Stuck for Valentine’s Day plans? With the day fast approaching, here’s a round-up of the events you and that special someone can enjoy in Brisbane.

Indooroopilly Shopping Centre

322 Moggill Road, Indooroopilly

For those who want to surprise their special someone with a new look, Indooroopilly Shopping Centre is hosting a pop-up beauty event.

Customers will get the VIP treatment, including a 15-minute make over by professional makeup artists from the likes of Mecca Cosmetica and MAC, as well as a hair-styling session from the stylists at Oscar Oscar. All the while, you can enjoy refreshments from PassionTree Velvet as you relax. Naturally, there will also be exclusive hair and beauty deals, with up to 50 per cent off products and gifts.

Indooroopilly Shopping Centre’s Beauty Pop-Up Lounge will be held on Saturday 11 February and Sunday 12 February from 11am to 4pm under the Chandelier on Level 2.

The Charming Squire x Wheel of Brisbane

3/133 Grey Street, South Brisbane & Russell Street, South Brisbane

Ever wanted to eat dinner on the Wheel of Brisbane? How about dessert? If that’s on your bucket list, this Valentine’s Day you and your partner can tick it off.

With three sittings on the night — 5:30pm, 7pm and 8:30pm — you’ll be treated to a gondola for two on the Wheel of Brisbane with a four-course course meal provided by The Charming Squire as well as a bottle of Sirromet wine.

As an extra treat, you’ll get a photograph of the evening to take away with you, and a rose.

The $295 package is available here; cheaper packages ($244 for dinner at The Charming Squire and dessert on the Wheel; or $154 for dinner at The Charming Squire) are also available.

Moonlight Cinema

Brisbane Powerhouse, 119 Lamington St, New Farm QLD 4005, 7pm

Enjoy cinema under the stars with a showing of Oscar favourite La La Land, staring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone. It’s a modern day love story set in a magical, musical version of Los Angeles that’s been a hit with critics and audiences.

So pack up your picnic basket, grab a rug, and of course some chocolate covered strawberries and get to New Farm Park. There will be a fully licensed bar and food trucks on the scene, too.

Tickets are available here for $17.

Valentine’s Day Dinner Cruise

Kookaburra Cruise Dock, 1 Eagle Street, Brisbane City, 6pm.

Get on board the Kookaburra for a three-hour romantic cruise through the Brisbane river.

As you take in the beautiful views, you’ll enjoy a delicious three-course menu with some live music to complete the night.

There’s even a dance floor, so you can really impress your partner with your sweet moves.

Tickets are available here for $149pp.


1 Eagle Street, Brisbane City

With a glass of NV Tattinger Prestige Rose on arrival, it’s hard to turn this one down!

Head to Aria for a beautiful four course menu designed by Matt Moran and Aria head chef Ben Russell.

Enjoy one of Brisbane best fine dining experiences as you look over the Story Bridge and Brisbane River.

Book your table here for $180pp.

Darling & Co

157 Given Terrace, Paddington

Starting off the night with a glass of Veuve Cliquot Rose is definitely going to keep you in the good books with your valentine.

Executive chef Guiliano Melluse has created a delicious three-course menu for the night.

Sit back and take in the newly renovated Darling and Co while you’re treating your tastebuds.

Book your table for $99pp here.


45 Eagle Street, Brisbane City

Spoil that special someone with a beautiful lunch or dinner at Sake Restaurant and Bar.

Starting with a glass of Veuve Clicquot Champagne, the chefs will take you on a gastronomical contemporary Japanese journey with a special Valentines Day menu.

Book the package for $110pp here.

Delfina’s Bistro

959 Ann Street, Fortitude Valley

With two sittings, there’s still space for you to get in for a great Italian feast (and let’s not kid ourselves, the Italians know romance).

With a stunning four-course menu, including a glass of sparkling cava on arrival, the early sitting will leave you more than satisfied.

After more? Then the late sitting has you covered with a seven-course meal, including a cocktail on arrival.

Weigh up your options here.


Portside Wharf, 905/47 Hercules Street, Hamilton

Let the team at Atalanta spoil you and your date this Valentine’s Day, with a delicious four-course menu created by head chef Dean Brewer. Each dish has been inspired by Mediterranean flavours.

