City of Dreams Manila celebrates the season of love and passion with romantic offerings that include epicurean experiences at signature restaurants The Tasting Room, Crystal Dragon, and Nobu Manila; sweet treats from Chocol8 and Café Society; Valentine’s weekend acoustic nights at The Garage; a dreamy staycation package at Nobu Hotel; and revitalizing spa treatments at Nobu Spa and Nuwa Spa.
The Tasting Room
Bringing in a Michelin-star dining experience of contemporary French cuisine infused with Asian influences, The Tasting Room is a fitting choice for a memorable Valentine’s indulgence.
Available from February 13 to 15, The Tasting Room’s five-course Valentine’s dinner menu at Php 6, 600++ per person begins with Lentils Hummus with Hazelnut Oil, Grey Shrimp, Tiger Prawns and served with Socca; and Crackers served with Eggplant, Apple, and Mint; followed by Grilled Foie Gras Terrine with Artichoke and Port Wine; Cod served with Pineapple, Coriander And Sesame Seed; Smoked Grim Beef Tenderloin with Coffee, Salsify and Hazelnut; and concluded with an indulgent dessert of Chocolate Ginger Tart with Exotic Fruits and Pomegranate.
The set menu comes with an option for wine pairing at Php 3,100++ which consists of Pascal Jolivet, Pouilly Fume, Sauvignon Blanc 2016; Babich, Gewurztraminer 2012; Louis Jadot, Pouilly Fuisse, Chardonnay 2015; Penfolds Bin 389 2011; and Jurancon, Clos Lapeyre 2013 respectively.
For added enchantment, The Tasting Room’s Valentine’s dinner comes with a complimentary welcome glass of Henriot Brut Champagne, a door gift of Mexican hot chocolate cube and lemon cake, and a long-stemmed red rose for each lady.
Crystal Dragon, known for its award-winning Cantonese and regional Chinese specialties, is featuring a Romantic Dinner Set Menu for a dining experience that captures the heart and palate from February 13 to 15.
The five-course Valentine’s set menu at Php 3, 880++ per person consists of a Romantic Heart-shaped Stuffed Breaded Prawns Cake on Mixed Salad with Swan Dumpling filled with Black Pepper Duck Meat; Braised Sea Treasures and Scallop Dumpling served with Black Truffle in Lobster Bisque; Braised Pork Ribs with Red Wine Vinegar and Wolfberry Reduction; Wok-fried Egg Noodles with Seafood, Sliced Abalone and Vegetable Sauce; Earl Grey Vanuari Milk Chocolate Crème Cake with Rose Water Strawberry Gel. Complimentary Jasmine Tea is served for the set menu.
Ideal for a standout Valentine’s dinner that explores Japanese-Peruvian flavors, Nobu presents a five-course Valentine’s Weekend Omakase with Sake Cocktail Pairing from February 14 to 16 at Php 10,000 nett for two persons or Php 5,000 nett for one (optional).
The Valentine’s Nobu Omakase dinner starts with Zensai, a Chef’s selection of appetizers paired with Sake Rosé composed of TK 40, rose petal syrup, lemon, mint, ginger ale, and Kumomo; followed by Nobu Sashimi Platter which consists of Ceviche, Big-eye Tuna with Chocolate Balsamic Sauce and Oyster with Maui Onion Salsa; seasonal selection of Nobu Sushi which includes Toro, Nobu Tamagoyaki, Lapu Lapu, and Salmon. The dinner is punctuated with a serving of Spiced 40, a medley of spiced syrup with notes of anise, vanilla and cinnamon; Don Papa Rum; cherry syrup; lemon; and egg white. Brick Oven Roasted Slipper Lobster Tail with Lobster Miso Cappucino and Sweet Corn Kakiage, and Sous Vide Australian Tenderloin with Nobu Bonito and Uni Egg Sauce, Crab, and Umami Vegetables precede dessert consisting of Strawberry Adzuki Bean Entremet with Kinako Cookie and Homemade Strawberry Ice Cream.
Chocol8 and Café Society
Impressive Valentine’s gifts for love ones is not complete without indulgent chocolate treats, hampers and other sweet delights from Chocol8 and Café Society.
