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ROUND-UP: Valentine’s Day on the French Riviera

Updated: Apr 16

A table for two in your favourite restaurant isn't possible this Valentine’s Day but that doesn't mean the evening can't be special! Riviera businesses have some exciting ways to make it as romantic as possible and to show local businesses some love, too.


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Restaurants


Le Figuier de Saint-Espirit, Antibes

The Michelin starred family-run French restaurant is offering delivery of romantic meals of the highest quality. You can even opt for a box of decorations to go with it, including flowers and red petals from Roni Floral Design. It is the perfect way to make the occasion as special as possible from the comfort of your own home, and a day you won’t forget. Orders for the ‘Prestige’ Valentine’s Day menu made before 13 February will even come with a complimentary bottle of champagne. The full menu options for the weekend can be found here: LE FIGUIER DE SAINT-ESPRIT ‎• Boissons ‎• Livraison de repas étoilé de Cannes à Monaco (shop-and-go.fr)


Utopia Vegan Restaurant, Nice

Recently reopened, a meal from Italian restaurant Utopia is the best way to show some love to the planet this year as well as your partner - with all meals from the small business 100% vegan and natural. A Valentine’s menu is on offer for the 14th, at €69 per couple. The special menu includes peppered ricotta and vegetable parcels as main and a chocolate dessert as some of the highlights. More information here: Utopia Restaurant végitalien | Facebook


Boccaccio, Nice

Another Nice restaurant offering the chance to recreate the restaurant experience at home this Valentine’s day is Boccaccio. Menus for delivery are set at €78 for two without dessert and €96 with all three courses. With a menu including salmon and octopus, it is set to be a luxurious experience, even if we can’t dine in! Reserve here: Menu duo avec dessert - Boutique Gusto Family


Dinner for 1!

Who said Valentine’s Day was only for couples? Chef Lyubov Yevsyukova has created a delivery box that will transport you on a romantic solo journey. Amongst the 12-part goody box is a beetroot, mint and pickle hummus, duck filet with plum confit, orange honey and Tamari sauce, and, of course, a bottle of champagne. Invest in yourself this Valentine’s Day with this luxurious box at €75. Order from Mon Panier Bleu: Boutique Les Chef(e)s Azuréen(ne)s - Antibes - Mon Panier Bleu


Gourmet selections from Ville de Mougins:

  • The special menu of the Brasserie de la Méditerranée, around the fillet of beef in peanut crust, valid Friday 12th, Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th. Free delivery, reservation at 06.59.09.14.53. The menu is proposed in the Luxury Retreats flats and villas rented on Valentine's Day weekend. Information: reservation@mouginsluxuryretreats.com

  • At l'Almondier de Mougins, around a medallion of grilled veal. To be reserved no later than 13 / 02 : 04.93.90.00.91

  • The Love Box of Le Clos Saint-Basile, with braised veal chuck or scallops a la plancha as main courses. Pre-order by email: info@clossaintbasile.fr.

  • The special menu of La Place de Mougins by Denis Fétisson, around the braised Rossini veal shank. Delivered or to take away, with a free rose! Served from Friday to Sunday: 04 93 90 15 78.

  • The one at La Verrière around its risotto of prawns with champagne and bourbon vanilla. Reservation: 04.92.92.04.04.

  • The "Menu des Zamoureux" of Le Petit Fouet feature a duo of scallops & prawns in risotto or a fillet of beef with foie gras sauce. Available on February 13th and 14th. Delivered or to take away. Order: 06.50.26.48.82

  • Try an exotic menu at L'Asia, with shrimps, scallops and squid in sweet and sour ginger sauce. Delivered or to take away. To order at 04 92 99 15 04

  • Sandrine Events offers food and wine pairings to order today: 06.98.18.19.04

  • The special Cosmo Sushi platter to be enjoyed with Philippe Martin Champagne. 04.93.43.71.66

  • You can even choose to offer the breakfast in bed lovingly prepared by the bakery Le Pain d'Olivier...


Celebrate all night long!


Le Meridien, Nice



One of the most beautiful hotels in Nice is offering a killer deal for Valentines Day! The "Balade Romantique" offer features a 3-course dinner, an overnight stay with a free room upgrade, breakfast in bed, 20% discount on spa treatments and several lovely perks like a 1/2 bottle of Champagne, chocolate hearts made by their chef, rose petals