The most romantic day of the year is just around the corner, and we’re full of fun date night ideas! From free heart-shaped pancakes to an epic La Perle Dubai show to sky-high adventures, there’s something for every couple this Valentine’s day in Dubai…
1. Love lock bridge at The Yard
Why go all the way to Paris to leave your mark the famous love lock bridge, when you can do it right here in Dubai?! Lovebirds, pick up a padlock and key and head to The Yard to hang your lock on ‘Promise Bridge’ – the new love lock bridge in Dubai!
Where: The Yard, at Last Exit D89, Al Khawaneej
2. Burger lovin’
Foodies, this one’s for you – especially if you love burgers! This Valentine’s Day in Dubai, treat your significant other to a delicious juicy burger, stuffed with truffle cheese and served in a red heart-shaped burger bun!
Cost: AED 175 for two, including two glasses of wine
When: Wednesday 14 February
Where: Left Bank Dubai, Madinat Juemirah or Apres Dubai, Mall of the Emirates
3. Valentine’s Painting Class at Iris
Ready to get creative this Valentine’s Day? Sign up for a fun Paint & Grape class at Iris Dubai on Wednesday evening! In this class, you’ll be recreating the famous pop-art painting ‘The Kiss’ by Roy Lichtenstein. Hurry up and book your easel before it’s too late!
Cost: AED 369
When: Wednesday 14 February, from 7.30pm to 10.30pm
Where: Iris Dubai, Business Bay
4. Helicopter Ride with HeliDubai
Up for an adventure? Take your date to new heights (literally) with HeliDubai. If you’re looking for something a little extra this Valentine’s Day in Dubai, a romantic helicopter ride over the city is an awesome date night idea.
Cost: From AED 570 per person (offer on greatdeals.ae)
5. Ballet under the Stars
Treat your valentine to a romantic three-course theatre dinner, followed by an incredible ‘Ballet under the Stars’ show by the Covent Garden Dance Company! Desert Palm Dubai has special rates on stays for Valentine’s weekend, if you’d like to surprise your partner with an overnight stay.
Cost: From AED 2,700 including the stay, breakfast, dinner, show and discounts within the hotel
When: Thursday 15 and Wednesday 16 February
Where: Desert Palm Dubai, Warsan
6. V-Day Pub Quiz at McGettigan’s JLT Dubai
Put your love to the test at McGettigan’s JLT on Tuesday with its Valentine’s themed pub quiz! You’ll be quizzed on movies, music, pictures and facts about the big day. Brush up on your V-day knowledge, because winners will win a romantic dinner for two the following day!
Cost: FREE entry
When: Tuesday 13 February, from 7.30pm
Where: McGettigan’s JLT, in JLT Dubai
7. Camping at Banan Beach Dubai
Calling all adventure junkies. If you like camping, we’ve found the perfect beach resort to check out! Banan Beach Dubai lets you rent out camping tents or chalets. Wake up early the next day to enjoy watersports!
Cost: Prices vary, contact bananbeach.com for details
Where: Banan Beach Dubai, Jebel Ali
8. Free pancakes at Eggspectation Dubai
Yummmm! Treat your valentine to a delicious meal at Eggspectation Dubai this Valentine’s Day, and you will receive a complimentary stack of red heart-shaped pancakes! We’re hungry just thinking about it…
Cost: FREE, with every meal
When: Tuesday 13 to Wednesday 14 February
Where: Eggspectation Dubai, The Beach at JBR Dubai
9. La Perle Dubai
For those who haven’t caught the La Perle Dubai show yet, here’s your chance! La Perle Dubai is celebrating Valentine’s Day in Dubai with a special offer, which includes two Gold tickets to the show, complimentary Uber rides, a gift from Pandora and bubbly dinner for two at Babiole.
Cost: From AED 3,600 per couple
When: Wednesday 14 to Thursday 15 February
Where: La Perle Dubai, Al Habtoor City
10. Free ‘lova’ cake at Catch 22 Dubai
(Warning: this may cause serious cravings) If you love dessert more than life, this is a cake you cannot refuse! Take your valentine on a date to Catch 22 Dubai, and at the end of your meal you will receive a complimentary Red Lava Lova cake! What is it exactly? A red velvet molten lava cake with caramelized hazelnuts, a scoop of ice cream and drizzled with vanilla sauce.
Cost: FREE with a minimum spend of AED 200
When: Wednesday 14 to Friday 16 February, from 7pm-9pm
Where: Catch 22 Dubai, at The Beach – JBR Dubai
Looking for more ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day in Dubai? Here are 10 super chill date night ideas to try, or if you’re looking for some wining and dining, here are 7 romantic Valentine’s Day dinners in Dubai!