From February 1 to 15, Chocol8 showcases signature and handmade Chocol8 brown bear chocolate and pink bear chocolate at Php 2,300 nett each; and Chocol8 dragées box at Php 1,250 nett among others. Guests can also express their affection for those close to their hearts with different kinds of Valentine’s hampers that include an assortment of chocolates that come with other treats to choose from: a snuggly teddy bear or a bottle of Martini Rose starting at Php 2, 000nett.
Similarly, Café Society captivates those with a sweet tooth, through its Valentine’s treats from February 11 to 15 that include Valentine Cookies (Php 340nett); St. Valentine’s Cake (Php 420nett); Valentine Heart Danish Set (Php 240); and Chocolate Lemon Heart Cake (Php 1,600nett) among other sweet choices. These delectable creations can be paired with a selection of floral arrangements: a single stemmed rose at Php 500nett; a bouquet of roses starting at Php 1,500nett; a spring bouquet at Php 2,000nett; or a grand flower arrangement in a basket at Php 2, 300nett. Café Society also features Valentine’s gift sets with different selection of cakes and other sweet treats paired with either a snuggly bear or a bottle of wine, starting at Php 1,050nett.
For singles, couples, families and friends, The Garage, an entertainment and dining destination with a VR Zone and food park is a place to come together for a Valentine’s celebration with music and free-flowing drinks. The Garage will feature a “Valentine’s Serenade” – acoustic nights that go hand in hand with packages for singles or couples from February 13 to 15, 7 PM to 9 PM
Thor Dulay, dubbed “Master of Soul,” entertains the crowd with ballads on February 13; guitarist and singer-songwriter Pido will make Valentine’s Day sweeter with his music and on February 15, Paolo Santos, who is behind hits like “Moonlight Over Paris” will bring in the Valentine’s vibe with his heart-melting performance.
The Single’s Package is at Php 1,400 nett per person and includes free flowing house red wine, white wine, and sparkling wine; San Miguel Pale Pilsen and Light draught beer; chilled juices at The Bar; sodas; and signature iced tea. The Couple’s Package at Php 3, 499 nett, , includes the same free-flowing selection of drinks for two persons with the addition of one Ecuadorian Rose, one Teddy Bear plush toy, and a 150 gram chocolate tile from Chocol8.
Staycation at Nobu
For celebrating important occasions such as Valentine’s Day, Nobu Hotel provides a blissful escapade with its Dream Celebration package starting at Php 14,088 nett. The package includes a complimentary breakfast for two at Nobu Restaurant and Php 5,000 worth of dining credits at any of City of Dreams Manila’s operated restaurants such as Nobu Manila, Crystal Dragon, The Tasting Room, Red Ginger, Jing Ting, and Café Society, and more.
The package also provides guests with a special turndown amenity; 25% discount on food and beverage items on at any of City of Dreams Manila’s operated restaurants; 20% discount on Dreamplay and K-Golf; 10% discount on VR Zone at The Garage and Dreamshop at DreamPlay; complimentary local calls; and complimentary shuttle service to and from SM Mall of Asia.
A contemporary Japanese oasis with signature massages, Nobu Spa highlights the Romantic Indulgence package for two at Php 8,999 for the whole month of February. The package includes a choice of either an indulgent Chocolate Body Scrub or a soothing Express Facial Scrub; and is followed by the Yin Yang Couple’s Harmony Massage which uses harmonious energy movement based on the principle of Qi, set to enhance relationship energies of couples.
To make the spa journey more memorable, a complimentary long-stemmed rose, a box of chocolates, and a bottle of red wine are given to each couple.
Romance and luxury goes hand in hand at Forbes Four Star Awardee Nuwa Spa. For the love month, couples can avail of Nuwa Spa’s Pure Love Radiance which includes a pampering Chocolate Body Scrub followed by the Yin Yang Couple’s Harmony Massage. For Php 9,999 nett, the package provides a complimentary long-stemmed rose and a box of chocolates. For added indulgence, guests can opt for the Php 11,999 package, which includes an additional bottle of red wine.