Valentine's 2017: Top 10 Romantic Sydney Restaurants

What is Valentine’s Day, or any romantic evening, if you are short of ideas? Just like real estate, the answer is; location, location, location.  Lacking inspiration? Well, take a look at our list of places, to suits all tastes! A special occasion deserves a special menu and so, for this event, most chefs in the city have prepared Valentines’ menus -  rich with every delicacy, from land to sea, and all the way to sweet delights. The ideal mix for an appointment by candlelight. 

Quay Restaurant- Overseas Passenger Terminal, Hickson Rd, The Rocks NSW 2000


The perfect restaurant for a memorable, distinct, Valentine’s event. The atmosphere is warm, elegant and refined with a unique and innovative cuisine, which showcases a perfectly balanced menu. Located in the city with birds eye harbor and bridge views, celebrated chef Peter Gilmore will surprise you by presenting unexpected flavor combinations, be ready to be surprised. Advanced booking essential.

Altitude, Shangri-La Hotel, CBD – Shangri-La Hotel, Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney, 176 Cumberland St, Sydney NSW 2000


At Altitude Restaurant, you will find yourself on the thirty-sixth floor, with floor to ceiling views of our beloved city.  But the surprises don’t stop with the views, with the finest contemporary Australian menu on offer and matching wines to boot. In one word, spectacular!

Baygarden Restaurant at Novotel Brighton Beach- Bayside Plaza, The Grand Parade & Princess St, Brighton-Le-Sands NSW 2216


Baygarden Restaurant at Sydney’s Novotel Brighton Beach, offers a fresh seafood dining experience with romantic bayside views, from a relaxed and breezy location. For the sweetheart Valentine’s, they are offering a 5-course menu, accompanied by French champagne and live music. This is ideal for those couples who love the beachy lifestyle. Consider, the Baygarden Restaurant for the ideal spot to spend your Valentine’s. 

est. Restaurant- Establishment, 1, Establishment/252 George St, Sydney NSW 2000


The est. Restaurant specialises in sophisticated French cuisine. Seated in the stunning heritage dining room, you can enjoy the soaring white columns, stucco ceilings and general luxuriousness of old world charm. est. has been recognised for its impeccable service and acclaimed wine list, personally chosen by Master Sommelier, Franck Moreau.  A dining experience to be remembered. 

Pilu At Freshwater- Moore Rd, Freshwater NSW 2096


Perched overlooking Freshwater beach is Australia’s favorite Sardinian restaurant, Pilu. Intimate and elegant you will surely feel the romance flowing in this northern beaches setting. Pilu serves tantalising food, using fresh seasonal ingredients and offers a comprehensive list of superb Italian and Australian wines. Choose Saint Valentine’s at Pilu restaurant and rest assured you will enjoy a delicious menu crafted by executive chef, Giovanni Pilu. 

Ananas Bar & Brasserie- 18 Argyle St, The Rocks NSW 2000


Celebrate a Valentine night in France, in true Parisian style, at Café Ananas. Capture the magic with your special someone as you enjoy the delectable French cuisine, all the while romantically overlooking the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Dine from a la carte menu or select from exclusive specials on the evening. Highly recommended.

Restaurant Hubert - 15 Bligh St, Sydney NSW 2000


Hubert is romantic, ravishing and dishes up food that dazzles.  It offers private room service and is providing Sydney with the elusive, wow factor. Surprise yourself with something new. 

The Grounds of Alexandria- Valentine at the Grounds Secret Garden- 7a/2 Huntley St, Alexandria NSW 2015


The Grounds offers couples a unique and alternative setting in the Secret Garden. Sit under the stars and experience the magical atmosphere. Throughout the evening The Grounds will captivate you with live entertainment. Capture the romance in their photo booth, complete with a swing for two!

Experience not only the enchanting garden but also taste exquisite cocktails on arrival, followed by four divine courses of canapés, entree, main and dessert to share. Each course is matched with wines.

The Spice Room Restaurant - 455 George Street, Sydney


Spice up your love life by spending your Valentine’s in an interior courtyard, amongst antiques and faded grandeur, enjoying authentic Indian cuisine. Choose between traditional street food, tasty sharing platters, royal banquets, tandoori delicacies, delicious curries and sweet desserts.  Savour and enjoy. Namaste! And Happy San Valentine. 

360 Bar and Dining- Westfield Sydney, 100 Market St, Sydney NSW 2000


Time for some high octane dining – try dinner in the sky. Located high above the city in the iconic Sydney Tower, 360 Bar and Dining, is a culinary experience complete with revolving views of Sydney’s skyline. Offering fresh seasonal dishes from their fine dining menu, you have the option to pairdishes with award-winning wines.  Designed to stimulate your tastes, set your sights on 360 Bar and Dining. Magnificent. Not to be missed.