Book A Table At These Restaurants For A Romantic, Candle Lit Dinner

    If you’re looking for a lovey-dovey celebration of romance, then, a candle-lit dinner at a cosy restaurant may just be the answer. Well, Valentine's Day is just around the corner! To add a spell of l’amour to your life, head to these restaurants for a pampering meal, fine wine, and plenty of fireworks. And just in case, you want everything to go smoothly, get in touch with the restaurant and rope them in to ensure things are in place when you and your beloved swing by. With Valentine's Day coming up, bookmark this list and keep it close to you.

    Fenny’s Lounge & Kitchen

    You’ll leave busy Koramangala behind once you step into this breezy, open-air lounge. Snap up a cosy nook, surrounded by Mediterranean inspired decor, and settle in for a romance-filled evening. Their cocktail menu is a hit with the crowds and will add an extra dose of headiness to the evening. You can pair your drinks with wood-fired pizzas, Honey Flavoured Grilled Chicken, or their delicious Rosemary Baked Beef. The place can get particularly crowded so make sure you call and book your table in advance. 

     Price: INR 1,600 for two people (approx).

    Grasshopper

    Set in a farmhouse, Grasshopper is an out-an-out romantic escape for couples in the city. We recommend you make a reservation here (they don’t entertain walk-ins) when you want to do things in style. Especially if you want something exclusive, private, and custom made for your taste. You can linger over a beautiful five or seven-course meal and enjoy fine wine and the company of incredibly adorable pooches. Right now, their menu includes highlights like prawn with sesame, ginger, and mango, juicy lamb roundels, and dark chocolate ganache. It will be a date to remember! For more, read here.

    Price: INR 5,000 for two people (approx).

    Olive Beach

    A favourite with much-in-love couples, Olive Beach knows hows to make a night truly magical. There’s the pretty-as-a-picture setting, complete with white-washed walls, blue windows and doors, and the intimate nooks under the stars. The food impresses too. You and your lover can feast on Crab Cakes, Harissa Prawns, Seared Filet Mignon, and other exquisite dishes that stud the menu. Be sure to make a reservation if you're going over the weekend.

    Price: INR 1,800 for two  people (approx).

    On The Edge

    ASEAN - On The Edge

    Ashok Nagar, Bangalore

    If you're running out of date ideas, fly high at this rooftop restaurant that sits pretty on the 13th floor and offers a panoramic view of the city. They have compact booths, where you can cosy up with your loved one, and take in the romance. The menu is packed with Asian flavours and includes dishes like Wasabi Mushrooms, Thai Drunken Beef, Nasi Goreng, and Baos. They have a fully-loaded bar in case you are in need of an extra dose of intoxication. Right on MG Road, this is a great spot for a dinner date.

    Price: INR 1,800 for two people (approx).

    Fava

    Fava

    Ashok Nagar, Bangalore

    Couples, when you want to pull out all the stops, this plush restaurant is perfect! Located in UB City, you can grab a spot in the al-fresco area and settle in for an evening of coochie-cooing. When you can tear your eyes off each other, we recommend you concentrate on the stellar food here that includes gems like Polenta Crusted Goat’s Cheese & Thyme Rolls, Smoked Salmon Labneh, Juicy Lamb Chops, and Pork Spare Ribs. Finished up with their excellent Baked Lemon Cheesecake or their house special – Baklava.

    Price: INR 1,200 for two people (approx).

    By The Blue

    Part of the Grand Mercure property in Koramangala, this place is popular with lovebirds. You can sit by the poolside and take in your serene surroundings. When you are ready to order, you can nibble on Galouti Kebabs, Dahi Ke Kebabs, Dum Biryani, and Dal Makhni.

    Price: INR 1,500 for two people (approx).

    Forage

    Forage

    Indira Nagar, Bangalore

    In the quiet bylanes of Indiranagar is Forage. No request is too big or small for them and, ensuring that your Valentines Date is absolutely perfect because they'll customise it to the T! With a private rooftop, indoor and outdoor seating options, the world (with bae) is your oyster because they'll cover the space with flowers, balloons, fairy lights or any other props to set the mood. Enjoy a three-course meal (fully customisable menu, to be decided a few days in advance), or some wine and Tapas to wine and dine your date.  

    Price: INR 1,500 for two people (approx).

    Rural Blues

    Rural Blues

    Kodathi, Bangalore
    Be transported outside the city (literally and figuratively), and dine under a billowy cabana in the Love Garden at Rural Blues. The star package involves wine, spirits of your choice, a pre-set (unlimited we might add) menu, rose petal decorations, cake and a violinist too if you'd like! If that's too extravagant (different strokes for different folks), you can go a-la carte, but get the decorations and cake at private nooks across the Santorini inspired space and dial up the romance. 

    Price: INR 1,500 for two (approx).

    Kaze

    Kaze

    Ashok Nagar, Chennai

    Keep it within city limits, and take your date to Kaze on Residency Road. With a 360 degree view of the Bangalore skyline, the rooftop restobar (on the 21st floor!) is sure to be the highlight of your Valentine's Date. Offering a Pan-Asian menu (fulfill your sushi dreams!) and an eclectic range of cocktails and craft brews, you and your date will be spoiled for choice. Red meat lovers, try their New Zealand Lamb chops! 

    Price: INR 3,000 for two people (approx).