Unforgettable Valentine’s Day events around Melbourne

Valentine's Day dinner

Whoever you’re marking February 14th with this year, true romance is guaranteed across Chris Lucas’ eight Melbourne venues. From tableside flowers and fiery fun to summer strawberry pavlova and the finest champagne, wooing your loved one has never been easier. Just make the booking and leave the rest up to the team at Lucas Restaurants.

Yakimono: Ignite the Flames of Love

Yakimono is bringing the fire to Valentine’s Day with an exclusive flame-kissed Setto menu for $110pp, which includes a cheeky cocktail to kick things off. Expect a mix of classics and special additions to share against the backdrop of the neon-lit dining room. Think fresh, flavorful kingfish sashimi; umami negi chicken skewers; dynamite tuna hako with dragon’s fire sauce and much more. The sparks will be flying — and we don’t just mean from the kitchen.

What’s more, Yakimono is teaming up with the flower maestros at Bush, transforming its downstairs foyer into a pop-up florist for one day only. Drop by from 10am to 7pm on 14 February to pick up some stunning seasonal blooms, including banksia stems from $25 a pop and lush bouquets from $85.

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Society Dining Room: A Feast for All the Senses

A spectacular setting for any romantic rendezvous, with exceptional Euro-accented fare to match, Society is the perfect choice for a truly memorable Valentine’s Day. Visit the esteemed Dining Room for an exclusive $245pp Chef’s Menu, set to include a very special edition of Society’s famed dessert trolley. The evening will begin with freshly shucked rock oysters before guests are welcomed to choose from a selection of dishes, with options including quail served with crispy potato and leeks; king prawn agnolotti with white asparagus, caviar and vin jaune; King George whiting with sauce Americaine; Wagyu sirloin with oyster mushrooms and cipollini onions; plus much more.

To mark the occasion with something truly special to sip on, Society’s multi-award-winning sommelier team and cellar collection will be on hand to help you round out the experience in true style.

Availability at Society Dining Room this Valentine’s Day is strictly limited, reserve your booking now

Lillian Brasserie: A Taste of European Romance

For an exquisite evening at the Paris end of Collins Street, indulge your loved one with a special chef’s selection of Lillian Brasserie’s classics this February 14th. For $165pp, celebrate over a curated tasting menu that offers a rollcall of European inspired dishes. From a magnificent aged fillet of beef with a bone marrow glaze, to a fresh and locally sourced spanner crab linguine, and a finale of exquisite desserts such as a chocolate and raspberry delice and summer strawberry pavlova – make this Valentine’s Day one to remember at Lillian Brasserie.

Availability is strictly limited, reserve your booking now

Grill Americano: Italian Elegance

Shower your lover in Italian elegance at Grill Americano this Valentine’s Day. For $245pp, share a classically Italian feast against the opulent backdrop of Melbourne’s most sought-after dining room. Featuring many of Grill Americano’s signature dishes, delight in handmade pasta such as lobster and saffron tortellini, delicate seafood including signature house-cured octopus carpaccio, and a classic dessert of chocolate profiteroles, plus more, all spread across four indulgent courses. For a magnificent evening that’s sure to stand out, reserve your table now.

Availability is strictly limited, reserve your booking now

Kisumé: Intimate Dining Experience

Allow Kisumé to take care of you and your loved one this Valentine’s Day. For $330pp, take a seat at the intimate 12-seat Chef’s Table for an exclusive multi-course menu experience. Guests can expect dishes made before their eyes, such as ocean trout with sweet corn and karashi; kingfish, nigiri, oba and davidson plum; and Wagyu brisket with sukiyaki, tamago and tare before finishing with yuzu sorbet and honey dew melon.

Kisume’s main dining room and the moody Chablis Bar (home to Australia’s largest selection of Chablis)