Valentine’s Day 2020: how to celebrate the French way

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Valentine’s Day 2020 is already upon us (this Friday for those who’ve lost track)! Below we tell you how to celebrate Le Saint Valentin with a slice of France.

 

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VALENTINE’S DAY 2020 IN Adelaide

 

Maison Clement

Maison Clement have created a dessert special for Valentine’s Day 2020: 

  • Caramel mousse 
  • Kalamansi curd 
  • Lemon biscuit 
  • Topped with a rose glaze 

It is selling for $5.90. Available right now and through to Valentine’s Day 2020.

Valentine's Day 2020

 

St Louis

St Louis House of Fine Ice Cream & Dessert in South Australia will have the below specials for Valentine’s Day 2020.

 

Free love notes in-store at St Louis House of Fine Ice Cream & Dessert for couples dining in with dessert or romance at home with the L’amour Love Box for two and have it delivered via UberEats.

 

The L’amour Love Box for two this Valentine’s Day! $35

Valentine's Day 2020

Romance at home this Valentine’s Day with the limited edition L’amour Love Box!  Surprise your partner with dessert at home including 1 x takeaway tub of St Louis ice cream (up to 2 flavours of your choice), 2 x limited edition red ice cream cones, 2 x chocolate dipping sauces (your choice between dark, milk or white chocolate) and a serving of fresh sweet strawberries!  Plus a special surprise – submit your first names in the notes section of your order and a personalised love note will be attached to your dessert box. Joyeuse Saint Valentin!

 

Valid for the first 20 orders for one day only  – on Friday 14 February.

 

Valentine's Day 2020

 

Sucré Pâtisserie

 

Sucré is making assorted heart shaped macarons, they will be $3.60ea and also choux buns filled with strawberry jam and Belgian chocolate creme patissiere, for $5.00ea for Valentine’s Day 2020.

 

 

 

 

Valentine’s Day 2020 in Brisbane

 

Aquitaine Brasserie

 

Valentine's Day Brisbane

 

Info re pricing here: Link for details about the offer/prices for Valentine’s Day 2020: https://aquitainebrasserie.com.au/valentines-day-dinner/ 

 

Brasserie Bread

Brasserie Bread is creating a gorgeous Persian Love Cake uniquely flavoured with rose and pistachio, as well as some Kouign Amann filled with chocolate for Valentine’s Day 2020.

 

Brasserie Bread has created a Persian Love Cake – a potent and delicious fusion of Rose Water, Saffron, Cardamom, Almonds and French Rose Petals.

 

The Persian Love Cake is gluten free and comes served with a generous dollop of Greek yoghurt claudeand will be available in the Café at the Bakery http://www.brasseriebread.com.au/visit-us/ 

 

 from Monday 10th February just in time for Valentine’s Day. $8.50 per serve or whole for $50 (pre-order only). No reservations required. The Café at the Bakery is open 7 days 7am-3pm Monday-Friday + 8am-2pm on weekends

 

Valentine's Day 2020

 

Libertine

Libertine has a special Valentine’s Day 2020 menu which will be available each day from 10-16th February, except the 13th as there is a Queen Concert on that day at Suncorp so it’ll be another set menu for that night. You can book online or via phone and will need to pre-book for the set menu. 

 

Lutèce

Celebrate Valentine’s Day 2020 for lunch or dinner with two dinner sittings: 5.30pm & 8.30pm

The menu:

 

Miss Claude’s Crepes

 

Sofitel Hotel

Valentine’s Day, The French Way

Treat your loved one to the ultimate luxury spa staycation in the heart of Brisbane. Indulge in overnight accommodation in a romantic junior suite, buffet breakfast for two at the exclusive Thyme2 restaurant, complimentary self-parking, an Opal Rasul Steam Temple ritual for two at the luxurious Stephanie’s Spa Retreat & romantic gift pack for you and your loved one, courtesy of The Little Gift Loft

https://www.sofitelbrisbane.com.au/valentines-day-the-french-way-,special-offers_viewItem_6021-en.html 

