22 Valentine's Day Specials 2019 - Cape Town | Events, Lunches & Dinners
22 Valentine's Day Specials 2019 - Cape Town | Events, Lunches & Dinners
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22 Valentine's Day Specials 2019 - Cape Town | Events, Lunches & Dinners
Discover Cape Town romantic side with that special someone this Valentine's Day 2019, with our guide to romantic events, picnic and activities this February!
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22 Valentine's Day Specials 2019 - Cape Town | Events, Lunches & Dinners

Discover Cape Town romantic side with that special someone this Valentine's Day 2019, with our guide to romantic events, picnic and activities this February!
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22 Valentine's Day Specials 2019 - Cape Town | Events, Lunches & Dinners
Discover Cape Town romantic side with that special someone this Valentine's Day 2019, with our guide to romantic events, picnic and activities this February!

Valentine's Day is around the corner and it's going to be a goodie! We're all about doing things a little differently which is why we've put this epic list together. Stay tuned for some Valentine's Day specials happening near you in 2019!

Whether you’re planning a romantic proposal at a quiet dinner for two or a luxury couples treatment at the spa, take a look at the best Valentine’s Day treats in Cape Town in 2019.

Don't forget to check out what the rest of South Africa is up to this Valentine's Day

Quick Jump❤ Valentine's Day Events and PicnicsRomantic Valentine's Day Picnic or Set Menu @ Radisson Blu Hotel WaterfrontTapas for 2 in the Forest at Venue D'AriaValentine's Day - Cook with your Someone SpecialValentine's Day with ExcellenciaValentine's Day at Boschendal EstateRomantic Picnic in the Rose GardenValentine's Dinner at The Werf RestaurantValentine's Show - Mixtape through Meet Up Break Up Make UpValentine's Dinner 14 Feb 2019HQ Love Thursdays - Valentine's Day EditionValentine Wine AuctionValentine's Day Fun Run with Wine 'n DineValentine’s Dinner at The 41Valentines DinnerValentines Day with Brampton💔 Valentine's Day Singles EventsAnti-Valentines DayAnti Valentine's Day Dinner & Show❤ Other Things to do in Cape Town this Valentine's DayGo for a romantic walk and dinner on the Seapoint promenadeBook a couples’ spa daySunset cable-car ride at Table Mountain❤ Valentine's Day Events Outside Cape TownLove Buffet in WorcesterValentyns Piekniek met Ray Dylan❤ Valentine's Day Specials

❤ Valentine's Day Events and Picnics

Valentine's Day in Cape Town is heating up! Take a look at some of these top events there to make sure you celebrate your love in style!

Romantic Valentine's Day Picnic or Set Menu @ Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront

The most romantic day of the year requires the most romantic setting. How about a picnic or dinner while you listen to waves break and breath in the salty freshness of the ocean?

@Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront, Cape Town‎

At Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront you get this plus the best views in Cape Town for you and your loved one this Valentine’s Day.

The picnic is what romantic movies are made of. Those who opt for a picnic on the lawn will be able to tuck into a menu that consists of sushi for two, tabbouleh feta salad with lemon coriander dressing, a selection of local cheese served with preserves and pickles, a selection of rolls with butters and spreads, mini-beef burgers with mature cheddar, oak barrel-smoked pork ribs, and strawberries with dark chocolate marshmallow brownie and honeycomb, and more.

For those wanting more of a formal setup, Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront has you covered with a five-course sit-down dinner.

The menu includes delicious dishes such as a red bush chai spiced butternut soup, a duo of prawn and pomegranate gravadlax, lamb loin with spanish chorizo and cilantro potato dauphinoise and, for dessert, a layered tonka bean and berry panna cotta with pavlova madeira macerated cherries, salted liquorice noodles and cherry soil - to name just a few of the delectable treats.

Vegetarian menu available on request.

Guests will enjoy a special romantic welcome cocktail, made by barman extraordinaire, AJ Snetler.

  • Cost:
    • R795 - Picnic per couple
      • Includes welcome cocktail, bottle of house wine
    • R695 - Set Menu per person
      • Includes a welcome cocktail
  • When: 14 February, 6:30pm - 9:30pm
  • Venue: Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront, Cape Town
  • Bookings: capetown.foodandbeverage@radissonblu.com
  • More Info: Romantic Valentine's Day picnic or set menu with ocean views

Tapas for 2 in the Forest at Venue D'Aria

Join D'Aria for a very special Valentine's Day meal shared with your someone special.

The very romantic forest at D'Aria@Venue D'Aria

This show stopping venue is often booked out throughout the year, but this Valentine's Day you can be treated or treat someone special. Enjoy romantic walks through the evergreen terrain of endless lawn and rich natural forest.

Valentine's Day - Cook with your Someone Special

Cooking with your loved one is food for the soul, join Ginger & Lime Food Studios as you cook up a storm together.

