* Catharina’s at Steenberg: Seafood Menu platter R1750 per couple; 5 course Valentine’s Set Menu R750 per person; and Vegetarian Valentine’s Menu R750 per person. All three options include a glass of Simonsig Kaapse Vonkel Rosé 2011. Tel (021) 713-2222
* The Restaurant at Cape Point Vineyards, Noordhoek: 4 course dinner R495, or R650 with wine pairings. Nadine performing. Tel 083 444 7088.
* Frères Bistro: 3 course dinner with complimentary glass of Nicolas Feuillatte champagne R 395 per person. Tel (021) 418-1609
* Diemersdal Farm Eatery, Durbanville: Tapas platters and desserts as well as complimentary glass of MCC R 550 per couple. Tel (021) 976-1810
* Azure at the Twelve Apostles: Welcome drink, rose, and 4 course candlelight dinner R 795 per person, includes chance of winning half carat diamond from Uwe Koetter valued at R15000. Tel (021) 437-900
* The Kraal at the Twelve Apostles: Kir Royal welcome drink, picnic basket includes a bottle of Bouchard Finlayson Blanc de Mer, R1500 per couple. Tel (021) 437-9000
* Mondiall, V&A Waterfront: Oysters and glass of bubbly, 3 course dinner R350 per person. Tel (021) 418-3003.
* Reuben’s at One&Only Cape Town: 6 course dinner plus rose R 395 per person. Tel (021) 431-4511
* The Wine Loft at One&Only Cape Town: unspecified menu, bottle of sparkling wine (brand unspecified), and dozen red roses R 2500 per couple. Tel (021) 431-4511
* Nobu at One&Only Cape Town: Omakase set menu R795 plus rose R795 per person. Tel (021) 431-4511
* Isola at One&Only Cape Town: 6 course dinner plus rose R 395 per person. Tel (021) 431-4511.
* HQ: 3 course dinner R650 per person. Tel (021) 424-6373.
* Durbanville Hills: Live music, oysters, and picnic basket R450 per couple with bottle of Merlot Rosé. Tel (021) 558-1300
* Table Mountain Café: 2 course meal plus glass of De Grendel wine R 140, until 16 February.
* Holden Manz: Lovers Picnic R 480 for two; Lovers Luxury dinner R700 for two. Tel (021) 876-2738
* The Restaurant at Grande Provence: Glass of bubbly and 7 course dinner R595 per person. Tel (021) 876-8600
* Solms-Delta: Picnic R145 per person; 3 course dinner plus glass of Cape Jazz Shiraz plus performance by Soetstemme choir R285 per person. tel (021) 874-3937
* Haute Cabriere: Complimentary glass Pierre Jourdan Belle Rose and 6 course wine and food paired menu R650 per person. Tel (021) 876-3688
* Salmon Bar: 3 course dinner includes Seafood braai and glass of bubbly R 300 per person; 2 course dinner R 200 per person. Tel (021) 876-4591
* Delheim: Breakfast and glass of MCC R75 per person; Day Time Valentine’s Treat of mascarpone cheese cake and cappuccino R45 per person. Tel (021) 888-4607
* Cuvée at Simonsig: 5 courses R520 with wine per course, and R400 without wine. Tel (021) 888-4932
* Bodega at Dornier: 5 course dinner R385, add extra R160 for wine pairings. Tel (021) 8800557
* Jordan Wine Estate: picnic including water and excluding wine R 350 per couple, 17h30 – 21h00. Tel (021) 881-3441
* Morgenhof: 3 course dinner plus glass Brut Reserve 2005 R320 per person. Tel (021) 889-2024
* Ken Forrester Vineyards: 4 course dinner R325 per person. Tel (021) 855-2374.
* JC le Roux Le Venue: MCC pairing with Belgian chocolate R50; Valentine’s lunch 2 courses plus box of chocolates R 205, 3 courses plus box of chocolates R 260; Valentine’s dinner 3 courses R360 plus box of chocolates. Tel (021) 865-8200
* Muratie: Treats and MCC R500 per couple. Tel (021) 865-2330
* L’Avenir: Picnic with live music and complimentary glass of bubbly R 250 per couple. Tel (021) 889-5001
* Spier: Picnic basket with MCC R380/R580 for two persons. Tel (021) 809-1100
* Lourensford: picnics from 13h00, R300 per couple. Tel (021) 847-2292
* Doolhof: Valentine’s picnics 12, 13 and 14 February, 11h00 – 15h00. R220 per person. Tel (021) 873-6911
* Twist Some More: 3 course dinner roughly R250. Tel (021) 864-1467
* Au’ de Hex: 3 course dinner R 300. Tel (021) 873-0394
* La Vierge: 3 course Lunch and Dinner R275 per person. Tel (028) 313-2007
* Madre’s Kitchen: 4 course dinner cooked by Madre and Kokkedoor judge and Chef Nic van Wyk, R250 per person. Tel (028) 3410 647
* Searle’s Trading Post: Strawberry juice with ‘champers‘ and rose ice cubes plus 3 course dinner and Rivertones band R250 per person. tel (028) 254 9550
* Kurland Hotel: 5 course dinner and rose R450 per person. Tel (044) 534-8082
* Katarina’s Bistro, Kurland Hotel: Kir Royale cocktail, and 3 course lunch or dinner R 395 per person. Tel (044) 534-8082
JC le Roux is selling its range of sparkling wines with a ‘Be my Valentine’ tag at selected Pick ‘n Pay stores.
Valentine’s Day open-air concert at The Castle with Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra, R360/R480 per person includes glass of bubbly or wine. Tel (021) 433-1699
Valentine’s Day concert at Backsberg with Nianell performing, proceeds go to charity. Wines and beverages on sale, no BYO allowed. Bring own picnic. Tel (021) 875-5141
Plett Music Festival, White House, Plettenberg Bay 14 February.
Valentine’s Day Dance, The Barn, Plettenberg Bay.
Chris von Ulmenstein, Whale Cottage Portfolio: www.whalecottage.com Twitter: @WhaleCottage