Price: $520.00/one night OR  $470.00/two nights  

Dinner in Thyme2

Over 14th & 15th February, indulge in a full seafood buffet, baked lobster tail, decadent pink chocolate fountain, a bottle of Moët & Chandon to share, romantic table setting & gift box for each Valentine.

https://www.sofitelbrisbane.com.au/valentines-day-dinner-,special-offers_viewItem_5961-en.html 

Price: From $189.00

 

Dinner in Privé249

For a private affair, dine at Privé249 over 14th & 15th February and delight in a decadent 3 course menu, a bottle of Bollinger Champagne to share, romantic table setting & a gift box for each Valentine (menu can be found in link)

https://www.sofitelbrisbane.com.au/valentines-day-dinner-,special-offers_viewItem_5961-en.html 

Price: From $194.00

 

St Valentine’s High Tea

Enchant your mon amour over the whole Valentine’s week (10th – 16th February) with an indulgent three-tiered high tea, a bottle of Bollinger Champagne to share, premium views of Brisbane City from Club Millésime and a rose for your Valentine (menu can be found in link)

https://www.sofitelbrisbane.com.au/st-valentines-high-tea-,special-offers_viewItem_6031-en.html 

Price: $89.00/per person 

 

Reservations for dinner in Thyme2 & Privé249 can be made through the website.

 

Reservations for stay-cation and high tea via telephone on (07) 3835 3535 or via email at [email protected]

 

Tamm Ha Tamm Café

They will have some specials like St Valentine’ cookies and crepes, same prices as usual.

Valentine's Day 2020

Every Friday, this cafe shop crêperie is open for dinner and they have a menu of French specialities like piperade galette, snails galette or crepe flambée .

 

Valentine’s Day 2020 in Canberra

Buvette

Spoil your special someone this year with a romantic Valentine’s Day at Buvette Bistro. For $85 per guest enjoy a create your own three-course selection with Champagne on arrival.

 

For bookings contact [email protected]  or call 02 6163 1818.

 

Why not stay the night? Guests who book dinner at Buvette on Valentine’s Day will receive 20% off a Hotel Realm Room or Suite for the night. Enjoy free parking, breakfast for two and a late checkout of 12pm.

https://www.facebook.com/events/581833176006178/ 

 

Dream Cuisine introduces Reverie Patisserie

Un rêve for your Valentine – authentically French and conveniently local

Valentine’s Day is the one day of the year you can send the sweetest person in your life a little sugary treat, no questions asked!

 

After ten years on the market as a purveyor of some of Australia’s award-winning macarons and mouth-watering pastries, Canberra’s very own Dream Cuisine is branching out into online orders under the name Reverie Patisserie, just in time for Valentine’s. It’s authentically French but conveniently local!

 

And now you can order such treats online from Reverie Patisserie:  a box of macarons with a fresh raspberry filling, a rose cupcake, melting moments or a decorated heart shaped Persian love cake complete with crispy pearls and a sugared rose petal, all packed in a stylish wooden box. The larger box holds a scented candle and there is a gluten free option. The box of your choice will be delivered straight into the hands of the special one in your life from one of Canberra’s very best bijoux patisseries.

‘Reverie is a dream like state, the feeling you have when you have eaten a delicious  treat, and the word  ‘un rêve’ is the French for ‘a dream,’ so it’s a perfect fit,’ says Owen Saddler, pastry chef and owner of the new enterprise. ‘Macarons are fragile delicate treats, filled with a creamy chocolate ganache, so it’s hard to post them, which is why we are offering the delivery service.’

Deliveries will be for special events like Valentine’s day otherwise you can click and collect at the Dream Cuisine stall at Capital Region Farmers Market on Saturday, and the Old Bus Deport Market on Sundays.

 

‘We hope our macarons and cakes can give people a bit of joy, a bit of love, in these dark times. Why not avoid the crush at your local café and order a box, take some sparkling and have your own celebration in your favourite park, (weather permitting), or by candlelight at home for a romantic evening?’

 

As well as his online business Owen can still be found at the Capital Region Farmers Market on Saturday, and the Old Bus Deport Market on Sundays, when it reopens on 16 February.

www.reveriepatisserie.com.au

 

Les Bistronomes

At this stage, Les Bistronomes is fully booked with a waiting list for dinner but still have plenty of room at lunch on Valentine’s Day. 

