Valentine's day is just another day for some but a special day for many to express your love to those dear to you. In case your way of expressing your love involves dining out over an out-of-the-ordinary culinary experience, this piece will interest you. WE LOVE LOCAL so we have curated for you 6 restaurants IN THE HOOD (central- western district) which will indefinitely seduce your palates to tasting new and innovative cuisines with a special touch of the valentine’s festivity! Would love to hear what you thought of our selection.
CALI-MEX BAR AND GRILL
Location: Cali-Mex Bar & Grill Sai Ying Pun, 48 High Street
Dates: Feb. 12 – Feb. 18
Price: HK$868 for two people.
Want to go for some exotic mexican cuisine for you and your significant other? Cali-mex is just the deal breaker for you! Don’t worry about the crowd because this special valentine’s menu lasts for 6 days so there’s definitely no rush!
Starters: Drunken Tequila Lobster (flown in from Canada)
Mains: Charcoal Grilled USDA T-Bone (16 oz) or Roast Duck and Grilled Atlantic Salmon with sides of Truffle Mash or Creamed Spinach
Dessert: Churros Ice Cream Sundae with two glasses of Mumm Champagne
208 DUECENTO OTTO
Address: 208 Hollywood Rd.
Timings: MON-FRI: 12-10 PM, SAT-SUN: 11-12 AM
Four-Course Set dinner, 14th February 2019
Price: $688 + 10% Service Charge per person
Please book 7 days in advance
A four-course Italian feast from Executive Chef Zeno Bevilacqua is set to steal your heart come February 14. Created in ode to the romantic towns along Italy’s coast, a showcase of artisan Italian ingredients awaits. Delicious three-course meal on Valentine’s Day, which kicks off with a complimentary Kir Royale. For those that are unaware, this is a delightful mix of champagne and crème de cassis – start the night off in style.
Location: G/F, 23 New Market Street, Sheung Wan
Price and Timing: All throughout February, priced at $268 (minimum of 2 guests); Thursday, 11 February to Sunday, 14 February, priced at $338 (minimum of 2 guests)
Enjoy a sweet surprise with Café Bauhinia’s exclusive “I Love U s’More” afternoon tea set, available throughout the month of February. From Thursday, 11 February to Sunday, 14 February, the tea set will be made even more romantic with a special Valentine’s gift set – “Rose X s’More” – which includes a pair of mugs filled with red roses, enchanted heart-shaped s’mores and chocolates.
Address: K-Town G/F, 38 Forbes Street, Kennedy Town
Opening hours: Mon-Fri: (12-3pm), (6-10:30pm), Sat-Sun & PH: (11am-3pm), (5:30-10:30pm)
Pricing: HK$488 for two (without Champagne)/ HK$588 for two with Pere Ventura Tresor Brut (375 ml)
Escape to Thailand and enjoy a Sawadee-Valentine’s Day Dinner at Café Siam for $688 for two. The delicious 3 course Valentine's dinner menu which includes choices like Thai Prawn Spring rolls, Grilled Premium River Prawns, Wok-fried Tender Diced Beef and more. YUMMM!!
Note: Cafe Siam gives a great discount to LocalHooders: https://www.localhood.org/discounts
CE LA VI
Address: 25/F California Tower, 30-32 D'Aguilar St, Central
Opening hours: MON-FRI (12-2:30PM) & (6-10:30PM) SAT-SUN (12-3:30PM) & (6-10:30PM)
Located in the heart of the city, CÉ LA VI Hong Kong’s Modern Asian Cuisine Restaurant – headed by Executive Chef Kun Young Pak – offers an Aphrodisiac Valentine’s Day Menu to spice things up. Followed by cocktails on the stunning open-air Sky Deck Bar with 360-degree views of Hong Kong’s iconic skyline, it will certainly be the ultimate romantic evening for you and your partner. CE LA VI which is offering a Valentine’s Day tasting menu at HK$1488 for two people, as well as HK$1,988 for three people and HK$2,488 for four.
Address: 163 HOLLYWOOD ROAD, SHEUNG WAN, HONG KONG
Opening hours: MON - SUN (6 PM - 10:30 PM) /WINE BAR : MON - SUN (5 PM - 1AM)
Pricing: HKD 1288
This Valentine’s menu is only on the 14th so save the date if you and your significant other want a nice romantic date at Bibo. Dishes include oyster frit, scallop, celeriac, wagyu mayura and kinmedai which are all exotic dishes with some culinary japanese influence.