A special Valentine’s Day

A special Valentine’s Day

It’s Valentine’s Day on Sunday, and we’ve got some great ideas on how to make it a special occasion for you and your loved one – and at the same time, supporting local businesses. 


Flowers in the Foyer has got the best Valentine’s special bouquets available for you. Choose from classic Red Roses, to their Valentine Love Bunch, Shades of Pink or the beautiful simplistic Maiden Hair Vine. They’ve also got gifts that you can add to your order, such as Winston & Julia chocolates, candles and other plants. Pre-order now by calling them on 021 887 8138 | 079 558 2532 or shop online at www.flowersinthefoyer.co.za.

You can also visit Okasie for beautiful bouquets and gifts (e.g. limited edition candles) on www.okasie.co.za or at their shop in Dorp Street. Have a look at their Roses are Red bouquet, and their exquisite Timeless Venetian Elegance. 


If you want to dine out, there are many restaurants with a special Valentine’s menu available. 

Overture Restaurant at Hidden Valley still has some space open for their Valentine’s Dinner. Spoil yourself at this award-winning restaurant and book your table here. 

Spier is hosting a special Valentine’s dinner this Saturday with a 3 course meal at the Spier Hotel Restaurant. You can choose to sit either under their candlelit terrace, or a spot on the lawn under the stars. Seats are filling up quickly, so book now. 

Homemade meal: Bertus Basson has got you covered with a cooking lesson for the perfect date night. Watch and learn as he teaches you how to make the perfect prawn cocktail, steak with green peppercorn sauce and chocolate mousse for dessert. Access his video lesson here. 

Boschendal has also made it easy for you this year. With their Valentine’s Box, you can create a 3 course farm-to-table dinner at home with the help of their chef’s recipe – here’s a look at the menu.  You can pre-order for collection before Valentine’s day by emailing patrick@boschendal.co.za

Picnic: Boschendal’s Valentine’s Day picnic basket consists of their scrumptious food, and specially added for Valentine’s day are chocolate truffles, nougat, a bottle of bubbles and also flowers for your Valentine. Contact reservations@boschendal.co.za or  021 870 4273 / 021 870 4274 to make a booking. 

Hudson’s Venue & Restaurant is also hosting a Valentine’s picnic. Located on Vredenheim Farm, enjoy spectacular views with a picnic basket and some bubbly. Email info@hudsons.events to book.


What’s not to love about a classic drive-in movie experience? Galileo Cinemas are back with some tried and trusted romantic movies. On 13 February you can watch Leap Year, and on 14 February you can watch The Vow. Galileo has also created a special Couple’s Combo that includes the following: alcohol-free G&T’s from The Duchess, nougat by Ma Mere Confections, popcorn and candy floss. Book your tickets today. 

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Written by C Knoesen

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