Valentine’s Day 2021: how to celebrate French style

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Valentine’s Day 2021 is just 9 days away. If you’ve not yet made plans, we have plenty of ideas for you to celebrate Valentine’s Day 2021 with a French touch. From chocolates, to French food boxes delivered to you, to the more traditional restaurant setting, there are ideas for everyone.












La French Box

Voici notre Valentine’s Day Box: 


French date night with La French Box!


La Valentine’s Day Box is composed of:

  • Durance citronella pillar candle 
  • Bottle of wine from France (your choice of Rosé or Bordeaux)
  • Raspberry Pimm’s biscuits
  • 2 x Luxury Chocolat Chapon 
  • Macarons biscuits (cocktail berries flavour)
  • Vosgienne Lemon lollies
  • 2 x Liquorice cachou lollies

It costs $75.


Delivery time-frames:

  • Melbourne: Delivery on the day (Sunday the 14th of Feb)
  • Rest of Australia: The box will be shipped within 3 days.


If you’d like to know more about La French Box, read our article about them here.


Olala Box

Olala Box have recently launched their APÉRO BOX and are offering 10% off for Valentine’s Day with the code VALENTINE10.


The Apéro Box contains:

🧀 Cheese | 120G |

🥓 French Charcuterie | 200G |

🥖 French Baguette 

🥒 Pickles and Onions


It costs $49 for 2 people (before the discount code) 


The offer is valid until and including 14 February 2021.

OLALA delivers in:


SYDNEY — within 24 hours

NSW AREA — within 2-3 business days

VIC AREA — within 2-3 business days


Want to know more about Olala Box? You may like to read out article about them here.


QQ La Praline

QQ La Praline has a Valentine’s Day Hamper.

Valentine Hamper $88 

Cherish your loved one(s) or yourself with the curated QQ La Praline Valentine hamper, to see “la vie en rose”. It includes:

  • 3 moreish bars: Strawberry & Cashew brittle, Caramelized cocoa nibs, French biscuit white chocolate
  • 3 deliciously thin bars : Aleppo pepper, Organic turmeric & Brittle, Crème caramel
  • 1 bag of dark chocolate almond clusters 10pc
  • 1 bag of raspberry and chia seeds medallions 10pc
  • a QQ La Praline hamper box




Astonish Patisserie 

Astonish has a few different options for celebrating Valentine’s Day 2021.


Valentine’s Day Macaron Gift Box $75/each

  • 5x valentine themed macarons 
  • 1x reed diffuser( three aromas to choose from)     
  • Flowers to garnish 



High Tea (Saturday 13/2/2021, 14.00-16.30) $48 per person. Bookings are essential


Valentine’s night dessert special: Melting Chocolate Ball $19

Chocolate opera gateaux in a hand craft chocolate ball, comes with a pouring dark chocolate ganache.


Sucre Patisserie 

Sucre Patisserie has created a Valentines Gift Box with delicious treats for $50.

The Valentine’s Day 2021 gift box is a little box of love including: 

  • Sucre Love Cake (Sucre Patisserie’s version of a Persian Love Cake) spices including cardamom with brown sugar, almonds, pistachio, rosewater & yogurt. 
  • 2 x pomegranate eclairs 
  • 2 x rose cupcakes 
  • 2 x raspberry macarons 
  • 2 x gingerbread heart cookies (with the words MON AMORE & BISOUS on them)  


If you don’t want to go for a box of treats, Sucre Patisserie has also created mixed berry heart macarons for $3.50 each

The mixed berry heart macarons are heart shaped pink macarons with sprinkles and mixed berry buttercream filling. Contains almonds, may contain traces of gluten. 




C’est Bon 

C’est Bon is going above and beyond to look after you and your loved one for Valentine’s Day 2021 with both dine-in and a special takeaway hamper options. 


They are open for lunch on Valentine’s Day 14 February and for dinner on the Saturday night, 13 February 201. For both Saturday dinner and Sunday lunch, C’est Bon are offering 5 courses for $85 per person or 7 courses $110 per person. Both include a glass of bubbles on arrival. Matching wines are also available with both menus. 


Reservations can be made via their website:,bb846c 


Valentine’s Day at your place.

C’est Bon’s ‘Forever Valentine’ bundle is designed for 2 special people to sit back, relax and enjoy time together. The bundle is to be delivered or picked up on Saturday 13 February 2021 ahead of Valentine’s Day 2021.

The bundle costs $120 and contains:

  • Fresh Baguette, cultured butter
  • 12 Appellation Oysters with accompaniments
  • QLD spanner crab, melon, crème fraiche
  • Cheese selection (3) with fresh crumpets, waffles & lavosh
  • Cured meats (3) with accompaniments
  • Chocolate petit fours
  • A single red rose for that special someone.