@Ginger & Lime Food Studios

The menu is yet to be announced but you can secure a voucher for this special class today, right here!

Valentine's Day with Excellencia

This Valentine's Day Excellentia are featuring 3 very special plated meals, choose from Restaurant, Cellar or the overnight bed and breakfast option.

All Valentine's Day options include welcome drink, rose for the ladies, canapes, meal, dessert and drinks.

  • Cost:
    • R500 - Restaurant per couple
    • R600 - Cellar per couple
    • R1000 - Dinner, Bed and Breakfast per couple
  • When: 14 February, 7pm - 10pm
  • Venue: Excellencia, 10 Jakaranda St, Durbanville
  • Bookings: excellencia3@gmail.com
  • More Info: Facebook Event

Valentine's Day at Boschendal Estate

Boschendal Estate have got all your Valentine's Day needs covered with 2 very special ways to treat your Valentine!

Romantic Picnic in the Rose Garden

Enjoy a romantic picnic under the stars in their Rhone Rose Garden while listening to acclaimed Cape saxophonist, Don Vino Prins. Couples will receive a glass of bubbly upon arrival, Valentine’s gift and a romantic picnic basket.


TIP: Nights can be much chillier than you may expect, so remember to bring something warm to keep you cosy.

Valentine's Dinner at The Werf Restaurant

Add a little extra spice to your Valentine's evening by joining Boschendal for a 4-course dinner prepared by Chef Christiaan Campbell and his team at the Werf Restaurant.

Dinner will include a welcome cocktail, Valentine’s gift and romantic tunes provided by Spanish guitarist Wesley Hlava. Your ticket includes a cocktail, 4-course meal, entertainment and a gift.

  • Cost:
    • Rose Garden Picnic
      • R825 - Picnic Basket for 2
      • R460 - Picnic Basket for 1
      • R150 - Children u10 years
    • 4 Course Meal
      • R1250 pp
      • R150 - Children Ages 4-14 years
  • When: 14 February, 6:30pm - 9pm
  • Bookings: reservations@boschendal.co.za
  • More Info: Rose Garden Valentine's Picnic with Don Vino Prins

Valentine's Show - Mixtape through Meet Up Break Up Make Up

Join the Mixtape on the 14th of Feb at Delvera Wine Estate for a Valentines show with a view and a difference as they take you on a mixtape journey through Meet Up, Break Up and Make Up.


Under 12's are free and there is lots of kids entertainment while the parents enjoy good music, food & drink in a relaxed atmosphere on the lawns.

See the wonderful views of the winelands, Klapmutskop and Table Mountain as the sun sets.

Valentine's Dinner 14 Feb 2019

Join One Three Six Restaurant this Valentine's Day for a very special V-Day meal.

@One Three Six Restaurant Simon's Town

Treat your loved one to their 3 course menu, when making your booking please advise on any dietary restrictions or needs.

  • Cost: R295 pp
  • When: 14 February, 6pm - 9pm
  • Venue: One Three Six Restaurant Simon's Town, Shop GF09B Harbour Bay, Dido Valley Rd
  • Bookings: 021 180 4776
  • More Info: Valentine's Dinner 14 Feb 2019

HQ Love Thursdays - Valentine's Day Edition

HQ are making it easy for you to impress your partner with delicious food and amazing entertainment this Valentine's Day!


Fiancés, First Dates, Love Birds and Love-Sucks-Singles are all welcome to treat themselves and their partners to a Rose and Raspberry Pink Tanqueray 10, with Fitch & Leedes Tonic on arrival, followed by the famous salad, steak and chips for main course. Don't forget HQ's mouth-watering cafe de Paris butter! Topped off with a mouth watering Rose and Raspberry Valentines Dessert Trio to share🍧.

Entertainment will be provided by the talented acoustic element, who have their LIVE act lined up for you romantics. They are truly a great fit for the occasion!

  • Cost: R650 per couple
  • When: 14 February, from 6pm
    • Early Love Birds: 6pm - 8pm
    • Late Lovers: 8:30pm - Late
  • Venue: HQ, Short Market St
  • Bookings: 021 424 6373
  • More Info: Facebook Event

Valentine Wine Auction

Join BADISA for an intimate charity event that is sure to make your Valentine's day a memorable one!


Embark on a journey of exquisite taste and delight your senses with a menu finely crafted by Reverie Social Tables’ very own Chef Julia Hattingh, paired with the refined flavours of Groot Constantia wines. Enjoy the smooth afro-blues created by Bottomless Coffee specially catered to create the perfect setting for romance for you and your special someone.

Make sure to book your table as there only 50 seats available for the exclusive event. The evening will entail a special auction in aid of Badisa Children Foundation where you have the chance to make a big difference in a young child’s life. What better way to say “I love you” than by showing it to your community.