For lunch you have the option of the a la carte menu and Valentine’s Day 2020 menu. However, for dinner it is just the Valentine’s Day menu.

 

The special Valentine’s Day menu includes a 4 courses degustation  – $100pp (Wine matching – $50pp).

 

Reservations are best made through the website (https://www.lesbistronomes.net/); via phone; or through the Fork. (Tripadvisor). 

Please specify your menu preference and matching wines. 

 

Just a reminder that Les Bistronomes is now located in Campbell (having moved from in October last year).

Valentine's Day 2020

 

Valentine’s Day 2020 on the Gold Coast

 

Miss Claude’s Crepes

 

Sofitel Gold Coast

Room81 Lounge & Brasserie: *Eight Course Dinner paired with a glass of wine for each course *Guest French Chef Michel Bonnet and Collaboration with Mumm Champagne *Live Entertainment                                                                                                                                      *Friday 14th February, 2020 *7pm to late *$125 per person

Bookings https://tableplus.accorplus.com/restaurant-detail/Room81Accor2629/70530  

 

https://www.sofitelgoldcoast.com.au/valentines-day-,special-offers_viewItem_5991-en.html

 

                           

                

Valentine’s Day 2020 in Melbourne

 

Bistro Gitan

 

Their usual à la carte menu will be available. 

 

Reservations are to be made by phone or online, with two seating times to choose from. Phone (03) 9867 5853, or online at www.bistrogitan.com.au

 

Reservations are essential. Two seatings will apply. 

 

 

Bistro Volière

A special Valentine’s Day 2020 set menu has been created for dinner with bookings from 6pm.

Bookings via phone 03 9042 5584 or email [email protected]

 

 

Brasserie Bread

Brasserie Bread will be making a gorgeous Persian Love Cake uniquely flavoured with rose and pistachio, as well as some Kouign Amann filled with chocolate for Valentine’s Day 2020.

 

The intoxicating Persian Love Cake is a potent and delicious fusion of Rose Water, Saffron, Cardamom, Almonds and French Rose Petals. The Persian Love Cake is gluten free and comes served with a generous dollop of Greek yoghurt and will be available in the Café at the Bakery http://www.brasseriebread.com.au/visit-us/ 

 

Valentine's Day 2020

 

It is available from Monday 10th February just in time for Valentine’s Day. $8.50 per serve or whole for $50 (pre-order only). No reservations required. The Café at the Bakery is open 7 days 7am-3pm Monday-Friday + 8am-2pm on weekends

 

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Choukette Fine Pastries

some nice pastries and cakes to share

 

Chez Olivier

Chez Olivier will be open from 6 till 9 on Valentine’s Day and will be serving a set menu for the evening. Glass of sparkling and 3 courses meal at $109 per person.

Reservations should be made via phone 03 9525 2273 or directly on the website www.chezolivier.com.au

 

Entrecôte

Romance your loved ones this Valentine’s Day at Entrecote South Yarra.

 

Treat them to an indulgent 4 course set menu (choice of entree and main) and transport them back to Paris for $99.90 per person.

 

Various seating times available. Full prepayment is required.

 

Limited seats. Bookings Essential. Please go to the website to book www.entrecote.com.au    

 

Frederic Bar and Bistro

Their usual à la carte menu will be available. 

 

Reservations are to be made by phone or online, with two seating times to choose from. 

 

Phone (03) 9089 7224, or online at http://www.frederic.com.au/

 

Reservations are essential. Two seatings will apply.

 

La Belle Miette

a lovely selection of macarons, chocolate bonbons and Tea for Valentines: https://www.labellemiette.com.au/collections/valentines-2022 

 

These gifts can be purchased online or in any of La Belle Miette’s stores.

 

Valentine's Day 2020 La Belle Miette

 

L’Hotel Gitan

Their usual à la carte menu will be available. 

 

Reservations are to be made by phone or online, with two seating times to choose from. 

 

Phone (03) 9999 0990, or online at www.lhotelgitan.com.au

 

Reservations are essential. There are two sitting times to choose from.