For $120, your bundle includes a bottle of your choice from

  • Alpha Box & Dice Prosecco, 
  • Schlumberger Riesling
  • Louis Jadot Petit Chablis;

(Upgrade to Perrier Jouet Grand Brut Champagne for an extra $45)


All orders must be paid in full upon booking via email or phone call only

(no messages). Final orders by 9am Tuesday 9th February.


Pick up your bundle on Saturday 13th February before 12 noon or delivery is available Saturday morning with an additional charge of $15 (within a 10km radius of C’est Bon).


There are only a limited amount of bundles C’est Bon can prepare so get in quick to be sure not to miss out!


Call them on 07 3891 2008 or send an email to [email protected] 




Les Bistronomes     

Les Bistronomes Restaurant will open on Valentine’s Day 2021 for dinner only with two sittings at 6pm and 8:30pm. They are offering a special menu for $150 per person and includes matching beverages, either alcoholic or non-alcoholic.

Les Bistronomes Valentine's Day Menu

Reservations are necessary and can be made via their website or by telephoning  02 6248 8119.  


Les Bistronomes are also providing take-home dinner packages for Valentine’s Day 2021. The need to be pre-ordered and there is only limited availability. 





Jean-Pascal Patisserie

Jean Pascal Patisserie has a special for Valentine’s Day 2021: High Tea for $20 per package, all to take away.




Choukette Fine Pastries 

Choukette has created a special cake called “mon cherie” for Valentine’s Day. 

  • Cherry mousse
  • Pistachio Cremeux
  • Madeleine


Entrecôte, South Yarra

Entrecôte has a special dinner set menu on Saturday 13th February (upstairs only) and Sunday 14th February.

It includes 4 courses plus free-flowing wines for 2.5 hours and costs $199 per person.

Entrecote Dine in Menu Valentine's Day 2021

They require full prepayment, guests can enquire via email or phone. 


Frenchilicious, Carnegie 

Frenchilicious has prepared a special 5 or 6 courses banquet menu for Valentine’s Day 2021. 

Frenchilicious Valentine's Day 2021

Pre-orders need to be made by 5pm at 10 February. Available for pick up from Carnegie or delivery within 10KM for a small fee ($10).


Frédéric, Cremorne

Frédéric will be open for both lunch and dinner on Valentine’s Day 2021. There will be no set menu however they will be offering some specials on the day.

Table reservations can be made here:,004d40&font=Karla 


L’Hotel Gitan 

L’Hotel Gitan will be open for both lunch and dinner on Valentine’s Day 2021. There will be no set menu however they will be offering some specials on the day.

Reservations can be made at the following link:,ffa000&font=Hind


Millstone Patisserie

Millstone Patisserie have made a special raspberry and pistachio éclair for Valentine’s Day 2021.

The éclair is made from choux pastry, roasted pistachio paste, sour raspberry compote, pistachio and white chocolate cream, croustillant and fresh raspberries. It costs $10.


This special cake will be available to pre-order on Millstone Patisserie’s website or available on the day at their Malvern shop


Sucre du Jour 

Sucre du Jour is organising a special Valentine’s couple package for Valentine’s Day 2021. The dessert comes with a pair of cakes which are called Beau and Belle. The pricing for the V-Day couple’s package is $25.


The dark cake is called Beau.

It is composed of a Crunchy Cocoa Nib and Puffed Rice Base, Sacher Sponge, Liquid Hazelnut Praline and French Earl Grey and Dark Chocolate Mousse.

Allergens include : Eggs, Dairy, Gluten and Nuts (Almonds and Hazelnuts)

The red tart is called Belle.

It is composed of a Sweet Pastry, Baked Cheesecake, Raspberry Marmalade and Whipped Raspberry and Rose Chantilly.

Allergens include : Eggs, Dairy, Gluten and Nuts (Almonds)


Sucre du Jour are taking pre-orders for the Beau and Belle. Pre-orders can be made via their online store and will be published on the 1st of February. To order via the website, click on the following link and on the heading “Patisserie” on the left-hand side.




French Sweet 

For Valentine’s Day 2021, French Sweet have created limited edition French Love Cakes:
cakes that come as a pair for you and your lover to share!

Their two share cakes are made of:

Chocolate choux Cake:

  • Creme chocolate custard
  • Roasted hazelnuts
  • Crunchy praline

Raspberry pistachio choux Cake:

  • Pistachio custard
  • Raspberry gel

(These products contains: gluten, nuts, dairy and eggs)

Each pair of cakes come in a single box.

