NSM Valentine’s Day Restaurant Guide


Valentine’s Day is all about LOVE! Whether you want to celebrate a lasting union, the first flushes of love, a family occasion or even a good friend, nothing beats sharing a sumptuous feast in a lovely restaurant. This year, why not use Valentine’s Day (Wednesday 14 February) as the perfect excuse to have a night out without the kids? Or make it a family affair? Whatever you’re celebrating, be sure to book a table at one of these fabulous restaurants. Tables book quickly, so be sure to make your reservation today!


Whitefire Grill (Chatswood West)

The old Lane Cove River Steak House has been revived as the contemporary Whitefire Grill & Bar, offering classic dishes with a European & Mediterranean Influences, all in a beautiful setting above Lane Cove River. Whitefire Grill offers a delicious selection of Australian produced steaks & seafood along with share plates & large share skewers. It’s a great spot for a romantic meal, girls night out or a family celebration.

Valentine’s Day: 2-course ($68 per person) or 3-course ($78 per person) meal, includes a glass of sparkling wine or beer on arrival, pallet cleanser,  share plate of Asian Greens with the main meal, and tea and coffee after dessert. Set menu will have three choices for each course.

  • Cuisine: Modern Australian with a European & Mediterranean Influence
  • Address: 213 Delhi Road, Chatswood West
  • Book: (02) 8097 0280, email or online


The Sawmill (West Pymble)

The Sawmill is a rustic Italian eatery located in West Pymble. The menu features seasonal, fresh produce with an emphasis on simple Italian flavours. Wood fired pizza and house made pasta features daily on the menu with an exciting range of house made Italian desserts by a creative pastry team. The restaurant is fully licensed with a well thought out beverage list and wines to compliment the menu.

Valentine’s Day: There is no set menu on Valentine’s Day, and lots of extra special specials. Start with a cocktail. Share an antipasto, a seafood platter or home made pasta. Perhaps a wood fired pizza with a fresh fig salad? Be sure to leave room for dessert!

  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Address: 7 Duneba Avenue, West Pymble
  • Book: (02) 9498 6565 , email or online


Dragonfly Cafe, Eden Gardens (Macquarie Park)

Specialising in delicious modern Australian cuisine, this gorgeous licensed cafe has extended the beautiful garden surroundings of Eden Gardens into the Dragonfly Cafe. Dine amongst the flowers and foliage, listen to live music and enjoy Valentine’s Day together.

Valentine’s Day: 3-course set menu, which includes a seafood platter to share for entree, choice of two for main (Pan seared Duck Breast or Slow Braised Maple Glazed Lamb Rump) and shared dessert (Lemon Curd and Vanilla Bean Bombe Alaska).

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  • Cuisine: Modern Australian
  • Address: 307 Lane Cove Road, Macquarie Park
  • Book: (02) 9491 9976 or online


360 Bar & Dining (Sydney)

This Valentines Day, treat your significant other to a romantic dinner sky high at 360 Bar and Dining. Indulge in a sumptuous four course degustation menu crafted by Head Chef, Elton Inglis, overlooking Sydney’s glittering skyline. $185 per person. More information.

Aria (Sydney)

Experience a Valentine’s Day to remember at Aria. Treat your special someone to a signature dining experience like no other while taking in the picturesque views of Sydney’s glistening harbour. Enjoy a decadent five-course tasting menu, expertly curated by Matt Moran and Head Chef Jason Staudt and a glass of Ruinart Champagne for $295 per person. More information.

The Deck (Milsons Point)

Enjoy a decadent three course meal in The Deck Restaurant. Start off with a glass of sparkling wine, and then choose from a range of delectable entrées and main dishes on the Valentine’s Day menu, before finishing up with a rich dessert platter to share. $90 per person. More information.

Aqua Dining (Milsons Point)

Enjoy spectacular views of Sydney Harbour whilst dining on a special four course set menu for $125 per person for dinner. Matched wines available for for $75 per person. More information.

Fratelli Fresh (Crows Nest)

If Italian food is the food of love, then look no further than Fratelli Fresh. Enjoy your favourite dishes or discover new flavours from their exclusive Valentine’s specials. Dine on their a la carte menu or choose from one of our set menus. More information.

The Cook’s Garden (North Turramurra)

Enjoy the welcoming ambiance of the stylish main dining room, or casual alfresco dining in the courtyard set in a private garden. The Cook’s Garden in Turramurra is perfect for all seasons and all occasions, and is offering a 3-course set menu for Valentine’s Day. $90 per adult. More information.

Kiplings Garage Bar (Turramurra)

Enjoy a glass of chilled Laurent Perrier Champagne on arrival, followed by a sharing menu with dishes to share – Tuna, Kingfish, Salmon ceviche, Four Cheese Filled Zucchini Flowers, Crispy Skin Cone Bay Barramundi, Pan-fried Duck Breast, Decadent Chocolate Mousse, Honeycomb. $70 per person. Two sittings: 6pm & 8.15pm. More information.


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