Great Last Minute Valentines Day Dining Specials Around Cape Town

Words: Katrina Rose Wind

We know that planning Valentines Day can be stressful. Often times it’s left on the back burner up until the last minute and then you’re frantically rushing trying to come up with a plan. Don’t worry, we did your homework and got you covered.


They’ve got two amazing Valentine’s Day offerings, so you’re really spoiled for choice here. You have the option of spending the day at their beautiful estate snacking on their Valentine’s Day picnic basket or taking home their Valentine’s Dinner Box for Two. Their dinner basket has all the ingredients you need, conveniently packaged together, you’ll have a gourmet farm-to-table dinner ready in no time.

If you would like to pre-order a dinner box, contact:

When: 14 February
Where: Boschendal – The Werf Farm Picnic area | 
Time: Afternoon
Price: Picnic Basket R 800.00 per couple | Dinner Box R 395 per box


Let love and romance flourish at Nederburg’s The Manor this Valentine’s, by treating your loved one to a laid-back picnic or dreamy dinner by candlelight. The picnic basket includes various cheeses, dips, a main course, as well as dessert. Alternatively, opt for a dreamy “journey of flavours” dinner inside The Manor, situated in their historic manor house, or on their stoep, on the evenings of Friday and Monday, 13 and 15 February.

Book your Valentine’s picnic or dinner at least 24 hours in advance to avoid disappointment on 021 862 3104 or Please confirm any allergies and dietary requirements when making your reservation.

When: 13, 14, 15 February
Where: Nederburg Estate
Time: All day
Price: Picnic Basket R460 per couple | Dinner R900 per couple, or R450 for a single person

The Shop

The Shop is taking those who are still being cautious and staying in into consideration! They are offering a DIY Beef Wellington kit. The package includes veggies, roast pumpkin, potato gratin, salad. For an additional R60, they will include one of their famous Creme Brûlée. Keep in mind they close their orders on the 10th of Feb and collection will be on the 13th of Feb.

When: 13 Feb
Where: Three Anchor Bay Rd, Three Anchor Bay
Time: 16:00
Price: DIY kit R500, R60 pp for Creme Brûlée

Coco Safar

The Parisian-inspired Cafe in the middle of Seapoint is offering a five-course Valentine’s Day lunch for you and that special person. They’re promising a delectable culinary trip around the world. Make sure to book in advance via Whatsapp 082 055 5721.

When: 14 Feb
Where: Artem Centre, 277 Main Rd, Sea Point, Cape Town
Time: Lunch
Price: –

Tjing Tjing Momiji

valentines dateMomiji Lounge at Tjing Tjing is offering a Valentine’s sharing plate of mochi. These popular Japanese treats are filled with decadent flavours, don’t forget about their new pop-up shop next door, Mochi Mochi. They will also be offering a box of special Valentine’s Day mochi.

When: Friday, 14 February
Where: 165 Longmarket St, Cape Town City Centre
Time: 12:00 and 21:00
Price: R50 for a plate of 4

Bombay Brasserie At The Taj Cape Town

Enjoy a delicious gourmet Indian dinner this Valentine’s Day. Their set menu promises not to disappoint.  They will also be having happy hour from 17h00-22h00, buy one get one free on all house wines, local beers, mocktails and selected cocktails.

When: 14 February
Where: 1 Wale St, Cape Town City Centre
Time: 18h00
Price: R645 per couple.

Pot Luck Club

They will be hosting Valentine’s dinner, offering a  beautiful 9-course tasting menu. So you can expect to impress your loved one at this relaxed, fine-dining eatery. Did we mention that the location is beautiful?

When: 14 February
Where: The Old Biscuit Mill, Woodstock
Time: 17h00
Price: R750 per person

Tryn at Steenberg

Enjoy a delicious meal in the heart of the Winelands, a three-course meal of your choosing with an amuse-bouche to start and a chocolate truffle to finish.

When: 12,13, 14 Feb
Where: Steenberg Estate, Tokai.
Time: Lunch and Dinner
Price: R385 pp

The Conservatory at The Cellars-Hohenort

valentines dateGet out of town for the evening and take a drive down to Constantia to this amazing lunch destination. Enjoy a romantic stroll in the gardens before sipping a pre-dinner glass of bubbly and heading into the restaurant for a delicious five-course lunch. They are also offering a decadent picnic for two in their beautifully manicured gardens or at their boutique vineyard. So many options to choose from!

When: 14 February
Where: 93 Brommersvlei Rd, Constantia Heights
Time: 18h30
Price: Lunch R565 per person | Picnic R600 per basket per couple.

Burger & Lobster

valentines dateHave Valentine’s lunch or dinner at this unique restaurant located in the heart of Bree Street. Modern in look and contemporary in feel, we promise you will leave this restaurant very satisfied.  Enjoy a 3-course set menu and a sparkling glass of bubbles.

When: 14 February
Where: 105 Bree St, Cape Town City Centre
Time: Lunch and dinner
Price: R299 per person

12 Apostles Hotel

valentines dateThis Valentine’s Day enjoy a curated a five-course tasting menu that’s inspired by the romantic view over the Atlantic Ocean and Lion’s Head mountain. Pair it with some bubbly and this a seriously romantic dinner date.

When: 14  February
Where: Victoria Street, Camps Bay
Time: 18h00
Price: R825 per person | R1300 per person with wine pairing 

12 Apostles Hotel

Grub & Vine

The food is good, the drinks are great, the atmosphere is phenomenal. Enjoy a six-course meal from their Summer Romance menu that will leave your partner very impressed with your decision-making skills. A decadent dining experience like no other!

When: 13 & 14 February
Where: 103 Bree Street, Cape Town
Time: Saturday, 13 February from 16h00 | Sunday, 14 February lunch, 12h00 – 16h00
Price: R645 per person

Mount Nelson

This Valentine’s Day, the Mount Nelson is inviting guests to stay overnight, enjoy afternoon tea (with pianist Henry Dike), or book a gourmet picnic by the pool or under the shade with their beautiful setting. This is sure to be an unforgettable experience!

When: 13 & 14 February
Where: 76 Orange Street, Gardens, Cape Town
Time: Afternoon tea: 13 & 14 February 2021, 12h00 & 15h00 | Picnic: 13 & 14 February 2021, 12h00-16h00
Price: Afternoon tea: R550 per person; R275 per child, 4 – 11 years | Garden picnic: R550 per person; R275 per child| Pool picnic: R750 per person; R475 per child

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