Restaurants with a Romantic Valentine’s Menu
February 10, 2023
Need a little help in the Romance Department? Don’t worry! We are your interim Cupid. We understand how hard it can be to find the most romantic dinner spot to spoil that particular person in your life. Finding the right atmosphere, a delicious menu, and of course, creative cocktails but it so happens that each of these restaurants is it and they have prepared a unique Valentine’s menu that will impress.
Treat that special person to a romantic evening at one of these great restaurants and create memories that will last forever!
The Albion Rooms, 33 Nicholas Street
With a warm atmosphere and comforting upscale food, The Albion Rooms is your home away from home. Did you know that The Albion Rooms was a hotel before it became a restaurant? It was established in 1871, and it is still in use today as it is still a popular place to relax and dine.
This Valentine’s Day, enjoy a special menu created by Top Chef Canada Winner and Beat Bobby Flay Winner Chef Rene Rodriguez.
The Albion Rooms Valentine’s Menu
RAVIOLO OF CONFIT SQUAB
SMOKED DUCK BREAST
PAN ROASTED HALIBUT
MISO BUTTER BASTED CELERIACE “MIGNON”
CHOCOLATE SACHER BY ELINA PATESSERIE
Book your Reservation: https://bit.ly/3YdWWCs
Zoe’s, 1 Rideau Street
What better way to spend your Valentine’s evening than in a castle? Located in the Fairmont Chateau Laurier, Zoe’s offers delicious food with views overlooking downtown; it’s the place to be!
Zoe’s offers a three-course tasting menu on Valentine’s weekend from February 10th to February 12th and a five-course tasting menu on Valentine’s Day. Indulge more with a unique pink cocktail created with beer and gin. Awkward – indulge more? Maybe reframe as a way to finish off the evening, etc.
Zoe’s Valentine’s Day Menu
WILD MUSHROOM SOUP
tartufata, crostini, chives, charcoal salt, pine nuts
FENNEL & BLOOD ORANGE SALAD
frisée, kale, Manchego, radicchio, 50 years aged sherry vinaigrette, niçoise olives, pickled onions, pistachios
ACORN SQUASH FETTUCCINE
goat cheese, spinach, lemon cream, gremolata crumbs (vegetarian)
LOBSTER & CRAB FETTUCCINE
lemon cream, Acadian sturgeon caviar, dill, baby spinach, gremolata crumbs
PEPPER-CRUSTED HANGAR STEAK
celeriac purée, bordelaise sauce, roasted heirloom carrots, rapini
herb polenta, wilted greens, forestière sauce, pistachio pistou (vegetarian)
RUBY CHOCOLATE CREAM
red wine mousse, hibiscus gel, pink pralines, chocolate sorbet
Book your Reservation: https://bit.ly/3YEkJvb
NORCA, 30 Daly Ave
Enjoy the beautiful ambiance of NORCA restaurant! NORCA offers a perfect conceptualized menu based on Northern Canadian cuisine and is offering a special Valentine’s with an optional wine pairing with every dish.
Next door to NORCA is the Ottawa Art Gallery, make it a perfect date night out with a trip to the gallery.
Valentine’s Day at NORCA
WILD MUSHROOM SOUP
puffed rice with chervil oil
Pairing: Pfefferer Moscato Giallo 2021
SWISS CHARD, ROASTED CHERRY TOMATOES, PICKLED WATERMELON, CANDIED BEETS SALAD
toasted walnuts, Monsieur Émile cheese from Québec with a maple Dijon dressing
Pairing:Pfefferer Moscato Giallo 2021
Filet mignon from Ferme de la Grange, pan-fried foie gras, truffled parsnip and celeriac purée, pan-fried Brussels sprouts and rosemary red wine reduction
Pairing: Bella terra Cabernet Franc 2017
Monkfish fillet with wild rice, grilled carrots, seaweed and herb sauce
Pairing: Closson Chase Pinot Noir 2019
winter vegetable mille-feuille, cherry tomatoes, crispy shallots and tomato coulis
Pairing: Battito Umbria Rosso 2018
SELECTION OF CHEESE FROM QUEBEC
Pairing: K.J Watson Rosé 2021
with red currant coulis
Pairing: Late Harvest Chardonnay Musqué 2017
with seasonal fruit gratin
Pairing: Late Harvest Riesling 2016
Book your Reservation: https://bit.ly/3YCezLI