You’re the One that I Want: 10 Ways to Spend Valentine’s Day in Brisbane

MyBrisbane Valentines day 2020 things to do

The loveliest day of the year is just around the corner, and if you have a boo, it’s time to start planning the date. Brisbane is no Venice or Paris, but there’s definitely plenty of lovey-dovey things to do along the river and beyond. So, why not surprise your partner, your fiancé or your date-mate with one of these 10 date ideas and get your romance on.

Riverfront Romance at The Jetty South Bank

Enjoy espresso martini’s with stunning city views this Valentines Day

Opulence and glamour a plenty! Enjoy a romantic, riverfront dinner in one of Southbank’s best hotspots. Kick back with dinner and drinks while overlooking the river’s stunning night-time views in style and top it all off with a romantic shared desert.

  • Three course set menu
  • Shared entrée, choice of main, shared dessert
  • $65 per person. Add ons include: two espresso martini’s + $30 / two glasses of champagne + $36
  • Seating times available: 6pm and 8pm
  • For more information and to book click here.

Il Molo: A Night in Naples

If we learnt anything from Eat Pray Love, it’s that Italy is the premier spot for romance… and good food. Il Molo is giving you the ultimate European experience with antipasto, Aperol, Naples classics and dolci all wrapped up into one great three course dinner evening. This is the perfect destination for you and your loved one to celebrate the special day.

  • Three course set menu
  • $65 per person
  • Seating Times Available. 6pm / 8pm
  • For more information and to book click here.

Rooftop romance at Eleven Rooftop Bar

Dial it up to Eleven and hit the bar! Catch Eleven Rooftop Bar’s specialty tapas and share plates from one of the best vantage points in the city. You can choose between a sunset sitting or a dinner sitting! Plus, you’ll have a DJ playing tunes all night for the sake of getting your dance on.

  • Three course shared menu
  • $75 per person. Add ons include: two espresso martinis + $30 / two glasses of champagne + $36.
  • Sunset Sitting times available: 4–6pm
  • Dinner Sitting times available: 6pm / 8pm
  • To book click here.

Valentine’s Dinner At City Winery

Photo credit: City Winery

An inner-city valley dining experience awaits at City Winery. Show your partner-in-wine to the Fortitude Valley cellar door and taste your way through a signature wine flight, alongside amuse-bouche and a multi-course dining experience. Head on over and wine a little, laugh a lot.

  • Three course gourmet shared menu
  • $110 Per Person
  • Dinner seating times available: 5.30pm
  • Supper seating times available: 8.30pm
  • For more information and to book click here.

Valentine’s Dinner at Mosconi

Sit in the gorgeous loft of Mosconi’s with your favourite person and enjoy incredible food, great wine and enriching conversation. The folks at Mosconi have put together a carefully selected three-course menu paired with some damn good champagne. Sounds like a pretty good combo if you ask us!

  • Three course menu with champagne on arrival
  • $130 per person
  • Various times available, limited seats. To book click here.

Big Screen on the Green – Pretty Woman

Picture credit: Big Screen on the Green

Head to the Eagle Farm Racecourse for a viewing of Pretty Women – an eighties classic under the stars. You and your date can enjoy either a Dinner Under the Stars, a Charcuterie Hamper, a Seafood Hamper, or go with a friend and have a feel-good Galentine’s day! You seriously don’t want to miss this!

  • Tickets from $15 per person
  • Gates open at 5.30pm, movie begins at 7pm.
  • For more information about the packages and to book, click here.

VIP Veranda Package at Regatta Hotel

Picture credit: Regatta Hotel

An inner-west classic, the Regatta Hotel is the go-to for Brisbane lovebirds. Enjoy the exclusive level two laced veranda seating, with food from Simon Street, Regatta executive chef – including his specialty barbecue grazing platter!

  • Three course dinner menu
  • $95 per person
  • Dinner seating times available.
  • For more information and to book click here.

Plus, for those of you who feel a bit icky about Valentine’s, why not flip the script and head on down to the Walrus Club for the fries before guys Ani-Valentine’s party? There’s chilli-loaded fries, cocktails and live music for all you cynics out there.

Gasworks – Valentine’s Day Market

Photo credit: Gasworks Plaza

You can either find your loved one a gift or take them shopping with you! Tempt your wallet with heaps of Brisbane creatives on display, so you can share the love with more than just your boo – you can support local businesses too! You can find fashion, art, homewares, plants and ceramics – what’s not to love. For more information click here.

  • Free entry
  • The market will run from 5-9pm

Love Bug Weekend at One Fish Two Fish

We’ve got the love bug, do you? And, by love bug, we mean Moreton Bay Bugs. Hook your catch at the bespoke fish and chippery in Kangaroo Point, where they have a six course Moreton Bay Bugs menu to celebrate your love with! Enjoy a glass of prosecco or Balter IPA as you fish… I mean, wish. What says love like luxe seafood?

  • Six course Moreton Bay Bug menu including dessert.
  • $89 per person
  • Lunch and dinner spots available for February 14, 15 and 16. To book click here.

James St Cinema – Call Me by Your Name Screening

Did you miss seeing this gorgeous Timothee Chalamet and Armie Hammer flick the first time it hit cinemas? Well, you’ve got another chance, and this time you can catch it with your lover! Celebrate one of the most romantic days of the year with one of the most romantic films ever made, and enjoy some contemporary cinema in the gorgeous Palace Cinema location.

  • Call Me By Your Name film with Peach cocktail available for purchase
  • General admission $15 per person. For tickets click here.
  • 6.45pm viewing at James St Cinema

Looking for other date ideas in and around Brisbane? We compiled a list of five for any day of the year!