5 Feb 2020

What to do in Pretoria for Valentine’s day

By In Travel

This year Valentine’s day is on a Friday so even if you do not celebrate the day, there is still enough reason to make it a fun night out in Pretoria.


Dinner Reservations:

No dirty dishes or kitchen emergencies this year, book a table at one of these restaurants with mouthwatering menus, you will thank us later and she will too…


Brasserie de Paris

What better way to share Valentine’s day with your other half than in Paris?! If you are looking for beautiful architecture and a delightful meal this is your place. They have a set menu for lunch and dinner on 14, 15 and 16 February starting at R1300 per couple, depending on your choice of drink. The menu is set to be outstanding with an option to suit everyone.

La Pentola

You cannot go wrong with this old favourite in the Moot, join La Pentola for a 5 course candle light dinner with a glass of bubbly as welcome drink. Dinner seating time is 18:30 – 19:00 at a price of R495 p.p. See the menu here. 


De Kloof Restaurant

Enjoy a romantic dinner on 14 or 15 February, view the enticing menu on their website.  Dinner R498 p.p. on Friday 14th / R458 on Saturday 15th

Standard wine pairing at R198 p.p. or Premium wine pairing at R355


Valentine’s day market – Botanical gardens

Take it easy and get some fresh air – many different food and drink options available as well as entertainment. Take your picnic blanket and enjoy the evening.

The festivities will start at 17:00 and end around 22:30 at a cost of R50 pp.



Make it a mini getaway at Castello di Monti

Be a tourist in your own city by visiting “Italy” for one night with this indulgent offer.

Package at a cost of R5100 per couple for a Classic or terrace room (upgrades available) which includes:

  • Check-in & Relax,
  • Strawberries & Chocolate with Sparkling Wine in your room upon arrival
  • 4 Course Romantic Dinner
  • Private use of the Panoramic deck, decorated with fairy lights & candles at an additional R800 – Subject to availability
  • Candles & Bubble Bath and Gift with Turndown
  • Accommodation & Breakfast the following morning
  • Depart

It is valid between 1 and 29 February so you also don’t have to wait for V-day!


See a Moonlight movie at Kleinkaap boutique hotel

Laze back on the lawns with your date while watching a romantic film, like the drive-in but just better. Movie and a buffet dinner at R350pp or stay over for R2310 per couple inclusive of breakfast the next morning.


Make it a fit Valentine’s day with a run at Kimiad golf course

For the fast among us, you can participate and be in time for the 8pm dinner reservation, for the rest, sorry, you will have to settle for take-aways on the way home.

5km = R85 and 10km = R95 starts at 7pm, for more info have a look at the facebook event.


No fuss Valentine’s menu on a budget

If you are still recovering from December and January, we hear you, this one’s for you, an easy 3 course menu that will not break the bank, but still get a lot of brownie points coming your way. Hit us up here and we’ll send it right on.


Written by The Louwkuls

a guy, a girl & an old land rover

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