Valentine’s Day Under Water

Visit the aquarium after dark to take a seat at one of 40 intimate picnic spots dotted amongst the exhibits. Each private picnic for two is kitted out for you to enjoy a laid-back evening surrounded by seahorses, sharks, fish or a kelp forest. Your ticket includes entrance into the aquarium, an arrival drink and a picnic basket for two filled with cheese, pâté, hummus, a Caesar salad, fresh bread and herb butter as well as a chocolate selection. Vegetarian options are available on request. A bar and wine list will be available and you may bring your own wine with a corkage fee of R30 at the Two Oceans Aquarium.
Time: 14 February, from 7pm
Price: From R650 per couple


Frogitt & Vonkel Wine Bar in Bree Street has two options this Valentine’s Day. In the main bar, you could enjoy a romantic evening with live music from 9pm, plus you’ll receive complimentary chocolate with your first drink. In the tasting room, singles may take part in organised speed dating. Participants receive bubbly on arrival, a masquerade mask and finger food at Frogitt and Vonkel.

Time: 14 February, speed dating from 7pm
Price: Free entry to the main bar or R150 at the tasting room, booking essential


It’s never been a better time to be a parent! Your little ones can run amok in a separate safe environment as you enjoy a romantic Valentine’s dinner. There’s ping pong, foosball, colouring-in, playdough, and movies. The family-friendly a la carte menu has been created with love and some liquid courage for the adults at the Oui Bar at Radisson RED.
Time: February 14, 5pm – 9pm
Price: Free entry, but reservations are required; a la carte menu


Cuddle up under the stars and lean back with a welcome drink and a slab of chocolate at The Galileo Open Air Cinema’s screening of About Time at the Nooitgedacht Wine Estate in Stellenbosch. Grab a picnic and a bottle of wine. Idols runner-up Ezra Lingeveldt will also be attending to entertain you. Take part in the interactive games or be captured in the roaming photo booth before the movie begins. Toast to love!
Time: 14 February, gates open at 5pm and movie starts at 8pm
Price: R250 (includes backrest, blanket, welcome drink, heart lollipop, chocolate).