Italy ranks among the most popular countries in the world, and it is often hailed as a romantic destination due to its beautiful landscapes, enchanting atmosphere and not least of all because of the delicious food.

Photo courtesy of Alto Restaurant and Bar at Four Seasons Hotel Jakarta/NOW!JAKARTA

In Jakarta, couples can experience a true flair of Italy at several restaurants throughout the city, with Italian chefs serving authentic dishes from their home country – and what better time to enjoy “la dolce vita” than on Valentine’s Day?

Chef Gianfranco Pirrone of Italian restaurant Rosso at Shangri-La Hotel, Jakarta has crafted a five-course set menu for 14 February. Starting with Carpaccio di Salmone Marinato alle Erbe e Limone, Risotto Rapa Rossa e Gorgonzola andHomemade Ravioli filled with Lombok Lobster in Creamy Bisque Sauce as appetizers, diners will then be served Filetto di Manzo e Foie Gras as main course, before finishing off the evening with Noi Due, Panna Cotta and Tiramisu as dessert.

Photo courtesy of Rosso at Shangri-La Hotel/NOW!JAKARTA

More than just delicious food, couples will also receive a complimentary glass of prosecco and rose gold as giveaway. A fun photo corner will be set up to capture your Valentine’s Day memories. This exquisite set menu is available at Rp. 888,000++ per person. For more information and for reservations, call 021 2922 9999, send an email to or access the hotel’s website at

Alto Restaurant and Bar at Four Seasons Hotel Jakarta is another option for lovebirds looking for the most romantic spot in the city on Valentine’s Day: Executive Chef Marco Riva together with Executive Pastry Chef Lorenzo Sollecito are ready to serve a romantic five-course dinner for their guests on the day of love. To create the perfect vibe for this special evening, the sound of live music and optional wine pairings will turn this night into a memorable one.

Photo courtesy of Alto Restaurant and Bar at Four Seasons Hotel Jakarta/NOW!JAKARTA

Couples can also opt for the hotel’s “Dining Under The Stars” in a lovely open-air setting at the Pool Terrace, where a romantic candlelight dinner with mouth-watering dishes awaits. For more information and reservations, please call 021 2277 1888.

Rintang Azhar

Rintang Azhar

Rintang is a previous staff writer for NOW! with experience in hard news and lifestyle journalism. He specialises in art, design, culture, fashion, environmental, and urban issues.