Get ready to sweep your sweetheart off their feet with one of the many extraordinary dining experiences at South Bank. Picture enchanting multi-course menus and bespoke picnic hampers from some of Brisbane's finest eateries. So, forget trawling through the web for the perfect V-Day date night; let us be your guide to the best spots for an unforgettable dining experience on the day of love!
If you're after a relaxed vibe..
Valentine's Day On The Green
Join us for an exclusive Valentine-inspired Sunday Social session on February 18th, starting at 2 pm. Enjoy the laid-back tunes of Birdman Randy and Franky Smart, stunning views, and delectable picnic bites from River Quay's finest. Whether you're happily taken, single, or somewhere in between, it's time to fire up that group chat and dust off your picnic rug!
The Jetty's Lovers Picnic
Impress your date with The Jetty's Lovers Picnic for two this Valentine's Day! Indulge in hummus, toasted pita, sweetcorn fritters, chimichurri, and a delectable antipasto selection, accompanied by desserts from Brisbane's beloved French patisserie, C’est Du Gâteau! Complete your romantic picnic with a choice of some bevs. Priced at $110 per person, available from the 14th to the 18th of February. Lock in your plans and earn serious brownie points here!
River Quay Fish Love Filled Hamper
Celebrate Valentine's Day riverside with River Quay Fish's epic love-filled picnic hamper! For only $59, enjoy the perfect picnic for two, featuring beer-battered fish and chips, pepperoni pizza, and sticky date pudding. Customise your experience by adding your favourite beer, wine, or soft drink to the mix. Book your romantic picnic here and prepare for a delightful date by the water's edge here.
Crafty V-Day At Cork & Chroma
Get creative with your Valentine’s Day plans at Cork & Chroma this year (literally!). Put paint to canvas in the ‘Loved Up’ paint and sip sessions to create your heart balloon masterpiece. Reserve your spot for $69pp on the 9th of February here or the 14th of February here.
But wait, there's more sweetness in store: at the Valentine’s themed ‘Candy Hearts’ paint and sip session, customise candy hearts with sweet sayings. it's an oh-so lovely way to celebrate V-Day. Secure a seat for $69pp for the 10th of February here, or the 15th of February here. Pro tip: grab drinks and nibbles from Little Stanley Street to fuel your inner artist. Our pick is Barbossa and Fritzenberger.
If you're after a luxe riverfront dining experience...
Treat your amore off their feet this Valentine’s Day with an unforgettable riverfront dining experience at OTTO. Indulge in a spritz cocktail on arrival, followed by a three-course choice menu accompanied by live music. Plus, enjoy a complimentary OTTO chocolate to take home. Upgrade your evening with caviar and oysters, and groups of four or more receive a free bottle of OTTO prosecco. Reserve your spot now for $199pp here.
Indulge in a romantic feast that will sweep you off your feet this Valentine's Day. Spoil your partner with a lavish, shared Italian banquet at Popolo, where a delightful set menu awaits at $85 per person. For a little extra indulgence add a wine pairing for an additional $55 per person. Perfect for couples seeking the ultimate Valentine's experience. Reserve your spot here.
River Quay Fish
River Quay Fish is ready to make your Valentine's Day extra special! Spoil your sweetheart with a romantic three-course dinner boasting breathtaking riverside views. We’re talking everything from oysters to butter-poached lobster, and a decadent red velvet cake (yum!). Secure your spot for this enchanting evening of love and delicious food for just $89pp here.
The Jetty is turning up the charm this Valentine’s Day with a delicious three-course menu that you won’t want to miss! Indulge in an unforgettable riverside experience featuring a bloody shiraz spritz on arrival, Sydney Rock oysters, Barossa baked Camembert, roasted duck breast, market fish, roasted baby carrots, and mouth-watering desserts from C’est Du Gâteau (prepare to drool!). Priced at $85 per person, spots are filling up fast, so secure your reservation here.
Ithaka is helping you show your love in luxe riverside style with their feast of Saint Valentine! Take your pick of a three course mouth-watering vegetarian menu for $75pp or a four course standard menu for $95pp. Think tzatziki dip, pan fried Olympus halloumi, spanakopita pie, and Angus beef with almond skordalia to name a few menu highlights. Oh, and did we mention you can add a wine pairing if you're seeking a little extra indulgence from and additional $45pp - $90pp. Reserve your spot here.
If you're after a great value gourmet dining experience...
Love is in the air at Ahmet's this Valentine's Day! Relish an evening of authentic Turkish flavours and shared moments. Bring your date or gather your friends for a delightful night celebrating love and enjoy the special Valentine's Day Cocktail—a passion fruit mimosa on arrival. Indulge in a five-course shared banquet featuring some customer fave dishes from the a la carte menu, all for only $69pp. Book your table now for a memorable Turkish feast here!
Indulge in an Italian feast at Vici this Valentine's Day with your loved one or friends. Enjoy a three-course shared menu for $99 for two, featuring modern Italian dishes like the squid ink spaghetti with crab and slipper lobster, and flan di latte for dessert. Add a touch of sweetness with a three-course cocktail menu for an extra $50pp, including Aperol spritz, pineapple daiquiri, passion sour, and espresso martini. Reserve your table now for a night filled with love and delicious food here!
Join Embers for a sizzling Valentine's Day experience! Their special offer includes a glass of Croser sparkling upon arrival, a shared entree featuring oysters and prawns, and a delectable chocolate dessert. Available from 5 pm to 9pm, this romantic indulgence is priced at $70 per person. No need to worry about pre-booking; simply drop in and ignite your Valentine's Day celebration at Embers!
Love is in the air, and Ole invites you to celebrate with your special someone, friends, or Galentine’s gang over a delectable three-course Spanish feast for $99 for two! Delight in freshly shucked oysters, roasted barramundi with caramelised fennel and saffron-infused bone sauce, and a luscious leche flan with red caramel sauce, fresh strawberry, creme fraiche, raspberries, and chocolate soil. Enhance your experience with a three-course cocktail menu for $50pp, featuring cocktail faves like the Aperol spritz and espresso martini. Reserve your spot here.
Celebrate Valentine's Day at Mucho Mexicano for just $99 for two! Enjoy guac, corn chips, croquetas, and tuna ceviche tostada to start, followed by chicken, tiger prawns, or mushroom sizzling fajitas. End with the leche flan that features red caramel sauce, strawberries, raspberries, and chocolate soil. Add a three-course cocktail menu for $50pp complete with margaritas, Aperol and pineapple daiquiris or passion sours, and espresso martinis. Reserve your spot here.