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Best Spots for a Valentine's Day Dinner in Auckland

Lauren Simpson Feb 11, 2022 4:39:14 PM

Looking for the perfect dinner spot this Valentine’s day? 


Whether you normally celebrate Valentine’s Day or just want a nice meal out, there is an array of offerings at some of Tamaki Makaurau’s finest establishments. Book in for you and a loved one, and indulge in a special night out.




Ostro’s Valentine’s Day menu includes three indulgent courses, and the option to begin the night with an additional seafood platter or local oysters.

The menu boasts an array of options including vegetarian options, seafood, lamb and scotch fillet.

The set menu is only offered on February 14 and is $120 per person. Sit back and enjoy the harbour views with your loved one.


View the menu here.

Additional information and bookings here.




When Ebisu puts on a set menu, it’s not one to miss. This Valentine’s Ebisu is giving you a taste of their best, with a flute of Veuve Clicquot on arrival.


Treat yourself to a selection of sushi & sashimi, mouthwatering starters and everything from crayfish dumplings to apple & shiso lamb loin. No mouthful is the same.


The night is $135 per person, with a vegetarian menu available for $120. Ebisu has one of the most extensive sake lists in Auckland and is offering a premium sake match for an additional $35.


View the menu here.

Additional information and bookings here.


Cafe Hanoi is a city staple, influenced by the “faded elegance of Hanoi’s Old Quarter”.


For Valentine’s Day, they are putting on a set menu that is made to share. The menu (shown below) includes fresh starters, flavourful bigger plates and something sweet to finish on.


Cafe Hanoi is running their Valentine’s menu from February 13-15, giving you the flexibility to celebrate on a quieter night. The night is $65 per person and is available from 5 pm.  



Amuse bouche


Dry-aged raw kingfish, lemongrass, palm sugar, Thai basil oil, toasted rice

Crispy duck roll, cucumber, pickled veg, chilli peanut hoisin dip

Lemongrass beef skewers, spring onion oil, crushed peanuts


Pork belly braised in coconut water, pickled mustard greens.

Poached organic chicken, green papaya, cucumber, herbs, fish sauce, peanuts

Asian greens, red chilli, soy, garlic, sesame

Jasmine rice


Valentines sweet plate - Coconut mousse cake, Dark Chocolate cherry bon bons, strawberry macarons


Book at Cafe Hanoi here.




(Mission Bay location closed on Feb 14)

Azabu is putting on an Omakase menu, which roughly translates to “respectfully leaving another to decide what is best.” Chef Yukio Ozeki has created the menu, which is paired with a flute of Clicquot, Asahi or one of Azabu’s cocktails.


For $115 per person, the night includes three courses, plus an additional starter and pavlova to finish. 


View the menu here.

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