PRICE : $18.90

It is possible to order for a next day delivery as long as the order is made before 8.30pm
Their shops will have some stock as well.





Bistro Rex

Fill your hearts with joy and belly’s with your favourite dishes at Bistro Rex this Valentine’s Day.


This year Bistro Rex is breaking with the traditional set menu formula and welcoming you to be lead by your taste buds to choose whatever you desire.


Offering their full à la carte menu with a selection of delicious Valentine’s day specials.


Share the love with friends! Book a booth (limited availability) for 4+ guests and receive a complimentary bottle of French sparkling on arrival.


Bistro Rex is open for lunch and dinner on Valentine’s Day, Sunday 14 February.


PLEASE NOTE the following terms and conditions:

  • Bookings online only.
  • Prepaid minimum spend $120pp with any balance to be paid on the day.
  • No refunds or credits for unused balance.
  • A 72hr cancellation fee applies for the full amount of $120pp.
  • Seating will be strictly available for no more than 2.5hrs.


Reservations must be made via the website:,234478 


Bistro St Jacques 

Bistro St Jacques has put together a special menu for Valentines Day 2021. They will be open Sunday for lunch and dinner and offer the Valentine’s Day menu all weekend:

Bistro St Jacques Valentine's Day 2021


Bitton Gourmet

Bitton Valentine's Day


Brasserie L’entrecote 

Reservations can be made via their website.


Claire’s Kitchen 

Claire’s Kitchen is doing lunch and dinner for Valentine’s Day 2021.

Claire's Kitchen Valentine's Day 2021


Here are the links for tickets:




Four Frogs Creperie, Circular Quay, Lane Cove, Mosman, Randwick 

Four Frogs Creperie has created a special menu to celebrate the year’s most romantic day. It will be available for lunch and dinner from 12th to 14th February, 

Four Frogs Creperie Valentine's Day 2021

The menu includes:

  • a bottle of Champagne for two
  • A salmon buckwheat blinis
  • Your choice of galette including the Valentine’s Day special: Pan fried Scallops, Leeks, Swiss Cheese & White Wine Sauce
  • Your choice of Crêpe including the Valentine’s Day special: Fresh Cherry, Dark Chocolate Sorbet, Chocolate Flakes flambé with Cherry Brandy

Price: $80 


Bookings are recommended for Mosman, Randwick, Circular Quay or Lane Cove.


Flo Viennoiserie

On Sunday 14th,  Flo Viennoiserie will be at the Kirribilli market from 8:30am until 2pm with some special Valentines Day cakes for the occasion, such as heart macaron and heart mille feuille.

Flo Viennoiserie Valentine's Day

You also can order their famous heart shape cake and being delivered at home the 13th and 14th morning.

Different sizes and flavours are available on the website: 


Le Breton 

Le Breton will have individual chocolate hearts for Valentine’s Day 2021 for $6.80 each. They will also have Milk orange chocolate truffles for $2.00 each and macarons for $2.80 each.


If you’re after something savouries instead, Le Breton has Duck confit, saucisson, Pâtė, Rillette de canard and Fois Gras.



Loluk will open especially for Valentine’s Day 2021 (they are usually closed on a Sunday). 

They have created a special 4 course set menu for $84 or $139

Loluk Valentine's Day menu

Reservations should be booked in advance: by phone 02 7900 6251 or on their website : 


Sweet Dreams French Canelés

Sweet Dreams French Canelés has created a special Valentine’s Day box. It is available for pre-order on their website and deliveries and pick-ups will be available from 8 February.

Sweet Dreams French Canelés has created a special Romantic Box for Valentine’s Day:

  • 4 delicious ROSE canelés made from organic ingredients with an organic edible miniature rose on top of each cake.
  • a satchel of Pink Pralines of Lyon (50gr) : the pink praline is a roasted almond coated with caramelized sugar and pigmented with a red food colour. This confectionery is eaten by itself or is incorporated into brioches, tarts, etc.
  • Coffee or Tea to choose from:
  • a 250gr grounded pack of an exceptional certified organic coffee from 7miles Coffee Roasters (Sweet floral aromas, with hints of nutmeg and other spices blend in harmony with delicate roasted notes). The coffee is roasted in Mona Vale, NSW;


  • a bag with a variety of delightful teas (green/black) and infusions from The Golden Wattle Tea.

Size of each canelé is approx. 5.5cm diam. Size and colour may differ slightly as this artisanal product is cooked individually. The packaging is 100% recyclable for the best zero-waste gift ever.

You may also like to read our interview with Sweet Dreams French Canelé here

How are you going to celebrate Valentine’s Day?



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