 

Lune Croissanterie

Lune Croissanterie isn’t doing any special creations for Valentine’s Day 2020, but as always have a delicious range of pastries. Take a look here for an idea of the delicious options:

www.lunecroissanterie.com 

Order in person at one of Lune Croissanterie’s shops.

 

LuxBite

Valentine’s Day 2020 Limited Edition (100 Sets Only): The most romantic time of the year! Melt the heart of your Valentine with this exquisite and luxurious ‘L-O-V-E’ cakes gift boxes. 4 lovable assortment of cakes in box for $58 per box.

 

Pre-orders of the cake gift box are essential in advance and can be made via the website. 

 

The French Brasserie

 Valentine’s Day 2020 event at The French Brasserie 

 

Bookings are to be made online line at www.thefrenchbrasserie.com.au 

 

Valentine’s Day 2020 in Noosa

 

Frenchie’s Brasserie

https://frenchiesbrasserie.com.au/elanora/valentines-day-2020/

 

Valentine’s Day 2020 in Perth

 

Chez Pierre

Chez Pierre have created a special menu for Valentine’s Day 2020. Reservations can be made via the website http://www.chezpierre.com.au/  or by calling the restaurant on 08 9386 5886. 

 

 

Bloody French Restaurant

 

Bloody French has a set menu for dinner for Valentine’s Day 2020.

 

$85pp includes an amuse bouche and a glass of sparkling wine on arrival followed by a 3 courses meal.( vegetarian,gluten free option available) 

 

Bookings can be made on 0432701909 or on www.bloodyfrenchrestaurant.com.au

 

French Sweet

French Sweet has a range of three new products available only for the 14th of February. The products consist of a valentines macaron gift box, a lovers breakfast board for two and a pair of cakes called the Gateaux d’Amour. 

 

The cost of the valentines macaron gift box can vary as there are two sizes 8 ($18) and 12 ($25). The cost for the lovers breakfast board is $40, and the cost of the Gateaux d’Amour is $18.90. 

 

Two of the products (the macarons and gateaux d’amour) are available for purchase via the online store French Sweet (www.frenchsweet.com.au ), and will also be available in store. The breakfast board is available exclusively at the main cafe in the Swan Valley for the 14th of February only. People wishing to make a booking for the breakfast board should call Maison Saint Honore (0893774674) and provide their name, phone number, how many persons and whether they would like to sit inside/outside.

 

The Valentine’s Day 2020 macarons are available from the online store, main swan valley cafe and Floreat cafe. However the gateaux d’amour are mainly available online, while the breakfast board is only available in the swan valley cafe. 

 

 

Maison Saint Honore & French Sweet

Maison Saint Honore & French Sweet will have 2 specials cake called sold in pair “Toi & Moi” to order online or pick up at the shop for $20 and a special Valentine’s macaron. 

 

For the evening French Accent restaurant have a special Valentine’s night

 

Valentine’s Day 2020 in Sydney

 

Bistro Guillaume

 

offering its à la carte menu, no set menu

 

online at http://bistroguillaumesydney.com.au/  or over the phone on 02 8622 9555.

 

They will have two sittings

 

Bitton Gourmet

Bitton have created a special menu for its very special Valentines Day Event.

 

As you dine from a set menu you will be entertained by 2 opera singers.

 

Available at Bitton Oatley and Bitton Alexandria.

 

Web link here: https://bittongourmet.com.au/events/valentines-day-dinner-and-opera

 

Brasserie Bread

Brasserie Bread is making a gorgeous Persian Love Cake uniquely flavoured with rose and pistachio, as well as some Kouign Amann filled with chocolate for Valentine’s Day 2020.

 

The intoxicating Persian Love Cake – a potent and delicious fusion of Rose Water, Saffron, Cardamom, Almonds and French Rose Petals.

