Whether you want to treat your partner to a special evening, plan an epic first date, or just take advantage of some sweet Valentine’s Day specials, we’ve got you covered. Here’s our favourite things to do on Valentine’s Day in Cape Town.

Cape Town Opera’s La bohème
Enjoy a romantic evening for two at the opera when Cape Town Opera’s La bohème graces the Artscape Theatre stage. La bohème is an opera in four acts, composed by Giacomo Puccini based on Scènes de la vie de bohème by Henri Murger. The opera is being performed as a co-production with Konzert Theatre Bern.

Celebrate love with the Cableway’s half price Sunset Special
Surprise your Valentine with the ultimate romantic experience in Cape Town – taking in a spectacular sunset for half the price at the summit of Table Mountain. This awe-inspiring and romantic deal is available to South Africans with valid IDs only.

Dinner at De Grendel Wine Farm
De Grendel Wine Estate is offering a fantastic wine and food pairing dinner to spoil your loved one this V-day. With magnificent views of Table Mountain and five star treatment guaranteed to complete the perfect romantic setting, you’re sure to make a good impression on your date.

De Grendel Wine Estate

Dinner and a photoshoot at Hazendal Wine Estate
Indulge in a lavish 7-course dinner and magnificent sunset photo shoot in the winelands! Guest will be welcomed with a cocktail and canapes, followed by a complimentary photo shoot in the iconic Pavilion or next to a vintage Bentley coupe from the Hazendal classic car collection.

Dinner and dance at Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence
Celebrate Cupid’s enchantment with a special Valentine’s dinner and dance under the stars for R375 pp. The Radisson Blu rooftop bar and lounge will be transformed into a romantic dining space complete with fairy lights and dance floor, where you can dance the night away after a three-course feast of shared-meals.

Lunch at the Garden Route Game Lodge
The Garden Route Game Lodge guards the entrance to South Africa’s world famous Garden Route Coast. Celebrate Valentine’s Day against the backdrop of the Langeberg mountain range at the Garden Route Game Lodge with a 3 course lunch special. Bookings are essential.

Mirage – Love at First Sail
Hop on board the Mirage and sail out on the Atlantic Ocean while dancing and soaking up Cape Town’s famous skyline.  Couples will be treated with a bottle of Graham Beck bubbles, a chocolate rose for the special occasion and a gin tasting – all while enjoying the live entertainment on offer.

Picnic date at Two Oceans Aquarium
The Two Oceans Aquarium is giving couples a unique opportunity to spend the most romantic day of the year in an exclusive setting. Ditch the heels and formal jacket and impress your date with a relaxed, romantic picnic. Each picnic pod will be set up throughout the aquarium’s intimate corners, under the beautiful lighting of the exhibitions.

Two Oceans Aquarium

The Greatest Showman viewing at the President Hotel
Come and enjoy Valentine’s Day with The President Hotel’s ever-popular silent open-air movie night. Enjoy a romantic evening surrounded by breath-taking sea views. Guests can enjoy a glass of bubbly on arrival as well as a pre-packed picnic basket.

Twilight picnic at Cape Point Vineyards
If you’re looking for a more intimate and relaxed Valentine’s Day experience, a twilight picnic at Cape Point Vineyard could be perfect for you. Menu includes everything from camembert with honeyed nuts, bobotie wraps and chocolate brownies with summer berries.

Anti-Valentine’s Day

Milk & Honey Bar’s Anti Valentine’s Day party

This one is for all the single folks – or those who just appose Valentine’s Day in general. Situated on the bustling Bree Street, Milk & Honey will be hosting their popular anti Valentine’s Day party on Friday 14 February.

Cape Town Comedy Club Anti-Valentine’s Day Show 

Cape Town Comedy Club is once again bringing you its annual Anti-Valentine’s Day Comedy Show on Friday 14 February 2020. Prepare yourself for a loving treat with Mel Jones as the MC, KG as the Headline Act, supported by Reagen Allen & open mic act Simba. Share the laughter, share the love!