Lifestyle Sex and Relationship 14 Feb 2019 All you need is love ...

All you need is love!

Published Feb 14, 2019, 12:04 am IST
Updated Feb 14, 2019, 12:04 am IST
The footfalls of couples are, of course, expected to be the highest in the year on V-Day.
Paprika Café at Courtyard by Marriott comes up with romantic theme of Éclairs accompanied with a lavish buffet and music.
 Paprika Café at Courtyard by Marriott comes up with romantic theme of Éclairs accompanied with a lavish buffet and music.

Let’s check out what the hoteliers have to say about their plans for couples in love and families expressing their affection for each other on this special day. The footfalls of couples are, of course, expected to be the highest in the year on V-Day.

ITC Grand Chola is celebrating it with ‘four days of love’ from February 14 to 17 keeping Cupid’s Dinner, candle-lit special dinner in style arranged at Madras Pavilion, Ottimo and Pan Asian. From Friday & Saturday, party with your friends, bask in togetherness and camaraderie at The Cheroot or celebrate unconditional warmth with a tailor-made ‘Family Brunch’ at Madras Pavilion, Ottimo and Pan Asian. Fabelle has crafted a special Fabelle Ruby Gianduja, a ruby chocolate made from the fourth variety of chocolate, after white, milk and dark.


Among beachside destinations, InterContinental Chennai Mahabalipuram Resort plays an active role offering the splendour of with Valentine’s Day theme party at Kokommo. You can spend your night bonding with your special someone over a dinner date at Tao of Peng. Talking on the vision as hotelier, General Manager of InterContinental Chennai Mahabalipuram Resort, Anand Nair, shared, “Valentine’s Day is no longer only about couples, its celebration of love. The idea is to open it up for everyone and be more inclusive, where one can celebrate this day of love with friends, family, couples, kids hanging out together or even two friends celebrating this day at a great location being the InterContinental Chennai beach. 2018 was more about high end intimate dining.”

At Hotel Le Royal Meridien, specially curated buffet menu will be on offer from across the globe, with romantic tunes, beautiful flower arrangements, decorations in red and white, and heart shaped balloons further elevating the Valentine’s Day theme.

Paprika Café at Courtyard by Marriott comes up with romantic theme of Éclairs accompanied with a lavish buffet and music.

Hilton Chennai will be putting out a feast fit for a royal couple, in a pan-Indian collective four-course menu inspired from various parts India, showcasing the rich and cultural essence of all the states at Ayna.

Taj Hotels group is coming up with a happening February giving season of romance and love as Valentine’s Day takes centre stage, presenting an array of dining options in their chain. At Taj Coromandel, it is candle-lit dinner offered at Italian cuisine Prego amid the musical notes of a pianist. The culinary delights from the lands of great love stories in different regions of Italy has been infused with the aphrodisiac elements — like Panzanella from Venice; Zuppa di cannellini e asparagi  from Florence; Gnudi  from Tuscany; and Cannoli siciliana from Sicily.

Let’s check what comes out from the cuisine of pastry chef Ravi Verma. La Patisserie offers an exotic range of French pastries and cakes adding the flavour of romance — dark chocolate and raspberry Marquise; Passion fruit Chiboust.

At seafood hub, Bay View, where the symphony of sea breeze juxtaposed with the crashing waves on the coastline keeps special dishes like “catch of the day fish fillets”, with handpicked local spices marinade, Tiger prawns grilled with signature Madras spice and delectable desserts including Dark Chocolate Italian Mousse and Campfire Strawberries.

The fascinating ‘Watch Tower’ may attract you for a captivating experience on the white sands of the shore off the Bay of Bengal. Connemera offers Chettinad restaurant treats with cuisine secrets from Chettinad and multi-cuisine buffet at the poolside with live music, live grills and desserts at Raintree and The Verandah.

 “Valentine’s Day has been one of the most celebrated occasions in the recent past. Being in the core of Hospitality Industry, Taj Coromandel offers a wide range of culinary delights. Over the years we have researched extensively on the emerging trends & keeping it in mind, this year we have curated a special experience at Prego , our fine dining Italian restaurant. Prego is offering an elaborate menu from the various places in Italy, that have been best known for their eternal love stories. Understanding the local flavours, the dishes have been given a twist which are served with a bottle of Champagne & is priced at INR 10,000,” Chef Sujan Mukherjee, Executive Chef - Taj Coromandel.

Park Hyatt presents at its themed restaurants special dinner at three special venues - at first floor of The Flying Elephant with a set menu, outdoor dinner setup at the Lilly Pond or at The Edge, the roof top dinner set up with a bottle of sparkling wine & live barbeque.

Novotel Chennai Chamiers Road offers dining experience at the rooftop restaurant with live music, delectable food, drinks.

‘Picture-Perfect’ at Trident will make it a day to remember with a romantic dinner complemented by a spectacular view of an enchanting garden and swimming pool. Feast on fine delicacies prepared with flair by a team of expert chefs. Make a toast to a beautiful relationship with a bottle of sparkling beverage or your choice of soft drinks, as you enjoy a romantic evening with your Valentine.