A Valentine’s Day Out
Looking to get out of the house this Valentine’s Day? We’re giving you everything you need to plan the most special date. Valentine’s Day is the perfect occasion to experience all the province has to offer while enjoying delicious food and drink with the company of your special someone. With so many restaurants working hard to provide safe dine in services, we encourage you to get out this Valentine’s Day and make some memories!
Dine Around this Valentine’s Day
Dine Around provides the perfect opportunity to get out and enjoy a meal with your loved one on Valentine’s Day. All February long, restaurants around Halifax are offering specially curated menus priced $10 – $50. It’s an added bonus that each restaurant has the option to donate $1 or $2 from each Dine Around menu sold to Feed Nova Scotia!
This Valentine’s Day, share a delicious Dine Around meal with your significant other from one of these local restaurants: 2 Doors Down, Five Fisherman Restaurant, Heartwood Restaurant, Morris East, Lot Six Bar and Restaurant, Maritime Express Cider Co., Stories Fine Dining, SHUCK Seafood and Raw Bar, The Kiwi Cafe, Brooklyn Warehouse, The Canteen on Portland, The Press Gang Restaurant and Oyster Bar, The Rose and Kettle Tea Room, The Church Brewing Company, Obladee, A Wine Bar, The Sou’Wester Restaurant, or the Boxing Rock Taproom.
For more information, check out our Dine Around blog.
Love You a Brunch
The fact that Valentine’s Day lands on a Sunday makes it the perfect excuse for a brunch date, not that we really needed one. In every region of the province we have restaurants offering brunch menus featuring fresh, local ingredients. Check out our Love You a Brunch blog or Get Your Hands on Local page to find delicious brunch destinations near you!
Take a break from cooking and spend a romantic evening out at one of your favourite local restaurants! Many restaurants across the province are ready to (safely) give you the Valentine’s Day dinner of your dreams. Visit our Get Your Hands on Local page to find restaurants offering dine in service near you.
Restaurants such as The Press Gang, Morris East, Brooklyn Warehouse, Founder’s House Dining and Drinks, Crystany’s Brasserie, Obladee, and Salt Shaker Deli have all prepared special Valentine’s Day menus that you don’t want to miss out on! Check out our most recent What’s Cooking blog for even more Valentine’s Day dinner suggestions.
Nothing makes the heart grow fonder than quality time and a shared experience. Whether it’s a Pommelier Paired Tasting at Chain Yard Urban Cidery, a Blind Tasting at Boxing Rock, or a Culinary Country Dining Experience at Old Orchard Inn & Spa, there’s something for every couple! For more exciting opportunities, check out our Culinary Packages page. (These also make for great gift ideas!)
Make Valentine’s Day special this year by stepping out of your daily routine. A culinary staycation is the perfect opportunity to do just that! In Nova Scotia, we’re lucky to have so many staycation destinations all across the province, which can be enjoyed at any point in the year. Whether it’s cozy nights by a fireplace, or an outdoor adventure-filled stay, any getaway will surely make this Valentine’s Day one to remember!
Book your overnight accommodations at: Amherst Shore Country Inn, Argyler Lodge and Restaurant, Digby Pines Golf Resort & Spa, Fox Harb’r Resort, Glenora Inn and Distillery, Inn on the Lake, Inverary Resort, Lane’s Privateer Inn, Liscombe Lodge, Silver Dart Lodge, Oak Island Resort, Pictou Lodge Beach Resort, Quarterdeck Beachside Villas & Grill, Chanterelle Country Inn, Castle Rock Country Inn, Old Orchard Inn and Spa, The Flying Apron Inn and Cookery, or White Point Beach Resort.
Sweet and Simple Local Gift Ideas
Although these date ideas could be considered gifts, we understand if you want to surprise your partner with a little extra something. Consider the following local gift ideas:
- Sweet treats: From Sweet Spot Chocolate Shop, Just Us! Coffee, Petite Patrie Chocolate, Sable Shortbread, Mrs. MacGregor’s Shortbread, The Cake Lady, Schoolhouse Gluten-Free Gourmet, Chapel Cove Chocolate, Delectable Desserts, Rum Runners Rum Cake Factory, or The Old Apothecary.
- A Taste of Nova Scotia gift box
- Gift cards to a local restaurant
- Local wine, beer, spirits, cider, or mead (visit Get Your Hands on Local to source your partner’s beverage of choice near you!)
- Coffee or tea: From Laughing Whale Coffee Roasters, Just Us! Coffee, Nova Coffee, Authentic Seacoast Company, The Barn Coffee and Social House, The Tea Brewery, or Cochrane Family Farm’s online shop.