Bar multiple times for a reason!

Immerse yourselves in the intimate ambience as you savour a specially curated Valentine’s Day banquet, lovingly crafted to create a memorable atmosphere. Join us for a celebration of love, and elevate your evening under the stars with a touch of Spanish charm.Sittings are from 5:45pm for $125pp. 

Iris Rooftop, atop Hotel X, 458 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006, p. (07) 3131 8999

Boom Boom Room

This Valentine’s Day, descend into a cosy subterranean world of Japanese flavour. Nestled within the historic vaults of the former Queensland Government Savings Bank, immerse yourselves in the finely tuned flavour of Japanese Izakaya style cuisine.

Luxurious and intimate dinners at Boom Boom Room.

Revel in the romantic ambiance of Boom Boom Room, heightened by beautiful glowing alcoves and lamp-lit tables, creating a captivating setting for an unforgettable evening. Join us in our unique underground escape, where history meets contemporary charm, crafting the perfect backdrop for a Valentine’s celebration unlike any other.Sittings from 6pm for $125pp.

Boom Boom Room, 49 Elizabeth St, Brisbane City QLD 4000, (07) 3243 4800


Celebrate Valentine’s Day by raising a toast with your special someone on the banks of the Brisbane River. Join us at Byblos for an exclusive Valentine’s Day banquet, where you can indulge in the vibrant flavours of the Mediterranean.

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Riverside Byblos is a showstopper.

Delight in a selection of delicious and decadent dishes, all while basking in the enchanting riverfront views that stretch before you. Bookings from 5:30pm priced at $105pp. 

Byblos, 39 Hercules St, Hamilton QLD 4007, p. (07) 3268 1998

The Lex

The Lex’s Valentine’s offering will commence with a glass of bubbly or signature cocktail on arrival, with freshly shucked oysters which are sure to set the tone for the night of culinary exploration.Begin the night with seared yellowfin tuna with salsa verde, yuzu kosho mayonnaise and matcha rice paper cracker or caramelised figs with bagel crouton, macadamia feta, roasted pistachio, arugula, rainforest honey and vincotto dressing.

Mouthwatering morsels at The Lex.

Indulge in flame grilled mb3+ warwick eye fillet with charred heirloom carrots, braised leeks, red wins jus and summer truffle oil, complemented by paris mash potatoes with fresh chives.

Finish off the night with a shared dessert platter, offering delectable New York-baked cheesecake, gianduja truffles with chocolate sauce and passionfruit meringue tart. Seatings are two hours long, with spots from 5:30pm to 8:30pm priced at $75pp. Bookings can be made via the link here. You can see the full menu available here.

The Lex, Level Three in W Brisbane, 81 N Quay, Brisbane City QLD 4000, (07) 3556 8833

W Brisbane WET Deck

W Brisbane’s fan-favourite Float In Cinema is back this Valentine’s Day and is inviting couples to revel in romantic bliss with 3 nights of movie favourites!

Available for 3 nights only, snuggle up with your sweetheart on an inflatable recliner while iconic love stories like La La Land, The Notebook, and Valentine’s Day play on the deck’s giant screen. Sip Veuve Clicquot champagne or a “One in a Melon” cocktail on arrival before indulging in a grazing box brimming with treats as Brisbane’s city lights twinkle in the background.

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Float-in cinema is a refreshing twist on dinner and a movie!

WET Deck provides the ultimate romantic setting to get lost in film under the stars this Valentine’s season. Endless love awaits at W Brisbane’s cinema where the pool meets the big screen. This event is only from February 12-14, 2024, for $115pp. Night 1: La La Land (2016) | Monday, 12 February 2023 at 6:30PM. Night 2: The Notebook (2004) – Tuesday, 13 February 2023 at 6:30PM. Night 3: Valentine’s Day (2010) – Wednesday, 14 February 2023 at 6:30PM Bookings can be made here

W Brisbane Wet Deck, W Brisbane, 81 N Quay, Brisbane City QLD, 4000, (07) 3556 8833

Kingpin Chermisde

For a date night with a difference, celebrate love (and friendship) at Kingpin Chermside this Valentine’s Day with fun activities, luxury cocktails and delicious food fit for royalty. The premium entertainment destination is launching a V

For a date night with a difference, celebrate love and friendship at Kingpin this Valentine’s / Galentine’s Day with fun activities, luxury cocktails and delicious food fit for royalty; for couples or pals that want more than just dinner and drinks. Kingpin is launching a special deal which will be available at all venues in Australia. The deal is for two people and offers amazing value at just $60pp:

  • An epic game of Bowling 
  • A selection of delicious Darrell Lea chocolate treats to share
  • x2 Special Limited Time Offer cocktails
  • x4 Gourmet Share Plates
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A little friendly competition for couples at Kingpin.

 Any two people can access the Valentine’s special whether it be friends, partners, siblings; it doesn’t matter to Kingpin because we know love comes in all shapes and sizes. The deal will be running from 9th – 14th February, so there’s plenty of time to celebrate love! 

Kingpin Chermside, MM33/949 Gympie Rd, Chermside QLD 4032, p. (07) 3050 0821

Outside Brisbane…

Citrique at JW Marriott Gold Coast Resort & Spa 

The folks at Citrique are inviting couples to celebrate love with an intimate five-course degustation, which is sure to tantalise the senses. Treat your sweetheart to a memorable evening of culinary indulgence amidst the scenic beauty of JW Marriott Gold Coast, with this exquisite dining experience at their signature restaurant Citrique

Citrique is pulling out the stops for love this year.

Guests will arrive to chilled glasses of Laurent-Perrier champagne, before being taken on a culinary adventure from Kingfish with Ponzu Pearls to Succulent Poached Lobster and Osetra Caviar. Indulge your sweet tooth in a Decadent Chocolate Mousse and Praline Dessert to finish off the night! Seatings are between 6:30pm and 9:30pm, for $149 per guest, with wine pairings an additional $59. Bookings can be made here.

JW Marriott Gold Coast Resort & Spa, 158 Ferny Ave, Surfers Paradise QLD 4217, p(07) 5592 9772

Park & Cove Noosa

What could be more romantic than cruising down the coast and cosying up at a culinary retreat in Noosa’s headlands? Add a glass of champagne to the mix, and you’ve got yourself a date that dreams are made of. Park & Cove has the recipe for romance this Valentine’s Day, with a decadent two- and three-course set menu for lovebirds looking to celebrate their love for food. With a choice of the two-course menu for $55pp or the three-course for $75pp, let your actions speak louder than words as you create memorable moments that will last for many Valentine’s Days to come.

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Noosa is calling with Park & Cove.

Beyond the plate, Park & Cove has designed cocktails specially for the occasion – a smooth Lychee Rose Martini for Her made of vodka, lychee liqueur and rose syrup, and a Crown of Thorns cocktail for Him, spicing the night with Kraken Rum, lemon juice and notes of maple. If you’re looking to be wined, dined and whisked away by an exquisite culinary experience to remember, Park & Cove is ‘the one’ for you this February 14. Book your table for two here.

Park & Cove Noosa, Peppers Noosa Resort and Villas, 33A Viewland Dr, Noosa Heads QLD 4567, p, (07) 5455 2209

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