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5 Ways To Indulge In A Decadent Romantic Valentine’s Day Feast

5 Ways To Indulge In A Decadent Romantic Valentine’s Day Feast
By Dudi Aureus
By Dudi Aureus
February 01, 2019
Tatler Focus
Feel the love at Fairmont Singapore and Swissôtel The Stamford where you'll find everything you need for that special meal

Valentine’s Day is less than a month away and what better time to impress your better half? But if you’re still clueless about where to dine or craving an alternative to the usual dining experience, these five unique offers in the heart of the city should do the trick. 

1/5Jaan

Stunning views, classy interiors and world-class dining—this restaurant ticks all the right boxes when you want to woo that special someone on Valentine’s Day.

Cheers to an awesome night ahead with a glass of Krug Grand Cuvee, then indulge your palate with executive chef Kirk Westaway’s eight-course Reinventing British degustation menu. No doubt, there are few better way to savour the romance than a starter of Majestic oysters dressed in a splash of pomelo and ponzu, followed by luscious Scottish scallops, served in a bath of rich smoked iberico broth with iberico pork loin and parsley root. Point is, there's nothing like an intimate meal of gastronomic proportions to help you make the right impression.  

What's more, in an apt nod to the Chinese New Year festivities, Westaway will also include his version of the traditional pineapple tarts, strategically served after you've had the refreshing champagne blackcurrant granité.

Available on February 14 and 15; top up for optional wine pairing.

Jaan | 2 Stamford Road, Level 70, S(178882) | 6837 3322 | jaan.bookings@swissotel.com

Jaan by Kirk Westaway

Restaurant, $$$$, Modern, British, City Hall/ Bras Basah

2/5Skai

If what you prefer is a more casual but no less unforgettable night, this new addition boasts equally amazing views of the Singapore skyline. You’re definitely in good hands with executive chef Paul Hallett, who will ensure a sumptuous and filling five-course dinner.

He’ll first tease your palate with a glass of bubbly paired with delicate black oysters garnished with dashi, fuji apple and caviar. The risotto studded with scallop and uni is next, followed by a serving of Alaskan king cod glazed in sake and served with a side of sautéed pumpkin and sage. However you choose to pace yourself, don’t miss out on the signature John Stone short rib, beautified with kombu and shiitake mushrooms.

But your date is vegetarian, you say? Well, Hallett has also created a vegetarian option that includes the likes of kabocha squash topped with whipped feta cheese, black quinoa and pomegranate, and the artichoke risotto.

Available from February 13 to 15.

Skai | 2 Stamford Road, Level 70, S(178882) | 6837 3322 | skai@swissotel.com

3/5The Stamford Brasserie

First date jitters? This cosy bistro can help calm the nerves and set the scene for a more laidback celebration capped with delicious food.

You won’t be disappointed with head chef Tryson Quek’s sharing Butcher’s Meat Board decked with all your meaty favourites: aged parma ham, salami, foie gras terrine, and bratwurst, among others. But do save space for more delicious things to come, such as braised wagyu short rib, poached sea bass served with a side of saffron bouillabaisse. The ending is as sweet as it gets when you’ve got the luscious chocolate coffee cream studded with hazelnuts.

Available from February 8 to 15.

The Stamford Brasserie | 2 Stamford Road, Swissotel The Stamford Level 1, S(178882) | 6431 6156 | dining.singapore@swissotel.com

4/5Anti:Dote

The romantic in you may be secretly wishing every day was Valentine’s Day, but there's nothing stopping you from getting a head start on the celebrations at this gastrobar located adjacent to The Stamford Brasserie. It's offering a specially created afternoon tea experience filled with sweet and savoury snacks by chef Tryson Quek, served in a pretty jewellery drawer-chest.

Watch your partner's light up when she opens each drawer to reveal the likes of a 63°C organic egg bedazzled with purple cauliflower and crispy foie gras; braised abalone and beetroot tart. The selection of sweets include delicate confections such as an almond orange blossom sponge and vanilla ricotta cream sprinkled with crushed pistachios that are equally pleasing on the eyes. Complete the meal with your choice of coffee or preferred TWG Tea.

Available from February 1 to 15.

Anti:Dote | Fairmont Singapore, Level 1, 80 Bras Basah Road, S(189560) | 6431 5315 | dining.singapore@fairmont.com

5/5Prego

For a relaxed Italian Valentine’s Day celebration, this welcoming stalwart is offering an à la carte selection of six traditional dishes to choose from, in place of the usual set menus. 

It would be hard to resist the beauty of plump heirloom tomatoes with burrata cheese to start with, although you might want to also consider having French oysters with a dash of spiced mayonnaise. Mains are just as enticing and varied, with options like braised Australian wagyu short rib, grilled Norwegian blue lobster and homemade fettucine tossed with spring vegetables and courgette flowers.

Available from February 8 to 15. Top up for a bottle of Tattinger Brut Réserve.

Prego | Fairmont Singapore, Level 1, 80 Bras Basah Road, S(189560) | 6431 6156 | dining.singapore@fairmont.com

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