  • Cost: Vary
  • When: 14 February, 7:30pm - 11:30pm
  • Venue: BADISA , 11 Pastorie St, Bellville
  • More Info: Valentines Wine Auction

Valentine's Day Fun Run with Wine 'n Dine

This Valentine's Day Devondale Golf & Wine Estate are throwing a family friendly Valentine's Day extravaganza!

@Devonvale Golf & Wine Estate‎

Join Devondale for a 5km fun run/walk followed by live entertainment, food stalls, cocktail bar, wine bar and beer by Stellenbosch Brewing Company.

Valentine’s Dinner at The 41

For a perfect romantic night on Valentine’s Day, enjoy The 41 amazing view over the Camps Bay Beach, great food and loved-up live music for this special night with your beloved.

@The 41‎

Chef Aristotle will be dishing up a delectable A La Carte Menu. Choose from succulent local steaks, fresh seafood, mouth watering burgers, crispy pizzas or scrumptious sushis!

Book your table now, as they will welcome you with a glass of Andiamo, an Italian-style sparkling wine with an infusion of bitter orange and herbs. International flavour all the way from Stellenbosh!

To make your evening even more memorable, Champagne will be half price for the whole night: Veuve Clicquot Brut (750R), Veuve Clicquot Rosé (850R), Moët & Chandon Brut (700R), Moët & Chandon Rosé (800R), Dom Pérignon Cuvée Prestige (2,000R)

  • Cost: Vary
  • When: 14 February, 6pm - 9pm
  • Venue: 41 Victoria Road, Camps Bay
  • Bookings: info@the41.co.za
  • More Info: Facebook Event

Valentines Dinner

Join NV-80 Grill this Valentine's Day as they pull out all the stops with a simply euphoric menu!

@NV-80 Grill & Bar‎

The 3 course set menu will feature favourites from the ocean, such as: Salmon Carpaccio, queen prawns, grilled salmon and natural oysters. With beef appetiser options and entrées.

  • Cost: R550 pp
  • When: 14 February, from 6pm
  • Venue: NV-80 Grill & Bar, The Point, 76 Regent Rd, Sea Point
  • More Info: Website

Valentines Day with Brampton

Impress your bird this Valentine's Day - Thursday 14 February 2019, with a delicious food and wine pairing menu at Roast & Co. with their brand new bae, Brampton Wines.

@Roast & Co.‎

For only R790 per couple or R395pp, dive into a 3-course wine-paired menu and welcome drink. n(Excludes additional drinks & gratuity).

  • Cost:
    • R790 per couple
    • R390 pp
  • When: 14 February, 7pm - 10pm
  • Venue: Roast & Co, Shortmarket St
  • Bookings: info@roastandco.co.za.co.za
  • More Info: Valentines Day with Brampton

💔 Valentine's Day Singles Events

If you're not all loved up this Valentine's Day, don't fret there is plenty to do for singles in Cape Town on the 14th of February 2019!

Anti-Valentines Day

Having made it to the list of “8 anti-Valentine’s activities in Cape Town”, Cape Town Comedy Club is once again bringing you the annual Anti-Valentine's Day Comedy Show on Thursday 14 February 2019!

@Cape Town Comedy Club‎

Prepare yourself for a loving treat with Carl Weber as the MC, Dustin Moore as the Headline Act, supported by Tsitsi and open mic act Keith Mukhram. Line-up subject to change. Please be reminded that the venue arranges the seating so come along to share the table, share the laughter and share the love!

  • Cost:
    • R120 - Per person
  • When: 14 February, 6pm - 10:30pm
  • Venue: Cape Town Comedy Club, The Pumphouse, V&A Waterfront, Dock Rd
  • More Info: Anti-Valentines Day

Anti Valentine's Day Dinner & Show

I found alcohol and carbs explains Vida Fantabisher in "her" anti valentine show, Single Girls Night Out!

@Beefcakes Cape Town

You can expect: Topless boy service, maybe meet a man or lady and, of course, they will be serving their famous burgers as well as a fully stocked bar!

❤ Other Things to do in Cape Town this Valentine's Day

If you're not one for the standard Valentine's Day events, then why not treat your significant other to some of these gems around Cape Town. From hikes to comedy nights, the list is pretty impressive.

Go for a romantic walk and dinner on the Seapoint promenade

A popular choice for tourists and locals alike, the Seapoint Promenade offers nothing but the best in terms of Cape Town sea and sky.

Prom date anyone? @traverselegoff

This massive open-air lawn - littered with modern art and other installations - could provide you with a Valentine’s day to be proud of.

Pack a picnic basket, take some bicycles and have a good day in the fresh sea air. Why not cap off the evening with a brilliant sky scape and a dinner at one of the plethora of restaurants set up along beach road?