 

The Persian Love Cake is gluten free and comes served with a generous dollop of Greek yoghurt and will be available in the Café at the Bakery http://www.brasseriebread.com.au/visit-us/ 

 

 from Monday 10th February just in time for Valentine’s Day. $8.50 per serve or whole for $50 (pre-order only). No reservations required. The Café at the Bakery is open 7 days 7am-3pm Monday-Friday + 8am-2pm on weekends

 

 

Brasserie l’Entrecôte

 

Bookings via the website

www.brasserielentrecote.com.au

 

Flo Viennoiserie

For Valentine’s day they will do their special cake (millefeuille) in heart shape. Different sizes are available:

2/3 ppl for $25

5ppl for $40

10ppl for $70

Valentine's Day 2020

Orders can be made via the website :

www.floviennoiserie.com.au  

Free Delivery available (condition apply) 

 

Four Frogs Crêperie

Valentine’s Day at Four Frogs : 

On Friday 14th February, we’ll be celebrating love at Four Frogs with some romantic surprises and special offers all day. 

 

Valentine’s Day offer available for Lunch and dinner

Amuse bouche (salmon blinis) + Champagne glass $15

Specials: 

– Galette: Pan fried Scallops, leeks, Swiss cheese & white wine sauce $21

– “MON CHERI” crepe: Fresh pitted cherry, cherry sorbet, chocolate flakes flambe with cherry brandy $19

Valentine's Day 2020

More info: https://www.fourfrogs.com.au/valentines-day-specials/ 

You can book a table via the website.

 

Ganache Pâtisserie

 

 

Le Coq Rôtisserie

Le Coq has a special Valentine’s menu.

 

Monopole

Monopole has a set menu for Valentine’s Day 2020 which costs $120 per person.

You can view the menu here. 

 

Valentine's Day 2020

 

 

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Monopole with a shared style menu @ $120 per person.

 

MENU

Bread + Charcuterie + Pickles

 

Raw Yamba Prawn + Fingerlime + Allemande

Crisp Prawn Head + daikon + Green Apple

Sydney Rock Oyster + Eucalyptus + Tangerine

 

Seared Kingfish + Tomato + Lemon Thyme

Smoked Quail + Fermented Pepper + Romesco

 

Rangers Valley Intercostal + Chimmi Churri + Golden Leek

Braised Snake Bean + Drunken Ginger

 

Cherry Mille Feuille

 

*Menu is subject to change

 

Menu – $120 per person 

Matching Wine – $80 per person 

 

Reservations should be made: via the website: https://www.monopolesydney.com.au/ 

 

 

Quoi Dining and La Boucherie

 

 

Rosé Royale

Rosé Royale is having a 4 course  dinner with a Kir Royale with Sparkling rosé and crème de cassis for $199 for 2 and also open for lunch with the same for $179.

 

Valentine's Day 2020

 

Kir Royale on arrival

Burgundy rosé sparkling with Creme de cassis 

 

Entree

Charcuterie Plate

Cured meat, hams, duck liver Parfait with croutons and cornichons

 

Or

 

Croquettes Rosé

Cauliflower and beetroot croquettes on quinoa salad with pink cheese sauce

 

Or

 

Escargots and Os a Moelle

Parsley, garlic and Chilli snails, Bone marrow flamed with rosé port and hazelnut dukkha

 

 

Main

Duck Confit

Crispy skin duck leg on broccoli, carrot purees and Dijon lentils with cherry jus

 

Or

 

Poisson aux Poivrons

Tricolored capsicum rolled in basa filet with leek fondue, red rice and fried tomato

 

Or

 

Paté aux pommes de terre

Layers of garlic and parsley potatoes cooked in puff pastry served with creme fraîche and mesclun salad

 

Fromages

Selection of French cheeses with baguette and rosé poached pear

 

Dessert

Trio Gourmand

Lillet rosé flaming creme brûlée, Rosé Royale signature cake, rosé Port & Belgium dark chocolate ice cream

 

Booking are essential and to be made via the website www.roseroyalesydney.com.au, by email at [email protected] and over the phone on 02 8540 4388

 

How will you celebrate Valentine’s Day 2020?

 

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One thought on “Valentine’s Day 2020: how to celebrate the French way

  1. Jillian Smith 14 February 2020 / 12:05 am

    What a wonderful post Matildamarsellaise !
    💕💕💕💕💕
    Joyeux St Valentin

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