Shangri-La-di-Da Add a fancy flair to your date this year with a night at the Island Shangri-La. Its three restaurants are each offering something different: Restaurant Petrus has a six-course dinner with sweeping city views for $4,288 for two; it’s all jazz and candle-lit romance at Lobster Bar and Grill for a four-course set ($3,888 for two); or for a Japanese twist book at Nadaman for a Kaiseki and Teppan dinner ($3,288 for two). If you prefer a daytime date, the Shang also has a special Perrier-Jouët afternoon tea ($988 for two) including handmade scones and a gift of two champagne flutes. Supreme Court Rd., Admiralty, 2877-3838. Secret Party Private kitchen Coterie is teaming up with online delivery company Secret Ingredient this Valentine’s Day for an exclusive chef’s table. Coterie chef Pan Li has created a caldo verde soup starter with iberico chorizo and ceps, followed by a main of guinea fowl with black truffle and black pudding. Secret Ingredient’s chef Kevin James will match it with an appetizer of tuna ceviche before rounding off your night with a carrot cake topped with cream cheese and salted butterscotch. The menu is available from Feb 9-14, but you can order the ready-to-cook guinea fowl dish for delivery via Secret Ingredient from Feb 2-15. 9B Charmhill Centre, 50 Hillwood Rd., Tsim Sha Tsui, 3971-0773, www.secretingredient.com.hk . Grande Designs Inagiku Grande at the Four Seasons is getting lavish this year. On V-Day proper, tuck into an eight-course dinner set ($3,688 for two), which starts you off with a delicate selection of sushi, followed by a toasty anglerfish hotpot and Inagiku’s signature assorted tempura. For mains, choose from stone-grilled Saga steak or steamed Taraba crab with gingko nuts. And rather than having the difficult choice of a single dessert to round off the meal, you’ll be presented with a deluxe desserts sampler. For an alternative V-Day plan, try Inagiku’s Valentine’s Day tea set for an auspicious $888 for two, offered from Feb 13 to 15. 4/F, Four Seasons Hotel, 8 Finance St., Central, 2805-0600 . You go, Hugo’s When it comes to Valentine’s Day plans at the Hyatt Regency, they’re nothing short of opulent. Famed for its table-side cooking service and live serenades, European fine-dine Hugo’s is offering a candlelit six-course Valentine’s Day dinner ($1,588 per person). Seafood lovers will adore the first few courses—including freshly shucked oysters, scallop tortellini and poached langoustine, and an Alaskan king crab sampling platter—before tucking into a “savoury duet” main, which is a choice between Boston lobster paired with Dover sole meunière, or a pan-seared Japanese Saga A5 tenderloin. For dessert, there are his-and-hers raspberry chocolates and honeycomb parfait. 18 Hanoi Rd., Tsim Sha Tsui, 2311-1234, hongkong.tsimshatsui.hyatt.com. Call 3721-1333 or e-mail email@example.com . Into the Intercon Spoil yourselves silly at the InterContinental’s restaurants. Michelin-starred Spoon by Alain Ducasse has a tasting menu ($5,288 for two) with Brittany blue lobster, Black Angus chateaubriand and plenty of decadent touches (think truffle, caviar and foie gras). Japanese Nobu is offering an elaborate eight-course omakase menu ($4,188 for two). For something heartier try the four-course dinner ($4,588 for two) from the InterCon’s renowned Steak House . Romantic live jazz in the Lobby Lounge is also an excellent choice. 18 Salisbury Rd., Tsim Sha Tsui. For reservations, call 2313-2323 or email firstname.lastname@example.org . Whisked Away European fine-dine restaurant Whisk is going all out with a seven-course wine-matched menu that twines a floral theme through its dishes to tease your senses. Think Mediterranean-sourced prawns with pickled rose petals, lemon balm and fennel, paired with an aromatic Gewurztraminer; or wagyu beef with quinoa and a coffee and cherry perfume, matched with a 2004 Bordeaux. On Feb 14 the seven-course feast costs $2,988 for two including a glass of champagne each; it’s an extra $500 a head to include the wines. $2,888 for two for a 6-course option on Feb 13. 