Book a couples’ spa day

If there’s one thing Cape Town has no shortage of, its world-class spas. If it’s a day of relaxation and romantic bliss you’re after the go ahead! Book yourself some pampering! A good massage never goes amiss.

This city has some of the best spas in the country, so take your pick. Here are a few links to some popular ones:


  • Opening times:
    • Sat, 9am-6pm
    • Sun, 10am-4pm
  • Contact number: 021 437 1690
  • Address: 15 The Fairway Rd, Camps Bay
  • More Info: Website

Ways of Wellness

  • Opening times: 8am - 5pm
  • Contact number:021 761 6874
  • Address: 278 Main Rd, Kenilworth, Cape Town
  • More Info: Website

One and Only

  • Opening times: Open 11am till late,
  • Contact number: 021 431 5888
  • Address: Dock Rd, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town, 8001
  • More Info: Website

Cayenne Spa at The Pepper Club

  • Opening times: Upon request
  • Contact number: 021 812 8888
  • Address: Loop St & Pepper St, Cape Town
  • More Info: Website

Sunset cable-car ride at Table Mountain

Table Mountain is Cape Town’s biggest tourist attraction. Period. Rightfully so, because it’s an absolute wonder of nature.

Breathtaking view from Table Mountain@travelinggeologist

It’s sprawling peaks, deep trenches and wonderfully diverse flora and fauna make for an unforgettable experience. So, this could make it 2019’s Valentine’s Day masterpiece.

Sunset cable-car rides are on offer for an affordable price, after which a picnic or restaurant-prepared meal is available for you and that special someone to enjoy on the mountaintop.

❤ Valentine's Day Events Outside Cape Town

See what the rest of the Western Cape are getting up to this Valentine's Day.

Love Buffet in Worcester

With valentine's Day around the corner, Golden Valley Casino have set up a very special love buffet to help you celebrate your loved one!

@Golden Valley Casino‎

The buffet is a Cape Winelands style, featuring chocolate, wine, cheese and sushi.

  • Cost:
    • R225 - Love Buffet
  • When: 14 February, 6pm - 9pm
  • Venue: Golden Valley Casino, Worcester
  • More Info: Love Buffet

Valentyns Piekniek met Ray Dylan

Kom geniet 'n romantiese piekniek op Valentynsdag by Linton Park Wynlandgoed, waar plaaslike kunstenaars en dan die aller bekende RAY DYLAN, jou en jou geliefde gaan vermaak met romantiese liedere terwyl die son in die agtergrond oor die mooi Wellington landskap sak.

Come and enjoy a romatic picnic on the beautiful lawns at Linton Park. You will be enteratianed by top quality performers including the well known Ray Dylan. Enjoy a romatic evening watching the sun set while romantic melodies fill the air.

@Linton Park Wines

Dié sanger is ‘n volronde kunstenaar: geseën met een van die beste stemme in Suid-Afrikaanse musiek, stylveelsydig en boonop ‘n energieke performer wat die elektriese kitaar tydens sy optredes laat kreun. Met polsende ritmeplukkers en sielstrelende ballades bied Ray wydtreffende musiek.

Ray Dylan is a full rounded artist who has often been referred to as one of the best singers in South Africa. he is known for his electric riffs that perfectly complement his vocal range.

  • Cost/ Kost:
    • R120 - per person (Eie pikniek mandjies welkom/ Bring your own picnic basket)
    • R600 - Per Couple (Pikniek mandjie vir twee, Een bottel Rhino Wyn, 10% afslag op alle wyne vir die aand/ Picnic for 2, a bottle of Rhino Wine, 10% off all wine purchased on the night
  • When/ Wanneer: 14 Februarie, 14 February, 5:30pm - 10:30pm
  • Venue/ Waar: Linton Park Wines, Slangrivier Farm, Slangrivier Rd, Wellington
  • More Info/ Meer Inligting: Valentyns Piekniek met RAY DYLAN

❤ Valentine's Day Specials

Stumped for ideas on how to woo your partner? We've got your back! From sunset hikes to picnics under the stars, this Valentine's Day is sure to be one for the books.

If you are still stumped for gift ideas this Valentine's Day check out some of these amazing specials:

  • Choose me - Spoil that someone special with these amazing savings this Valentine's Day here
  • Zando - A new outfit for your loved one here
  • Replace me - Make more than love connections this Valentine's Day here
  • Travel Start - Plan a romantic getaway for two here
  • Boardriders - Head into the water this Valentine's Day here
  • Barnyard Theatre - Special Valentine's Day Package for 2, includes 2 Barnyard show tickets, 1 large pizza, 1 Bottle of Wine. Find out more here.

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Cape Town and its surrounds are the place to be this Valentine's Day. With activities to suit all tastes - and pockets - this city offers you a wide variety of potential opportunities for fun - and lots of room for romance!

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