Still haven’t decided what to do or where to go this Valentine’s Day? Don’t despair.
Be it lunch or dinner by candlelight or a stroll in the mall, take inspiration from the various offerings of Cebu establishments to make this day of hearts memorable for you and your loved ones.
The Parklane Cebu (Ayala Business Park, Cebu City)
From February 10 to 14, The Parklane Cebu offers a set menu at its poolside for only P888 per person or an overnight stay for two with breakfast and dinner for only P4,900 before taxes. Booking before February 14 gets you the room at P4,500. Call 411-70000 or 232-9079 for reservations
Olio Bar and Restaurant (Crossroads, Banilad)
The restaurant offers a 7-course meal for P2,000+ per person. Dinner is a set menu that includes lobsters and scallops, a choice of beef tenderloin, lamb or seafood for the main course, and strawberry sorbet and tiramisu ice cream plus a glass of wine. Call 232-3589 for inquiries and reservations
GV Tower Hotel
From February 10-15, avail of an overnight stay for two in a deluxe room at the GV Tower Hotel for only P2,500 net of taxes. The package comes with welcome drinks, breakfast in bed, set lunch, and dinner.
The hotel is located at the corner of Osmeña Blvd. and Sanciangko St. Call 416-0000 or 253-6518 for inquiries and reservations.
Get free Valentine cakes and chocolates from February 9-14 for a minimum purchase amount at the Ayala mall. On February 14, listen to a string serenade at the Ayala food and entertainment center at noon and 6 p.m. and in Food Choices at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Sunburst is celebrating Valentine’s Day early and urges customers to do the same. Eat at Sunburst from February 12 to 13 and get a heart-shaped balloon for every P200 purchase.
Set menus for P350 net per person and a surprise gift for the first five couples in red when you dine at Table 7 on February 14. Music is provided by the restaurant’s pianist who accepts request for love songs. Ladies get a Valentine’s blossom. Table 7 is located along the Lagoon Area of the Ayala Center in Cebu City. Call 232-8873 or 232-8811 for inquiries and reservations.
Rajah Park Hotel
The Fuente O’ Restaurante in the Rajah Park Hotel offers fine dining for lovers at P450 net per person. Ladies get free heart-shaped miniature cakes and men get a glass of wine. Dinner includes shrimp cocktail in chili sauce, French onion soup, chef’s salad, black forest cake, mashed potato or pandan rice, iced tea or softdrinks, and a choice of beef, fish fillet, chicken cordon blue, or pork steak. The hotel offers 20 percent discount on all rooms on February 14. Call 412-3337 or 254-7277 for inquiries and reservations.
A Valentine’s dinner buffet costs P180 per person at Sugbahan. The restaurant offers a wide array of Filipino dishes to choose from. It is located along A.S Fortune Street in Mandaue City. Call 346-8455 for inquiries and reservations.
Kaishu Seafood Japanese Restaurant
Diners at Kaishu Seafood Japanese Restaurant get a five percent discount on all food and drinks and a glass of wine and other freebies. For inquiries and reservations, call 495-2888.
Café Orchidia in Nivel Hills, Lahug, Cebu City is offering dinner with entertainment on February 14 at P495 net per person. Call 233-4054, 233-4679, or 233-5426 for inquiries and reservations.
Treat your special someone to a Valentine’s dinner buffet and the works at the Marriott in Cebu City for P999 net per person. Ladies get red roses and chocolates while dinner comes with refillable soft drinks, ice tea, or draft beer and a serenade of romantic music. Three couples will have the chance to win an overnight stay with breakfast at the hotel during the hourly raffle draw. Call 415-6100 for reservations.
Cebu White Sands in Maribago, Lapu-Lapu City
For P650 net per person, get a special dinner with a glass of wine, long stemmed rose for the lady, and a heart-shaped chocolate. Get serenaded with beautiful music to make the evening more memorable. Call 495-2222 for reservations or email [email protected]
Montebello Villa Hotels
Montebello invites lovers to an evening of love songs, romantic candlelight, dinner buffet, and ballroom dancing on February 14. Tickets are priced at P500 per person. The dinner starts at 7 p.m. while ballroom dancing begins at 8 p.m. The hotel is also offering a room package that includes an overnight stay for two in a deluxe room, breakfast for two, two tickets to the evening affair, and a bottle of sparkling wine for P4,000 net. Call 231-3681 to 89 for inquiries or reservations.
On February 13 and 14, dine at Cafe Havana at the Lagoon Park in Ayala Center, Cebu City and get to choose from chicken cordon bleu, tournedos, and salmon supreme for the main course for P550 net per person. The meal comes with soup, two sidings, dessert, and a glass of red wine. Call 231-7787 for inquiries or reservations.
Waterfront Airport Hotel and Casino
From February 13 to 17, Waterfront in Lapu-Lapu City is offering room packages of P4,200 nett per room per night for single or double occupancy. The package includes overnight superior room accommodation, buffet breakfast at Uno, buffet dinner at Uno, and late checkout at 2 p.m. Rate is valid for local residents and expatriates living in the Philippines. The hotel is also offering candlelight dinner on February 14 at Uno where a luscious spread of specialties could be had along with a glass of wine. Dinner buffet is P700 per person and set menu at P1,200 per person. For inquiries and reservations, call 340-4888.
Celebrate Valentine’s in Cafe Adriatico at the Crossroads in Banilad and partake of a sumptuous meal that comes with soup, sidings, dessert, and a glass of wine for P495+ per person on February 13 and 14.
Portofino in Lapu-Lapu City is offering a Valentine’s celebration by the bay at P1,200 net good for two persons. Dinner comes with white wine and a long-stemmed rose for the ladies and red wine for the gentleman. Call Joy Marinduque at 495-7768 to 69 for inquiries and reservations.