Someone wise once said, ‘The way to a person’s heart is through their stomach’. The statement couldn’t be more correct! So why let anyone else tantalise the heart (and taste buds) of your loved one when you can always treat him or her with a special meal, topped with your love and affection. While romantic Valentine dinner date ideas are fine, we root for a cosy, romantic dinner at home. This Valentine’s Day, skip the stress of a dinner reservation and plan it at home instead. So lay the table and read our valentine dinner ideas.
Candle-Light Dinner at Home
No place is as comfortable, reassuring and intimate as home sweet home. Besides, you can always transform your abode into a love den. Lit up the place with candles, aroma, fairy lights and rose petals. Surprise your partner with flower petals and candles at the entrance. Play soft, romantic music in the background; it’ll set the right ambience and create a considerable impact. Keep the dinner and desserts ready. Or if you are culinary-challenged, you can always choose a takeaway. They won’t judge you! Wrap your date night with a thoughtful Valentine Day gifts for your girlfriend/boyfriend.
The romantic starry night sky, gleaming pool, sparkling lights and dreamlike reflections – this valentine dinner idea will strike all the right chords! You can choose to set the table by the water’s edge or take it up a notch and enjoy a floating dinner in the pool. Float candles and flowers in the pool to give a sensuous feeling. Even if you don’t have a pool, you can always book one for the night! Snuggle up, enjoy lip-smacking delicacies and how about surprising them with a bunch of Valentine’s Day flowers.
Dine under the stars and enjoy an enchanting evening! Put pillows, bolsters and blankets on the side with a pleasant view. If you have potted plants, decorate them with fairy lights. Have hot drinks and sizzling appetisers ready. Soft music adorned with candles and flowers will take their breath away! Watch the beautiful skyline change its colours and immerse in the most magical night of your life. Finally, when they are feeling awestruck, delight them with Valentine’s Day gift hampers.
Movie Night In
It is the classic and easiest valentine dinner idea that always takes the cake. We suggest cueing up rom-coms or films your partner likes. Serve their favourite drinks and snacks. Make it extravagant by gussying up the place with aesthetic decorations and that’s all. So pop the popcorn, slouch on the couch and have the time of your life.
At the Park
This idea is both fancy and a breeze to pull off. Besides, it will save your time from the decorations. Take advantage of the natural decorations (you can put your creativity at work though). Hang lanterns, fairy lights, vinyl banners and balloons on the tree. Seek out the set of tall trees, layout the mats & pillows and place a foldable table in the middle. You can use the scented candles that will make a nice decor and also keep the pesky bugs at bay. Bring food or you can even set up a barbecue (take the permission if required). Spoil your loved one with this setting and enjoy your soirée! You can also show your love with a DIY Valentine gift ideas that will have your sweetheart swooning.
Now that you’re well-versed with different valentine dinner ideas, make your dream date come true. Need more inspiration? Here are some Valentine’s Day celebration ideas to make it memorable forever.