Editor’s Pick: Top 5 Restaurants You Should Take Your Other Half This Valentines

Nothing is more joyful than a celebration of love! Make this Valentine’s day extra special with a romantic setting and flavourful food that will satisfy both your tastebuds while giving you a longlasting memory to cherish forever.

Soljans Estate Winery and Cafe

Soljans is located in Kumeu, West Auckland, with a spectacular winery field to look out to. With a tailored Valentine’s menu that is sure to impress. Indulge in an elegant five-course degustation, paired with a glass of their Legacy Méthode Traditionnelle with beautiful complimentary roses. Do we even need to say more?

Jervois Steak House

To all the meat-lovers out there, this one is for you. Located in Auckland and Queenstown, Jervois Steak House is bringing the best steak to town. From a huge selection of the finest cuts, there is a perfect steak for everyone. If you don’t fancy yourself a slice of beef, they also offer lamb racks and venison. How delightful!


Mela is a modern minimalistic fine dining restaurant located in the heart of Auckland CBD. Every bit of food on your plate is purposeful and delicate. Prepared with the care that will make you wanting more after each dish. Each plate is also visually pleasing and definitely gram-worthy!

They have curated a special five-course Valentine’s day menu, what are you waiting for?

Mudbrick Vineyard and Restaurant

Heading off to Waiheke this Valentine’s weekend? There is no better place to dine in than Mudbrick. Whether you’re interested in the A la carte menu, degustation menu, the vegetarian or vegan menu, you’ll find one to suit your cravings.

Enjoy a sunny day at Waiheke and finish it off with exceptional food and romantic picturesque views while sipping the finest of wines.

Buko x Events Cinemas

If going to a restaurant isn’t really your thing, how about amazing food and a film screening with Buko and Event cinemas? Buko is created by award-winning chef, Will Mordido and with his team. Buko’s special four-course degustation menu includes a wine pairing for each dish from Yealands Estate. Couple that with the luxurious seating at Newmarket’s Event Bootique and you’re set to go for the best Valentine’s date yet.