Its the mood for love people. With the international day of love just around the corner, either one person in the relationship is prolly tryna figure out a game plan to woo the pants off your significant other. We love the cliches candle-lit dinner, the chill diners, the takeaway pizza, Netflix and chill lovebird so jump on the bandwagon and check out this article dedicated to the crowd with a diverse meaning for love, We gotcha homies on spots to wine and dine your lover on this cringy-iest day! Hop on and get busy.
10 Most Romantic Valentines Spot In KL
#1 Sitka Eatinghouse & Wine Bar
Romance on a table happens with a classy menu delighting your palates. Housed in a gorgeously lit ambience, their farm to fork concept will make you feel more at home with their menu encompassing organic local produce beautifully handled by bold chefs serving innovative dishes that push culinary boundaries. Expect comforting dishes such as chicken and chive dumplings in chilli oil, buttermilk chicken waffle, pulled chicken peanut miso bao, ramen, rice bowls and so much more perfect with a glass of wine with over 300 labels available, from both New and Old Worlds. They know what’s up and they’re expecting you 🙂
#2 Bobo KL
For some couples, it’s about the conversations. For another, it’s about having a chemistry connection without saying much, rather grasping the moment preferably over a couple of drinks and some classy music. Bobo will serve you a night with an incredible jazz performance with the likes of jazz diva Rachel Guerzo on piano and vocals serenading your senses over a 3-course set dinner featuring oysters done 3 ways, Potato wrapped Barramundi or Sweet and Sticky Beef Short Ribs. End it on a sweet note with the Macadamia cuz you ‘macademia’ me happy. As for drinks, can’t go wrong with their whiskey-based Bobo Ginger Iced Toddy, or Gin & Basil.
#3 Tamarind Hill
Step out of the busy city and ease into a night of serenity at Tamarind Hill located slightly on the outskirts and spend the evening savouring one of the finest Thai and Burmese cuisine this city can offer if travelling to Thailand for authentic indulgence isn’t an option. You ain’t paying RM570 for a couple if some lobster ain’t involved. With the chef specializing in Northern Thai cuisine, it’s a spice adventure from the appetizer serving Prawn Cake with Sugarcane Stick served with Thai Chili Sauce, Scallop wrapped with Fresh Salmon and served with Seafood Sauce, Chicken Roll with Roasted Chili Sauce to mains like Pan-Seared White Cod with Green Curry Sauce or Sauteed Squid and Baby Corn with Thai Herbs Turmeric among others filling you up like there isn’t another day tomorrow. We say, go big!
#4 Proof Pizza + Wine
If the only way to your partner’s heart is through pizza, Proof Pizza is just gonna make sure you stay there for a good time! It’s the Valentines so step up your pizza game from dominos to excellent gourmet pizzas with tantalizing combinations involving wine. Come around and get cosy at this homey setup while you drool over your choice of order sizzle away with cheese in the woodfire oven.
There’s an overwhelming love for Umbrian Black Truffle Pizza by the crowd and with mixed mushrooms, black truffle paste and taleggio loaded with cheese, we see why. While that goes on, we’re sure just gonna order our OG Margherita, classic flavours of rich mozzarella and their house blend tomato sauce to deliver while we mull over the great days and nights.
The thing about Mediterranean grubs in the city is that there’s a peculiar joy to finding that hidden-away spot, the one you haven’t heard of, the one without a hype but with a personality. That’s JOLOKO for ya. Expect hip, neon-lit vibes in the bar and lush tropical surroundings in the back.
The chef in da house, Chef TJ is creating a delicious menu for 2 to share that has something to do with a widespread Caribbean-style barbecue dishes alongside delicious island cuisine. You could start off the night with a punchy cocktail like the Voodoo Old Fashioned (a twist on the classic cocktail made with dark rum). Hands down a place to dance your night away.
#6 Alexis Upstairs Bangsar
Let’s cut right to the chase and order that Pavlova, one of the finest choices in town. 22 years of owning it and they’ll still make you feel like a little girl ogling over her cotton candy with their whimsical delight of meringue and cream, mingled flawlessly with the sour of the berries. Made with the best of ingredients with enormous strawberries, crisp blueberries and fresh cream, you can expect the highest quality of cakes from here. But the part of the Pavlova that will order yourself another piece would be the soft, pillowy, marshmallow-like texture of the almost baked meringue tucked underneath the cream, making the fusion of textures, both crunchy and smooth, a sublime sensation. Someone, hit my man up. Reckon we’ve got ourselves a winner right here!
#7 French Feast
La Vien Rose. Seeming like a scene of a cafe housed in a street somewhere in France, dress in the prettiest dress and tux you’ve nicely kept for this wonderful visit to giggle your heart out on cringy poetry over a glass of wine and French dishes prepared by Jean-Michel Fraisse, formerly of La Vie En Rose, featuring unfamiliar ingredients that’s gonna delightfully surprise your palates . Top dishes include beouf bourguignon, cassoulet of duck confit and profiteroles with housemade bourbon vanilla ice cream.
#8 Two Hands Restaurant
It takes a special occasion to have steak and when regular steaks won’t just do it, aged steaks are your more flavourful and tender option when it comes to grilled beef. Serving straight from the heart and made with a passion to serve distinctive flavour, treat your date (and yourself) to their signature 30 Days Dry Aged Black Angus Tomahawk. We don’t know a lot about it but that’s why you gotta visit and let your tastebuds answer your curiosity
If you’re one to google ‘affordable spots on valentines day’, we’re glad to inform you of a winner. They indulge all day and night long. Boasting an interior for all kinds, ease into a sunlit space sporting greenery, chic cushioned seats in the back and a classy bar in between elements of wood coupled with suspended lamps and warm colour palettes adding to the eatery’s rustic vibe.
For the late night sunshines, order yourself their Lemon Ricotta Hotcakes featuring three large fluffy hotcakes, soft in the centre with creamy ricotta cheese, topped with bananas, maple syrup and large blocks of homemade honeycomb butter. The spatchcock is would be a classy choice 🙂 Dig In!
Address: Ground Floor Jalan Damanlela Lot G10/11 Damansara City Mall, Bukit Damansara, 50490 Kuala Lumpur Hours: 9 AM to 1 AM. Opens daily
Phone: 03-2011 5966
#10 Bella By BIG
Feeling a little Italian this season? This quiet little spot on Lorong Kurau serves you casual dining experience at an intimate yet fuss-free space. You know they ain’t fooling around when the kitchen is serving gnocchi soft on the outside and firm on the inside elevated with truffle cream sauce sprinkled with truffle shavings abundantly and drizzled with a little bit of olive oil cooked by an Italian chef who keeps the customers coming with a happy smile and leaving with a buzz. Definitely a dent on the wallet but it’s a night you’d wanna celebrate.