Love is in the air and the Cayman Islands is one of the most romantic destinations in the Caribbean. The beautiful beaches and white sand coastlines make for breath-taking backdrops to relax and unwind with your loved one. This Valentine’s Day we are recommending the best restaurants to have an intimate dinner to celebrate with the one you love. 

Here are the best dining deals and menus for this Valentine’s Day. 

The Brasserie, Cricket Square 

Fresh seasonal ingredients are Chef Artemio Lopez’s passion. His five-course Valentine’s Day tasting menu at the Brasserie will feature Pink Moon oysters, Cayman spiny lobster, Maine scallops and CAB tenderloin alongside produce, fresh from the Brasserie Garden.  The Valrhona chocolate cake served with the Brasserie’s “Coco Bluff” coconut sorbet will make your heart skip a beat.  Dinner will be perfectly paired with wines from Brasserie Purveyors, selected by Master Sommelier, Simone Ragusa. A limited a la carte menu is also available.

Dinner costs CI $135 per person, plus wine pairings and gratuities. Call 345-945-1815. 

David’s, Morritt’s Tortuga Club & Resort, East End 

If you live in the East End or are fortunate to be staying in the East End for February, then don’t miss the opportunity to enjoy a romantic Valentine’s dinner at David’s at Morritt’s. The special menu features a choice of three starters, and the main course selection includes oven roasted red snapper or herb crusted rack of lamb or certified Angus beef tenderloin. For dessert, you can feast on a Valentine platter or molten chocolate cake or vanilla crème brûlée with chocolate dipped strawberries. Make it a night to remember! The cost is CI$67 per person plus gratuities. Call 345-947-7449 to make your reservation. 

Grand Old House, South Church Street, George Town

If you are looking for a romantic setting overlooking the ocean, then look no further than the panoramic waterfront terrace at the Grand Old House. The full a la carte menu along with season inspired specials will be available for an intimate dining experience.  Call 345-949-9333. 

Harbour Grille, The Shoppes at Grand Harbour 

Love is in the air at the Harbour Grille and their Valentine dinner special for two is priced at an attractive CI$99 plus gratuities. It’s an impressive menu featuring a choice of three starters – mushroom cream soup or winter green salad or spicy shrimp cocktail. The main course selection includes New York strip (10oz) or seared garlic salmon or chicken roulade. And for the dessert, choose either red velvet chocolate fondant or chilled strawberry mousse. Add a bottle of Josh cabernet sauvignon or Villa Maria sauvignon blanc for CI$32.95. What a fabulous menu! Call 345-945-5200 to make your reservation.

Lobster Pot Restaurant and Wine Bay, North Church Street, George Town

If you fancy more of a fish themed Valentine’s menu, then look no further than the Lobster Pot! Set the mood with a glass of prosecco, and then choose from a selection of four starters – lobster bisque, fritto misto, panko sesame crusted brie or lobster mango. For the main courses, there is a substantial choice which introduces some meat too – lobster thermidor, sea bass, surf and turf, and chicken Caprese. For dessert, there is a choice of chocolate lava cake, bread pudding, and ice creams and sorbets. Experience the warm gentle breezes on the patio and savour the beauty of the blue ocean. The menu costs CI$85 plus gratuities. Book early to avoid disappointment, call 345-949-2736.

Ragazzi Restaurant, West Bay Road

You and your special someone can enjoy a four-course dinner at Ragazzi this Valentine’s Day. A delicious menu awaits you with mains including beef Wellington served with scalloped potatoes, sauteed spinach and creamy green peppercorn sauce. Of if you prefer seafood, you can select the pan seared local wahoo served with Cajun mashed potatoes, sauteed bok choy, spinach and scotch bonnet mango chutney. For those of you who are vegetarian, you can enjoy the ricotta, pumpkin cannelloni with tahini sage-butter sauce. These dishes are paired with a 2020 Cabernet Franc Pivetta. Don’t skip dessert which is a warm dark chocolate lava cake with homemade gelato with a Vignalta Moscato. Dinner with wine pairings will cost CI$85.95 per person plus gratuities. Book your table early by calling, 345-945-3484.  

Ristorante Pappagallo, Conch Point Road, West Bay 

Located in West Bay, Ristorante Pappagallo is always a popular venue for Sunday brunch, parties and special occasions. What an amazing venue for a romantic dinner for two! Be sure to book early as the a la carte menu plus specials will be impressive. Call 345-949-1119 for more details. 

Union Grill & Bar, Camana Bay 

Where better to celebrate Valentine’s Days with your loved one, than in the heart of Camana Bay at Union Grill & Bar. With a fabulous three course fixed price available for $95 per person plus gratuities, it should be a simple decision.  Course one includes Caribbean lobster or smoked duck breast or chargrilled zucchini ribbon salad. Course two features roasted red snapper, chargrilled tenderloin, or wild mushroom risotto. And for the sweetest course of all, course three, choose from a chocolate and Cointreau cup or strawberry cheesecake lollipop.  The team at Union Grill & Bar will make it a Valentine’s Day to remember. Call 345- 640-5660 to make a reservation.

The Wharf, West Bay Road 

Fine dine under the stars at the Wharf while overlooking the ocean. Full a la carte menu available plus seasonal specials. Make a reservation now to avoid disappointment. Sumptuous food and fabulous wines are guaranteed! Call 345-949-2231. 

Happy Valentine’s Day!

By Chantel DaCosta and Lisa Beauchamp