1. Silverstar Casino 

Treat your partner to a romantic evening at the West Rand’s Silverstar Casino. It has four restaurants to suit your palette, including the Vigour & Verve. For only R350 per couple, you can indulge in a decadent three-course meal and bottle of house wine.

2. Pata Pata 

Enjoy South African cuisine under the beautiful Johannesburg city lights at Maboneng-based restaurant, Pata Pata. The Valentine’s Day special, for only R900, includes a complementary glass of bubbly, soothing love poetry and music from a live band. 

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3. Quoin Rock 

Valentine’s is a day to celebrate love extraordinarily, and Cape Town’s Quoin Rock Wine Estate is just the perfect place. Boasting picturesque views, exquisite cuisine and award-winning wines, the estate promises a magical day with the choice of a special picnic or romantic daytime/evening experience at Gåte Restaurant from R1 000 per couple. (www.quoinrock.co.za)

4. Gemelli, La Famiglia Prima 

A welcome cocktail for you and your partner to kick-start your romantic evening awaits at this dynamic Bryanston-based contemporary Italian food and restaurant! This will be followed by a mouth-watering five-course meal and bottle of Prosecco to enjoy for the rest of the evening, for R1 500. 

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5. The Maslow Hotel Sandton 

Sun International’s award-winning restaurant is offering a Valentine’s Day accommodation package for R2 600. It includes breakfast and dinner at Lacuna Bistro or a gourmet picnic you can enjoy in the garden the following day. You’ll be welcomed with a refreshing glass of bubbly while soothing love songs, performed by songstress Chanel and the Saxophone Duo, fill the air.