You’ll enjoy a glass of sparkling or a beer on arrival, and finish it all off with a decadent vanilla white chocolate pannacotta.

Two sittings are available — 6pm and 8pm — for $79.50pp and can be booked here.

Madame Rouge Bar & Bistro

100 McLachlan Street, Fortitude Valley

For anyone dreaming of a Valentine’s Day in Paris, look no further than Madame Rouge Bar & Bistro.

Sweep your valentine off their feet with a five-course French set menu!

Two sittings are available — at 6pm and 8:15pm — at $89pp (+$55pp for the paired wine option); make your booking here.

Belvedere Bar and Grill

Portside Wharf, 39 Hercules Street, Hamilton

Belvedere is going all out with fine food and wine for Valentine’s Day. Starting with a complimentary glass of sparkling, a cocktail, or a beer, you will then have you choice of meals for entrée and main.

Don’t forget to leave room for the shared dessert plate!

Reserve your spot for $90pp here.


39 Alfred Street, Fortitude Valley

Alfredo’s may have stolen our hearts with their delicious pizzas, but now they’re serving up heart shaped pizzas for us to share! (Or pretend to share but actually eat ourselves.)

You can get the heart pizza and a glass of wine or beer for $30, and then wander next door to Doughnut Time for a Valentine’s-themed doughnut, too.

Gusto da Gianna

Portside Wharf, 39 Hercules Street, Hamilton

Treat your tastebuds as well as your valentine!

Gusto da Gianna will be serving up a three course feast complete with home-made bread and truffle butter; book your spot for $90pp here.

There’s even a kids menu to share the love for the whole family too.

Mucho Mexicano Valentine’s Day

Shop 15, Little Stanley Street, South Bank

If Mexican sets your heart on fire, Mucho Mexicano in South Bank is here to help.

Not just for couples, Mucho is all about the groups of friends and singles. Whether you’re in a relationship or you just want to book a big table for you and your single amigos, you can book the $49pp package — including six courses and a glass of sparkling on arrival — here.


Portside Wharf, 39 Hercules Street, Hamilton

A restaurant complete with views over the Brisbane river and tranquil water fountains has to be the place to set a romantic mood.

Sono is offering their award-winning teppanyaki menu with a show from the famous “Teppan-Tricksters:”

You can finish the night with a mouth-watering six layer Gianduja chocolate entremet cake.

Spots are available for $128 per couple here.


123 Eagle Street, Brisbane City

If seafood floats your boat, then Jellyfish’s Valentines Day is for you.

You can expect two courses for $85pp if you want an early dinner, but if you can push it to 8pm, three courses of delicious seafood will be available for you and your special someone for $120pp.

As you eat your way through oysters, prawns and bugs, you can enjoy the view over the water to the Story Bridge! Book your table here

Hot Air Ballooning Over Brisbane

Not content with a garden-variety Valentine’s Day? How about a sunrise hot air balloon ride over Brisbane and the Scenic Rim instead?

A one-hour flight over Brisbane and the surrounding areas is certainly a way to earn yourself some brownie points.

They even drop you at a lovely restaurant for breakfast after your ride, so it’s a perfect way to start the day.

Head to Red Balloon for more info.

Queensland Reds Valentines Day Trial Match

Ballymore Stadium, 9 Clyde Road, Herston

If you’re after something very different, the Queensland Reds are hosting a trial rugby match on Valentines Day.

It might not be fine dining, but there will be food available — and drinks, too.

Head up to the famous Hill and sit in the grass as you munch on a hamburger and watch the Reds take on the Melbourne Rebels.

Better yet, make it a family affair, with kids under 14 getting in free. Adult tickets cost $15 and are available here.

Cobbler’s Anti-Valentine’s Day Party

7 Browning Street, West End

Cobbler is calling upon all anti-Valentine’s couples, fun singles, degenerates, the socially awkward, and anyone else who loves a good cocktail and glass of whiskey.

Expect a night full of fresh cocktails and rare whiskies; the summer menu is in and there are Star Wars-themed drinks available too.

Anything goes, so if you’re after some fun, this is where to head.

How will you be spoiling your Valentine this year? Let us know in the comments below!