Roses are red, violets are blue, tender is the night and here is our 5/20 guide (poetry is hard). This year we sadly missed Valentine’s Day, but never fear, there are seven other Chinese Valentine’s Days (a slight exaggeration) to show your love. To help you celebrate this day of love with your significant other, we’ve handpicked some exceptional dinners taking place on the 20th. If you still haven’t decided where to wine and dine, scroll through our city’s creme de la creme of Valentine’s dinners below.
This 5/20 enjoy a Cajun Americana set dinner. This couple’s set menu starts with a first course of shrimp remoulade and smoked salmon salad before moving on to a main course featuring wholesome Southern food. The cherry on top on top of this romantic dinner is a tiramisu cheesecake sundae to share. Reservations recommended.
Wed May 20, 5pm-midnight (while supplies last); RMB348 per couple, RMB520 with 3-course wine pairing. See listing for 13Factories. 121 Huasui Lu, Zhujiang Xincheng, Tianhe District 天河区珠江新城华穗路121号 (3884 9230)
Mexican 5/20? Yes, please. On May 20, enjoy a lover’s date night at the cantina, where they will serve a three course meal for RMB248 per couple. There is literally no better way to say “I love you” than with a burrito.
Wed May 20, 4pm-midnight (while supplies last); RMB248 per couple. See listing for Bandidos. 2 Huaxun Jie, Zhujiang Xincheng, Tianhe District 天河区珠江新城华讯街2号 (3803 8557)
On May 20, Sofitel invites you to say your love out loud. Spend a romantic evening with your beloved at Le Grill. Enjoy a delicately prepared five-course set dinner designed by Executive Chef Joshua Marshall. This dinner set includes classic steaks, fresh seafood, an authentic French dessert and two complimentary sparkling wines.
Wed May 20, 4pm-midnight (while supplies last); RMB999 per couple. See listing for Le Grill. 6/F, Sofitel Guangzhou Sunrich, 988 Guangzhou Dadao Zhong, Tianhe District 天河区广州大道中988号广州圣丰索菲特大酒店6楼(3883 8888 ext. 3344)
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On May 20, Mammamia is serving a full Italian dinner for you and your darling. Highlights of the meal include homemade black in spaghetti with shrimp, zucchini and basil sauce, as well as gnocchi with beef ragu sauce.
Wed May 20, 4pm-midnight (while supplies last); RMB520 per couple. See listing for Mammamia. 4/F, Friendship Store, IFC, 5 Zhujiang Xi Lu, Tianhe District 天河区珠江西路5号国际金融中心友谊商店4楼(8708 5911)
This 5/20, Social&Co is offering couples a free glass of bubbly (one per person) with their food purchase. This is the ideal date night for couples who don’t wish to be confined to a set menu.
Wed May 20, 5pm-11pm. See listing for Social&Co. Shop 112-113, 6 Huajiu Lu, Zhujiang Xincheng, Tianhe District 天河区珠江新城华就路6号112-113铺(3804 9243)
This well-known Latin restaurant is offering couples a dinner set that is sure to satisfy. The menu includes Mexican surf and turf, a tuna tostada with oyster mayo and dessert! Don’t miss out on this set menu while enjoying a date night to Party Pier.
Wed May 20, 4pm-midnight (while supplies last); RMB388 per couple. See listing for Zapatas. Shop A21, Party Pier, Yuejiang Xi Lu, Haizhu District 海珠区阅江西路珠江啤酒厂琶醍文化区A21(8977 9596)
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