The season of love and romance is right around the corner. This is the weather when you feel that you can never get enough of the beauty of Chandigarh and the surrounding cities such as Mohali and Panchkula. The city roads are going to be covered with orange and yellow trees pretty soon. The spring season will make it even lusher than it already is. Ring a bell? The month of valentine is upon us. And if you are looking for a romantic and perfectly cosy spot to spend Valentine’s Day with your loved one, we have a list of restaurants and cafes for you. Let’s have a look:
Cottage, Sector 7, Chandigarh
Cottage restaurant is known for its outstanding continental cuisine. It is also quite popular for its very warm and beautiful woody interiors that the youngsters have fallen in love with. The menu is also quite surprising and is filled with a lot of flavours. You should always go for their coffee and chocolate servings as a priority. Yes, even before you try their main course!
Whispering Willows, Zirakpur
Whispering Willows in Zirakpur is a very hot and happening spot for youngsters. This is a country resort that houses one of the most amazing restaurants. There is also very beautiful poolside seating that you can enjoy during the day. You get some of the most amazing North Indian and colonial cuisines in this restaurant and the service is exceptional. Perfect for a comfortable date night!
Baluchi, The Lalit, Chandigarh
If you are looking for opulence, this place is the best. Your lady love is going to adore this spot because Baluchi is by far one of the trendiest places for a mouth-watering and extravagant menu. It is a great spot for a late lunch or dinner and clearly one of the best places to celebrate Valentine’s Day. The menu is filled with fantastic servings of both continental and North Indian origins.
Saffron, JW Marriott, Chandigarh
Saffron in JW Marriott is absolutely one of the most luxurious restaurants to enjoy a date night with your loved one. This is the perfect mix of Punjabi and Mughlai cuisine and you are going to fall head over heels for their menu. The warm interiors and the beautiful soft music are going to sweep you off your feet.
Piccante, Hyatt Regency, Chandigarh
If you haven’t been to this kitchen, you have missed out a lot in your life. They have the power to make even the most basic of chocolate brownie and ice cream an extraordinary delicacy that you may have never tasted before. The kitchen and restaurant are so vast that you are probably going to get lost in this area. The interiors are plush and the landscape and foliage around it are mesmerizing. Do not forget to try their all-chicken platter and in-house red wine.
Dera, Taj, Chandigarh
You have your new Dera in Taj, Chandigarh. This is a beautiful restaurant that brags of vibrant lighting and an incredible ambiance. It brings delicacies from across the border and the most amazing Sufi music numbers to please your ears. This place is always going to be on your list practically every year on Valentine’s Day.
Peddlers, Elante Mall, Chandigarh
This restaurant is without a doubt a very popular option for youngsters. They have a robust menu and a great music collection to get you going. It appears to be very dim and cosy even in broad daylight outside which is just perfect for a romantic brunch. The main course is going to be out of this world and their thin-crust pizzas are simply outstanding.
Orchid Lounge, Sector 34, Chandigarh
The Orchid Lounge in sector 34, Chandigarh is one of the most chilled out and romantic places to celebrate Valentine’s Day if you are looking for a relaxing time with your special one. It is styled like a formal club but the seating and lighting are very comfortable and plush. You have the best Oriental specials that you can get under the sky in this one restaurant. Do not forget to try their signature cocktails including the Apple Martini and Rosetini.
House Of Garden, Sector 82, Mohali
If you are willing to go a little farther than you usually would, you must try the House of Garden in sector 82, Mohali. Their chefs believe that cooking is an art and you are going to agree with them. They have some of the most traditional and modern recipes with them and their speciality is that they combine them with absolute flair. If you want authentic flavour and an excellent culinary experience, this is the place to be with your valentine.
The Brewmaster, Phase 5, Mohali
The Brewmaster is located in phase 5, Mohali and it is probably one of the most affluent restaurants that you will ever visit. This is the perfect spot for not just your Valentine’s Day celebrations but practically any occasion that you can think of. Their menu is beyond your imagination and their terrace seating gives you a superb view of the city and beyond.
The Circle Bar, The Lalit, Chandigarh
The Circle Bar at The Lalit is a place that a lot of people have fallen in love with already. It is not just a great spot to hang out with your friends but also a lovely place to take your valentine to. It is perfect for your business associates and your family members as well. Everyone knows that the culinary experts at The Lalit are already the kings of gourmet meals. From Oriental to far Eastern and Middle Eastern cuisine, Mughlai, North Indian, and South Indian, you name it and they have it.
These restaurants and cafes are so amazing that you wouldn’t want to sit in one place guessing what the other might be serving at the moment. Would you dare to hop from one restaurant to another throughout the day on the 14th of February? I would if I were you. Happy Valentine’s Day!