5/F, The Mira Hong Kong, 118 Nathan Rd., Tsim Sha Tsui, 2315-5999. Yin Yang Twins Are you and your significant other a perfect love match, but totally incompatible when it comes to deciding what to eat? Check out the “Yin Yang” menu at Saam , which offers eight courses of complementary dishes. Check out the “Yin” dishes, such as the ocean trout tartare with spiced avocado, oyster with apple and cucumber sorbet, or the “Phoenix” dish—a pigeon with cherry, truffle and winter squash followed by veal with puy lentils and kale-ricotta tortellini; and alternate them with the “Yang” of beef tartare with pear kimchi, poached oyster with uni and watercress, or the “Dragon”—Maine lobster with saffron, fennel and pea, followed by lamb with artichokes, olive and goat’s cheese. Dessert is a sharing platter of sweet “dim sum” made with strawberry, passionfruit and chocolate. Wine pairing available for $388 per head. 51 Graham St., Central, 2645-9828. Imbibe at Bibo For a swanky night out on the town, make a beeline to Bibo this Valentine’s Day. Ideal for special occasions, Bibo has some of the classiest cocktails in town as well as an extensive wine list to match. But let’s get to the food: the eight-course menu is made with extra love and care, featuring a pumpkin velouté with parmesan foam, lobster tartare, a slow-cooked Japanese Taiyouran egg, Hokkaido scallops with kumquat emulsion, and a yuzu chocolate sphere. Talk about conversation starters! From $1,288. 163 Hollywood Rd., Sheung Wan, 2956-3188, www.bibo.hk . Table Service Pour Elle Et Lui (“For Her and Him”) is the name of the Valentine’s Day seven-course menu at the intimate La Table de Patrick . Celebrate the evening with some homemade terrine and Hokkaido scallops before moving on to a Black Angus tenderloin main. The grand finale comes in the form of mandarin mousse, chocolate nuggets and almond cookies. The meal costs $798 per person. An optional champagne pairing is available at $360. 6/F, Cheung Hing Commercial Building, 37-43 Cochrane St., Central, 2541-1401. Cutie Pies You don’t have to drop a ton of money to set the scene for a romantic meal. If you want to stay in, cuddled up on the couch with a pizza, then try Motorino ’s “Date Night Special” which comes with your choice of any pizza, a bottle of house wine and signature tiramisu. You can also head to the outlets in Ship Street or SoHo for the deal: but given that the pizzas are heart-shaped, you may want keep it low-key. Wan Chai, 15 Ship St., Wan Chai, 2520-0690. Cuckoo for Cocotte A candle-lit five-course dinner featuring Parisian cuisine will be available at Cocotte on Valentine’s Day. Priced at $780 per person, diners can expect king crab, avocado, and terrine for appetizers, as well as seabass and filet mignon for mains. Finish with a spiced chocolate fondue paired with fresh strawberries, bananas, marshmallows and financiers (the small cakes, not the bankers). 9 Shin Hing St., Central, 2568-8857. Swoon with a View For a feast overlooking the glittering lights of the harbor, book a table at Café Deco , which is putting on a five-course set meal this V-Day. For $868 per person, the meal opens with a “Valentine’s Hors d’oeuvre Platter,” which features a selection of appetizers from around the world. The highlight of the meal? The main—grilled US prime striploin with crisp oxtail praline and pan-fried foie gras with pink pepper. What’s more, any couple dining at one of Café Deco Group’s seven outlets on Valentine’s Day will be gifted an éclair from French bakery Fauchon. Tasty! 1-2/F, The Peak Galleria, 118 Peak Rd., The Peak, 2849-5111.