We’re only into the second month of 2024, and already, it feels like so many things are happening. Wasn’t it only yesterday we rang in the new year? And now, it feels like Chinese New Year and Valentine’s Day are just around the corner.
We may have some ideas if your social battery is not yet drained and you’re looking for things to do after the Lunar New Year celebrations. From good food to beautiful art, there is something for everyone this Valentine’s Day.
Feast like a beast at Maria’s Steakcafe
What is Valentine’s Day without some yummy scrummy dinner? Maria’s Steakcafe is one of the places that know that. For the season of love, the famed restaurant has curated a whopping four-course dinner for lovers to indulge in.
Known best for their steaks and cosy dining experience, the menu, which starts at RM165++, features tender and succulent Maguro Tuna paired with a refreshing sauce to awaken your taste buds, followed by comforting and flavourful Pumpkin Soup before delving into the main course.
Following these appetisers, Maria’s SteakCafe offers a selection of delectable steaks ranging from Australian Black Angus to Japanese Wagyu A5 Kobe, New Zealand Lamb Cutlet, and seafood options such as Lobster Thermidor or Atlantic White Cod. The meal ends on a sweet note with a Blueberry Cheesecake.
This offer runs from 14th to 18th February 2024 and is now available for reservation.
Celebrate love with Shangri-La
Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur is not one to miss a beat, especially on Valentine’s Day. With curated experiences from a romantic stay package to various culinary offerings, you’re sure to find something that suits your needs. If what you’re looking for is a staycation, opt for their Romantic Suite Escape––available from 9 to 18 February 2024; it includes a stay at the Premier Selection Suite, brekkie for two, a 90-minute Spa Couple Treatment, bouquets of roses, and a late check-out.
For epicurean offerings, pick from a 5-course culinary symphony on Valentine’s Day at Arthur’s Bar & Grill (RM488++ per couple). The menu includes a welcome mocktail, prawn salad, truffle cauliflower Velouté, Caesar arugula, choice of lamb rack or black cod fish, and Raspberry Tiramisu and chocolate profiteroles with Vanilla ice cream.
Also available at Lobby Lounge is the Strawberry Afternoon Delight, available from 1 to 29 February 2024, which features treats infused with premium Korean strawberries, such as Strawberry and Rose Eclair, Strawberry & Sicilian Pistachio Tartlet, Strawberry & Coconut Scones, and more—all this priced at RM148 nett for a set or RM248 nett with a Chandon Garden Spritz.
If you’re searching for love-infused goodies, opt for Lemon Garden 2Go. Starting from RM78nett, there will be Valentine’s Day offerings like heart-shaped pastries, Red Velvet cupcakes, “Be Mine” butter and praline cookies, Pink Macaroon with Lychee rose milk chocolate ganache, and the Shangri-LOVE Flower Cake Collection, to take home. Bouquets of roses paired with chocolate pralines are also available for purchase.
For reservations, contact +603 2032 2388 or email them.
Check out some art at SWOL Cafe in Bangsar
For something different on Valentine’s Day or even during the week of love, check out an art exhibition at SWÔL Cafe, Bangsar. A collaboration between Malaysia’s premier online furniture retailer, Cuura Space and renowned Malaysian artist Kar Wai Chan, Creating Shared Connections is set to transform the traditional concept of showcasing furniture, combining Nordic-inspired designs and the romance of Valentine’s Day. Spend the day immersed in unique presentation methods and artwork by Kar Wai.
Exhibition visitors can also enjoy a unique purchase with a purchase offer when they visit from 3 February to 29 February. With a drink from SWOL, they can receive a code for 5% off their next purchase from Cuura Space. Also available for customers is a free drink redemption from SWOL Cafe when customers share pictures of their visit on Facebook or Instagram and tag them.
Laugh with some comedy and love stories
Okay, we are cutting it close on this one, but happening on 9 February 2024 at 8:30pm, is an early Valentine’s show that combines the fun of comedy and love stories. With some of the funniest people in Kuala Lumpur set to take the comedic stage, plenty of laughs and memorable moments await.
Tickets (RM45 per entry) are limited but check out @justjokesmy for ticket details!